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Episodes

  • Epsiode 647: iOS 13 rumors, Apple and Qualcomm, how to disable Live Photos, and your hot takes

    Apr 16 2019

    We talk about the Apple and Qualcomm court settlement and what it means for the iPhone, iOS 13 rumors, Disney+, and more. What companies should Apple buy? We talk about that in our feature discussion. Plus, we have an iPhone two-minute tip, and we wrap up the show with your hot takes from the Macworld Twitter and Facebook feeds.

  • Episode 646: AirPower aborted, Netflix, iPad reviews, and your comments and question

    Apr 09 2019

    In the latest episode of the Macworld Podcast, we’ll talk about some of the major recent Apple headlines, including the end of AirPower. We reviewed the new iPad Air and iPad mini, which we'll talk about in our feature discussion. Plus, our two-minute tip, and we’ll wrap up the show with your hot takes from the Macworld Twitter and Facebook feeds.

  • Episode 645: Apple TV+, Apple News+, Apple Arcade, Apple Card

    Mar 26 2019

    In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we cover Google’s Stadia service, the release of iOS 12.2, and the latest developments in Qualcomm’s fight with Apple. For our feature discussion, we pick apart the services revealed at Apple’s “It’s show time” event on March 25: Apple TV+, Apple News+, Apple Arcade, and the Apple Card.

  • Episode 644: New iPads, iMac, AirPods; Apple v. Spotify

    Mar 20 2019

    In the latest episode of the Macworld Podcast, we cover the news about WWDC19 and Apple’s new iPads, iMacs, and AirPods. Our feature discussion will cover the Spotify and Apple Music fracas. In our two-minute tip, learn how to add other people’s fingerprints to Touch ID, and we also go over audience hot takes.

  • Episode 643: 5 simple things Apple could (and should) quickly fix

    Mar 12 2019

    The big news this week is that Apple has invited members of the media to an event on March 25. What will Apple unveil? The Macworld staff also talks about things Apple could (and should) fix immediately, and we respond to audience hot takes. This is episode 643 of the Macworld Podcast with Jason Cross, Leif Johnson, and Roman Loyola.

  • Episode 642: What's the deal with 5G and the iPhone

    Mar 06 2019

    In our featured discussion on the Macworld Podcast, the staff talks about 5G on the iPhone: What is it? When is it coming? Will Apple be late to the 5G party? When should you really start to care about it? We also talk about the new USB4 spec, Apple's Shot on iPhone Challenge, and sleep tracking on the Apple Watch. And don't miss the Two-minute Tip for the Apple Watch, and hot takes from Macworld readers.

  • Episode 641: Samsung’s new phones, Project Marzipan, Mac rumors, iPad rumors, iPhone rumors

    Feb 21 2019

    We talk about analyst Ming Chi-Kuo and his predictions for the Mac, iPhone, Apple Watch, and more. We also talk about Samsung’s announcements today. Plus, we listen to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 640: Your hot takes: macOS, MagSafe, iPhone, iPhone design, iOS, hard drives, Apple prices

    Feb 14 2019

    What will happen next year? Let’s talk about predictions for Apple and technology in 2019. Plus, we discuss your comments and questions.

  • Episode 639: Apple retail chief departure, Apple's services ambitions, iOS 12.2 beta 2

    Feb 06 2019

    In the 639th episode of the Macworld podcast, we discuss the upcoming departure of Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts and what it means for the future of the Apple Store. In addition, we discuss changes in the latest iOS 12.2 beta and whether Apple's upcoming media services can put the company back over the $1 trillion valuation mark.

  • Episode 638: FaceTime bug, Apple’s Q1 financial results, iOS and macOS Public Betas, gaming service

    Jan 30 2019

    The FaceTime bug, Apple’s Q1 2019 financial results, iOS and macOS Public Betas, Apple’s gaming service, and your comments and questions

  • Episode 637: Apple product rumors, iPhone front camera rating, Apple Shortcuts, iOS 12.1.3

    Jan 23 2019

    Lots of rumors about upcoming Apple products; do any of them seem feasible? DxO did a comparison of phone selfie cameras, and the iPhone isn’t at the top. How can Apple imporve its Shortcuts app? Apple released iOS 12.1.3 on Monday. We also respond to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 636: iPhone batteries, Apple and AMD

    Jan 16 2019

    Apple replaced a lot of iPhone batteries last year. Should Apple switch to AMD processors? We also respond to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 635: Apple’s earnings forecast, HomeKit and AirPlay 2 at CES

    Jan 09 2019

    Apple adjusts its earnings forecast for Q2 2019. The Consumer Electronics Show is full of TVs with AirPlay 2 support. HomeKit is being used by more and more products. We also respond to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 634: Predictions for 2019

    Dec 19 2018

    What will happen next year? Let’s talk about predictions for Apple and technology in 2019. Plus, we discuss your comments and questions.

  • Episode 633: Removal of Infinity Blade, location tracking in iOS apps, Apple holiday gift ideas

    Dec 12 2018

    In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, the staff discusses the removal of “Infinity Blade” from the App Store and what that means for app preservation. Leif and Jason also discussed The New York Times’ report on location tracking in apps and closed with a chat about the best Apple holiday gift ideas. Plus, your comments and questions.

  • Episode 632: Apple after Tim Cook, the last good Macbook, and more hot takes

    Dec 05 2018

    On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, the staff reacts to hot takes from the Macworld audience. Topics: Apple after Tim Cook The last good MacBook Apple’s design choices Foldable smartphones Don't forget to get your entries in to win an 11-inch iPad Pro: https://www.macworld.com/article/3322556/iphone-ipad/giveaway-win-a-2018-11-inch-ipad-pro.html

  • Episode 631: Apple and Supreme Court, Apple’s trade-in program, Apple’s market cap

    Nov 28 2018

    What does Apple’s Supreme Court case mean to its customers? Apple has a new trade-in program to entice you to buy a new iPhone. Apple’s market cap is going up and down. Plus, your comments and question

  • Episode 630: iPad Pro, iPhone 5g, Apple’s new service programs

    Nov 14 2018

    Leif has spent time with the new iPad Pro, what’s up with 5g in the next iPhone, and Apple announces a couple of service programs. Plus, audience comments and questions.

  • Episode 629: iPhone XR review, MacBook Air review, Mac mini review, Apple’s stock/forecast

    Nov 07 2018

    We recently reviewed the iPhone XR, MacBook Air, and Mac mini. Apple’s stock price has taken a hit; what does that mean for the company? Plus, audience comments and questions.

  • Episode 628: New iPad Pro, new MacBook Air, new Mac mini

    Nov 01 2018

    The Macworld staff talks about the announcements Apple made at its Tuesday event. We also respond to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 627: Early iPhone XR reviews, iOS 12.1 Beautygate fix, Oct. Apple event

    Oct 24 2018

    The iPhone XR is available for pre-orders and the first reviews have hit the web. Apple says a fix is coming for portrait photos. What do we think will happen at the Apple event on October 30? Plus your comments and questions.

  • Episode 626: Adobe’s iPad software announcements, audience hot takes

    Oct 17 2018

    Adobe announced that Photoshop CC is coming to the iPad. Macworld readers send us their hot takes and we respond, We also take your comments and questions.

  • Episode 625: Apple denies Chinese hacking, iPad Pro rumors, Google’s new Pixel 3

    Oct 10 2018

    Apple has made several strong denials about any possibility that the Chinese has hacked the company’s servers. More iPad Pro rumors surface, and Google released some new products. We also respond to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 624: iPhone XS launch problems, iOS 12.1 preview

    Oct 02 2018

    We'll talk about the various reports of different iPhone XS problems. iOS 12.1 is coming soon; what should we expect? We also respond to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 623: What we think of the iPhone XS and XS Max

    Sep 26 2018

    What do we think about Apple’s new phones so far? And we take your comments and questions.

  • Episode 622: iOS 12 features, iPhone Xs ordering and early reviews

    Sep 19 2018

    Our favorite iOS 12 features, iPhone Xs ordering and reviews, and your comments and questions.

  • Episode 621: iPhone Xs, Xs Max, XR, and Apple Watch

    Sep 13 2018

    Talking about everything Apple revealed at its September 12 event, plus your comments and questions.

  • Episode 620: Preview of Apple’s September 12 event

    Sep 05 2018

    It’s official: Apple is having an event next week. What will we see from the company? We also respond to your comments and questions.

