Apple TV streaming service could cost more than $40

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The new Apple TV is nearly here.
The new Apple TV is nearly here.
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Apple’s big event on September 9th is expected to include the unveiling of a redesigned Apple TV, but if you were hoping to get a taste of the company’s long rumored over-the-top TV subscription service, you’ll have to wait a little while longer.

Negotiations between Apple and content providers have stalled according to a new report that claims the economics of the subscription TV service remain a sticking point between Apple’s and its partners. The price Apple wants to charge consumers would be much higher than a subscription to HBO Go, Hulu, Netflix or Sling, but that’s still not enough for content makers who are asking for more cash.

Star Wars unveils new Jedi on Instagram

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Finn is ready to take on Kylo Renn.
Finn is ready to take on Kylo Renn.
Photo: Star Wars

Instagram is finally killing the square, and to celebrate, Disney unveiled a new teaser for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie. The short new clip gives us our first glimpse of new Jedi Finn wielding Luke’s/Anakin’s blue lightsaber.

It looks like Finn and Kylo Renn are about to have a huge lightsaber duel in the wintery forest, and we can’t wait until December 18 to see the carnage.

Watch the full teaser below:

Surprise! Siri’s hints about Apple event aren’t that helpful

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Don't even bother asking Siri for a hint.
Don't even bother asking Siri for a hint.
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Apple just confirmed its big iPhone 6s event will take place September 9, and while the art on the invite didn’t offer any clues, Apple did give us one tip: Try asking Siri for hint.

Tim Cook’s not about to let his digital assistant leak details of the big event, but we decided to give it a try anyway. After begging Siri to give us a hint, a tip, anything, all we got back was more shade. But at least the replies were pretty funny.

Here are all of Siri’s hints:

Apple’s iPhone 6s event invite asks Siri for a hint

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What could it possibly be?
What could it possibly be?
Photo: Apple

The speculation about whether Apple is really going to unveil the next iPhone at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is over: Apple just sent out invites to its next keynote, which will take place Wednesday, September 9, at 10 a.m., in the historic San Francisco auditorium where Steve Jobs unveiled the Apple II.