AWT News Update: June 15, 2017

AWT News Update: June 15, 2017

Already halfway through the month of June? Tell us it's not true! At least we have some good news to keep you from getting too depressed. 

  • Apple World Today has just posted a video "first look" at macOS High Sierra that all Mac owners should watch
  • Those new iPad Pros are not only fast, but they're actually faster in many ways than Apple's top-of-the-line MacBook Pro
  • IBM is setting up "Garages" where developers will create apps for the Apple-IBM MobileFirst initiative.
  • Alphabet's Nest may be looking at supporting Apple HomeKit after an announcement last week at WWDC that software authentication of accessories will now be accepted
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AWT News Update: December 15, 2016

AWT News Update: December 15, 2016

Thanks for coming back to the AWT News Update podcast after an almost month-long hiatus; we love seeing the listener numbers climbing back to their previous level! Today's news:

  • Finnair and Japan Air Lines are two new clients for the Apple-IBM Mobile First collaboration and will both be using iPhones and iPad Pros to improve aircraft maintanance
  • Guess how much it will cost to replace a single lost Apple AirPod? We tell you in the podcast...
  • Pebble owners - Fitbit says it will keep your watch going for at least another year, including those services that connect it to iOS
  • A new iPhone 7 ad made for Japan shows off a unique capability of the iPhone 7 models and Apple Watch Series 2 in that country
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Watch the 2016 Masters Tournament on IBM's iOS app

Watch the 2016 Masters Tournament on IBM's iOS app

IBM and Apple have had a great working relationship for the past several years, one that is paying off for both companies in terms of powerful enterprise apps that work on Apple's iOS hardware and pull data from IBM "big iron". But the partnership has other benefits, too -- take, for example, the iOS app that IBM has created for the 2016 Masters Tournament.

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