Winter Olympics 2018: Apple Partners With NBC For Apple News

International Business Times

Apple has partnered with NBC, the network that is covering the Pyeongchang, South Korea Olympics, to bring real-time news updates about the event through its Apple News app.


Apple Event September 12: Apple Watch Series 3 Rumors, watchOS 4

International Business Times

Apple's press event will take place September 12 and it will likely reveal the much-anticipated iPhone 8 and could also introduce the Apple Watch Series 3. The event will take place at 10 a.m. PST in the Steve Jobs Theater at the new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif., according to media invite shared by Apple Insider.


Apple TV 4K Adds Pixels, HDR for $179

WIRED

Apple may not have taken down the cable giants yet, but the folks in Cupertino are dead serious about the future of television. Today, at its annual iPhone launch event, the company also announced a new version of its Apple TV set-top box, leaning into the idea that apps are the future of television while trying to make everything look a little crisper. The new box looks like the old box: It's still a chunky black square, with that love-it-or-hate-it Siri remote. Thanks to some internal upgrades, it can now push 4K and HDR content out to your TV, assuming your set can handle that kind of high-res stuff. Apple's a bit late to the 4K party, but may be just in time: Sales of 4K TVs have spiked over the last couple of years, and by next year it'll be all but impossible to buy a big TV that doesn't do 4K.


Apple finally adds Amazon Prime Video app to its TV box

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Apple TV owners can now access Amazon Prime Video through the streaming device, marking what could be the end of an ongoing feud between the two tech giants.


How Apple's 399 iPhone may give it an edge

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

Apple's new iPhone SE is the lowest-priced iPhone ever. "This is a symbolic threshold," says Frank Gillette, an analyst with Forrester Research. "Apple going below 400 is big." The SE is expected to do well in India and China, where having a lower-priced iPhone gives Apple an edge it didn't have before. The new device, announced Monday, is basically an iPhone 6S in a smaller, 4-inch body, and is a 38% discount to the current 4.7-inch iPhone 6S, which starts at 650.