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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.
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2:05:00 | Jul 2nd

• Jony Ive Leaves Apple• Tim Cook vs The Wall Street Journal• Jony Ive and Apple's Greatest Design Mistakes• What We Want from Jony Ive's Design Studio• Hopes for the Post-Ive Era• Apple Moves Mac Pro Production from Texas to China• MacBook Air Logic...Show More

2:05:16 | Jun 26th

* Apple's latest OS beta has been released* The iPad and improved productivity* SideCar turns your iPad into a second screen* Alex's thought on the MacPro* Apple is considering moving a percentage of production out of China* Apple is partnering with ...Show More
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2:06:05 | Jun 12th

This Week's Stories• How Much Will a Maxed Out Mac Pro Cost?• iOS 13 and macOS Catalina Betas: Our Favorite New Features• iTunes is Dead. Long Live iTunes!• Pro Display XDR was the Best Thing at WWDC• Mac Pro Pros• Apple Still Has a Hole in Their Mac...Show More

2:01:06 | May 15th

Top Stories This Week• Zombieload Affects Every Intel Processor Since 2011 - Update Now!• Supreme Court: Go Ahead, Sue the App Store• Apple Pay to Support NFC Stickers• MacOS vs Windows With Linux• Update WhatsApp NOW!• New Keyboard Coming for MacBoo...Show More

2:12:03 | Apr 24th

Top Stories This Week:• Samsung Delays Galaxy Fold Launch• Teenager Sues Apple for $1B Over Face Recognition• Apple vs Qualcomm: What the Heck Happened?• Apple WWDC 2019 Preview• Luminary's $100 Million Podcast Network• BBEdit Finally Available in th...Show More

2:09:23 | Apr 17th

This Week's Stories:• Qualcomm and Apple Settle Lawsuit• Apple as a Content Creator• Is Apple Really a Luxury Brand?• A Developer's Perspective on Apple• Hulu, Netflix and Disney• With Apple Services Will Apple Become a Modern Day Digital Hub?Picks o...Show More

1:53:07 | Mar 6th

High Severity macOS Kernel FlawMacOS Keychain Bug: Why Doesn't macOS Have a Bug Bounty?Apple is Hiring More Software Engineers than Hardware EngineersApple Lays Off 190 Auto EngineersUSB 4: What You Need to KnowPublishers Want More Apple MoneyApple S...Show More
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2:45:22 | Dec 25th, 2018

We look at back at highlights for MacBreak Weekly for 2018! Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Sponsors: calm.com/macbreak tryphopsy.com...Show More
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2:05:44 | Dec 19th, 2018

Apple is Coming to Austin.Apple vs Qualcomm in ChinaApple Music now on Amazon EchoRIP Apple ConnectApple TV gets Peanuts, Justin Lin, and a new casting directorGlitter bombs and KFC firelogsPicks of the WeekAndy's Picks: Ella Fitzgerald Wishes You a ...Show More
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1:39:05 | Nov 14th, 2018

iPad Pro: is all this power good for anyone?T2 security chip: designed to keep you from repairing your Mac?Apple Pencil 2.0 ReviewApple ID accounts resetiPhone X "touch disease"iPhone is tops on Singles DayStan Lee tribute on the App StoreJony Ive de...Show More
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2:00:21 | Oct 16th, 2018

Some speculation on the new iPad Pro and the iPhone XR.Soon you will be able to use Photoshop on your iPad!When it comes to the Bagel Emoji, who's got it right?Stolen Apple IDs and Alipay, China won't say how much was stolen!Picks of the Week:Andy's ...Show More
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1:53:09 | Aug 21st, 2018

Coming this fall: new MacBook Air with a retina screen and "Pro" Mac Mini.Also coming: iPhones and Apple Watches. All signs point to an announcement on September 12th.Also (maybe) coming: Apple car may launch between 2023 and 2025. Or never.MacBook P...Show More
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2:04:50 | Jun 12th, 2018

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 ...Show More
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2:15:48 | Jun 5th, 2018

All the news from Apple's 2018 World Wide Developers Conference.macOS Mojave: dark mode, App Store, and iOS Apps on macOSiOS12: Memoji, ARKit2, and Siri SuggestionswatchOS 5: Walkie-Talkie, workout detection, and automatic SiritvOS 12: zero sign-on a...Show More
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1:52:55 | May 15th, 2018

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 ...Show More
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1:46:34 | May 9th, 2018

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 t...Show More
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2:08:00 | May 1st, 2018

