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Alan (UK)
 Sep 14, 2018
Have loved your podcast for so long even after having moved away from Apple products to Android last year. Unfortunately, whilst understanding the need for sponsors, the length of "adverts" is putting me off listening.

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Happy Hour is a podcast hosted by Benjamin Mayo, Zac Hall and the staff of 9to5Mac discussing the latest in tech news.

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iPhone 11 rumors, Spotify on Siri, iOS 13 beta 7
4924
<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss using the new Apple Maps experience, the release of iOS 13 beta 7, a potential iPhone 11 event date, an improvement to Mac App Store stories, the possibility of Spotify working with Siri, our review of the new Sonos IKEA AirPlay 2 speakers, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://mintmobile.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by Mint Mobile:</strong> </a>Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at <a href="https://mintmobile.com/happyhour">MintMobile.com/HappyHour</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a>Take back your Internet privacy today and get 3 months free with a 1-year package at <a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour">ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour</a>.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/12/the-morning-show-trailer/">Apple shares sneak peek trailer for ‘The Morning Show,’ launching on Apple TV+ this fall</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/10/iphone-11-pro-rumor/">Reliable Twitter leaker suggests Apple to name iPhone 11 ‘Pro’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/14/iphone-11-cases-names/">Case maker expecting ‘iPhone 11’, ‘iPhone 11 Pro’ and ‘iPhone 11 Pro Max’ brand names</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/09/2019-ipad-pro-camera/">Report: 2019 iPad Pro to feature triple-lens camera array similar to the iPhone 11</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/15/app-store-today-web-browser/">App Store Today editorial stories are now available on the web in full</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/13/spotify-siri-ios-13/">Spotify reportedly in talks with Apple to integrate with Siri for playback control in iOS 13</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/10/sonos-bluetooth-airplay-2-speaker/">Sonos developing portable Bluetooth speaker with AirPlay 2, likely coming this fall</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/10/apple-store-aventura-opening-photos-architecture/">The all-new Apple Aventura: A tropical Apple Store inspired by the coast</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/14/apple-watch-activity-challenge-grand-canyon/">Apple Watch Activity Challenge set for August 25 in honor of Grand Canyon National Park anniversary</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/14/9to5mac-watch-time-08-14-2019/">9to5Mac Watch Time podcast episode 4: Apple Watch and learning to love workouts with Kyle Seth Gray</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/samrhall/status/1161263225578696704?fbclid=IwAR3qqL4Y9ZDpu6rfcEDcgeIPQLbv08JJLODEeSjbK7P88nK3fCJ_agIOok4">Zac on Clarion Ledger</a></li> <li><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403">Subscribe, Rate, and Review 9to5Mac Happy Hour!</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/jacO7DRrAGE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 16, 2019
iOS 13 and watchOS 6 beta changes, Apple Card launch, and the upgraded Shortcuts app
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac unpack Apple's latest software beta changes in iOS 13 and watchOS 6, the upgraded Shortcuts app and HBO in Apple TV Channels, the limited launch of Apple Card in the US, rumors about future iPhones with Face ID and under-the-screen Touch ID, Apple's Siri privacy issue and new Bug Bounty Program announcements, new accessories including the upgraded LG 5K display and Mophie's AirPower alternative, using HomeBridge and an IR blaster for a HomeKit fan, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hiq/onlybrush-nanotech-self-healing-portable-smart-dental-kit#hh" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by HomeIQ:</a></strong> Get 60% off the HomeIQ OnlyBrush smart toothbrush & travel kit w/ Qi wireless charging and iOS/Apple Watch control <b><a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hiq/onlybrush-nanotech-self-healing-portable-smart-dental-kit#hh" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">$60</a> </b>(Reg. $149).</p> <p><a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs:</strong></a> Go to <a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!</p> <div class="page" title="Page 3"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p><a href="https://mywallst.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by MyWallSt:</strong></a> Listeners can access the entire MyWallSt app for free for 30 days instead of the normal 7 days to get access to market-beating stock picks and expert guidance.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</p> </div> </div> </div> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/30/ios-13-beta-5-changes-features-video/">Hands-on: iOS 13 beta 5 changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/08/ios-13-beta-6-changes-features-video/">Hands-on: iOS 13 beta 6 changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/06/hands-on-apple-card-approval-more/">Hands-on: Apple Card application and approval, Wallet app, iPad support, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/02/apple-card-details/">Apple winds down Barclaycard partnership ahead of Apple Card launch, Apple Card app reportedly coming to iPad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/05/iphone-face-id-touch-id/">Kuo: Apple to release iPhone with both Face ID and under-screen Touch ID in 2021</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/01/apple-reviewing-siri-audio-grading-practices-opt-out/">Apple reviewing Siri audio grading practices, will let users opt out in future</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/08/apple-vastly-expands-bug-bounty-program/">Apple vastly expands security bounty program: higher payouts, ‘dev’ devices, Mac support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/30/new-lg-ultrafine-5k-display/">New LG UltraFine 5K display now on sale, works with Mac or iPad Pro</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/09/mophie-wireless-chargers-apple-stores/">Mophie’s new multi-device wireless chargers now in stock at Apple Stores</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/08/sonos-event-august/">Sonos holding two-day media event in New York City later this month, new audio products expected</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/31/9to5mac-watch-time-july-31-2019/">9to5Mac Watch Time podcast episode 3: Apple Watch and managing mental health with Alex Cox</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.applewatchcast.com/blog/2019/8/5/awc-290-special-guest-zac-hall-from-9to5mac">AWC 290 - Special Guest Zac Hall from 9to5Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403">Subscribe, Rate, and Review 9to5Mac Happy Hour!</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/J_dFrWjfxz4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 09, 2019
Apple spends a billion, iPadOS multitasking, #Ask9to5Mac Q&A
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Ming-Chi Kuo's updated forecast for when Apple's MacBook keyboard problems will be resolved, Apple's $1 billion purchase of Intel's smartphone modem business, the state of iPad multitasking in iPadOS 13, and our first-ever #Ask9to5Mac question and answer segment!</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2SKj1HF" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by Hyper:</a>  Get the new <a href="http://bit.ly/32YpEeo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">HyperDrive 9 port USB-C hub</a> for iPad Pro and MacBook Pro/Air.</strong></p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</strong></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/25/macbook-keyboard-fix-coming/">Kuo: All MacBook butterfly keyboards replaced with more reliable key switches in 2020, starting with rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro this fall</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/25/apple-confirms-1-billion-acquisition-of-intels-smartphone-modem-business/">Apple confirms $1 billion acquisition of Intel’s smartphone modem business</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/13/ipados-13-beta-video-review/">Hands-on with 50 new iPadOS 13 changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ask9to5mac">#Ask9to5Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403">Subscribe, Rate, and Review 9to5Mac Happy Hour!</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/9gVsriwoxJQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 30, 2019
iOS 12.4, Apple Podcasts+ and iPhone 11 features
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk LG's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit TV launch, changes in iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3, Bloomberg's report that Apple may invest in original podcasts, and new hardware rumors for Apple Watch, MacBook Pro, and iPhone 11.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/22/lg-home-kit-airplay-2-support/">LG AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support coming next week</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/22/watchos-5-3-walkie-talkie-restored/">watchOS Walkie-Talkie service for Apple Watch restored</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/22/watchos-5-3-brings-ecg-app-to-canada-and-singapore/">watchOS 5.3 brings ECG app to Canada and Singapore</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/23/transfer-data-from-iphone/">New iPhone set up: Transfer data directly to a new iPhone wirelessly, or using a cable</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/16/apple-podcasts-original-content/">Report: Apple to fund podcast shows for Apple Podcasts<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>original content exclusives</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/22/apple-acquire-intel-modem-talks/">Apple in 'advanced talks' to acquire Intel's modem business</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/22/microled-apple-watch-report/">Report: Apple to switch from OLED to microLED displays in Apple Watch as soon as next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/23/16-inch-macbook-pro-price/">16-inch MacBook Pro rumored to launch in October</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/19/5nm-chips/">More support for idea that 2020 iPhones will use 5nm chips</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/23/iphone-11-models-camera-processor/">Apple to release three 'iPhone 11' models this fall- 9to5Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403">Subscribe, Rate, and Review 9to5Mac Happy Hour!</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/KhARpTfs3tM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 24, 2019
MacBook speeds, Apple TV+ details, and iPhone 11 dummies
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk more about the updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, news around Apple TV+ and the upcoming streaming video service, new emoji coming in iOS 13, the latest iPhone 11 rumors, changes in iOS 13 beta 4, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a>Take back your Internet privacy today and get 3 months free with a 1-year package at <a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour">ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs:</strong></a> Go to <a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/JsBdvCidYDc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 19, 2019
Apple shakes up the MacBook line, iOS 13 beta 3 and iPad rumors
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss reporting that followed Jony Ive's Apple exit, changes in beta 3 versions of iOS/iPadOS/macOS/tvOS/watchOS, Apple's Texas Hold'Em 2.0 game, Apple's refreshed MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, the death of the 12-inch MacBook, 10.2-inch iPad rumors, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2xKvOA8" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by Hyper:</a> </strong>Get HyperCube to automatically backup photos & more to microSD or USB storage while you charge your iPhone. <a href="http://bit.ly/2xKvOA8" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Special $29 preorder price</a> (40% off).</p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/JK-397N-j3k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 12, 2019
Jony Ive leaving Apple, Watch Time teaser
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss new Bluetooth smart lights from Philips Hue, how Apple HomeKit setup could be easier for new users, a new charging solution from TwelveSouth, and our live reactions to the news that Jony Ive is leaving Apple. (We recorded on June 27th just as the news was crossing the wire. We'll talk more about the reports that have followed next week.) Stick around for a sneak peek at Zac's new podcast series called Watch Time — with a familiar guest this week.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/27/philips-hue-bluetooth-lights/">Philips Hue launches its first Bluetooth smart lights, no bridge required</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/25/twelvesouth-launches-hirise-wireless-stand-for-iphone-airpods/">TwelveSouth launches HiRise Wireless stand, features removable Qi charging pad for travel and AirPods charging</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/27/jony-ive-to-depart-apple-form-his-own-independent-design-company/">Jony Ive to depart Apple, form his own independent design company</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/28/9to5mac-watch-time-podcast-trailer/">9to5Mac Watch Time: A new podcast exploring the impact of Apple Watch</a></li> <li><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403">Subscribe, Rate, and Review 9to5Mac Happy Hour!</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/chdF4spOzs8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 03, 2019
Public betas hit, MacBook Pro rumors, iOS 13 Home app design
