Detailed
Compact
Art
Reverse
November 18, 2019
It's the 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro review with Special Guest Rene Ritchie! What stands out? What improvements does it need? Plus, we talk about the future of ARM chips in Apple laptops, how Apple has evolved and Rene is literally a Martial Arts master! Wah-Paw! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
November 15, 2019
Apple officially announces the long-rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro and it's more than just a bigger screen and faster internals. This is their next-generation MacBook Pro. Phil Schiller calls out Chromebooks and new details on what we could see in Apple Watch Series 6! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
November 8, 2019
Guest host Gil Cabrera jumps on the podcast and we talk about Photoshop on the iPad, Apple is keeping the idea of a wraparound display iPhone alive, and how good are the shows on Apple TV+ and more! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
November 2, 2019
Special guest Ray Wong from Input joins the show for our AirPods Pro review episode. We talk about everything from their new design, sound quality, fit and how they smell. They're impressive, but are they worth $249? Support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
October 25, 2019
My iPhone 11 Pro was stolen, so that's no fun. Reports still claim the 16-inch MacBook Pro and AirPods Pro are going to make it by the end of October. We'll see about that. Plus, new iPhone SE 2 details.
October 18, 2019
New reports are claiming we'll see the rumored new AirPods announced by the end of October. First image of the 16-inch MacBook Pro is discovered in the MacOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta and iOS 13 is on it's third update in a month since it was released. That's not a good thing. I'd appreciate your support for this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
October 11, 2019
Go to HoneyBook.com/applebitz for 50% off your first year! Welcome to the Foodture! (I'm trademarking that right now...and yes I've been sitting on this idea for a LONG time 👍) Special Guest Tyler Florence joins the show to talk about the evolution of food culture thanks to tech. He's a chef, a restaurateur, Food Network star, tech enthusiast, and filmmaker. He's the definition of a creator and a class act. I'd love for you to support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
October 4, 2019
Apple accidentally leaks the AirPods 3 in their latest iOS 13.2 beta....Or was it an accident? It was. The iPhone SE2 could show up in early 2020 with an A13 processor and older parts. Plus, my Apple Watch Series 5 Review. I'd love for you to support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
September 27, 2019
Amazon takes on Apple. A new leak shows off a 2020 iPhone with the True Depth camera inside the bezel. Plus, a new report says the 2020 iPhone will bring back the iPhone 4 metal frame design and I'm all in for that. Also, we're talking about the 2020 iPhone and the iPhone 11/11 Pro just came out. Support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
September 19, 2019
Go to HoneyBook.com/applebitz for 50% off your first year! Special Guest Mashable's Ray Wong joins the show to talk about his review of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Is it the best camera setup on a smartphone to date? Is the iPhone 11 the phone you should get of the three? We'll talk about every in and out you can think of. Please support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
September 11, 2019
Special guest Rich DeMuro joins the show from the Event to give our Hot, Warm and Cold takes for everything from Apple's iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and new 10.2-inch iPad Event. Did Apple do enough here with a processor and camera upgrade for the second year in a row? Depends on what your last iPhone was. Please support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
September 7, 2019
This is everything we expect to see at Apple's September Event including the new iPhone 11 Pro's, the Apple Watch Series 5, Apple TV+ and Apple TV 4K announcements and more. Could the 'One More Thing..." be Apple's Find My App and Apple Tags? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
August 30, 2019
Apple surprises us with an early release of the iOS 13.1 Developer beta before iOS 13 even comes out to the public. Apple apologizes for their Siri grading system that recorded private interactions between people and Disney+ just made it a whole lot harder on Apple TV+. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
August 22, 2019
We finally get our first Apple Watch Series 5 leaks and it only confirms what I've said before, this is an Apple Watch Series '4S' type of year. Apple TV+ will reportedly cost $9.99 a month, but it still has done nothing to excite me. Plus, I got rejected from the Apple Card. Yup, rejected.
