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Rank #90 in Technology category

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iPhone, iPad, Mac — for everything Apple and beyond. Learn more. Be more. iMore!

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iPhone, iPad, Mac — for everything Apple and beyond. Learn more. Be more. iMore!

iTunes Ratings

663 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Pretty Great

By MustBeColin - Nov 17 2019
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Conversational, constructive, and not whiney. I really enjoy it.

Back awesome again

By ronniemarshall - Aug 12 2019
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Love this show when it’s Rene, Georgia, & Lori. It’s more about the point of the show.

iTunes Ratings

663 Ratings
Average Ratings
488
62
42
28
43

Pretty Great

By MustBeColin - Nov 17 2019
Read more
Conversational, constructive, and not whiney. I really enjoy it.

Back awesome again

By ronniemarshall - Aug 12 2019
Read more
Love this show when it’s Rene, Georgia, & Lori. It’s more about the point of the show.
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Latest release on Oct 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Live from WWDC 2019!

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Lory Gil and Rene Ritchie are live from WWDC 2019 in San Jose, CA to geek out over some of their favorite announcements from the conference. Apple's software platforms got a lot of love this week. There are loads of new features for macOS Catalina, iOS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13. And now we also have iPadOS, which will make your iPad even more capable than before!

There's so much to talk about, we had to save Mac Pro and macOS for our show next week. So excite!

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Jun 07 2019

49mins

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Rank #2: Mac Pro OMG!

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Lory Gil and Rene Ritchie talk about Mac Pro and its sweet black and silver accessories. The new Pro Display XDR isn't just for use with Mac Pro, but there are some compatibility issues to be aware before setting your wallet on fire in the name of 32-inch 6K goodness.

'The Morning Show' has been nominated for multiple Golden Globe and SAG, bringing additional recognition to Apple's video streaming service. Speaking of streaming, Apple Music Replay lets you enjoy the music you've listened to most in 2019.

The team also have a few last minute gift ideas!

Show Notes and Links:

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Dec 15 2019

1hr

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Rank #3: Not Depressing Enough

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It may be too late for an October Apple event, but there are still new product rumors aplenty. Georgia Dow, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil talk about what we might expect to see, including a 16-inch MacBook Pro, a new iPad Pro, and Apple Tags tracking chips.

In a final bit of rumoring, we may also see AirPods Pro very, very soon. The team wraps up the week with some favorite Halloween gadgets!

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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Oct 26 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #4: Ambicopular

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Rene's house is about to blow over from high winds, but he still manages to casually drop some very big words and awesome insight along with Lory Gil and Georgia Dow. They review AirPods Pro, which were announced and released over the course of just a few days. Apple TV+ has launched as of November 1, so they take a look at the available shows. Finally, the crew touch on Apple's Q4 2019 earnings.

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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Nov 01 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #5: Apple's Decade in Review

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The gang's all here for our last episode ever... Of the decade, that is! Lory, Georgia, and Rene review the first couple months of Disney+ and TV+.

From there, they look at Apple over the last decade — the most significant, best products and some stumbles along the way.

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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Dec 28 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #6: Cookies -OR- Milk

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What a week! Apple's event has come and gone, and pre-orders are underway. Lory Gil, Georgia Dow, and Rene Ritchie give their initial impressions of Apple Watch Series 5 and iPhone 11. This episode is jam packed with info, and we've barely scratched the surface!

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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Sep 13 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Evicted from Emoji Island

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In this diabolical episode, we say goodbye to Mikah Sargent as he embarks on a new journey as host and producer for TWiT. We also take on the controversy behind FaceApp.

In happier news, there are new emoji coming this fall, and a teaser trailer for the Apple TV+ series Snoopy in Space is here.

Mikah, we all love you and will miss you having you as part of the iMore team. You are a star and we know you're going to do great things in Petaluma!

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Jul 19 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #8: I Will Survive

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Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, and an adorable little Ewok/dog have plenty of news to share from the Appleverse! Apple found enough money in their couch cushions to buy the majority of Intel's smartphone modem business. Additionally, The ECG functionality of Apple Watch is now available to users in Canada, and Apple Card may launch in August.

Paving the way for new phones, iOS 12.4 brings a direct device data migration feature. And rumors continue to percolate about a 16-inch MacBook Pro with scissor keyboard switches.

Show Notes and Links:

Sponsors:

  • Wix Creation without limits. Visit wix.com/podcast and get 10% Off Your Wix Premium Plan — enter the code WIXPROMO at checkout.
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Jul 27 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #9: Shortcuts!

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Shortcuts expert Matthew Cassinelli is here with a wealth of information for making life better with iOS 13! He guides Lory Gil and Georgia Dow through the basics of shortcut creation and shares some of his own creations from matthewcassinelli.com.

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  • Zapier: Connect Your Apps and Automate Workflows. Zapier moves info between your web apps automatically, so you can focus on your most important work. Now through November, try Zapier free by visiting zapier.com/imore for your free 14-day trial.

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Sep 20 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #10: MacOS Double Entendre

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The new iPod touch may not be for everyone, but Lory Gil, Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Mikah Sargent have a litany of use cases for it as a relatively inexpensive iOS device. They're also really, really hoping for a Mac Pro and 6K Pro display to be announced next week! They've got rumors to share along with some naming ideas for the new versions of Mac OS and iOS.

Apple has responded to anti-competitive claims regarding the App Store, and Rene made a video about 50 people to follow on Twitter during WWDC. Finally, the crew talk about what they know so far regarding Pokemon Sleep and Pokemon Home.