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the latest 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors plus speculation about future MacBook Airs and more, Apple's surprise release of iOS 13 beta ahead of July, our thoughts on Dark Mode and other top features, new design changes in the Home app (for better or worse), the new Apple News election hub, Apple's latest response to Spotify's complaints, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://amzn.to/2Rx0Bd1" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by ZUGU CASE</a>:</strong> Get the new <a href="https://amzn.to/2Rx0Bd1" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Muse Case for iPad mini</a>(or <a href="https://amzn.to/2VKPJxn" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iPad Pro</a>) on Amazon and <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/21/rewards-ipad-mini-giveaway-zugu-case/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">enter the iPad mini giveaway now</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs:</strong></a> Go to <a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/24/new-16-inch-macbook-pro-rumored-to-launch-in-fall/">New 16-inch MacBook Pro rumored to launch in fall with 3072×1920 display, spec bump refresh for MacBook Air</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/21/rewards-ipad-mini-giveaway-zugu-case/">9to5Rewards: Enter to win Apple’s new iPad mini [Giveaway]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/24/ios-13-public-beta/">Apple releases first public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13</a></li> <li><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/18/07/jobs-single-cta-2-rdm?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/26/satechi-dual-smart-outlet-homekit-hands-on/">Hands-on with Satechi’s new HomeKit Dual Smart Outlet</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/26/apple-news-launches-democratic-candidate-guide-for-the-2020-presidential-campaign/">Apple News launches Democratic candidate guide for the 2020 presidential campaign</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/24/apple-spotify-response/">Apple puts Spotify’s App Store complaint in perspective, says it only earns revenue from 0.5% of users</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/25/9to5mac-watch-time-podcast-trailer/">9to5Mac Watch Time: A new podcast exploring the impact of Apple Watch — coming soon</a></li> <li><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403">Subscribe, Rate, and Review 9to5Mac Happy Hour!</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/iEsZV2PhW6I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 27, 2019
iOS 13 beta 2, new Apple TV features, 2020 iPhone screen sizes
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple HomeKit Secure Video, changes in iOS 13 beta 2 including a new Portrait filter, SMB Server support, a new subscription warning, and design changes to CarPlay.</p> <p>Also discussed: a new feature coming in watchOS 6, new faces on older watches, Wireless Audio Sync and PIP for Apple TV, potential improvements to Mojave's built-in apps in macOS Catalina, 2020 iPhone rumors, Apple Card testing, changes being tested at select Apple Stores, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><em><a href="http://CLEARme.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by Clear</strong></a>: Get through security even faster. Get your first 2 months free with code HAPPYHOUR.</em></p> <p><em><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to <a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour">ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour</a>.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/14/logitech-homekit-secure-video/">Logitech plans to support HomeKit Secure Video with Circle 2 Wired later this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac/status/1141351275503767552">Zac Hall on Twitter: "Why isn’t this portrait filter called Jony Ive’s white room? https://t.co/BAP3pBwocq… "</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/17/ios-13-beta-2-enables-smb-server-connectivity-in-the-files-app/">iOS 13 beta 2 enables SMB Server connectivity in the Files app</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/17/ios-13-subscription-popup/">iOS 13 adds new subscription warning for users</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/13/hands-on-carplay-ios-13/">Hands-on with CarPlay in iOS 13: New apps, light mode, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/18/apple-watch-delete-apps-watch-os-6/">Apple Watch users will be able to delete stock apps with watchOS 6</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/15/homepod-setup-ios-13/">iOS 13 includes an updated HomePod setup process</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/17/ios-13-beta-2-features/">What's new in iOS 13 beta 2? Files improvements, Camera updates, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/18/ios-13-uses-your-iphone-microphone-to-fix-apple-tv-audio-sync-issues/">iOS 13 uses your iPhone microphone to fix Apple TV audio sync issues</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/2018-uhd-smart-tv-nu6900">2018 UHD Smart TV (NU6900) | Owner Information & Support | Samsung US</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/19/project-catalyst-catalina-improvements/">Project Catalyst to improve existing Mac apps on Catalina</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/17/apple-beddit-beta-program/">Apple's Beddit sleep tracking company launches beta program for testing new features</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/17/2020-iphone-kuo-5g/">Ming-Chi Kuo reports 2020 iPhone lineup to feature new smaller and larger OLED screen sizes, 5G connectivity</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/19/apple-card-apple-retail-employees/">Apple Card test expands to retail employees</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/18/apple-store-pricing-sign-watch-display-design-changes/">New Apple Store design changes prioritize a straightforward shopping experience</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/18/yoga-day-apple-watch/">Apple Watch Activity Challenge set for International Day of Yoga- 9to5Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://apps.apple.com/app/apple-store/id567767430">‎Yoga Studio: Mind & Body on the App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/asana-rebel/id1067860796">‎Asana Rebel on the App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/19/9to5mac-daily-june-19-2019/">9to5Mac Daily: June 19, 2019</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/0B4XKTy3O7Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 20, 2019
Hands-on with new CarPlay features and early beta impressions
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss new uses for Apple's updated iPod touch, hands-on experience using CarPlay in iOS 13, the future of 3D Touch, how Face ID has improved on iPhone XS, macOS Catalina and Apple's new Sidecar feature, initial watchOS 6 face impressions, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><em><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2Rbc4yC" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by Wiplabs</a>: Get the Wiplabs Slope stand for iPhone or iPad <a href="http://bit.ly/2Rbc4yC" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">15% off</a> for a limited time with code 9to5mac2019</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=pdfpen-Jun-2019">Sponsored by PDFPen</a>: PDFpen 11 is the ultimate tool for editing PDFs on the Mac.</strong></em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/31/ipod-touch-2019-7th-generation-review/">iPod touch (2019) 7th-generation review: a slightly more capable multi-purpose iOS handheld [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/13/hands-on-carplay-ios-13/">Previewing CarPlay in iOS 13: Light mode, new and improved apps, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/12/ios-13-how-to-share-eta-apple-maps/">iOS 13 Apple Maps: Share your live route ETA with a friend</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/04/watchos-6-watch-faces/">Hands-on: These are all of the new watch faces in watchOS 6 [Gallery]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/07/ios-13-beta-video-review/">Hands-on with 200+ iOS 13 changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/13/ipados-13-beta-video-review/">Hands-on with 50 new iPadOS 13 changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/guides/stacktrace/">9to5Mac Stacktrace Podcast</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/yr8HQOaqpAM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 14, 2019
WWDC 2019 impressions: iOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS Catalina and tvOS 13
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's major WWDC 2019 keynote, including what's new in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS Catalina, and tvOS 13.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2YWySoz" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by MacStadium</a>:</strong> Get <a href="http://bit.ly/2YWySoz" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">50% off your first two months</a> of a Mac mini subscription now w/ code <b>9TO5MAC</b> and sign up to get more information about MacStadium's new <a href="http://bit.ly/2MlsR3k" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Orka platform</a>.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</p> <p><a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs:</strong></a> Go to <a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/06/03/everything-apple-announced-wwdc/">Here’s everything Apple announced during its WWDC 2019 keynote</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/GGL-6EJ-Ym4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 07, 2019
iOS 13 screenshot leaks and WWDC expectations
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<p>This week, Benjamin and Zac break down the latest iOS 13 leaks and rumors, as well as give their last minute takes on what they are most excited to see at WWDC. (Editor's Note: Unfortunately, audio on this episode is not quite up to our usual high standard ... but we didn't want to to leave it on the cutting room floor. Cheers and thanks for listening as always.)</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/24/2019-macbook-pro-butterfly-ifixit/">iFixit: 2019 MacBook Pro butterfly keyboard includes new membrane covers and tweaked dome switch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/26/report-iphone-11-could-let-users-send-music-to-two-bluetooth-devices-at-the-same-time/">iPhone 11 could send music to two Bluetooth devices</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/28/apple-releases-new-ipod-touch-featuring-a10-fusion-chip-256-gb-storage-option/">Apple releases new iPod touch featuring A10 Fusion chip, 256 GB storage option</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/28/ios-13-screenshots-dark-mode-more/">Exclusive: Screenshots reveal iOS 13 Dark Mode, new Reminders app, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/29/macos-10-15-music-tv-app-screenshots/">Exclusive screenshots reveal new Music and TV apps on macOS 10.15</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/lxjcmHbGM50" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 02, 2019
8-core MacBook Pros, butterfly keyboard changes, new LG UltraFine display
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss LG's new 23.7-inch 4K UltraFine display in Apple Stores, the surprise MacBook Pro updates and changes to the keyboard repair program, an update on Apple News+, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><em><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to <a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour">ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour</a>.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/20/apple-store-23-7-inch-lg-ultrafine/">Apple Stores are quietly selling a 23.7-inch LG UltraFine display</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/21/lg-ultrafine-4k/">Apple Store now selling new generation LG UltraFine 4K display with 23.7-inch screen, Thunderbolt 3 passthrough</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/21/apple-announces-more-powerful-8-core-macbook-pro-with-updated-butterfly-keyboard-design/">Apple announces more powerful 8-core MacBook Pro</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/21/apple-expands-macbook-keyboard-service-program/">Apple expands Keyboard Service Program to include 2018 MacBook Pro and current MacBook Air</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/21/eddy-cue-says-apple-has-hundreds-of-people-working-to-make-apple-news-better/">Eddy Cue says Apple has 'hundreds' of people working to make Apple News+ better</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/22/ftc-antitrust-qualcomm/">FTC wins antitrust case against Qualcomm [update: Qualcomm appealing]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/21/apple-watch-ecg-canada-near/">Government database filing suggests Apple Watch ECG will soon launch in Canada</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/20/lutron-aurora-hue-dimmer/">Lutron announces new Aurora dimmer for Hue lights</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/IHpzkbBo2l8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 23, 2019
iOS 12.3 release, Apple Pay stickers, iPhone XR 2 rumors
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss iOS 12.3 and the all-new Apple TV app, AirPlay 2 on Samsung Smart TVs, watchOS 5's newest Apple Watch faces, Apple Pay stickers and how they work, iPhone XR 2 rumors, and more features expected in iOS 13.</p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/13/ios-12-3-features-tvos-13-more/">Apple releases iOS 12.3 & tvOS 12.3 with new TV app, watchOS 5.2.1 & macOS 10.14.5 also now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/13/samsung-smart-tv-airplay-2-apple-tv-app/">Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 debut on Samsung Smart TVs alongside iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 release</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/15/ios-12-4-beta-1/">iOS 12.4 developer beta released ahead of Apple Card launch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/13/apple-announces-support-for-apple-pay-nfc-stickers-partners-with-bird-scooters-and-more/">Apple announces support for Apple Pay NFC stickers, partners with Bird scooters and more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/13/latest-2019-iphone-molds-once-again-show-square-camera-bump-coming-to-all-three-new-phones/">Latest 2019 iPhone molds leak once again show square camera bump coming to all three new phones</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/10/2019-iphone-xr-colors/">Report: 2019 iPhone XR to be available in two new colors, replacing coral and blue</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/06/ios-13-watch-os-6-new-apps/">Bloomberg: iOS 13 revamps Health and Reminders, watchOS 6 adds Calculator, Voice Memos, Books and App Store apps</a></li> </ul> <p></p> <p><em><a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs:</strong></a> Go to <a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!</em></p> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/dlj4ThecrpY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 18, 2019
Powerbeats Pro review and watchOS 6 rumors