August 16, 2019
Mark your calendars for the iPhone 11 Event on September 10th, it's not official, but an iOS 13 leak all but confirmed it. The 2019 iPad Pro's are rumored to get the same triple-lens camera as the upcoming iPhone, and Siri's not as dumb as we think. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
August 12, 2019
What does 'Pro' even mean to Apple anymore? If rumors are correct the triple-lens iPhone is 'Pro', but so is an iPad with a stylus, and an iMac Pro and MacBook Pro are the most powerful Macs. Does 'Pro' just mean 'best' to Apple now? Plus, the Apple Card has arrived, but I'm still waiting. Support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
August 8, 2019
There's been little to no chatter about what we could see in a new Apple Watch, and after the redesign, do we really even need a new Apple Watch Series 5 this year? Apple wouldn't do that, or would they? We talk about the reasons why. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
August 1, 2019
Apple's Q3 earnings are in and there's a lot to pull from them. The iPhone made up less than 50% of revenue for Apple for the first time since 2012. Services, Macs, and Wearables make up the difference for another record quarter. Plus, 'Mac Book' disses Apple in a Microsoft ad. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
July 25, 2019
The 2020 iPhone looks like the one to get based on the latest rumor reports. Buzz around the 16-inch MacBook Pro gets louder and Marvel's Phase 4 and Disney+ Service already handed Apple TV+ a big "L". Plus, Brian's back from China! You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
July 18, 2019
It's a deep dive into the latest in home theater and the what the Apple TV needs right now. When might we even see an Apple TV 8K? Are we excited about the Apple TV+ service? Special Guest Techno Dad returns to the show to talk all things home theater and Apple.
July 11, 2019
Is Apple ready for the Apple Glasses? ARKit3 and iOS 13 developer Romain Derrien is my Special Guest this week. We get into the nitty-gritty of ARKit3, what matters from the latest iOS 13 announcements, and how it sets up the Apple Glasses for the future. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
July 4, 2019
A report says Apple is planning on releasing a new iPhone with an in-display fingerprint sensor, but only in China to help drive down costs in that market. Is this baloney? Apple's using AR Kit so it looks like you're making eye contact with Facetime videos...but you aren't. Creepy, but cool. Because they should be bringing that to the US. Plus, the Jony Ive inspired Apple Car that you never wanted. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
June 28, 2019
BONUS EPISODE! Jony Ive officially leaves Apple to head his own independent design company and its the end of an era. Special Guest Joe Cieplinski joins the pod to talk all about his impact, what it means for Apple moving forward, and our favorite Jony Ive designed Apple products. And DO NOT say the iPhone Battery Case. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
June 27, 2019
You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com It's our first impressions of the Public Beta releases with Special Guest Senior Tech Correspondent Ray Wong from Mashable for iOS 13, iPadOS, watchOS 6, macOS Catalina and tvOS. What stood out to us? What's good? What's not so good? Meh Apple? Plus, do you want an Apple Watch with a FaceTime camera? One of us does.
June 21, 2019
Apple announces a massive MacBook Pro battery recall affecting their Pro laptops as far back as 2015-17 and recommends you stop using them immediately. Plus, the Apple Watch is gaining its independence from the iPhone and I couldn't be happier.
June 14, 2019
Apple has filed 7 new "portable" computers with the Eurasian Economic Commission which is always a clear sign that new hardware is coming. Could we finally see the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro? Plus, Google releases their Pixel 4 on twitter, that looks a whole lot like the rumored iPhone 11.
