Apple isn't just the trillion-dollar tech company that has built its wealth on functional obsolescence, cheap overseas labor, and deification of its late founder: It also wants to compete with Netflix!
Yes, the brand that doubles as a status symbol so many iPhone users cherish deeply has invested $1 billion -- basically the amount of Senegal's Strategic Investment Fund -- in original content for 2018 alone, with a projected total of $4.2 billion by 2022. It's still nowhere near Netflix's $8 billion spending spree, but still, a billion is a serious number. What does that mean for you, the average consumer of content?
Lots of new shows available on Apple Music! And, probably in the near future, a standalone streaming service! Here's everything we know about Apple's original programming slate, including shows that have already appeared and series that have yet to make their way to the public.