Vizio has started updating its recent SmartCast TVs with support for AirPlay 2, allowing users to stream video from their iPhone or other Apple device. And not just new TVs — the list of compatible models stretches back to ones released in 2017.
These devices are also getting HomeKit support, so they can be part of Apple’s home automation system.
Netflix has explained why it stopped supporting AirPlay video casting in its iOS app. The change is a result of the new TVs with built-in AirPlay support being released, and apparently not in retaliation for the recent announcement of Apple TV+, a rival streaming service.
Apple is back with an all-new iOS 12.2 beta for developers, just one week after the iPhone-maker released iOS 12.2 beta 5 into the wild.
iOS 12.2 beta 6 could be the last beta build Apple puts out before making it available to the public. The new beta build packs a ton of bug fixes and performance improvements for iPad and iPhone to go with some UI changes and new features Apple added in previous builds.
The wait for LG’s first lineup of TVs with Apple tech built in is almost over. After unveiling themin January, the Korean company said today that it will begin rolling out its big-screen models with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit in April.
These are apparently part of Apple’s move to broaden the availability of the video streaming service it’s expected to unveil in a couple of weeks.