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After a week with the new iPad Pro, it's time for our in-depth review of what we like and don't like about Apple's latest tablet hardware. Which size is the best? Why does Jason want to cover his Smart Keyboard Folio with stickers? Does the new Apple Pencil pass Myke's tests? And why is Jason so angry about Apple's pro apps? This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code UPGRADE to get 30% off. Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code UPGRADE at checkout for 10% off. Hullo: A simple, natural pillow designed for comfort. Try it for 60 days. Links and Show Notes Support Upgrade with a Relay FM Membership The Incomparable | Schrodinger's Cat Box (Episode 112) – Glenn Fleishman on Jeopardy Match Game - Wikipedia Game Show | Hug Per Point (Episode 56) – Game of Matching iOS 12.1.1 will let iPhone XR users expand notifications with Haptic Touch - 9to5Mac Brydge iPad Pro Keyboards for the 2018 iPad Pros Brydge trolls your hosts MacBook Air and Mac mini: The reviews are in - Apple Kate's iPad Cartoon My Neighbor Totoro (1988) - IMDb The Fifth Annual Upgradies – Voting Form Disney Unveils Moniker for Disney-Branded Streaming Service – Variety Apple to Launch TV Subscription Service Globally — The Information FilmStruck Movie-Streaming Service to Shut Down – Variety Download #79: The New Flip Phone - Relay FM Apple’s morning show drama adds Steve Carell to the cast | TechCrunch TV Talk Machine - a podcast from The Incomparable Apple iPad Pro review 2018: the fastest iPad is still an iPad - The Verge Daring Fireball: The 2018 iPad Pros The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 234, With Special Guest Merlin Mann iPad Pro 11" Teardown - iFixit Ferrite Recording Studio — Wooji Juice LumaFusion | LumaTouch
Myke met the people for whom the Mac Pro was made, and reports back with details. Jason tries to combat confusion about whether the Mac is really being attacked by malware and explains what Apple is doing to stop it. And we address some five-year-old follow-up regarding text input on the Apple Watch. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: DoorDash: Dinner from your favorite restaurant delivered to your door. Get $5 off your first order. Direct Mail: Create and send great looking email newsletters with Direct Mail, an easy-to-use email marketing app designed exclusively for the Mac. Bombas: Super comfortable socks. Use this link for 20% off. Links and Show Notes: Support Upgrade with a Relay FM Membership The Test Drivers - Relay FM Upgrade #35: Where The Fluoroelastomer Meets the Road - Relay FM T9 (predictive text) - Wikipedia Connected #281: Oligarch Modder Community - Relay FM FlickType Keyboard Review: Real Typing on an Apple Watch Display - MacStories Mac Power Users #514: Apple is Listening — The 2019 Mac Pro, with Thomas Grove Carter - Relay FM Night of the living xMac | Ars Technica Sleazy adware targets Mac users--and Apple steps up its game - Six Colors Protecting Users from Suspicious Software - Support - Apple Developer Accidental Tech Podcast: 365: Day-One Cowboy DigiTimes: 5G iPad Pro Models With A14 Series Chip to Launch in Fall 2020 - MacRumors Apple might use its own 5G antenna in its 2020 iPhones - The Verge Why the MacBook Air might spell the end of configurable Macs | Macworld
A HomePod firmware leak may have given us our best look yet at the features of the next iPhone, including face detection. Photos of Apple Park’s aggressively open-plan workspaces lead us to the most spirited discussion of space planning you may ever hear. Plus: The iPod dies, the Apple Watch might get an update, and Jason gets over his Game of Thrones hangover. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code UPGRADE for free overnight shipping. Ting: A smarter way to do mobile. Save $25 on selected devices or keep it as Ting credit. Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Links and Show Notes Free Agents #4: Location, Location, Location - Relay FM CARROT Weather on the App Store Parsely Games: ACTION CASTLE plus 11 more games by Jared A. Sorensen — Kickstarter Membership - Relay FM Cortex Special Episode — CGP Grey Game Show - a podcast from The Incomparable Action castle - a sub-podcast of Game Show Apple Watch Series 3 Expected to Debut in Fall 2017, Boosting Manufacturing Partner Quanta's Revenue - Mac Rumors Apple firmware release may reveal iPhone plans - Six Colors Connected #149: Caramel - Relay FM Steven Troughton-Smith is creating Tech, Development & Games Commentary | Patreon Apple Removes iPod nano and iPod shuffle From Sale – 512 Pixels How Jony Ive Masterminded Apple’s New Headquarters - WSJ Jony Ive and Apple Park - Six Colors
