AppleInsider podcast talks Apple in education, OTT Apple TV service plans, Smart Battery Case, more

in General Discussion edited December 2015
This week's AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple's battle with Google over the education market, a rumored suspension of negotiations toward an over-the-top TV service and the next-generation Apple Watch, among other topics.

This week Mikey Campbell and Victor Marks go one-on-one to talk about:

  • Apple TV App Store gains over 400 apps each week, half are games
  • Remote app now compatible with Apple TV
  • Walmart Pay to rival Apple Pay
  • Cook calls out Google Chromebooks in fight over education market
  • Apple puts brakes on rumored over-the-top streaming TV service
  • Cook says iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case design is easy to use, not a hump
  • Current Apple Watch owners plan to gift the device to others
  • Best Buy drops Apple Watch pricing to as low as $249
  • iOS 9.2 update fixes iPad Pro blackout issue

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  • Reply 1 of 3
    elijahgelijahg Posts: 2,730member
    The link to this story from the front page is broken.
  • Reply 2 of 3
    elijahg said:
    The link to this story from the front page is broken.
    Indeed it is.

    Thankfully since you commented I clicked on that and got what I was looking for.
  • Reply 3 of 3
    Also, in today's news:
    Steve Guggenheimer, the corporate vice president and self-styled chief evangelist at Microsoft, talking to the Indo-Asian News Service, dropped a couple gems—1. "Microsoft is 'sort of re-building' its smartphone business..." Yeah, "sort of."2. Guggenheimer's statement that the company wants to make a "little dent" (in Apple's profits) is a first for Microsoft and a candid admission of the uphill struggle the company is facing.
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