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Apple TV App To Get A Second Life With Video Subscription Service

The company updated the infrastructure, upgrading its Apple TV device that brings internet video to the living room screen in the fall of 2017 to add support for cinematic 4K video and make it easier for users to search for TV shows or movies using their voice, with the aid of the Siri digital assistant. Still, researcher Parks Associates notes that Amazon’s Fire TV, Roku and Google’s Chromecast outsell Apple’s more expensive device, whose sales are so modest the late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs once described it as “a hobby.”

From the article "Apple TV App To Get A Second Life With Video Subscription Service" by Dawn Chmielewski.
 

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