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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 / 19:00 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 / 19:00 UTC.

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Episodes

MBW 909: A $3,500 Cheeseburger - Quest 3 vs. Vision Pro, VirnetX, NBA & Apple

2/20/2024
Zuckerberg gave his thoughts on the Apple Vision Pro headset and firmly believes the Meta Quest 3 is the superior product: what a shock! Apple responds to Meta's plan to charge a 30% fee to advertisers that purchase boosted posts through Apple's App Store. Apple filmed the NBA Slam Dunk Contest for the Apple Vision Pro. And Apple finally confirms that you should not use rice to dry out your phone. 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: joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWITwix.com/studio for MacBreak Weeklykolide.com/macbreak

Duration:02:18:24

MBW 908: Crisco & Karo - Vision Pro Privacy, European Union, Jon Stewart

2/13/2024
Jason published his review of the Apple Vision Pro on sixcolors.com! Are there privacy concerns when using the Apple Vision Pro? Jon Stewart says Apple canceled his show because of "things that might get me in trouble." And iOS 17.4 adds a 'virtual card number' feature to Apple Cash. 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: robinhood.com/boostDownload StressFaceMelissa.com/twit

Duration:01:56:04

MBW 907: I Left My Settings App in the Garage - More Vision Pro, Spatial Computing, Q1 2024

2/6/2024
Jason, Alex, and guest Ray Maxwell have spent time with their Apple Vision Pros and share their thoughts on the device so far. Who would have thought the Vision Pro would scratch easily in a durability test? And an OLED iPad Pro is rumored to come out later this year with an expected price increase, but how much will the price of the iPad go to? Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Guest: Ray Maxwell 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: babbel.com/macbreakecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITWildgrain.com/MACBREAK or use code MACBREAKrocketmoney.com/macbreak

Duration:02:19:18

MBW 906: Dim and Weird - Vision Pro Reviews, Apple in EU, Meta

1/30/2024
The first official reviews of Apple's Vision Pro headset have started coming in! How Apple's announcement of its plans to comply with Europe's Digital Markets Act is sitting with various developers. Meta is welcoming Apple to the headset market. And Apple's next-generation CarPlay is launching in 2024. 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/macbreakcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:29:44

MBW 905: Tequila For Your Eyes - Macintosh Turns 40, iOS 17.3, Apple Music

1/23/2024
Stephen Robles from the Primary Technology podcast joins the show to talk about his experience ordering the Apple Vision Pro headset and the accessories he got for it. Following Netflix's lead, YouTube and Spotify won't launch Vision Pro apps. iOS 17.3 is out now, adding a Stolen Device Protection feature to iPhones. And Apple TV+ gains 13 Oscar nominations for 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and 'Napoleon.' Picks of the Week: Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell Guest: Stephen Robles 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/macbreakjoindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT

Duration:02:42:28

MBW 904: Workshopping the Camel's Nose - Wanda Austin, Beeper Mini, "AppleCoin"

1/16/2024
Apple lays down the foundation for the viewing experience you can achieve with the Apple Vision Pro when it releases in February. Wanda Austin joins Apple's board of directors as Al Gore & James Bell retire. And Apple TV+ scores an Emmy with its true crime drama miniseries, Black Bird. 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: meraki.cisco.com/twitMelissa.com/twit

Duration:01:59:24

MBW 903: I Was Just Measuring the East Room - The Vision Pro Has a Release Date

1/9/2024
The wild rumor from last week was true: Apple's Vision Pro headset has a release date set now! Did Apple intentionally put a back door in its last five iPhones? An iPhone survives a 16,000-foot fall from an airplane. And if you signed up for the settlement payment, your 'Batterygate' payment will come soon. 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: fastmail.com/twitrocketmoney.com/macbreakecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT

Duration:02:28:08

MBW 902: In The History of Melon Trucks - Apple Watch Ban, iPad & iPad Pro, Vision Pro

1/2/2024
The Series 9 & Ultra 2 watches are available for purchase again from the Apple Store for the time being after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit placed a short pause on the ban's enforcement. In the meantime, Apple is pursuing a software fix to avoid another import ban on its watches. A new iPad did not get shipped in 2023. And could the Vision Pro be released in late January / early February? 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: Wildgrain.com/MACBREAK or use code MACBREAKbabbel.com/macbreak

Duration:02:37:21

MBW 901: Best of 2023 - MacBreak Weekly's Best Moments in 2023

12/26/2023
Looking back at some of MacBreak Weekly's best moments from 2023: Host: Leo Laporte 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

Duration:01:50:06

MBW 900: Will Work For Eggnog - US Apple Watches Ban, CarPlay, Family Sharing

12/19/2023
iOS 17.2.1 has been released, fixing some bugs. Apple will be halting the sale of its Series 9 & Ultra 2 watches in the US starting on December 21st. And Apple is looking to attract developers to its App Store platform as it announces contingent pricing. 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: discourse.org/twitGO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWITsecuremyemail.com/twit Use Code TWIT

Duration:02:03:35

MBW 899: Which Way To The Bathrooms? - The Beeper Mini Saga, Epic Games, iOS 17.2

12/12/2023
The Beeper Mini saga continues as Beeper Mini's access to iMessage was brought down initially to "protect our users" and then brought back without needing to register your phone number. What Google's legal defeat against Epic Games may mean for Epic Games' case against Apple's App Store. And everything new with iOS 17.2. 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: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWITexpressvpn.com/macbreakwix.com/studio for This Week in Tech

Duration:02:16:41

MBW 898: Dedicated Vulcan Salute Apparatus - Paramount+, Apple Card, Filmic & Halide

12/5/2023
Leo has returned from his retreat! Apple TV+ and Paramount+ may soon be offered as a bundled service to entice more possible customers. Chase could be the replacement partner for Apple Card as Goldman Sachs seeks to end its partnership with Apple. And Apple reveals with 2023 App Store Award winners and Apple Podcast names Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'Wiser Than Me' the 2023 Show of the Year! 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: fastmail.com/twitZipRecruiter.com/macbreakzocdoc.com/macbreak

Duration:02:15:29

MBW 897: "The Event" - NameDrop Privacy, Apple Podcasts, Solid State Cooling

11/28/2023
Jason Snell is leading today's panel, with Dan Moren of SixColors joining Andy Ihnatko and Alex Lindsay. Is there a significant privacy issue with Apple's NameDrop? What are the top podcasts and books in Apple Music & Apple Books? Reports are starting to trickle in for Apple's 2nd gen Vision Pro as reports of the company are looking to cut costs of the low-end headset in half. Picks of the Week Hosts: Jason Snell, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko 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: Miro.com/podcastmylio.com/TWIT25hid.link/macbreakdemo

Duration:01:56:54

MBW 896: Waffles at JJ's! - RCS to iMessage, "Fuzzy Feelings", Dua Lipa

11/21/2023
RCS messaging is finally coming to the iPhone in 2024. So, will Apple continue to use green bubbles for non-iMessage messages? Apple released its holiday film titled 'Fuzzy Feelings'. And last week, Nothing announced an iMessage app in partnership with Sunbird for Android users but took down the app within 24 hours due to security issues found within the app. 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/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_ctazocdoc.com/macbreakdiscourse.org/twit

Duration:02:20:15

MBW 895: Berkeley Blue and Oaf Tobar - Space Black MacBook Pro, The Nothing Phone, Steve Wozniak

11/14/2023
Apple has plans for ambitious iOS 18 and macOS 15 updates. Google is paying Apple 36% of the revenue it earns from search advertising made through the Safari browser. And Steve Wozniak is "doing good" after a medical emergency in Mexico City. 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: mylio.com/TWIT25GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Duration:02:49:53

MBW 894: The Streisand Effect - m3 iMac, Q4 2023 Results, FCPX Updates

11/7/2023
Jason Snell got his hands on the M3 iMac's and MacBook Pro's. Will Apple update its 27-inch iMac lineup with Apple Silicon? And what the perk of fame can get for you in the world of technology sometimes. 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/macbreakZipRecruiter.com/macbreakMelissa.com/twit

Duration:02:26:32

MBW 893: Gray-Ish - M3 Chips, Space Black, Dynamic Caching

10/31/2023
Apple announced its M3 lineup of the MacBook Pro with M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max. What is Dynamic Caching, Apple's new GPU feature? Plus, the panel goes in-depth on the behind-the-scenes of the 'Scary Fast' event that was all shot on the iPhone 15 Pro Max, and everyone "mourns" the discontinuation of the touch bar. 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: hid.link/macbreakdemowix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_ctaZipRecruiter.com/macbreak

Duration:02:22:41

MBW 892: Scary Fast - Apple's October Event and M3 Mac Speculation

10/24/2023
This week on MacBreak Weekly, Leo Jason, Andy, and Alex dive into Apple's surprise October event with M3 speculation, John Stewart's Apple TV+ show cancellation, retro iPods, and more. 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: Miro.com/podcastBrooklinen.com Use Code MACBREAKmylio.com/TWIT25

Duration:01:54:11

MBW 891: Room Tone Raters - USB-C Apple Pencil, Hannah Waddingham, Goldman Sachs

10/17/2023
Apple released a new Apple Pencil! *insert fanfare* But will Apple release anything else before the end of the year? Goldman Sachs wants out of its consumer lending agreement with Apple & its credit card. And Apple may be exaggerating its environmental claims, but they are still leading over other companies. 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: fastmail.com/twitjoindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWITGO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Duration:02:21:07

MBW 890: 100 Chickens - Jason Snell's iPhone Review, iOS 17.1 Action Button Changes, Tim Cook Sells Some Stocks

10/10/2023
Should we expect new Macs from Apple before the end of the year? What does Jason Snell think of the new iPhones? How will the iPhone's Action Button change in iOS 17? Find out the answer to all these questions and more on this week's MacBreak Weekly! 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: mylio.com/TWIT25zocdoc.com/macbreakZipRecruiter.com/macbreak

Duration:02:41:53