First launched last summer the ITV Player app for Android and iOS was one of the first apps to bring video-on-demand to the smartphone, and now the app has been updated to 2.0 they are the first to bring live streaming to iOS.

The live streams will only be available on ITV1 and ITV2 over WiFi or 3G, alongside which you can also now use AirPlay Mirroring with the app, allowing you to stream the content being streamed on your iPad to your TV. ITV have also added easier switching between content, improved location detection and Retina Display approved graphics on the iPad 3.

If you want to give the new app a go you can download it from the App Store for free from today.

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