It appears that the Chromecast with Google TV recently released by Google is the next device to gain access to Apple’s TV app.
The app, which includes content from Apple TV +, has been launched on various set-top boxes, smart TVs, and video game consoles in recent months. However, this is the first time that Apple TV + has arrived on Google hardware.
This announcement followed Apple Music being officially added to Google’s Nest smart speakers a few weeks ago.
Although still very uncharacteristic of Apple, it makes sense that the company wants its original content TV / movie streaming service to be available on multiple platforms to reach a wider audience.
Along with original content from Apple TV +, the Apple TV app also combines content from other streaming channels like Starz and Cottage Life in one central location. The app works a bit differently here compared to Apple devices as you don’t get content from other streaming apps on your device either.
With that said, it’s still the best way to access Apple TV + Originals and movies or shows you’ve purchased from iTunes on Google TV.
In Canada, Apple TV + costs $ 5.99 per month. One free year of service is available with the purchase of a new Apple device.
MobileSyrup Reporter Bradley Bennett was unable to download Apple TV + on his Chromecast drive with Google TV, so it appears the app is rolling out slowly.
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