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  • Social Politeness

    Sat 10:14am By Rene Ritchie
    Google announced a wide range of products this week — many of which inspire comparison to those in Apple's ecosystem. This provides a springboard for Rene Ritchie, Lory Gil, and Georgia Dow to riff on privacy issues in public and your own home. They also…
  • Solving for Boredom

    Oct 12, 2019, 11:27 am By Rene Ritchie
    macOS Catalina is out! Georgia Dow, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil talk about the various reasons to either upgrade right away, or maybe wait until some bugs are squashed and new features are better implemented. They also discuss Apple's decision to pull…
  • Accidental Privacy

    Oct 6, 2019, 10:11 am By Rene Ritchie
    We may have just gotten iPhone 11, Apple Watch Series 5, and new versions of iOS, but we want more! Rene Ritchie, Lory Gil, and Georgia Dow talk about the possibility of an Apple event in October and what goodies it might bring. They also take a dive into Deep…
  • Helicopter Mom

    Sep 29, 2019, 1:38 pm By Rene Ritchie
    iPadOS 13.1 has arrived along with iOS 13.1! Lory Gil, Rene Ritchie, and Georgia Dow share their experiences with the new features along with come favorite games available in Apple Arcade. They also answer a couple listener questions, and chat about the…
  • Shortcuts!

    Sep 20, 2019, 7:39 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Shortcuts expert Matthew Cassinelli is here with a wealth of information for making life better with iOS 13! He guides Lory Gil and Georgia Dow through the basics of shortcut creation and shares some of his own creations from matthewcassinelli.com. Show Notes…
  • Cookies -OR- Milk

    Sep 13, 2019, 4:39 pm By Rene Ritchie
    What a week! Apple's event has come and gone, and pre-orders are underway. Lory Gil, Georgia Dow, and Rene Ritchie give their initial impressions of Apple Watch Series 5 and iPhone 11. This episode is jam packed with info, and we've barely scratched the…
  • Banished for Kanye

    Sep 6, 2019, 4:22 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Jim Dalrymple of The Loop joins Lory Gil and Rene Ritchie for one more dose of hopes, dreams, and common sense before Apple's event on September 10. In addition to new iPhones, they talk about the possibility of a new Apple TV along with a new product —…
  • Bonus Episode — Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

    Sep 1, 2019, 2:37 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Russell Holly reports live from the very first Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Fan Festival Global Challenge in Indianapolis, IN. He's joined by special guest Katie Aiani. Katie is an amazing HP expert/superfan/cosplayer. Check it out! Harry Potter Wizards Unite…
  • Dry and Dead

    Aug 31, 2019, 12:12 pm By Rene Ritchie
    Game on! Apple has sent out invitations for an event on September 10th — Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Lory Gil dish on all the latest rumors. They also chat about Apple's new Independent Repair Providers program, which provides training and access to…
  • Close Your Night Terror Activity Rings

    Aug 24, 2019, 11:49 am By Rene Ritchie
    Georgia Dow shares her camping tech tips with Rene Ritchie and Lory Gil before diving head first into iPhone 11 rumors and Taylor Swift remixes in the Apple Music Lab. They also look at Apple Watch Series 5 rumors and the likelihood of a 16" MacBook Pro.…
  • 669: Resigning to the Chaos

    Aug 17, 2019, 3:49 pm 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

    Aug 13, 2019, 6:00 am 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

    Jul 19, 2019, 12:12 pm 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

    Sat 12:18pm 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

    May 18, 2019, 12:29 pm 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

    Fri 4:22pm 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…