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MacBreak Weekly covers all things Apple: Leo, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Jason Snell analyze every bit of news from the most interesting company in tech. From AI to Vision Pro, iPad to iPhone, these Apple experts know-all and tell-all. Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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MacBreak Weekly covers all things Apple: Leo, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Jason Snell analyze every bit of news from the most interesting company in tech. From AI to Vision Pro, iPad to iPhone, these Apple experts know-all and tell-all. Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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MBW 929: Honkin' Down Their Snorkel - DS_store, Epic Games App, Surface ARM Laptops

7/9/2024
Apple finally approves the Epic Games marketplace app after Epic Games calls out Apple. Do the new Microsoft Surface ARM laptops outperform Apple's MacBooks? Be careful when considering stealing campaign posters; they might have an AirTag in them. And could a HomePod with a touchscreen display be coming? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: e-e.com/twitfastmail.com/twit1password.com/macbreak

Duration:02:28:10

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MBW 928: Hey, At Least They're Reading - EU Commissioner, CocoaPods, Apple TV+

7/2/2024
The European Competition Commissioner says that Apple is showing anticompetitive behavior by withholding the release of its AI system in Europe. iOS and macOS Apps are exposed to supply chain attacks through critical flaws in CocoaPods. Happy Repair Independence Day! And Apple TV+ is growing in the US, overtaking Paramount+. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: cachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:03:38

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MBW 927: Algae Wars - EU Regulations, Emulators on iOS, MicroMac

6/25/2024
Brussels accuses Apple of breaking EU rules. There may be more indication of Apple's plans for its Vision Pro product lineup. Apple was contemplating partnering with Meta to integrate their AI system into the iPhone. And the Final Cut Camera app is now available on the App Store. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: zocdoc.com/macbreak1password.com/macbreak

Duration:02:42:02

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MBW 926: Hey Lady! Do a Thing! - Vision Pro, Apple Pay Later, Apple Watch

6/18/2024
Apple has reportedly ceased work on the next Vision Pro with a focus on releasing a cheaper model in 2025. More information about Apple Intelligence is starting to roll out. Cheaper Vision Pro, Apple Pay Later, Apple Watch. And it's hard to talk about rumors sometimes, but reportedly, the upcoming Apple Watch Series 10 may get a larger screen and thinner design, according to Ming-chi Kuo. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: wix.com/studiocachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:33:32

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MBW 925: Sherlocking AI - Apple Intelligence, iPadOS 18, Calculator App

6/11/2024
A bevy of announcements came from Apple during it WWDC24 event! Apple Intelligence is coming to iPhone, iPad, and Mac with features like Image Playground. iPadOS 18 is coming soon, including an official Calculator app for the iPad and Smart Script when using the Apple Pencil. And the Apple Vision Pro is expanding into new countries and regions, such as China and Singapore, starting June 28th. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko Guest: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITMelissa.com/twitwix.com/studio

Duration:02:30:41

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MBW 924: Wireless Wired - Justin Long, M2 iPad Air Cores, Apple News+

6/4/2024
A new 3D 'Floor Plan' feature has been shipped with the latest HomeKit update. Apple mislabeled the number of GPU cores on the M2 iPad Air. You too can design your kitchen with the Apple Vision Pro & Lowe's. Plus, do cheap lightning-connected earbuds actually use Bluetooth even though it's a wired connection? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: eufy.comfastmail.com/twitmylio.com/twit

Duration:02:27:12

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MBW 923: Emotional Support Leo - Apple Logo, Vision Pro Games, Apple Music Best Albums

5/28/2024
Could Apple change the orientation of its logo on future iPads? An OLED iPad mini is allegedly in development for a 2026 release. Would you buy a Lego model of an Apple Store? And why did Apple Music even bother releasing a top 100 list of the best albums on Apple Music? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: kolide.com/macbreakwix.com/studioYahooFinance.comcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:28:33

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MBW 922: Crossing the Snell Line - Copilot+ PCs, iOS 17.5, macOS Sonoma 14.5

5/21/2024
Microsoft unveiled its new Copilot+ PCs to compete with Apple's MacBook Air. Apple released an update to iOS that fixes the issue of deleted photos reappearing, or as most articles are fixated on, deleted NSFW photos. And could new Mac Studio and Mac Pros be released in 2025? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Guest: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: zocdoc.com/macbreakYahooFinance.comecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITIntouchCX.com/twit

Duration:01:57:39

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MBW 921: The Vision Division - M4 iPad Pros, Logic Pro for iPad, Siri Revamp?

