How to Train Your Dragon. And Apple TV+ Viewers

· John Martellaro · Analysis

Big Bird and Cody and Apple TV+

Apple started its original TV content project, Apple TV+, with the notion that quality content would win the day. As it tuned out, that’s not enough.

How the iMac Saved Apple and May Yet Live Forever

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Steve Jobs at iMac intro

The iMac, in 1998, saved Apple from an extinction event. Today, it endures and embodies the best of desktop computing. Here’s the story.

Eddy Cue on Apple TV+, Steve Jobs, and More

· Andrew Orr · Link

Eddy Cue sat down for an interview with GQ, talking about Apple TV+, Steve Jobs, iTunes, and more.

Today, says Cue, most people subscribe to a satellite or cable service. “But do you think that’ll be the case ten years from now? I don’t think even the cable and satellite people are going to raise their hands. There’s a pretty rapid change coming.”

Disney+ Has Put Apple TV+ in a Bind

· John Martellaro · Analysis

Disney+ won’t launch until November 12, but it’s already putting strategic pressure on Apple TV+. Apple has found itself in a bind.

Apple's Unusual Planning to Make Apple TV+ a Success

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Big Bird and Cody and Apple TV+

Apple is gearing up for Apple TV+ in ways we haven’t seen before. That’s because success of this streaming service is so critical to Apple.

Oprah, Prince Harry, and JJ Abrams on Apple TV+, Ming-Chi Kuo's Mac Predictions, with Charlotte Henry - ACM 509

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Logo

Queen Oprah and the UK’s Prince Harry are doing a docu-series on mental health for Apple TV+, and Bryan Chaffin is joined by Charlotte Henry to talk about what that says about Apple’s video efforts. Charlotte also brings some across-the-pond context about Prince Harry and the royal family and how this news was greeted in England. They also talk about JJ Abrams saying that working on Apple TV+ was like the Wild West. They cap the show by discussing Ming-Chi Kuo’s most recent Mac predictions.