This week Benjamin and Zac talk about traveling and data caps on carrier plans, the resolution to Apple’s MacBook Pro throttling issue (and possibly the keyboard problem), Macotakara’s report on the upcoming iPad Pro losing its headphone jack, Face ID only working in portrait orientation, and moving its Smart Connector, a leaked CAD image that may back up that report, iGen’s report on upcoming HomePod features including multiple timers and phone call features, Apple’s latest earnings report, and more.
9to5Mac Happy Hour
- Apple releases 2018 MacBook Pro update to fix CPU throttling/thermal management bug
- New iPad Pro said to drop 3.5mm jack, move Smart Connector to bottom to accommodate vertical-only Face ID
- Purported 2018 iPad Pro CAD shows new location of Smart Connector
- HomePod OS 12 private beta reportedly includes Siri multiple timers, make and answer phone calls, more
- iOS 12 beta 5 confirms HomePod will add support for making phone calls
- Apple announces Q3 2018 revenue of $53.3b: 41.3m iPhones, 11.5m iPads, 3.7m Macs