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58: Jim’s Diagon Alley
Nov 11 • 49 min
The guys have their new iPhone X's! Listen to their first impressions of the new device!Links:Apple Lets Several YouTubers Get Closer Look at iPhone X Ahead of Friday's Launch - Mac RumorsOneThirtySeven / PRiPhone X Supports Reachability With Swipe Down…
57: Middle of the Night Button Mashing Party
Nov 1 • 50 min
The guys discuss their iPhone X pre-order experience!Links:iPhone X Models Flooding Craigslist and eBay Amid Six Week Shipping Estimates - Mac RumorsThe iPhone X just sold out in 20 minutes – VICE NewsPhone cases for iPhone and Galaxy | Pelican…
56: The Reverse Sherlock
Oct 27 • 46 min
The guys discuss the iPhone X pre-orders (recorded the Sunday before pre-ordering), USB-C inconsistencies, Movies Anywhere by Disney, Brian's WatchDots, and will we see Amazon on the Apple TV before the end of the year?Links:Sketchy Rumor Points Towards…
55: Ten Year Old’s Sense of Humor
Oct 15 • 41 min
The guys talk about the Pixel 2 removing the headphone jack, the HomePod vs. Google Home Max vs. Sonos One, why there's no Apple Watch podcast apps, Uber had scary access to your iPhone (again!), and HBO announces an iOS-based app show, and more!Links:The…
54: Blue Monday
Oct 5 • 42 min
The guys discuss the FCC and FM radios in iPhones, Apple Music's lack of Hand-off and their 30 million subscribers, the new FaceID white paper, and … New Order?Links:An alarming number of patched Macs remain vulnerable to stealthy firmware hacks | Ars…
53: Case down, Glass Up
Sep 29 • 52 min
The guys talk about using their new Series 3 Apple Watches and watchOS 4 in general, what it's like to use the new Apple TV 4K, the new iPhone 8, and the new release of High Sierra.Links:Elago Apple TV remote case — Do you want to know which end of your…
52: Warm and Fuzzy (from the radiation)
Sep 23 • 51 min
The guys are joined by Jason Young and discuss the A11 Bionic chip, the new LTE features of the Apple Watch, Senator Al Franken's freakout over FaceID, thoughts around inductive charging, and T-Mobile trying to throttle Apple Watch data. All this and…
51: September 2017 Event Recap
Sep 15 • 97 min
The guys are joined by special guest Jason Young to discuss the Apple September 2017 event in which new iPhones, Apple TVs, and Apple Watches are announced!Links:TV Monitor Viewing Distance Calculator – StaricoApple Events - Keynote September 2017 -…
50: Unplugged
Sep 9 • 43 min
The guys discuss screen sharing coming to iOS 11, multi-room support for the Echo Dot, Siri changes owners at Apple, Apple Watch fitness lab revelations, Apple's new studios, and the Emmy Siri won on the Apple TV. All this and more!Links:Screen sharing…
49: The Nerd from Ipanema
Aug 26 • 46 min
This week the guys discuss Apple's Hollywood ambitions, ESPN's new multi-channel feature on Apple TV, the 'cop button' on the iPhone, the new iPad tutorial videos, and the possibility of $50 movie rentals in iTunes. All this and more!Links:Apple Sets…
48: A Most Unflattering Angle
Aug 18 • 41 min
The guys weigh in on favicons in Safari tabs, a ten-minute track of silence climbing the charts on iTunes, a company that will paint your AirPods that isn't ColorWare, Ulysses moves to subscription pricing, construction workers Snapchatting in Apple Park,…
47: We’re a Corndog Family
Aug 10 • 52 min
This week is all about the goodies revealed from the inadvertent iOS 11 leak filled with a treasure trove of future goodies we weren't supposed to know about yet!Links:Federico Viticci on Twitter: "Messages in iCloud has been removed from iOS 11 beta 5.…
46: Hertzing for an Upgrade
Aug 1 • 48 min
The guys talk about Apple hinting at the 4K Apple TV, ARKit continues to impress, Apple Watch series 3 wish lists, the new Siri ad featuring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Apple engineers freaking out over their new working conditions. All this and…
45: The Force Quit Fallacy
Jul 28 • 36 min
The guys talk about why you shouldn't force quit all your apps, the Pokemon Go fiasco in Chicago, Transmit 5's release, and a great use case for AR Kit! All this and more! Links:Andrew Hart on Twitter: "ARKit + CoreLocation, part 2…
44: Old Man Tendencies
Jul 20 • 49 min
Is an iPad Pro a computer? The guys talk about that, Brian's doorbell woes, cloud DVR's, ad-blocking VPN's, and the fastest browser on MacOS! All this and more!Links:Giving iPad fire to mere mortals: On myopia and elitism in computing |…
43: Absolutely Probably
Jul 14 • 54 min
The guys talk about the speculation on iPhone pricing for the fall, the fallacy of the failure of the Apple Watch, delayed inductive charging for the future iPhone, and so much more!Links:Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s - The VergeDaring…
42: Ol’ Musky!
