Apple is still sticking with the idea that “the future of TV is apps”—the company didn’t announce any long-rumored streaming services or drastically shake up the Apple TV interface—but new capabilities within tvOS focus on making those apps easier to access. The update will bring expanded voice search capabilities, more convenient ways to sign into apps, and more interplay between the Apple TV and the iPhone.
Here’s an overview of what Apple announced:
Apple is releasing a preview of tvOS 2 for developers today. Fourth-generation Apple TV users will get the update for free this fall.