• Adam Doud

The State of Apple in 2020 featuring Rene Ritchie


Image credit: Apple.com


Rene Ritchie has been a fan of and journalist covering Apple for longer than I've been in this industry. When it comes to all things Apple from Macs to iPhones, Rene is the guy. So with WWDC coming next week, I invited him onto the show to talk about the State of iOS and Apple in 2020, and we had a good long conversation. What's the difference between Jobs Apple and Cook Apple? What's the deal with iPad OS? Why is the Apple Watch so good?

T-Mobile customers experienced outages across the US (Business Insider)

T-Mobile explains why its network went down, hard, on Monday (Verge)

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U.S. companies can work with Huawei on 5G, other standards (Reuters)

US firms can work with Huawei on 5G and other standards (CNBC)

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HTC returns with the launch of Desire 20 Pro and U20 5G mid-range smartphones (Pocketnow)

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Cameo now lets people pay up to $15K to have a Zoom call with a celebrity (Verge)

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Google partners with Parallels to bring Windows apps to Chrome OS (Engadget)

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Hey is a wildly opinionated new email service from the makers of Basecamp (Verge)

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Epic Games and Match Group join Spotify in protesting Apple’s App Store fees (Verge)

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