The inclusion of iTunes will mark the first time Apple has allowed any company to take content from its services and then present it on their own hardware.
The iTunes Movies and TV Shows app will let users access their iTunes library, as well as buy and rent new movies and shows in 4K HDR quality.
Vizio TVs will also be getting HomeKit support and AirPlay 2 but no report of iTunes for Vizio. With AirPlay 2, users can easily play videos directly from their Apple devices, iTunes and other video apps, music or photos to their LG SIGNATURE OLED TV R. With Apple HomeKit support, customers will be able to control their LG TV using the Home app or by asking Siri. More surprising is that Samsung smart TVs will also get the iTunes app.
Coming in as a software update in the second quarter of 2019, AirPlay 2 will allow iOS and Mac users to instantly beam images, videos, and any other content onto one's television instantly.
Apple previously brought Apple Music to the Amazon Echo speakers.
Apple and Samsung announced a deal that only recently would have seemed unthinkable: The iPhone maker will begin offering iTunes movies and TV shows on its archrival's TV sets. Because the new feature works in tandem with HomeKit, if you have multiple AirPlay 2 TVs, you'll be able to specify the room in which you want the video to play. As for compatible TVs, Vizio notes that "the SmartCast 3.0 update is available only to eligible SmartCast TVs and displays enabled with SmartCast Home".
Controlling the volume of a TV via AirPlay 2 would be new, and perhaps there's something coming related to Apple's reference to "built-in controls.in apps, ' but playback controls on the Lock screen and in Control Center already exist".
The company is also gearing up for a big push into TV, having signed big names such as Oprah Winfrey and commissioned shows including an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's Foundation series, although its full plans for the launch are unclear.
Trump told Democrats he was willing to keep the government partially shut down for months and even years over the wall. Negotiations have been at an impasse over Trump's demands for $5.6bn to fund the border wall.
You can even play music on the TV and sync it with other AirPlay 2compatible speakers anywhere in your home, says Apple. With this integration, Samsung Smart TV users can browse through their existing iTunes library right from the big screen.
Why?: A Disneyland spokeswoman said the resort offers different tickets to help with park demand, Fox Business reported . The prices apply to both the original Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and its sister park, California Adventure.
The disgraced actor was arraigned on a charge of felony indecent assault and battery during a hearing at Nantucket District Court. Kevin Spacey has played many fictional roles in his four-decade career - how he must wish his next appearance was one of them.
The African Union, which had an 80-member team monitoring the vote, insisted that respecting voters' wishes was "crucial". In 2006, Kabila defeated former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba in a violence-tainted poll.
It is thought that the odd alignment might have something to do with apple adopting a 3D camera sensor for its next phone. The reason we said Apple got inspired by Huawei is simply by looking at the rear cameras stacked inside a square window.
The Democrats' package to end the shutdown includes one bill to temporarily fund Homeland Security at current levels. The White House has invited congressional leaders to a meeting Friday morning for talks about ending the shutdown.
The bad news is that it's not a current-gen title but just a mobile game (as Blizzard said... hey, don't you have mobiles?). Sadly, we'll see none of this on console, as Alien: Blackout will only be coming to mobile devices.
Once the person is declared a fugitive economic offender, the prosecuting agency has the powers to confiscate his properties. It was aimed at stopping a growing number of high-profile economic offenders fleeing the country to avoid legal action.
Chance the Rapper apologizes for working with R. Kelly
Smith goes on to claim he realised Kelly's relationship with Aaliyah was sexual when the singer feared she was pregnant. In a statement to CNN at the time , Kelly's publicist, Trevian Kutti denied previous allegations .
Samsung Reveals New MicroLED Displays
It was technically impressive and showed a great deal of potential, but it has yet to be commercially released. It was massive, measuring in at 146-inch, with self-emitting MicroLEDs that are smaller than existing LEDs.
Fresh round of US-China trade war talks starts in Beijing
Asked about the timing of the operation during trade talks, Lu said resolving issues would help both countries and the world. American officials worry those might erode US industrial leadership. "I really believe they want to make a deal".
Chinese lunar rover first to step on far side of the Moon
Both China's space community and public have taken pride in the accomplishment, with some drawing comparisons to the US. The Jade Rabbit 2 rover has six wheels that all have power, so it can continue to operate even if one wheel fails.
Tom Brady weighs in on the Patriots-Chargers matchup
HOUSTON - A year ago at this time Andrew Luck was at home struggling with an injured shoulder that cost him the entire season. The most spectacular scene of the game here was ultimately the decisive one. "Our defense was great", Prescott said.
Police file charges in death of 7-year-old girl
The Sheldon Independent School District said in a statement that Jazmine was a second-grader at Monahan Elementary in Houston . It comes as hundreds of people gathered at a rally on Saturday holding signs reading 'Justice for Jazmine'.
Michigan Family Killed in Wreck
Six people were killed in the early hours of January 6 morning here as part of a wrong-way crash on I-75, police confirmed. The death of a MI family of five in a vehicle crash in Kentucky has devastated their relatives and friends.