Metal injection-mold-made hinges will help slim down the new MacBooks; iPhone 7 and Apple Watch rumors; and the FBI hasn’t found anything relevant on the San Bernardino iPhone.

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Extra Crunchy Show Notes:

Urgent Call to Action: Uninstall QuickTime for Windows Today

New ‘Ultra-Thin’ MacBooks Launching in Second Half of 2016 May Sport Metal Injection Mold-Made Hinges

HP Spectre The world’s thinnest laptop1

Apple hints at future ‘MacOS’ name change on new environmental webpage

Report: Apple reaches $2.6 billion agreement for Samsung to supply OLED panels starting in 2017

Apple found $40 million in gold from used phones and computers last year

How-To: Enable Night Shift and Low Power Mode at the same time on iOS 9.3.1


Source: Nothing significant found on San Bernardino iPhone so far

WaPo report claims Cellebrite not behind SB iPhone hack, FBI director says Apple ‘not a demon’

Apple, FBI to clash again in Congress over encryption


Teen Interest in iPhone Remains High, Apple Watch is Most Popular Smart Watch

Apple Watch 2 Expected to Focus on Internal Upgrades Rather Than External Changes, Launch in Late 2016

iPAD Made me cry…

iPad Pro 9.7 Display Technology Shoot-Out – iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro 9.7

iPad Pro 9.7 analysis shows record display performance, iPhone 7 screen upgrade possibilities

Apple Begins Promoting ‘Live Tune-In’ Feature on New Apple TV Splash Screen

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Apple looking to make the new MacBook even thinner (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 33) – CNET