Lester Victor Marks, AppleInsider

Lester Victor Marks

AppleInsider

United States

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Recent articles by Victor:

Apple privacy, Qualcomm & iPhone 5G, Facebook and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about Apple's view of privacy, and can't resist mentioning Facebook in contrast. William is looking forward to 5G, but can't shake the feeling that Victor is trying to sell him an iPhone 11. → Read More

Waiting for MacBook Pro, replacing passports with iPhones, and looking forward to Apple TV+ on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor wonder about the no-show Apple October event, and discuss what this means for the new Mac Pro, the new MacBook Pro, and more. → Read More

Apple TV comes to Roku, and Ultra-Wideband location is on its way to us, on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about Roku, Apple TV+, Disney+ and how Apple may be planning to use its latest patent about Ultra Wideband. → Read More

Rumored new iPad Pro, and MacBook Pro with scissor keyboard, on the Appleinsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William are back, talking about the possible new iPad Pro and what it may bring us, how a rumored new MacBook Pro is expected to revamp the keyboard again, plus Apple's latest environmental report is out, and one of your hosts likes Catalina. → Read More

Are AirPods challenged by Surface Buds & will the iPhone SE return on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William hear that the iPhone SE will come back, and wonder whether these Microsoft Surface Buds have something Apple's missing out on. → Read More

Apple's U1 chip, 2020 iPhone, iOS 13.1, plus Izotope's John Wyner on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the release of iOS 13, 13.1, and how Amazon and Apple are both working on hyper-local protocols for home automation. Plus Victor interviews John Wyner of Izotope about audio production. → Read More

iOS 13 is out and exactly how good these iPhone cameras are, on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and special guest Charlie Chapman talk about the release of iOS 13, 13.1 betas, and the whole strange saga of this beta season. (Don't install iOS 13.0 unless you have a Series 5 Apple Watch.) We also talk about whether Disney and Apple could really have merged under Steve Jobs. → Read More

Choosing iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max, on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about Apple's "By Innovation Only" September event, whether Victor's getting an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max this year, -- and what exactly the difference is that makes a phone 'Pro.' → Read More

'By Innovation Only' new iPhone event, Apple saves Amazon, Frazier Spiers on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the By Innovation Only September event, Fraser Speirs joins to talk about Chromebooks for schools, and Apple saves the Amazon. → Read More

Apple TV+, Apple Card, Apple Health employee exodus on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William look forward to Apple TV+, examine whether Apple Card can really help with financial literacy, and wonder about news of Apple employees quitting over disagreements about the company's Health strategy. → Read More

Apple Card, 'iPhone 11' leaks, & Facebook listening to you on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the Apple Card, whether you should trust the latest iPhone leaks, and about how Facebook has been listening to your voice chats on Messenger. → Read More

Shooting movies on an iPhone, Apple TV+ & Apple Health questions on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, questions about Apple Health, plus Neill Barham of Filmic Pro talks about the app that Steven Soderbergh used to shoot the movie "Unsane." → Read More

Apple listens to Siri, Apple's $53.8B quarter & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Brian Roemmele joins us to talk about Apple listening to some Siri recordings and why they don't need to. William is back to talk Apple Earnings reports and why selling fewer iPhones doesn't spell doom. → Read More

Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro & the ARM Mac on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors, just how effective Facebook's $5 billion fine from the FTC will be, and the pending antitrust investigation into big tech companies. → Read More

RIP Macbook, Zoom runs afoul of Apple & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the changes in the MacBook line, Victor explains what happens when you try and defeat Safari security, and William likes the TV App finally. → Read More

Review: Pioneer w6400nex offers easy-to-install wireless CarPlay

Pioneer's wireless CarPlay aftermarket units are routinely great, and the AVIC-W6400NEX is among the very best if you need a DVD/CD player. → Read More

New MacBook Pro coming, production leaving China, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the new MacBook Pro's that look set for this year. There's also FaceTime altering your eyes, and just what it means to us when companies take their manufacturing to countries other than China. → Read More

Jony Ive leaves, future GPUs, & Apple's new ARM CPU architect on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about Jony Ive leaving Apple, the possible removal of the Lightning port from iPhone, and Apple taking on a new hire to work on ARM processors... maybe for Macs? → Read More

Review: GigSky, an eSIM service for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

GigSky is a mobile cell service provider with a history of catering to Apple users, providing service in more than 190 countries. When they announced their eSIM for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, AppleInsider gave it a shot. → Read More

Apple macOS Catalina, Catalyst, and SwiftUI excitement, on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor enthuse about Affinity Publisher, the newest desktop publishing app from Serif Labs. And while Kano PC partners with Microsoft to take on the iPad in education, Jamf reports that people in the workplace strongly prefer Macs to PCs. → Read More