In this era of giant media corporations swallowing one another, another major acquisition might be on the horizon. Industry analysts are predicting that an influx of Apple cash might soon lead to a flashy purchase for the tech giant; with Netflix itself painted as a prime target.
We’ve known for years that Apple had some designs on original TV, but early entries like Planet of the Apps or August’s Carpool Karaoke spinoff haven’t made major impact. That may change, as Apple hires some of Sony Pictures Television’s top representatives to spearhead the next phase.
Amazon’s feud with Apple might have suddenly ended. The streaming service has been loath to give Apple TV access to its Prime video app, or even sell Apple products, for the past two years, but it looks like Amazon Prime is coming to an Apple TV near you, and it could be very soon.
We’re still waiting to hear whatever became of Dr. Dre’s Apple series with Sam Rockwell and Ian McShane, but in the meantime, Apple is preparing to launch its first reality show with Planet of the Apps. It’s basically Shark Tank, but for app developers, with bonus Gwyneth Paltrow!
Chances are, you’re currently reading these words on a phone, computer, or tablet manufactured by Apple. Maybe on your morning commute, you listen to music downloaded from the ITunes Music Store. If you are an on-the-go sort of person who’s not afraid to be made fun of, you may have an Apple Watch wrapped around your wrist right now. The tech giant’s influence has permeated so many facets of modern life, and as we patiently await Apple’s big foray into the burgeoning field of teledildonics, they’ve announced plans to plant their flag on one more heated battlefield.