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2024 Annual Rickies

jbiatek 30th April 2024 at 2:10pm
Flexies winner: TBD Winner: TBD

▶️ Episodes

🥇 Regular Picks

HostPickScore
Myke Regular "The first OLED iPad is introduced"
Stephen Regular "The Apple Watch 10 brings an updated design inspired by the Apple Watch Ultra in some way"
  • Ungraded: "Action Button, flat glass or crown guard, for example"
Federico Regular "The keyboard for iPad Pro is substantially redesigned for the first time since its introduction in 2020"
  • Federico's cohosts generously helped workshop some of the possible nitpicks out of the pick.
  • Ungraded: "function row, backlight, material change, multiple USB ports, different viewing angles"
Myke Regular "There is a new, larger, non-Pro iPad"
Stephen Regular "There will be no second-generation Vision Pro announced in 2024"
Federico Regular "iOS 18 will bring new AI features based on LLMs with some generative capabilities"

⚠️ Risky Picks

HostPickScore
Myke Risky "A game made by a studio owned by Meta is released on Vision Pro"
Stephen Risky "Apple's CEO succession plan leaks"
Federico Risky "A new iPad Pro will feature..."
  • "... a front-facing camera on the landscape side, higher than 27W fast charging, and eventually support more than 4 windows in the same Stage Manager workspace."
  • Before the episode, this pick also included the detail of some models coming with more than 16 GB of RAM, but in keeping with the new, less outlandish tone of risky picks, Myke asked that it be toned down a bit.

💪 Flexie Picks

HostPickScore
Stephen Flexie "The M1 MacBook Air is still on sale at the end of the year"
Stephen Flexie "The 9th-generation iPad is taken off the market by the end of the year"
Stephen Flexie "An updated iPad Air comes in at least one new color"
  • At pick time, the colors were: Space Gray, Starlight, Pink, Purple, and Blue.
Stephen Flexie "Apple launches immersive video content using TV+ IP"
  • Stephen's original version of the pick was just about any immersive video, but that was already announced.
Stephen Flexie "AirPods Pro 3 launch with lossless support"
Federico Flexie "As a result of allowing sideloading on iPhone in certain countries, a major controversy about security and/or malware on iOS happens"
Federico Flexie "Vision Pro will not be available in Italy in 2024"
Federico Flexie "A Vision Pro will be used on the International Space Station"
Federico Flexie "You will be able to create Shortcuts with the new LLM-infused Siri in iOS 18"
Federico Flexie "iPadOS 18 will feature new controls for audio input and output"
Myke Flexie "New AirPods Max in 2024"
Myke Flexie "We will be able to watch 'Avatar: The Way of Water' in 3D on Vision Pro"
Myke Flexie "Apple adds another sport to TV+"
Myke Flexie "Third party Apple Watch faces are introduced"
Myke Flexie "Apple introduces a HomePod with a screen"
Myke Flexie "visionOS receives updates at WWDC that ship later in 2024"

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