Apple TV and the HomePod currently exist as two separate products, but if a recent report from Bloomberg is to be believed, there is a chance that a future Apple TV could end up being an Apple TV/HomePod hybrid, where it will be a device that has the capabilities and functionality of two devices in one.
Are you looking to upgrade your Apple TV? If you are, then you might be interested to learn that according to 9to5Mac, they have discovered some references made in the tvOS 14.5 beta that suggests that support for 120Hz refresh rates could be coming to the next-gen model. This means that those who get the new model might be able to enjoy buttery smooth frame rates.
The Apple TV remote has seen some design and functionality changes over the years, with the latest model sporting a touchpad design that allows for quicker navigation and also makes it useful for playing games. However, it seems that Apple could actually be developing a newer model.
Recently it was reported that Apple could be developing new smart home devices like smart displays, which are essentially smart speakers with a display and camera built into it. This suggests that in the future, there is a chance that we could see Apple expand FaceTime to more of its products.
Apple is kind of late to the streaming game, but the thing is, so was Disney, but yet Disney+ is pulling miles ahead of Apple with some believing that Disney+ could even overtake Netflix by 2026. This is why Wedbush analyst Dan Ives thinks that one of Apple’s biggest mistakes in the last decade or so was not buying Netflix.
If you happen to own an Apple TV that’s from the third-generation lineup, then you might want to consider making an upgrade. This is because it seems that starting next month, the YouTube app on the Apple TV will no longer work with third-gen Apple TV devices or older. This means that the app will only support Apple TV HD (fourth gen) and Apple TV 4K (the fifth and current-gen).
Apple TV+ was supposed to be Apple’s answer to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and so on. After all, Apple has been fairly successful with Apple Music, where despite still lagging behind the likes of Spotify, they are still growing at an impressive rate. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Apple TV+.
The last time Apple released the Apple TV was back in 2017 where the model finally came with support for 4K content. The company has not updated the model since, but that could change in 2021, according to a report from Bloomberg in which they claim that a new, revamped Apple TV could be launching next year.
A few months ago, as part of the Apple One subscription bundle, Apple also announced a new health and fitness service called Apple Fitness+. For those unfamiliar, it’s kind of like a home workout program where you can access workout videos and also sync it with Apple devices like the Apple Watch.
apple tvIf you’ve subscribed to Apple TV+ either through its standalone offering or through the Apple One bundle plan, it seems that Apple is giving away free monthly credits from November 2020 through January 2021. For the US, this is equivalent to $4.99 a month, but the amount will vary depending on your region and currency.
Back in September, Apple announced that they will be putting together a subscription bundle of its various services. Dubbed Apple One, this will see Apple combine various services like Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, and more into different packages at different prices that customers can sign up for.
It was reported before the weekend that companies like Apple and Netflix were looking to bid for the rights to exclusively stream the upcoming James Bond No Time To Die movie. This is due to the film’s release which has been delayed to 2021, and with there being uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on, a release on streaming services might not be such a bad idea.
Until a vaccine can be found or a viable cure can be had for the coronavirus, it seems unlikely that a lot of activities will return to normal. One of those activities is going to the cinema, where even if cases are low, people might still be a bit worried or paranoid. As such, movie studios need to figure out a new way to release their shows.
Apple has a newish streaming service called Apple TV+ and if you’re not too keen on keeping your subscription, here’s how you can easily can you subscription.
The Apple TV comes with a physical remote controller that lets users control the TV with it, but users also had the option of using the Apple-developed Remote app as an alternative. It turns out that that will no longer be the case as the company has since removed the Remote app from the App Store.
It seems that Apple’s TV ambitions are starting to grow because according to multiple reports, Apple is apparently planning to bring its Apple TV app to more platforms like the Xbox and PlayStation consoles.
As per the rumors, Apple is said to have been working on creating a subscription bundle that combines various services together in more affordable packages. Dubbed the Apple One, that services bundle has since been officially confirmed where there will be several different plans for users to choose from.
Word on the street has it that Apple is readying a new services bundle called “Apple One”. Whether or not that is true remains to be seen, but thanks to a new domain registration, it seems that the company has registered for a “AppleOne.tech” domain name. While we doubt that Apple will be using the domain, they probably did so to protect the branding and to prevent cyber squatters and […]
Apple has several subscription services running at the moment, all of which when added up can be pretty expensive. This is why it has been rumored for a while now that the company could actually be planning to create some kind of subscription bundle that would combine several services together at more affordable prices.
The last time Apple updated the Apple TV was a while back. The company introduced the ability to watch TV shows and movies in 4K, as well as introduced a brand new remote. However, fast forward to today, the Apple TV is starting to feel a little dated and if you were interested in getting your hands on the gadget, you might want to hold off on that for now.