Bring Your Own Device

Bring Your Own Device

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Apple news, reviews and opinions


121: Over-designed the keyboard
Dec 1 • 70 min
This week we talked about geo-economy and tech, device global release schedules, and tech companies such as Amazon, Google and Apple’s priorities. Also, we discussed e-commerce, price sensitivity for premium brands, Apple’s management structure,…
120: A 107 Instagrams with Special Guest Dave Nott
Nov 24 • 72 min
Dave joins us to talk about routers, and the new MacBook Pro 16”, as we went on the configuration options with the intention to spend Dave’s money. Also, we answered the question of how Gates surpassed Bezos to be the richest man (again), talked about…
119: All of the earphones!
Nov 17 • 70 min
Nati gives his thoughts on the AirPods Pro. Also, we talked about the new MacBook Pro 16” and our laptop preferences, which features we’d like to see trickling down the MacBook line, our thoughts about the Moto RAZR 2019 before finishing with AR glasses…
118: Milking my birds every morning
Nov 10 • 69 min
We bought Pro stuff in the last week: Nati got the Powerbeats Pro and Greg got the AirPods Pro, so we shared our thoughts about them and the earphones market. Also, we talked about Photoshop for iPad, Adobe’s strategy with this move and the difficulties…
117: I just want a smaller iPhone 11 Pro
Oct 27 • 63 min
Nati gets ready to move to Wintertime and Greg is content with his Galaxy Fold video (which you should watch!) and how video reviews have become longer. Also, we talked about the iPhone SE 2019 edition, AirPods Pro, whether the Beats Solo Pro are the…
116: Expect some more impressions in another form
Oct 20 • 69 min
Greg gives his impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, in Samsung’s London concept store. We also talked about Made by Google event, the Pixel 4, Google and Amazon taking over the smart home via routers while Apple exited the router market, the Chromebook…
115: There are sane people out there
Oct 13 • 79 min
Greg tries to sell his Galaxy Note 10, and we both end up talking about our iPhone 11 Pro. We also talk about upgrading to Catalina, some impressions (spoiler: it’s fine) and how Apple could have made the transition better. Also, the Essential Gem weird…
114: PowerPoint is cool man!
Oct 6 • 68 min
Greg’s Powerbeats Pro are broke, and Nati gets an iPhone 11 Pro. So we talked about our iPhone 11 Pro impressions, what the heck is Deep Fusion now that it’s available in 13.2 beta 1, and iPhones cameras. Also, we talked about the Microsoft Surface event…
113: I don’t like those watch-y watch faces
Sep 22 • 72 min
Greg returns to be Nati’s blue bubble buddy, AND a 4 out of 5 Apple device Pro! We talked about Greg’s impressions from the Series 5 Apple Watch and watchOS 6, the iPhone 11 Pro, missing 3D Touch, and our initial impression of Apple Arcade. Show Notes:…
112: The Apple Christmas
Sep 15 • 82 min
This week we talked about the Apple September event, in the order of the things that Greg is interested in them/ likely to buy. We also tried to answer why does the iPad Air exist in a world with the new iPad, will Apple Arcade become an incentive for…
111: It jiggles in a different way
Sep 3 • 67 min
Summer has ended so we are chilling our way into the Apple September event, coming to term with an “iPhone Pro” name. We talked about the iPhone design vs Samsung phones designs, and what it means to design (hardware) a big smartphone in 2019. Also, what…
110: At least someone is benefiting from global warming
Aug 25 • 65 min
Nati tries to explain the connection between the Israeli summer and Terminator 2, while Greg prepares to his summer vacation. We also talked Apple Watch Series 5, iPhone 11 “Pro”, iPad and AirPods rumors. How an iPad Pro like iPhone Pencil will be a…
109: The timelines came through
Aug 18 • 70 min
Nati manipulates greg to talk about Qualcomm, before we talk about iPhone names, agree that “Pro” is not suitable for iPhones, and talk about Apple’s brands. We also talk about the options that Titanium and Ceramic bring to the Apple Watch, What is the…
108: I don’t want to be like Harry Potter with a stylus
Aug 11 • 76 min
This week we talk about Apple Card’s features as tools to manage household/personal budget, opinions and responsibilities. Also, we talked about the Note 10 that Greg bought, Nati’s mixed feeling about Samsung, what will make an iPhone worth the PRO…
107: It’s a fluffy dragon
Aug 4 • 72 min
This week we rant about Mail.app on iOS 13 beta, video streaming geographic restrictions, Apple earnings, the issue with the current iPhone line and smartphone price elasticity. In addition Nati is filled with sudden awe for the iPad Pro, macOS Catalina’s…
106: Would you buy it if it had 5G?
