AWT News Update: January 4, 2017

AWT News Update: January 4, 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is officially underway tomorrow, but plenty of companies have made announcements about new products that will be of interest to fans of Apple. We have info about two of those products lines today, as well as about how Apple has acquiesced to the Communist government of China in removing The New York Times apps from the Chinese App Store:

  • Now you can toast bread, make coffee, and gaze into a connected mirror, all of these devices coming from Griffin Technology
  • Ring announces the Floodlight Cam, an outside security light, camera, and siren that works with the Ring app
  • China doesn't like the NYT's coverage, so they've ordered Apple to stop carrying the NYT apps
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Facebook Instant Articles quickly bring news to one place -- Facebook

Facebook Instant Articles quickly bring news to one place -- Facebook

Facebook wants to be your one-stop shop for news, with the introduction yesterday of Instant Articles, a way for publishers to get interactive articles to readers… instantly.

Facebook responded to complaints from publishers that it was taking too long for shared stories to appear on mobile devices by working with those companies to create a platform that brings photos, videos, and text to readers in no time at all.

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AWT News Update: March 17, 2015

AWT News Update: March 17, 2015

By faith and begorrah, it's St. Patrick's Day, so grab a green beer and listen in on your friendly leprechaun Steve O'Sande who is bringing you the Apple news o' the day.

  • According to the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, it appears that Apple will finally offer a streaming TV service later this year, making it easier and more affordable for people to cut the cable subscriptions.
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