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Sesame Workshop will produce children’s shows for Apple – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-20T20:00:54+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind beloved public television series Sesame Street, will be creating children’s TV programs for Apple . The partnership will involve multiple shows, including live action and animated series, as well as a show with puppets. The deal does not include Sesame Street. I’m guessing that many (most? all?)

Apple picks up the immigrant anthology series ‘Little America’ for its streaming service – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-20T15:56:45+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Apple’s latest addition to its upcoming video streaming service is a timely one. The company has picked up “Little America,” a half-hour anthology series which looks at the “funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring, and surprising stories” of immigrants in America. The series comes from Oscar-nominated screenwriters of “The Big Sick,” Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”)

Google rolls out Messages on the web for Android users – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-19T02:05:38+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Messages, Google’s more recent focus for its scattered messaging efforts following its decision to “pause” work on Allo, is now available for web users. The company announced that it would begin rolling out Messages for web starting today, with the full rollout completing over the next week. The feature, along with others including

iOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone’s location with 911 centers – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-18T14:38:55+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Apple this morning announced a new feature in iOS 12 which will automatically share your location with first responders when U.S. users dial 911 using their iPhone. The move is meant to address the problems with dialing emergency services from a cell phone, where outdated infrastructure has made it difficult to obtain a

Apple and Oprah sign a multi-year partnership on original content – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-15T22:39:32+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Apple announced today a multi-year content partnership with Oprah Winfrey to produce programs for the tech company’s upcoming video-streaming service. Apple didn’t provide any specific details as to what sort of projects Winfrey would be involved in, but there will be more than one it seems. Apple shared the news of its deal

Apple orders a 10-episode mystery series inspired by kid reporter Hilde Lysiak – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-14T00:29:37+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Apple is continuing to flesh out its lineup of TV series for its upcoming streaming service and Netflix competitor, assumed to be offered sometime next year as part of a subscription bundle with Apple Music. The company’s latest addition is a dramatic mystery series, currently known as the untitled Hilde Lysiak project. The

Apple previews the Apple Books app replacing iBooks on iOS this fall – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-12T16:41:34+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

First previewed during WWDC, Apple has just given us another peek at the iBooks revamp (a version of which has been floating around for some time now). Apple Books is launching on iOS during the fall. The “biggest books redesign ever” features a newer, cleaner UI, with a larger focus on cover art

At Apple’s WWDC 2018, accessibility pervades all  – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-08T01:49:43+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor AirPods to get Live Listen feature in iOS 12 For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education Accessibility has long played an integral role at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and

Limited Siri support for music apps like Spotify is possible in iOS 12 – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-07T04:07:17+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

Apple is finally getting a bit more friendly with third party music-streaming apps when it comes to Siri. Music-streaming companies like Spotify will soon be able to let users utilize Siri controls to play music through their apps thanks to Apple’s newly-announced Siri Shortcuts feature in iOS 12. At a WWDC developer session,