Jul 28 • 69 min
Greg got an iMac Pro and Nati broke his iPhone X back 😔. We also talked about cameras becoming the main feature in modern smartphones, Apple acquiring Intel’s modem business, Siri’s human contractors that are listening to audio snippets and BWM charging…
105: A Japanese garden in the hospital
Jul 20 • 74 min
This week we followed up with some MacBook stuff, before going into Apple’s defensive moves in podcasts, podcasts getting shorter, media subscriptions, emoji and some iOS 13 beta 4. We also babaled about camera equipment, watching TV together, and gaming.…
104: Building MacBooks in the desert
Jul 11 • 67 min
This week, Greg removes the metal plates from his shoulder, retiring from his cyborg gig. Also, we talked the future of cyborg humanity, iOS 13 beta 3 take 2. We also talk the new MacBook refresh, using the iPad Pro instead of a mobile computing, iPad…
103: I can’t control myself
Jul 7 • 68 min
Greg and Nati talk about read receipts in messaging apps, FOMO and “quick reply” anxiety in the context of real interaction vs virtual interactions. We also talk about people moving the responsibility of using tech devices to the manufacturers. In…
102: The glue product manager
Jul 2 • 72 min
Greg doesn’t give a shit that Jony Ive has left Apple, so Nati tries to bore him with discussing Ive’s departure. We also talk about English weather, Apple management, Huawei’s Android issues, being a product manager and what the hell is the difference…
101: A dodgy software known as iPadOS with Special Guest Andy Nicolaides
Jun 23 • 81 min
Andy joins us via an iPad mini to talk about iOS 13 beta 2 experiences, 3D Touch going away on iPhone rumours, Apple iOS 13 sherlocking, using the new Reminders app, and Apple Watch independence paths. Also, we touched on the subject of Google exiting the…
100: That’s what it’s all about - Gizmos!
Jun 16 • 81 min
Summer is here! Which means that Greg and Nati crappy iOS 13 beta 1 bugs, hot weather and Shortcuts. Also, we talked about Huawei delaying the Mate X, and building their own OS, mapping services and HomeKit. Show Notes:…
99: Get me that profile
Jun 11 • 85 min
Nati has 3 out of his 4 Apple devices (not counting the HomePod) running on a beta and Greg has 2 out of a lot of Apple devices running on a beta, so we talked watchOS 6, iOS 13 and iPadOS (13?) betas trying to go where no podcast has gone before. Show…
98: A rivalry I’m taking very seriously with Special Guest Matt Birchler
May 27 • 93 min
Nati gets a raise! But more importantly, we have Matt Birchler that joins us to talk about Apple Watch and watchOS: How we manage our Apple Watch, what could a stand-alone Watch App Store look like, and why we all could have some days off in the activity…
97: Eric Schmidt In A Hole with special guest Christopher Lawley
May 19 • 91 min
Greg and Nati talk from the future with Christopher Lawley about who is more likely to destroy the world between Google or Facebook, The US vs the rest of the world. Also, we talk iPad, files vs apps paradigms, iOS 13 rumors, what was our 1st Apple…
99: Get me that profile
May 12 • 72 min
Nati has 3 out of his 4 Apple devices (not counting the HomePod) running on a beta and Greg has 2 out of a lot of Apple devices running on a beta, so we talked iOS 13 and iPadOS (13?) betas trying to go where no podcast has gone before. Show notes:…
95: Facebook is always gonna Facebook
May 4 • 79 min
We discovered that we suck at talking about movies without preparations, so we moved on to talk about Sapiens, Facebook’s F8 keynote, being critical about news even when they come from big publications, should we get excited about AI? and Apple’s slow…
94: Apple keyboard plus
Apr 26 • 72 min
Greg does(nt) want to buy a Galaxy Fold & Nati tries not to work from home. We talk about folding smartphones, problematic company cultures and the difference between hardware quality and software quality. Show notes:…
93: Enough politics, you got an iPhone Max
Apr 21 • 81 min
Greg tells about his journey from the iPhone SE to an iPhone XS Max as we discuss our iPhone size preference before we got into the iOS 13 rumors, which raised the simplicity of iOS vs the sophistication of MacOS as the iPad evolves, and which of the…
92: Are these Powerbeats Pro in your pocket? Or are you just happy to see me?