  • Episode 619: Apple’s A12 CPU, Apple All Access, Hot Takes

    Aug 29 2018

    Thoughts on Apple’s upcoming A12 processor, what if Apple had an All Access plan, hot takes from the audience, and your comments and questions.

  • Episode 618: Mac rumors, iPhone rumors, Apple Watch rumors, and more

    Aug 22 2018

    Bloomberg says a new Mac mini and MacBook are on its way. The iPhone rumor mill is picking up speed as September approaches. New Apple Watches could be on the way, too. Plus your comments and questions.

  • Episode 617: AR glasses & Apple Car rumors, iPhone rumors, Group FaceTime

    Aug 15 2018

    Will Apple release AR glasses and an Apple Car in the near future? Will the iPhone support Apple Pencil? What’s up with Group FaceTime? We’ll also talk about your comments and questions.

  • Episode 616: Is the iPhone worth $1,000? Is Apple too far ahead of the curve with USB-C?

    Aug 08 2018

    This week, it’s audience hot takes on the Macworld Podcast, episode 616.

  • Episode 615: Apple earnings, OS betas, losing weight with Apple Watch

    Aug 01 2018

    Apple’s monster Q3 2018 results, what’s new in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, Leif’s weight-loss project using Apple Watch, and your comments and questions.

  • Episode 614: The saga of the 2018 Macbook Pro

    Jul 25 2018

    The 2018 MacBook Pro has had an eventful week. We’ll talk about the new laptop and its performance issues, along with your comments and questions.

  • Episode 613: New MacBook Pro laptops, Apple product rumors

    Jul 12 2018

    There’s a lot to talk about in regards to Apple products. There are new MacBook Pro laptops, and there are plenty of rumors. Plus we take your comments and questions.

  • Episode 612: iPhone rumors, new Apple Maps, iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

    Jul 05 2018

    New iPhone colors? Apple Maps seems to be finally getting the attention it deserves. Have you been using the iOS 12 and macOS Mojave betas? We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 611: iOS 12 and macOS betas, Apple headphone, Apple keyboard

    Jun 27 2018

    Apple opened the public beta programs for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. There are rumors about Apple’s new headphones. Apple will fix your broken butterfly keyboards. We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 610: iOS 12 emergency services, iPhone rumors, Apple Music vs. Tidal

    Jun 20 2018

    iOS 12 has new features to better support 911 calls. There are rumors about the screen technology for the next iPhone. What’s happening in the battle of the music streaming services? We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 609: iPhone and Apple Watch rumors, Sonos vs. HomePod, WWDC 2018

    Jun 14 2018

    There’s another rumor that the new iPhone will have USB-C. Sonos has a new HomePod competitor. Some thoughts about last week’s WWDC. We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 608: Apple WWDC 2018 Recap

    Jun 06 2018

    Apple had its big Worldwide Developers Conference keynote last Monday. What did you think about the announcements to iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS?

  • Episode 607: Apple WWDC 2018 preview

    May 30 2018

    Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference starts on Monday. What do we hope and expect to see? We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions. Message Input Message @Roman Loyola *bold* _italics_ ~strike~ `code` ```preformatted``` >quote

  • Episode 606: iOS 11.4, The Developers Union, Razer Core X eGPU

    May 23 2018

    Where is iOS 11.4? There’s a movement for “sustainability in the App Store” for app developers. A new eGPU is on the market. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 605: Google One vs. iCloud, iOS 12, Apple Store anniversary

    May 16 2018

    iCloud is facing stiff competition from Google One. What features do you want to see in iOS 12? The Apple Store is 17 years old. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 604: What Apple can take away form Google I/O

    May 09 2018

    Google is having its developers conference this week, and the company showed off new tech. Should Apple take notice? We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 603: Apple Q2 2018 earnings, VR/AR rumors, Airport RIP

    May 02 2018

    Apple announced record quarterly results. Rumor has it that an Apple VR/AR headset is coming. Apple steps away from the router business. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 602: Spotify, pruning Apple’s product tree, Apple-related odds and ends

    Apr 25 2018

    Will Spotify’s new features keep Apple Music at bay? Which Apple product should the company put to rest? We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 601: Apple’s premium news service, eGPUs, HomePod and watchOS rumors

    Apr 18 2018

    Apple could start its own subscription news service. What’s it like to use an external graphics card with a Mac? Could a cheaper HomePod be coming soon? What’s the deal with watchOS faces? We also feature your comments and questions

  • Episode 600: Mac Pro in 2019, iPhone news and rumors, Swift Playgrounds

    Apr 11 2018

    The Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Rumors of a three-lens camera system and other iPhone news. What’s it like for an adult to use Swift Playground to learn how to code? We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 599: New iPad review, Apple to ditch Intel, iOS 11.4 beta

    Apr 04 2018

    Macworld’s Leif Johnson has been using the new iPad for the past week. What does he think so far? Bloomberg says that Apple may use its own processors in Macs starting in 2020. Apple has released a beta of iOS 11.4. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 598: Hands-on with the new 9.7-inch iPad, Apple’s education event

    Mar 29 2018

    We take the wraps off of the new iPad on the show, and we talk about our thoughts on Tuesday’s Apple education event. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 597: Apple’s education event, MicroLEDs, Other News

    Mar 21 2018

    What can we expect at Apple’s event on Tuesday, March 27? What does Apple’s MicroLED technology mean for the Apple Watch, iPhone, and iPad? We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 596: WWDC 2018, Fitbit versus Apple Watch, Eddy Cue at SXSW

    Mar 14 2018

    Apple announced the dates for its Worldwide Developers Conference. Can Fitbit compete with the Apple Watch? At SXSW, Apple’s Eddy Cue announced that the company acquired Texture. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 595: iOS 12 wishlist, MacBook Air, Apple headphones, the end of iTunes LP

    Mar 07 2018

    What would we’d like to see in iOS 12? Will there be a cheaper MacBook Air? Will Apple release new headphones? Is iTunes LP on its way out? We’ll cover these topics and well as your comments and questions.

  • Episode 594: iPhone X competitors and copycats, Apple healthcare, Apple’s new TV shows

    Feb 28 2018

    A few new smartphones have been introduced, and some of them look remarkably like the iPhone X. Apple is going to provide its own healthcare to its employees. Apple is also creating several new TV shows for the Apple TV. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 593: iPad rumors, Telugu bug, Apple the most innovative company

    Feb 21 2018

    The iPad rumor mill is starting to churn out some new ones. Apple fixes the Telugu bug. Fast Company declares Apple the most innovative company. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 592: HomePod, iOS 12

    Feb 14 2018

    We’ve had the HomePod for a few days. What do we think? There’s more news about iOS 12. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 591: HomePod early reviews, Apple Watch apps and developers, iOS 11.3 Battery Health

    Feb 07 2018

    The first round of HomePod reviews are out. Developers are leaving the Apple Watch. The beta of iOS 11.3 with Battery Health settings will be released soon. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 590: iOS 11.3 update, iOS 12 rumors, T co-processors in new Macs, HomePod

    Jan 31 2018

    Details about iOS 12 have leaked, while Apple released the iOS 11.3 beta. Apple could release new Macs with its T co-processor later this year. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 589: HomePod, iPhone rumors, iOS 11.3

    Jan 24 2018

    Apple’s HomePod goes on sale this Friday. Are you buying one? The latest iPhone rumors have created confusion about the future of the iPhone X. Apple provides a sneak peek into new features coming to iOS. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 588: Meltdown and Spectre, iPhone addiction, and CES 2018

    Jan 17 2018

    How do the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities affect Apple users? Is iPhone addition a problem? And does the recent Consumer Electronics Show mean anything for Apple? We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 587: iPhone battery troubles, Intel security issues, hating on Face ID

    Jan 03 2018

    Apple comes clean about CPU slowdowns and offers a killer battery replacement deal. Also, why Apple won’t buy Netflix, and our troubles with Face ID.

  • Episode 586: iMac Pro, Apple and Shazam, holiday wish lists, 2018 predictions

    Dec 15 2017

    Apple’s most power and most expensive Mac is the iMac Pro. Why would Apple want Shazam? Plus, thought about the end of the year and the one coming up.

  • Episode 585: Amazon Prime Video, tvOS 11.2, iOS 11.2

    Dec 06 2017

    Amazon Prime Video is finally on the Apple TV and tvOS 11.2 has new features. iOS 11.2 was released with a bug fix and Apple Pay Cash. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 584: The iPhone X vs. Black Friday, Apple patches the High Sierra 'root' bug

    Nov 29 2017

    According to a recent report, Apple sold 6 million iPhone X units over Black Friday weekend—and it wasn't even at a sale price! Plus, we talk about the latest High Sierra bug, what's next for Face ID, and more.

  • Episode 583: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and holiday shopping

    Nov 22 2017

    The biggest shopping day of the year is upon us. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 582: iPhone X versus the best Android phones, how will Apple close out 2017

    Nov 15 2017

    How does the iPhone X stack up against the Galaxy Note 8, the Google Pixel 2 XL, and the LG V30? And what should we expect from Apple before the end of the year?

  • Episode 581: iPhone X first impressions and your comments and questions

    Nov 08 2017

    We’ve had a few days with the iPhone X, so we’re going to talk about our experiences. We also feature your comments and questions.

  • Episode 580: iPhone X preorder follow-up, iPhone X first looks and early reviews, Apple OS updates

    Nov 01 2017

    Did you order your iPhone X? How did it go? The first iPhone X reviews are out; we talk about what the reviewers are experiencing. Apple updated iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. And we also feature your comments and question.

  • Episode 579: iPhone X. Duh. And your comments and questions

    Oct 25 2017

    The iPhone X goes on sale in the wee hours of the morning of Friday, October 27. Are you ready? Also, this show features your comments and questions.

  • Episode 578: Switching from iOS to Android, Face ID security, the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit, and more

    Oct 18 2017

    We address some security concerns this week, from Face ID to the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit. Should you be worried? Also, making the switch from iPhone to Android has a bit of a learning curve.

  • Episode 577: iOS 11 news, iPad rumors, iTunes and the App Store, and your comments and questions

    Oct 10 2017

    Apple released a beta of iOS 11.1 and it has a few new interesting features. It’s time to start up the iPad rumor mill. And you can replace iTunes 12.7 with iTunes 12.6.3, which lets you access the iOS app store.

  • Episode 576: iPhone 8 review, Apple Watch Series 3 fix, Google Pixel 2 event reactions, and more

    Oct 05 2017

    Macworld’s Leah Yamshon has a full review of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, but there’s more iPhone news to talk about. There’s a fix for the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. And Google held an event on Wednesday—what does it mean for Apple?

  • Episode 575: First impressions of the iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K

    Sep 27 2017

    We’re currently reviewing the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. The Macworld staff talks about their early impressions and answer questions from the audience.

  • Episode 574: iOS 11 first impressions, iPhone 8 coming soon, and Apple Watch Series 3 early reviews

    Sep 20 2017

    iOS 11 is here with a new Control Center, new video and photo formats, a new look, and more. The iPhone 8 is now available for pre-order and should ship by the end of this week. And the early reviews on the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE are out.

  • Episode 573: iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and others from the event

    Sep 13 2017

    The iPhone X was Tuesday’s event headliner, but Apple had plenty of other news and announcements to share. We talk about iPhone 8 Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and more in the Macworld Podcast.

  • Episode 572: iPhone 8, iPhone Edition, and other expectations from Apple’s September 12 event

    Sep 07 2017

    The Macworld staff makes their predictions on what will happen at the iPhone event next week.

  • Episode 571: iPhone event on Sept. 12? iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8, and 4K Apple TV

    Aug 30 2017

    The Macworld staff talks about a potential Apple event on September 12 that showcases the new iPhone, how the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could influence future iPhones, and Apple’s foray into 4K video with the Apple TV.

  • Episode 570: Apple’s new iPhone has old features, iOS 11 tutorials, and the Apple Car lives

    Aug 23 2017

    The Macworld staff talks about reported iPhone 8 features, Apple’s video tutorials that give a peek as to how new features work in iOS 11, and Apple’s attempts to make a self-driving car.

  • Episode 569: Apple Watch gets LTE, iOS 11 brings new updates, and Apple takes on Netflix

    Aug 16 2017

    The Macworld staff talks about the latest Apple Watch rumors, iOS 11's redesign, and Apple’s billion-dollar play against Netflix and HBO. Plus, find out how much Google pays Apple to remain the default search engine on your iPhone.

  • Episode 568: No more rose gold iPhone, Apple sold a ton of iPads, and Carpool Karaoke

    Aug 09 2017

    The Macworld staff talks about the latest iPhone rumors, Apple’s Q3 2017 financials, and Apple’s strategy for original programming on Apple Music.

  • Podcast 567: iPhone 8 sneak peek, the iPod nano and iPod shuffle RIP, and Apple Park

    Aug 01 2017

    In episode 567, the Macworld staff talks about what we may see in the new iPhones, reminisce about the iPod shuffle and iPod nano, and how Apple’s new campus may lead to the downfall of the company (not really). Also, this is the first time we've gone live and you can join us over on our Twitter or Facebook every Wednesday morning at 10am PST if you want to join in the discussion!

  • Podcast 566: The Rock & Siri, iOS 10.3.3, iPhone 8

    Jul 26 2017

    After a brief hiatus, the Macworld Podcast is back! The Macworld staff talks about the new Apple ad starring Dwayne Johnson, the security patch in the iOS 10.3.3 update, and how high is too high when it comes to iPhone 8 pricing.

  • Podcast 565: So long (for now) and thanks for all the Mbps

    Jun 28 2017

    Roman and Glenn reminisce over the iPhone's introduction 10 years ago, and discuss Roman's review of the new iMac. We also advise not installing iOS 11's public beta quite yet—for most people—and look at Virgin Mobile's iPhone-only plan, as well as go googly eyes over augmented reality examples with ARKit. Finally, we're heading out on hiatus for retooling, and Glenn says, "Thank you, everyone, and see you on the interwebs!"

  • Podcast 564: Take a trip to Kaby Lake

    Jun 21 2017

    A potpourri of news this week, from Tim Cook urging that schools teach coding to every student, Scott Forstall's interview about the creation of the iPhone, and new iOS 11 features, including object recognition and augmented reality (AR), that will bump up camera and other third-party apps' capabilities. Roman also critiques the new MacBook Pro models, which have a lot to offer.

  • Podcast 563: Our iOS goes to 11

    Jun 14 2017

    Apple confirms its working on autonomous automobiles, but is it making a car or a component? Roman and Glenn discuss Apple's new podcast analytics, and then go through the large number of improvements scheduled for iOS 11, announced last week at WWDC. It's going to feel like a very different system—for the better.

  • Podcast 562: Hi, Sierra!

    Jun 07 2017

    Apple unloaded a pile of information at its WWDC keynote this week: the long-awaited and awkwardly named HomePod, a new iPad Pro model, upgraded Mac laptops and iMacs, and details about three of its four OSes—tvOS didn't get much love. Roman and Glenn focus on the bigger picture of this packed keynote and go in depth on the HomePod, as well as a brief discussion of Macs and macOS. Next week, we dig into the iPad Pro and iOS, and everything else learned at WWDC.

  • Podcast 561: WWDC you soon

    May 31 2017

    Apple has four OSes and we should hear about them all at the Worldwide Developers Conference starting next week. Roman and Glenn preview their fervent wishes, especially about the underdeveloped Apple TV and tvOS. They also talk about the Galaxy S8 camera compared to the iPhone 7s, Google Photos versus iCloud Photo Library, and how Thunderbolt 3 won the interface war.

  • Podcast 560: By the Non-Pricking of My Thumb

    May 24 2017

    Could a non-invasive wearable blood-glucose monitor that links to an Apple Watch help change people's lives and lead to better avoidance of diabetes onset? Roman and Glenn discuss this, along with the potential of new laptops at WWDC, Today at Apple, and the odd introduction of an Android switcher campaign when new phones are just a few months away.

  • Podcast 559: Siri gets company

    May 17 2017

    Apple invests $200 million into Corning for advanced glass manufacture in the U.S., WannaCrypt hit Windows users (but also could affect Macs with Boot Camp or virtual machines), and Siri gets crowded by Alexa and Google Assistant. Susie and Glenn talk that plus research showing an Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeats 97 percent as well as dedicated medical equipment.

