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A weekly podcast discussing the latest in Apple and technology. Hosted by 9to5Mac's Benjamin Mayo and Zac Hall.

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A weekly podcast discussing the latest in Apple and technology. Hosted by 9to5Mac's Benjamin Mayo and Zac Hall.

    iPhone 12 charger rumors, Force Touch on watchOS 7, shifting Arcade strategy

    iPhone 12 charger rumors, Force Touch on watchOS 7, shifting Arcade strategy

    This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple’s Developer Transition Kit ARM Mac mini, rumors that iPhone 12 won’t include a charger in the box, Apple Watch losing Force Touch in watchOS 7, Apple Arcade’s shifting game strategy, and new Apple Card features.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    WWDC 2020 impressions: iOS 14, watchOS 7, macOS Big Sur and tvOS 14

    WWDC 2020 impressions: iOS 14, watchOS 7, macOS Big Sur and tvOS 14

    This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple’s major WWDC 2020 keynote, including what’s new in iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, macOS Big Sur, and tvOS 14.

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    Stories:

    Everything Apple announced in its WWDC keynote: iOS 14, Apple Silicon, macOS 11 Big Sur, more
    Apple unveils iOS 14 with new home screen design, widgets, picture in picture, more
    watchOS 7 for Apple Watch: Sleep tracking, face sharing, new workouts including dance, hand washing detection, more
    Apple announces Mac architecture transition from Intel to its own ARM chips, offers emulation path

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    • 2 hrs 29 min
    WWDC Preview: iOS 14, watchOS 7, and more

    WWDC Preview: iOS 14, watchOS 7, and more

    This week Zac and Benjamin preview WWDC 2020, iOS 14, and much more.

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    Stories:

    9to5Mac Exclusives
    Exclusive: iOS 14 to include overhauled Podcasts app with ‘For You’, bonus content, more
    iOS 14 to include built-in translator in Safari, full Apple Pencil support on websites
    Apple working to replace Messages app on Mac with a Catalyst version iOS 14 code reveals
    iOS 14: Apple developing ‘Clips’ feature for using apps without requiring full downloads
    iOS 14 code reveals updated Activity rings for Apple Watch in upcoming kids mode on watchOS 7
    iOS 14 code reveals Apple working with BMW on futuristic ‘CarKey’ iPhone feature
    ‘Find My’ features found in iOS 14 code include new notification triggers and AR mode
    iOS 14: CarPlay wallpapers, deeper Apple Store integration in Maps
    watchOS 7 to include new ‘International’ Apple Watch face with multiple country flags
    iOS 14: Major accessibility features, Alipay Apple Pay, wallpaper app integration, more
    iOS 14 to include new homescreen list view option with Siri suggestions and more
    HomeKit in iOS 14: Face recognition, Apple TV audio, Night Shift for lights
    iOS 14 reveals iPhone 9 and updated iPad Pro details, new Apple TV remote, AirTags, more
    Apple developing new augmented reality app for iOS 14, testing Apple Store and Starbucks partnership
    Apple Watch Series 6 and watchOS 7 to include ‘Infograph Pro’ with tachymeter, SchoolTime and kids mode, sleep tracking, more
    iOS 14 icon leak reveals first look at Apple’s high-end, over-ear headphones with AirPods features
    Apple Watch blood oxygen detection feature found in iOS 14 code snippet
    WWDC.Tempo.Run

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    iMac redesign, ARM Mac transition, WWDC plans

    iMac redesign, ARM Mac transition, WWDC plans

    This week Zac and Benjamin are joined by Mark Gurman to unpack the long-running rumors that Apple will switch from Intel to custom-designed chips in Macs, a new rumor that Apple has a redesigned iMac coming at WWDC, new changes in iOS 13.6 beta, Apple's plans for WWDC week, and much more.

