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Apple TV+: less a rival to Netflix, more a smug religious cult

28 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The launch event for the tech giant's streaming service featured Oprah, Spielberg and plenty of self-indulgence, but little evidence it can catch up with the market leader
If the shows on Apple's new TV service turn out to be as smugly evangelistic, self-indulgent and editorially undisciplined as the launch event for the product , streamed from California on Monday, then it will be very bad news for Apple subscribers and very good news for Netflix, the current market leader. The boring, sprawling 100-minute broadcast ended with Apple CEO Tim Cook tearing up as he delivered a namaste to...
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Apple TV Plus vs Netflix: could Apple eclipse its biggest rival?

Apple TV Plus vs Netflix: could Apple eclipse its biggest rival?

28 days ago   |   By TechRadar

It's finally here: Apple has released its flagship streaming service, Apple TV Plus , at the tech giant's star-studded keynote event at the Steve Jobs theatre in San Cupertino, California. With a parade of Hollywood actors and directors, including Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Aniston taking to the stage to promote their exclusive Apple TV Plus shows, Apple seems to be taking aim at Netflix's popular Originals programming. So, how does the new streaming service differ from Netflix? And could it truly pose a threat to the most popular streaming platform in the world? Read on for our take on...
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Steven Spielberg teases Amazing Stories reboot on Apple TV Plus

28 days ago   |   By CNET

At the Apple event in Cupertino, Spielberg talked about his upcoming reboot of the '80s TV show Amazing Stories, which will debut on Apple's new streaming service.
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Oprah joins the Apple family with two new documentaries

28 days ago   |   By CNET

TV icon Oprah Winfrey announced two documentaries that are set to debut on the new Apple streaming service.
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Oprah Winfrey announces Apple TV+ documentaries and 'stimulating' book club on new streaming service

28 days ago   |   By The Independent

Winfrey has promised to host 'the most stimulating book club on the planet'
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Apple TV+ has Spielberg and Oprah, but no price or launch date

28 days ago   |   By Wired

Apple has finally revealed its Apple TV+ streaming service. But there's no price, launch date or trailers yet
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Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon and more help launch Apple's new streaming service Apple TV +

Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon and more help launch Apple's new streaming service Apple TV +

28 days ago   |   By Radio Times

Apple has unveiled the first details about its new TV streaming service - with the help of some serious star power.
Billed as a rival to Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV + will be the home of new original series on Apple as it seeks to draw new users to its subscription services.
Talk show host Oprah Winfrey, directors Steven Spielberg and JJ Abrams, stars Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston and Jason Momoa all appeared on stage during Apple's live ‘It's Show Time' event.
Everything you need to know about Apple's new TV streaming service
Oprah Winfrey revealed she had two...
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Jennifer Aniston, Steven Spielberg and OPRAH lead star-studded Apple TV+ launch event

Jennifer Aniston, Steven Spielberg and OPRAH lead star-studded Apple TV+ launch event

28 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Apple has announced a new TV streaming service with support from some very big names
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Apple TV+ streaming service announced

Apple TV+ streaming service announced

28 days ago   |   By What Hi-Fi

The wait is over... Apple has confirmed its Apple TV+ video service, as well as an updated Apple TV App and new magazine-incorporating News+ service.
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Apple's TV Streaming Service is Finally Here, and it Has the *Thrilling* Name of Apple TV+

Apple's TV Streaming Service is Finally Here, and it Has the *Thrilling* Name of Apple TV+

28 days ago   |   By Gizmodo

Apple TV and ITV were both taken, obviously.
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Apple finally enters TV streaming space with new Apple TV+ service

Apple finally enters TV streaming space with new Apple TV+ service

28 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

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CUPERTINO, Calif.-It's been a long time and many rumors coming, but Apple has finally unveiled its streaming video service. Dubbed Apple TV+, the service combines some aspects of existing players in the space like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.
At the vanguard of Apple TV+ is Apple's own original programming. The company reportedly spent $1 billion developing TV shows and films to include on the service. Upon announcing the streaming service, Apple showed a video featuring the numerous creators it worked with to create original content for the service-filmmakers including...
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Samsung delays Galaxy Fold launch: Here's the real reason why

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