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It’s an all non-Apple Watch episode!
Apple might be working on a television service (http://9to5mac.com/2015/03/16/wsj-apple-announcing-30-40month-web-tv-service-in-june-shipping-in-september-with-25-channels/), if you believe the Wall Street Journal.
Apple and NBC aren’t talking, except for the fact that NBC is apparently making an Apple TV app (http://9to5mac.com/2015/03/17/nbc-plans-cable-dependent-apple-tv-app-for-second-half-of-2015/). Figure that out.
We also talk about USB-C which is our new bicycle (http://www.macworld.com/article/2894423/thunderbolted-usb-c-is-our-new-connection-overlord-get-used-to-it.html). No, really, we’ll miss MagSafe (http://www.macworld.com/article/2895694/will-your-new-macbook-crash-to-the-ground-without-magsafe-yes.html).
Lex and Moltz are OK with the Force Touch trackpad (https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Retina+Display+Early+2015+Teardown/38300) except inasmuch as it satisfies Dan’s tap-to-click sensibilities.
In regards to our non-bet about who said apps jiggling looked “nervous”, at Macworld Expo in January 2008, Steve Jobs said while showing how to tap and hold to move apps: “They all get a little bit restless.” Dan and Lex think that’s not the same. Moltz hates them both.
For the record, there is no (known) vulnerability in Apple Pay (http://www.imore.com/banks-still-trying-failing-deflect-fraud-apple-pay) despite what you might have read.
Dan is interested in Samsung’s recently acquired payment system for all his Samsung device payment needs (http://techcrunch.com/2015/02/18/samsung-acquires-looppay-maker-of-an-apple-pay-competitor/).
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