34 min

iPhone 12 pre-orders, MagSafe cases, 5G updates in the US and UK, and Intercom feature on HomePod AppleInsider Podcast

    • Technology

Our hosts recount their iPhone 12 Pro pre-order experience and what models they have coming on launch day. Discussion on the new iPhone 12 camera system, MageSafe cases, 5G network updates, Intercom launches on the HomePod and a farewell to Quibi.


We’d love to interact with you on Twitter! If there are questions you’d like answered on the show or have a comment, tweet at Stephen Robles and William Gallagher, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts here.


Sponsored by:

ExpressVPN - AppleInsider listeners can get THREE extra months for FREE when you sign up for a year of service! Get the most secure and fastest VPN service today by visiting: expressvpn.com/appleinsider


Carrier 5G Coverage Maps

View the full list of 5G Ultra Wideband cities on AppleInsider
Verizon 5G Coverage Map
AT&T 5G Coverage Map
T-Mobile 5G Coverage Map
T‑Mobile Newsroom on 5G Ultra Wideband

Links from the show

Some iPhone 12 cases are shipping without speaker holes
Low-light performance of iPhone 12 Pro aided by wider ISO range & aperture
Photographer Austin Mann puts iPhone 12 Pro through its paces
iPhone 12 Pro Camera Review: Glacier — Austin Mann
Lux launches Halide Mark II app with revamped interface, more pro photography tools
‎Halide Mark II - Pro Camera
Verizon Unlimited Data Plans
AT&T Unlimited Data Plans
iPhone 12 '5G' indicator denotes best available connection
iPhone - Supported 5G and LTE networks
Peak Design launches first iPhone case with mounting system & MagSafe support
MagSafe Charging iPhone 11 | Basic Apple Guy on Twitter
First initial iPhone 12 teardown video surfaces online
Apple releases HomePod software update 14.1 with Intercom
How to setup and use Intercom on iPhone, Apple Watch, and HomePod
Quibi lands on Apple TV as service fights to survive
Short-form streaming platform Quibi to shut down [confirmed]
Apple seemingly discontinues Apple TV 'Remote' app

5G Ultra Wideband Cities

As listed by Verizon and AT&T. Verizon claims 5G Ultra Wideband is “available only in parts of select cities.” While AT&T says “5G+ is available in select innovation zones in over 15 states across the US”.


Verizon Ultra Wideband Cities:

Anaheim, CA Ann Arbor, MI Arlington, TX Atlanta, GA Baltimore, MD Boise, ID Boston, MA Charlotte, NC Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Des Moines, IA Detroit, MI Fort Wayne, IN Grand Rapids, MI Greensboro, NC Hartford, CT Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Jersey City, NJ Kansas City, MO Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV Little Rock, AR Louisville, KY Memphis, TN Miami, FL Milwaukee, WI Minneapolis, MN Norfolk, VA Oklahoma City, OK Omaha, NE Panama City, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, AZ Providence, RI Raleigh, NC Richmond, VA Salt Lake City, UT San Francisco, CA San Jose, CA Sarasota, FL Spokane, WA St. Louis, MO St. Paul, MN Syracuse, NY Tucson, AZ Washington, DC

AT&T 5G+ Cities:

Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Baltimore, MD Charlotte, NC Cleveland, OH Dallas, TX Detroit, MI Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Jacksonville, FL King of Prussia, PA Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Louisville, KY Menlo Park, CA Miami Gardens, FL Miami, FL Nashville, TN New Orleans, LA New York City, NY Oakland, CA Ocean City, MD Oklahoma City, OK Orlando, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, AZ Raleigh, NC Redwood City, CA San Antonio, TX San Bruno, CA San Diego, CA San Francisco, CA San Jose, CA Waco, TX West Hollywood, CA

Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: advertising@appleinsider.com

Our hosts recount their iPhone 12 Pro pre-order experience and what models they have coming on launch day. Discussion on the new iPhone 12 camera system, MageSafe cases, 5G network updates, Intercom launches on the HomePod and a farewell to Quibi.


We’d love to interact with you on Twitter! If there are questions you’d like answered on the show or have a comment, tweet at Stephen Robles and William Gallagher, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts here.


Sponsored by:

ExpressVPN - AppleInsider listeners can get THREE extra months for FREE when you sign up for a year of service! Get the most secure and fastest VPN service today by visiting: expressvpn.com/appleinsider


Carrier 5G Coverage Maps

View the full list of 5G Ultra Wideband cities on AppleInsider
Verizon 5G Coverage Map
AT&T 5G Coverage Map
T-Mobile 5G Coverage Map
T‑Mobile Newsroom on 5G Ultra Wideband

Links from the show

Some iPhone 12 cases are shipping without speaker holes
Low-light performance of iPhone 12 Pro aided by wider ISO range & aperture
Photographer Austin Mann puts iPhone 12 Pro through its paces
iPhone 12 Pro Camera Review: Glacier — Austin Mann
Lux launches Halide Mark II app with revamped interface, more pro photography tools
‎Halide Mark II - Pro Camera
Verizon Unlimited Data Plans
AT&T Unlimited Data Plans
iPhone 12 '5G' indicator denotes best available connection
iPhone - Supported 5G and LTE networks
Peak Design launches first iPhone case with mounting system & MagSafe support
MagSafe Charging iPhone 11 | Basic Apple Guy on Twitter
First initial iPhone 12 teardown video surfaces online
Apple releases HomePod software update 14.1 with Intercom
How to setup and use Intercom on iPhone, Apple Watch, and HomePod
Quibi lands on Apple TV as service fights to survive
Short-form streaming platform Quibi to shut down [confirmed]
Apple seemingly discontinues Apple TV 'Remote' app

5G Ultra Wideband Cities

As listed by Verizon and AT&T. Verizon claims 5G Ultra Wideband is “available only in parts of select cities.” While AT&T says “5G+ is available in select innovation zones in over 15 states across the US”.


Verizon Ultra Wideband Cities:

Anaheim, CA Ann Arbor, MI Arlington, TX Atlanta, GA Baltimore, MD Boise, ID Boston, MA Charlotte, NC Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Des Moines, IA Detroit, MI Fort Wayne, IN Grand Rapids, MI Greensboro, NC Hartford, CT Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Jersey City, NJ Kansas City, MO Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV Little Rock, AR Louisville, KY Memphis, TN Miami, FL Milwaukee, WI Minneapolis, MN Norfolk, VA Oklahoma City, OK Omaha, NE Panama City, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, AZ Providence, RI Raleigh, NC Richmond, VA Salt Lake City, UT San Francisco, CA San Jose, CA Sarasota, FL Spokane, WA St. Louis, MO St. Paul, MN Syracuse, NY Tucson, AZ Washington, DC

AT&T 5G+ Cities:

Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Baltimore, MD Charlotte, NC Cleveland, OH Dallas, TX Detroit, MI Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Jacksonville, FL King of Prussia, PA Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Louisville, KY Menlo Park, CA Miami Gardens, FL Miami, FL Nashville, TN New Orleans, LA New York City, NY Oakland, CA Ocean City, MD Oklahoma City, OK Orlando, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, AZ Raleigh, NC Redwood City, CA San Antonio, TX San Bruno, CA San Diego, CA San Francisco, CA San Jose, CA Waco, TX West Hollywood, CA

Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: advertising@appleinsider.com

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