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Apple Music 'Replay 2020' Playlist Now Available, Will Update With Your Most Streamed Music Every Week

Last November, Apple launched new “Replay” playlists within Apple Music, letting its subscribers discover which songs they listened the most to every year they’ve been using ‌Apple Music‌. At the time of the announcement, the company said that users would be able to track their listening habits throughout 2020, and now it has made the “Replay 2020” playlist available to add to your ‌Apple Music‌ library (via Federico Viticci on Twitter).


To do so, head to Apple Music on the web to get your Replays, then scroll all the way down on the page to find the yearly Replay playlists. “2020 Replay” should be the first one you see, and you can add it to your library by clicking “Add.” Afterwards, the playlist will appear on ‌Apple Music‌ across your Apple devices, and as you listen to music throughout the year, new songs will rise up to the top of the playlists, and songs you don’t listen to as much will descend. Up to 100 songs will eventually occupy “2020 Replay” by the year’s end.

These Replay playlists are Apple’s response to Spotify Wrapped, which provides Spotify users with interesting stats on who their most listened to artists, songs, genres, and more were throughout the year. ‌Apple Music‌ Replay is a bit more straightforward, listing your top 100 favorite songs of each year, but you can find more about your favorite albums and artists on ‌Apple Music‌ on the web. ‌Apple Music‌’s ability to showcase your top music from each specific year is also an advantage over Spotify Wrapped.

‌Apple Music‌‌ subscribers can access Apple Music Replay on the web and add the playlists to iOS or Mac devices. At one point, Replay was available directly from the ‌Apple Music‌ app on iOS (on the Browse tab), but this was only a temporary feature highlighting the end of 2019.

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Global Notebook Shipments in Q1 2020 Estimated to Decrease 29-36% Following Coronavirus Outbreak

Following reports of potential production delays on iPhone components and even shipping delays for products like the Mac Pro, DigiTimes reports today that global notebook shipments could fall up to 36 percent in the first quarter of 2020 due to the cor…

Deals: Shop the Best Prices for Apple's Entire iPad Lineup (Up to $199 Off)

Amazon and Best Buy have a collection of solid discounts across Apple’s iPad lineup this week, including numerous lowest-ever prices on the iPad mini 5, iPad Pro, and 10.2-inch iPad. The deepest discounts can be found on the iPad Pro, with as much as $199 off Wi-Fi and cellular models.

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Standouts in the sale include the 1TB Wi-Fi 12.9-inch iPad Pro for $1,349.99 ($199 off), the entry-level 32GB Wi-Fi iPad at $249.00 ($80 off), and the 64GB Wi-Fi iPad mini 5 at $349.99 ($49 off). While the majority of the sales below will be found at Amazon, Best Buy is also offering discounts to its customers not found on Amazon.

iPad mini 5

  • 64GB, Wi-Fi – $349.99, down from $399.00 ($49 off, lowest ever)
  • 256GB, Wi-Fi – $499.99, down from $549.00 ($49 off, lowest ever)
  • 64GB, Cellular – $509.00, down from $529.00 ($20 off, lowest ever)
  • 256GB, Cellular – $638.00, down from $679.00 ($41 off, lowest ever)

iPad Air

10.2-Inch iPad

  • 32GB, Wi-Fi – $249.00, down from $329.00 ($80 off, lowest ever)
  • 128GB, Wi-Fi – $329.00, down from $429.00 ($100 off, lowest ever)
  • 32GB, Cellular – $379.99, down from $459.00 ($79 off, lowest ever)
  • 128GB, Cellular – $459.99, down from $559.00 ($99 off, lowest ever)

iPad Pro

11-Inch

12.9-Inch

  • 64GB, Wi-Fi – $874.99, down from $999.00 ($124 off)
  • 512GB, Wi-Fi – $1,199.99, down from $1,349.00 ($149 off)
  • 1TB, Wi-Fi – $1,349.99, down from $1,549.00 ($199 off, lowest ever)
  • 512GB, Cellular – $1,349.99, down from $1,499.00 ($149 off)
  • 1TB, Cellular – $1,499.99, down from $1,699.00 ($199 off, lowest ever)

Our full Deals Roundup has more information on the latest Apple-related sales and bargains.

