Apple TV Universal Search Expanded To 10 More Apps, Here’s All Of Them

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Dec 14, 2016
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Apple TV universal search received a note worthy update today which will allow users to search for content in 10 more apps. Those of you who are unfamiliar with the universal search, it’s a feature built into the Apple TV that enables users to conduct searches using Siri voice or text based. The feature basically allows you to search for media content within apps. Let’s see some more details on the subject.

Apple Adds Apple TV Universal Search Support In 10 New Apps

Apple TV users can now search for content in 10 new apps using the universal search feature. The 10 new expanded apps include TLC GO, TNT, Science Channel GO, TBS, Tribeca Shortlist, Investigation Discovery GO, Crunchyroll, CurosityStream, Animal Planet GO and Apple Music. The new apps have been expanded with universal search in the United States and possibly in the near future, Apple will roll out support to other regions.

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At the time of launch the universal search feature in the Apple TV was limited to a few stations. However, Apple has been expanding support for the feature to encompass more channels. Apple TV universal search is available for a wide range of Apple TV apps in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. However, the feature is limited to Netflix and iTunes in Mexico, France, Norway, Sweden, Spain and Netherlands. While in some countries, universal search is only limited to movies in iTunes.

The Apple TV is a very capable device allowing you to stream a wide range of media content and more. With the new Apple TV, Apple has added a dedicated tvOS  app store that allows you to install a bevy of apps and games that you can play. Siri Remote on the other hand allows you to interact with the Apple TV in a much more profound and intuitive manner. All in all, the new Apple TV was a gigantic step up from its predecessors.

Tinder for Apple TV also arrived recently which brings the online matchmaking experience to a bigger display. It’s definitely good to see Apple adding universal search support into more apps and keep the audience engaged. Possibly in the near future, we will see more apps adopting support for the universal search feature in Apple TV.

This is it for now, folks. What do you think about Apple adding support for universal search feature into 10 new apps? Do you use this feature? Share your views in the comments.

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