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#426: Splash Hit!

September 26th, 2022 · 112 minutes

Jason reviews the iPhone 14, we speculate about how Apple could make an October Mac event worth having, Myke solves his iPhone migration problems, and we answer your Dynamic Island questions!

#425: This Intelligent Blob

September 19th, 2022 · 101 minutes

After reviewing the iPhone 14 Pro and discussing the pros and cons of the Dynamic Island and the new 48MP camera, Jason and Myke discuss the current pace of upgrades and innovation across all of Apple's product lines.

#424: Das Pro Plus Max Ultra

September 12th, 2022 · 98 minutes

Five days later, we take stock of last week's Apple announcements, disclose our pre-orders, ponder future changes to the iPhone product line, and discuss our favorite features of iOS 16.

#423: Ultra Wednesday

September 8th, 2022 · 93 minutes

Apple has unveiled four new iPhones, new Apple Watches (including the new Apple Watch Ultra), and a new generation of AirPods Pro. Jason reports straight from the event--and still on the Apple Park campus!--as we break down all the details.

#422: The 2022 September Event Draft

August 29th, 2022 · 76 minutes

Jason and Myke predict what will happen at next week's Apple media event. What new features will the new iPhones have--and will they be more expensive? Will the Apple Watch expand? And what other surprises might propel one of us to a decisive draft victory?

#421: Summer of Automation

August 22nd, 2022 · 120 minutes

Before the sun sets on the Summer of Fun, Jason has rounded up three Apple automation experts--Federico Viticci, Rosemary Orchard, and Matthew Cassinelli--to discuss the present and future of user automation on Apple's platforms. Also, Myke and Jason debate the iOS 16 music scrubber.

#420: I Don't Want Your Jolly Ranchers

August 15th, 2022 · 92 minutes

What bothers Jason more, bad candy or App Store ads? Tough call. We also discuss some possible iPhone price hikes, Jason's HomeKit (sort of) cameras, a return to macOS Ventura, and the pronunciation of Apple silicon.

#419: Modemtown

August 8th, 2022 · 80 minutes

Thanks to the M2 MacBook Air, Myke has decided to live a two-laptop lifestyle. We ponder the rumored delay of iPadOS 16, whether it's a good or bad thing, and what form a new iPad Pro might take.

#418: Cocktail of Headwinds

August 1st, 2022 · 91 minutes

This week Jason and Myke take a closer look at Apple's weird quarterly results, which reassured Wall Street while not being altogether reassuring. Then automotive expert Sam Abuelsamid joins Jason to talk about what Apple's WWDC 2022 announcement of a new integrated CarPlay might actually mean if and when it arrives late next year.

#417: The Verticals

July 25th, 2022 · 113 minutes

In this special Summer of Fun episode, Jason and Myke welcome three special guests to discuss how development, accessibility, and widgets have been affected by Apple's latest operating-system cycle.