Disney films in 4K HDR on Apple iTunes Store

Disney films can now be rented and purchased in UHD on iTunes. While it is focusing on expanding its own streaming empire, Disney is still playing ball with third-party storefronts and has made the switch to 4K on Apple’s platform, reports 9to5Mac. The report notes that a deal has been several years in the making, […]

Netflix to add 4K support on newer Macs

The latest update to the Mac operating system – macOS Big Sur – will add support for 4K viewing of Netflix, but only on a few devices. The 4K support was discovered in a beta build of the OS in June, and now it has been confirmed by Netflix – though on a much more […]

Apple rolls out tvOS 14 update

Apple has rolled out its latest major tvOS software update for its Apple TV set top box devices. The update, initially announced at Apple’s WWDC event in June, includes a number of new features and performance upgrades for the device, with the largest focused around gaming. The biggest new feature of tvOS 14 is a […]

Apple officially unveils Apple One services bundle

Apple has announced a bundle of its subscription services dubbed Apple One.  Announced at its ‘Time Flies’ event, the basic Individual plan will include access to Apple Music, SVOD Apple TV+, game service Apple Arcade and 50GB of iCloud storage for US$14.95 per month. By comparison, Apple Music normally costs US$9.99 per month, while Apple […]

‘Apple One’ services bundle could launch this week

Apple could launch a bundle of its consumer services ‘within days’, claims a new report. The company will run a digital event from its Cupertino campus on September 15, where it is expected to unveil its latest range of iPhones along with revealing further details of its ongoing shift towards being a services-first vendor. Apple […]

Apple gets channels boost with hire of former Disney exec Tim Connolly

Apple has continued its hiring spree of top Hollywood industry insiders with the reported appointment of former Disney and Quibi exec Tim Connolly. As spotted by the Telegraph, Connolly – the former VP digital distribution and new product development at Disney, SVP head of partnerships and distribution at Hulu and, for a year, head of […]

New Apple TV reportedly on the way for 2021

Apple is reportedly preparing to release a new Apple TV set top box. According to a Bloomberg report, the company is developing a new unit which has a faster processor and an upgraded remote controller. The report adds that Apple is looking to implement a new feature that will make it easier to find the […]

Apple officially launches Showtime and CBS All Access bundle with ViacomCBS

Apple has officially launched its first streaming bundle in a deal with ViacomCBS. As previously reported, the iPhone maker has partnered with ViacomCBS to offer Apple TV+ customers access to a bundle of CBS All Access’s ad-free tier and Showtime for US$9.99 per month via Apple Channels. The services separately cost a combined total of […]

Apple to add 4K Netflix support to Macs

In what will surely be a welcome update to Mac users, Netflix may finally stream in 4K UHD on Apple computers with the upcoming Big Sur operating system. Despite boasting ultra high resolution displays, Netflix users have not been able to take advantage of the hardware to stream their favourite shows and movies in UHD […]

Apple reportedly poaches Amazon’s DeLorenzo as it looks to sports

Apple has reportedly hired Amazon’s James DeLorenzo as it looks to make a push towards sports for Apple TV. According to a report from Recode Media, the iPhone maker, which has aspirations to make the Apple TV app something akin to the ‘Google of the TV’, wants to put greater emphasis on live sports content, […]