AWT TV Episode 45: Another week, another shocking development!

AWT TV Episode 45: Another week, another shocking development!

Last night, Marty Edwards and I got together for another online chat about tech and life in general, and as it turned out, this was basically Part 2 of last week's show. While on last week's show Marty shocked me by unveiling a brand new Samsung Galaxy S9 he was using, this week he had another new phone: an iPhone X!

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AWT TV Episode 44: Marty goes rogue, Mojave looks great, and more

AWT TV Episode 44: Marty goes rogue, Mojave looks great, and more

We don’t know what you did on the last night of July 2018, but for Marty Edwards and me, it was time to sit down and chat on another episode of AWT TV. Previously on the show, we’ve hit on the fact that the best device for a particular job might not be from Apple, and on last night’s show Marty confessed that he no longer uses an iPhone, having migrated to a Samsung Galaxy S9 instead.

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AWT TV Tonight: Join Steve & Marty and avoid the All-Star Game

AWT TV Tonight: Join Steve & Marty and avoid the All-Star Game

It's the midsummer classic! No, not that game where a bunch of baseball players get to play an inning or two before going back to the dugout, but the July 17 episode of AWT TV. Steve and Marty will be getting together online on the Apple World Today YouTube channel at 6:30 PM PT / 9:30 PM ET for an hour of discussion and fun on Episode 43.

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Tangible Tech Episode 4: Getting Down to Brass Tacks

Tangible Tech Episode 4: Getting Down to Brass Tacks

Today's episode of Tangible Tech mixes a bit of news with a seasoning of history, and also sets us up for a future episode on a topic that listeners -- and podcasters -- are trying to get their minds around.

To begin, we start off with a request for all of you in the Tangible Tech audience to share the podcast with at least one friend...hopefully more! That follows with an odd etymological detour that leads into our first story. 

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Tangible Tech Episode 3: Shark Fins!

Tangible Tech Episode 3: Shark Fins!

Shark fins are everywhere around you, even if you're nowhere near an ocean. We're not talking about the type that are attached to our favorite apex predators; nope, Episode 3 of Tangible Tech is about those "shark fin" antennas that are on most modern cars.

Host Steve Sande wondered about where the old traditional telescoping car aerial antenna went, did some research, and used Tangible Tech to bring you the final word on shark fin antennas. Be sure to use this podcast as a way to amuse, inform, and befuddle your friends over the 4th of July weekend. 

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Tangible Tech Episode 2: Mine-seeking drones, global dust storms, and more!

Tangible Tech Episode 2: Mine-seeking drones, global dust storms, and more!

Episode 2 of the Tangible Tech podcast is now available for your listening pleasure. Steve provides a roundup of some fascinating tech news for the week - hunting land mines with drones; a massive, planet wide dust storm on Mars is slowing down work for some of our robotic workers out there; researchers have come up with a lightweight sheet that can hide humans and equipment from sight in the infrared spectrum; and police aren’t going to be happy with the Supreme Court decision last week that keeps them from tracking cell phones without a warrant.

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Apple World Today News Update: June 20, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: June 20, 2018

Today marks the last day of the Apple World Today News Update podcast. Starting soon, I'll be doing a podcast that won't have a regular schedule or time, and might not even talk about Apple. The new podcast is called Tangible Tech, and it's designed to cover the entire realm of technology, not just Apple products. 

We're also moving to a new podcast host, Anchor.FM, and with that comes the ability to bring in guests, have listeners add audio responses to what we've said on the podcast, and a lot bigger potential audience. Read more about the changes in the show notes below!

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AWT TV Episode 42: June 19, 2018 -- Anchors and Cats

AWT TV Episode 42: June 19, 2018 -- Anchors and Cats

Ahhh, I love it when the best made plans about what we're going to talk about suddenly go out the door. Last night, Marty Edwards and Steve Sande were supposed to demo a few apps and do some "how to" tips. Well, that didn't happen. Instead, Steve and Marty were both interested in yesterday's announcement about the iPad version of Anchor, and Steve had done his homework....so we talked about the app, future plans for audio podcasting, and Steve did a demo of the app.

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Apple World Today News Update: June 19, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: June 19, 2018

It's a light news day in the Apple world, so we'll give you some stories about rumored Apple Watches, the upcoming Walkie-Talkie feature of the Apple Watch, how a 6.5-inch iPhone X might be the biggest seller this fall, and a new replacement power cord for MacBooks could shed some light on dark places:

  • That Brazilian developer has done it again, this time finding references to four new Apple Watch models in the latest iOS 12 developer beta release

  • If you and a friend are both running the second developer beta of watchOS 5, you can start to use the new Walkie-Talkie function

  • Rumors from Korea and the Apple supply chain show that Apple thinks the "iPhone X Plus" will be the top seller when it arrives this fall

  • Ten One Design introduced a totally innovative replacement power cord for the MacBook/MacBook Pro. "Stella" has a plug that lights up the socket when you get near it, and other impressive features

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Apple World Today News Update: June 18, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: June 18, 2018

A slow day for Apple news, so we're covering three short stories for you regarding 911 location services, Apple Pay and an upcoming change in macOS Mojave:

  • Apple partners with a 911 infrastructure company in the USA to integrate its HELO technology into existing call centers so iOS 12 911 calls will send specific and detailed location information

  • Apple Pay is making it to Poland as early as tomorrow

  • System software updates are moving from the Mac App Store to a System Preference pane in macOS Mojave, returning to the location they were before OS X Lion

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Apple World Today News Update: June 15, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: June 15, 2018

Before you head off for your fun weekend, be sure to load this episode of the Apple World Today News Update podcast so you can be up to speed on the latest news in the world of Apple and the telecom industry:

  • Apple debuts a new portal for the Apple Online Store that features a modern design that's clean and easy to use

  • The HomePod can now read the news in Canada, France and Germany

  • 5G networks are coming, and it looks like the 2018 iPhones may use a new modem chip from Intel that not only supports 5G and all existing wireless standards, but also runs on both CDMA and GSM networks

  • Time Warner has now officially been devoured by AT&T, and T-Mobile and Sprint will file their merger application on Monday

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Apple World Today News Update: June 14, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: June 14, 2018

Welcome to Thursday's episode of the Apple World Today News Update, brought to you this week by PDFelement 6from Wondershare.  Today we have news of cheap iPhones (new in the box!), a security scare that doesn't seem too scary, and how Apple employees at Apple Park are going to be made uncomfortable so they'll stand at least part of each work day:

  • Get an iPhone in South Korea for $40! They're new in the box, they're unlocked, but there's a catch...

  • Russian smartphone cracker ElcomSoft says they can read your entire iMessages history...but they pretty much need all of your login information before they can do it

  • Every desk at Apple Park is a standing desk that converts for sitting use, but the chairs are made to make you uncomfortable

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Apple World Today News Update: June 13, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: June 13, 2018

It's Slow News Wednesday™, but we dredged up some great little stories designed to both inform and hopefully entertain you:

  • Former KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo hasn't let his new career stop his rumors, this time about the Apple Watch Series 4

  • The Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular + GPS will now run on two more carriers in the US: US Cellular and C Spire

  • Like your Ring Video Doorbell? That experience is about to come to a full do-it-yourself home security system from the company, now available for pre-order and shipping in early July

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