Episodes
Published 12/07/22
Apple makes plans to move production out of China. TSMC triples Arizona chip investment to $40bn. Apple in talks to move some iPad production to India as part of its exodus from China. Apple's anti-union tactics in Atlanta were illegal, US officials say. St. Louis Apple Store employees explain U-turn on unionization effort. The NLRB says Apple interrogated and coerced employees in Atlanta. Elon Musk says Apple is Twitter's largest ad client; has now 'fully resumed' advertising on the...
Published 12/07/22
Musk's fight with Apple is one he's likely to lose. Musk claims Apple threatens to remove Twitter from App Store. Apple restricted AirDrop in China before widespread protests broke out. iPhone 14 Pro demand to 'disappear' as Apple misses shipment goal by 20 million units. An 'unthinkable morning': 1 dead, 16 injured after car crashes into Apple store in Hingham. Apple Watch Ultra's powerful diving tools arrive with the Oceanic+ app. We went diving with the Apple Watch Ultra. In short:...
Published 11/29/22
iOS developers say Apple's App Store analytics aren't anonymous. Apple Watch can help spot another life-threatening heart condition. Evernote's next move: joining the Bending Spoons suite of apps. Everyone thinks Apple's negotiations with the NFL are dragging on. VMware Fusion 13 adds Windows 11 virtualization for Apple Silicon Macs. A secret Apple Silicon extension to accommodate an Intel 8080 artifact. SwiftKey is unexpectedly back on iOS. ByteOverlord/Watch_Quake: Quake 1 port for...
Published 11/23/22
Apple sued for allegedly deceiving users with privacy settings after Gizmodo story. One trick Apple uses to make you think green bubbles are "gross". Apple to begin mass production on AR & VR headset in early 2023. Apple's latest iOS beta gives you more control over the iPhone's always-on display. Apple to restrict 'Everyone' option in AirDrop to 10 minutes in China with iOS 16.1.1. Apple's Satellite Emergency SOS Feature: a review & deep-dive explainer. Berkshire Hathaway...
Published 11/16/22
Apple expects iPhone 14 shipments to be delayed by Covid restrictions in China Apple's bargain with Beijing: access to China's factories — and consumers. Chips and China. Apple building 'advertising network for live television'. "You Might Also Like" - Basic Apple Guy. Internal Tech Emails on Twitter. Apple Supposedly Dumping the 'Hey!' From Siri's Wake Phrase. Apple's AR glasses could be pushed back to 2025 or 2026 amid 'design issues'. Apple design chief role hard to fill; three...
Published 11/09/22
Amid tech industry fears, Apple reports record Q4 results . Report: M2 Pro and M2 Max Macs coming in 2023, not 2022. Amazon Prime now comes with a full music catalog of 100 million songs and ad-free podcasts. Apple halts gambling ads in App Store. Apple's Online Store and Information Systems Chiefs are leaving. First public beta of Freeform now available, with iPadOS 16.2, iOS 16.2. iPhone workers walking out after COVID-19 outbreak; Foxconn offers bonuses for staying. Apple Music...
Published 11/01/22
Jason's macOS Ventura review: A work in progress. "My next Mac might be the last." macOS 13 Ventura: The Ars Technica review. Apple releases iOS 16.1 with support for iCloud Shared Photo Library, Matter, Live Activities and more Absurd Apple Pencil dongle sends fans into spiral of grief. Jason's 2022 iPad and iPad Pro review: mixed feelings. ESPN, Formula 1 extend track with new rights deal. Apple's Industrial Design Chief Hankey to leave three years after Ive. Bono finally apologizes...
Published 10/25/22
Apple announces Apple TV 4K with A15 Bionic Chip and HDR10+ for $129. Apple's redesigned entry-level iPad has an A14 chip and USB-C charging. Apple announces an M2-powered iPad Pro with WiFi 6E. DaVinci Resolve coming soon to iPad Pro, enhanced by the M2 chip. Apple plans Google Tablet-Like Home Hub. Apple Card will let users grow Daily Cash rewards while saving for the future. NFL Sunday Ticket still up for grabs as Apple pushes for flexibility with game rights. Apple Watch Ultra with...
