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MBW 787: Prepare for Light Speed - M1X MacBook Pro rumors, FarmVille returns, Epic v. Apple

Apple announces special event for October 18: 'Unleashed.' Everything You Need To Know About USB-C, a Graphic Upcoming M1X MacBook Pros rumored to feature 120Hz displays with mini-LED 16-inch MacBook Pro unavailable or delayed at many Apple stores FarmVille is making a come back, launching on iPhone, iPad, and Mac next month Apple files appeal in Epic Games case, potentially delaying App Store changes for years Sorry, Paddle — Paddle unveils 'first alternative' to Apple's App Store In-App Purchase system following Epic ruling iPhone Macro: A Big Day for Small Things Halide update brings the iPhone 13 Pro's macro photography feature to the iPhone 8 and newer Apple releasing iOS 15.0.2 with fixes for AirTag, MagSafe, and more Apple stops signing iOS 15.0, blocking downgrades from iOS 15.0.1 and iOS 15.1 Apple highlights iPhone 13's new Ultra Wide lens with #ShotOniPhone images iOS 15 will generate, autofill 2FA codes — here's how to set it up Google is now focused on making its iPhone and iPad apps feel more native to iOS Apple releases watchOS 8.0.1 with bug fixes for Apple Watch Series 3 Apple's Plan for Cars: Using iPhone to Control A/C, Seats, Radio and More Ecobee rolling out 'Hey Siri' and Airplay integration to its SmartThermostat Picks of the Week Andy's pick: "The Storyteller: Tales Of Life And Music" - Dave Grohl Rene's pick: HyperJuice GaN 100W USB-C Charger Alex's pick: Canon RF5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: udacity.com/TWiT offer code TWIT75 hover.com/twit userway.org/twit

2hr 29mins

12 Oct 2021

Rank #1

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MBW 786: Can You See My Jelly Scroll? - Steve Jobs, Apple A15 SoC, iPad mini display

Steve Jobs, Apple A15 SoC, iPad mini display Celebrating Steve film on Apple's homepage Jony Ive on What He Misses Most About Steve Jobs Read Tim Cook's Staff Memo on 10th Anniversary of Jobs's Death Apple Watch Series 7 Pre-Orders to Start This Friday, Available on October 15 Apple releases iOS 15.0.1 with 'Apple Watch Unlock' fix on iPhone 13 and more The Apple A15 SoC Performance Review: Faster & More Efficient Gurman: M1X MacBook Pro still on track for this year, likely 'in the next month' Always-on Processor magic: How Find My works while iPhone is powered off Newest iPad mini has a subtle scrolling problem [Updated] Apple finally lets you report App Store scams Recent Siri Changes Remove Call, Email, and Voicemail Features Used by Low Vision and Blind Users Security Experts Warn of Apple Pay Express Transit Hack That Enables Large Unauthorized Visa Payments From Locked iPhones The Tragedy of Safari 15 for Mac's 'Tabs' Apple Doesn't Make Videogames. But It's the Hottest Player in Gaming. State of the Streamer: Apple TV+ is Charting a Unique Path Through the Streaming Wars Apple TV+ to debut original Peanuts holiday special for New Years Sources: NFL prefers Apple for Sunday Ticket; package could offer more choices Picks of the Week Andy's pick: Logitech MX Keys and MX Keys Mini keyboards Rene's pick: FilMic Pro adds ProRes functionality Alex's pick: Adobe Substance 3D Painter Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: ourcrowd.com/mbw userway.org/twit ZipRecruiter.com/macbreak

2hr 21mins

5 Oct 2021

Rank #2

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MBW 785: Rubber-Chicken Rickroll - iPad mini review, USB-C on iPhone, Apple leaks

iPad mini review, USB-C on iPhone, Apple leaks The new iPad mini EU plans one mobile charging port for all, in setback for Apple When you 'Ask app not to track,' some iPhone apps keep snooping anyway Apple 'Still Investigating' Unpatched and Public iPhone Vulnerabilities iFixit: iPhone 13 Pro Teardown GQ: How Apple made the iPhone 13 camera for TikTok obsessives and Oscar winners Apple to Fix Issue Preventing iPhone 13 Users From Unlocking With Apple Watch in Upcoming Software Update Study: Apple Watch Series 6 oximeter is 'reliable' for patients with lung disease Why EFF Flew a Plane Over Apple's Headquarters 1Password can now randomly generate email addresses for logins Apple Won't Allow Fortnite Back in the App Store Until Legal Battle Ends Due to Epic's 'Duplicitous Conduct' Apple releases iOS 12.5.5 for older iPhones and iPads with 'important security updates' Tim Cook says employees who leak memos do not belong at Apple, according to a leaked memo New features in Keynote, Pages, and Numbers enhance remote presentations and working with documents on the go Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects new MacBook Air with next-generation Apple Silicon to arrive in Q3 2022 Upcoming 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pro Display Resolutions Likely Revealed in Latest macOS Monterey Beta Report: Apple AR Headset With Rumored $2,000+ Price Tag to Enter Mass Production in the Second Quarter of 2022 Picks of the Week Andy's pick: The Marble Machine X and some terrific lessons about extended project development Rene's pick: Recut for macOS Alex's pick: iWork Suite & Blackbird 4K 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch Leo's pick: SketchUp for iPad (Beta) Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: att.com twit.cachefly.com

