Category Archives: AppleTV+

Episode 250, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference returns June 10

In this episode, we will discuss Apple announcement it will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, commonly referred to as WWDC, online from June 10 through 14.  Developers and students will have the opportunity to celebrate in person at a special event at Apple Park on opening day.

WWDC24 will include an in-person experience on June 10 that will provide developers the opportunity to watch the keynote at Apple Park, meet with Apple team members, and take part in special activities.

Episode 249, Apple announces “Friday Night Baseball” returns to Apple TV+ on March 29

In this episode, we will discuss Apple announces “Friday Night Baseball” returns to Apple TV+ on March 29.  We will start with the weekly doubleheaders begining soon with the New York Yankees at the Houston Astros, and the St. Louis Cardinals at the Los Angeles Dodgers.  We will tell you about how you can tune in and a schedule of games between now to the end of June. Go to the Apple website for the full schedule.

“Friday Night Baseball” will be available to Apple TV+ subscribers throughout the 2024 regular season, beginning on Friday, March 29.

Episode 214, Apple debuts new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus; Apple invites ‘Ted Lasso’ fans to ‘believe’ with new Today at Apple session

In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s introduction of new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus models in the color yellow.  In the second half of the podcast we will inform listeners about Apple’s invitation to Ted Lasso fans to take part in an interactive Today at Apple session to create their personal “Believe” Locker Room” poster sign.  You can find out more about Today at Apple at

A beautiful yellow joins the lineup, with incredible battery life, a powerful dual-camera system for pro-level photos and videos, and groundbreaking safety capabilities, including Emergency SOS via satellite and Crash Detection.
iPhones include the new Yellow along with Product Red, Blue, Midnight, Purple, and Starlight.
‘Ted Lasso’ returns to Apple TV+ on Wednesday, March 15, followed by new episodes every Wednesday through May 31.
‘Ted Lasso’ fans can create their own version of Coach Lasso’s locker room sign using brushes and layers on iPad with Apple Pencil.

Episode 202, Apple and Major League Soccer announce MLS Season Pass launching in early 2023

In this podcast Apple and Major League Soccer announced MLS Season Pass will launch February 1, 2023 an unprecedented subscription service to fans in over 100 countries and regions that features every live MLS regular-season match, the entire playoffs, and the Leagues Cup, all with no blackouts.  We will tell you about and how to get the games, prices and all the details.  Happy holidays from the Mac Minutes Podcast.

MLS Soccer will be available to sign up starting Feb 1. To keep up-to-date with the latest information and sign up for updates about MLS Season Pass, go to

Episode 190, America Celebrates National Parks with Fitness Activity Award; Projected Apple Sept. 7 Product Event; and Operating System Updates

In this episode, we will discuss the announcement this week about Apple celebrating America’s National Parks, including several activities including a fitiness activity award; a product announcement event predicted for September 7 and urgent updates necessary for our Apple operating systems.

Joshua Tree National Park in California tells the rich history of the Serrano, the Chemehuevi, and the Cahuilla people who, like many Indigenous communities past and present, stewarded the land for centuries. Photo by Eric Kruszewski (@erickruszewski). Shot on iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Apple users can visit a collection of episodes centering Indigenous voices on Apple Podcasts.
Apple Watch users are encouraged to celebrate the beauty of national parks everywhere with a limited edition Activity Challenge award on August 27.

Episode 188, Turning the Apple device you have into the one you want; Apple and Major League Baseball announce September ‘Friday Night Baseball’ double-header schedule

In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s Trade-In Program and the announcement this week of the Apple TV Major League Baseball, or MLB, schedule for September’s “Friday Night Baseball” games.  Check below or the Mac Minutes Podcast site for links to device values and the MLB broadcasting schedule.
It’s easy to trade in your eligible device for credit toward your next purchase, or get an Apple Gift Card you can use anytime.Footnote 1 If your device isn’t eligible for credit, we’ll recycle it for free. No matter the model or condition, we can turn it into something good for you and good for the planet. You can check the value at this Apple website.
Scheduled “Friday Night Baseball” games are available to watch for free, only on Apple TV+ You can check the schedule for September at this Apple website.


