MacBreak Weekly 338

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Episode 338

MacBreak Weekly 338: The Retail Cruise

A price drop for MacBooks but should you wait for more, Tim Cook has numbers about Apple retail stores success, a little about the iWatch, does iTunes suck?, and more.



Apple laptops hacked via same Java exploit that affected Facebook

  • Leo: Employees visited a compromised software developer forum
  • Andy: So little is known right now, it's impossible to say whether or not it's the same people who targeted Facebook, as opposed to different people using the same security flaw
  • Leo: Apple already does a lot to protect users by not having Java installed by default and deactivating it after it goes unused for a month

Microsoft and Adobe pushing Mac customers to subscription models

Lightroom vs Aperture

Why doesn't Apple make a better iTunes?

Apple drops price of MacBooks

Leo: Even with the price drop, probably better to wait for Intel's new Haswell architecture later this year, will offer better graphics and battery life

New iPad TV ads

Report: No evidence Apple assigns fake projects to new engineers

Ars Technica

Tim Cook's comments on Apple Stores


Lightning connector gives Apple greater control over accessories

New York Times

iPhone update fixes passcode-bypassing bug

Picks of the Week


  • LegalZoom
  • Gazelle
  • RingCentral
  • Audible

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