YouTube displaces Apple atop the 2019 Most Intimate Brand report

YouTube displaces Apple atop the 2019 Most Intimate Brand report

YouTube has unseated Apple as the Most Intimate Brand among millennials. YouTube ranked the most intimate brand among millennials for the first time, climbing up from third last year, according to MBLM’s Brand Intimacy 2019 Study, which is the largest study of brands based on emotions. 

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Apple World Today News Update: April 19, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: April 19, 2018

Wow, lots of interesting news in the world of Apple today (except for AAPL's share price tanking, but...) -- Apple's environmental report for 2017 shows significant progress, FoundationDB goes open source, there's good news for snorers, and don't tear apart an iMac Pro and expect Apple to repair it...

  • Apple is making good progress on all environmental fronts, including a goal to plan to eventually eliminate the need for mining for materials for its products
  • Apple's FoundationDB is now open source, so perhaps developers can add the Dropbox-like sharing functionality to it that we need
  • Keep waking up your partner with your snoring? Sleep Cycle will now wake you up with a tap on the wrist from an Apple Watch, so you can change position and hopefully stop snoring
  • A YouTube vlogger is griping that Apple won't repair the iMac Pro that he tore apart for an online review
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Apple World Today News Update: April 10, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: April 10, 2018

The AWT News Update podcast will be "off the air" tomorrow, but we'll be back on Thursday. Today's stories:

  • Instagram adds new features to its iOS apps that add a depth of field focusing capability and an @mention sticker
  • Vimeo hits the Mac App Store with a native client that adds functionality to Final Cut Pro for easier publishing of video to the service
  • Facebook attempts to "save Face" with a new Data Abuse Bounty program that awards those with first-hand info about Facebook apps abusing Facebook policies or selling user data
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Apple World Today News Update: March 21, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: March 21, 2018

A short podcast today, but with a few fun stories about the top grossing app in the US App Store, zombies and the iPhone X, and a unique campaign by a Chinese smartphone manufacturer to get potential iPhone X buyers to wait...

  • The top grossing app in the US App Store is...YouTube. Find out how a free app can make so much money
  • A game developer is using the iPhone X TrueDepth camera to capture facial animations for an upcoming "The Walking Dead" title
  • Huawei's new P20 smartphone arrives in less than a week, and the company is trying to dissuade people from buying the iPhone X until they can try the new phone
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AWT TV Episode 18: August 7, 2017

AWT TV Episode 18: August 7, 2017

Welcome to AWT TV, a weekly show featuring Steve Sande, Dennis Sellers and Marty Edwards of Apple World Today. Each week we'll discuss what's happened in the world of Apple, talk about new apps and accessories, maybe even have a demonstration or two of the latest software.  Be sure to subscribe to the Apple World Today video channel on YouTube.

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AWT TV Episode 14: July 10, 2017

AWT TV Episode 14: July 10, 2017

Welcome to AWT TV, a weekly show featuring Steve Sande, Dennis Sellers and Marty Edwards of Apple World Today. Each week we'll discuss what's happened in the world of Apple, talk about new apps and accessories, maybe even have a demonstration or two of the latest software. Be sure to subscribe to the Apple World Today video channel on YouTube.

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AWT TV Episode 13: June 26, 2017

AWT TV Episode 13: June 26, 2017

You may have missed out on last night's live AWT TV, and that's a sad thing. However, we always point you in the right direction for watching the show after the fact, and that's the case today. Last night's show had a slightly more structured format than usual, as well as a different venue for Steve -- he was outside for the recording!

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AWT News Update: February 2, 2017

AWT News Update: February 2, 2017

It's Groundhog Day, and if we get stuck in this day over and over and over...as in the classic Bill Murray comedy...at least there was some good Apple News to report:

  • An official in the Indian state of Karnataka reports that Apple will be manufacturing iPhones soon in Bengaluru
  • A new update to Google's Chrome browser for iPhone has built in the capability to use 3D Touch to scan QR codes
  • Google's YouTube app also received an update that makes control of video streaming to other devices a lot more convenient
  • It appears that Taiwan will be the next country to get Apple Pay
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AWT News Update: January 12, 2017

AWT News Update: January 12, 2017

The world of Apple Inc was a bit more busy today, so we have some fascinating stories on today's podcast:

  • Go to YouTube.com with Safari and you'll no longer see an option to watch video in 4K resolution
  • Studio Neat's Dan Provost figures out that the rumored 10.5-inch iPad Pro could pack the same resolution as the 12.9-inch model with the higher pixel density of the iPad mini
  • Sometimes, the hackers get hacked...
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Free dissemination of your personal info is data prostitution

Free dissemination of your personal info is data prostitution

How much personal details of yours are online? You obviously have profiles on social networks like Facebook, accounts on email services like Google Mail and platforms like YouTube which is also owned by Google and you have subscriptions for Apple services and different kinds of memberships of products and services offered through the likes of Google, Apple and Facebook.

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​4K Video Downloader for Mac: Download video content from YouTube, Vimeo and more with this great app from our sponsor

​4K Video Downloader for Mac: Download video content from YouTube, Vimeo and more with this great app from our sponsor

Have a bunch of favorite music videos that you’d like to keep forever? How about having 4K video content on your 5K Retina iMac in order to wow your friends? YouTube has an almost infinite supply of great content to watch, but sometimes it’s better to just download it instead of trying to stream it. This week’s Apple World Today sponsor is 4K Video Downloader for Mac, and it’s the perfect Mac app for downloading your favorite videos.

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AWT News Update: October 5, 2016

AWT News Update: October 5, 2016

Today we welcome Pagico 8 as our sponsor of Apple World Today and our podcasts. Be sure to check out this cross-platform data and task management app that will keep you and your business running smoothly. In our Apple-related news bits today:

  • A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owner moves to iPhone 7 after his replacement phone catches on fire and a plane is evacuated as a result (see photo above)
  • Apple assembly partner Foxconn now has 40,000 robots working in factories
  • Apple's first iOS Developer Academy opens this week near Naples, Italy
  • Apple assures everyone that the iPhone 7 camera lenses are indeed covered with sapphire
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A bumper fall crop of Apple Campus 2 construction videos

A bumper fall crop of Apple Campus 2 construction videos

The end of September is upon us, and that means that the drone pilots have been out cruising over Cupertino to show the progress at Apple Campus 2. The entire place is really coming together -- solar panels cover 40% of the "ring" roof, there's only a tiny gap that doesn't have a roof covering yet, trees are starting to be planted, a lot fewer cranes are in action at the site, and so on. Maybe it's just me, though, it looks like it still has at least 6 months to go before people are in that building...

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