Google’s new Chromecast is getting an Apple TV app soon

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Google’s latest Chromecast with Google TV is filling in one of its biggest missing apps, with the company announcing that it’ll soon be offering an Apple TV app in early 2021.

The Apple TV app will function similarly to other versions of Apple’s service on other devices, allowing subscribers to watch Apple TV Plus original shows, movies, and documentaries (including Ted Lasso and other shows that are not Ted Lasso, which are therefore less good). Those Apple TV originals will be integrated into Google TV’s content aggregation system, too, allowing the software to recommend them based on your interests.

Additionally, the Apple TV app will give Chromecast users access to their purchased iTunes library of TV shows and movies, as well as…

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