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Apple seeds tvOS 15.1 RC with SharePlay and HomePod 15.1 RC with Lossless and Dolby Atmos

Apple seeds tvOS 15.1 RC with SharePlay and HomePod 15.1 RC with Lossless and Dolby Atmos

Apple tvOS 15.1 beta 2 seeds for developers and public beta testers with SharePlay support [U]

Apple today launches RC versions of tvOS 15.1 and HomePod 15.1 to developers. Here’s everything new with him.

Today’s construction is 19J572. With tvOS 15.1 beta, Apple has reactivated SharePlay testing. This is one of the most important features announced during the WWDC21 keynote, which has been postponed and is now being launched.

With SharePlay, users can make a FaceTime call while listening to songs, watching movies, and watching TV shows. As of now, tvOS 15.1 RC is only available to developers, but a public beta is expected to arrive soon.

For HomePod 15.1 beta, which is also in its Release Candidate version, Apple will launch Lossless and Dolby Atmos support. Unfortunately, the beta version of HomePod is only available to selected developers.

Apple will soon launch tvOS 15.1 and HomePod 15.1 for all users.

If you haven’t updated your Apple TV or HomePod to tvOS 15, here’s everything new with it:

  • For all of you: Browse a new line in the Apple TV app to find something that everyone in the house can’t wait to watch.
  • Shared with you: Movies and message-sharing shows appear in a new line in the Apple TV app.
  • Spatial audio: Listen with AirPods Pro or AirPods Max for a surround sound theater experience.
  • Smart AirPods route: Get an automatic on-screen notification to connect your Magic AirPods.
  • HomeKit Camera Enhancements: View multiple rooms around the house at the same time on the Apple TV.
  • Full stereo sound: Pair two HomePod mini speakers with Apple TV 4K and enjoy rich, balanced sound for everything you watch.

If you want to learn more about tvOS 15, click here. You can find everything new here with HomePod Version 15.

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