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[NEWS] Apple to Offer Original TV Content Free to Apple Device Owners
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2018-10-11 00:44:50 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).

From MacRumors.com ...

Apple to Offer Original TV Content Free to Apple Device Owners
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Apple is developing a new digital video service that will combine the
company's own subscription services and original television content
with content from various media companies, reports CNBC.

Citing sources familiar with Apple's plans, CNBC says that Apple will
provide Apple-owned and created content for free to customers who own
devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, with the television shows
housed in the company's TV app.

Apple already offers its current popular TV show, "Carpool Karaoke:
The Series" for free to all users within the TV app. "Carpool Karaoke"
was initially limited to Apple Music subscribers, but was moved to the
TV app as a free offering earlier this year.

The upcoming streaming service will also include subscription channels
where customers will be able to sign in to access content from other
companies like HBO and Starz. The channels will be similar to Amazon
Prime Video channel subscription options, with customers able to access
all of their content within the TV app rather than needing to download
and sign into individual apps.

Apple has more than a dozen original television shows in the works
right now, with the company aiming to produce television shows with
broad consumer appeal that won't taint its brand image. For that reason,
rumors suggest Apple is avoiding risqué content that avoids nudity, raw
language, and violence.

Current shows run the gamut from sci-fi to comedy, with a full list of
all of Apple's products available in our Apple TV roundup. Several shows
have started the casting process, including "Serial," a drama about a
podcast that reopens a murder case, an untitled space drama from Ronald
D. Moore, and an epic world-building drama called "See."

Rumors have suggested Apple is spending $1 billion on original content
in 2018, and according to CNBC's sources, the company has been seeking
out "tent pole" franchises that could draw customers to a future
Netflix-style subscription service.

Peter Stern, who joined Apple in 2016, is working alongside iTunes chief
Eddy Cue to establish deals with media companies in an attempt to put
together Apple's planned streaming service. Stern is said to have a
lighter touch than Cue, with experience in the cable industry that could
help him secure the content deals Apple has previously been unable to
attain.

To go along with the video subscription service, Apple is also aiming to
talk print media companies into joining Texture, the magazine
subscription service that it purchased earlier this year. News
organizations are reluctant to give Apple control of the subscriber
billing relationship, a struggle Apple will need to overcome to
establish a full newspaper and magazine subscription service.

Apple is planning to launch a revamped TV app in early 2019, which is
likely when we'll hear more about its upcoming subscription plans.


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anim8rfsk
2018-10-11 01:07:56 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
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From MacRumors.com ...
Apple to Offer Original TV Content Free to Apple Device Owners
--------------------------------------------------------------
Apple is developing a new digital video service that will combine the
company's own subscription services and original television content
with content from various media companies, reports CNBC.
Citing sources familiar with Apple's plans, CNBC says that Apple will
provide Apple-owned and created content for free to customers who own
devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, with the television shows
housed in the company's TV app.
The Series" for free to all users within the TV app. "Carpool Karaoke"
was initially limited to Apple Music subscribers, but was moved to the
TV app as a free offering earlier this year.
The upcoming streaming service will also include subscription channels
where customers will be able to sign in to access content from other
companies like HBO and Starz. The channels will be similar to Amazon
Prime Video channel subscription options, with customers able to access
all of their content within the TV app rather than needing to download
and sign into individual apps.
Apple has more than a dozen original television shows in the works
right now, with the company aiming to produce television shows with
broad consumer appeal that won't taint its brand image. For that reason,
rumors suggest Apple is avoiding risqué content that avoids nudity, raw
language, and violence.
Current shows run the gamut from sci-fi to comedy, with a full list of
all of Apple's products available in our Apple TV roundup. Several shows
have started the casting process, including "Serial," a drama about a
podcast that reopens a murder case, an untitled space drama from Ronald
D. Moore, and an epic world-building drama called "See."
Rumors have suggested Apple is spending $1 billion on original content
in 2018, and according to CNBC's sources, the company has been seeking
out "tent pole" franchises that could draw customers to a future
Netflix-style subscription service.
Peter Stern, who joined Apple in 2016, is working alongside iTunes chief
Eddy Cue to establish deals with media companies in an attempt to put
together Apple's planned streaming service. Stern is said to have a
lighter touch than Cue, with experience in the cable industry that could
help him secure the content deals Apple has previously been unable to
attain.
To go along with the video subscription service, Apple is also aiming to
talk print media companies into joining Texture, the magazine
subscription service that it purchased earlier this year. News
organizations are reluctant to give Apple control of the subscriber
billing relationship, a struggle Apple will need to overcome to
establish a full newspaper and magazine subscription service.
Apple is planning to launch a revamped TV app in early 2019, which is
likely when we'll hear more about its upcoming subscription plans.
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2018-10-11 02:16:55 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
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2018-10-11 02:45:15 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things

