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#252: Full Oracle Mode

July 17th, 2019 · 85 minutes

Federico has concerns about dummy units of the next iPhone. Stephen is troubled by the icon used for Software Update in macOS. Both of them receive a visit from a mystic being named Myke. Oh, and it's World Emoji Day!

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Links and Show Notes

Apple's 2019 256GB MacBook Air Includes Slower SSD Than 2018 Model - MacRumors
Apple is silently updating Macs again to remove insecure software from Zoom’s partners - The Verge
Daring Fireball: Apple Is Sending Out Another Silent Update To Fix the Webcam Flaw in Zoom’s Partner Apps
Software Update – Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – 512 Pixels
Software Update Icon
Exhibit B (Java Web Start Icon)
Apple's Rainbow Logo May Return to Some New Products as Early as This Year - MacRumors
Relay FM 5th Anniversary Live Show Tickets
Sentimental Purpose | Do By Friday
Airmail Users Frustrated About Sudden Switch to Subscription-Based Pricing on iPhone and iPad [Updated] - MacRumors
The iPhone 11 Models! – MKBHD – YouTube
The Two Mockups
Apple to Fund Original Podcasts; Spotify (SPOT) Stock Falls - Bloomberg
Spotify falls on report Apple will start funding original podcasts – CNBC
Spotify for iPad now features Split View and Slide Over support - 9to5Mac
Apple Reveals New 2019 Emojis for World Emoji Day – Emojipedia
Apple offers a look at new emoji coming to iPhone this fall - Apple
Connected #212: NanoHippo - Relay FM
The Cultural Phenomenon of Emoji | Adobe Blog
Connected #214: The Californian Idea of Food - Relay FM
Federico Viticci on Twitter: "All you bagel emoji complainers have it easy. Imagine being Italian and having to suffer through this pizza emoji atrocity for YEARS"
World Emoji Award Winners for 2019 – Emojipedia
Unicode's Website Redesign Makes It Easier to Suggest New Emoji | WIRED
Making an Emoji – Welcome to Macintosh