AirPlay 2 doesn’t seem to be enabled in iOS 11 or tvOS

AirPlay 2 doesn’t seem to be enabled in iOS 11 or tvOS

Initial testing suggests that AirPlay 2 isn’t currently enabled in iOS 11, tvOS 11 or both, according to AppleInsider. Hopefully, it will be added soon in operating system updates — along with other promised-but-missing features such as Apple Pay Cash (for iOS 11 and watchOS 4).

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AWT TV Episode 22: September 19, 2017

AWT TV Episode 22: September 19, 2017

Last night, Marty and Steve got together for another fun hour of discussion about all things Apple. Of course, there were REAL THINGS to discuss -- we've been able to make some pre-orders and we actually have updates to iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 to play with. 

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The September 12 Apple Event: A Preview

The September 12 Apple Event: A Preview

We don't know exactly what will happen starting at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, but based on past history and the current rumor mill both Dennis and I are making our predictions on how the event will unfold. This is my post; expect to see Dennis's take on the event on Monday.

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AWT News Update: September 5, 2017

AWT News Update: September 5, 2017

Welcome back to a shortened week of podcasts from Apple World Today. On today's podcast, we bring you another reason to hate the Boston Red Sox:

  • The Red Sox are caught using Apple Watches to steal signs from opposing catchers
  • Apple sets up another bond offering, this one for $5 billion
  • tvOS 11 beta 10 has arrived for developers
  • All signs point toward next year's iPhones with higher resolution camera modules
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AWT News Update: August 31, 2017

AWT News Update: August 31, 2017

As we say goodbye to August, there's a lot of good news coming out from a variety of sources:

  • Apple makes it official by announcing an event on September 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park
  • The ninth developer betas of iOS 11 and tvOS 11 were shipped today
  • DJI announced updates to its drone line from the diminutive Spark all the way up to the Phantom 4 Pro
  • OWC is now shipping its highly-anticipated OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock
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AWT News Update: July 24, 2017

AWT News Update: July 24, 2017

The week starts with a flurry of activity in the world of Apple:

  • Samsung may be manufacturing some of the A12 chips for 2018 iPhones in a bid to gain more contract chipmaking marketshare
  • The fourth developer betas of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 were released today
  • iRobot wants to sell data collected by its Roomba 900-series vacuum robots to companies like Apple, Amazon and Google
  • Honda has added the 2018 Ridgeline pickup truck to its list of lines compatible with Apple CarPlay
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AWT News Update: June 21, 2017

AWT News Update: June 21, 2017

It's the first full day of Summer, and the living is really easy -- there's not too much to report from the world of Apple today:

  • Graphic files in iOS 11 seem to indicate where an embedded home button would appear on a bezel-less iPhone 8
  • One Wall Street analyst thinks that Apple is still having issues with that embedded home button and that the iPhone 8 will ship late
  • It's beta day! Beta 2 of macOS High Sierra, iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 all sowed up today, along with a new beta of Xcode 9.
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AWT News Update: June 8, 2017

AWT News Update: June 8, 2017

 🎶 It's getting beta all the time 🎶 

Today we talk about new features in tvOS 11, delve into the fees associated with using Apple Pay's upcoming person-to-person payments, an Amazon VP who wants Alexa and Siri to be BFFs, and how NFC works in iOS 11 and watchOS 4.

  • Apple TV and AirPods are now best buddies
  • Debit card transactions will be free with P2P payments, but credit cards won't
  • Amazon and Apple seem to be cooperating more, but will Apple open up to Alexa?
  • NFC pairing of iPhone and Apple Watch is now possible with the new operating systems
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