AWT News Update: April 16, 2015

AWT News Update: April 16, 2015

A light news day in the world of Apple, but enough to bring you our daily podcast! 

  • Apple releases a supplemental update to OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite
  • Yahoo joins the growing list of developers with apps that will work with Apple Watch
  • There's an auction of a 1976 Apple-1 Computer going on right now for charity
  • A Kickstarter campaign aims at making development of text/video/photo-centric apps as easy as dragging and dropping media
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Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 now available

Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 now available

After a long beta that included a lot of non-developer testers, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 is now available for general release in the Mac App Store. 

To be sure, this will be a controversial update as it introduces the public to the eventual replacement for iPhoto and Aperture -- the new Photos app. Here are the official release notes for the update:

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AWT News Update: March 2, 2015

AWT News Update: March 2, 2015

Image of iFon from iVoice via CultOfMac

On the AWT News Update podcast today: 

  • A small company in India has filed a lawsuit against Apple, opposing the use of the trademark iPhone in the country
  • Apple released the first public beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, which includes the new Photos app
  • Three more enterprise apps arrive from the Apple/IBM partnership
  • The New York Times reports that the Apple Watch will have a "power reserve mode" when the battery is getting low that essentially turns the device into ... a watch.
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