Apr 14 • 75 min
This week we talked about Disney, Netflix, and some content questioning if Disney+ will be a channel on the Apple TV+ app. Nati gives a rant about Apple ditching their plans to open an Apple Store in Israel, and Greg buys AirPods 2 so we talk about them…
91: Who’s the baby now?
Mar 31 • 69 min
This week we talked about our interest in the new Apple services that were announced in the March 2019 event, a bit about the event itself, how come Apple doesn’t follow it’s own guidelines, Apple’s asymmetric competition with Spotify, the difference…
90: You should pirate it and buy it afterwards
Mar 8 • 76 min
Greg signs up for a 24h run to raise money for charity. Nati watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and loved it so much that he tries to persuade Greg to Pirate it now and buy it later. In addition, Nati learned how to use his iPad Pro and we talked…
89: On a Galaxy Fold far away
Mar 3 • 68 min
The episode starts with us trying to define nerdiness, before going dark with YouTubes content issues. But we recover into talking about Nati’s brand new iPad Pro, following up on Samsung Galaxy S10 reviews, and talking about the indication that Apple…
88: All of a sudden Face ID seems logical
Feb 24 • 73 min
Samsung unveils new Galaxies, and why Samsung is wrongly chasing after Apple instead of Huawei. Kuo says that Apple will introduce a 16”-ish MacBook Pro and iPhones that will be able to charge other devices (AirPods and Watch?), and why Nati and Greg…
87: Picture wet camel asses
Feb 17 • 73 min
Nati breaks Greg’s ideas about Israel the desert, while Greg is experimenting with his 6th microphone. Also, Greg talks about his concerns about podcasts control and Nati talks about his thinking about the Apple-Facebook dynamics and goes out for a…
86: iTunes made me do it
Feb 2 • 72 min
Greg & Nati share some TV shows they are watching, before discussing FaceTime bugs, how Facebook’s customers are advertisers and not the users, why Apple should not create a social network, and why subscriptions are the future. Hosts Greg Morris - @GR36…
85: I unready-ed myself
Jan 26 • 80 min
Nati speculates how American Football would have been with ostrich eggs, and finally gets used to the Series 4 Apple Watch. Greg does a ton of podcasts with his new podcasting gear. We also talk about, Apple hiring and un-hiring, what 2nd generation…
84: Deny all existence with special guest Lee Peterson
Jan 17 • 79 min
This week we dragged our special guest Lee Peterson into follow-up-land, but not before we talk about some podcasting networks, and Lee’s bad luck with Apple products, while Nati reminds Greg and Lee that at least they have proper Apple Stores with…
83: iTunes and chill
Jan 12 • 66 min
Greg buys a mixer and dives into the world of XLR and pro audio equipment, which gets us talking about umms and ahhs. Nati follows up with his meditation resolution, while Greg is taking some time off from Twitter, which gets us talking about…
82: Every company needs a slap in the face every once a while
Jan 6 • 74 min
After a long and exhausting week, Nati and Greg talk a bit about their new year resolutions - some new and some recycled - before diving into Netflix snubbing Apple for their new subscribers, and not talking about Apple’s earning warning and what it…
81: Unapologetically meh
Dec 30, 2018 • 69 min
After being Internet-less, Greg has a super fast fiber-optics internet that spoils him. So we talked about human interaction without the Internet. Also, we talked about what makes Israeli’s good at startups, the new iPad Pro BendGate, Apple…
80: I refuse to get a superior experience
Dec 10, 2018 • 75 min
Nati’s wooden roof is making some noise, and Greg is moving to a new house which is why we have pre-recorded this episode in which we talk about why the sound quality is important to us, Apple Music coming to the Alexa ecosystem and what makes Apple…
79: 5G all the things! with special guest Matteo Doni
Dec 9, 2018 • 91 min
We are joined by Matteo Doni who tells us all about 5G, what it will bring and why it will matter in about 4 year time… Also we talked about Google’s messaging service hurdles and why they push RCS, and touch a bit about Tumbler’s decision to…
78: Bitten by a British spider
Dec 1, 2018 • 80 min
