The too-popular iPhone X, Apple Watch 'Series 4,' and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

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This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk through the latest news about Nikon cameras and DJI drones, an analyst who thinks the iPhone X is too popular, iOS 12 betas on old iPhones, and William's ability to attack Victor's email.

Apple Watch on Tim Cook's wrist


AppleInsider editor Victor Marks and writer William Gallagher discuss:

  • Welcome to another week of breaking William's expectations over tea!
  • This week, we discuss the latest Nikon DSLR announcement, and their wireless connectivity to Mac and iOS.
  • We also talk about DJI's latest drones with their emphasis that these are flying photography tools, more than the hobby aviation they were in the past.
  • Apple has applied for a patent on technology to use light to determine the amount of glucose in a person's bloodstream non-invasively. Victor talks about what a huge impact this could have for people's lives. William wants it in the rumored Apple Watch Series 4 that could come next month.
  • Why is this a big deal? About 1.25 million people in the US have type 1 diabetes, and it appears to be growing.
  • Victor and William discuss the analyst who thinks Apple stock should have a "sell" rating because the iPhone X is too popular. The notion is that so many people bought the iPhone X, that the upgrade cycle this year will be muted as a result. It's not entirely illogical, but we aren't convinced.
  • Victor and William both use AirMail, so of course it had four significant vulnerabilities in it. We talk through it as if William were attacking Victor's email.
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