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The Other Streams Entertainment is More than Just a Good Movie By Andy Marken With her Mac and iPhone in hand, our daughter sat us down awhile back and said, “Dad, streaming isn’t all about movies and shows. There’s more … lots more.” Yeah, we know. Thanks to video conferencing software companies, production teams stayed on track during the WFH periods. But it was “the other” streaming that kept our daughter and people occupied and sane. She, and more than 1B people around the globe have stuck with the Apple ecosystem–partially because of its services–movies/TV shows on iTunes, the App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade and Apple News+. Those “little” items produced up to $15.8B in Q1 sales for the company, up from $12.7B for the same period the year before. The services stimulated the sale of Apple (and others) earpods/headphones, speakers, bigger/better monitors/TV screens, mics and other stuff so people could enjoy the other streaming … more music, more games, more podcasts. Universal Music When Voyager One left our universe, it carried two gold records containing a range of our music and other sounds of Earth. It never looked back, and we kept right on creating and listening, taping our fingers and our feet. While the RIAA once mounted lawsuits around the globe to squelch streaming music, singers/musicians have begun viewing their libraries as

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