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The iMore Show covers everything iPhone, iPad, and Mac including in-depth news, analysis, and reviews. Hosted by Rene Ritchie and featuring iMore's expert panelists and industry leading special guests.

The iMore Show covers everything iPhone, iPad, and Mac including in-depth news, analysis, and reviews. Hosted by Rene Ritchie and featuring iMore's expert panelists and industry leading special guests.
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The iMore Show covers everything iPhone, iPad, and Mac including in-depth news, analysis, and reviews. Hosted by Rene Ritchie and featuring iMore's expert panelists and industry leading special guests.




589: Hue've Got a Friend in Me

Serenity Caldwell, Lory Gil, and Mikah Sargent talk about some of the most interesting gadgets announced at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, including new HomeKit enabled tech, Philips’ “Friends of Hue” initiative, and smart appliances from companies like Kohler. They also discuss how Qi has become the de facto wireless charging standard, Apple’s patches for the Spectre vulnerability, and the 11th anniversary of iPhone. Check it out! Show Notes and Links: iMore show 589 video edition Nail...

Duration: 00:54:58

588: Super Faves and So Excites

We ring in the new year with a cavalcade of iMore stars! The gang of usual rabble-rousers, Lory Gil, Serenity Caldwell, Mikah Sargent, and Rene Ritchie, are joined by Joe Keller and Luke Filipowicz. Not only do they talk about what they’re most excited for in 2018, but they also share their favorite tech purchases from 2017. Don’t miss it! Show Notes and Links: iMore show 588 video edition ‘Meltdown' and 'Spectre' FAQ Joe Keller (@jkeller87) on Twitter Luke Filipowicz (@lukefilipowicz)...

Duration: 01:01:18

587: A Superhot Christmas

This week, Serenity Caldwell and Lory Gill are joined by Cella Lao Rousseau to talk about iMore’s ’12 Days of Tech Tips’ series of articles, and tips for taking better winter photos. They also share information about some of the gifts they received for Christmas, including 4K TVs, Instax cameras, and the Playstation VR headset! Show Notes and Links: iMore show 587 video edition Apple addresses #iPhoneSlow, offers steep discounts on battery replacements iMore presents: 12 Days of Tech...

Duration: 00:53:15

586: Frowning Pizza Update

Mikah Sargent and Lory Gil are joined by Russell Holly of VRHeads to talk about the new AR features in Pokémon Go, lots of other cool AR apps, Apple throttling phones with worn down batteries, Apple TV is now available for purchase on Amazon, and more! Show Notes and Links: iMore show 586 video edition Here's how Pokémon Go's new AR+ mode works Night Sky Jigspace Quartz ARise Why Apple slows down old iPhones to save your battery Apple deliberately slows old iPhones! A story of...

Duration: 00:59:59

585: Maximum Silliness Level

This week, Serenity Caldwell celebrates her birthday along with Mikah Sargent, Lory Gil, and a host of surprise guests as they get ready for Star Wars: The Last Jedi! They also talk about the Net Neutrality repeal and Apple’s deliciously Space Gray iMac Pro. All that, plus crazy Apple Music Store rumors, and some brand new apps! Show Notes and Links: iMore show 585 video edition How to stay sane and spoiler-free until Star Wars: The Last Jedi Best way to deck out for Star Wars: The...

Duration: 01:06:35

584: There's No Place Like HomeKit for the Holidays

In this episode, Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Serenity Caldwell check out some great HomeKit gift ideas and discuss Apple’s recent software bugs. They also talk about how to use Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11.2, lots of brand new apps, and answer YOUR questions! Show Notes and Links: iMore show 584 video edition Perfect HomeKit gifts for the holidays Apple's recent security issues How to send money to friends in Messages using Apple Pay Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp villager list (so far)...

Duration: 01:00:31

583: Once iMore, with Feeling

This week, Lory Gil and Mikah Sargent sing and talk about the latest news in the Apple universe, including the ‘root’ security bug in macOS High Sierra and the upcoming Hour of Code. They also get you ready for the holiday content in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and discuss the brand new photo editor for Mac: Pixelmator Pro. Don’t miss it! Show Notes and Links: iMore show 583 video edition How to get everything in the Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp holiday event macOS High Sierra 'root'...

Duration: 00:52:25

582: Angry Crossing: Uber Coverup

This week, Lory Gil, Serenity Caldwell, and Rene Ritchie talk about some happy topics, as well as some not so happy topics. First up, they each share their favorite Holiday shopping deals. Next, the conversation pivots to Portrait Mode and depth effect on iPhone X compared to Google’s Pixel 2 XL. Lory shares her enthusiasm for Nintendo’s newest game for iOS and Android — Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. It’s based on a freemium model with in-app purchases. But, as Lory attests, you can enjoy...

Duration: 01:00:29

581: Favorite Apps

To kick things off, Dan DeSilva of Thrifter drops by to tell us about their upcoming Black Friday live blog of amazing deals! Next on the agenda, Mikah, Lory and, Serenity dive into their hot takes on Apple’s delay of the HomePod and the opportunities it creates for Amazon and Sonos. Lory talks about Skyrim on Nintendo Switch and her favorite Switch accessory — socks! Finally, the gang share their favorite new apps for iPhone and iPad. Don’t miss this jam-packed episode! Show Notes and...