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, horrible, no good, very bad week. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Balance Open: Find out more about Balance Open and get $2 in Ethereum. Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘upgradepodcast’. Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Links and Show Notes The Fourth Annual Upgradies Voting Form Myke at the Movies | "Empire Records" (Episode 36) Forecast: Podcast MP3 Chapter Encoder — Overcast CARROT Weather Adds Powerful, Redesigned Apple Watch App – MacStories All-New Kindle Oasis – Amazon Official Site Kindle Paperwhite E-reader – Amazon Official Site Free Agents #35: I Guess I'm Felix Unger - Relay FM Remaster - Relay FM HD60 S | elgato.com KALLAX - IKEA Call Recorder for Skype - Ecamm Network Call Recorder for FaceTime - Ecamm Network Rogue Amoeba | Audio Hijack: Record Any Audio on MacOS Audacity Cast Zencastr The Podcast Guest Guide Accidental Tech Podcast: 250: We're Doing a Show Developer goes public with macOS root vulnerability - Six Colors Apple patches macOS High Sierra root vulnerability - Six Colors A bit more about Apple's automatic security updates - Six Colors Alert: Apple Dec. 2 Springboard bug? - Six Colors Apple releases iOS 11.2 with ‘I.T’ autocorrect fix, faster wireless charging and Apple Pay Cash | TechCrunch Month 13 is out of bounds | The Robservatory mophie wireless charging base - Apple
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. (Don’t worry if you haven’t seen the movie, we’ll save that until the end and fire off the Spoiler Horn before we start talking details.) This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Balance Open: Find out more about Balance Open and get $2 in Ethereum. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Links and Show Notes Inquisitive #39: Favourite Album: Federico Viticci and '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' - Relay FM Inquisitive #41: Favourite Album: Jason Snell and 'Crowded House' - Relay FM Apple Orders Ronald D. Moore Space Drama Series | Deadline Amazon is selling the Apple TV and Google Chromecast again - The Verge Disney to Buy 21st Century Fox Assets for $52.4 Billion in Historic Hollywood Merger – Variety iMac Pro: 1 Week Impressions! - MKBHD - YouTube Cabel Sasser's Experience with the iMac Pro iMac Pro: The first shoe drops - Six Colors iZotope RX 6 | Noise Reduction & Audio Repair Software The Incomparable | An Old Sock Full of Diamonds (Episode 384) The Last Jedi | The Incomparable Star Wars (Franchise) | The Incomparable
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 a meeting with the hosts of Jason and Myke's favorite podcasts brings some perspective regarding the connection between podcasters and their listeners. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code UPGRADE for free overnight shipping. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code UPGRADE at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Simple Contacts: Contact lens prescriptions from home: Use offer code AHOY for $30 off your contact lenses Links and Show Notes PodCon Remote Attendance Pass McElroy Shows The Flop House The Incomparable | Tastes Like College (Episode 322) Download #33: Consensual Mass Hallucination - Relay FM Google is pulling YouTube off the Fire TV and Echo Show - The Verge Amazon Prime Video now available on Apple TV - Six Colors Amazon Prime on the 3rd Gen Apple TV Apple Discontinues Third-Generation Apple TV - Mac Rumors Apple's Ive Regains Management of Design Team After 2 Years - Bloomberg Authy - Two-Factor Authentication App 1Password When a specific hashtag is used on Twitter add the Tweet to a Google spreadsheet - IFTTT
