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Apple Bitz XL w/ Brian Tong

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Apple Bitz XL is everything good and bad inside the world of Apple from tech host Brian Tong. He brings on special guests and gives his raw honest take while having fun after covering and working for Apple for over 20 years. Support the show! www.patreon.com/briantong

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United States

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Apple Bitz XL is everything good and bad inside the world of Apple from tech host Brian Tong. He brings on special guests and gives his raw honest take while having fun after covering and working for Apple for over 20 years. Support the show! www.patreon.com/briantong

Twitter:

@briantong

Language:

English

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Episodes
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Apple's Making Thinner & More Durable Devices. Is It A Good Thing? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 311)

6/30/2024
Apple Vision Pro launches Internationally...How will it do? Plus, Apple's looking to make its products thinner and more durable. But will software be enough to combat declining sales? And say goodbye to Apple Pay Later. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:19:11

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iOS 18's Apple Intelligence Coming In 2025? Should You Wait On Upgrading?(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 310)

6/23/2024
According to reports, Apple Intelligence won't be ready for iOS 18 until 2025 in the U.S.. Plus, the European Union will get it even later after Apple went on the record stating regulatory concerns from the EU. Then, Apple is bringing back its thin era, and it might be a good thing. Plus, is the Apple Vision Pro 2 development being suspended? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:01:06:01

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WWDC 2024 Reactions To Apple Intelligence, iOS 18, Genmoji & More! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 309)

6/13/2024
It's a special WWDC24 Apple Bitz XL Podcast from Apple's Podcast Studio at Apple Park! Tech Youtuber Techmeout, Cherlynn Low from Engadget, and Lance Ulanoff from TechRadar join the pod for their reactions and impressions of the new Apple Intelligence platform, and what it means for the future of AppIe. Plus, our favorite features announced at WWDC24, and the features that didn't do it for us. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:53:18

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WWDC24 Preview - What To Expect? AI Stands For 'Apple Intelligence' (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 308)

6/8/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's the latest reports and rumors for everything we expect to see at WWDC24. And there's a whole lot more we don't know about. Artificial Intelligence will be everywhere and we'll see how Apple's partnership with OpenAI levels up iOS18. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:28:52

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The Making of What If? An Immersive Story on Apple Vision Pro (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 307)

5/31/2024
It's an interview with the team-up of Marvel Studios and ILM Immersive who talked about how they made 'What If?...An Immersive Story on Apple Vision Pro. How long have they been working on it, how did the project come together and what technical aspects of Apple Vision Pro made this unique experience possible from the popular Marvel Studios Animated Series? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:35:08

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M4 iPad Pro Review + Apple's Folding MacBook Is Happening!?! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 306)

5/25/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's my iPad Pro review with your thoughts and questions. Who does it make sense for? Plus, Apple's really doing a foldable MacBook, but do you really want it? The iPad Pro still doesn't run anything like macOS, so what would they put on this iPad Pro 'Pro'? And they better not call it that. Plus, Marvel Studios brings an exclusive experience to the Apple Vision Pro and it's the exact type of thing the Vision Pro needs. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:53:43

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New iPad Pro, iPad Air, Apple Pencil Pro & Magic Keyboard Event Reactions! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 305)

5/11/2024
It's my hands-on reactions to the new iPad Pro, iPad Air, Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard from Apple's Event in New York City. Who are these for? And when is a thin iPad too thin? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:35:10

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What To Expect At The May 7th Apple iPad Event! Plus, Why WWDC24 Is Crucial (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 304)

4/30/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's what we expect at Apple's iPad Event on May 7th. Plus, Apple's looking for an AI partner. Will it be Google or OpenAI? And why this is the most crucial WWDC for Apple in years. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:39:28

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Game Emulators Come To iPhone! Plus, iPad Air, the M4 Chip And More! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 303)

4/21/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now The App Store opens up to Game Emulators. You can now play Nintendo games on your iPhone and it's awesome. Plus, the latest iPad Air rumors, The future of the M4 chip for Macs, and more! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:23:48

