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Since 1997 AppleInsider has been a premier source of information for all things Apple. Tune in to this weekly podcast for in-depth coverage and analysis of the latest Apple news. Hosted by Stephen Robles and the AppleInsider staff.

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Since 1997 AppleInsider has been a premier source of information for all things Apple. Tune in to this weekly podcast for in-depth coverage and analysis of the latest Apple news. Hosted by Stephen Robles and the AppleInsider staff.

    iPhone 12 Pro review and new iPad Air

    iPhone 12 Pro review and new iPad Air

    We review the new iPhone 12 Pro, discuss LiDAR features, MagSafe accessories, and help you decide whether to upgrade. Then we review the new iPad Air, cover Apple TV+ news and more.


    We'd love to hear your feedback. Tweet at Stephen Robles and Wesley Hilliard, 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.

    Don’t forget to subscribe and listen to our HomeKit Insider podcast covering the latest news, products, apps and everything else HomeKit related! Subscribe in Apple podcasts, Pocket Casts, or just search for HomeKit Insider wherever you get your podcasts.


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    Links from the show

    How to tell which aspect of 5G you've connected to on iPhone 12
    iPhone 12 boasts latent reverse wireless charging feature, FCC filing suggests
    The real story behind MagSafe, USB-C PD, and why you need a 20W AC charger
    iPhone 12 magnetized to metal plate
    iPhone 12 can act as 5GHz Wi-Fi hotspot, boon for 5G
    Apple shows off iPhone 12 Pro cinematography chops in new Dolby Vision ad
    iPhone 12 Ceramic Shield Still 'Scratches at Level 6 With Deeper Grooves at Level 7' in Mohs Hardness Test
    How to master the camera app on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro
    iPhone 12 boasts latent reverse wireless charging feature, FCC filing suggests
    MagSafe 15W fast charging reportedly restricted to Apple 20W adapter
    Turing launches first iPhone 12 MagSafe car mount with charging
    Early iPhone 12 mini hands-on video surfaces
    New Apple 'personal computer' placeholder appears in Bluetooth database
    Apple invites select developers to Apple silicon Mac labs ahead of launch
    Jon Stewart signs multi-year deal with Apple TV+ for current events series
    Jon Stewart Returns With a ‘Current Events’ Series for Apple TV+
    Apple renews sports comedy 'Ted Lasso' for third season
    Netflix raises monthly price of standard plan to $13.99, premium to $17.99

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

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

    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.


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    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

    • 34 min
    iPhone 12 Comparison, 5G Carrier Coverage, iPhone 12 Pro Max Cameras and How to Upgrade

    iPhone 12 Comparison, 5G Carrier Coverage, iPhone 12 Pro Max Cameras and How to Upgrade

    Our hosts detail the features of HomePod mini vs HomePod, compare the differences between the entire iPhone 12 lineup, give an overview of 5G coverage in the US and describe the upgrade options for iPhone 12.


    We'd love to hear your feedback. Tweet at Stephen Robles and Wesley Hilliard, 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.


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    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

    Best Buy listing claims iPad Air goes on sale October 23
    Compared: HomePod mini versus HomePod
    How to setup and use Intercom on iPhone, Apple Watch, and HomePod
    How to Set Up & Use Intercom on HomePod, iPhone, & Apple Watch! - YouTube
    HomePod & HomePod mini cannot pair to each other, but home theater support coming soon
    Apple’s HomePod will soon support Dolby Atmos with the Apple TV 4K
    iPhone 12 Case Roundup: Protect Your Device on Release Day
    iPhone 12 Pro models have 6GB of RAM, iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 mini sport 4GB
    How to compare the sizes of the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone SE, and iPhone 11
    Anker Nano iPhone Charger, 20W
    iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 mini support mmWave 5G, but only in US [u]
    Compared: iPhone 12 versus iPhone 12 mini versus iPhone 12 Pro versus iPhone 12 Pro Max
    Apple stops shipping 5W power adapter, EarPods with any iPhone order
    Ceramic Material Technologies | Corning
    What MagSafe on the iPhone 12 is, how it works, and what can it do
    iPhone 12 wireless charging hits 15W with MagSafe, Qi limited to 7.5W
    iPhone 12 Pro LiDAR sensor allows for 6x faster low-light autofocus, instant AR
    Apple announces ProRAW image format for iPhone 12 Pro
    iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max about 20% faster than iPhone 11 Pro
    The iPhone 12 Pro Max could be Apple’s biggest camera jump in years | The Verge
    Breaking down Apple’s three new iPhone 12 camera systems | The Verge
    Understanding the Camera Enhancements Coming to the iPhone 12 | MacStories
    How to get an iPhone 12 with Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program
    iPhone - Buying | Apple
    Strong pre-sales for iPhone 12 in Taiwan | Digitimes

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

    • 54 min
    Apple Event Recap: HomePod mini, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and more

    Apple Event Recap: HomePod mini, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and more

    Tune in for a special recap episode covering Apple’s “Hi, Speed” event. Apple announced a new HomePod mini, redesigned iPhone 12, smaller iPhone 12 mini, new iPhone 12 Pro models and more.


