Published On: Fri, Feb 19th, 2021

Apple TV+ arrives on Google TV devices, starting with Chromecast

Google announced currently a Apple TV+ streaming use has now arrived on a Google TV platform, starting with Chromecast with Google TV. It will also turn accessible on Google TVs from both Sony and TCL, with expansions to other Android TV-powered inclination in a months to come, Google says.

Google TV was introduced final Sep as a new approach Google will impute to a interface for Chromecast, where it combines streaming services, live TV around YouTube TV and other Google offerings, into one user interface — creation it some-more rival with identical offerings from Apple and Amazon. Today, a height supports a far-reaching operation of tip streaming services, like Disney+, Netflix, HBO Max, Peacock, Prime Video, CBS All Access, Hulu, Soing and others, including, of course, YouTube.

With a combined support for Apple TV+, users who already have subscriptions will be means to balance into a strange programming, that includes movies, documentaries and array like “Ted Lasso,” “For All Mankind,” “Servant,” “The Morning Show,” “Dickinson” and others. The app also provides entrance to a user’s library of cinema and shows purchased from Apple, recommendations, and supports Family Sharing. The latter allows adult to 6 family members to share a subscription to Apple TV+ and Apple TV channels.

Following a app’s launch on Google TV, users in a U.S. will be means to crop Apple’s Originals in Google TV’s personalized recommendations and aspect a calm in hunt results. Users can also ask Google Assistant to open a Apple TV app or they can ask an Apple Original pretension by name. And they’ll be means to supplement Apple TV+ programming to a Google TV Watchlist. Google says these facilities will arrive in a “coming months,” however, instead of during launch.

The launch creates Google TV one of a final of a vital streaming device platforms to support Apple’s streaming service, that is differently broadly available.

Apple TV+ debuted in Nov 2019 for Apple customers, and after rolled out to non-Apple platforms including, that same year, Roku inclination and Amazon’s Fire TV platform. Today, it’s also now accessible opposite a accumulation of intelligent TVs by Samsung, LG, Vizio and Sony; gaming consoles including PlayStation (PS4 PS5) and Xbox (One, Series X, Series S); and around a web.

The new Chromecast adds a remote and a new Google TV interface for $49

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