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Get the latest Apple news and views from the top experts in Mac, iPhone, and iPads. Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Episode Date
MBW 837: He Left in a Hurry-cane - Apple Watch Ultra, Super Bowl, Apple Pay Later
2:25:22
  • Apple Watch Running Review - Runner's Newsletter.
  • New M2 iPad Pro and Mac mini, with no event.
  • Apple to sponsor the Super Bowl Halftime Show.
  • Apple Pay Later may not arrive until next year due to 'technical and engineering' setbacks.
  • iPhone 14 production begins in India.
  • Meta sued for tap dancing around Apple's new app privacy rules.
  • iPad Pro is revolutionizing how archaeologists preserve the history of Pompeii.
  • Oprah Winfrey & Apple TV+ end content partnership.
  • Apple TV+ lands Vince Gilligan's new TV project.
  • Ted Lasso in FIFA 23?

Picks of the Week:

  • Andy's Pick: The Steve Jobs Archive
  • Mikah's Picks: Xnapper & Tidbyt
  • Leo's Pick: The OG App

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Andy Ihnatko

Guests: Stephen Robles and Mikah Sargent

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Sep 27, 2022
MBW 836: Travis, I'll Take One of Each - iPhone 14 Pro Camera, Battery Icon, iOS 16 Bugs
2:05:33
  • iPhone 14 Pro Camera preview: the hardware changes.
  • iPhone 14 Pro drop test: How it holds up.
  • Wait times for iPhone 14 Pro models up to 6 weeks as demand surges.
  • Kuo - Some predictions for the recent trends of Apple, iPhone 14, and supply chain.
  • Apple on top of American Customer Satisfaction Index for Macs & iPads.
  • Federico Viticci: 'Apple has tweaked the design of the battery percentage icon in iOS 16.1 beta 2.'
  • iOS 16 would like your permission to paste.
  • Apple Executive responds to annoying iOS 16 Copy and Paste Prompt: 'Absolutely Not Expected Behavior'.
  • Phone 14 Pro Camera: Scotland

Picks of the Week:

  • Jason's Pick: Knotwords
  • Andy's Pick: Upscayle
  • Leo's Picks: DiffusionBee & Hit the Island
  • Alex's Pick: Sonnet Echo Express

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Sep 20, 2022
MBW 835: Dynamic Peninsula - Dynamic Island, Apple Watch, Dark Sky
2:32:20
  • Apple releases iOS and macOS fixes to patch a new zero-day under attack.
  • iPhone 14's notch vs. iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island compared.
  • Apple Watch's S8 chip features same CPU as S6 and S7.
  • Underestimating Apple's bold moves.
  • iPhone 14 battery capacities for all four models revealed ahead of launch.
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max dominates first weekend of pre-orders, iPhone 14 Plus disappoints.
  • Here are iOS 16 features that will delay.
  • Emmys: Jason Sudeikis and Ted Lasso win big for Apple TV+.
  • As Apple's WeatherKit launches, Dark Sky for iOS to wind down operations by year-end.
  • Phone hardware subscription service still in the works by Apple.

Picks of the Week

  • Alex's Pick: ZoomISOv2
  • Andy's Pick: AllTrails
  • Leo's Pick: izi.Travel
  • Jason's Pick: Widgetsmith

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Sep 13, 2022
MBW 834: The Magic 8-Snell - iPhone 14 Pro, App Store, macOS
2:38:37
  • The Apple Event is right around the corner. What to expect?
  • iPhone 14 Pro's two hole-punch cutouts may look like a single 'wide pill'.
  • Apple Watch Pro renders and leaked cases show off a larger screen and new button.
  • Xcode cloud subscriptions now available for developers.
  • Apple settles lawsuit with developer over App Store rejections and scams.
  • macOS now scans for malware whenever it gets a chance.
  • USB 4 version 2.0 announced with 80 Gbps of bandwidth.
  • Google Chrome Mac & Windows installs need to be updated now.
  • Phone US market share hits all-time high, overtaking Android; dominates global premium sales.

Picks of the Week

  • Jason's Pick: Keyboard Maestro
  • Andy's Pick: DriveDX Volume Analyzer
  • Alex's Picks: A Preview of the Sony FR-7 & Canvas

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Sep 06, 2022
MBW 833: Beard Tectonics - Apple Event, iPhones in China, DOJ
2:15:20
  • Apple Event: September 7th, 2022.
  • Leaker claims to have hands-on iPhone 14 details from developers.
  • Apple iPhones make up half of all premium smartphones sold in China.
  • Apple faces growing likelihood of DOJ antitrust suit.
  • Mark Gurman: Apple Watch changes coming to all modern Apple stores.
  • How to build tomorrow.
  • Apple's self-repair program manages to make MacBooks seem less repairable.
  • System Settings in Ventura is a mess: Jason suggests some ways to make it better.

