LTA 117: May 2023

Let's Talk Apple Logo


In this solo show Bart starts by explaining some changes to the show, and then gets stuck into the usual apple news. First, some followups, a few notable numbers, a little regulatory and legal news, some HR news, some highlights from Apple’s services an original content, and then the four main stories. First, it’s still complicated for Apple in India, second, Google & Apple join forces to fight stalking, third, some up-coming accessibility features, and fourth, Apple’s pro apps come to the iPad! Finally, the show finishes with some other quick Apple-related stories that made the news in May.

You’ll find detailed show notes below the fold, and if you enjoy this free show, please consider clicking on the donate button at the top of the left side bar – the show is free for you to listen to, but not for Bart to Produce!

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Updates & Followup

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

Notable Numbers

Regulatory Rundown

Legal Latest

Apple HR & Acquisition News

Apple Services & Original Content Highlights

Main Stories

  1. Apple & India — It’s Still Complicated
  2. Google & Apple join forces to develop a standard for detecting and alerting on the abuse of bluetooth LE trackers like AirTags & Tiles — Tracked by hidden tags? Apple and Google unite to propose safety and security standards… —…
  3. Apple previews up-coming accessibility improvements to mark Global Accessibility Awareness…,… &…
  4. FinalCut Pro & Logic arrive on M1 iPads —… &…

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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