Is the 2021 Apple TV 4K A Worthy Upgrade?

Review #1 — Apple TV 4K (Thumbnail)A new version of the Apple TV 4K was released in May of 2021. It wasn’t immediately apparent to me why this new version was necessary, other than YouTube not working on the 2013 version of the Apple TV. Two months later, the reason was clear — literally. That’s the topic of a new video review on Photics.TV (YouTube). This new video is also the first in a series of tech reviews.

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Milestones

Gauge (Milestone Thumbnail)A lot of bold moves were taken in the last two weeks. For starters, there’s a Photics shop at Etsy. That’s how the new digital version of “A Book About Hype” was made available. After a brutal rejection by Apple, a new strategy was needed. You shouldn’t build your castle on sand. Apple’s inconsistent approval process is just awful. So, and this is a big change, I’m giving Google another shot. Lots of people said I should do it, so here it is — Photics.TV is now online.

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Targeted Advertisements (Without Spying)

Widgets vs ApparatusesPeople hate ads. And yet, marketing is part of life. If done correctly, people will love you. Apple is a perfect example. Steve Jobs and the gang made computers cool and sexy. Photics is selling widgets. Is there a thing further from cool and sexy? As the app updates progress, Widgets and Apparatuses are starting to look a lot better. It is actually getting cool and sexy. The new app icons are clean and pretty. The functionality is powerful. That means the next step is marketing.

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Flash Is Dead, Long Live Hype (Ruffle Too!)

Hype Logo (Stylized)What a waste! Flash was awesome software. With music, sound effects, animation, and video, it added life to the Internet. Instead of a dull collection of text and low-res pictures, webpages were filled with action and interactivity. But even though Flash revolutionized the Internet, the software met an ill-fated end. After a decade long decline, Flash is officially dead. What will web designers and developers do now? Is there no replacement for Flash?!

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