Vizio Says Apple TV App Coming 'Later This Summer'

Vizio today announced that the Apple TV app will be rolling out to some of its smart TV models "later this summer," suggesting that the app should be available by no later than the end of September in the United States.


When available, the Apple TV app will allow owners of select Vizio smart TVs to stream Apple TV+ shows and movies, use the à-la-carte Apple TV Channels feature, access their iTunes libraries of movies and TV shows, and buy or rent more than 100,000 shows and movies from the iTunes Store. It is unclear exactly which models will be supported.

The Apple TV app is already available on the iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC, Apple TV, select Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, and select Samsung and LG smart TVs.

Sony will also roll out the Apple TV app later this year, according to Apple.

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23 hours ago at 07:27 am


Which problem are you experiencing?

A recent firmware update now prevents the TV from powering off when a CEC connected device turns off. For example, when I put my Apple TV to sleep, it will turn off my receiver but won't turn off my TV anymore.

It's a known issue that vizio has acknowledged on their support site but haven't fixed for month.
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22 hours ago at 09:09 am


Apple was trying to boost sales of a device they never sold or released? How does that work?

They'll make it up in volume.
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1 day ago at 06:59 am
Can they fix the CEC problems they created with some models as well?
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22 hours ago at 09:14 am
Don't hook up your TV to the internet...use an Apple TV for that.
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23 hours ago at 07:34 am


A recent firmware update now prevents the TV from powering off when a CEC connected device turns off. For example, when I put my Apple TV to sleep, it will turn off my receiver but won't turn off my TV anymore.

It's a known issue that vizio has acknowledged on their support site but haven't fixed for month.

Don't think I ever had a TV with CEC that ever worked for the off side. Turning things on always work for turning on the TV, but never off.
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20 hours ago at 10:52 am


Am I the only one who wants an actual Apple TV sets?

I also vaguely remember there were rumours of Apple TV sets with Router function built in. Dont know what happen to it.

What would you get out of a physical TV made by Apple that you don’t get out of buying a quality tv snd hooking up a Apple TV box to it?
Most people hold on to a tv way too long to make it worth‘s Apple time to sell them. Apple wants you to upgrade your Apple TV box with every new generation.
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