Essential Apple Podcast 121: Happy Birthday Macintosh & SE/30 – TheMacMommy

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Recorded 27th January 2019

This week it was 35 years since Steve pulled the Macintosh out of the bag to say hello, also it is 30 years since the launch of the SE/30. The latest iOS Beta holds clues about new iPads and even a possible new iPod Touch! Apple reassigned 200+ staff from the Titan project elsewhere (notice I said “reassigned” not laid off...). Apple got some flack about a photo competition and promptly did the right thing about it, while Zuckerberg continues to be a lying two-faced hypocrite (in Simon's opinion). To discuss all of that, and whatever else came to mind during the conversation, I am joined by Nick Riley (@spligosh) and Melissa Davis (@TheMacMommy / TheMacMommy.com)

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On this week’s show:

MELISSA DAVIS – TheMacMommy

NICK RILEY

APPLE

  • 35 years ago, Macintosh said hello – @tim_cook
  • If you never experienced that era you can sample it with either
  • iOS 12.2 beta includes references to new iPod touch, and four new iPad models – The Apple Post
  • iOS 12.2 beta 1 brings Apple News to Canada – Cult of Mac
  • Google nabs senior macOS engineer Bill Stevenson for Fuchsia OS – Cult of Mac
  • Apple Says It Will Pay ‘Shot on iPhone’ Photo Contest Winners After Backlash – Gizmodo
  • Apple Lays Off 200+ People From Project Titan, Its Self-Driving Car Effort – ExtremeTech

TECHNOLOGY

  • Zuckerberg's “facts about Facebook” - the peak of hypocrisy – Cliqz
  • Zuckerberg wants to merge Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp messaging – Daily Dot

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