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#288: Are We Being Punked?

March 9th, 2020 · 69 minutes

The COVID-19 virus continues to upend tech industry conference plans, product roll-outs, and supply chains, but we've still got news about new displays on future Apple hardware and a series of major stories from 9to5 Mac about the future of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. Is the iPad finally getting full-on cursor support for external pointing devices? Myke and Jason are decidedly enthusiastic, while also wondering if this is just an elaborate practical joke.

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Links and Show Notes

Hazel – Noodlesoft
Bad AppleScript: Use Hazel to auto-compress Logic projects - Six Colors
Fixing my calendar fixes - All this
Adding SWA calendar events on iOS - All this
‎Crossy Road Castle on the App Store
Apple now allows push notification advertising, updates dating app review guidelines and more - 9to5Mac
Disney Plus to Launch on U.K. Pay-TV Operator Sky – Variety
The Simpsons will stream on Disney Plus in the UK - The Verge
Google cancels I/O 2020, its biggest event of the year - The Verge
Apple pulls out of SXSW due to coronavirus, cancels planned Apple TV+ premieres - 9to5Mac
Apple, Google, and others asked to avoid travel and cancel big events - The Verge
Jon Prosser on the potential of a March Event – Twitter
Apple’s Cook Offers Work From Home This Week to Most Staff - Bloomberg
Apple Working on Six Mini-LED Products Including New 14.1-Inch MacBook Pro and Refreshed iMac Pro - MacRumors
Mini-LED is here: How smaller lights could lead to big TV improvements - CNET
Sophisticated mouse cursor support coming to iOS 14, new iPad Smart Keyboard models with trackpad - 9to5Mac
Apple Watch blood oxygen detection feature found in iOS 14 code snippet - 9to5Mac
Apple Watch sleep tracking revealed: sleep quality, battery, more - 9to5Mac
Apple Watch Series 6 and watchOS 7 to include 'Infograph Pro' with tachymeter, Schooltime and kids mode, sleep tracking, more - 9to5Mac
iOS 14 icon leak reveals first look at Apple's high-end, over-ear headphones with AirPods features - 9to5Mac
Take Control of Photos – Take Control Books
Shortcuts Archive - MacStories