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    MBW 551: The Eh Team


    Apple quietly launches new iPads, iPhone cases, Apple Watch straps, a (Product) Red iPhone 7, a 128GB iPhone SE, and a new social video app called Clips. More reports suggest that augmented reality is Apples "next big thing." Russia finds Apple guilty of fixing prices. A clever hack turns an Apple Watch into a Game Boy Color. And how to get a custom iPhone 7 Plus that looks like a vintage Mac for only $1899.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Rene Ritchie

    Guests: Jim Dalrymple...


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    MBW 550: Refurb Macness


    Rumor has it that new iPads are already being tested in the wild, and could show up as early as next week. Apple puts an end to Genius training in Cupertino. Apple nixes apps that use Rollout. 2016 13" MacBook without Touch Bar hits the Refurbished Store. Proton Mac trojan on sale for $50k. Apple says many CIA Vault 7 iPhone hacks have been patched. Apple security hires Jonathan Zdziarski. Pandora Premium competes with Apple Music. Nintendo Switch vulnerable to Apple's WebKit...


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    MBW 549: Weeping Angels


    The CIA is hacking us all, and using silly code names to do it. Is Apple even having a Spring event? Now rumors say the iPhone 8 will keep the lightning port instead uf USB-C. Apple shareholders don't want diversity. Steve Jobs thought the Genius Bar was ""idiotic."" How to use Nintendo Switch Joy-Con with your Mac.

    • Andy's Picks: Tech Moan and free streaming elevator muzak

    • Rene's Pick: Sonos Playbase

    • Leo's Pick: Nisus Write Pro

    Hosts: Leo...


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    MBW 548: The Scuttlebutt Method


    Credible rumors state that the iPhone 8 will cost $1,000, have a curved OLED screen, and USB-C will replace the Lightning port. Apple's new campus, due to open in April, is officially named "Apple Park." The 1,000 seat auditorium will be named "Steve Jobs Theater." Warren Buffet doubles his stake in Apple after taking his great-grandkids to Dairy Queen. The Nokia 3310 is the anti-iPhone. And a big pile of Apple memos is discovered in a Seattle thrift store.

    Andy's Pick: Pi Zero...


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    MBW 547: Fine Without the Chime


    Apple acquires facial recognition firm RealFace, new Mac malware blamed on the same Russian group responsible for the election hacks, Apple is fighting new legislation giving users the 'right to repair,' Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc bets bigtime on Apple, new rumors suggest the iPad lineup will be revamped in March, WWDC gets official dates and a location, Apple may have taken away the hack to restore the startup chime on new MacBook Pros, and there's reports that Apple...


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    MBW 546: Pepper Pots and the Invisible Woman


    Apple stock at its highest ever. Debut trailers for Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karoke. Eddy Cue wants more interactive TV. New Mac malware. Apple joins the Wireless Power Consortium. Tim Cook keeps hinting about augmented reality.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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    MBW 545: Pretty Graphs


    76 apps vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks - some with financial and medical logins. Apple quarterly earnings - iPhones up, iPads down. Apple could be designing their own MacBook chips. Robert Scoble insists that Apple AR is on the way this year. Apple will manufacture iPhones in India. Beats X earphones out February 10th. iPhone 8 production may start earlier than usual. Apple's perfectionist spaceship campus.

    Andy's pick: HD Homerun ExtendRene's pick: Beats XLeo's pick:...


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    MBW 544: Premature Picks


    Predictions for Apple's Q4 earnings call and Q1 announcements. "Shot on iPhone" ad campaign. Apple's reaction to Trump's immigration ban. Apple Pay grows 50%. No Touch Bar in the Bar exam.

    Rene's pick: LineaAlex's picks: DJI iPhone Gimbal, Landmark LensAndy's pick: LuminarLeo's Pick: Dropbox Paper

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

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    MBW 543: Now with Cricket


    Apple releases 10.2.1 with security improvements, why Apple's new file system will be better, shrinking bezels for upcoming iPads, Qualcomm being sued for one billion, and more.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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    MBW 542: Haptic Insoles


    iOS App Store monopoly antitrust suit is back on. Consumer Reports changes its mind about the MacBook Pro. Apple's plans for original TV shows. Nvidia's new 4K Shield TV.

    Rene's pick: Little FlockerAndy's pick: LightDims LED BlockersLeo's pick (1): Portal for the Apple IILeo's pick (2): Atlas Recall

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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