Apple News launches 2018 Winter Olympics features section

Apple News Winter Olympics 2018

The company is adding a new section in Apple News that will be dedicated to the Winder Olympics in Pyeongchang.

MacRumors reports that aside from the usual news updates, the new section also features a planner that people can use to figure the specific schedule of events. The list of news channels includes CNN, CBS, Fox News, Bloomberg, CNBC and Cheddar that appear in the primary "Watch Now" section of the app on iOS and tvOS 11.2.5. The live feeds are immediately recognizable thanks to a "Live" flag on the video thumbnail. You can even track medals using the app and using the News widget on iPhone and iPad you can track results without launching the app.

The Olympics coverage section is found within the "For You" tab of Apple News.

From there, the user is automatically authenticated on the app, if necessary, via the Single Sign-On feature.

If you don't have the dedicated application for one of those networks installed, tvOS or iOS will prompt you to install it directly from the App Store. Those with an Apple TV have the benefit of using Siri to retrieve news content in the same way Alexa can on a newer Fire TV device. Be sure to grab those updates before frantically navigating around your TV app. Instead, all of the content is presented and organized in the TV app.

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