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Join Sebastien Page and Cody Lee on this weekly podcast about everything Apple and beyond.

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305: Touch Bar Mondays

Sebastien talks about his new acquisitions: an LG UltraFine 4K, and the Bridge keyboard for iPad Pro. The two also discuss future iPhone names, Apple Pay, Apple Arcade, and more. Blinkist:Blinkist is the only app that takes the best key takeaways, the need-to-know information from thousands of nonfiction books, and condenses them down into just 15 minutes for you to read or listen to. Go to Blinkist.com/iosto start your free 7-day trial. Seb’s Apple Card usage New monitor for MacBook Pro: LG UltraFine New keyboard for iPad Pro: Brydge Who’s ready for an “iPhone 11”, “iPhone 11 Pro” and “iPhone 11 Pro Max” this fall? Apple Arcade rumored to cost $4.99 per month after one month free trial Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco, Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 2mins

19 Aug 2019

Rank #1

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320: Feels good in your brains

Don't listen to this episode if you want to hear about iOS and tech in general, as it seems Cody and Sebastien talk about just about everything but that. Topics include Black Friday, Amazon, TV shows, meditation, and more unrelated matters. Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

52mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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315: Favorite iOS 13 tips and features

Several weeks in, Cody and Sebastien share their favorite tips and features of iOS 13. From obvious ones to more obscure settings, there is something for everyone in here. And not to mention that the two co-hosts are full of jokes today... Thinkful:Visit Thinkful.com/ios today to learn about our courses, and start building the future you want. Cody’s tips Dark Mode Swipe to input text Silence unknown callers Setup Messages profile Look Around in Maps Grab full page screenshots Animoji / Memoji stickers Automatically close Safari tabs Siri suggestions Sebastien's tips Quick wiggle mode Turn keyboard into trackpad Gestures to copy, cut, paste, undo, redo Quick camera settings Privacy settings when sharing photos Quickly access Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth devices from Control Center Scroll faster on any screen Disable link previews in Safari Quickly go to the Updates tab of the App Store Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

56mins

28 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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316: Life is not censored

Sebastien's got the new AirPods Pro. Cody is giving a shot at Catalina. Both have thoughts and feeling about Apple TV+. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts – Spotify – Overcast – RSS Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 7mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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324: What we want to see from Apple in 2020

Cody and Sebastien share what they want to see from Apple in 2020. Covering a broad spectrum, they highlight realistic hardware, software, and services Apple could launch or improve on in the year to come. Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 1min

30 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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332: So high, so fast, so quickly

The guys spend a large amount of time talking about Sebastien's watchmaking course (go to the 26th minute marker to skip the entire conversation), but it eventually circles back to Apple, Coronavirus, AirPods Pro Lite, iOS 14, and, surprisingly, CBD. Netgear: Check out Orbi WiFi 6 at your local Best Buy or at netgear.com/bestwifi. Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 11mins

24 Feb 2020

Rank #6

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323: The pits and peaks of 2019

Hardware. Software. Services. Cody and Sebastien share their pits and peaks from Apple in 2019. From their favorite piece of hardware, to their least favorite service, it's like a year in review in just about 60 minutes. Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 15mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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334: What goes around comes around

Rumors are back in full swing with more evidence of new features coming to iOS 14 and watchOS 6, as well as new hardware from Apple. Then Cody and Sebastien talk more about the inevitable Coronavirus outbreak and whether or not they should start prepping in anticipation of a possible quarantine. It's real! Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 5mins

9 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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333: A little bit of faith

Cody and Sebastien talk about the most underrated Apple Maps feature, the rumored iPad Pro Smart Keyboard with built-in trackpad, and how canceling WWDC might not have as big consequences as one might think. Netgear: Check out Orbi WiFi 6 at your local Best Buy or at netgear.com/bestwifi. Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 13mins

2 Mar 2020

Rank #9

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318: Motion creates emotions

