Apple reaches a record high in revenue and profit, but what’s up with the iPhone and Mac sales figures? This week we break down Apple’s huge holiday quarter, including the calendar quirk that has cut Apple both ways.
Jason and Myke break down the annual Six Colors Apple Report Card. Also, the HomePod gets pre-orders, and a new set of listening parties for journalists. You can check out of the Apple Store any time you like, but you can never leave.
The iPhone product line may see more changes in 2018, but do the rumors of two new models make sense? Is Apple missing its shot in the voice-assistant market? And if you want to get Myke’s reaction to seeing “Hamilton”, it’s coming at the end of the show.
What are Jason and Myke’s hopes and dreams for iOS, the iPhone, and the iPad in 2018? Also: Apple buys more TV shows, a podcast tip, and the visual-effects industry tests Jason.
Jason reviews his new base-model iMac Pro, we speculate about the unified (or not) future of Apple's software-development platforms, and there's an awful lot of news from the world of streaming media.
Presenting the Fourth Annual Upgradies! In this episode Myke and Jason discuss their favorites of 2017 across many categories, with important input provided by you, the Upgradians! Only the finest will walk away with the title of Upgradies Award Winner.
Just in time for Christmas, Jason and Myke look back at 2017 and reveal their 2018 wish lists. Then it's time for special guests to join us for a round of very special #askupgrade, the first-ever Upgrade Secret Santa, and Myke at the Movies.
Has Disney changed the future of streaming TV with its purchase of Fox? Has Jason bought himself an iMac Pro? Have Myke and Jason watched “The Last Jedi”? Yes to all of the above. (We save Star Wars until the end and fire off the Spoiler Horn.)
What do Amazon's battles with Google and Apple say about the strategies of the tech giants? Also, Jony Ive returns to the White Room, and Jason and Myke meet the hosts of their favorite podcasts in person for the first time.
All the Apple operating-system bugs in the world can’t stop us from discussing Jason’s office clean-out, holiday decorations, the new Kindle Oasis, and podcasting tools and techniques. And yes, in the end we have to discuss Apple’s terrible week.