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  • 602: Meesa want to take your data!

    Apr 13, 2018, 5:16 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    The U.S.S. iMore has a stowaway this week — Captain Rene Ritchie! He joins Serenity Caldwell, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent to talk about iPhone 8 PRODUCT(RED), and the 64-bit Mac app transition. They also chat about Mark Zuckerberg's testimony in Washington,…
  • 601: Lory’s List

    Apr 6, 2018, 1:12 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Mikah Sargent and Lory Gil hold down the fort and chat all about the week’s news for Apple users. Final Cut Pro X is being updated to 10.4.1, adding support for a new lossless codec, ProRes RAW, and built-in closed captioning support. Additionally, Facebook…
  • 600: There is an ‘iMore’ in Team

    Mar 30, 2018, 3:57 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    The band is back together for our 600th episode! Rene Ritchie and the elusive, enigmatic Georgia Dow join Mikah Sargent, Serenity Caldwell, and Lory Gil to reflect on their iMore origins. They dive deep into Apple’s recent education event, which focused…
  • 599: Boots on the ground at GDC

    Mar 23, 2018, 1:18 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Mikah Sargent, Serenity Caldwell, and Lory Gil are joined by special guests Russell Holly and Luke Filipowicz for a game-centric spectacular! Lory and Russell are live from San Francisco where GDC is taking place as they report on all the latest news in AR/VR.…
  • 598: Ok, so there IS going to be an event

    Mar 16, 2018, 4:52 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Apple has announced WWDC 2018, with the big keynote taking place June 4th. And, unbeknownst to us at the time of recording, will also be hosting an event in Chicago on March 27th. Serenity Caldwell, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent pontificate on what hardware and…
  • 597: The Truman Show

    Mar 9, 2018, 8:34 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Serenity Caldwell, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent talk about Apple’s activity challenge to celebrate International Women’s Day. They also cover a variety of privacy topics regarding Facebook, Amazon, and Google Clips. You’ll get a taste of rumors about…
  • 596: Bunny Slopes and Mosh Pits

    Mar 2, 2018, 3:56 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil and Serenity Caldwell discuss rumors surrounding a possible Apple event in March, including new iPads, iPhone SE 2, and AirPower wireless charging. Rene Ritchie also joins the fun to chat about iCloud in China and his time using the entry-level iMac…
  • 595: Competitive Gremlin

    Feb 23, 2018, 10:30 am By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Serenity Caldwell mourn the deprecation of the official Twitter client for Mac and offer some alternatives. They also talk about the visual and sonic marvels within Alto’s Odyssey, a brand new game for iOS and Apple TV. Plus,…
  • 594: Six Hundred Tables

    Feb 16, 2018, 3:49 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Serenity Caldwell talk about the HomePod staining some wood finishes, how to avoid it, and why Apple missed this (or at least warning customers of the possibility) in the first place. They also discuss fixes for the Telugu…
  • 593: Take the HomePod Challenge

    Feb 9, 2018, 2:30 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent are all in for HomePod’s release day! They answer a ton of listener questions and talk about comparisons to other smart speakers. Rene also demonstrates some of Siri’s capabilities on HomePod and…
  • 592: Controlling the Chain

    Feb 2, 2018, 1:31 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil and Mikah Sargent team up to chat about the latest news from the Apple-verse, including word from Nintendo that Mario Kart is coming to smartphones! They also talk about the latest additions to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, plus rumors about the…
  • 591: HomePod Cozy

    Jan 26, 2018, 12:52 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Mikah Sargent, Lory Gil, and Rene Ritchie talk all about Apple’s new HomePod, which is now available to pre-order in some countries. They also preview some of the new features coming in iOS 11.3, and discuss changes to MacOS Server. All that, plus Mikah…
  • 590: Switched on Cardboard

    Fri 6:38pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil and Mikah Sargent are joined by Russell Holly to talk about Labo – Nintendo’s new cardboard toys and project accessories for the Switch. They also discuss the iMessage ‘text bomb’, an iOS update that will let users disable #iPhoneSlow…
  • 589: Hue've Got a Friend in Me

    Jan 11, 2018, 4:36 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Serenity Caldwell, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent talk about some of the most interesting gadgets announced at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, including new HomeKit enabled tech, Philips’ “Friends of Hue” initiative, and smart appliances from companies like…
  • 588: Super Faves and So Excites

    Jan 5, 2018, 1:36 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    We ring in the new year with a cavalcade of iMore stars! The gang of usual rabble-rousers, Lory Gil, Serenity Caldwell, Mikah Sargent, and Rene Ritchie, are joined by Joe Keller and Luke Filipowicz. Not only do they talk about what they’re most excited for…
  • 587: A Superhot Christmas

    Dec 29, 2017, 4:23 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    This week, Serenity Caldwell and Lory Gill are joined by Cella Lao Rousseau to talk about iMore’s ’12 Days of Tech Tips’ series of articles, and tips for taking better winter photos. They also share information about some of the gifts they received for…
  • 586: Frowning Pizza Update

    Dec 23, 2017, 12:23 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    Mikah Sargent and Lory Gil are joined by Russell Holly of VRHeads to talk about the new AR features in Pokémon Go, lots of other cool AR apps, Apple throttling phones with worn down batteries, Apple TV is now available for purchase on Amazon, and more! Show…
  • 585: Maximum Silliness Level

    Dec 15, 2017, 5:05 pm By Serenity Caldwell, Rene Ritchie
    This week, Serenity Caldwell celebrates her birthday along with Mikah Sargent, Lory Gil, and a host of surprise guests as they get ready for Star Wars: The Last Jedi! They also talk about the Net Neutrality repeal and Apple’s deliciously Space Gray iMac Pro.…
  • 584: There's No Place Like HomeKit for the Holidays

    Dec 9, 2017, 4:39 pm 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

    Sun 4:42pm 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…