Published: Sat, October 13, 2018
Hi-Tech | By Grace Becker

Apple Will Give Away Free Original Shows for iPhones, Apple TVs

Apple Will Give Away Free Original Shows for iPhones, Apple TVs

The CNBC reports suggests that Apple is looking for its own "tent pole" franchise to bolster the new streaming platform - something people will be willing to pay for, like what Game of Thrones does for HBO. It appears that Apple will, at least initially, use its TV app as a springboard.

The new service, which doesn't yet have a name but is definitely not going to be called iTV (someone's got that, apparently), will include existing content from big names, plus new stuff cooked up by the geniuses at Apple.

Customers will be able to be view all of the content from within the TV app rather than download the individual apps as is now the case.

The dip in the install base of iOS 11 was also pointed out in the Mixpanel data reported last week that showed iOS 12 being present on 47.56 percent of active Apple devices, while iOS 11 was available on 45.58 percent of active devices. But once Apple launches their new digital service, it will be where users find the original content that Apple is spending all this money on.

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While many streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have a back catalog of third-party content, it's the original content the streaming services produce that is seen as the reason a customer chooses one service over the other. Would they be selling this content separately via their iTunes store or could we expect yet another streaming service to enter the competition? The app is now available on Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad.

Apple, which has been struggling to gain ground for its TV services, plans to debut the revamped app early next year.

Thanks to CNBC, we now have our first details as to how we'll be able to access the Apple goodness.

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