MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Mar 17th 2020

MacBreak Weekly 705

Disastertunity

Apple's Coronavirus Response, Powerbeats 4 Review
Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News

This Week's Stories:

  • Movie studios releasing first-run movies direct-to-stream to fight coronavirus
  • Streaming services, online concerts, and Sick Burn on the roof
  • Lots of leaks and rumors, but will Apple release anything soon?
  • WWDC 2020 will be online-only
  • Apple is donating $Millions, hoping to help
  • 7 Bay Area counties issue shelter-in-place orders
  • Apple launches new Powerbeats 4 headphones - Lory has an early review
  • Apple stores are closed. Here's hoping there are alternate ways to get your Apple products fixed.
  • Is Tim Cook sick? Uncertainty crashes Apple stock
  • Apple TV+ shows shutting down production
  • Apple TV and other streaming services offering great deals on streaming entertainment
  • Apple Card offers users to skip March payment
  • iOS 13.4 did not come out today. What happened?
  • How is Apple dealing with privacy, security, and secrecy with all its workers at home?
  • Apple NOT working on an "Apple Prime" TV+Music+News bundle
  • Sacre Bleu! Apple fined $1.2 billion in France
  • Apple pays $454 million to patent troll VirnetX
  • Patent troll tries to shut down coronavirus tests
  • iPhone 9 + iPhone 12 rumor alert! bigger screens and faster processors
  • Apple patents an iMac with a built-in projector


Picks of the Week:

  • Leo's Pick: iBoy retro toy figure from Classicbot
  • Andy's Pick 1: Joyce DiDonato streams "Werther" excerpts from her living room
  • Andy's Pick 2: Free Korg and Moog apps this week
  • Rene's Pick: EDITH
  • Lory's Pick: Animal Crossing / Doom Eternal crossover memes

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