Apple TV gets multiuser feature on TV and Apple Music apps

first_img3:10 WWDC 2019 8:07 See it Apple iOS 13: New Siri voice, camera tools, Dark Mode for iPhone New Mac Pro makes its debut, starts at $5,999 Apple gives the iPad its own OS Returning to Apple’s WWDC after 20 years, now with 5 OSes instead of 1 Get all the latest from WWDC Preview • Apple TV 4K: New $179 Apple streamer adds HDR, better gaming Sarah Tew/CNET On stage at WWDC 2019, Apple said its Apple TV box will get support for multiple family members.Just like Netflix, Hulu and numerous other apps for watching TV shows and movies, Apple’s own TV app will allow different family members to build different profiles of favorite shows and movies.The TV app gathers TV shows and movies from a variety of providers, including Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, ESPN and Apple’s own iTunes, and provides a single place to browse and find new stuff to watch. An update in March brought so-called “channels” including HBO, Showtime and more, which let you subscribe and watch from within the TV app itself. The Apple TV Plus service will also live in the TV app when it becomes available this fall. Note that Netflix itself is not available in the TV app. Now playing: Watch this: Apple TV app 2019: Everything you need to know 46 Photos Mentioned Above Apple TV 4K (32GB) Best Buy • See It Crutchfield $179 $179 See It At WWDC Apple CEO Tim Cook demonstrated a panel that opens up on one side of the screen and allows different family members to show their own content. The changes are reflected in “Up Next,” the top line of the Apple TV app.Read more: Apple TV to support PS4 and Xbox One controllersCook also announced that the Apple Music app for Apple TV would get multi-user support, so different family members would also get different lists of songs. He also showed lyrics on the TV screen and claimed that the Apple Music app on Apple TV provides “best music experience on television.”Cook also announced new screensavers for the Apple TV, including underwater scenes.Multi-user support was only announced for the TV and Apple Music apps as part of the TVOS operating system for Apple TV, not for those same apps on iPad or the iPhone. $179 WWDC 2019 Apple Event 0 See Allcenter_img Apple Now playing: Watch this: Jul 5 • RIP, iTunes. This is what happens to your Apple music now $169 Jun 14 • Apple Music vs. Apple Podcast vs. Apple TV: What’s the difference? Apple TV 4K Share your voice reading • Apple TV gets multi-user feature on TV and Apple Music apps Aug 19 • iOS 13 and iPadOS: How to join the beta, use the best new features on your iPhone and iPad Media Streamers Jun 30 • iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas: How to download and install them now Tags Follow our WWDC liveblog, and see all of today’s Apple news. WWDC 2019: A quick visual recap of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote See It CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Post a comment Review • Apple TV 4K review: The best TV streamer keeps getting better See also Apple announces multiuser and controller support for… Amazon Prime Hulu Applelast_img

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