Apple this morning seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.1.2 update to developers for testing purposes, five days after releasing the tvOS 12.1.1 update.
Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new tvOS 12.1.2 developer beta can be downloaded onto the Apple TV via a profile that’s installed using Xcode.
tvOS updates have historically been minor in scale, focusing on under-the-hood bug fixes and improvements rather than outward-facing changes. Apple unfortunately provides little to no information on what’s included in tvOS updates, so we may not discover anything new after installing the new beta.
Though we [...]
When the new Mac mini and MacBook Air debuted in late October, Apple added an online store listing for an upcoming Blackmagic eGPU Pro.
At the time it was first introduced, the listing for the new eGPU said that it would be released in late November, but as pointed out by 9to5Mac, the listing now says that the device won’t be coming until December.
Priced at $1,199, the Blackmagic eGPU Pro features a Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics processor with 8GB MBM2 memory, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, four USB 3 ports, an HDMI 2.0 port, and a DisplayPort 1.4 port. It offers 85W of power delivery.
Like the prior non-Pro Blackmagic eGPU, the new version features an [...]
Apple is considering creating a lower-cost Apple TV dongle that’s similar to the Amazon Fire Stick or the Google Chromecast, reports The Information.
Apple has held discussions about introducing such a product, which would be priced lower than the Apple TV and would be able to be plugged into the back of a television set.
The company is said to be contemplating such a hardware device to promote an upcoming streaming service that’s in the works. A lower-cost Apple TV dongle would make the service, which will be available only on Apple devices, more accessible to potential buyers.
Right now, Apple’s only television product is the Apple TV, [...]
Disney today shared additional details on its planned streaming service, which will be called Disney+.
Disney+, which will be home to Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel content, is set to launch in „late 2019,“ more than two years after it was first announced in August 2017.
Along with the name for the service, Disney today also shared details on additional content that’s coming to Disney+. Disney is creating a second Star Wars live-action series for the service that’s set to go into production next year.
The series will follow the adventures of Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events of [...]