Apple TV finally gains picture-in-picture support

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tvOS 13's UI looks fresh and clean.
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One of the best media features for iPad is finally coming to Apple TV.

With the new tvOS 13 beta released this morning, Apple added picture-in-picture support to Apple TV, allowing users to watch a show while searching for the next thing to binge.

Take a look at the new feature in action:

Apple never mentioned the new picture-in-picture feature during the Apple TV segment of the WWDC 2019 keynote. It might not have been ready to showcase yet. (That’s probably why it didn’t get included until tvOS 13 beta 2.)

Apple TV adds picture-in-picture and more

With picture-in-picture, you can start watching a video full-screen, then go back to the home screen and put the video in a smaller window. From there, you can choose which corner the small video plays in, or boost it back to full-screen.

tvOS 13 contains a number of other UI improvements, too, including a sweet new home screen. You can also finally connect an Xbox or PlayStation controller to the Apple TV, making it a decent gaming console as well.

All the new features should launch for Apple TV owners when Cupertino releases the final version of tvOS 13 to the public this fall.

Via: 9to5Mac