Let's Talk iOS

Let's Talk iOS

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A weekly podcast about iOS and Apple.


iPhone 12 debriefing
Oct 19 • 85 min
Sebastien and Cody go over the results of the 2020 iPhone fantasy draft, as well as discuss all of the big announcements from the event. There’s a color wheel debate, talks about HomePod mini, iPhone 12 mini, MagSafe, and much more you don’t want to miss!
iPhone 12 Fantasy Draft
Oct 8 • 63 min
With Apple’s iPhone event announced for Tuesday, it’s time for another round of Fantasy Draft. Listen in as your co-hosts discuss product rumors, marketing strategies and make their predictions for the iPhone 12 event.
Widgets and pinned conversations
Oct 5 • 55 min
In episode 364 of Let’s Talk iOS, your two hosts discuss everything from pinned threads in Messages to which widgets they are currently using on their Home screens. They also talk about CBD hype, App Library use and what new shows they’re currently…
363: Both creepy and awesome
Sep 28 • 63 min
Sebastien and Cody recap Amazon’s impressive and somewhat creepy hardware announcements and discuss all of the excitement over customizing iOS 14 Home screens.
362: Two honorable men
Sep 21 • 76 min
Sebastien and Cody go over their fantasy draft picks from last week’s Apple Watch event, and discuss the major announcements. The pair also talk new Apple Watch features, new iPad models and Apple’s various new service offerings.
361: Apple Watch fantasy draft (2020)
Sep 11 • 48 min
Welcome to the 2020 Apple Watch Fantasy Draft. In this special episode, your co-hosts make their picks and predictions for Apple’s September 15 event. Will they unveil a new iPhone or iPad, or perhaps Sebastien’s dream electric scooter? Play along by…
360: Requesting permission to get creepy
Sep 4 • 74 min
In this special Labor Day episode, your hosts Sebastien and Cody cover the long list of Apple-related leaks and rumors from the past week such as AirTags and a smaller HomePod. They also discuss Sebastien’s new love of roasting coffee beans and Cody’s…
359: A dopamine dump
Aug 31 • 53 min
Your two lovable co-hosts get together to talk about a wide range of Apple-related topics including the recent iPad Air leaks and the brewing legal battle with Epic Games. The pair also discuss Cody’s love for the new Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso, and whether…
358: The game is changing
Aug 24 • 54 min
Cody and Sebastien discuss the recent leaks about upcoming new Apple products, the future of Beats, and of course, the ongoing Fortnite saga.
357: An epic battle
Aug 17 • 77 min
Your two favorite co-hosts debate about the war currently brewing between Epic Games and Apple, as well as Apple’s future service bundles.
356: Unsolved TikTalks
Aug 10 • 91 min
After talking about Sebastien’s exciting bike life, the two friends go deeper into big news Tuesday, including Phil Schiller stepping down, the new iMac, and also discussions about the potential ban of TikTok and WeChat in the US.
355: Don’t f**k with apps
Aug 3 • 71 min
Cody and Sebastien discuss Apple’s massive Q3, and Tim Cook’s antitrust hearing (of course, Sebastien has strong opinions about it all). It sounds boring but they’re making it fun!
354: A world we want to live in
Jul 27 • 68 min
In what could be Sebastien’s last participation to the podcast, the guys talk about the third beta of iOS 14, the new Music icon, Face ID coming to the Mac, the appeal (or not) of a Twitter subscription, Apple TV+ successes, and of course, what they’ve…
353: Here is something different for you
Jul 20 • 68 min
This is a very unusual episode due to Sebastien’s traveling and limited access to the internet. Instead of recording live, Cody and Sebastien both recorded their own sections separately and pieced up this first of its kind episode. Topics range from music…
352: We’re way off track
Jul 13 • 60 min
An episode about being a manly man, road trip adventures, iOS 14 betas, future iPhones packaging, and somehow, throwing steaks down your pants.
351: Livin’ the beta life
Jul 6 • 44 min
While Sebastien discusses his new RV life, Cody talks about his new iOS 14 beta life. Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: , and . Send a tweet to if you’d like your question to be answered at the end of next…
350: 3 minutes into the beta
Jun 29 • 54 min
Hot on the heels of the WWDC keynote, Cody and Sebastien get together to discuss their hands-on experience with the first iOS 14 beta release.
