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Elon Musk is taking on Apple, Apple Music Replay, and Mastodon

Benjamin and Zach react to Elon Musk’s Double 180 pulled by Apple this week. Mastodon is gaining momentum, with Tapbots announcing plans to launch a Tweetbot-like client. Zac is reflecting on the Apple Watch Ultra, after spending some time with the Series 8. Apple Music Replay is fixed for 2022, and Apple TV+ has some great premieres coming up.

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Benjamin May @employee or @bzamayo @mastodon.social

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