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While Samsung has announced that their TV products will support Apple AirPlay 2. At today's CES 2019, LG and Vizio also announced that its 2019 Smart TVs will come with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit features, and you can enable all these via future software updates later this year.



Once it is activated, iOS users can stream their content to their Smart TV without the Apple TV. You can now easily play, pause, fast-forward, rewind, and adjust the volume on your TV as well, and even ask Siri to send a video to your devices. HomeKit support means that users can control the TV using the Home app on the iPhone.

Apple yesterday updated its website to reflect the change that AirPlay 2, iTunes, and HomeKit will be implemented on smart TVs from leading TV manufacturers, "so now you can effortlessly share or mirror almost anything from your iOS device or Mac directly to your AirPlay 2–enabled smart TV. You can even play music on the TV and sync it with other AirPlay 2–compatible speakers anywhere in your home."

Apple has surprisingly announced that Samsung's Smart TVs to support iTunes video content, AirPlay 2, Siri, and more. It's understood that feature will be coming to 2018-2019 Samsung Smart TVs through a software update, as Apple claims that AirPlay 2 will be available to other TV manufacturers.


Leading TV manufacturers are integrating AirPlay 2 directly into their TVs, so now you can effortlessly share or mirror almost anything from your iOS device or Mac directly to your AirPlay 2–enabled smart TV. You can even play music on the TV and sync it with other AirPlay 2–compatible speakers anywhere in your home.
Once the feature is enabled, users can view, buy and rent the entire iTunes movies and TV shows. At the same time, iOS users can stream their content to their Smart TV without the Apple TV. You can now easily play, pause, fast-forward, rewind, and adjust the volume on your TV as well, and even ask Siri to send a video to your devices.

There are more than dozens of tv shows and movies that Apple is developing, ranging from scientific series to animation cartoons, while many wonder how Apple plans to deliver its original content to customers, CNBC says that the company plans to give its original content away for free to users of its hardware products without any cost.


The report states that Apple will provide its original content for free via TV app on devices such as the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, or users can see it through other subscription services when they sign up. However, there's no free lunch, Apple may offer “PG-rated” shows for free in the TV app, it could still seeking an extra subscription service in the future.

Apple is preparing a new digital video service that will marry original content and subscription services from legacy media companies, according to people familiar with the matter. Owners of Apple devices, such as the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV will find the still-in-the-works service in the pre-installed “TV” application, said the people, who asked not to be named because the details of the project are private.

Apple is spending $1 billion on original content in 2018, even though some companies like Netflix and Amazon spent more than twice of that amount. The Cupertino giant also aims to produce television shows and avoiding risqué content that avoids nudity, raw language, and violence. CNBC believes that it will launch a revamped TV app in early 2019.

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Top Apple News Today: 

Apple Plans To Offer Subscriptions To Select TV/Video Streaming Services: According to Bloomberg, Apple plans to allow users subscribe their favorite streaming services next year through its own stock TV app that's available on iOS and tvOS devices.

At present, the TV app includes content from Hulu, HBO Now, Crunchyroll, and video-on-demand apps for channels including ESPN, so these services could be Apple's target that to offer the TV app subscription options. By doing this, it will also bolster the company's rapidly growing services business.


Apple: All iPhone Replacement Batteries Available Now Without Delay: Apple has confirmed that the stock of all iPhone replacement batteries is now available without delay. reports MacRumors cited a reliable source. The company lowered the price of battery replacement to $27 after it disclosed that it slowing down some older iPhone models to prevent unexpected shutdowns.

Apple's Chief Designer Jony Ive Reveals Apple Watch Origins: Apple chief designer Jony Ive was interviewed by Hodinkee this month to talk about the origins of the Apple Watch, which he revealed that Steve Jobs had no particular interest in watches, shortly after Jobs passed away, the team begin to design Apple Watch. In additon, Ive also shared the inspiration to create such device, the future of Apple, and more. Read the full interview by click here.

Other news including Apple to participate in Pilot Program allowing expanded drone usage, Walmart's Jet.com becomes ffficial Apple Authorized Reseller, and Apple begins to ban Apps that share location data with third parties.

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