349: WWDC 2020 debriefing
Jun 22 • 58 min
Cody and Sebastien go over the WWDC 2020 keynote announcements and reveal the winner of the previous week’s fantasy draft.
348: WWDC 2020 Fantasy Draft
Jun 15 • 78 min
Cody and Sebastien take their draft picks ahead of the WWDC 2020 keynote. Take your own picks and play along with them!
347: The leak above all leaks
Jun 8 • 71 min
To celebrate the iPhone 4’s 10th birthday, Cody and Sebastien take a trip down memory lane to recount the story of the iPhone 4, how it got lost, how it was found, the antennagate debacle, and the release of the white model 10 months after the device’s…
346: In favor of widgets
Jun 1 • 80 min
Cody shares one of his business ventures and Sebastien talks about the best spot to get murdered. Both discuss the latest Apple news and rumors before Cody has to defend his track record of TV recommendations.
345: This is the world we live in
May 25 • 78 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about the big changes happening in the podcasting world, and they go over the iOS 13.5 jailbreak that was recently released, what it means, how it works, and whether jailbreaking is still appealing or not in 2020.
344: Defrag the brain
May 18 • 80 min
Cody and Sebastien discuss the new Brydge Pro+ for iPad Pro, Apple Watch, learning apps, iPhone 12 rumors, and what they’ve been watching on TV lately.
343: Revisiting Home screens
May 11 • 79 min
Sebastien shares tips about starting a fire, and Cody explains how he makes money on the weekends. Both share what’s on their Home screen.
342: I’ll show you mine if you show me yours
May 4 • 72 min
Your favorite duo discusses the new 13-inch MacBook Pro and its place in the product line. They then talk about Apple’s latest financial quarter which turned out to be not bad at all. Finally, they share what they’ve been watching on TV this week. And…
341: Expensive Tuesday
Apr 27 • 80 min
Sebastien the adventurer talks to Cody the curator about the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro, and he shares his tips on how to easily spend $2,300 on a Tuesday.
340: As sober as a judge
Apr 20 • 87 min
Apple is shipping a new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro and a new iPhone SE. How good is that new iPhone anyway? And then there is this rumor of not one, but two versions of the rumored Apple over-the-ear headphones.
339: Set your expectations to “awesome”
Apr 13 • 100 min
After grilling Sebastien about his search for the best TV at the best price, the guys go into details about the latest Apple rumors, including iPhone 12, HomePod mini, and AirTags. The two then talk about Apple and Google teaming up on COVID-19 contact…
338: Long time listener, second time caller
Apr 6 • 87 min
After an almost 6-year hiatus, iDB Senior Vice President of Wallpapers Jim Gresham returns to the show to talk to Cody and Sebastien about Apple’s acquisition of Dark Sky, HomePod vs Sonos, and working from home in this strange period of our lives.
337: A strange phenomenon
Mar 30 • 62 min
Cody and Sebastien follow up on their conversation about the new iPad Pro and whether or not it is worth upgrading at this time. They also talk about new iOS 13.4 features, they share the one app they would ever need, and of course, they discuss what they…
336: It’s a home run
Mar 23 • 78 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about new Apple products announced last week, including the Mac mini, MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro.
335: Sunshine and puppy dogs
Mar 16 • 88 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about WWDC 2020’s new format, and of course, all the leaks that recently surfaced, including new features coming to the Messages app, Apple Pencil, the iOS Home screen, and much more.
334: What goes around comes around
Mar 9 • 65 min
Rumors are back in full swing with more evidence of new features coming to iOS 14 and watchOS 6, as well as new hardware from Apple. Then Cody and Sebastien talk more about the inevitable Coronavirus outbreak and whether or not they should start prepping…
333: A little bit of faith
Mar 2 • 73 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about the most underrated Apple Maps feature, the rumored iPad Pro Smart Keyboard with built-in trackpad, and how canceling WWDC might not have as big consequences as one might think.