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the mysterious LG UltraFine display disappearance and Apple's upcoming display, Apple's wacky new iOS game, our Beats Powerbeats Pro review after week one, and exciting new watchOS 6 rumors for Apple Watch at WWDC.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><em><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p><em><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><strong>Stories we discuss in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/08/lg-utlrafine-5k-removed-apple-store/">LG UltraFine 5K no longer available from Apple following disappearance of 4K model last month</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/06/apple-warren-buffett-game/">Apple partners with Warren Buffett on free Paper Wizard game</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/06/beats-powerbeats-pro-hands-on/">Hands-on and first impressions with Beats Powerbeats Pro totally wireless earphones</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/07/how-to-pair-charge-control-beats-powerbeats-pro/">Pre-order Powerbeats Pro? Here’s everything you need to know to master the totally wireless Beats</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/10/beats-powerbeats-pro-review/">Powerbeats Pro review: Beats brawn meets AirPods brains in the ultimate sport earphones</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/06/ios-13-watch-os-6-new-apps/">Bloomberg: iOS 13 revamps Health and Reminders, watchOS 6 adds Calculator, Voice Memos, Books and App Store apps</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Follow Zac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/apollozac">Instagram @apollozac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/apollozac">Twitter @apollozac</a></p> <p><strong>Follow Benjamin:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo">Twitter @bzamayo</a></p> <p><strong>Follow 9to5Mac:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Instagram @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac">Twitter @9to5mac</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/9to5mac">Facebook</a></p> <p><strong>Listen & Subscribe:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Stitcher</a></li> <li><a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Share your thoughts!</strong></p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/qshZw31zs5s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 10, 2019
Apple earnings, Screen Time App Store controversy, Jony’s design lab
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's Q2 2019 earnings report, the latest developments in Qualcomm/Intel/Apple/5G, turnover in Jony Ive's design department, Apple's statement on ScreenTime and removing similar apps, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><b><a href="http://bit.ly/2ZSN1nO" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by Volta Charger:</a> </b>G<span style="font-family: -apple-system, system-ui, sans-serif">et 10% off the Volta 2.0 magnetic charge cable now by visiting <a href="http://bit.ly/2ZSN1nO">voltacharger.com/happyhour</a> using promo code <b>9to5TAKE10</b> at checkout.</span></p> <p><a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs:</strong></a> Go to <a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/30/aapl-q2-2019-earnings/">Apple releases Q2 2019 earnings, announces revenue of $58 billion</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/01/qualcomm-apple-settlement-revenue/">Qualcomm says it expects revenue of $4.5B from legal settlement with Apple</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/27/apple-screen-time-apps-removal/">Apple continues crack down on third-party screen time apps, faces new antitrust complaint in Europe</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/28/apple-releases-official-statement-responding-to-parental-control-app-rejection-controversy/">Apple releases official statement responding to parental control app rejection controversy</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/30/homerun-apple-watch-time-of-day/">HomeRun for Apple Watch lets you make HomeKit complications that change based on time of day</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/28/powerbeats-pro-pre-order/">Beats Powerbeats Pro pre-order May 3 and launch May 10, totally wireless with ‘Hey Siri’ and H1 chip</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/4eeXYrQrn6E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 03, 2019
More iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 leaks, AirPods 3 rumors, iPhone 11 camera upgrades
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac's Gui Rambo's latest week of scoops including Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time coming to the Mac, new Apple Watch features in macOS 10.15, and WWDC 2019 for developers, plus Ming-Chi Kuo's latest iPhone 11 camera predictions, a flood of rumors about AirPods 3, Samsung's big Galaxy Fold blunder, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K">Sponsored by Luna Display:</a> </strong>Get an exclusive 10% discount on Luna Display, the only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless second display for Mac. Go to <a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">www.lunadisplay.com</a> and enter promo code <b>HAPPY</b> at checkout.</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2XmPOnm"><strong>Sponsored by Withings:</strong></a> Get 20% off Withings Body+ Wi-Fi Smart Scale at the <a href="http://bit.ly/2vc92zR" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">company’s website</a> or <a href="https://amzn.to/2XmPOnm">Amazon</a> $79 (Reg. $99)</p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to <a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour">ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour</a>.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/19/siri-shortcuts-screen-time-mac/">Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time coming to the Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/18/apple-watch-mac-password/">Apple Watch authentication expanding on the Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/22/wwdc-developers-siri-marzipan/">WWDC 2019 for developers: Siri, Marzipan, AR, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/18/kuo-2019-iphone-camera-upgrades/">Kuo: Apple upgrading front camera in 2019 iPhones to 12 megapixels, ultra-wide lens 'inconspicuous' thanks to new coating</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/22/5g-iphone-qualcomm-samsung/">5G iPhone using Qualcomm and Samsung chips in 2020</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/24/airpods-3-noise-cancellation/">AirPods 3 rumored: fall 2019 with noise cancellation</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/24/kuo-all-new-airpods-2019-two-models/">Kuo: Two new AirPods coming in late 2019, all-new design</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5google.com/2019/04/17/samsung-galaxy-fold-broken/">Samsung Galaxy Fold display issues emerge after 48 hours</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/19/iphone-envy-galaxy-fold/">Should iPhone owners envy Samsung’s Galaxy Fold?</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5google.com/2019/04/22/galaxy-fold-us-launch-delayed/">Samsung Galaxy Fold US launch delayed 'at least a month'</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/02/apple-news-user-signups/">Over 200,000 users signed up for Apple News+ during its first 48 hours, report says</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/10/apple-texture-acquisition-price/">Apple's Texture acqusition worth at least $485 million</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/14/arcade-500-million/">Apple reportedly spending $500 million to fund development of 100+ games for its Apple Arcade subscription service</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/19/lg-ultrafine-4k-display-apple/">LG UltraFine 4K Display removed from Apple Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/22/powerbeats-pro-fcc-approval/">Powerbeats Pro launch approaches as Apple gets FCC approval</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/23/powerbeats-pro-color-launch/">Powerbeats Pro colors limited to black at launch</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/nMpG6PdEGAY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 25, 2019
iOS 13 iPad features detailed, macOS Sidecar, Qualcomm and 5G iPhones
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac's scoops on iOS 13's dark mode, multiple window apps and panels, redesigned volume HUD, macOS 10.15's project sidecar, Apple's possible plans to unify Find My Friends and iPhone, potential hardware tracker accessories, Apple's settlement with Qualcomm and what it means for 5G iPhones, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K">Sponsored by Luna Display:</a> </strong>Get an exclusive 10% discount on Luna Display, the only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless second display for Mac. Go to <a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">www.lunadisplay.com</a> and enter promo code <b>HAPPY</b> at checkout.</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2XmPOnm"><strong>Sponsored by Withings:</strong></a> Get 20% off Withings Body+ Wi-Fi Smart Scale at the <a href="http://bit.ly/2vc92zR" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">company’s website</a> or <a href="https://amzn.to/2XmPOnm">Amazon</a> $79 (Reg. $99)</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/15/ios-13-features-dark-mode/">iOS 13: Dark Mode, detachable panels, Safari and Mail, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/16/mac-ipad-display-feature/">Apple planning Luna Display-like desktop extension feature for macOS 10.15, codenamed ‘Sidecar’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/17/find-my-iphone-revamp/">Apple revamping Find My Friends & Find My iPhone in unified app, developing Tile-like personal item tracking</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/16/apple-qualcomm-settlement/">Apple and Qualcomm reach settlement in patent case</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/16/apple-qualcomm-5g-iphone-2020/">Qualcomm to supply Apple with 5G iPhone modems</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/16/intel-leaves-5g-modem-business/">Following Apple's deal with Qualcomm, Intel says it is exiting the 5G smartphone modem business</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/17/apple-car-lidar/">Report: Apple is designing its own lidar sensors, and in talks with third-party suppliers, for autonomous driving Apple Car project</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/17/alexa-now-works-with-apple-music-on-sonos-bringing-siri-like-voice-control/">Apple Music on Sonos now works with Alexa</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/17/supply-chain-report-suggests-apple-will-launch-a-new-4-7-inch-iphone-in-march-2020-similar-to-iphone-8-design/">New small, cheaper, iPhone in 2020 says report</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/MX0jkcQXTNE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 18, 2019
macOS 10.15 Marzipan media apps, HomePod price drop, iPhone 11 rumor mix
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac's report that standalone Music, Podcasts, TV, and Books apps will replace functions in iTunes on the Mac this fall, Apple's rare price drop on the HomePod, the latest iPhone 11 rumors, potential Mac Pro release rumors, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=pdfpen-Apr-2019">Sponsored by PDFpen:</a> </strong>PDFpen is the ultimate tool for editing PDFs on the Mac, iPhone, and iPad.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K">Sponsored by Luna Display:</a> </strong>Get an exclusive 10% discount on Luna Display, the only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless second display for Mac. Go to <a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">www.lunadisplay.com</a> and enter promo code <b>HAPPY</b> at checkout.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/10/macos-10-15-itunes-standalone-apps/">macOS 10.15 to include standalone media apps, splitting iTunes</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/11/music-replacing-itunes-features/">With Music for macOS coming soon, legacy iTunes features will disappear or spread to iOS</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/10/apple-podcasts-web-interface-redesign/">Apple Podcasts on the web gets a fresh new interface</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/04/apple-homepod-price-cut/">Apple cuts price of HomePod worldwide, now $299 at the US Apple Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/08/homepod-mini-price/">The case for a HomePod mini and HomePod Air</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/08/2019-iphone-two-oled-models/">New report claims that the triple-camera iPhones in 2019 will feature 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch OLED screens, tweaked chassis thickness</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/04/triple-camera-iphone/">Triple-camera iPhone rumors strengthened by claim parts leak</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/09/kuo-mini-led-apple-display/">Kuo: Mini-LED 31.6" Apple display by Q3, iPad + MacBook 2021</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/09/apple-watch-earth-day-activity-challenge/">Apple Watch Earth Day Activity Challenge returns</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tempo-run-recover-repeat/id1106746589?mt=8">Tempo on the App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/standland/id1033409631?mt=8">Standland on the App Store</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/YDaud8BFKL4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 12, 2019
AirPower cancelled, AirPods 2 review, Powerbeats Pro announced
