Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Explains Why They Are Making Original Shows

By now it is no secret that Apple is looking to pack its catalogue with original TV shows. The company has been busying courting various directors and actors and buying up existing content. Apple has never really been one to justify their actions to the public, but Apple’s CEO Tim Cook recently offered up a reason why.

Apple Reportedly Planning Streaming Bundle For TV, Music, News

With Apple picking up as many new shows and movies as they are, the question is how will Apple distribute them? Will it be part of an Apple Music subscription? Will it be part of Apple TV? According to a report from The Information (paywall; via MacRumors), it seems that Apple could be planning a massive subscription bundle.

Report Speculates That Apple Could Acquire A Major Media Company

So we know that Apple has been rather busy going about acquiring new content for its video streaming platform. That much is already been confirmed, but many are questioning how Apple plans to go about distributing it. Will Apple do it on their own, or will they partner up with someone else to do it?

tvOS 12 Will Make It Easier For Users To Enter Passwords

For those who own an Apple TV, you guys are probably well aware of what a pain it is to enter a password to log into certain apps. This is because while the Apple TV remote might be useful for navigating the device, it’s less than ideal to type things out, but that is expected to change with the upcoming tvOS 12 update.


Apple To Stream Carpool Karaoke From TV App For Free

When Apple acquired the rights to Carpool Karaoke, they made it exclusive to Apple Music which meant that users needed a subscription to Apple Music in order to stream it. However that will change soon because in a report from Billboard, Apple will be making Carpool Karaoke free to stream via its TV app this Friday, the 11th of May.

Apple Could Start Selling Subscriptions Through Its TV App

According to the various reports we’ve been hearing over the past several months to a year, it seems like Apple is cooking up a bunch of shows ranging from documentaries, TV series, comedy, drama, and so on. However the big question many are asking is on which platform does Apple plan on debuting them on?

Apple’s Original Video Content Expected To Be Launch In March 2019

It is no secret that Apple is working on bringing big names onto its platform when it comes to generating original content, whether it be a TV series or a movie. However many are probably wondering when we will be able to expect to see the company’s efforts come to fruition. Turns out that we might have a year of waiting left to do.

M. Night Shyamalan To Create Psychological Thriller Series For Apple

So we know that Apple has been trying to land some big names for their original video content, and in a report from Variety, it looks like Apple has managed to nab another big name in the form of director M. Night Shyamalan who will be executive producing a psychological thriller series for the company.

iTunes To Drop Support For First-Gen Apple TV And Windows Vista

Some of you probably may not even remember the first generation Apple TV but it goes without saying that it’s an obsolete product and Apple certainly seems to think so. The company has announced that it’s going to drop iTunes support for the original Apple TV from May 25. It’s also going to drop support for PCs running older iterations of Windows.

Apple Could Have Bigger Gaming Plans For The Apple TV

The Apple TV for the most part is great if you want to watch videos, and less so when it comes to gaming, or at least that was the case until Apple made some changes in recent years where they are trying to encourage gaming on the device. This is thanks to the introduction of a new remote for the Apple TV that helps bring about a better gaming experience.

Alto’s Odyssey Now Available On The iPhone, iPad, Apple TV

If relaxing games with soothing music is something that you might be interested in, you will be pleased to learn that Snowman’s Alto’s Odyssey has been released. The game’s release date was announced last week and sure enough it looks like the developers were able to release it as promised.

AirPlay 2 Removed From Latest iOS 11.3 Beta

One of the features of the HomePod is its ability to daisy chain with another HomePod, resulting in a stereo set of speakers. However this functionality has yet to be included as it is basically waiting on AirPlay 2 to be ready in order for this to work. It was expected that AirPlay 2 would arrive in iOS 11.3, but it doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.

Apple Apparently Once Considered Using The A9X For The Apple TV

Despite 4K having been around for the past couple of years, it was only in 2017 that Apple finally upgraded its Apple TV set-top box to support the resolution. However it seems that way before then, Apple was apparently considering it and at one point in time might have experimented with creating an Apple TV powered by the A9X chipset.

Apple To Reveal Apple TV Plans In A ‘Little Bit Of Time’

As you might have heard, Apple has been on a buying spree of shows, recently picking up a handful of new series, such as one by La La Land’s director and another starring Kristen Wiig. However the question many have regarding these shows is where will Apple be launching them on?