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Apple Daily Report: Charter to launch Spectrum TV Essentials video service (and more news)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out. 

Charter Communications has announced that it will launch Spectrum TV Essentials, a $14.99/month, Internet delivered over-the-top (OTT) video service, to be made available exclusively in Charter’s footprint to Spectrum Internet customers who don’t already subscribe to Spectrum video services. It will be available through the Spectrum TV App for the Apple TV, iOS devices, Android devices, Roku, Xbox One, Amazon Kindle Fire, Samsung Smart TVs, and computers (via

Apple has posted new videos on its YouTube channel about Key Photos, Depth Control, Stage Light Mono, and how to search for photos, all on your iPhone. And the tech giant has also posted a new ad for the Apple Watch dubbed “Flight” that promotes the “freedom of cellular.”

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — the firm of JP Morgan says Apple’s iPhone suppliers are starting to show what could be signs of stabilization following the weaker than anticipated iPhone sales in the holiday quarter.

Apple released a white paper (PDF) on Wednesday to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration outlining its testing procedures for its self-driving car program.

The Brydge Keyboard for the iPad mini 4 turns an already useful device into a small productivity powerhouse. Find out about its features, special keys, and why its design is so important to its usefulness in the latest MacVoices.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.