MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Sep 5th 2023

MacBreak Weekly 885

30 Inches of Gooseneck

USB-C iPhones, Chromebooks, Apple Cash

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Category: News

If it wasn't for the EU, would Apple have stuck with the lightning connector port until they completely phased out ports on its smartphones? Why the iPhone 15 Pro may see a price increase when it gets announced at next week's Apple event. Plus, is Apple developing a low-cost MacBook to compete in the Chromebook market? 

  • Apple is set to embrace an iPhone charger change it didn’t want. 
  • iPhone 15 Pro: 'Major price hike' coming for these two reasons. 
  • Apple to launch 'low-cost' MacBook series next year to rival Chromebooks. 
  • Apple and Microsoft fight Brussels over ‘gatekeeper’ label for iMessage and Bing. 
  • Apple details reasons to abandon CSAM-scanning tool, more controversy ensues. 
  • Apple launches new "Apps by Apple" page. 
  • How to set up recurring Apple Pay Cash payments in iOS 17. 

    Picks of the Week 
  • Jason's Pick: SHAWE Phone Holder 
  • Andy's Pick: 42: The Wildly Improbable Ideas of Douglas Adams 
  • Alex's Pick: 101 Things I Learned in Product Design School 

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