Yes we are back– sorry about last week but a couple of domestic dramas got in the way at the last minute… and Mark really wasn’t feeling up to it unfortunately.
This week the EU fined Qualcomm 997 million euros, Apple previewed iOS 11.3 and released the first beta. The HomePod sort of sloped into the room in a not quite finished state and pre ordering started. High Sierra started getting a bit more aggressive over 32 bit apps and Burger King made an ad attempting to explain net neutrality.
Also; Mark is still the sick man of podcasting. So this week Simon is joined by one of Guy Serle’s co-conspirators on the ‘Mac to the Future GO!‘ videocast, Warren Sklar.
Recorded 28th January 2018
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On this week’s show:
- Apple will release its HomePod speaker on February 9th for $349 – BGR
- Apple References New ‘Modern iPad’ In iOS 11.3 Code – DesignTAXI
- Apple prepares macOS users for discontinuation of 32-bit app support – Ars Technica
- Why Is Apple Suddenly Hiring So Many More Designers? – Fortune
- DuckDuckGo revamped their privacy focussed iOS browser – Mac App Store
- E.U. fines Qualcomm for paying Apple billions to shut out rivals – Cult of Mac
- An Apple Store experience from hell — it’s clear there are larger problems with Apple’s retail presence – Business Insider UK
- You Can Now Control What Data Google Shares About You – Real Simple
- Burger King tries to explain net neutrality with fast food – Engadget
Nemo’s Hardware Store (42:21)
- Office Depot iPhone Same Day Repair Service – Office Depot
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