332: So high, so fast, so quickly
Feb 24 • 71 min
The guys spend a large amount of time talking about Sebastien’s watchmaking course (go to the 26th minute marker to skip the entire conversation), but it eventually circles back to Apple, Coronavirus, AirPods Pro Lite, iOS 14, and, surprisingly, CBD.
331: Extreme precision
Feb 17 • 64 min
Cody keeps reminding Sebastien how much he’s changed since he started making watches and drinking fancy coffee. It doesn’t stop them from talking about new Samsung devices, nonsensical design decisions, and imagining what a new Apple TV could bring to the…
330: You’re folding it wrong
Feb 10 • 61 min
The show starts lightly with a chat about wallpapers, and gets increasingly serious as the discussion turns to foldables, and the Coronavirus and its ongoing impact on Apple’s operations. Everything comes full circle as Cody and Sebastien end on a light…
329: Something broke inside
Feb 3 • 71 min
Sebastien discovers Door Dash, and for once, Cody is the one ranting about something. Will he get Tim Cook to apologize and step down? That’s doubtful, but it doesn’t stop the two friends to talk about Apple’s monstrous financial quarter, the impact of…
328: In a vacuum
Jan 27 • 75 min
After a short discussion about Apple’s stance on privacy and end-to-end encryption, Cody and Sebastien chat about their favorite non-Apple products, with side talks about coffee, snobbism, and destroying the environment.
327: Work setups
Jan 20 • 61 min
While Cody is concerned about his “personal brand”, Sebastien is full of jokes on this special episode of the podcast where both co-hosts share what’s on their desks and their work setup in general.
326: Pour some sugar on me
Jan 13 • 44 min
Did you go to CES this year? Neither did Cody and Sebastien, but that doesn’t stop them from having an opinion about some of the announcements and the event in general. Also, how do you feel about 5G?
325: Tips, apps, and products to get ahead in 2020
Jan 6 • 54 min
New year, same Cody and Sebastien! Follow along as your two favorite co-hosts of 2019 share a series of tips, apps, and products to stay on track in 2020, no matter what goals or themes you might have set (or not).
324: What we want to see from Apple in 2020
Dec 30, 2019 • 61 min
Cody and Sebastien share what they want to see from Apple in 2020. Covering a broad spectrum, they highlight realistic hardware, software, and services Apple could launch or improve on in the year to come.
323: The pits and peaks of 2019
Dec 23, 2019 • 75 min
Hardware. Software. Services. Cody and Sebastien share their pits and peaks from Apple in 2019. From their favorite piece of hardware, to their least favorite service, it’s like a year in review in just about 60 minutes.
322: Get a PC, then!
Dec 16, 2019 • 64 min
After going fully off topic about Amazon, Cody and Sebastien talk about the Mac Pro they didn’t buy, Apple Arcade, and the new recurring segment of the show, Let’s Talk TV.
321: Sons of Energy
Dec 9, 2019 • 63 min
While Cody is battling a new addiction, Sebastien is creating an eBike gang. Listen in, and join in on the fun!
320: Feels good in your brains
Dec 2, 2019 • 52 min
Don’t listen to this episode if you want to hear about iOS and tech in general, as it seems Cody and Sebastien talk just about everything but that. Topics include Black Friday, Amazon, TV shows, meditation, and more unrelated matters.
319: Big huge things
Nov 25, 2019 • 55 min
Cody and Sebastien review their use of Apple Card about 3 months after its initial launch. And of course, they have the unavoidable CyberTruck debate. Agree or disagree? Listen in and chime in!
318: Motion creates emotions
Nov 18, 2019 • 68 min
A friendly conversation about AirPods Pro, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, inspirational quotes, and TV services. No, seriously, it’s a much better episode than it looks on paper…
317: Near Death Experience
Nov 11, 2019 • 60 min
Cody and Sebastien follow up on AirPods Pro, Apple TV+, killing vacuums, and near death experiences.
316: Life is not censored
Nov 4, 2019 • 67 min
Sebastien’s got the new AirPods Pro. Cody is giving a shot at Catalina. Both have thoughts and feeling about Apple TV+.