John Siracusa joins Jason to discuss the possibilities of an iMac with an A10 processor inside, the delay of the HomePod, whether Apple understands the concerns of professional Mac users, the return of Twitterrific for the Mac, and the proper way to refer to keyboard shortcuts. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. AppOptics: A next-gen Application Performance Management system. Guest Starring: John Siracusa Links and Show Notes Upgrade T-Shirt (Cotton Bureau) Six Colors t-shirt Upgrade Hoodie Upgrade t-shirt (Euro Edition) App Camp 2020: Help us expand to 3 new cities! | Indiegogo Apple’s laptop designs are cornering Mac users | Macworld What's a real computer? - Six Colors Microsoft CEO Nadella: here's how we're different from Apple and Google | TechRadar Apple's new iPad Pro spot asks 'what's a computer?' | iMore Spinner | Off-world: The Blade Runner Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia Charlie Sheen's Dodge M4S Turbo Intercepter From The Wraith Is For Sale - Thrillist Dual Lens Switching on iPhone X – Studio Neat The best laptop ever made – Marco.org Modifier key order - All this The order of modifier keys on the Mac - Six Colors Think Retro: Open Apple, closed Apple | Macworld Folklore.org: Swedish Campground
Apple’s latest financial statements give Jason and Myke a jumping-off point for analyzing where Apple’s going with the iPad and iPhone, the massive growth in Apple’s services business, and the company’s problems in China and possibilities in India. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping. Mack Weldon: Smart underwear for smart guys. Get 20% off with the code UPGRADE. Podcast Listener Survey: We rely on advertising as a way to support this show. If you could do us a favour and answer a few short questions, it would be really helpful to us. Links and Show Notes Apple Clarifies That Affiliate Program Changes Affect In-App Purchases Only – MacStories Apple is NOT lowering app affiliate commissions - Mac Gamer HQ Zones - View and Convert Time Zones on the App Store Fast Time Zone Conversions with Zones – MacStories Clocks on the Mac App Store Marvel just joined Comixology’s Unlimited subscription service - The Verge Chunky Comic Reader for iPad Goo Gone It looks like Amazon’s Video app is finally coming to Apple TV this summer - Recode Apple Q2 2017: No records, slight growth - Six Colors Apple Q2 2017 Results: $52.9 Billion Revenue, 50.8 Million iPhones, 8.9 Million iPads Sold – MacStories 6 key takeaways from Apple’s Q2 2017 earnings call | Macworld Apple Quarterly Earnings Call by Apple on Apple Podcasts Qualcomm Said to Seek U.S. Import Ban for iPhones - Bloomberg Apple’s China Problem – Stratechery by Ben Thompson Daring Fireball: Apple’s China Problem: WeChat India has grown dramatically for Apple, says Philip Schiller - Times of India Health Importer Makes It Easy to Move Health Data Between iPhones – MacStories LastPass | Password Manager, Auto Form Filler, Random Password Generator & Secure Digital Wallet App 1Password Deliveries Junecloud
The Mac Pro finally gets an upgrade—and an expiration date. What do Apple’s announcements about the future of professional desktop hardware mean? How might this have changed the way Apple announces future products? Myke and Jason break it down live and in person, and then discuss 1979’s “Alien” in the latest installment of Myke at the Movies. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping. Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘upgradepodcast’. Mailroute: a secure, hosted email service for protection from viruses and spam. Get a 30 day trial and 10% off the lifetime of your account. Links and Show Notes Nissan Leaf - Wikipedia MLB․com At Bat app gains personalized team Home screen icons with iOS 10.3 | 9to5Mac New 9.7-Inch iPad Teardown Confirms It's Basically an Original iPad Air - Mac Rumors Daring Fireball: The Mac Pro Lives Apple Says It Is “Completely Rethinking” The Mac Pro - Buzzfeed Apple Introducing New Mac Pro, Pro iMacs and External Display Over Next Year - TechCrunch Why the Mac Pro proved so hard to upgrade - Axios Apple to ditch the current Mac Pro design, but replacement won't arrive until next year - Axios Sorry about the last Mac Pro, Apple promises major redesign - Mashable Gimlet Creative | #4 Every Launch Is a Movement | Gimlet Creative Apple executives on the Mac at 30: 'The Mac keeps going forever.' | Macworld GoodReader - PDF Reader, Annotator and File Manager on the App Store VLC for Mobile on the App Store Alien (1979)
