Connected is a weekly panel discussion on Apple and the impact of technology on our lives. With each co-host having a unique background — and accent — Connected provides a perspective that no other show can. Hosted by Federico Viticci, Myke Hurley, and Stephen Hackett.

307: You Better Get Ready to Groove
Aug 12 • 90 min
This week, Federico talks about watchOS 7 and Stephen takes the group down a trip of old Apple press releases, causing Myke to be relieved about his Apple Newsroom reading habits. Also: a pre-announcement and some peer-pressure about a purchase.
306: Big Shoes to Phil
Aug 5 • 111 min
It’s been a busy start to August: Myke has LEGO on the way, Phil Schiller has a new job, the 27-inch iMac has been refreshed, and there are details out about third-party mail and browser apps being able to be set as default.
305: We Should be Doing the Questioning
Jul 29 • 97 min
This week, Tim Cook is answering to Congress about Apple’s App Store policies, and the guys break down his opening statement before getting into what the rest of the year could look like in terms of new Apple hardware.
304: Some Wind is Coming
Jul 23 • 80 min
Stephen is bad at designing polls, Federico has some concerns over the latest iOS 14 betas and apparently Myke likes F1.
303: Computer Pictures Photo Album
Jul 15 • 83 min
Federico is back from the beach with thoughts about iOS 14’s App Library, Stephen has way too many albums in Photos and Myke is going to order some LEGO. All of this is overshadowed by some important news about the show.
302: Looking Out Across Antarctica
Jul 8 • 91 min
With WWDC in the rearview mirror, Stephen and Myke shift their minds to the future and discuss rumors of the upcoming iPhone 12, changes coming with Apple Silicon Macs and macOS Big Sur.
301: We Should Be Developers
Jul 1 • 93 min
This week, the guys talk with Jenny Chen, an Apple engineer who works on Apple Pencil software, and Stephen Tonna from Apple’s product marketing team about what’s new in iPad OS 14, including Scribble and the release’s updated design language.
300: You Cannot Put a Price on Glory
Jun 24 • 113 min
WWDC 2020 is underway, so the time has come to judge The Rickies. After a new Chairman is crowned, the guys do a high-level pass on Apple’s OS announcements, as well as what’s new with Shortcuts.
299: The Rickies (Summer 2020)
Jun 17 • 99 min
WWDC is next week, so it’s time for the boys’ annual picks. Will Stephen keep his title? Has Federico put too much hope in iPadOS improvements? Has Myke learned what it takes to be a winner? This and more, including the introduction of Connected Pro.
298: You Bought a Monument
Jun 10 • 87 min
The guys would be sad that have been replaced by AI, but the results are too funny to be upset. Then, Federico has thoughts about ARM Macs, Myke makes a bet with Stephen and rumors of a new iMac are discussed.
297: Ceiling Fan Research
Jun 3 • 83 min
Myke isn’t swayed by the iPad mini faithful, and wonders where Stephen’s Apple Pencil went. Then, thoughts on a possible port-less iPhone and what WWDC could bring for macOS.
296: Gandalf Shot First
May 27 • 104 min
Stephen keeps trying to make #GreenGate a thing, Federico has a new friend and Myke has large lungs. Then, an in-depth conversation about what should come next for Shortcuts.
295: Another Italian Interjected
May 20 • 93 min
Follow-up. Microsoft has reinvented OpenDoc. A conversation about watchOS 7. Follow-up. Microsoft has reinvented OpenDoc. A conversation about watchOS 7. Are you getting it? These are not three separate episodes … this is one episode.
294: Software, Firmware, Situation, Update
May 13 • 93 min
Stephen’s iPhone screen is turning green. Myke turns down the opportunity to host a Round Robin of weird WWDC predictions, then Federico tries to answer a Zoom call. Then, a discussion of the rumored AirPods Studio and file formats within DEVONthink.
May 6 • 96 min
This week, Stephen identifies some adaptors, while Federico is in search of answers and Myke butts in about something else. Then, a discussion of WWDC 2020, and what they guys would like to see in terms of home screen widgets on the iPhone and iPad.
292: M’Duck
Apr 29 • 96 min
The trio gives a math lesson before follow-up on the Magic Keyboard and iPhone SE. Then, our plans for WWDC.
291: The Scrooge McDuck of Computers
Apr 22 • 99 min
Myke and Federico share their impressions of the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro and Stephen reveals the number of items in his collection and the group announces The Hackett Number — the computers-per-capita figure for Stephen’s household.
290: You Strike Me as a Wheel Guy
Apr 15 • 81 min
Federico rejects a new iPhone charging solution, Myke opens a new store and Stephen passes a collection basket to add a set of wheels to his Mac Pro. Then, the three talk about the new iPhone SE.
289: Let Me Remember My Opinion
Apr 8 • 86 min
This week, Myke talks about a sale on Cinema Displays, then the guys move on discuss Federico’s recent iPad article on modularity, the possibilities of widgets in iOS 14 and Stephen’s Mac Madness winner and picks.
288: The God of Beginnings, Gates, Transitions and Duality
Apr 1 • 92 min
Mac Madness is down to the final two machines. Then, Federico takes everyone on a tour of high-resolution audio apps for the iPhone and iPad … which are all *wild.* Lastly, we check the temperature of the room on Apple’s Dark Sky acquisition.
287: Rub a Dub Dub, My Friend
Mar 25 • 112 min
The early reviews of the 2020 iPad Pro and new MacBook Air are in, and Myke treats the group with an unboxing experience. Federico asks the world for help, while Stephen is bringing joy — and pain — to the Mac community. Also, our impressions of iOS 13.4.
286: The iPad G4
Mar 18 • 81 min
Apple has announced new iPad Pros with a new keyboard and trackpad case, as well as the addition of cursor support in iOS 13.4. Myke takes it for a spin as Federico waits for his download. Then, Apple’s updated Macs and Stephen’s new project, Mac Madness.
285: How Much RAM is in These Potatoes?
Mar 11 • 76 min
Federico gives a status report about life in Italy, then Stephen tries to cheer people up by talking about the HomePod. After that fails, Myke tells a story and the gang wade through a sea of iOS 14 rumors.
Mar 4 • 86 min
This week, Federico makes a change, Stephen buys a domain and Myke cancels a future live show, pending Apple’s decision on WWDC.
283: Doing the Dance Again
Feb 26 • 75 min
Myke and Federico discuss the difficulties of connecting HomeKit to the internet, consider better solutions for iPad multitasking, feel disappointment for the Files app, and see what their boy Buffet is up to.
282: Three HomePods Too Late
Feb 19 • 94 min
Stephen shares a prepared statement. Myke suggests some games and Federico envisions a March iPad Pro event. Also: more Qi chargers have come on the market and a discussion about the HomePod’s future.
281: Oligarch Modder Community
Feb 12 • 89 min
Stephen and Myke launch new careers as iPhone designers and Federico keeps refreshing Apple Music. Also: Swift Playgrounds on the Mac, Apple News+ and a few things we are currently enjoying.
280: Peanut Butterpeanut Butterpeanut Butter
Feb 5 • 90 min
This week, most of the show document got shredded as a bunch of breaking news took place during recording. iOS 13.4 is bringing a bunch of changes, Mac Catalyst could become more useful and universal apps are coming to the Mac.
279: Like, Zero Bubbles
Jan 29 • 108 min
This week, the gang reflects on the iPad 10th’s birthday, complains about Google AMP and then reviews Fantastical 3.
278: Honey for my Ears
Jan 22 • 92 min
This week, Phillr gets an update, iCloud encryption is in the news and Federico shows off his home screens. Also: rumors of a new Smart Keyboard, the possibility of Apple making its own podcasts and a bunch of creepy — yet soothing — whispering.
277: Good Luck Not Waking up the Entire Building
Jan 15 • 80 min
After working out what the award should be for the two Chairman spots, the boys ponder the future of the iPad Pro’s accessories and the holes on the back of the rack-mounted Mac Pro. Then, Myke provides a tour of CES.
276: Symbiosis, Osmosis, Whatever
Jan 8 • 99 min
The boys kick off 2020 with a lot of follow-up including clarifying what being a Chairman means, a challenge for the Upgradies and a debate about the iPad Air, then conversations about LaunchCuts and Twitter’s iPad app.
