Apple’s updated TV app is a direct destination for shows

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Apple has a new version of its TV app that will house original content and shows from Amazon, Hulu, HBO, Starz, and Showtime. Previously, the TV app could only send you to other third-party providers and recommend what to watch. But now, Apple is attempting to make its TV app a final destination for watching shows. You’ll be able to catch Apple’s new video streaming service inside the app and won’t need to be redirected to other apps — as long as those companies have made deals with Apple.

Apple is making these cable bundles a la carte, so you can pay for what you want, choosing from shows offered on PlayStation Vue, Spectrum, DirecTV, and sports channels.

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