But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
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2018-10-11 03:14:49 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
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2018-10-11 03:54:57 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
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2018-10-11 05:43:49 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
It's Microsloth ... they're ALWAYS having problems. :-p
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2018-10-11 14:09:27 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
It's Microsloth ... they're ALWAYS having problems. :-p
Not nearly enough.
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2018-10-11 06:18:46 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
Windows 10 has been a disaster. I'm amazed you haven't heard anything
about it. People's computers being permanently bricked by updates,
pretty much _every_ update and patch breaks something new and the latest
update for this month right after releasing it Microsoft put out a
message that no one should install it until they've fixed it. Which of
course means a lot of people are having trouble now because they weren't
able to figure out HOW to turn automatic updates OFF.
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2018-10-11 14:08:03 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is
no macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they
wouldn't have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
Windows 10 has been a disaster. I'm amazed you haven't heard anything
about it. People's computers being permanently bricked by updates,
pretty much _every_ update and patch breaks something new and the latest
update for this month right after releasing it Microsoft put out a
message that no one should install it until they've fixed it. Which of
course means a lot of people are having trouble now because they weren't
able to figure out HOW to turn automatic updates OFF.
Apple always asks me when I buy a new phone or computer if I want to
enable automatic updates. I always emphatically check "NO".
anim8rfsk
2018-10-11 14:16:44 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
Windows 10 has been a disaster. I'm amazed you haven't heard anything
about it. People's computers being permanently bricked by updates,
pretty much _every_ update and patch breaks something new and the latest
So how is this different than previous versions?
update for this month right after releasing it Microsoft put out a
message that no one should install it until they've fixed it.
LOL
You've got like 5 extra words at the end there
Which of
course means a lot of people are having trouble now because they weren't
able to figure out HOW to turn automatic updates OFF.
Automatic updates - shudder. I'm so glad I'm all but done with Adobe, if for
no other issue than that.
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2018-10-11 14:49:30 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
Windows 10 has been a disaster. I'm amazed you haven't heard anything
about it. People's computers being permanently bricked by updates,
pretty much _every_ update and patch breaks something new and the latest
So how is this different than previous versions?
Previous versions didn't destroy the hardware.
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update for this month right after releasing it Microsoft put out a
message that no one should install it until they've fixed it.
LOL
You've got like 5 extra words at the end there
That's the thing about W10. You can only delay installing an update,
you can't opt out of installing it at some point.
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Which of
course means a lot of people are having trouble now because they weren't
able to figure out HOW to turn automatic updates OFF.
Automatic updates - shudder. I'm so glad I'm all but done with Adobe, if for
no other issue than that.
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2018-10-11 15:13:51 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is
no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they
wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
Windows 10 has been a disaster. I'm amazed you haven't heard anything
about it. People's computers being permanently bricked by updates,
pretty much _every_ update and patch breaks something new and the latest
So how is this different than previous versions?
Previous versions didn't destroy the hardware.
Why is that a bad thing?
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update for this month right after releasing it Microsoft put out a
message that no one should install it until they've fixed it.
LOL
You've got like 5 extra words at the end there
That's the thing about W10. You can only delay installing an update,
you can't opt out of installing it at some point.
ugh
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Which of
course means a lot of people are having trouble now because they weren't
able to figure out HOW to turn automatic updates OFF.
Automatic updates - shudder. I'm so glad I'm all but done with Adobe, if for
no other issue than that.
And sooner or later one of their bi weekly Flash updates is going to trick
you
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2018-10-11 17:06:14 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
Windows 10 has been a disaster. I'm amazed you haven't heard anything
about it. People's computers being permanently bricked by updates,
pretty much _every_ update and patch breaks something new and the latest
So how is this different than previous versions?
Previous versions didn't destroy the hardware.
Why is that a bad thing?
*SMACK*
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update for this month right after releasing it Microsoft put out a
message that no one should install it until they've fixed it.
LOL
You've got like 5 extra words at the end there
That's the thing about W10. You can only delay installing an update,
you can't opt out of installing it at some point.
ugh
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Which of
course means a lot of people are having trouble now because they weren't
able to figure out HOW to turn automatic updates OFF.
Automatic updates - shudder. I'm so glad I'm all but done with Adobe, if for
no other issue than that.
And sooner or later one of their bi weekly Flash updates is going to trick
you
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2018-10-11 20:59:52 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
Look how well that's working out for Microsoft.
Is Microsoft having problems? I pay no attention.
Windows 10 has been a disaster. I'm amazed you haven't heard anything
about it. People's computers being permanently bricked by updates,
pretty much _every_ update and patch breaks something new and the latest
So how is this different than previous versions?
Previous versions didn't destroy the hardware.
Maybe not physically, but every version of Windoze has certainly made
the hardware hopeless to use. :-p
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2018-10-11 05:43:07 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
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2018-10-11 14:09:13 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
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2018-10-11 14:30:56 UTC
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There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they
wouldn't have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
I'm now running two computers for just that reason. One frozen in time,
running OS 10.8, and the other a brand new Mac Mini that has the most up
to date OS.

