2019 iPhone, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro rumors, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

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This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the rumored 2019 iPhones, MacBook Pro, and modular Mac Pro. Victor also has a comment on Google's hidden microphone in the Nest Secure system.

AppleInsider editor Victor Marks and writer William Gallagher discuss:

  • 2019 iPhone - Ming Chi Kuo issued a note that talked about improved cameras, front and back, plus potential changes to the back of the iPhone enclosure
  • 2019 MacBook Pros may have a 16 to 16.5 inch screen. This is an unusual screen size, though, which gives us room to speculate how Apple will make them.
  • There's also a modular Mac Pro rumor that claims the Mac Pro will be stackable, with add-on GPU units.
  • Security is in the news again, as an update to the Nest Secure home security system enabled Google Assistant — and thereby revealed that the device has had an undisclosed microphone all along.
  • Apple may reveal more about Marzipan at WWDC, perhaps opening it up to developers. We think this has a huge impact on apps for the Mac, but doubt that it will cause a migration of Mac apps to iOS.
  • Goldman Sachs is working with Apple on creating an Apple Pay credit card with unique features in Wallet. We speculate on what these kinds of features could be.
  • We also talk about our brave new world, where it's possible to brick your Nike self-lacing shoes with a firmware update from your phone

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