Apple Events version 2.20 slaps a fresh coat of paint on the streaming app, including a stylized Apple logo borrowed from email invitations sent out to press last week. Pacific in the new Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park, the Sept.
12 event is widely expected to bring news of Apple's next-generation i Phone lineup.
It’s just In recent years, Apple has constantly taken criticism over the bloated, jack-of-all-trades/master-of-none piece of software that i Tunes has become.
This appears to be at least one significant step in streamlining i Tunes and bringing it back around to the app’s original purpose. For one, it directs users to the completely redesigned App Store coming in i OS 11 that has a much bigger editorial focus.
I’ll be adjusting my own podcast feeds to take advantage of Apple’s extensions as soon as it makes sense to do so.
The other big news out of today’s session is for podcasters (and presumably for podcast advertisers): Apple is opening up in-episode analytics of podcasts.
This comes in the way of extensions to the feed format podcasts use to list their available episodes.
New extensions to Apple’s podcast feed specification will allow podcasts to define individual seasons and explain whether an episode is a teaser, a full episode, or bonus content.
Because I'm usually on Wi-Fi, I usually just stream podcast episodes.
Apple on Tuesday issued an update to its Apple Events tv OS app with assets teasing the upcoming Sept.
12 media event, at which the company is expected to unveil a trio of new i Phones, an LTE Apple Watch and next-generation Apple TV with 4K capabilities.
The company is rumored to unveil a new flagship in the "i Phone 8," or "i Phone Edition," with full-face OLED display, facial recognition features, wireless charging and more.
Revamped iterations of the i Phone 7 series are also presumed to launch.