Apple this past March unveiled
When Apple executives introduced
With Apple’s iPhone 11 media event right around the corner, it stands to reason that we’ll hear a lot more about the company’s nascent TV streaming service in just a few weeks. In the interim, a number of notable
Shedding more light on the ins and outs of Apple’s upcoming streaming service, MacRumors recently gleaned a bit more information from a recent beta of macOS Catalina. Specifically,
Another new detail reveals that concurrent streams will be limited, though it remains unclear how many devices at a time will be able to access
It appears that simultaneous streams will also be limited on
Apple TV+ as with most streaming services, including Apple Music. If a user tries streaming on more than the allowed number of devices, they will be informed something along the lines of “To stream this movie, stop watching ‘The Elephant Queen’ on another device.”
What we do know is that Apple is jumping into a streaming landscape that’s already filled with experienced players with decades worth of content creation experience. Aside from Netflix and Amazon, Apple’s content will have to go toe to toe with the likes of HBO, Disney, Hulu, and others. Indeed, Apple’s complete inexperience in the area is precisely why the company’s streaming efforts will be so fascinating to observe.
No matter how it all plays out, one thing is for sure: Apple, per usual, is playing for keeps and is willing to put its money where it’s mouth is. To this point, we recently learned that Apple is planning to spend as much as $6 billion on content creation, easily putting it side by side with heavyweights like Netflix.