We hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving and a Happy Hannuka to those who will be celebrating that… Not much news really but Nick and Simon find a few bits to natter about including the ultra rare WristMac and AR replacing the iPhone in the future and a few other bits and pieces.
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Recorded 28th November 2021
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- Sutton Park Circuit church worship on YouTube
- Nickâ€™s church stream videos â€“ YouTube
- Apple delays support for storing your ID in the Wallet app until 2022 â€“ 9to5Mac
- Kuo: Apple plans to replace the iPhone with AR in 10 years â€“ 9to5Mac
- Russia demands foreign tech companies open offices in the country â€“ Sky News
- “Not currently available”: Turks cant buy iPhones after lira plunge â€“ Reuters
- Seiko WristMac, aka the ‘first Apple Watch,’ will look weird as hell on your wrist â€“ Cult of Mac
- Seiko WristMac â€“ the first Apple Watch in 1988 â€“ up for auction â€“ 9to5Mac
- Helpful Mac app sends alerts when new Apple devices are in stock â€“ Cult of Mac
- BT to axe traditional landline phones sparking fears for millions of elderly â€“ Daily Record
- 12ft â€“ Hop any paywall â€“ 12ft
- Windows 11 could come to M1 Macs in the future â€“ BGR
SECURITY & PRIVACY
- GoDaddy discloses recent security breach that exposed 1.2 million accounts â€“Engadget
- Huge fines and a ban on default passwords in new UK law â€“ BBC News
WORTH A CHIRP / ESSENTIAL TIPS
- The key combo to lock the screen is Control + Command + Q – I looked it up iin the Apple Menu (Duh!) Or as Alister pointed out press the Touch ID/Power Button
JUST A SNIPPET
For things that are not worth more than a flypast
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