5/15/2024
The new iPad Pros are here! Jason Snell shares his thoughts on the iPad Pro, and Mikah unboxes his iPad Pro as Leo and Andy watch with excitement. Logic Pro gets updated for the Mac and iPad with new AI features: is this a prelude to this year's WWDC? Apple is working on revamping Siri to catch up to its competitors' offerings in generative AI. And people are mad at Apple's 'Crush' iPad Pro ad. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Guest: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Melissa.com/twitwix.com/studio

Duration:02:13:28

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MBW 920: Breath of Lavender - M4 Chip, iPad Pro, iPad Air 6, Apple Pencil Pro

5/7/2024
Apple held its iPad event early on Tuesday morning and announced new iPad Pros with M4 chips! The iPad Air 6 was also announced with a redesigned model. The iPad Pros also have nano-texture glass for their displays, but only for the 1TB and 2TB models. Plus, an Apple Pencil Pro with squeeze and roll gestures and Find My support! Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte and Andy Ihnatko Guests: Doc Rock and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: fastmail.com/twiteufy.comwix.com/studioecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT

Duration:02:19:35

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MBW 919: Thinko's - AI iPads, Apple's Titanium Cards, Apple CarPlay

4/30/2024
Could Apple's announcement of its new iPad's next week be positioned as an AI-powered device? What happened with Apple IDs being reset suddenly for some users? Apple is replacing its titanium Apple cards from the 2019 batch. And Mercedes-Benz is planning not to adopt the next iteration of Apple's CarPlay in its vehicles. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: wix.com/studioecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITMelissa.com/twitcachefly.com/twit

Duration:01:50:45

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MBW 918: You're Rubbing It Wrong - OLED iPads, FineWoven, Vision Pro

4/23/2024
Apple announced a May 7th event, hinting very heavily that new iPads will be announced at the event! Will Apple stop producing its FineWoven accessories following negative reviews of the product? Apple is continuing its environmental push. And is Apple cutting its future Vision Pro shipment forecasts? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko Guest: Shelly Brisbin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: YahooFinance.comzocdoc.com/macbreakkolide.com/macbreak

Duration:02:13:24

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MBW 917: Let A Thousand Dorks Bloom - M4 Mac Rumors, iPhone Mercenary Spyware Attack

4/16/2024
The rumor mill has begun on the upcoming M4 chips. Could these M4 chips be a way for Apple to start pushing into the AI-powered device market? Apple notifies users in 92 countries about attempted spyware attacks on select iPhone users. And Apple expands repair options for its devices with support for used genuine Apple parts. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Melissa.com/twitwix.com/studiozocdoc.com/macbreak

Duration:02:16:45

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MBW 916: Cars Into Robots - Automattic Acquires Beeper, Apple Home Robots?

4/9/2024
When will new iPads be announced? Apple confirms layoffs are coming to the company, hitting the former Apple Car division and other sectors. Apple's App Store now allows for gaming emulators. Apple is also challenging ITC's ban on the Apple Watch pulse oximetry feature. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko Guest: Shelly Brisbin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITrocketmoney.com/macbreakwix.com/studio

Duration:02:11:24

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MBW 915: I Ain't Got That Many Stockings! - MLB visionOS App, Spatial Personas, Journal App

4/2/2024
Does Apple need help with its approach to immersive videos? During its production, Jon Stewart was not allowed to interview the FCC chairwoman, Lina Kahn, on its Apple TV+ show. And, Apple sues a former employee for leaking the iPhone Journal app to the media. Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: eufy.com

