Apple

The New 2021 Apple TV 4K (2nd gen) adds eARC support for the discontinued HomePod

Code found in tvOS 14.5 RC indicates that Apple is working on eARC and ARC support for the newly announced 2021 Apple TV 4K (second gen). The feature is labeled as being in beta in tvOS 14.5 RC and tvOS 14.6 beta 1.

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Apple

Weekly Undocumented App Features - Lyft's Self Driving Ford Focus, Pinterest Creative Hours

While Apple announced a lot of new products this week (and I have more about that below), I thought I would wrap things up with smaller undocumented iOS app tidbits I can't leave unpublished. One overall theme I noticed was ATT notices in most apps as Apple has set a deadline for apps to include ATT permissions in the near future.

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NBC

NBC is Working on Pause and Rewind controls for Live Video on Peacock

NBC is adding controls to pause and rewind live video on its video streaming service Peacock. Additionally users will be able to...

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Microsoft

Microsoft Surface 2021 April Event #OriginialByDesign Hashflag Appears on Twitter

Today Twitter added a #OriginialByDesign hashflag for Microsoft's April 2021 event where they are expected to announce a new Surface Laptop 4 and webcam.

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