Apple on Monday gave us a preview of the shows, movies and documentaries the company has been working on for the past couple of years. Shows like Amazing Stories from Steven Spielberg, See featuring Jason Momoa or Little Voice from JJ Abrams and Sara Bareilles. Heck, even Oprah is on board with the service -- she showed up and discussed two documentaries she has in the works. Now playing: Watch this: Apple announces Apple News Plus 3:58 In addition to revealing the initial release of original programming from Apple, the company also showed off its Apple News Plus subscription service, a new Apple TV app, Apple Card and Apple Arcade gaming service.If you're eager to see if Apple can produce Netflix-quality content, here's how you can watch Apple's new Apple TV Plus shows.Compatible devicesApple's programming will be available on all Apple devices, and compatible smart TVs with the new Apple TV app.The new Apple TV app will be available starting in May on iOS, … [Read more...] about Apple TV Plus: When, where, how to watch Apple’s new shows
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It feels like it’s been years—rather than mere months—since Apple introduced its roster of original programming for its forthcoming streaming service Apple TV+. But even prior to its official announcement, reports were already swirling that its offerings were so dull that the product was being referred to internally as “expensive NBC.” And reader, if a teaser trailer for The Morning Show is any indication, it appears those rumors have been extremely generous. For those unfamiliar with Apple’s mostly flaccid lineup of soon-to-premiere original content, The Morning Show is described as a window into “the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.” The show, which was picked up by Apple with a 20-episode order in 2017, stars Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell. Advertisement The series is reportedly … [Read more...] about Apple’s New Messy TV Teaser Prompts a Lot of Questions, Most Notably: Why?
Apple’s new regulations are most likely in response to the rejection of the Steam Link app. Apple on Monday issued new review guidelines for its lucrative App Store platform after it moved to block plans by Steam, the biggest distributor of PC-based video games, to extend its reach into iPhones and iPads. Apple uses the guidelines to decide which apps can appear in the App Store. Apple now explicitly says apps cannot host anything that looks like an app store within an app or give users the ability to “browse, select, or purchase software not already owned or licensed by the user.” But the new rules say that so-called remote mirroring apps, which beam the screen of a desktop computer to an iPhone, can allow purchases outside Apple’s control as long as the transactions are processed on the desktop device and not the iPhone. The move is significant because it shows Apple protecting its practice of taking between 15 percent and 30 percent of the purchase price of … [Read more...] about Apple releases new App Store regulations pointed at streaming PC-based games
News by Press Association 05/06/2018, 9:11 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Apple has unveiled a range of new features to help users monitor their smartphone use, as part of plans to improve digital well-being. As part of its new iOS 12 software that powers the iPhone and iPad, a new feature called Screen Time will send users weekly reports on how they are using their device to show them what is distracting them. The technology giant said the feature will also send parents reports from their children’s phones and set time limits on app usage. Speaking during the firm’s annual WWDC conference in San Jose, Apple’s Craig Federighi said it was important to sometimes “stop distractions” triggered by smartphone use. Tech giants are beginning to pay more attention to how much time is spent using their products – last month, Google announced a digital health tool to help users monitor … [Read more...] about Apple announces new digital health tools to reduce tech distractions
Filming on five of the many shows slated for Apple's long-rumored streaming service have finishing shooting, a report said Sunday.The New York Times revealed what stage the first wave of shows was at. These five are reportedly in the can:Are You Sleeping?, an Octavia Spencer drama.For All Mankind, a space drama from Outlander and Battlestar Galactica producer Ronald D. Moore.An untitled thriller from Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan.A Rob McElhenney/Charlie Day comedy.Dickinson, a comedy about reclusive poet Emily Dickinson (who's played by Hailee Steinfeld).We might see some of the footage at Apple's "It's Show Time" March 25 event, when it's expected to unveil its streaming service.Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Now playing: Watch this: Apple will finally reveal its $1 billion-budget TV service 3:09 Apple reading • Five Apple original TV shows have reportedly completed filming Mar 18 • Apple Store shows new iPads … [Read more...] about Five Apple original TV shows have reportedly completed filming
One week before it's expected to lift the curtain on a long-rumored video streaming service at an event on March 25, Apple announced two new iPads. Starting at $499 (£479, AU$779), the new iPad Air features a 10.5-inch Retina display and the same A12 Bionic processor used in the iPhone XS. The new $399 (£399, AU$599) iPad Mini will replace the aging iPad Mini 4, which had been left virtually unchanged by Apple since its debut in 2015. The new models are now available for preorder and will be in stores next week. See the buying links below, and note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of products featured on this page.The 2019 iPad Air The new iPad Air sits between the 9.7-inch iPad introduced last year, which starts at $329, and the 11-inch iPad Pro, which starts at $799 and has a more powerful A12X processor. The company has now discontinued the older 10.5-inch iPad Pro from 2017. Apple hadn't released an "Air" version of the iPad … [Read more...] about Apple announces new $499 iPad Air and 399 iPad Mini, both with Pencil support and faster A12 processor