AppleInsider Podcast
AppleInsider Podcast
AppleInsider
Since 1997 AppleInsider has been a premier source of information for all things Apple. Tune in to this weekly podcast for in-depth coverage and analysis of the latest Apple news. Hosted by Stephen Robles and the AppleInsider staff.
CES 2021, MacBook Docking Tips, and Parler Takedown
Despite a virtual CES we saw several compelling devices announced for iPhone and iPad, we discuss tips for docking your MacBook Pro with a display, and the networking app Parler was removed from the App Store. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @wgallagher, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Sponsored by: Amazon Pharmacy: Amazon Prime Members can save on prescription medication when not using insurance and get FREE 2-Day delivery! Learn more at: amazon.com/appleinsiderrx to learn more. Headspace: Get a FREE one-month trial with access to the entire Headspace library! Visit headspace.com/appleinsider to learn more. Nebia by Moen: The Nebia by Moen Spa Shower is Nebia’s most advanced shower yet. Use code AppleInsider for 15% off Nebia products! Visit nebia.com/appleinsider to learn more. Links from the show Apple amps up Racial Equality and Justice Initiative efforts with new projects LG announces first OLED 4K UltraFine 31.5-inch display Anker's new accessory lineup includes magnetic iPhone cases, iPhone 12 stands Kensington's new iPad Pro StudioDock packs a range of ports and chargers Targus announces new Work from Anywhere line, includes docking stations and iPad cases MacBook Vertical Dock PD3220U | BenQ DesignVue Designer Monitor Apple plans macOS software fix for M1 Mac Bluetooth connectivity issues Review: Belkin's delayed MagSafe Boost Charge Pro is worth the wait All the changes in iOS 14.4 beta 2 Belkin debuts Find My-enabled wireless earbuds, 2-in-1 MagSafe charging stand URL scheme reveals hidden 'Find My Items' menu on Apple devices Samsung inadvertently uses iPhone to tweet Galaxy Unpacked promo Apple purges Parler from App Store, Amazon cutting web service on Sunday Parler Users Breached Deep Inside U.S. Capitol Building, GPS Data Shows Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Jan 14
53 min
Final Cut Pro on M1, Best Monitors for Mac, and iPad Rumors
On this week's podcast we describe Final Cut Pro performance on M1 MacBooks, the best configurations for using a Mac laptop with external monitors, using an Apple Watch for vlogging, and how Apple could use AR for customer support. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @Hillitech, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Subscribe and listen to our AppleInsider Daily podcast for the latest Apple news Monday through Friday. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Tune in to our HomeKit Insider podcast covering the latest news, products, apps and everything HomeKit related. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or just search for HomeKit Insider wherever you get your podcasts. Sponsored by: SmartAsset: Get a FREE, personalized retirement planning report when you to: smartasset.com/appleinsider ExpressVPN: AppleInsider listeners can get three extra months when you sign up for a year of service! Get the most secure and fastest VPN service today by visiting: expressvpn.com/appleinsider RemoteHQ: Try RemoteHQ collaboration tools with your team today! Use code APPLEINSIDER for 3 months of RemoteHQ FREE. Watch it in action on YouTube here, and then visit: remotehq.co/appleinsider Links from the show Review: WaterField Shield Case offers complete protection and puts your AirPods Max to sleep Upgrade your AirPods Max with WaterField Design's Leather Shield Case - YouTube AirPods Max Low Power Mode HACKED WITH MAGNETS - YouTube Replacement Earpads for AirPods Max Geekria UltraShell Case for AirPod Max Headphones Smartphone Clamp with Cold Shoe Mount Compatible with Apple Watch Ulanzi Selfie Vlog Phone Clip for Apple Watch LG 27'' UltraGear 4K Gaming Monitor LG UltraFine 24" Hubs & Docks HyperDrive Gen2 12-Port USB-C Hub Apple on track to release mini LED iPad Pro in early 2021 2021 iPad predicted to resemble iPad Air, no major changes coming for iPad Pro TikTok launches AR effect using LiDAR on iPhone 12 Pro Apple AR ambitions could expand Personal Shopping and tech support sessions Review: Belkin's delayed MagSafe Boost Charge Pro is worth the wait Confusion reigns over report of delays of Belkin 3-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charger 3-in-1 Wireless MagSafe Charger for iPhone 12 | Belkin Facebook says it has 'no choice' but to comply with Apple privacy feature Google to add privacy information to iOS app suite as soon as this week Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Jan 7
59 min
2020 Year in Review with Jason Aten
