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MacBreak Weekly (Audio‪)‬ TWiT TV

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    • 3.9 • 1.6K Ratings

Get the latest Apple news and views from the top names in Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad journalism.

Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

    Black Rod for a Day - App Tracking Transparency, Apple vs. Epic Games, colorful MacBooks

    Black Rod for a Day - App Tracking Transparency, Apple vs. Epic Games, colorful MacBooks

    App Tracking Transparency, Apple vs. Epic Games, colorful MacBooks

    96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find
    App Store review process has over 500 human experts; less than 1% of rejections are appealed
    Apple brass discussed disclosing 128-million iPhone hack, then decided not to
    Apple Faces U.K. Class Action for App Store Overcharging
    Zoom seemingly granted access to private iPad camera API
    Apple Has Hired Cisco's Stella Low As Its Head Of PR
    iPhone 12 Pro Max ranks fourth place in the first-ever DXOMARK battery test
    Oprah and Prince Harry's Apple TV+ mental health docuseries to premiere on May 21
    Rumor: Apple to introduce new MacBook available in iMac-style colors
    User rebuilds AirTag as a thinner card that fits into wallets
    AirTag hacked for the first time by a security researcher
    Apple Card Family members can order their own titanium card, likely coming with iOS 14.6
    Apple surveys Apple Watch users on health features, mentions glucose monitoring


    Picks of the Week

    Andy's picks: Studio NEAT Canopy & Pocket Casts Plus
    Rene's picks: DSLR Video Shooter, YouTube & OmniFocus 4
    Leo's pick: Elago accessories

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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    • 1 hr 52 min
    Rum Sleg Sizzle Reel - Apple vs. Epic Games, AirTags, Alex Lindsay in Star Wars

    Rum Sleg Sizzle Reel - Apple vs. Epic Games, AirTags, Alex Lindsay in Star Wars

    Apple vs. Epic Games, AirTags, Alex Lindsay in Star Wars

    Star Wars: Rum Sleg, Alex Lindsay
    Apple AirTags could enable domestic abuse in terrifying ways
    EU Charges Apple With App Store Antitrust Violations in Spotify Case
    Apple's App Store Had 78% Margin in 2019, Epic Expert Says
    Apple and Epic go head-to-head in fiery opening remarks of the highly-anticipated trial
    As Epic case begins, a senior Google engineer undermines one of Apple's arguments: the Web Apps argument
    Report: Android apps send student data to 'very high-risk' third parties 8x more often than iOS
    Apple says iOS 14.5.1 and macOS 11.3.1 patch WebKit flaws that may have been actively exploited
    Apple says the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will work with the old Magic Keyboard, but 'may not precisely fit when closed'
    iOS 14.6 beta 1 hinted at Apple Music HiFi support with Dolby audio references
    Kuo: Apple to update iPad Mini in 2nd half of 2021


    Picks of the Week

    Andy's pick: General Electric G3700 Cassette Player (1967)
    Rene's pick: dbrand iMac Black Bezels
    Alex's pick: CamTrackAR

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay

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    • 2 hr 12 min
    Is the Purple Faster? - iOS 14.5 release, Zuckerberg vs. Cook, Ted Lasso shortbread

    Is the Purple Faster? - iOS 14.5 release, Zuckerberg vs. Cook, Ted Lasso shortbread

    iOS 14.5 release, Zuckerberg vs. Cook, Ted Lasso shortbread

    Apple releases iOS 14.5
    How Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook Became Foes
    Apple's animated video for App Tracking Transparency]
    iOS 14.5: A Guide to Apple's New App-Tracking Controls
    Apple releases watchOS 7.4
    Apple releases tvOS 14.5
    Apple's new 12.9-inch iPad Pro won't work with the original $349 Magic Keyboard
    Ransomware gang tries to extort Apple hours ahead of Spring Loaded event
    Apple named one of Time's 'Most Influential Companies' for its 'defining products' during 2020
    Apple Must Face Lawsuit for Telling Consumers They Can "Buy" Movies, TV Shows
    Next-gen Apple Silicon 'M2' chip reportedly enters production, included in MacBooks in the second half of year
    EU to charge Apple with anti-competitive behavior this week
    Apple updates Clips app with new AR interactions enabled by LiDAR scanner
    dbrand offers skins to give new iMac black bezels or a fully black iMac
    Someone deciphered the Ted Lasso shortbread recipe from Apple's Spring Loaded event


    Picks of the Week

    Andy's pick: Canopy keyboard stand for Magic Keyboard
    Rene's pick: Apple vs. Facebook - what's going on?
    Alex's pick: Metahuman

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay

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    • 2 hr 4 min
    Bring In the Technocrane - AirTags, a new iPad Pro, colorful iMacs, and more!

