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A weekly podcast discussing the latest in Apple and technology. Hosted by 9to5Mac's Benjamin Mayo and Zac Hall.

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A weekly podcast discussing the latest in Apple and technology. Hosted by 9to5Mac's Benjamin Mayo and Zac Hall.

    iPhone 12 Pro and iPad Air 4 hands-on

    iPhone 12 Pro and iPad Air 4 hands-on

    Zac Hall and Benjamin Mayo discuss iPhone 12 / iPhone 12 Pro and iPad Air 4 day one launch, Apple TV on PlayStation, Apple Music TV, HomePod OS 14.1, and much more.
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and HomePod mini impressions

    iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and HomePod mini impressions

    Zac Hall and Benjamin Mayo unpack Apple's iPhone 12 and HomePod mini event.
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    • 2 hr 21 min
    Last minute iPhone 12 leaks and October Apple event expectations

    Last minute iPhone 12 leaks and October Apple event expectations

    Zac Hall and Benjamin Mayo preview Apple's upcoming iPhone 12 event on October 13.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    9to5Mac Happy Hour 297: AirPods Spatial Audio, iOS 14.2 emoji, Apple TV on Xbox

    9to5Mac Happy Hour 297: AirPods Spatial Audio, iOS 14.2 emoji, Apple TV on Xbox

    Zac Hall and Benjamin Mayo talk AirPods and Spatial Audio in iOS 14, Apple Maps expansion in the UK, the latest updates to iOS 14.2 beta, Roku gaining AirPlay 2 and the Apple TV app, TV+ coming to consoles, and much more.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    iOS 14 mania, Apple Watch Series 6 experience, iPhone 12 naming

    iOS 14 mania, Apple Watch Series 6 experience, iPhone 12 naming

    Benjamin and Zac discuss the launch of iOS 14, best features, Home screen customization trends, new features in iOS 14.2 beta, Zac's experience with the all-new Apple Watch Series 6, and new rumors about a 'mini' iPhone 12.
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Apple Watch Series 6 & SE, iPad 8 and iPad Air 4 event

    Apple Watch Series 6 & SE, iPad 8 and iPad Air 4 event

    Zac and Benjamin unpack everything announced at Apple's September 15 event where Apple Watch Series 6 and SE were revealed, iPad 8 and iPad Air 4 debuted, and Apple One bundle and Fitness+ premiered. Tune in at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT:


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    Everything Apple announced during its September event: Apple Watch Series 6, new iPad Air, and more
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    • 1 hr 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
554 Ratings

554 Ratings

PJTG ,

Constant listener...

... but why is it taking so long for the weekly podcast to get online on Apple podcasts. It’s not even there by Friday morning, but recorded well before that. Or do I have that wrong? Otherwise 5 stars +
In any case, as a sidelight, been pretty cool over the past 4 years or so to tag along with the two guys as they progress through young adulthood!

Bart18ley ,

Great Podcast!

I’ve been listening to this podcast for years. It’s great! They really understand the products and have a great knowledge base of Apple’s products and history.

coffeehuman455555 ,

3 Year Listener

This used to be my favorite Apple Product podcast. It was nice to hear from relatable lay users of Apple products. But I’m considering stop listening this podcast.
But honestly, I’ve been having a hard time relating to the host Zac. The disregard for product prices really throws me of. I really can’t relate to the constant purchase of new items for no reason other than playing with it. Benjamim does a pretty good job.

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