  • Podcast 558: Apple's billion-dollar move

    May 10 2017

    Apple could spend a billion dollars on break room snacks and not feel a pinch, but the company is instead digging deep to seed an investment fund for advanced U.S. manufacturing. Which is pretty tasty too. Show notes: http://www.macworld.com/column/mwpodcast/

  • Podcast 557: Pondering the Siri Speaker and watchOS 4

    May 04 2017

    Glenn and Susie discuss how a focus on improving Siri could benefit all of Apple's platforms, and help them blend together better too. Show notes at http://www.macworld.com/column/mwpodcast/

  • Podcast 556: Uber my dead body

    Apr 26 2017

    Uber got in some hot water with Apple, but it was all handled behind the scenes, while Glenn thinks that users should have been alerted. Show notes: http://www.macworld.com/article/3192706/podcast-556-uber-my-dead-body

  • Podcast 555: Imagining the iPhone 8 and a Mac Pro that works

    Apr 19 2017

    We're going to be sick of the next iPhone before it's even formally announced, aren't we? Well, there's always the parlor game of trying to figure out how the Mac Pro lost its way. Join us, won't you? Show notes: http://www.macworld.com/article/3191284/podcast-555

  • Podcast 554: The cheaper iPad is gold, baby, gold

    Apr 12 2017

    If preferring the new iPad (http://www.macworld.com/article/3188588/ipad/ipad-2017-review-with-a-stripped-down-ipad-for-329-you-may-not-need-to-go-pro.html) to the iPad Pro makes Susie an amateur, she can live with that. Show notes: http://www.macworld.com/article/3192039/podcast-554.html

  • Podcast 553: The future of the Mac Pro

    Apr 05 2017

    If you're a Mac pro who needs a Mac Pro, Apple has good news and bad news. http://www.macworld.com/article/3187714/macs/the-good-news-and-bad-news-of-apples-mac-pro-announcement.html

  • Podcast 552: Working on my Night Shift

    Mar 29 2017

    Apple releases iOS 10.3, a major and minor release, which adds a lot of little features, and macOS 10.12.4, which brings Night Shift to the Mac. Glenn Fleishman and Leah Yamshon talk about new features, follow-up security and conflict minerals stories, and explain how an iCloud breach is almost certainly not that on this week’s episode.

  • Podcast 551: Knocking the Air out of the iPad lineup

    Mar 22 2017

    Apple announced a new, cheaper iPad (http://www.macworld.com/article/3183131/ios/apples-new-ipad-lineup-slashes-prices-the-ipad-air-and-ipad-mini-storage-options.html), as well as a red iPhone 7 (http://www.macworld.com/article/3183288/apple-phone/apple-goes-bold-with-red-iphone-7-on-sale-march-24.html) and more. That Clips app (http://www.macworld.com/article/3183510/iphone-ipad/apples-new-clips-app-is-like-a-simplified-imovie-for-viral-videos.html) sounds cool too, like a crossover between Vin...more

  • Podcast 550: Accessibility and superpowers

    Mar 15 2017

    A great article by David Pogue (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/david-pogue-on-iphone-voiceover-163733668.html) has us thinking about accessibility (http://www.macworld.com/article/3178690/ios/accessibility-features-in-macos-and-ios-that-everyone-should-try.html), and the iPad rumors (http://www.macworld.com/article/3171076/ipad/report-apple-will-debut-new-ipad-pro-lineup-at-march-event.html) won't quit.

  • Podcast 549: Leaks and hacks

    Mar 08 2017

    WikiLeaks says that the CIA can crack pretty much anything (http://www.macworld.com/article/3177418/security/wikileaks-cia-document-dump-shows-agency-can-compromise-android-tvs.html), and that's not the only security-related story to talk about (http://www.macworld.com/article/3176925/security/how-to-cope-with-the-recent-flood-of-security-failures.html).

  • Podcast 548: Ride the Lightning

    Mar 01 2017

    Look, getting rid of Lightning for USB-C in the next iPhone just makes sense (http://www.macworld.com/article/3126154/hardware/iphone-8-rumors.html), even though the timing is awkward. And Glenn knows an astonishing amount of useful information about surge protectors (http://www.macworld.com/article/3172540/home-tech/best-surge-protector.html).

  • Podcast 547: WWDC heads south to San Jose

    Feb 22 2017

    Apple's developers conference is moving back to San Jose (http://www.macworld.com/article/3170814/tech-events/wwdc-dates-announced-apple-is-taking-its-annual-conference-to-san-jose-in-june.html), but before that happens, we might see a March event with new iPads and even a red iPhone (http://www.macworld.com/article/3171076/ipad/report-apple-will-debut-new-ipad-pro-lineup-at-march-event.html).

  • Podcast 546: Would you AR in the car?

    Feb 15 2017

    Tim Cook can't stop hinting about AR (http://www.macworld.com/article/3168043/government/tim-cook-augmented-reality-is-the-future-and-fake-news-is-ruining-everything.html), and Susie's theory is that he's really talking about Project Titan. Elsewhere, we weigh in on the rumor of a $1,000 iPhone (http://www.macworld.com/article/3126154/hardware/iphone-8-rumors.html), and point and laugh at Planet of the Apps (http://www.macworld.com/article/3169886/streaming-hardware/apples-original-tv-shows-are-...more

  • Podcast 545: Assault on batteries

    Feb 08 2017

    We did extensive testing on the new MacBook Pro's so-called battery problems (http://www.macworld.com/article/3157392/laptop-computers/tested-the-truth-behind-the-macbook-pros-terrible-battery-life.html), discuss what you should do when a battery goes bad (http://www.macworld.com/article/3162109/consumer-electronics/beware-the-bulgy-battery-lithium-ion-batteries-removed-from-laptops-can-still-be-dangerous.html), and dump on HomeKit (http://www.macworld.com/article/3159652/home-tech/the-state-of-...more

  • Podcast 544: Unpacking Apple's position on immigration

    Feb 01 2017

    Tim Cook reminded Apple employees as well as the Trump administration that the company wouldn't exist without immigration (http://www.macworld.com/article/3162998/leadership-management/tim-cook-apple-would-not-exist-without-immigration.html). Elsewhere, we find our AirPods and talk about what theater mode should do.

  • Podcast 543: What's up with WhatsApp

    Jan 26 2017

    After a security-focused podcast last week, we turn to...more security stories, like the so-called backdoor in WhatsApp (http://www.macworld.com/article/3157458/security/whatsapp-vulnerability-could-expose-messages-to-prying-eyes-report-claims.html) and how to keep those communications safe (http://www.macworld.com/article/3157562/security/the-backdoor-that-never-was-and-how-to-improve-your-security-with-whatsapp.html). And then Meitu got a lot of flack on the Android side, but Glenn can explain...more

  • Podcast 542: They’re always listening

    Jan 18 2017

    You'd be hard-pressed to find anyone in the world with an electronic device right now who isn't concerned about a combination of criminal, troll, and overreaching government trying to crack their security and vacuum up their data. For some practical advice, host Glenn Fleishman is joined by Jonathan Zdziarski, an iPhone forensics expert with extensive experience working with law enforcement, who is also the developer of the file-access-monitoring app, Little Flocker. Glenn and Jonathan start wi...more

  • Podcast 541: The iPhone turns 10

    Jan 11 2017

    Susie and Glenn reminisce about the very first iPhone (http://www.macworld.com/article/3155480/iphone-ipad/the-iphone-turns-10-apple-ceo-tim-cook-promises-the-best-is-yet-to-come.html), geek out over new iPad rumors (http://www.macworld.com/article/3155753/ios/apple-will-reportedly-launch-3-new-ipad-models-in-spring-2017.html), and revisit the weirdest Consumer Reports review ever (http://www.macworld.com/article/3156350/macs/apple-resolves-the-macbook-pro-battery-life-issues-found-in-consumer-r...more

  • Podcast 540: Happy new year?

