HBO Max vs. AppleTV+, New iPhone Jailbreak
The Week's Stories:
- HBO Max launches May 27th, and everyone is confused about it.
- New jailbreak works on all iPhones, even on the most recent iOS 13.5. Is there any reason to jailbreak an iPhone anymore?
- iOS 13.5 is out with the Apple/Google Covid contact tracing API. Here's why contact tracing apps will never work.
- Why the iPhone 12 won't have USB-C, and the next iPhone won't even have a charging port
- Apple fixes "This app is no longer shared with you" bug on iOS
- Apple will replace Mac Messages app with a Catalyst version when iOS 14 comes out
- Mythic Quest's Apple TV+ Quarantine Episode was shot entirely on iPhones. The episode was written, shot, and edited in 3 weeks. Apple likes it so much they are submitting it for an Emmy.
- Apple TV+ is the only streaming service that isn't booming in the quarantine - what Apple is doing to fix it
- Apple TV+ is signing deals with tons of big-name Hollywood production companies and stars
- Jean-Louis Gassée thinks Apple Car speculation is missing a few things
- Apple celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day with a new Today at Apple video and App Store features
Picks of the Week:
- Lory's Pick: Traeger Pro 780 WiFi Pellet Grill
- Andy's Pick: Science Channel coverage of SpaceX's first manned launch May 27th at 4:33 pm ET
- Rene's Pick: Sony Vlog camera ZV-1
- Leo's Pick: FileMaker 19 is the biggest release in 15 years
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