275: The Rickies (Early 2020)
Jan 1 • 95 min
Federico, Myke and Stephen review their predictions for 2019 and a new Chairman is named before everyone makes their choices for 2020, including the Risky Picks. Also, one of them gets a very special delivery during the show.
274: 2019 in Review: The Date of November Came in September
Dec 18, 2019 • 112 min
2019 was a wild year, complete with the death of AirPower, the announcement of iPadOS, the release of the iPhone 11 and the return of the Mac Pro. This week, Stephen, Federico and Myke revisit the headlines that made this year so hectic.
273: Come on, Guys, Let’s Go to the Station
Dec 11, 2019 • 95 min
Stephen and Myke are joined by John Voorhees to talk about the new Mac Pro, then Federico reflects on the 5th anniversary of Shortcuts.
272: If the Issue Persists, Contact Apple
Dec 4, 2019 • 90 min
Apple is handing out awards, and Myke is dealing with the fallout of his TV purchase. Stephen is aware that musicians exist and Federico wants all the 2020 rumors to be true.
271: You Have a Police Record
Nov 27, 2019 • 111 min
There are a lot of iPhone cases to talk about, as well as new information about HomeKit Secure Video and Deep Fusion. One of us bought a TV, but no one here is ordering a Cybertruck.
270: Best Trees in the Country
Nov 20, 2019 • 102 min
Federico and Stephen each used HomeKit Secure Video, and it didn’t go well. Myke is excited about a new folding phone, and the whole crew orders iPhone 11 Pro battery cases before solving many mysteries presented by photos of the Mac Pro factory.
269: Read My Email Through My Eyes
Nov 13, 2019 • 97 min
There’s a new MacBook Pro in town, bringing with it an updated design and a new keyboard, and Apple’s rumored AR glasses make everyone feel old. Myke is crowned the Popsocket Enthusiast, Stephen gets an email and Federico explains Toolbox Pro.
268: Executive Spaghetti
Nov 6, 2019 • 109 min
Federico is joined by a better Hackett to talk about Apple’s range of earbuds, then Stephen butts in to discuss Adobe’s big week and what Apple should do in the wake of iOS 13 and macOS Catalina’s buggy releases. Then, spoiler-filled Apple TV+ reviews.
267: Something Stuck in Your Ear
Oct 30, 2019 • 85 min
Federico and Myke break down the new features of iOS 13.2 and watchOS 6.1, before giving their first impressions on the AirPods Pro.
266: What Are You, an Accountant?
Oct 23, 2019 • 90 min
Stephen got into an eBay bidding war with someone he knows and Federico helps his friends with Catalina, before coming clean about his new iPhone case. The group also considers Apple’s expanding line of audio products and Myke reviews the iMac Pro.
265: What Are You, a Dictionary?
Oct 14, 2019 • 105 min
Apple has revealed its new emoji set, so it is time for Federico to guess their names as Stephen and Myke listen and keep score. After that, Myke shares his thoughts about his Galaxy Fold.
264: Trash Forever
Oct 9, 2019 • 94 min
Federico has iCloud issues and Myke has a new phone, but no new computer. Stephen has reviewed macOS Catalina.
263: Moon Plus Sign Plus Sign
Oct 2, 2019 • 94 min
This week, Stephen tells a story about his Apple Watch accomplice, Myke reviews tvOS 13 and Federico explains how Deep Fusion and Capture Outside the Frame work.
262: The Ghost of Bilateral Charging
Sep 25, 2019 • 104 min
There’s a lot going on: new iPhones, the new Apple Watch, iOS 13.1, Shortcuts updates and more. That’s not to mention the Galaxy Fold, iCloud woes and whatever Amazon has announced.
261: You Handed Me a Watermelon
Sep 18, 2019 • 80 min
The Big Tall Italian Boy is gone, but Stephen and Myke are together in person to review the iPhone XS on its way out the door, discuss reviews of the iPhones and the Apple Watch Series 5. Then, they explore Apple Arcade and share what they are playing.
260: The Most Golden Master
Sep 11, 2019 • 107 min
This week, a new Chairman Ricky is named victorious and Apple’s new products are discussed, as are the leaks concerning the company’s AR headset plans.
259: The Rickies (Fall 2019)
Sep 4, 2019 • 92 min
Myke, Federico and Stephen complete their annual tradition of making predictions before Apple’s iPhone event, this time with a new name: The Rickies.
258: Technically iOS 13
Aug 28, 2019 • 72 min
Federico’s back just in time for Apple to release the first beta of iOS 13.1 He, Stephen and Myke get into what this could mean for Apple’s upcoming busy season before discussing the changes Apple has made to its Siri grading program.
257: Relay FM Family Feud
Aug 23, 2019 • 120 min
Live in San Francisco, Stephen and Myke are joined by Jason Snell and nearly 20 other Relay FM hosts to celebrate the network’s 5th anniversary by playing a game of Family Feud, with answers provided by over 3,000 podcast listeners.
256: Switch On
Aug 14, 2019 • 81 min
After Myke breaks the news about his back, he and Stephen undertake their annual tradition of #RelayQA.
255: Addicted to the Thrill of Cyber Crime
Aug 7, 2019 • 78 min
Federico is just a pile of recurring automations now, so Myke and Stephen discuss the rollout of Apple Card and the macOS bounty program, before a dive into FileMaker’s history and recent rebranding and a discussion of moving on from the Apple Watch.
254: Hot Salt
Jul 31, 2019 • 84 min
Stephen is back from repairing Macs and ruined the intro. Federico explains what’s going on with iOS 13 Beta 5, and Myke is excited about the second coming of the Galaxy Fold. Then, the guys discuss Apple’s Q3 results.
253: Jeff Would Absolutely Destroy Me
Jul 24, 2019 • 86 min
Federico and Myke are interested in expanding their smart home devices, wondering if Apple will buy a chunk of Intel, and considering the possible new features of the iPhone 11.
252: Full Oracle Mode
Jul 17, 2019 • 85 min
Federico has concerns about dummy units of the next iPhone. Stephen is troubled by the icon used for Software Update in macOS. Both of them receive a visit from a mystic being named Myke. Oh, and it’s World Emoji Day!
251: The Worrier Warrior
Jul 10, 2019 • 82 min
Myke has a story about the beach, Federico has a plan for NFC stickers, and Stephen has some thoughts on this week’s MacBook news.
250: Tonight Will Be in the Future
Jul 3, 2019 • 85 min
Federico reminds everyone that it’s okay to not have strong feelings about Jony Ive leaving Apple, while Stephen feels tempted by iOS 13. Meanwhile, Eddy Cue talks to GQ and Project Catalyst continues to make news.
249: Federighi Snapped His Fingers
Jun 26, 2019 • 95 min
Myke resumes his role as the tvOS guy and Federico’s Memoji have all been killed. Apple’s Public Betas have arrived, as have new rumors of a future small iPhone. Stephen preaches the good news of Carbon.
248: There Will Be Consequences
Jun 19, 2019 • 81 min
Federico and Stephen are joined by David Sparks to talk about the state of Apple’s current betas, the updated Files and Shortcuts apps and the ever-growing system of rules that form Connected’s drafts.
247: You Never Want the Egg
Jun 12, 2019 • 108 min
With the dust settling from WWDC, the boys go through Apple’s major platforms and talk about what they are excited about seeing in these releases.
246: The Ultimate Dark Mode is a Crash
Jun 6, 2019 • 87 min
Live from WWDC in San Jose, Federico, Myke and Stephen review their WWDC predications and prizes are awarded after an intervention. Then, iPadOS, Shortcuts and the Mac Pro are discussed before Federico’s surprise is unveiled for the world to see.
245: Totes Ricky
May 28, 2019 • 89 min
With less than a week to the WWDC keynote, the guys make their predictions.
244: This is Not Propaganda
May 22, 2019 • 85 min
Myke keeps dropping his phone, Apple keeps releasing new MacBook Pros for Stephen to talk about, and Federico has published a magnum opus on the state of the iPad and iOS 12.
