Monday, 10 December, 2018

IPhone owners won’t have to pay to watch Apple’s original programming

Apple TV Apple is loading up with original content
Julia Gonzales | 12 October, 2018, 05:12

Until recently, it had been lumped in the same speculative basket as Apple HDTVs and Apple self-driving cars.

And now consumers have another reason to choose that iPhone over an Android phone: free original content. Let's just hope that original content is of the quality users are used to seeing on competing video streaming services.

Apple's first original TV show, Planet of the Apps, was a flop, but the company has lots of new content in the works-$1 billion worth.

But while Apple's stable of TV shows might not cost Apple device owners anything at first, the company has other long-term plans in the area.

Apple wants to keep its streaming service open to a wide audience, and plans to do so by curating shows that the entire family can watch together.

Hubble’s Another Gyroscope Fails Forcing It To Go Into ‘Safe Mode’
The other three remaining gyros which are available for use for technically enhanced as well as to get a longer operational lives. The telescope could work with as few as one or two gyroscopes , although that leaves little room for additional breakdowns.

Last month, the Wall Street Journal reported that he had personally shelved Vital Signs, a show based on the life of rapper and Beats Electronics co-founder Dr Dre, because a preview episode had drug use and sex scenes. But once Apple launches their new digital service, it will be where users find the original content that Apple is spending all this money on.

The new service, which doesn't yet have a name but is definitely not going to be called iTV (someone's got that, apparently), will include existing content from big names, plus new stuff cooked up by the geniuses at Apple. A revamped app will debut early next year.

The service's Apple-produced content will be free to Apple device owners, while the subscription "channels" (such as HBO in the US) that sit next to it in Apple's TV app will allow users to subscribe to them.

As of Thursday, iOS 12 has been loaded on 50 percent of all iOS devices, which includes iPhones and iPads, according to Apple's App Store Distribution page.

We'll be keeping a close eye on this one as it develops.

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