Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks, Apple’s Missing MacOS Ports, Latest MacBook Pro Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest iPhone 12 leaks, weak iPhone 11 sales, secrets of the smart battery case, the iPad steals a MacBook Pro superpower, Apple’s missing ports, the latest MacBook Pro boot problems, a demand for AirPods, and why Apple still dominates podcasting. Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly…

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Counterclockwise: remembering the Doom ports on mobile phones

Once upon a time Doom was installed on more computers than Windows 95. Microsoft tried porting the game to boost the popularity of its new OS (an effort lead by one Gabe Newell), but Doom would be ported to just about every platform you can think of – including many phones. Our story begins before app stores were popular and worse, there were so many mobile operating systems. So this was a bit more complicated than putting a game up on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.…

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