Netflix was the biggest earner in non-game apps in the App Store this year. According to data from app analytics company Sensor Tower, the streaming-video powerhouse raked in a massive $790.2 million on iOS during 2018 — or, at least, through November 30.
Here are the other companies that carved out spaces in the top 10 non-game app list.
Binge watching can be something you actually feel good about. That is, if you’re watching content that’s enriching and informative. So instead of spending hours on Netflix, maybe sink into the couch to browse a massive library of documentaries.
Binging your favorite Netflix shows might be about to get a lot cheaper.
Netflix is currently testing a new mobile-only subscription plan that costs about half the price of the next-cheapest package. The option is currently only available in Malaysia but it’s coming to more markets soon.
Steve Carell is finally making his return back to the small screen after reportedly signing a deal to join one of Apple’s new TV shows.
Apple struck a deal with Carell to star alongside Jennifer Anniston and Reese Witherspoon for its comedy TV series about a struggling morning TV show. The role will be Carell’s first since starring in The Office.
After spending upward of $1 billion creating original TV shows, Apple apparently plans to give them away for free. That would certainly be a bold move as Apple muscles into original video production, but it might be the craziest idea ever.
Here are three reasons why it’s a smart strategy — and three more why it could backfire.
Apple is spending upwards of $1 billion making original TV shows, but little has been publicly said about the initiative just yet. According to Netflix’s chief content officer, not only are customers in the dark about how Apple will make its shows available — even the folks making the shows for Apple don’t know.
Speaking at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in Los Angeles, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos said that, “I don’t have any idea what that Apple product is going to be. I don’t think anybody does. I don’t think people making shows for them have any idea.”
Netflix has bought the global distribution rights to Steven Soderbergh’s latest movie High Flying Bird — which, true to the iconic director’s previous word, was shot on iPhone.
This is the second movie by the Academy Award-winning director to be shot using one of Apple’s handsets. After the release of his last movie Unsane, Soderbergh said he was leaning toward shooting all his future projects on iPhone. It seems that he wasn’t kidding!