MacBreak Weekly 416
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Topic: Tim Cook/ice bucket challenge, Apple adds key Vice Presidents, Apple granted a patent for a curved touch display, leaked iPhone 6 schematic may indicate NFC on the way, and more.
Recorded: August 19, 2014
Published: August 19, 2014
MacBreak Weekly 416: That's My Travel Emmy
Tim Cook/ice bucket challenge, Apple adds key Vice Presidents, Apple granted a patent for a curved touch display, leaked iPhone 6 schematic may indicate NFC on the way, and more.
- Leo Laporte ( /Google+)
- Alex Lindsay ( /Google+)
- Andy Ihnatko ( /Google+)
- Leo: IBC started with Phil Shiller, and challenged Tim Cook and others
- Leo: 9to5Mac page has 5 videos that all autoplay
- Alex: There are Emmys for every category imaginable
- Leo: Wondered what Jony Ive thought about being after Angela Ahrendts, but then noticed it's just alphabetical
- Alex: Paul Deneve is from YSL, now VP of Special Projects
- Andy: That has to be one of the BEST jobs, Apple VP of "Special Projects"
- Leo: Curved display will be for "iWatch" or will it?
- Leo: Apple's anti-poaching agreement was illegal, http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/08/15/lawsuit-claims-steve-jobs-senior-apple-directors-hurt-company-with-anti-poaching-row
- Andy: All the CEO's were named outright
- Leo: The agreements hold the employees hostage, unable to shop themselves out
iPhone 6 rumors
- Leo: It will be announced Sept 9th
- Leo: A Thai official announced approval of 2 new iPhones, Apple was not amused - http://www.macrumors.com/2014/08/14/apple-thailand-iphone-6/
- Alex: They made the announcement to circumvent the Black Market and gain the tax revenue
- Leo: iPhone 6 schematic shows NFC?
- Leo: New Battery with 2915mAh
- Leo: Reversible USB cable
MBP 2011 GPU issue
- Leo: http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/181797/apple-ignores-calls-to-fix-2011-macbook-pro-failures-as-problem-grows
Picks of the Week
- Andy's pick: TravelCard Charger for $39.00
- Excellent small travel charger. Will half charge a dead iPhone 5s
- Alex's pick: Poker Stars for free
- Excellent site for learning the different styles of poker
- Leo’s pick: BBQ Dragon for $59.95
- Makes lighting and stoking a BBQ easy with no lighter fluid or other chemicals
- ITPro TV
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