Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Apple releases a full trailer for The Morning Show

Apple is said to be spending a couple billion dollars over 2018 and 2019 on the development of exclusive original programming. That’s a lot of TV! It’s nothing compared to the $12 billion Netflix spent on content in 2018, but it’s still a very big investment. What can you get …

Why Disney’s video bundle will force Apple to bundle Apple TV+

It’s amazing how one company can change how you view pricing in an entire market. More than a year ago, I made some guesses about how Apple would roll out its still-forthcoming TV streaming service. I was a symbol away from getting the name right, and guessed that “Apple TV”—we …

Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Apple releases new trailer for The Morning Show

Apple is said to be spending a couple billion dollars over 2018 and 2019 on the development of exclusive original programming. That’s a lot of TV! It’s nothing compared to the $12 billion Netflix spent on content in 2018, but it’s still a very big investment. What can you get …

Hulu with Live TV review: The abundant streaming bundle

For $45 per month, Hulu with Live TV creates a great value by combining lots of popular channels with Hulu’s existing on-demand service (normally $8 per month). It’s also customizable, with options to add more DVR storage, additional streams, and fewer commercials, and its user interface—while occasionally overwhelming—has a way …

FuboTV review: This service streams lots of sports channels, but not ESPN

Of all the streaming TV bundles available today, FuboTV is the most peculiar. Ostensibly aimed at sports fans, Fubo’s $45-per-month package doesn’t include ESPN, which is the largest sports network of them all. A lot of the coverage sports fans expect, such as Monday Night Football and a wide swath …

Disney+ and Netflix couldn’t be more different

Disney appeared to drop a bomb on Netflix this week by announcing a $13-per-month bundle for all its streaming services. When it launches on November 12, the package will include Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+, all for the same price as Netflix’s most popular plan. (Disney+ will cost $7 per month …

How to fix a Spotify playlist’s original order after sorting by category

Spotify has a handsome macOS app for accessing and making playlists, searching its library of music and other audio, and playing it back. But there’s a mystery in its lists: If you click a column heading for a playlist, album, or other view to sort by ascending or descending order, …

How to get a single channel guide for both over-the-air and streaming TV

While you might not need an antenna to cut the cable cord, using one can provide additional channels, more expansive DVR options, and better video quality than what you’d get with streaming alone. The problem is that an antenna, on its own, doesn’t integrate with the other streaming services you’re …

Apple’s Q3 2019 results: Evolving from the iPhone to Wearables and Services

Apple’s latest quarterly results are in, and they’re exactly what you’d expect: the portrait of a company that’s massively profitable and successful, but whose main product is lagging behind while new product lines are growing just fast enough to make up the difference. I guess we yawn at $53.8 billion …

Here’s a better DVR for streaming cable channels

For a certain kind of cord-cutter, combining over-the-air broadcasts and cable channels into a single DVR has always been the dream scenario. While we’ve seen several attempts in the past—including Dish Network’s AirTV, FitzyTV, and HDHomeRun’s ill-fated Premium TV service—none are quite as elegant as what Channels DVR is launching …