Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Jason Snell and Myke Hurley.
Hey Car, Stop
Apple's car project is back in the news, but is the company's ambition in this area unrealistic? Also: Qualcomm spoils it for Apple, Apple employees get a new date to return to work, and there's some good news about the repairability of Apple products.
Get Used to Disappointment
This week Apple revises a child-protection feature, tries to avoid links in apps, launches a new business service, and welcomes some Netflix... games?... to the App Store. Oh boy!
Hey Self, Don't Do It!
Now that the M1 Pro and M1 Max have arrived, we turn our attention to the future of Apple silicon in 2022 and beyond. Will there be new chips every year, or is that too rapid a pace?
They Feed on Memory Bandwidth
We're joined by Apple VPs Tom Boger and Tim Millet to discuss Apple's chip-design philosophy and how it factored into the company's first high-end Mac chips, the M1 Pro and M1 Max.
The Maximum Macintosh
Jason's spent the last week with the new 14-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max processor, and we've got his in-depth review. And at last, Jason and Myke both review the new Apple Watch Series 7.
Most Importantly, Compressor
The new MacBook Pros are here! Jason and Myke break down what's new with Apple's pro laptops, welcome the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, and even devote a little time to new AirPods and colorful HomePods. Also, Myke's wallet is a little bit lighter.