AWT News Update: June 13, 2017

AWT News Update: June 13, 2017

Friday the 13th landed on a Tuesday this month. Fortunately, we're lucky in that there was a lot of Apple news today, so things aren't all bad...

  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 won't be supported on macOS High Sierra at all, and the 2016 version will need an update as well
  • Sony announced a new brand -- PlayLink -- at E3 today that is made up of games that support cross-platform play between PS4 and iOS devices
  • Ever wondered what a fully loaded iMac Pro would put you back? ZDNet did the numbers, and they are as bad as you'd expect...
  • Third betas of the most recent operating systems have been released to developers
  • A new book about the development of the iPhone will arrive on June 20, just in time for celebrating the 10th anniversary of the iPhone on June 29, 2007
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14% of US broadband households plan to buy a streaming media player by mid-2016

14% of US broadband households plan to buy a streaming media player by mid-2016

Good news for the Apple TV: new data from Parks Associates finds that 14 percent of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a streaming media player by midyear 2016 and that, as of the third quarter of 2015, 31 percent of U.S. broadband households currently own a streaming media player, up from 27 percent at the beginning of the year.

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