Apple Has A Star-Studded Event Planned For The 25th Of March

Sometimes Apple holds an event in the early part of the year where they announce hardware refreshes for existing products. In a new report from Bloomberg, it seems that Apple will indeed be hosting such an event this year, but this time it could be a slightly different event as it will be quite a star-studded one.

Apple’s Video Service Pegged For April Launch

By now it’s no secret that Apple is working on their own video streaming service. The company has been busy courting TV show producers, writers, actors, and buying up shows and movies for its catalogue, but the big question is when will the service be launched? According to the latest rumors, it seems that we might be able to expect its launch this April.

Apple Said To Be Selling Apple TV At Cost, HomePods At A Loss

Apple has made a ton of money over the years, which is largely thanks to the iPhone. However it also seems that the company could be taking a loss on some of their other products in a bid to try to get customers to get on board its ecosystem, such as the Apple TV and the HomePod smart speaker.

Apple Job Listings Show An Increase In ‘Streaming’ Positions

We know that Apple is working on a streaming service that could possibly be announced in the next few months. Now thanks to job listings spotted by 9to5Mac, it shows just how serious Apple is about their upcoming service. This is based on an uptick in job listings at Apple that seem to talk about “streaming”.


TiVo’s Apple TV App Only Streams In 720p At 30 FPS

Many were understandably excited when Apple announced the new Apple TV back in 2017 which had the ability to playback content in 4K. Unfortunately if you plan to use TiVo’s app on the latest Apple TV, you might be disappointed to learn that content streamed through the app will be limited to 720p resolution at 30 FPS.

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.

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.