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Apple sends out invitations for its September 12th announcement; frantic analysis ensues.Here's a sneak peek at the new iPhone XS. It's very gold.While we're at it, here's a look at the Apple Watch Series 4. It's very complicated.Apple self-driving car gets rear-ended while going 1 mph.Apple's AR Glasses get some new lenses.Is it time to break up Facebook?Picks of the WeekLory's Pick: Nomad Slim WalletAlex's Pick: Metal PrintsAndy's Pick: MacUser "Eddy" AwardRene's Pick: Creative selection by Ken Kocienda Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Guest: Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: trespontas.com/macbreak promo code MACBREAK RocketMortgage.com/Macbreak slack.com
The advantages of closed vs open systems. Controlling Alexa and Siri with ultrasound. Apple's massive profits. Lawsuits loom over butterfly keyboards. Make your iPhone look like an original iMac. Tim Cook tells Duke grads to Think Different.• Lory's Pick: Oculus Go• Andy's Picks: Apple Lisa Twiggy Disk and TCL Series 6 4K HDR TV• Alex's Pick: Chef's Table on Netflix• Leo's Pick: GoPro Fusion Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay Guest: Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: WordPress.com/macbreak ZipRecruiter.com/macbreak FreshBooks.com/macbreak
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 MountAlex's Pick: Pages for iPadRene's Picks: new iPhone battery cases and #shotoniphone Contest Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: calm.com/macbreak expressvpn.com/macbreak FreshBooks.com/macbreak
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 Patent TrollApple's New HomePod PatentsPorn and Gambling Apps Sneak Onto iPhoneNew iPad Minis on the Way!2019 iPhones Won't Use USB-CSteve Jobs Wins Best Opera GrammyPokemon Go Enhanced AR PhotosPicks of the WeekAndy's Pick: Cheap canvas photo prints on Ali ExpressRene's Picks: Ubiquiti/Amplifi and Keychron keyboardAlex's Pick: Code with Chris Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: expressvpn.com/macbreak hover.com/twit LastPass.com/twit
Apple says a new Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Maybe with Apple-designed chips? Apple privacy vs Facebook. Google's head of AI defects to Apple to fix Siri. Apple tops in gender pay equality. Azomov's Foundation coming to Apple TV. Product(RED) iPhone 8 out today, but no iPhone X. Fortnight is making $2 million/day on iOS.Jim's Pick: Past Present Future by Rob ZombieAndy's Pick: Cendrillon at the Met OperaLory's Pick: The Mother of Tears by Dario ArgentoLeo's Pick: Foundations of Data Science Hosts: Leo Laporte and Andy Ihnatko Guests: Lory Gil and Jim Dalrymple Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: RocketMortgage.com/Macbreak 23andMe.com/twit turbotaxlive.com/macbreak
Apple earnings expectations. Mr. Cook and Ms. Jackson go to Washington. 2016 MacBook Pro keyboards failing twice as much as older models. Goodbye, Ming-Chi Kuo.Andy's Pick: $329 9.7-inch iPadRene's Tip: How to upgrade your cheese grater Mac ProAlex's Anti-Pick: The new NPR App redesign sucks!Kelly's Picks: 1-foot Apple Watch cable and App Camp for Girls Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Guest: Kelly Guimont Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: trespontas.com/macbreak promo code MACBREAK texture.com/twit
The Rock's epic Siri ad, the Mac "Perv-ware" That Has Been Undetected for Years, Apple ranked as most profitable US company, security patches for iOS and macOS, Clips adds Disney/Pixar effects and Apple is attracting more Android switchers. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly.Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly.
