Apple has added a new "Skyline" collection of Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones to the online Apple Store. Priced at $349.95, they’re available in crystal blue, desert sand, and midnight black.Read More
Yesterday it was reported that Apple had hired Liz Schimel, a veteran media exec who previously served as president of Conde Nast China, to serve as “head of news business.” Now re/code reports that the tech giant has been talking to some of the biggest newspapers in the U.S. about adding their stories to Texture, the magazine app/service Apple bought in March.Read More
When news publishers have a big story these days,” their editors jump on Slack and pitch it to an unlikely partner: Apple,” according to The Information. The tech giant has built a “small but powerful news team that is making Apple a key distribution outlet for news publishers,” the article adds.Read More
The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, is on an “eclipse” road trip. 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.Read More
A few Apple news items to make your first day of work after the Independence Day weekend a bit nicer!
- Users of Skype on Macs running older versions of OS X (pre - 10.9) can no longer use the business communications tool. Microsoft now requires users to be running Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) if they wish to use Skype.
- A pair of Apple stores in the northeastern US will reopen this weekend after major refurbishments that doubled their size
- Apple News may soon be gaining ads, with publishers able to use major advertising platforms in their content