by Juli Clover
Apple’s 4K Apple TV, released in 2017, supports Dolby Atmos, a feature that brings more immersive sound for content when the Apple TV is paired with a Dolby Atmos soundbar or receiver and speakers.
According to Dolby, Tidal support for Dolby Atmos is rolling out to compatible television streaming boxes as of today. Support is available for the 4K Apple TV, 2nd-generation Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube, 3rd-generation Fire TV, Nvidia Shield TV and TV Pro (from 2019), and Dolby Atmos-enabled TVs from Sony and Philips.
To use the feature, Apple TV 4K owners will need a Dolby Atmos enabled sound system along with the updated Tidal app.
Tidal began rolling out Dolby Atmos support back in December for Android smartphones and tablets, and it is available for all Tidal HiFi subscribers. Tidal HiFi is Tidal’s streaming tier with lossless High Fidelity sound quality, priced at $19.99 per month.
Music playback will default to Dolby Atmos if a Dolby Atmos mix and compatible device are available. Tidal has been adding Dolby Atmos music to its streaming service on a regular basis, and notable albums and songs with support include Ariana Grande’s “7 rings,” The Weeknd’s “After Hours,” and Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello’s “Señorita.”
Tidal’s Dolby Atmos content can be found by selecting the “Available in Dolby Atmos” section from the Home screen or searching for Dolby Atmos. For new subscribers interested in Dolby Atmos Music, Tidal is offering an extended 60-day free trial.
A range of images have today emerged from Twitter user @Jin_Store allegedly featuring iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro molds, offering a further look at what may be in the works for the 2020 iPhone lineup.
The molds are similar to those usually seen in the lead-up to the announcement of new iPhones. These physical molds are often based on leaked schematics and are produced by third party case…
Friday June 12, 2020 7:59 am PDT by Eric Slivka
Apple is gearing up to launch new iMac and iPad models in the second half of this year, according to DigiTimes, casting uncertainty on whether we’ll see a redesigned iMac at WWDC just 10 days from now as recently rumored.
The second half of the year begins just over a week after the WWDC keynote, so it’s possible we could see an announcement there with shipping happening a bit later, but Digi…
WWDC is quickly approaching, and while we know things are going to be different with this first-ever digital-only event, there’s still a lot to look forward to. Apple will be streaming a keynote address from Apple Park where we’ll see the usual introductions of Apple’s next major operating system updates, and hopefully we’ll get some hardware news as well.
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Friday June 12, 2020 9:18 am PDT by Juli Clover
Fudge, a leaker who goes by @choco_bit on Twitter, often shares details on upcoming Apple products. With Apple’s Arm-based Macs that use custom-made chips on the horizon, Fudge today shared some of his thoughts on how, why, and when Apple will roll out Arm-based Macs, including some speculation on how apps, Boot Camp, and other features might be impacted.
Apple has been following a…
One week ahead of WWDC, Apple has released a new high-end graphics option for the 16-inch MacBook Pro. For an extra $700, the notebook can now be configured with AMD Radeon Pro 5600M graphics with 8GB of HBM2 memory.
Apple says the new 5600M graphics option is up to 75 percent faster than the base 5500M graphics for the 16-inch MacBook Pro, according to TechCrunch.
Apple has also released …
Apple today launched its annual “Back to School” promotion in the United States and Canada. After five years of offering free Beats, Apple this year is offering free AirPods with the purchase of an eligible new Mac or iPad.
Qualifying students and educators can receive free second-generation AirPods with a wired charging case with the purchase of a new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, iMac…
Monday June 8, 2020 3:10 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Following the release of iOS 13.5.1 on June 1, Apple has stopped signing iOS 13.5, which means downgrading to that version of iOS is no longer possible.
iOS 13.5.1 included a fix for the vulnerability that enabled the unc0ver jailbreaking tool that was released on May 24. The unc0ver jailbreak was compatible with all versions of iOS up to iOS 13.5, but since it has been patched in iOS…
Monday June 15, 2020 6:34 am PDT by Eric Slivka
Apple today expanded its Apple Card interest-free monthly installment payment plan across much of its U.S. online store, allowing users to pay for Macs, iPads, and other Apple products over time. In addition to the interest-free payments, users also earn the standard 3% Daily Cash for purchases through Apple.
The new option is available on checkout pages for individual products, with some…
Monday June 15, 2020 10:35 am PDT by Juli Clover
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