AWT News Update: September 8, 2017

AWT News Update: September 8, 2017

As we head into the weekend before an Apple event next Tuesday, we have a handful of short news items to keep you entertained and up-to-date:

  • Disney is pulling streaming rights for Star Wars and Marvel titles from other services, keeping them only for the upcoming Disney streaming service
  • Siri Remotes are on backorder or out of stock in a number of countries -- could a newly-designed Siri Remote be on tap for Tuesday?
  • Spotify won't give Apple Safari users access to its Web Player
  • A group of Microsoft interns has developed a new useful Mac app for users of Office 365
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Apple should be pushing its iWork apps instead of Microsoft Office 365 for the iPad Pro

Apple should be pushing its iWork apps instead of Microsoft Office 365 for the iPad Pro

What the …? As noted by The Verge, as part of the ordering process for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, buyers are given the option of adding a subscription for Office 365 — the only non-Apple accessory to appear in the order form. Apple should be pushing its own iWork apps (Pages, Keynote, and Numbers) instead.

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