Maya Rudolph — Apple TV+

Apple TV+ have recently announced that they have given a straight to series order to a new half-hour comedy series that will star Emmy Award winner Maya Rudolph (“Saturday Night Live,” “Forever”). The comedy will be created by Peabody and Emmy Award winner Alan Yang (“Little America,” “Master of None”) and Emmy Award winner Matt Hubbard (“30 Rock,” “Forever”).

Rudolph will be playing the character of Molly, a women living an almost perfect life is completely upended after her husband leaves her with nothing but 87 billion dollars.

This project will mark the second collaboration between Apple TV+ and Yang…


Apple — Apple TV+

Jon Stewart is set to make his comeback to TV this fall with “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” a new Apple TV+ original current affairs series. This will mark the first project hailing from a multi-year partnership with Stewart. Stewart returns to TV after the sucess he achieved on the 20-time Emmy Award-winning run of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” which came to a close in 2015.

Apple has stated ““The Problem with Jon Stewart” is a multiple season, one-hour, single-issue series which will explore topics that are currently part of the national conversation and his advocacy work. …


Apple

Today Apple have announced the latest update to the Find My app which will now allow users to track items that have been sold by third-parties. This will mean that manufactures can build products utilising the service and users will be able to keep track of these various items. This comes as rumours are starting to surface about Apple releasing their own tag tracker that will work similar to the Tile tracker.

“For more than a decade, our customers have relied on Find My to locate their missing or stolen Apple devices, all while protecting their privacy,” said Bob Borchers…


The Line — Apple Podcasts | Apple TV+

The latest Apple Original Podcast “The Line” joins the list of exclusive podcasts today along with For All Mankind Official Podcast. The Line will be a six-part narrative non-fiction audio series hosted and executive produced by Dan Taberski (“Running from COPS,” “Missing Richard Simmons,” “Surviving Y2K”) Along with the series, there will be a four-part Apple TV+ series coming fall 2021. Apple have already released the trailer and first two episodes of the podcast and they can be listened to right now.

These Apple Original series are reported independently and share a unique perspective on untold aspects of the story…


Apple

Apple TV+ have confirmed that “The Jet” will be coming soon to Apple TV+. “The Jet” will be a new documentary series that examines the true story about the infamous 90s Pepsi Campaign which had advertised a Harrier jet in exchange for Pepsi points.

The series comes from James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte whose most notable works include the emmy nominated McMillions docuseries which was about the McDonald’s Monopoly game. Both, Hernandez and Lazarte, will direct and executive produce the series.

As reported by Deadline, “The Jet tells the compelling true story behind the iconic “Drink Pepsi, Get Stuff”…


Apple Arcade — Apple

Apple, today, have announced that they are updating the Apple Arcade service with over 30 new games subscribers can play across all of their devices completely ad and in-app purchase free.

The mobile game subscription service was first announced during the services March 2019 event and has remained relatively quiet since then, with many analysts suggesting that the service has been a flop. The service resembles Google’s Play Pass or Xbox Game Pass.

Now the service has just received a major influx of new titles for subscribers to enjoy. The main new games they have added include NBA 2K and…


WWDC 21 — Apple

Apple just confirmed the dates for the upcoming worldwide developers' conference. The event will run from June 7 through 11, in an all-online format just like last year. Once again, the event is completely free for all developers. The keynote will offer an insight into all of the latest developments with iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

This year’s Swift Student Challenge is also now open and accepting submissions providing young developers the opportunity to demonstrate their skills by creating a Swift playground.

In the invite image, we can see a memoji wearing glasses. Perhaps a hint at the upcoming…


Earth At Night In Colour — Apple TV+

Apple have confirmed that “Tiny World” and “Earth At Night In Colour” will both be returning back for a second season this April and they join the documentary special “The Year Earth Changed” narrated by Sir David Attenborough in celebration of Earth Day 2021. Both series will premiere their second season on April 16, 2021.

“Earth At Night In Colour,” narrated by Tom Hiddleston, uses next-generation cameras to showcase the lives of nocturnal animals, in colour. …


WWDC 21 — Apple

Apple have today confirmed the dates for the upcoming worldwide developers conference. The event will run from June 7 through 11, in an all-online format just like last year. Once again, the event is completely. free for all developers. The keynote will offer an insight into all of the latest developments with iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

This year’s Swift Student Challenge is also now open and accepting submissions providing young developers the opportunity to demonstrate their skills by creating a Swift playground.

In the invite image we can see a memoji wearing glasses. Perhaps a hint at the…


The Year Earth Changed — Apple TV+

Apple have just announced, that in celebration of Earth Day, they will be debuting “The Year Earth Changed,” an original documentary by Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning broadcaster David Attenborough.

“During this most difficult year, many people have reappraised the value and beauty of the natural world and taken great comfort from it,” said Attenborough. “But the lockdown also created a unique experiment that has thrown light on the impact we have on the natural world. …

Yash Patak

I write about TV, media, tech and productivity.

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