Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Jason Snell.



episode 334: Tina, If You're Tuna…

It's January and the avalanche of 2021 Apple product rumors has already begun. But we also take time to reflect about the first decade of the Mac App Store, have a difficult discussion about when tech companies should deplatform those planning political violence, and Jason exchanges helpful messages about buying late-model Intel Macs with someone who is a friend, a fish, or both.

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Links and Show Notes:Get Upgrade+. More content, no ads. The 'Letterama' LogoRoku Acquires Rights to Quibi Content for Less Than $100 Million - MacRumorsWarner Bros. Guarantees Filmmakers a Payday for HBO Max Movies - BloombergToday Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Mac App Store - MacRumorsWith Mojave, Apple makes changes inside and outside Mac App Store – Six ColorsApple Glasses Reportedly Progressing Towards Engineering Verification Stage With Focus on Battery Life and Weight - MacRumorsNew iPad mini features: 8.4-inch display, smaller bezels - 9to5MacNext Low-Cost iPad Said to Feature Thinner, Lighter Design - MacRumorsNew iPad Pro Said to Launch in March, 12.9-Inch Model Could Be Slightly Thicker for Mini-LED Display - MacRumorsNew AirPods Pro and iPhone SE Rumored to Launch in April 2021 - MacRumorsiPhone 13 Rumored to Feature 'Thinner' Notch, Overall Design to Remain Unchanged - MacRumorsTrump and Twitter – Stratechery by Ben ThompsonFacebook and Twitter Suspend Trump, Parler Suspended Everywhere, Context and Culture – Stratechery by Ben ThompsonIt’s time to deplatform Trump - The VergePermanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump – Twitter BlogDitheringDust in the Light – Stratechery by Ben ThompsonPretend it's a City – Netflix