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The Results Are In For Apple Arcade and the iPhones 11 and 11 Pro

This year feels a little different. Recent iPhones have drawn reviews ranging from solid to excellent, but they are often qualified with comparisons to the competition and the refrains that Apple has lost its ability to innovate and keep up. Well, they have been keeping a pretty deliberate pace at times so I can’t say the rep isn’t totally deserved. Reviews of products other than the Apple Watch and iPad often draw the same comparisons. But as I said above, this year isn’t quite the same.

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Apple TV+ and Arcade are Coming Soon. Do You Care?

Thanks to Apple’s services-focused event back in the Spring, we already know the broad strokes when it comes to Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade. The former will feature Apple’s original video content, which they have been investing increasing amounts of time and money in, while the latter is the company’s gaming subscription service that is geared toward breathing new life into paid gaming titles on the App Store.

We also know that the release dates for both are closing in as we get closer to the release of the new iPhone. However, other than the occasional preview, trailer or rumor, news of these coming subscription services has been scarce.

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Apple Gets Smart About Controllers for Apple Arcade, But Will it Matter?

Apple has had a problem with game controllers for a long time now. They just never seemed to get the fact that, while touch is great, it isn’t great for everything. Anyone who has ever tried to play games with on-screen controllers knows what I’m talking about.

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Good News for Apple Arcade- People Love Their Smartphone Gaming

Anyone who follows Apple already knows that games always dominate the top of the App Store charts. However, a new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) shows that smartphone gaming is no longer just for kids. It turns out that the average gamer is older than you might expect and isn’t always playing on a console.

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Apple is Putting Big Money Behind Arcade. Will it Make a Difference?

In its on stage presentation a few weeks ago, Apple let us know a little of what will make their new Apple Arcade service unique. It won’t be littered with the same freemium or ad-supported games that currently dominate the App Store, but will come with exclusive stand-alone titles that subscribers will get access to. With over 100 titles at launch, there ought to be plenty to choose from.

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Apple’s Event Offers Few Surprises, but Some Solid Coming Attractions

Apple’s Showtime event took place at 12 PM Central today and the company revealed a couple of things that we all knew were coming and two that were a little less certain. Here’s a brief look at each to get you caught up:

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