Apple Daily Report for Sept. 19, 2017

My compadre, Steve Sande, is in the middle of a podcast, so can’t do the usual AWT News Update. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

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Apple tends to do well when it raises prices, says Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty, who has raised her price target on the company's stock to $194 to reflect several price increases (such as the iPhone X).

Apple's A11 Bionic system on chip (SoC) makes the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X by far the highest-performing smartphones available today, according to Geekbench results.

Moment, a maker of smartphone lenses, are taking orders for cases that will fit the new iPhones. Tests show the stable of Moment lenses and the Photo Case work with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Moment founder Marc Barros said.

Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services business announced today that the Lincoln Financial Mobile App is now available on the Apple Watch through the Apple App Store. Participants can check their account balances and view their retirement income projection, as well as see their asset allocation and three most recent transactions on the watch.

Centrify, which specializes in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, says that Centrify Identity Services (which includes Application and Endpoint Services) delivers day one support for the just-released iOS11 and day one support for macOS High Sierra for Macs, which is due next week.