Sorry this one is a bit late, there’s a lot of real life stuff going on. Anyway Nick and I get together again to mull over the week in Apple incuding of course another record quarter results.
GIVEAWAYS & OFFERS
- Get 2 months on the Kino Premium Plan with offer code KINOWITHJOHNNEMO
Why not come and join the Slack community? You can now just click on this Slackroom Link to sign up and join in the chatter!
Recorded 2nd May 2022
Listen to the show:
This and other episodes are available at:
Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Essential Apple | Pocket Casts | My Mac | Pinecast | Soundcloud | RadioPublic | Listen Notes | Podchaser | PlayerFM | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Direct Download | RSS
On this week’s show
- @spligosh on Twitter very occasionally.
- Sometimes appears on Bart Busschots’ Let’s Talk Apple
- Sutton Park Circuit church worship on YouTube
- Nick’s church stream videos on You Tube
- Apple Reports Second Quarter Results – Apple
- Apple and Dell shipments grow but overall PC market shrinks — ZDNet
- Mac shipments grew 8% this year, as leading PC brands saw their own numbers plummet – 9to5Mac
- iPhone shipments grow while Android tanks — Cult of Mac
- Apple now employs Brazilian supplier to build iPhone 13 – AppleInsider
- New Apple AirTag update makes it easier to stop stalkers — BGR
- Apple to bin apps that go three years without updates — The Register
- Apple clarifies conditions for App Store app removal, extends update deadline to 90 days — AppleInsider
- Lawsuit alleges Apple should have to pay damages to consumers for suspending Apple Pay in Russia — 9to5Mac
- Apple Launches Self Service Repair Store — Daring Fireball
- Your iPhone can alert you to breaking glass, smoke alarms and other dangers — Cult of Mac
- Apple’s Thunderbolt 4 Pro Cable teardown shows why the accessory is expensive — 9to5Mac
- Qualcomm’s M1 Rival to Be Available in PCs by Late 2023 – MacRumors
- This student invention captures harmful car tyre microplastic dust – EuroNews
WORTH A CHIRP / ESSENTIAL TIPS
- How ILM Brought Boba Fett to Times Square – YouTube
JUST A SNIPPET
For things that are not worth more than a flypast
- If you’re into any of these things, Apple thinks you’re a ‘hipster’ — Cult of Mac
Essential Apple Recommended Services:
- All Things Secured – Online security made simple by Josh Summers.
- Pixel Privacy – a fabulous resource full of excellent articles and advice on how to protect yourself online.
- Doug.ee Blog for Andy J’s security tips.
- Ghostery – protect yourself from trackers, scripts and ads while browsing.
- Simple Login – Email anonymisation and disposable emails for login/registering with
- 33mail.com – Never give out your real email address online again.
- AnonAddy – Disposable email addresses
- Sudo – get up to 9 “avatars” with email addresses, phone numbers and more to mask your online identity. Free for the first year and priced from $0.99 US / £2.50 UK per month thereafter… You get to keep 2 free avatars though.
- ProtonMail – end to end encrypted, open source, based in Switzerland. Prices start from FREE… what more can you ask?
- ProtonVPN – a VPN to go with it perhaps? Prices also starting from nothing!
- Comparitech DNS Leak Test – simple to use and understand VPN leak test.
- Fake Name Generator – so much more than names! Create whole identities (for free) with all the information you could ever need.
- Wire and on the App Stores – free for personal use, open source and end to end encryted messenger and VoIP.
- Pinecast – a fabulous podcast hosting service with costs that start from nothing.
Essential Apple is not affiliated with or paid to promote any of these services… We recommend services that we use ourselves and feel are either unique or outstanding in their field, or in some cases are just the best value for money in our opinion.
Social Media and Slack
You can follow us on:
Twitter / Slack / EssentialApple.com / Soundcloud / Spotify / Facebook / Pinecast
- Also a big SHOUT OUT to the members of the Slack room without whom we wouldn’t have half the stories we actually do – we thank you all for your contributions and engagement.
- You can always help us out with a few pennies by using our Amazon Affiliate Link so we get a tiny kickback on anything you buy after using it.
- If you really like the show that much and would like to make a regular donation then please consider joining our Patreon or using the Pinecast Tips Jar (which accepts one off or regular donations)
- And a HUGE thank you to the patrons who already do.