The NBC iOS app received an update today that brings a refreshed design alongside new features including split view mode on iPads, new content, and Chromecast support.
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On top of support for sending content to Chromecast-connected TVs and split view mode for multitasking while watching video on supported iPads, the app gets a redesigned user interface. You’ll also find support for watching video in both portrait and landscape orientations, a new “10 second rewind” feature, and new options for sharing episodes across social networks.
As for new content, NBC says that the app will also now feature “full stacking of most NBC Fall shows including The Voice, SNL, Superstore, Chicago Fire/Med/PD, Blindspot and freshman series including This is Us, The Good Place and Timeless.” In addition, the app will now serve up 25 episodes at a time of the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and Days of Our Lives, opposed to 5 episodes it offered previously.
The updated NBC iOS app is available on the App Store now. A full list of what’s new below:
What’s New in Version 4.0.1
* Fixed a bug that affected video playback for certain users
New Features in 4.0: * Full Chromecast support * One-click 10-second rewind * Refreshed design * Seamless integration with social networks to let you share videos instantly * Watch videos in either portrait or landscape orientation * Syncs with your password manager for faster login * Full Split View support makes multitasking easy – well, easier