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  • 584: There's No Place Like HomeKit for the Holidays

    Sat 4:39pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    In this episode, Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Serenity Caldwell check out some great HomeKit gift ideas and discuss Apple’s recent software bugs. They also talk about how to use Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11.2, lots of brand new apps, and answer YOUR questions!…
  • 583: Once iMore, with Feeling

    Dec 1, 2017, 7:17 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    This week, Lory Gil and Mikah Sargent sing and talk about the latest news in the Apple universe, including the ‘root’ security bug in macOS High Sierra and the upcoming Hour of Code. They also get you ready for the holiday content in Animal Crossing:…
  • 582: Angry Crossing: Uber Coverup

    Nov 22, 2017, 8:30 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    This week, Lory Gil, Serenity Caldwell, and Rene Ritchie talk about some happy topics, as well as some not so happy topics. First up, they each share their favorite Holiday shopping deals. Next, the conversation pivots to Portrait Mode and depth effect on…
  • 581: Favorite Apps

    Nov 19, 2017, 4:42 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    To kick things off, Dan DeSilva of Thrifter drops by to tell us about their upcoming Black Friday live blog of amazing deals! Next on the agenda, Mikah, Lory and, Serenity dive into their hot takes on Apple’s delay of the HomePod and the opportunities it…
  • 580: Lazy is Powerful

    Nov 14, 2017, 10:17 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Most people go on a honeymoon immediately after their wedding — but not Serenity Caldwell! Instead, she traveled to Philadelphia to compete in a roller derby championship. Along with her skates, Serenity had an iPhone X so she could test its photo and video…
  • 579: Eyebrow Personality

    Nov 7, 2017, 3:58 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    iPhone X launch weekend has come and gone—Rene, Lory, and Mikah are here to bring us their impressions of the new shiny. They talk about all the major aspects of the phone, including: the “horns”, OLED display, new gestures to accommodate the lack of a…
  • 578: iPhone X review: The best damn podcast iMore has ever made

    Nov 2, 2017, 10:28 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Stephen Fry wasn't available. Neither was James Earl Jones.   On iPhone X eve, Rene Ritchie sits down by the virtual fireplace to provide a dramatic reading of his iPhone X review. He dives deep into the technology found in this new device. More importantly,…
  • 577: Treehouse of Pre-Orders X

    Oct 27, 2017, 3:36 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    In this year’s Halloween special, Gandalf (aka Mikah), Gilligan (aka Lory), and a Pokémon Trainer (aka Rene) embark on a 54 minute tour aboard the S.S. iMore to talk about their experiences pre-ordering iPhone X. They also discuss privacy, FUD, ‘gates,…
  • 576: Bacon-y Delicious

    Oct 21, 2017, 11:00 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    This week’s special guest, Michael Simmons, has ruined Rene’s life! Don’t worry, though. It’s in the best possible way with his Fantastical app as well as the brand new contacts app: Cardhop for Mac.   Rene, Mikah, and Lory sit down with the…
  • 575: Movies everywhere-ish

    Oct 13, 2017, 4:39 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    This week, Rene, Georgia, Lory, and Mikah gather ‘round the virtual table to talk about two new movie services—MoviePass and Movies Anywhere. MoviePass is advertised as all-you-can-eat trips to the cinema for a flat fee of $9.99 per month. Enjoy it while…
  • 574: Red Dot Psychology

    Oct 6, 2017, 8:12 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    The Super Friends of tech have gathered at the Hall of Gadgets to squee with excitement about all the new Emoji coming in iOS 11.1. Rene, Georgia, Lory, Mikah, and Serenity give us the lowdown on Apple Watch Series 3, including battery life, LTE performance,…
  • 573: Dude, it’s chocolate cake

    Sep 29, 2017, 8:00 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    iMore show is back! This week, Rene Ritchie and Mikah Sargent recap Rene’s visit to Apple Park and take a detailed look at all that makes the new iPhones, well, new! Along the way, they explore ARKit, answer YOUR questions, and discuss the privacy…
  • 572: Peanut butter on both sides

    Sep 5, 2017, 5:07 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie flies solo this week—navigating an asteroid field of rumors and expectations for Apple’s upcoming event on September 12. iMore’s captain talks about new iPhones, Apple Watch Series 3, 4K and HDR coming to Apple TV, and more. Never tell him…
  • 571: Megapickles

