MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Dec 28th 2021

MacBreak Weekly 798

MacBreak Weekly's Best of 2021

Hosted by Leo Laporte
A look back at MacBreak Weekly's best moments in 2021.
Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News

Losing the first iPhone in a taxi, swallowing AirPods while asleep, finding and detailing scam apps in the App Store, and more.

  • David Pogue shares a never-before-told tale of losing the first iPhone in an Italian taxi.
  • A Worcester man accidentally swallows one of his AirPods while sleeping with them in his ears. Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Heather Kelly, and Andy Ihnatko briefly chat about the mishap on MacBreak Weekly.
  • The MacBreak Weekly panel discusses developer Kosta Eleftheriou's Twitter thread regarding scam apps on Apple's App Store.
  • After Apple's April event, the MacBreak Weekly panel details Apple's iPad Pro with Thunderbolt and an XDR display.
  • Using an Easter Egg at the end of an Apple event, one developer successfully discovers Ted Lasso's shortbread recipe.
  • Alex Lindsay talks about the time he was asked to play an extra in a Star Wars film; turns out he was bounty hunter Rum Sleg.
  • Rene Ritchie reviews Apple's colorful new iMac.
  • After WWDC, Leo shares his thoughts on Universal Control in iPadOS and macOS.
  • The MacBreak Weekly panel recounts how they experienced Apple's first iPhone launch.
  • After its launch, the MacBreak Weekly panel reviews Apple Music's Spatial Audio feature.
  • The MacBreak Weekly panel review Apple's new iPhone 13, with a particular focus on the camera's Cinematic Mode.
  • Leo wants to use his iPad mini as a phone so he asks the panel for advice.
  • Rene Ritchie reviews Apple's new M1 Max MacBook Pro.

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