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#558: Apple Hardware Season, with Zac Hall

October 18th, 2020 · 123 minutes

Zac Hall from 9to5Mac and Space Explored joins David and Stephen to talk about the state of the Apple Watch's software and hardware, as well as Apple's new iPhones.

Guest Starring: Zac Hall

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Zac Hall (@apollozac) / Twitter
9to5Mac - Apple News & Mac Rumors Breaking All Day
MacBook Pro 16-inch - Apple
LG UltraFine 4K Display - Apple
iPad Air - Apple
Watch - Apple
Apple extends the Apple Watch experience to the entire family - Apple
Apple Fitness+ - Apple
Use gym equipment with Apple Watch - Apple Support
Peloton® | Workouts Streamed Live & On-Demand
Bloomberg: Apple looks to energize HomeKit ecosystem, may develop its own smart home accessories - 9to5Mac
Space Explored - Space News and Launch Coverage
Liftoff - Relay FM
NASA Socials | NASA
The sky calls to us – 512 Pixels
SpaceX CRS-7 breaks up post-launch – 512 Pixels
My Day at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center – 512 Pixels
‎Rapid Unscheduled Discussions on Apple Podcasts
Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover - NASA Mars
Dispatches from NASA: Countdown to Mars kicks off a decade of science and discovery - Space Explored
‎XLaunch on the App Store
‎Pocket Rocket on the App Store
MIOPS Smart+ | World's First Smart Camera Trigger
Check out this SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch remotely captured with an iPhone 8 Plus - Space Explored
GoPro – Action Cameras, 360 Camera + Accessories
Insta360 | Action Cameras | 360 Cameras | VR Cameras
A Few Thoughts Following Today’s Apple Event — MacSparky
HomePod mini - Apple
Apple’s new ‘Intercom’ feature will let you shout across your Apple devices | TechCrunch
Apple announces iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini: A new era for iPhone with 5G - Apple
iPhone 12 Pro vs iPhone SE (2nd generation) vs iPhone 12 mini - Apple
Apple introduces iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5G - Apple
MagSafe Returns – 512 Pixels
Big Phone / Small Phone - Hardware - MPU Talk