    We'd love to hear your feedback. Tweet at Stephen Robles 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.


    Links from the show

    Apple releases $99 HomePod mini smart speaker
    Everything you need to know about 5G before the 'iPhone 12' launch
    Apple launches iPhone 12 with 5G, A14 Bionic processor, higher resolution display
    Apple resurrects MagSafe branding for line of iPhone 12 accessories
    Apple debuts $699 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini
    Apple launches iPhone 12 Pro line with new design, better cameras, LiDAR

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

    • 13 min
    Preview of Apple’s ‘Hi, Speed’ event, iPhone upgrade plans, and new features of iOS 14 Photos

    Preview of Apple’s ‘Hi, Speed’ event, iPhone upgrade plans, and new features of iOS 14 Photos

    Apple announces its “Hi, Speed” event where it will likely release new models of iPhone. We discuss the possibility of an “iPhone for Life” upgrade plan, new reviews on the site, new features in iOS 14 photos, and remembering Steve Jobs.


    We’d love to interact with you on Twitter! If you have questions you’d like answered on the show or comments, 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.


    Don’t forget to subscribe and listen to our HomeKit Insider podcast covering the latest news, products, apps and everything else HomeKit related! Subscribe in Apple podcasts, Pocket Casts, or just search for HomeKit Insider wherever you get your podcasts.


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    Links from the show


    Apple confirms Oct 13th event to announce new 'iPhone 12' family
    Leaker claims 'HomePod mini' is coming, 'HomePod 2' is not
    'iPhone 13' will have a smaller notch according to known leaker
    Apple applies for 'iPhone for Life' trademark in Hong Kong
    Review: Apple Watch SE is the smartwatch for first-time buyers and upgrade-holdouts
    Review: Apple's eighth-gen iPad is powerful and expectedly boring
    iPad 8th-Gen (2020) Benchmarks & iPad 7th-Gen (2019) Comparison! - YouTube
    How to use the new Photos features in iOS 14
    Apple rebuts House antitrust report, says developers 'primary beneficiaries' of App Store
    Gamers spent $11 billion in Apple's App Store in Q3 - more than all of Google Play
    Remembering Steve Jobs
    Steve Jobs Introduces the iPhone

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

    • 40 min
    iOS 14 updates, Solo Loop exchanges in-store, Google’s new devices and Apple TV competition

    iOS 14 updates, Solo Loop exchanges in-store, Google’s new devices and Apple TV competition

    We follow up on Apple Watch Series 6 and returning Solo Loop bands in-store, new features in iOS 14.2, Google announces the Pixel 5 and 4A 5G, Keychron K2v2 review, and Apple TV+ recommendations.


    We'd love to hear your feedback. Tweet at Stephen Robles and Wesley Hilliard, 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.


    Don’t forget to subscribe and listen to our HomeKit Insider podcast covering the latest news, products, apps and everything else HomeKit related! Subscribe in Apple podcasts, Pocket Casts, or just search for HomeKit Insider wherever you get your podcasts.


    Sponsored by:

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    Links from the show

    AirPods Pro 'Spatial Audio,' AirPods with auto-switching coming in iOS 14
    Review: Apple Watch Series 6 is still the best smartwatch to buy | AppleInsider
    How to automatically change Apple Watch faces at certain times or places
    iPad Pro mini LED-backlight expected in early 2021, MacBook later in year
    Everything new in iOS 14.2 beta 2: New emoji, HomeKit icons, and more
    How to use Siri's new queries in iOS 14 | AppleInsider
    Google announces Google Pixel 5 for $699, Pixel 4A 5G for $499
    Google unveils Chromecast with Google TV, Nest Audio speaker
    Apple TV app beta available to some Microsoft Xbox software pre-release testers
    Watch Apple TV+ in a web browser
    Watch Apple TV+ on Amazon Fire TV
    Review: The Keychron K2v2 is a good upgrade to an already near-perfect keyboard
    Watch Tehran on Apple TV+
    Watch Trying on Apple TV+
    Watch Long Way Up on Apple TV+
    Watch Ted Lasso on Apple TV+

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

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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Excellent honest opinions

Awesome podcast for Apple related products and news. Honest and informative opinions shared by guys who have a great sense of humour!

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