Special guest Jason Aten joins us for a year in review episode as we discuss everything Apple launched in 2020, our favorite hardware releases, software updates, and what we hope to see in 2021. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @JasonAten, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Sponsored by: Helix Sleep: Get up to $200 off a new mattress and two FREE pillows with your order! Visit helixsleep.com/appleinsider to learn more. Ladder: Protect your family with incredible term life insurance from Ladder. Visit ladderlife.com/appleinsider to learn more. SanDisk: Get 15% off your first order of featured products from SanDisk! Visit sandisk.com/appleinsider to learn more. Links from the show Follow Jason Aten on Twitter 29 Steps Podcast Jason admits Stephen was right Facebook Privacy Nutrition Label Mac Pro, Coronavirus, and Apple TV+ awards - January 2020 in review Coronavirus closes Apple Stores, Hollywood slams MacBook Pro keyboards — February 2020 in review March 2020 in review: Apple Stores close, but MacBook Air & iPad Pro launch anyway April 2020 in review: iPhone SE, contact tracing, Magic Keyboard for iPad May 2020 in review: iPhone 12 leaked, MacBook Pro 13-inch gets the new keyboard WWDC, Apple Silicon, and App Store fights - June 2020 in review Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.comSpecial Guest: Jason Aten.
Dec 30, 2020
1 hr 1 min
Apple Watch Family Setup, Apple Car rumors, and AirPods Max tips
Apple is reportedly moving forward with production of a so-called “Apple Car”, we cover using Apple Watch with Family Setup, tips and tricks for AirPods Max, and our favorite software services of the year. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @wgallagher, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts. Subscribe and listen to our AppleInsider Daily podcast for the latest Apple news Monday through Friday. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Tune in to our HomeKit Insider podcast covering the latest news, products, apps and everything HomeKit related. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or just search for HomeKit Insider wherever you get your podcasts. Sponsored by: SanDisk: Get 15% off your first order of featured products from SanDisk! Visit sandisk.com/appleinsider to learn more. BetterHelp: You deserve to be happy. Get 10% your first month of online counseling by visiting: betterhelp.com/appleinsider ExpressVPN: AppleInsider listeners can get three extra months when you sign up for a year of service! Get the most secure and fastest VPN service today by visiting: expressvpn.com/appleinsider Links from the show Apple could begin producing its own car with a 'next level' battery in 2024 Set up AirPods Max with your Mac and other Bluetooth devices Review: AirPods Max don't make it easy to justify the price How to get the most out of your new AirPods Max Set up an Apple Watch for a family member Apple working on technology to finally allow iOS devices to support multiple users EFF denounces Facebook's 'laughable campaign' against Apple's anti-tracking features Otter Dictation Text Expander for Mac Pastebot for Mac Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Dec 23, 2020
55 min
AirPods Max Review, Fitness+ and Facebook vs. Apple
We review Apple’s AirPods Max headphones, Fitness+ launches, and Facebook attacks Apple over iOS 14 ad privacy program. Apple has launched AirPods Max, its high-end noise cancelling over-the-ear headphones. At the price of $549 many are comparing these to other noise cancelling headphones that cost hundreds of dollars less, but there are features that set AirPods Max apart. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @Hillitech, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Subscribe and listen to our AppleInsider Daily podcast for the latest Apple news Monday through Friday. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Tune in to our HomeKit Insider podcast covering the latest news, products, apps and everything HomeKit related. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or just search for HomeKit Insider wherever you get your podcasts. Sponsored by: CleanMyMac X: Try the incredible Mac app, CleanMyMac X for FREE by visiting: macpaw.app/insider SanDisk: Get 15% off your first order of featured products from SanDisk! Visit sandisk.com/appleinsider to learn more. RemoteHQ: Try RemoteHQ collaboration tools with your team today! Use code APPLEINSIDER for 3 months of RemoteHQ FREE. Watch it in action on Vimeo here, and then visit: remotehq.co/appleinsider Links from the show Stephen’s Tweet thread on AirPods Max Lingus by Snarky Puppy on Apple Music Mozart’s Requiem, Lacrimosa Movement on Apple Music insaneintherainmusic AirPods Max review: the good, the bad and a mic test - YouTube AirPods Max Review: Luxury Listening! - YouTube How to get the most out of your new AirPods Max Hands on: Getting to know Apple's AirPods Max Apple Fitness+ tidbits: AirPlay compatibility, Apple Watch requirements, and more Life Time fitness, Best Buy offer Apple Fitness+ promotions What Apple ProRAW is, and what it means for professional photographers Understanding ProRAW ProRAW Is Here! — Austin Mann Facebook continues newspaper attack over Apple ad tracking privacy program Facebook attacks Apple over iOS 14 ad privacy program in full-page newspaper ads Apple hits back at Facebook, says new iOS 14 ad tracking rules provide user choice Apple updates Privacy website alongside App Store 'nutrition labels' Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Dec 17, 2020
