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  • 287: Keep your eyes on this

    Mon 4:30pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    How does Disney+ compare to Netflix in terms of pricing and content, and maybe more importantly, how does it compare to the upcoming Apple TV+ service? Also, strong signs are pointing in the direction of a dismantling of iTunes. What does that mean for casual…
  • 286: Live from King's Landing

    Apr 8, 2019, 12:13 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    In this episode partly recorded live from the capital of the Seven Kingdoms, Cody tries really hard to convince you he can read, and Sebastien explains how he can easily fit 3 HomePods in his life. Luna Display: Visit www.lunadisplay.com and enter…
  • 285: It's a lifestyle, baby

    Apr 1, 2019, 1:03 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about AirPods 2, Apple News+, and yes, AirPower. Show Notes AirPods 2 Evidence of rumored wire-free Powerbeats spotted in iOS 12.2 Apple could launch wire-free Powerbeats with H1 chip, Hey Siri & longer battery life in April Apple…
  • 284: Unpacking Apple’s “It’s Show Time” event

    Mar 26, 2019, 1:25 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    After revealing the big winner of the fantasy draft, Cody and Sebastien unpack Apple's big "It's Show Time" event. From Apple News+ to Apple Arcade, Apple Card, and Apple TV+, they discuss and analyze it all. Apple launches 10.5-inch iPad Air with A12 Bionic…
  • 283: Apple media event fantasy draft 2019

    Mar 18, 2019, 1:30 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    After talking about the battle between Spotify and Apple, Cody and Sebastien make their fantasy draft picks for the media event Apple will hold on March 25th. Follow and play along by making your own picks from the list available in the show notes. Luna…
  • 282: 'Time to spend' alert

    Mar 11, 2019, 1:01 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    If AR is the next big frontier for Apple, Sebastien is not quite convinced he's seen compelling use cases for this new technology yet. The two also talk about the rumors of an Apple credit card, and what this could mean for the company. Finally, Cody and…
  • 281: Stashed away behind secret doors

    Mar 4, 2019, 12:07 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    In this episode all about Apple Watch, Cody and Sebastien talk about the rumored sleep tracking feature coming to the wearable, third-party watch faces, the faces and complications they use most, and more. Luna Display: Visit www.lunadisplay.com and enter the…
  • 280: Feel the fold

    Feb 25, 2019, 12:06 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    As Apple reportedly plans universal iOS/macOS apps for 2021, Cody and Sebastien have a great conversation about the difference between merger and unification of macOS and iOS. The two also talk about the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the new s10 line of smartphones,…
  • 279: The Chinese Zodiac expert

    Feb 18, 2019, 1:21 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about Apple's upcoming subscription service and what specific plans Apple might offer. The two also talk about Ming-Chi Kuo's latest massive round of leaks about new iPhones, iPad, Mac, and more. Want to help Let's Talk iOS? Please, go…
  • 278: A quick fix

    Feb 11, 2019, 12:12 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien talk about Angela Ahrendts' upcoming departure from Apple. Did she leave on her own terms? Did she get fired? It doesn't matter! This is a good opportunity to discuss the current state of an experience at the Apple Store. This, and also the…
  • 277: There is no safety net

    Feb 4, 2019, 12:11 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    A talk about the Group FaceTime bug that allowed people to listen in on you, how Apple handled the situation and whether the company should have been able to prevent it. Also a discussion about how Facebook violated Apple's terms of service and got its…
  • 276: The Health & Fitness edition

    Jan 28, 2019, 12:31 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    In this special episode focusing on Health & Fitness, Cody and Sebastien talk about their routines as well as the apps and accessories they use to track and manage their health goals. Thinkful is an online education platform that offers fast-paced learning to…
  • 275: You're only cheating yourself

    Jan 21, 2019, 12:09 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Rumor season is in full swing with talks about a new iPod touch (what!?), new iPad mini, USB-C iPhone, and more. Cody and Sebastien also talk about real existing products that are actually shipping like the Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS. Also, some bad…
  • 274: It’s getting sizzling