    Jan 04 2017

    It's 2017, and we're happy to be alive...but. Troubling news abounds with weird MacBook Pro battery tests (http://www.macworld.com/article/3153407/macs/macbook-pro-is-the-first-apple-laptop-to-lack-a-recommendation-from-consumer-reports.html), underwhelming Apple Watch rumors (http://www.macworld.com/article/3154227/wearables/rumor-says-apple-watch-series-3-to-bring-battery-performance-gains-little-else.html), and a lot of concern over whether Apple's losing its touch (https://chuqui.com/2017/01...more

  • Podcast 539: AirPods rock, but Siri still struggles

    Dec 21 2016

    Susie's AirPods review (http://www.macworld.com/article/3151535/iphone-ipad/airpods-review-they-sound-great-but-siri-holds-them-back.html) is live, and they work like a charm, but unfortunately highlight the divide between first- and third-party apps. Tim Cook says Apple still loves the Mac (http://www.macworld.com/article/3152072/macs/tim-cook-reaffirms-apples-commitment-to-the-mac-in-response-to-growing-doubt.html), but this report on Bloomberg (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-...more

  • Podcast 538: Ermagherd ErrPerrrds

    Dec 14 2016

    AirPods are finally out, Apple is pulling the battery-remaining estimate from macOS 10.12.2, the new emoji are uncannily beautiful, and the I'm a Mac ads are 10 years old. Show notes: Apple’s promised Calendar spam fix is coming http://www.macworld.com/article/3149056/software/apples-promised-calendar-spam-fix-is-coming.html Apple's delayed AirPods now available to buy online http://www.macworld.com/article/3149963/consumer-electronics/apples-delayed-airpods-now-available-to-buy-online.html ...more

  • Podcast 537: Amazon Go or no?

    Dec 07 2016

    A convenience store where you just walk in and take things sounds pretty futuristic and cool—unless you're already sick of being watched the entire time you shop.

  • Podcast 536: Made in America

    Nov 30 2016

    A grab-bag of topics this week includes President-elect Trump's wish for Apple to build iPhones in the U.S.—and how Apple is responding so far.

  • Podcast 535: So long to AirPort?

    Nov 23 2016

    Rumor has it, Apple is getting out of the router game—for good, or just in preparation for a video streamer slash router slash home hub?

  • Podcast 534: The Mac book that isn't a computer

    Nov 16 2016

    Apple's new design book annoyed us greatly, and so has Apple's attitude lately. But Susie's still really into the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

  • Podcast 533: The Mac of today, the Mac of tomorrow

    Nov 10 2016

    Susie's a little underwhelmed by the Escape Edition of the MacBook Pro, but more bullish on the Touch Bar. Glenn warns that USB-C isn't as simple as it seems, and wonders about the next big Mac innovation.

  • Podcast 532: I want my TV app (only better)

    Nov 03 2016

    This week, Glenn and Susie discuss their hopes and dreams for the new TV app coming to the Apple TV and iOS this December, plus more thoughts on the new MacBook Pros.

  • Podcast 531: The new MacBook Pro is here!

    Oct 28 2016

    Glenn and Roman talk about the MacBook Pro—is it enough to satisfy professional Mac users, former MacBook Air owners, and most importantly, you?

  • Podcast 530: Project Titan may not be an Apple Car

    Oct 19 2016

    Reports that Apple is refocusing Project Titan on software rather than a car have us wondering. Maybe the key to everything is AI and augmented reality.

  • Podcast 529: Fire and brimstone

    Oct 15 2016

    While we wait forever for new Macs, Apple is headed to the Supreme Court. The FBI needs to crack more iPhones, but at least none of them have caught on fire yet, unlike some other phones we could mention.

  • Podcast 528: We heart iPhone 7 Plus

    Oct 07 2016

    Glenn and Kirk talk about iTunes and Apple Music, then Glenn and Susie heap praise upon the iPhone 7 Plus and its dual-lens wonder camera.

  • Podcast 527: 7 Pluses and a few minuses

    Sep 29 2016

    The iPhone 7 Plus is charming Glenn and Susie, but they have some issues with how Photos treats all the beautiful images the phone's dual camera setup takes.

  • Podcast 526: macOS Sierra, now in mullet case

    Sep 21 2016

    macOS Sierra has hit the scene, so Glenn and Susie take a break from talking about the iPhone and iOS 10 for an hour to talk about it.

  • Podcast 525: Yay iOS 10, boo iPhone Upgrade Program

    Sep 15 2016

    iOS 10 is out and it's spectacular. But the iPhone Upgrade Program isn't proving to be so great for people who actually want to upgrade their iPhones.

  • Podcast 524: A Black That’s Blacker Than Black

    Sep 07 2016

    Apple unleashed details about the Series 2 Watch, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, iOS 10 and watchOS 3’s shipping date, and…iWork real-time collaboration. John Moltz joins Glenn Fleishman to discuss.

  • Podcast 523: Nothing is certain but new iPhones and taxes

    Sep 01 2016

    As we prepare for the launch of the next iPhone and Apple Watch, Apple has run into some tax trouble in Ireland.

  • Podcast 522: Headphone jack interrupted

    Aug 25 2016

    What is an iPhone but an iPod, a phone, and an Internet communicator—with a place to plug in wired headphones?!

  • Podcast 521: iPhone 7 rumorpalooza

    Aug 17 2016

    Glenn and Susie chat about the next iPhone, and the new rumor of a third size for the iPad Pro.

  • Podcast 520: Coming up next on Apple TV

    Aug 10 2016

    Glenn and Susie talk about the end of free Hulu, Apple's next steps for the Apple TV, and why we have a public beta of iOS.

  • Podcast 519: Three cheers for App Camp for Girls

    Aug 04 2016

    Susie and Glenn are joined by Jean MacDonald and Grey Osten of App Camp for Girls, who discuss their project, their curriculum, and the importance of snacks.

  • Podcast 518: Zany Bob Mansfield's Apple Car Emporium

    Jul 27 2016

    Glenn and Susie discuss most promising Apple Car rumor yet, how the Apple Watch helped save our friend's life, how to protect yourself from ransomware, and more.

  • Podcast 517: iCloud Music Library meets its Match

    Jul 20 2016

    Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, and iTunes Match just got slightly less confusing! Hooray! Elsewhere, Pokémon Go can't stop, Swift Playgrounds rocks, and everything got updated.

  • Podcast 516: The Pokémon invasion

    Jul 13 2016

    Glenn and Susie talk about the iOS 10 beta, macOS Sierra beta, new Mac malware, and whaaaaat is the deal with Pokémon Go.

  • Podcast 515: Facebook cuts Paper, its only good app

    Jul 06 2016

    Susie and Caitlin have a lot of feelings about the loss of Paper, which has been like rocks and scissors to our souls.

  • Podcast 514: You don't know, Jack?

    Jun 29 2016

    What's up with the headphone jack obsession about the upcoming iPhone 7 models? Host Glenn Fleishman and Macworld's associate managing editor Leah Yamshon discuss how much virtual ink has been spilled for how long, and yet nobody outside Apple still knows what's coming. Leah and Glenn also ponder other iPhone 7 rumors, the end of Apple's sales of the Thunderbolt Display, whether new AirPort base stations are coming, and if MacBook Pros will be updated later this summer. We talk about iOS 10 an...more

  • Podcast 513: Still coming down from WWDC 2016

    Jun 22 2016

    We're back for more followup from Apple's WWDC keynote and all the cool software that will come out in the next few months.

  • Podcast 512: At WWDC 2016, it's all coming together

    Jun 15 2016

    Glenn and Susie are joined by Macworld Staff Writer Caitlin McGarry to unpack all of Apple's WWDC 2016 keynote announcements. Or most of them, anyway!

  • Podcast 511: WWDC predictions, Apple TV love, and free pizza

    Jun 08 2016

    Glenn and Susie handicap the WWDC rumors, hope for some fun surprises, and praise the Apple TV for coming so far since launch.

  • Podcast 510: No more 16GB iPhone?

    Jun 01 2016

    It's a smorgasbord of topics as we head into WWDC, from ticks and tocks to crowdfunding to cancer rats. But the thing we're most excited about is the rumored demise of the 16GB iPhone.

  • Podcast 509: Apple and Google and AI and the future

    May 25 2016

    Google I/O is over, and WWDC is about to happen—it's the perfect time to compare Google's approach to Apple's, and wonder what will happen if we move from a mobile-first world to an AI-first one.

  • Podcast 508: The ballad of iTunes usability

    May 18 2016

    Glenn and Susie are joined by The iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn, for a rousing discussion on why iTunes gives us so much trouble, as well as whether Apple Pay really is faster than those poky chip-and-sign readers.

