John on Charlotte's New Podcast: Media+

· Kelly Guimont · Background Mode Podcast

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John moves to the guest chair for a change and sits down with Charlotte Henry on her podcast Media+, where they discuss new shows on TV+.

Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Palmer’ With Justin Timberlake

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

“Palmer” is an upcoming movie on Apple TV+ starring Justin Timberlake. After 12 years in prison, former high school football star Eddie Palmer returns home to put his life back together—and forms an unlikely bond with Sam, an outcast boy from a troubled home. But Eddie’s past threatens to ruin his new life and family. “Palmer” will be released on January 29.

Apple Shares First Look Featurette of ‘Dickinson’ Season 2

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Apple shared a first look featurette for “Dickinson” season two on YouTube which premieres January 8. Dickinson is a half-hour comedy series starring Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld. Dickinson audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson. Created, written, and executive produced by Alena Smith and executive produced by Hailee Steinfeld, “Dickinson” stars Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, and Adrian Blake Enscoe. Wiz Khalifa guest stars.

Apple TV+ ‘Tehran’: Conversations With a Real Spy

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Apple uploaded a vide on Wednesday with Yola Reitman, an actual former spy. She talks about ways to gather information and how character Tamar uses these techniques in “Tehran” for Apple TV+. One of Ms. Reitman’s first lessons was to “pretend to be someone else” by getting the name and address of the taxi driver. She was able to fulfill the mission and the only one to do so in her training group.

Behind the Scenes of ‘Earth At Night In Color’

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

At the end of each episode of “Earth At Night In Color” viewers are treated to a couple minutes of behind the scenes. Apple uploaded a video to YouTube on Tuesday with such scenes from the overall show, with comments from the cameramen and other people associated with the nature series. You can also read my review of the show here.

First Look at Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry on Apple TV+

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

As promised, a first look at the documentary documenting the rise of Billie Eilish called The World’s a Little Blurry, was released on Tuesday. It follows the pop star as she tours and records an album that changes her life. It will air in theaters and on the streaming service on February 26, 2021.

AirPods Max, Irish Streaming Law, Replacing iPhone Camera Lenses, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 539

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about Apple’s new AirPods Max over-the-ear headphones. They also discuss a proposed law from Ireland that would require 30% of all streaming content to be made in Europe, something that could radically affect Apple TV+. And, Jeff Gamet explains how he broke his iPhone’s camera lens cover and how he replaced it.