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Get the latest Apple news and views from the top names in Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad journalism. Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
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Alex as a Service

Is AR the future of Apple?Alex Lindsay explains photogrammetryApple has very specific plans for AR. We just don't know what they are yet.16-inch MacPro is not ours yetThe Mac Pro is the One True ProPro Display XDRApple fixes email bugApple Health App j...
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Everybody Wants to Kick a Goose

This Week's StoriesApple Quarterly Earnings report: it's all about the services.Apple names 5 new VPs, including a VP of Acoustics.Apple offers $2.5 Billion to fight the California housing crisis, which apparently makes some people cranky.AirPods Pro r...
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Hey Boo Boo

This Week's Stories AirPods Pro arrives tomorrow AirPods Pro noise transparency and active noise cancellation Replacement AirPods Pro will cost $89 each, or $29 with Apple Care+ AirPods Pro is all about music, not Siri iOS 13.2 features Siri improvemen...
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It Has a Smell

This Week's Stories Apple criticized for its stance on China Rumors abound about the 16-inch MacBook Pro Apple will definitely, certainly, for sure release AR glasses in 2020 AirPods Pro coming before Christmas? Apple patents Watch bands with data and ...
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Sick Burn at Budokan

This Week's StoriesTencent could be watching your iPhone's IP. Here is what that means, and how to opt-out.Pixel Buds take on AirPodsPixel 4 First Impressions: Soli radar could change the gamePixel 4 display first impressions - looks pretty nicePixel 4...
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The Freakin' Beacon of Liberty

This week's stories Hello, Catalina, goodbye, iTunes! RIP 32 Bit Apps Catalyst Apps: iOS apps come to macOS What is "Relocated Items" in Catalina? Security in Catalina: kind of a pain in the butt Dark Mode and Auto Mode in Catalina Gatekeeper in Catali...
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All Curds, No Way

This Week's StoriesiPhone 11 Deep Fusion now available in beta - here's how it works!Checkm8 is an unstoppable boot rom hack for iPhone 4s- iPhone X, but not a full jailbreak - yetOMGCable lightning cable works like any other cable, with the added bonu...
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Talk to the Lamp

This Week's Stories:Apple Releases iPadOS 13.1Dave Hamilton from MacObserver's iPhone 11 reviewDisplayMate gives iPhone 11 Pro its highest A+ rating ever, admits that they need a new rating scaleApple vs Google on privacy: fight!Google Play Pass vs App...
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I'm Holding One Right Now

This Week's Stories:iPhone 11 review: amazing camera, battery life, soundApple Arcade review and demoApple Watch 5 hands-on review'By innovation only?' Where was the innovation? Our panelists rant about the real innovations in the iPhone 11.iPhone 11 H...
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A Look Inside the iPhone 11

Everything from Apple's September 10th, 2019 Event!Tearjerking Apple Watch commercialsiPhone 11 vs 1Phone 11 ProVideo Stabilization vs Split ScreenPhotography is the thingMidnight Green vs Avocado greenSlofies!Apple ArcadeApple TV+: Where's the bundle?...
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The Picker-upper Thing

Today's Stories:Apple Event September 10th Preview: what does the candy-colored Invitation mean?Apple Event September 10th Preview: hints of a Tile- like bluetooth tracker with AR functionalityApple Event September 10th Preview: Features iOS 13 WON'T H...
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The Angie Dickinson Story

This Week's Stories• Apple contractors listen to Siri recordings• Apple re-blocks jailbreaks with iOS 12.4.1• Apple Card - stains and clanks• Don't buy an iPhone now! - what's coming in the iPhone 11• Remember: you can only pay off your Apple Card on i...
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Apply Different

This Week's StoriesApple 2019 September Event PreviewApple Cards for everyone!What's next for the Apple Watch?Apple TV Dongle coming in September?Apple TV+ pricing and contentApple Arcade previewHomePod / AirPod Pro?16 inch MacBook Pro in September or ...
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Treat It Like a Buritto

This Week's Stories:Apple at Black Hat / Def ConApple locks battery health for 3rd-party repairsApple Card ReviewIf you have an Apple Card, make sure you don't lose your iPhoneWhat makes the iPhone 11 Pro "Pro"?iPad Pro with 3-lens camera coming in Oct...
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There. Are. Four. Hosts!

This Week's Stories• Apple Card starts rolling out• Apple Q3 Earnings• Apple spends big on R&D• Apple stops talking about AR, starts talking about tariffs• 16" MacBook Pro will have up to 8 cores• Apple patents FaceID on Macs• TouchID coming back t...
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Your Third Slice of Lasagna

- Apple buys Intel's modem business for $1B- Xbox Creator, VR/AR expert joins Apple- Siri listens to you. Duh.- 16" MacBook Pro with improved keyboard coming this fall, new iPads as well- Your iPhone is not as private as you think- Google finds six sec...
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This Week's Stories• Apple in talks to acquire Intel's modem business in a $1B deal• iOS 12.4 is here, along with watchOS 5.3 and tvOS 12.4• Third update to the Catalina public beta! And iOS 13 public beta 3!• Latest iOS beta fixes really bad password ...
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Is That a Camera in Your Pocket?

