This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new red iPhone rumor, iPhone 6s shutdowns, single sign-on launching, Apple Music and Apple Pay numbers, Apple Watch sales, and more MacBook Pro with Touch Bar impressions. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.
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Here’s what we discussed in this episode:
- Apple reportedly introducing a red chassis color option with new ‘iPhone 7s’ in 2017
- Apple says more iPhone 6s models may be affected by random shutdowns, issuing iOS update
- Apple details Single Sign-On app + provider support as feature goes live on iOS & tvOS
- Apple Music crosses 20M paying subscribers nearly a year and a half after launch
- Apple Pay head: 35 percent of US retailers now support Apple Pay, coming to Gap in 2017
- IDC: Apple Watch sales estimated at 1.1 million units in Series 2 launch quarter, falling 70% YOY
- Tim Cook: Apple Watch sales growth is ‘off the charts’, expecting best quarter ever this holiday season
- Siding with Samsung, Supreme Court reverses decision on $339 million owed to Apple over iPhone design dispute [U]
- Apple believes 2016 MacBook Pro graphics issues are addressed in macOS 10.12.2 update, according to Craig Federighi email
- 2016 MacBook Pro battery complaints grow for both 13- and 15-inch models
- New 2016 MacBook Pros default to scaled non-native Retina screen resolution, here’s how to change it
- Review: Three weeks working from the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar