MBW 765: Black Rod for a Day - App Tracking Transparency, Apple vs. Epic Games, colorful MacBooks

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App Tracking Transparency, Apple vs. Epic Games, colorful MacBooks

  • 96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find
  • App Store review process has over 500 human experts; less than 1% of rejections are appealed
  • Apple brass discussed disclosing 128-million iPhone hack, then decided not to
  • Apple Faces U.K. Class Action for App Store Overcharging
  • Zoom seemingly granted access to private iPad camera API
  • Apple Has Hired Cisco's Stella Low As Its Head Of PR
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max ranks fourth place in the first-ever DXOMARK battery test
  • Oprah and Prince Harry's Apple TV+ mental health docuseries to premiere on May 21
  • Rumor: Apple to introduce new MacBook available in iMac-style colors
  • User rebuilds AirTag as a thinner card that fits into wallets
  • AirTag hacked for the first time by a security researcher
  • Apple Card Family members can order their own titanium card, likely coming with iOS 14.6
  • Apple surveys Apple Watch users on health features, mentions glucose monitoring

Picks of the Week

  • Andy's picks: Studio NEAT Canopy & Pocket Casts Plus
  • Rene's picks: DSLR Video Shooter, YouTube & OmniFocus 4
  • Leo's pick: Elago accessories

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

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