New Samsung iTunes App Gives Smart TVs Access to Apple Library

New Samsung iTunes App Gives Smart TVs Access to Apple Library

New Samsung iTunes App Gives Smart TVs Access to Apple Library

According to Samsung, a new iTunes Movies and TV Shows app will be rolling out to Samsung Smart TVs in over 100 countries.

In the case of Samsung, it's adding its own iTunes app to its smart TV platform, meaning you won't even need to own an Apple device in order to get its content.

"We look forward to bringing the iTunes and AirPlay 2 experience to even more customers around the world through Samsung Smart TV", Cue said. Samsung Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 Smartphones Likely To Be Launched at Rs 9500 & Rs 15,000 Respectively - Report.

The Korean giant's 2019 lineup also pledges to offer more ways to search for content than before, via an improved AI algorithm which leverages a users' subscription services and TV viewing habits.

This includes access to a large selection of 4K HDR movies in the iTunes store although, unlike the Apple TV 4K set-top box, Samsung televisions do not support the Dolby Vision advanced HDR format.

With this integration, Samsung Smart TV users can browse through their existing iTunes library right from the big screen. In 2003, Apple opened up iTunes to Windows PCs, which Apple co-founder Steve Jobs likened to "giving a glass of ice water to someone in hell". It's "further evidence that Apple is willing to change its hardware-first approach and work with third parties to boost services revenue", said Gene Munster, a longtime Apple watcher.

Today it was announced at CES that Samsung will be releasing a new 4K 75-inch micro LED TV, as well as an even bigger Wall, which will be coming in at a insane 219-inches.

That's before considering the long-gestating Apple TV service - not content with provide companies like Netflix lucrative access to its devices, Apple wants a chunk of the TV content and distribution pie itself. However, Google and Amazon may not be so keen on helping Apple out.

Vizio will bring AirPlay 2 not only to its 2019 SmartCast TVs, but to all Vizio SmartCast TVs dating back to 2016. We know that the company is planning its own streaming service, and at one point toyed with the idea of releasing its own living room display.

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