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac unpack AirPower's demise including Apple's statement on the cancellation and alternative recommendations, our first week with new AirPods including "Hey Siri" and wireless charging, newly announced Beats Powerbeats Pro specs, and the latest iPhone 11 rumors, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><span style="font-family: -apple-system, system-ui, sans-serif"><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K">Sponsored by Luna Display:</a> </strong>Get an exclusive 10% discount on Luna Display, the only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless second display for Mac. </span><span style="font-family: -apple-system, system-ui, sans-serif">Go to <a href="http://bit.ly/2uMkh1K" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">www.lunadisplay.com</a> and enter promo code <b>HAPPY</b> at checkout.</span></p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2UdwzP3" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by OWC:</a> </strong><span style="font-family: -apple-system, system-ui, sans-serif">For a limited time, OWC is giving Stacktrace listeners that buy the new <a href="http://bit.ly/2YvwVQG" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">10-Port USB-C Dock</a> a free <a href="http://bit.ly/2Yr0nag" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">5-port OWC USB-C Travel Dock</a> normally valued at $49. Just use promo code <b>“9TO5DOCK”</b> with both items in your cart.</span></p> <p><a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs:</strong></a> Go to <a href="http://LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!</p> <p><strong><a href="http://keeps.com/happyhour">Sponsored by Keeps:</a></strong> To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to <a href="http://keeps.com/happyhour">Keeps.com/happyhour</a>. Keeps. Hair today. Hair tomorrow.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Links:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/29/airpower-buy-now/">Apple AirPower mat cancelled, Apple says unable to meet its own standards of quality</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/29/best-airpower-alternatives/">Now that AirPower is dead, here are some of the best wireless charger alternatives</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/27/airpods-2-first-impressions/">Hands-on: Apple AirPods 2 provide incremental improvements to the best truly wireless headphones for iPhone</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/28/airpods-2-review-unboxing-top-features/">AirPods 2 review – wireless charging is nice, but it’s all about Hey Siri and new H1 chip [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/01/airpods-2-review-hey-siri-running-wireless-charging-airpower/">AirPods 2: Running with ‘Hey Siri’, wireless charging without AirPower, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/03/beats-powerbeats-pro-airpods-sport/">Beats officially unveils ‘totally wireless’ Powerbeats Pro with Apple’s H1 chip in new AirPods, ‘Hey Siri’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/03/airpods-2-powerbeats-pro-comparison/">Should you buy AirPods 2 or Powerbeats Pro? Here’s how Apple’s truly wireless earbuds compare</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/01/bilateral-wireless-charging-2019-iphone/">Kuo: 2019 iPhones to feature larger batteries to accommodate bilateral wireless charging</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/02/oled-iphone-three-2020/">Report: Apple to release three OLED iPhones in 2020, featuring new screen sizes from 5.42- to 6.67-inches</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/28/iphone-11-iphone-xr-schematics-camera/">Does this ‘new iPhone XR’ schematic actually show us the iPhone 11?</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/27/watchos-5-2-arriving-today/">watchOS 5.2 coming to all customers today, includes ECG support in Europe, more [U: Now Available]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/02/apple-watch-afib-detection-europe/">Apple Watch skeptic discovers Afib days after ECG app reaches Europe</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/mfYt6pEykC4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 04, 2019
Apple TV+, Card, Arcade, and News+ event
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's March 25th event, including Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, plus new AirPods are out and new Powerbeats have leaked, plus much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><b><a href="http://bit.ly/2HLolXV" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by Hyper:</a> </b>For the entire month of March, get 50% off Hyper’s combo wireless charger/USB-C hub and its other wireless chargers w/ code <b>9to5wireless.</b></p> <p><a href="https://www.hairclub.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by Hair Club:</strong></a> <em>Go to HairClub.com/HappyHour for a free hair analysis AND a free take home hair care kit – all valued over three hundred dollars.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/24/apple-event-news-hub-march-2019/">Apple Event News Hub — live coverage from Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/24/apple-playfully-turns-on-its-march-25-event-live-stream-early-showing-an-empty-steve-jobs-theater/">Apple playfully turns on its March 25 event live stream early, showing an empty Steve Jobs Theater</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-announces-apple-news-for-9-99-mo-adds-300-magazines-and-select-newspapers-to-the-news-app/">Apple announces Apple News+ for $9.99/mo, adds 300 magazines and select newspapers to the News app</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-unveils-apple-card-in-partnership-with-goldman-sachs/">Apple unveils Apple Card in partnership with Goldman Sachs</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-game-subscription-bundle/">Apple announces ‘Apple Arcade’ game subscription service through App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-tv-app-upgrade-subscriptions/">Apple announces ‘all-new’ TV app with ‘Apple TV Channels’ and more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-tv-app-coming-to-mac-fire-tv-and-roku-smart-tvs-this-year/">Apple TV app coming to Mac, Fire TV and Roku, smart TVs this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-original-content-officially-announced/">Apple announces Apple TV+ service for its original TV shows and movies</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-shows-off-first-snippets-from-its-%ef%a3%bftv-original-content-tv-shows/">Apple shows off first snippets from its TV+ original content TV shows</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/25/apple-tv-hd-rebrand/">Apple rebrands 2015 Apple TV as ‘Apple TV HD’ as it introduces Apple TV+ streaming service</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/26/airpods-2-in-store-pickup/">AirPods 2 now available for in-store pickup</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/27/airpods-2-first-impressions/">Hands-on: Apple AirPods 2 provide incremental improvements to the best truly wireless headphones for iPhone</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/28/airpods-2-review-unboxing-top-features/">AirPods 2 review – wireless charging is nice, but it’s all about Hey Siri and new H1 chip [Video]</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/cPMJUF09Dlo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 29, 2019
New iPad mini and iPad Air, iMac refresh, second-gen AirPods debut
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's product release carousel including the first new iPad mini in years, a new iPad Air size, faster iMacs, and second-generation AirPods, plus much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><b><a href="http://bit.ly/2HLolXV" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sponsored by Hyper:</a> </b><span style="font-family: -apple-system, system-ui, sans-serif">For the entire month of March, get 50% off Hyper's combo wireless charger/USB-C hub and its other wireless chargers </span>w/ code <b>9to5wireless.</b></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Sponsored by Upstart</a>: </strong>Hurry to <a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Upstart.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/18/apple-announces-new-10-5-inch-ipad-air-and-ipad-mini-with-apple-pencil-support/">Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Air and iPad mini with Apple Pencil support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/19/apple-updates-imac-new-internals/">Apple updates iMac with new 6-core and 8-core Intel CPUs, Radeon Pro Vega graphics options</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/20/new-apple-airpods-now-available-h1-chip-wireless-charging-case-hands-free-hey-siri/">New Apple AirPods now available: H1 chip, wireless charging case, hands-free Hey Siri</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/20/apple-watch-spring-bands-smart-battery-case-update/">Spring Apple Watch band collection debuts alongside new iPhone Smart Battery Case color</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/20/tim-cook-memes-twitter-airpods/">Tim Cook’s AirPods 2 reveal created the next big Twitter meme [Gallery]</a></li> <li><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tempo-run-recover-repeat/id1106746589?mt=8">Tempo</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/i_UKjhUZlhE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2019
Apple March event official, 2020 AR rumors, Spotify vs Apple
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac are joined by Mark Gurman to discuss Apple's upcoming March 25th event, WWDC 2019, and Apple's AR/VR headset plans, plus Apple vs Spotify, Amazon Fire TV gaining Apple Music, a new HomeKit lamp review, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong><i>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=textexpander-Mar-2019">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</i></p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a><em>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour.</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.hairclub.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by Hair Club:</strong></a> <em>Go to HairClub.com/HappyHour for a free hair analysis AND a free take home hair care kit – all valued over three hundred dollars.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/markgurman">Mark Gurman</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/11/apple-march-event-announed/">Apple’s March 25th event is official: ‘It’s show time’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/13/apple-event-tv-service-news-magazines/">Bloomberg: Apple TV service to feature mostly content from partners at launch, Apple’s original TV shows coming later</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/08/kuo-ar-headset-later-this-year/">Kuo: Apple to start manufacturing AR headset in Q4 2019 – Q2 2020, relies on iPhone for rendering and connectivity</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/12/apple-news-magazine-tidbits/">New ‘Apple News Magazine’ details uncovered in iOS and Mac betas: PDF-based, offline reading, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/13/spotify-files-complaint-with-european-commission/">Spotify files complaint with European Commission about the App Store, says Apple is giving itself an ‘unfair advantage at every turn’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/13/apple-music-launches-on-amazon-fire-tv-coming-to-echo-for-uk-users-soon/">Apple Music launches on Amazon Fire TV, coming to Echo for UK users soon</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/08/eve-flare-homekit-light/">Review: Eve Flare is a fun portable HomeKit mood light with impressive all-day battery life</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/11/apple-watch-fall-detection-experience/">Should Apple Watch fall detection be enabled for all ages by default?</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/BpFjspGclzU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 14, 2019
Smart Battery Case take two, Apple's TV drama, iOS 12.2 final touches
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss our extended experience with Apple's new Smart Battery Case, developing Mac software and a special utility used for the show, Apple's TV drama before its new video service launches, the latest changes in iOS 12.2 beta, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/15/apple-officially-releases-smart-battery-cases-for-iphone-xs-max-xr-with-qi-charging-support/">Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support</a></li> <li><a href="http://tabstolinks.com">Tabs To Links for Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/04/original-content-tv-dont-be-mean/">Tim Cook reportedly tells Apple's original content TV producers 'don't be so mean', lack of clarity causing delays</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/04/ios-12-2-beta-4/">iOS 12.2 beta 4 now available, here's what's new</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/04/ios-12-2-beta-4-changes-features/">What's new in iOS 12.2 beta 4 - changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/05/apple-updates-british-voice/">Apple quietly updates the quality of the British Siri voice</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/01/2019-apple-shareholders-meeting/">2019 AAPL shareholders meeting: New iPad Pro features, philanthropy controversy, Apple health push</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/03/no-mac-os-bug-bounty-keychain-exploit-update/">Researcher who found macOS Keychain security hole is sharing details with Apple, even though company yet to promise macOS bug bounty program</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/03/06/iphone-china-discounts/">iPhone again sees hefty discounts in China, this time for iPhone XS and XS Max</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/YDw0eBLgYFo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 07, 2019
Shot on iPhone finale, foldable XR and XS competition, Apple Watch sleep tracking
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's Shot on iPhone contest winners, Halide's new long exposure app Spectre, Apple's latest iPhone marketing refinements, foldable phones and iPhone competition, the rumored Apple Pay credit card and new Wallet app features, Apple Stores closing in Texas due to patent trolls, rumored sleep tracking features for Apple Watch, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/2Ss7b7u"><b>Sponsored by Hyper:</b></a> Get the <a href="http://bit.ly/2Ss7b7u">HyperJuice wireless charger case for Apple’s AirPods 60% off</a> $20 (Reg. $50).</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Sponsored by Upstart</a>: </strong><em>Hurry to <a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Upstart.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.ridgewallet.com/mac"><strong>Sponsored by Ridge Wallet: </strong></a><em>Get 10% off today —WITH FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING—by going to ridgewallet.com/mac and use code “MAC10”. ​</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/26/shot-on-iphone-ten-winners/">Shot on iPhone contest winners announced by Apple</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/27/shot-on-iphone-nhl-campaign/">Apple teams up with NHL to promote ‘Shot on iPhone’ campaign, player photos taken by teammates</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/28/spectre-long-exposure-camera-app/">Halide creators launch Spectre, an AI-powered long exposure camera app for iPhone</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac/status/1100571105692188673">Zac Hall on Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/21/wsj-apple-credit-card/">Apple credit card launching later this year, according to rumors</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/10/apple-pay-credit-card/">WSJ: Apple partnering with Goldman Sachs to introduce 'Apple Pay' credit card in early 2019</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/22/apple-store-galleria-dallas-plano-frisco-patent-rumors/">Apple plans new store for Galleria Dallas; Plano and Frisco, Texas locations may close</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/26/report-apple-aims-to-release-native-sleep-tracking-features-for-apple-watch-by-next-year/">Report: Apple aims to release native sleep tracking features for Apple Watch by next year</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/PmD37yuDbU8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 28, 2019
