There is perhaps little love for the Apple TV on the iPhone XS reveal, but it was not completely out of the agenda. The latest software update, the tvOS 12 revision, has received a release date and will land on September 17th.
First unveiled at WWDC 2018 earlier this year, the headline features bring Dolby Atmos overhead surround sound to the platform, alongside the Dolby Vision HDR standard.
It also adds a new zero sign-on feature, which means that as long as your TV provider supports the service, you simply connect your Apple TV to your own Wi-Fi network, so that all required passwords are automatically assigned to you. implemented.
A rapid acceleration of improvements
So far, it is a US-only function, with only the Charter Spectrum provider supporting the zero sign-on tool. But Apple promises that further support is on its way.
Other features of tvOS 12 are an automatic password-filling feature, a series of new screensavers and the inclusion of the standard Apple TV remote inside control center for iOS 12 as standard.
Some improvements in the quality of life, but we are still waiting for the day when Apple really throws it out of the park with Apple TV, and seriously proves its ongoing TV hardware and original content strategy.