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 every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Episode Date
MBW 615: Knotty Pine Futures
2:00:50

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

  • Rene Ritchie's favorite things at WWDC 2018
  • iOS update will block GrayKeyUSB access to iPhones, hackers say they have a workaround to the update.
  • iOS 12 will share emergency location data with 911
  • Apple Park employees all get standing desks
  • Free Summer 2018 Apple Camp reservations now open, sign up before they fill up!
  • Apple fined $6.8 Million in Australia
  • Oprah joins Apple TV, the animation studio behind The Secret of Kells to follow - but where how you be able to watch it?

Tips and Picks:

  • Andy's Tip: How (and why) to reset your Mac System Management Controller
  • Rene's Pick: Logitech Rugged Combo 2 iPad keyboard cover and Crayon stylus
  • Alex's Pick: Notes App

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

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Jun 19, 2018
MBW 614: 3D Don't Lie
2:04:50

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

  • BBEdit is back on the Mac App Store! Rich Siegel joins us to talk about how Apple is reaching out to developers.
  • Speaking of developers and the Mac, we are very excited about the macOS Mojave announcements from WWDC.
  • How do Apple's new ARKit2 features in iOS 12 compare to Google's AR Core? Lory Gil was at both WWDC and Google I/O, so she has a unique perspective
  • How Siri Shortcuts will add new capabilities to iOS for tweakers and normies alike
  • Apple Watch is going to get a new button
  • 2019 iPhones might lose the Lightning port

Picks of the Week:

  • Alex's Pick: Maxon Face Animation and Cineversity
  • Andy's Pick: CMD-D Masters of Automation Down-Home Scripting Boot Camp
  • Lory's Pick: Nomad Battery Cable

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay

Guest: Lory Gil

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Jun 12, 2018
MBW 613: Finder Love
2:15:48

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

All the news from Apple's 2018 World Wide Developers Conference.

  • macOS Mojave: dark mode, App Store, and iOS Apps on macOS
  • iOS12: Memoji, ARKit2, and Siri Suggestions
  • watchOS 5: Walkie-Talkie, workout detection, and automatic Siri
  • tvOS 12: zero sign-on and Dolby Atmos support

Tips and Picks:

  • Andy's Pick: Anker SoundCore Nano
  • Mikah's Pick: Mophie Charge Stream Travel Kit

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Andy Ihnatko

Guest: Mikah Sargent

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Jun 05, 2018
MBW 612: A Walmart in a Walmart
1:54:00

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

  • A week before WWDC, HomePod finally gets all the features promised at WWDC 2017
  • How to turn on messages in iCloud • Verdict: Samsung owes Apple half a billion dollars. Is the endless patent lawsuit over?
  • Apple's new GDPR privacy portal: find out what Apple knows about you \
  • Steam Link removed from the iOS App Store for "business conflicts"
  • Court findings reveal the truth behind "Bendgate"
  • Andy's Pick: Photolemur
  • Rene's Pick: Lutron Serena Shades
  • Alex's Pick: Face Cap

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

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May 29, 2018
MBW 611: C7 to Edison
1:50:46

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

Apple removes CallKit Apps from Chinese App Store. Rumors of a cheaper "Beats" HomePod. WWDC Keynote invitations go out. Amazon sells facial recognition tech to law enforcement. New Animoji Karaoke ad. Apple Music hits 50 million subs. Apple's Virginia and North Carolina plans.

  • Andy's Pick: Right angle charge plug adapter
  • Alex's Pick: Filmic Pro
  • Rene's Pick: FLOVEME irridescent iPhone case
  • Leo's Pick: Ilija Cvetkocski Ringtones and Alarms

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

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May 22, 2018
MBW 610: The Butterfly Effect
1:52:55

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

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

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May 15, 2018
MBW 609: The Furnurvural Lens
1:46:34

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

Another record quarter, despite the omens. iMac's 20th anniversary. Apple getting deeper into news. Everyone hates butterfly keyboards. Apple doubles down on privacy - iOS 11.4 stops data from the Lightning port after 7 days of inactivity. Jony Ive talks about the Apple Watch.

  • Rene's Pick: Oculus Go
  • Alex's Pick: Caffeine.tv
  • Andy's Picks: Honky's Movie Year and Hardcore Henry

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

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May 09, 2018
MBW 608: NPR Took My Dog
2:08:00

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

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 iPad
  • Rene's Tip: How to upgrade your cheese grater Mac Pro
  • Alex'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

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May 01, 2018
MBW 607: The iPad in Andy's Pants
1:38:40

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

Broken iMac Pro and the Right to Repair. iPhone earnings silly season is in full effect. Users love the iPhone X. AT&T and Verizon collude to try to stop eSIM. EU cries anti-trust over Apple's Shazam purchase.

  • Alex's Pick: Roblox
  • Andy's Pick: Super Cheap Chinese LED Panels
  • Lory's Pick: Prince - Nothing Compares 2 U

Hosts: Rene Ritchie, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay

Guest: Lory Gil

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Apr 24, 2018
MBW 606: You've Been Played
1:29:36

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

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 Trackpad
  • Andy's Pick: Gestimer MacOS menubar timer/reminder
  • Leo's Picks: Skyroam Solis and Drafts

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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Apr 17, 2018