Simon and Nick get together to chat over what is actually quite a lot of news – Apple unexpectedly announce RCS support is coming to iOS, how much Google pay Apple leaks out in court, Black Friday is coming and there will be deals to be had on Macs new and not quite so new, latest betas are out, and more!


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Recorded 19th November 2023

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On this week’s show


  • Spligosh in the Slack
  • Sutton Park Circuit church worship on YouTube
  • Nick’s church stream videos on You Tube


  • Winners and Losers: Apple adopts RCS messaging as Samsung rejects rumours of a mid-range foldable — TrustedReviews
  • A secret about the riches Apple extracts from Google spills into the open — Yahoo Finance
  • iOS 17.2 beta 3 is live — all the new features for your iPhone — Tom’s Guide
  • Amazon joins Black Friday M3 MacBook Pro price war, driving prices down to $1,449 — AppleInsider
  • Buying a Black Friday MacBook Pro? Don’t sleep on M2 models… — iMore
  • Save up to $1,900 on M1 Max MacBook Pro laptops at B&H — AppleInsider
  • iPhone 15 owners are reportedly having major issues with GM vehicles — ZDNET
  • The watchOS 10.2 update brings back a popular Apple Watch feature that should never have gone away — iMore
  • Apple extends Emergency SOS via satellite for an additional free year for existing iPhone 14 users — The Apple Post
  • Apple Music Classical has arrived for your iPad, but Mac users are still waiting — TechRadar
  • You can now record spatial videos on your iPhone 15 Pro — here’s how — Tom’s Guide
  • YouTuber Explains How to Watch Spatial Videos From iPhone 15 Pro on VR Headsets — MacRumors
  • Apple stops selling OS X Lion and OS X Mountain Lion installers — 9to5Mac


  • Apple makes legal move to challenge EU law that enforces sideloading — iMore
  • Apple’s head of security speaks out against iPhone app sideloading in new interview — 9to5Mac
  • Apple uses Paris engineers to break and harden iPhone security — AppleInsider
  • Nothing Chats pulled from Play Store amidst privacy blunder — Android Central


  • How To Set A Silent Vibrate-Only Alarm On Apple Watch — SlashGear
  • The Hidden Secrets of the Fn Key — TidBITS
  • Block all YouTube ads with the best Safari extension ever [Awesome Apps] — Cult of Mac

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