1 hr 1 min
AirPods Max, MagSafe Duo Review, and Facebook Antitrust Lawsuit
Apple launches over-the-ear AirPod Max headphones, MagSafe Duo review, Fitness+ launches December 14, and the FTC files suit against Facebook seeking to break up Instagram and WhatsApp. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @wgallagher, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Subscribe and listen to our AppleInsider Daily podcast for the latest Apple news Monday through Friday. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Tune in to our HomeKit Insider podcast covering the latest news, products, apps and everything HomeKit related. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Overcast, or just search for HomeKit Insider wherever you get your podcasts. Sponsored by: Headspace: Get a FREE one-month trial with access to the entire Headspace library! Visit headspace.com/appleinsider and use the promo code APPLEINSIDER to learn more. BetterHelp: You deserve to be happy. Get 10% your first month of online counseling by visiting: betterhelp.com/appleinsider Masterclass: Buy one annual membership and get a second for FREE when you visit: masterclass.com/appleinsider Nebia by Moen: The Nebia by Moen Spa Shower is Nebia’s most advanced shower yet. Use code APPLEINSIDER for 15%% off sitewide! Visit nebia.com/appleinsider to learn more. Links from the show ecamm Call Recorder isn’t compatible with M1 Macs Apple debuts $549 AirPods Max over-ear headphones Apple releases $35 bi-directional Lightning to 3.5mm Audio Cable Apple News and Rumors since 1997 AirPods Max delivery dates begin slipping, some into 2021 Apple AirPods Max first look: lots to prove AirPods Max Unboxing & Impressions: $550?! - YouTube AirPods Max 🎧 Unboxing and First Impressions! - YouTube Review: MagSafe Duo is almost everything you need, but has too many compromises Apple Fitness+ workouts arriving on December 14 Apple adding Fitness+ accessories to Apple Store Best workout accessories for Apple Fitness Plus Apple, Google to ban location tracking firm that sold data to US military WhatsApp says Apple's new privacy nutrition labels are anticompetitive FTC, 46 states file antitrust suit against Facebook, seek Instagram & WhatsApp break-up Tim Cook talks health, fitness, and the importance of national parks Outside Podcast: Tim Cook on Health and Fitness on Apple Podcasts Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Dec 10, 2020
51 min
MagSafe Duo, Apple ProRaw, M1 vs. i9 MacBook Pro and Gift Ideas
Apple’s MagSafe Duo launches, we compare the 16-inch MacBook Pro to M1, discuss the iPhone 12 Pro Max camera and ProRaw format, Salesforce acquires Slack, and we list our favorite gift ideas for the holidays. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @Hillitech, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Sponsored by: RemoteHQ: Try RemoteHQ collaboration tools with your team today! Use code APPLEINSIDER for 3 months of RemoteHQ FREE. Visit: remotehq.co/appleinsider Amazon Alexa: Get $10 off a two-pack of Sengled Smart Color-Changing Light Bulbs! Visit: amazon.com/appleinsider ExpressVPN: AppleInsider listeners can get three extra months when you sign up for a year of service! Get the most secure and fastest VPN service today by visiting: expressvpn.com/appleinsider Gift Ideas Anker Nano iPhone Charger Slim Wall Charger, Anker 30W INFINACORE Pandora Portable Power Bamboo Charging Station for Multiple Devices Anker 60W 10-Port USB Wall Charger Hercules Tuff Charging Station for Multiple Devices Pro Slim Laptop Backpack | eBags Base Station Pro | NOMAD® Handcrafted luxury leather goods shop | Harber London Clayton & Crume leather goods Links from the show Interview with Wooji Juice, maker of Ferrite Recording Studio Apple's MagSafe Leather Wallet is Near-Perfect: Here's Why! - YouTube Apple's MagSafe Duo Charger now available for $129 Need a charger for your iPhone 12? Here are the best alternatives to Apple's MagSafe Charger M1 MacBook Pro vs i9 Compressor test Two MacBook Pro models getting mini LED in 2021, MacBook Air in 2022 says Kuo The Blind Smartphone Camera Test 2020! - YouTube Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Camera review: Big and beautiful Google Pixel 5 Camera review: Software power iPhone 12 Pro Max video of snow at night Cat close-up Lizard close-up iPhone 12 Pro has best iPhone camera yet, fourth best smartphone camera overall Andrew Wilkinson on not investing in Slack Salesforce to acquire Slack in $27.7 billion deal HomePod mini on battery power Review: Apple's HomePod mini is the speaker for the rest of us Zoom, Disney+ named Apple's 'App Store Best of 2020' Apple reveals 2020's most downloaded apps Review: Infinacore Pandora Portable Power is a compact battery pack fit for your everyday carry Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Dec 3, 2020
