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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.


Apple is holding its annual September event this Thursday, September 13. If you didn’t score an invite to the exclusive gathering (like us), Apple is livestreaming all the action so you can follow along at home. Here’s everything you need to know about tomorrow's event.


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.


Netflix and chill is all well and good, but there are still loads of people who have never tried streaming video. Fortunately, it’s very easy to get started. Better yet, for many people it can be totally free to try.