Tag: Apple TV

Apple & Hulu Had Apparently Tried To Bid On ‘Friends’ As Well

Recently it was revealed that Netflix might stop offering the “Friends” TV series in its catalogue starting in 2019, citing discussions with Warner Bros. Television as one of the reasons why they might not renew its license. However it was later revealed that the show would continue to be available through 2019. It was also […]

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Apple Releases iOS 12.1.1 and tvOS 12.1.1 [Updated]

Apple has been seeding developer and public betas of its planned update for its popular platforms, and now the official release is here. Update: Apple has also released the latest update to macOS Mojave. Apple has released macOS 10.14.2, and it’s available now as a free download. macOS Mojave 10.14.2 can be downloaded and installed […]

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Why Apple passed on cheap TV dongles like Chromecast and Fire TV Stick

While this might not be obvious to some customers, Apple didn’t expect its retail stores to be overwhelmed with people. Between their hotel concierge-like Genius Bars, imported marble floors, and unfettered hands-on access to expensive products, they were designed as high-end boutiques — and succeeded in generating Tiffany-like revenues. In part, that’s because Apple spent […]

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Amazon is Now Selling iPads, Apple TVs, Apple Watches, and Macs Directly From Apple

Amazon and Apple recently struck a deal that would (finally) see Apple officially selling its products directly to consumers via the digital storefront. And it looks like that has officially kicked off. MacRumors confirmed today that Amazon is now listing several different products that are on sale directly from Apple, including the iPad lineup, several […]

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Apple Seeds tvOS 12.1.1 Beta 1 to Developers

Apple released tvOS 12.1 recently, and now the company is preparing the next software update for the set-top box. Apple today seeded the first developer beta of tvOS 12.1.1. This is a minor update in the grand scheme of things, and will more than likely not include any major forward-facing features for owners out there […]

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Billy Crudup Join Apple’s Morning Show Drama

Things are starting to heat up for Apple’s upcoming morning show drama, as the production is starting to add noteworthy cast members on a regular basis now. The untitled production is in the casting stages, and it has just brought on two more individuals. According to a report on Thursday from Variety, the morning show […]

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Apple’s TV Subscription Service Could Launch First Half Of 2019

We have been hearing rumors that Apple is working on a new subscription service for movies and TV shows. However when exactly this service will be going live is anyone’s guess, but now a report from The Information (paywall; via MacRumors) claims that this service could go live in the first half of 2019. Advertising […]

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Apple Reportedly Seeking International Launch for Original Content After U.S. Debut

Word on the street is that Apple’s finally going to launch its original content initiative, beyond Carpool Karaoke: The Series and Planet of the Apps, in the early stages of 2019. Which means we will finally see that morning show drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston (and now Steve Carell!), along with a variety […]

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Minecraft’s Apple TV version is done

Microsoft has brought Minecraft to every platform, but it is actually retreating from at least one device. The company announced last month that it is ending support for the block-building adventure on Apple TV. You can continue to use the game, but it will no longer get new features or cross-play compatibility. If you boot up […]

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Apple Seeds iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1 Beta 3 to Developers

Apple released iOS 12 in September, and now the company is moving forward with beta software for an upcoming update to the mobile operating system. Apple today seeded the third developer beta of iOS 12.1, along with the second developer beta of watchOS 5.1 as well. This update isn’t a major software upgrade for either […]

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Apple Releases tvOS 12.0.1 for Fourth- and Fifth-Generation Apple TV

Following on the heels of Apple releasing the latest update to macOS, the company is also releasing a minor software update for the fourth- and fifth-generation Apple TV. On Monday Apple released tvOS 12.0.1, which is built specifically for the fourth- and fifth-generation Apple TV set-top boxes. This latest software release arrives just one week […]

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