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  • 261: Oktoberfest event

    Mon 12:34pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about what using third-party Apple Watch faces would be like, and why Apple hasn't made this happen yet. The two co-hosts also discuss iPad Pro rumors, and what could motivate them to use an iPad for serious work. Sponsor: Learn more…
  • 260: Don’t text Mom!

    Oct 8, 2018, 12:43 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody puts Sebastien on the spot for an impromptu giveaway. Sebastien puts Cody on the spot about buying an Apple Watch Series 4. Both share their top use cases for Apple Watch, they talk about a strange possible fix for excessive battery drain on iOS 12, and…
  • 259: It’s another story

    Oct 1, 2018, 1:03 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Now that they've had some decent hands-on time with both iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4, Cody and Sebastien share more feedback about what they like and dislike about the devices. LinkedIn Jobs: Find the person who will help you grow your business with…
  • 258: Initial impressions of the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4

    Sep 24, 2018, 1:02 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien share their initial impressions of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. It really feels like they got two very different phones at time... Sebastien also talks about Apple Watch Series 4, and the commitments that need to be made sometimes to…
  • 257: Unpacking Apple's September event

    Sep 17, 2018, 2:07 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    After announcing the winner of last week's draft, Cody and Sebastien unpack Apple's big September event, with discussions about Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, and all the things we didn't get. Sponsored by Molekule: Molekule is…
  • 256: iPhone event fantasy draft 2018

    Sep 10, 2018, 9:07 am By iDownloadBlog.com
    In this fantasy draft episode, Cody and Sebastien pick what they believe we are most likely to see unveiled at Apple's 'Gather Round' event. Play along by making your own picks (see full list in show notes), or simply listen in. Either way, this is a fun…
  • 255: All the tips. All of them!

    Sep 3, 2018, 12:31 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    It's a slow week in the Apple world. We just received invites for the September 12 event, and only the new iPhone and the new Apple Watch images have leaked. So yeah, a slow week! Show Notes Apple sends invites for September 12 iPhone event at Steve Jobs…
  • 254: Let’s redesign the line

    Aug 27, 2018, 12:35 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Sebastien dips his toes into cryptocurrency. The guys talk about rumors of new MacBooks and iPhones, and while they're at it, they completely redesign the MacBook and iPhone lines. Sponsored by Jamf Now: Create your free account and set up your first 3…
  • 253: It might be over

    3:02pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Discussions about an Apple Pencil for iPhone, Twitter's ending of legacy APIs, and a description of Cody and Sebastien's traveling setups.  Sponsored by Molekule: Molekule is the only air purifier that actually destroys pollutants. Get $75 off your first…
  • 252: Please don’t disconnect

    Aug 13, 2018, 3:21 pm 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

    Jul 16, 2018, 12:17 pm 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

    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…