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Apple TV’s universal search expands with results from Fox Now, FX Now, and Nat Geo TV

One of the fourth-generation Apple TV's most useful features, universal search, just got a little bit better as it now returns results from Fox Now, FX Now, and National Geographic.
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The Apple TV doesn’t have picture-in-picture (yet) but here’s what it could look like

The Apple TV doesn't have picture-in-picture functionality, but according to a demo from a developer, it's a relatively easy feature to add, so it could be on the way in a future tvOS update.
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iNetwork? Apple could join Netflix, Amazon in offering original streaming TV

Apple is reportedly talking to Hollywood creatives about licensing deals that would allow it to offer its own original TV content on its own streaming platforms, which could be unveiled as soon as September alongside the iPhone 7.
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ESPN says Apple ‘frustrated’ about streaming TV woes while Sling TV nabs new viewers

ESPN president John Skipper says Sling TV viewer numbers are promising, and while Apple is "frustrated" over the trouble it's having launching its own Internet TV service, the network is still working with it to move things forward.
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Apple could make a play for Time Warner to jumpstart TV streaming service

It has often been rumored that Apple would like to launch a TV streaming service. Sources familiar with the matter say that Apple could be mulling over a purchase of Time Warner, which could help make that a reality.
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VLC finally lands on Apple TV, with Plex support, and so much more

VLC has debuted a mobile app with compatibility on the Apple TV, VLC for Mobile. The extremely versatile new app is most helpful for those with large collections of local audio and video files. 

Apple TV gets podcasts and an iOS-style app switcher in the tvOS 9.2 beta

The Apple TV is about to get a few cool new features. A beta of the upcoming tvOS 9.2 released to developers shows a few new features, including Apple's Podcast apps and an iOS-style app switcher.
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The Apple TV is getting 360-degree videos, courtesy of the Littlstar app

360-degree video is still relatively new, but that isn't stopping companies from going all-in. One of these companies is Littlstar, which is the first service to being 360-degree video to the Apple TV.

DT Giveaway: ‘Tis the season to win an Apple TV and a pair of lifetime Plex Passes

We love our streaming here at Digital Trends, and we know you do, too. That’s why we’re giving one lucky winner a brand new Apple TV, and two lifetime Plex Passes.

Trends with Benefits: Trapping drones with bigger drones, Apple gives up on TV

This week's roundtable discussion dives into Apple's decision to abandon plans for a live streaming TV service, Tokyo's plan to use drones with nets to catch bad drones, and the ever-evolving etiquette of text messages.
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Apple gives up on live TV service after years of negotiations | DT Daily 1:59

After years of trying to develop a linear, live TV service for Apple TV owners, Apple is giving up to instead focus on apps that will be uniquely suited to the Apple TV experience.
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Is Apple already prepping a faster, more powerful Apple TV?

A report claims that Apple may be working on putting a new Apple TV streaming box into production, just months after its 4th-gen streaming box launched in October. The rumors suggest the updated device could go into trial production in…