Apple TV comes to Roku, and Ultra-Wideband location is on its way to us, on the AppleInsider Podcast
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about Roku, Apple TV+, Disney+ and how Apple may be planning to use its latest patent about Ultra Wideband.
AppleInsider editor Victor Marks and writer William Gallagher discuss:
- The Apple TV app comes to Roku — just in time for AppleTV+
- Netflix says everything's fine, nothing to worry about, AppleTV+, Disney+ and HBOMax are just making people quit regular TV faster. Victor isn't sure and William remembers Apple's "Welcome IBM. Seriously."
- Victor sees Apple's launching of new TV shows as being the same as its regular product launches, but William is ex-BBC and counts the ways in which television success is infinitely harder to predict.
- Apple's got a patent application on Ultra Wideband and Victor speculates about possible uses for a technology that knows precisely where your device is and which direction it's pointing
- Chip maker TSMC is reporting stronger than expected demand for its Apple-designed A13 processors. That's got to mean equally good news for iPhone sales.
- Google launched an improved mini speaker, plus a really well-equipped Pixelbook Go.
- FCC approves the T-Mobile Sprint merger. Victor explains how the integration will have to work — and how this is perfect timing for implementing 5G at the same time.
- Apple releases a beta iOS 13.2, with opt-in for anonymized Siri accuracy testing, and plus some interesting camera additions.
- William is excited about Luna Display's new way of using a spare Mac as a second display for your main one.
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- The Apple TV app is compatible with these Roku set top boxes
- Netflix says Apple TV+, others to accelerate transition away from traditional TV
- AirDrop & device tracking only the beginning of Ultra Wideband in the iPhone
- Apple A13 supplier TSMC reports stronger than expected smartphone demand
- Nest Wi-Fi, Nest Mini, Pixelbook Go updated during 'Made by Google' event
- FCC approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger
- Apple releases third developer betas of iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, tvOS 13.2 & fourth watchOS 6.1 build
- Extend your Mac display to another Mac with Luna Display 4.0
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