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September 14, 2019
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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as streaming wars heat up

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday announced his resignation from Apple’s board of directors, a move that comes just two months before the two companies will go head-to-head in the highly competitive video streaming business. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 19, 2019
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Apple has sports ambitions, but not interested in streaming games

Apple appears to be making moves to try and change how people watch sports, as a report into how a small team working on the sports section of the Apple TV app and Apple TV interface operates indicates the iPhone … Continue reading

February 20, 2019
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Spectrum launching $15 ‘TV Essentials’ streaming bundle on Apple TV in March

With streaming TV becoming an option for users who are looking to cut the cord but still want live television, many companies such as Sony, Hulu, YouTube, and Sling have launched their own streaming TV service. Today, it looks like … Continue reading

February 17, 2019
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Everything we know so far about Apple’s streaming video service [Poll]

The launch of Apple’s long-rumored streaming video service is closer than ever. After building an executive team and signing numerous TV shows and movies, Apple is seemingly set to launch its video service in 2019. Here’s everything we know so … Continue reading

February 11, 2019
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EPIX launches standalone streaming service ‘NOW’, available on iOS and Apple TV with exclusive original content

Have you longed for a television series based on Batman’s butler, Alfred? Perhaps a subscription to the EPIX NOW streaming service might be in order, as the MGM-owned channel announced this weekend the launch of its standalone streaming service. First reported by Deadline, … Continue reading

January 3, 2019
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Charter officially releases new Spectrum TV streaming app for Apple TV

Spectrum today has officially released its new Apple TV application after rolling out support for Zero sign-on last month. The new Spectrum TV app allows subscribers to watch Spectrum content – live and on-demand – via their Apple TV. more… The post … Continue reading

August 8, 2018
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Cook says Apple not in music streaming for the money, touts human content curation

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down to discuss Apple Music and its place in the burgeoning music streaming world, once again touting the service’s human content curation as a key benefit over competitors like Spotify. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 3, 2018
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Comparing the six major live TV streaming services for cord cutters

For all the appeal of services like Netflix and HBO Now, some people just can’t bear to part with live TV when they cut the cord. Here are the major options DirecTV Now, Playstation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live … Continue reading

June 7, 2018
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Siri can interact with streaming media apps like Spotify in iOS 12

Apple appears to be relaxing its grip on Siri’s media capabilities, as the company is building a new "Play Media" integration into iOS 12 that opens the door to compatibility with third-party streaming services like Spotify. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 10, 2018
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Apple to sell third-party streaming service subscriptions through ‘TV’ app, report says

Perhaps offering a glimpse at Apple’s master plan for video, the company is reportedly planning to sell subscriptions to third-party services through its "TV" app for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 1, 2018
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April Fools’ Day 2018: Standolier by Twelve South, Lego’s VacuSort, Streaming Socks from Roku, more

It’s April 1st, which means tech companies everywhere are taking part in April Fools’ Day. As has become a ritual in the tech industry, companies are using today to introduce a variety of “products,” some more funny than others. Read … Continue reading

February 28, 2018
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Activists call for boycott of Apple and Amazon over National Rifle Association streaming app

Following a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., gun control activists are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Apple and Amazon as the two companies host the National Rifle Association’s NRAtv channel on their respective … Continue reading

December 21, 2017
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Amazon Prime Video Apple TV app updated for 5.1 sound in UHD content, NFL streaming only on newer units [u]

On a recently updated document, Amazon has retracted claims that 5.1 sound is available in the early versions of the Amazon Prime Video app for the Apple TV, and that live streaming of Amazon channels and Thursday Night Football has … Continue reading