Samsung has announced access to Apple’s iTunes catalog of movies and TV shows in the Northern Hemisphere in the spring.
The deployment of the iTunes Movies and TV Shows application will cover 100 countries and will be available on the Samsung connected TVs 2019 and 2018 models through a firmware update.
Bigger screen for Apple customers
Samsung said that customers will be able to access their existing library in iTunes, and the new app will work “friction free” with device services.
At the same time, Samsung said it would also make AirPlay 2 support available in 190 countries. The Korean giant will benefit from AirPlay support on various TV models, including its connected screens and other UHD and HD models.
“We’re excited to bring the iTunes and AirPlay 2 experience to even more customers around the world with Samsung-connected TVs, so iPhone, iPad and Mac users can enjoy all of their favorite content on the Internet. the biggest screen in their home “commented Eddy Cue, senior vice president of software and Internet services at Apple.
Last month, Samsung declared the arrival of a new wireless control feature called Remote Access to its connected TVs 2019, which allows consumers to use their TVs to control connected devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones .
This feature uses VMware’s Horizon virtual desktop solution, with the Korean giant claiming that it will allow users to control PCs in other rooms to browse the web, play games, work on documents, and access files. More compatible programs are expected in the future.