Episodes
Craig's Whiteboard, EA Gaming, FCPX Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off June 6 with keynote address  Craig's whiteboard leaks WWDC22.  Brian Roberts' one that got away.  Apple in talks to buy EA gaming. Disney and Amazon are also potential suitors.  Losing Ian Goodfellow to DeepMind is the dumbest thing Apple's ever done.  Apple response to "Final Cut Pro in TV and Film" open letter.  TIME 100 most influential people of 2022 features Tim Cook – Laurene Powell Jobs wrote...
Published 05/24/22
iOS 15.5, Accessibility, USB-C iPhones?  Everything new in iOS 15.5 for iPhone.  Apple previews innovative accessibility features combining the power of the hardware, software, and machine learning.  Apple adds live captions to iPhone and Mac, plus more accessibility upgrades to come. Apple delays the plan to have staff in the office three days a week.  Virtual product placement ads are coming to Amazon Prime Video and Peacock.  The same fake potato chip brand is in a mind-blowing...
Published 05/17/22
Published 05/17/22
The history of the iPod, Apple & FIDO, Apple's AR plans  Apple discontinues iPod touch, ending 20 year run of iconic 'iPod' brand  Andy's photos from the 2006 U2 iPod event with Steve  Apple is planning to shake up its massive Services business to push further into streaming and advertising  Apple, Google, and Microsoft commit to expanded support for FIDO standard to accelerate the availability of passwordless sign‑ins  Apple is a massive force in AR. It's also been holding the...
Published 05/10/22
PayPal & Apple, Apple Silicon flaw, Q2 Results  PayPal helped spur EU antitrust complaint against Apple payments.  Researchers find flaw in Apple Silicon chips, but it's not 'that bad'.  How Technocrats Triumphed at Apple.  Apple reports second-quarter results.  Apple Q2 2022 results: A record $97 billion quarter.  Apple's Self Service Repair now available  iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max taller displays and notch replacement corroborated in leaked panels.  iPhone 14 — No A16...
Published 05/03/22
Studio Display Fix, Apple Union Fight, macOS Server  Apple releases fix for Studio Display.  Twitter accepts buyout, giving Elon Musk total control of the company.  Twitter's legal team has been an aggressive defender of free speech; Will that continue under Musk?  Apple warns developers it will pull apps without recent updates from the App Store.  Apple protests Japan's report seeking fair competition in OS market.  Apple hires anti-union lawyers in escalating union fight.  M1...
Published 04/26/22
Shot on iPhone Winners, Environmental Progress, M2 Chips  From Tupac to ABBA: Will the metaverse change how we attend concerts?  Apple unveils the best photos from the Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge.  filmicpro on Twitter  Demand for iPhone 13 tracking higher than in past cycles, iPhone SE demand muted  Foxconn's largest iPhone plant escapes COVID lockdown  Apple says nearly 20% of all material used in its products in 2021 was recycled, adds a recycled gold certificate.  Apple expands...
Published 04/19/22
Mac Mini Rumors,  AirPods Security Flaw, Apple TV+  Apple introduces new version of iMovie featuring Storyboards and Magic Movie.  New Mac mini model?  New Mac mini reference spotted in Studio Display firmware.  Apple brings modern automation to iWork for Mac with Shortcuts.  OOPS! Apple forgets Studio Display exists, pulls, then restores latest firmware update.  Apple's U.S. shipments boost Mac's global share in slowing PC industry.  Apple begins requiring in-person work starting...
Published 04/12/22
WWDC Online, 0-Day Fixes, Hearing Technology  Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference returns in its all-online format.  Studio Display Teardown: Is this secretly an iMac?  Apple fixes multiple zero-day exploits with iOS 15.4.1 and macOS 12.3.1  Craig Federighi reveals why some people get iPhone updates before others.  Above Avalon: Apple is in a league of its own.  The Olive Max 2-in-1 hearing aids come with adaptive hearing tech.  Apple and Meta gave user data to hackers who used...