315: Favorite iOS 13 tips and features
Oct 28, 2019 • 56 min
Several weeks in, Cody and Sebastien share their favorite tips and features of iOS 13. From obvious ones to more obscure settings, there is something for everyone in here. And not to mention that the two co-hosts are full of jokes today…
314: An uplifting episode
Oct 21, 2019 • 54 min
Sebastien rekindles his relationship with Apple Watch for a day, and shares details about his new electric bike. For once, Cody is the one ranting about something. And of course, the two friends talk about the new iDB app redesign.
313: It’s alright
Oct 14, 2019 • 53 min
Cody has more thoughts on the iPhone 11 Pro. Sebastien discovers game controllers. Both wonder what an October Apple event could look like.
312: Side note and humble brag
Oct 7, 2019 • 71 min
Cody gets his hands on a hot new piece of hardware, and Sebastien resolves his ongoing Wi-Fi issues. The two co-hosts also talk about watchOS 6, updating macOS, HomePod, Apple Music, and Spotify.
311: A bit of jailbreaking nostalgia
Sep 30, 2019 • 54 min
After a bit of follow up on previous topics, Sebastien and Cody take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about the good old days of jailbreaking.
310: Two thumbs up
Sep 23, 2019 • 62 min
After a weekend spent using his new iPhone 11 Pro, Sebastien shares his first impressions, and as you can tell by the episode title, it is pretty positive. The two co-hosts also talk about Apple Arcade and the Shortcuts app.
309: Metallic mint
Sep 16, 2019 • 69 min
Nearly a week after the iPhone 11, Cody and Sebastien look back at the announcements, what was great, and what was missing.
308: First impressions of the iPhone 11 event
Sep 10, 2019 • 37 min
Cody and Sebastien deliver their first impressions of the event Apple held on September 10. Apple Arcade, TV+, new iPad, Apple Watch, iPhone 11, and iPhone 11 Pro. It’s all here in its purest and rawest form. Also, find out who will be the champoint of…
307: iPhone Event Fantasy Draft 2019
Sep 3, 2019 • 63 min
The time has come again for Cody and Sebastien to battle in the third annual iPhone Event Fantasy Draft Pick. As the defending champion, Sebastien wants to keep his crown, but will Cody make the right picks to finally win the title? Play along and find…
306: The right cable in the right plug
Aug 26, 2019 • 56 min
After a quick follow up on the LG UltraFine 4K monitor and the Bridge Keyboard for iPad Pro, Cody and Sebastien talk about the appeal of Disney+ and what it will mean for TV services like Netflix and the upcoming Apple TV+.
305: Touch Bar Mondays
Aug 19, 2019 • 62 min
Sebastien talks about his new acquisitions: an LG UltraFine 4K, and the Bridge keyboard for iPad Pro. The two also discuss future iPhone names, Apple Pay, Apple Arcade, and more.
304: Signing up for Apple Card
Aug 12, 2019 • 55 min
After briefly talking about HomePod deals and mechanical watches, Cody and Sebastien discuss the roll out of Apple Card. Follow along as Sebastien takes you through the process of signing up and getting approved for Apple Card in less than 5 minutes. Plus…
303: A different level of dorkiness
Aug 5, 2019 • 54 min
A special episode where Cody and Sebastien discuss their smart home tech gadgets, including robot vacuums, switches, door locks, and security cameras.
302: Pounding the privacy button
Jul 29, 2019 • 54 min
After a slight tangent about computer monitors, Sebastien talks about the cool tech in his new car, including of course CarPlay. Cody and Sebastien then discuss the importance of the Intel’s smartphone modem acquisition by Apple, and the well-deserved…
301: A non confrontational passive person
Jul 22, 2019 • 59 min
After a quick follow up on Sebastien’s Apple Watch situation, Cody shares the story of his “exploding” MacBook. The two then discuss Twitter clients, rumors of Apple funding original podcasts, and they both answer listeners questions.
300: Select curse words
Jul 15, 2019 • 50 min
In what feels like an episode dedicated to first world problems, Cody and Sebastien talk about the craziness of spam calls you now receive on your phone. Sebastien also faces an existential crisis.
299: Moving day
Jul 8, 2019 • 47 min
The guys have more thoughts about Jony Ive’s departure, and iOS 13 in general.
