Well this week the news was all about rumours… From the ones you and I could come up with through to the frankly fanciful. But we tend not to do rumours on this show, so I am having none of that. Instead I have Oliver Breidenbach of Boinx and Guy Serle from the MyMac Show and we discuss MIMO Live, Tim Berners-Lee being “devastated” by the state of the web. Mojave, Betas and more.
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Recorded 8th July 2018


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On this week’s show:

GUY SERLE

  • On Twitter as @Macparrot
  • Co-host of the MyMac show
  • Mac to the Future and Guy’s Daily Drive on YouTube

BOINX

Makers of cool photo and video software for Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • On Twitter as @boinxsoftware
  • Oliver is on Twitter as @obreidenbach
  • Find them at Boinx

APPLE

  • Apple released more new betas
    • Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 60 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements – MacRumors

TECHNOLOGY

  • Why Microsoft and Apple are scrambling to release dark mode versions of apps and services – TechRepublic
  • Microsoft’s foldable ‘Andromeda’ pocket device may never surface – Digital Trends

SECURITY

  • Some Third-Party Email Apps Like Edison Let Employees Read User Emails – MacRumors
  • Facebook Patent Application For Listening Tech – MSN

IN THE NEWS

  • “I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-Lee, the Man Who Created the World Wide Web, Has Some Regrets – Vanity Fair
  • Twitter is suspending millions of bots and fake accounts every day to fight disinformation – The Washington Post

JUST A SNIPPET

For things that are not worth more than a flypast

  • Gavin Williamson MP interrupted by Siri during Commons statement – BBC News
  • ColorWare Releases Custom-Painted AirPods With Classic Macintosh Design for $399 – MacRumors
  • Apple users immune to Fortnite hack malware – Cult of Mac

WORTH-A-CHIRP / ESSENTIAL TIPS

  • From @MacJim the free weather app Yr.no by NRK and on the App Store
  • Inside the home of the world’s largest collection of rare Apple prototypes – CNBC
  • Donny’s giveaway: Contact essentialapple@sudomail.com for a set of codes for Rock Picks, Doodled Notes and 11 Kickers
  • Don’t forget you can use your wired EarPods as a camera remote shutter button for your iPhone

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