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Blind spots: Does Apple know its own business?

There’s a good chance people at Apple have read “The Innovator’s Dilemma.”

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A ‘dull’ iPad mini 5 could be Apple’s most exciting release of the year

Apple is rumored to release a new iPad mini with the same and design as the three-year-old model it’s replacing. Bring it on.

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Apple’s bug bounties need to get with the program

After a couple high profile security flaws, Dan Moren thinks Apple needs to take a hard look at its bug bounty program.

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How will Apple redesign the iPad home screen?

The iPad has essentially used the same home screen for nine years. Jason Snell has a few ideas on how it can be updated.

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When Apple, Facebook, and Google fight, we all lose

Apple, Google, and Facebook are playing a very high-profile game of chess—and we could all end up being the losers.

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Blowing in the wind: Apple’s presumed failing

The Macalope finds that the Apple doom train continues to chug along whether you choose to ride it or it ever stops at Cupertino or not.

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Three Apple decisions that don’t please the user, but the company won’t change

Dan Moren examines Apple strategies that are unpopular with its customers, but are here to stay.

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Making a bad thing worse: Apple’s FaceTime bug

Mistakes are bad, but it’s worse when there’s intent. The Macalope explains.

Macworld Podcast 638

FaceTime bug, Apple’s Q1 2019 financial results, iOS and macOS Public Betas, Apple’s gaming service

We talk about the latest in Apple-related news, and we feature your comments and questions

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Apple's handling of scary FaceTime spying bug shows that privacy is a right when it's good PR

Apple has shut down Group FaceTime after a bug allowed callers to eavesdrop on people before they answered the call. And it appears that Apple knew about the bug at least a week ago.

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Four letter words: This year’s flop

Some iPhones don't sell as well as others. Ergo, flop.

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Dead Apple killers: It’s harder than it looks

So many Apple killers, so little actual killing.

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How will Apple’s 2019 iPhone counter the Google Pixel camera?

Jason Snell thinks that Apple may need to re-think its classic approach to iPhone upgrades if the company wants to keep up in the battle of smartphone cameras.

Macworld Podcast 637

Apple product rumors, iPhone front camera rating, Apple Shortcuts, iOS 12.1.3

Apple product rumors, iPhone front camera rating, Apple Shortcuts, iOS 12.1.3, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 637.