LTA 110: October 2022 1

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The show starts with some followups from previous shows, some regulatory and legal news, some HR news, and some news from Apple’s various services before moving on to the four main stores — Apple’s Q4 earnings, Apple’s Ads expansion, new OSes (iPad OS 16.1 & macOS Ventura), and new hardware (Apple TV, 10th Gen iPad & M2 iPad Pro). The show finishes with a quick rundown of some other Apple-related stories that made the news in October.

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Updates & Followup

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

Regulatory Rundown

Legal Latest

Apple HR & Acquisition News

Apple Services & Original Content Highlights

Main Stories

  1. 2022 Q4 + 2022 FY Earnings 😀—…
  2. Apple’s Reported Push into Advertising Becomes Real 🙁
  3. OS Releases
    1. Updates for all OSes
    2. iPadOS 16.1
    3. macOS Ventura
  4. New Hardware
    1. Updated Apple TV 4K (faster chips, more storage, cheaper wifi-only option without Thread radio & remote → USB-C) —…
    2. 10th Gen iPad (faster, nice colours, bigger screen, no home button, touchID to sleep/wake button, camera to long end, port to USB-C, 1st Gen pencil only with clunky adaptor, and new keyboards not compatible with other iPads) —…
    3. M2 iPadPro (Pencil Hover, unchanged industrial design) —…
    4. Opinion Pieces:

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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