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What picture-in-picture on the new Apple TV would look like

Video of a demo app shows how easy PiP could be in tvOS, if Apple builds it in.
Richard Lawler, @Rjcc
01.30.16 in AV
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Steven Troughton-Smith

A subscription TV service isn't the only add-on we could envision for the new Apple TV. Developer Steven Troughton-Smith -- who gave us a peek at iPad split-screen multitasking well before Apple started offering it -- whipped up an app for the device with picture-in-picture support that looks right at home on tvOS. Support for the feature isn't built into the box yet, but we can't imagine official support for this will be too many software revisions away. Older smart TV platforms like Google TV and Yahoo Widgets! handled some form of multitasking, and if the future of TV is apps like Apple says, they'll need to figure this out along the way.

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