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Apple TV Remote App Gains Support for New Screen Sizes, Password AutoFill

Apple today updated its Apple TV Remote app for iOS devices to introduce several new features for the 2018 iPhone lineup and the iOS 12 update, which was released this morning. The app now supports new screen sizes, making it compatible with the upcoming 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max and the upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone XR. The …

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Apple Releases tvOS 12 With New Aerial Screensavers, Zero Sign-On, Dolby Atmos Support and More

Apple today released tvOS 12, the latest operating system designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models. tvOS 12 comes after a months-long beta testing period that saw Apple release a total of 10 tvOS 12 betas ahead of the golden master version of the software. Like all tvOS updates, tvOS 12 is minor …

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Apple Video Execs to Scope Out Movies at the Toronto International Film Festival

Apple executives in charge of the company’s video efforts will be attending the Toronto International Film Festival this week to scope out potential movie acquisitions, reports Variety. The site says that at least one of the top programming executives, which includes Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, will be at the festival to look for …

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Ninth Beta of tvOS 12 Now Available for Registered Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the ninth beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the eighth beta and more than two months after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV, the tvOS 12 developer beta can …

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Eighth Beta of tvOS 12 Now Available for Registered Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the eighth beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the seventh beta and more than two months after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV, the tvOS 12 developer beta can …

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Apple's Upcoming Drama Based on Child Journalist Hilde Lysiak Gains Lead Actress

Child actress Brooklynn Prince has been cast in the lead role of Apple’s upcoming drama series that’s based on the life of young journalist Hilde Lysiak, reports Deadline. Eight-year-old actress Prince is known for playing Moonee in “The Florida Project,” and she is currently working with Angelina Jolie and Sam Rockwell on “The One and …

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Apple Developing New TV Show Based on Bestselling Novel 'Pachinko'

Apple has secured the rights to create a new TV series based on Min Jin Lee’s bestselling 2017 novel “Pachinko,” reports Variety. “Pachinko,” a National Book Award finalist, chronicles the lives of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they migrate to and establish a life in Japan. The story begins in 1911 …

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Apple Offering Pilot of Hulu's 'Castle Rock' Stephen King Series for Free in TV App

Apple is letting anyone in the United States with an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV watch the pilot episode of Hulu’s new series Castle Rock for free through its TV app. The episode is available now for users in the U.S., and it will live in Apple’s TV app for two weeks (via Engadget). This …

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Game of Thrones Star Jason Momoa Scores Lead Role in Apple's 'See' Futuristic Drama Series

“Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa, who played Khal Drogo in the well-known HBO series, has been cast in the lead role in Apple’s upcoming futuristic drama series “See,” reports Variety. “See” has been described as an epic world-building drama set in the future, with little additional information available on the series at this time. …

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Third Beta of tvOS 12 Now Available for Registered Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after releasing the second beta and a month after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV, the tvOS 12 developer beta can be …

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Apple Plans English-Language Adaptation of French Show 'Calls'

In the latest piece of news surrounding Apple’s original television content plans, the company has given a series order to an adaptation of the French series “Calls,” which aired in France beginning in 2017 (via Variety). Created by Timothée Hochet, “Calls” is described as a short-form series that tells stories via snippets of audio taken …

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Westworld's James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood to Star in Upcoming Carpool Karaoke Episode

Apple today announced that this Friday’s episode of “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” will feature James Marsden (Teddy) and Evan Rachel Wood (Dolores), two of the main characters in HBO’s popular “Westworld” series. A trailer for the new episode was shared on YouTube, depicting the duo singing songs like “Ironic” by Alanis Morissette and an improvised …

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Apple to Develop Kids Programming in Partnership With Sesame Workshop

Apple is partnering up with Sesame Workshop to create a range of programming for children, reports Variety. The partnership was established by Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, who have been heading up Apple’s video efforts. Sesame Workshop is a non-profit organization that develops educational children’s programs such as “Sesame Street,” a popular, well-known, long-running …

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 11.4.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 11.4.1 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the first tvOS 11.4.1 beta and two weeks after releasing tvOS 11.4, an update that introduced support for AirPlay 2. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new tvOS 11.4.1 developer …

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