This week the iOS 13 and Catalina Public Betas launched – Simon (of course) ignored good sense and went headlong into them, consequences be damned and it promptly bit him in the arse! Apple bought a self driving car company on the edge of collapse we wonder what that may mean? They also hired a top ARM chip architect – some are saying this means ARM Macs sooner rather than later. Nick and Donny are not convinced, and nor is Simon. Of course we have to take a look at Sir Jony announcing his departure from Apple and we discuss what we think about that too!
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Recorded 30th June 2019
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- @rtteachr on Twitter
- Find his work at hedgehogalley.com
- Find his stuff in iBooks, a load of sticker packs in the App Store under Donny Yankellow and DesignBundles.net as Skrbly
- Skrbly Studio on YouTube
- New store on 2FunDads.com
- 2FunDads FREE iOS stickers
- Skrbly Store
- Skrbly Studio (Anyone can Draw) – App Store
- Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai just days before it would have died – The Verge
- Apple Hires ARM’s Lead CPU Architect Amid Rumors of ARM-Based Macs as Early as 2020 – MacRumors
- iPhone designer Ive to leave Apple – BBC News
- Microsoft Issues Warning For 800M Windows 10 Users — Forbes
- Lightyear One | The electric car that charges itself with sunlight – Lightyear
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- Raspberry Pi 4 Model B – Raspberry Pi
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For things that are not worth more than a flypast
- Synology launches DS419Slim miniature NAS – DPReview
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