MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

MacBreak Weekly

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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The MacBreak Weekly tech podcast covers everything related to Apple Inc. From the latest product announcements to what's coming down the pipeline, MacBreak Weekly has it all covered. Tech experts Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay thoroughly examine the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and keep sharp eyes on any news, including Apple event announcements and internal workings. The hosts deliver thoughtful commentary on changes in Apple's services like Apple Music and Fitness+, company earnings, manufacturing practices, the effect of local, national, and global tech policies, privacy concerns, regulations and governmental oversight, legal issues, and competitive edge. With extensive experience covering Apple and the tech industry, the MBW hosts go well beyond the specs. They cut through the company hype and present it all in an approachable, conversational style. Subscribe to MacBreak Weekly to get a weekly dose of in-depth Apple-focused technology news. The show records live on Tuesdays at 11 am PT and is published to all major podcast apps within 12 hours.

Topics Covered on This Podcast

MacBreak Weekly covers technological innovations, new products and services, and the constant reshaping of the tech industry from an Apple-focused perspective. Our hosts talk frankly and often critically about the latest Apple devices, chips, operating system, Apple's services, privacy issues, global reach, and more. They discuss what the company's products and services mean to the tech industry as a whole, what the future may look like, and consider historical perspectives.

From Breaking News to In-Depth Analysis

In 2020, Apple made a splash with its new Apple Silicon M1 chip, and MacBreak Weekly immediately put the news in perspective. Leo, Rene, Andy, and Alex dissect the latest Apple gadgets as soon as they hit the market. That includes the iPhone, the iPad, AirPods, Apple Watch, Mac, MacBook, and iMac computers, displays, and Apple services like the App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, and Apple Music. The podcast offers timely commentary on Apple announcements, including from their annual events such as WWDC and iPhone launches.

You'll also get reviews of Apple products and apps and accessories the hosts recommend or not. They put all the news and information in context with their vast knowledge of Apple's past work, present focus, and future plans. They also delve into Apple's position in the technology landscape, its impacts on privacy, current events, economics, politics, our personal lives, and more.

MacBreak Weekly's Beginnings and Format

MacBreak Weekly premiered on August 12th, 2006, as an audio spinoff of MacBreak, a PixelCorps production, and the podcast has evolved over the years. In its current format, hosts examine a wide range of technology news about or related to Apple and conclude the show with Picks of the Week. The picks include apps, gadgets, services, shows, and more recommendations.

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