Here are the top Apple-related articles at Apple World Today for the week of January 15-19.
° Despite the naysayers, I think the Apple Vision Pro will be a hit.
° Apple is preparing to split the App Store “in two” in the coming weeks ahead of European Union requirements that will force Apple to enable app sideloading in the region.
° Apple reportedly plans work around the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 by disabling the blood oxygen functionality in the smartwatch models (at least for now).
° Apple has “quietly tightened” its reporting of how many people listen to podcasts, “sending shock waves through an embattled audio industry still reeling from the end of the COVID-era production bubble.”
° The iPhone topped the global smartphone market in 2023 hitting record high market share.
° iPad Pros with OLED display rumored to ship in April
° Apple TV+ did pretty well overall at the 2024 Emmy awards, taking home 10 trophies.
° Apple saw its operating profits jump 550% in South Korea for its 2023 fiscal year.
° Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”from Apple Original Film was named Best Picture at the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.
° Apple tops the list of major American companies with the highest employee growth in 2023.
° Netflix won’t make its content available for the Apple Vision Pro.
° TrendForce thinks Apple will sell 500,000-600,000 Vision Pros this year.
° Three Apple Original Films’ productions are nominated for 14 BAFTA Awards.