Yesterday

Where to watch the Apple TV app: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Roku, smart TVs, and more

The Apple TV app is Apple’s attempt to unify content from multiple channels and providers into a single experience with an Up Next queue of shows in progress, recommendations about what to watch next, and access to your purchases from the iTunes video and movie library.

The Apple TV app is the home for Apple TV Channels like HBO, Showtime, and Starz, in addition to Apple TV+ (Apple TV Plus). Apple’s streaming service is only available through the TV app. But you don’t necessarily need an Apple device to enjoy it. The TV app is going to be available in lots of places…

October 15

Discounted Apple gift cards, iPad Air at all-time lows, and CarPlay receivers are in today’s best deals

Discounted Apple gift cards, Apple’s latest iPad Air, and a notable offer on Pioneer’s CarPlay receiver highlight today’s best deals. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Update: The Apple TV app for Roku is now available. Download it here from the Roku Channel Store.

The Apple TV app is launching on Roku devices today, just in time for Apple’s TV+ streaming debut on November 1st. The TV app can be downloaded thorugh the Roku channel store, allowing Roku users to access their 4K HD iTunes purchases, Apple TV Channels, and Apple TV+ originals.

The company says the app will be compatible with most Roku devices, including the Roku streaming stick and Roku Ultra set-top box. However, “select older Roku models” are not supported.

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We first heard about Apple making its high-end iPhone models in India earlier this year. Today a new report from ET Telecom claims the company has just started the production of the iPhone XR in the country, with plans to also manufacture the iPhone 11 there in the following months. Apple has conducted several production tests over the past few weeks to ensure these devices can be produced at Foxconn Chennai in India.

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October 13

Apple is continuing its PR blitz for Apple TV+ with Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard hitting the covers of the latest issue of Emmy Magazine, promoting the sci-fi thriller See. Apple’s production budget for See is believed to be in excess of $15 million per episode.

In the interview, Apple vice presidents Jamie Erlicht and Zack van Amburg (who run Apple’s TV+ efforts after being hired from Sony in 2017) compare the scope of See’s world-building directly to Game of Thrones: “can it be as epic as, say, a Game of Thrones? We answer that question early on with a resounding yes!”. See debuts as a launch show on Apple TV+, which means it premieres November 1st.

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October 10

iPhone 11 Pro Max cruises past Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ in battery life test [Video]

While the camera system upgrades for the iPhone 11 lineup may get the most attention for this year’s changes, the battery life for the lineup has also been considerably improved. In a new video, YouTuber PhoneBuff has put the iPhone 11 Pro Max up against Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10+ in a battery life test.

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