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AWT News Update: April 27, 2015

On today’s AWT News Update:

  • Apple annouces record financial results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter
  • Apple has made 27 acquisitions over the past six quarters
  • The company is adding another $50 billion to its capital return program
  • A research firm estimates 376,000 Apple Watch pre-orders were delivered over the weekend
  • Three Made for iPhone hearing aids are now controllable from the Apple Watch

The full text version of the podcast script is available below.

And now some accessibility news. The TruLink app, by Starkey Laboratories, will allow users of its Made for iPhone hearing aids to control many device functions with the Apple Watch. Made for iPhone certified hearing aids can be purchased from health care providers. Additionally, hearing aid manufacturers, ReSound and BeltOne, have released updates to their apps to allow for Apple Watch control. To find these three apps, simply search for “Hearing Aids” in the App Store section of the Apple Watch app.

We’ll be back tomorrow with another AWT News Update. 

Steve Sande
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Steve is the founder and former publisher of Apple World Today and has authored a number of books about Apple products. He's an avid photographer, an FAA-licensed drone pilot, and a really bad guitarist. Steve and his wife Barb love to travel everywhere!