“I have a pretty clear idea about what I want my modern TV experience to look like: access to paid video apps for on demand content, a primary app for streaming live TV, and access to this on all my devices at home and mobile,” Zac Hall writes for 9to5Mac. “You can get pretty close to this experience on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac today, and there are services coming soon that will add to the competition, but there’s no clear winner in the web TV war yet.”
“I hope Apple’s upcoming TV app will eventually evolve into an actual video streaming service,” Hall writes. “Apple could deliver the best solution on iOS, tvOS, and macOS because it cares about the app experience.”
“So far I’ve tested Sling TV and PlayStation Vue,” Hall writes. “They both offer access to live TV through their own apps on iOS. Sling TV has an Apple TV and Mac app; PS Vue does not (yet) but offers access to paid video apps and websites from supported channels.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Apple TV improves with each update, but, for now, it’s firmly stuck on Input 2. Hopefully, sooner than later, the deals get struck and Cupertino’s real idea for Apple TV becomes a reality.