243: I Win Money Because It’s Green
May 15, 2019 • 81 min
This week, Federico floats a conspiracy about iTunes, the crew check in on their 2019 predictions, and Myke makes a huge promise before Stephen shares about his Pixel 3a.
242: An Incredible Critique of Modern Capitalism
May 8, 2019 • 105 min
Warren Buffett and Tim Cook star in a new iPhone game, Stephen and Myke tried the official Twitter app for a week and Federico is exporting his notes. Elsewhere, Mark Gurman has reported on iOS 13 and new versions of macOS and watchOS.
241: 123 Twitter Client Doesn’t Work
May 1, 2019 • 86 min
Stephen returns order to the podcast after two weeks away, Myke reads some Hex color codes and Federico turns on his hype machine.
240: I Got No Time for Automator
Apr 24, 2019 • 93 min
The European duo covers the latest in iPad keyboards (and DIY kickstands) before they consider the future of Mac automation and Shortcuts. At the end, Myke is sad about folding phones.
239: Pizza Trousers
Apr 17, 2019 • 93 min
This week, in the absence of adult supervision, Myke and Federico discuss their new favorite time zone app and consider some recent iOS 13 rumors before Ticci talks about what arrived in his mailbox.
238: Weird Plex, But Okay
Apr 10, 2019 • 94 min
Federico has discovered something terrible about his childhood, Stephen had an accident and Myke wants a new TV. After all of that is taken care of, the trio talk about a new iPad case that uses the Magic Keyboard and using macOS as an iPad app.
237: All the Different Flavors of iCloud
Apr 3, 2019 • 92 min
AirPower is dead, Powerbeats Pro are here, Federico is having a good week on Twitter and iCloud Drive deserves some attention from Apple.
236: Rosencrantz Says
Mar 27, 2019 • 97 min
After announcing tickets for their live WWDC show and judging their predictions for Apple’s media event and breaking a score between Stephen and Myke, the guys share their impressions of the new AirPods, Apple News+ and more.
235: Stephen’s Hellish Nightmare of Dates
Mar 19, 2019 • 97 min
The boys take some time to mark National Ravioli Day, then dive into Apple’s new iPads and iMacs before making predictions for the company’s upcoming media event.
234: Photo Manage Spotify Out of Existence
Mar 13, 2019 • 98 min
Stephen introduces his co-hosts to a groundbreaking iPad drawing application, Federico starts a new mini-series and Myke buries the lede concerning Spotify.
233: AirDrop the Bass
Mar 6, 2019 • 100 min
Federico talks about the new MacStories Shortcuts Archive and the guys check in with iOS 12 halfway through its lifecycle.
232: The Unique Blend of Tattoos and Automation
Feb 27, 2019 • 79 min
After skipping follow-up, Myke and Federico try to explain the new USB branding, discuss fingerprint sensors and the merits of Evernote in 2019, and wish for apps that don’t exist (but should).
231: Dozens of Invisible Footnotes
Feb 20, 2019 • 83 min
The boys dive into a sea of rumors after Federico explores San Jose’s municipal websites, Myke gives everyone a gift and Stephen returns from a journey.
230: Here’s the Thing About Code Names
Feb 13, 2019 • 97 min
Stephen solves a problem that has been plaguing the podcast, Federico has concerns about Apple’s rumored news service and Myke is fighting a losing battle with AirPlay 2.
229: The Year of Stephen
Feb 6, 2019 • 82 min
Stephen was right, Angela is gone, Myke has a theory and Federico is automating his TV.
228: Oh No, Ovo!
Jan 30, 2019 • 96 min
Apple and Facebook try to outdo each other in who can have the more terrible week, and Stephen test drives the iPhone XR.
227: Caveats Ruin People
Jan 23, 2019 • 72 min
After Stephen ruins the intro, Federico finally gets around to talking about his second iPad Pro and Myke shares a secret.
226: The Instagram Secret Society
Jan 16, 2019 • 96 min
The boys discuss a bunch of Apple products that may be receiving refreshes after years of neglect, including the iPad mini and iPod touch, then are taught how to edit photos like pros by Tyler Stalman.
225: The Bear Will Charge You
Jan 9, 2019 • 101 min
Stephen, Myke and Federico kick off 2019 with annual predictions, a look at Apple’s recent TV moves and the most amazing Shortcut of all time.
224: 2018 in Review: The Wonder of Everything
Dec 26, 2018 • 97 min
A look back at 2018: our predictions and a review of the news that mattered, as well as some that didn’t.
223: Damaged Beyond Delivery
Dec 19, 2018 • 84 min
Stephen priced out a MacBook Air, Myke almost got a new iPad stand and Federico reviewed Launch Center Pro 3.
222: Green Monday, Yellow Wednesday, Purple Thursday
Dec 12, 2018 • 84 min
Myke struggles to use Amazon’s website, Stephen checks his heartbeat and Federico tinkers with keyboards for the iPad Pro.
221: Speak the Unspeakable Name
Dec 5, 2018 • 95 min
Myke, Federico and Stephen talk about their use of Shortcuts, Apple Music heading to the Amazon Echo and a bit of BREAKING NEWS.
220: Numeric Professional
Nov 28, 2018 • 79 min
Stephen and Federico walk through their new Mac mini setups, then Federico fights with iCloud in Radar #46282145. Please help.
219: Your Best Friend, Base64
Nov 21, 2018 • 81 min
Stephen formalizes a new show segment, Federico is making magic in Shortcuts and Myke has thoughts about picture frames.
218: My Thumb Is Now Useless
Nov 14, 2018 • 92 min
Federico and Myke thoroughly review the iPad Pro and its accessories – while eschewing the typical podcast format.
217: A Brief Moment in 1995
Nov 7, 2018 • 103 min
Federico looks back on his PowerBook 165, Myke sends a tweet and Stephen goes for a drive with Siri. The three also have a conversation about working on the iPad Pro, and how people respond to it.
216: The Honking Powers the Vehicles
Oct 31, 2018 • 115 min
The MacBook Air and Mac mini are alive, and the iPad Pro has taken a big step forward, but progress seems to come with larger price tags. The guys dive into all the news, after Federico reviews New York City.
215: Live from NYC: A Nightmare Level of Itching
Oct 26, 2018 • 86 min
Stephen and Myke are joined by Marco Arment for a live show in New York City. The three talk about the iPhone XR, the iPhones we loved the most, and what Apple could do to make us the happiest after its event next week.
214: The Californian Idea of Food
Oct 17, 2018 • 89 min
Stephen was wrong, and Myke demands an apology before explaining what makes up dust. The FileMaker world is considered, then Federico explains why he thinks the 🍕emoji is wrong. Lastly, Adobe and Palm are both in the news.
213: Movement of the Dogs
Oct 10, 2018 • 98 min
Myke went to Rome, Apple bought a company and Google announced a bunch of new hardware.
212: NanoHippo
Oct 3, 2018 • 94 min
Stephen answered Myke’s PopSocket challenge, and Federico attempts to name all of iOS 12.1’s new emoji.
211: That’s Enough to Shrink Some Jeans
Sep 27, 2018 • 82 min
The guys debate the Mac’s future being tied to the quality of Marzipan apps before sharing their impressions of the iPhone XS Max and the Apple Watch Series 4. Some advice on how to listen to the show correctly is also shared.
210: Cold Feet Apple Blogger
Sep 19, 2018 • 95 min
Federico has published his iOS 12 review, and the boys get nerdy talking about Siri Shortcuts and some updated apps before Stephen talks about macOS Mojave’s launch.
209: Secret NBA Training
Sep 13, 2018 • 96 min
Federico is sore about coming in second place, but we’re all winners, because Apple has new iPhones and Apple Watches. Well, not Federico. He still came in second place.
208: It’s Ugly and I Want It
Sep 5, 2018 • 77 min
New iPhones are just around the corner, so it’s time to talk about rumors and solidify predictions.
207: The Best Easter Egg is You
Aug 29, 2018 • 82 min
Stephen struggles with vowels and Federico dreams about buying a Mac mini and Myke ponders the future of the Apple Pencil.
206: A High Appreciation for Winning
Aug 22, 2018 • 100 min
Federico is back from vacation with a list of demands and opinions. Stephen posted a whole bunch of screenshots, and Myke is trying some new things with Twitter.
