Recorded 16th December 2019
No one is available again so â€œever so lonelyâ€ Simon goes for a short solo – not a lot going on anyway as the holidays are coming (holidays are coming, holidays are coming). Even so an Apple patent relating to near eye displays, an electric plane, a springy iPhone defence and more catch Simonâ€™s attention
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On this weekâ€™s show:
- Apple Buys U.K. Startup to Improve iPhone Picture Taking â€“ Bloomberg
- Apple wants to put a holographic display right next to your eyeballs â€” Cult of Mac
- â€ŽFotoMagico for iPad â€“ App Store
- UPDATE: subsequent to recording Oliver tells me release has been put back to mid January due to the App Store being held up by the holidays… Weâ€™ll get Oliver Breidenbach back on the show to tell us about it in the new year.
- Someone Created an ‘Air Bag’ For Your iPhone â€“ Fortune
- iOS 13.3 arrives with full support for physical security keys â€” The Verge
- Appleâ€™s â€˜Assembled in USAâ€™ Mac Pro is made in China for international customers â€“ 9to5 Mac
- Amazon’s Alexa can now play Apple Podcasts on Echo devices â€“ Apple Insider
- Currently US only
- Meet Atmotube Pro: A Portable Air Quality Tracking Device â€” Fossbytes
- ‘World’s first’ fully-electric commercial flight takes off â€” BBC News
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- We will get Ghostery back on in the new year to tell us all about it
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- AirPods Pro vs. Echo Buds: Which one is better? â€” CNET
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