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Upgrade

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Technology
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Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming music and video services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Jason Snell.

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Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming music and video services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Jason Snell.

iTunes Ratings

369 Ratings
Average Ratings
293
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16
7
18

Top marks for a great show

By wabbajackson - Aug 28 2019
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New episodes always move to the top of my listening queue

Close 2nd Favorite Podcast

By Ooolin89891234 - Dec 27 2018
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Jason is great, love this pod!

iTunes Ratings

369 Ratings
Average Ratings
293
35
16
7
18

Top marks for a great show

By wabbajackson - Aug 28 2019
Read more
New episodes always move to the top of my listening queue

Close 2nd Favorite Podcast

By Ooolin89891234 - Dec 27 2018
Read more
Jason is great, love this pod!
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Upgrade

Latest release on Jan 21, 2020

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Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming music and video services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Jason Snell.

Upgrade 281: Your Historical Knowledge Has Been Noted

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We close the book on the 2010s with a special draft of Apple keynotes and media events from the past decade, joined by special guest Stephen Hackett. And in Upstream news, it's a busy season of announcements for both Apple TV+ and Peacock.

This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by:

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  • Booz Allen: Integrate. Innovate. Get it done with Booz Allen.
  • Direct Mail: Create and send great looking email newsletters with Direct Mail, an easy-to-use email marketing app designed exclusively for the Mac.

Guest Starring:

Stephen Hackett

Links and Show Notes:

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Studio Ghibli films are coming to Netflix outside North America next month - The Verge
Disney+ to Launch a Week Early Across Western Europe | Hollywood Reporter
The Incomparable | A Concerning Amount of Tootsie Rolls (Episode 497)
‘See’: Dave Bautista To Star In Season 2 Of Apple Drama Series – Deadline
The Morning Show on Twitter: "THIS JUST IN: Jennifer Aniston is taking home the @SAGawards for Best Actress in a Drama Series."
‘Little America’ Showrunner Lee Eisenberg Sets Apple Overall Deal – Variety
'Little America' Review | Hollywood Reporter
Apple to Release ‘The Banker’ in Theaters This March – Variety
'Beastie Boys Story' doc from Spike Jonze coming to Apple TV+ in April after IMAX debut - 9to5Mac
Apple TV+ to premiere three new originals at 2020 SXSW Film Festival - Apple
Apple TV+ original animated Earth Day film voiced by Meryl Streep; Julia Louis-Dreyfus signs content deal - 9to5Mac
Apple TV+ announces Home Before Dark drama premiering April 3, renews for second season - 9to5Mac
Apple announces release date for Steven Spielberg's 'Amazing Stories' and Apple TV+'s first British series - 9to5Mac
Peacock Sets Expansive Scripted Development Slate Ahead of Formal Unveiling | Hollywood Reporter
NBC’s Peacock: launch date and price tiers for the streaming service - The Verge
List of Apple Inc. media events - Wikipedia
How I rip DVDs and Blu-rays - Six Colors
Using Dual SIM with an eSIM - Apple Support

Jan 21 2020

1hr 39mins

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Upgrade 280: De Niro Can’t Bend

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With Myke reporting live from Hollywood, we discuss Netflix's record Oscar nominations, and Apple's first TV award and TV critic press tour. Jason makes a chart that explains why Apple execs can't stop talking about Services and Wearables. Then we both give updates on our home-office upgrades, Jason abandons his solar dream, and Myke turns to mechanical keyboards for solace.

This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by:

  • Booz Allen: Integrate. Innovate. Get it done with Booz Allen.
  • Hullo: A simple, natural pillow designed for comfort. Try it for 60 days.
  • ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get 3 months free with a 1-year package.

Links and Show Notes:

Support Upgrade with a Relay FM Membership
Glutenberg
Brydge Pro+ | Brydge Technologies
Why the iPad needs to embrace mice and trackpads | Macworld
Oscar Nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ and ‘Irishman’ Lead the Nominees - The New York Times
The Irishman: In Conversation | Netflix
Rogue One Minute 24: Disney Bought Reality » Star Wars Minute
Todd Vaziri (@tvaziri) / Twitter
Apple TV+ to close out Television Critics Association Press Tour with presentation on January 19 - 9to5Mac
Oprah Winfrey Steps Away From Russell Simmons Accuser Doc (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter
Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet — Official Trailer | Apple TV+ - YouTube
Apple TV App Coming to Select Sony and Vizio Smart TVs Later This Year - MacRumors
Apple rings in new era of Services following landmark year - Apple
Fun with Charts: Why Apple's Services and Wearables are in the spotlight - Six Colors
Upgrade #170: The Rat King of Cables - Relay FM
Amazon.com: CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD
Upgrade #260: It's Not Just a Desk - Relay FM
UPLIFT V2 Standing Desk - The #1 Rated Desk | UPLIFT Desk
Yeti 1000 Lithium Portable Power Station / Solar Generator | Goal Zero / Goal Zero
WASD Keyboards Custom Mechanical Keyboards and Cherry MX Keycaps - WASD Keyboards
ErgoDox EZ: An Incredible Mechanical Ergonomic Keyboard
Keychron K2 Mechanical Keyboard – Keychron | Wireless Mechanical Keyboards for Mac, Windows and Android
My (current) keyboard: Vortex Race 3 - Six Colors
r/MechanicalKeyboards
Upgrade #200: The Podcasting and Anniversary Episode - Relay FM
Call Recorder for Skype
Rogue Amoeba | Audio Hijack: Record Any Audio on MacOS<

Jan 13 2020

1hr 33mins

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iTunes Ratings

369 Ratings
Average Ratings
293
35
16
7
18

Top marks for a great show

By wabbajackson - Aug 28 2019
Read more
New episodes always move to the top of my listening queue

Close 2nd Favorite Podcast

By Ooolin89891234 - Dec 27 2018
Read more
Jason is great, love this pod!