MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Apr 9th 2024

MacBreak Weekly 916

Cars Into Robots

Automattic Acquires Beeper, Apple Home Robots?

Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Shelly Brisbin
Category: News

When will new iPads be announced? Apple confirms layoffs are coming to the company, hitting the former Apple Car division and other sectors. Apple's App Store now allows for gaming emulators. Apple is also challenging ITC's ban on the Apple Watch pulse oximetry feature.

  • When will Apple release the new iPad Pro?
  • Apple explores home robotics as potential ‘next big thing’ after car fizzles.
  • Apple cut at least 600 workers when car, screen projects stopped.
  • Beeper is joining Automattic.
  • Apple teaching an AI system to make sense of app screens – could power advanced Siri.
  • App Store guidelines now allow game emulators; more.
  • Apple challenges ITC's ban on Apple Watch pulse oximetry feature.
  • Microsoft is confident Windows on Arm could finally beat Apple.
  • Teenagers still overwhelmingly want iPhone and Apple Watch more than any other brand.

Picks of the Week:

  • Shelly's Pick: Zoom H6essential
  • Andy's Pick: Brewintosh by Kevin Noki
  • Alex's Pick: NAB

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