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August 5, 2020
It's been a busy start to August: Myke has LEGO on the way, Phil Schiller has a new job, the 27-inch iMac has been refreshed, and there are details out about third-party mail and browser apps being able to be set as default.
July 29, 2020
This week, Tim Cook is answering to Congress about Apple's App Store policies, and the guys break down his opening statement before getting into what the rest of the year could look like in terms of new Apple hardware.
July 23, 2020
Stephen is bad at designing polls, Federico has some concerns over the latest iOS 14 betas and apparently Myke likes F1.
July 15, 2020
Federico is back from the beach with thoughts about iOS 14's App Library, Stephen has way too many albums in Photos and Myke is going to order some LEGO. All of this is overshadowed by some important news about the show.
July 8, 2020
With WWDC in the rearview mirror, Stephen and Myke shift their minds to the future and discuss rumors of the upcoming iPhone 12, changes coming with Apple Silicon Macs and macOS Big Sur.
July 1, 2020
This week, the guys talk with Jenny Chen, an Apple engineer who works on Apple Pencil software, and Stephen Tonna from Apple's product marketing team about what's new in iPad OS 14, including Scribble and the release’s updated design language.
June 24, 2020
WWDC 2020 is underway, so the time has come to judge The Rickies. After a new Chairman is crowned, the guys do a high-level pass on Apple's OS announcements, as well as what's new with Shortcuts.
June 17, 2020
WWDC is next week, so it's time for the boys' annual picks. Will Stephen keep his title? Has Federico put too much hope in iPadOS improvements? Has Myke learned what it takes to be a winner? This and more, including the introduction of Connected Pro.
June 10, 2020
The guys would be sad that have been replaced by AI, but the results are too funny to be upset. Then, Federico has thoughts about ARM Macs, Myke makes a bet with Stephen and rumors of a new iMac are discussed.
June 3, 2020
Myke isn't swayed by the iPad mini faithful, and wonders where Stephen's Apple Pencil went. Then, thoughts on a possible port-less iPhone and what WWDC could bring for macOS.
May 27, 2020
Stephen keeps trying to make #GreenGate a thing, Federico has a new friend and Myke has large lungs. Then, an in-depth conversation about what should come next for Shortcuts.
May 20, 2020
Follow-up. Microsoft has reinvented OpenDoc. A conversation about watchOS 7. Follow-up. Microsoft has reinvented OpenDoc. A conversation about watchOS 7. Are you getting it? These are not three separate episodes ... this is one episode.
May 13, 2020
Stephen's iPhone screen is turning green. Myke turns down the opportunity to host a Round Robin of weird WWDC predictions, then Federico tries to answer a Zoom call. Then, a discussion of the rumored AirPods Studio and file formats within DEVONthink.
May 6, 2020
This week, Stephen identifies some adaptors, while Federico is in search of answers and Myke butts in about something else. Then, a discussion of WWDC 2020, and what they guys would like to see in terms of home screen widgets on the iPhone and iPad.
April 29, 2020
The trio gives a math lesson before follow-up on the Magic Keyboard and iPhone SE. Then, our plans for WWDC.
April 22, 2020
Myke and Federico share their impressions of the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro and Stephen reveals the number of items in his collection and the group announces The Hackett Number — the computers-per-capita figure for Stephen's household.
April 15, 2020
Federico rejects a new iPhone charging solution, Myke opens a new store and Stephen passes a collection basket to add a set of wheels to his Mac Pro. Then, the three talk about the new iPhone SE.
April 8, 2020
This week, Myke talks about a sale on Cinema Displays, then the guys move on discuss Federico's recent iPad article on modularity, the possibilities of widgets in iOS 14 and Stephen's Mac Madness winner and picks.
April 8, 2020
This week, Myke talks about a sell on Cinema Displays, then the guys move on discuss Federico's recent iPad article on modularity, the possibilities of widgets in iOS 14 and Stephen's Mac Madness winner and picks.
April 1, 2020
Mac Madness is down to the final two machines. Then, Federico takes everyone on a tour of high-resolution audio apps for the iPhone and iPad ... which are all *wild.* Lastly, we check the temperature of the room on Apple's Dark Sky acquisition.
March 25, 2020
The early reviews of the 2020 iPad Pro and new MacBook Air are in, and Myke treats the group with an unboxing experience. Federico asks the world for help, while Stephen is bringing joy — and pain — to the Mac community. Also, our impressions of iOS 13.4.
March 18, 2020
Apple has announced new iPad Pros with a new keyboard and trackpad case, as well as the addition of cursor support in iOS 13.4. Myke takes it for a spin as Federico waits for his download. Then, Apple's updated Macs and Stephen's new project, Mac Madness.
March 11, 2020
Federico gives a status report about life in Italy, then Stephen tries to cheer people up by talking about the HomePod. After that fails, Myke tells a story and the gang wade through a sea of iOS 14 rumors.
March 4, 2020
This week, Federico makes a change, Stephen buys a domain and Myke cancels a future live show, pending Apple's decision on WWDC.
February 26, 2020
Myke and Federico discuss the difficulties of connecting HomeKit to the internet, consider better solutions for iPad multitasking, feel disappointment for the Files app, and see what their boy Buffet is up to.
February 19, 2020
Stephen shares a prepared statement. Myke suggests some games and Federico envisions a March iPad Pro event. Also: more Qi chargers have come on the market and a discussion about the HomePod's future.
February 12, 2020
Stephen and Myke launch new careers as iPhone designers and Federico keeps refreshing Apple Music. Also: Swift Playgrounds on the Mac, Apple News+ and a few things we are currently enjoying.
February 5, 2020
This week, most of the show document got shredded as a bunch of breaking news took place during recording. iOS 13.4 is bringing a bunch of changes, Mac Catalyst could become more useful and universal apps are coming to the Mac.
January 29, 2020
This week, the gang reflects on the iPad 10th's birthday, complains about Google AMP and then reviews Fantastical 3.
January 22, 2020
This week, Phillr gets an update, iCloud encryption is in the news and Federico shows off his home screens. Also: rumors of a new Smart Keyboard, the possibility of Apple making its own podcasts and a bunch of creepy — yet soothing — whispering.
January 15, 2020
After working out what the award should be for the two Chairman spots, the boys ponder the future of the iPad Pro's accessories and the holes on the back of the rack-mounted Mac Pro. Then, Myke provides a tour of CES.
January 8, 2020
The boys kick off 2020 with a lot of follow-up including clarifying what being a Chairman means, a challenge for the Upgradies and a debate about the iPad Air, then conversations about LaunchCuts and Twitter's iPad app.
January 1, 2020
Federico, Myke and Stephen review their predictions for 2019 and a new Chairman is named before everyone makes their choices for 2020, including the Risky Picks. Also, one of them gets a very special delivery during the show.
December 18, 2019
2019 was a wild year, complete with the death of AirPower, the announcement of iPadOS, the release of the iPhone 11 and the return of the Mac Pro. This week, Stephen, Federico and Myke revisit the headlines that made this year so hectic.
December 11, 2019
Stephen and Myke are joined by John Voorhees to talk about the new Mac Pro, then Federico reflects on the 5th anniversary of Shortcuts.
December 4, 2019
Apple is handing out awards, and Myke is dealing with the fallout of his TV purchase. Stephen is aware that musicians exist and Federico wants all the 2020 rumors to be true.
November 27, 2019
There are a lot of iPhone cases to talk about, as well as new information about HomeKit Secure Video and Deep Fusion. One of us bought a TV, but no one here is ordering a Cybertruck.
November 20, 2019
Federico and Stephen each used HomeKit Secure Video, and it didn't go well. Myke is excited about a new folding phone, and the whole crew orders iPhone 11 Pro battery cases before solving many mysteries presented by photos of the Mac Pro factory.
November 13, 2019
There's a new MacBook Pro in town, bringing with it an updated design and a new keyboard, and Apple's rumored AR glasses make everyone feel old. Myke is crowned the Popsocket Enthusiast, Stephen gets an email and Federico explains Toolbox Pro.
November 6, 2019
Federico is joined by a better Hackett to talk about Apple's range of earbuds, then Stephen butts in to discuss Adobe's big week and what Apple should do in the wake of iOS 13 and macOS Catalina's buggy releases. Then, spoiler-filled Apple TV+ reviews.
October 30, 2019
Federico and Myke break down the new features of iOS 13.2 and watchOS 6.1, before giving their first impressions on the AirPods Pro.
October 23, 2019
Stephen got into an eBay bidding war with someone he knows and Federico helps his friends with Catalina, before coming clean about his new iPhone case. The group also considers Apple's expanding line of audio products and Myke reviews the iMac Pro.
October 14, 2019
Apple has revealed its new emoji set, so it is time for Federico to guess their names as Stephen and Myke listen and keep score. After that, Myke shares his thoughts about his Galaxy Fold.
October 9, 2019
Federico has iCloud issues and Myke has a new phone, but no new computer. Stephen has reviewed macOS Catalina.
October 2, 2019
This week, Stephen tells a story about his Apple Watch accomplice, Myke reviews tvOS 13 and Federico explains how Deep Fusion and Capture Outside the Frame work.