Show Notes and Links:

Sponsors:

  • Rhone: Rhone, the premier men's performance lifestyle brand, is designed for men who appreciate quality, comfortable clothing that fits how they live, work, and sweat. Go to rhone.com/imore and use offer code IMORE for 20% off your first purchase!
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May 31 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #11: Solving for Boredom

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macOS Catalina is out! Georgia Dow, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil talk about the various reasons to either upgrade right away, or maybe wait until some bugs are squashed and new features are better implemented. They also discuss Apple's decision to pull HKMap.Live from the App Store and broader issues regarding the relationship between corporations and government entities.

Finally, you can make dinner at home with your very own set of Tim Cookware?!?!

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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Oct 12 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #12: Bob Barker's Cheese

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CES is coming up this week in Las Vegas! Although Apple won't be an exhibitor, they are participating in a panel about privacy and security in tech. The crew make some predictions for 2020 along with their wish lists for new hardware and software features.

There's also some chat about Pokémon Shuffle, and Lory shows off the Bridge Pro+ Keyboard with Trackpad for iPad Pro.

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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Jan 05 2020

1hr

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Rank #13: 669: Resigning to the Chaos

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Rene Ritchie and Lory Gil are joined by Russell Holly for iPhone 11 rumors, and a recent statement by Apple about third-party battery replacements. They also chat gaming and controller support in iOS 13, and the ridiculousness of green bubbles vs. blue bubbles.

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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Aug 17 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #14: Dry and Dead

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Game on! Apple has sent out invitations for an event on September 10th — Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Lory Gil dish on all the latest rumors. They also chat about Apple's new Independent Repair Providers program, which provides training and access to authentic replacement parts to third party repair facilities.

Disney+ and TV+ are arriving this fall. Is the promised content enough to get you to subscribe to one or both of the services? Finally, why did Apple release an iOS 13.1 beta, and check out some 18K AirPods bling!

Show Notes and Links:

Sponsors:

  • Zapier: Connect Your Apps and Automate Workflows. Zapier moves info between your web apps automatically, so you can focus on your most important work. Now through November, try Zapier free by visiting zapier.com/imore for your free 14-day trial.

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Aug 31 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #15: Things That Make You Go Hmmmm

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Lory Gil, Georgia Dow, and Mikah Sargent sit by the proverbial campfire and have a chat about updates to MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and the discontinuation of the 12-inch MacBook. They also discuss the decision to temporarily disable the Walkie Talkie feature on Apple Watch due to an eavesdropping bug. In another example of Apple taking steps to ensure customer privacy, the gang look at the new 'Sign in with Apple ID' feature that's coming with iOS13.

There was also a serious security vulnerability in the Zoom video conferencing software, prompting Apple to push a fix to macOS users.

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  • Wix Creation without limits. Visit wix.com/podcast and get 10% Off Your Wix Premium Plan — enter the code WIXPROMO at checkout.

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Jul 12 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #16: Bonus Episode — Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

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Russell Holly reports live from the very first Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Fan Festival Global Challenge in Indianapolis, IN. He's joined by special guest Katie Aiani. Katie is an amazing HP expert/superfan/cosplayer. Check it out!

Sep 01 2019

46mins

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Rank #17: iOS Rancho Cucamonga

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Lory Gil and Rene Ritchie do whatever they want, and no one can stop them! They talk about their plans for Star Wars Day and mourn the loss of Peter Mayhew, the 7'3" actor who portrayed Chewbacca.

They also have some updates on right to repair legislation, and loads of rumors about what to expect at WWDC next month. May The Fourth Be With You!

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Sponsors:

  • Wix Creation without limits. Visit wix.com/podcast and get 10% Off Your Wix Premium Plan — enter the code WIXPROMO at checkout.
  • StoryWorth The most meaningful Mother’s Day gift: getting to know her better. Save $20 through May 12 at storyworth.com/imore!

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May 03 2019

59mins

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Rank #18: 'T-key' Lounge

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Snapchat employees abused user data, and Google tracks your purchase history. Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Rene Ritchie are neither surprised, nor amused. The crew also talk about the new MacBook Pro models and additional changes Apple has made to the keyboard. Even if they have ameliorated key malfunctions once and for all, public perception of their butterfly switches is toxic. Don't expect this design to last another generation.

WWDC is just around the corner, so rumors and leaks are running red hot. Finally, check out some cool new apps: Vignette and GIFwrapped!

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  • Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more, fussily curated and constantly updated.

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May 26 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #19: AirPlaybnb

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Georgia Dow, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent share a mix of rumors and bonafide news on this week's show! First up, Apple maintains their perfect score on the LGBTQ equality index for the 17th year in a row. PowerBeats Pro have been announced and will be shipping next month. They're a potentially more comfortable alternative to AirPods, while being more conducive to use during fitness activity.

There are some many rumors about the next generation of iPhones it can be hard to keep track of them all. An especially juicy one has to do with an increase in the number of cameras and the square placement of them on the back of the phone.

Netflix is killing AirPlay support — they say it's because they can no longer guarantee a high quality experience due to Apple expanding AirPlay for use on third party video streaming boxes. And a final rumor for the episode. Apple is planning to break up iTunes into smaller app silos specific to the type of content they offer. Is the behemoth finally being cut down to size?

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  • Wix Creation without limits. Visit wix.com/podcast and get 10% Off Your Wix Premium Plan — enter the code WIXPROMO at checkout.

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Apr 14 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #20: Yoga Pants For Your Wrist

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Rene Ritchie, Mikah Sargent, and Lory Gil dish out the iPhone 11 XR (or whatever it will be called) rumors like a buffet in Vegas! They also look at the Apple TV app update and wish for a more "everything ever" video experience similar to music streaming services.

There are also new Pride watch faces, some interesting patents that contain both Face ID and Touch ID tech, and a discussion around the importance of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. They round out the episode with gaming news — Minecraft Earth is an upcoming AR experience, and Steam Link is now available on iOS.

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May 18 2019

1hr 13mins

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