We parse through the rumors about what kind of connector the new iPhone might offer—Lightning or USB-C?--and whether Apple and its customers are ready for another transition. Also, will YouTube’s new cord-cutting TV service be a splash hit? This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘UPGRADE’ Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code UPGRADE at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes RhinoShield - Amazon Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'You Will See Us Do More in the Pro Area' - Mac Rumors Apple executives on the Mac at 30: 'The Mac keeps going forever.' | Macworld Twitterrific for Mac: Project Phoenix by Sean Heber — Kickstarter Marshmallow Run Game by Design Code Build — Kickstarter USB-C, Lightning, and the next iPhone - Six Colors Should Apple dump Lightning from the iPhone 8? The cases for and against | Macworld Ming-Chi Kuo Says All 2017 iPhones Will Have Lightning Connectors With USB-C Fast Charging - Mac Rumors Daring Fireball: Ming-Chi Kuo Says All 2017 iPhones Will Have Lightning Connectors Accidental Tech Podcast: 211: Hardware Mind Virus YouTube TV: $35 Per Month With 40 Channels, Unlimited DVR | Variety YouTube TV - Watch & DVR Live Sports, Shows & News
Jason and Myke return from their well-deserved holiday to discuss the 10th anniversary of the iPhone and Jason’s reactions to the iPhone back in the day. Then we tell the tale of the day San Diego got Ahoy Telephoned. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Mack Weldon: Smart underwear for smart guys. Get 20% off with the code UPGRADE. Links and Show Notes Connected #123: 2017 Apple Predictions - Relay FM Casey's Photo of Airpods Regulatory Info My iPad Podcasting Setup (Podcasting Series 1/3) – MuffinWorks Myke's US Trip Vlog Analog(ue) #97: Doing My Best to Break You - Relay FM Queen's Official Birthday - Wikipedia iPhone (1st generation) - Wikipedia The Macworld Magazine Cover The iPhone: Five years later... | Macworld [HD] Steve Jobs - iPhone Introduction in 2007 (Complete) - YouTube The Prompt #30: The Internet in Your Pocket - Relay FM The iPhone: Complete review | Macworld Hands (and fingers) on the iPhone | Macworld Dallas 6-year-old Orders Dollhouse and Cookies Via Alexa | Digital Trends News anchor sets off Alexa devices around San Diego ordering unwanted dollhouses - CW6 San Diego San Diego gets Ahoy Telephoned - Six Colors Buy Dyson AM09 Hot+Cool Fan Heater White/Nickel | Dyson Shop
This week, Jason reviews the AirPods while Myke waits for his to arrive. We also discuss Apple’s removal of the battery indicator from MacBooks, and at the very end of the show do a special Myke at the Movies review of “Rogue One." This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘UPGRADE’. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Links and Show Notes The Third Annual Upgradies Voting Form DraftTable | ElevationLab Amazon’s drone delivery launches in the UK - The Verge Editing podcasts on iOS: A video example - Six Colors AirPods: Your burning questions, answered - Six Colors Jaybird X3 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Jason trying to shake off his Airpods MacOS Sierra update fixes MacBook Pro graphics issue and ditches “battery time remaining” estimate | TechCrunch Accidental Tech Podcast: 200: I Had a Dream About the Mac Pro Amazon.com: Blue Yeti USB Microphone Amazon.com: Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB A podcast studio for under $100 - Six Colors The Incomparable | I Refuse To Call It a Prequel (Episode 331)
Jason and Myke break down the second annual Six Colors Apple Report Card, as three dozen Apple watchers grade how the company did in 2016—and Myke chimes in with his own votes. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Eero: Blanket your home in fast, reliable WiFi. Use code UPGRADE for free overnight shipping. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three free meals with free shipping. Links and Show Notes Amazon Echo and Echo Dot update adds “Computer” wake word to help complete the Star Trek fantasy | AFTVnews Steve Troughton-Smith's Apple TV Tweets Apple Increases Resource Caps for tvOS Apps - Joe Steel The Image of the Adaptors for the 5K Display Remove Photo Metadata Workflow Accidental Tech Podcast: 204: You’re Only Stable When You’re Dead Chris Lattner is leaving Apple (for Tesla) - Six Colors Welcome Chris Lattner | Tesla Apple’s Mac Pro, Touch Bar MacBook and original Air designer, Matt Casebolt, will now be designing Teslas | 9to5Mac Chris Lattner Leaves Apple…for Tesla; Does Apple Have a Problem? – Stratechery by Ben Thompson Apple in 2016: The Six Colors report card - Six Colors