2hr 30mins

28 Sep 2021

Rank #3

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MBW 784: 4,000 Emmys - iPhone 13 unboxing and review, iOS 15 review, Ted Lasso

iPhone 13 unboxing and review, iOS 15 review, Ted Lasso iPhone 13 Pro & Pro Max review: Nearly perfect, but the camera needs a fix These are the iOS 15 features that have been delayed to a future update The bitter lawsuit hanging over the Apple Watch's new swipe keyboard Subscribe to Burnout+ | James Thomson Tim Cook Faces Surprising Employee Unrest At Apple Ted Lasso scores seven Emmy Awards; Apple TV+ content earns 11 awards total Additional Benchmarks Reveal A15 Bionic Performance Improvements in iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Picks of the Week Andy's pick: Ulysses Rene's pick: CFexpress Type B & XQD Single-Slot Memory Card Reader with Thunderbolt 3 Interface Alex's pick: H2R (Here to Record) Gear Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: blockfi.com/MACBREAK att.com Melissa.com/twit

2hr 15mins

21 Sep 2021

Rank #4

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MBW 783: My New 8-inch iPhone - New iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 7

New iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 7 Apple announces iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max Apple announces iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini Apple announces new iPad & iPad mini Apple announces Apple Watch Series 7 Apple expands Fitness+ availability; adds new workouts and guided Meditation Picks of the Week Andy's pick: Apple IIci-inspired Raspberry Pi case & Apple-inspired mouse Leo's pick: Butterfly iQ+ Mikah's pick: PeakVisor Alex's pick: APC UPS Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: itpro.tv/macbreak promo code MACBREAK30 Modern Finance att.com

2hr 5mins

14 Sep 2021

Rank #5

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MBW 782: Pizza the Hutt - Predictions for Apple's September iPhone event

Apple officially announces September 14 event for iPhone 13 and more Apple FCC filings reveal revised MagSafe Charger ahead of iPhone 13 event Apple's Bigger Watch Will Jam More Data Than Ever on Your Wrist Qualcomm debuts lossless Bluetooth audio streaming with aptX Lossless Apple Announces First U.S. States That Will Let You Add Your Driver's License to Your iPhone This Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You Type Germany wants Apple to update and repair iPhones for 7 years Apple must face Siri voice assistant privacy lawsuit -U.S. judge Apple delays rollout of CSAM detection system and child safety features Apple Gives Ground in a Strategic Retreat From Strict App Store Rules Apple's strategy to fight off antitrust regulators: Fix the App Store one rule at a time Rogue Amoeba pulls Fission editor from the Mac App Store over Apple's lack of improvements Ford poaches top tech executive Doug Field who helped lead Apple's top-secret car project Picks of the Week Andy's pick: Google Nest Doorbell - Battery Edition Alex's pick: Plugable USB 3.0 and USB-C 4K DisplayPort and HDMI Dual Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Molekule.com promo code MACBREAK120 att.com udacity.com/TWiT offer code TWIT75

2hr 32mins

7 Sep 2021

Rank #6

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MBW 781: Reball My Ploopy - LEO on iPhone, Apple's developer class action, Primephonic acquisition

LEO on iPhone, Apple's developer class action, Primephonic acquisition Kuo: iPhone 13 to support LEO satellite communication, allowing users to make phone calls and send texts without cell signal Apple Plans to Add Satellite Features to iPhones for Emergencies South Korea's National Assembly passes app store law Apple settles class action with some developers, allows more communication with users Cabel (@Cabel) shares thoughts on the settlement Samantha John (@SamJ0hn) shares story of Hopscotch app review Apple launches new iPhone 12 service program for 'no-sound issues' Google's payoff to remain iOS' default search engine increases to $15b, will soon reach $20b, according to analyst Smartwatch Market Grows 27% YoY in Q2 2021; Apple Watch User Base Crosses 100 Million Apple acquires classical music streaming service Primephonic Apple releases iOS 15 beta 8 to developers as refinement continues Picks of the Week Andy's pick: The New England Apple Cider Donut Map Rene's pick: Halide camera for iPhone & iPad Alex's pick: BubbleBee Sidekick Leo's pick: Ploopy Trackball Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: att.com/activearmor twit.cachefly.com

