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HomePod reviews, iPhone parental controls, foldable macs, Mastodon vs Twitter

The new HomePod is now available

On this week's episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, the initial HomePod reviews are in, Samsung announces the S23 Ultra, why you should use Guided Access, your hosts' hot take on foldable Macs, and more!

That new HomePod is still causing surprised excitement, and there are things to be said about fitting it in with home theater setups. Then Samsung Unpacked happened, but didn't feature anything all that interesting, so it's time to talk about Twitter versus Mastodon instead.

Also this week, a child ordered $1,000 worth of GrubHub, reminding us just why Guided Access is an excellent feature. Letting your child use an unlocked phone, or worse, letting them know your passcode, can lead to some consequences you won't want, even if they aren't as costly as this one.

AppleInsider has implemented a new rumor scoring system, and your hosts discuss how that works. The discussion ends on foldables and the probability of Apple ever actually announcing one.

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