Apple World Today News Update: April 9, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: April 9, 2018

Three stories headline our short, fast and fun podcast today:

  • Microsoft Office for iOS gains the ability to open Office documents that are stored in Files
  • PayPal is becoming a bank...without going through the usual hassles associated with becoming a bank
  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has signed off of Facebook, citing the social network's policy of making money off of user's personal information as his reason
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AWT News Update: July 6, 2017

AWT News Update: July 6, 2017

A battle between corporations, a minor beta release, and a really expensive cruise are all in today's Apple news.

  • Qualcomm is seeking a ban on imports of the iPhone as a battle between it and Apple intensifies
  • The fifth developer beta of tvOS 10.2.2 slipped out of Cupertino today
  • Want to go on a 24-day cruise to Antarctica with Woz? You can, but you might choke at the fares...
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AWT News Update: April 17, 2017

AWT News Update: April 17, 2017

What's in the Apple news of the day?

  • Wall Street analysts are optimistic about Apple's Q2 FY2017 financial results, which will be released on May 2nd
  • Developer betas of all of Apple's current operating systems were delivered today
  • Want to try out an Apple I? Head to Seattle's Living Computers Museum + Labs, where you can actually use one of the few remaining Apple I computers
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At least two experts think Apple will be alive and thriving in 2075

At least two experts think Apple will be alive and thriving in 2075

Steve “Woz” Wozniak thinks the company he co-founded (that would be Apple) will still be around in 2075, as will Google and Facebook, he said in discussing next weekend’s Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC), “The Future of Humanity: Where Will We Be in 2075?” The three-day conference, which Wozniak helped create last year, explores the intersection of pop culture and technology.

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Pre-order the "Woz-approved" Pocket Tripod for just $19.99

Pre-order the "Woz-approved" Pocket Tripod for just $19.99

You're sitting in the center seat in economy class with the people on both sides of you snoring away. It seems like the perfect time to just drift away with your favorite movie, but you don't want to hold your iPhone for 2 hours. So you reach into your wallet and pull out a tripod. No, you're not a magician; you're just a lucky person who took advantage of this Apple World Today Deal and pre-ordered the Pocket Tripod for $19.99. 

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Happy 40th birthday, Apple (and here’s a brief history)

Happy 40th birthday, Apple (and here’s a brief history)

In homage to its history, Apple has hung a pirate flag at its Infinite Loop Headquarters — as noted by 9to5Mac.com — to celebrate its 40th birthday. The skull and crossbones flag, which has a rainbow Apple logo as one eye, is a nod to the late Steve Jobs who is quoted as saying: “It’s better to be a pirate than to join the navy.”

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With "Steve Jobs" on screens later this week, friends and family are picking sides

With "Steve Jobs" on screens later this week, friends and family are picking sides

On October 9, the movie "Steve Jobs" -- directed by Danny Boyle and scripted by Aaron Sorkin from the biography by Walter Isaacson -- opens at theaters nationwide. With a crop of films about the Apple co-founder having been released over the past four years since Jobs' death, many have felt that the movies tend to focus on the negatives of the man rather than what he accomplished in his lifetime. Sadly, it appears that even his close friends and family can't agree on whether they like or hate the upcoming movie.

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