Let’s Talk Apple — Ep. 56 (April 2018)

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The show starts with a few notable numbers and hires that made the news in April before moving on to the five main stories — Bloomberg’s report that Apple will switch the Mac to their own ARM processors, Apple’s continued Environmental push, the end of the line for the AirPort, the Q2 2018 earnings call, and the iMac turning 20. The show finishes with a quick rundown of a few other Apple related stories that made the news in April.

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Notable Numbers
Notable Comings & Goings
  • Apple has hired John Giannandrea, former chief of search & AI at Google. Tim Cook makes a point of emphasising that John shares Apple’s values, including their commitment to privacy — www.imore.com/… & www.macobserver.com/…
  • Apple has reportedly hired Jon McCormack away from Amazon where he was Chief Technology Officer of their devices group. He’s also been chief of software operations at HP, VP of software for Kindle at Amazon, and was with Google’s Advanced Technology & Products Group — www.macobserver.com/…
Main Stories
  1. Bloomberg reports that Apple is going to switch to its own processors for Macs — www.bloomberg.com/…
  2. Apple continues it’s environmental push:
  3. It’s official, Apple exits the router business with the discontinuation of their AirPort line — tidbits.com/…
  4. Apple’s Q2 2018 Earnings Call — www.apple.com/…
  5. The iMac Turns 20!
Quick Stories

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