Duration:02:22:55

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MBW 914: The Old Shanghai Breakfast - Apple v. DOJ, WWDC '24 Speculation, M1/M2 Vulnerability

3/26/2024
In this week's episode, the gang discusses the DOJ antitrust lawsuit against Apple, the upcoming WWDC 2024 in June, Apple's chip vulnerability, and Tim Cook's goodwill tour in China. The panel also shares their thoughts on NAB 2024, Nikon's acquisition of RED, Canva's purchase of Affinity, and a recent auction of vintage Apple memorabilia. Picks of the Week: STEVE! (martin) a documentary in 2 piecesHomeControl Menu for HomeKitNuphy Air96 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: zscaler.com/zerotrustAIDownload StressFacerobinhood.com/boostzocdoc.com/macbreakcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:20:08

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MBW 913: I Don't Go Out Very Often - Google Gemini, M1 Air at Walmart, Hackintosh

3/19/2024
Jason Snell is leading MacBreak Weekly again this week! Could Apple bring Google Gemini to its iPhones and iOS 18? You can now buy the M1 MacBook Air at Walmart for a very affordable price. And is it the end of Hackintosh? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Jason Snell, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko Guest: John Voorhees Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: zscaler.com/zerotrustAIwix.com/studiokolide.com/macbreakjoindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWITecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT

Duration:01:41:15

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MBW 912: MacBook Air Heritage Club - Epic Games Saga Continues, Meta Quest 3, Apple TV+ Ad Tier?

3/12/2024
Jason Snell is leading MacBreak Weekly as Leo Laporte is out this week. Apple initially blocked Epic's return to its App Store due to Tim Sweeney tweeting about Apple, then reversed their decision. Zuckerberg defends the Meta Quest 3 after someone criticized the headset on Threads. And could Apple TV+ follow a similar path to other streaming services and offer an ad-tier service? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Guest: Dan Moren Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: rocketmoney.com/macbreakMelissa.com/twitrobinhood.com/boostDownload StepDog

Duration:01:45:00

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MBW 911: The Deep CPU - M3 MacBook Air's, EU Apple Fine, Vision Pro Wedding

3/5/2024
Apple released new 13" and 15" MacBook Airs with their M3 chips. Apple's been hit with a hefty €1.8 billion fine in the EU for breaking music streaming laws. And should you be wearing your Apple Vision Pro at your wedding? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITfastmail.com/twitbabbel.com/macbreakWildgrain.com/MACBREAK or use code MACBREAK

Duration:02:21:04

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MBW 910: Patina and Scuzz - Apple Car, FineWoven Cases, Apple 'Ask'

2/27/2024
Breaking news: Apple has canceled work on its electric car, shifting the team to work on generative AI instead. Apple gets post-quantum encryption in the iOS 17.4 update. Is Apple's FineWoven case any good? And did Microsoft try to sell its Bing search engine to Apple in 2018? - Apple cancels work on electric car, shifts team to generative AI. - Apple iOS 17.4: iMessage gets post-quantum encryption in new update. - It's apparently easy to crack the Apple Vision Pro's front screen. - Here's why the $3,500 Apple Vision Pro headset is so expensive. - Apple's FineWoven iPhone 15 case draws poor reviews, criticism. - Apple says iPhone 15 batteries have a longer lifespan than initially thought. - Google says Microsoft offered to sell Bing to Apple in 2018. - Apple Sports: A free iPhone app to get you the score, fast. - Simple complexity: Apple's trio of sports apps. - AppleCare support advisors testing new ChatGPT-like tool 'Ask'. - Crying in Apple Vision Pro. - Biden deputy press secretary leaving White House for Apple. - Major shareholders planning to force Apple to reveal use of AI. Picks of the Week: - Jason's Pick: Simple Scan - Andy's Pick: Solar Eclipse Glasses - Alex's Pick: Jambar Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Download StepDogzocdoc.com/macbreakwix.com/studiocachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:09:47