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Topic: TV

Apple's well-known secrecy causing strife with Hollywood producers

03/18/2019, 11:03 am

Apple's secrecy is once more causing unease with Hollywood regulars, who are griping about a lack of details regarding launch and marketing plans for the imminent TV service announcement.

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Editorial: An Apple video streaming service is coming, but how will it land on the Mac?

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Apple is set to debut its new streaming service soon. While deployment plans for iOS and Apple TV are relatively clear-cut, the plans for the Mac are less certain, given how Apple handles 4K video now, and a few other factors.

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LG TV support for HomeKit and AirPlay 2 to launch mid 2019

03/05/2019, 10:03 pm

LG has narrowed the timeline for adding HomeKit support to its 2019 television models, specifying the release as arriving "mid-year."

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Cook reaffirms Apple's plans for original TV content

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed Apple's commitment to original TV content during its quarterly conference call, though many details remain unknown.

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First iOS 12.2 beta gives hints as to how HomeKit on televisions will work

01/25/2019, 10:01 am

While everyone is eagerly awaiting the first HomeKit televisions to come to market, developers have taken to the first beta of iOS 12.2 to provide initial demos of the functionality.

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Exploring what you can, and can't do with HomeKit for TVs

01/13/2019, 09:01 am

HomeKit and AirPlay 2 will unlock a host of new functionality thanks to integration into many leading manufacturer's television sets, including Samsung, Vizio, and LG. AppleInsider examines what that will look like, and what you'll be able to do, when the features are available.

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No, Apple's licensing of iTunes & AirPlay 2 isn't a 'strategy reversal' in any way

01/11/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple stole the limelight at CES without even appearing as an exhibitor, thanks to a series of announcements from Samsung and a series of other television makers incorporating Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless streaming in their products, including LG, Sony and Vizio. This news was cynically portrayed as a "strategy reversal" and a new effort at "copying Microsoft" by the Wall Street Journal -- and out here in the real world, it is nothing of the sort.

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Hulu looks to possible new skinny bundles as it reprioritizes on-demand content

10/17/2018, 01:10 am

Hulu has started to work towards creating new skinnier bundles of live TV channels in an effort to reprioritize sales on bread-and-butter on-demand content.

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Apple Music's 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series' nominated for Emmy Award

07/12/2018, 05:07 pm

Though lacking critical and audience acclaim, Apple Music's "Carpool Karaoke" is turning a few industry heads, as the series is up for a prestigious television award.

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Today's best deals: Apple's 13" MacBook Pro on sale from $1,174; 2018 50" 4K TV for $289 while supplies last

07/09/2018, 11:07 am

Kicking off the week, Apple authorized resellers are discounting current Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pros with instant and coupon savings. Prime Day deals are also heating up with a 2018 50-inch 4K TV on sale for just $289 today only (while supplies last).

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What movie studio consolidation means for Apple's media ambitions

06/14/2018, 04:06 pm

With AT&T's Time Warner purchase approved and Disney and Comcast bidding for Fox, a wave is underway of movie studios changing hands. And Apple might get in on the game too.

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Apple adds live news section to TV app on iOS and tvOS

02/08/2018, 11:02 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its TV app for iOS and tvOS with a live news section, making good on promises last year to deliver live streaming content from a variety of network news channels to the cord-cutting app.

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TiVo's Next-Gen Platform aims to help cable TV providers stream to Apple TV, iPhone, iPad

01/04/2018, 10:01 am

TiVo has revealed a plan to make it as easy as possible for viewers to watch the programming they want, with the announced "Next-Gen Platform" claimed to help provide cable and streaming service providers device and operating system-agnostic methods for content distribution, including to the Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad.

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Three Amazon video content development executives jump ship for fledgling Apple production effort

12/21/2017, 04:12 pm

Apple is further growing its stable of video streaming executives, poaching three high-level staffers from Amazon with one who will retain focused on children's programming development.

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Roundup: The best HDR TVs to pair with the Apple TV 4K

10/06/2017, 12:10 pm

With the Apple TV 4K hitting store shelves, we're rounding up a list of the best TVs on the market that offer ultra HD resolution and support HDR technology to fully utilize the Apple TV 4K's ability.

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Apple considering selling 'premium' TV bundle with HBO, Starz & Showtime - report

04/02/2017, 11:04 pm

Taking an alternate approach to entering pay TV, Apple is reportedly proposing a bundle of three "premium" channels -- namely HBO, Showtime, and Starz.

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