MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

May 16th 2023

MacBreak Weekly 870

Building My Beaver Dam

App Store Fraud, M3 Pro Macs, Apple Leakers

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Category: News
  • App Store stopped more than $2 billion in fraudulent transactions in 2022. 
  • Apple launches new concert discovery features on Apple Maps and Apple Music. 
  • Apple introduces new features for cognitive accessibility, along with Live Speech, Personal Voice, and Point and Speak in Magnifier. 
  • Apple devices to occupy 90% of TSMC 3nm capacity in 2023 
  • First M3 Pro Macs may launch by end of the year, chip has more CPU/GPU cores compared to M2 Pro.
  • Apple executive in charge of TV+ and sports businesses to depart. 
  • Apple service outages are at unacceptable level given the importance of the ecosystem. 
  • Leaker claims Apple used ‘multi-step sting’ operation to identify and fire their source ahead of WWDC. 
  • Most states halt use of Google and Apple's COVID-19 exposure notification system. 

    Picks of the Week 
  • Alex Pick: Ainope USBC 3.2 Gen 2 
  • Andy's Pick: Whats.New 
  • Jason's Pick: Laya's Horizon 

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