205: I Would Suffer Some Injury For Podcasting
Aug 15, 2018 • 91 min
Relay FM is four years old, so Stephen and Myke take on a wide range of listener questions about the company, podcasting and beards.
204: Tennessee Can’t Get Me
Aug 8, 2018 • 92 min
Stephen and Myke kick off iPhone and iPad rumor season, then talk through some recent app news and Apple’s cancellation of the App Store Affiliate Program.
203: Big Fancy Museum Boy
Aug 1, 2018 • 82 min
Myke is back, and comes with news of a new household robot, while Stephen reflects on his Macs, both old and new.
202: It Could Just Be Ghosts
Jul 25, 2018 • 81 min
Federico and Stephen are joined by John Voorhees to talk about MacBook Pro throttling, HomePod rumors and answer some listener questions.
201: An Internal Fortnite
Jul 18, 2018 • 71 min
Federico bought an iPod touch, Nest and Instapaper both have new bosses and the world is finally getting the leg emoji it deserves.
200: An Occupational Hazard
Jul 11, 2018 • 81 min
Stephen is joined by Casey Liss and John Voorhees to discuss the 10th anniversary of the App Store, MobileMe’s reputation and rumors of a busy fall for Apple’s hardware teams.
199: Make Half of a Change
Jun 26, 2018 • 91 min
Myke and Stephen hold an intervention. Federico doesn’t have much to say about MacBook Pro keyboards. All three have hopes and dreams for future Apple audio products.
198: The Prompt
Jun 20, 2018 • 85 min
To celebrate five years of podcasting together, Myke, Federico and Stephen do what they do best: talk about iOS betas, ponder photo management and screw up a round robin.
197: Retire Hate for Negative Love
Jun 13, 2018 • 99 min
Recovered from WWDC, Myke previews his summer’s work, Federico shares what he knows about Shortcuts and Stephen gets super nerdy about Dark Mode in macOS Mojave.
196: Live from WWDC 2018
Jun 7, 2018 • 78 min
In this very special live episode, Stephen is joined by Jason Snell and Serenity Caldwell to talk about macOS Mojave and Screen Time before going over the Happy-o-meter results and talking about Shortcuts with Myke and Federico.
195: A Conference for Liars
May 30, 2018 • 95 min
The WWDC Happy-o-meter is back! Come along with Stephen, Myke and Federico on a trail of joyful wishes and hopeful dreams.
194: Strike a Better Balance
May 23, 2018 • 82 min
Myke and Federico talk about Spark 2, Castro 3, and Ticci’s big article about his “Second Life.”
193: They Belong to the World Now
May 16, 2018 • 76 min
The future of third-party Twitter apps looks grim, but is it the end of the road? Do class action lawsuits even matter? Should you use AirPods on planes? Does anyone like show descriptions written as hypothetical questions?
192: A Man of Movable Structure
May 9, 2018 • 81 min
This week, Federico is back to join Stephen and Myke to talk about iOS 13, as well as news out of Microsoft Build and Google I/O.
191: I’m Expecting to Have Problems
May 2, 2018 • 70 min
This week, Stephen and Myke chat with John Voorhees about rumored products, dead products and Apple’s Q2 results.
190: The Robot Should Keep Its Mouth Shut
Apr 25, 2018 • 65 min
Federico is gone, but the show had to to go on, so Stephen and Myke talk about the death of Liam, whatever is happening with Flickr and Amazon’s future robotic army.
189: Nah, Hummus!
Apr 18, 2018 • 91 min
Stephen and Myke are still recovering from a trip to Atlanta, and it shows in this discussion of the future of iOS and digital magazines. Federico thankfully saves the episode by sharing some about Drafts 5.
188: A Better Thing Than a No Thing
Apr 11, 2018 • 68 min
Apple has launched a (kinda) new iPhone, discussed the Mac Pro and saved the world. Big week!
187: On the Edge
Apr 4, 2018 • 72 min
This week, the trio ponder the future of Apple’s Mac and iOS platforms and explore what merging them may look like before talking about a recent Apple hire.
186: I Move My Arms Around
Mar 28, 2018 • 79 min
The crew is back together, just in time to talk about the big questions around Apple’s education event, Apple Watch rumors and the frustrations of troubleshooting iCloud issues.
185: The Myke Hurley School of Excellence
Mar 21, 2018 • 76 min
Federico has taken over San Jose line watching, so Stephen gets to join Myke to talk about the long-rumored Beatles iPod, laptop cart repair and the eMac.
184: They Perfected It, Mum
Mar 14, 2018 • 71 min
WWDC is announced, Apple acquires a digital magazine service, and Myke and Federico discuss some ‘iOS Little Wonders’, because Stephen is away.
183: PodStorm
Mar 7, 2018 • 92 min
Stephen’s family staged a HomePod intervention, Myke names his favorite Apple Watch apps, Apple kills off iTunes LP and Federico has some news.
182: Wireless Charging Denier
Feb 28, 2018 • 81 min
Federico and Myke slander Stephen’s good name before talking about iPhone and headphone rumors and Amazon’s acquisition of Ring.
181: Headspaced Against My Will
Feb 21, 2018 • 91 min
Federico has a surprise for the group, then goes on to teach about Things 3 before Stephen complains about its repeating task support. In a shocking turn of events, Myke has the need for a Mac app.
180: Our True Tiny Head Form
Feb 14, 2018 • 94 min
We have HomePod opinions, dreams about WWDC and an amazing new t-shirt.
179: The Tiny Head Pandemic
Feb 7, 2018 • 87 min
The boys are joined by Emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge to talk about a rash of App Store rejections regarding the use of emoji. After that, discussion turns to HomePod reviews and the possibilities of watchOS 5.
178: The Tiny Head Trend
Jan 31, 2018 • 74 min
It’s January, so it’s time to spin up the iPhone rumor machine, but first Stephen and Federico consider what a “Snow Leopard” iOS release could look like. Lastly, one of them has switched to DuckDuckGo.
177: Whatever State Asparagus Is Born In
Jan 24, 2018 • 95 min
After wading through HomePod and iOS 11.3 news, the boys give a status report on how they’re feeling about iOS 11 and High Sierra several months into running the releases.
176: A Kernel Panic at the Disco
Jan 16, 2018 • 80 min
What does the death of Transmit mean for pro apps on the iPad? Should Apple make a laptop that runs iOS? Does Myke understand how hypothetical questions work?
175: The Devil on my Shoulder
Jan 9, 2018 • 98 min
2018 is here, and so is Stephen’s new computer and our predictions for the next year. Also, CES is a thing.
174: 2017 In Review: I’ve Been Sitting on That Joke for Months
Jan 2, 2018 • 77 min
We grade our predictions for 2017 before setting off on a trip down memory lane of the last twelve months of Apple news.
173: The Final Robin
Dec 19, 2017 • 78 min
Round out 2017 with fake apps and an anti-wishlist.
172: Shazamalo
Dec 12, 2017 • 76 min
Myke was surprised by Apple’s Shazam acquisition, Ticci is living that 4K life and Stephen is thinking about an iMac Pro.
171: Leave it to Stephen
Dec 5, 2017 • 91 min
Apple’s had a rough week, Myke’s office is full of assistants and Federico is back with a new task manager and an iPhone X review.
170: Playing Chicken with Jony Ive
Nov 28, 2017 • 78 min
Myke returns with many comments about last week’s show and a surprise Black Friday purchase. Meanwhile, Stephen has installed Windows 10.
169: Really Regular Nightstand
Nov 21, 2017 • 90 min
Stephen is struggling with a lot of things and makes a task management confession, but Federico broke his iPhone X, so it all comes out in the wash. Oh, and Myke is gone, so don’t tell him he was right about the HomePod being delayed.
168: My Bedroom Has Become a Museum
Nov 14, 2017 • 85 min
Control Center is broken, Myke is broken and Spotify is broken.
167: Dissolving of the Plus Club
Nov 7, 2017 • 103 min
We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X.
166: The Warm Water of Bribery
Oct 31, 2017 • 92 min
iPhone X pre-orders are in, and reviews are out. There’s drama surrounding both.
