Downtime podcast: discontinued iMac Pro, AR contact lenses, privacy, March event, and more

Sebastien and Cody dive deep into this week’s biggest tech headlines including Apple discontinuing the iMac Pro and privacy concerns related to the rumored AirTags. The pair also discuss their favorite adult beverages and which Apple executive they’d interview if given the chance.

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Apple is discontinuing the iMac Pro once supplies run out

Kuo: Apple working on AR contact lenses for release between 2030 and 2040

Apple clarifies it’s not allowing users to set a ‘default’ music service in iOS 14.5

iOS 14.5 beta 3 adds ‘Item Safety Feature’ to help prevent stalking when using tracked items

Apple may host its first event of 2021 on March 23

What we’ve been watching:

  • Justified on Hulu
  • Peanut Butter Falcon on Amazon Prime
  • Palm Springs on Hulu


Mike asks on Twitter: If you could interview any one Apple executive (outside of Tim Cook) who would it be and do you know what you’d want to ask?

Derrick asks via email: you guys always talk about what you’ve been watching, but during the pandemic I think people started another new trend: drinking. My wife and I have been trying all sorts of new alcoholic beverages. So I was wondering, what have you guys been drinking?

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