This Week's Stories• Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon dragged to Capitol Hill• Apple fixes Zoom vulnerability (again)• Is Apple giving up on AR glasses?• 2019 MacBook Air SSD slowdown• Apple disables Watch Walkie Talkie function for fix• Apple TV ra...
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Good News Everyone!

This Week's Stories• Apple kills MacBook, updates MacBook Air and Pro• Improved keyboard coming with 16-Inch MacBook Pro• Apple drops Mac storage prices• 10.2 Inch iPad coming this month?• The App Store turns 11• Apple re-releases Texas Hold'em app• Fa...
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iPhone OG

• Jony Ive Leaves Apple• Tim Cook vs The Wall Street Journal• Jony Ive and Apple's Greatest Design Mistakes• What We Want from Jony Ive's Design Studio• Hopes for the Post-Ive Era• Apple Moves Mac Pro Production from Texas to China• MacBook Air Logic B...
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I'm Deboss

* Apple's latest OS beta has been released* The iPad and improved productivity* SideCar turns your iPad into a second screen* Alex's thought on the MacPro* Apple is considering moving a percentage of production out of China* Apple is partnering with Be...
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When the Flyback Carbons Out

• Genius catches Google 'red-handed'• New MacBooks on the way!• Where's the 16" MacBook?• 5G iPhones coming in 2020• Apple stores redesigned to make shopping easier• Foxconn could make all US iPhones outside Canada• Why are people buying the Mac Pro?• ...
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Leaning Into the Cheese Grater

This Week's Stories• How Much Will a Maxed Out Mac Pro Cost?• iOS 13 and macOS Catalina Betas: Our Favorite New Features• iTunes is Dead. Long Live iTunes!• Pro Display XDR was the Best Thing at WWDC• Mac Pro Pros• Apple Still Has a Hole in Their Mac L...
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I'm Buying As Many As I Can Afford

This Week's Stories• Mac Pro First Look from a Pro Perspective• Mac Pro is Not a Computer for the Rest of Us• Apple Shows Mac Some Love at WWDC• iPadOS Makes the iPad a Real Computer• Dark Mode: Why is Everyone So Excited?• What SwiftUI and Project Cat...
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It's the Final iPod

This Week's Stories• WWDC Preview: Mac Pro Announcement• WWDC Preview: iOS 13• WWDC Preview: MacOS 10.15 and Marzipan• WWDC Preview: WatchOS 6• Apple Releases a New(ish) iPod Touch• How Will the Huawei Fracas Affect Apple?• PlayDate: the Handheld Game ...
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Elon's Magic Thinkin' Juice

This Week's Stories• MacBook Pro Refresh• Apple's Big Pivot to Services• Apple Park Grand Opening• Over the Rainbow Composer's Estate Suing Apple for Piracy• Apple Almost Bought Tesla in 2013.• Tim Cook to Class of 2019: "We Have Failed You."• You Can'...
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Our Frozen, Flooding, Canadian Future

Top Stories This Week• Zombieload Affects Every Intel Processor Since 2011 - Update Now!• Supreme Court: Go Ahead, Sue the App Store• Apple Pay to Support NFC Stickers• MacOS vs Windows With Linux• Update WhatsApp NOW!• New Keyboard Coming for MacBook ...
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2000 Nerds on a Boat

This Week's Stories• Microsoft Build's Amazing Hololens Demo Fail - See What it was Supposed to Look Like• Google I/O 2019 Highlights• Apple Q2 Earnings Results• Powerbeats Pro Review• Apple Stores Suck: Angela Ahrendts is to Blame• JoCo Cruise• WWDC 2...
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Under the Shoe of a Drunken Giant

Top Stories This Week:• Apple Pulls ScreenTime Competitors off the App Store: What's the Real Story?• Intel Drops out of 5G Race After Apple/Qualcomm Settlement• Luminary's Terrible Week: the Whole Story• Apple Pledges to Fix MacBook Keyboards In-store...
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One Billion Dollars!

Top Stories This Week:• Samsung Delays Galaxy Fold Launch• Teenager Sues Apple for $1B Over Face Recognition• Apple vs Qualcomm: What the Heck Happened?• Apple WWDC 2019 Preview• Luminary's $100 Million Podcast Network• BBEdit Finally Available in the ...
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Baked Apple

This Week's Stories:• Qualcomm and Apple Settle Lawsuit• Apple as a Content Creator• Is Apple Really a Luxury Brand?• A Developer's Perspective on Apple• Hulu, Netflix and Disney• With Apple Services Will Apple Become a Modern Day Digital Hub?Picks of ...
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5G Drama

This Week's Stories:Beats Powerbeats Pro Review: All the Things You Love About AirPods, With Extra BassApple and the Right to RepairApple Poaches Another Google AI ExpertApple Patents New Version of MagSafeMing-Chi Kuo: Mini-LED coming to Apple display...
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Small Numbee of Usees

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene RitchieFor full show notes, visit Sponsors:
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Sick Burn Pop Socket

