April 23, 2013
Discovery Channel Communications has released new versions of two of their most popular apps. Discovery Channel HD, and TLC for iPad and iPhone now include an interactive second-screen experience called “Plus.” According to the Discovery Channel’s description page:
Now available: Discovery Plus, an interactive second-screen experience, synced live to your favorite shows! Fully integrated into the app, simply tune in during a Discovery Plus-enabled show and sit back for exclusive factoids, photos, and more! Or play a previously-aired Plus-enabled show on your DVR, and sync to view the experience on your own schedule.Discovery notes that not all shows are currently Plus-enabled. In addition, support isn’t yet available for iPhone. Other new features for both apps include:
Discovery Channel HD, and TLC for iPad and iPhone are both free and available in the App Store. See also: Da Vinci's Demons: Citizens Of Florence Second Screen App Launches On iPad, and Zeebox Second-Screen TV App Introduces SpotSynch As It Gets Cozier With Advertisers.
- New schedule information -- quickly see when a series is currently airing new episodes, and what new shows are about to premiere.
- Bug fixes and upgrades, including improved sharing for iOS5 devices, in-app browsing of App Store content, and behind-the-scenes optimizations.
Discovery Channel HD
TLC for iPad and iPhone