June 7, 2019
Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple's WWDC 19 Keynote was the best one they've had in years . Special Guest Lance Ulanoff was at the keynote and tells us why Privacy was the top story for him. Apple brought their 'A' game with the New Mac Pro, the Pro Display XDR, iOS 13, iPadOS, watchOS 6, tvOS 6 and macOS Catalina. They've set the table for 2019 and a big year in software and hardware with the iPhone 11 and more coming this fall. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
June 1, 2019
Thanks Nuzest! Get 15% of your purchase at nuzest.us/abxl It's everything we know and expect to see at WWDC 2019 on June 3rd. Apple's all about software tweaks and improvements that continue to bring all of their hardware closer together. Will we see the new Mac Pro?  Will we see the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro?  This is your 411 for WWDC 2019. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
May 25, 2019
Thanks Nuzest! Get 15% of your purchase at nuzest.us/abxl Apple surprises us with an under the radar release of the new 2019 MacBook Pros, that get a legit speed bump and a "new material" for the keyboard. But did they really fix the problems? Plus, Senior Legal Correspondent Gil Cabrera joins in to talk about the latest FTC ruling, what we want to see at WWDC and more! You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
May 17, 2019
Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple has a rough week after getting punched in the face by the China Trade Wars and a Supreme Court ruling that finds consumers can move forward with an antitrust case against Apple for its App Store practices. iPhone 11R leaks reveal more, and the first ever AirPoops! You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
May 10, 2019
Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz Special guest Bloomberg's Mark Gurman joins the show to talk about his big story this week. A complete in-depth reveal of what we can expect at Apple's WWDC 2019 with iOS 13, macOS 10.15 and watchOS 6. Plus, how has Apple Retail lost its shine. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
May 2, 2019
Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple announces its latest earnings, and the iPhone isn't the star this time around. It's the iPad, Apple Watch and their Services. iPhone sales reportedly dropped by 30% worldwide, and Powerbeats Pro are on pre-order this week. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
April 26, 2019
Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz The latest iPhone 11 renders from OnLeaks are out based on CAD designs and if you know their history, the next iPhone will look like everything that is being leaked. Plus, two new AirPods could launch in 2019. Seriously. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
April 19, 2019
Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple Bitz XL Senior Legal Correspondent Gil Cabrera (@GilCabrera on twitter) joins the show to talk about the suprise deal between Apple and Qualcomm to squash their 2-plus year beef and work together again. It's a win for consumers, but the big loser? Intel shuts down their 5G modem business. New iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 details and a story about people wearing AirPods while having sex? Really? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
April 12, 2019
Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz Netflix AirPlay doesn't work on your iPhone or iPad anymore. Latest reports point to mini-LED as the display tech of choice for Apple in 2020 and 2021. Plus, the Disney+ service is already more compelling to subscribe to with its $6.99 price and wealth of content coming in November. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
April 5, 2019
Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz The dust has settled and cooler heads have prevailed after Apple officially canceled the AirPower. But it's still an unprecedented move and one of their biggest failures ever. Then they had to publicly apologize about the Macbook 'Butterfly' keyboards that we've been screaming about the past 4 years. Apple is still Apple, but it's not looking pretty right now. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
March 27, 2019
Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz It's reactions to all the new Apple services announced at their "It's show time" keynote. Special Guest Gil Cabrera joins the show to break it down. Out of Apple TV Plus, Apple News Plus, the Apple Card and Apple Arcade, which service makes the most sense for you? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email a voice message to applebitzshow@gmail.com
March 22, 2019
Apple surprises with product announcements three days in a row for the iPad Mini & iPad Air, iMac Upgrades and AirPods 2. It's setting up their March 25th keynote to be all about the services...but we still might see the AirPower soon if everything comes together. Would Apple REALLY let AirPods 2 charge on a Samsung Galaxy S10 before an Apple product? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email a voice message to applebitzshow@gmail.com
March 15, 2019
It's all about services with new details about what we'll see with Apple's new TV streaming service, Magazine service, and Apple News. Plus, a new Apple Credit Card coming soon? It still looks like no hardware will be at the event, but AirPods 2, AirPower or entry-level iPads could be announced later. And Apple confirms WWDC 2019 for June 3rd. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
March 12, 2019
Mashable Senior Tech Correspondent Ray Wong joins the show to talk about the Galaxy S10, what stands out and does Apple really have anything to worry about? Plus, we go back and forth with our 16-inch MacBook Pro Wishlist! Samsung Galaxy S10: 4:24 16-inch MacBook Pro Wishlist: 24:24 You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
