MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Oct 17th 2023

MacBreak Weekly 891

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USB-C Apple Pencil, Hannah Waddingham, Goldman Sachs

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Category: News

Apple released a new Apple Pencil! *insert fanfare* But will Apple release anything else before the end of the year? Goldman Sachs wants out of its consumer lending agreement with Apple & its credit card. And Apple may be exaggerating its environmental claims, but they are still leading over other companies. 

  • Apple introduces new Apple Pencil. 
  • The price of Apple’s old-products strategy. 
  • iOS 17.1 contains fixes for iPhone 15 screen burn symptoms. 
  • ‘Ted Lasso’ star Hannah Waddingham’s holiday special gets Apple premiere date. 
  • Goldman Sachs wants out of consumer lending. Employees say it can’t happen fast enough. 
  • iPhone 15 bill of materials much higher than iPhone 14. 
  • Apple's environmental claims exaggerated, but company stills leads. 
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to China as iPhone 15 gets off to a challenging start. 

    Picks of the Week 
  • Leo's Pick: Twittoons
  • Alex's Pick: Reality Composer 
  • Andy's Pick: Sir Patrick Stewart's "Making It So" Audiobook 
  • Jason's Pick: Elgato Prompter

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