2hr 12mins

31 Aug 2021

Rank #7

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MBW 780: Ted Lasso's Biscuits - M1X Mac mini rumors, zero-click iPhone attack, 10 years of Tim Cook

M1X Mac mini rumors, zero-click iPhone attack, 10 years of Tim Cook Touch ID not returning with iPhone 13, despite Apple testing under-screen sensor Today marks 10 years since Tim Cook became Apple's CEO Apple's Tim Cook, Microsoft's Satya Nadella visit White House on cybersecurity Apple and Google's fight in Seoul tests Biden in Washington Bahraini government hacks activists with NSO group zero-click iPhone exploits Analyst says chipset shortage is currently affecting 'everybody but Apple' High-end' M1X' Mac mini with new design and additional ports expected to launch in the 'next several months' T-Mobile offering free year of Apple TV+ to select customers starting Wednesday Apple shares' The Morning Show' season 2 trailer Apple's 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' to premiere at the London Film Festival Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney demand Ted Lasso biscuits in a satirical letter addressed to Apple TV+ Picks of the Week: Rene's Pick: Nomad Leather Skin for iPhone 12 Andy's Pick: Hello Meds Alex's Pick: Macro Photography: The Universe at our Feet Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: att.com/activearmor casper.com/macbreak - promo code MACBREAK

2hr 29mins

24 Aug 2021

Rank #8

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MBW 779: It's Not a Clown, Bill - Apple CSAM updates, Safari updates, Apple TV's value

Apple CSAM updates, Safari updates, Apple TV's value After criticism, Apple to only seek abuse images flagged in multiple nations Apple Races to Temper Outcry Over Child-Porn Tracking System Apple's Software Chief Explains 'Misunderstood' iPhone Child-Protection Features Security Threat Model Review of Apple's Child Safety Features New U.S. Antitrust Bill Would Require Apple and Google to Allow Third-Party App Stores and Sideloading iOS & iPadOS 15 Beta 6 Release Notes iOS 15 beta 6 redesigns Safari yet again with a new address bar on top SharePlay release schedule update iOS 14.7.1 users complain about 'No service' bug after updating their iPhones Apple Told to Pay $300 Million After Wireless Patent Retrial Apple releases Ted Lasso sticker pack for iMessage and Clips Inside HBO Max's Scramble to Fix Its Glitchy App Apple's TV Box Is Now Mostly Pointless. Will That Change? 1Password announces version 8 for Mac with a redesigned interface and new Watchtower iCloud for Windows updated with new password manager app Remember Yik Yak? Well, it's back and still anonymous. Adobe adds Healing Brush and Magic Wand to Photoshop on iPad, Mac updates, more Picks of the Week Andy's pick: Nestflix Rene's pick: Cables Undone Alex's pick: Behringer Neutron Leo's pick: Glass Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: att.com/activearmor

2hr 32mins

17 Aug 2021

Rank #9

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MBW 778: Hatch My Eggs! - Apple CSAM, patent trolls, iPhone 13 rumors

Apple CSAM, patent trolls, iPhone 13 rumors Apple announces "Expanded Protections for Children" Apple explains how iPhones will scan photos for child-sexual-abuse images Interview: Apple's Head of Privacy details child abuse detection and Messages safety features Apple says any expansion of CSAM detection outside of the US will occur on a per-country basis Apple Confirms Detection of Child Sexual Abuse Material is Disabled When iCloud Photos is Turned Off Apple's New 'Child Safety' Initiatives, and the Slippery Slope An Open Letter Against Apple's Privacy-Invasive Content Scanning Technology One Bad Apple - The Hacker Factor Blog Apple's Mistake - Stratechery Apple Readies New iPhones With Pro-Focused Camera, Video Updates Apple keeps shutting down employee-run surveys on pay equity — and labor lawyers say it's illegal Apple Sinks 'Submarine Patent,' Escapes $308.5 Million Verdict Long Island man credits Apple Watch with saving his life after serious fall Kuo: Mid-2022 MacBook Air to come in multiple colors with similar form factor as upcoming MacBook Pro Apple and Netflix engaged in a bidding war for Jennifer Lawrence's new film Apple orders drama series 'Bad Monkey' starring Vince Vaughn, written by Ted Lasso executive producer Bill Lawrence Picks of the Week Andy's pick: Rifftrax Friends Rene's pick: Canon R3 Alex's pick: Bert Monroy's new image Leo's pick: iMazing Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: udacity.com/TWiT offer code TWIT75 att.com/activearmor

2hr 17mins

10 Aug 2021

Rank #10