I know it seems a long time ago now but Simon, Nick and Jim finally get their act and their schedules together to talk about WWDC, the surprise introduction of the M2 MacBook Air and 13“ Pro, and more.

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Recorded 21st June 2022


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On this week’s show

NICK RILEY

  • @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

JAMES ORMISTON

APPLE

  • WWDC – Everything Apple Announced at the WWDC 2022 Keynote in 13 Minutes – MacRumors
  • M1 vs. M2 MacBook Pro: Is It Worth the Upgrade? — MacRumors
  • Reviewing macOS Ventura beta, iPhone 14 models, and more on the AppleInsider podcast — AppleInsider
  • Tiny Apple dual-port USB-C power adapter now ready for purchase — Cult of Mac
  • Apple Releases New Build of macOS Monterey 12.4 for M2 Macs Ahead of 13-Inch MacBook Pro Launch — MacRumors
  • Compared: M2 vs M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra – AppleInsider
  • Calendars by Readdle comes to Mac to help you own your time – Readdle

TECHNOLOGY

  • TSMC announces 2nm chip production will start by 2025 – AppleInsider
  • This European airline just ordered a fleet of airships — CNN

SECURITY & PRIVACY

  • How refactoring code in Safari’s WebKit resurrected ‘zombie’ security bug – The Register
  • New ‘PacMan’ flaw in Apple Silicon is an echo of Spectre and Meltdown – AppleInsider

WORTH A CHIRP / ESSENTIAL TIPS

  • Today I learned you can identify plants and flowers using just your iPhone camera — The Verge
  • How to Rotate Multiple Photos at Once on an iPhone — MakeUseOf

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