165: Super Easy To Do a Top Case
Oct 24, 2017 • 102 min
Back in their respective countries, the boys gather around Skype to discuss an Italian mystery, another failing keyboard, the Pixel 2 XL and iPhone X pre-orders.
164: My Mother Has a Bunch of Keyboards
Oct 16, 2017 • 76 min
Live in Chicago, the boys discuss the Google Home Mini’s rough launch, the future of AR at Apple and Federico’s baker.
163: U2 Red
Oct 10, 2017 • 71 min
Stephen’s keyboard is disintegrating as Federico explains AirPlay 2, and Sonos and Google have new products out for the holiday season.
162: Daily Dongle Carry
Oct 3, 2017 • 77 min
Federico makes a confession, the trio considers how Apple could improve Do Not Disturb and then Myke forgets how Round Robins work.
161: A Handbag? Face Cream? A Chainsaw?
Sep 26, 2017 • 97 min
Files on iOS 11 is taking shape, and some problems are emerging. Federico gets sad listening to the others talk about their watches, then slowly disappears as Stephen talks about macOS High Sierra.
160: Things Have Taken a Turn
Sep 19, 2017 • 116 min
Federico’s iOS 11 review is done. Stephen has an announcement. Myke makes a confession about his Apple TV remote.
159: Badman Ears
Sep 13, 2017 • 95 min
A day after Apple’s event, the boys come up for air long enough to talk about the most recent firmware leak, the dedication of Steve Jobs Theatre, the iPhone 8 — of course — the iPhone X.
158: The EchoSystem
Sep 5, 2017 • 97 min
Everyone is back, and it’s a good thing, because there’s lots of news: Siri has moved in with Craig, Alexa and Cortana are hanging out and the Apple September event looms large on the horizon.
157: Your Legacy Chooses You
Aug 28, 2017 • 70 min
Federico is back from the Genius Bar and joined by Stephen to discuss Time Machine and iCloud Backups, Apple’s push with Swift education and SMS filtering in iOS 11.
156: Planet of the Podcasts
Aug 21, 2017 • 79 min
Myke and Federico discuss Apple’s supposed budget for original content, reviews of the Essential Phone, Apple’s iOS 11 marketing videos, and Federico’s unexpected trip to the Genius Bar.
155: Desktop Screaming
Aug 15, 2017 • 69 min
Myke and Stephen sit down together to talk through a mountain of follow-up, consider Apple’s design options on the next iPhone and revisit App Store subscriptions.
154: Beta on the Beach
Aug 8, 2017 • 84 min
The avalanche of news from the HomePod firmware continues as speculation about the next iPhone becomes more and more sure.
153: Top-Notch Phone
Aug 2, 2017 • 78 min
Stephen is sad about iPods. Federico is happy about iPads. Someone at Apple is probably unhappy about accidental leaks. Just another week.
152: British Man in a Van with a MacBook
Jul 25, 2017 • 90 min
Stephen tries to help Myke with his laptop as The Rock is having a great day with Siri. Then, Federico breaks down Siri changes coming this fall.
151: The Snapchat of Moving Plastic
Jul 18, 2017 • 83 min
Federico is busy chasing turtles, so Myke and Stephen get to talk about Echo rumors, phones you can squeeze, and macOS High Sierra.
150: The Turtle Anniversary
Jul 11, 2017 • 93 min
This week, faces are authenticating phones, iOS 11 is shaming apps for using location data and Federico is hard at work on his review.
149: Caramel
Jul 4, 2017 • 79 min
Will the next iPhone eschew TouchID for facial scanning? Is Stephen keeping his Echo Show? Can Ticci explain CoreML in a way that normal humans can understand?
148: The Grand Scheme of Screens
Jun 27, 2017 • 84 min
The Prompt Curse strikes again! Find out what has been struck down, as Myke and Federico discuss the current state of iOS 11, Ticci’s keyboard woes, reviews of the Echo Show, and ARKit.
147: I Wish We Could Be Friends in Real Life
Jun 20, 2017 • 77 min
This week: HomeKit changes coming in iOS 11, our approaches to running betas and Business Chat in iMessage.
146: Dubbed Dub Dub Follow Up
Jun 13, 2017 • 81 min
Recovering from San Jose, the boys wade through an ocean of follow up, then talk about the new iPads and review Planet of the Apps.
145: LEGO For Shortcuts
Jun 6, 2017 • 107 min
Live from San Jose, the trio talk about the news from a little event known as WWDC.
144: The Barometer of Happiness
May 30, 2017 • 108 min
With WWDC just around the corner, the Connected trio share their hopes and dreams for Apple’s keynote.
143: Super Sleuthing
May 23, 2017 • 73 min
Stephen has launched a membership, Apple wants people to switch from Android and future hardware is starting to leak. Then, a roundup of the services we use to keep our companies running smoothly.
142: A Trip to Barcelona
May 19, 2017 • 91 min
Federico has published his iOS 11 wish list, and the group goes deep on what Apple should do with the iPad’s software. Stephen manages to quickly sneak in a confession.
141: The Espresso Debacle
May 9, 2017 • 69 min
The band is back together just in time to talk about Federico’s new iPhone case, the Echo Show, Phil Schiller’s comments on App Store upgrade pricing and more.
140: Elaborate System of Mirrors
May 2, 2017 • 67 min
Myke is putting wax seals on everything, and Stephen is backing documentaries about antique computing devices. Once that’s finished, the two talk about Apple’s rumored Siri-in-a-Canister product and Amazon’s recent Alexa news.
139: Artisanally-Raised, Hand-Crafted Yaks
Apr 25, 2017 • 75 min
Casey Liss comes to set Federico straight about Plex. Then, Stephen and Federico talk about Apple’s recent environmental push, the changes coming to the iTunes Affiliate Program and AppStories, Federico’s new podcast and website.
138: Modern Day Moses
Apr 18, 2017 • 92 min
Myke is back. Gurman is back. iPhone rumors and iPad wish lists are back.
137: Fancy Screwdrivers
Apr 11, 2017 • 75 min
With Myke pondering life in the woods, Stephen and Federico talk about Clips and what the Mac and iPad can learn from each other before quizzing each other on their preferred platforms in a battle for eternal nerd glory.
136: Metaphysical Garbage Disposal
Apr 4, 2017 • 76 min
Apple comes clean on what’s going on with the Mac Pro, but Federico still isn’t buying one. Myke gets excited about new Samsung phones and Stephen feels old when thinking about Twitter.
135: This Might Be Our Fault
Mar 28, 2017 • 92 min
Workflow has been purchased by Apple and everyone has feelings about it.
134: Minimum Viable Keynote
Mar 21, 2017 • 83 min
Federico is wandering the wilderness in search of new iPad Pro hardware, so Stephen and Myke break down today’s news before apologizing to everyone.
133: The Italian Word for Spoon
Mar 14, 2017 • 88 min
Apple has a new ad, Casey has an iMac, Ticci watches TV and everyone has workflows.
132: Fun Conjecture Hour
Mar 7, 2017 • 91 min
This week, Stephen talks about a possible iMac Pro while his co-hosts play Zelda. They come back to _round robin_ some things that they find frustrating about working from iOS and the iPad.
131: The High School Reunion of Phones
Feb 28, 2017 • 90 min
This week, Stephen yells at the cloud, Myke gets new emojis and Federico speaks wisdom to the masses.
130: San Frosé
Feb 21, 2017 • 78 min
This week, Stephen and Myke talk about the whirlwind of iPhone rumors and where they keep their data before Myke is joined by a special guest.
129: Game of Sorrow
Feb 14, 2017 • 85 min
This week, Stephen tries something new, Federico talks about camping, and Myke looks forward to a new television show.
128: Better Pizza and Better Pasta
Feb 7, 2017 • 87 min
Myke has caused a chain-reaction of purchases, Stephen talks about the PowerPC transition and Federico tries some apps.
127: Let’s Go to the Theatre, My Dear
Jan 31, 2017 • 96 min
Stephen is away on an important mission. He left Myke and Federico behind to discuss the financial decline of Fitbit, and what’s missing from iOS 10.3. Myke also has some follow up about sleeping and lightbulbs, and Federico has been observing people.
