WSJ: Apple spent $15M per episode on its upcoming ‘See’ drama for Apple TV+

We’re several months away from the launch of Apple TV+, Apple’s home for original TV and movies. A new report from The Wall Street Journal today takes a broader look at the expanding production budgets of streaming TV services. more… The post WSJ: Apple spent $ 15M per episode on its upcoming ‘See’ drama for […]

Apple reaches deal with Vox for upcoming Apple News subscription service, report says

Bloomberg reports this evening that Apple has signed another publisher to its upcoming premium Apple News subscription service. According to the report, Apple has inked a deal with Vox to be a part of the service. more… The post Apple reaches deal with Vox for upcoming Apple News subscription service, report says appeared first on […]

Chrome 73 for desktops rolling out w/ Mac Dark Mode support, upcoming settings changes

The latest release of Google Chrome is rolling out today for Mac, Windows, and Linux. On desktops, Chrome 73 introduces a handful of changes related to syncing and account sign-in, as well as developer support for hardware media keys and Auto Picture-in-Picture. However, the most significant user-facing addition is a Dark Mode for macOS. more… The post Chrome 73 […]

Eve shares new details and release timeline for upcoming HomeKit Energy Strip and Light Strip

Connected home company Eve (formerly Elgato) is back again at CES with an update on its previously announced Eve Energy Strip and Eve Light Strip. Last year at CES the company introduced the Eve Room and Button and later restructured its focus exclusively on smart home devices. more… The post Eve shares new details and […]

Latest ‘Apple News Exclusive’ shares excerpt from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming memoir

In a continued effort to push the Apple News platform, Apple has today published an exclusive story, giving an excerpt from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming book, Becoming. more… The post Latest ‘Apple News Exclusive’ shares excerpt from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming memoir appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Apple reportedly signs lease for offices near upcoming Mount Vernon Square flagship store

A new report outlines Apple’s apparent plan to establish an office presence near its upcoming store in Washington, D.C.’s former Carnegie Library. According to the publication Bisnow, Apple has signed an agreement to lease a full floor of the Anthem Row development at 700 K St. NW. more… The post Apple reportedly signs lease for […]

Multiple leaks highlight yellow S Pen, 1TB storage capacity in upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Multiple leaks for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 have recently surfaced, claiming the iPhone competitor will offer up to 1 terabyte of capacity using internal storage and microSD cards, with all of the leaks notably being sourced from Samsung’s own marketing channels. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Kristen Wiig departs upcoming Apple comedy series due to Wonder Woman scheduling conflicts

One of Apple’s most high-profile original content efforts has lost its leading star, according to a new report from Variety. Kristen Wiig was slated to feature in a comedy series from Apple, but has since dropped out due to scheduling difficulties… more… 9to5Mac

Gallery: Apple promotes upcoming Shinjuku store and Japanese retail expansion with vivid imagery, neon signage

After revealing the location of a new retail store in Tokyo earlier this week, Apple is now promoting the grand opening of Apple Shinjuku with a new neon-themed video, signage, and promotional imagery on the company’s Japanese website. more… 9to5Mac

Apple shares first teaser for its upcoming Carpool Karaoke spin-off destined to Apple Music

During The Grammys this evening, Apple debuted the first advertisement for its Carpool Karaoke spin-off. The ad gives the first look at the premise of Apple’s version of the hit concept, which originally appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

DirecTV Now Supports Single Sign-on for Upcoming ‘TV’ App on iOS and Apple TV

Apple’s upcoming iOS 10.2 and tvOS 10.1 updates will bring a new “TV” app where users will be able to view much of their TV and movie content from across various apps, all centrally located to make it easy to pick up where you left off and receive recommendations on additional content. The new TV […]

Upcoming YouTube Go app minimizes data usage with previews, quality controls, phone-to-phone transfer

If you love watching YouTube videos on the move but hate large data bills, Google has good news for you: it is introducing YouTube Go, an app specifically designed to minimize mobile data usage. The bad news is that YouTube Go will initially be available only in India, but the company has said that it will […]