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#480: Bichael Gurley

December 13th, 2023 · 74 minutes

OTJ joins Federico and Stephen to talk about Threads joining the fediverse, recent and future software updates, how to use nets correctly and the winners of this year's MacStories Selects awards.

Guest Starring: John Voorhees

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Links and Show Notes

Mophie 3-in-1 Travel Charger (MagSafe compatible) - Apple
Buy MagSafe Charging Case (USB‑C) for AirPods Pro (2nd generation) - Apple
Leo Did the Thing
Quinn Nelson is a Tease
Review: The iPhone 15 Pro Max’s Greatness is Thicker than Titanium – 512 Pixels
@zuck • Starting a test where posts from Threads accounts will be available on Mastodon and other service... • Threads
Beeper Mini’s iMessage fight with Apple is about platforms, protocols, and power - The Verge
REAL iMessage on Android - No Apple ID Needed! - Some Guy on YouTube
Epic win: Jury decides Google has illegal monopoly in app store fight - The Verge
EU Plans to Let Spotify Direct Users to Other Payment Options on iPhone - MacRumors
Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.2 with Journal App, Messages and Music Improvements, and More - MacStories
Upgrade #490: The Cat Has a Team of Lawyers - Relay FM

This episode includes a great conversation about Tapbacks vs. emoji stickers.

Apple Releases macOS Sonoma 14.2 With Enhanced AutoFill, New Widgets, Apple Music Updates and More - MacRumors
Apple's Journal App: Journaling for All? - MacStories
Introducing Journaling Suggestions for Day One
Stolen Device Protection Coming with iOS 17.3 – 512 Pixels
Apple Did the Thing, Kinda
MacStories Selects 2023: Recognizing the Best Apps of the Year - MacStories
2023 MacStories Selects Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award - MacStories
I Used a Game Boy Camera for FaceTime Video Calls in iPadOS 17 and It Was Glorious - MacStories