9to5Mac Happy Hour

A weekly podcast discussing the latest in Apple and technology. Hosted by 9to5Mac's Benjamin Mayo and Zac Hall.



iOS 13.5 release, iPhone 12 EarPods, Apple TV+ back catalog

Benjamin and Zac unpack the release of iOS 13.5 and the Apple/Google Exposure Notification API app adoption, Apple Watch 2020 Pride bands and faces, Ming-Chi Kuo's prediction that iPhone 12 won't include EarPods in the box, Apple TV+ potentially buying a back catalog of content, a new Tom Hanks film coming to the service, and much more.

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  • Apple releases iOS 13.5, here are the new features
  • [Update: Now available] watchOS 6.2.5 enables ECG and Irregular heart rhythm notifications for Apple Watch in Saudi Arabia
  • New Apple Watch faces: 2020 Pride and rainbow Gradient [update: more]
  • Apple releases two new Pride Edition Sport Bands for Apple Watch
  • Looking for the new Rainbow color on your Apple Watch? watchOS 6.2.5 may have lost it
  • Kuo: Apple may not include EarPods headphones in iPhone 12 box to boost AirPods sales
  • Bloomberg: Apple TV+ tops 10 million subscribers, company buying TV show and movie back catalog to expand service
  • Apple TV+ inks $70 million deal to premiere upcoming Tom Hanks film ‘Greyhound’
  • Apple TV+ comedy 'Mythic Quest' set to debut shot on iPhone quarantine episode on May 22
  • ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ to become a Spotify exclusive, leaving Apple Podcasts
  • Next Apple Watch Activity Challenge set for World Environment Day next month

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00:00:00 — iOS 13.5 now available

00:23:50 — Apple Watch 2020 Pride faces and bands

00:34:28 — iPhone 12 EarPods

00:48:15 — Apple TV+ back catalog

01:04:25 — Apple Podcast originals

01:09:00 — Yobi B3 HomeKit doorbell

01:18:30 — Apple Watch Activity Challenge

01:21:35 — Wrap up

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 2020-05-22  1h25m