iMore show 489: Year in review, part 2

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Rene and Serenity dive into Apple's new titles for Jeff Williams and Johny Srouji, Phil Schiller's new App Store role, and continue the year in review with WWDC, iOS, OS X, watchOS, Apple Music, and Swift!

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Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.

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  • The still image of Ren in the YouTube video frame (headphones, SW hair, Apple Pencil, engagement ring) is priceless. Does Ren get in trouble when she takes her Apple Pencil out onto the Roller Derby track? :) Earlier this year, I saw a talk by director Peyton Reed about all things Ant Man. He noted that the movie did well in Japan, where it played off of the family themes (see Japan promo poster at ). Ant Man made it into China's annual 34-movie quota and earned over $100M there. I'm sure you've heard that SW didn't make the 2015 list, but will released on 1/9/2016. Have you heard any buzz about how the Chinese people are dealing with this obvious error? Are they ****** at their government? How are they managing to keep an entire country spoiler-free for those three weeks? They must know the rest of the world doesn't have their silly quotas! This reminds me of Leia's great line from SW: "The more you tighten your grip Tarkin, the more star systems will slip through your fingers." If you hear anything about that, I'd like to know. Almost totally OT for this podcast, but I thought Rene would appreciate that Japan promo poster story.