59 min
Interview with Wooji Juice on App Store Small Business Program
Wooji Juice, maker of the popular iPad app Ferrite joins us on the show to discuss Apple’s new Small Business Program and the 15% commission now available to some developers. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Links to Ferrite and Wooji Juice ‎Ferrite Recording Studio on iOS Follow Wooji Juice on Twitter Wooji Juice Website Developers delighted at Apple's reduced App Store commission Apple cuts App Store commission to 15% for developers paid less than $1M per year Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Nov 24, 2020
27 min
M1 MacBook Pro review, HomePod mini, and macOS Big Sur
We review the new Apple Silicon M1 13-inch MacBook Pro, discuss the new HomePod mini, review the many design changes in macOS Big Sur, and cover Apple’s new small business program. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @wgallagher, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Sponsored by: Headspace: Get a FREE one-month trial with access to the entire Headspace library! Visit headspace.com/appleinsider to learn more. SanDisk: Get 15% off your first order of featured products from SanDisk! Visit sandisk.com/appleinsider to learn more. Nebia by Moen: The Nebia by Moen Spa Shower is Nebia’s most advanced shower yet. Use code AppleInsider for 15% off sitewide! Visit nebia.com/appleinsider to learn more. Links from the show Apple Silicon M1 13-inch MacBook Pro review - Unprecedented power and battery for the money M1 benchmarks prove Apple Silicon outclasses nearly all current Intel Mac chips M1 Macs deliver Apple's first support for USB4 Spending time with HomePod mini and why we're already hooked HomePod mini power cable is not removable, teardown reveals 1Password update for macOS Big Sur brings new Apple Watch unlock feature Stephen's Twitter thread on macOS Big Sur App Store graphic revives wild speculation about touchscreen Mac Bartender 4 - Take control of your Menu bar How to use the new Safari Start Page in macOS 11 Big Sur William’s Wallpaper Developers delighted at Apple's reduced App Store commission Apple announces App Store Small Business Program Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Nov 19, 2020
1 hr
Apple’s New M1 Macs, iPhone 12 Pro Max Camera and Leather Cases
We discuss the details of Apple’s new M1-powered Macs including performance comparisons, display limitations, ports, and more. We touch on the iPhone 12 Pro Max camera, Apple’s leather cases, and the AirPod Pro service program. We’d love to interact with you on Twitter. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @Hillitech, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Sponsored by: ExpressVPN: AppleInsider listeners can get three extra months when you sign up for a year of service! Get the most secure and fastest VPN service today by visiting: expressvpn.com/appleinsider CleanMyMac X: Try the incredible Mac app, CleanMyMac X for FREE by visiting: macpaw.app/insider. Links from the show MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini — everything Apple announced at the "one more thing" event MacBook Air gets dedicated Dictation, Spotlight and Do Not Disturb function keys Compared: New Apple Silicon MacBook Air versus Intel MacBook Air Apple M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro stuck with 720p FaceTime cameras Mac mini inside M1 vs. Intel Apple Silicon M1 Macs do not support eGPUs How Apple Silicon on a M1 Mac changes monitor support and what you can connect MacBook Air with M1 chip outperforms 16-inch MacBook Pro in benchmark testing Photographer Austin Mann reviews the iPhone 12 Pro Max camera Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max review: the best smartphone camera you can get How to get a great patina on your iPhone X leather case Apple releases macOS Big Sur with redesign, Safari updates and more Why Everyone is wrong about the MagSafe Wallet - Peter McKinnon on YouTube AirPods Pro Service Program for Sound Issues - Apple Support Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: steve@appleinsider.com
Nov 12, 2020
47 min
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