While "leaks" and pure speculation regarding Apple's newest iPhones, iPads and Macs abound, sometimes the same intensity of conjecture can be focused on other "products" that are discovered. That's the case with a wireless device with the product number A1844 that was the subject of intense scrutiny after being spotted in FCC filings by someone at Bloomberg last year. Well, it turns out that A1844 is actually an electronic badge reader possibly designed for use at Apple Park.Read More
While there's not as much exciting news as in yesterday's marathon podcast, today's can be listened to in its entirety in just a little over four minutes. Here's what we have for you today:
- We take exception to a very clickbaitish article about AirPods on another website (we're looking at you, Business Insider) <--- don't click that!
- GeekBench 4 results show the iPhone 7 Plus to be a fast smartphone, even faster than the iPad Pro!
- Some features "advertised" at WWDC for macOS Sierra and iOS 10 don't appear to have made it to the first non-beta versions of the operating systems that shipped to developers and public beta testers today
- The Taptic Engine in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will start getting used more often for feedback now that Apple has announced that an API will be available for developers
A short AWT News Update today on a slow October news day...
- Evernote, once a darling of tech investors everywhere, is apparently having issues with finances
- Apple CEO Tim Cook tells BuzzFeed a universal search API for Apple TV is on the way