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Weekly audio reports on what's happening in the Apple world.






iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and others from the event: Macworld Podcast ep. 573

The iPhone X was Tuesday’s event headliner, but Apple had plenty of other news and announcements to share. We talk about iPhone 8 Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and more in the Macworld Podcast.

Duration: 01:20:59

Episode 572: iPhone 8, iPhone Edition, and other expectations from Apple’s September 12 event

The Macworld staff makes their predictions on what will happen at the iPhone event next week.

Duration: 00:57:18

Episode 571: iPhone event on Sept. 12? iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8, and 4K Apple TV

The Macworld staff talks about a potential Apple event on September 12 that showcases the new iPhone, how the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could influence future iPhones, and Apple’s foray into 4K video with the Apple TV.

Duration: 00:45:39

Episode 570: Apple’s new iPhone has old features, iOS 11 tutorials, and the Apple Car lives

The Macworld staff talks about reported iPhone 8 features, Apple’s video tutorials that give a peek as to how new features work in iOS 11, and Apple’s attempts to make a self-driving car.

Duration: 00:41:55

Episode 569: Apple Watch gets LTE, iOS 11 brings new updates, and Apple takes on Netflix

The Macworld staff talks about the latest Apple Watch rumors, iOS 11's redesign, and Apple’s billion-dollar play against Netflix and HBO. Plus, find out how much Google pays Apple to remain the default search engine on your iPhone.

Duration: 00:47:33

Episode 568: No more rose gold iPhone, Apple sold a ton of iPads, and Carpool Karaoke

The Macworld staff talks about the latest iPhone rumors, Apple’s Q3 2017 financials, and Apple’s strategy for original programming on Apple Music.

Duration: 00:46:14

Podcast 567: iPhone 8 sneak peek, the iPod nano and iPod shuffle RIP, and Apple Park

In episode 567, the Macworld staff talks about what we may see in the new iPhones, reminisce about the iPod shuffle and iPod nano, and how Apple’s new campus may lead to the downfall of the company (not really). Also, this is the first time we've gone live and you can join us over on our Twitter or Facebook every Wednesday morning at 10am PST if you want to join in the discussion!

Duration: 00:43:42

Podcast 566: The Rock & Siri, iOS 10.3.3, iPhone 8

After a brief hiatus, the Macworld Podcast is back! The Macworld staff talks about the new Apple ad starring Dwayne Johnson, the security patch in the iOS 10.3.3 update, and how high is too high when it comes to iPhone 8 pricing.

Duration: 00:24:18

Podcast 564: Take a trip to Kaby Lake

A potpourri of news this week, from Tim Cook urging that schools teach coding to every student, Scott Forstall's interview about the creation of the iPhone, and new iOS 11 features, including object recognition and augmented reality (AR), that will bump up camera and other third-party apps' capabilities. Roman also critiques the new MacBook Pro models, which have a lot to offer.

Duration: 00:48:47

Podcast 563: Our iOS goes to 11

Apple confirms its working on autonomous automobiles, but is it making a car or a component? Roman and Glenn discuss Apple's new podcast analytics, and then go through the large number of improvements scheduled for iOS 11, announced last week at WWDC. It's going to feel like a very different system—for the better.

Duration: 01:02:38

Podcast 562: Hi, Sierra!

Apple unloaded a pile of information at its WWDC keynote this week: the long-awaited and awkwardly named HomePod, a new iPad Pro model, upgraded Mac laptops and iMacs, and details about three of its four OSes—tvOS didn't get much love. Roman and Glenn focus on the bigger picture of this packed keynote and go in depth on the HomePod, as well as a brief discussion of Macs and macOS. Next week, we dig into the iPad Pro and iOS, and everything else learned at WWDC.

Duration: 00:43:50

Podcast 561: WWDC you soon

Apple has four OSes and we should hear about them all at the Worldwide Developers Conference starting next week. Roman and Glenn preview their fervent wishes, especially about the underdeveloped Apple TV and tvOS. They also talk about the Galaxy S8 camera compared to the iPhone 7s, Google Photos versus iCloud Photo Library, and how Thunderbolt 3 won the interface war.

Duration: 00:57:37

Podcast 560: By the Non-Pricking of My Thumb

Could a non-invasive wearable blood-glucose monitor that links to an Apple Watch help change people's lives and lead to better avoidance of diabetes onset? Roman and Glenn discuss this, along with the potential of new laptops at WWDC, Today at Apple, and the odd introduction of an Android switcher campaign when new phones are just a few months away.

Duration: 00:40:38

Podcast 559: Siri gets company

Apple invests $200 million into Corning for advanced glass manufacture in the U.S., WannaCrypt hit Windows users (but also could affect Macs with Boot Camp or virtual machines), and Siri gets crowded by Alexa and Google Assistant. Susie and Glenn talk that plus research showing an Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeats 97 percent as well as dedicated medical equipment.

Duration: 00:54:08

Podcast 558: Apple's billion-dollar move

Apple could spend a billion dollars on break room snacks and not feel a pinch, but the company is instead digging deep to seed an investment fund for advanced U.S. manufacturing. Which is pretty tasty too. Show notes:

Duration: 01:04:01

Podcast 557: Pondering the Siri Speaker and watchOS 4

Glenn and Susie discuss how a focus on improving Siri could benefit all of Apple's platforms, and help them blend together better too. Show notes at

Duration: 00:59:41

Podcast 556: Uber my dead body

Uber got in some hot water with Apple, but it was all handled behind the scenes, while Glenn thinks that users should have been alerted. Show notes:

Duration: 00:56:00

Podcast 555: Imagining the iPhone 8 and a Mac Pro that works

We're going to be sick of the next iPhone before it's even formally announced, aren't we? Well, there's always the parlor game of trying to figure out how the Mac Pro lost its way. Join us, won't you? Show notes:

Duration: 01:06:46

Podcast 554: The cheaper iPad is gold, baby, gold

If preferring the new iPad ( to the iPad Pro makes Susie an amateur, she can live with that. Show notes:

Duration: 01:11:16

Podcast 553: The future of the Mac Pro

If you're a Mac pro who needs a Mac Pro, Apple has good news and bad news.

Duration: 00:53:04

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