Published 10/18/22
Mac shipments shoot up a whopping 40%. Steve Jobs AI features in spooky 'interview' with Joe Rogan AI. This is Meta Quest Pro. iPadOS 16.1 slated for late October launch with new hardware. The iPhone 14 keeps calling 911 on rollercoasters. Apple 'notebooks' become 'laptops' in sweeping Mac branding change. iPhone now supports 86-year-old Dvorak keyboard layout natively, delighting Woz. Apple owns 40% of the fast-growing pre-owned smartphone market. Picks of the Week Jason's Pick:...
Published 10/11/22
The EU will require USB-C charging for mobile devices by the end of 2024. Apple loses second bid to challenge Qualcomm patents at U.S. Supreme Court. Ventura 10 beta seeded to devs. Apple seeds fourth iOS 16.1 and tvOS 16.1, fifth iPadOS 16.1 betas to developers. Adaptive Transparency for AirPods Pro 1. It's a bug! Apple's Tony Blevins to leave after making crude remarks in Daniel Mac TikTok. 'Storming' iPhone 14 Pro demand sees assembler Foxconn set new record revenue. Dynamic Island...
Published 10/04/22
Apple Watch Running Review - Runner's Newsletter. New M2 iPad Pro and Mac mini, with no event. Apple to sponsor the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Apple Pay Later may not arrive until next year due to 'technical and engineering' setbacks. iPhone 14 production begins in India. Meta sued for tap dancing around Apple's new app privacy rules. iPad Pro is revolutionizing how archaeologists preserve the history of Pompeii. Oprah Winfrey & Apple TV+ end content partnership. Apple TV+ lands...
Published 09/27/22
iPhone 14 Pro Camera preview: the hardware changes. iPhone 14 Pro drop test: How it holds up. Wait times for iPhone 14 Pro models up to 6 weeks as demand surges. Kuo - Some predictions for the recent trends of Apple, iPhone 14, and supply chain. Apple on top of American Customer Satisfaction Index for Macs & iPads. Federico Viticci: 'Apple has tweaked the design of the battery percentage icon in iOS 16.1 beta 2.' iOS 16 would like your permission to paste. Apple Executive responds...
Published 09/20/22
Apple releases iOS and macOS fixes to patch a new zero-day under attack. iPhone 14's notch vs. iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island compared. Apple Watch's S8 chip features same CPU as S6 and S7. Underestimating Apple's bold moves. iPhone 14 battery capacities for all four models revealed ahead of launch. iPhone 14 Pro Max dominates first weekend of pre-orders, iPhone 14 Plus disappoints. Here are iOS 16 features that will delay. Emmys: Jason Sudeikis and Ted Lasso win big for Apple TV+. As...
Published 09/13/22
The Apple Event is right around the corner. What to expect? iPhone 14 Pro's two hole-punch cutouts may look like a single 'wide pill'. Apple Watch Pro renders and leaked cases show off a larger screen and new button. Xcode cloud subscriptions now available for developers. Apple settles lawsuit with developer over App Store rejections and scams. macOS now scans for malware whenever it gets a chance. USB 4 version 2.0 announced with 80 Gbps of bandwidth. Google Chrome Mac & Windows...
Published 09/06/22
Apple Event: September 7th, 2022. Leaker claims to have hands-on iPhone 14 details from developers. Apple iPhones make up half of all premium smartphones sold in China. Apple faces growing likelihood of DOJ antitrust suit. Mark Gurman: Apple Watch changes coming to all modern Apple stores. How to build tomorrow. Apple's self-repair program manages to make MacBooks seem less repairable. System Settings in Ventura is a mess: Jason suggests some ways to make it better. Picks of the Week ...
Published 08/30/22
Apple is just three weeks away from showing off the iPhone 14. Apple workers launch petition over company's reported return-to-office plan. Apple's new iPad multitasking system doesn't cut it Apple releases iOS, iPadOS and macOS security fixes for two zero-days under active attack. Tim Cook, Jony Ive, and Laurene Powell Jobs to speak at Code 2022 conference next month. iOS VPNs have leaked traffic for years, researcher claims. M2 MacBook Air runs Windows 11 faster than pricier Dell...
