Essential Apple Podcast 34 : A Big Mac, Diet Coke and 6 Points Please

 

Another mixed bag of loosely Apple based discussion. The pitfalls of using iOS for podcast production, finally running with nothing more than an Apple Watch. Simon’s been installing more Beta updates, and you can get arrested at McDonalds for using an Apple watch. Plus a load more other nonsense..

 

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This Week’s Talking Points

  • These are the rules on using Apple Pay at drive-thrus after the mobile driving laws were toughened – Mirror.co.uk
  • Reportedly Eddy Cue recently met with Paramount & Sony executives as Apple mulls ‘transformative acquisition’ – – 9to5Mac
  • YouTube launches its own streaming TV service – The Verge – and yes, there is DVR-style recording for your favorite shows, with unlimited storage space in Google’s cloud, and the ability to skip over ads.
  • AOL AIM probably in the death throes Gizmodo – In what feels like a death blow to everyone’s early-Aughts nostalgia, it looks like AOL will soon cut off third-party access to its famous Instant Messenger service. The service turns 20 years old this year, and at this point, it’s unclear if it will see its 21st birthday.
  • The iPhone 6 is making a comeback! New iPhone 6 32GB Gold SKU quietly released in ‘select markets’ – digitimes
  • Google calls ‘time’ on the Pixel laptop – TechCrunch
  • An Iron Man suit for your MacBook? Well, here it is – PortableOne.com The Boost case, is an accessory that envelopes the 12 inch MacBook Retina in a shell providing an array of ports that include USB 2.0 and 3.0, USB Type-C, mini HDMI, and two flash memory card readers.

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About Mark Chappell

Mark’s a guy who lives in a shack by the sea in far western England, binge watching Netflix series in between reviewing tech and Mac related goodies. The switch to Macintosh was easy when using dreaded WinVista and adding a printer proved nigh on impossible. That tipped him over the edge and since getting a Mac he’s never looked back, including the Hackintosh years. Wanna be guitar player, intermittent podcaster, and a Taylor Swift fan.

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