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 iPadRene's Tip: How to upgrade your cheese grater Mac ProAlex's...Show More
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1:38:40 | Apr 24th, 2018

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: RobloxAndy's Pick: Super Che...Show More
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1:29:36 | Apr 17th, 2018

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 lon...Show More
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1:58:48 | Apr 10th, 2018

Apple says a new Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Maybe with Apple-designed chips? Apple privacy vs Facebook. Google's head of AI defects to Apple to fix Siri. Apple tops in gender pay equality. Azomov's Foundation coming to Apple TV. Product(RED) iPhone 8...Show More
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1:39:35 | Feb 27th, 2018

Apple rumored to release 3 new iPhones this year: one big, one cheap, and all three gold. Updated AirPods will be waterproof, have hands-free Siri. Apple launches AC Wellness medical plan for employees. Chinese government takes the keys to iCloud acc...Show More
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2:01:33 | Feb 20th, 2018

Apple updates iOS to patch the Telugu letter texting bug, expectations for WWDC 2018 including a possible iPhone SE 2, Apple files new trademark application for the classic rainbow colored logo, why the iPhone X notch design isn't as bad as we origin...Show More
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1:30:17 | Feb 13th, 2018

HomePod reviews range from humdrum to rapturous. Why you shouldn't try to remove the HomePod's cord, and other teardown results. iPhone's iboot source code leaked by an intern. MacBooks leap to 4th most popular laptop in the world. Detailed analysis ...Show More
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1:25:24 | Feb 7th, 2018

HomePod Sounds amazing, but is it smart? Apple Q1 earnings - selling fewer iPhones, earning more money. Apple hits middle age. iPhone X incoming call glitch. iOS 11.3 Battery Health feature.Andy's Pick: AlphaGo on NetflixRene's Picks: Vector Video an...Show More
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1:39:44 | Jan 30th, 2018

Apple cuts iPhone X production, but this might not be a bad thing. HomePod pre-orders are open, arrives February 9th. iOS 12 will focus on stability, not new features. Apple Grammy ads bring back Animoji Karaoke. Say goodbye to macOS Server.Alex's Pi...Show More
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2:08:53 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Apple's delayed HomePod set to arrive on February 9th. Tim Cook attends a hockey game in Canada. Apple to repatriate $350 Billion, giving employees $2500 bonuses. Next MacBook to have a touchscreen? Speed up your iMac Pro storage. iPhone X might be d...Show More
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2:01:54 | Jan 16th, 2018

Leo Laporte is joined by Rene Ritchie, Andy Ihnatko and Alex Lindsay. They give an update on Spectre, discuss the new lawsuit that has been filed again Apple and assistants. Assistants are good at taking orders but are still not great assistants. App...Show More
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1:47:18 | Jan 9th, 2018

Apple's response to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. iMac Pro and the T2 chip. Activist investors worry about iPhones' effects on children. Apple at CES 2018.Andy's Pick: Cardhop by FlexibitsRene's Pick: Kohler Konnect Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatk...Show More
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2:08:21 | Jan 2nd, 2018

Unboxing the iMac Pro. Apple admits to slowing down iPhones to save battery life, offers $29 replacement batteries. Deadly icicles at Apple's Chicago store. Tim Cook is forbidden to fly coach. iPhone is the best selling tech gadget of 2017. Italian S...Show More
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2:16:44 | Dec 26th, 2017

Our best moments of 2017. iPhone's 10th anniversary. Turkish Crime Family hack. HomePod announcement. Planet of the Apps bombs. iPhone X is amazing and expensive. Apple's Jersey fudge. High Sierra root flaw. Happy Holidays! Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy ...Show More
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1:49:34 | Dec 20th, 2017

Rene's first impressions of the iMac Pro convinces Leo to buy one. Apple makes $1444.76 in profit every second. Mac Pro may be coming soon. Air Pods are sold out everywhere. Apple podcasts analytics analysed. Cuphead for iOS is completely fake.Rene's...Show More
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1:57:37 | Dec 13th, 2017

The $4999 iMacPro is now available. Who should buy it? Apple buys Shazam. Jony Ive is back in charge of the Apple design team after 2 years working on Apple Park. The iTunes Music Store is not closing... yet. Apple bans templated apps. 2017's top dow...Show More
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1:57:25 | Dec 6th, 2017

The macOS root login without a password flaw has been fixed... and broken again... and then re-fixed. iOS 11 is a bit less secure. Tim Cook in China. 2011 Mac Mini is oficially obsolete. Apple Pay Cash is now available. So is the first FDA-approved A...Show More
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1:50:27 | Nov 29th, 2017