    Jan 14, 2019, 12:18 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    New year, new iPhone! Cody and Sebastien talk about rumors of a 3-lens iPhone, the imminent release of AirPower, and more concrete news, such as Apple opening up to TV makers, and more. Thinkful is an online education platform that offers fast-paced learning…
  • 273: It’s not all bad

    Jan 4, 2019, 12:18 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien take a look at Apple's bad financial week. While the news certainly isn't great, it's really not all doom and gloom either. Listen in as the two try to make sense of it all. Thinkful is an online education platform that offers fast-paced…
  • 272: Looking towards 2019

    Dec 31, 2018, 1:17 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    A look at what Cody and Sebastien would like to see from Apple in 2019. Also, the guys look at the scorecard of their 2018 resolutions, and make new ones for 2019. Triplebyte:Apply for a job now at triplebyte.com/ios. If you take a job through Triplebyte…
  • 271: Favorite devices, accessories, apps, and more of 2018

    Dec 24, 2018, 12:12 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien go over their favorite apps, accessories, devices, podcasts, and more of 2018. Favorite apps: Pedometer++ for Apple Watch Due Overcast Itsycal Bartender/ Vanilla Alfred Apollo Tweetbot Shortcuts Favorites devices: Apple Watch Series 4…
  • 270: Speaking for the masses

    Dec 17, 2018, 12:17 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody just can't help worry about iPhone sales numbers, while Sebastien tries to reassure him that everything might be just fine. Time will tell about that one... By the way, is Sebastien an Apple hater? Probably not, but you be the judge. Also a discussion…
  • 269: All in on the cloud

    Dec 10, 2018, 12:19 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    After announcing the winner of the iPad Pro giveaway, Cody and Sebastien give a public service announcement, then the two co-hosts talk about Apple ID identity theft scare, how Cody thinks parts of the Apple Watch UI is still messed up, and the new ECG feature…
  • 268: Any more complaints for the Complaints Department?

    Dec 3, 2018, 12:35 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Cody and Sebastien open the Complaint Department and share criticism of some Apple Watch UI, slow Face ID animation, and autocorrect limitations. It all ends well with a hopeful discussion about AirPods. Jamf Now: Create your free account and set up your…
  • 267: I don’t mean to brag, but...

    Nov 26, 2018, 1:45 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Similar to what they had done several months ago, Cody and Sebastien revisit their Home screens and talk about their apps and folders. Follow along as the two explain the logic behind the location of their apps and folders. Who knows, you might even discover a…
  • 266: You really do have to hope

    Mon 12:22pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    More talks about iPad Pro, and more specifically, working on an iPad Pro. The guys discuss recent disappointing iPhone sales estimates and what they mean (or don't mean). Finally, Cody shares some of his best tips and tricks for savvy shopping this Black…
  • 265: Driving a Porsche without steering wheel

    Nov 12, 2018, 12:31 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Sebastien shares his initial impressions of the 11" iPad Pro. The two co-hosts discuss Apple's latest financial results and the reasons why the company will stop disclosing unit sales numbers (it makes sense!). Finally, an ongoing chat about AirPods. Oh, and…
  • 264: October event debriefing

    Nov 5, 2018, 3:44 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Listen to Cody and Sebastien give a debriefing of the event Apple held in late October. The two co-hosts give their first impressions of the new MacBook Air, the new Mac mini, and the new iPad Pros. Also some interesting discussions about the current state of…
  • 263: iPad event fantasy draft 2018

    Oct 26, 2018, 12:30 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    In what has now become a tradition, Cody and Sebastien battle in this fantasy draft based on the iPad Pro event that Apple will hold on October 30th. Listen in and play along! NSA: Learn more about careers at the National Security Agency by visiting…
  • 262: The vision starts becoming clear

    Oct 22, 2018, 1:53 pm By iDownloadBlog.com
    Believe it or not, Cody finally got an Apple Watch Series 4 and he shares his initial thoughts with us (spoiler alert: it's very positive). The other good news is that Apple finally sent out invitations for an event where the company will most definitely…
  • 261: Oktoberfest event

    Oct 15, 2018, 12:34 pm 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…