    Aug 28, 2017, 2:54 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Things are gearing up to be a very exciting (and expensive) month for Apple and Star Wars fans! An Apple event to introduce the next iPhone and Apple Watch on September 12th is expected to be officially announced soon. Meanwhile, the force of merchandising and…
  • 570: Math From Your Face

    Aug 18, 2017, 9:36 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    With Lory out on a pilgrimage to view the eclipse, Rene, Mikah, and Georgia talk about the week’s news and speculation. Security considerations abound regarding Apple’s secure enclave, and an upcoming iOS 11 feature that allows users to quickly disable…
  • 569: Horns for the iPhone

    4:57pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    The crew welcomes Serenity Caldwell back into the fold after her roller derby adventures and talk about the latest iPhone 8 rumors, the possibility of an LTE Apple Watch, and more! Show Notes and Links: Horns for new iPhone RIP, Rose Gold? Safari should…
  • 568: Unibrow

    Aug 4, 2017, 3:55 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Developer Steve Troughton-Smith has uncovered some fascinating details about iPhone 8 by performing an inspection of accidentally released firmware for Apple’s upcoming HomePod device. Rene, Georgia, Lory, and Mikah discuss what we know so far about the next…
  • 554: Why yellow?, with Chris Harris and David Lundblad

    Apr 16, 2017, 8:52 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    David Lundblad, head of design for iMore and Mobile Nations, and Chris Harris, app director extraordinaire, join Serenity, Lory, and Rene for a behind the scenes look at the all new iMore.com and iMore.app! Plus, what’s up with iPhone 8 Touch ID?
  • 553: Nope dope

    Mon 1:30am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    What do Serenity, Lory, Mikah, and Rene want to see from the next generation of desktop Macs? Plus, we've got an all-new iMore — in yellow!
  • 552: Back it up!

    Apr 3, 2017, 7:34 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    It's world backup day and Lory and Rene share how they back up their Macs, iPhones, and iPads. And Georgia shares… how she does not! Wait, what? This must not stand!
  • 551: Weaponized stupidty

    Mar 29, 2017, 7:45 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Catch-up week: Apple buys Workflow, Super Mario Run 2.0, Wikileaks and Dark Matter, Pokémon Go Water Event, Premium Twitter, and more!
  • 550: iPhone AF

    Mar 27, 2017, 1:28 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    (Product) RED iPhone 7. New entry-level 9.7-inch iPad. Apple Watch bands spring collection. Clips video app — it's a special edition podcast on Apple's special edition March releases! Listen along!
  • 549: Pseudo-random

    Mar 19, 2017, 11:40 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    How do you protect yourself from hacks, phishing, and other online threats? We go over your best options! Also, where's that spring Apple Event, and HomeKit lights — what's the hubbub with hubs, bub?
  • 548: iPhone Edition

    Mar 13, 2017, 12:35 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Would people buy an iPhone Edition or does it have to be an iPhone Pro? Will there be a March event and, if so, what will Apple show off? How many Snapchat clones does Facebook need? With Georgia, Lory, Cella, and Rene!
  • 547: Switched, with Russell Holly

    Mar 6, 2017, 7:49 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    With Serenity and Rene away, Georgia, Lory, and Mikah invite Russell Holly on to talk USB-C vs. Lightning, Nintendo Switch, and more!
  • 546: Unexpected shutdown

    Feb 27, 2017, 12:55 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Rene makes fun of Georgia’s recording and then screws up his own. Mikah asks about HomeKit. Lory wants the right to repair. iOS 10.2.1 un-shuts down. And more!
  • 545: iPhone 8 rumorpalooza

    Feb 20, 2017, 10:46 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    iPhone 8 rumors, from transparency to distance charging, WWDC comes home to San Jose, our favorite HomeKit features, and Pokémon Go Gen 2! With Georgia, Lory, Mikah, and Rene.
  • 544: Crossy Borders

    Feb 12, 2017, 1:08 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Pokémon Go Valentine's event, Fire Emblem Heroes, matte black iPhone 7 and 'chipping', securing your data when crossing borders, and BeatsX is here! With Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, and Rene Ritchie.
  • 543: iPads for pros, with Ged Maheux

    Feb 6, 2017, 1:33 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Apple’s Q1 2017 results, LG UltraFine 5K fallout, iPad drawing apps, and the all-new Linea with special guest, The Iconfactory’s Ged Maheux!
  • 542: 'Junk but not malicious'

    Jan 30, 2017, 9:33 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    App Store is bringing responses to reviews, Meitu is junk… but not malicious, and the iPad turns seven. With Serenity, Georgia, Lory, Mikah, and Rene!