Jun 30 • 44 min
Jim talks about his phenomenal Apple Store experience, Brian talks about his new iPad Pro, Amazon buys Whole Foods, Microsoft throws shade at the iPad Pro, and Apple gets serious about making TV shows. All this and so much more!Links:Microsoft Executive…
41: The Sticky Experience
Jun 23 • 33 min
The guys discuss the new iPads Pro, the Essential phone, which betas they will and won't install, and more!Links:Ex-NBA star arrested for allegedly stealing from Apple store - CNETExclusive: this is the Essential Phone - The VergeFirst Look at the…
40: WWDC 17 Highlights Part 2
Jun 14 • 60 min
The guys talk about all of the things they didn't get to in the previous episode including little tidbits that were overlooked in the big announcements.Links:Watch the WWDC17 KeynoteMyScript Nebo — The app Jim references in the episode for note takingDuet…
39: WWDC 17 Highlights Part 1
Jun 10 • 56 min
The guys talk about the biggest announcements from WWDC17, including the HomePod, iOS 11, watchOS 4, new iPads, augmented reality, and more!Links:Watch the WWDC17 Keynote — The event we’re talking aboutWatch the 2 hour WWDC17 Keynote in 19 minutes! — For…
38: Replace the Keyboard, Jerkwad!
May 31 • 48 min
We warn Jim against repairing his sticky keyboard himself, Google Maps vs. Apple Maps, WWDC tvOS wish lists, and the folks at Readdle whip up drag and drop on the iPad! All this and more!Links:A Year of Google Maps & Apple Maps – MacStoriesWWDC 2017 Wish…
37: He’s Got the Electricity in Him
May 28 • 42 min
The guys discuss a new possible glucose meter for Apple Watch, 10.5" iPad Pro rumors, updated MacBook Pro rumors, Apple's new campus, and … reclining plane seats? All this and more!Links:Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership |…
36: The Echo Creepy
May 20 • 37 min
The guys talk about the new Hulu Live TV service, the new Echo Show, Windows 10s, a great iOS TV tracker, and Jim takes on NYC!Links:Hulu debuts $40-per-month live TV streaming service with over 50 channels | Ars TechnicaAmazon Echo Show: Alexa-powered…
35: Don’t Fluff my Feathers
May 13 • 40 min
Brian & Brad talk about the Amazon Instant Video coming to the Apple TV, Apple says "Meh!" to the Echo, the new Echo gets a camera, the Apple Watch is blowing up even as some deride it, and so much more!Links:iPhone 8 could be delayed until early 2018 |…
34: Hands off my screen!
May 4 • 44 min
The guys talk about Spotify's mystery hardware, what's up with the Surface Pro market, is your unlimited data plan a rip-off, what's up with the new Echo Look, and Webster's is trolling Apple customers. All this and more! All this and more! Plus don't…
33: Don’t Mess with the Cheese Grater
Apr 28 • 38 min
The guys talk about the S8 vs. iPhone benchmarks, a dev's MacPro wishlist, new Overcast features, new watch bands, iPhone and tvOS rumors, and more!Links:Galaxy S8 vs 7 Plus vs LG G6 vs Pixel vs 3T SPEED Test! - YouTubeHow Apple won silicon: Why Galaxy S8…
32: 600 Things to Do as an Adult
Apr 21 • 48 min
The guys discuss Burger King goofing on Google, Mossberg's retirement, Samsung's delayed assistant Bixby, and more!Links:Burger King ‘O.K. Google’ Ad Doesn’t Seem O.K. With Google - The New York TimesWalt Mossberg is retiring in June - The VergeSamsung's…
31: Boat Paper Towel Holder
Apr 17 • 64 min
The fellas discuss the Apple announcement about future Mac Pros, everyone's least favorite cable company launches a cellular service, iMessage apps are still a thing, and Mastodon is out to make Twitter extinct. All this and more!Links:What Apple's big…
30: Shotgun to a Knife Fight
Apr 8 • 48 min
The guys discuss the new features of iOS 10.3, a neat iOS Twitter utility, Readdle's new hire, Jim's new NAS and so much more!Links:Apple Places Order for 70 Million OLED iPhone Panels From Samsung - Mac RumorsMLB.com At Bat and NHL Apps Take Advantage of…
29: Sweatpods!
