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Sideloading EU App Store Apps and Fee Changes, Vision Pro Reviews, iOS 17.4 Features

Benjamin and Chance take a closer look at all the changes to the App Store announced in response to the EU Digital Markets Act and discuss whether there are whether anyone has the incentive to take the leap. Plus, the first reviews of Apple's Vision Pro have come out ahead of its release on Friday, and iOS 17.4 contains some exciting new features, with code links anticipating the integration of AI in iOS 18.

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