For The Podcast

Co-hosts Michael, Will, Jason (and occasionally Moye) ramble for about an hour, usually about geek stuff

50: Dad of War

The three amiibros discuss E3 2017.

 

49: 2nd Annual WWDC Recap Show

The results of the draft are in! Join Jason, Mike, and special guest Karen as we bask in the afterglow of the WWDC keynote.

WWDC announcements

  • tvOS
    • Amazon Prime App. That’s about it.
  • watchOS
    • New vertical scrolling dock
    • Siri proactive watch face
    • Kaleidoscope watch face
    • Toy Story watch faces
    • Music app automatically syncs some music/playlists
    • Ability to auto-play a playlist when starting a workout
  • macOS High Sierra
    • Faster Safari with auto-play video blocking and auto-blocking cross-privacy
    • Metadata synced across devices for photos
  • iMac, MacBook updates, sneak peak at iMac Pro
  • iOS 11
    • New app drawer for messages, iCloud sync
    • Person-to-person Apple Pay
    • New Siri voice and translation, syncing between devices
    • Control Center redesigned
    • Lane guidance for Maps, indoor maps at malls/airports
    • Do not disturb while driving mode
  • iPad Pro
    • New 10.5″ and 12.9″ models
    • Starting at $650, available next week!
  • iOS 11 for iPad Pro
    • HomePod
      • 7 tweeters and 4″ sub
      • A8 Processor and six microphones
      • Siri and acts as HomeKit Hub
      • Ships in December for $349

48: WWDC Draft Day

WWDC is less than a week away. What’s Apple going to announce? We have some horrible guesses predictions.

  • Jason’s guesses predictions:
    1. Siri Speaker
    2. 10.5″ iPad
    3. iPad gets revamped pro features
    4. Significantly improved Siri
    5. PIP for tvOS
    6. Dark mode
    7. 4K content on iTunes
    8. Podcast editing app
    9. Refreshed look in iOS 11
    10. iTunes broken out into separate apps
  • Mike’s guesses predictions:
    1. Refreshed MBP
    2. Amazon video app for tvOS
    3. HomeKit for Mac
    4. Sleep tracking on Apple Watch
    5. Ability to type to Siri
    6. Cheaper iCloud storage pricing
    7. Multi-user support for iPad
    8. macOS 11
    9. Machine learning data can sync between devices
    10. Person-to-person Apple Pay

47: Beats One For Your Eyes

The three amigos are back at full strength and Will is angrier than ever.

46: We’re Not Worse

We’re Missing William Simmons this week (don’t worry, he told us to tell everyone that he’s fine and he’ll be back next week, trust us!) but still managed to cobble together a juicy episode: