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Get the latest Apple news and views from the top names in Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad journalism. Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

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MBW 628: Good People Doing Bad Things
2:38:23

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

• Why we're waiting for the iPhone XR
• Tim Cook on iPhone pricing
• Why only China is getting dual-SIM iPhones
• iPhone XS Max 512 vs MacBook Pro 13"
• Where was the AirPower?
• iOS 12 is here! Get Shortcuts now.
• So is watchOS 5 and tvOS 12
• Why Apple had to delete that guy's iTunes movies
• Looking back at Apple's Infinite Loop campus

Picks of the Week:
• Megan's Pick: Lifesum Health App
• Andy's Pick: Things 3.7 for iOS 12 and watchOS 5
• Adam's Pick: Affinity Publisher beta
• Alex's Pick: Sound Devices MixPre-3

Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Megan Morrone

Guest: Adam Engst

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Sep 18, 2018
MBW 627: Give Me My Darn Dill Pickle Spear!
2:03:58

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

Apple Watch Series 4 takes heartrate scanning to the next level with ECG and AFib detection. Should Android users be able to use the Apple Watch?

iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr: great phones with not-so-great names.

Say goodbye to headphone jacks forever - you won't even get a free dongle. Where was all the other stuff? iPad? Mac? Especially AirPower?

Tips and Picks:

-Alex's Pick: Wero Watch Holder

-Kelly's Pick: Kitten Stuff Done Kickstarter

-Andy's Tip: Label your rechargeable batteries

Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Kelly Guimont

Guest: Steven Aquino

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Sep 12, 2018
MBW 626: It's Complicated
1:46:57

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • Apple sends out invitations for its September 12th announcement; frantic analysis ensues.
  • Here's a sneak peek at the new iPhone XS. It's very gold.
  • While we're at it, here's a look at the Apple Watch Series 4. It's very complicated.
  • Apple self-driving car gets rear-ended while going 1 mph.
  • Apple's AR Glasses get some new lenses.
  • Is it time to break up Facebook?

Picks of the Week

  • Lory's Pick: Nomad Slim Wallet
  • Alex's Pick: Metal Prints
  • Andy's Pick: MacUser "Eddy" Award
  • Rene's Pick: Creative selection by Ken Kocienda

Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

Guest: Lory Gil

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Sep 04, 2018
MBW 625: Another Childless Summer
1:44:04

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • New iPhones coming September 12th? Might not have 3D Touch or Pencils, but could have new colors and bigger screens.
  • New Apple Watches might lose the bezel.
  • Rating Tim Cook's first seven years as CEO at Apple.
  • Steve Jobs' biggest moneymaker: the history of Pixar.
  • Apple gets a patent for Steve Jobs Theater.
  • Tesla shedding workers, Apple scooping them up.
  • How much will drivers hate Waymo?
  • Lisa Jobs talks about her dad in a new memoir.

Picks of the Week

  • Rene's Pick: Apple iPhone X Leather Case
  • Andy's Pick: Blackrapid Double Breathe camera sling
  • Alex's Pick: Logitech Slim Combo 10.5 inch iPad Case
  • Leo's Pick: PhotoCard by Bill Atkinson

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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Aug 28, 2018
MBW 624: Cake Time is Over
1:53:09

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • Coming this fall: new MacBook Air with a retina screen and "Pro" Mac Mini.
  • Also coming: iPhones and Apple Watches. All signs point to an announcement on September 12th.
  • Also (maybe) coming: Apple car may launch between 2023 and 2025. Or never.
  • MacBook Pro Speaker Crackling Issue is a real thing.
  • Australian teen hacky hack hacks Apple.
  • Apple vs Yahoo Japan
  • Open the pod bay doors, Tim.
  • Happy 20th B-day, iMac!

Tips and Picks

  • Alex's Pick: Colie Wertz
  • Rene's Picks: Pokemon Go Celebi quest and new Phillips Hue lights
  • Andy's Tip: Apple Watches with swelled batteries are still under warranty!
  • Leo's Pick: The Iconic Pillow Collection by Throwboy

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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Aug 21, 2018
MBW 623: Biltong on My To-Do List
2:06:41

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • Apple wants more subscription apps in the App Store.
  • Macs get hacked at Black Hat and DEF CON.
  • iPhone rumor roundup: 512gb, Pencil support, wireless charging.
  • More rumors: new MacBooks and AirPods on the way?
  • Opera hits Apple Music.
  • The "It's Always Sunny" gang hits Apple TV.
  • Ralph Nader hits Apple's supply chain wages.
  • Doug Field returns to Apple from Tesla.

Picks of the Week:

  • Andy's Picks: Butler Soy Curls and Spyglass GPS
  • Rene's Picks: Vector Pins and Fantastical
  • Alex's Pick: Pixel Conduit Leo's Pick: Sal Soghoian on Triangulation

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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Aug 14, 2018
MBW 622: Vestigial Pedals
2:14:16

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • Another great quarterly earnings report kicks Apple's market cap past the one trillion dollar mark.
  • Apple Pay rated best for peer-to-peer payments.
  • Safari is the #1 mobile browser in U.S.
  • iOS 12 Beta shows icons for larger iPhone X Plus and home button-free iPad.
  • Apple chipmaker TSMC hit by WannaCry.
  • Android Fortnite to skip Google Play store.
  • Alex Jones out of Apple podcasts, still in App Store.
  • Apple Watch jailbroken.

Picks of the Week

  • Alex's Pick: Illustrator to Keynote conversion tool
  • Rene's pick: Teleprompter+ 3
  • Andy's Pick: Fantastic Four relaunch by Dan Slott
  • Leo's Pick: The Pudding

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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Aug 07, 2018
MBW 621: Emotional Cupcakes
1:33:58

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • Will todays Q3 earnings report be enough to push Apple past the magic $1 trillion mark?
  • iPad Rumors: goodbye headphone jack, hello Face ID.
  • iOS 12 beta 5 looks like the last beta before the real thing.
  • iPhone 8 beats iPhone 10.
  • Time Bandits TV series coming to your Apple TV.
  • Samsung's "Ingenius" ads take on the iPhone

Picks of the Week:

  • Alex's Pick: The Economist (Audio version)
  • Andy's Pick: MacBook Pro broken screen discussions
  • Rene's Pick: Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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Jul 31, 2018
MBW 620: How Hot Is My Mac?
2:04:15

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • The internet is in an uproar over supposed throttling issues with Apple's new 2018 i9 MacBook Pro. Is it as big of a deal as everyone is making it?
  • Today Apple released a patch for the issue, and we test it out on air.
  • Google Play Store gets more downloads, less money the App Store.
  • Which is faster, iPhone X or Samsung S9?
  • iPhone Photography Award 2018 winners.
  • Planet of the Apps: marketing disaster or complete flop?

Picks of the Week

  • Rene's Pick: Go-tcha for Pokemon Go
  • Andy's Pick: Photoshop Training Channel
  • Alex's Picks: Logos from Popular Fonts Facebook page and iWork
  • Leo's Picks: BetterTouchTool and Hyperdrive Duo Hub for USB-C Macbook Pro

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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Jul 24, 2018
MBW 619: Liquid Steak
1:45:04

MacBreak Weekly (Video HI)

  • MacBook Pro gets a spec bump and a "quieter" keyboard
  • Siri gets a new boss
  • Apple execs get a Memoji makeover
  • Apple gets sued over Do Not Disturb

Picks of the Week

  • Alex's Pick: Video Compression Handbook
  • Andy's Pick: LiquidText for iOS
  • Leo's Pick: Thrifter.com

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie

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Jul 17, 2018