AWT News Update: April 13, 2017

AWT News Update: April 13, 2017

Friday the 13th is on a Thursday this month, so it's a lucky day for Apple news:

  • Apple is powering 96% of its facilities worldwide with renewable energy, and some suppliers sign on to make it 100% as soon as possible
  • Fitbit's planned smartwatch is not only delayed until fall, but it won't even have an App Store to start out with
  • iTunes Podcasts is now...Apple Podcasts
  • Workflow won't be getting any updates, and that's not surprising
  • NHL Teams are getting iPad Pros and Macs to help out during the Stanley Cup Playoffs
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AWT News Update: March 23, 2016

AWT News Update: March 23, 2016

In the midst of a nice spring blizzard in Colorado, AWT publisher/editor Steve Sande brings you three fun stories from the world of Apple:

  • An early entrant in the smartwatch market is laying off 25% of its staff
  • A number of car manufacturers at the 2016 New York International Auto Show announce the latest models that will be equipped with Apple's CarPlay
  • There's something new and different you can do with an iPad equipped with iOS 9.3. Hint - it's really loud and very impressive!
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In less than a year, the Apple Watch has over 50% of smartwatch sales

In less than a year, the Apple Watch has over 50% of smartwatch sales

New data from Juniper Research shows the Apple Watch has claimed 52% of global smartwatch shipments in 2015, despite only launching at the end of April. Its popularity far eclipsed that of rival vendors, with Android Wear shipments comprising less than 10% of sales for the year, according to the research group.

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