Greg’s shoulder is doing fine and he is hammering on the best micro-podcast named Greg Morris while Nati gets back from a(nother) working trip, this time in -12. Nati got his Apple Watch Series 4, so we talk a bit about getting used to the size…
77: You don’t sound Russian mate
Nov 25, 2018 • 82 min
Greg goes head to head with Tom Warren’s tweet that ignited Twitter, as Nati argues that tech reviewers have turned too techie for most of the people, with regards to the discussion about the place of the iPad in the world. Also, we talk about iPhone…
76: A tight race to the bottom of privacy
Nov 17, 2018 • 77 min
Greg ponders about his podcasts listening habits, as both of our hosts agree that they need to diverge a bit with their podcast flavors. Nati takes Greg through the latest turnaround in the Apple - Qualcomm battle, as it seems…
75: What’s a professional? ​
Nov 11, 2018 • 75 min
Nati tells Greg about his weird dream about being late to recording, and also how he enjoyed Maniac on Netflix. Greg, which was late to recording the podcast, gets his personal podcast on iTunes. We also talk about the new iPad Pro, as Greg…
74: A Batman Sport Loop
Nov 4, 2018 • 70 min
Nati got an Apple Watch Series 4 but there’s a catch… & Greg is recovering from his shoulder surgery. But it doesn’t stop us from discussing all of the new things (well the things that interest us) that Apple introduced at their 2nd Autumn…
73: Make the iPhone black again
Oct 25, 2018 • 76 min
MKBHD’s performance at the Joe Rogan show kickstarts our thoughts about YouTuber personas and YouTube clickbait. Also, due to Greg’s upcoming surgery, Nati reflects about his OR experiences. Then we dive into iPhone X🅁, as the reviews are out…
72: Hide and seek user interface
Oct 21, 2018 • 77 min
Nati is podcasting from his shadeless office absorbing the morning sun, while Greg sits in an overly illuminated office which is out of his iPhone XS control. But all of this doesn’t stop us from talking about Google’s decision to start charging…
71: Jony Ive would just die if he’d see it 🤦‍♂️
Oct 14, 2018 • 72 min
This week we talked about Google’s Hardware event in which they unveiled the Pixel: Phone and slate and also the Google Home Hub. We went diving into Google’s strategy with the Pixel phones, how come they are not given for free, the move from a…
70: Capitalist meditation 🧘‍♀️🧘‍♂️
Oct 6, 2018 • 72 min
Nati managed to persuade Greg to install iOS 12.1 beta 2, luring him with new Emoji but also solving the iPhone XS charging issue. Also, we talked about messaging services, and why Nati secretly hoped for iMessage to win over WhatsApp, why Telegram…
69: Selfies with the meteor
Sep 30, 2018 • 82 min
Greg refuses to admit he is back from his vacation, in which everyone (not Greg) around him was on their mobile phones. Also, Greg comes back to logging workouts on his new Apple Watch, which makes us ponder what should be credited as workouts…
68: Take my kidney Apple
Sep 14, 2018 • 104 min
We talked about the things that we found interesting in the Apple September event in the usual BYOD style, but not before we update on the status of Greg’s mobile devices and talk about the most important thing that happened in the last week -…
67: I try to escape and you drag me back in
Sep 8, 2018 • 80 min
Nati is dragging Greg back into the technology realm, as we discuss what is the potential of Apple Pencil support on the iPhones, how we use 3D Touch and how it is similar to the Note’s S-Pen. Also, we touch about some iPhone and Watch rumors…
66: I like AirPower is now a verb
Aug 31, 2018 • 79 min
Greg gets a Note 9, so Nati has to grill him on the choice of his new Android device, as we discuss why Greg finds Android exciting, the experience with Bixby, how the Note 9 handles dual-SIM and more. We also talk about why Twitter eventually wins,…
65: The followup has taken over the show
Aug 18, 2018 • 83 min
We started talking about Twitter as a followup, which stretched for an hour before we even mentioned tech (per se). During our Twitter discussion, we talked about should companies decide what’s right and wrong in the news, what’s wrong in today’s…
64: I have my skepticism hat on
Aug 10, 2018 • 78 min