  • Podcast 507: The day the iCloud Music Library died

    May 11 2016

    Apple Music doesn't just delete files willy-nilly, but it's way too easy to delete them by mistake—and if Connect goes away, will anyone notice?

  • Podcast 506: Doomed! Doomed, I Tells Ya!

    May 04 2016

    While Susie Ochs is off on assignment in the fens around Boston, regular host Glenn Fleishman is joined by frequent Macworld contributor John Moltz, who also writes at his Web site, Very Nice Web Site, and co-hosts The Rebound tech podcast and [Turning This Car Around dadcast. Glenn and John talk about the last week's reception to Apple's earnings, walk through Tim Cook's appearance on Jim Cramer's show, and explain that the company is doomed. Doomed, we tells ya! Or, more accurately, how Apple...more

  • Podcast 505: MacBook and Apple Watch backlash blues

    Apr 27 2016

    Glenn and Susie discuss Macworld's review of the new MacBook, people dissing the Apple Watch on its anniversary, the missing iPhone SE, and if Apple's services can save it.

  • Podcast 504: New MacBooks and WWDC 2016 dates

    Apr 20 2016

    Well, "newish" MacBooks anyway. They still only have one port, and it's USB-C, not Thunderbolt 3. But the battery life is improved, the chipset is faster, and Glenn is still satisfied with his first-gen MacBook after a year of heavy use.

  • Podcast 503: The trouble with TextExpander

    Apr 13 2016

    As Glenn and Susie were recording this week, the news broke that TextExpander was responding to feedback by lowering the subscription price for existing users. Unfortunately, that's not our only problem with the service.

  • Podcast 502: The iPad Pro is changing how these people work

    Apr 06 2016

    This week, Glenn interviews three people in vastly different professions who have brought the 12-inch iPad Pro into their work lives in a big way.

  • Podcast 501A*: If You Got ’Em, Quantum

    Apr 01 2016

    Sorry for the delay on getting this podcast to you. Glenn and Susie have a lot to say, and a few things cropped up at the last minute. Anyway, here we go.

  • Podcast 501: The FBI says never mind

    Mar 30 2016

    What. Just. Happened. Security expert Jonathan Zdziarski helps us unpack the FBI's sudden 180 in the San Bernardino case. How did they get into the phone? Will they tell Apple? Is this even over? Oh, and Susie got the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro too.

  • Podcast 500: SE Stands for Super Exciting

    Mar 23 2016

    The Macworld podcast celebrates its 500th episode! Yes, 500 years ago—we mean 11 years ago, this podcast started humbly as an experiment by a Macworld intern turned staffer recorded partly in a conference room with a nerdy guest named…Glenn Fleishman calling in remotely. In this episode, after a welcome from one-time staffer Cyrus Farivar, Susie and Glenn talk with columnist and former editor Jason Snell about Apple's introduction of the iPhone SE and Jason's hands-on time with it. We also disc...more

  • Podcast 499: iPhone SE predictions

    Mar 16 2016

    Aside from our regular discussion of the FBI kerfuffle and this week's side trip to Austin for SXSW Interactive, we wonder about how the rumored 4-inch iPhone will fit into Apple's world.

  • Podcast 498: What the heck is a 'dormant cyber pathogen'?

    Mar 09 2016

    Nothing, it's not a real thing. Really.

  • Podcast 497: Calmly discussing #FBIvsApple

    Mar 02 2016

    Glenn and Susie are back on the FBI's case, discussing the All Writs Act, whether software is speech, and more. Plus, we have big hopes for the smaller iPhone SE.

  • Podcast 496: Apple vs. the FBI

    Feb 24 2016

    Glenn and Susie are joined by Rich Mogull, and everyone is angry.

  • Podcast 495: Bugs, more bugs, and the epoch fail

    Feb 17 2016

    Don't set your iPhone to before 1970, don't update your Creative Cloud, and don't expect Apple executives to openly admit iTunes is awful.

  • Podcast 494: Error 53 is only helpful to robots

    Feb 10 2016

    Humans need more than a two-digit number when their iPhones go completely dead.

  • Podcast 493: VR hints, smaller iPhone rumors, Apple still doomed

    Feb 03 2016

    To some people, it doesn't matter how many millions of something Apple can sell, or how happy the customers are with them. It's only growth, and that's too bad, because it seems like Apple is working on some great stuff.

  • Podcast 492: How to travel like an international superspy

    Jan 27 2016

    Security researcher Rich Mogull joins us to talk about security when traveling to countries where you might have a very good reason to be paranoid.

  • Podcast 491: Make A-Mac-ica Great Again

    Jan 20 2016

    With Susie on assignment in Florida, Leah Yamshon (Macworld's associate managing editor) joins Glenn Fleishman to discuss Donald Trump's fiat economy plan to make Apple produce its hardware in America, the New York Senate's desire to criminalize a lack of back doors in smartphones, and the return (or continued existence) of Gatekeeper exploits. Leah and Glenn also talk about VLC, a universal format player, for Apple TV; their continued irritation at some Apple TV features; and Netflix's plan to...more

  • Podcast 490: iOS 9.3, CES, and the mess that is News

    Jan 13 2016

    It's a grab-bag week of topics, from where we read news on our phones to how CES provides a glimpse into Apple's future products.

  • Podcast 489: Comment Chameleon

    Jan 06 2016

    Magnets? How do they work? Also, the latest security-reporting follies, more Apple TV thoughts, and bringing civility to commenting.

  • Podcast 488: New Year's Retina Resolutions

    Dec 23 2015

    It's our last podcast of 2015, and we've got some Festivus grievances to air, as well as a few requests for the year to come.

  • Podcast 487: A Taylor Swift-shaped carrot

    Dec 16 2015

    Apple Music meets its #squadgoals, MacKeeper is hacked, and we gush about an app every TV and movie junkie must have.

  • Podcast 486: The Macworld staff plays Santa

    Dec 09 2015

    Holiday shopping can be stressful, but we've got great gift ideas and some helpful tips too.

  • Podcast 485: AT&T bumming out grandfathers

    Dec 02 2015

    Back in the day, AT&T insisted that every iPhone user have an unlimited data plan. My, how the tides have changed. Glenn and Susie discuss the coming rate hike and the rest of the week's news.

  • Podcast 484: Home for the holidays

    Nov 25 2015

    It's almost Thanksgiving, and Glenn and Susie give some helpful advice for offering tech support to your relatives.

  • Podcast 483: Putting the iPad Pro to work

    Nov 18 2015

    Susie is joined by Dan Benjamin to talk about their first experiences with the iPad Pro.

  • Podcast 482: Who does the iPad Pro work for?

    Nov 11 2015

    Apple's expensive mega-tablet needs to find its niche.

  • Podcast 481: Binge-watching the Apple TV

    Nov 04 2015

    Glenn and Susie both have Apple TVs and plenty to say about them.

  • Podcast 480: Stay tuned for Apple TV

    Oct 28 2015

    Apple is taking orders for the Apple TV, and Susie and Glenn can't wait—especially now that Glenn has gigabit fiber.

  • Podcast 479: The Magic is here, I guess

    Oct 21 2015

    This week we have a grab bag of topics, from Apple's new Magic accessories (or "meh-gic" if you're unimpressed) to updated iWork and Yahoo Mail ditching passwords.

  • Podcast 478: How to buy an iPhone

    Oct 14 2015

    Laugh all you want, but buying an iPhone this year is so much harder than it used to be. Dan Frakes from the Wirecutter stops by to share his insight. We also discuss the new movie Steve Jobs with Macworld staff writers Caitlin McGarry and Oscar Raymundo.

  • Podcast 477: Hello iPhone, good-bye Watch

    Oct 07 2015

    Glenn sold his Apple Watch, and Susie bought a new iPhone. Time to talk about what a weird process that's becoming. Elsewhere, Amazon and Microsoft mess up, and content blocking gets messy.

  • Podcast 476: Please Don’t Squeeze the iPhone

    Sep 30 2015

    Jason Snell, proprietor of Six Colors, joins Glenn this week to talk about the release of El Capitan and the two new iPhones, all of which Jason tested over a very, very busy couple of weeks and published reviews of earlier this week. El Capitan is ready for business in a way that we can't remember many or any other OS X releases being. We recommend upgrading for all Yosemite users. Meanwhile, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have significant hardware changes that translate into a great new set of exp...more

  • Podcast 475: Kids and technology go together like PB&J

    Sep 23 2015

    Glenn and Susie are joined by Macworld columnist Lisa Schmeiser for a discussion about parenting young kids in the age of social media and omnipresent screens.

