MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Nov 28th 2023

MacBreak Weekly 897

"The Event"

NameDrop Privacy, Apple Podcasts, Solid State Cooling

Records live every Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Dan Moren
Category: News

Jason Snell is leading today's panel, with Dan Moren of SixColors joining Andy Ihnatko and Alex Lindsay. Is there a significant privacy issue with Apple's NameDrop? What are the top podcasts and books in Apple Music & Apple Books? Reports are starting to trickle in for Apple's 2nd gen Vision Pro as reports of the company are looking to cut costs of the low-end headset in half.

  • Local police warn about a new iPhone feature they don't understand.
  • Police departments and news sites spreading misinformation about how iOS 17 NameDrop feature works.
  • Apple shares top podcasts of 2023 in Apple Podcasts.
  • Castro podcast app database failed, may be shutting down?
  • Apple unveils top books of 2023, new in-app Year in Review experience.
  • Apple Music Replay 2023 arrives.
  • Fore AirJet: A solid state cooling demo using MacBook Air.
  • Apple working to cut material costs of low-end Vision headset in half.

Picks of the Week

  • Alex's Pick: Eclipse Glasses
  • Andy's Pick: Hannah Waddingham - Home for Christmas.
  • Dan's Pick: Conlextions
  • Jason's Pick: All Souls Lost by Dan Moren

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