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  • 244: Something to keep an eye on

    3h By iDownloadBlog.com
    Apple Maps outages sometimes can't be avoided, but can Apple communicate better about them? Should Apple ditch the Lightning connector for USB-C? Is Apple really not merging iOS and macOS? Are Siri shortcuts a bigger deal than we may think at first? Does the…
  • 243: The bleeding has stopped

    Jun 11, 2018, 12:48 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Touch Bar makes a come-back in the conversation. More thoughts about what was announced at WWDC 2018. And the living on a beta!  Show Notes How to live stream the 2018 FIFA World Cup on iPhone, iPad, and Mac WWDC 2018 roundup: everything you need to know…
  • 242: WWDC 2018 overview

    Jun 5, 2018, 5:04 am By iDownloadBlog.com
    After announcing the winner of the fantasy draft, Cody and Sebastien share their overview of the WWDC 2018 keynote and all the announcements made for iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS.  Sponsor: Simple Contacts To save $30 on your lenses, just go to…
  • 241: WWDC 2018 fantasy draft

    May 28, 2018, 1:11 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    A week before WWDC 2018, Cody and Sebastien play in their second annual WWDC fantasy draft and pick the features, or announcements that we are likely (hopeful?) to see at the event. Follow and play along by making your own picks. Show Notes Possible picks:…
  • 240: Still pretty appealing

    May 21, 2018, 1:43 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    After sharing a couple pro tips for iPhone users, Cody and Sebastien talk about HomePod pricing, and the rumor of a Beats-branded HomePod-like speaker coming at a cheaper price. The two also talk about Microsoft's low-cost Surface line, and what they are…
  • 239: Accidental pun

    May 14, 2018, 1:34 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    A discussion about Google Duplex, the awesomeness of the tech behind it, and various implications it will have (if it's ever actually released). Cody and Sebastien discuss their MacBook Pros' keyboard, and revisit their thoughts about Face ID after six months…
  • 238: Quit this racket

    May 7, 2018, 12:26 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    As the iMac celebrates its 20th birthday, Cody and Sebastien recount (more or less erroneously) getting their first Mac. The two also talk about Ming-Chi Kuo leaving KGI Securities and what it might mean for future Apple rumors, the possible disappearance of…
  • 237: Only two cars left in the race

    Apr 30, 2018, 4:00 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Barely recovered from two days in the hospital, Sebastien is back at it with a mini rant on Siri multi language support. Cody and Sebastien then talk about iPhone SE 2, the different strategies used by Spotify and Apple Music to onboard new customers, and…
  • 236: Tradeoffs and compromises

    Apr 23, 2018, 4:00 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien discuss notifications overload, email, and phone addiction, and whether this is a real issue, or something that just affects a very specific type of users. They then go back on one of their favorite topics: the merger of iOS and macOS.…
  • 235: A natural evolution of things

    Apr 16, 2018, 1:23 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Third-party watch faces might be coming to Apple Watch, and Cody and Sebastien are pretty excited about this, despite the possibility that Apple will limit what developers can do. And while questionable reports claim that HomePod doesn't sell, Sebastien is…
  • 234: Mind over matter

    Apr 9, 2018, 1:21 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien discuss the latest big hire at Apple, curved screens in phone and their (lack of) usefulness, iMac Pro, the new iPhone 8 (PRODUCT)RED, and #BreakingMyTwitter. Also, some great advice on pronouncing names you seemingly don't know how to…
  • 233: Understatement of the year

    Apr 2, 2018, 12:37 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about Apple's education event where the company unveiled new software and a little bit of hardware too. They share thoughts about the overall event, what was announced, and of course, the new iPad. Cody can't help getting excited about…
  • 232: Now that we’ve got your attention

    Mar 26, 2018, 12:42 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about Apple's education event and a recap of the products that might be unveiled. They also talk about the inevitable Facebook. Show Notes Apple’s March 27 education event won’t be live streamed Bloomberg: Apple to unveil low-cost…
  • 231: The Bermuda triangle of tech problems

    Mar 19, 2018, 1:31 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien muse on Apple's upcoming education event and what could be announced in terms of software and hardware. The two also discuss WWDC 2018, and surprisingly, how Cody could be the secret inventor of the iPhone.  Show Notes Experiencing…
  • 230: Telephoneys

    Mar 12, 2018, 12:54 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Don't fall for the scam that asks you to pay your taxes with iTunes gift card. No, seriously, this is real. Cody and Sebastien discuss rumors of a new smaller HomePod, a revamped MacBook Air, and Apple-branded over-the-ear noise canceling headphones. They also…
  • 229: Time waits for no man