Apple memo warning leakers not to leak leaks promptly leaks. Also leaked: Gold iPhone X coming soon. HomePod sales pale behind Amazon Echo. Apple News gets premium. GreyKey iPhone unlocking boxes sweep through law enforcement - make your passcode longer. iMovie for iPhone X gets Metal. Fix your Apple Watch Series 2 swollen battery for free. No more drone videos of Apple Park.Rene's Pick: Space Gray Magic TrackpadAndy's Pick: Gestimer MacOS menubar timer/reminderLeo's Picks: Skyroam Solis and Drafts Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: WordPress.com/macbreak FreshBooks.com/macbreak activecampaign.com/twit
This Week's Stories: JIF vs GIF: The peanut butter weighs in on the pronunciation debate of the agesLet's just get rid of animated GIFs and use animated PNGs instead!COVID-19: Apple moves production to Taiwan, stocks down, but iPad purchases upMac Pro and Pro Display XDR Tech Deep DiveWarren Buffett finally switches from flip phone to iPhoneApple might maybe think about letting you use Chrome on your iPhoneSafari requires 13-month HTTPS certificatesApple wants you to secure your router with HomeKit, but only 3 routers use itMing-Chi Kuo says Apple-designed ARM Macs coming in 2021COVID-19: Apple asks shareholders to follow CDC coronavirus quarantine measuresSteve Jobs would have been 65 yesterdayLarry Tesler, the inventor of copy and paste, dies at 74Bert Sutherland, who helped develop the ARPANET, dies at 83Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician dies at 101How often does your TV set off your HomePod, Echo, Cortana, and Home?Supreme Court: Apple must pay VirnetX $440 millionApple will soon let you text someone your car keysBob Iger resigns from DisneyPicks of the Week:Andy's Pick 1: Agrippina - Metropolitan Opera in HDAndy's Pick 2: Spend StackRene's Pick: Sachtler Flowtech 75: the world's fastest tripod legsLory's Pick: Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons EditionAlex's Pick: Leica BLK360 LIDAR Imaging Laser Scanner Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: matias.ca/MacBreak casper.com/macbreak - promo code MACBREAK
Mac Mini 2018: look at all those ports!MacBook Air 2018: a thoroughly ok laptop.iPad Pro 2018: yeah, forget all about those two. This is where the real action is.Apple's T2 security chip makes installing Linux harder.Tips and Picks:Leo's Pick: Send free pizza to people waiting in line to vote.Alex's Picks: Red Hydrogen One and SquadCast.Andy's Tip: Back up your SSD!Andy's Pick: Bringing Home The Birkin.Rene's Pick: Procreate for iPad. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: RocketMortgage.com/Macbreak trespontas.com/macbreak promo code MACBREAK WAYFAIR.COM/MACBREAK promo code MACBREAK
HomePod firmware hides secrets about iPhone 8 form factor, Apple Watch skiing workouts, and HomePod system sounds. Apple pulls VPN apps from China App Store. Apple TV may be going 4K. Foxconn is building a factory in Wisconsin and getting a fat tax credit for it.Jim Dalrymple's pick: Texas Hippie CollectiveAdam Engst's pick: TripMode 2Andy Ihnatko's pick: RealVNC Hosts: Leo Laporte and Andy Ihnatko Guests: Jim Dalrymple and Adam Engst Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly.Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly.
HomePod reviews range from humdrum to rapturous. Why you shouldn't try to remove the HomePod's cord, and other teardown results. iPhone's iboot source code leaked by an intern. MacBooks leap to 4th most popular laptop in the world. Detailed analysis of Apple's efforts in the video market. TLDR: they need to make good shows. No more unlocked iPhodes at Verizon. FloridaMan's AirPods go up in smoke.Andy's Pick: Blue Satellite headphonesRene's Pick: NanoleafLeo's Pick: HiFi Man Shangri-La Headphones Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: ZipRecruiter.com/macbreak RocketMortgage.com/Macbreak
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 Catalina The iOSification of macOS Goodbye Parental controls, hello Screen Time Catalina lets you control your Mac with your voice Sidecar: now your iPad is an extra monitor for your Mac Find My comes to your Mac So does Reminders Photos redesign is all about "saliency" DriverKit and System Extensions are a big security improvement New APFS improvements in Catalina What to do if your Catalina upgrade gets stuck Please, please back up your Mac before you upgrade to Catalina Activation Lock for Apple T2 Macs Unlock Apps with your Apple Watch Goodbye Bash, hello Z Shell Should we run out and upgrade to Catalina? NO! Apple's Big China DilemmaPicks of the Week Andy's Pick: BBEdit 13 Rene's Pick: Fall Watch Bands Lory's Pick: Halloween (the movie) VHS tape throw blanket Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: plex.tv/twit code TWIT10 capterra.com/macbreak LastPass.com/twit
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 here.iOS 12.2 is out, what can it tell us about new iPads?Picks of the weekLory's Pick: Infinity PillowAndy's Pick: Pepsi 1893Leo's Pick: OWC Thunderblade 2Rene's Pick: AirBuddy Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie Guest: Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: Sophos.com butcherbox.com/macbreak enter MACBREAK ouraring.com use code TWIT
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: Altitudes and AttitudesLory's Pick: Otter + Pop Phone Case Hosts: Leo Laporte and Andy Ihnatko Guests: Lory Gil and Jim Dalrymple Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: hellofresh.com/macbreak80 use the code MACBREAK80 Atlassian.com/IT Sophos.com
iPhone XS charging issuesITC Judge: iPhones infringe Qualcomm patent, but can still be importedApple store robbers bustedApple Memoji trademark lawsuitiPhone XS camera: face smoothing or noise removal?70 new emojis in iOS 12.1, including llamas, bagels, and redheadsFBI forces suspect to unlock iPhone X with Face IDPicks of the Week:Rene's Pick: Linea Go!Alex's Pick: Cinema 4D r20Andy's Pick: Freewrite Traveller Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: slack.com ITPro.TV/macbreak - use code: MACBREAK30 trespontas.com/macbreak promo code MACBREAK