MacOS High Sierra Security Flaw lets anyone get root access to your computer without a password. Is Tim Cook Steve Jobs' biggest mistake? Can Apple fix the 2017/2017 MacBook Pro? Cyber Monday deals still active on Apple products. You can get an iPhon...Show More
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1:56:54 | Nov 22nd, 2017

HomePod will not ship until sometime in 2018. FCC will kill Net Neutrality on December 14th; states are forbidden from setting their own Net Neutrality rules. iMac Pro will have an A10 chip for Siri. How iPhone X face detection works. Apple gets a wa...Show More
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2:02:40 | Nov 14th, 2017

iPhone X is the phone of the year, but... hackers spoof Face ID. iPhone X freezing in cold weather. "Green Line of Death." Fix for iOS autocorrect bug is here. 2019 iPhone will have a rear-facing 3D sensor. Jony Ive's Wallpaper interview. Apple Watch...Show More
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2:05:13 | Nov 8th, 2017

We didn't want to like the iPhone X this much, but it is great. DisplayMate rates its screen "textbook perfect." The UX takes some getting used to. Samsung really, truly owes Apple $120 Billion for Slide to Unlock. Apple might stash those funds on th...Show More
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2:09:28 | Oct 31st, 2017

iPhone X pre-orders, Rene Ritchie's first impressions of the iPhone X, is it too soon to talk about the next iPhone? YouTube TV is coming to Apple, Animojis in action and more! Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie Download or subscrib...Show More
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1:43:00 | Oct 24th, 2017

iPhone X orders start this week - here's how to be first in line. Pixel 2 XL's burn-in problems. There will be no October event. Apple vs Samsung: the case that would not die. iPhone Calculator bug. iPod's sweet sixteen. Alex's pick: Omnigraffle 7Ren...Show More
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1:54:53 | Oct 18th, 2017

Say goodbye to TouchID. Say hello to Augmented Reality. Say "You're still here?" to the Mac Mini. Face ID is secure, reliable, and non-racist. Apple almost bought a healthcare company. VirnetX wins again. Woz starts WozU. Apple's fix for KRACK is com...Show More
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1:53:42 | Oct 10th, 2017

You may have to wait until 2018 to get an iPhone X, Next iPad Pro may get Face ID, Bug fixes for High Sierra, Apple Watch LTE fixed. Spielberg will reboot Amazing Stories at Apple. Dow Jones: Google to buy Apple for $9 Billion. Hosts: Leo Laporte, A...Show More
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1:55:24 | Oct 3rd, 2017

iPhone 8 sales down due to iPhone X anticipation. iPhone X production down due to Romeo and Juliet. Samsung profits up due to iPhone X. Apple Music subscribers up to 30 million. US national security orders for Apple are way, way up.Rene's pick: Apple...Show More
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1:58:21 | Aug 15th, 2017

What will Apple's redesigned iPhone be named? Will it have Touch ID and facial recognition? And most importantly, will it come in Blush Gold? Scott Bourne is here to give us some computational photography tips. More signs point to an LTE Apple Watch....Show More
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2:04:59 | Aug 8th, 2017

Apple Watch will add LTE data capabilities. Apple hits a new record stock high after a successful Q3 earnings call. iPhone is going to own AR. iOS 11 camera improvements will make Vic Gundotra happy.Alex's pick: Ubiquity AmplifiRene's picks: Obscura,...Show More
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2:06:26 | Aug 1st, 2017

HomePod firmware hides secrets about iPhone 8 form factor, Apple Watch skiing workouts, and HomePod system sounds. Apple pulls VPN apps from China App Store. Apple TV may be going 4K. Foxconn is building a factory in Wisconsin and getting a fat tax c...Show More
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2:16:27 | Jul 26th, 2017

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: L...Show More
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2:00:26 | Jul 18th, 2017

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 Download or sub...Show More
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2:17:20 | Jul 11th, 2017

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 Ac...Show More
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2:06:11 | Jun 27th, 2017

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: Da...Show More
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2:11:55 | Jun 20th, 2017

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. H...Show More
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1:38:25 | Jun 13th, 2017

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 W...Show More
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1:55:38 | Jun 6th, 2017

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 Ho...Show More
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2:19:13 | May 30th, 2017

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 MeterA...Show More
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2:03:30 | May 23rd, 2017

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. Appl...Show More