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AppleInsider podcast talks iPad Pro as Mac replacement, iPhone capacities, Apple v. the FBI & more

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor look at the latest relating to Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad and how similar it might be to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. They also discuss the latest in smaller iPhone news, and talk through the Apple v. FBI encryption debate.

Apple iPhone 5se schematic.

AppleInsider editors Neil Hughes and Victor Marks go free form once again, chatting about:

  • iPad Pro in podcasting
  • Apple Pencil support for navigation coming back in iOS 9.3 betas
  • A rumoured 'iPad Pro' 9.7"
  • The smaller 'iPhone 5se'
  • Siri on Mac
  • A 256gb storage chip for iOS devices
  • Siri on Mac
  • Apple to testify in Congress
  • Apple strengthening iOS and iCloud security

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Show note links:

  • Check out the deals! Killer Deals: Apple's 13" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 8GB, 256GB) for $1,329; 128GB iPad Pros for $869

  • Rumor: Apple to launch 9.7" iPad Pro —not Air —in March with Pencil & Smart Keyboard support

  • Samsung unveils new high-speed 256GB storage chips for smartphones

  • Purportedly leaked 4-inch iPhone schematics bear striking resemblance to iPhone 6

  • Rumor: Apple will finally bring Siri to Mac with this year's OS X 10.12

  • Apple Pencil UI navigation functions to return in next iOS 9.3 beta, Apple says

  • Apple lead attorney Bruce Sewell to testify before US Congress on encryption debate March 1

  • Apple to argue First Amendment rights in FBI decryption battle

  • Facing challenges from FBI, Apple vows to strengthen encryption even further

  • Tim Cook: FBI is asking Apple to create 'software equivalent of cancer'

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