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#207: Max Rebate

August 20th, 2018 · 72 minutes

Is it finally time for the iPhone to support an Apple Pencil? Myke and Jason discuss the possibilities. And then the Summer of Fun rolls on with a mega-sized #askupgrade!

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Myke at the Movies | "Say Anything" (Episode 6)
Space Station Trailer! A New Cortex / Upgrade Special Episode for Relay Members! - YouTube
Parsely Text Adventures - Memento Mori Theatricks
Marco Arment, Overcast, episode #149 of The Wolf Den on Earwolf
Another big sports deal for Facebook - BBC News
YouTube ‘Viper Club’ to Hit Theaters in Roadside Attractions Pact – Variety
Apple joins Alliance for Open Media, signaling support for AV1 video - Apple Insider
Alliance for Open Media – An Alliance of Global Technology Visionaries
Further report that this year’s OLED iPhones will support the Apple Pencil | 9to5Mac
2018 OLED iPhones to support Apple Pencil, with 512GB top tier – Trendforce | 9to5Mac
Here's How the iPhone X Plus Will Answer the Note 9 - Tom's Guide
GitHub - donmelton/video-transcoding-scripts: Utilities to transcode, inspect and convert videos.
MediaStation™ 16x Desktop BDXL Blu-Ray™ Writer | Buffalo Americas
MediaStation™ 6x Portable Blu-ray™ Writer with M-Disc™ Support | Buffalo Americas
Disney and the Resilient Cable Bundle, Disney’s Streaming Plans, ESPN+ and Serie A – Stratechery by Ben Thompson
Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot showrunner clarifies: it’s not a reboot, it’s a sequel - The Verge
Apple registers six new Apple Watch models in Eurasian database ahead of announcement next month | 9to5Mac
Cortex #71: Dark Synergy - Relay FM