MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Dec 5th 2023

MacBreak Weekly 898

Dedicated Vulcan Salute Apparatus

Paramount+, Apple Card, Filmic & Halide

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

Leo has returned from his retreat! Apple TV+ and Paramount+ may soon be offered as a bundled service to entice more possible customers. Chase could be the replacement partner for Apple Card as Goldman Sachs seeks to end its partnership with Apple. And Apple reveals with 2023 App Store Award winners and Apple Podcast names Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'Wiser Than Me' the 2023 Show of the Year!

  • Apple and Paramount considering bundling their streaming services. 
  • Netflix didn’t see much ‘interruption’ in launch of original shows and movies Because of strikes, Co-CEO Ted Sarandos claims. 
  • From Gurman: Chase could be an ideal replacement for Goldman Sachs, as they already have a relationship with Apple. 
  • Filmic’s entire staff laid off by parent company Bending Spoons. 
  • Developers of Halide doing video app, Kino. 
  • Here’s what’s actually going on in that viral ‘glitch in the matrix’ iPhone mirror picture. 
  • Apple reveals 2023 App Store Award winners; names generative AI the ‘trend of the year’. 
  • Apple Podcasts names Julia Louis-Dreyfus' "Wiser Than Me" the 2023 Show of the Year. 
  • Apple announces expanded partnership with Amkor for advanced silicon packaging in the U.S. 
  • There’s a new iMessage for Android app — and it actually works. 

    Picks of the Week 
  • Alex's Pick: Topaz Video AI 
  • Andy's Pick: Panic Playdate Advent Calendar 
  • Jason's Pick: Channels

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