Apple World Today News Update: March 29, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: March 29, 2018

Today's Apple World Today News Update podcast features stories that will be of interest to people with big forearms, those who keep their iPads plugged in all the time, and potential murderers:

  • Apple's coming out with a larger version of the Sport Loop Apple Watch Band, perfect for those with monstrous forearms
  • The iOS 11.3 update includes a new feature to help battery health on iPads that are plugged in all the time
  • Heart rate data from an Apple Watch is being used as key evidence in an Australian murder trial
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Apple releases iOS 11.3 with Battery Health tool, Business Chat, more

Apple releases iOS 11.3 with Battery Health tool, Business Chat, more

Apple has released iOS 11.3 with a Battery Health tool, a Health Records feature, ARKit 1.5, Business Chat, new Animoji, and more. You can download it by going to the Settings App, selecting General, then choosing Software Update.

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Apple World Today News Update: February 20, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: February 20, 2018

It's Tuesday - be sure to watch AWT TV tonight live at 6:30 PM PT / 9:30 PM ET on https://youtube.com/c/appleworldtoday as Steve Sande and Marty Edwards bring you an hour of iOS and macOS tips! Here's some news for you while you wait:

  • AirPlay 2 disappears from the latest betas of iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3
  • Samsung announces a new line of SSDs for enterprise, one of which has a 30.72 TB capacity
  • Samsung's also seen its smartphone market share drop in the company's home country of South Korea, where Apple and LG keep increasing their share
  • A Pennsylvania woman credits her Apple Watch with possibly saving her life after a drunk driver hit her car, temporarily blinding her
  • That news about Apple filing for a new trademark for the rainbow logo? It's a nothingburger. 
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Apple World Today News Update: January 25, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: January 25, 2018

Hang in there - it's almost Friday again. Today we look at some additional changes in the world of Apple that may be included in the upcoming iOS 11.3 update:

  • iOS 11.3's enabling of Advanced Mobile Location on iPhone is expected to save an additional 7,500 lives in Europe alone in the next 10 years
  • The unbundling of iTunes continues with the possible move of audiobooks to the new Books app that will arrive with iOS 11.3
  • A close look at iOS 11.3 code makes reference to a "Modern" iPad, which many are taking as a clue that Face ID will soon make it to the iPad Pro line
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