Nati voluntarily talks Android, as we discuss the Note 9 Unpack event in which Samsung introduced the new Note 9, the new Galaxy Watch - which still uses Tizen and Exynos (instead of Google’s WearOS and Qualcomm chips), and the new Galaxy Home speaker…
63: The one trillion dollar drinking game with special guest George Chachanidze
Aug 4, 2018 • 80 min
George from Snappy-Tech (Chachanidze) joins us this week and reveals the origins of Snappy-Tech, keyboard shortcuts when having a Windows PC, a Mac, and a Chrome OS devices, his Huawei P20 Pro that triggers Greg’s Trypophobia. We also talk about…
62: I just like shiny new stuff with special guest Russell Holly
Jul 29, 2018 • 73 min
Greg decides to do a proper podcast introduction for our special guest: Russell Holly, who joins us to talk about things he is interested about, multi-platform usage, how the Apple Watch changed his life in the last 3 years and the magic of the 3 ring…
61: The buzzword group
Jul 22, 2018 • 72 min
Greg complains about Carphone Warehouse that stole his money before we compare summer conditions in Israel and the UK. We tried to find some positive things with the new MacBook Pros - a solid upgrade - that continues the controversies around the…
60: The least bezeli phone with special guest Matteo Doni
Jul 14, 2018 • 88 min
We are joined by Matteo Doni who takes us through a trip of some obscure Android devices, as we talk about what is going on in the Android ecosystem of manufacturers and brands. In addition, we touch on the iPhone SE and the 4” form factor, the…
59: Bixby is jinxed
Jul 6, 2018 • 85 min
We start with a disciplinary hearing, as Nati has escaped (again…) from the jaws of being fired, by confusing Greg with silliness. We also talk shortly about the state of the iOS/watchOS/macOS betas, before discussing some of the upcoming iOS…
58: Darth Vader Can’t Play Cricket
Jun 30, 2018 • 82 min
After some issues, we start the podcast talking about the Fifa world cup and sports in general and somehow end up in Star Wars territory. Then we pivot into the 2019 iPhone line and the odd 6.1” iPhone, before moving to discuss Apple Watch bands, the…
57: Not everyone had the dark theme memo
Jun 22, 2018 • 80 min
We talk about Nati’s visit to London, and to the Facebook developer game summit. Nati also bought a HomePod so of course, we have to talk about it… In addition, we talk about USB-C on iPhones, USB-C as a whole and wireless charging. Also, new…
56: Even My Dog Doesn’t Know He’s A Dog
Jun 16, 2018 • 84 min
A trippy start to the show discusses our intent to move to FaceTime, names, and logos of products and brands, and what would have happened if Apple kept its original logo, and what if Apple’s next endeavor is cyders. We jump to talk about Nati’s trip…
55: I was expecting and one more thing: iOS dark mode
Jun 8, 2018 • 105 min
The WWDC show! Greg and Nati talk about the subjects they cared about from the WWDC keynote and announcements. Hosts Greg Morris - @GR36 Nati Shochat - @natisho Topics WWDC - WWDC in 14 minutes iOS 12 thoughts Do Not…
54: A reality slap to the face
Jun 2, 2018 • 72 min
Greg gives a few hints about a secretive new job interview, just before we announce that we WON’T GIVE ANY WWDC PREDICTIONS. However, each shares something he wants to see, and a wild thing that won’t happen. We also talk a bit about GDPR,…
53: Beaten up by a 6 year old with special guest Daryl Baxter
May 20, 2018 • 79 min
Daryl Baxter joins us again, to tell how it’s going with the Outpost podcast as Nati tricks Daryl and Greg to talk about the iPad instead of Google. We also talk about the iPhone SE rumors, computing and biometrics and what the heck is going on with…
52: I have one of those Floaty APKs with Special Guest Matt Birchler
May 13, 2018 • 78 min
Matt Birchler joins us to talk about “Micro Podcasts”, and dive into Google I/O talking about: How good has Google Assistant became, what are the social implications? surprisingly Assistant still takes some cues from Siri, can we trust Google News,…
51: I’ll have a number 2 & 200GB of iCloud storage
May 6, 2018 • 80 min
Nati moves into his house which marks a year of making BYOD Podcast! For the anniversary Greg and Nati talk about what they have learned during the last year, a bit about their recording equipment, and what have changed about their view about Apple….
50: I was definitely not asleep with special guest Timothy Buck
Apr 30, 2018 • 101 min
Timothy Buck joins Nati to discuss about product management and companies incentives. Also, we discuss about Apple’s iPhone strategy and how the iPhone SE and the iPhone X impact it, as gateways to Apple’s ecosystem and the overall direction of the…
49: Let’s throw an AppStore on it with special guest Ben Basche
Apr 22, 2018 • 98 min
Ben Basche joins us with a eulogy for his lost iPad Pro, as we talk about leaks and Apple’s culture of secrecy through the lens of story-telling. We also dive into Apple’s latest struggles with software quality, the value of the…
48: One mile selfie stick
Apr 13, 2018 • 76 min
Nati is trying to teach his dog to do the dishes, without success and Greg is doing some microphone acrobatics, as we talk about iTunes not being killed, why every change Twitter is doing gets so much criticism, (PRODUCT)RED iPhones, and…
47: Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should
Apr 7, 2018 • 86 min
We play with the idea of AI taking over pro applications, just before we discuss Apple’s recent push in AI with new key hirings, and when will these moves bear user-focused fruits. Also, we try to understand Apple’s latest iOS development schedule…
46: An Apple Pencil for scale
Mar 31, 2018 • 83 min
Greg is messing with his setup just before the show (again). But that doesn’t stop us from discussing the Apple education event which was boring because of us, and the story Apple tried to tell and how the Pencil fits in. We also talk about event…
45: Two devices we are not supposed to like
Mar 23, 2018 • 76 min
We ranked our favorite Apple products from the last 5 years, which seems to be a bit controversial. Also, we talk about Apple doubling down on owning the core tech of their devices, and how Chinese Android vendors are trying very hard to showcase…
44: Two personal assistants walk into a bar with special guest Guilherme Rambo
Mar 18, 2018 • 93 min
Gui (AKA Mr. Rambo) returns and pushes his luck again about his MacBook Pro’s keyboard, and revealed that Apple has a special way to calibrate 3D Touch on iPhone screens. Also, Greg and Gui talk about the HomePod experience and AirPlay bugs, which…
43: 4 fifths of a retina
Mar 11, 2018 • 82 min
We start with a non-follow-up (not on the list) about the Galaxy S9 and Samsung fans, bringing positivity to the world (via neural hacking), before diving about new iPad rumors, a cheaper MacBook Air and Watch apps. Hosts Greg…
42: Everyone gets offended
Mar 3, 2018 • 84 min
Greg’s raspberry pie and (expanding) home automation setup still works well, so we talked about the rumors about the 2018 iPhone line, and the baffling cheap(ish) entry-level iPhone X-looking, big-screened device. Before going into MWC and the new…
41: Vicious Banana Cupcakes
Feb 27, 2018 • 80 min
Greg returns from Ireland after he drank ridicules amounts of Guinness and Nati has a dust particle inside his MacBook Pro’s keyboard. We also talk about home automation, Digital Assistants, AirPods 2nd gen rumors, and bury Windows mobile efforts…
40: Senior citizen ready with special guest Matt Birchler
Feb 18, 2018 • 71 min
We are joined this week by Matt Birchler, who compares his Android experiment with Greg. We continue with Apple Watch, watchOS 5 wishlist, and the smartwatch landscape which has only 2 major players - Apple and Tizen powered Samsung Gear, going…
39: A mate in the can
Feb 11, 2018 • 57 min
Greg talks about his first impressions from the HomePod, and we touch about the strengths and weaknesses of the device, Also we talk about the (slightly confusing) controls, superb sound quality, and Siri’s shortcomings. Also, we discuss using Apple…
38: It’s a very snowy leopard
Feb 1, 2018 • 74 min
We talk about ML platforms, and how Facebook messenger’s chatbot failed while smart assistants won. We also discuss digital assistant and data collection. Greg ordered a HomePod and thinks that Siri should become a platform, and Nati hopes that the…
37: I was wrong to assume that back is back
Jan 26, 2018 • 78 min
Greg encounters some issues with data sync that messes his iMac. Nati’s MacBook Pro returns, plus some horror stories about Apple AppStore development. Also we dive into the new things that iOS 11.3 brings (in the 1st beta), and some clues about an…
36: Unapologetically empty with special guest Guilherme Rambo
Jan 19, 2018 • 92 min
