Your First Look at DIRECTV NOW’s New App & DVR Running on The Apple TV




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For the first time, we have photos of the new DIRECTV NOW app and DVR running on the Apple TV. Now you need the new Apple TV 11 according to our beta tester and this is running on a Apple TV 4th gen.

Here is what we learned:

Fast Forwarding Through Commercials

One of the main questions we received yesterday was can you fast forward through commercials. The good news is, yes, you can fast forward through commercials.

According to testers of the DIRECTV NOW beta the DVR will let you fast forward or go back in 15 second jumps. Here is what that looks like:


When can you get the new DVR?

Many readers asked if they could get the DVR now. Sadly the DVR is in beta testing by invite only. We do not know when AT&T will invite more users into the beta but according to AT&T, the DVR feature will roll out to all subscribers sometime this fall.

Here are some more screen shots of the new DIRECTV NOW app and DVR running on the Apple TV;

You can find screenshots of the iPhone version HERE.

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