At its latest keynote today, Apple announced four new services to help it push deeper into the wide worlds of news, entertainment, and... banking? As predicted by analysts and reporters, Apple announced a paid magazine subscription platform and a Netflix-like streaming service. It also announced an Xbox Game Pass-style subscription for games and—this one’s a real doozy—its own credit card.
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It's finally happening. In a few months, Apple will launch Apple TV+ - a new streaming entertainment service that is set to rival Netflix's dominance when it comes to original content. Apple has clearly spared no expense on the launch lineup, which will include new series from JJ Abrams, Sesame Street Workshop, Jennifer Aniston, M. Night Shyamalan, Oprah Winfrey and even Stephen Spielberg!
Here are all the shows that have been announced thus far.
Early this morning, Apple announced the launch of its new streaming game and TV services. Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ will deliver streaming content to keep us entertained and signals Apple's shift into the services business and the beginning of a change in how it cooperates with third parties. Here's what you need to know.
Apple is holding a media event tomorrow at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino. The tech giant is expected to announce a new video streaming service they will compete against Stan, Foxtel and Netflix.
There's also a new news subscription service built on the bones of Texture, an app Apple acquired last year. If that's not enough, there are rumours of a new gaming subscription service swirling about too! Here's how to stream all the Apple announcements live from here in Australia.
Everyone’s watching Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix, thanks to its quirky premise of a fully interactive story that lets you choose how it unfolds.
There has long been rumour of Apple starting its own video subscription service to challenge Netflix. Until recently, it had been lumped in the same speculative basket as Apple HDTVs and Apple self-driving cars.
Now, a report from CNBC has cast a spotlight on the rollout plan - which will apparently include HBO content and free original programming beamed directly to iOS devices.
During yesterday's WWDC opening keynote, Apple revealed the latest version of their operating system for the Apple TV, tvOS. Part of that announcement was that iTunes will be home to the largest collection of Dolby Vision-supported movies in the world, and these titles will also include Dolby Atmos audio for free. But what are Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos?
Apple, the good design company, bundles its Apple TV with a pitch-black and horizontally symmetrical remote. This means that if you can find the remote in the dark, you're likely to grab it by the wrong end, grasping the touchpad and clicking the wrong button. Thankfully you can fix that by attaching an ugly spot of colour to your remote.
After news broke that nearly every processor in your computers and mobile devices was vulnerable to attack thanks to two security flaws -- Meltdown and Spectre -- companies like Microsoft and Google have released patches to shore up the security of their respective operating systems and devices. Apple is now joining the party, releasing a statement about its affected devices and instructing its users to update their devices.
Apple's new iPhones, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X (pronounced iPhone Ten) have been announced along with a new Apple TV that can do 4K content and a new Apple Watch with integrated cellular comms. What's all this mean for the enterprise? I take a look at some of the features that the new devices and updated operating systems bring.
Windows/Mac: The high-flying Aerial screensaver is one of my favourite things about the 4th generation Apple TV. It looks so cool I often find myself watching it instead of catching up on my Netflix shows. Here's how to get it on your Mac or PC.
Pangu, the team behind the most recent jailbreaks on iOS, have just released a jailbreak for the Apple TV. There are a lot of caveats for using it, including the fact you'll need to still be running tvOS 9.0/9.0.1.