Apple reportedly cans ‘Walkie-Talkie’ feature for the iPhone

Apple reportedly cans ‘Walkie-Talkie’ feature for the iPhone

Apple has canned — at least for now — a “Walkie Talkie” feature planned for the iPhone. The wireless technology project that would have allowed people with iPhones to reach nearby companions in areas without cellular coverage, such as on ski slopes or on hikes in remote areas, reports The Information, quoting two unnamed “people familiar with the project.”

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Analysts: AppleTV+ will have 12 million subscribers by the end of 2020

Analysts: AppleTV+ will have 12 million subscribers by the end of 2020

A new report by Wall Street research firm Cowen — as noted by AppleInsider — predicts that AppleTV +, Apple’s upcoming video streaming service, should rack up 12 million subscriptions by the end of 2020. The analysts think the tech giant will break even in its original content production efforts if it reaches 10 million users. 

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Apple TV+ with only five shows at the start but $9.99 doesn’t sound too attractive

Apple TV+ with only five shows at the start but $9.99 doesn’t sound too attractive

The Apple TV+ streaming service will arrive in November and cost $9.99 per month, according to Bloomberg. The article, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter,” says Apple will start with a small selection (five) of shows, then add more “frequently” over several months. 

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