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Valentine's Day Deals Offer Savings on the Best Apple Accessories From Tile, Twelve South, Anker, and More

Now that we’re close to Valentine’s Day on February 14, many third-party Apple resellers and accessory companies have opened up notable discounts on Apple products and accessories this month. To keep track of all the sales and offers, we’ve accumulated each retailer’s offer in this article, ranging on sales from useful portable battery packs to Bluetooth trackers and much more.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

Most of the sales tracked below will last through February 14, unless otherwise noted.

Tile

Tile has a few “Sweetheart Deals” this week, offering a 4-pack of Tile Mate or 4-pack of Tile Sticker Bluetooth trackers that you can share with your significant other. You can save up to $20 in this sale, with both tracker packs priced at $49.99.

Twelve South

Twelve South is joining in on the Valentine’s Day sales, offering special bundles that include two complimentary products at a discounted price. Be sure to visit Twelve South’s website to shop for every bundle, and you can check the prices for each listed below.

  • BookBook for iPhone + HiRise Wireless Charging Stand – $109.99, down from $149.99
  • AirFly Duo + AirSnap – $63.99-$74.99, down from $84.99-$99.99
  • TimePorter + PlugBug Duo – $79.99, down from $109.99
  • PowerPic BOGO Free – $79.99, down from $159.99
  • Journal products – 20 percent off

Pad & Quill

Pad & Quill’s Valentine’s Day sale is discounting a variety of iPhone cases, MacBook cases, iPad cases, Apple Watch bands, and more. These products have their discounts automatically applied, but you can add the code “Valentine” to get an additional 15 percent off during the event.


You can also use the code “BAGS20” for 20 percent off any leather bag.

Official iPhone 11 Cases

On Amazon this week, you can save on Apple’s own official leather and silicone iPhone cases. Silicone cases start at around $30 for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models, which is around $10 in savings.


Similarly, you can save about $10 on the leather cases for the latest iPhones, with many of these models priced around $40. Not every color option is on sale, and the new Smart Battery Case options are also not being discounted, but for everything else we’ve provided links below to find the case for your iPhone 11 model.

However, if you have an older model iPhone, you do have a chance to get a Smart Battery Case at a discount. Amazon has this accessory for the iPhone XR and iPhone XS at $99.99, down from $129.00. That’s a lowest-ever price, and the best sale currently available online. The iPhone XS Max Smart Battery Case is on sale for $102.

Anker

On its own website, Anker is offering up to 30 percent off multi-colored 10,000 mAh capacity portable chargers. You can get the PowerCore Slim (classic finish) for $31.99, down from $41.99 in Arctic White, Terracotta Rose, Deep Sea Indigo, and Dark Olive.


Additionally, the PowerCore III (fabric finish) is available for $34.99, down from $49.99 in Sun Kissed Coral, Venetian Red, and Winter Sage. Anker noted that this sale has limited quantities and it will expire this Friday, February 14.

On Amazon, Anker also has a few solid power bank discounts happening this week, which we’ve listed below.

Casetify

Casetify has its usual range of colorful iPhone cases on sale this Valentine’s week. If you buy two cases, you’ll get 20 percent off your order and free shipping by using the code “WITHLOVE”. This sale only lasts today.


Beyond iPhone cases, Casetify also offers Apple Watch Bands, AirPods cases, Lightning cables, and wireless charging pads in its Valentine’s sale.

Nimble

Nimble is selling a few limited edition 5-Day Portable Chargers for Valentine’s Day, and they come with free engravings related to the holiday. You can get these for $89.95, down from $99.95.


Otherwise, Nimble also has a sale going on for its Upgrade Kits, which include portable chargers, cables, car chargers, and wall chargers, and start at $94.95, with savings reaching up to $54.80 off original prices.

OWC

OWC still has a solid sale going on for the HomePod, discounting the White speaker to $204.99, from $299.00. This is a brand-new HomePod in non-retail packaging, and with OWC’s own 1-Year Fulfilled Limited Warranty.

Mophie

Mophie this week is discounting older models of the Juice Pack Air, including for the iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, X, XR, XS, and XS Max. All of these models are on sale for $59.95, down from $99.95. If you use our exclusive promo code “MACRUMORS25”, you can take an additional 25 percent off one item.