March 8, 2019
Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Hollywood producers say Apple execs are being "intrusive" and offering criticism and suggestions to content that will be appearing on Apple's new service. Tim Cook's common note to them, "don't be so mean". Yikes, when did Apple execs start thinking they were TV & movie execs. Donald Trump calls Tim Cook, 'Tim Apple' and Apple AR Glasses could be here by 2020. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
March 1, 2019
Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple is working on sleep tracking for the Apple Watch in 2020. Apple COO Jeff Williams says they are "very aware of concerns" about Apple's pricing in the market and is Phil Schiller really making some of the final product decisions at Apple? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
February 22, 2019
Thanks EERO. Get $100 off the Eero base unit and 2 beacons package, and 1 year of Eero Plus at eero.com/applebitz and enter applebitz at checkout! After Samsung Unpacked I can't remember the last time Apple felt this far behind from an innovation standpoint. The Galaxy S10/S10+ and Samsung Fold are coming for Cupertino. Plus, Ming-Chi Kuo releases his report of what to expect from Apple with a new 16-inch MacBook Pro, a 31.6-inch Display, new iPads and iPhones and AirPods. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
February 15, 2019
Apple's first keynote of 2019 will be held March 25th but don't expect new AirPods, AirPower, iPad Mini 5 or 10-inch iPad. New details leak about the purported new AirPods 2 and new iPad Mini 5. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
February 7, 2019
Apple is ok with the iPhone showing AT&T's fake 5G network icon. All-new emoji's are revealed for iOS in 2019 and Apple's TV service is starting to really come together. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
January 30, 2019
Joe Cieplinski from Release Notes joins the podcast to talk about Apple's FaceTime bug and how big of a deal it really is. They've disabled it for now, but after all their mishaps in the past year is it time for Apple to take a more humble approach instead of acting like they're still an invincible company. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
January 25, 2019
Any dreams you had of driving an Apple Car day have been effectively crushed after Apple lays off 200 people from Project Titan. Apple hires a Samsung Battery Executive, and yes there is a joke in there. Plus the latest AirPods, AirPower and iPhone rumors. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
January 18, 2019
Thanks EERO. Get $100 off the Eero base unit and 2 beacons package, and 1 year of Eero Plus at eero.com/applebitz and enter applebitz at checkout! Apple's AirPods and iPhone can combine to be a listening device, and it actually works. The Apple Watch is trying to detect early signs of a stroke. Plus, the latest iPhone and iPad rumors. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
January 11, 2019
Apple's presence at CES 2019 was more than its ever been, because they have to be. HomeKit is trailing big time too. Plus, new iPhone XI and iPad Mini 5 leaks. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
January 7, 2019
Here's a quick BONUS episode! Apple is bringing iTunes movies and TV shows to Samsung TVs. Apple is getting serious about its service business with this pre-CES 2019 announcement. It's a big shift for them so what does it mean? You can help support this show and my independent content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
January 3, 2019
Techno Dad joins the podcast to talk about the Apple TV 4K and what the future of Home Theater looks like for Apple and what we might see at CES 2019 for the home theater space. You can help support this show and my independent content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
December 26, 2018
It's the end of the year wrap up where we include your calls, and your Good and Bad Apples alongside of mine! What was your Good Apple or Bad Apple for 2018? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
December 21, 2018
It's a new Quick Bitz edition of the show that I'm trying out. Apple confirms that slightly bent iPad Pro’s right out of the box are normal. This feels like a new low for the company who used to pride itself on its precise engineering and design? Plus, Siri might not technically be as dumb as you think she is. You can help support this show and my independent content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
December 20, 2018
Lance Ulanoff joins the show for a fun back and forth about what we think Apple needs to do better in 2019. There are plenty of things they did right in 2018, but plenty of things that need real work. What do YOU want think they can do? Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com You can help support this show and ll my independent content at https://www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
December 14, 2018
Qualcomm is trying to force Apple to settle as an iPhone ban puts pressure on the Big A before their iPhones are taken off the shelves. Intel drops their new 'Sunny Cove' processors for the next-gen Macs and the ugly AF iPhone battery case is coming for the XS, XS Max and XR. You can call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send an email to applebitzshow@gmail.com You can also support this independent Podcast for an Ad-Free version at https://www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
December 6, 2018
Apple drops a whole bunch of software updates from iOS 12.1.1 that fixes the FaceTime flip screen button mess, and expands eSIM support. Apple’s ECG feature finally arrives on the Apple Watch and new reports claim the all-new AirPods won’t be coming until 2020, but we’ll get wireless charging in early 2019. But what about AirPower? And the iPhone looks to get 5G by 2020...at the earliest.
