AirPlay 2 support and the HomeKit feature have expanded to certain smart TV sets from Toshiba and Insignia manufactured in 2020, including Insignia's 4K-enabled Smart Fire TV.
Samsung at its virtual Unbox & Discover event showed off its 2021 lineup of TVs, monitors and soundbars, confirming that its rotatable Sero television set will soon pick up support for AirPlay, Apple's device-to-device media streaming protocol. Samsung's implementation of the feature is pretty interesting—When AirPlay 2 is used, switching between portrait and landscape on an iPhone or iPad will affect the orientation of your rotating Samsung screen.
Owners of select smart TV sets from Samsung dating back to 2018 can now enjoy synchronized Apple Music lyrics that are also available across iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV.
Another Apple service has come to Samsung’s television sets, Apple Music, and it's available right now on compatible 2018 and newer models, the South Korean giant announced today.
Apple's AirPlay technology is great, but it has limitations. For example, it cannot stream media to Google's Chromecast dongle or a Smart TV model without AirPlay support. With JustStream, a new app by Eltima Software, you can not only mirror your Mac's display to your Apple TV, Chromecast or Smart TV but also stream local videos over your local network.
Apple yesterday launched its original video streaming service, dubbed Apple TV+. Wondering if your gadget is on the list of supported Apple TV+ devices? You’ve come to the right place!
iDB reader Niles Mitchell is the brands behind half a dozen videos that show iOS 13's Files app interfacing with some unlikely external storage devices. Now he's back at it again.
LG’s Australian support account confirmed in a tweet that a firmware update for its 2019 Smart TVs brining support for Apple's HomeKit platform for the connected home and AirPlay 2 device-to-device media streaming technology is arriving during the next week.
LG announced at CES in January that its latest lineup of Smart TV sets for 2019 would feature support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit technologies. The South Korean company yesterday confirmed that support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit control will be arriving to its new models via a software update scheduled to release around the middle of the year.
Developer Khaos Tian has managed to add his Smart TV to the Home app on the iOS 12.2 beta by hacking Apple's HomeKit protocol. As a result, he's discovered, screenshotted and capture on video some of the upcoming HomeKit features for Smart TV integration and control.
Apple's list of AirPlay 2-enabled TVs has Vizio's SmartCast models from 2017, 2018 and 2019 gaining support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, but now the American TV manufacturer has confirmed that 2016 4K models will be gaining these handy features as well.
Although not official as of yet, Apple's HomeKit software framework for managing smart devices for the connected home apparently includes support for controlling power, volume, input source, brightness and so forth on compatible Smart TV sets.