Essential Apple Podcast 254: All the news that’s fit to print…

Sorry this one is a bit late, there’s a lot of real life stuff going on. Anyway Nick and I get together again to mull over the week in Apple incuding of course another record quarter results.


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Recorded 2nd May 2022

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On this week’s show


  • @spligosh on Twitter very occasionally.
  • Sometimes appears on Bart Busschots’ Let’s Talk Apple
  • Sutton Park Circuit church worship on YouTube
  • Nick’s church stream videos on You Tube


  • Apple Reports Second Quarter Results – Apple
    • Apple Q2 2022 results: A record $97 billion quarter – Six Colors
    • Opinion: iPad sees year-over-year sales decline – I blame iPadOS for that — 9to5Mac
  • Apple and Dell shipments grow but overall PC market shrinks — ZDNet
    • Mac shipments grew 8% this year, as leading PC brands saw their own numbers plummet – 9to5Mac
  • iPhone shipments grow while Android tanks — Cult of Mac
  • Apple now employs Brazilian supplier to build iPhone 13 – AppleInsider
  • New Apple AirTag update makes it easier to stop stalkers — BGR
  • Apple to bin apps that go three years without updates — The Register
    • Apple clarifies conditions for App Store app removal, extends update deadline to 90 days — AppleInsider
  • Lawsuit alleges Apple should have to pay damages to consumers for suspending Apple Pay in Russia — 9to5Mac
  • Apple Launches Self Service Repair Store — Daring Fireball
    • Apple launches Self Service Repair program for iPhones – AppleInsider
    • Apple’s iPhone repair tool kit that it rents is wheeled and weighs 79 pounds — AppleInsider
  • Your iPhone can alert you to breaking glass, smoke alarms and other dangers — Cult of Mac
  • Apple’s Thunderbolt 4 Pro Cable teardown shows why the accessory is expensive — 9to5Mac


  • Qualcomm’s M1 Rival to Be Available in PCs by Late 2023 – MacRumors
  • This student invention captures harmful car tyre microplastic dust – EuroNews


  • How ILM Brought Boba Fett to Times Square – YouTube


For things that are not worth more than a flypast

  • If you’re into any of these things, Apple thinks you’re a ‘hipster’ — Cult of Mac

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