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#217: People in Dongletown Want to Dance

October 30th, 2018 · 98 minutes

Live from New York, it's Jason – reporting in after Apple's big event with first impressions about the new iPad Pros, Mac Mini, and MacBook Air. Plus: Our draft winner is revealed!

#216: The 2018 October Event Draft - LIVE in Chicago

October 23rd, 2018 · 94 minutes

It's time for your Upgrade hosts to go for glory and risk the agony of defeat--all in view of a studio audience in Chicago, Illinois.

#215: The Future of TV is the TV App

October 15th, 2018 · 74 minutes

Why are we so grumpy about the state of faces on the Apple Watch? It's complicated. Also: Real Photoshop for the iPad, and "free" Apple streaming TV shows?

#214: Nobody Seems to Know Anything

October 9th, 2018 · 83 minutes

What's going on with the Apple-Businessweek kerfuffle? Is the iPad Pro going to make us all take an excursion to Dongletown? And Myke and Jason ponder a get-rich-quick scheme in which Upgrade becomes a series of epic fantasy novels.

#213: The California Environment

October 1st, 2018 · 85 minutes

Where will the iPad Pro go next? Did the Apple Store come through where Apple's online ordering system failed? And pull up a chair, because it's time for Jason to tell you the story of his summer-long battle with IKEA. #frösönquest

#212: The Chocolate Phone Is No Good

September 24th, 2018 · 112 minutes

The iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 are here, and Myke and Jason offer their first impressions of all the new devices. Plus macOS Mojave arrives and Apple sets some interesting standards for its forthcoming video service.

#211: You Will Pay

September 17th, 2018 · 95 minutes

This week Myke and Jason welcome their favorite features of iOS 12, await their latest Apple purchases, and discuss the fallout from Apple's decision to focus on larger and more expensive phones this time around.

#210: Tennis Macs

September 13th, 2018 · 87 minutes

Jason's back from the Apple event to discuss today's events with Myke. A new watch! New phones with confusing names! Surprises and reveals! And of course, the results of the 2018 Apple iPhone Event Draft!

#209: The 2018 iPhone Event Draft

September 3rd, 2018 · 91 minutes

It’s time for Jason and Myke to reveal their picks for what will happen on stage at the Steve Jobs Theater next week! They draft 10 different things they expect will happen--or not happen--next Wednesday.

#208: The Villain of the Macintosh

August 27th, 2018 · 93 minutes

As Apple's much-rumored fall product launches get closer, Jason and Myke consider what the future holds for Macs and iPhones. And the Summer of Fun surfs into the sunset while hanging ten off of our favorite boards--keyboards, that is.