Apple TV Updates - New Home Screen

Since we’re in the heart of Peak TV right now, there are far too many entertainment options at our disposal. It’s hard to keep up with all the new movies and TV shows being added to Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Showtime, Epix and the inevitable McDonald’s streaming service that will probably happen at some point. But Apple and Netflix have a solution that is coming this fall.

First, when the new tvOS software update comes to Apple TV this fall, the revamped Apple TV app will allow users to have picture-in-picture functionality, giving them the ability to stream two different programs at the same time. One will take up the entire television screen while another will sit in the corner and play something else. However, not everything will be available for the Apple TV picture-in-picture mode.

Meanwhile, Netflix is testing a picture-in-picture feature that customers could use on the desktop version of Netflix, which will be perfect for everyone trying to waste time at work but still look like they’re getting something done. Find out more below. Read More »

Apple TV Updates - New Home Screen

Yesterday, Apple announced a few new updates for the AppleTV 4K device that lets users enjoy TV shows, movies, music, photos, games and apps on their home television. With the tvOS 13 update coming this fall, the Apple TV will have a new home screen, multiple user profiles with personalized recommendations, and compatibility for other controllers. Get the rundown of Apple TV updates below. Read More »

foundation tv series

Apple’s Foundation TV series has lost one of its showrunners. Co-showrunner Josh Friedman has exited the upcoming series adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s groundbreaking sci-fi novels, leaving co-writer David S. Goyer as the sole showrunner of this ambitious, long-awaited project.

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Lisey's Story

J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot Productions already has two shows on tap for the new Apple TV+ streaming service, but they’ve just received a green light for another drama. Apple has won a bidding war for a limited series adaptation of Lisey’s Story, which is based on the 2006 novel by Stephen King. Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore will star, and in King himself will write all eight episodes of the series.
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Netflix Stopped Apple AirPlay Support

If you’ve been relying on Apple‘s wireless AirPlay feature to stream Netflix, we have bad news. Netflix has suddenly killed support for AirPlay, meaning you can no longer stream shows from one Apple device to another in the most convenient way. Netflix cites a “technical limitation” as a result of Apple allowing AirPlay to be used by most major television brands later this year, but others see this as a retaliation against Apple for jumping into the streaming game with Apple TV+. Get details on why Netflix stopped Apple AirPlay capabilities below. Read More »

AppleTV+ Trailer

Today brought Apple’s announcement of their new subscription streaming service AppleTV+. While the presentation didn’t have much footage to show from the various original program that will be part of the service launching this fall, they had no problem showing off the slate of storytellers that they already have working on shows.

The first AppleTV+ trailer features heavy hitting storytellers like Steven Spielberg, Sofia Coppola, J.J. Abrams, Ron Howard, and many more passionately talking about the art and power of storytelling. This is going to get you so jazzed, and not just because Damien Chazelle is part of the line-up too. Read More »

apple streaming service original titles

On Monday, Apple unveiled its many original movies and TV shows set to debut on its forthcoming streaming service, Apple TV+. The announcement of its original titles came during Apple’s buzzy “Show Time” event, which gave an early peek at the tech company’s various new products as well as the highly anticipated streaming service that will mark Apple’s entry into the crowded streaming platform market. Star-studded titles and ambitious series were the order of the day with the Apple streaming service original titles, which were showcased in a glossy sizzle reel.

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appletv plus

During a presentation today, Apple unveiled a first look at their new streaming service, AppleTV+. For months, rumors have swirled that Apple was hoping to get a leg up on Netflix and take control of the streaming world. If that really is their goal, they have a long way to go. While the quick flashes of footage we got to see were slick, stylish and incredibly cinematic, details were downright anemic. So how will AppleTV+ stack up against other services? The one big thing it has going for it is an impressive lineup of talent. But is that enough?

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AppleTV plus

Nearly two years after first announcing that they’d be entering the streaming video realm in a significant way, Apple has finally pulled back the curtain and revealed some major details about its new video service, which is called AppleTV+. Here’s everything we know about it.
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pachinko tv series

Apple is adding to its impressive oeuvre of forthcoming original titles with a series order of a Pachinko TV series based on Min Jin Lee‘s bestselling novel of the same name. The multigenerational saga of a Korean family that migrates to Japan in the 20th century is a moving, sprawling dramatic epic that already piques interest because of its unique focus on the Korean immigrant experience in Japan. But throw The Terror co-showrunner Soo Hugh‘s name in there, and you’ve got our attention.

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