Ahead of next week's iPhone event, William Gallagher and Mike Wuerthele talk about what's definitely coming and what's definitely not. Plus Mike talks about why the move to macOS Catalina is going to permanently break an awful lot of games.
Apple has updated the Apple Events app for the Apple TV in preparation for its "innovation only" iPhone launch event on September 10, confirming there will be a publicly-accessible stream of Apple's product launches on that day.
Apple is thought to be working on Augmented Reality glasses that are perhaps two years out. But in moving the AR experience from the handheld screens of iOS devices to a fixed panel you look through, users will need a new way to navigate AR worlds. Little attention has been given to the role of game controllers in AR navigation, but Apple's patent filings and its recent announcements suggest that its next new play in hardware could be an advanced gaming controller, perhaps even a wearable one.
Timed to coincide with the Toronto Film Festival this week, IFC Films on Wednesday announced its over-the-top streaming service, IFC Films Unlimited, has expanded to Apple TV Channels. Apple's streaming services solution also went live in a number of countries in Latin America.
Apple TV hardware hasn't been updated for two years— which just so happens to be the typical length of time before a new model is introduced. This year, Apple could have a special impetus to update Apple TV based on its new Apple Arcade gaming subscription and the availability of the faster, smaller A12X chip. Here's why.
Apple TV+ comedy 'Dickinson' will be headlining the third annual Tribeca TV Festival on September 14, with the Hailee Steinfeld series featuring in panels during the festival, to promote the show ahead of the video streaming service's formal launch.
Apple has released a patch to iOS 12.4, with a fix to close the jailbreak exploit that the company inadvertently reopened alongside a macOS Mojave update that solves a shutdown problem on some MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models.
More details about Disney+, the major media corporation's subscription video service, have been made available months ahead of its launch with customers able to stream to up to four devices at up to a 4K resolution, without needing to pay for a higher tier of service.
Apple TV+, the iPhone maker's upcoming video streaming service, is likely to achieve 12 million subscriptions by the end of 2020, analysts at Cowen suggest, with Apple breaking even in its original content production efforts if it reaches 10 million users.
More information about Apple TV+ surfaced this week as Apple readies its streaming service for launch this fall, with a report on Tuesday claiming code in the latest macOS Catalina beta releases detail potential viewing options.