Episode 97: Eric Schmidt In A Hole with special guest Christopher Lawley

Greg and Nati talk from the future with Christopher Lawley about who is more likely to destroy the world between Google or Facebook, The US vs the rest of the world.

Also, we talk iPad, files vs apps paradigms, iOS 13 rumors, what was our 1st Apple product and iPad keyboards.

Episode 96: Even Satya Nadella fell asleep during the keynote

Progress is bad as it finds ways to make you work more!
But no one cares, so we talked about Google i/o 2019, The Pixel 3a, Google Nest Home Hub Max, and Google's entrance into Privacy.

Also, we talked about Mark Gurman's iOS 13 mega-leak, focusing on the iPhone, the updates to the native apps, and dark mode.

Episode 94: Apple keyboard plus

Greg does(nt) want to buy a Galaxy Fold & Nati tries not to work from home.

We talk about folding smartphones, problematic company cultures and the difference between hardware quality and software quality.
Also, we talked about the Apple Watch as an authentication tool, its design and finished with some headphones and privacy.

Episode 93: Enough politics, you got an iPhone Max

Greg tells about his journey from the iPhone SE to an iPhone XS Max as we discuss our iPhone size preference before we got into the iOS 13 rumors, which raised the simplicity of iOS vs the sophistication of MacOS as the iPad evolves, and which of the rumors gets us excited.

We also talked a bit about Apple-Qualcomm and the Galaxy Fold.

Episode 92: Are these Powerbeats Pro in your pocket? Or are you just happy to see me?

This week we talked about Disney, Netflix, and some content questioning if Disney+ will be a channel on the Apple TV+ app.
Nati gives a rant about Apple ditching their plans to open an Apple Store in Israel, and Greg buys AirPods 2 so we talk about them and the Powerbeats Pro.

For dessert, we talked a bit about Marzipan and breaking down iTunes.

Episode 91: Who's the baby now?

 This week we talked about our interest in the new Apple services that were announced in the March 2019 event, a bit about the event itself, how come Apple doesn't follow it's own guidelines, Apple's asymmetric competition with Spotify, the difference between Apple's services business model, AirPower's death and the 2nd generation AirPods.

Episode 90: You should pirate it and buy it afterwards

Greg signs up for a 24h run to raise money for charity. Nati watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and loved it so much that he tries to persuade Greg to Pirate it now and buy it later.

In addition, Nati learned how to use his iPad Pro and we talked about folding phones, the Apple Watch, and ponder if Apple should start making smart home appliances.

P.S
Now we are on the 90th episode 🥳

Episode 89: On a Galaxy Fold far away

The episode starts with us trying to define nerdiness, before going dark with YouTubes content issues. But we recover into talking about Nati's brand new iPad Pro, following up on Samsung Galaxy S10 reviews, and talking about the indication that Apple considered having both Touch ID and Face ID.

We also touch a bit on services and mainly soon to be Apple News subscription.

P.S
We are on our 89th episode, not the 90th. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
That's Nati's fault. 

Episode 87: Picture wet camel asses

Nati breaks Greg's ideas about Israel the desert, while Greg is experimenting with his 6th microphone.

Also, Greg talks about his concerns about podcasts control and Nati talks about his thinking about the Apple-Facebook dynamics and goes out for a rant about Apple's poor developer relations.

Episode 86: iTunes made me do it

 Greg & Nati share some TV shows they are watching, before discussing FaceTime bugs, how Facebook's customers are advertisers and not the users, why Apple should not create a social network, and why subscriptions are the future.

Episode 85: I unready-ed myself

Nati speculates how American Football would have been with ostrich eggs, and finally gets used to the Series 4 Apple Watch. Greg does a ton of podcasts with his new podcasting gear.

We also talk about, Apple hiring and un-hiring, what 2nd generation AirPods could bring, a new era of smartphone experiments, and innovation time frames.

Episode 84: Deny all existence with special guest Lee

This week we dragged our special guest Lee Peterson into follow-up-land, but not before we talk about some podcasting networks, and Lee's bad luck with Apple products, while Nati reminds Greg and Lee that at least they have proper Apple Stores with good services.

Nati ponders about the  TV and will it go away, now that AirPlay 2, HomeKit and iTunes are on 3rd party Smart TVs. In addition, we follow-up on the Battery replacement program and how it seems to have affected iPhone upgrades outside of China in addition to the stagnating smartphone market.

And for last we talked a bit about the new Smart Battery cases and will the AirPower be attractive enough if it will actually ship. 

Special Guest: Lee Peterson

 

Follow-up 

  • Lee has had similar problems to Nati with replacing devices - iPad and Apple Watch 

  • More thoughts on Apple’s TV deals

    • Will the  TV go away?

    • What does that say about the HomePod?

  • Apple replaced 11m batteries last year

Topics

Episode 83: iTunes and chill

Greg buys a mixer and dives into the world of XLR and pro audio equipment, which gets us talking about umms and ahhs. Nati follows up with his meditation resolution, while Greg is taking some time off from Twitter, which gets us talking about Screen Time and 2-factor authentication.

We also talk about iTunes on Tizen TVs, Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit staring in CES, privacy and will Apple never make their own TV sets. In addition, we somehow got into Face ID and why it makes more sense than an under-the-screen Touch ID and the rumours about a new iPad mini.

Follow-up

 

Topics

 

Extras

Episode 82: Every company needs a slap in the face every once a while

After a long and exhausting week, Nati and Greg talk a bit about their new year resolutions - some new and some recycled - before diving into Netflix snubbing Apple for their new subscribers, and not talking about Apple's earning warning and what it means.

In addition, we discussed the battery replacement program, Greg's interest in the 12" Macbook and what's missing from the iPad Pro to make it a great laptop

Follow-up

No Follow-up 🙌

 

Topics

  • Greg has been very tempted by a 12” MacBook of late

    • What do you think the plans are with this model

  • Do you think this could be the first ARM Mac?

Episode 81: Unapologetically meh

After being Internet-less, Greg has a super fast fiber-optics internet that spoils him. So we talked about human interaction without the Internet.

Also, we talked about what makes Israeli's good at startups, the new iPad Pro BendGate, Apple telling the world that AI and ML are important, and Nati tells about his multi-Watch lifestyle.

Episode 80: I refuse to get a superior experience

Nati's wooden roof is making some noise, and Greg is moving to a new house which is why we have pre-recorded this episode in which we talk about why the sound quality is important to us, Apple Music coming to the Alexa ecosystem and what makes Apple Music/ content different from other Apple services.

Also, we discussed about Microsoft's new attempts at a skinny OS and browsers.

Episode 79: 5G all the things! with special guest Matteo Doni

We are joined by Matteo Doni who tells us all about 5G, what it will bring and why it will matter in about 4 year time... Also we talked about Google's messaging service hurdles and why they push RCS, and touch a bit about Tumbler's decision to block adult content.

In addition, Matteo talks about his appearance on Sputnik, Greg tells how many Star Trek movies he saw, and Nati makes a Houdini trick and vanishes.

Episode 78: Bitten by a British spider

Greg's shoulder is doing fine and he is hammering on the best micro-podcast named Greg Morris while Nati gets back from a(nother) working trip, this time in -12. 

Nati got his Apple Watch Series 4, so we talk a bit about getting used to the size and all of the complications and follow-up on the iPhone X🅁 sales as Apple claims that it's the best selling model. 

Also, we talk about Twitter, work-life balance and changing the world.
In addition, what does iOS 12's adoption rate imply and what is the Pixel Slate for?