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Why Apple TV+ Will Fail

Q. What do you think of the new Apple TV video service? Do you think it will do well? Should I subscribe? — Cindy, Fairfax, Virginia. Cindy,  that’s a great question. There are hundreds of companies trying to get a piece of the action in the increasingly competitive fight for the video audience. But I

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DIRECTV Now Offers Free Apple TV With Sub

DIRECTV Now is now offering a free Apple TV (32GB) with 4K HDR content if you agree to pre-pay for three months of the live streaming service. The offer is only available to new customers. The AT&T-owned streamer previously included the Apple TV device in a bundle with a four month subscription paid in advance.

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Apple TV (Finally) Adds Amazon Video App

Apple today finally added the Amazon Video app to the Apple TV streaming lineup, the first concrete sign that relations between the two industry giants have normalized. The two companies had been feuding since 2015 when Amazon announced it would stop selling Apple devices that competed directly with its devices, such as Fire TV devices

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DIRECTV Now Will Give You a Free Apple TV

DIRECTV Now is now offering a free Apple TV (32GB) with 4K HDR content if you agree to pre-pay for four months of the live streaming service. The deal is unquestionably a good value if you’ve been considering buying the new version of the Apple TV. Four months of DIRECTV Now’s basic plan (“Live a

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Amazon Bites Apple With New $69 Fire TV With 4K & HDR

Amazon yesterday stole Apple’s thunder by announcing it will launch a new $69 Fire TV streaming device that supports 4K and HDR. Apple earlier this month introduced a new Apple TV device that can display 4K video with HDR (High Dynamic Range), which can deliver more realistic and vivid colors under the right conditions. See

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Apple Unveils New Apple TV With 4K

News and Analysis Apple yesterday unveiled its new Apple TV streaming device which will support 4K video as well as two High Dynamic Range formats, HDR10 and DolbyVision HDR. (HDR purports to offer more vivid and realistic colors.) The 32GB version will cost $179 while the 64GB device will go for $199. Apple will take

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Apple Is Right: 4K Movies Do Cost Too Much!

News Analysis The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple and the Hollywood studios have been battling over how much consumers should pay to purchase a movie in 4K. Apple, says the report, wants a $19.99 price tag while the studios prefer something between $25 and $30. The battle apparently has slowed Apple’s effort to

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