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    Stories:

    Bloomberg: Apple to announce its first ARM Mac chips at WWDC, as it starts transition away from Intel
    Bloomberg: ‘Very limited’ number of Apple workers returning to office beginning June 15
    Bloomberg details how Apple Park staff will return during COVID-19: elevator limit, masks required, more
    Rumor: Redesigned iMac to be announced at WWDC with thin bezels, AMD Navi GPUs and T2 chip
    Eurasian regulatory filings list upcoming iPhone 12 models and likely redesigned iMac
    Apple renames beta again, introduces ‘beta 2’ of iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6
    What's new in iOS 13.6 beta 2? New changes/features [Video]
    iOS 13.6 adds new toggle to automatically download future software updates
    Apple discontinuing iBooks Author and iTunes U, here’s what you need to know
    Apple debuts new Apple Watch Sport Bands and silicone iPhone cases for summer
    Apple to add 0% interest Apple Card payment plans for iPad, Mac, AirPods and more

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Rumored iPad upgrades, Apple News+ Audio hands on, more iOS 14 leaks

    Rumored iPad upgrades, Apple News+ Audio hands on, more iOS 14 leaks

    This week Zac and Benjamin take 9to5Mac Happy Hour live on video for the first time to discuss the upcoming Apple News+ Audio feature, evidence of an Apple bundle in code, iPad Pro and iPad Air 4 rumors, and much more.
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    Stories:

    9to5Mac Watch Time 24: A conversation on race with Ish ShaBazz (In memory of George Floyd)
    Killing of George Floyd: Tim Cook memo to all staff
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out on George Floyd's 'senseless killing' in open letter on racism and equality
    Apple temporarily closes US retail stores in wake of widespread looting and protests
    Boarded up Apple Stores become unofficial canvases for peaceful protest
    Apple Music joins wider music industry Black Out Tuesday awareness campaign with app takeover
    Apple Music's Zane Lowe brings interviews with iconic artists to new podcast
    iOS 13.5.5 code provides evidence of future Apple services bundle in development
    Here's our first look at new Apple News+ Audio hidden feature in iOS 13.5.5 beta
    First look: Apple News+ Audio in iOS 13.5.5 beta [Video]
    iOS 14 to include built-in translator in Safari, full Apple Pencil support on websites
    Report: iOS 14 will support all iPhones that run iOS 13
    Report: Fourth-generation iPad Air to switch to USB-C, iPad mini sticking with Lightning
    Fast 5G and mini-LED in iPad Pro models Q1 or Q2 2021
    [Update: Apple explains] Apple doubles cost of RAM upgrade for entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro
    iPhone 12 launch in october, says new supply-chain report
    Next Apple Watch Activity Challenge set for World Environment Day this week
    Stacktrace Podcast 086: “Into the void of the internet”

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Apple Store at the curb, macOS 10.15.5, Apple TV+ expansions

    Apple Store at the curb, macOS 10.15.5, Apple TV+ expansions

    This week Zac and Benjamin discuss the state of Apple Stores during the global pandemic, updates to Apple's Exposure Notifications API, macOS 10.15.5 and new battery features, new details about Messages for Mac on macOS 10.16, loads of Apple TV+ developments, and much more.
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    Stories:

    [Update: New pictures and video] Leaked images may show redesigned Leather Loop for Apple Watch
    How to jailbreak iOS 13.5 on a Windows machine using Unc0ver jailbreak
    More than half of Apple Stores worldwide have reopened
    A look at the new Pro Display XDR fine-tune calibration settings in macOS Catalina 10.15.5
    Apple acquires machine learning startup Inductiv Inc. to improve Siri data
    Voice dictation on iPhone much slower than Pixel [Video]- 9to5Mac
    Apple reaches deal for upcoming Martin Scorsese film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro
    HBO stops participating in Apple TV Channels, users directed to HBO Max app
    COVID-19: Here's every open Apple Store
    Apple TV+ now includes all classic Fraggle Rock episodes, orders full season reboot [update: official]
    HBO Max now available for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV
    Quibi for iPhone updated with AirPlay integration for big-screen viewing
    Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5 with new Battery Health Management feature
    Switzerland first to release COVID-19 app using Apple and Google Exposure Notification API
    Apple will reopen over 100 US retail stores this week, most with curbside or storefront service only
    How to jailbreak iOS 13.5 using Unc0ver on macOS
    Apple working to replace Messages app on Mac with a Catalyst version iOS 14 code reveals
    Apple TV+ roundup: ‘Little Voice’ premiere date, Daytime Emmy nominations, series about Gawker
    Bloomberg: Apple seeking new boss for original podcasts effort, plans TV+ tie-ins
    Icon Garden podcast - Zac appearance
    Space Explored joining Seth Weintraub’s 9to5 Network

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    • 1 hr 28 min

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