298: The elephant in the white room
Jul 1, 2019 • 76 min
Cody talks about his experience with CarPlay, but obviously this is not the biggest news of the week… You might have heard that a certain designer at a certain fruit company announced his departure. Naturally, Cody and Sebastien unpack it all.
297: The dark alleys of the dark web
Jun 24, 2019 • 62 min
Sebastien is still on a Twitter quest. Cody spent some time with iOS 13, and both of them are more or less active.
296: No wink wink nudge nudge
Jun 17, 2019 • 66 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about Twitterrific’s new update, Apple’s Look Around, iOS 13, and both dream of the next MacBook. Luna Display: Visit and enter the promo code TALK at checkout to get an exclusive 10% discount. …
295: The small French connection
Jun 10, 2019 • 54 min
Now that WWDC 2019 is over, Cody and Sebastien take a look back at the event as a whole. Sebastien also shares his early feedback on iOS 13, and of course, Cody has tons of question about it.
294: The best announcements from the WWDC 2019 keynote
Jun 4, 2019 • 91 min
After announcing the winner of the WWDC 2019 draft, Cody and Sebastien share their favorite announcements of the event.
293: WWDC 2019 Fantasy Draft
May 27, 2019 • 74 min
Join Cody and Sebastien for the third annual WWDC Fantasy Draft, a special episode where the two co-hosts turn a pre-event rumors roundup into a fun game. Play along and make your own picks!
292: No spoilers
May 20, 2019 • 76 min
Sebastien faces his critics, then the guys discuss stickers, the new TV app, and argue whether or not the App Store is a monopoly. Listen in, and share your opinion on Twitter! Luna Display: Visit and enter…
291: The robot takeover
May 13, 2019 • 64 min
While Cody and Sebastien pretend to talk about Google I/O and the latest iPhone rumors, what’s really on their mind is the survival of the human race.
290: Walk it off!
May 6, 2019 • 70 min
This week Sebastien answers an existential question about pedometer apps. Cody runs down the numbers to show Apple is still a hugely profitable company. The two go on a tangent about Lock screen widgets and talk about the massive bomb Gurman dropped about…
289: The Uge
Apr 29, 2019 • 81 min
In a somewhat unusual episode, Cody and Sebastien talk about negative reviews, mouse and trackpad support on iPad, newly discovered apps, and recently watched TV shows.
288: Leaks of the week
Apr 22, 2019 • 77 min
An incredible week of leaks about iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 is discussed on this week’s episode. Also, Sebastien got an iPhone XR.
287: Keep your eyes on this
Apr 15, 2019 • 74 min
How does Disney+ compare to Netflix in terms of pricing and content, and maybe more importantly, how does it compare to the upcoming Apple TV+ service? Also, strong signs are pointing in the direction of a dismantling of iTunes. What does that mean for…
286: Live from King’s Landing
Apr 8, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode partly recorded live from the capital of the Seven Kingdoms, Cody tries really hard to convince you he can read, and Sebastien explains how he can easily fit 3 HomePods in his life.
285: It’s a lifestyle, baby
Apr 1, 2019 • 75 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about AirPods 2, Apple News+, and yes, AirPower.
284: Unpacking Apple’s “It’s Show Time” event
Mar 26, 2019 • 85 min
After revealing the big winner of the fantasy draft, Cody and Sebastien unpack Apple’s big “It’s Show Time” event. From Apple News+ to Apple Arcade, Apple Card and Apple TV+, they discuss and analyze it all.
283: Apple media event fantasy draft 2019
Mar 18, 2019 • 89 min
After talking about the battle between Spotify and Apple, Cody and Sebastien make their fantasy draft picks for the media event Apple will hold on March 25th. Follow and play along by making your own picks from the list available in the show notes….