126: iPhone ∞
Jan 24, 2017 • 77 min
Federico’s back, Stephen is the Mac mini Spokesperson and Myke needs to buy some stuff.
125: Tiny Adorable Fort
Jan 17, 2017 • 99 min
Dan Moren joins Stephen and Myke to follow-up on microblogging, then talk about home assistants, Apple’s television dreams and the Mac mini.
124: A Bunch of Enterprising Italians
Jan 10, 2017 • 88 min
This week, the aging hosts of Connected remember their first reactions to the iPhone and talk about the value of independent blogging.
123: 2017 Apple Predictions
Jan 4, 2017 • 68 min
Myke, Federico and Stephen draft their predictions for Apple’s 2017 before talking a little bit about some resolutions for the new year, tech-related and otherwise.
122: 2016: Big, Heavy and Vaguely Disappointing
Dec 20, 2016 • 95 min
With 2016 (finally) drawing to a close, the Connected trio hop in their time machine and revisit the biggest tech stories of the last 12 months.
121: Software Update Therapy
Dec 13, 2016 • 66 min
AirPods are shipping, Mario needs the Internet and Myke has a story.
120: Perennial State of Worrying
Dec 6, 2016 • 67 min
Federico is back with some new purchases in tow. Stephen published a book. Myke wants more from his Echo. Everyone has wishes for iOS 10.
119: Tiered Levels of Surprise
Nov 29, 2016 • 64 min
This week, Stephen and Myke talk about CNN’s acquisition of Beme before answering questions about Relay FM, self employment and Casey Liss.
118: Master Transclusion Table
Nov 22, 2016 • 84 min
This week Federico and Myke discuss the Google Daydream VR headset, how Instagram is becoming even more like Snapchat, Apple’s Holiday ad, the advancement of the iPad Pro, and iA Writer.
117: A Friend of Your Uncle of Your Cousin
Nov 15, 2016 • 60 min
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about Apple’s new book, the Touch Bar’s potential and Snapchat possibly paving the way for future Apple glasses.
116: Undead Zombie Echo Fish
Nov 8, 2016 • 66 min
Myke is back to talk about dongles. Stephen has opinions about the Mac Pro. Federico is trying a new notes app.
115: Out in the Real World
Nov 2, 2016 • 65 min
This week: Stephen’s new MacBook Pro, Federico’s new Amazon Echo Dot and the future of everything.
114: Two and Half Macs
Oct 27, 2016 • 95 min
Hello again. The Connected trio have just wrapped up watching Apple’s Mac event and are here to talk about the news and share some first impressions.
113: Here is Smart Phone
Oct 18, 2016 • 63 min
This week, Myke goes to the Apple Store, the group reads Pixel reviews and Federico brings back Weekly Picks.
112: Make a Little Friendship
Oct 11, 2016 • 53 min
This week, the Connected trio tackle iCloud storage limitations, iPhone reviews and changes made to some big iOS apps.
111: Riding Down a Hill on a Bicycle with Square Wheels
Oct 4, 2016 • 93 min
Stephen returns to talk about candles before the trio dive into Google’s new hardware products.
110: Swimsuits and Sunglasses For Dogs
Sep 27, 2016 • 88 min
This week Federico struggles to use the new W1-enabled Beats with his new iPhone 7, Myke shares some thoughts on Snapchat Spectacles, and Stephen is away so the Europeans join Snapchat on-air.
109: A Notable Apple Hisssssstorian 📱🐍
Sep 20, 2016 • 96 min
It’s a busy week at Connected HQ: cyclists are drowning, iPhones are hissing and macOS Sierra is shipping.
108: Confusion as a Discovery Mechanism
Sep 13, 2016 • 78 min
iOS 10 is here, and Federico has written the definitive review of it.
107: Bathtub Full of Espresso
Sep 8, 2016 • 103 min
Stephen and Federico walk through Apple’s September 7 event.
106: Running in Gucci Shoes
Aug 30, 2016 • 95 min
With a week to go before Apple’s fall event, the Connected Trio gather from their respective lands to discuss the possibilities of new Apple Watch models, new Macs and Apple’s situation in Ireland.
105: What Does Done Mean?
Aug 26, 2016 • 72 min
Federico’s back, so the power of The Prompt Curse has been restored. Picturelife is dead, Ping is in headlines and iOS 10 is closer than ever.
104: Our Anniversary Birthday
Aug 18, 2016 • 68 min
On the second anniversary of Relay FM, Myke and Stephen (who is suffering from a terrible case of laryngitis) talk about iPhone rumors before answering questions about the podcast network.
103: No Such Thing as a Sticker Emergency
Aug 8, 2016 • 95 min
Before Federico heads to the beach for many months of vacation, the guys talk about iPad keyboards, Dropbox Paper and Instagram Stories before answering listener questions.
102: Zwidge
Aug 2, 2016 • 88 min
This week: new iPad keyboards, old ways of listening to music and a lot of emoji talk.
101: Best Represent Pineapple
Jul 26, 2016 • 67 min
In a stunning break with tradition, Connected tackles the multi-iPad lifestyle and photo management in this week’s episode.
100: Tepid Takes
Jul 19, 2016 • 86 min
On the centennial episode of Connected, the crew covers #TicciMentee program applications, checks out Scrivener for iOS and considers iOS 10’s widgets and privacy features.
99: European Exotic
Jul 14, 2016 • 69 min
For episode 99, listener Nathan sent in the best follow-up of all time. After that, the boys talk about Stephen’s PowerBooks, Myke’s two-factor authentication pains and Federico’s new line of work.
98: My Brain is Cruising eBay at Night
Jul 5, 2016 • 74 min
This week, Federico was late to the show so Stephen got to talk about Hackintoshes before the new beta of iOS 10 dropped and rocked the Europeans to their core.
97: 70% Optimistic
Jun 28, 2016 • 75 min
Federico’s back, to talk about iOS 10 and Messages while Stephen gets sad about his Thunderbolt Display.
96: Simplified the Paradigm
Jun 21, 2016 • 72 min
With post-WWDC flu raging throughout Europe, most of the Connected crew talks about the winners and losers of WWDC including watchOS, macOS Sierra and the iPad.
95: RelayCon WWDC 2016
Jun 14, 2016 • 69 min
The Relay FM family comes together in San Francisco to discuss the WWDC announcements in front of a live audience.
94: I Have No Idea When WWDC Is
Jun 8, 2016 • 85 min
This week, our WWDC predictions take a back seat to major changes coming to the App Stores.
93: The Funky Honeycomb
May 31, 2016 • 68 min
The team catches up on pre-WWDC rumors concerning MacBook Pros, the Apple TV and Siri.
92: My Relationship with the Status Bar
May 24, 2016 • 94 min
This week Federico takes Myke on a tour of his experience with Android.
91: Developer Festival
May 19, 2016 • 85 min
The boys talk about Google’s I/O announcements and Federico drops a bombshell.
90: A Set of Unlucky Coincidences
May 10, 2016 • 48 min
Stephen’s collected all the iMacs, there’s a new shirt and things are happening with Apple Music. Pretty normal week.
89: The People v. Myke Hurley
May 3, 2016 • 82 min
Stephen is back with an assignment for Federico and Myke, but first: changes come to Withings, auto-correct and Apple Music.
88: The Perception of Trouble
Apr 27, 2016 • 63 min
With Stephen away hunting iMacs, Federico and Myke discuss Apple’s earnings report for Q2 2016.
87: Ticci on the Scene
Apr 19, 2016 • 65 min
A sleep-deprived Myke joins Federico and Stephen to talk about WWDC, new MacBooks and App Store search.
86: A Tangerine in my Trunk
Apr 12, 2016 • 87 min
This week, Myke speaks about his two-iPad setup, Federico discusses his Telegram usage and Stephen interviews Kristen Gallerneaux from The Henry Ford Museum about their working Apple I.
85: Pokédex of iMacs
Apr 5, 2016 • 82 min
Myke is back, and has a surprise for Stephen and Federico. After they recover, the trio talk about the current state of home automation and the iMac’s place in the world.
84: House of Cards Meets Xcode
Mar 29, 2016 • 60 min
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about Apple’s new push into content, iOS 9.3 woes and the purpose of beta testing.
