Tag: original

Three Apple original films to hit theaters this fall ahead of Apple TV+ debut

Theatrical release dates for Apple original films "The Banker," "Hala" and "The Elephant Queen" have been set ahead of their respective debuts on subscription video service Apple TV+, the first… Read more »

Rumor: Apple to launch ‘AirPods 2’ on March 29, discontinue original AirPods model

An unsubstantiated rumor claims Apple’s original AirPods wireless earbuds will reach end of life status in late March, with a successor model slated to hit store shelves immediately thereafter. AppleInsider… Read more »

EPIX launches standalone streaming service ‘NOW’, available on iOS and Apple TV with exclusive original content

Have you longed for a television series based on Batman’s butler, Alfred? Perhaps a subscription to the EPIX NOW streaming service might be in order, as the MGM-owned channel announced this weekend… Read more »

Apple reportedly offers Apple Watch Series 2 replacement for certain original and Series 1 repairs

A report on Monday claims Apple is allowing authorized repair facilities to offer hardware upgrades to owners of first-generation Apple Watch and Apple Watch Series 1 units in need of… Read more »

Apple hires yet another veteran TV programming exec for its original content efforts

As part of its growing original content efforts, Apple has hired programming veteran Michelle Lee to join its worldwide video department, as reported by Variety. Lee has previously worked on… Read more »

Apple adds Amazon Studios alum to its original content team for international role

Apple is expanding its original content team with a new hire from Amazon Studios. Variety reports that Morgan Wandell is joining Apple to develop original content for international audiences after serving a similar… Read more »

Spotify ousts head of video & podcasts as early original content efforts fail

Spotify’s foray into creating original video content hasn’t garnered as much attention as the company would have liked, despite launching a multitude of shows. Now, Bloomberg reports that the streaming… Read more »

What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely… Read more »

Apple reportedly making original music videos in-house for Apple Music artists

In an interesting development, Pitchfork reports that Apple is making music videos for artists in-house. It claims the music videos for Pharrell William’s ‘Freedom’, Drake’s ‘Energy’ and Eminem’s ‘Phenomenal’ were… Read more »