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#239: Fighting Against the Laws of Physics

April 1st, 2019 · 88 minutes

This week we say goodbye to AirPower, ponder the place of the new iPad Mini, speculate a bit about Apple Arcade, and take a hard look at Apple News+. Also, Jason literally sits in the iMac Pro Gap.

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Links and Show Notes

🚨 Tickets for Connected LIVE at WWDC! 🚨
Jason and Myke's 'Baseball Song'
Does the 2019 i9 5K iMac Overheat? – Max Tech – YouTube
Disney now owns 21st Century Fox, X-Men, and most of Hulu - The Verge
Apple cancels AirPower product, citing inability to meet its high standards for hardware | TechCrunch
Liftoff - Relay FM
5by5 | Hypercritical #12: Nothing Is So Perfect
Mophie Wireless Charging Base - Apple
NOMAD® | Wireless Charging Hub
Material Dock | Studio Neat
Review: iPad mini 2019 is a modern version of a small classic - Six Colors
Why today’s iPad lineup is the strongest in years | Macworld
iPad mini 2019 review: the best small tablet - The Verge - YouTube
iPad Air 2019 review: happy medium - The Verge - YouTube
Buy Logitech Crayon for iPad Air - Apple
Apple Arcade - Apple Developer
iOS Games by Zach Gage
Apple News - Apple
A Complete List of All the Magazines Available for Apple News+ in the U.S. (So Far) – MacStories
Connected #236: Rosencrantz Says - Relay FM
iOS 12: The MacStories Review – MacStories
Take Control of iOS 12 | Take Control Books
iPhone Field Guide — MacSparky
MacSparky Field Guides
Gaming - iPhone Accessories - Apple
Funding Apple Pay Cash no longer possible from a credit card - 9to5Mac
‎Threes! on the App Store
‎Flipflop Solitaire on the App Store
‎Pocket Run Pool on the App Store
‎Stagehand: A Reverse Platformer on the App Store
‎Alto's Adventure on the App Store
‎Alto's Odyssey on the App Store
‎holedown on the App Store
‎Really Bad Chess on the App Store
‎Orbital on the App Store
Super Stickman Golf®
‎Blackbox on the App Store
‎Blackbar on the App Store
‎Mini Metro on the App Store
‎Monument Valley on the App Store
Baba Is You
‎Desert Golfing on the App Store