AWT News Update: October 4, 2017

AWT News Update: October 4, 2017

A lot of hardware was announced today; sadly, not by Apple. Today's podcast looks at one of our sponsor's products, a change in categories in the iOS App Store, a ton of hardware products from Google targeting Apple, and a new smart speaker from Sonos:

  • Tired of the same old green or blue text bubbles? Get Color Text Bubbles (free to try, $0.99 to buy) to spark things up in Messages
  • Three sections of the iOS App Store are going away
  • Google announces everything but a smart, internet-enabled kitchen sink at a product reveal today
  • Sonos previewed the Sonos One, which may eventually get AirPlay 2 compatibility like some other products from the speaker manufacturer
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AWT News Update: October 2, 2017

AWT News Update: October 2, 2017

Another month has passed, and we're now in October! We have a new sponsor for this month and a handful of interesting news bits for your listening pleasure:

  • Like iMessage? Try two new products from It's About Time Products made especially for your messaging pleasure -- Color Text Bubbles and WordSwipe. Find out more here!
  • Apple will announce the fourth quarter 2017 fiscal year results on November 2, 2017
  • LG has released a new version of its Mac utility for the UltraFine 4K and 5K displays
  • DJI is providing an update to its apps to prevent drones from connecting to the internet and sharing location data to servers
  • Safeway has announced that it's rolling out Apple Pay 
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Isn’t it about time for more fun with iMessages? Check out apps from this week’s AWT sponsor

Isn’t it about time for more fun with iMessages? Check out apps from this week’s AWT sponsor

Indie developers are the lifeblood of the Apple app ecosystem, and one of our favorite indie companies is It’s About Time Products. The company markets a large variety of iOS, watchOS, and macOS apps that cover the gamut from photography and productivity apps and utilities for Mac to fun iMessage apps. The latter category includes Color Text Bubbles on iMessage (free with in-app purchase), an iMessage app that can turn your texts from boring to WOW and Word Swipe (free with in-app purchase), a fun iMessage word game that you can play with friends. We’re happy to say that It’s About Time Products is our sponsor for the upcoming five weeks, and today our focus in on Color Text Bubbles and Word Swipe!

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