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Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming music and video services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Jason Snell.

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Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming music and video services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Jason Snell.

    Upgrade 284: We're In the Ear Business

    Upgrade 284: We're In the Ear Business

    Why did Apple release surprising new beta features this month? We discuss what it might mean for the future of Mac app development, iPad Pro accessories, and the processors powering future Macs. And can someone get Taika Waititi a 16-inch MacBook Pro?

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Upgrade 283: The Anger of the Panel

    Upgrade 283: The Anger of the Panel

    It's time for our annual dive into the Six Colors Apple Report Card, as Jason and Myke interpret the scores and comments of 65 Apple-watchers and add their own views on where the company is succeeding--and where it's not.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Upgrade 282: The iPad at 10

    Upgrade 282: The iPad at 10

    It's the 10th anniversary of the announcement of the iPad! Myke and Jason discuss why the seeds of the iPad's success were visible on day one, the changes in the iPad's life cycle over time, and how the iPad fits in our daily lives today.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Upgrade 281: Your Historical Knowledge Has Been Noted

    Upgrade 281: Your Historical Knowledge Has Been Noted

    We close the book on the 2010s with a special draft of Apple keynotes and media events from the past decade, joined by special guest Stephen Hackett. And in Upstream news, it's a busy season of announcements for both Apple TV+ and Peacock.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Upgrade 280: De Niro Can’t Bend

    Upgrade 280: De Niro Can’t Bend

    Myke's gone (to) Hollywood: We cover Netflix's record Oscar nominations, Apple's first TV award and critic press tour, and why Apple execs can't stop talking about Services and Wearables. Plus we've got updates on our home-office upgrades.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Upgrade 279: I Predict It Every Year, Why Stop Now?

    Upgrade 279: I Predict It Every Year, Why Stop Now?

    Jason's got predictions for 2020, including many iPhones and an unusual Apple laptop. Plus the new Brydge iPad keyboard with trackpad and a lot of streaming and smart-home news.

    • 1 hr 56 min

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