MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Aug 11th 2020

MacBreak Weekly 726

A Song for Woz

Happy Birthday Woz, 27-Inch iMac Review, Trump vs. TikTok & WeChat
Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Jonathan Mann
Category: News

Happy Birthday Woz, 27-Inch iMac Review, Trump vs. TikTok & WeChat

The Week's Stores:

  • Rene Ritchie's review of the 2020 27-Inch iMac
  • Should you wait to buy an Apple Silicon Macbook? Will all your apps work on a new Mac? 
  • Russia accuses Apple of mobile app market abuse
  • Apple will not allow Microsoft's xCloud or Google's Stadia gaming services on iOS
  • Samsung's new line is real competition for Apple iPhones, Watches, and AirPods
  • Trump vs TikTok: TikTok is NOT giving your data to the Chinese government, but Experian, Target, and Twitter are. 
  • Trump also bans WeChat, which will kill 30% iPhone users, and Tencent, which will kill most US video games. 
  • Instagram releases TikTok clone Reels, TikTok says they will help users move if they are banned
  • The TWiT guide to product placement
  • Rene Ritchie's guide to the watchOS 7 beta: caveat emptor!
  • iPhone 12 officially delayed to October
  • Tim Cook is finally a billionaire
  • Apple stock split coming this month
  • Tim Cook is the best CEO Apple has ever had
  • Apple News+ is hijacking news links
  • Woz turns 70 today! Celebrate live at 5pm PT 8/11 and listen to Jonathan Mann's birthday song for Woz!

Picks of the Week

  • Andy's Pick: WindowSwap
  • Rene's Pick: SoundSource 5
  • Lory's Pick: Espionage Cosmetics

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