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Episodes

Reactions To The IPhone XS/XS Max/XR And The Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 28)

9/14/2018
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It's a recap with the latest updates after Apple's September keynote where we saw new iPhones (which put us to sleep at times) and a new Apple Watch Series 4 (which was damn exciting), but no sight of the AirPods 2 or the AirPower.

Duration:00:37:22

Preview To Apple's iPhone XS/Apple Watch Series 4 Event w/Mark Gurman (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 26)

9/7/2018
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Bloomberg's Mark Gurman returns to the show to talk about everything we can expect to see at the Apple Keynote and the specific order in which we'll see it. Is Apple really adding Max to the iPhone XS name...because its horrible.

Duration:00:20:17

The iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 leak...from Apple (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 25)

8/30/2018
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New reports from 9to5Mac claim the two OLED iPhones will be called the 'iPhone XS' and they also reveal what they say is an official Apple Watch Series 4 with new details. Apple addresses the MacBook Pro sound popping issues and the AirPort Express gets an update for AirPlay 2 support!

Duration:00:32:10

IPhone Pre-Order September 14th? New MacBook Air/Mac Mini This Fall! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 24)

8/23/2018
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Bloomberg reports new Macs are coming this fall. A low cost MacBook Air with a 13-inch Retina display and Apple’s working on a Mac mini for professionals. Plus, 2018 iPhone rumors point to a September 14th pre-order and Apple Watch Series 4 is weeks away.

Duration:00:45:14

Report: The 2018 IPhones Will Support Apple Pencil (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 23)

8/16/2018
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Do you finally want an iPhone with a stylus?...I mean Apple Pencil? Add another delay to the list for Apple. This time it's Group FaceTime for iOS 12.Plus new patents reveal virtual keyboards for MacBook Pros and the HomePod should be getting smarter.

Duration:00:34:15

Will The Note 9 End Up Being Better Than The Next IPhone? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 22)

8/11/2018
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The Galaxy Note 9 is the best phone of 2018…so far. No matter what feature they throw at us, the power of the ecosystem still keeps iPhone users inside the Apple family. Plus, The 2018 MacBook Pro's speakers are crackling and popping for some users. Like me.

Duration:00:46:47

New iPad Pro Details And The iPhone X Is Still Apple's Best Seller (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 21)

8/2/2018
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Apple’s just crushed it with their best financial 3rd quarter ever. The iPhone X is still the best-selling iPhone. The iPad Pro could lose the headphone jack and Apple wants all of their devices to wireless charge each other. Plus, here’s the link to B-Teezy’s Apple Satisfaction Survey. Or ASS…for short. https://tinyurl.com/Mid2018AppleSurvey

Duration:00:44:15

Apple Releases Throttling Fix For 2018 MacBook Pros. Does It Actually Work? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 20)

7/25/2018
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Apple acts quickly and says they’ve identified a bug that caused the MacBook Pro to throttle and has released a software update. Apple’s trailing behind Samsung and Google in Internet speeds performance, and what is Apple’s actual vision these days?

Duration:00:39:51

Is Apple Already Throttling The 2018 MacBook Pro's Core i9 Processor (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 18)

7/18/2018
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Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro joins us for the show. Reviews for the new MacBook Pro are in and most of them are extremely positive. On the flip side, YouTuber Dave Lee has found that power users may be getting a MacBook Pro that can't handle the heat of the new i9 and is throttling its speed. New iPhone leaks as usual, and if you're single, you might want to get an iPhone.

Duration:00:41:08

Apple Release New MacBook Pros! Mac Mini's Next (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 17)

7/12/2018
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Apple drops a surprise on us with new 2018 MacBook Pros that still have that horrible Touch Bar. The Mac mini is finally getting updated after nearly 4 years. The 6.1 inch LCD iPhone will be getting an edge-to-edge display like the OLED iPhone X thanks to a new chip. Sonos gets AirPlay 2 functionality for the first time ever and now there’s really no reason to get a HomePod. Plus, I know what the color orange looks like.

Duration:00:32:05

Apple Maps Is Being Completely Rebuilt For IOS 12 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 17)

7/2/2018
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Lance Ulanoff joins the show to talk about Apple's move away from Lightning, rebuilding Apple Maps from the ground up, and how much would you pay for Apple's all-in-one content service?

Duration:00:44:34

Apple's Working On New AirPods, HomePod And Headphones For 2019 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 16)

6/29/2018
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It’s the latest details for Apple’s next-gem AirPods, HomePod and over-ear headphones. What’s going on with the AirPower mat? Apple’s looking to build a subscription service of their own and they are finally repairing MacBook butterfly keyboard issues.

Duration:00:38:14

Did Apple Already Scrap The iPhone SE 2? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 15)

6/20/2018
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Multiple reports claim Apple has killed the iPhone SE 2 for 2018 and will focus on a three iPhone X-like lineup. Walkie Talkie finds its way onto the Apple Watch and nobody is using smart speakers for the smart home.

Duration:00:21:00

Will Apple really kill the iPhone X's Lightning connector for USB-C? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 14)

6/15/2018
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Reports say the 2019 iPhone will replace lightning with USB-C and there are plenty of reasons why the will or won’t. iOS 12 reveals the exact size of the iPhone X 'Plus' and the Amazon Fire TV Cube is the Apple TV I wanted…and I haven’t even used it yet.

Duration:00:34:15

iOS 12 reveals new changes for the iPad Pro (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 13)

6/7/2018
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It’s a bonus episode this week! There’s always new juicy tidbits that come out after WWDC 2018 when Apple releases their developer betas. iOS 12 reveals more about the new iPad Pro and new tweaks to the iPhone, while watchOS 5 was completely pulled from the site because its bricking Apple Watches.

Duration:00:26:47

Reactions To WWDC 2018 w/ Jon Rettinger From TechnoBuffalo (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 12)

6/5/2018
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The only way to recap WWDC 2018 is to talk about it. Jon Rettinger, the head Buffalo at TechnoBuffalo joins the podcast, drops an EXCLUSIVE on his new project and has called my liberation “free Tonging”. It’s everything we liked, and what we didn’t like from WWDC 2018.

Duration:00:37:32

Everything You Can Expect At WWDC 2018 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 11)

5/31/2018
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All indications say WWDC 2018 is going to be a software heavy event with little to no hardware showing up this year. iOS looks to bring Digital Health, ARKit 2.0 and new Animojis, but its going to be a year of refinements and stability improvements. Maybe we'll get surprised with new Macs, but be prepared, it's all about software.

Duration:00:27:32

The IPhone's A12 Chip Has Started Production (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 10)

5/23/2018
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WWDC 2018 invites are out, you can now download a copy of all the data Apple knows about you and Apple's A12 chip for the iPhone has started production.

Duration:00:29:50

IOS 11.4 Beta Brings AirPlay 2, Messages In ICloud & HomePod Stereo Support Closer (ABXL, Ep. 9)

5/17/2018
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The sixth beta for iOS 11.4 tells us the official release is coming soon. HomePods only made up 6% of smart speaker sales with Alibaba topping them. I didn't even know Alibaba had a smart speaker! Plus, Apple vs. Samsung is the $1 billion case that won't go away.

Duration:00:32:37

Siri Isn't Just Behind, Its Light Years Behind The Google Assistant (Apple Bitz XL, Ep.8)

5/11/2018
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If you're an Apple fan, its time to wake up. Google just released their latest innovations with the Google Assistant at Google I/O. Siri isn't just behind anymore, its light years behind. We could still see a round face Apple Watch and it's the 20th Anniversary for the iMac G3.

Duration:00:31:16