Tag: Apple TV

New Apple subscription services alone don’t justify a March event

Subscriptions are becoming increasingly major sources of Apple’s “Services” revenue, and the company’s been openly working on two followups to Apple Music: a paid subscription service for Apple News, and a video subscription service for iOS devices and Apple TVs. Each is said to be Apple’s take on the popular all-you-can-watch streaming service Netflix, here […]

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Apple’s TV App Will Offer Third-Party Service Subscription Support by Mid-April

A detailed report from The Information about Amazon’s streaming services reveals that Apple will be upgrading its TV app in April to add the ability to subscribe to streaming services directly via it. Right now, one has to subscribe to HBO Now, CBS Go, and other streaming services from their respective Apple TV app or from their […]

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Mosyle raises $16 million to streamline Apple device management

Mosyle is on a mission to streamline IT management of iPads, iPhones, Macs, Apple TVs, and other Apple devices. And on the heels of a successful run in the education market, it’s raising money to break into enterprise. The two-year-old Orlando startup today announced that it has raised $16 million in a series A financing round […]

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Apple Seeds macOS 10.14.3, tvOS 12.1.2 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple has followed along with new beta seeds for its desktop and set-top box operating systems. Apple today officially seeded the second developer betas for macOS Mojave 10.14.3 and tvOS 12.1.2. In both cases, this is a minor software update for both platforms. There were not any major discoveries found within the first developer beta […]

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Apple TV debuts Zero Sign-On support for Charter, without Spectrum app

Originally promised back in June, a new Apple TV feature called Zero Sign-On has finally gone live with its first cable company partner — Charter Spectrum — just in time to meet Apple’s “this year” deadline. But part of the promised functionality is missing, and most likely delayed until 2019. During its annual Worldwide Developers […]

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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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