Several key pieces of software that I use quite a bit (including
MT-Newswatcher) won't work under the newest Mac OS, so I keep the old
computer around using the older OS to run them.
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2018-10-11 15:07:27 UTC
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There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they
wouldn't have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
I'm now running two computers for just that reason. One frozen in time,
running OS 10.8, and the other a brand new Mac Mini that has the most up
to date OS.
That's what I *was* doing but my MacBook bit the big one.

On the other hand, I *did* get an Apple store this week, but of course I have
no car ...
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Several key pieces of software that I use quite a bit (including
MT-Newswatcher) won't work under the newest Mac OS, so I keep the old
computer around using the older OS to run them.
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
I'm still running Sierra. Everything I use still works with it. I
don't care about the stuff Apple says Mojave will do for me. I
especially don't care about "dark mode."

I've been thinking of getting Parallels so I can run Snow Leopard,
Sierra and Mojave all together without having to dick around with
reboots. There's one or two apps I have that won't run under Sierra
because Apple dropped Rosetta.
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not
clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there
is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
I'm still running Sierra. Everything I use still works with it. I
don't care about the stuff Apple says Mojave will do for me. I
especially don't care about "dark mode."
LOL. yes, exactly! Every time they show 'dark mode' I glaze over and move on.
I've been thinking of getting Parallels so I can run Snow Leopard,
Sierra and Mojave all together without having to dick around with
reboots. There's one or two apps I have that won't run under Sierra
because Apple dropped Rosetta.
I think I have to go back to Mountain Lion.
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
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2018-10-11 21:28:34 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is
no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some
legacy software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils
of Autodesk and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
You can partition normal drives using Disk Utility. I've never bothered
to check for SSDs.

What dimwit (and killfiled) "A Friend" didn't read is that I said
*SSDs* ... a Fusion drive is not an SSD. I never said "all Macs come
with SSDs". I said Apple was pushing to using SSDs, which currently
includes their entire laptop range, but is also a custom-build option
for iMacs. (The MacBook Pro can actually have a decent capacity SSD as
a custom-build option, but you'll be paying massive amounts for the
privilege!)
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2018-10-12 01:45:18 UTC
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This news story only mentions iOS and tvOS devices, so it's not
clear
if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is
no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they
wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some
legacy software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils
of Autodesk and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
You can partition normal drives using Disk Utility. I've never bothered
to check for SSDs.
What dimwit (and killfiled) "A Friend" didn't read is that I said
*SSDs* ... a Fusion drive is not an SSD. I never said "all Macs come
with SSDs". I said Apple was pushing to using SSDs, which currently
includes their entire laptop range, but is also a custom-build option
for iMacs. (The MacBook Pro can actually have a decent capacity SSD as
a custom-build option, but you'll be paying massive amounts for the
privilege!)
My retina has a 3.25TB Fusion - 3 is regular, .25 is SSD. I was told I can't
partition it although I think there is an exception for bootcamp or whatever.
There's already a hidden recovery partition.
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2018-10-12 05:49:43 UTC
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macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some
legacy software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils
of Autodesk and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
You can partition normal drives using Disk Utility. I've never bothered
to check for SSDs.
What dimwit (and killfiled) "A Friend" didn't read is that I said
*SSDs* ... a Fusion drive is not an SSD. I never said "all Macs come
with SSDs". I said Apple was pushing to using SSDs, which currently
includes their entire laptop range, but is also a custom-build option
for iMacs. (The MacBook Pro can actually have a decent capacity SSD as
a custom-build option, but you'll be paying massive amounts for the
privilege!)
My retina has a 3.25TB Fusion - 3 is regular, .25 is SSD. I was told I can't
partition it although I think there is an exception for bootcamp or whatever.
There's already a hidden recovery partition.
Yep, all drives in Macs already have two partitions when they ship,
with the recover one being hidden from normal view. If you use Bootcamp
to install Windoze (or another OS), that will create another partition
on the drive, without needing to completely reformat it.