Picks of the Week

  • Stephen's Pick: Max Stand for AirPods Max.
  • Andy's Pick: Merlin Bird Identifier app.
  • Jason's Pick: Elsewhen

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

Guest: Stephen Robles

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Aug 30, 2022
MBW 832: A Fine Patina - iPhone 14, Stage Manager, M2 MacBook Air
2:03:52
  • Apple is just three weeks away from showing off the iPhone 14.
  • Apple workers launch petition over company's reported return-to-office plan.
  • Apple's new iPad multitasking system doesn't cut it
  • Apple releases iOS, iPadOS and macOS security fixes for two zero-days under active attack.
  • Tim Cook, Jony Ive, and Laurene Powell Jobs to speak at Code 2022 conference next month.
  • iOS VPNs have leaked traffic for years, researcher claims.
  • M2 MacBook Air runs Windows 11 faster than pricier Dell laptop.
  • Former Apple engineer accused of stealing automotive trade secrets pleads guilty.
  • John Foster: In memoriam.
  • 10 million watched 'House of Dragon,' HBO says.
  • Apple fails in bid for Big Ten Conference streaming package.
  • Apple brings Self-Service Repair to the Mac.
  • Jason found a funny bug in macOS beta.

Picks of the Week

  • Alex's Pick: Stellar X2
  • Andy's Pick: Anker Nano II 65W GaN Charger
  • Jason's Pick: One Thing & Shortery

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Aug 23, 2022
MBW 831: The Fluid Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus - Apple Offices, MacOS Security, Ads on iPhone
2:37:28
  • Apple sets return-to-office deadline of Sept. 5 after Covid delays.
  • A single flaw broke every layer of security in macOS.
  • Zoom's auto-update feature came with hidden risks on Mac.
  • Apple finds its next big business: showing ads on your iPhone.
  • Unclear effects of app tracking transparency.
  • iOS Privacy: Instagram and Facebook can track anything you do on any website in their in-app browser.


Picks of the Week:

  • Andy's Pick: Folder Tidy
  • Jason's Pick: CraftCloud 3D
  • Alex's Pick: Insta360 Link

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Aug 16, 2022
MBW 830: A Latte and a Baked Good - Apple TV+, iOS 16 Battery Icon, iCloud
2:03:19
  • Ted Lasso stars thought no one would watch Apple TV+.
  • Apple kept Ben Stiller in the dark over 'Severance' viewership.
  • Apple TV+ aims for Pixar highs with the launch of its first major animated feature film 'Luck.'
  • Apple in talks to acquire streaming rights for Big Ten athletics, report says.
  • iOS 16 beta 5 finally adds the battery percentage to the status bar.
  • Comment: The problem with the iOS 16 battery percentage icon.
  • Kuo: iPhone 14 series not facing impacts on supply chain as mass production and shipment schedule are on track.
  • iMessage and the Secret Service.
  • iCloud class action lawsuit sees Apple agree to pay $14.8M to paid tier subscribers.
  • Samsung Display and LG Display developing OLEDoS and LEDoS techs.
  • Beats partners with Kim Kardashian on new neutral Beats Fit Pro colors.
  • Steve Jobs' turtleneck designer Issey Miyake dies aged 84.
  • OtterBox now offers $150 for broken iPhone screens when using these screen protectors.
  • AppLovin offers to buy Unity Software for $17.5B in all-stock deal.
  • Find My has a new sound alert with iOS 16 beta 5, here's how it sounds.

Picks of the Week:

  • Jason's Pick: Firestar Toys
  • Andy's Pick: Week of 8/8 - Free Concerts in Boston Common
  • Leo's Pick: Übersicht Widgets
  • Alex's Pick: Farplay

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Aug 09, 2022
MBW 829: The Keyser Söze Model - 3rd Quarter Results, Apple Car Execs, Touch ID
2:12:37
  • Apple reports third quarter results.
  • Six Colors charts.
  • People aren't buying as many PCs — and Intel is feeling the multibillion-dollar burn.
  • Apple nabs key Lamborghini executive to work on its electric car.
  • Electronics are built with death dates. Let's not keep them a secret.
  • First batch of Apple Arcade games removed as developer contracts end.
  • Sorry, Apple will no longer help you set up a dial-up modem on your Mac.
  • Why does Jason hide a keyboard under his desk?
  • Secret Service may disable iMessages to avoid repeat of Jan. 6 controversy.
  • Belkin's MagSafe Continuity Camera mount for iPhone shown off in new videos.

Picks of the Week

  • Jason's Pick: Downlink
  • Alex's Pick: Light and Magic Documentary
  • Andy's Picks: Superscope C-106 Cassette Recorder & SpinFit Earbud Tips

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Aug 02, 2022
MBW 828: Woz Not Here Man - Apple Newton, Rene Ritchie, Apple-1 Prototype
2:08:33
  • Apple begins to show rare vulnerability ahead of economic showdown.
  • For All Mankind' prop fused an Apple Newton MessagePad 120 and an iPhone 12.
  • M2 MacBook Air teardown: Apple forgot the heatsink?
  • Meet the new Creator Liaison: Rene Ritchie.
  • Apple Silicon is an inconvenient truth.
  • Steve Jobs' prototype for the original Apple computer is being auctioned off, and bidding has already hit $230,000.
  • Apple, Koss settle wireless-headphone patent fight before trial.
  • The Apple Store Time Machine.
  • Apple Brompton Road celebrates creativity with vibrant design and events featuring local artists.
  • TikTok is fastest growing news source for UK adults, Ofcom finds.
  • Instagram admits it's 'not good" after Kardashians beg it to stop copyin TikTok.

Picks of the Week

  • Jason's Pick: Floppy EMU
  • Andy's Pick: AirShot
  • Alex's Pick: News Over Audio (NOA)

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Jason Snell

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Jul 26, 2022