MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

May 11th 2021

MacBreak Weekly 765

Black Rod for a Day

App Tracking Transparency, Apple vs. Epic Games, colorful MacBooks
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Category: News

App Tracking Transparency, Apple vs. Epic Games, colorful MacBooks

  •  96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find
  •  App Store review process has over 500 human experts; less than 1% of rejections are appealed
  •  Apple brass discussed disclosing 128-million iPhone hack, then decided not to
  •  Apple Faces U.K. Class Action for App Store Overcharging
  •  Zoom seemingly granted access to private iPad camera API
  •  Apple Has Hired Cisco's Stella Low As Its Head Of PR
  •  iPhone 12 Pro Max ranks fourth place in the first-ever DXOMARK battery test
  •  Oprah and Prince Harry’s Apple TV+ mental health docuseries to premiere on May 21
  •  Rumor: Apple to introduce new MacBook available in iMac-style colors
  •  User rebuilds AirTag as a thinner card that fits into wallets
  •  AirTag hacked for the first time by a security researcher
  •  Apple Card Family members can order their own titanium card, likely coming with iOS 14.6
  •  Apple surveys Apple Watch users on health features, mentions glucose monitoring


Picks of the Week

  • Andy's picks: Studio NEAT Canopy & Pocket Casts Plus
  •  Rene's picks: DSLR Video Shooter, YouTube & OmniFocus 4
  •  Leo's pick: Elago accessories

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