Episode 44: Two personal assistants walk into a bar with special guest Guilherme Rambo

Gui (AKA Mr. Rambo) returns and pushes his luck again about his MacBook Pro's keyboard, and revealed that Apple has a special way to calibrate 3D Touch on iPhone screens. Also, Greg and Gui talk about the HomePod experience and AirPlay bugs, which takes us discussing Siri - as a failed software project.

In addition, we talk about Apple's next events: WWDC and the education March event, and Nati exploads about Apple's review process, as Gui helps with some "App Review therapy".

Special Guest: Guilherme Rambo

Follow Up


Episode 43: 4 fifths of a retina

We start with a non-follow-up (not on the list) about the Galaxy S9 and Samsung fans, bringing positivity to the world (via neural hacking), before diving about new iPad rumors, a cheaper MacBook Air  and Watch apps.

Follow Up


Episode 42: Everyone gets offended

Greg’s raspberry pie and (expanding) home automation setup still works well, so we talked about the rumors about the 2018 iPhone line, and the baffling cheap(ish) entry-level iPhone X-looking, big-screened device. Before going into MWC and the new notch trend, from Android vendors blindly copying the iPhone X’s notch without a good reason.

Also, Nati can’t stop praising Samsung 🤨 and will Apple's wearables push will continue with over-the-ear headphones?

Episode 41: Vicious Banana Cupcakes

Greg returns from Ireland after he drank ridicules amounts of Guinness and Nati has a dust particle inside his MacBook Pro's keyboard.

We also talk about home automation, Digital Assistants, AirPods 2nd gen rumors, and bury Windows mobile efforts (again).

Episode 40: Senior citizen ready with special guest Matt Birchler

We are joined this week by Matt Birchler, who compares his Android experiment with Greg. We continue with Apple Watch, watchOS 5 wishlist, and the smartwatch landscape which has only 2 major players - Apple and Tizen powered Samsung Gear, going forward.

Also, we talk about the HomePod, as Matt shares, his impressions and Greg explains why he bought a 2nd HomePod.

Special Guest: Matt Birchler


Follow Up


Episode 39: A mate in the can

Greg talks about his first impressions from the HomePod, and we touch about the strengths and weaknesses of the device, Also we talk about the (slightly confusing) controls, superb sound quality, and Siri’s shortcomings.

Also, we discuss using Apple devices in a family environment, why we trust Apple more with data related answers and the 2nd iOS 11.3 beta.


Episode 38: It's a very snowy leopard

We talk about ML platforms, and how Facebook messenger’s chatbot failed while smart assistants won. We also discuss digital assistant and data collection. Greg ordered a HomePod and thinks that Siri should become a platform, and Nati hopes that the HomePod would push them to take Siri more seriously. We continue with the iOS 12 rumors saying that Apple is focusing on stability instead of major new features, and finish with the baffling iPhone with the 6.1” LCD screen.

Episode 37: I was wrong to assume that back is back

Greg encounters some issues with data sync that messes his iMac. Nati's MacBook Pro returns, plus some horror stories about Apple AppStore development.

Also we dive into the new things that iOS 11.3 brings (in the 1st beta), and some clues about an new iPad Pro X with FaceID. And Greg shares some of his experience and frustrations with using an Android device again, and the benefits of using the Apple product ecosystem.

Follow up


Episode 36: Unapologetically empty with special guest Guilherme Rambo

This week, Guilherme Rambo (AKA Mr. Rambo) returns to talk about, The state of security in iOS and macOS, and the state of Jailbreaking which on iOS that rose up from the dead. We also talk about whether Apple should make their own smart-home devices, now that Alexa dominates that market. And speculate about the iMac Pro cannibalizing HomePod sales.

Episode 35: An iMac for dinosaurs

We looked at CES as a lens of what is going on in the tech scene, trying to separate the real trends from the concepts that will never ship.

Also, we tried to predict how 2018 will be for Apple in various topics ranging from improving the software game, pricing and how will the lineup will look like.


  • Predictions
    • Greg Predictions
      • Workflow improvements
      • Plus-sized iPhone X
        • New look iPhones range
      • Price stalling
        • Low-end iPhones and MacBook
      • No change in Apple Watch design
    • Nati’s Predictions
      • iPhone SE V2
      • Siri V2
        • HomePod related
        • HomeKit related
      • Mac lineup continues to get updated regularly
      • Software improvement

Episode 34: I’m not playing by your rules anymore

This week we talked about how the HomePod will be graded on the Echo/ Google Home curve, which explains it being late. Also, should tech companies be involved in global politics? and new year resolutions: meditation, improving our workflows, consuming content and using our devices less.

Follow up

  • Nati sent his iPhone 6s to get the battery replaced, as it was eligible for the battery replacement program.