September 25, 2019
There's a lot going on: new iPhones, the new Apple Watch, iOS 13.1, Shortcuts updates and more. That's not to mention the Galaxy Fold, iCloud woes and whatever Amazon has announced.
September 18, 2019
The Big Tall Italian Boy is gone, but Stephen and Myke are together in person to review the iPhone XS on its way out the door, discuss reviews of the iPhones and the Apple Watch Series 5. Then, they explore Apple Arcade and share what they are playing.
September 11, 2019
This week, a new Chairman Ricky is named victorious and Apple's new products are discussed, as are the leaks concerning the company's AR headset plans.
September 4, 2019
Myke, Federico and Stephen complete their annual tradition of making predictions before Apple's iPhone event, this time with a new name: The Rickies.
August 28, 2019
Federico's back just in time for Apple to release the first beta of iOS 13.1 He, Stephen and Myke get into what this could mean for Apple's upcoming busy season before discussing the changes Apple has made to its Siri grading program.
August 23, 2019
Live in San Francisco, Stephen and Myke are joined by Jason Snell and nearly 20 other Relay FM hosts to celebrate the network's 5th anniversary by playing a game of Family Feud, with answers provided by over 3,000 podcast listeners.
August 14, 2019
After Myke breaks the news about his back, he and Stephen undertake their annual tradition of #RelayQA.
August 7, 2019
Federico is just a pile of recurring automations now, so Myke and Stephen discuss the rollout of Apple Card and the macOS bounty program, before a dive into FileMaker's history and recent rebranding and a discussion of moving on from the Apple Watch.
July 31, 2019
Stephen is back from repairing Macs and ruined the intro. Federico explains what's going on with iOS 13 Beta 5, and Myke is excited about the second coming of the Galaxy Fold. Then, the guys discuss Apple's Q3 results.
July 24, 2019
Federico and Myke are interested in expanding their smart home devices, wondering if Apple will buy a chunk of Intel, and considering the possible new features of the iPhone 11.
July 17, 2019
Federico has concerns about dummy units of the next iPhone. Stephen is troubled by the icon used for Software Update in macOS. Both of them receive a visit from a mystic being named Myke. Oh, and it's World Emoji Day!
July 10, 2019
Myke has a story about the beach, Federico has a plan for NFC stickers, and Stephen has some thoughts on this week's MacBook news.
July 3, 2019
Federico reminds everyone that it's okay to not have strong feelings about Jony Ive leaving Apple, while Stephen feels tempted by iOS 13. Meanwhile, Eddy Cue talks to GQ and Project Catalyst continues to make news.
June 26, 2019
Myke resumes his role as the tvOS guy and Federico's Memoji have all been killed. Apple's Public Betas have arrived, as have new rumors of a future small iPhone. Stephen preaches the good news of Carbon.
June 19, 2019
Federico and Stephen are joined by David Sparks to talk about the state of Apple's current betas, the updated Files and Shortcuts apps and the ever-growing system of rules that form Connected's drafts.
June 12, 2019
With the dust settling from WWDC, the boys go through Apple’s major platforms and talk about what they are excited about seeing in these releases.
June 6, 2019
Live from WWDC in San Jose, Federico, Myke and Stephen review their WWDC predications and prizes are awarded after an intervention. Then, iPadOS, Shortcuts and the Mac Pro are discussed before Federico's surprise is unveiled for the world to see.
May 28, 2019
With less than a week to the WWDC keynote, the guys make their predictions.
May 22, 2019
Myke keeps dropping his phone, Apple keeps releasing new MacBook Pros for Stephen to talk about, and Federico has published a magnum opus on the state of the iPad and iOS 12.
May 15, 2019
This week, Federico floats a conspiracy about iTunes, the crew check in on their 2019 predictions, and Myke makes a huge promise before Stephen shares about his Pixel 3a.
May 8, 2019
Warren Buffett and Tim Cook star in a new iPhone game, Stephen and Myke tried the official Twitter app for a week and Federico is exporting his notes. Elsewhere, Mark Gurman has reported on iOS 13 and new versions of macOS and watchOS.
May 1, 2019
Stephen returns order to the podcast after two weeks away, Myke reads some Hex color codes and Federico turns on his hype machine.
April 24, 2019
The European duo covers the latest in iPad keyboards (and DIY kickstands) before they consider the future of Mac automation and Shortcuts. At the end, Myke is sad about folding phones.
April 17, 2019
This week, in the absence of adult supervision, Myke and Federico discuss their new favorite time zone app and consider some recent iOS 13 rumors before Ticci talks about what arrived in his mailbox.
April 10, 2019
Federico has discovered something terrible about his childhood, Stephen had an accident and Myke wants a new TV. After all of that is taken care of, the trio talk about a new iPad case that uses the Magic Keyboard and using macOS as an iPad app.