Published 04/05/22
Apple & the EU, iPhone Subscriptions, Mac Studio Teardown  EU provisionally agrees on a law that would force Apple to allow alternative app stores, sideloading, and iMessage interoperability.  Security experts say new EU rules will damage WhatsApp encryption.  CODA Oscars win Caps Apple's 'Quality Over Quantity' approach.  Russian tech giant Yandex's data harvesting raises security concerns.  Apple's fine over Dutch dating apps antitrust order hits €50M — but ACM welcomes revised...
Published 03/29/22
Mac Studio Teardown, M1 Ultra GPU Benchmarks, SpyBuster  Apple Studio Display Contains 64GB of storage, but only 2GB used  Mac Studio teardown.  Apple's M1 Ultra gets murdered by AMD's Threadrippers. Here's the Recovery Mode screen for the new Apple Studio Display! Extracted from latest firmware OTA. Apple MacBook Air refresh delayed with no new MacBook Pro 14 or MacBook Pro 16 models until 2023. Ukraine's MacPaw releases SpyBuster, designed to beat Russian hacks  Apple fined for the...
Published 03/22/22
iOS & iPad OS 15.4, macOS 12.3  Mark Gurman joins the show today!  Apple releases iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and macOS Monterey 12.3.  An image of the Mac Studio in use is shown on Apple's website.  AppleTrack Source leaderboard.  iOS 15.4 Emoji Changelog.  iPhone 14 coming in four models without 'mini' version, Pro models with taller screen, satellite features advancing.  Shenzhen lockdown will not have a big impact on iPhone production.  Apple: M1 Ultra meanings and consequences....
Published 03/15/22
New Mac Studio, iPhone SE, iPad Air Friday Night Baseball on Apple TV+ New Alpine Green iPhone 13 & 13 Pro iPhone SE with A15 Bionic chip Apple's new M1 Ultra chip Apple's new Mac Studio Apple's 27-inch 5K Studio Display Picks of the Week: Andy's Pick: "The Shield" on Hulu Alex's Pick: GAN Rubik's Cube 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...
Published 03/08/22
Apple's response to Russia and the rumored Apple March event  Apple will give Siri a less gendered voice option in iOS 15.4  Ukrainian leader calls on Tim Cook to block Russian users from the App Store  Apple Pay unavailable in Russia after U.S. and E.U. imposed-sanctions  Jim Dalrymple: I am retiring  Amazon's Luna cloud gaming service officially launches in the US  Apple says it has complied with Dutch watchdog - letter  Apps sell your location data despite Apple policies, using a...
Published 03/01/22
Sumbul Desai, Apple NVMe Speeds, Foldable iPhones  Apple readies new MacBooks and iMacs for part three of overhaul  Apple VP of Health speaks!  Tim Cook's $99 million bonus for 2021 at risk over shareholder advisory group concern  Google Drive users stung by macOS '.DS_Store' copyright infringement issue  Apple's NVMe drive speeds  Amazon's overhaul of Comixology ignites concern from comic creators and readers  Paddle CEO is taking on Apple in the App Store and has signed up 1,500...
Published 02/22/22
 Apple registers 3 new Mac models ahead of rumored spring event  Apple says a 'small portion' of iPhones recorded interactions with Siri even if you opted out  Apple's App Store policies under fire by another Dutch group  Galaxy S22 benchmarked: Apple still beats Samsung  Apple tackling AirTag stalking concerns with these changes to Find My network  Nurse speaks out after Apple Watch detects major health change [dramatic change in Vo2 max] months ahead of diagnosis  iPhone 6 Plus added...
Published 02/15/22
Contactless Payments, Apple Q1  Apple empowers businesses to accept contactless payments through Tap to Pay on iPhone  Apple blasted over paltry 3% fee reduction for external payments in the Netherlands  Apple reports first-quarter results  Apple in 2021: The Six Colors report card  Apple aims to debut a new low-cost 5G iPhone and iPad in early march  M2 Mac Lineup - Revealed!  OLED iPad rumors get credibility boost as LG reportedly preps for production  Apple TV+ films get six award...