Apr 2 • 45 min
The guys talk about the new (PRODUCT)RED iPhones, the new "old" iPads, the new Apple Watch bands, new iPhone cases, and so much more!Links:Apple introduces iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition - AppleApple Watch band offerings expand…
28: The Stinky Kid at School
Mar 11 • 55 min
The guys talk about USB-C potentially showing up in the new iPhone, YouTube's TV bundle, Apple's commitment to Pro users, HomeKit's new advertising push, and … printers???Links:Apple Highlights HomeKit’s Potential on New Webpage – MacStoriesThe next…
27: Girlfriend Beta Test
Mar 4 • 58 min
The guys discuss custom painted AirPods, new podcast client releases, and a few of their favorite podcasts, and more!Links:ColorWare will paint you a pair of black AirPods for a $130 premium - The VergeSupertop Blog: Castro 2.3Overcast 3.0: iOS 10…
26: All the Bacon That You Have
Feb 22 • 47 min
The guys talk about the new iPad Pro commercials, unlimited data makes an unexpected return, WWDC goes to San Jose, and much more!Links:Hi, I'm an iPad Pro! — 'We hear you' brings classic feel to new ads | iMoreWhich unlimited plan should you buy: AT&T,…
25: Shoot Your Death Ray Into My Phone
Feb 17 • 45 min
The guys discuss Brian's new Waze tablet, the possibility of wireless charging for the iPhone, Android 2.0 watches, and Apple poaches the head of Amazon's Fire TV team.Links:Amazon.com: NVIDIA SHIELD K1 8" Tablet - Black — My Waze-only tabletAmazon.com:…
24: No Herringbones, No Nuggets
Feb 9 • 50 min
The guys talk about Apples recent financial earnings, the secret success of the Apple Watch, Super Mario Run's iOS success, and Apple's own custom chips in future MacBooks!Links:Apple - Press Info - Apple Reports Record First Quarter ResultsIt's time to…
23: Urine Colored Glasses
Feb 2 • 52 min
The guys talk about a new Mac App subscription service, F.lux gets Sherlocked, iOS 11 rumors, a new Google Maps on iOS feature, and so much more!Links:iOS 10.3 brings support for Verizon Wi-Fi Calling on other iCloud-connected devicesNew Mac App…
22: The Expletive Lights
Jan 27 • 46 min
The guys talk about the new Nintendo Switch, should AI have a screen, should Apple make its own TV shows, and of course … more MacBook Pro fun!Links:Taptic AF: Nintendo and Apple are forcing the future of tactile feedback | iMoreNintendo Switch hands-on:…
21: Hey Alexa, send Legos!
Jan 18 • 43 min
This week we're joined by our pal Ryan Lewis and the guys talk about Apple's push into original TV content, Sonos' CEO stepping down, a new 10.5" iPad rumor, and Jim's USB-C woes.Links:Testing the operating range of AirPods and Beats Solo3 vs non-W1 Beats…
20: We Don’t Roll with the Green Bubbles
Jan 12 • 56 min
The guys catch up after Christmas and talk about the best and worst tech of 2016, Brian reviews his AirPods, and the perception that Apple has some issues to overcome in 2017Links:Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Nostalgia Critic - YouTube — The review of…
19: Tell Us About Your First Computer
Jan 6 • 39 min
The guys talk about their first computers, shopping in stores that no longer exist, and paying way too much for tech back in the day. Fun stroll down memory lane.Links:The TI-99/4A — Brian’s first computerMetro Center in Jackson MS on Dead Malls…
18: What Was Your First Time on the Internet Like?
Dec 29, 2016 • 30 min
It's the holidays and there's no news to talk about so the guys reminisce about the early days of the Internet and what their first experiences were on it.Links:Wired's archive from 1993 — One of these issues was Brian’s first introduction to the word…
17: Don’t Let Your Tauntaun Escape!
Dec 16, 2016 • 47 min
The guys talk about the delayed AirPods, PlayStation VR, the new Super Mario Game, Pebble getting acquired by Fitbit, and more!Links:AirPods Delay Attributed to Apple Ensuring Both Earpieces Receive Audio at Same Time [Updated] - Mac RumorsDaring…
16: One Percenter TV Club
Dec 8, 2016 • 40 min
The guys talk about Jim's problems with his new MacBook Pro and the debut of DirecTV's new streaming-only service as well as their Black Friday purchases.Links:MacBook Pro Users Express Concerns About Limited Battery Life - Mac RumorsAmazon.com: Incase…
15: Toggle, Toggle, Toggle
Dec 2, 2016 • 34 min
The guys discuss their home automation efforts, Jim's new MacBook Pro's, Super Mario Run, and more!Links:ConnectSense Smart Outlet with Apple HomeKit Technology - - Amazon.com — One of Brian’s Smart Outlets iDevices Switch - WiFi Smart Plug Works with…
14: My Clamshell is Always Closed
Nov 20, 2016 • 57 min
We talk about the new NES emulator, recording TV in the cloud with PlayOn Cloud, the joys of setting up a new Mac, and will there be an Apple car?Links:Apple Abandons Car Plans 'For Now,' Sets Late 2017 Deadline to Decide Fate of Self-Driving…
13: How do you know my Uncle John?
