Apple TV: The comeback king

While millions of iOS and Mac users own and enjoy them, it’s true to say that Apple TV is not the world’s most successful Apple product.

At least, not yet

Apple’s one-time “hobby” is a bit like the white walkers in Game of Thrones, it just keeps coming back.

Over the years we’ve seen Apple try lots of things to make the product an absolute essential, and while I think the current model is a brilliant thing for any Mac, iPhone, or iPad user, it has still barely dented the TV streaming market.

One thing Apple has tried to put together is to organize a ‘thin content’ bundle that lets customers dump their cable subscription to pick up all the content they actually want to watch for one fixed monthly fee. It had a lot of problems getting this idea off the ground, and word is it eventually had to cave in to this reality and work on its TV guide instead.

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Oh, boy. Just what we need. Another edition of Windows 10, WTFCUPFWP.

Late yesterday afternoon, Microsoft announced a new (but widely anticipated) edition of Windows 10, and it’s a mouthful.

On the one hand, we have Microsoft telling us (or at least Terry Myerson telling Mary Jo Foley) that Windows 10 will be “One Windows” to rule them all — desktops, laptops, tablets, phones, nuclear launch codes.

On the other hand, we now have Windows 10 Home, Pro, Enterprise, Mobile, Mobile Enterprise, Education, Pro Education, IoT Core, the new Win10 S, and now Windows 10 Pro for Workstation PCs.

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