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  • 252: Please don’t disconnect

    Mon 3:21pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien discuss the latest iOS and watchOS betas, new Samsung devices, Spotify vs Apple Music, and Alex Jones. Sponsor Jamf Now: Create your free account and set up your first 3 devices completely free forever at jamf.com/ios. Show Notes Beta life…
  • 251: Fourteen months in a year

    Aug 6, 2018, 3:13 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about new iOS and watchOS betas, the impact of Apple killing the App Store affiliate program, and that huge $1B milestone the company hit this past week. LinkedIn Jobs:Find the person who will help you grow your business with LinkedIn.…
  • 250: Analyzing our Screen Time data

    Jul 30, 2018, 1:19 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien take a look at their Screen Time data and discuss the apps they apparently use the most. Take a look at their Screen Time on this screenshot. Jamf Now: Create your free account and set up your first 3 devices completely free forever at…
  • 249: A hot button issue

    Jul 23, 2018, 2:13 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about the new MacBook Pro, and its apparently improved keyboard. They also talk about future HomePod software improvements, TV shows they're currently watching, and traveling. Sponsors Clockwise.io:For more information on how to produce…
  • 248: Our top 5 Mac apps

    Mon 12:17pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about their favorite apps for the Mac. And of course, they talk about the World Cup and the victory of France. Sponsors Jamf Now:Create your free account today at jamf.com/ios, and set up your first 3 devices for free, forever!…
  • 247: What's on Cody and Sebastien's Home screen

    Jul 9, 2018, 4:00 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    In this special episode, Cody and Sebastien compare their Home screens, the logic behind the placement of icons, and what apps they use the most.  Follow along by checking out Cody and Sebastien's Home screens. Our thanks to Clockwise for sponsoring this…
  • 246: Down the middle

    Jul 2, 2018, 4:37 am By iDownloadBlog.com
    Apple is rebuilding the Maps app from the ground up with fresh new data. Microsoft is working on the future. Finally, Samsung and Apple end their long-time legal feud. And of course, the World Cup. Show Notes Apple rebuilding Maps from the ground up with…
  • 245: A lot of smoke to the fire

    Jun 25, 2018, 12:31 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Discussions about what premium AirPods might offer, a new HomePod, and Apple-branded over-the-ear headphones. Cody and Sebastien also talk about AirPower, Apple's Keyboard Service Program, and IGTV. And the World Cup of course. Show Notes Apple planning…
  • 244: Something to keep an eye on

    Jun 18, 2018, 1:56 pm 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

    Mon 1:23pm 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…