Apple TV users gives high marks to the set-top box’s user interface

Apple TV users gives high marks to the set-top box’s user interface

New research from Parks Associates finds 70% of US broadband households with a major video service consider its user interface (UI) to be good, with 48% rating it "very good," and these scores impact their willingness to recommend the service to others. Apple TV owners give high marks to the set-top box’s UI.

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IHS Markit: Apple TV+, Disney+ adoption will be hindered by ‘limited reach’

IHS Markit: Apple TV+, Disney+ adoption will be hindered by ‘limited reach’

As noted by RapidTV News, the industry has already placed huge expectation on the November launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ but research from IHS Markit warns that such direct-to-consumer services will likely encounter limited subscriber growth compared with competitive offerings.

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Amazon Music now available on Apple TV

Amazon Music now available on Apple TV

Amazon announced today that the new Amazon Music app is available for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD units that are running tvOS 12.0 or later.

Download the Amazon Music app from the Apple TV App Store and you’ll get access to stream millions of songs, thousands of playlists, and a wide variety of stations. Amazon also has global playlists available, including Pop Culture (songs from the current pop music world) and Rap Rotation (hip-hop).

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How to pair a wireless controller with your Apple TV

How to pair a wireless controller with your Apple TV

I really like most of the games in Apple Arcade, Apple’s gaming streaming service that allows you to play games on — and across — Macs, iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, and Apple TVs. And I really like that you can pair a PlayStation DUALSHOCK 4 or Xbox Wireless Controller for gameplay. Here’s how to connect of the controllers to your Apple TV:

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Apple looks to snatch up rights to ‘A Christmas Carol’ with Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell

Apple looks to snatch up rights to ‘A Christmas Carol’ with Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell

Apple is apparently getting the rights to A Christmas Carol, a live action musical based on the Charles Dickens’ classic that will  star Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell, reports Variety. It will arrive later this year on Apple TV+, although it could get a limited theatrical release first.

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It’s heeere! macOS Catalina is ready for download

It’s heeere! macOS Catalina is ready for download

macOS Catalina is now available as a free software update for Macs introduced in mid-2012 or later. It adds support for the new Apple Arcade service, new Mac versions of Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV apps, a new feature called Sidecar, and more.

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Apple looks into a method for simultaneously streaming different versions of a movie or TV show

Apple looks into a method for simultaneously streaming different versions of a movie or TV show

Apple has filed for a patent (number 2019029348) for “simultaneous playback for multiple audience members with different visual and audio needs.” It would, apparently, take advantage of its TV app to stream different versions of the same movie, TV show, or video to folks with different needs/wants.

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