    Bring In the Technocrane - AirTags, a new iPad Pro, colorful iMacs, and more!

    AirTags, a new iPad Pro, colorful iMacs, and more!

    Apple introduces Apple Card Family, enabling people to share Apple Card and build credit together
    Apple leads the next chapter of podcasting with Apple Podcasts Subscriptions
    Apple introduces iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini in a stunning new purple
    Apple introduces AirTag
    Apple unveils the next generation of Apple TV 4K
    iMac features an all-new design in vibrant colors, M1 chip, and a 4.5K Retina display
    Apple unveils new iPad Pro with M1 chip and stunning Liquid Retina XDR display
    Microsoft's xCloud beta arrives on iOS and PC this week


    Picks of the Week

    Andy's pick: Affinity Photo
    Mikah's pick: HomePaper
    Alex's pick: Nobe Omniscope

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Mikah Sargent

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    • 2 hr 12 min
    Iron Butt² - Apple's April 20 event, iMessage on Android, Leo runs Android on his iPhone

    Iron Butt² - Apple's April 20 event, iMessage on Android, Leo runs Android on his iPhone

    Apple's April 20 event, iMessage on Android, Leo runs Android on his iPhone

    Apple officially announces special event for April 20: 'Spring Loaded'
    Tim Cook: Epic wants to turn the App Store into a 'flea market'
    Apple Plans to Skip App Store Hearing, Drawing Ire From Senators
    Apple Admits Purposely Keeping iMessage Off Android Helps Lock Users In
    Apple's Find My network now offers new third-party finding experiences
    iPhone 13 Design Renders Reveal iPhone 12-Like Design and Smaller Notch
    Apple Facing Supply Shortage of Upcoming High-End iPad Displays
    Spotify's 'Car Thing' takes on CarPlay as a touchscreen smart media player
    Official support for Linux on the M1 Macs could come as soon as June
    Head of engineering for Apple Retail departing company after 10 years
    Siri backend creator Nuance acquired by Microsoft in $19.7 billion deal
    Samsung launches 'iTest,' a new web app for turning your iPhone into a Galaxy device
    HomePod still available nearly one month after being discontinued


    Picks of the Week

    Andy's pick: LEGO Space Shuttle Discovery set
    Rene's pick: Redshift for Mac
    Alex's pick: Polycam
    Leo's pick: FCC Speed Test App

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay

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    • 2 hr
    Digital Concierge - New Siri voices, augmented reality, and Apple Arcade's expansion

    Digital Concierge - New Siri voices, augmented reality, and Apple Arcade's expansion

    New Siri voices, augmented reality, and Apple Arcade's expansion

    iOS 14.5: Siri no longer defaults to a female voice, two new choices added
    I Called Off My Wedding. The Internet Will Never Forget
    He believed Apple's App Store was safe. Then a fake app stole his life savings in bitcoin.
    App Store now rejecting apps using third-party SDKs that collect user data without consent
    Apple Arcade launches its biggest expansion yet, growing its award-winning catalog to more than 180 games
    Tim Cook says he 'probably' won't be at Apple in 10 years' time
    AR is 'critically' important for Apple's future, says Tim Cook
    Apple Pay with UWB may automatically select the right card based on location
    Snap looked at ways of circumventing Apple's new privacy rules


    Picks of the Week

    Andy's pick: Dissent Pins - Vaccination Collection
    Rene's pick: Jordan Harrod - YouTube
    Lisa's pick: Surfline
    Mikah's pick: DisplayBuddy

    Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Mikah Sargent

    Guest: Lisa Schmeiser

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    • 1 hr 54 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

derkcir ,

Love the show

Love the show but as others have mentioned sometimes the hosts can go on way to long to make a point. I think Andy’s argument is always that the price is to high for whatever the product is... Also I wonder if Renee can hear or is he just that insensitive that he starts talking right in the middle of someone else’s point. Many times right in the “middle” of someone’s sentence he will just start talking. Anyway I can put up with the clumsy conversations for now because I love the subject and mostly like the hosts.

Mr. 346 ,

Pro CCP drivel.

Delivers useful tech information tainted by patronizing and political snide comments. I guess be expected from a show from Colleyforneeya.

techaesthetic ,

Interruptions

Whoever does most of the talking needs to keep his mouth shut and let the others talk.

That being said, to all the other bad ratings talking about leaving the politics out, f off, y’all are terrible ignorant small minded conservatives whining about white males feelings get hurt 🤦‍♂️

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