Apple’s ‘electronic document thinning’ involves its iBooks Author app

Apple’s ‘electronic document thinning’ involves its iBooks Author app

Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,710,944) for “electronic document thinning” that involves is iBooks Author software. iBooks is a free ebook app that allows you to read publications purchased at the iBooks Store. iBooks Author lets you create iBooks textbooks (as well as other types of books) for the iPad and Mac.

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AWT News Update: July 21, 2017

AWT News Update: July 21, 2017

Steve's back from a short hiatus; many thanks to Dennis for filling in with a non-verbal podcast of sorts! What do we have for you today?

  • Don't care about the upcoming iPhone 8 but would like an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus? T-Mobile has an amazing deal on the existing iPhones as part of a trade-in plan.
  • We've already told you that South Korea's LG Chem will be making iPhone batteries in the future, but did you know that the former supplier is allegedly working on electric car batteries with Apple?
  • Google Play Music subscribers can now take advantage of their music in CarPlay-equipped automobiles
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Apple spends record amount in Washington lobbying efforts

Apple spends record amount in Washington  lobbying efforts

Apple spent $2.2 million lobbying the Donald Trump administration in Washington D.C. between April 1 and June 30, 2017, according to a disclosure form filed by the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives — as noted by recode. That’s almost double the moolah spent on lobbying from the same three month period in 2016.

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From Kickstarter to your car: The Gravity X Car Mount

From Kickstarter to your car: The Gravity X Car Mount

Has this happened to you? You see an innovative design for a car smartphone mount, then notice that it's a crowdfunding campaign... and your interest drops immediately. There are no such worries with the Gravity X Car Mount, as it has made it all the way through a Kickstarter campaign and is now shipping. You can get this versatile car mount for $19.99 through the Apple World Today Deals Shop.

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