What you need to know
- Xumo now has an Apple TV app available.
- The free video-on-demand service is supported by ads and is only available in the United States.
The Xumo ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) service is now available for those who own shiny new Apple TV 4K boxes. Or, indeed, any Apple TV with the App Store after a new app was released yesterday.
The app, which is a free download, means that users can enjoy all kinds of free media including movies and TV shows. You'll need to be in the United States to watch, though.
AVOD services are ad-supported, so you're going to have to sit through a few 'messages' from time to time. Still, it's better than not having the content at all, right?
You'll find more information about Xumo and what it has to offer on the company website.
Don't have an Apple TV capable of running the App Store? No bother – there are some Apple TV 4K deals to be had if you're keen to get the best of the best.
Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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