16-inch MacBook Pro rumors, Apple high-end display, Marzipan rollout
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac unpack the new 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors, Apple Display spec leaks, the future of Project Marzipan, the latest changes in iOS 12.2, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a><em>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour.</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.hairclub.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by Hair Club:</strong></a> <em>Go to HairClub.com/HappyHour for a free hair analysis AND a free take home hair care kit – all valued over three hundred dollars.</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.ridgewallet.com/mac"><strong>Sponsored by Ridge Wallet: </strong></a><em>Get 10% off today —WITH FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING—by going to ridgewallet.com/mac and use code “MAC10”. ​</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/17/apple-16-inch-macbook-pro-display-more/">Kuo: 16-inch MacBook Pro, 31-inch 6K display, iPhones w/ upgraded Face ID & bilateral wireless charging coming in 2019</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/19/macbook-pro-16-inch-concept-renders/">Envisioning Apple’s rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro with edge-to-edge display</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/20/marzipan-mac-pro-wwdc/">Apple reportedly plans to debut first iPad/Mac cross-platform app SDK at WWDC, new Mac Pro preview</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/19/ios-12-2-beta-3-changes/">iOS 12.2 beta 3 coming today, here are the changes</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/19/ios-12-2-subscription-discounts-siri-shortcuts/">iOS 12.2 adds new subscription discount options for developers, Apple releases Siri Shortcuts design resources</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/19/new-apple-watch-hermes-faces-watchos-5-2/">New exclusive Apple Watch Hermès faces coming in watchOS 5.2</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/15/iphone-xr-portrait-mode-depth-control-ad/">Comical iPhone XR ad shows off Portrait Mode Depth Control: ‘Did you bokeh my child?’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/20/apple-shows-the-freedom-of-cellular-in-new-apple-watch-series-4-ad/">Apple shows the 'freedom of cellular' in new Apple Watch Series 4 ad</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/4vAONE5IOGc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 21, 2019
Apple spring event, news and video service details, hardware rumor flurry
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac connect the steady stream of new reports on Apple's upcoming subscription news and video services, including solid rumors of Apple's next spring event, plus a look at the flood of hardware rumors this week including AirPower, AirPods 2, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=pdfpen-Feb-2019">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong><i>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast?utm_source=9to5happy&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=pdfpen-Feb-2019">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</i></p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/12/apple-event-march-airpower-airpods-2/">Apple event hype season begins as sketchy report suggests March 29 launch date for AirPower, AirPods 2 and new iPads</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/12/apple-march-event/">Apple March event: Subscription news service coming March 25</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/12/apple-news-subscription-service/">WSJ: Apple wants 50% revenue from $10/month News subscription service</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/13/apple-march-event-video-service/">Bloomberg: Apple unveiling video service at star-studded March 25th event</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/13/apple-video-service-april/">Apple’s original content video service reportedly launching in April, major video partners for subscription feature not on board yet</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/13/apple-news-subscription-deals-the-pitch/">Report: Apple has inked 50% revenue deals with many publishers for News subscription service</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/12/airpods-wireless-charging-case-soon/">Onleaks: AirPods wireless charging case releasing soon, but AirPods 2 may not launch until fall</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/11/ipad-mini-5-no-design-changes/">Report: New iPad mini 5 will look the same as iPad mini 4 design, aimed as lower cost product</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/11/2019-iphone-lightning-slow-5w-charger/">2019 iPhone reported to stick to Lightning port and same 5W USB-A charger in box</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/10/digitimes-7nm-a13-2019-iphone/">Digitimes: TSMC to manufacture 7nm A13 chip for 2019 iPhone, new iPads and AirPods 2 launching in first half of the year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/10/airpower-2-airpower-launching-report/">Rumor: AirPods 2 coming with specialized grip coating, AirPower launching this spring</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/PgIY-Ek4MeM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 14, 2019
FaceTime fixed, Angela Ahrendts leaving Apple, 5G E & Animoji
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss iOS 12.1.4 and the fix for Group FaceTime and other security flaws, Apple's bug bounty program and other security concerns, Angela Ahrendts leaving her role as SVP of Retail, and the latest changes in iOS 12.2 beta.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/2Ss7b7u"><b>Sponsored by Hyper:</b></a> Get the <a href="http://bit.ly/2Ss7b7u">HyperJuice wireless charger case for Apple's AirPods 60% off</a> $20 (Reg. $50).</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Sponsored by Upstart</a>: </strong><em>Hurry to <a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Upstart.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!</em></p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/01/apple-says-ios-fix-for-group-facetime-bug-now-coming-next-week-issues-apology/">Apple says iOS fix for Group FaceTime bug now coming next week, issues apology</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/04/facetime-bug-teen-reward/">Apple exec met with teenager who found FaceTime bug at his Arizona home, will be eligible for bug bounty program</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/04/apple-releasing-ios-12-2-and-watchos-5-2-developer-beta-2-later-today/">iOS 12.2 beta 2 update for iPhone and iPad now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/07/apple-releasing-ios-12-1-4-to-fix-facetime-eavesdropping-bug-later-today/">Apple releasing iOS 12.1.4 to fix FaceTime eavesdropping bug later today [Now available]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/07/group-facetime-server-restored-following-ios-12-1-4-release-feature-disabled-on-older-versions/">Group FaceTime server restored following iOS 12.1.4 release, feature disabled on older versions</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/06/ios-apps-recording-user-screens/">Popular iOS apps found to record user screens for analytics, sometimes exposing sensitive data</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/07/app-screen-record-apps-removed/">Apple cracks down on apps that record user screens, threatens removal from the App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/06/mac-keychain-exploit/">Security researcher demos macOS exploit to access Keychain passwords, but won't share details with Apple out of protest</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/05/angela-ahrendts-departing-apple-deirdre-o-brien/">Angela Ahrendts departing Apple in April, Deirdre O’Brien named SVP of Retail + People</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/06/angela-ahrendts-deirdre-obrien-apple-retail-future/">Making sense of Angela Ahrendts’ departure and the future of Apple retail</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/01/siri-vp-stasior-leaves-apple-long-term-research-focus/">Apple’s Siri VP exits role as Giannandrea shifts team’s focus to ‘long-term research’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/05/ios-12-2-public-beta-2/">Apple releasing iOS 12.2 public beta with new Animoji</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/04/apple-releasing-ios-12-2-and-watchos-5-2-developer-beta-2-later-today/">iOS 12.2 beta 2 update for iPhone and iPad now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/04/iphone-ipad-att-5g-e/">iOS 12.2 beta replaces AT&T LTE with ‘5G E’ in certain markets on latest iPhones and iPads</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/05/5g-e-expaliner-iphone-ipad-ios-12-2/">What is 5G E?</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/w52By-3HgaE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 08, 2019
iOS 12.2 beta features, FaceTime bug debacle, iOS 13 rumors
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss iOS 12.2 beta and the changes included, Apple's FaceTime debacle and quarterly earnings results, plus iOS 13 rumors and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a><em>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour.</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.hairclub.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by Hair Club:</strong></a> <em>Go to HairClub.com/HappyHour for a free hair analysis AND a free take home hair care kit – all valued over three hundred dollars.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/28/apple-shares-behind-the-scenes-look-at-how-made-on-ipad-pro-ads-were-created/">Apple shares behind-the-scenes look at how ‘made on iPad Pro’ ads were created</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/24/apple-to-pay-shot-on-iphone-challenge-winners/">Apple reverses course, will now pay the winners of its 'Shot on iPhone Challenge'</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/24/ios-12-2-beta-1/">Apple releasing first iOS 12.2 and watchOS 5.2 developer betas today [U: Now available]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/24/ios-12-2-beta-1-new-changes-features-video/">What's new in iOS 12.2 beta 1? [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/25/images-show-apple-preparing-news-app-in-ios-12-2-for-new-magazine-subscription-service/">Images show Apple preparing News app in iOS 12.2 for new magazine subscription service</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/26/downtime-screen-time-days/">iOS 12.2 beta allows you to customize Downtime in Screen Time by days of the week</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/24/exclusive-ios-12-2-includes-hey-siri-setup-interface-for-rumored-airpods-2/">Exclusive: iOS 12.2 includes 'Hey Siri' setup interface for rumored AirPods 2</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/24/ios-12-2-apple-news-canada/">Apple News expanding to Canada with upcoming iOS 12.2 update</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/25/ios-12-2-beta-ipad-ipod-touch-references/">iOS 12.2 beta includes references to four new iPad models, new iPod touch without Touch ID</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/25/apple-registers-new-ipad-models-in-eurasian-database-ahead-of-rumored-10-inch-ipad-and-ipad-mini-5/">Apple registers new iPad models in Eurasian database ahead of rumored 10-inch iPad and iPad mini 5</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/25/homekit-demo-airplay-2-smart-tv/">Developer demos what will be possible with HomeKit-connected AirPlay 2 Smart TVs</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/26/vizio-smartcast-3-0-airplay-2-beta/">Vizio begins SmartCast 3.0 TV beta testing with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/28/facetime-bug-hear-audio/">Major iPhone FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling ... before they pick up</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/28/facetime-calling-bug-fix/">Apple says it has taken Group FaceTime offline in attempt to resolve calling exploit</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/29/facetime-bug-apple-teenager/">Woman claims she alerted Apple about FaceTime eavesdropping bug days ago, shares video evidence</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/29/aapl-q1-2019-earnings/">AAPL issues Q1 2019 earnings results with final revenue</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/29/iphone-prices-lower-international/">Apple to lower iPhone prices in some international markets that were most impacted by currency fluctuations</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/30/bloomberg-reports-ios-13-will-include-dark-mode-live-photos-revamp-2019-iphone-with-three-cameras-more/">Bloomberg reports iOS 13 will include Dark Mode & Live Photos revamp, 2019 iPhone with three cameras, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/29/apple-watch-activity-challenge-february/">Apple Watch Activity Challenge returning February 8th with new animated stickers</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/XrV2VWCWzIA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2019
Smart Battery Case impressions, Shot on iPhone contest, AirPods for health
