This week on MacBreak Weekly, Leo Jason, Andy, and Alex dive into Apple's surprise October event with M3 speculation, John Stewart's Apple TV+ show cancellation, retro iPods, and more.
- Speculation abounds about Apple's October 30th event teased with a spooky invite.
- With iPhone 15 processor not using the latest TSMC 3nm process, how powerful will the rumored M3 chips be?
- Will 14" and 16" M3 MacBook Pros be announced, even though the current models are less than a year old?
- Could M3 iMacs finally offer configuration options beyond the base M1 chip?
- Alex Lindsay and Jason Snell debate whether Apple should pursue AAA gaming experiences on Mac.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit coming up - can their new chip match Apple's silicon?
- Urban Outfitters strangely sells "vintage" classic iPods for $350. Did they find a warehouse stock?
- Sadly, Apple accessory maker favorite Pad & Quill is closing up shop.
- On Apple TV, a rumored interface overhaul may phase out standalone app silos in favor of content aggregation for streaming services.
- Per reports, Apple wanted changes to content about China on John Stewart's Apple TV+ show before abruptly ending it. Hosts examine how large tech/media companies make difficult decisions on creators' content.
- The hosts discuss how Apple is attracting top directors like Ridley Scott and Martin Scorsese by funding prestige films with creative freedom.
- Apple's $130 pro Thunderbolt cable found to have intricate internals under CT scan.
Picks of the Week
- Leo's Pick: Texts - Merge messaging from various platforms into one inbox, but it's $150/year.
- Andy's Pick: Triode - Streaming internet radio app from Iconfactory
- Alex's Pick: SPX Graphics for Zoom - Cool titles, overlays, alerts, and more for Zoom calls.
- Jason's Pick: Keyboard Maestro - Still the ultimate Mac automation tool after all these years.
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- Apple announces special event for October 30: ‘Scary fast’
- A ‘Scary Fast’ event on Monday night? That has to be for M3 Macs, not M2, right?
- Gurman: iMacs, maybe MacBook Pros? M3?
- TSMC: 3nm Chips for Smartphones and HPCs Coming This Year
- Kuo: 'M3 Series MacBook Pro' to Be Focus of Apple's October 30 Event
- Taco Bell’s battle to free the ‘Taco Tuesday’ trademark is officially over
- Inside Apple’s Big Plan to Bring Generative AI to All Its Devices
- Urban Outfitters is selling ‘vintage retro’ iPods and millennials’ feelings are hurt
- Apple Accessory Maker Pad & Quill Shutting Down, Offering 50% Off Sitewide
- Apple to Revamp TV App in Step Toward Simplifying Video Services
- Jon Stewart’s Show on Apple Is Ending
- Apple’s New Film Strategy Debuts With ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’
- Apple’s $130 Thunderbolt 4 cable could be worth it, as seen in X-ray CT scans
- Keyboard Maestro 11
- SPX for Zoom
- Triode - Streaming Internet radio from Iconfactory