Episode 184, Apple and Major League Soccer to present all MLS matches around the world for 10 years, beginning in 2023

In this episode, we will discuss Apple and Major League Soccer (MLS) announcement that the Apple TV app will be the exclusive destination to watch every single live MLS match beginning in 2023.  More information can be found at

In a historic first for sports, fans can stream every single MLS match through the Apple TV app, without any local blackouts or restrictions.

Episode 177, Apple’s Self Service Repair now available; Apple to feature Skywalker Studios in Star Wars ‘Behind the Mac’ episode, Wednesday, May 4

In this episode, we Apple’s announcement Wednesday Self Service Repair is now available, providing repair manuals and genuine Apple parts and tools through the Apple Self Service Repair Store.  In the second half of the podcast we will discuss Apple featuring Skywalker Studios in Star Wars themed ‘Behind the Mac’ show, Wednesday, May 4.

The new Apple Self Service Repair online store offers more than 200 individual parts and tools, enabling customers who are experienced with the complexities of repairing electronic devices to complete repairs on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 lineups and iPhone SE, 3rd generation, such as the display, battery, and camera. Also Wednesday, Apple published a paper, Expanding Access to Safe, Reliable, and Secure Service and Repair,
Go behind the Mac at Skywalker Sound to meet the artists who make the sounds of a galaxy far, far away. Watch the Apple You Tube show preview for a glimpse of the Wednesday, May 4 show.

Episode 174, Apple announces annual Worldwide Developers Conference; Apple introduces broadcasters and production details for “Friday Night Baseball,” beginning April 8

In this episode, we will discuss Apple announcement Wednesday, April 6 of its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, commonly referred to as WWDC. In the second half of the podcast, Apple announced Thursday the lineup of broadcasters and production enhancements for “Friday Night Baseball,” which leads off Friday, April 8, and each Friday throughout the season, only on Apple TV+.

Friday, April 8
New York Mets at Washington Nationals
7 p.m. ET
Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels
9:30 p.m. ET
Friday, April 15 
Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox
7 p.m. ET
Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers
10 p.m. ET
Friday, April 22
St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds
6:30 p.m. ET
Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics
9:30 p.m. ET
Friday, April 29
New York Yankees at Kansas City Royals
8 p.m. ET
Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants
10 p.m. ET

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be held in an online format from June 6-10. The event is free to developers and the public can tune into the Keynote presentation.
Fans can access “Friday Night Baseball” games and additional content, including new exclusive programs such as “Countdown to First Pitch” and “MLB Daily Recap,” beginning today in the Apple TV App.

Episode 170, ‘Peek Performance’ Apple Event launches new hardware, software, accessories and brings baseball to Apple TV+

In this episode, we will highlight today’s peek performance Apple Event which included launch of the Mac Studio and Studio Display; a new 5G version of the iPhone SE with an A15 chip; and an M1 iPad Air with 5G capability; and new colors to the iPhone 13, Software includes new versions of iOS and macOS.  Accessories debuted are new iPhone and and AppleWatch bands. Lastly, Friday Night Major League Baseball will debut on Apple TV+ alongside several shows highlighted during the hour-long presentation. We will do all this in about 10 minutes. (Photos courtesy of Apple Inc.)

Mac Studio with M1 Max and the new M1 Ultra delivers unprecedented performance and extensive connectivity in an incredibly compact design. Studio Display features an expansive 27-inch 5K Retina screen, an advanced camera with Center Stage, and amazing high-fidelity audio.
Mac Studio puts essential connectivity within arm’s reach, with a wide selection of ports on the back, and two USB-C ports and an SD card slot on the front.
Apple announces the new iPhone SE: a powerful smartphone in an iconic design.  The most affordable iPhone features the powerful A15 Bionic, 5G, better battery life, improved durability, and a new camera system with advanced features like Smart HDR 4, Photographic Styles, and Deep Fusion.
New, sophisticated alpine green iPhone 13 Pro and green iPhone 13 join the lineup, featuring the lightning-fast A15 Bionic, advanced camera systems, great battery life, impressive durability, and 5G.
The new iPad Air features the breakthrough M1 chip, ultra-fast 5G, a new front camera with Center Stage, and more.
New, sophisticated alpine green iPhone 13 Pro and green iPhone 13 join the lineup, featuring the lightning-fast A15 Bionic, advanced camera systems, great battery life, impressive durability, and 5G.