iOS 11.2 users can now get their spoken daily news brief from a variety of sources, like NPR, BBC, Sky News or The Washington Post, just by asking Siri hands-free to get you some news. Doing so automatically launches an appropriate third-party news podcast in Apple’s Podcasts app.
Despite major technical difficulties, this episode came to life! Listen to Cody and Sebastien talk about the battery of problems (pun intended!) that Apple is facing these days, Jimmy Iovine leaving Apple, and upcoming TV content produced by Apple.
As the new year begins, Cody and Sebastien share what they’d like to see from Apple in 2018. They then go slightly off-topic by talking about their health and fitness goals for the twelve months to come.
Your two favorite co-hosts talk about Apple’s deliberate throttling of iPhones with degraded battery health, as well as the new rumor that Apple may make it possible for developers to release universal apps for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Finally, Cody and Sebastien share their favorite stuff of the year.
While everybody else is busy making wrapping gifts and making lists of the coolest things of 2017, Cody and Sebastien are talking iPhone X scratch resistance, HQ, app pre-orders, AirPods, and cool new accessories.
Apple launched a new Podcast Analytics service in beta on Thursday, giving podcasters the chance to take a look at basic metrics and trends. Available in beta, this new service was first announced during WWDC 2017.
Cody is not very happy with the way iOS handles sound control. Sebastien talks about the iDB app update and the inconsistencies of the app approval process in the App Store. They both talk about the best App Store apps of 2017, as per Apple… Then Sebastien confides about his latest addiction. But everything is fine because Jony is back in the studio.