Spring is here, and this means speculation surrounding WWDC is in the air. This time it's about the next generation Apple Watch. Also with spring comes some of our favorite fitness apps, with a top 5 from the running department. Apple fixes a Siri bug on the iPhone 6s, and Reddit launches its official app. Here are some Apple highlights from the week:
Every time Apple releases a new product, these devices are disassembled and in some cases violently destroyed. Several teardowns have already been completed, showing the iPhone SE shares several internal components from the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. Some of the top names in iPhone teardowns have already chimed in on Apple's latest creation.
Apple celebrated its 40th anniversary last week, highlighting a history of innovation since its founding on April 1, 1976. As the company marked this milestone, investors and Wall Street analysts digested the iPhone SE release and the US dropped its encryption case against Apple. On the software front, iOS 9.3 was updated to fix a web link bug, and Nintendo released its highly-anticipated Miitomo app. Here are some top headlines from the week in Apple.
Last week may have been a short trading week, however it was jam packed with fresh Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) news for stockholders. Apple stock opened Monday at $106.54 and dropped over a dollar after the iPhone SE media event as analysts digested the news. AAPL then surged on Tuesday, and hit its peak for the trading week at $107.28.
Share prices slid on Thursday, bottoming out at $104.95 before recovering to close the week at $105.67. After a loss of $0.87 (-0.82%) last week, AAPL started an upward climb on Tuesday morning. So what does Wall Street think of the lower-priced iPhone SE?
It should come as no surprise the latest Apple headlines mostly revolve around new products announced at Apple's media event in Cupertino. In other news, Netflix admitted throttling video streaming to AT&T and Verizon customers. Speaking of AT&T, they are now offering free Wi-Fi calling from anywhere in the world. Check out the latest highlights from the week in Apple.