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.



Support this show

Join for $5/month Join for $50/year
Get Connected Pro. Preshow, postshow, no ads.

Get in touch

Submit Feedback

#122: 2016: Big, Heavy and Vaguely Disappointing

December 20th, 2016 · 95 minutes

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.

This episode of Connected is sponsored by:

  • Smile: Give the gift of Smile, and you’ll be giving the gift of time.

Stream this episode

Download: MP3 (87.21 MB)

Links and Show Notes

Music Memos - Apple
Apple Previews iOS 9.3 with Night Shift, Health and News Improvements, New Education Features – MacStories
Apple ordered to help FBI hack San Bernardino shooter's iPhone - Mashable
Daring Fireball: Apple to Restore UI Navigation With Pencil in Next iOS 9.3 Beta
f.lux for iOS (f.lux forum)
Transmission Infected with KeRanger Ransomware – MacStories
The Android N developer preview with split-screen multitasking is available today | The Verge
Apple Q2 2016 Results: $50.6 Billion Revenue, 51.2 Million iPhones, 10.3 Million iPads Sold – MacStories
iOS 10: Wishes and Concept Video – MacStories
All 13 Colors of iMac – 512 Pixels
Connected #86: A Tangerine in my Trunk - Relay FM
The 10 biggest announcements from Google I/O 2016 | The Verge
APP STORE 2.0 | The Verge
Connected #95: RelayCon WWDC 2016 - Relay FM
Evernote announces new pricing – 512 Pixels
Building My $1,200 Hackintosh – The Startup – Medium
Connected Show Art | grafiksyndikat
Salesforce buys word processing app Quip for $750M | TechCrunch
Apple adds more gender diverse emoji in iOS 10 - Apple
Instagram Stories - Instagram Blog
Photo-storage service Picturelife shuts down 18 months after being acquired - The Verge
Apple Ordered to Pay Up to 13 Billion Euros in EU Tax Crackdown – MacStories
Apple appeals against EU tax ruling, Brussels says no cause for low tax bill | Reuters
iOS 10: The MacStories Review – MacStories
My iPhone 7 Plus is Emitting Noise From Logic Board (Updated) – 512 Pixels
Apple Starts Selling App Store Search Ads, Launching October 5th – MacStories
Your Note7 has been recalled. What should you do now? - Mashable
Snapchat unveils $130 connected sunglasses and rebrands as Snap, Inc. - The Verge
We finally moved! - Myke Hurley - YouTube

Myke's Video about Snapchat Spectacles

Pixel ‘phone by Google’ announced - The Verge
Twitter is killing Vine - Mashable
Remaster #20: The PlayStation VR Review - Relay FM
AirPods Might Not Launch Until January 2017 - Mac Rumors
“Designed by Apple in California” chronicles 20 years of Apple design - Apple
Video: ‘Designed by Apple in California’ Book With Actual Products – 512 Pixels
CNN to start a new media brand with YouTube star Casey Neistat - The Verge
Super Mario Run on the App Store