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Apple News of the Week: AMC app lands on Apple TV, Apple Watch 2 untethered

AMC Network app Apple TV

Looking to watch The Walking Dead or The Night Manager on Apple TV? AMC has launched its official tvOS app for the fourth generation set top box. Fans can now stream all of AMC's original series with a TV provider login. In other news, the next Apple Watch could utilize cellular data to gain independence from the iPhone. Speaking of iPhone, demand for the iPhone SE continues to exceed supply. Read on for these stories and more.

AMC app now available on Apple TV

AMC app Apple TV tvOS

Fans of The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, TURN and other AMC original series can now watch directly on the Apple TV. AMC Networks released its official tvOS app for the fourth-generation Apple TV on the App Store. As is the case with many networks, the app is free to download but some content requires TV provider login for streaming access.

iOS App of the Week: Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble

Wibble Wobble

I'm shocked that Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble has been struggling to find an audience. The latest tired Angry Birds game has managed to claw its way into the top 25 on the App Store charts, and Wibble Wobble is nowhere to be found. Wibble Wobble is a free-to-play, no IAP required, RPG/matching game that has so much replay value it is insane. I've been playing it nonstop for over a month and I can't stop collecting or training new teams of Yo-Kai.

Four CareKit-enabled apps now available on the Apple App Store

CareKit Apps

Apple COO, Jeff Williams unveiled CareKit last month during Apple's iPhone SE keynote. CareKit is Apple's third medical platform following HealthKit and ResearchKit. The new software framework allows developers to create apps for users to "actively manage their own medical conditions," according to Apple.

"iPhone apps using CareKit make it easier for individuals to keep track of care plans and monitor symptoms and medication; providing insights that help people better understand their own health. With the ability to share information with doctors, nurses or family members, CareKit apps help people take a more active role in their health."

Apple: iPhone SE demand exceeds current supply

iPhone SE shipping times

For weeks, Apple has offered 2-3 week shipping times on the iPhone SE. The situation continues, with the company trying to meet "very strong" demand according to yesterday's fiscal Q2 earnings call. Although Apple hasn't released sales figures, demand for the updated 4-inch iPhone is higher than anticipated. Apple is working to reduce iPhone SE shipping times, which are currently overnight for the iPhone 6s.

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