104 episodes

At the turn of every month Bart gathers a panel of smart people from the Apple community together to analyse the month's Apple news. There are lots of great Apple news podcasts tell you what's happening as it happens, but sometimes it's good to take a step back and look at the big picture, and that's where Let's Talk Apple comes in.

Let's Talk Apple Bart Busschots

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At the turn of every month Bart gathers a panel of smart people from the Apple community together to analyse the month's Apple news. There are lots of great Apple news podcasts tell you what's happening as it happens, but sometimes it's good to take a step back and look at the big picture, and that's where Let's Talk Apple comes in.

    April 2022

    April 2022

    This month Bart is joined by Elaine Giles from Mac Bites and Scott Willsey from the Friends with Beer podcast.

    The show starts with the usual followups and updates on long-running stories. That’s followed by two short Apple-related legal stories, one Apple hire, and some highlights from Apple’s services. The four main stories are continued crankiness in Apple’s work force resulting in an open letter and three unionisation drives, some crankiness from video pros expressed in another open letter, Apple’s Q2 2022 earnings call, and the limited launch of Apple’s Self Service Repair program in the US. The show ends with a quick rundown of some other Apple-related stories that made the news in April.

    Listen, subscribe, and get the show notes at lets-talk.ie/ltp104.

    This show is ad-free because of the generosity of listeners like you. Please considering supporting the show on Patreon (https://patreon.com/ltpod).

    Reminder - you can submit questions for future Q & A shows at lets-talk.ie/photoq.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    March 2022

    March 2022

    This month Bart is joined by Charlotte Henry from the Addition.

    The show starts with the usual followups and updates on long-running stories. That’s followed by one notable number, some some Apple-related legal news, a little Apple HR & acquisitions news, and some highlights from Apple’s services. The three main stories are the EU Digital Markets Act (DMA), a great night for Apple at the Oscars, and Apple’s ‘Peek Performance’ event. The show ends with a quick rundown of some smaller Apple-related stories that made the news in March.

    Listen, subscribe, and get the show notes at lets-talk.ie/ltp103.

    This show is ad-free because of the generosity of listeners like you. Please considering supporting the show on Patreon (https://patreon.com/ltpod).

    Reminder - you can submit questions for future Q & A shows at lets-talk.ie/photoq.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    February 2022

    February 2022

    This month Bart is joined by Chuck Joiner from Mac Voices and Rod Simmons from the SMR podcast.

    The show starts with the usual followups and updates on long-running stories. That’s followed by one notable number, some some Apple-related legal news, a little Apple HR & acquisitions news, and some highlights from Apple’s original content and subscription services. The three main stories are updated safety protections for AirPods, the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the Apple world, and a preview of Apple’s annual shareholder meeting. The show ends with a quick rundown of some smaller Apple-related stories that made the news in February.

    Listen, subscribe, and get the show notes at lets-talk.ie/ltp102.

    This show is ad-free because of the generosity of listeners like you. Please considering supporting the show on Patreon (https://patreon.com/ltpod).

    Reminder - you can submit questions for future Q & A shows at lets-talk.ie/photoq.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    January 2022

    January 2022

    This month Bart is joined by Chuck Joiner from Mac Voices and Rosemary Orchard from various podcasts.

    The show starts with the usual followups and updates on long-running stories. That’s followed by some some Apple-related legal news, a little Apple HR news, and some highlights from Apple’s original content and subscription services. The four main stories are Intel’s new I9 mobile processor, the controversy around AirTags, more AppStore issues, and Apple’s Q1 2022 earnings call. The show ends with a quick rundown of some smaller Apple-related stories that made the news in January.

    Listen, subscribe, and get the show notes at lets-talk.ie/ltp101.

    This show is ad-free because of the generosity of listeners like you. Please considering supporting the show on Patreon (https://patreon.com/ltpod).

    Reminder - you can submit questions for future Q & A shows at lets-talk.ie/photoq.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    December 2021

    December 2021

    This month Bart is joined by Allison Sheridan from the NosillaCast.

    The show starts with some reflections on making it to 100 shows. With the navel-gazing out of the way the show moves on to the usual followups and updates on long-running stories. That’s followed by some some Apple-related legal news, quite a bit of Apple HR news, and some highlights from Apple’s original content and subscription services. The three main stories are Apple’s secret deal with China in 2016, the problems in Apple’s Indian factory, and the new features in Apple’s latest OS updates. The show ends with a quick rundown of some smaller Apple-related stories that made the news in December.

    Listen, subscribe, and get the show notes at lets-talk.ie/ltp100.

    This show is ad-free because of the generosity of listeners like you. Please considering supporting the show on Patreon (https://patreon.com/ltpod).

    Reminder - you can submit questions for future Q & A shows at lets-talk.ie/photoq.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Let's Talk Apple - November 2021

    Let's Talk Apple - November 2021

    This month Bart is joined by Charles Edge from the Mac Admins podcast.

    The show starts with the usual followups and updates on long-running stories. That's followed by some some Apple-related legal news, quite a bit of Apple HR news, and some highlights from Apple's original content and subscription services. The four main stories are Apple's new self service repair program, Apple's renewed focus on business and enterprise customers, Apple's suit against the NSO Group (makers of the Pegasus spyware), and the faux-scandal around Apple buying ads for apps they sell in their App Store. The show ends with a quick rundown of some smaller Apple-related stories that made the news in November.

    Detailed show notes are available at https://lets-talk.ie/lta99.

    Please consider supporting the show on Patreon at https://patreon.com/ltpod.

    Links:
    Let's Talk Apple: http://www.lets-talk.ie/apple @LTPod
    Bart Busschots: http://www.bartb.ie @bbusschots
    Charles Edge: https://krypted.com @cedge318

    • 1 hr 28 min

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