The MacRumors Show: Brian Tong Talks Vision Pro and Apple Sports

YouTuber Brian Tong joins us on this week's episode of The MacRumors Show to talk about the Vision Pro, the new Apple Sports app, enhanced iMessage security, and more.


Brian shares his in-depth thoughts on the Apple Vision Pro headset, including travel scenarios, where it fits in with his other devices, and his favorite features. We take a look at the newly announced Apple Sports app, reflecting on its usefulness, design and future features that could further enrich the user experience, such as integrated play recaps, highlights, and news related to followed teams.

We also reflect on the possibility of a "mini"-sized Pro iPhone, support for post-quantum cryptographic security in iMessage, Apple's venture into electric vehicles, and new enhancements to Apple CarPlay in the instrument cluster.

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Top Rated Comments

ThisIsMike Avatar
20 weeks ago
I’ve seen a bunch of these now, and honestly, whoever does the voice dubbing for Hartley is excellent. ??
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Abobrek Avatar
20 weeks ago
Brian is the male version of iJustine.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
max2 Avatar
20 weeks ago
This is so awesome!
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
fatTribble Avatar
20 weeks ago
What a great show! You guys work so well together! Loved all of the Vision Pro discussions
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
elliotmoore91 Avatar
20 weeks ago

Hope you didn't do any drop tests with Brian... he gets really ?
Genuinely embarrassing how a grown ass man cried so much about that. It isnt the first time he has thrown his toys out the pram over something so minor either. Such a drama queen.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LawJolla Avatar
20 weeks ago
Hope you didn't do any drop tests with Brian... he gets really ?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)