Essential Apple Podcast 155: A dunce’s cap for Simon and the show that got away

I’s a dunce and did a show with Guy and Nick, but forgot to check it was recording. Sorry about that – instead you just get me mulling over what we discussed. Apple effectively soft launched the recently rumoured 16“ MacBook Pro, with a ”new“ scissor switch keyboard, and some pretty impressive specs. A strange story emerged alleging to reveal Apple’s AR/VR Headset and Smart Glasses roadmap. FIDO2 support is coming to iOS 13.3. Apple Pay is growing fast, but Apple News+ isn’t, Apple are fixing an Apple Mail problem that means your mail wasn’t quite as encrypted as we thought, and a few other musings.

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Apple Blocked News App In MainLand China with Cell Tower Location.

What’s going on with Apple’s iOS news app in China? It’s unavailable. That by itself is not surprising the only place available officially is in the USA though tests are said to be underway in Australia and the UK.  Let’s say though that you have an iPhone or iPad purchased in the states and that that device had the news app downloaded in the states, then taken to China that news app on the US device will not work in China or near it even depending on how near near is.

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