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iOS 13, Google I/O’19, create custom vibrating iPhone ringtones, and your hot takes

We talk about iOS 13 and Apple Watch rumors, and more. Plus, we have an iPhone tip, and we'll wrap up the show with your hot takes from the Macworld social media feeds.

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Why the Mac won’t end up locked down like iOS

As macOS becomes more like iOS, there’s a fear that Apple will take away some freedoms that Mac users are used to. But that’s unlikely, explains Jason Snell.

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Apple should bring back the iPhone SE and model it after Google’s Pixel 3a

Google has released the $399 Pixel 3a, and it’s everything the iPhone SE should be.

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He’s no Steve Jobs: Tim Cook’s existential failure

The genetic tests are back. Tim Cook is not Steve Jobs.

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Apple’s first game in 11 years is both fun and tacky

‘Warren Buffet’s Paper Wizard’ is Apple’s first game since 2008, and it comes off as self-satire.

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Apple’s heavy hand with parental-control apps is about trust, not anti-trust

The New York Times raised the specter of anti-competitive behavior after Apple banned some parental-control apps in the App Store. The Times has it wrong.

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Family Sharing is broken, but Apple could easily fix it

With several Family Sharing-enabled services on the way, now is the time for Apple to fix its family payments problem.

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Apple’s Q2 2019 results, the battle with parental control apps, better iPhone video on Android, and your hot takes

On the show, we’ll talk about Apple’s recent financials and Apple’s battle with parental control apps. Plus, how to preserve video quality when sharing videos between iPhones and Android phones, and your hot takes.

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It’s time for Apple to re-focus on the iPhone camera

The iPhone takes very high quality photos and videos, but that’s not enough anymore.

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Simple motives: Guessing why Apple does things

When Apple bans apps from the store, maybe there’s a reason.

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It’s about time for a Mac with a touch interface

With rumors of mice and trackpads coming to iOS, Dan Moren thinks the time is right for a change in the Mac user interface.

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WWDC19 rumors, Marizpan and macOS, and your hot takes

On the show, we talk about WWDC19 rumors. What does the future have in store for macOS? We’ll show you how to find Apple Pay locations in Apple Maps. Plus, your hot takes.

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The Mac is becoming more like iOS—and I think I like it

Jason Snell noticed something strange creeping into his thoughts occasionally while working on his iMac Pro: iOS does many things better.

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Three ways Apple’s own Marzipan apps can benefit macOS

There’s a lot of grim speculation surrounding iOS apps transplanted to the Mac, but Dan Moren thinks there’s some reasons for optimism, too.