A friendly conversation about AirPods Pro, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, inspirational quotes, and TV services. No, seriously, it's a much better episode than it looks on paper... Apple’s new, redesigned 16-inch MacBook Pro now available Disney+ now available with original shows and films; over 600 titles in back catalog How to Get the Disney+ Bundle With Ad-Free Hulu Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 8mins

18 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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331: Extreme precision

Cody keeps reminding Sebastien how much he’s changed since he started making watches and drinking fancy coffee. It doesn’t stop them from talking about new Samsung devices, nonsensical design decisions, and imagining what a new Apple TV could bring to the table. Netgear: Check out Orbi WiFi 6 at your local Best Buy or at netgear.com/bestwifi. Sebastien’s watchmaking adventure Samsung announces the Galaxy Z Flip Samsung announces the Galaxy S20 series Apple seeds first betas of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2, tvOS 13.4 and macOS Catalina 10.15.4 to developers: tvOS 13.4 beta hints at upcoming Apple TV 4K hardware update iOS 13.4 beta fixes the Mail toolbar Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast.

1hr 4mins

17 Feb 2020

Rank #11

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326: Pour some sugar on me

Did you go to CES this year? Neither did Cody and Sebastien, but that doesn't stop them from having an opinion about some of the announcements and the event in general. Also, how do you feel about 5G? eBike update Micromobility Billy Crudup of Apple TV+’s ‘The Morning Show’ wins 2020 Critics’ Choice Award Tim Cook at Golden Globes + sweatshop comment Nomad unveils Base Station Pro wireless charger featuring full surface charging Satechi’s new AirPower-like device fast-charges your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods at once Kuo: all iPhone 12 models will support the entire 5G spectrum, including the faster mmWave Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

44mins

13 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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330: You’re folding it wrong

The show starts lightly with a chat about wallpapers, and gets increasingly serious as the discussion turns to foldables, and the Coronavirus and its ongoing impact on Apple's operations. Everything comes full circle as Cody and Sebastien end on a light note again. Netgear: Check out Orbi WiFi 6 at your local Best Buy or at netgear.com/bestwifi. What wallpaper are you using right now? Polygon iPhone wallpaper multi-color pack Electric icons Samsung’s Oscars ad for the upcoming Z Flip foldable phone Coronavirus: Kuo predicts iPhone shipments for the quarter will drop by ten percent due to the coronavirus AirPods and AirPods Pro supply shortages could get worse as coronavirus impacts manufacturers Foxconn moves limited iPhone production to India and Taiwan as Zhenghzou plant reopens with only 10% of the workforce Mythic Quest Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 1min

10 Feb 2020

Rank #13

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309: Metallic mint

Nearly a week after the iPhone 11, Cody and Sebastien look back at the announcements, what was great, and what was missing. Thinkful:Visit Thinkful.com/iostoday to learn about our courses, and start building the future you want. Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco, Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 9mins

16 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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336: It's a home run

Cody and Sebastien talk about new Apple products announced last week, including the Mac mini, MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro. Mac mini: Updated Mac mini brings double the storage capacity for the same $799 price MacBook Air: Apple updates the MacBook Air with scissor keys, 2x speed boost and more, now only $999 Geekbench: the mid-range 2020 MacBook Air is significantly faster than the 2018-2019 models iPad Pro: The new iPad Pro brings an ultra-wide camera, LiDAR 3D scanner, the A12Z Bionic chip, Apple’s new Magic Keyboard with trackpad & more The trackpad-enabled Magic Keyboard launches in May: $299/$349 for the 11/12.9-inch iPad Pro iPadOS 13.4 with trackpad support is launching next Tuesday, March 24 Explore the new iPad Pro in augmented reality Logitech unveils new Combo Touch keyboard case with a trackpad for latest iPad and iPad Air Make sure to follow your hosts on Twitter: @SebastienPage, and @melvco. Send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you'd like your question to be answered at the end of next week's podcast. Be sure to share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions below. Talk to you next week!

1hr 18mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #15