Bring Your Own Device

Bring Your Own Device

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Apple news, reviews and opinions
32: I said serious, not Siri
Dec 15 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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…
21: Hashtag embrace the notch
Sep 24 • 72 min
We managed to overcome personal family health issues, and Jewish holidays to record this episode, in which Greg reveals his Apple purchases which bring him one step closer to his Tim Cook badge. Also, we discuss Apple’s silicon power with the A11…
20: It’s Eddy Cue, he might be on drugs
Sep 15 • 107 min
Now that the iPhone event is past us, we talk about the leaks leading to the event and break down the event’s interesting (for us) topics and themes in our iPhone event Bingo kind of way. We also share our opinions about the products, and whether or…
19: You’ve triggered Cortana!
Sep 8 • 81 min
It’s now only a week away from the iPhone event. Nathan is excited, but Greg has had enough of the leaks. We talk about the heating up assistant wars, and its effect on Android OEMs as well as Apple moving Siri to a new leader. Most exciting of all,…
18: A headphone jack for a bitcoin with special guest Ben Basche
Aug 26 • 103 min
This week we have a special guest - Ben Basche - which joins us in discussing about the Apple’s TV messy strategy, Android Oreo’s launch and how it reflects about Google’s Android strategy and relationships with Android OEMs. Also we talk about…
17: I do not care about icons
Aug 19 • 74 min
This week we discover that Greg has more stickers than Nati does and that’s a shame that MacOS messages doesn’t have stickers. Then we follow-up on How the firmware gods are preventing Greg from installing the latest watchOS beta, the LTE Apple Watch…
16: You don’t sound like an Air, You sound like a Pro
Aug 12 • 70 min
We talked about Nati’s new MacBook Pro (Escape) configuration choice and Greg’s new Beats Solo 3’s and why the W1 chip is a breakthrough technology. We continued with more information discovered in the HomePod firmware: A cellular Apple Watch…
15: Accidental HomePod leaks
Aug 5 • 73 min
We started off with privacy (#Germany agrees with Nati) and Apple’s decision to comply with Chinese law about VPN apps in the AppStore. Then we continued with the iPod’s end of life as we know it, the iPhone 8/X’s self-leaked information by Apple and…
14: An Octopus hints at 8 with special guest Daryl Baxter
Jul 29 • 100 min
Greg celebrates our first guest - Daryl Baxter - with some new podcasting equipment which somewhat backfires, discussing the HUGE notifications improvements on iOS 11 beta 4, and Daryl’s overall iOS 11 impressions as a huge supporter of ‘working’ on the…
13: Emoji Subscription
Jul 23 • 73 min
Nati rants about conductive charging being called wireless, and Greg rants about the state of iOS 11’s notifications (again). We continue with software and subscriptions, a quick update about Apple and Qualcomm, question whether Android is a dead end…
12: Get off my (app) lawn!
Jul 16 • 83 min
We moved our hosting to Libsyn and even got a refund (thank you Twitter)! which got us talking about audio, ads platforms and how come Google isn’t pushing into Podcasts as promised. Also, we discussed the rumors about Apple struggling with…
11: What are these sad melting people?
Jul 8 • 63 min
Nathan finally gets AirPods! We discuss the stra…
10: Flashbacks, Apple Maps and AR
Jul 1 • 85 min
Greg and Nati take out tech pundits who mistake t…
09: The iPad Pro gets a Promotion
Jun 22 • 75 min
Greg is blown away by the new 10.5” iPad Pro 120H…
08: Get Your Tim Cook Badge
Jun 18 • 76 min
UPDATED EPISODE: More WWDC follow up than we real…
07: Retina for your ears
Jun 8 • 101 min
Greg and Nati talk about the most wonderful time …
06: Do you really want a bezel-less iPad?
Jun 3 • 73 min
Greg and Nathan talk about some interesting desig…
05: 3rd party drag and drop is very dangerous
May 28 • 71 min
Nathan watches the excruciating unveil of the new…
04: Buzzwords make everything more exciting
May 21 • 65 min
We have used machine learning and AI to make the …
03: Hey Siri! Tell Me About Windows 10S
May 14 • 71 min
For episode 3 Greg and Nathan both take a look at…
02: Quarterly Cellular Litigations
May 7 • 72 min
For episode 2 Nathan drags Greg kicking and screa…
01: Renders of leaks of lies
Apr 30 • 71 min
For the first episode Greg and Nathan discuss exa…