Duration: 01:02:22

580: Lazy is Powerful

Most people go on a honeymoon immediately after their wedding — but not Serenity Caldwell! Instead, she traveled to Philadelphia to compete in a roller derby championship. Along with her skates, Serenity had an iPhone X so she could test its photo and video capabilities in a fast moving situation. She shares her experience in the photo pit, and Lory talks about using her new iPhone X on a weekend trip to Disneyland. The gang’s all here in this episode. Rene, Georgia, Mikah, Serenity,...

Duration: 00:59:10

579: Eyebrow Personality

iPhone X launch weekend has come and gone—Rene, Lory, and Mikah are here to bring us their impressions of the new shiny. They talk about all the major aspects of the phone, including: the “horns”, OLED display, new gestures to accommodate the lack of a home button, FaceID performance, and battery life. Additionally, the team is joined by Dan DeSilva from our sister site,, to talk about about some great deals on gadgets and other items before Black Friday hits. Be sure to...

Duration: 01:04:12

578: iPhone X review: The best damn podcast iMore has ever made

Stephen Fry wasn't available. Neither was James Earl Jones. On iPhone X eve, Rene Ritchie sits down by the virtual fireplace to provide a dramatic reading of his iPhone X review. He dives deep into the technology found in this new device. More importantly, though, Rene shares insight about how iPhone X feels to use every day—focusing on the feel and interaction it provides. While there are a few nitpicks to address, found out why he thinks iPhone X is the best damn product Apple has...

Duration: 00:59:13

577: Treehouse of Pre-Orders X

In this year’s Halloween special, Gandalf (aka Mikah), Gilligan (aka Lory), and a Pokémon Trainer (aka Rene) embark on a 54 minute tour aboard the S.S. iMore to talk about their experiences pre-ordering iPhone X. They also discuss privacy, FUD, ‘gates, and the most terrifying aspect of iPhone ownership: accidental damage! Show Notes and Links: iPhone X pre-orders are now live!To AppleCare, or not to AppleCare?Privacy, FUD and 'Gates

Duration: 00:53:58

576: Bacon-y Delicious

This week’s special guest, Michael Simmons, has ruined Rene’s life! Don’t worry, though. It’s in the best possible way with his Fantastical app as well as the brand new contacts app: Cardhop for Mac. Rene, Mikah, and Lory sit down with the co-founder of Flexibits to talk about Cardhop, developing for the “horns” of iPhone X, MacBook keyboard reliability, and the importance of surprising and delighting your customers. All that and more! Show Notes and Links: MacBook keyboard...

Duration: 00:58:39

575: Movies everywhere (except Canada)

This week, Rene, Georgia, Lory, and Mikah gather ‘round the virtual table to talk about two new movie services—MoviePass and Movies Anywhere. MoviePass is advertised as all-you-can-eat trips to the cinema for a flat fee of $9.99 per month. Enjoy it while you can if you’re in the United States, because the team predicts this company won’t last long. What’s much more enticing is Movies Anywhere. Disney has partnered with other major studios, excluding Paramount (at least for now), to...

Duration: 01:05:21

574: Red Dot Psychology

The Super Friends of tech have gathered at the Hall of Gadgets to squee with excitement about all the new Emoji coming in iOS 11.1. Rene, Georgia, Lory, Mikah, and Serenity give us the lowdown on Apple Watch Series 3, including battery life, LTE performance, the red dot controversy, and more. Finally, the team wraps up the show by giving their personal choices between iPhone 8 and iPhone X. Show Notes and Links: Hundreds of new Emoji coming in iOS 11.1! Apple Watch Series 3

Duration: 00:56:48

573: Dude, it’s chocolate cake

iMore show is back! This week, Rene Ritchie and Mikah Sargent recap Rene’s visit to Apple Park and take a detailed look at all that makes the new iPhones, well, new! Along the way, they explore ARKit, answer YOUR questions, and discuss the privacy protections built into Face ID. Show Notes and Links: Apple Park and the Steve Jobs Theater Face ID non-fail Enabling a non-existent FM radio The new iPhones are newer than you might think! ARKit

Duration: 01:06:58

572: Peanut butter on both sides

Rene Ritchie flies solo this week—navigating an asteroid field of rumors and expectations for Apple’s upcoming event on September 12. iMore’s captain talks about new iPhones, Apple Watch Series 3, 4K and HDR coming to Apple TV, and more. Never tell him the odds! Show Notes and Links: What to expect at the iPhone 8 event Sept. 12th

Duration: 00:40:08

571: Megapickles

Things are gearing up to be a very exciting (and expensive) month for Apple and Star Wars fans! An Apple event to introduce the next iPhone and Apple Watch on September 12th is expected to be officially announced soon. Meanwhile, the force of merchandising and augmented reality is set to be unleashed on September 1st, aka Force Friday In addition, Rene, Georgia, Lory, and Serenity answer listener questions and talk about their recent adventures in scuba diving, eclipse viewing, and...

Duration: 00:53:33

570: Math From Your Face

With Lory out on a pilgrimage to view the eclipse, Rene, Mikah, and Georgia talk about the week’s news and speculation. Security considerations abound regarding Apple’s secure enclave, and an upcoming iOS 11 feature that allows users to quickly disable Touch ID. Plus, the group continues to discuss what they hope to see in the next generation Apple Watch. YOUR questions are answered, and much more! Show Notes and Links: 23 & MeSecure Enclave Processor Firmware HackedApple Watch LTEHow to...

Duration: 00:59:12

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