MacBreak Weekly (MP3)

MacBreak Weekly (MP3)

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

Episodes

MBW 568: Pokémon D'oh!  

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

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MBW 567: Don't Fly Over My Spaceship  

ARKit demos and Oculus Rift support for Macs. iOS11 public beta 2 adds features. No more Apple Park drone footage. Apple shows off its newest emoji on World Emoji Day.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 566: Ride My Pipes for Free  

Leo installs the public beta of High Sierra live on air, iPhone 8 won't have Touch ID. Apple will be the 1st trillion dollar company. Qualcomm asks the US International Trade Commission to stop imports of Intel-based iPhones. Net Neutrality Day of Action July 12th. Plus: Amazon Prime Day, sous vide, cameras, and Pokemon Go's 1st anniversary.

Leo's Pick: OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock, Taylors of Harrogate teaRene's Pick: ThrifterAndy's Pick: Pioneer BDR-XD05B USB 3 Blu-Ray driveAlex's Pick: Sonos

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 565: 10 Years After  

10 years ago, the iPhone arrived to change the world and kill chewing gum sales. The public beta of iOS 11 is available, and with it, the new iPad Pro is amazing. Apple's attempts at original programming are uniformly terrible so far.

Alex's Picks: Dark Sky, Radar Scope, and the new 5K iMacRene's Pick: Pokemon Go Raids. (Remember to use sunscreen!)Andy's Pick: Met Opera in HD AppLeo's Pick: Drobo 5D3

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 564: Leakers Gonna Leak  

Leo is back, and now he has a 10.5" iPad Pro. iOS 11 makes Macs less necessary than ever. HomePod could be the best speaker for you. Would you spend $17,000 for a top of the line iMac Pro? Apple's ARKit will create a new generation of AR programs.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 563: Dongle Fever  

Jason Snell fills in for the vacationing Leo Laporte to discuss what we've learned since WWDC a week ago. We get first impressions of HomePod and a review of the new iPad Pro. iOS 11 will have a significant impact on how we interact with iPads, and WatchOS 4 may be a big deal for the future of Apple Watch. Apple updated its MacBooks and iMacs, and we try to determine how the new iMac Pro would differ from the Mac Pro we're expecting Apple to announce in the future. Andy and Rene get into a heated debate over the new MacBook keyboards. And Apple made some major announcements about features coming in its Podcasts app, including more detailed analytics for podcasters.

Andy's Pick: Pride Apple Watch Band and the Diesel Sweeties Command Pin Rene's Pick: Lightning to USB 3 Camera AdapterSusie's Pick: YouTube TVJason's Pick: Pipifier

Hosts: Jason Snell, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

Guest: Susie Ochs

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MBW 562: Teraflops Make Me Tingly  

Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay are out this week, so Andy Ihnatko takes over the show and brings in a panel of developers to discuss Apple's 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. HomePod is Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, but with a big focus on music and quality sound. The new 18 core iMac Pro might just fill that Mac Pro-sized hole in your heart. The new 10.5" iPad Pro gets some new iOS 11 features that bring it closer to being the only computer you need. iOS 11 also brings a slew of features, including peer-to-peer payments, augmented reality features, and machine learning. On the Mac side, macOS High Sierra improves on Sierra with Metal 2, virtual reality features, and external GPU support.

Host: Andy Ihnatko

Guests: Kelly Guimont, Oliver Breidenbach, and Janie Clayton

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MBW 561: Self-Organizing Nanoballs  

WWDC is less than a week away! What will Apple announce at their yearly developers conference? Updated MacBooks? New iMacs? A Siri speaker to compete with Google Home and the Amazon Echo? Dare we hope for a new Mac Mini?

Alex's Pick: Lumu Light MeterAndy's Pick: Samsung Gear 360Rene's Pick: Star Trek Bridge CrewLeo's Pick: TWiT Stickers!

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 560: My Special Tipple  

Tim Cook's wearable blood sugar monitor: will the Apple Watch soon save thousands of lives? WWDC is two weeks away, and we talk about the rumors and announcements we're hoping for. Apple's self-driving car is spotted on a Silicon Valley freeway. Apple Pay expands its reach. Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine explains why Apple Music will never have a free tier: music artists come first. iPhone NFC jailbreak lets iPhones talk to any NFC device. Apple vs Microsoft and Apple vs Google. Apple settles one patent dispute, but it might have much better luck with its next patent fight thanks to the Supreme Court.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 559: Win32 Must Die!  

Sal Soghoian joins us to talk about automation and his new CMD-D Conference. WannaCry attack shows that Tim Cook was right to refuse the FBI access to San Bernadino iPhone. Apple Watch detects heart arrhythmia, could soon detect diabetes. iPhone 8 will cost $1,000+. Hardware announcements coming at WWDC might include 10.5" iPad Pro, Siri Speaker, new MacBooks.

Andy's Pick: Synology DS216+II NASRene's Pick: Ecobee4Leo's Pick: Kardia Mobile EKG

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

Guest: Sal Soghoian

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MBW 558: Whistling, Dancing Penguins  

Rumors abound about a Siri-powered Amazon Echo competitor is in the works. As Amazon releases the new Echo Show with a touch screen and video calls, is Apple too late to the game? Apple is the biggest taxpayer in the US, and is responsible for two million jobs - we crunch the numbers. Boinx Software's Oliver Breidenbach joins us to discuss the app ecosystem. Apple squashes two malware attacks.Qualcomm and Apple's royalties fight continues.