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss their hands-on experience with Apple's new Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, new places where Apple Pay is accepted, Apple's first-ever 'Shot on iPhone' contest, the latest iPhone 11 and beyond rumors, and much more..</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a><em>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/20/hands-on-using-an-iphone-smart-battery-case-for-the-first-time/">Hands-on: Using an iPhone Smart Battery Case for the first time</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/17/review-iphone-xs-max-xr-smart-battery-case-video/">Apple Smart Battery Case Review: iPhone XS/Max & XR design, wireless charging, still bulky [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/22/apple-releasing-watchos-5-1-3-ios-12-1-3-for-iphone-ipad-and-homepod-later-today/">Apple releasing watchOS 5.1.3, iOS 12.1.3 for iPhone, iPad and HomePod later today</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/22/apple-pay-target-taco-bell/">Apple Pay will soon work at Target, Taco Bell and more locations, covering 74% of top US merchants</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/23/target-redcard-apple-pay/">Despite Apple Pay coming to Target, REDcard with 5% savings won't be supported for now</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/22/apple-contest-shot-on-iphone/">Apple announces contest to crown 10 best 'Shot on iPhone' photos, submissions open through February 7th</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/22/apple-oled-iphone-2020/">WSJ: Apple to drop LCD in favor of OLED on all new iPhones from next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/17/iphone-xr-4x4-mimo-lte/">Report: 2019 iPhone XR to improve LTE with 4x4 MIMO antenna like current iPhone XS</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/22/flagship-iphones-in-india/">Reported plans to make flagship iPhones in India 'progressing'</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/23/airpods-2-2019-launch/">Digitimes: AirPods 2 launching in first half of this year, redesigned to support 'health monitoring' features</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/21/supply-chain-airpower-2019/">Digitimes: AirPower to be available 'later in 2019,' provide boost to certain suppliers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/21/airpower-mat-reference/">There's at least one AirPower '2018' reference left on Apple.com</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/17/ipad-mini-ipad-half-2019/">Digitimes: New entry-level iPad and iPad mini 5 launching in first half of 2019</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/21/exclusive-apple-watch-band-challenge/">Custom Apple Watch Sport Loop Band set as prize for Apple's third company-wide activity challenge</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/23/homekit-weekly-vocolinc-flowerbud-diffuser-lamp/">HomeKit Weekly: VOCOlinc's FlowerBud combines a Siri-controlled diffuser with a cool mood lamp</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/18/irobot-roomba-siri-control/">How to control iRobot Roomba with Siri, no HomeKit required</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/FYvfsB2mA2A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 24, 2019
New iPod touch rumors, competing iPhone 11 renders, leaked Smart Battery Cases debut
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss how Apple's revenue miss is affecting iPhone prices in China, a new detail about how the battery replacement program affected upgrades, a new AirPower launch rumor, competing iPhone 11 rumors and renders, hope for a future iPod touch, and the debut of the leaked Smart Battery Case for iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">Sponsored by Setapp</a>: </strong><em>Setapp, the first subscription service for Mac offering users access to a suite of over 130+ apps for $9.99/month. Sign up for a free trial and enter to win our MacBook Air giveaway below!</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Sponsored by Upstart</a>: </strong><em>Hurry to <a href="https://www.upstart.com/personal-loans/?podcast=HAPPYHOUR">Upstart.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!</em></p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/11/iphone-prices-discounted-by-up-to-20-at-chinese-retailers/">iPhone prices discounted by up to 20% at Chinese retailers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/14/iphone-battery-replacement-2018-total/">Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018, up from its usual of 1-2 million</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/12/airpower-release-rumor/">AirPower charging mat reportedly enters production after missing 2018 release [update]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/14/ipod-touch-usb-c-iphone-report/">Report: Apple developing new iPod touch, 2019 iPhones could switch to USB-C</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/16/rumors-iphone-11-specs/">iPhone 11 rumors: 10MP selfie camera, rear camera details, USB-C may not replace Lightning, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/15/renders-show-another-supposed-iphone-11-prototype-with-smaller-notch-sleeker-camera-bump-design/">Renders show another supposed iPhone 11 prototype with smaller notch, sleeker camera bump design</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/15/apple-officially-releases-smart-battery-cases-for-iphone-xs-max-xr-with-qi-charging-support/">Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/16/malaysian-airpower-battery-case/">‘AirPower Wireless Charging Mat’ was briefly mentioned in the iPhone XS Battery Case website description</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/16/iphone-xs-smart-battery-case-capacity/">iPhone XS and XS Max Smart Battery Case contains 10.1Wh battery, 13% larger capacity than previous cases</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/16/apple-smart-battery-case-iphone-x/">iPhone XS Smart Battery Case fits iPhone X, but functionality blocked by iOS [U]</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h2>Giveaway:</h2> <h3>Get a <a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">free trial of Setapp's collection of 130+ Mac apps.</a></h3> <h3>How to Enter:</h3> <p><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 208: New iPod touch rumors, competing iPhone 11 renders, leaked Smart Battery Cases debut" class="alignnone wp-image-570269" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?w=1000" alt="" width="750" height="104" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png 1327w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=155,21 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=655,91 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=768,106 768w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=1024,142 1024w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=350,49 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /></p> <p><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdM2foHq_thPOgnVyXUqRex7sed4syZaObPkYwmxZ7QjMfKOw/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="750" height="965" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/nVGHokmhbOo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 17, 2019
iPhone 11 triple camera rumors, AirPlay 2 TVs, HomeKit at CES 2019
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple TV and the new zero sign-on feature in tvOS 12, iCloud Photos and managing limited storage, a possible preview at how the iPhone 11 camera system will appear, CES 2019 and the wave of new AirPlay 2 and HomeKit TVs, the changing proposition of the Apple TV, and much more CES 2019 news.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">Sponsored by Setapp</a>: </strong><em>Setapp, the first subscription service for Mac offering users access to a suite of over 130+ apps for $9.99/month. Sign up for a free trial and enter to win our MacBook Air giveaway below!</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://kck.st/2VDx8Qc">Sponsored by HYPER:</a> </strong><em>Get the Hyper USB-C Hub for iPad Pro on Kickstarter now for a special <a href="https://kck.st/2VDx8Qc" target="_blank" rel="noopener">$59 preorder price</a> (Reg. $99)</em></p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/happyhour"><strong>Sponsored by ExpressVPN:</strong> </a> <em>Take back your Internet privacy today and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/03/spectrum-tv-apple-tv/">Charter officially releases new Spectrum TV streaming app for Apple TV</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/19/zero-sign-on/">Zero Sign-on now live on Apple TV, but Spectrum TV app delayed to 2019</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/04/charter-apple-tv-4k-subscription-deal/">Charter now offering Apple TV 4K at $7.50/mo for existing Spectrum TV & Internet customers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/06/renders-purport-to-depict-iphone-11-prototypes-features-three-rear-cameras-and-square-camera-bump/">Renders purport to depict ‘iPhone 11’ prototypes, features three rear cameras and square camera bump</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/06/apple-says-leading-tv-manufacturers-will-integrate-airplay-2-send-video-to-tv-with-siri-voice-commands/">Apple says ‘leading TV manufacturers’ will integrate AirPlay 2, send video to TV with Siri voice commands</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/08/airplay-2-tvs/">Here are all the new AirPlay 2-enabled TVs and speakers announced so far</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/06/samsung-smart-tvs-will-soon-add-itunes-movies-and-tv-shows-apps-airplay-2/">Samsung Smart TVs will soon add AirPlay 2, iTunes Movies and TV Shows app</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/07/lg-tv-homekit-airplay-2/">LG bringing AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support with Siri and Home app functionality to its TVs this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/07/vizio-airplay-2-homekit-update/">Vizio announces AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support coming to SmartCast-enabled TVs this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/07/sony-airplay-2-homekit-tv/">Sony announces AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support coming to its Android-powered TVs</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/08/netatmo-homekit-video-doorbell/">Netatmo’s upcoming HomeKit video doorbell features microSD card slot for no-cost recording, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/08/hands-on-netatmo-homekit-video-doorbell/">Hands-on with Netatmo’s HomeKit Smart Video Doorbell</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/08/lutron-caseta-fan-speed-controller-alexa-no-homekit/">Lutron introducing Alexa-compatible fan speed controller that works with existing fans, no HomeKit at launch</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/9to5mac-happy-hour/id641836403?mt=2">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://overcast.fm/itunes641836403/9to5mac-happy-hour">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h2>Giveaway:</h2> <h3>Get a <a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">free trial of Setapp's collection of 130+ Mac apps.</a></h3> <h3>How to Enter:</h3> <p><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 207: iPhone 11 triple camera rumors, AirPlay 2 TVs, HomeKit at CES 2019" class="alignnone wp-image-570269" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?w=1000" alt="" width="750" height="104" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png 1327w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=155,21 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=655,91 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=768,106 768w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=1024,142 1024w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=350,49 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdM2foHq_thPOgnVyXUqRex7sed4syZaObPkYwmxZ7QjMfKOw/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="750" height="965" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/dq0oqTzuCoU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 11, 2019
AirPods memes, AirPower mystery, and iPhone China woes
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the entertaining 'AirPods for Christmas' meme, the mystery about AirPower and Apple's missing update, Apple's rare revenue guidance change and iPhone upgrade growth challenges, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=Opsgenie_Brand_Podcast&utm_content=podcast">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>: </strong><em>Opsgenie empowers Dev & Ops teams to plan for service disruptions and stay in control during incidents. Get a free company account for up to 5 team members, forever.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong><i>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</i></p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">Sponsored by Setapp</a>: </strong><em>Setapp, the first subscription service for Mac offering users access to a suite of over 130+ apps for $9.99/month. Sign up for a free trial and enter to win our MacBook Air giveaway below!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/26/airpods-for-christmas-apples-truly-wireless-earbuds-became-a-hilarious-social-media-meme/">‘AirPods for Christmas’: Apple’s truly-wireless earbuds became a hilarious social media meme</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/01/airpower-officially-misses-2018-deadline/">AirPower officially misses 2018 deadline, Apple silent on its status</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/02/apple-revises-q1-2019-earnings/">AAPL issues rare revision to earnings guidance, lowering expectations due to ‘fewer iPhone upgrades’ & China struggles</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/04/trump-economic-advisor-says-china-may-have-stolen-apple-technology/">Trump economic advisor says China may have stolen Apple technology</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/04/trump-apple-china/">Trump responds to AAPL revenue drop over China iPhone sales, claims stock up ‘hundreds of percent’ since taking office</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h2>Giveaway:</h2> <h3>Get a <a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">free trial of Setapp's collection of 130+ Mac apps.</a></h3> <h3>How to Enter:</h3> <p><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 206: AirPods memes, AirPower mystery, and iPhone China woes" class="alignnone wp-image-570269" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?w=1000" alt="" width="750" height="104" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png 1327w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=155,21 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=655,91 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=768,106 768w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=1024,142 1024w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=350,49 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdM2foHq_thPOgnVyXUqRex7sed4syZaObPkYwmxZ7QjMfKOw/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="750" height="965" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/BmK8O9ygz2g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 05, 2019
Apple's 2018 Year-In-Review