Published 08/23/22
Apple sets return-to-office deadline of Sept. 5 after Covid delays. A single flaw broke every layer of security in macOS. Zoom's auto-update feature came with hidden risks on Mac. Apple finds its next big business: showing ads on your iPhone. Unclear effects of app tracking transparency. iOS Privacy: Instagram and Facebook can track anything you do on any website in their in-app browser. Picks of the Week: Andy's Pick: Folder Tidy Jason's Pick: CraftCloud 3D Alex's Pick: Insta360...
Published 08/16/22
Ted Lasso stars thought no one would watch Apple TV+. Apple kept Ben Stiller in the dark over 'Severance' viewership. Apple TV+ aims for Pixar highs with the launch of its first major animated feature film 'Luck.' Apple in talks to acquire streaming rights for Big Ten athletics, report says. iOS 16 beta 5 finally adds the battery percentage to the status bar. Comment: The problem with the iOS 16 battery percentage icon. Kuo: iPhone 14 series not facing impacts on supply chain as mass...
Published 08/09/22
Apple reports third quarter results. Six Colors charts. People aren't buying as many PCs — and Intel is feeling the multibillion-dollar burn. Apple nabs key Lamborghini executive to work on its electric car. Electronics are built with death dates. Let's not keep them a secret. First batch of Apple Arcade games removed as developer contracts end. Sorry, Apple will no longer help you set up a dial-up modem on your Mac. Why does Jason hide a keyboard under his desk? Secret Service may...
Published 08/02/22
Apple begins to show rare vulnerability ahead of economic showdown. For All Mankind' prop fused an Apple Newton MessagePad 120 and an iPhone 12. M2 MacBook Air teardown: Apple forgot the heatsink? Meet the new Creator Liaison: Rene Ritchie. Apple Silicon is an inconvenient truth. Steve Jobs' prototype for the original Apple computer is being auctioned off, and bidding has already hit $230,000. Apple, Koss settle wireless-headphone patent fight before trial. The Apple Store Time...
Published 07/26/22
M2 MacBook Air review: a new era. Apple reportedly wants to slow down hiring in 2023. Apple Pay lawsuit filed by firm that won ebook and developer antitrust cases. Russia says it will fine Apple for violating antitrust laws. 15 Apple Arcade games are leaving the service soon. Apple reaches $50 million settlement over defective MacBook keyboards. SIM cards are going away. Why that's a good thing. Apple ends consulting agreement with Jony Ive, its former design leader. Picks of the...
Published 07/19/22
First Images from the James Webb Space Telescope. Apple's iOS 16, macOS Ventura and watchOS 9 public betas are ready to download. Inside Apple's eight-year struggle to build a self-driving car. Apple expands industry-leading commitment to protect users from highly targeted mercenary spyware. Midnight M2 MacBook Air shipment moves to mid-August, Space Gray model still the fastest option available. First benchmark result surfaces for MacBook Air with M2 chip. Apple adding first MacBook...
Published 07/12/22
The 30-year-old comic book that became a Silicon Valley bible. Apple is preparing three new M2 Macs. "We discovered severe thermal throttling with Apple's new M2 MacBook Pro." iFixit teardown shows M2 MacBook Pro is just a recycled laptop with a new chip inside. Apple forced to cut iPhone 14 orders by 10%, despite anticipating strong demand. Apple not releasing their own 5G Modem Chip relates to a long-standing patent battle with Qualcomm and not because of a development failure. EU...
Published 07/05/22
Mobile Tracking, Safari's WebKit, NBA All-World  Base 13-Inch MacBook Pro with M2 chip appears to have significantly slower SSD speeds.  US senators ask FTC to investigate Apple and Google over mobile tracking.  Russia threatens Apple with fines for not storing user data within the country.  U.S. Supreme Court won't hear Apple's bid to revive Qualcomm patent challenges.  How refactoring code in Safari's WebKit resurrected 'zombie' security bug.  Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act -...
Published 06/28/22