MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Apr 14th 2020

MacBreak Weekly 709

Masks and Meringue

Apple + Google Coronavirus Tracker, iPhone SE, OnePlus 8 Pro

Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Guests: Adam Engst
Category: News

Apple + Google Coronavirus Tracker, iPhone SE, OnePlus 8 Pro

This Week's Stories:

  • Apple and Google's Coronavirus tracer API: privacy nightmare or healthcare savior? (Or both?)
  • MacBook Air Review - not a pro computer, but fixes everything that was wrong with the 2018 version
  • OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro out today! Watch All About Android tonight!
  • The iPhone SE will come out on April 15th
  • iOS 14 will have widgets - finally!
  • HomePod on sale, switches to tvOS - is a new, smaller HomePod on the horizon?
  • How Apple is helping track coronavirus
  • How much privacy are you willing to give up for coronavirus tracking? 
  • Apple Pay gives 3% back at Walgreens drive-through, Tractor Supply Company now accepts Apple Pay
  • Apple's iPhone shipments to China up 500%
  • iOS has 44% of installations - highest since 2016
  • Apple fixes multiple macOS bugs in Catalina
  • Tidbits celebrates its 30th anniversary!
  • How to get a MacPro for cheap! 
  • The best Zoombombs

Picks of the Week:

  • Adam's Pick 1: Tidbits turns 30!
  • Adam's Pick 2: Agenda
  • Andy's Pick 1: Tip: Batch rename in Finder
  • Andy's Pick 2: Fingercots fingertip protectors
  • Rene's Pick: Today at Apple (at Home)
  • Leo's Pick: Hygiene Hand Antimicrobial Brass EDC Door Opener & Stylus

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