This Week's Stories:Election tech nightmare in IowaApple's record quarter - almost 8 billion dollars a month5G is still not going to work in 2020Apple grows in Europe and India1.5 Billion Apple devicesDon't try to trick Tim CookCoronavirus hits Apple production until February 9thBlackberry phones are finally deadRussia's law against AppleHamilton is coming to Disney+EU votes to kill Lightning plugCal Tech gets 1.1 Billion from Apple and Broadcom for patent infringementApple figures out how to make two-factor authentication betterApple TV's 'Foundation' is the largest ever production in IrelandLG TVs get Apple TVPicks of the Week:Lory's Pick: SpellTower+Rene & Leo's Pick: FantasticalAndy's Pick: Amphetamine for MacOSAlex's Pick: Calvary Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: capterra.com/macbreak twit.cachefly.com
This Week's Stories: Apple Music Awards Best apps of 2019 Apple vs Russia is a big damn deal Apple doubles Airpods Pro orders Intel's woes The legacy of the 64 Bit A7 Apple more valuable than all US energy stocks Mini LED laptops coming next year - why it might beat OLED Apple TV+ is ok Farewell, Larry and SergeiPicks of the Week: Andy's Pick: Black Ink 2.0 Rene's Pick: Peek Everyday 2.0 Lory's Pick: Meater smart thermometer Alex's Pick: Black Magic ATEM Mini Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, Lory Gil, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: expressvpn.com/macbreak calm.com/macbreak plex.tv/twit code TWIT10
This Week's Stories Apple Tells Congress You'll Hurt Yourself Fixing Your iPhone Apple Pulls All Customer Reviews From the Online Apple Store Apple Music for Business Apple's new Holiday Ad Features, Changes & Testing After iOS 13 BugsTips and Picks Alex's Pick: Brother P-Touch Cube+ Dave's Pick: TimeMachineEditor Andy's Pick: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Rene's Pick: Apple Smart Battery Case Leo's Pick: Kap Screen Capture Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay Guest: Dave Hamilton Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: Epson.com/ecotankleo WWT.COM/TWIT metallic.io/macbreak
Apple buys Dark Sky, iPhone 9 coming soon.Apple buys Dark Sky hyperlocal weather appNo Apple March event - but iPhone 9 might still be coming soonApple struggles with secrecy in a work-from-home worldApple's new coronavirus app and websiteSwift 5.2 and Xcode11.4 are outYes, the new iPad Pro will break if you bend itApple is still paying contract workersApple Store employees working tech supportGoogle Stadia, Nvidia GeForce, and Microsoft xCloud are not on iOSiOS bug makes VPNs less secureApple offering 4k movies for as low as $5Apple developing Touch ID for Apple WatchSamsung ending LCD productionDropbox starts synching Mac desktopRene Ritchie is on his own at youtube.com/reneritchiePicks of the Week:Rene's Pick: Manfrotto mini tripod and Pokemon Go at homeAndy's Pick: Downie 4Lory's Pick: FinalWipe by the makers of FinalStraw Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsor: WWT.COM/TWIT1
• 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?• Cellebrite can unlock any iPhone• iOS 13 hidden features• Apple TV gets picture-in-picture, loses Bad Robot• Tim Cook talks privacy at Stanford• Twitter uses Project Catalyst to return to macOS Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: GetRoman.com/macbreak Atlassian.com/teams/it clearme.com/macbreak promo code MACBREAK
Apple slashes component orders: should we panic?Yes, the iPad Pro can be bent.Re-reviewing the iPad Pro: Is it a "real" computer?Apple CEO Tim Cook laments bro culture in Silicon Valley, calls federal regulation "inevitable."Apple's Black Friday dealsTips and PicksRene's Pick: Philips Hue PlayAndy's Tip: How to cook a perfect holiday mealAlex's Pick: NPR AppLeo's Picks: Krisp noise canceling software, Shortcut Roulette Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: RocketMortgage.com/Macbreak gazelle.com FreshBooks.com/macbreak
iPhone Rumors. SEP encryption hacked. Hidden Apple job listings. AirPods shipping faster. iMessage wins the messaging war. Disable Touch ID with "cop button." AccuWeather iPhone app sends user location even when turned off.Rene's Pick: Aukey CC-S1 CAr ChargerAndy's Pick: RPN-65 Simulator for iOSLeo's Pick: ThinkTank Retrospective 7 camera bag Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly.Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by CacheFly.
Apple Watch Series 4 takes heartrate scanning to the next level with ECG and AFib detection. Should Android users be able to use the Apple Watch? iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr: great phones with not-so-great names. Say goodbye to headphone jacks forever - you won't even get a free dongle. Where was all the other stuff? iPad? Mac? Especially AirPower? Tips and Picks:Alex's Pick: Wero Watch HolderKelly's Pick: Kitten Stuff Done KickstarterAndy's Tip: Label your rechargeable batteries Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Kelly Guimont Guest: Steven Aquino Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: WordPress.com/macbreak getquip.com/twit ITPro.TV/macbreak - use code: MACBREAK30
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 TVs.Netfix stops paying the Apple tax on subscriptions.Garage Band hits 15.Picks of the Week:Mikah's Pick: Dongle DanglerAndy's Pick: iFixit ToolkitAlex's Pick: Slopes AppLeo's Pick: Brydge iPad Pro Keyboards Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay Guest: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: slack.com WordPress.com/macbreak go.itpro.tv/macbreak promo code MACBREAK30
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Started
Feb 21st, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 25th, 2020
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Weekly
No. of Episodes
160
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About 2 hours
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