New Apple TV app available to download

The new TV app from Apple is officially available to download for iOS - that’s Apple TVs, iPhones, and iPads - as well as the iOS 10.2 update.

First unveiled in September, the idea is that Apple TV creates a "unified experience", bringing TV and films from across different video apps together in one place.

The new app is called just 'TV', and pulls in content from other apps, on-demand shows, live TV, and your own iTunes library. There's a bit more available for US users, by the look of things - it's got things like Hulu, HBO, Starz, DirecTV, and Dish for them - but there's a thing or two for Brits as well, including BBC iPlayer and YouTube.

Notably missing, however, are certain major subscription apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

Still, it's rocking features like Up Next, designed for binge-watching; Siri voice search; a discovery tab; and access to the Store to get more stuff to watch.

The app's been released as part of the latest major iOS update. iOS 10.2 brings a few design tweaks and fixes some bugs, and gives us some cool improvements to Messenger like full screen effects.

It's also got that massive range of new emoji we've been promised - over 100 of them, in fact, including the facepalm, bacon, owl, avocado, gorilla, and diverse skin tones for the people emoji. And don't worry, the peach still looks as posterior-like as ever.

Source: Variety | Mac Rumors

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