Service in diffusion Apple TV + has a lot to do to be more competitive with Netflix, Hulu, Disney +, and other platforms. To grow your audience, you need to be available to more people, and Apple TV + took a big step forward this Thursday after the Apple TV app launched the Chromecast with Google TV.
Chromecast users with Google TV ($ 69.99) can download the Apple TV app to their device and access Apple TV + content such as Ted lasso, The morning show, Palmer Yes The Snoopy Show.
Once the application is loaded on the device, you can access it via the “Applications” or “For you” tabs. You can also add TV content to your Google Watchlist, and you can use the Google Assistant to tell Google to open the Apple TV app or play a series.
The Apple TV app also gives you access to series or movies that you have purchased directly through Apple, as well as Apple TV channels.
Apple TV + costs $ 4.99 per month, although Apple does offer one year of free service when you buy a new Apple device. Apple has extended the trial period several times. If you decide to subscribe to other Apple services (Arcade, Music, TV + and iCloud), you can purchase an Apple One plan, a bundle of Apple services at a better price.
After announcing it in December, Google’s announcement on Thursday did not confirm whether the Apple TV app supports HDR (including Dolby Vision) or Dolby Atmos. The device is capable of playing HDR10, HDR10 + and Dolby Vision content, as well as Dolby Atmos audio.
Google has confirmed that the Apple TV app will also be available on TVs made by Sony and TLC that use the Software from Google.
If you’re looking for an affordable alternative to Apple’s own Apple TV, Chromecast with Google TV may be the way to go. Priced at $ 69.99, it is much cheaper than the Apple TV 4K ($ 199 for the 32 GB version) and Apple TV HD ($ 159).
The Chromecast supports 4K HDR video at up to 60 frames per second, and its remote is much easier to use. And you don’t even have to use the remote – you can use voice commands.
A recent report says the new Apple TV might include features like improved gaming performance, an updated controller, and a new processor, but if all you want to do is access the Apple TV + service, the Apple TV channels or content you purchase directly from Apple. , Chromecast with Google TV is a very good option.
Chromecast with Google TV is also compatible with Amazon Prime Video, Disney +, Hulu, HBO, and Netflix. In PCWorld.es you can read the review
Original article published in igamesnews US.