This week, Guilherme Rambo (AKA Mr. Rambo) returns to talk about, The state of security in iOS and macOS, and the state of Jailbreaking which on iOS that rose up from the dead. We also talk about whether Apple should make their own smart-home devices,…
35: An iMac for dinosaurs
Jan 13, 2018 • 92 min
We looked at CES as a lens of what is going on in the tech scene, trying to separate the real trends from the concepts that will never ship. Also, we tried to predict how 2018 will be for Apple in various topics ranging from improving the software…
34: I’m not playing by your rules anymore
Dec 28, 2017 • 85 min
This week we talked about how the HomePod will be graded on the Echo/ Google Home curve, which explains it being late. Also, should tech companies be involved in global politics? and new year resolutions: meditation, improving our workflows, consuming…
33: It’s a feature, not a bug
Dec 24, 2017 • 77 min
Merry Christmas ya’ll! Can a skin fix the iPhone X’s Space Grey color by turning it to Black, or fix a phone scratch OCD? Well, we don’t know. What we do know is that battery life on iPhones become a huge scandal, as Apple addressed the iPhone -…
32: I said serious, not Siri
Dec 15, 2017 • 77 min
We sidetrack into movie land due to The Last Jedi release, but quickly return to the tech track, with Apple breaking security on HomeKit and fixing it rather quickly. And diving into security and privacy in the current day and age. Also, Windows PC on…
31: Surviving the Apple-pocalypse
Dec 7, 2017 • 81 min
We discuss how Apple survived the iOS/ macOS bugs apocalypse and mainly the overblown reaction to it, before diving into the Smart Home market which is led by smart speakers, concluding it’s far from being a fad. Also, Greg might get an Apple TV…
30: Something to complain about
Nov 30, 2017 • 80 min
Greg is sick of the Watch bossing him around even when feeling ill, as we dive into Apple’s 2017 hardware line-up, discussing what we like and what could be improved, without forgetting the subjective aspects of ranting about products. Hosts Greg…
29: Democratisation of firmware spelunking with special guest Guilherme Rambo
Nov 24, 2017 • 84 min
This week we have a special guest - Guilherme Rambo (AKA Mr. Rambo), which reveals the ludicrous prices of Apple products in Brazil. Also, Gui joins Nati as they both share their impressions of the iPhone X, before diving deep into some nerdy talk…
28: It looks like this turkey is taking a selfie
Nov 16, 2017 • 77 min
We talk about Greg’s new Dutch 27” iMac 5k and why IKEA is so awesome, and continue about Qualcomm rejecting Broadcom’s acquisition offer, and the reality that most people don’t give a damn about internet speeds. Then we dive into some more…
27: The most amount of bezels possible with special guest Matt Birchler
Nov 11, 2017 • 72 min
This week we have a special guest - Matt Birchler, which joins us to talk about the his impressions of the Pixel 2 - Matt’s annual Android experiment, the experience of using an Android device with an Apple Watch, and the Pixel 2’s shortages…
26: On a scale of one to X
Nov 7, 2017 • 55 min
Greg shares his initial thoughts about the iPhone X, and his overall experience from the Apple Store pick up, unboxing to the device itself. We also talk about the device itself, where the iPhone line might be heading, and how it effects the…
25: Thank god there are two of them (AirPods)
Nov 4, 2017 • 70 min
iPhone X is about to arrive, so we talk about the early hands-on and why Apple’s PR change with “Youtubers you never heard of” was a great move, instead of doing the same thing with the “traditional” tech review scene, and in general how reviews…
24: Let’s do a squeazy phone instead
Oct 27, 2017 • 77 min
Nati shares his amazement about Watch Series 3 speed and somehow gets Greg into an experiment with Watch orientation. We continue with Google’s hardware hurdles with the Pixel 2 and Home mini devices, and share our thoughts about the fate of Essential…
23: Have a strong word with yourself
Oct 14, 2017 • 82 min
Nati shares his great FaceTime experience, which pulls us to rant about the state of Twitter, and why Greg lost his motivation to talk about tech. Then we follow-up on Apple Watch series 3, weekly iOS 11 releases for bug fixes, and the all…
22: I really miss Walt Mossberg
Oct 4, 2017 • 80 min
We discuss everything that Greg got for his birthday and returned and the impressions about the new Apple products (but not the Apple TV 4K). Then we dive into Apple’s privacy stance, how they are increasing the data they collect without…