PSA: Unable to connect to Disney+? It’s not just you, it’s them…

Disney+ launched slightly early today, the iOS and Android apps giving access ahead of the official launch at 3 am ET – but some subscribers have found themselves seeing an ‘Unable to connect to Disney+’ message… more… The post PSA: Unable to connect to Disney+? It’s not just you, it’s them… appeared first on 9to5Mac. […]

Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s board of directors ahead of Apple TV+ and Disney+ launches

Even though Disney’s CEO Bob Iger previously suggested that the impending launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ wouldn’t mean he’d have to leave Apple’s board of directors, we’ve learned today that he has resigned that position. more… The post Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s board of directors ahead of Apple TV+ and Disney+ launches appeared […]

Brief Thoughts: Questionable RF lawsuit, Apple TV+ vs. Disney+, Siri listening & more

Every week has dozens of things going on at any given time, too many to talk about in real-time. Here’s what we think about this week’s radio frequency revelations and lawsuits, Disney rolling heavy at the D23 expo in regards to Disney+, the workers responsible for listening to Siri recordings, an inadvertent iOS 12 jailbreak […]

Disney announces bundle with Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ for $12.99 per month

Disney today announced the long-awaited bundle option for its collection of streaming services. When Disney+ launches on November 12, you’ll be able to sign up for a bundle of Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu for $ 12.99 per month. more… The post Disney announces bundle with Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ for $ 12.99 per month appeared […]

Disney says it will launch its own streaming service & end partnership with Netflix in 2019

During its earnings report this afternoon, Disney announced that it will cut ties with Netflix in favor of creating its own streaming service. Come 2019, Disney says that it will launch its own streaming service, while the long-awaited ESPN streaming service will launch in early 2018… more… 9to5Mac

Apple, Google, Disney Unlikely to Bid for Twitter Buyout, Claims Report

Twitter shares took a tumble yesterday following reports that neither Apple nor Google are interested in making a bid for the social media company. Last month, Twitter shares rose 20 percent after rumors emerged that it had received takeover approaches from several tech giants and that its board of directors was open to a deal, […]

Disney Officially Lays Out Plans for Cessation of ‘Disney Infinity’ Services

After announcing the discontinuation of the Disney Infinity franchise in May, Avalanche Studios and Disney Interactive Studios — the game’s developer and publisher, respectively — remained relatively quiet on the specific timeline of the game’s imminent demise. After the announcement, Disney still launched three new characters from Alice: Through the Looking Glass, and introduced its […]

Disney says it won’t make any future updates to its Disney Infinity 3.0 game for Apple TV

Shortly after Apple released the fourth-gen Apple TV last year, Disney announced a $ 100 Disney Infinity 3.0 bundle based on Star Wars that included a controller and a Disney Infinity figurine stand. The package was designed to encourage people to download and play Disney Infinity 3.0 on their Apple TV, but now it looks […]

Disney animators use iPad Pro to sketch characters such as Mickey and Olaf

Just a short while after the Pixar development team got their hands on the iPad Pro and praised the device’s palm rejection, Disney’s design team spent the day testing Apple’s latest tablet. Disney’s team of designers used the iPad Pro to sketch a variety of different characters from Disney classics, including Olaf from Frozen and […]

Disney, Apple Arguing Over Channels to be Included in New Streaming Television Service

Disney is one of the partners Apple is working with on its upcoming streaming television service, and according to a new report from The Street, Disney and Apple are disagreeing over how many Disney-owned channels will be available in Apple’s television content bundle. Disney is pushing Apple to include most of its channel offerings, while […]