November 29, 2018
Apple comes out to defend its iPhone sales after multiple media reports claim they are slowing down. Greg Joswiak says the iPhone XR has been their top selling iPhone since launch, but what about phone sales in general? Oh yeah, you guys won't tell us that anymore. Microsoft surpasses Apple to become the most valuable U.S. Company, and what are your future tech predictions?
November 21, 2018
It's an interview with Apple's poster child for the iPad Pro, Rob Generette III aka RobZilla. Take a peek at his amazing artwork with the NBA, NHL, MLB and more before you listen to this interview at instagram.com/rob_zilla_iii and enjoy us talking about how an artist at the highest level uses the iPad Pro. Call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com You can support the Podcast for an AD-FREE version and all my content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
November 16, 2018
Some early accounts show the iPad Pro might be prone to having bending issues. Sure you can bend anything if you really try, but we'll see if this is an actual widespread issue or not. Spotify's Apple Watch App is officially out and Apple is recruiting people from Qualcomm to help them build their own wireless modem.
November 9, 2018
It's all the latest reviews and impressions for the iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini. Plus, what do you think about Samsung's foldable phone? And Apple's working on over the ear headphones with HomePod tech inside them. Call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com You can support the Podcast for an AD-FREE version and all my content at https://www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
November 2, 2018
Rich De Muro joins the show to talk about Apple's Event that he was in attendance for. We get his take on the Mac Mini, the iPad Pro, the future of USB-C and has Apple completely forgotten about their Pro users? You can check out more of Rich's work at richontech.tv You can call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks!
November 2, 2018
It's a breakdown of all the Apple announcements for the new iPad Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iOS 12.1. Plus, is Apple getting carried away with their entry level pricing for everything from iPhones to iPad and Macs now? You can call in to the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks! This week’s Earlybirdbooks.com selection is Neil Gaiman’s Don’t Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. An amazing companion guide to the famous scific/trippy novel of the same name. Go to http://bit.ly/dontpanicbook and add the book to your shopping cart. And don’t forget to use promo code APPLEBITZ at checkout to receive 60% off your ebook order.
October 26, 2018
The iPhone XR Review are in but the 'R' in XR means nothing. New Macs are revealed less than a week before Apple's October 30th keynote, and the iPod is 17 years old! You can call into the show at 833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks!
October 20, 2018
Apple sends out the official October event invitations for the rumored iPad and Mac Event. The iPhone XR goes on pre-order and the Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary Beats headphones are atrocious looking. You can call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks!
October 12, 2018
Look for the new Apple Pencil 2 to sync like AirPods to the 2018 iPad Pro. A report says Apple is going to give its users free access to their new streaming service and Apple wants to put a real-time green screen studio in your phone. Call in at 833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com
October 6, 2018
We remember the passing of Steve Jobs 7 years ago, because we're all a part of this in many ways, because of him. Plus, we talk about the latest updates to ChargeGate, BeautyGate and ConnectionGate. And what is the meaning of life? Call in at 833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com
September 27, 2018
All the new things we've found out about the iPhone XS/XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4. The iPhone XS Max has the best display in a smartphone ever...but its also having LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity issues. Plus, Apple and Qualcomm continue their longstanding battle.
