The current $179/$199 Apple TV 4K is too pricey for what it does, but a cheaper model could launch in the fall to better compete with other streaming boxes.
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Apple may be very close to landing a deal to bring NFL Sunday Ticket to Apple TV+. This is a rumor we've been hearing for quite some time, but it sounds like things may be close to wrapping up. Or even already done, depending on who you ask.
Apple continues to work on a smart soundbar that would have a FaceTime camera for video calls and provide HomePod and Apple TV functionality.
The Apple TV app supports adding your favorite sports team(s), letting you get notified when they are about to start playing, or even when exciting things are happening in the game. And it looks like Apple wants to make it so you can get more information about your favorite teams from another app. And it may arrive with the next software update for iOS.
While Netflix has kept things pretty straightforward with its on-demand philosophy, other streaming services have branched out quite a bit. Offering up a variety of different combinations of on-demand and live streaming. For its part, Apple TV+ has kept things strictly on-demand, but that could be changing in the near future.
Apple isn't quite the biggest name when it comes to streaming sports. While it does try to offer up some features for the fans out there, including notifications for upcoming games and high-profile moments in those matches, it's not the go-to place like some other services are. That could be changing in the near future, though.
Apple TV+ is primarily focused on original content. This leans into TV shows, films, and documentaries. However, there's still room for growth with a streaming service that doesn't appear too concerned with buying a large library of content.
Apple is doing interesting things with the Find My network. Earlier this month it opened things up to third-party accessories, and, of course, launched the AirTag item tracker. But Siri apparently thinks Apple isn't quite done just yet.
Multiple sources are reporting that Friday, May 21 is the day that the new, redesigned 24-inch iMac, iPad Pro and Apple TV 4K shall begin shipping to customers.
Apple plans to release its new iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5 and tvOS 14.5 software updates today around 10am PT / 1pm ET, bringing new features to iPhone, iPad and Apple TV customers.
The Apple TV hasn't been refreshed for nearly four years and the full-size HomePod speaker is no more. According to a new report, however, Apple is working on a new accessory that would provide some Apple TV and HomePod features along with a built-in camera for video calling.
The next Apple TV could introduce a new 120Hz display refresh rate option that would make gaming, watching high-frame-rate videos and navigating the user interface much smoother.