100 episodes

Join Sebastien Page and Cody Lee on this weekly podcast about everything Apple and beyond.

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    • 4.6 ‚ÄĘ 351 Ratings

Join Sebastien Page and Cody Lee on this weekly podcast about everything Apple and beyond.

    A peaceful harbor

    A peaceful harbor

    After a long hiatus, the guys are back for a one-off episode where they catch up, talk about Cody's long fight with Covid, crypto, NFT, and just about anything not related to Apple.
    Links:
    WTF did Covid do to my body? Coinbase NELK Boys SteveWillDoIt Metacard Joe Rogan podcast Apple TV+ shows Send us questions, comments, and feedback:
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    • 1 hr 37 min
    'California Streaming' event debriefing

    'California Streaming' event debriefing

    After a few months hiatus, Cody and Sebastien got the old band back together for a special episode. After sharing what happened to Cody and discussing the future of the podcast, Cody and Sebastien talk about Apple's September 2021 event where the company unveiled a new 10.2-inch iPad, a new iPad mini, Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro.
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Favorite WWDC 2021 feature announcements

    Favorite WWDC 2021 feature announcements

    Sebastien goes over his favorite features announced at WWDC 21. He also addresses a few concerns he has about some questionable features.
    Voice isolation in FaceTime
    Grid view in FaceTime
    FaceTime in the browser
    SharePlay: Share your screen
    Live Text
    ID card coming to wallet
    Maps direction / lane
    AR in maps directions
    On-device Siri requests
    Siri coming to third party devices
    Legacy contacts
    Questionable features:
    Safari Multitasking on iPad Universal Control Focus is great but maybe too granular Sherlocked app of the week: EXIF Metadata
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    • 39 min
    What YOU want to see at WWDC 2021

    What YOU want to see at WWDC 2021

    After carrying out an informal survey of Downtime listeners and iDB readers, Sebastien reveals some of the announcements that YOU want to see at WWDC this year.
    Terrence want a new Control Center.
    Master Bluspark dreams of 3D Touch returning to iOS.
    Gianni is all about Siri.
    Nura would like to be able to sideload apps.
    Faber has a laundry list of items:
    Better iPadOS support for external monitors Improvements to the iPadOS Home screen (I want a desktop) Enhancements to HomeKit Cookie Monster wants Logic Pro (or real Pro apps) on iPadOS and better multitasking on iPad.
    Vinz wants to see Xcode for iPad.
    Jordan uses an iPad as his primary device and has big hopes for it:
    Widgets on the iPad Home screen External monitor support Let iPad apps use more RAM (5GB cap vs 16GB capacity) Prateek and Patrick want a redesigned MacBook Pro with M1X or M2.
    Thomas would like a Cinema Display.
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    • 34 min
    Better is the enemy of good

    Better is the enemy of good

    After introducing iDB's new site design, Sebastien reviews the new Apple TV remote, and AirTag's one and only alternative, the Chipolo ONE Spot. Finally Sebastien plugs one of his apps and answers a few questions from listeners.  

    • 41 min
    Monologue diaries

    Monologue diaries

    Sebastien goes solo again in this monologue about Apple Music, and being stalked by an AirTag. He also talks about his Birthday Reminder app, cocktail habits, and his decision to not use an Apple Watch anymore.
    Apple Music gains spatial audio support with Dolby Atmos, lossless audio coming to the entire catalog
    What it looks like when an AirTag is stalking you
    App of the week: Birthday Reminder
    What we’ve been drinking: Negroni
    Q&A
    Coin Daddy asks on Twitter: Does the Apple Music lossless audio announcement really make a difference to you guys since I assume your main headphones are probably AirPods and what case do you use on your phones if any?
    Rob asks by email: why did Sebastien decide to stop using an Apple Watch?
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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
351 Ratings

351 Ratings

Jon W Augustine ,

Enjoyed the discussions

But do we have a podcast or is it over?

@JackShih ,

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Cody, come back please.

Gdruin74 ,

Almost

Really like that they have non gone political like what seems every other tech podcast is doing.

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