You can also get the 7.5W Wireless Charging Base for $19.95, down from $59.95, and the 10W Charge Stream Desk Stand is on sale for $29.95, down from $69.95. More accessories are marked down on Mophie’s sale page, including screen protectors and power banks.

Other Valentine’s Day Sales

  • Adorama – Save on DualShock 4 controllers, Bose speakers, Fitbits, and more
  • Bose – Save on headphones and speakers, with free shipping and free returns
  • Harber London – Buy two items and get 20 percent off your order
  • Harman Audio/JBL – Save on Bluetooth speakers, headphones, sound bars, and more
  • Newegg – Save on laptops, gaming mice, and more

Head to our full Deals Roundup to shop for even more discounts on Apple products and related accessories.

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Exclusive: Expercom Offers MacRumors Readers Best Prices on Custom 16-Inch MacBook Pros (Up to $409 Off), Apple TV 4K, and Apple Watch Series 5

MacRumors readers have a chance to save up to $409 on a collection of custom configuration 16-inch MacBook Pro models this week, thanks to our new exclusive partnership with Apple reseller Expercom. These notebooks are slight variations on the two …

Shop for New Year's Deals on Apple Products Including MacBook Pro, AirPods, iPad, and More

As 2019 comes to an end, many retailers are discounting a wide array of Apple products and accessories. In this article, we’ve rounded up the best sales you can find online for iPad, iPad Pro, MacBook Pro, AirPods, and more.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

For these deals, we’ve linked to retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo, and Adorama, some of which are offering lowest-ever prices for select products. You’ll also find notable deals on accessories from companies like Pad & Quill, Twelve South, Nimble, JBL, and Speck.

Sale duration varies from site to site, but for a large portion of them, you’ll have until New Year’s Eve to take advantage of the discounts.

AirPods

iPad


10.2-inch iPad

10.5-inch iPad Air

iPad Pro

iPad mini

  • Wi-Fi, 256GB – $519.00, down from $549.00 ($30 off, lowest ever)

MacBook


MacBook Air (Mid 2019)

  • 128GB – $979.00, down from $1,099.00 ($120 off)
  • 256GB – $1,199.99, down from $1,299.00 ($100 off)

MacBook Pro (2019)

Smart Battery Cases

Miscellaneous Accessory Sales

  • Pad & Quill – Get 25% off sitewide through New Year’s Day, and an extra 15% off with code MR15
  • Nimble – Save 30% off sitewide with code MACRUMORS30
  • Twelve South – Save 15% sitewide with code MacRumors15
  • AT&T U-Verse – Purchase a 12 month TV & Internet package and choose from a JBL Link 300 Speaker, Polk Command Soundbar, or $250 gift card as a reward
  • Casetify – Buy 2, get 20% off and free shipping worldwide with code BOXING19
  • DJI – Save up to 34%
  • eBay – Get an extra 15% off select tech items with code JUMBOSAVE
  • JBL – Save up to 50% on select JBL and Harman audio products
  • OtterBox – Buy 2, get 1 free
  • Scosche – Get 80% off select items
  • Speck – Get 25% off select items

Head to our full Deals Roundup to shop for even more discounts on Apple products and related accessories.

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Shop for New Year's Deals on Apple Products Including MacBook Pro, AirPods, iPad, and More

As 2019 comes to an end, many retailers are discounting a wide array of Apple products and accessories. In this article, we’ve rounded up the best sales you can find online for iPad, iPad Pro, MacBook Pro, AirPods, and more.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

For these deals, we’ve linked to retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo, and Adorama, some of which are offering lowest-ever prices for select products. You’ll also find notable deals on accessories from companies like Pad & Quill, Twelve South, Nimble, JBL, and Speck.

Sale duration varies from site to site, but for a large portion of them, you’ll have until New Year’s Eve to take advantage of the discounts.

