AWT News Update: May 22, 2017

AWT News Update: May 22, 2017

Hopefully Monday isn't grinding you down too badly! We have some news that may cheer you up:

  • Ford Motor Co. changes CEOs, with autonomous car chief Jim Hackett taking over and a mandate to "seek alliances with Silicon Valley companies"
  • The YouTube TV app no longer requires a Chromecast for streaming. Today's update brings AirPlay to the app so those shows can use your Apple TV
  • Mobile Safari may see a major scrolling speed boost in the near future
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CES 2017 Day Two highlights video from TechLaunchPad's Andrew Felix

CES 2017 Day Two highlights video from TechLaunchPad's Andrew Felix

Yesterday, we featured a short video of some highlights of day one at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Andrew Felix of TechLaunchPad is back with more interesting products to demonstrate what's going on in the world of tech...like a connected hairbrush.

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Ford’s SYNC connectivity system to add Apple CarPlay support

Ford’s SYNC connectivity system to add Apple CarPlay support

Ford is expanding its SYNC connectivity system, adding Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 4G LTE and several new AppLink apps. SYNC allows customers to bring the smartphone technology they’re comfortable with into a vehicle and use it “without hassle,” according to Don Butler, Ford executive director, Connected Vehicle and Services.

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AWT News Update: December 22, 2015

AWT News Update: December 22, 2015

This is the last Apple World Today News Update for the year, and it's a doozy:

  • Readdle puts five of its great apps on sale for 50% off (see links below)
  • Apple adds some 2008-2009 devices to its "vintage and obsolete" list
  • A rumor says that the 4-inch "iPhone 7c" will be out in April, 2016
  • Google and Ford may announce a self-driving car deal at CES 2016 in a few weeks
  • We'll be back on January 4th. Please have a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year!
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