Planet of the Apps

Gary Vaynerchuk Not Happy With Apple’s ‘Planet of the Apps’ TV Series

Apple's reality TV show 'Planet of the Apps’ received mixed reviews from the critics when it became available for streaming last year. Now, outspoken entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, who is also one of the show's mentors alongside Jessica Alba, Will.i.am, and Gwyneth Paltrow, has slammed the way Apple marketed the series. Vaynerchuk, who discussed his thoughts about Apple’s TV during...

Apple’s Planet of the Apps, Season 1, Episode 1 Now in Apple Music

Apple’s original show, Planet of the Apps, is now available for viewing in Apple Music, as the first season’s debut episode has gone live. Apple is promoting the show under the ‘Browse’ tab in Apple Music. The first episode spans just under 50 minutes long and the synopsis is “Two college friends pitch a public...

‘Apple Music Is Nowhere Near Complete’ Says Jimmy Iovine

Over the past several months, it has become clear that Apple has some big plans as far as original video content. It has so far announced a few different shows, including "Carpool Karaoke" and a reality TV show called "Planet of the Apps." Now, according to a new profile from Bloomberg on Apple Music exec Jimmy...

Apple Continues to Eye Original Video Content, But Direction Unclear: Report

It’s no secret that Apple is looking to move into the television and movie market, but is the company looking to create a subscription-based video streaming service akin to Netflix, or something more traditional akin to HBO? [caption id="attachment_208213" align="aligncenter" width="5426"] Image courtesy of Mashable[/caption] Bolstering Apple’s video content is no side project. Apple CEO Tim Cook a...

Apple’s Eddy Cue Shares More Details About ‘Planet of the Apps’ [VIDEO]

Apple’s first original TV show, a competition series about the hunt for the next big mobile app, is finally showing a bit of itself and its star advisory board. [caption id="attachment_198715" align="aligncenter" width="1592"] Credit: Recode / YouTube[/caption] The Cupertino company's first original series, dubbed Planet of the Apps, which will debut exclusively on its music subscription service...

Apple Finishes Filming ‘Planet of the Apps’ Documentary Series

According to a new report from MacRumors, Apple has finished filming its documentary series "Planet of the Apps". An anonymous source familiar with the matter, who was also said to be involved in the production, said that the documentary was filmed on an Apple-constructed set near Hollywood. The anonymous source told MacRumors: "Apple built the...

Jessica Alba Gets on Board Apple’s “Planet of the Apps” TV Series

Earlier this month, Gwyneth Paltrow joined Apple's upcoming reality TV series ‘Planet of the Apps’ as a mentor to contestants and today, Jessica Alba has also boarded the reality-competition series as a mentor and adviser for the unscripted series aimed at identifying top up-and-coming app developers, Variety reports.  The publication adds that Lightspeed Venture Partners, which was the first institutional investor...

Om Malik: Apple Should be Building Better Products and Not Stupid TV Shows

GigaOM founder and one of the tech industry’s most seasoned analysts Om Malik, lashed out at Apple on Sunday’s episode of Leo Laporte’s This Week in Tech, following the reports of Apple signing rapper Will.i.am and actress Gwyneth Paltrow to co-host its upcoming reality TV project called Planet of the Apps. "This is just such nonsense. They should be...

Gwyneth Paltrow to Mentor Contestants in Apple’s “Planet of the Apps”

Last month, it was reported Apple had started accepting applications from developers who wanted to participate in the company’s first reality TV series 'Planet of the Apps’. Today, Variety is reporting that actress-entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow will serve as a mentor to contestants in the reality-competition series, which has been designed to showcase the iTunes App Store and...