September 21, 2018
New hints about the iPad Pro drop from the iOS 12.1 beta. The iPhone XS/XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 reviews are in. Not everyone thinks the Apple Watch Series 4 ECG is a good idea. Plus is Group FaceTime coming back sooner than we thought.
September 14, 2018
It's a recap with the latest updates after Apple's September keynote where we saw new iPhones (which put us to sleep at times) and a new Apple Watch Series 4 (which was damn exciting), but no sight of the AirPods 2 or the AirPower.
September 7, 2018
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman returns to the show to talk about everything we can expect to see at the Apple Keynote and the specific order in which we'll see it. Is Apple really adding Max to the iPhone XS name...because its horrible.
August 30, 2018
New reports from 9to5Mac claim the two OLED iPhones will be called the 'iPhone XS' and they also reveal what they say is an official Apple Watch Series 4 with new details. Apple addresses the MacBook Pro sound popping issues and the AirPort Express gets an update for AirPlay 2 support!
August 23, 2018
Bloomberg reports new Macs are coming this fall. A low cost MacBook Air with a 13-inch Retina display and Apple’s working on a Mac mini for professionals. Plus, 2018 iPhone rumors point to a September 14th pre-order and Apple Watch Series 4 is weeks away.
August 16, 2018
Do you finally want an iPhone with a stylus?...I mean Apple Pencil? Add another delay to the list for Apple. This time it's Group FaceTime for iOS 12.Plus new patents reveal virtual keyboards for MacBook Pros and the HomePod should be getting smarter.
August 11, 2018
The Galaxy Note 9 is the best phone of 2018…so far. No matter what feature they throw at us, the power of the ecosystem still keeps iPhone users inside the Apple family. Plus, The 2018 MacBook Pro's speakers are crackling and popping for some users. Like me.
August 2, 2018
Apple’s just crushed it with their best financial 3rd quarter ever. The iPhone X is still the best-selling iPhone. The iPad Pro could lose the headphone jack and Apple wants all of their devices to wireless charge each other. Plus, here’s the link to B-Teezy’s Apple Satisfaction Survey. Or ASS…for short. https://tinyurl.com/Mid2018AppleSurvey
July 25, 2018
Apple acts quickly and says they’ve identified a bug that caused the MacBook Pro to throttle and has released a software update. Apple’s trailing behind Samsung and Google in Internet speeds performance, and what is Apple’s actual vision these days?
July 18, 2018
Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro joins us for the show. Reviews for the new MacBook Pro are in and most of them are extremely positive. On the flip side, YouTuber Dave Lee has found that power users may be getting a MacBook Pro that can't handle the heat of the new i9 and is throttling its speed. New iPhone leaks as usual, and if you're single, you might want to get an iPhone.
July 12, 2018
Apple drops a surprise on us with new 2018 MacBook Pros that still have that horrible Touch Bar. The Mac mini is finally getting updated after nearly 4 years. The 6.1 inch LCD iPhone will be getting an edge-to-edge display like the OLED iPhone X thanks to a new chip. Sonos gets AirPlay 2 functionality for the first time ever and now there’s really no reason to get a HomePod. Plus, I know what the color orange looks like.
July 2, 2018
Lance Ulanoff joins the show to talk about Apple's move away from Lightning, rebuilding Apple Maps from the ground up, and how much would you pay for Apple's all-in-one content service?
June 29, 2018
It’s the latest details for Apple’s next-gem AirPods, HomePod and over-ear headphones. What’s going on with the AirPower mat? Apple’s looking to build a subscription service of their own and they are finally repairing MacBook butterfly keyboard issues.