  • Podcast 474: A new iOS update is now available

    Sep 16 2015

    Glenn and Susie are joined by Brianna Wu of Giant Spacekat, who gives us some real talk about developing games for the next Apple TV. Elsewhere, we talk iOS 9 and the new iPhone 6s.

  • Podcast 473: Hey Siri, let's talk iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, and Apple TV

    Sep 10 2015

    THREE MORE THINGS.

  • Podcast 472: There's a new smartwatch in town

    Sep 02 2015

    Glenn and Susie talk about the upcoming Apple event, and how bananas it is that Android Wear watches work with iPhones now—in fact, they even do a couple things better than the Apple Watch.

  • Podcast 471: The iOS 9 content-blocking reckoning is coming

    Aug 26 2015

    Glenn is testing a few content blockers for iOS 9, and even at this early stage they make a huge difference. In other news, the Apple Car seems awfully real, Tim Cook emails Jim Cramer, and Google gets into the router game.

  • Podcast 470: Binging on Apple TV rumors

    Aug 19 2015

    Susie and Glenn unpack all the Apple TV rumor bombs dropped by 9to5Mac. And yes, The Simpsons are mentioned.

  • Podcast 469: Ice cream and Apple Pay

    Aug 12 2015

    Lots of follow up and little news tidbits this week. Our malware woes seem weak compared to what Android users are facing. CurrentC is losing its exclusivity before it even launches. And we're getting excited about new iPhones and iPads coming soon!

  • Podcast 468: The day the Music died

    Aug 05 2015

    Apple Music is new and cool, but combining it with your own collection can lead to weirdness and frustration. Elsewhere, serious security flaws that shouldn't freak you out too much, and Apple says MVN-no.

  • Podcast 467: Apple earnings, Apple Pay, and shade-enfreude

    Jul 29 2015

    Apple had an amazing quarter, except those pesky iPad sales. CurrentC might be coming soon, but Apple Pay already has it beat. And can Tim Cook throw shade or what?

  • Podcast 466: Baby, you can park my iPod

    Jul 22 2015

    Susie's cold is finally gone, Apple put out a sweet new iPod touch (that may or may not hold clues to the next low-end iPhone), and Glenn used apps to turn his rental car into KITT from Knight Rider. Good times.

  • Podcast 465: O Capitan, my El Capitan

    Jul 15 2015

    Jason Snell joins Susie and Glenn to discuss the public betas of OS X 10.11 El Capitan and iOS 9. Beta-riffic!

  • Podcast 464: Hacking compatibility

    Jul 08 2015

    The Hacking Team got hacked. Safari may or may not be the new Internet Explorer. Not all music can play over all speakers. It's been a strange week.

  • Podcast 463: Apple Music launch and security updates galore

    Jul 01 2015

    Glenn helps Susie feel safer with his copious knowledge of OS X security. Susie helps Glenn figure out Apple Music. That's what friends are for.

  • Podcast 462: The most interesting OS in the world

    Jun 24 2015

    El Capitan isn't just an awesome name. It'll have much-needed performance improvements, plus some new features that sound small but could make a big difference in the quality of your digital life. We can't wait to put it on the Macs Apple absolutely shouldn't stop making.

  • Podcast 461: All the news about News

    Jun 17 2015

    What's the news about Apple's News app? Glenn is joined by Jason Snell of Six Colors, and Tom Standage of the Economist to unpack what Apple's push into the news business means for publishers and readers alike.

  • Podcast 460: WWDC 2015 Recap, Part One

    Jun 10 2015

    In an effort to discuss the WWDC keynote for *even longer than the actual keynote*, we tackle iOS 9 and watchOS 2 this week. Next week, the News app, El Capitan, and if we can get to it, Apple Music.

  • Podcast 459: Unpacking Google I/O and WWDC predictions

    Jun 03 2015

    Greenbot's Florence Ion joins Glenn and Susie to discuss Google's developer conference, and what we'd like to see Apple draw on as, uh, inspiration.

  • Podcast 458: You can teach old devices new tricks

    May 27 2015

    Jony Ive has a new job title. Apple may make light versions of iOS 9 for older iPhones and iPads. And Glenn and Susie are all for the democratization of product reviews.

  • Podcast 457: The app economy is amazing and terrible

    May 20 2015

    Glenn and Susie are joined by Roman Loyola and Caitlin McGarry to talk about those apps that deliver all kinds of goods and services to your door. Are they lifesavers, or are they ruining everything?

  • Podcast 456: Beta think twice, it's all right

    May 13 2015

    Glenn and Susie have grown accustomed to (and happy with!) the new single-port MacBook, but we have a few gripes about early Apple Watch apps. We also examine if it's smart to put beta versions of iOS and OS X on your everyday machines.

  • Podcast 455: The Apple Watch reviewed

    May 06 2015

    Glenn, Susie, and Caitlin all have Apple Watches...and plenty of opinions about them.

  • Podcast 454: The Apple Watch is here

    Apr 29 2015

    Glenn and Susie talk about the Apple Watch's weird launch, and iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens drops by to discuss ripping one apart at the seams.

  • Podcast 453: Wrestling an invisible sky octopus

    Apr 22 2015

    Glenn and Susie are joined by special guests Joe Kissell and Jeff Carlson to talk about Photos for OS X, iCloud Photo Library, and how it fits into our post-iPhoto-and-Aperture lives.

  • Podcast 452: Apple Watch try-ons, WWDC, and the missing MacBook

    Apr 15 2015

    Caitlin and Leah got to try on everything, including their beloved rose gold Apple Watch Edition, and share their (quite different) experiences. Susie and Glenn just wanted to buy a MacBook on "ship" day, hrrmph.

  • Podcast 451: It's New Stuff Week, and Apple's servers are about to get a workout

    Apr 08 2015

    Apple Watch preorders start this week. The new MacBook will ship. All at the same time as a little movie called Star Wars finally hits iTunes.

  • Podcast 450: Join our 'Becoming Steve Jobs' book club

    Apr 01 2015

    Glenn and Susie are joined by Leah Yamshon and Jeff Carlson to discuss the latest (and Apple-approved) biography of Apple's founder, Becoming Steve Jobs.

  • Podcast 449: The Apple TV is a rumor to watch

    Mar 25 2015

    Glenn and Susie, dedicated cord-cutters both, discuss what they'd like in a new Apple TV, both the hardware and the rumored streaming service. Plus we dip into Nintendo's move to mobile and what's up with iOS 8.3.

  • Podcast 448: Can Apple avoid Samsung's many smartwatch mistakes?

    Mar 18 2015

    Glenn, Susie, and Macworld Editor-in-Chief Jon Phillips really hope the Apple Watch experience is nothing like using the Galaxy Gear. We also discuss the rumored Apple TV streaming service, and that darn USB-C port again.

  • Podcast 447 Hands-on impressions of the Apple Watch and new MacBook

    Mar 11 2015

    Susie reports back from the March 9 Apple event, and she and Glenn geek out over the new MacBook...oh, and some shiny gold arm candy too.

  • Podcast 446 Watching and waiting for the Apple Watch

    Mar 04 2015

    This week, Susie and Glenn are watching and waiting for the Apple Watch, and discuss what Apple needs to reveal at Monday's special event. In the week since we last talked mobile payments, two new players emerged at Mobile World Congress—the creatively monikered Android Pay and Samsung Pay. Let us know what you think of this week's podcast!

  • Podcast 445 Good Morning Glenn

    Feb 25 2015

    Glenn Fleishman takes the hosting chair, joining Susie Ochs to discuss hard drives' potential to spread malware, why more Google Wallet usage is good for Apple Pay, and the rainbow of emoji people.

  • Podcast 444 Phlirting With Photos

    Feb 09 2015

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs talk Apple's Photos beta, iOS 9 as the "Snow Leopard" of Apple's mobile platform, updated MacBook Airs, and iOS 8.3 beta.

  • Podcast 443 The Velvet Rope

    Feb 03 2015

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss Apple's quarterly results, gold Apple Watches and the retail experience, piracy, the value of smart thermostats, and rancid perms-cookies.

