John has found some fascinating rumors regarding the 2020 iMacs and 13-inch MacBook Pro. Buckle up.
Apple has acquired the rights to Swan Song, starring Mahershala Ali and written and directed by Benjamin Cleary.
Amazing Stories is an upcoming sci-fi series for Apple TV+ by Steven Spielberg. Each episode will be a new story to “transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers.” It launches on March 6 and there will be 10 episodes in the first season. Stars include Josh Holloway, Sasha Alexander, Dylan O’Brien, Victoria Pedretti, and Robert Forster.
The Apple TV+ docuseries Visible – Out on TV’ is now live. The five-part series seeks to tell that tale of the American LGBTQ movement via archival footage and interviews. Those interviewed include major stars like Ellen De Generes, Rachel Maddow and Neil Patrick Harris. The episode starts with the ‘dark ages’ before looking at life after the Stonewall riots, the consequences of the HIV/Aids epidemic, iconic moments such as Ellen De Generes coming out on TV, and the new wave of LGTBQ communicators. It is available now with an Apple TV+ subscription.
Charlotte Henry is a London-based technical journalist. A self-described media junkie, she writes about Apple — and now for the Mac Observer as well as our UK Associate Editor. She has also written for City A.M. (London’s daily business tabloid,) Computer Business Review, the Independent on Sunday and CapX. Her new book is: Not Buying It.
In this special episode, Charlotte and I discuss the various streaming TV services: Apple TV+, Netflix, Amazon, Disney+, CBS All Access, Britbox, Peacock, and Quibi. We chat about our favorite shows, our experiences viewing, the pricing, and the prospects of success for the new guys on the block. Charlotte loves The Bold Type (Netflix). John waxes poetic about The Mandalorian and Star Trek: Picard.
Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the fate of Apple TV+ trials, and Taika Waititi’s keyboard review.
John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss John’s metrics of what makes a streaming service a success and obstacles that lie in wait.
New streaming services have developed the idea of a signature show to lure new subscribers. John looks at the offerings from Disney+, Apple TV+, and CBS All Access
Foundation, a drama for Apple TV+ based on Isaac Asimov’s book trilogy, is set to become Ireland’s biggest production with over 500 jobs.
Charlotte Henry and join host Kelly Guimont to discuss analyst assessment of Apple’s earnings, and how TV+ holds up against other services.
The free trial for Apple TV+, which people who purchased a new device from September 10 2019 qualified for, is coming to an end.
Apple conducted its Q1 2020 Earnings Report on January 28. After the opening statements by CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri, the session was opened to Q&A with financial analysts. But there were some questions that didn’t get asked.
Apple had a stellar Q1 2020 Earnings Report. But there were a few unmentionables.
Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss file management tips and Apple branching out into other media types.
It is not just Apple hardware that allows you to watch all the new shows on Apple TV+ – they are also accessible via Amazon Fire TV devices.
Both Apple and Netflix are understood to have held preliminary talks with MGM about potentially acquiring the media firm.
Apple and A24 has purchased the rights to Boys State, a documentary from Sundance Festival about the “health of American democracy”.
An interview with the team behind Apple TV+ show Little America reveals they plan to expand into Apple Podcasts and Apple Books.
John Martellaro and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the debut of NBC’s streaming service, and TV+ shows winning awards.
NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service is preparing to go live, and it has a somewhat different model to Apple TV+ and other rivals.