June 20, 2018
Multiple reports claim Apple has killed the iPhone SE 2 for 2018 and will focus on a three iPhone X-like lineup. Walkie Talkie finds its way onto the Apple Watch and nobody is using smart speakers for the smart home.
June 15, 2018
Reports say the 2019 iPhone will replace lightning with USB-C and there are plenty of reasons why the will or won’t. iOS 12 reveals the exact size of the iPhone X 'Plus' and the Amazon Fire TV Cube is the Apple TV I wanted…and I haven’t even used it yet.
June 8, 2018
It’s a bonus episode this week! There’s always new juicy tidbits that come out after WWDC 2018 when Apple releases their developer betas. iOS 12 reveals more about the new iPad Pro and new tweaks to the iPhone, while watchOS 5 was completely pulled from the site because its bricking Apple Watches.
June 5, 2018
The only way to recap WWDC 2018 is to talk about it. Jon Rettinger, the head Buffalo at TechnoBuffalo joins the podcast, drops an EXCLUSIVE on his new project and has called my liberation “free Tonging”. It’s everything we liked, and what we didn’t like from WWDC 2018.
May 31, 2018
All indications say WWDC 2018 is going to be a software heavy event with little to no hardware showing up this year. iOS looks to bring Digital Health, ARKit 2.0 and new Animojis, but its going to be a year of refinements and stability improvements. Maybe we'll get surprised with new Macs, but be prepared, it's all about software.
May 24, 2018
WWDC 2018 invites are out, you can now download a copy of all the data Apple knows about you and Apple's A12 chip for the iPhone has started production.
May 17, 2018
The sixth beta for iOS 11.4 tells us the official release is coming soon. HomePods only made up 6% of smart speaker sales with Alibaba topping them. I didn't even know Alibaba had a smart speaker! Plus, Apple vs. Samsung is the $1 billion case that won't go away.
May 11, 2018
If you're an Apple fan, its time to wake up. Google just released their latest innovations with the Google Assistant at Google I/O. Siri isn't just behind anymore, its light years behind. We could still see a round face Apple Watch and it's the 20th Anniversary for the iMac G3.
May 3, 2018
Apple iPhone sales are doing just fine after a record earnings report. Reports say Apple is working on their own standalone VR headset but they're already behind. Plus, the iPad is making a comeback...kind of.
April 27, 2018
Apple is no longer in the AirPort Wireless router business. New photos claim to be the new iPhone SE 2, Samsung says its OLED panel demand is down and pointing to Apple. Plus, Kanye wants to sit down with Tim Cook.
April 25, 2018
Mark Gurman of Bloomberg joins the show to talk about declining iPhone sales, will Apple finally bring us a MacBook/iPad hybrid in the next 5 years? And why Apple should just blow up Siri and start over.
April 19, 2018
A new iPhone cracking tool can unlock an iPhone's 4-digit passcode in 6.5 minutes and a 6-digit passcode in 11 hours with the GrayKey box. The next iPhone could be getting dual SIM support, Greenpeace isn't too happy about the Apple's new disassembly robot Daisy and stop snoring with your Apple Watch.
April 13, 2018
Apple can't be thrilled with HomePod sales. Consumers aren't thrilled with what it can do for $349. So make a better product. The (PRODUCT) RED iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are on sale, a cheaper HomePod could be coming this year and Apple Music hits 40 million subscribers. Plus, Brian's first parody of the year. HomePod Apple Style!
April 5, 2018
Apple official announces the new modular Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Intel's latest Coffee Lake processors could bring us a six-core 15-inch Mac Book Pro, but Bloomberg reports Apple is planning to use its own chips in Macs in 2020, replacing Intel. Plus, Apple snags Google’s AI Chief.
March 30, 2018
Reactions to Apple's Education Event and the new sixth generation 9.7-inch iPad. Can Brian resist the Apple Watch Series 4? Support the show at patreon.com/briantong
    15
    15
      0:00:00 / 0:00:00