Aerial video of Apple Campus 3 construction (and more Apple Park video!)

Aerial video of Apple Campus 3 construction (and more Apple Park video!)

During the past few years, Apple Park (AKA Apple Campus 2) has been the focus of scrutiny from several drone pilots. Matthew Roberts shared a few videos the past two days, one of which shows construction of the Apple Campus 3 in Sunnyvale, CA in April of 2017. From the air, the building looks like three-quarters of the Command Key!

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AWT News Update: December 30, 2016

AWT News Update: December 30, 2016

This will be the final AWT News Update for 2016; be sure to join us again next Tuesday, January 2, 2017 for the first update of the new year! Today we have a few stories that we're sure you'll find fascinating:

  • iPhone 7 production may be cut by 10% soon to avoid a buildup of inventory
  • Think those 4K videos of Apple Campus 2 are impressive? Check out the 1.7 gigapixel mosaic created by SkyIMD if you really want to see a high-resolution photo
  • The robots are taking over at manufacturing plants run by Apple's primary partner, Foxconn
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Apple Campus 2 construction update videos

Apple Campus 2 construction update videos

It seems like just yesterday that we were posting the latest 4K drone videos of Apple Campus 2 from Matthew Roberts and Duncan Sinfield, and here it is one month later. Surprisingly, there has been a lot of progress on the landscaping that will make the "Spaceship" quite park-like, and Sinfield's video includes information on the demolition and rebuilding of an apartment complex right next to the complex.

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A bumper fall crop of Apple Campus 2 construction videos

A bumper fall crop of Apple Campus 2 construction videos

The end of September is upon us, and that means that the drone pilots have been out cruising over Cupertino to show the progress at Apple Campus 2. The entire place is really coming together -- solar panels cover 40% of the "ring" roof, there's only a tiny gap that doesn't have a roof covering yet, trees are starting to be planted, a lot fewer cranes are in action at the site, and so on. Maybe it's just me, though, it looks like it still has at least 6 months to go before people are in that building...

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Drone video shows solid progress on Apple Campus 2

Drone video shows solid progress on Apple Campus 2

Drone pilot and videographer Matthew Roberts has published his monthly update video of the construction of Apple Campus 2, and things are really coming along. The majority of curved glass is now installed on the "spaceship" building and the roof is nearly complete, so installation of the thousands of photovoltaic solar panels that will be used to help power the facility has begun. 

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AWT News Update: May 2, 2016

AWT News Update: May 2, 2016

A variety of news bits for today from around the world of Apple, from Cupertino to Brazil:

  • Apple has added transit directions for Rio de Janeiro to the Maps app in anticipation of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games
  • Brazil puts Facebook's WhatsApp Messenger service on hold for 72 hours as punishment for having good encryption
  • Hulu is apparently moving forward on a live TV streaming service
  • New drone footage of Apple's Campus 2 shows construction is really moving along for the planned early 2017 opening
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AWT News Update: March 7, 2016

AWT News Update: March 7, 2016

Listen to this podcast? Be sure to leave a review on iTunes so we can get some attention and hopefully a larger audience. Now here's the news:

  • The sixth betas for OS X,iOS, tvOS, and watchOS have all been released today. We're expecting the final versions to be released near the Apple Spring Event, hopefully as soon as next week or on 3/22-3/23 at the latest
  • The Theatre at Apple Campus 2 was recently topped off with a huge composite roof
  • Google Photos gets an update that adds Live Photos, Split View, and more
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