Daily Apple Headlines for October 18, 2019

Daily Apple Headlines for October 18, 2019

If you’d rather consume your news the old fashioned way, here are the headlines:

  • Quanta Computers supplying “autonomous driving solutions” to Apple

  • The New 16-inch MacBook Pro May Be Closer To Release Than We Think

  • Tim Cook Tweets Support for Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

  • Google Pixel 4 Facial Recognition Works With Eyes Closed, Unconscious Users, Dead People

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Apple manufacturer, Quanta Computer, makes licensing deal with Lumens involving ‘smart glasses’

Apple manufacturer, Quanta Computer, makes licensing deal with Lumens involving ‘smart glasses’

Quanta Computer, one of Apple’s main manufacturing partners, has made a licensing agreement with Lumuns, an augmented-reality component maker, for manufacturing lenses for smart glasses. This doesn’t necessarily mean Apple AR (augmented reality) glasses are coming, but it does add fuel to the rumors.

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AWT News Update: August 17, 2017

AWT News Update: August 17, 2017

This will be the last AWT News update podcast until August 30, 2017 -- be sure to visit the Apple World Today website at https://appleworld.today for a daily written update. 

  • YouTube TV scoots into 14 more markets, giving the streaming service coverage in a lot more of the USA
  • Need to disable Touch ID on your iPhone quickly? A new iOS 11 feature will let you do just that
  • Quanta will be the manufacturer of the third-generation Apple Watch, which is expected to make it to stores in the fourth quarter of 2017
  • McDonald's Australia must have a craving for the tenth-anniversary iPhone, as it has used a rendering of the device in a marketing email
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Apple is reportedly looking for new server suppliers with lower quotes

Apple is reportedly looking for new server suppliers with lower quotes

In addition to cutting component quotes for notebooks and smartphones, Apple plans to reduce its costs from servers, according to DigiTimes. The Cupertino, California-based company has been seeking new server suppliers with lower quotes and “expects the move to give its existing server partners pressure on reducing their prices, according to sources from the upstream supply chain,” the article adds.

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AWT News Update: November 19, 2015

AWT News Update: November 19, 2015

News from Adele to Quanta, and all the Steve Jobs in between:

  • Adele snubs Apple Music (and Spotify) for her new album
  • Facebook lets you turn off exes.
  • Horace Dediu's classic handwritten review of the Apple Pencil
  • iPad Pros going dark after charging
  • Apple Watch doing so well, Apple wants a second company making them
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Quanta chairman says Apple Watch 2 will ship next year

Quanta chairman says Apple Watch 2 will ship next year

In what isn't exactly a surprise -- Apple seems to put product releases on an annual schedule -- Quanta Computer Barry Lam was quoted by Chinese Media Source UDN as saying that Apple would make initial shipments of the second-generation Watch in small volumes during the second quarter of 2016. Quanta is one of the manufacturers of the Apple Watch, and Lam's comment could mean that the device should ship as soon as June. 

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