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#174: The 2017 Upgradies

January 1st, 2018 · 133 minutes

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 coveted title of Upgradies Award Winner.

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The 2017 Upgradies


Best Overall iOS app

Best Newcomer iOS App

Best Overall Mac App

Best Newcomer Mac App

Game of the Year

iOS Game of the Year

Favourite Movie:

Favourite (Upgrade) Myke at the Movies

Favourite Book

Favourite Apple Product

Favourite Non-Apple Product

Worst Gadget/Most Disappointing Tech

Favourite Tech Story

Favourite Tech Screw-Up

Most Life-Changing Hardware

Favourite Tech Podcast

Favourite Non-Tech Podcast

Favourite Podcast Newcomer