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Macworld Podcast 625

Apple denies Chinese hacking, iPad Pro rumors, Google’s new Pixel 3, and your comments and questions

Apple has made several strong denials about any possibility that the Chinese has hacked the company’s servers. More iPad Pro rumors surface, and Google released some new products. We also respond to your comments and questions.

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Google’s new products look great, but they’re still no threat to Apple

The Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and Home Hub seem like nice products, but they’re not going to put a dent in Apple’s sales.

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Google Home Hub: Top 5 features, and how it stacks up to Echo Show

Google aims to strangle the new Echo Show in its crib, but its new smart display could also cripple hardware partners like JBL and Lenovo.

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Macworld Podcast 624

iPhone XS launch problems, iOS 12.1 preview | Macworld Podcast Ep. 624

We talk about the various reports of different iPhone XS problems. iOS 12.1 is coming soon; what should we expect? We also respond to your comments and questions.

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Why the iPhone is more expensive than ever

The change in customer’s buying patterns affects Apple, which makes its own changes to compensate. Jason Snell explains.

Macworld Podcast Ep. 622

iOS 12 features, iPhone XS ordering and early reviews | Macworld Podcast Ep. 622

Our favorite iOS 12 features, iPhone XS ordering and reviews, and your comments and questions.

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The Array by Hampton Connected Door Lock operates on Wi-Fi and is powered by the sun

A solar panel in this premium-priced, Wi-Fi-connected deadbolt continuously charges its battery.

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Macworld Podcast 620

Preview of Apple’s September 12 event, plus your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 620

It’s official: Apple is having an event next week. What will we see from the company? We also respond to your comments and questions.

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Sonos Amp is the most important new product the company has launched in years

It's not a powered speaker, and it's aimed primarily at customer installers. But audio enthusiasts should still be excited about Sonos’ first new product since going public.

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Imagining an Apple All Access plan

What if Apple offered an iPhone, iCloud, Apple Music, and more all bundled into a single monthly fee?

Macworld Podcast 619

Apple’s A12 CPU, Apple All Access, Audience Hot Takes: Macworld Podcast episode 619

Thoughts on Apple’s upcoming A12 processor, what if Apple had an All Access plan, hot takes from the audience, and your comments and questions.

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When the Mac mini goes pro, will the pros get Mac minis?

Rumors of a “professional” Mac mini have surfaced, but Dan Moren’s not so sure that word means what you think it means.

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ARM’s new roadmap doesn’t tell us anything about Apple making its own Mac CPUs

ARM promises Intel-beating performance and power efficiency, but it won’t impact Apple’s plans.

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The best iPhone analyst is predicting Apple glasses and an Apple car by 2025, but I hope he's wrong

Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that Apple will release a pair of AR glasses in 2020 and an Apple Car by 2025. I'm not getting my hopes up.

Macworld Podcast 617

Rumors, rumors, and more rumors about the iPhone, Apple Car, AR glasses: Macworld Podcast episode 617

Will Apple release AR glasses and an Apple Car in the near future? Will the iPhone support Apple Pencil? What’s up with Group FaceTime? We’ll also talk about your comments and questions.

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If Apple wants to properly add Pencil support to the iPhone, it needs to copy the Galaxy Note 9

Apple is rumored to be adding Pencil support to the new OLED iPhones. Here's how that could work.

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Samsung's $1,000 Galaxy Note 9 makes Apple's $1,000 iPhone X seem like a bargain

Samsung has unveiled the Note 9, its first phone that tops $1,000, and it's a far cry from the iPhone X.

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3 small-but-important details from Apple’s Q4 2018 financials call

While everybody is oohing and ahhing at Apple’s record revenue and blockbuster iPhone sales, Dan Moren’s more interested in the smaller tidbits that Tim Cook let drop on the company’s quarterly financial call.

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In the wake of its IPO, Sonos VP says the company is ‘on a cadence of launching two products per year’

What's next for Sonos now that the speaker manufacturer and multi-room audio pioneer has gone public? Support for hi-res audio is on the company’s to-do list, and the company could add other advanced features that its older products won't be able to support.

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Macworld Podcast Ep. 615

Apple earnings, new features in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, weight loss with the Apple Watch

Apple announced its Q3 2018 results. There are a bunch of new features to explore in the betas of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. Leif talks about his weight-loss project using Apple Watch. Join us with your comments and questions.

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4 top takeaways from Apple’s boringly brilliant record results

Apple’s Q3 2018: The iPhone X bet pays off, Services and Other Products hit it big, and then there’s Oprah.