MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Jul 14th 2020

MacBreak Weekly 722

The ARM and Other Appendages

iOS 14 Public Beta, Apple Silicon vs. Intel, Apple Glasses Lenses
Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Dave Hamilton
Category: News

iOS 14 Public Beta, Apple Silicon vs. Intel, Apple Glasses Lenses

The Week's Stores:

  • iOS 14 public beta pros and cons: Pokemon Go is broken, and widgets are just big icons - no buttons allowed. 
  • Does Apple Silicon herald the death of Wintel?
  • Foxconn making thousands of lenses for Apple Glasses
  • Got an iPhone 6, 6s, or 7? Want $25? Submit your claim to the "Batterygate" lawsuit.
  • Apple offices will stay closed until 2021. Retail workers encouraged to work from home.
  • Tim Cook makes $133 million this year
  • Don't cover your MacBook camera! You'll crack the screen.
  • Softbank wants to sell ARM - should Apple buy it? 
  • iOS 14 busts LinkedIn, Reddit, Tik Tok, and more for copying the clipboard. Turns out it was Google's fault all along.
  • Apple spends $400 million on affordable housing
  • macOS Big Sur not ready for the public yet - whatever you do, don't install it on a 2nd partition
  • tvOS upgrade isn't worth trying the public beta
  • Our favorite changes in iOS 14 - jiggle mode and photos
  • Apple doesn't want to own 95% of the market. They just want 95% of the money.
  • Apple Silicon Macs will support Thunderbolt
  • The ins and outs of podcast tracking and ad tech
  • Leo loves Greyhound on AppleTV+
  • AppleTV+ gets Idris Elba and Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Apple offers free and cheap coding classes and books

Picks of the Week

  • Andy's Pick: Ulysses 20
  • Rene's Pick: Canon EOS R5 & R6
  • Dave's Pick: Cloudflare for Families

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