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episode 826: Snelled It! - iOS 16 Beta, M2 MacBook Air, Oregon Trail

  • First Images from the James Webb Space Telescope.
  • Apple's iOS 16, macOS Ventura and watchOS 9 public betas are ready to download.
  • Inside Apple's eight-year struggle to build a self-driving car.
  • Apple expands industry-leading commitment to protect users from highly targeted mercenary spyware.
  • Midnight M2 MacBook Air shipment moves to mid-August, Space Gray model still the fastest option available.
  • First benchmark result surfaces for MacBook Air with M2 chip.
  • Apple adding first MacBook Pro with touch bar to vintage products list.
  • Apple TV+ tops Hollywood Critics Association Awards.
  • Apple TV+ scores 51 Primetime Emmy nominations, led by Severance and Ted Lasso.
  • The Oregon Trail's new Apple Watch app tracks steps for in-game progress.

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  • Jason's Pick: SwiftBar

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