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AWT News Update: May 17, 2016

Today’s AWT News Update brings you news from the world of Apple!

  • The iOS 9.3.2 update is bricking some iPad Pros
  • Apple’s apparently hiring a number of people with expertise in wireless charging
  • Foxconn and Pegatron are hiring iPhone assembly workers earlier than usual this year
  • Free the FM!

The text version of this podcast can be found below.

The killer feature of the Flygrip is the ability to hold your phone with one hand when the Flygrip is extended. Instead of using a “death grip” to hold your phone, you easily mount your iPhone between your fingers and wear it like you would a ring. These leaves all your fingers free to text or swipe.  

A few minutes of using this in mass transit and I was hooked on the Flygrip. Holding my phone with myhand instead of between my fingers seems so 20th Century now. With all the advances of the iPhone, we still hold our phones just like we did 100 years ago. Join the 21st century and get yourself a Flygrip.

One caveat about the Flygrip: while I absolutely love it, the adhesive had trouble with extremely cold weather. A subzero Kansas winter caused my first Flygrip to detach, so be careful with weather extremes. Additionally, the adhesives didn’t work well on a soft shell  bumper cases or any case with significant texture. It needs a solid flat and clean surface to adhere, leaving some cases unable to work with the Flygrip.


Classic protection: Pad & Quill’s Little Pocket Book for iPhone® SE Case

the authorDennis Sellers
Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.
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