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  • 669: Resigning to the Chaos

    Sat 3:49pm By Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie and Lory Gil are joined by Russell Holly for iPhone 11 rumors, and a recent statement by Apple about third-party battery replacements. They also chat gaming and controller support in iOS 13, and the ridiculousness of green bubbles vs. blue…
  • Introducing: Waveform with MKBHD

    Tue 6:00am By Rene Ritchie
    Hey iMore show fans, we think you may like the podcast Waveform with MKBHD. Waveform is a tech podcast for the gadget lovers and tech heads. Pulling from over 10 years of experience covering the tech industry, MKBHD will keep you informed and entertained as…
  • Robots and Hair Products

    Aug 11, 2019, 6:51 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, and Rene Ritchie discuss pros and cons of Apple Card and talk about the many uses (besides making purchases) of the titanium card. They also clarify the facts behind third-party iPhone battery repairs and discuss the vast expansion to…
  • I Will Survive

    Jul 27, 2019, 7:56 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, and an adorable little Ewok/dog have plenty of news to share from the Appleverse! Apple found enough money in their couch cushions to buy the majority of Intel's smartphone modem business. Additionally, The ECG…
  • Evicted from Emoji Island

    12:12pm By Rene Ritchie
    In this diabolical episode, we say goodbye to Mikah Sargent as he embarks on a new journey as host and producer for TWiT. We also take on the controversy behind FaceApp. In happier news, there are new emoji coming this fall, and a teaser trailer for the Apple…
  • Things That Make You Go Hmmmm

    Jul 12, 2019, 5:30 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil, Georgia Dow, and Mikah Sargent sit by the proverbial campfire and have a chat about updates to MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and the discontinuation of the 12-inch MacBook. They also discuss the decision to temporarily disable the Walkie Talkie feature…
  • We Catharted

    Jul 5, 2019, 5:47 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Lory Gil are here with rumors about a new keyboard deign for future MacBooks. They also debate the merits of a new FaceTime feature in iOS 13 for maintaining eye contact when video chatting. Lastly, are Apple execs giving notes…
  • Apple 2024

    Jun 30, 2019, 11:10 am By Rene Ritchie
    Public betas are here already! Lory Gil and Rene Ritchie have all the details, including why you probably don't want to try them out just yet. But if you do, they're here to help you do it the smart way. They have an exclusive scoop on Apple Card. The big…
  • Favorite iPhone Hacks

    Jun 22, 2019, 12:18 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Georgia Dow and Mikah Sargent talk about Apple's battery recall for some mid-2015 15" MacBook Pro models. If you own one of these machines, they'll help you figure out if your computer is affected. They also discuss the prospect of moving iPhone production out…
  • First Priority

    Jun 16, 2019, 12:16 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Your watch, TV, Mac, iPhone, and iPad are all getting extreme makeovers this fall! Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Rene Ritchie look at some of the coolest new features that are on the way. Show Notes and Links: Five most important features coming…
  • Live from WWDC 2019!

    Jun 7, 2019, 3:49 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil and Rene Ritchie are live from WWDC 2019 in San Jose, CA to geek out over some of their favorite announcements from the conference. Apple's software platforms got a lot of love this week. There are loads of new features for macOS Catalina, iOS 13,…
  • MacOS Double Entendre

    May 31, 2019, 5:31 pm By Rene Ritchie
    The new iPod touch may not be for everyone, but Lory Gil, Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Mikah Sargent have a litany of use cases for it as a relatively inexpensive iOS device. They're also really, really hoping for a Mac Pro and 6K Pro display to be announced…
  • 'T-key' Lounge

    May 25, 2019, 8:12 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Snapchat employees abused user data, and Google tracks your purchase history. Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Rene Ritchie are neither surprised, nor amused. The crew also talk about the new MacBook Pro models and additional changes Apple has made to the…
  • Yoga Pants For Your Wrist

    Sat 12:29pm By Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie, Mikah Sargent, and Lory Gil dish out the iPhone 11 XR (or whatever it will be called) rumors like a buffet in Vegas! They also look at the Apple TV app update and wish for a more "everything ever" video experience similar to music streaming…
  • iOS Rancho Cucamonga

    May 3, 2019, 5:27 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil and Rene Ritchie do whatever they want, and no one can stop them! They talk about their plans for Star Wars Day and mourn the loss of Peter Mayhew, the 7'3" actor who portrayed Chewbacca. They also have some updates on right to repair legislation, and…
  • Tech Talk IS Girl Talk

