MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Aug 31st 2021

MacBreak Weekly 781

Reball My Ploopy

LEO on iPhone, Apple's developer class action, Primephonic acquisition
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Category: News

LEO on iPhone, Apple's developer class action, Primephonic acquisition

  •  Kuo: iPhone 13 to support LEO satellite communication, allowing users to make phone calls and send texts without cell signal
  •  Apple Plans to Add Satellite Features to iPhones for Emergencies
  •  South Korea's National Assembly passes app store law
  •  Apple settles class action with some developers, allows more communication with users
  •  Cabel (@Cabel) shares thoughts on the settlement
  •  Samantha John (@SamJ0hn) shares story of Hopscotch app review
  •  Apple launches new iPhone 12 service program for ‘no-sound issues’
  •  Google's payoff to remain iOS' default search engine increases to $15b, will soon reach $20b, according to analyst
  •  Smartwatch Market Grows 27% YoY in Q2 2021; Apple Watch User Base Crosses 100 Million
  •  Apple acquires classical music streaming service Primephonic
  •  Apple releases iOS 15 beta 8 to developers as refinement continues


Picks of the Week

  •  Andy's pick: The New England Apple Cider Donut Map
  •  Rene's pick: Halide camera for iPhone & iPad
  •  Alex's pick: BubbleBee Sidekick
  •  Leo's pick: Ploopy Trackball

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