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.


Apple Partners With Movie Studio For A Series Of Films

For the longest time ever, as far as offering entertainment is concerned, Apple pretty much relied on its iTunes platform where they sold music and movies to customers. However in recent times, Apple seems to be stepping up their efforts at creating original shows, and now it looks like they’ll be taking it further with movies.


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.


Apple Could Bundle Original Content For Free For Device Owners

We know that Apple is gearing up to launch some kind of streaming service given all the shows that they seem to be trying to put together. However the big question is how will they distribute it? We can only assume that just like Apple Music, Apple will want to make it so that its video service is readily available to help reduce any hurdles that could hamper adoption.


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Minecraft For Apple TV Has Been Discontinued

Minecraft for the Apple TV was launched a couple of years ago which essentially made the game pretty much playable across multiple platforms, including mobile, PC, consoles, tablets, and so on. Unfortunately it seems that while Minecraft as a whole is successful, the version launched on the Apple TV wasn’t.


Apple TV Could Be Used As A Pay-TV In The UK

Given how many cable companies there are at the moment, it basically means that each cable company has their own set-top box for customers to use to browse their channels with, but over in the UK, a report from the Telegraph suggests that Apple could be entering into the pay-TV business with the Apple TV in a potential partnership with BT.


Epic Denies That Fortnite Is Coming To The Apple TV

Earlier today it was discovered due to references found in Apple’s tvOS platform, Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale could be headed onto the Apple TV. This was exciting news as it would essentially let Apple TV owners enjoy the game on the big screen, assuming they did not own any gaming console.


Fortnite For Apple TV May Soon Be A Reality

Fortnite is one of the most popular games on the planet right now. It’s available for a variety of platforms and was most recently released on Android. It appears that Fortnite for Apple TV is in the pipeline as well. New code has been discovered which suggests that Fortnite may be coming to Apple’s set-top box.


Verizon’s 5G Broadband Will Include YouTube TV, Apple TV 4K

5G is expected to be the next standard in mobile connectivity, and as expected it will be faster than what is offered in the market today. How much faster, you ask? According to a report from Variety, it seems that it will be fast enough to the point where Verizon is comfortable including YouTube TV and Apple TV 4K as part of its 5G broadband bundle.


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.