AirPods

iPad


10.2-inch iPad

10.5-inch iPad Air

iPad Pro

iPad mini

  • Wi-Fi, 256GB – $519.00, down from $549.00 ($30 off, lowest ever)

MacBook


MacBook Air (Mid 2019)

  • 128GB – $979.00, down from $1,099.00 ($120 off)
  • 256GB – $1,199.99, down from $1,299.00 ($100 off)

MacBook Pro (2019)

Smart Battery Cases

Miscellaneous Accessory Sales

  • Pad & Quill – Get 25% off sitewide through New Year’s Day, and an extra 15% off with code MR15
  • Nimble – Save 30% off sitewide with code MACRUMORS30
  • Twelve South – Save 15% sitewide with code MacRumors15
  • AT&T U-Verse – Purchase a 12 month TV & Internet package and choose from a JBL Link 300 Speaker, Polk Command Soundbar, or $250 gift card as a reward
  • Casetify – Buy 2, get 20% off and free shipping worldwide with code BOXING19
  • DJI – Save up to 34%
  • eBay – Get an extra 15% off select tech items with code JUMBOSAVE
  • JBL – Save up to 50% on select JBL and Harman audio products
  • OtterBox – Buy 2, get 1 free
  • Scosche – Get 80% off select items
  • Speck – Get 25% off select items

Head to our full Deals Roundup to shop for even more discounts on Apple products and related accessories.

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AirPods Pro Offer 'Close to Seamless' Audio Experience Thanks to Improved Bluetooth Latency

Software developer and composer Stephen Coyle published a new article on his blog recently, intent on measuring the Bluetooth latency of Apple’s new AirPods Pro and comparing their performance to previous-generation AirPods. As Coyle pointed out, Bluetooth audio latency in wireless earphones can cheapen the user experience of these devices, and can particularly cause major issues for certain accessibility features reliant upon audio accuracy.


Coyle measured latency by testing how much time passes between a user triggering a sound and when they hear it in the earphones. The developer pointed out that these user-initiated sounds “are the most commonly encountered example” of Bluetooth audio latency, because they are unpredictable and therefore difficult for most platforms to respond to with finesse. These include keyboard clicks, accessibility features like VoiceOver, and sound effects in games.

Image via Stephen Coyle

Using the default iOS keyboard and his own game Tapt as means of measuring this latency, Coyle discovered that the ‌AirPods Pro‌ have the lowest average audio latency (measured in milliseconds) among the entire ‌AirPods‌ line. ‌AirPods‌ 1 measured in at 274ms between the time the sound was triggered and the time the sound was heard, then ‌AirPods‌ 2 was at 178ms, and ‌AirPods Pro‌ clocked in at 144ms. Coyle called this “tantalizingly close to seamless.”

If it’s possible for the trend line to continue in the same direction, the next generation or two of ‌AirPods‌ will be very exciting. Not being a VoiceOver user, I’m unsure how much ‌AirPods Pro‌ improve its user experience in real terms, but I think this general trend can only be for the good. Similarly, for mobile gaming and general user experience, this trend means that what is, in my opinion, the primary downside of Bluetooth earphones may be gradually disappearing.

Coyle’s test also included the Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones and Sony WH-CH700N, which measured in around 250ms and 225ms, respectively. The developer included these two devices for context and explained that they represent the general state of Bluetooth headphones as it stands right now, with devices like the third-generation Amazon Echo and a JBL Bluetooth speaker also measuring in at about the same level as the Beats and Sony devices.

Check out Coyle’s full article on the ‌AirPods Pro‌ Bluetooth audio latency right here.

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Wrap Up Your Holiday Shopping With Our Exclusive Apple Accessory Sales at Mophie, Twelve South, Pad & Quill, and More

As we enter the last weekend before Christmas, last-minute holiday shopping is in full swing. For our readers, we have a collection of exclusive discounts that remain ongoing this season, offering the perfect chance to do some quick online Christmas sh…

Deals: Shop Holiday Discounts on Apple's 10.2-Inch iPad, 11-inch iPad Pro, and iPad Air (Including Lowest-Ever Prices)

Best Buy and Amazon are offering big discounts across Apple’s range of iPads, providing last-minute holiday shoppers with a chance to save on an iPad before Christmas. Models discounted include the 10.2-inch iPad, iPad Air, and 11-inch iPad Pro.