News of the WeekApple News+ Available NowApple Credit Card Coming SoonApple Arcade is Apple's New Way to PlayApple TV+ Announcement Left Us With a Lot of QuestionsOne More Thing: New AirPods!Picks of the WeekAndy's Pick: RBDigital for iOSJim's Pick: Al...
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The Courage Port

News of the WeekAppleTV Event: What to ExpectApple Announces New iPad Air and MiniApple Announced Updated iMacApple vs SpotifyGoogle Announces Stadia Game Streaming ServiceGarageBand at 15Apple vs QualcomWWDC 2019 PreviewApple Watch Heart Study Results...
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Ironic Sans

Apple Announces March 25th EventGalaxy S10 Plus ReviewAndroid vs iOSApple AR Headset Coming in 2020Busting the Apple Car RumorsThe Web Turns 30Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up AppleHarry Potter: Wizards Unite PreviewPicks of the WeekLory's Pick: Hype...
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Lube for Your Cube

High Severity macOS Kernel FlawMacOS Keychain Bug: Why Doesn't macOS Have a Bug Bounty?Apple is Hiring More Software Engineers than Hardware EngineersApple Lays Off 190 Auto EngineersUSB 4: What You Need to KnowPublishers Want More Apple MoneyApple Sec...
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ARMed and Ready

Apple Credit Card???Foldable Phones at MWC - Where is Apple's?HoloLens 2 at MWC - Where are Apple Glasses?Apple to Combine iOS and macOS Apps in 2021Apple Closing Texas StoresApple Watch to get Sleep TrackingApple Watch, Fall Detection, ECG, and the FD...
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Why Do You Hate Jacob?

Rumor Central: 16" MacBook, 6K edge-to-edge Display, modular Mac Pro, etcApple News Event March 25thNew iPhone XR AdAirPower is on the Way (We Swear)Apple Buys PullstringFaceTime Bug FixPodcasts Now on Apple WatchHuawei Tries to Steal Apple Watch Secre...
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Simple Is Not Selfish

iOS 12.1.4 Fixes FaceTime Flaw and Two Zero-Day VulnerabilitiesMacOS "KeySteal" BugApple Gives FaceTime Flaw Teen Money for EducationAngela Ahrendts Leaves AppleApple's New Memoji AdsTokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made of Old iPhonesApple Sues Paten...
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The Emoji Curmudgeon

Teen Who Found FaceTime Flaw gets Bug Bounty.Memoji Billboards Take Over LA for the Grammys.The New Emoji are Here!iOS 12.2 FeaturesApple Gets AT&T's Fake "5G E"We Rate the Superbowl Ads.Apple Spanks Facebook and Google.Apple Patents All-Glass Keyb...
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The Taming Of The Screw

A new bug with FaceTime on the Iphone.Some thoughts on what we can expect from the Apple earnings call later today.Is Apple planning a subscription service for games?Apple needs one little screw to manufacture iPhones in the US, but it can't find it he...
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From Hump to Rump

Tim Cook wants your privacy. For the cost of Mark Zuckerberg's security, you could protect 15 Tim Cooks.No Nvidia on Macs. Ever.Apple's Lost in Translation.iPhone SE sells out in moments.New iPhone battery case.Picks of the WeekAndy's Pick: Total Mount...
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Schlomo, Guillermo, and Alyosha

Apple touts privacy and shows off HomeKit at CES.How important is privacy for Apple?Battery replacement program cost Apple some sales, but not as many as China's bad economy.Tim Cook focuses on health tech for Apple's future.Wherefore art thou, AirPowe...
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An Apple Branded Faraday Cage

Tim Cook warns that earnings are not where they should be. Is China to blame?In the age of peak smartphone, Apple needs other revenues. Could IoT save them?Apple throws some shade at CES. Apple vs Qualcomm: now in Germany!Apple plays nice with Samsung ...
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The Best of 2018

We look at back at highlights for MacBreak Weekly for 2018!Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene RitchieDownload or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: c...
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Apple is Coming to Austin.Apple vs Qualcomm in ChinaApple Music now on Amazon EchoRIP Apple ConnectApple TV gets Peanuts, Justin Lin, and a new casting directorGlitter bombs and KFC firelogsPicks of the WeekAndy's Picks: Ella Fitzgerald Wishes You a Sw...
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Fruit Company Adjacent

Apple Watch ECG feature is liveiPhone XR's great cameraGlobal smartphone growth is downTrade war heats up: China bans iPhones, US arrests Huawei CFOApple's new sleep monitor50th anniversary of the "Mother of All Demos"Super Micro audit: no Chinese spy ...
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Multichannel Wiener Filter

Unsurprisingly, Apple's 2019 iPhones will NOT have 5G.Apple Music is coming to an Alexa device near you.Apple explains exactly how Siri works on the HomePod.Wireless charging AirPods are coming, but where is AirPower?Apple App Store's Best of 2018 list...
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Apple is at the US Supreme Court once again, this time to determine whether they can be sued for the iOS App Store monopoly.Free Hour of Code sessions at Apple stores next weekApple's Entrepreneur Camp for women-owned businessesScamclub and the latest ...
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