AWT News Update: March 22, 2017

AWT News Update: March 22, 2017

Due to a test video broadcast that was going on earlier this afternoon, this is an abbreviated news update:

  • On Monday night, March 27, we'll start our live streaming video show -- AWT TV. Details are forthcoming regarding where you'll be able to watch and chat
  • Google updated its Photos app today, putting emphasis on backup and sharing over slow connections
  • Google also announced that its iOS Maps app will soon have a real-time location sharing function similar to Apple's Find My Friends
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AWT News Update: November 15, 2016 (Houston, TX)

AWT News Update: November 15, 2016 (Houston, TX)

Steve's in Houston, TX for a few hours tonight, so it was time to get a short AWT News Update recorded and published for your listening pleasure. What's up?

  • We discuss another good reason to not have an Android phone; manufacturer-installed software was sending the text messages and metadata from a number of phones to a Chinese server
  • Apple Pay expands big time in Australia, and new banks in Russia and China
  • Google releases PhotoScan for grabbing those old prints and moving them to digital, and also updates Google Photos

Just a reminder: Steve is on road, in the air and on the seas for the next month, so the AWT News Update may not be published every weekday.

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AWT News Update: March 7, 2016

AWT News Update: March 7, 2016

Listen to this podcast? Be sure to leave a review on iTunes so we can get some attention and hopefully a larger audience. Now here's the news:

  • The sixth betas for OS X,iOS, tvOS, and watchOS have all been released today. We're expecting the final versions to be released near the Apple Spring Event, hopefully as soon as next week or on 3/22-3/23 at the latest
  • The Theatre at Apple Campus 2 was recently topped off with a huge composite roof
  • Google Photos gets an update that adds Live Photos, Split View, and more
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