    Apr 28, 2019, 10:36 am By Rene Ritchie
    Georgia Dow and Lory Gil are joined by TWiT's Megan Morrone for some AirPod 3 rumors and a deep look at Apple News+ one month into the service. They also discuss the delayed release of Galaxy Fold and iFixit's teardown (and subsequent removal from their…
  • A Roller Coaster With No Hill

    Apr 20, 2019, 12:04 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil and Mikah Sargent ditch Rene and Georgia this week for a one-on-one conversation about the failure of several Samsung Galaxy Fold review units. They also talk about Apple and Qualcomm's settlement in the midst of their ongoing legal battle as Intel…
  • AirPlaybnb

    Apr 14, 2019, 2:50 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent share a mix of rumors and bonafide news on this week's show! First up, Apple maintains their perfect score on the LGBTQ equality index for the 17th year in a row. PowerBeats Pro have been announced and will be shipping…
  • When the cloud is your hammer, everything is your streaming nail

    Mar 29, 2019, 8:23 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Rene Ritchie break down every announcement from Apple's March 2019 event. And there's SOOOOO much to talk about! They discuss: News+, TV+, Apple Card, and Apple Arcade. Plus, in some late breaking news, Apple confirmed that…
  • The Days of Applemas

    Mar 22, 2019, 4:22 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Lory Gil recount this week's deluge of Apple announcements and look forward to the event on Monday, March 25! There's a new iPad mini and iPad Air 3, and spec bumped iMacs. Apple also announced AirPods 2, which add a wireless…
  • Pink Lemonade

    Mar 17, 2019, 11:49 am By Rene Ritchie
    Winter is leaving, but WWDC is coming! We have not one, but two Apple events that were announced this week, bringing anticipation for shiny new software and services (and maybe some hardware) to a fever pitch. Lory Gil, Georgia Dow, Mikah Sargent, and Rene…
  • 649: Insult Tax

    Mar 8, 2019, 5:33 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Mikah Coffee, Lory Punk Rock, and Rene Vector have this week's dose of Apple news and rumors! The fruit company is celebrating Women's History Month and Lory has a mapping app to share called AccessNow that is completely awesome for locating accessibility…
  • 648: Feet on the Brain

    Feb 23, 2019, 10:52 am By Rene Ritchie
    Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, Rene Ritchie, and Mikah Sargent open the episode with a topic that doesn't suck: Microsuction tape! This handy stuff will keep your tech attached to your desk exactly where you want it without messy adhesives. But that's just the tip of…
  • 647: Edible Tweets

    Feb 15, 2019, 5:07 pm By Rene Ritchie
    The band is back together with a ton of news and rumors for Apple fans! Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, Rene Ritchie, and Mikah Sargent talk all about an Apple Event that may be taking place on March 25th. There's also a cool new AR experience from Lego, and Amazon has…
  • 646: Care Bear Heart of Joy

    Feb 9, 2019, 9:34 pm By Rene Ritchie
    This week's show begins with some follow up: The FaceTime bug has been zapped with iOS 12.1.4 and some companies are still skeezy! Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Mikah Sargent have plenty of news to share as well. Apple's retail head Angela Ahrendts is leaving…
  • 645: No Nude To Be Creepy

    Feb 1, 2019, 5:07 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Lory Gil, Georgia Dow, and Mikah Sargent provide the nitty gritty on a series of unfortunate events. Facebook and Google have been abusing user data in some unusual ways. They got caught — leading Apple to revoke (and subsequently restore) the enterprise…
  • 644: The Saturationing

    Jan 26, 2019, 2:19 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie, Mikah Sargent, and Lory Gil deliver a heaping bowl of hot news and rumors to Apple fans this week! First, Rene talks about the secret history of iPhone — two essentially competing teams at Apple working to help the company enter the mobile…
  • 643: Sometimes Whimsy is Cool

    6:26pm By Rene Ritchie
    Rene Ritchie, Mikah Sargent, and Lory Gil are joined by Russell Holly to chat about some of the biggest news in the Appleverse. First up, the iPhone XS Smart Battery Case is here to keep you up and running all day, and then some, when you're on the go. Next,…
  • 642: Is Heme People?

    Jan 11, 2019, 4:36 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Georgia Dow, Rene Ritchie, Mikah Sargent, and Lory Gil are here with all the CES 2019 news that's relevant to Apple users. They talk about AirPlay 2 and/or iTunes coming to TVs from a variety of manufacturers and the emergence of HomeKit-enabled products.…
  • 641: Chihuahua Sweater Equivalency

    Jan 5, 2019, 3:37 pm By Rene Ritchie
    There was some bad news in Cupertino this week. In case you haven't heard by now, Apple has lowered Q1 2019 revenue projections by up to 9 billion dollars. That's due primarily to poor performance in mainland China. That's an 8% difference — Yikes! But in…