A previously reported “Netflix for Games” subscription service that Apple has been working on may be shown at the Apple Event scheduled for Monday, March 25th. Bloomberg reports that beyond Apple’s News and Video services which are expected to debut on Monday, Apple may be ready to unveil a similar gaming service. Apple is also working on a premium games subscription for its App Store and discussing it with potential partners, according…

Japanese Mac blog Macotakara posted a new report tonight which indicates that Apple will maintain the Lightning connector on the 2019 iPhones but may finally be including a 18W Fast Charger and USB-C to Lightning cable. In addition, the next iPhone seems to continue to adopt the Lightning connector, but the charging cable has been changed to the USB-C to Lightning cable, and it seems that the attached power adapter may also…

Apple will debut its rumored television service on Monday, and ahead of the event, The Washington Post has shared some new details on the planning that has gone into Apple’s TV service. When deciding how to distribute its original television content and at what cost, Apple reportedly considered offering free television shows to customers who paid the extra fee for AppleCare for their Mac and iOS devices. Apple also considered an offering…

Apple has inked a deal with Vox for Vox to become a part of its upcoming subscription service that will be available in Apple News, reports Bloomberg. Vox is owned by Vox Media, which also owns the Verge, Recode, Eater, and SB Nation, but Apple’s deal is only for the Vox site for now. Vox does not have a subscription offering at the current time, but Vox CEO Jim Bankoff recently said…

Just ahead of when Apple plans to launch a new subscription video service that will give customers access to bundled cable channels, Comcast has introduced Xfinity Flex, a streaming service that combines video on demand content, ad-supported, free live streaming content, and access to add-on subscription apps. Xfinity Flex is priced at $5 per month and is available to customers who subscribe to Comcast’s Xfinity internet service. It comes with a 4K…

Amid launch rumors that Apple is preparing to release the AirPower sometime soon, the Cupertino company has finally secured the rights to the AirPower trademark. To get the AirPower trademark, Apple had to jump through quite a few hoops over the course of the last few months, ultimately seeming to purchase access from a company that had previously applied for the trademark. Apple first attempted to trademark the AirPower name in the…

Apple today updated a number of its video-related Mac apps, including Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, and iMovie. Most of the updates are minor in scale, focusing on bug fixes and under-the-hood performance improvements. For all four apps, Apple has added a feature that detects media files that could be incompatible with future versions of macOS after Mojave. In Final Cut Pro and iMovie, these files will be converted to a compatible…

Apple in March debuted second-generation AirPods, featuring several updates over the original massively popular wireless earbuds of the same name. So what’s improved in the new AirPods compared to the older model, and what’s stayed the same? Read on to find out. Price of New AirPods vs. Old AirPods Buying Apple’s original AirPods was straightforward as they came with a single $159 price tag, but that’s changed with the second-generation models. The…

AltConf, a popular alternative conference that takes place at the same time as Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, is returning in 2019. Developers unable to get a ticket to WWDC can instead attend AltConf to meet and mingle with others in the iOS and macOS communities. This year’s AltConf event will take place at the Marriott San Jose, located close to the McEnery Conference Center where WWDC will be held. AltConf will kick…

Michelle Dockery, best know for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in PBS’s “Downton Abbey,” has signed on to star in “Defending Jacob,” one of the TV shows Apple has ordered. “Defending Jacob” is a thriller based on William Landay’s bestselling novel of the same title. The book covers the murder of a 14-year-old boy and his friend Jacob, who may have committed the crime. Image credit: Shutterstock Described as a character-driven…