You can partition the hard drive portion of a Fusion drive, but only
once (giving two partitions, plus the recovery partition).

You can use Disk Utility to add a single macOS partition to
the hard disk on Fusion Drive, and that partition will
function as a separate volume, not as part of Fusion Drive.
Disk Utility then dims the + button to prevent additional
partitions. If creating a Windows partition, use Boot Camp
Assistant instead.
<https://support.apple.com/en-nz/HT202574>

It's unclear if you can actually create a second macOS partition AND a
Bootcamp Windoze partition, or if you're stuck with an "either-or"
choice.

There may be ways around that via third-party options though. (Apple
says you can't use an external drive to create a "Fusion" drive, but it
can be done.)
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no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of
macOS
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altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they
wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
Yes, you can.

Your Name, who loves to insult me because I've called him now and then
on his bullshit, is saying that "a Fusion drive is not an SSD." Well,
hooray, but I didn't say it was. A Fusion drive is a SATA hard drive
with a flash component that stores stuff in a wicked fast cache, and
presents it all to you as a single drive. No muss, no fuss. I have a
1.11 TB Fusion drive on my iMac; my wife's iMac is a
several-years-later model that doesn't have one. My iMac is much
faster than hers.

Your Name said Apple is "pushing" SSDs to replace hard drives because
Jony Ive wants ever-skinnier Macs. That's the bit that's nonsense. Go
look at the Mac sales page at Apple's site. You know what's there?
Fusion drives ranging from 1 to 3 TB. Fusion drives come standard on
the 27" model and cost a couple of hundred extra on the 21.5". You can
get an SSD if you like, but it's only an ordering option. The nicest
iMac they sell comes standard with a 2 TB Fusion drive. Replacing that
with a 2 TB SSD will cost you an extra $1400 on a $2300 computer.
There's no advertising for the SSD drive, no fanfare, no "Hey Kids!
Comics!" about it. It's merely available if you want it. In what
universe is this "pushing" SSD?
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no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of
macOS
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altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
There's no f'n way I could do most of the stuff I do on my desktop
computer on an iPhone, for gawd's sake.
or the stuff I did on my MacBookPro on these silly little 15" things
But the idea is that they'd make real computers run on iOS so they
wouldn't
have to make two operating systems any more
macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some
legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of Autodesk
and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
Yes, you can.
Yeah, disk utility would apparently let me. On my system drive. That's sort
of terrifying.
Click + to increase the number of partitions on the device. Click on each
partition to change the name and format. Drag the resize control to resize.
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You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
Yes, you can.
Yeah, disk utility would apparently let me. On my system drive. That's sort
of terrifying.
Click + to increase the number of partitions on the device. Click on each
partition to change the name and format. Drag the resize control to resize.
It was a wile ago that Disk Utility gained the ability to re-partition
drives without needing to completely re-formatting them, but it's still
highly advisable to make sure you have a current backup first.
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wouldn't
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macOS Mojave released recently now has the ability to sort-of run
iOS
apps, but developers have to update their apps include the feature
first. macOS Mojave comes with a couple of Apple's iOS apps which
have
already been updated.
Yeah, I've been eyeing Mojave somewhat warily. High Sierra broke some
legacy
software that's not going to be fixed thanks to the dual evils of
Autodesk
and Google.
You could run the older apps under virtualisation via Parallels or
VMWare (or one of the free options, but they're aren't as easy to
set-up) ... but that of course does mean you need to being able to
store two OSes, which often isn't easy with Apple's continually push to
relatively low-cpacity SSDs (thanks to Johnny Ive's annorexia obsession
by making Macs ever-thinner!).
This is nonsense, of course. My iMac has a pretty standard 1.11 GB
Fusion drive, and I have about 600 GB free at the moment. This is more
than generous enough for me to partition ten or more ways, with tons of
room left over. Any MacOS up to and including Mojave will run without
trouble in a 50 GB partition.
I thought we couldn't partition any more?
Yes, you can.
Yeah, disk utility would apparently let me. On my system drive. That's sort
of terrifying.
Yes, it is, which is more or less why I haven't gritted my teeth and
done it already. I'm backed up like crazy, but still. This was the
kind of thing you did NOT NOT NOT do years ago. (These kids today!)
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if macOS users are also included or not (possibly not since there is no
macOS TV app, yet).
There's a persistent rumor that Apple is trying to get rid of macOS
altogether, presumably forcing everything onto iOS.
A rumour which has no real facts attached to it. It's partly based on
the on-going rumour that Apple is "soon" going to change Macs to use
their own Apple A-series CPUs, or similar, instead of relying on
Intel's chips.
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