    Mar 5, 2018, 4:00 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien discuss the rumor of a 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus, and Netflix's insane investment in a ginormous amount of TV shows and movies. Sebastien shares the apps he uses daily to keep up with his new year resolutions to be more healthy and focused.…
  • 228: 7 bad guys with a stick of chewing gum and a paperclip

    Feb 26, 2018, 12:26 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
  • 227: Don’t say Bluetooth

    Feb 19, 2018, 2:58 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Twitter is pulling support for their Mac app, but it's not the end of the world as there are a couple worthy alternatives. Cody and Sebastien discuss Apple's rumored renewed focus on software quality ahead of WWDC 2018. Finally, Sebastien share more thoughts…
  • 226: Hey Siri, tell me about HomePod

    Feb 12, 2018, 12:45 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    An entire episode dedicated to Sébastien's limited hands-on time with HomePod, including first impressions about design, setup, sound, voice detection/recognition, smarts, Apple TV pairing, and more. Sebastien also shared the results of his five-day…
  • 225: Out of sight, out of mind

    Feb 5, 2018, 12:37 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    A year after their official debut, Cody finally gets a pair of AirPods and shares his first impressions. On the eve of HomePod shipments being dispatched, Cody and Sebastien talk about the lack of support for Bluetooth streaming on the device. The two also…
  • 224: The HomePod smuggler

    Jan 29, 2018, 12:28 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Come for the HomePod talk, stay for the discussion about new iOS 11.3 features! This week, Cody is bearish about the HomePod and explains why he didn't order one. Sebastien is bullish about the HomePod and explains why he ordered two, and how much faith he has…
  • 223: The party is over

    Jan 22, 2018, 12:59 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Apple doesn't have to make iPhone less addictive, but it could definitely share usage data with users to maybe make them realize how they use their devices. Cody and Sebastien have a great conversation around that and other topics, such as AirPods, Apple's big…
  • 222: Hitting some sweet ramps

    Jan 15, 2018, 1:11 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    An eclectic episode about how to get extra lives on HQ, iPhone bugs, CES gadgets, GoPro, DJI, and dogs getting the flu. Show Notes How to get Extra Lives on HQ Stuff from CES GoPro is withdrawing from the “extremely competitive” drone market DJI to…
  • 221: Really really extravagant

    Jan 8, 2018, 12:32 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Despite major technical difficulties, this episode came to life! Listen to Cody and Sebastien talk about the battery of problems (pun intended!) that Apple is facing these days, Jimmy Iovine leaving Apple, and upcoming TV content produced by Apple.  Show…
  • 220: The fit and the feel of it

    Jan 1, 2018, 3:01 am By iDownloadBlog.com
    As the new year begins, Cody and Sebastien share what they'd like to see from Apple in 2018. They then go slightly off-topic by talking about their health and fitness goals for the twelve months to come. Apps mentioned on the show…
  • 219: Always read past the headline

    Dec 25, 2017, 4:30 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Your two favorite co-hosts talk about Apple's deliberate throttling of iPhones with degraded battery health, as well as the new rumor that Apple may make it possible for developers to release universal apps for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Finally, Cody and…
  • 218: Close your eyes and cry

    12:15pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    While everybody else is busy making wrapping gifts and making lists of the coolest things of 2017, Cody and Sebastien are talking iPhone X scratch resistance, HQ, app pre-orders, AirPods, and cool new accessories. Show Notes Follow up: scratch resistance of…
  • 217: It did happen

    Dec 11, 2017, 12:52 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody is not very happy with the way iOS handles sound control. Sebastien talks about the iDB app update and the inconsistencies of the app approval process in the App Store. They both talk about the best App Store apps of 2017, as per Apple... Then Sebastien…
  • 216: A random thing to talk about

    Dec 4, 2017, 12:44 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Oh boy, was that a bad week for Apple. Last time it was so bad, Scott Forstall was still working for the company. Like with most bad stories, there is a silver lining, albeit very minor. On a more positive note, HQ is fun (add "senastienpage" as your referral…
  • 215: Keeping tabs on my tabs

    Nov 27, 2017, 1:04 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody can't help but talk about Black Friday, because deals. Sebastien goes over the benefits of using 1Password over iCloud Keychain. They both talk about following the news via RSS vs Twitter. Finally, Cody has a new game him and 280,000 other people like to…