  • Podcast 442 We All Love Free Stuff

    Jan 26 2015

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the stories of the week including acquisitions ain't for the weak, loads of China iPhone sales, Free on iTunes launch, and ProTools free.

  • Podcast 441 Glass Past And Stylus Future

    Jan 21 2015

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the passing of Google Glass, a Mac user's experience buying a PC, a rumored Apple stylus, and more about net neutrality.

  • Podcast 440 CES Wrap - Up, OS Reliability

    Jan 12 2015

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs wrap up Macworld's coverage of CES, talk the iPhone anniversary, Flickr, and OS X and iOS reliability.

  • Podcast 439 Macworld Goes To CES

    Jan 06 2015

    Chris Breen chats with Susie Ochs, who is attending CES 2015. (Apologies for poor audio quality.)

  • Podcast 438 Apple Gift Guide Of The Air

    Dec 17 2014

    Chris Breen, Susie Ochs, and Leah Yamshon suggest gifts that you might give to your favorite Apple enthusiast.

  • Podcast 437 Holiday Camera Spectacular

    Dec 08 2014

    Chris Breen and Ben Long look at the state of the art in digital photography and recommend gifts for the camera lover in your life.

  • Podcast 436 The Black Cyber Shop Season

    Dec 02 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the winners and losers of the early holiday shopping season, Chromebooks versus iPads, and offer a finger shake at Yahoo for its exploitation of Flickr images.

  • Podcast 435 Giving Thanks

    Nov 24 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs give thanks for Apple's philanthropy, helpful user comments, and a whole lot of great apps.

  • Podcast 434 Here In My Car

    Nov 19 2014

    Susie Ochs and Chris Breen discuss the week's news including Ewwwbur, Alpine's CarPlay head unit, FCC smackdown, and iOS and Yosemite updates.

  • Podcast 433 Net Neutrality Left Right

    Nov 10 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the news of the week including choosing sides in the net neutrality battle, free Office iOS apps, and iMessage purgatory.

  • Podcast 432 An IMac's Golden Glow

    Nov 04 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the week's news including impressions of the iMac with 5K Retina display, Apple Watch release rumors, who cares about Office 2015, and Tim Cook comes out.

  • Podcast 341 Retailers Gotta Eat Too

    Oct 27 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss Apple Pay versus CVS, just how good the new iPads are, iTunes 12, and the decline of music purchases.

  • Podcast 430 Evolutionary IPads, Stunning IMac

    Oct 20 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss Apple latest releases--the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and iMac with Retina 5K display.

  • Podcast 429 Macworld Expo Goes On Hiatus

    Oct 14 2014

    Chris Breen speaks with Paul Kent, master of Macworld/iWorld to talk about the show going on hiatus.

  • Podcast 428 Pondering An IPad Event

    Oct 07 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs talk the tech news of the week including a rumored Apple event, HP splitting (again), Facebook and the Like economy, and anticipating Yosemite features.

  • Podcast 427 Fuzzy Pink Bathrobe

    Sep 29 2014

    Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the news of the week including distracted driving and Google Glass, not-so-bendable iPhones, Apple and privacy, and the smugglers index.

  • Podcast 426 Hello IPhones, So Long Serenity

    Sep 22 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen get together one last time to talk the events of the week, including 10 million iPhones sold, iPhone 6 photography, iOS 8, and jailbreaking.

  • Podcast 425 When A Door Closes

    Sep 15 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including huge iPhone 6 sales, favorite iOS 8 features, Tim takes control, and changes at Macworld.

  • Podcast 424 Welcome To The Apple Watch

    Sep 10 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen get together to discuss the Apple event that introduced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch.

  • Podcast 423 Stalking The Apple Event

    Sep 02 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss two hot subjects of the day -- celebrity photo stalking and September 9th's Apple event.

  • Podcast 422 You Won't Believe What We Have To Say This Week

    Aug 26 2014

    Chris Breen is joined by two-Dans Frakes and Moren to discuss the news of the week including iPhone 5 batteries, Gruber's numbers, Facebook and clickbait, Surface 2 under water, and TiVo for cable cutters.

  • Podcast 421: When Big Brother Is Your Mom

    Aug 19 2014

    Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including Apple and diversity, calling your mother, getting the joke, iPhone 6 rumor roundup, and an award for a touching Apple commercial.

  • Podcast 420 Siri Ate My Homework

    Aug 12 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen reunite to discuss the news of the week including talk of Apple's internal training program, App Store curation, and what is and (mostly) isn't terrible about Facebook Messenger.

  • Podcast 419: We've got the Beats

    Aug 06 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and special guest star Dan Frakes review the news of the week including OS X Yosemite, Apple's Beats music integration, and more.

  • Podcast 418 The Mall of Small Apps

    Jul 29 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen review the news of the week including Apple acquisitions, Bose versus Beats, more about Beats, and Apple envy.

  • Podcast 417: Blackberry Filling

    Jul 22 2014

    Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including iOS and iBM, real work on an iPad, too easy in-app purchases, and unlimited lit.

  • Podcast 416 Itching for an iPad

    Jul 15 2014

    Macworld editor Dan Miller joins Chris Breen to discuss a reinvigorated (and downsized) Microsoft, iLife no more, and I-spy-with-my-little-eye, China!

  • Power Up For The TSA

    Jul 09 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including stories of a false sense of security, the unsurprising thing about robots, and why fashion matters.

  • These Are Human People You're Playing With

    Jul 01 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the tech news of the week including Facebook's seeming disdain for privacy, Apple's Pride, Aperture hubbub, and iTunes U improvements.

  • Podcast 413: Lightning strikes once

    Jun 24 2014

    Chris Breen is joined by Dans Frakes and Moren to talk about the ubiquity of Dropbox, the next Apple TV, and Lightning-struck headphones.

  • Podcast 412: Ringo stars

    Jun 17 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss news of the week including five iOS 8 features we want now, link bait from the New York Times, and Tesla and open patents.

  • Podcast 411: Top ten fave features (WWDC edition)

    Jun 10 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss their top 10 features announced at WWDC '14.

  • Pundit Showdown: WWDC '14 edition

    Jun 05 2014

    Philip Michaels' Macworld Pundit Showdown returns with contestants Peter Cohen, Jim Dalrymple, John Moltz, and Roman Loyola.

  • Podcast 410: Yosemite falls and eight is enough

    Jun 03 2014

    Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell are joined by Macworld's Dan Miller to discuss WWDC 14's keynote presentation.

  • Podcast 409: Everything's awesome, nobody's happy

    May 27 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss Apple's alleged home automation moves, hacked iCloud accounts in Oz, and kids and old computers.

  • Podcast 408: Nicely done!

    May 20 2014

    Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including corporate hook-ups, changes at Apple retail stores, and why iTunes updates can be problematic.

  • Podcast 407: We got the Beats!

    May 13 2014

    Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk the news of the week including larger iPhones, Apple's possible acquisition of Beats Music, Katie Cotton's departure, and more FCC shenanigans.

  • Podcast: The boulevard of broken dreams

    May 07 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to discuss products sure to not appear at WWDC, bad bad broadband companies, and Apple retail store changes.

  • Podcast 405: Comics are funny 'til someone gets hurt

    Apr 29 2014

    Dan Frakes joins Chris Breen to talk about the dilution of ComiXology, new MacBook Airs, the thing we once called Net Neutrality, and a hiring settlement.

  • Podcast 404: Green Day

    Apr 22 2014

    Chris Breen and Dan Moren contemplate a refined Apple TV interface, tech we're uncomfortable with, and just how green Apple grows.

  • Podcast: Comics and CarPlay

    Apr 15 2014

    This week, Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren round up the latest in Apple news, including Amazon buying Comixology, Dropbox’s announcements, the future of the iTunes Store, and aftermarket CarPlay units.

  • Podcast: Hulk SMASH!!

    Apr 08 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren discuss the Apple news of the week including Apple v Samsung, exposed executive email, Fire TV, iWork updates, and the gem-like Monument Valley.

  • Podcast 401: No fighting in the war room

    Apr 01 2014

    Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to talk Apple Goes to Court (again), Macworld/iWorld, Office on the iPad, and Yahoo throws more money around.

  • Macworld Podcast Special: Ask the Editors and Show Wrap

    Apr 01 2014

    A panel of editors from Macworld field audience questions on a variety of topics and provide closing thoughts on this year's event. Recorded live on March 29, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.