Weekend Apple news wrap

Anthony Caruana
11 May, 2015
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Safari, help, ios, macworld australiaThe rumour that won’t die is Apple’s plan to make the leap from our offices, pockets and lounge rooms to our cars. Over the weekend, reports emerged the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne, met with his counterpart at Apple, Tim Cook, to discuss the tech giant’s “intervention in the car”.

With Apple’s new streaming music service expected to be announced at WWDC, word is it may be looking at making the service free, at least initially.

iMore reports Apple has released a Golden Master candidate for Xcode 6.3.2, which fixes issues with Swift compiling and more. A formal launch date for Xcode 6.3.2 remains unknown, but the Golden Master signals that we can expect the final version to go to consumers in a couple of weeks.

9to5 Mac reports Apple has started sending scholarship notifications for WWDC to winning applicants. Scholarship recipients avoid the limited lottery system for purchasing a ticket while the US$1599 price of the ticket is waived.

We’ll file this under ‘Why Bother?’, but YouTube user Corbin Davenport has managed to port System 6 onto his Apple Watch. Last year the 16-year-old loaded Windows 95 onto a Samsung Gear Live, as well as the original Doom and Minecraft.

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