Apple's TV App Adds Direct Access to Live News Channels

12 Febrero, 2018, 01:58 | Author: Misty Newman
  • The live news feature is rolling out to US users running the latest version of iOS and tvOS.               Image Apple

Although right now live news is in the Watch Now section, it's possible that in the future Apple will add a dedication news category so you can get to it even faster.

MacRumors reports that aside from the usual news updates, the new section also features a planner that people can use to figure the specific schedule of events. We've asked if this will be available outside of the United States - since NBC only holds the rights to coverage in that country - and we're also asking which other partners are involved. Try it out and let me know how you like it. For example, users can ask Siri to show a Bloomberg broadcast, which will trigger the live stream, notes TechCrunch. Moreover, Apple News will also display a medal tracker and daily roundups for users who are in areas with timezones different from South Korea's.

It's important to note that Apple's TV app is aggregating this content from the agencies' own apps, though, so you'll need to have those installed in order to access their news content within Apple's own entertainment app.

More news: Snapchat Users Furious Over Latest Automatic Update
More news: Yoel Romero not eligible for interim UFC title after missing weight
More news: SpaceX launch opens new frontier in space commerce

Apple's PyeongChang Olympics coverage is provided by NBC across both iOS devices and Apple TVs.

The addition of the live news section on Apple's TV app arrives shortly after the company launched a live sports tab. On the other hand, the Olympics has mainstream interest and so putting Winter Olympics into the sports section might mean that a wider range of users may never see it. With it, users are able to browse content from a few dozen different video services within a single app.

Apple originally demoed this feature back in September when it unveiled the Apple TV 4K.

Recomendado:



Popular

Disney World and Disneyland Are Raising Prices Once Again
Disney World operates under a tiered pricing system, meaning the cost of tickets will depend on when you visit. Disney's theme parks adjust their one-day ticket prices based on expected crowd levels for the day.

Kylie Jenner Actually Has A Phobia Of Butterflies
The theory definitely makes sense, as Kylie and Travis' butterfly obsession is pretty apparent. The Kylie Cosmetics entrepreneur was only accompanied by best friend Jordyn Woods .

Frank Reich will be new Colts head coach, source says
Reich was Peyton Manning's quarterbacks coach in 2009 and '10 before coaching Reggie Wayne and the rest of the receivers in 2011. He also served as receivers coach in Arizona and offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach with the San Diego Chargers.

International Charity Oxfam Could Lose All UK Government Funding
Ms Mordaunt's announcement comes as the Observer reports that Oxfam workers allegedly used prostitutes in Chad in 2006. Women believed to be sex workers were reportedly invited to the Oxfam team house on a number of occasions.

Kevin Hart Mocked After Trying to Crash Eagles' Super Bowl Celebration
Toronto Raptors all-star Kyle Lowry traveled to Minneapolis for the game and celebrated with a one-man E-A-G-L-E-S Eagles chant. Kevin Hart had himself a night Sunday after the Eagles beat the Patriots 41-33 to win the city's first Super Bowl title.

Afghan, Pakistani officials hold talks in Islamabad
The foreign minister said fencing the border is in the mutual interest of both Afghanistan and Pakistan. When asked about Trump's allegations, Asif said that Pakistan wanted better ties with the U.S.

Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays
In a statement, the flag carrier said it is also willing to add extra flights to Kuwait. You will never get it for as long as I am president.

Two Indian soldiers killed in ongoing attack on military camp in IoK
The district administration of Jammu has asked schools within 500 meters of the camp to remain closed. The 2001 Parliament attack convict was hanged inside Tihar Jail and buried there on 9 February, 2013.

Isabel Pantoja aplaza concierto por visado
Este álbum consiguió el galardón de Disco de Oro a las pocas semanas de su lanzamiento y actualmente roza ya el Disco de Platino. Knight Center de la ciudad de Miami y posteriormente en Puerto Rico, el domingo 18 de febrero en el Coliseo de aquél país.

Patriots 'Rivalry Is Back On' After Josh McDaniels Backs Out — Colts GM
McDaniels' tenure in Denver ended about as quickly as it started, and he ended up as the offensive coordinator of the St. Plus, the Colts' revamped defense improved throughout the season. [But] we're going to get it up moving quickly.