83: It Looked Like a Liam
Mar 22, 2016 • 108 min
In the aftermath of Apple’s iPhone SE and iPad Pro event, the boys assemble to talk the news, Stephen’s growing army of iMac G3s and Apple’s naming struggles.
82: All Things Pizza
Mar 15, 2016 • 68 min
Federico weighs in on the great pineapple pizza debate, then the conversation moves to Android N, the future of the Mac and iOS text editors.
81: Don’t be scared, Myke. Go on.
Mar 8, 2016 • 91 min
This week Myke and Federico share a potpourri of topics including FlexBright, malware creeping in to BitTorrent clients, Workflow, and rich text. Federico then covers the current state of text editors on iOS.
80: I’m Like a Butterfly
Mar 1, 2016 • 79 min
This week, Myke and Federico console Stephen over the Mac mini before discussing Siri and the next version of iOS.
79: We Didn’t Stream Live and There Was No Showbot
Feb 24, 2016 • 83 min
The whole gang is back this week to discuss Stephen’s semi-smart watch, Federico’s annual iPad checkup and more.
78: The Nostalgia of the Underdog
Feb 17, 2016 • 72 min
This week, Federico and Myke discuss the Amazon Echo, Tim Cook’s letter to the FBI and Apple executives on The Talk Show.
77: This Feels Like Therapy To Me
Feb 9, 2016 • 74 min
This week, Federico and Stephen discuss the culture surrounding app updates and answer some listener questions.
76: Dreaming is Enough
Feb 2, 2016 • 73 min
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about Stephen’s 20th Anniversary Mac, Airmail, Federico’s new NAS and the iPad Air 3.
75: Explosion of Glue and Colors
Jan 26, 2016 • 81 min
This week, the Connected crew talk about Myke’s new security system, on the Apple TV, iPhone 5se rumors, Garageband and Crashlands.
74: Orange Light, Blue Light
Jan 19, 2016 • 74 min
This week in the warm glow of Night Shift, the boys talk about Federico and Stephen’s recent forays into video editing on iOS and the Mac.
73: Capital D for the Big Smile
Jan 12, 2016 • 79 min
This week, the boys dive into iOS 9.3 with the help of Fraser Speirs.
72: What’s a Heart, Really?
Jan 5, 2016 • 80 min
This week, the boys talk about how Apple could differentiate the next big iPhone and check back in on iOS 9 after several months of daily usage.
71: 2015 Year in Review
Dec 29, 2015 • 95 min
Here at the end of the year, the boys take a look back at the news and stories of 2015.
70: TicciDo
Dec 18, 2015 • 79 min
This week, people are nose tapping, Dropbox is sunsetting and Myke is colo(u)ring.
69: Snoozepocalypse
Dec 8, 2015 • 71 min
Gathered in mourning over Mailbox and Carousel, Federico, Myke and Stephen wallow their way through some follow-up and Apple’s latest accessories.
68: The Opposite of Perfect
Dec 1, 2015 • 79 min
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about the Mac App Store, iCloud Photo Library and (sigh) iPhone 7 rumo(u)rs.
67: Being in Charge of a Space Rocket
Nov 24, 2015 • 92 min
This week, Federico talks about how he is changing his automation workflows with 1Writer and Workflow, and Myke talks about his Apple Pencil review.
66: I’m Holding a Billboard
Nov 17, 2015 • 92 min
This week, the guys talk about their iPad Pros and what the device means for the future.
65: The iPad Pro Review
Nov 11, 2015 • 115 min
Federico talks to Myke and Stephen about the iPad Pro.
64: We Hugged a Lot
Nov 4, 2015 • 80 min
Whilst Stephen is away tinkering with his new Android phone, Federico and Myke are here to talk about Twitter’s change from ‘faves’ to ‘likes’, Sunrise becoming part of Outlook, Apple TV apps, and what happened when your european hosts first met.
63: The App Is Named App
Oct 27, 2015 • 83 min
This week, Stephen is questioned about his growing Apple collection, Myke wonders why he bought an Apple TV and Federico ponders his iPad future.
62: Siri Like the Butler
Oct 20, 2015 • 77 min
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about iWork, Notes and HomeKit before being greeted by Federico’s plumber.
61: The Confidence to go Gold
Oct 13, 2015 • 82 min
This week, Federico butchers many languages and uses a smaller phone, Myke orders a new iMac and Stephen gets upset about hard drives.
60: Driving on a Vespa in a Landscape of Pastel Colors
Oct 6, 2015 • 85 min
This week on Connected: Apple’s new Watch ads, cell phone carries and the return of #ConnectedQA.
59: Built for Experimentation
Sep 29, 2015 • 78 min
This week, the guys talk about their new iPhones, 3D Touch and El Capitan.
58: Wake up in a Gentle Mood
Sep 22, 2015 • 65 min
This week on Connected: the birth of follow-in, more thoughts on iPad Pro apps and a discussion of the new Apple TV.
57: Every Time a Gentleman
Sep 15, 2015 • 69 min
With Myke chilling in Portland, Stephen and Federico talk through the iPad Pro and Club MacStories.
56: My Feeling About This is That I’m Jealous
Sep 8, 2015 • 69 min
On the eve of the Apple event, the boys talk about the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s new Twitter account, the state of rumors and MacStories’ Slack workflow.
55: Whatever it’s Called This Week
Sep 1, 2015 • 75 min
This week, the guys take a look at the growing number of Apple TV rumors.
54: Tim is the New Cook
Aug 25, 2015 • 74 min
This week, the band is reunited as Federico returns to discuss the iPad Pro and humans in the real world.
53: Go Down the Pole and Run to the Fire
Aug 18, 2015 • 75 min
This week, Stephen and Myke are joined by David Sparks to talk about Relay FM’s first anniversary, the MacBook and the Apple Music Festival.
52: Random Pressure Lottery
Aug 11, 2015 • 94 min
This week, Federico returns to discuss Force Touch on the iPhone with Stephen and Myke, then the trio discuss the upcoming iOS 9 review on MacStories.
51: Ironic Heartbeats
Aug 4, 2015 • 72 min
This week: the end of iCloud Drive follow-up, the start of Stephen’s independent life, a super-late Apple Watch review and the return of “weekly” picks.
50: The Edition Episode
Jul 28, 2015 • 88 min
On the golden anniversary of Connected, the crew sits down to talk about Apple Pay in the UK, Apple News and RSS before sharing a little about how they write articles and prepare for podcasts.
49: The Year of Now For You
Jul 23, 2015 • 85 min
This week, the Connected gang talk about the iOS 9 beta, new iPods and what the future may hold for the iPad.
48: Vast Emptiness of Nothing
Jul 14, 2015 • 79 min
This week, Stephen and Myke discuss Apple Pay coming to the U.K., NASA’s imagery of Pluto and Twitter’s iOS apps before Myke quizzes Stephen about his backup strategy.
47: Bingo Machine for Schedules
Jul 8, 2015 • 88 min
This week, the guys talk about Stephen “going indie,” Apple Music, and Federico’s second Apple Watch.
46: It’s Not a Feature; It’s a Feeling
Jul 2, 2015 • 75 min
This week, the Connected crew is reunited to talk about Stephen’s trip to space, Federico’s iOS 9 review, and Apple Music.
45: I’m Afraid of Snakes
Jun 23, 2015 • 91 min
This week Federico and Myke are joined by David Smith to talk about how WWDC felt for developers, the effect of a public beta for iOS, reminders on iOS 9, and Taylor Swift.
44: Ignorance By Design
Jun 16, 2015 • 86 min
This week the Europeans are going it alone to talk about the new iOS Notes app, iOS 9 on the iPad, Editorial 1.2, and whether WatchKit should have existed.
43: We Should Start a Bank Rumours Website
Jun 10, 2015 • 105 min
(Mostly) live from San Francisco, the guys talk about all things WWDC 2015, including new versions of OS X and iOS, improvements to the iPad and the introduction of Apple Music.
42: Intellectual Ambiguity
Jun 2, 2015 • 75 min
This week, Stephen and Myke talk to Russell Ivanovic about Google Photos and then go on to make their WWDC predictions.
