A federal agency is encouraging Congress to make Apple allow sideloading of apps and third-party app stores on the iPhone. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken for a conversation worthy of Groundhog Day. Plus – Samsung hints at an upcoming AR/VR/MR something.
Apple has a new augmented reality idea for counting calories. But is it for an iPhone or a headset? TMO writer Nick deCourville joins Ken to talk that over. Plus a public service announcement from The Wall Street Journal that has nothing to do with man’s money, and everything to do with man’s best friend.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says Apple’s AR/VR headset push will mean placeholder upgrades for the rest of Apple’s hardware and operating systems. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken discuss his predictions. Plus – Mixpanel says iOS 16 adoption is at 70-percent. Is that slow? And if so, why?
Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Ended 2022 hinting at Fortnite’s return to iOS in 2023. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts wants to talk about it. Ken doesn’t. They do anyway. Plus – Citi analyst “Gentleman” Jim Suva likes Apple shares at all the levels. We’ll look at his three Apple catalysts for 2023.
Samsung keeps predicting foldable phones and TMO writer Nick deCourville can’t wait. He joins Ken to talk about that, plus a group that made a foldable iPhone of their own. Then, Oculus creator Palmer Luckey says he’s made a VR rig with a sick and twisted twist: When a user dies in VR, they die in meatspace, too.