Newest Apple TV Software Update, tvOS 15, Launches Sept. 20 — Here's What To Expect | Cord Cutters News

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The next version of Apple TV software, tvOS 15, should officially launch on Sept. 20th. That's the date Apple specified for its iOS 15 release (which is what tvOS is based on) following the conclusion of its annual fall event. While much of the online showcase's overall runtime was unsurprisingly dedicated to its latest smartphone …
The next version of Apple TV software, tvOS 15, should officially launch on Sept. 20th. That's the date Apple specified for its iOS 15 release (which is what tvOS is based on) following the conclusion of its annual fall event. While much of the online showcase's overall runtime was unsurprisingly dedicated to its latest smartphone lineup, Apple TV fans did receive some key news on the software that powers the company's dedicated streaming boxes.

To kick off its online event, Apple spent a few moments praising its streaming service, Apple TV+. CEO Tim Cook highlighted the nominations and awards that several Apple TV+ titles have earned, especially breakout hit Ted Lasso.

For Apple TV users, though, the key date to watch for is Sept. 20, since that's when the first public release is expected to go live. When it does, owners of eligible devices will have a few new features they can check out and explore. However, one marquee new trick, the multi-device SharePlay feature, won't arrive with that first release.

Which Apple TV Models Are Eligible for the tvOS 15 Update?

The upcoming update to tvOS, version 15, will be available on the three most recent hardware releases. That includes the Apple TV HD (released back in 2015), the first-generation Apple TV 4K from 2017, and the second-generation Apple TV 4K, which launched earlier this year. In case you're curious, we reviewed the newest Apple…
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