December 1, 2023

Apple is about to launch a redesigned Apple TV app in December, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reported yesterday. The brand new app is claimed to be a part of an replace for tvOS, the working system that powers Apple TV set-top containers, however the Apple TV app can be accessible on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and a few good TVs.

“The revamped app on the Apple TV field will embrace a brand new aspect panel on the left-hand aspect for navigating between video classes, matching a design aesthetic utilized by Netflix Inc. and different streaming companies,” the report reads. The Apple TV app on tvOS at the moment makes use of a high navigation bar, one thing that’s certainly not frequent on video streaming companies

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Gurman additionally reported that Apple will discontinue its redundant Motion pictures and TV Reveals apps on tvOS, which is able to make the Apple TV app the distinctive hub to hire and purchase films and TV exhibits from Apple. Equally, the iTunes app on iOS on iPadOS can be set to lose its film and television exhibits sections, which customers may also already discover within the Apple TV app.

Lately, the Apple TV app has developed into an leisure hub the place customers can devour content material from Apple’s TV+ subscription service, but in addition seek for content material from collaborating streaming companies akin to Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, or Paramount+. Furthermore, the Apple TV app additionally lets customers subscribe on to a few of these companies through a Channels system, one thing that different platforms like YouTube and Amazon Prime Video have already got.

In different Apple-related information, the corporate introduced yesterday that it’ll maintain a keynote on October 30. The occasion has a “Scary Quick” tagline, and we should always see new variations of the 24-inch iMac and the MacBook Execs.