Oct 4th 2016
MacBreak Weekly 527
Double Sticker Probation
Hosted by Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, Jason Snell
New MacBooks in October? Get Sierra, Apple around the world.
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Rumors abound about a possible Macbook announcement event later this month, new iPad Pros next spring, and an OLED screen for the next iPhone. In the real world, Apple is opening new facilities around the globe. Also, macOS Sierra is out this week, and the most popular sticker pack for iMessage gets called into the Dean's office.
- What can we expect from Apple's new Macbooks and iPads? Our panel has a wishlist.
- macOS Sierra is out, and Rene Ritchie has the easiest way to install it.
- Apple pulls the #1 paid iMessages sticker pack, denouncing "prank" apps.
- Apple is building new facilities in London, Denmark, and China, and the Lights are finally on at their new Cupertino campus.
- Google Home was launched today - where is the Siri Speaker?
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- Apple Likely Aiming for Late October Launch of Redesigned MacBook Pro, Reports Macrumors Citing Sources
- Apple reschedules Q4 2016 earnings call to October 25 due to ‘scheduling conflict’
- New iPad Pros in 12.9, 10.1, and 7.9-inch models next spring?
- Sharp in talks with Apple for anticipated switch to OLED display iPhones
- Apple will automatically download macOS Sierra on Macs starting today
- Apple Logs iMessage Metadata
- Apple and Metadata: What You Need to Know (Rene)
- Apple's iOS 10 now running on more devices than iOS 9
- Apple pulling #1 Top Paid sticker pack over faked iMessage bubbles, clarifies no prank apps allowed
- Multiple Android Wear smartwatches not pairing with the iPhone 7, Google is aware of the issue
- The trouble with Messages: Great features, worse usability
- Apple building $45 million research center in Beijing to develop new hardware
- Apple building UK center at Battersea Power Station in London
- Apple’s Danish data center the ‘largest foreign investment in country’s history’
- Regent Street Apple store in London to make long-awaited reopening on Oct. 15
- Apple’s spaceship glows to life at Campus 2 in latest drone flyovers
- It’s time for Apple to make a Siri Speaker—next year
- What's next for Siri?
- Pick: TripMode ($8)
- Pick: Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC For Photographers Classroom In A Book
- Pick: iMore sticker pack
- Pick: Color matches replacement lugs for Apple Watch