Episode 33: It's a feature, not a bug

Merry Christmas ya’ll!

Can a skin fix the iPhone X’s Space Grey color by turning it to Black, or fix a phone scratch OCD? Well, we don’t know.

What we do know is that battery life on iPhones become a huge scandal, as Apple addressed the iPhone - battery - performance thing. Did Apple do the right thing? What’s wrong with Apple’s communication these days, and how did Apple address such issues in the past (Hint: Antenna-Gate).

Also, we discuss the rumors about Apple unifying iOS and macOS development, and which platform would benefit the most, and the AirPods being out of stock for the holidays



  • Windows 10 is not that bad
    • Windows market is like the wild west

Episode 32: I said serious, not Siri

We sidetrack into movie land due to The Last Jedi release, but quickly return to the tech track, with Apple breaking security on HomeKit and fixing it rather quickly. And diving into security and privacy in the current day and age.

Also, Windows PC on SnapDragon chips, the iMac Pro, Jony Ive returns from this Architecture leave to design actual Apple products, and the interesting and surprising acquisition of Shazam.

Episode 31: Surviving the Apple-pocalypse

We discuss how Apple survived the iOS/ macOS bugs apocalypse and mainly the overblown reaction to it, before diving into the Smart Home market which is led by smart speakers, concluding it's far from being a fad.

Also, Greg might get an Apple TV due to Amazon's tvOS app (finally) launch, and Nati falls out of grace with Qualcomm, while Apple is developing more and more hardware/ chip components in-house.

Shoutout to MDM Deals: Fantastic deals on fantastic apps & movies  

Episode 30: Something to complain about

Greg is sick of the Watch bossing him around even when feeling ill, as we dive into Apple's 2017 hardware line-up, discussing what we like and what could be improved, without forgetting the subjective aspects of ranting about products.

Shoutout to MDM Deals: Fantastic deals on fantastic apps & movies 



Episode 29: Democratisation of firmware spelunking with special guest Guilherme Rambo

This week we have a special guest - Guilherme Rambo (AKA Mr. Rambo), which reveals the ludicrous prices of Apple products in Brazil. Also, Gui joins Nati as they both share their impressions of the iPhone X, before diving deep into some nerdy talk about BridgeOS and the iMac Pro which will come with an A10 SoC.

Then we continue to talk about the HomePod and whether Apple's software game has taken a hit in recent years.

Episode 28: It looks like this turkey is taking a selfie

We talk about Greg’s new Dutch 27” iMac 5k and why IKEA is so awesome, and continue about Qualcomm rejecting Broadcom’s acquisition offer, and the reality that most people don’t give a damn about internet speeds.

Then we dive into some more thoughts about the iPhone X, while shipping time improves before the 2nd launch wave which includes Israel. Discuss the improved wireless charging iOS 11.2 brings among other stuff and give our opinions about the 2018 iPhone line rumors.

Episode 27: The most amount of bezels possible with special guest Matt Birchler

This week we have a special guest - Matt Birchler, which joins us to talk about the his impressions of the Pixel 2 - Matt’s annual Android experiment, the experience of  using an Android device with an Apple Watch, and the Pixel 2’s shortages that come up only when using the device (hint: the camera).

Also, we continue with the world’s longest follow-up about Qualcomm and talk about the iPhone X, and the Watch Series 3.

Special Guest: Matt Birchler


Follow up


  • iPhone X
    • Developing for iPhone X - how long do we think it will take for apps to update. 
    • Now easy was it to update Today’s Forecast?

Episode 26: On a scale of one to X

Greg shares his initial thoughts about the iPhone X, and his overall experience from the Apple Store pick up, unboxing to the device itself.

We also talk about the device itself, where the iPhone line might be heading, and how it effects the competition.

iPhone X

  • Collection experience
  • Unboxing
    • nothing special, I expected a little bit more but I’m not sure what
  • Look and feel
    • heavier than I thought
    • Looks amazing
    • Fingerprints all over in seconds!
    • so many people asked me about it Friday night it was crazy
    • Lots of interest
    • Most people I spoke to wanted the phone but it was too expensive or out of stock
  • Samsung's anti-iPhone X ad
  • Using the new form factor
  • Camera
    • Honestly, I’m a little disappointed
    • focus takes a long time
    • OIS on the zoom lens doesn’t make much of a difference in my opinion.

Episode 25: Thank god there are two of them (AirPods)

 iPhone X is about to arrive, so we talk about the early hands-on and why Apple's PR change with "Youtubers you never heard of" was a great move, instead of doing the same thing with the "traditional" tech review scene, and in general how reviews are being mostly consumed today. We also touch about Touch ID's tech, Apple's supply channel in regards to Samsung and Qualcomm. Also, we had a live quarterly earning information for Apple's amazing Q4 2016 results.