MacBreak Weekly with Leo Laporte

Dec 12th 2023

MacBreak Weekly 899

Which Way To The Bathrooms?

The Beeper Mini Saga, Epic Games, iOS 17.2

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Category: News

The Beeper Mini saga continues as Beeper Mini's access to iMessage was brought down initially to "protect our users" and then brought back without needing to register your phone number. What Google's legal defeat against Epic Games may mean for Epic Games' case against Apple's App Store. And everything new with iOS 17.2.

  • Beeper Mini is back.
  • Apple responds to Beeper’s iMessage for Android: ‘We took steps to protect our users.’
  • Senator Warren calls out Apple for shutting down Beeper’s ‘iMessage to Android’ solution.
  • Beeper Mini is back, but without phone number registration.
  • Apple readies new iPads and M3 MacBook Air to combat sales slump.
  • Google’s Epic legal defeat threatens $200 billion app store industry.
  • Here’s everything new in iOS 17.2.
  • Apple launches Journal, a new app to reflect on everyday moments and life’s special events.
  • iOS 17.2’s Journal app offers introspection, surface-deep.
  • Apple offers reward for musicians to use high-end audio format.
  • Apple executive who invented iPhone screen and Touch ID is leaving.

    Picks of the Week
  • Alex's Pick: with Jason Snell
  • Andy's Pick: A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Jason's Pick: The Abyss in 4K HDR

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