41: Seven Minutes of Empty Exercise
May 26, 2015 • 83 min
This week, Myke, Federico and Stephen follow-up on a bunch of various topics before discussing Spotify, Flipboard and Jony Ive’s new job title.
40: Nose Scrolling: I Do Not Condone This
May 19, 2015 • 96 min
This week the Europeans are joined by Sam Soffes to follow up on Redacted for Mac, before discussing Federico’s thoughts on the Apple Watch.
39: All Fancy and 2.0
May 12, 2015 • 72 min
This week, the guys talk about the state of the Mac App Store and share their hopes and dreams for iOS 9.
38: June is the New Christmas
May 5, 2015 • 86 min
This week, the Europeans and Stephen are joined by Christina Warren to discuss Microsoft’s move in the mobile space and how it relates to iOS. Then, they talk about third-party Apple Watch bands and what Apple could do with Beats Audio.
37: Artisanal Emoji
Apr 28, 2015 • 105 min
This week, the boys break down Apple’s Q2 results and walk with Myke as he spends a day with Apple Watch.
36: My Technique, but in France
Apr 21, 2015 • 92 min
This week, Federico, Stephen and Myke discuss Apple Watch shipments, search on Android, Chrome on iOS and music on the go.
35: The Popsicle Rumor
Apr 14, 2015 • 97 min
This week, the boys are joined by Jason Snell to talk about, then wrap up “Becoming Steve Jobs.”
34: Crazy Uncle Figure
Apr 9, 2015 • 104 min
With Myke back from vacation, the trio returns to action to discuss MacBook and Apple Watch reviews before tackling “Becoming Steve Jobs.”
33: The RoboCop of Apple Watches
Mar 31, 2015 • 66 min
This week, Stephen and Federico are joined by David Smith to talk about Tim Cook and WatchKit apps.
32: I Misplaced That Civil War
Mar 24, 2015 • 87 min
This week, Stephen, Myke and Federico talk about some Italian history, TeleText’s current state in Sweden and then answer listener questions.
31: They’re My Clapping Phones
Mar 17, 2015 • 90 min
This week, the boys talk about Apple Watch apps, Force Touch Trackpads, the Apple Store and Apple’s past (and possible future) moves in television. Oh, and Teletext.
30: To America and Back
Mar 11, 2015 • 102 min
On the heels of Apple’s Spring Forward event, the boys talk about Federico’s trip to San Francisco, the new MacBook, the Apple Watch and more.
29: I Do Love a Good Launch Partner
Mar 3, 2015 • 93 min
This week, Federico, Myke and Stephen revisit their thoughts on the iPhone 6 Plus and many other things before moving onto March’s Apple Watch event and Federico’s recent health article.
28: The Color of Myke’s Eyes
Feb 24, 2015 • 87 min
This week, the boys discuss the iOS setup process and the possibly-confusing nature of the Apple Watch’s multiple variations before Stephen and Federico share their thoughts on the iPhone 6 Plus.
27: Jony Magic Table
Feb 18, 2015 • 78 min
This week, Myke, Federico and Stephen cover Jony Ive, Project Titan and iOS extensions.
26: I Disagree with Myself
Feb 11, 2015 • 100 min
This week, the guys talk about Sunrise, ChromeOS, and Tim Cook’s remarks at the Goldman Sachs Conference.
25: The Microsoft of Ourselves
Feb 4, 2015 • 77 min
To celebrate the show’s silver anniversary, the boys talk about Stephen’s shownote museum, Myke’s Mac Pro and Federico’s iPad Air 2.
24: A Whole Website in the Palm of Your Hand
Jan 27, 2015 • 176 min
Five years later, Federico, Myke and Stephen re-visit Steve Jobs’ announcement of the original iPad.
23: Total Dude, with His Surface Hub
Jan 21, 2015 • 90 min
This week Federico and Myke talk about Windows 10, Windows Holographic and unsubscribing from web services. The boys also consider the effect that old browsers are having on the show.
22: Mac Skills, iOS Skills, and Myke
Jan 14, 2015 • 83 min
This week, the Europeans and Stephen discuss some follow-up then move on to some fake Blackberry news, smartwatch companion apps and RSS.
21: 50% my Duty
Jan 7, 2015 • 86 min
To ring in 2015, the boys spend some time with weird old browsers, Hackintoshes, the rumored 12-inch MacBook Air and Federico’s attempts to reinvent his nerd life.
20: The Illusion of Choice
Dec 30, 2014 • 100 min
At the end of 2014, Stephen and Myke reflect on what proved to be a wild year in technology.
19: Click on the Blue E
Dec 23, 2014 • 102 min
This week, Stephen, Myke and Federico tackle a mountain of listener questions and are cast in ‘Connected: The Motion Picture.’
18: Conceptually Sad
Dec 17, 2014 • 95 min
This week, the boys talk about photo management, iOS workflows and smart watches. Shocking, right?
17: On Principle, I Shunned These Ideas
Dec 10, 2014 • 82 min
This week, Federico, Myke and what’s left of Stephen discuss some Evernote follow-up, recent App Store drama and what’s going on with Twitter clients.
16: Spinning Down This Rolodex
Dec 3, 2014 • 91 min
Stephen, Myke and Federico discuss accents, social networks, web browsers and the Today widget fiasco. Myke has a headache again.
15: Poster Child for Power Apps
Nov 26, 2014 • 91 min
This week, the boys are back to discuss Federico’s use of a remote Mac mini for weird tasks and Stephen’s new Pebble before debating Twitter’s new App Graph.
14: The Old Mac Paladin
Nov 19, 2014 • 85 min
This week, Myke escaped. Federico and Stephen talk about Twitter and WatchKit, then debate productivity for a while before realizing the irony of it.
13: Dig Up an App
Nov 12, 2014 • 88 min
This week, Stephen explains Net Neutrality to the Europeans, Myke explains YouTube Music and why Evernote Context doesn’t bother him before Federico explains how bit rot in the App Store makes him sad.
12: Come Grocery Shopping With Me
Nov 5, 2014 • 97 min
This week Federico and Myke talk a *little* about photo storage solutions, before discussing the widgets in their Today Views, what’s on Federico’s iPad home screen and his impressions of the iPad Air 2.
11: Ruining Lives With Perspective
Oct 29, 2014 • 89 min
This week, after saving Greenland, Federico, Stephen and Myke compare and contrast what’s on their iPhone home screens.
10: An Italian Stephen
Oct 22, 2014 • 80 min
This week, the boys discuss the ever-expanding iPad line and Stephen yells about Yosemite.
9: A War of Semantics
Oct 15, 2014 • 78 min
This week, Myke, Federico and Stephen debate what’s after the Post-PC era, the future of the iPad and Federico’s true feelings about OS X.
8: Squidges
Oct 8, 2014 • 77 min
Stephen and Myke revisit the Twitter and Health apps, then discuss the current state of iOS 8, the Pebble’s future and Apple’s upcoming press event.
7: A Briefcase Full of Kbase
Oct 1, 2014 • 92 min
This week, Stephen, Myke and Federico talk about Paris, Apple’s busted Health App, the death (and rebirth) of the Camera Roll and Twitter apps.
6: The Divine Comedy of Homescreens
Sep 23, 2014 • 99 min
This week Federico expands upon his iOS 8 coverage and Myke talks about his new iPhone 6 Plus.
5: Nothing Was Sacred
Sep 17, 2014 • 83 min
This week, Federico and Stephen discuss iOS 8 and some of their favorite things developers are doing with it.
4: Stabbed by a Glass Corner
Sep 10, 2014 • 98 min
This week, the boys tackle the new iPhones, Apple Pay and Apple’s entry into the wearable market with Apple Watch.
3: Double Secret Briefing Area
Sep 3, 2014 • 76 min
Jason Snell joins Stephen and Myke to discuss Apple’s upcoming September 9th event.
2: The Pasta and The Pizza and The Sauce
Aug 27, 2014 • 89 min
This week, Federico, Myke and Stephen follow up on the history of the iPod, then discusses software and hardware that are helping them get in better shape.
1: Mindset of 2001
Aug 18, 2014 • 105 min
Federico, Myke and Stephen discuss the origin and evolution of the iPod.