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's 2018 year-in-review, including hardware and software achievements and misses, how Apple has overcome challenges from 2017, and what Apple faces in 2019.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=Opsgenie_Brand_Podcast&utm_content=podcast">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>: </strong><em>Opsgenie empowers Dev & Ops teams to plan for service disruptions and stay in control during incidents. Get a free company account for up to 5 team members, forever.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">Sponsored by Setapp</a>: </strong><em>Setapp, the first subscription service for Mac offering users access to a suite of over 130+ apps for $9.99/month. Sign up for a free trial and enter to win our MacBook Air giveaway below!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h2>Hosts:</h2> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h2>Feedback?</h2> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h2>Giveaway:</h2> <h3>Get a <a href="http://bit.ly/2EEMazg">free trial of Setapp's collection of 130+ Mac apps.</a></h3> <h3>How to Enter:</h3> <p><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 205: Apple&#039;s 2018 Year-In-Review" class="alignnone wp-image-570269" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?w=1000" alt="" width="750" height="104" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png 1327w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=155,21 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=655,91 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=768,106 768w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=1024,142 1024w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/12/Apple-MacBook-Air-Logo.png?resize=350,49 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdM2foHq_thPOgnVyXUqRex7sed4syZaObPkYwmxZ7QjMfKOw/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="750" height="965" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p> <p> </p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/NxH5LUeL91o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 28, 2018
iOS changes in China, Apple Music on Alexa, Connect gets Ping'd
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's ongoing battle with Qualcomm in China and changes to iOS animations over patents, the end of Apple Music Connect and how Apple Music social features surpass the vision of iTunes Ping, Apple Music's launch on Amazon Echo, Amazon's new Echo Wall Clock, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=Opsgenie_Brand_Podcast&utm_content=podcast">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>: </strong><em>Opsgenie empowers Dev & Ops teams to plan for service disruptions and stay in control during incidents. Get a free company account for up to 5 team members, forever.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/17/iso-12-1-2-esim-bug-fixes-qualcomm/">iOS 12.1.2 expected today with eSIM bug fixes, likely addresses Qualcomm patents in China</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/19/ios-12-1-3-beta/">Apple releasing first iOS 12.1.3 developer beta today [U: now available]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/13/apple-music-connect-ping/">Apple Music removes ability for artists to post to Connect, posts removed from Artist Pages and For You</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/14/apple-music-amazon-echo-alexa/">Apple Music now live on Amazon Echo speakers using Alexa</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/18/app-store-amazon-alexa-apple-music/">App Store promoting Amazon’s Alexa app following Apple Music integration with Echo speakers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/19/amazon-apple-music-third-party-speakers/">Amazon promises Apple Music integration coming to third-party Alexa-enabled speakers after Echo exclusivity</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/17/apple-books-releases-six-free-audiobooks-read-by-celebrity-narrators/">Apple Books releases six free audiobooks read by celebrity narrators</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/19/amazon-echo-wall-clock-review/">Review: Amazon’s $29 Echo Wall Clock packs modern tricks in classic tech with a few limitations</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/18/ipad-pro-split-keyboard-floating-keyboard/">Comment: 2018 iPad Pros are portable enough for split keyboards — and floating iPhone keyboards</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/caquZLHxGWs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 21, 2018
iPhone XS Smart Battery Case, XR and HomePod discounts, Apple Watch tidbits
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac’s exclusive iPhone XS Smart Battery Case story, a limited HomePod discount holiday strategy, Qualcomm’s effort to block iPhone sales in China, location privacy on iOS apps, Apple Watch Series 4 heart rate features and battery life, the wait for an update on AirPower, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://amzn.to/2Ty9m74">Sponsored by ZUGU Case</a>:</strong><em> Check out ZUGU’s new Muse case for Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro and enter our 12.9-inch iPad Pro giveaway below.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="//bit.ly/2Poyxpn”">Sponsored by +sum DIAL wireless charger:</a></strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2Poyxpn" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em> Get 20% off</em></a> w/ code 9TO5MAC at checkout.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=Opsgenie_Brand_Podcast&utm_content=podcast">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>: </strong><em>Opsgenie empowers Dev & Ops teams to plan for service disruptions and stay in control during incidents. Get a free company account for up to 5 team members, forever.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong><i>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</i></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/07/apple-new-smart-battery-case-iphone-xs/">Exclusive: First look at unreleased Apple Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS, three models and 2018 release possible</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/12/apple-homepod-discount/">Apple offering discounts on HomePod to Apple Music subscribers as holiday promotion</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/10/apple-china-qualcomm-iphones/">China grants iPhone import and sale ban over Qualcomm dispute, but Apple seemingly has a workaround [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/12/qualcomm-apple-breach-iphone-sale/">Qualcomm says Apple in breach of China iPhone sales ban because it is still selling iPhones in China</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/10/location-data/">Some apps pass personally identifiable location data to as many as 40 companies</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/11/apple-watch-improve-heart-rate-readings/">Apple Watch Series 4 Heart Rate app takes ‘faster reading with higher fidelity’ using Digital Crown</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/10/apple-watch-series-4-battery-life-cellular-half-marathon/">Testing Apple Watch Series 4 half marathon battery life with cellular off: over 50% after 2 hours</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/12/airpower-update-window-closing/">Comment: AirPower update probably days away, but we’re likely beyond the good news window</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/07/holiday-deal-hub/">Holiday Deal Hub: Exclusive deals for 9to5Mac readers!</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h1>Giveaway:</h1> <p><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0p3FUcpmqDos3Ew-G29s9Wq_B7UrMkYpRmaMtFVs74PClOQ/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="640" height="920" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/Gj-JC1dw-fQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 13, 2018
Apple Music coming to Echo, iPhone XR clear case, Apple Watch ECG launch
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac share a quick review of the Smart Folio cover for the new iPad Pro, talk about Apple Music coming soon to Amazon's Echo speakers, recent iPhone XR discounts and Apple's marketing strategies, the launch of the Apple Clear Case for iPhone XR, the 18W USB-C charger, and lots of software updates and new features including iOS 12.1.1 and FaceTime fixes, HomePod in China, dual SIM in the US, and the new ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4, plus much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://amzn.to/2Ty9m74">Sponsored by ZUGU Case</a>:</strong><em> Check out ZUGU’s new Muse case for Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro and enter our 12.9-inch iPad Pro giveaway below.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=Opsgenie_Brand_Podcast&utm_content=podcast">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>: </strong><em>Opsgenie empowers Dev & Ops teams to plan for service disruptions and stay in control during incidents. Get a free company account for up to 5 team members, forever.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/30/apple-music-on-echo/">Apple Music coming to Amazon Echo speakers in time for the holidays</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/22/report-apple-to-lower-iphone-xr-prices-in-japan-restarts-some-iphone-x-production/">Report: Apple to lower iPhone XR prices in Japan, restarts some iPhone X production</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/26/iphone-xr-price-drop-japan/">As rumored, iPhone XR price drops by ~$100 at Japanese carrier over two year contract</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/04/apple-marketing-iphone-xs-boost/">Apple reportedly reassigned some marketing staff to focus on boosting new iPhone sales</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/12/iphone-xr-apple-clear-case/">Apple will release its own clear case for iPhone XR</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/05/apple-clear-case-release/">Apple’s official clear case for iPhone XR is now available for $39</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/05/ipad-pro-18w-usb-c-power-adapter-now-available/">Apple begins selling $29 18W USB-C power adapter separately, previously only available with 2018 iPad Pro</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/05/ios-12-1-1/">Apple releases iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.1.1, macOS 10.14.2, and HomePod 12.1.1 update</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/05/iphone-xs-xr-esim-carriers/">AT&T becomes first major US carrier to support eSIM functionality on iPhone XS & XR</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/21/verizon-memo-dual-sim-esim-december/">Verizon memo says Dual SIM and eSIM rollout to start in early December</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/06/verizon-esim-expecteddecember-7/">Verizon eSIM support coming December 7, says leaked memo</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/06/apple-watch-series-4-likely-getting-the-ecg-app-today-with-watchos-5-1-2/">Apple Watch Series 4 getting the ECG app today with watchOS 5.1.2</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/06/watchos-5-1-2-ecg-app/">watchOS 5.1.2 for Apple Watch now available with ECG app, new Infograph complications, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/06/ecg-age-restriction-psa/">PSA: ECG and irregular heart rate notifications not available for users under 22</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/02/kuo-all-new-design-airpods-in-2020-wireless-charging-model-in-first-quarter-2019/">Kuo: ‘All-new design’ AirPods in 2020, wireless charging model in first quarter 2019</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h1>Giveaway:</h1> <p><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0p3FUcpmqDos3Ew-G29s9Wq_B7UrMkYpRmaMtFVs74PClOQ/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="640" height="920" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/OMEUJ3ZsxA4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 07, 2018
Bigger iPad Pro, App Store monopoly, and Apple Watch half marathon
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro differences, using the iPad as a teleprompter, Apple Pencil versus Logitech Crayon, Apple's Supreme Court case over monopolies and the App Store, running long distances with Apple Watch, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://amzn.to/2Ty9m74">Sponsored by ZUGU Case</a>:</strong><em> Check out ZUGU’s new Muse case for Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro and enter our 12.9-inch iPad Pro giveaway below.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=Opsgenie_Brand_Podcast&utm_content=podcast">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>: </strong><em>Opsgenie empowers Dev & Ops teams to plan for service disruptions and stay in control during incidents. Get a free company account for up to 5 team members, forever.</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.mackweldon.com"><strong>Sponsored by Mack Weldon:</strong></a> Mack Weldon is a premium essentials brand that believes in smart design and premium fabric.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/08/review-2018-12-9-inch-ipad-pro-a-tamed-beast-video/">Review: 2018 12.9-inch iPad Pro: a tamed beast [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/06/review-logitech-crayon-apple-pencil-alternative/">Review: Logitech Crayon – a price-friendly Apple Pencil alternative [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/25/apple-antitrust-supreme-court/">US Supreme Court to hear arguments on Monday in Apple antitrust suit alleging App Store monopoly</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/26/apple-watch-running-long-workouts/">Running with Apple Watch Series 4 and optimizing for long workouts</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h1>Giveaway:</h1> <p><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0p3FUcpmqDos3Ew-G29s9Wq_B7UrMkYpRmaMtFVs74PClOQ/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="640" height="920" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/w9kUp28xMJo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 30, 2018
Apple holiday ad, iPhone sales fears, Apple TV dongles
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's 2018 holiday ad and how it was created, the four-day 'shopping event' that Apple is hyping this year, Siri's unfortunate Thanksgiving Day blunder, a new rumored Apple TV HDMI stick, iPhone XS and iPhone XR sales concerns and how Apple is responding, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://amzn.to/2Ty9m74">Sponsored by ZUGU Case</a>:</strong><em> Check out ZUGU’s new Muse case for Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro and enter our 12.9-inch iPad Pro giveaway below.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_campaign=Opsgenie_Brand_Podcast&utm_content=podcast">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>: </strong><em>Opsgenie empowers Dev & Ops teams to plan for service disruptions and stay in control during incidents. Get a free company account for up to 5 team members, forever.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/20/apple-share-your-gifts-ad/">Apple shares new Pixar-like animated ‘Share Your Gifts’ holiday ad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/23/apple-black-friday-sale-now-live-us/">Apple Black Friday sale live in the US: Apple Store gift cards when buying iPhone, Mac, iPad and Apple Watch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/21/apple-tv-chromecast-dongle/">Apple reportedly mulls Chromecast-like dongle to help spread adoption of upcoming TV show service</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/19/apple-cuts-orders-iphone-xs-xr/">Apple reportedly cuts production orders for iPhone XS and iPhone XR</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <h1>Giveaway:</h1> <p><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0p3FUcpmqDos3Ew-G29s9Wq_B7UrMkYpRmaMtFVs74PClOQ/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="640" height="920" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/9ZG_CkmE168" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 23, 2018
