Essential Apple Podcast 110: Scrap-Book Air?
Recorded 4th November 2018
This week of course Apple had a keynote event in New York and revealed a host of items, some expected (iPad), some only hoped for (Mac Minis and MacBook Airs)... Also they had an earnings call - not something we tend to get overly wrapped up in on this show but there were a couple of points of interest. Unsrprisingly there wasn't really much other news of note to us but even so we run extra long...
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On this week's show:
- On Twitter as @weyhan
- On GitHub as weyhan
- iOS Developer who goes by handle the Eccentric iOS developer
- Developer / Maintainer of the iOS Compo writing app
- @Oceanspeed on Twitter and occasionally puts Essential Apple related stuff on YouTube
- @spligosh on Twitter, sometimes on the Let's Talk Apple Podcast
- New in MacBook Air
- Retina Display
- Touch ID
- 100% Recycled Aluminium
- 35% Post Consumer recycled plastic
- New in Mac mini
- 4-6 Core CPU
- Same port strategy
- Space Gray
- New in iPad Pro
- USB-C vs Lightning
- New Pencil
- New Smart Keyboard case
- New in MacBook Air
- Apple downplay Intel
- Intel vs Apple's S-series CPU
- Intel remains supplier for modem chip
- ARM as bargaining chip against Intel
- ARM Macs
- Explain the difference between Apple's OS variants
- Machine code
- UI Paradigm
- Apple's OS strategy around ARM Macs
- Keep current strategy
- OS unification
- Redrawing lines
- Apple Special Event. October 30, 2018. From the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House. “Here's what we announced” – Apple
- Apple unveiled its new iPad Pro, Pencil and MacBook at event stressing 'creativity' – ABC News
- Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results – Apple
- Apple Financial Results - Q4 2018 Listen to streaming audio from the conference call,
held on November 1, 2018 – Apple
- Apple tumbles 7% after earnings on light guidance – CNBC
- Jony Ive interview: Apple design guru on how he created the new iPad – and the philosophy behind it – The Independent
IN THE NEWS
- Tomorrow's World to return for one-off show – BBC News
- TunnelBear Completes 2nd Annual Independent Security Audit – TunnelBear Blog
- Yes, you should update your iPhone to iOS 12.1, but its lock screen is still unsafe – HOT for Security
- Turn off Siri via the lock screen people...
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