This week we’ll get into the finale of our iPad Pro saga, talk about Dropbox’s decision to kill Mailbox, and why Apple has open-sourced Swift. The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed. Thanks to Audible.com, get your free 30 day trial at audible.com/happyhour.
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Here’s what we discussed in this episode:
- Dropbox shutting down popular Mailbox email client and Carousel photo app
- Facebook removes Slingshot, Rooms, and Riff apps from App Store, closes Creative Labs
- Apple’s Swift programming language is now open source
- Apple retracts comment that it was first major open source company after criticism
- Supply chain report suggests new ‘dramatically faster’ Apple TV 5 will go into production in early 2016
- Latest iPhone 6c rumor repeats metal casing claims, claims launching in Jan, on sale in Feb
If you missed our 43rd episode last week, you can subscribe and find every episode or start off from the previous episode here. This episode was recorded on Monday, so expect our conversation about all the news from Tuesday (Apple Watch 2 event/iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case/Apple TV Remote fix!) next week.