Apple has seeded tvOS 12.3 Beta 5 and watchOS 5.2.1 Beta 5 to developers for testing. The build numbers are 16M5151a and 16U5113a, respectively.
tvOS 12.3 introduces Apple’s new TV app that will launch in May. The app will integrate content from over 150 streaming apps including Amazon Prime and Hulu, as well as paid services like Canal+, Charter Spectrum, DIRECTV NOW and PlayStation Vue.
A new feature called Channels lets users subscribe to popular channels à la carte and watch them in the Apple TV app, with no additional apps, accounts or passwords required. Apple TV channels will include HBO, Starz, SHOWTIME, CBS All Access, Smithsonian Channel, EPIX, Tastemade, Noggin and new services like MTV Hits, with more to be added over time.
More details on Apple’s TV app can be found here.
No new features are listed for watchOS 5.2.1 but we’ll let you know if anything is spotted!
Note: Apple has also released Apple TV Software 7.3 Beta 4 to test AirPlay with your apps and test features for the 3rd generation Apple TV.
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