Apple Infrastructure, Attention to Details, Apple Car/AR/Glasses, with John Martellaro - ACM 501

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Does Apple have the infrastructure it needs for a cohesive future? Once that seemed clear, but Bryan Chaffin and guest-host John Martellaro say it’s become harder to see, if so. They then pivot to how augmented reality will figure into Apple’s future plans and products. They cap the show by weighing Apple’s ability to pay attention to details as the company grows.

Apple's Titan Car Struggle, iPhone 8 vs. Samsung Galaxy 8 - TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-24

· Bryan Chaffin · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join guest-host Bryan Chaffin to talk about Apple’s perils an lessons in trying to make a car. They also discuss the perennial topic of whether this is the year when—finally—Apple can’t compete with whatever Samsung announced earlier in the year. (Spoiler: no, it’s not.)

iOS 11 and AR, iBooks in Apple Stores, Listener Email - ACM 416

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Where’s Apple going with ARKit in iOS 11? Bryan and Jeff weigh the pros and cons of mobile-device AR versus goggle/glasses AR. They also talk about Bryan’s cockamamie idea for iBooks inside Apple Stores, and go deep on some listener email on HomePod and Apple Car.

Ford, Toyota Lead Auto Industry Consortium to Slow CarPlay Adoption

· Jim Tanous · News

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Traditional automakers may not have to compete with an Apple-manufactured car any time soon, but that’s not stopping them from ensuring that tech firms such as Apple and Google fail to reach dominance in the in-car entertainment market.

Apple Tells NHTSA That All Autonomous Car Prototypes Are Created Equal

· Jim Tanous · News

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Apple reignited interest in its autonomous car project with a letter to Federal regulators arguing that “new entrants” into the autonomous vehicle industry should have just as many rights as the established automakers when it comes to testing prototypes on public roads.

My Marvelous Adventure Picking Up a Pre-ordered iPhone 7

· John Martellaro · Columns & Opinions

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On the morning of September 16th, John Martellaro went into his local Apple store, having pre-ordered on Sep 9th, to trade-in an iPhone 6s and pick up his new iPhone 7 (black/128). The experience wasn’t what he was expecting, but it all worked out in the end.