Qualcomm & iPhone bans, the Apple Card, Apple TV on Roku and more on the AppleInsider Podcast
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This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor are back to talk about Apple's Arcade, interactive TV and the Apple TV, and to speak on the Qualcomm and iPhone import ban situation.
AppleInsider editor Victor Marks and writer William Gallagher answer listener emails and discuss:
- Apple's event dominates the conversation
- Victor has a little skepticism about the Apple Card, he's optimistic about the personal finance features in Wallet, but annoyed about the fees being nothing special.
- William is pleased that the services besides Card will roll out to the UK in a reasonable timeline. Victor attempts to convince him to take a second look at Apple Arcade
- TV is the star of the show for William. Roku's CEO talks about how Apple had no choice but to distribute TV on rival platforms.
- Randall Stephenson spoke about how HBO will get consumer data, even via AppleTV (seemingly in contradiction to Apple's privacy stance throughout the May 25th event.)
- The US FTC is investigating ISPs in the US for their data collection policies and practices.
- Following Joanna Stern's article on the butterfly keyboards, we comment that Apple needs to do a little more than issue an apology.
- Apple avoids an iPhone import ban on some models in the US, and Qualcomm sees a patent invalidated.
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Show note links:
- Apple Card: no multi-user support, no penalty rates, foreign transactions, more
- Apple Pay-enabled preorder & in-seat concessions coming to Washington Nationals ballgames
- Roku CEO says Apple TV+ needs to be on rival platforms for growth & success
- AT&T CEO claims HBO will glean consumer data from Apple TV viewers
- US FTC orders Comcast, Google, AT&T & others to share full details on data collection practices
- Apple's apology for small amount of 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard failures still isn't enough
- ITC judge recommends partial iPhone ban in Qualcomm patent fight
- Apple avoids iPhone import ban as ITC rejects Qualcomm patent infringement claims [u]
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