This week on AI: 'Apple Watch 3' features, new MacBooks at WWDC & more

in General Discussion edited May 2017
In a change of pace, some of the week's biggest news revolved around new MacBooks and a third-generation Apple Watch, rather than the "iPhone 8." There was more of that of course, along with further signs Apple is pushing deep into original movies and TV shows.

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Everything you need to know:

  • CEO Tim Cook may be personally testing a glucose monitor for the Apple Watch > >
  • The next Watch may support 'smart' bands > >
  • All three MacBook lines could be updated at WWDC 2017 > >
  • Apple may want someone to head up programming for original video > >
  • Here's what the "iPhone 8" might look like > >
  • Apple lobbyists are looking to stall New York's "Fair Repair Act" > >
  • The iPad mini may be on its deathbed > >
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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:

Rumor: Tim Cook personally testing new glucose blood sugar monitor for Apple Watch

Apple to update MacBooks at WWDC 2017, including possible Air, Pro refreshes

Rumor: Next-gen Apple Watch may support glucose monitoring, 'smart' bands

Apple seeks programming chief for TV, movie content effort

New mockup photos purport to show final design of Apple's 'iPhone 8'

'Fair Repair Act' proposal in New York under fire by Apple lobbyists

Apple phasing out iPad mini in light of low sales, Plus-sized iPhones - report

Apple releases updates for iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, tvOS 10.2.1

macOS 10.12.5 fixes problems with USB headphones, Windows 10 & more

Rumors point to Nintendo shipping iOS 'The Legend of Zelda' title later this year

Apple launches dedicated site for first 'Today at Apple' sessions

Apple Pay goes live in Italy with support for Boon, Carrefour and UniCredit

Apple preparing 2.5B euro bond sale to fund capital return program for shareholders

Apple commences iPhone SE production in India with assembly partner Wistron

Qualcomm accuses Foxconn & other Apple suppliers of breach of contract

Apple orders Chinese social networks to stop 'tip' functions that break App Store rules

Google Assistant standalone iPhone Siri competitor app launching for iPhone

Ford updates 2016-model vehicles with support for Apple CarPlay

Apple blames Beats headphones explosion on third-party batteries

Cook charity auction raises over $680K for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights


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    bluefire1bluefire1 Posts: 1,285member
    A glucose monitor, smart bands and being able to function independently from the iPhone would be beyond huge!
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