MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Apr 5th 2022

MacBreak Weekly 812

Short-Fingered Vulgarians

WWDC Online, 0-Day Fixes, Hearing Technology
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Category: News

WWDC Online, 0-Day Fixes, Hearing Technology

  •  Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference returns in its all-online format.
  •  Studio Display Teardown: Is this secretly an iMac?
  •  Apple fixes multiple zero-day exploits with iOS 15.4.1 and macOS 12.3.1
  •  Craig Federighi reveals why some people get iPhone updates before others.
  •  Above Avalon: Apple is in a league of its own.
  •  The Olive Max 2-in-1 hearing aids come with adaptive hearing tech.
  •  Apple and Meta gave user data to hackers who used forged legal requests.
  •  Apple enables external link support in ‘reader’ apps, and updates App Store dating app policy to satisfy Dutch regulators.
  •  Apple wields its lobbying might against LGBTQ laws.
  •  Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colorado) threatens to use antitrust to attack ‘woke’ Apple.
  •  Apple TV+ reveals first look at epic natural history event series “Prehistoric Planet”
  •  Harrison Ford to star in ‘Shrinking’ Apple TV+ series from Jason Segel, Bill Lawrence & Brett Goldstein.
  •  Analysts: Apple to keep cutting iPhone orders, services now ‘key differentiator’.
  •  Forget Monterey: System 7 and Mac OS 8 are now available for your M1 Mac.
  •  Hulu update adds SharePlay support for iPhone and iPad users.
  •  ‘RealityScan’ is a new app from Epic Games that uses the iPhone camera to create 3D models.
  •  Postpartum exercises are coming to Apple Fitness Plus.
  •  An engineer just made the world’s first Android phone with a working Lightning port.
  •  CleanMyMac X now detects apps that may endanger the privacy of your data.


Picks of the Week:

  •  Rene's Picks: Picard Season 3 & the Canon EOS R5C
  • Alex's Pick: MakerBit
  •  Andy's Pick: Audio Hijack 4
  •  Leo's Pick: Elgato Wave XLR

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