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Some of these sales include lowest-ever prices, including the 128GB Wi-Fi iPad ($429.00, $100 off), the 256GB Wi-Fi iPad Air ($649.00, $100 off), and the 64GB Wi-Fi 11-inch iPad Pro ($649.99, $100 off). There are plenty more sales to browse this week, so check out all of them in the lists below.

Each configuration below represents a sale at Best Buy, and where it’s appropriate we’ve also provided matching sales happening on Amazon. Both Amazon and Best Buy are offering a form of expedited shipping, be it free two-day or next-day delivery, but delays can happen and stock is low for some models, so be sure to shop soon.

2019 10.2-inch iPad

  • Wi-Fi 32GB – $249.99, down from $329.00 ($80 off)
  • Wi-Fi 128GB – $329.99, down from $429.00 ($100 off, lowest ever)
  • Cellular 32GB – $379.99, down from $459.00 ($80 off, lowest ever)
  • Cellular 128GB – $459.99, down from $559.00 ($100 off, lowest ever)

2019 iPad Air

  • Wi-Fi 64GB – $399.99, down from $499.00 ($100 off, lowest ever)
  • Wi-Fi 256GB – $549.99, down from $649.00 ($100 off, lowest ever)
  • Cellular 64GB – $529.99, down from $629.00 ($100 off)
  • Cellular 256GB – $679.99, down from $779.00 ($100 off)

2018 11-Inch iPad Pro

Wi-Fi

Cellular

Be sure to visit our full Deals Roundup to shop for even more Apple-related products and accessories.

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Last-Minute Holiday Deals: Shop the Best Sales on Apple Accessories From Pad & Quill, Twelve South, and More

With Christmas under two weeks away, we’re now entering last-minute holiday shopping season. Although some of the best deals may have already come and gone this year, many brands and retailers still offer solid discounts online and in stores, giving sh…

Apple Card Offering 6% Daily Cash Back on Apple Product Purchases Until December 31

Apple’s Twitter account for the Apple Card today announced that customers can get six percent Daily Cash back on most Apple products purchased through December 31.

The six percent savings will be delivered as Daily Cash in Apple’s Wallet app, tran…

Apple Card Offering 6% Daily Cash Back on Apple Product Purchases Until December 31

Apple’s Twitter account for the Apple Card today announced that customers can get six percent Daily Cash back on most Apple products purchased through December 31.

The six percent savings will be delivered as Daily Cash in Apple’s Wallet app, tran…

Cyber Monday 2019: Save on MacBook Pro, iPad, iPhone 11, iTunes Gift Cards, AirPods, HomePod, and More

As most Black Friday sales have now wrapped up, today marks the start of Cyber Monday shopping. Essentially all of the same retailers that offered Black Friday deals have launched Cyber Monday sales, and although the focus of the event is shopping from…

Black Friday 2019: Save on App Store and iTunes Gift Cards (Up to 20% Off, Get $100 Cards for $80)

Today is a good day to shop for App Store and iTunes gift cards, thanks to quite a few discounts seen at Target, Best Buy, Amazon, and many more. At multiple retailers you can get the $100 iTunes gift card for just $80 today only.

Note: Mac…

Black Friday 2019: Save on App Store and iTunes Gift Cards (Up to 20% Off, Get $100 Cards for $80)

Today is a good day to shop for App Store and iTunes gift cards, thanks to quite a few discounts seen at Target, Best Buy, Amazon, and many more. At multiple retailers you can get the $100 iTunes gift card for just $80 today only.

Note: Mac…

Black Friday 2019: Best Deals on Apple Products Including iPhone, HomePod, AirPods, and More

Although Thanksgiving festivities are just getting underway across the United States, many Black Friday deals are about to kick off (or already have kicked off) at retailers around the country. The big retail chains are all starting Black Friday early …

Apple Testing 'Apple Music for Business' Plans at Retailers Like Harrods and Levi's

Apple has been trialing a new version of Apple Music, dubbed ‌Apple Music‌ for Business, which will provide retail partners with access to streaming music for their stores. The company has been testing out ‌Apple Music‌ for Business for the last six months (via The Wall Street Journal).

Apple is partnering with PlayNetwork Inc. for the project, which specializes in providing music for commercial use by handling licensing and operating the service for Apple. In turn, Apple contributes by creating hundreds of unique playlists for each client.