Published 02/08/22
​Apple Q1 earnings, iOS 15.4, Apple payment platform Apple Reports First Quarter Results Here's everything new in the first betas of iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 In the Future, AirPods could require User Authentication with Touch or Face ID and other unique Biometric Measures to fully Operate Apple confirms macOS 12.3 deprecates kernel extensions used by Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive Apple's Head of User Privacy Speaks! Apple celebrates Heart Month with new resources across services...
Published 02/02/22
March Event, AirTag Safety, Apple Music How to clean your $19 Apple cleaning cloth What Apple might announce at a spring event this March Apple launches new 'Personal Safety User Guide' amid AirTag concerns and more iCloud syncing issues are plaguing third-party apps as Apple stays silent Apple's plans for third-party App Store payments are insufficient, Dutch regulator says Ericsson sues Apple in three German courts, the Netherlands, and Brazil over 5G and other patents (in addition...
Published 01/26/22
Safari bug, Netherlands App Store ruling, Apple Watch ads Microsoft will buy Activision Blizzard, a bet on games being central to the internet's future. Safari bug can leak some of your Google account info and recent browsing history Netherlands App Store ruling: Apple will allow alternative payment methods, but developers must maintain a separate app binary Possibility of huge changes to App Store as US antitrust bill proceeds to committee Senate Judiciary Committee will consider The...
Published 01/18/22
iMessages, T-Mobile & iCloud, Apple Watch Apps iMessage is winning: teens dread the green text bubble After ruining Android messaging, Google says iMessage is too powerful Google exec says Apple is 'holding back' customers who text Apple to allow alternative payment system for 1st time in South Korea Developer exposes another multimillion-dollar scam app on the App Store T-Mobile says iOS 15.2 bug turning off iCloud private relay for some users Intel poaches Apple engineer responsible...
Published 01/11/22
Apple $3T Market Cap, AirPods Pro 2 Apple first U.S company to reach $3 trillion market cap iPhone 13 sales strong during the holiday season: Apple's services business worth $1.5 trillion Mark Gurman: Apple 2022 preview Apple's upcoming AR/VR headset to feature three displays AirPods Pro 2 to feature lossless support and sound-emitting charging case Is Bluetooth holding back Apple's AirPods? The end of the line is finally coming for BlackBerry Devices Apple to launch an audiobooks service...
Published 01/04/22
Losing the first iPhone in a taxi, swallowing AirPods while asleep, finding and detailing scam apps in the App Store, and more. David Pogue shares a never-before-told tale of losing the first iPhone in an Italian taxi. A Worcester man accidentally swallows one of his AirPods while sleeping with them in his ears. Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Heather Kelly, and Andy Ihnatko briefly chat about the mishap on MacBreak Weekly. The MacBreak Weekly panel discusses developer Kosta Eleftheriou's...
Published 12/28/21
Pegasus, CSAM Detection, App Store Devs $1M Spyware firm NSO mulls shutdown of Pegasus & sale of company New data shows how many app store devs earned $1m for the first time in 2021 Apple scrubs controversial CSAM detection feature from a webpage but says plans haven't changed Apple sues Ericsson over "strong-arm" 5G patent demands Apple builds new team in Southern California to bring more wireless chips in-house iPhone 13 Pro beaten out by Pixel 5a in MKBHD's annual blind camera...
Published 12/21/21
iOS, watchOS, iPadOS, tvOS Updates Apple's Universal Control feature for Mac and iPad delayed until Spring 2022 iOS 15.2, watchOS 8.3, iPadOS 15.2, tvOS 15.2 is here Apple updates macOS Monterey with SharePlay, MagSafe charging fix, and more Apple patches Log4Shell iCloud vulnerability Apple wins delay in monopoly case, allowing app store rules to stay for now Microsoft tried to negotiate with Apple to release Xbox-exclusive games on App Store Apple launches support for keys in Apple...
Published 12/14/21