iPhone X Launch Event Wrap Up - TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-12

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin, and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to share their reactions to today’s “Let’s meet at our place” media event at Apple’s new headquarters where we saw the iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K.

TMO Background Mode - Special Apple Event Coverage with Michael Gartenberg

· John Martellaro · Background Mode Podcast

Michael Gartenberg

Former Apple Senior Director Michael Gartenberg and I got together to discuss Apple’s September 12 event, “Let’s Meet at Our Place.” We traded thoughts on the new Apple Watch Series 3, the Apple TV 4K, the iPhone 8 series and the iPhone X. Michael’s insights are, as always, amazing. Don’t miss this special edition coverage.

Watch Apple Watch Series 3 'Dear Apple' Commercial

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Apple published a new commercial called Dear Apple. it promotes Apple Watch Series 3 by looking at letters that have been written to Apple and CEO Tim Cook. There will probably be shorter versions aired on TV, but the full version below is two minutes and 38 seconds. The testimonials range from health uses, sports cases, diabetes, car crashes, and a Russian cyborg (for real). I think it’s a great video.

The New Apple Watch Series 3, Better Than Ever [Update]

· Jeff Butts · Product News

new Apple Watch Series 3

You’ll be able to make phone calls from your wrist, but the new wearable device doesn’t feature much else in the way of new features other than additional color options for the case and bands.

Apple Claims Apple Watch #1 Watch in the World

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that Apple Watch is not just the number one smartwatch on the planet, it’s now the number one watch. It would represent a huge accomplishment for Apple, and one that should scare the pants off the watch world. In the screenshot I included, Apple Watch is about to overcome Rolex to be the top brand in terms of sales.

Apple Claims Apple Watch #1 Watch in the World

Apple Store Offline Ahead of iPhone X Launch Event

· Jeff Gamet · News

Apple's web store offline for WWDC 2017 announcements

Apple’s online store was replaced with the familiar “We’ve got something special in store for you” sign early Tuesday morning ahead of today’s “Let’s meet at our place” media event.

iOS 11 Favorite Features, Apple’s Entertainment Plans, Apple Watch Cheaters - ACM 427

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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iOS 11 is coming, and Bryan and Jeff discuss some of what they’re looking forward to. They also talk about Apple’s big plans in making movies and TV shows, and why it’s important for Apple to do so. The cap the show with a look at Apple Watch being involved with a baseball cheating scheme.

There Are Lots of New Workouts Coming to Apple Watch

· Bryan Chaffin · Editorial

iOS 11 Workout Icons

They include icons for badminton, Aussie rules football, American football, baseball, skiing, surfing, sidewalk surfing (a.k.a. skateboarding), “snow sports,” paddle sports (of the water variety), pilates, bowling, and many more.