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PlayStation Vue Among Nearly 500 TV Providers Supporting Single Sign-on in iOS 11 GM

Saturday September 9, 2017 11:55 am PDT by
While most of the leaked information from the iOS 11 golden master has hinted at major features coming to the iPhone and Apple Watch, a few smaller tidbits have surfaced online today. One of these is the apparent confirmation that PlayStation Vue will support Apple's Single Sign-On feature once the software update launches to the public later in September. This suggests Single Sign-On will also...

NBC App Now Supports Apple's Single Sign-on Feature on iPhone and iPad

Tuesday June 27, 2017 5:39 am PDT by
NBC has updated its iPhone and iPad app with support for Apple's Single Sign-on feature, as spotted by Engadget. Now, iPhone and iPad users with a cable or satellite TV subscription can sign in once with their TV provider credentials to gain access to content in the NBC app alongside all other supported apps that their pay TV subscription includes. Single Sign-on is available in the...

HBO GO App Gains Support for Single Sign-On and TV App

Thursday January 26, 2017 11:14 am PST by
HBO today updated its HBO GO app for iOS devices and the Apple TV with support for Single sign-on, allowing subscribers to access HBO content more quickly. With Single sign-on, HBO customers will no longer need to enter their cable credentials separately when logging in to the HBO GO app. Instead, the app will use universal credentials that are stored by Apple. HBO GO is also now available in...

ABC and Disney Apps Now Support Apple's New Single Sign-On Feature [Updated]

Wednesday December 7, 2016 1:56 pm PST by
Following yesterday's launch of Single Sign-on for iOS and tvOS, two major content providers have implemented support for the feature - Disney and ABC. According to The Verge, the Watch ABC and Watch Disney apps now work with Single Sign-on, so customers who have cable through a supported provider can log into those apps automatically without needing to re-enter their cable credentials....

App Store Gains New Section for Single Sign-on Apps From Supported TV Providers

Monday December 5, 2016 5:43 am PST by
Ahead of the official launch of Single Sign-on on tvOS 10.1 and iOS 10.2 later this month, Apple has added a new App Store section (via reddit) with apps that support the feature for beta testers. The apps are categorized by supported TV providers, including DirecTV, Dish, Sling TV, Hotwire, and GVTC. If you are a Dish Network satellite TV subscriber, for example, you can sign in once with...

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 10.1 to Developers

Wednesday November 30, 2016 8:58 am PST by
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 10.1 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the third tvOS 10.1 beta and more than a month after launching tvOS 10. Designed for the fourth-generation Apple TV, tvOS 10.1 beta 4 can be obtained by connecting the Apple TV to a computer with a USB-C to USB-A cable, downloading and installing the software from a...

DirecTV Now Supports Single Sign-on for Upcoming 'TV' App on iOS and Apple TV

Monday November 21, 2016 9:55 pm PST by
Apple's upcoming iOS 10.2 and tvOS 10.1 updates will bring a new "TV" app where users will be able to view much of their TV and movie content from across various apps, all centrally located to make it easy to pick up where you left off and receive recommendations on additional content. The new TV app has been gradually going live on both platforms for U.S. users during the beta testing...

Hands-On With the New 'TV' App in the tvOS 10.1 Beta

Wednesday November 16, 2016 11:49 am PST by
As of this morning, fourth-generation Apple TV owners running the tvOS 10.1 beta were given access to the new "TV" app, which is designed to be a one-stop destination for finding and watching television and movies across the Apple TV and iOS devices. The TV app, which works hand-in-hand with features like Live Tune-In and Single Sign On, aims to make it easier for users to locate content...

Apple Seeds Third Beta of tvOS 10.1 to Developers

Monday November 14, 2016 8:53 am PST by
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 10.1 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the second tvOS 10.1 beta and more than a month after launching tvOS 10. Designed for the fourth-generation Apple TV, the third tvOS 10.1 beta can be obtained by connecting the Apple TV to a computer with a USB-C to USB-A cable, downloading and installing the software...

Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 10.1 to Developers With Single Sign-On

Monday November 7, 2016 8:53 am PST by
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 10.1 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the first tvOS 10.1 beta and more than a month after launching tvOS 10. Designed for the fourth-generation Apple TV, the tvOS 10.1 beta can be obtained by connecting the Apple TV to a computer with a USB-C to USB-A cable, downloading and installing the software from a...

Single Sign-On Now Available in tvOS 10.1 and iOS 10.2

Thursday November 3, 2016 7:02 pm PDT by
Sometime over the course of the last few hours, Apple appears to have quietly activated the much-promised Single Sign-On feature for the Apple TV and iOS devices, making it available to developers running the tvOS 10.1 and iOS 10.2 betas. Single Sign-On, as rumored, appears to support only a limited number of cable services, including Dish, GVTC Communications, Hotwire, and Sling TV. On...

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 10.1 to Developers

Monday October 31, 2016 1:00 pm PDT by
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 10.1 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the tvOS 10.0.1 update and more than a month after launching tvOS 10. Designed for the fourth-generation Apple TV, the tvOS 10.1 beta can be obtained by connecting the Apple TV to a computer with a USB-C to USB-A cable, downloading and installing the software from a...

tvOS 10 Overview: Single Sign-On, Dark Mode, New Siri Abilities and More

Friday June 24, 2016 3:52 pm PDT by
tvOS, the operating system that runs on the fourth-generation Apple TV, is also set to receive some updates this fall alongside iOS, macOS, and watchOS. tvOS isn't getting as many changes as these other operating systems, but as can be seen in the video below, there are some important new features being added that make it easier to find content and easier to watch live television. Subscribe ...

Apple Debuts New tvOS Features Including 'Single Sign-On', Enhanced Siri and More

Monday June 13, 2016 8:34 am PDT by
Today at WWDC, Apple announced an updated version of tvOS that includes new functionality and features for Siri, single sign-on and more. Apple also announced that a few new apps will be arriving on tvOS, including Sling, Fox Sports Go, Molotov TV, and a handful of game-based apps like Minecraft Story Mode and Sketch Party. Siri has gained a handful of new abilities, including the ability...