Image via Harrods/WSJ

Special business contracts must be made to use certain pieces of music in retail areas because of the high cost of licensing fees. PlayNetwork tackles these issues for clients such as Starbucks and Estée Lauder.

In these retail spaces, there are currently a few streaming services that offer business contracts for retailers, including Soundtrack Your Brand (formerly Spotify Business), Sirius XM Holdings, and more. These services cost between $25 to $35 a month per retail location.

‌Apple Music‌ for Business will now be a player in this space, but there is no indication yet as to how much Apple will charge for its service. In its six months of operation, Apple has landed 25 clients, which are estimated to deliver music to more than 10,000 store locations, including Apple’s own retail stores.

One client includes Harrods in London, which had its own custom “Harrods Playlist” built by Apple. The retailer advertises this list of classical, ambient, and electronic music on screens in its stores, which users can search for and listen to in the consumer version of ‌Apple Music‌.

“We were captivated by their proposition that we could have our brand reflected in our own curated playlist,” said Guy Cheston, Harrods’s director of partnerships.

‌Apple Music‌ for Business has so far focused on retail chains with 100 stores or more. But it plans on expanding into small and midsize businesses.

On the regular version of ‌Apple Music‌, the company just launched a “Replay” feature, which provides subscribers with a way to track the artists, albums, and songs they listen to the most every year. This has been a long-awaited feature on ‌Apple Music‌, and one that many of the service’s rivals, like Spotify, have been doing for years.

‌Apple Music‌ still trails behind Spotify in terms of paid subscribers, with 60 million paid subscribers as of June 2019 compared to Spotify’s 113 million Premium subscribers as of September 30, 2019.

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'The Morning Show' Producers on Negative Reviews: 'There Were a Lot of Apple Haters and Wanting Apple to Fail'

A few weeks after the premiere of Apple TV+, the executive producers of “The Morning Show” have decided to respond to the show’s more negative critics at the Recode Code Media conference in Los Angeles (via Recode).


According to Mimi Leder and Kerry Ehrin, many of the negative reviews came from writers who went into the show with the purpose of hating it, due to Apple. Leder summed this up by stating that some reviews “felt like an attack on Apple.”

“When those reviews came in, I didn’t know what show they were watching. And I just kind of thought they were nuts,” said Leder, director and executive producer of the show, who is known for her previous work on shows like ER and The West Wing. “I just felt there were a lot of Apple haters and wanting Apple to fail.”

“We’re focused on the story we’re telling, the characters. We’re inside of it. So when you see reviews that are looking at it from the whole business aspect, like, ‘What is Apple doing?’ and, ‘They spent this much money on it’ — it’s kind of separate from us.”

“The Morning Show” has its fair share of both critics and fans, currently sitting at a 63 percent on Rotten Tomatoes with a more favorable 95 percent audience score. Leder referenced statistics like these and said, “The good news is that people love the show, and we love the show, and that’s what matters.”

At the same time, another ‌Apple TV‌+ show is getting ready to launch on the service in just over a week. On November 28, Apple will debut the first three episodes of “Servant” from producer M. Night Shyamalan, and afterwards new episodes will debut every Friday, similar to the current release schedule of “The Morning Show,” “See,” and “For All Mankind.”


Ahead of the streaming launch, “Servant” premiered at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York, where stars Toby Kebbell, Lauren Ambrose, Nell Tiger Free, and Rupert Grint were in attendance. The show’s writer and creator Tony Basgallop was also at the premiere, as well as Shyamalan, who will direct the series.


The first full trailer for “Servant” premiered a few weeks ago. The show follows a Philadelphia couple who are in mourning after a tragedy strikes their family. Soon after, they hire a young nanny to take care of their child and unknowingly set a series of strange events into motion.

Head to the MacRumors Apple TV+ forum to join in discussions for all of the new shows that have launched, and will soon launch, on Apple’s streaming service.

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16-Inch MacBook Pro First Impressions Praise Return of Scissor Switch Keyboard and Larger Retina Display

Apple today announced and launched the long-awaited 16-inch MacBook Pro, which has now replaced the previous 15-inch ‌MacBook Pro‌ models in the line of Apple notebooks. Alongside the announcement, a handful of YouTubers and tech bloggers hav…

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