Nov 11, 2016 • 82 min
Brian and Brad are joined by Rebecca Slatkin as they talk about trolling their Amazon Echos, the new MacBook Pros, living la vida Dongle, Brian's wi-fi on steroids, and even a bit about public speaking and videogamesLinks:New MacBook Pros lack iconic…
12: The Dongle Tax
Nov 1, 2016 • 56 min
New MacBook Pros were announced this week and we complain about all the things you know we're going to buy regardless! Links:BreakSafe Magnetic USB C Charging Cable | Griffin — Do you miss MagSafe on the new MacBook Pro? Griffin has you covered!The new…
11: Do you want a paaahhhhhp?
Oct 25, 2016 • 47 min
The guys discuss Bill Belichick's hatred of Surface tablets, Tim Cook's VP consideration, the Nintendo Switch, a bit about the Google Pixel, and then go on and on about their favorite soft drinks and their favorite cable comedyLinks:Myke Hurley on Siri…
10: The Battery in my Pants
Oct 16, 2016 • 49 min
The guys compare Playstation VUE to Sling TV, discuss HomeKit's shortcomings, we all wonder why Siri isn't smarter, gawk at the Dash app controversy on the App Store, pine over unreleased AirPods, and even talk about going to Austin, TX.Links:Dash and…
9: Know What a ‘New Mac’ candle can do for a guy?
Oct 10, 2016 • 58 min
Brian cuts the TV cord (finally!), the gang talks about Google's product offerings that launched this week, Amazon adds reading material to Prime, a fake sticker pack gets the boot from the App Store, and TwelveSouth makes your home smell like a new Mac…
8: What do normal people do?
Oct 5, 2016 • 52 min
The guys discuss Jim's iPhone ordering woes as well as Jim's first impressions of his iPhone 7 and Verizon, Brian's rural cell tower woes, we say goodbye to BlackBerry and the headphone jack, Brian tries Apple Pay in Safari and talks about the series 2…
7: That Frog Doesn’t Sing
Sep 27, 2016 • 63 min
This week Brian and Brad are joined by Rebecca Slatkin (@RebeccaSlatkin) and we talk about our new iPhones, the new Apple Watch, our worst jobs, the horrors of toilet iPhones, and why our moms worry when we travel. Links and notes and more (oh my!):…
6: Dongle in the Box
Sep 9, 2016 • 63 min
This week the guys discuss the iPhone 7 event and the new Series 2 Apple Watch. Did you miss the iPhone 7 event? Get the two hour event condensed down to under ten minutes here or under two minutes here. This show happened quickly without a lot of our…
5: Siri, where’s my pizza?
Sep 6, 2016 • 40 min
This week, Brad and Jim (minus Brian) discuss the week's events European Commission rules Apple should repay Ireland 13bn euros Apple slates Sept. 7 for iPhone 7 introduction and the iPhone 7 Rumor Roundup Samsung makes waterproof phones but apparently…
4: iBrian
Aug 27, 2016 • 49 min
Bloomberg reports that Apple is building a Snapchat competitor Pandora aims to compete with Spotify and Apple Music with two new paid tiers. Dalton Caldwell’s interview from 2010 in regards to music licensing -…
3: Not-O-Pilot
Aug 21, 2016 • 58 min
We might be getting a Space Black iPhone for the first time ever. Jim talk about his new phone case. Twitter might be live streaming NFL games on Apple TV T-Mobile has brought back the unlimited data plan but HD video is $25/mo extra, tethering is 2G…
2: One Percenter Music Club
Aug 12, 2016 • 45 min
Follow up Friend of the show, @berial, updated us via Twitter that Xbox One will not be adding DVR functionality for OTA broadcasts, Jim is very disappointed. Brian points out there’s a pricey alternative. Mark Gurman, formerly of 9to5 Mac and now at…
1: Don’t Take the Loaner iPhone
Aug 6, 2016 • 55 min
Recorded August 5, 2016 - The guys talk about Pokemon, Sling TV, securing a webcam & microphone (Cslide - http://amzn.to/2aJGYrX and Micro Snitch - https://itunes.apple.com/usapp/micro-snitch/id972028355?mt=12) , bad Apple retail experiences, iPhone…