Apple’s been a leader in podcasting since the early days, but is there a new era coming soon? Jason and Myke have some theories. Plus, we carefully analyze each other’s iPhone and iPad home screens, marvel at Apple’s stock price, and answer your questions. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Eero: Blanket your home in fast, reliable WiFi. Incapsula: Secure and accelerate your website. Upgrade listeners get one month free. Links and Show Notes Cleaning your Apple Watch - Apple Support Robbie's Watch Band Twitterrific for Mac: Project Phoenix by Sean Heber — Kickstarter Twitterrific: Making Twitter Extra Terrific Moom · Many Tricks Stephen's Special Setup Apple Stock Smashes Previous All-Time High For Second Month Running - Mac Rumors Accidental Tech Podcast: 213: Siri in a Can Apple’s Next Big Thing: Augmented Reality - Bloomberg What's Apple's next chapter in podcasting? - Six Colors Upgrade #88: Happy Apple Watch Users - Relay FM Upgrade #89: Can We Use a Tracking Pixel? - Relay FM Jason's iPhone Homescreen Jason's iPad Homescreen Myke's iPhone Homescreen Upgradian Wallpaper | grafiksyndikat Myke's iPad Homescreen All 13 Colors of iMac – 512 Pixels Run 5k (GPS & Pedometer) - Couch to 5k plan on the App Store How the AirPods show Apple’s frustrating and delightful quest for simplicity | Macworld Shows - Relay FM The Incomparable - All Shows My Brother, My Brother and Me | Maximum Fun
This time Jason and Myke discuss their current working environments and how they feel about the suggestion that we're in a new 'podcasting revolution'. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: The Converted: A unique unit converter for iOS. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes BONANZA! - Relay FM Taylor Swift’s Label Head Explains Spotify Removal | Rolling Stone For Taylor Swift, the Future of Music Is a Love Story - WSJ Ahoy Telephone (@ahoy_telephone) | Twitter Myke's Manchego (@_manchegofm) | Twitter 014 Star Trek was always there and print happens later with Jason Snell Six Colors: Kindle Voyage review calibre - About PowerMax - New Macs, Used Macs & Accessories Jason's Home Office Amazon.com: Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch K811 Keyboard for Mac, iPad, iPhone - Silver/Black: Electronics Amazon.com : Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens, Fine Point, Black, Box of 12 (31020) : Rollerball Pens : Office Products Zapruder film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Myke's Home Office Clockwise #61: Chancellor of Burberry - Relay FM Amazon.com: Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard for Business (5KV-00001): Computers & Accessories Serial What’s Behind the Great Podcast Renaissance? -- NYMag StartUp Podcast Less Than Or Equal Incomparable Radio Theater - a podcast from The Incomparable Sound Siphon – Mac OS X Audio Capture | Static Z Software
This week Jason gets to address a bunch of iPhone follow-up (which he is super excited about) and Myke quizzes him about his first week of writing at Six Colors. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: TextExpander Touch, from Smile Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Myke Hurley on Twitter: "Working hard guys http://t.co/wG0xr94UTQ" Goodbye, Macworld | The Verge United States Patent Application: 0130076612 As Opening Weekend iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Sales Top 10 Million, We Look Back at Previous iPhone Launches – MacStories Daring Fireball: The iPhones 6My understanding, talking to people at the event last week, is that Apple’s industrial design team mocked up prototypes of every single size between 4.0 and 6.0 inches, in tenths-of-an-inch increments, and from those 20 sizes selected the two that best hit the sweet spots for “regular iPhone” and “ginormous iPhone”. We might never see new iPhone sizes again — or at least not bigger ones. Six Colors: The luxury of the Apple Watch Edition Accidental Tech Podcast: 83: Entering the iTouch Phase of My Life David Sparks on Twitter: "I thank I angered the entire Internet by repeatedly saying “Hey Siri” on the podcast. Think we’ll need a codeword for future reference." Six Colors: Hey, Siri... no, the other Siri Spigen iPhone 6 plus (5.5") Case Capsule Series Crystal Clear (PET) SGP10886: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics Connected - Relay FM Six Colors - Jason Snell on Apple, technology, and other geeky stuff About Six Colors - Six Colors The Incomparable - Geeky podcasts you'll love Six Colors: U.S.S. Enterprise to Boldly Go Back to the Workshop iOS 8 Changed How I Work on My iPhone and iPad – MacStories Daring Fireball: Six Colors Chris Pepper (reppep) | TwitterThe Internet's Copy Editor™ TV Talk Machine - a podcast from The Incomparable