Oliver Breidenbach's pick: Asilomar, CaliforniaAdam Engst's pick: PopCharXAndy's Pick: Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpod EarhooksAlex's Pick: iPhone 6s PlusLeo's Pick: Joby Griptight One

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay

Guests: Adam Engst and Oliver Breidenbach

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MBW 557: We're All Sheeple Now  

At their MicrosoftEDU event, Microsoft announced the 13.5" Surface Laptop, which looks a lot like the laptop that Apple should be making. Luckily, Apple has a $250 billion pile of cash to soak up any tears they might shed. Rumor has it that Apple might announce a Siri speaker to compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home at WWDC. Dok is a new malware that only affects Macs. Several major apps are abandoning the Apple Watch. Apple Pay might soon have a Venmo-like person-to-person payment system.

Rene's Pick: BatteryPro from Elevation LabAndy's Pick: Deckset: a markdown-powered presentation appLeo's Pick: XFence

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 556: Un-Unroll Me!  

Two more entries in the seemingly endless stream of Uber scandals. Scandal #1: Uber almost gets kicked out of Apple's App Store for identifying iPhones. Scandal #2: Unroll.me, which bills itself as an automated email unsubscribing service, sold data it gleaned from users' email to Uber. Apple slashes affiliate commissions from 7% to 2.5%. It is seeming more and more like the redesigned iPhone 8 might be facing production delays. Two years after its release to the public, the Apple Watch is both more than we expected, and less.

Kelly Guimont's picks: Uni-ball Kuru Toga Hello Kitty Mechanical Pencil and Staples Arc Customizable NotebookAndy's Pick: MeFoto Walkabout Air MonopodRene's Pick: Apple Watch Nike+ Band

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Kelly Guimont

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MBW 555: Shufflepuck Cafe  

New Mac Pro needs to be versatile to survive. Apple has a secret team working on a noninvasive diabetes sensor. iPhone 8 to have curved OLED screen, vertical dual camera, tiny bezel. Apple gets permission to test self-driving cars in California. Apple Music is coming to Facebook Messenger. Apple's new campus is hogging all the good trees.

Rene's Pick: Pokemon Go PlusAndy's Pick: The Internet Archive now has in-browser emulation of early Mac OS and appsTonya Engst's Pick: Strava: run and cycling tracking on the social network for athletes

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

Guest: Tonya Engst

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MBW 554: TWiT Different  

The Turkish Crime Family's deadline is over - did your iPhone get wiped? Apple could win big under Trump by repatriating assets. We look at the full transcript of Apple's Mac Pro announcement. Mac Pros now compatible with the latest Nvidia graphics cards - but not the trashcan Mac Pro, only the cheese grater version. Apple drops from first to fifth in best laptop survey. Qualcomm countersues Apple. Samsung to provide 92 million OLED panels for iPhones. Our guide to Clips. Johnathan Zdziarski's Little Flocker finds a new nest. Swatch wants you to "Tick different" - Apple is not amused. Every Apple video ever on Youtube.

Andy's Pick: Magnet window manager for macOSAlex's Pick: Masters iOS/Apple TV AppRene's Pick: the new iMore app

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 553: More Than 5 Pounds Is Wasted  

Apple updates the Mac Pro and promises it is "completely rethinking" the design of the upcoming Mac Pro... for 2018. iPad sales are better than you might think. Looks like there won't be a spring event this year. Apple acquires Workflow and makes it free for all. Apple will develop its own GPU, and may buy Toshiba's NAND flash memory business.

Alex's Pick: Blackmagic Web PresenterRene's Pick: World Backup DayAndy's Pick: Topping TP32EX 50W USB Amp

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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MBW 552: Eating Pudding in a Hot Tub  

The Turkish Crime Family wants iTunes gift cards - change your iCloud password! iOS, watchOS, macOS, and tvOS updates are here. Power your MacBook with an iPhone? Trump and Kushner tap Tim Cook. New emoji on the way this summer!

Andy's Pick: Autodesk Fusion 360Alex's Pick: Sports EngineRene's Pick: Apple Watch Spring BandsMegan's Pick: The Upstarts by Brad Stone

Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Megan Morrone

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MBW 551: The Eh Team  

Apple quietly launches new iPads, iPhone cases, Apple Watch straps, a (Product) Red iPhone 7, a 128GB iPhone SE, and a new social video app called Clips. More reports suggest that augmented reality is Apples "next big thing." Russia finds Apple guilty of fixing prices. A clever hack turns an Apple Watch into a Game Boy Color. And how to get a custom iPhone 7 Plus that looks like a vintage Mac for only $1899.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Rene Ritchie

Guests: Jim Dalrymple and Adam Engst

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MBW 550: Refurb Macness  

Rumor has it that new iPads are already being tested in the wild, and could show up as early as next week. Apple puts an end to Genius training in Cupertino. Apple nixes apps that use Rollout. 2016 13" MacBook without Touch Bar hits the Refurbished Store. Proton Mac trojan on sale for $50k. Apple says many CIA Vault 7 iPhone hacks have been patched. Apple security hires Jonathan Zdziarski. Pandora Premium competes with Apple Music. Nintendo Switch vulnerable to Apple's WebKit hack.

Rene's Pick: Pi FestAndy's Pick: Panasonic Lumix LX10Kelly's Picks: Aukey Ultra Compact Wall Charger and App Camp for Girls

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

Guest: Kelly Guimont

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MBW 549: Weeping Angels  

The CIA is hacking us all, and using silly code names to do it. Is Apple even having a Spring event? Now rumors say the iPhone 8 will keep the lightning port instead uf USB-C. Apple shareholders don't want diversity. Steve Jobs thought the Genius Bar was ""idiotic."" How to use Nintendo Switch Joy-Con with your Mac.

• Andy's Picks: Tech Moan and free streaming elevator muzak

• Rene's Pick: Sonos Playbase

• Leo's Pick: Nisus Write Pro

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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