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iPad Pro Details, Vision Pro Spatial Persona & Apple's Making Robots? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 302)

4/5/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Apple Vision Pro levels up with the new Spatial Persona feature. The latest iPad Pro details and potential release date. Plus, is Apple working on their own Robot? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:45:28

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The US Department Of Justice Has Sued Apple. Plus, An Interview w/ Joz! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 301)

3/23/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Apple Bitz XL listeners get 15% off unlimited access to every class at masterclass.com/applebitz The US has sued Apple for an illegal monopoly over smartphones. Special Guest and General Counsel Gil Cabrera jumps on the show to offer his expert insight. Plus, my interview with Apple's Greg Joswiak at Apple Park and what he had to say about Apple, the camera, Spatial video, and more. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:01:24:45

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M3 MacBook Air Review & The Downfall of Apple Car w/ Mark Gurman (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 300)

3/13/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Special Guest Bloomberg's Mark Gurman joins the pod to talk about the M3 Macbook Air, Artificial Intelligence, and what really happened with the Apple Car Project. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:46:21

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R.I.P. Apple Car Project. Plus, The 'Other' Projects Apple Is Exploring (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 299)

3/3/2024
The Apple Car Project has been canceled. What went wrong during its 10 years behind the scenes? Everything. Plus, what other 'projects' are Apple working on? And iOS 17.4 is right around the corner. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:19

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Generative A.I. For iPhone 16/16 Pro & iOS 18 Is Coming In A Big Way (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 298)

2/17/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's all about generative A.I. for the iPhone 16/16 Pro and iOS 18. An improved Neural Engine and new software features will define the iPhone in 2024. Plus, Apple's OLED display transition is expected to be complete by 2027 and Mark Zuckerberg thinks the Meta Quest 3 is better than the Apple Vision Pro, because his company makes it. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:46:30

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The Apple Vision Pro In-Depth Review w/ Ray Wong (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 297)

2/8/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Special Guest Ray Wong from Inverse joins the pod to breakdown all the good and bad for the Apple Vision Pro. This one goes deep, but we really get into the nuance and what this means for Apple and the future. Is it REALLY worth the buy at $3500? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:01:13:50

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The Apple Vision Pro Is Here! (Apple Bitz Xl, Ep. 296)

2/3/2024
Special Guest Gil Cabrera joins the pod to talk all about the launch of the Apple Vision Pro and what's top of mind after watching the first batch of reviews, including mine. It's finally here, so where can it go from here? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:01:16:42

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Apple Vision Pro - What We Learned After Pre-Orders + iPhone 16 News! (Apple Bitz XL. Ep. 295)

1/21/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. We learned a whole lot about Apple Vision Pro after the pre-orders opened and Apple finally posted the tech specs for us to pick apart. I'll breakdown every detail we found out and there's so much more we know. The iPhone 16 & 16 Pro's rumored 'Capture Button' just got a whole lot more interesting, and the latest update on what you need to know about the Apple Watch Blood Oxygen ban for Series 9 and Ultra 2. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:52:15

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What To Expect From Apple in 2024 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 294)

1/7/2024
Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's everything big we expect to see from Apple in 2024 with Special Guest Gil Cabrera! And yes the Apple Vision Pro will be the main attraction but it will be a big year for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and more! What are you looking forward to? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:57:53

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Apple 2023: The Year In Review (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 293)

12/29/2023
Thanks Notion! Try Notion AI for free when you go to Notion.com/applebitz Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's the year in review for Apple. Special Guest Ray Wong from Inverse joins the pod. What did Apple do right? Where did they drop the ball? Was 2023 just a big setup for 2024? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:01:32:11

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My Latest Hands-On w/ Apple Vision Pro at Apple Park (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 292)

12/24/2023
It's my in-depth experience from my latest visit to Apple Park and my third hands-on time with the Apple Vision Pro. I got to see what my own Spatial Video looked like, and experience new features like new Environments and the Keyboard for Apple Vision Pro. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and sending it to applebitzshow@gmail.com

Duration:00:31:03