This week Jason and Myke discuss the perils of online streaming services and the uniquely modern problem of having 1TB of Dropbox storage. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Cards Against Humanity: They're awesome. Pilot: They help clients build remarkable digital products. Links and Show Notes Xbox One Sign Out Trolling - YouTube Aaron Paul Xbox One Advert Accidentally Turning Consoles On - IGN Sneakers (1992) Six Colors: NBC developing 'Real Genius' sitcom Sneakers (1992) - IMDb Weird Science (1985) - IMDb Real Genius (1985) - IMDb Six Colors: NBC developing 'Real Genius' sitcom NetNewsWire Free realtime RSS and Atom feed to email service. Get your favourite blogs, feeds, and news delivered to your inbox. Flipboard Nuzzel - News From Your Friends Feedbin BazQux Reader CGP Grey on Twitter: "@jsnell Just heard you talking about proofreading on Upgrade. Pro-tip: use the OS X ‘speak text’ feature to give an article one last check." The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 96, With Ben Thompson Accidental Tech Podcast: 84: The Load-Bearing Finger Apple - Apple Watch - Edition Clockwise - Relay FM Six Colors: And they have a plan... to remove your shows Music | Brave Wave Welcome – JoCo Live Bob's Burgers (TV Series 2011– ) - IMDb Some Disney and Pixar movies pulled from iTunes Store, report of deletions from Apple TV (Update: Partial glitch) | 9to5Mac Can I Stream.It?: Search Netflix, Hulu, Google Play, iTunes, and more, for movies to stream instantly, rent, and buy. Six Colors: The Dropbox terabyte conundrum Plans - Dropbox My Photo Management Workflow, Early 2014 – MacStories 5by5 | The Prompt prompt.photos Expandrive Transporter Space Monkey | Beyond the Cloud
This week Jason and Myke start off the show with a discussion about terrible social networks, before attacking follow-up on Dropbox replacements, data security and streaming services. Other topics this week include Apple Pay and the Pebble. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Hover: Simplified Domain Management. Use code 'HEYSIRI' for 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Path will pay $800,000 in FTC settlement over privacy controversy | The Verge Ello Andy Baio's Post About Ello | waxpancake Stephen Hackett on Twitter: "@imyke @jsnell I believe Google Now supports voice training for activation." Russell Ivanovic on Twitter: "@ismh @imyke @jsnell Moto X even allows a custom phrase. Never had it activate by accident and its on 24/7 ;)" Christoph Backöfer on Twitter: "@jsnell @imyke iPlayer shows are super time-limited. Netflix UK has a lot of BBC content that iPlayer does not." BBC iPlayer now gives you a month to catch up on programmes 5by5 | The Prompt #20: TAKE ACTION Online-only files and files available offline - Windows Help Space Monkey | Beyond the Cloud Monkeys and apes in space - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Unbound—A Dropbox Photos App for iPad and iPhone WiFi SD Cards: Eyefi Memory Cards: Wireless Photo and Video Uploads from your Camera to your Computer & the Web | Eyefi Four new Adam Sandler movies are coming exclusively to Netflix | The Verge Happy Gilmore (1996) - IMDb A New 'Star Trek' Series Might Be In The Works At Netflix Marvel Bringing Four Shows to Netflix Starting With Daredevil; Building to ‘The Defenders’ Event - /Film Your Daily Lex » October 1, 2014: Your Daily Jason Snell Six Colors: In an Uber all graphite and glitter What Amazon, iTunes, and Uber teach us about Apple Pay - O'Reilly Radar Square pulls unsuccessful Square Wallet, tries again with new mobile payments app | The Verge Six Colors - Jason Snell on Apple, technology, and other geeky stuff Pebble Smartwatch | Smartwatch for iPhone & Android Pebble drops prices by $50 and adds continuous fitness tracking Connected - Relay FM
If watch faces are the main interface of the Apple Watch, why are they so inconsistent? And why are developers suddenly showing off what faces they'd design if they had the ability? It's complicated. Also: Photoshop is coming to the iPad for real, and Apple may be offering some of its new TV shows for free. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code UPGRADE at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code UPGRADE to get 30% off. Green Chef: The first USDA certified organic meal delivery service. Get $50 off your first box. Links and Show Notes Support Upgrade with a Relay FM Membership Exclusive: iPad Pro Face ID details, 4K HDR video over USB-C, AirPod-like Apple Pencil 2 pairing, more [Update: A12X processor] - 9to5Mac Apple plans to give away original content for free to device owners - CNBC WarnerMedia Prepping Streaming Service Featuring HBO | Hollywood Reporter GitHub - steventroughtonsmith: SpriteKit-based faux analog watch face example for watchOS Exploring Custom watchOS Watch Faces - David Smith, Independent iOS Developer Why are Apple Watch faces such a mess? | Jason Snell - Macworld Why it’s hard to read the time on Infograph – Marco.org Jason's Watch Face Comparison Time is money: Apple pays $21M for clock design, says report - CNET How Adobe is bringing “real Photoshop” to the iPad - The Verge Adobe announces full Photoshop CC for iPad shipping 2019, syncs with desktop - 9to5Mac Adobe Unleashes Wave of Imaging Innovation | Adobe Blog Adobe’s chief product officer Scott Belsky on bringing Photoshop to the iPad - The Verge Adobe launches Premiere Rush CC, a video-editing app made for YouTubers - The Verge ‎intoLive - Live Wallpapers on the App Store ‎Motion Stills - GIF, Collage on the App Store Needs repair: A 5K iMac with spider retention issues - Six Colors Upgrade, Live in Chicago
The 20th anniversary of the iMac prompts a discussion of how it changed Apple and continues to define how Apple designs products, Jason has a theory about why so many people thought iPhone X sales were crashing when they weren't, and Upstream ponders the Arrested Development "remix edition." This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code UPGRADE for free overnight shipping. StoryWorth: A new way to bring the family together. Simple Contacts: Contact lens prescriptions from home: Use offer code ahoy for $30 off your contact lenses Links and Show Notes 2D Glasses 4 Pack - Amazon 3D Clip-On Glasses - Amazon Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Hugo (2011) - IMDb BestPhotos on the App Store PowerPhotos Hulu Reveals Most-Watched Show, Touts 20 Million Subscribers | Hollywood Reporter YouTube Adds TV Inventory to Premium Ad Product | Hollywood Reporter ‘There’s not a playbook’ to address YouTube’s problems, CEO says - Polygon Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz is bringing his recut, chronological version of season 4 to Netflix on May 4th - The Verge TCAs: Mitch Hurwitz Talks Secret 'Arrested Development' Project | Hollywood Reporter Upgrade #91: iMac Special - Relay FM The original iMac: 20 years since Apple changed its fate - Six Colors Twenty Years Ago, Steve Jobs Introduced the iMac G3 – 512 Pixels Apple posts record Q2 profit: charts, live tweets - Six Colors 5 takeaways from Apple’s record second-quarter 2018 results | Macworld How Critics Got the iPhone X ‘Panic’ Story So Very Wrong - Tom's Guide Unroll.me to close to EU users saying it can’t comply with GDPR | TechCrunch
Special Guest Merlin Mann joins Jason to discuss the weather, old speakers, Apple's latest TV acquisition, the long slow fade of 32-bit Mac apps, and the arrival of a new version of his favorite iOS writing app. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code UPGRADE to get 30% off. PCalc: The scientific calculator you didn’t even know you needed. Guest Starring: Merlin Mann Links and Show Notes Merlin's Weather Station Merlin's ugly monitor GitHub - matryer/bitbar: Put the output from any script or program in your Mac OS X Menu Bar LaMetric Time - clock for smart home and office My Airplay speakers have become obsolete because their app hasn’t been updated in four years - The Verge Apple's video service developing 'Foundation' - Six Colors Apple is developing a TV show based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series - The Verge TV Talk Machine - a podcast from The Incomparable Farewell and Thank You JustWatch - Streaming Search Engine for Movies and TV Shows Automatically track TV & movies you're watching - Trakt.tv TV Time - Your TV shows calendar (TVShow Time) List of Movies and TV Shows on Netflix | Flixable Letterboxd • Your life in film Apple activates warning for users of 32-bit apps in High Sierra - Six Colors How to Find All 32-Bit Apps on a Mac Vector 33: Drafts Overview for Drafts 4 Users | Drafts Drafts Pro | Drafts Download - Relay FM Reconcilable Differences - Relay FM
Live from WWDC, Jason and Myke break down the major announcements for iOS, macos, and watchOS, including a close result in the Upgrade Keynote Draft, the emergence of user automation on iOS via Siri, potentially big changes to the Mac App Store, and the upcoming workout battle between our two hosts. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘upgradepodcast’. eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code UPGRADE for free overnight shipping. Timing: The automatic time tracking app for macOS. Use this link to save 10% on your purchase. Links and Show Notes Connected in the Keynote
This week we take a deep dive into Apple’s forthcoming video service, as Jason and Myke make predictions about what it will cost and how Apple’s billion-dollar content purchases will roll out. Also, Instagram gets into TV, Google gets back into podcasting, and we prepare for the beginning of the Upgrade Summer of Fun! This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code UPGRADE to get 30% off. PDFpen 10, from Smile: The ultimate tool for editing PDFs and go paperless. Hullo: A simple, natural pillow designed for comfort. Try it for 60 days. Links and Show Notes Micronauts - Wikipedia Biotron Micronauts - Google Search Unjustly Maligned | "Micronauts" with Jason Snell (Episode 68) Nomorobo Robocall Blocking on the App Store Hiya Caller ID and Block on the App Store WideProtect Spam Call Blocker on the App Store ExchangeBlocker on the App Store Disney Ups Bid for 21st Century Fox, Disney’s Choice, AT&T to Acquire AppNexus? – Stratechery by Ben Thompson Instagram announces IGTV, a standalone app for longer videos - The Verge YouTube launches $4.99 subscription fee called channel memberships - Polygon YouTube Premieres hopes to redefine how people watch videos - Polygon Download #60: Evil Spreadsheets - Relay FM On IGTV and YouTube Competition! - MKBHD - YouTube Apple Teams with Sesame Workshop to Develop Kids’ Programming – Variety Apple TV: How Apple will roll out its new TV service | Macworld Why Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charger Is Taking So Long to Make - Bloomberg Google Podcasts launches for Android with personalized recommendations - The Verge Anchor Brings User-Friendly Podcasting to the iPad, Complete with Editing Tools – MacStories Anchor on the App Store How Apple Plans to Root Out Bugs, Revamp iPhone Software - Bloomberg
What is the future of the Mac? This week we connect the future of the Mac Pro, the possibility of Apple abandoning Intel processors, and the rumored unification of Mac and iOS development. Also, Jason reviews the new sixth-generation iPad. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit with promo code ‘upgrade2018’ Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code UPGRADE to get 30% off. Slack: Where work happens. Links and Show Notes First iOS 11.4 developer beta | 9to5Mac Apple introduces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition - Apple iPad 2018 review: Practicality over luxury - Six Colors Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro will be shaped by workflows | TechCrunch Matthew Panzarino on Twitter: "I didn't see any new Mac Minis." Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel - Bloomberg Bloomberg: Apple to use its own chips in Macs from 2020 - Six Colors Why the next Mac processor transition won’t be like the last two | Macworld Steve Troughton-Smith on Twitter: "It's possible that the 2019 Mac Pro is going to be introduced in the same keynote that Apple announces a transition to ARM 🤨" Parties for WWDC on the App Store Get tickets for Relay FM Live at AltConf
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! This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code UPGRADE at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code UPGRADE to get 30% off. Inboard Technology: Save $100 on your purchase of the M1 e-board with code Upgrade100 Links and Show Notes Become a Relay FM member to support this show and get access to our special bonus episode Space Station! Episode 264 – The Emoji Movie LIVE The Flop House 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 Plex 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
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Started
Sep 17th, 2014
Latest Episode
Feb 17th, 2020
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286
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About 2 hours
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