April 3, 2019
AirPower is dead, Powerbeats Pro are here, Federico is having a good week on Twitter and iCloud Drive deserves some attention from Apple.
March 27, 2019
After announcing tickets for their live WWDC show and judging their predictions for Apple's media event and breaking a score between Stephen and Myke, the guys share their impressions of the new AirPods, Apple News+ and more.
March 19, 2019
The boys take some time to mark National Ravioli Day, then dive into Apple's new iPads and iMacs before making predictions for the company's upcoming media event.
March 13, 2019
Stephen introduces his co-hosts to a groundbreaking iPad drawing application, Federico starts a new mini-series and Myke buries the lede concerning Spotify.
March 6, 2019
Federico talks about the new MacStories Shortcuts Archive and the guys check in with iOS 12 halfway through its lifecycle.
February 27, 2019
After skipping follow-up, Myke and Federico try to explain the new USB branding, discuss fingerprint sensors and the merits of Evernote in 2019, and wish for apps that don’t exist (but should).
February 20, 2019
The boys dive into a sea of rumors after Federico explores San Jose's municipal websites, Myke gives everyone a gift and Stephen returns from a journey.
February 13, 2019
Stephen solves a problem that has been plaguing the podcast, Federico has concerns about Apple's rumored news service and Myke is fighting a losing battle with AirPlay 2.
February 6, 2019
Stephen was right, Angela is gone, Myke has a theory and Federico is automating his TV.
January 30, 2019
Apple and Facebook try to outdo each other in who can have the more terrible week, and Stephen test drives the iPhone XR.
January 23, 2019
After Stephen ruins the intro, Federico finally gets around to talking about his second iPad Pro and Myke shares a secret.
January 16, 2019
The boys discuss a bunch of Apple products that may be receiving refreshes after years of neglect, including the iPad mini and iPod touch, then are taught how to edit photos like pros by Tyler Stalman.
January 9, 2019
Stephen, Myke and Federico kick off 2019 with annual predictions, a look at Apple's recent TV moves and the most amazing Shortcut of all time.
December 26, 2018
A look back at 2018: our predictions and a review of the news that mattered, as well as some that didn't.
December 19, 2018
Stephen priced out a MacBook Air, Myke almost got a new iPad stand and Federico reviewed Launch Center Pro 3.
December 12, 2018
Myke struggles to use Amazon's website, Stephen checks his heartbeat and Federico tinkers with keyboards for the iPad Pro.
December 5, 2018
Myke, Federico and Stephen talk about their use of Shortcuts, Apple Music heading to the Amazon Echo and a bit of BREAKING NEWS.
November 28, 2018
Stephen and Federico walk through their new Mac mini setups, then Federico fights with iCloud in Radar #46282145. Please help.
November 21, 2018
Stephen formalizes a new show segment, Federico is making magic in Shortcuts and Myke has thoughts about picture frames.
November 14, 2018
Federico and Myke thoroughly review the iPad Pro and its accessories – while eschewing the typical podcast format.
November 7, 2018
Federico looks back on his PowerBook 165, Myke sends a tweet and Stephen goes for a drive with Siri. The three also have a conversation about working on the iPad Pro, and how people respond to it.
October 31, 2018
The MacBook Air and Mac mini are alive, and the iPad Pro has taken a big step forward, but progress seems to come with larger price tags. The guys dive into all the news, after Federico reviews New York City.
October 26, 2018
Stephen and Myke are joined by Marco Arment for a live show in New York City. The three talk about the iPhone XR, the iPhones we loved the most, and what Apple could do to make us the happiest after its event next week.
October 17, 2018
Stephen was wrong, and Myke demands an apology before explaining what makes up dust. The FileMaker world is considered, then Federico explains why he thinks the 🍕emoji is wrong. Lastly, Adobe and Palm are both in the news.
October 10, 2018
Myke went to Rome, Apple bought a company and Google announced a bunch of new hardware.
October 3, 2018
Stephen answered Myke's PopSocket challenge, and Federico attempts to name all of iOS 12.1's new emoji.
September 27, 2018
The guys debate the Mac's future being tied to the quality of Marzipan apps before sharing their impressions of the iPhone XS Max and the Apple Watch Series 4. Some advice on how to listen to the show correctly is also shared.
September 19, 2018
Federico has published his iOS 12 review, and the boys get nerdy talking about Siri Shortcuts and some updated apps before Stephen talks about macOS Mojave's launch.
September 13, 2018
Federico is sore about coming in second place, but we're all winners, because Apple has new iPhones and Apple Watches. Well, not Federico. He still came in second place.
September 5, 2018
New iPhones are just around the corner, so it's time to talk about rumors and solidify predictions.
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