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October 21, 2017
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Apple adds Amazon Studios alum to its original content team for international role

Apple is expanding its original content team with a new hire from Amazon Studios. Variety reports that Morgan Wandell is joining Apple to develop original content for international audiences after serving a similar role at Amazon. more… 9to5Mac

September 15, 2017
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Apple starts rolling out 4K HDR iTunes content ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

As promised, Apple on Thursday began rolling out 4K HDR movies on its iTunes Store, content that customers will be able to stream using the company’s new Apple TV 4K set-top box come next week. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 1, 2017
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Spotify ousts head of video & podcasts as early original content efforts fail

Spotify’s foray into creating original video content hasn’t garnered as much attention as the company would have liked, despite launching a multitude of shows. Now, Bloomberg reports that the streaming service has ousted its head of original video and podcasting … Continue reading

August 23, 2017
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Snapchat VP says more scripted content should arrive on the platform this year

The effort and innovation of social media services over the last year has been steadily ramping up. Snapchat in particular has been copied by Instagram and Facebook in several different instances as the competition heats up. Now, it looks like Snapchat is going to … Continue reading

May 16, 2017
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Apple seeks programming chief for TV, movie content effort

Apple is looking to hire a chief programmer to lead the company’s original video efforts, suggesting Cupertino intends to expand its content catalog beyond "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke," according to a report on Monday. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

May 6, 2017
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Facebook plans to launch its TV-like original content starting in June

It is no secret that Facebook has been attempting to get into the TV game. Now, according to a report from Business Insider, Facebook is planning to unveil its plans to enter that market next month with two different formats of … Continue reading

April 10, 2017
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Minecraft Pocket Edition’s new community Marketplace will let players buy & sell in-game content

Minecraft announced today on its blog that an upcoming update for the game will bring a new community-driven Marketplace feature to players of the Pocket edition of the game for iPhone, iPad, and other mobile devices. more… Filed under: Apple … Continue reading

March 31, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple hires former YouTube, Spotify exec to further video content ambitions

Apple hires former YouTube, Spotify exec to further video content ambitions

According to a report published Thursday, Apple has hired Shiva Rajaraman, a former YouTube and Spotify executive, to help architect a video content strategy as it takes on established industry players like Netflix. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 25, 2017
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What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely unveiling at Apple’s WWDC event in June, Apple has a … Continue reading

February 9, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple’s latest Safari Technology Preview beta includes MacBook Pro battery life improvements for WebGL content

Apple’s latest Safari Technology Preview beta includes MacBook Pro battery life improvements for WebGL content

Apple seeded its latest beta of Safari for developers yesterday, as it does every two weeks. Whilst the seeds usually contain little of interest to non-developers, the newest seed (Release 23) includes a few interesting changes. Most notably, it includes Mac laptop battery life improvements for … Continue reading

January 6, 2017
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Cute thermal printer turns your iPhone content into Post-It-style sticky notes

I may live a paperless life myself, but not everyone does. If you’re someone who prefers physical reminders of things you need to do, the Mangoslab Nemonic may be for you: it’s a small thermal printer that can print anything on … Continue reading

December 26, 2016
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Binge on video, read until your heart’s content, and more with the best apps for your new iPad or iPhone

Not only can you work with it, but that new iPad of yours is going to be how you relax and how you stay informed — AppleInsider picks the apps that should’ve come in the box. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 30, 2016
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Netflix enables downloads of select content for offline viewing on iOS, Android

Netflix has deployed the ability to download select TV shows and movies from its catalog, with most of the initial offerings coming from the company’s unique programming. AppleInsider – Frontpage News