AWT News Update: November 3, 2016

AWT News Update: November 3, 2016

It's a pretty light news day in the Apple world today, but we've got a few stories to provide you with the news you need:

  • A maker of Thunderbolt 3 accessories finds out that its products aren't compatible with the new MacBook Pro
  • August updates its Smart Lock to be totally compatible with HomeKit and Apple's Home app
  • LifeProof, a part of OtterBox, announces that its flagship Fre case is available for pre-order for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
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Apple goes all "1984" on product packaging for its stores

Apple goes all "1984" on product packaging for its stores

In a short post back at the beginning of July, we mentioned a rumor that Apple would soon require third-party accessory manufacturers to use standardized minimal packaging in order to create a more uniform look for items in Apple Stores. Well, now the company appears to be making the Apple-like packaging mandatory, at least for some third-party products. 

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