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  • 227: Don’t say Bluetooth

    2:58pm 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

    Mon 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…
  • 214: iPhone X third impressions

    Nov 20, 2017, 12:42 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody finally received his iPhone X, so he too shares his impressions after using the device for a couple of days, including talks about the display, the design, gestures, power, Face ID, and much more. Support Let’s Talk iOS: Go to jamf.com/letstalk to…
  • 213: iPhone X second impressions

    Nov 13, 2017, 2:04 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Follow up discussions about iPhone X, and specifically Face ID. Cody and Sebastien also talk about iOS bugs, Apple Pay Cash, and Twitter's new 280-character limit. Support Let’s Talk iOS: Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/ios and…
  • 212: iPhone X first impressions

    Nov 6, 2017, 1:20 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Our first impressions after using iPhone X for 48 hours. If you're tired of reading or listening to glaring and overwhelmingly positive things about iPhone X, you're going to love this episode. Cody and Sebastien also answer questions about the new device from…
  • 211: There is no bright side

    Oct 30, 2017, 4:30 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    The pre-orders are in, or almost in, for Cody and Sebastien. The pair shares their very different experiences pre-ordering, as well as accessories they're considering for their upcoming new iPhone X. Apologies for the poor sound quality. Things will return to…
  • 210: A crash course in iPhone pre-ordering

    Oct 23, 2017, 12:30 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    It's almost time for iPhone X pre-orders! Cody and Sebastien share some tips about how to make this the best possible experience and ensure you score an iPhone X on launch day instead of six months later.  Support Let’s Talk iOS: Visit our Deals Store and…
  • 209: We just can't do it

    Oct 16, 2017, 12:46 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    This is not an episode about complaining, this is an episode about learning from past mistakes, like, you know, setting an iPhone as new instead of setting it up from backup. Besides talking about the awesomeness and sometimes the problems of iCloud Photo…
  • 208: A dramatic story

    Oct 9, 2017, 12:26 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    With discussions about Sonos and Google's latest announcements, this is an episode mostly not about Apple. But fear not, all ends up tying back into Apple eventually. Sonos debuts One speaker with Alexa, support for AirPlay 2 & Google Assistant due in 2018…
  • 207: An outsider from faraway

    Oct 2, 2017, 1:31 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    If you've ever wondered what it's like to live with a tiny phone from the past, Cody is here to tell you all about it. Sebastien lives in the present times with a modern phone and shares his experience shooting with iPhone 8. Why didn't Cody and Sebastien…
  • 206: Quit making fun of my phone

    Sep 25, 2017, 2:19 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody got an old new phone, and Sebastien got a new new phone. While Cody raves about his iPhone SE, Sebastien has more tempered feelings about the iPhone 8. Then the two talk about the non-success that seems to be the iPhone 8 launch and why that could be.…
  • 205: A deeper dive into Apple’s new products

    Mon 2:20pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    A week after the big event of the year, Cody and Sebastien have had the time to digest everything that was unveiled. In this extra long episode, the two take a deeper dive into Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8, and iPhone Ex Ten.
  • 204: Unpacking the iPhone X event

    Sep 12, 2017, 7:43 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien unpack the iPhone X event, which unfortunately didn't offer many surprises. These are hot reactions to the event and what was unveiled. And of course, the results of last week's event draft.  Support Let’s Talk iOS: Go to…
  • 203: iPhone event fantasy draft 2017

    Sep 4, 2017, 1:08 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the iPhone event fantasy draft 2017! Listen to Cody and Sebastien battle to get the best picks for the September 12 event where Apple will unveil new iPhones, a new Apple Watch, a new Apple TV, and who knows what else. Play…
  • 202: I want to give you more money

    Aug 28, 2017, 1:04 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Things start pretty slow but heat up pretty quick as Cody and Sebastien talk about the latest iPhone 8 rumors, including the potentiality of an Apple event on September 12. The two co-hosts discuss what we could see and get carried away talking about the…
  • 201: It’s always situational

    Aug 21, 2017, 2:26 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Apple is rumored to get ready to spend over one billion dollars on original content next year. The guys discuss the implication and possible functionality of a cellular Apple Watch. And of course, iPhone 8 talks. Show Notes Content Former WGN America…
  • 200: This could be the year

    Aug 14, 2017, 1:50 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    For the 200th episode of your favorite podcast, Cody and Sebastien talk about beta software for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, Carpool Karaoke and Disney pulling all its content off Netflix, and of course, iPhone 8 talk including an impromptu conversation…
  • 199: Digital high five accepted

    Aug 7, 2017, 2:07 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Facts are stronger than fiction, which is why this episode starts with a discussion about Apple's latest financial results, and the company's removal of some VPN apps in the Chinese App Store. But then of course, it's rumor extravaganza again with some new…
  • 198: We love questions

    Jul 31, 2017, 1:09 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Sebastien finally settles down in France and discusses his set up. Cody finally installs iOS 11 beta on his iPhone and shares his first impressions. The two hosts talk about Apple Watch Series 3, HomePod, and they answer listener questions. Support Let’s…