MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Jul 9th 2024

MacBreak Weekly 929

Honkin' Down Their Snorkel

DS_store, Epic Games App, Surface ARM Laptops

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Category: News

Apple finally approves the Epic Games marketplace app after Epic Games calls out Apple. Do the new Microsoft Surface ARM laptops outperform Apple's MacBooks? Be careful when considering stealing campaign posters; they might have an AirTag in them. And could a HomePod with a touchscreen display be coming?

  • Jony Ive shaped the iPhone. These are the songs that shaped him.
  • On the origins of DS_store.
  • Apple okays Epic Games marketplace app in Europe.
  • Russia says Apple blocks 25 VPN apps in Russia, IFX reports.
  • Microsoft Surface ARM laptops beat MacBook Air – but not MacBook Pro.
  • Sign Snatchers beware, that campaign poster might have an AirTag.
  • Tim Cook talks Apple Vision Pro as spatial computing goes down under.
  • First teaser revealed for Apple Original Films’ movie 'F1'.
  • Touchscreen-ready interface hidden in tvOS beta amid rumors of HomePod with display.

Picks of the Week:

  • Alex's Pick: Monoprice 8x8 Matrix
  • Andy's Pick: Affinity Designer, Photo, and Publisher 2 6-month Trial
  • Jason's Pick: KUXIU X36 Pro MAX iPad Magnetic Charging Stand

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