282: ‘Time to spend’ alert
Mar 11, 2019 • 59 min
If AR is the next big frontier for Apple, Sebastien is not quite convinced he’s seen compelling use cases for this new technology yet. The two also talk about the rumors of an Apple credit card, and what this could mean for the company. Finally, Cody…
281: Stashed away behind secret doors
Mar 4, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode all about Apple Watch, Cody and Sebastien talk about the rumored sleep tracking feature coming to the wearable, third-party watch faces, the faces and complications they use most, and more. Luna Display: Visit and enter the promo code…
280: Feel the fold
Feb 25, 2019 • 54 min
As Apple reportedly plans universal iOS/macOS apps for 2021, Cody and Sebastien have a great conversation about the difference between merger and unification of macOS and iOS. The two also talk about the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the new s10 line of…
279: The Chinese Zodiac expert
Feb 18, 2019 • 58 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about Apple’s upcoming subscription service and what specific plans Apple might offer. The two also talk about Ming-Chi Kuo’s latest massive round of leaks about new iPhones, iPad, Mac, and more. Want to help Let’s Talk iOS?…
278: A quick fix
Feb 11, 2019 • 53 min
Cody and Sebastien talk about Angela Ahrendts’ from Apple. Did she leave on her own terms? Did she get fired? It doesn’t matter! This is a good opportunity to discuss the current state of an experience at the Apple Store. This, and also the latest !…
277: There is no safety net
Feb 4, 2019 • 65 min
A talk about the Group FaceTime bug that allowed people to listen in on you, how Apple handled the situation and whether the company should have been able to prevent it. Also a discussion about how Facebook violated Apple’s terms of service and got…
276: The Health & Fitness edition
Jan 28, 2019 • 65 min
In this special episode focusing on Health & Fitness, Cody and Sebastien talk about their routines as well as the apps and accessories they use to track and manage their health goals. Thinkful is an online education platform that offers fast-paced…
275: You’re only cheating yourself
Jan 21, 2019 • 52 min
Rumor season is in full swing with talks about a new iPod touch (what!?), new iPad mini, USB-C iPhone, and more. Cody and Sebastien also talk about real existing products that are actually shipping like the Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS. Also, some…
274: It’s getting sizzling
Jan 14, 2019 • 62 min
New year, new iPhone! Cody and Sebastien talk about rumors of a 3-lens iPhone, the imminent release of AirPower, and more concrete news, such as Apple opening up to TV makers, and more. Thinkful is an online education platform that offers…
273: It’s not all bad
Jan 4, 2019 • 67 min
Cody and Sebastien take a look at Apple’s bad financial week. While the news certainly isn’t great, it’s really not all doom and gloom either. Listen in as the two try to make sense of it all. Thinkful is an online education platform that offers…
272: Looking towards 2019
Dec 31, 2018 • 78 min
A look at what Cody and Sebastien would like to see from Apple in 2019. Also, the guys look at the scorecard of their 2018 resolutions, and make new ones for 2019. Triplebyte:Apply for a job now at . If you take a job through Triplebyte they’ll…
271: Favorite devices, accessories, apps, and more of 2018
Dec 24, 2018 • 75 min
Cody and Sebastien go over their favorite apps, accessories, devices, podcasts, and more of 2018. Favorite apps: / Favorites devices: Favorite accessories: Favorite podcasts: Make sure to follow your hosts on…
270: Speaking for the masses
Dec 17, 2018 • 53 min
Cody just can’t help worry about iPhone sales numbers, while Sebastien tries to reassure him that everything might be just fine. Time will tell about that one… By the way, is Sebastien an Apple hater? Probably not, but you be the judge. Also a…
269: All in on the cloud
Dec 10, 2018 • 72 min
After announcing the winner of the iPad Pro giveaway, Cody and Sebastien give a public service announcement, then the two co-hosts talk about Apple ID identity theft scare, how Cody thinks parts of the Apple Watch UI is still messed up, and the new…
268: Any more complaints for the Complaints Department?
Dec 3, 2018 • 69 min
Cody and Sebastien open the Complaint Department and share criticism of some Apple Watch UI, slow Face ID animation, and autocorrect limitations. It all ends well with a hopeful discussion about AirPods. Jamf Now: Create your free account and set…
267: I don’t mean to brag, but…
Nov 26, 2018 • 86 min
Similar to what they had done several months ago, Cody and Sebastien revisit their Home screens and talk about their apps and folders. Follow along as the two explain the logic behind the location of their apps and folders. Who knows, you might even…