April 8, 2021

Thu. 04/08 – Now The Chip Shortage Has Come For Apple?

If the chip shortage is now biting even Apple, things are getting real, y’all. Twitter apparently took a run at buying Clubhouse. Facebook has a new Clubhouse like product called Hotline. Lenovo’s new phone convinces me gaming phones are truly a thing. And are there signs we’re finally gonna see those Apple AirTags… or do the tea leaves reveal the exact opposite? Sponsors:Calderalab.com code TECHMEME at checkoutBlockchain.com Links:MacBook and iPad production delayed as supply crunch hits Apple (NikkeiAsia)Apple MacBook and iPad production may be delayed over global chip shortage (AppleInsider)Twitter Held Discussions for $4 Billion Takeover of Clubhouse (Bloomberg)Facebook tests Hotline, a Q&A product that’s a mashup of Clubhouse and Instagram Live (TechCrunch)Lenovo’s Legion Phone Duel 2 has not one but two cooling fans (The Verge)YouTube is social media’s big winner during the pandemic (CNBC)Uber and Lyft ‘throwing money’ at US drivers to ease shortage (FT)Google I/O 2021 will be virtual and free to attend from May 18-20 (9to5Google)Apple Announces Find My Network With Support for Third-Party Devices (MacRumors)

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