LTA 101: January 2022

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The show starts with the usual followups and updates on long-running stories. That’s followed by some some Apple-related legal news, a little Apple HR news, and some highlights from Apple’s original content and subscription services. The four main stories are Intel’s new I9 mobile processor, the controversy around AirTags, more AppStore issues, and Apple’s Q1 2022 earnings call. The show ends with a quick rundown of some smaller Apple-related stories that made the news in January.

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Updates & Followup

Quick updates to long-running stories the show continues to track, and to stories covered in recent shows.

Legal Latest

Apple HR & Acquisition News

Subscription Services Highlights

Main Stories

  1. Intel launch their new i9 ‘mobile’ CPU (faster than the M1, but much more power-hungry, and hence, heat producing)
  2. AirTag abuses spark debate/controversy
  3. The App Store continues to cause trouble for Apple
  4. Apple’s Q1 2022 Earnings Call

Quick Stories


Note: When the textual description of a link is part of the link it is the title of the page being linked to, when the text describing a link is not part of the link it is a description written by Bart.

Emoji Meaning
🎧 A link to audio content, probably a podcast.
flag The story is particularly relevant to people living in a specific country, or, the organisation the story is about is affiliated with the government of a specific country.
📊 A link to graphical content, probably a chart, graph, or diagram.
💵 A link to an article behind a pay-wall.
📌 A pinned story, i.e. one to keep an eye on that’s likely to develop into something significant in the future.

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