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Apple TV 4 coming in October for under $200, Apple TV 3 stays & gets new streaming service
/ August 31, 2015 4:45 pm
Apple TV 4 coming in October for under $200, Apple TV 3 stays & gets new streaming service

9to5Mac reports "The new Apple TV will come at a premium price compared with the current model, which was originally priced at $99 from its launch in 2012, then was reduced to $69 this March. As the new box will be considerably more expensive than popular alternatives from Roku, Google and Amazon, Apple plans to keep the $69 third-generation device for sale as an entry level model within the Apple TV product line. The new Apple TV 4 will be very similar to the current model in appearance, but it will be thicker and slightly wider, sources say.". Read More

Apple will reportedly debut a new Apple TV in September, subscription TV coming later
/ July 30, 2015 4:47 pm
Apple will reportedly debut a new Apple TV in September, subscription TV coming later

VentureBeat reports "The new Apple TV was very likely intended to be the star of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference event in June, but the company scrapped the launch because the product — and certainly the subscription TV service — was not ready. ". Read More

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Which Brands Are Advertising on Apple Music?
/ July 23, 2015 2:06 pm
Which Brands Are Advertising on Apple Music?

Billboard reports "McDonald's, Nordstrom, Home Depot and Walgreens are some of the brands currently running ads on Apple's new streaming service that launched June 30. Last month, Apple unveiled Apple Music -- its app combining iTunes, radio programming, a live show called Beats 1, and a social-media portal for artists called Connect.". Read More

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Apple patent shows TV remote with fingerprint scanner, smart home capabilities
/ July 23, 2015 2:01 pm
Apple patent shows TV remote with fingerprint scanner, smart home capabilities

Mashable reports "In a patent application posted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's website on Thursday (first spotted by Patently Apple), Apple detailed technology for a specialized TV remote control which could be used to access a person's TV preferences, bypass passcodes for services such as Netflix, enable child proofing and even control smart products in the home, such as garage doors and thermostats.". Read More

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Missing Facebook and Snapchat apps hardly prove the Apple Watch is a dud
/ July 20, 2015 3:43 pm
Missing Facebook and Snapchat apps hardly prove the Apple Watch is a dud

VentureBeat reports "Some companies will have apps in both the Top 20 Watch apps and the Top 20 iPhone apps. Other companies’ apps will be popular among Watch users, and less so among iPhone users, and vice versa.". Read More

Indie labels back Apple Music after decision to pay artists during free trial
/ June 24, 2015 2:34 pm
Indie labels back Apple Music after decision to pay artists during free trial

The Verge reports "Apple owes Taylor Swift a big thank you. Days after the iPhone-maker reversed its decision not to pay artists during Apple Music's three-month free trial — a change of heart brought about in no small part by Swift's intervention — the world's biggest indie labels have said they're now backing Apple Music." . Read More

One of the PS4’s best indie games is now on iOS
/ June 11, 2015 3:13 pm
One of the PS4’s best indie games is now on iOS

The Verge reports "The PlayStation 4 is home to some of the best indie games around, but even still, Transistor stands out among the best. Its beautiful, isometric cyberpunk world coupled with an incredible turn-based battle system made the game an instant classic when it launched on PS4 and PC last year. Now iOS gamers can see what all of the fuss is about — developer Supergiant Games just launched Transistor on iPhone and iPad.". Read More

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