New MacBook Pro GPUs, Spotify for Apple Watch, iPad pros and cons
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new MacBook Pro GPU updates, the upcoming Blackmagic eGPU Pro, Apple's Mac SSD pricing, new Apple Watch bands, AirPower predictions, Spotify for Apple Watch, the first week with the new iPad Pro, and the state of Apple's apps — not just the OS — on the iPad.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="http://smilesoftware.com/podcast">Sponsored by PDFpen</a></strong><em>: the ultimate tool for editing PDFs on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/14/you-can-now-order-the-15-inch-macbook-pro-with-radeon-pro-vega-discrete-graphics/">You can now order the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Radeon Pro Vega discrete graphics</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/13/apple-watch-nike-sport-band-colors/">Three new Apple Watch Nike Sport and Sport Loop band colors coming this week</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/14/apple-watch-red-sport-loop/">(PRODUCT)RED Sport Loop for Apple Watch debuts alongside recently introduced Hermès straps</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/13/spotify-apple-watch-2/">Spotify releases ‘first version’ of its Apple Watch app with limited features</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/ef64-SMi6_o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 16, 2018
2018 iPad Pro impressions, FaceTime and iPhone XR improvements, watchOS updates
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac offer up early impressions on the 2018 iPad Pro, new Apple Pencil, and Smart Keyboard Folio, a few iPhone XR thoughts, changes coming in iOS and watchOS for FaceTime and more, a change to how Apple is reporting earnings, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2FaU8Sk"><strong>Sponsored by OPSO</strong></a>:<em> Check out the MFi certified Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Cable at a fraction of the price of other options.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com">Sponsored by Atlassian’s OpsGenie</a>:</strong><em> Never miss a critical alert again with Opsgenie — sign up for a free account for up to five members with no credit card required.</em></p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/08/2018-ipad-pro-upgrade/">2018 iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and Smart Keyboard Folio — a big leap from the first Pro</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/06/ipad-pro-macbook-air-mac-mini-video-reviews/">iPad Pro, Retina MacBook Air, and Mac mini video review roundup</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/31/facetime-live-photos-returns-in-ios-12-1-1-flip-camera-ui-improved/">FaceTime Live Photos returns in iOS 12.1.1, flip camera UI improved</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/07/walkie-talkie-control-centre/">watchOS 5.1.2 adds Control Center toggle for Walkie-Talkie availability</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/08/iphone-xr-expand-notifications-haptic-touch/">iOS 12.1.1 will let iPhone XR users expand notifications with Haptic Touch</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/o1KCenBj5ok" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 09, 2018
MacBook Air, Mac mini, and iPad Pro event impressions
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's October 30th event and the new MacBook Air, Mac mini, iPad Pro, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.hypershop.com">Sponsored by Hyper</a>: </strong><i>Get 25% off the new HyperDrive USB-C Hubs for MacBook Pro.</i></p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.opsgenie.com">Sponsored by Atlassian's OpsGenie</a>:</strong><em> Never miss a critical alert again with Opsgenie.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/30/ipad-pro-apple-pencil-macbook-imac-mac-mini-event/">Apple Event News Hub: iPad Pro, Macs, much more</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/Az7mmiAv3dc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 31, 2018
iPhone XR reviews, iPad mini 5 rumors, HomeKit speakers
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk iPhone XR reviews, the upcoming fix for 'beautygate', the newly rumored iPad mini 5 and AirPower expectations, the iPad Pro and Mac updates expected at next week's Apple event, the latest AirPlay 2 HomeKit speaker, Safari and Dark Mode on the web, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/18/iphone-xr-review-videos/">First iPhone XR reviews hit YouTube ahead of pre-orders</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/23/iphone-xr-reviews-the-best-of-iphone-xs/">iPhone XR reviews: the best of iPhone XS with a couple compromises, beats Max battery life</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/12/iphone-xr-apple-clear-case/">Apple will release its own clear case for iPhone XR</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/23/kuo-predicts-new-ipad-mini-5-airpower-launch-in-late-2018-or-early-2019-more/">Kuo predicts new iPad mini 5, AirPower launch in late 2018 or early 2019, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/24/apple-registers-three-new-desktop-macs-in-eurasian-database-ahead-of-october-30-event/">Apple registers three new desktop Macs in Eurasian database ahead of October 30 event</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/24/homekit-speaker-libratone-zipp/">HomeKit Weekly: Libratone Zipp retroactively brings AirPlay 2 to a Bluetooth & Wi-Fi speaker</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/24/safari-beta-dark-mode-theme-websites/">New Safari beta allows websites to adapt their theme to complement macOS Mojave in Dark Mode</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/32hC-6Cj8HM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 25, 2018
October event announced, iPhone XR pre-order, Photoshop for iPad
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the newly announced October Apple event, expectations for the new iPad Pro and Mac lineup, iPhone XR pre-orders and the Apple clear case, full Photoshop coming to iPad, Apple's subscription issues on the App Store, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong><i>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</i></p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p><strong><a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Sponsored by Capterra</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://capterra.com/HappyHour">Capterra.com/HappyHour</a> today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/18/apple-october-event-ipad-pro-mac/">Apple announces iPad Pro and Mac event for October 30: ‘There’s more in the making’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/12/iphone-xr-apple-clear-case/">Apple will release its own clear case for iPhone XR</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/15/first-look-adobe-max-creative-cloud-new-illustration-style/">First look: Adobe’s new illustration style comes alive in Creative Cloud</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/15/adobe-photoshop-cc-ipad-launching-2019/">Adobe announces full Photoshop CC for iPad shipping 2019, syncs with desktop</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/15/adobe-max-2018-premiere-rush-lightroom-migration-xd-voice-project-gemini/">Adobe MAX 2018: Premiere Rush CC released, Apple Photos to Lightroom migration, XD voice apps, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/15/phil-schiller-adobe-max-photoshop-ipad-ar/">Adobe MAX 2018: Phil Schiller discusses Photoshop for iPad, AR, collaboration with Adobe</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/15/hands-on-premiere-rush-cc-ios-mac/">Hands-on with Premiere Rush CC, Adobe’s new cross-device video editor</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/16/apple-keynote-to-adobe-xd-tips/">Adobe offers tips on switching from Keynote to XD for app prototyping</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/16/adobe-max-sneaks-2018/">Adobe previews automatic image parallax, simple font customization, more in development for Creative Cloud apps</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/15/app-store-subscription-shady-tactics/">Report explores the ‘sneaky subscription’ tactics that are plaguing the iOS App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/18/apple-subscription-rejection-deceptive/">Apple appears to crack down on deceptive in-app subscriptions, pulling apps that ‘may mislead or confuse’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/17/skydio-r1-autonomous-drone-gains-apple-watch-control-now-in-apple-stores/">Skydio R1 autonomous drone gains Apple Watch control, now in Apple Stores</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/15/nike-run-club-apple-watch-series-4/">Nike+ Run Club now optimized for Apple Watch Series 4</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/28/apple-watch-sleep-tracking/">Have an old Apple Watch? Here’s how to use it for sleep tracking</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/18/alexa-whisper-mode/">Alexa whisper mode rolling out to Echo starting today, here’s how to enable it</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/mlJ0BaFhfVY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 19, 2018
Latest OS updates, the new smart ‘speakers’, and troubles in China
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss a range of topics including Apple Watch and DST challenges, new Apple Watch Series 4 improvements, iOS 12.0.1 fixes and iOS 12 adoption rate, new Apple Music and Apple Pay updates, the latest round of smart 'speakers' from Facebook, Google, and Amazon, the mysterious China security story and an interesting fraud scheme, Apple's original content strategy, new iPad Pro rumors, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/28/rewards-win-iphone-xs-max-zendure-deal/">Sponsored by Zendure</a>: Enter to win our iPhone XS Max giveaway!</strong></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/07/apple-watch-series-4-crash-loop-bug/">Some Apple Watch Series 4 models repeatedly crashing and rebooting due to daylight saving time bug</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/09/ios-12-1-beta-3/">Third iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1 developer betas now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/08/ios-12-0-1-iphone-xs-charging-ipad-key-position/">Apple releasing iOS 12.0.1 with iPhone XS charging and iPad ‘.?123’ key position fix today</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/06/ios-12-now-installed-on-50-of-devices-outpacing-ios-11/">iOS 12 now installed on 50% of active devices, outpacing iOS 11 adoption</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/11/apple-ios-12-50-percent-iphone-ipad/">Apple officially says iOS 12 is now in use on 50% of all iPhones and iPads</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/11/genius-apple-music/">Apple Music now incorporates lyrics from Genius, Genius adds embedded Apple Music player</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/11/apple-pay-is-now-accepted-at-cvs-pharmacy/">Apple Pay is now accepted at CVS Pharmacy, Discover adds support for its debit card</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/08/smart-speaker-portal-facebook-amazon-alexa/">Facebook enters the smart speaker race with Portal and Portal+, featuring video calls and Amazon Alexa</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/04/apple-spy-chips-china-bloomberg/">Apple strongly refutes report that it found Chinese ‘spy’ chips in iCloud servers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/04/apple-statement-denies-bloomberg-report/">Apple continues denial of Chinese server spy infiltration with new statement</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/09/iphone-repair-fraud-china/">Report details Apple’s struggles to tackle iPhone repair fraud in China, which cost Apple billions of dollars a year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/09/season-2-carpool-karaoke-tv-app/">Apple launching season 2 of Carpool Karaoke for free through the TV app starting October 12</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/10/apple-streaming-tv-service-details/">Apple to offer some of its original content for free via TV app on iOS & Apple TV, report says</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/10/2018-ipad-pro-details-face-id-display/">Exclusive: iPad Pro Face ID details, 4K HDR video over USB-C, AirPod-like Apple Pencil 2 pairing, more [Update: A12X processor]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/05/apple-watch-nike-series-4/">[Update: Apple Store stock and unboxing] Apple Watch Nike+ hits stores Friday with new face and reflective band</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/Shy_iyjRrvM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 12, 2018
Series 4 reviewed, iOS 12.1 changes, Marzipan apps
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the Apple Watch Series 4 review process and the latest thinking on the new model, a new student ID card feature in Wallet on iOS 12 and watchOS 5, new features coming in iOS 12.1, an issue with Dolby Atmos and HDMI-CEC on Apple TV 4K, and the state of Marzipan apps on macOS Mojave.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/28/rewards-win-iphone-xs-max-zendure-deal/">Sponsored by Zendure</a>: Enter to win our iPhone XS Max giveaway!</strong></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/03/apple-watch-series-4-review-2/">Review: Apple Watch Series 4 — beautiful design, invisible features</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/04/customizing-infograph-apple-watch-series-4/">Customizing the Infograph face on Apple Watch Series 4</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/04/apple-watch-series-4-digital-crown-evolution-review/">Apple Watch Series 4: A big leap for the Digital Crown</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/02/campus-id-cards-apple-wallet/">Three US universities now let students use iPhone and Apple Watch as their campus ID card</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/02/ios-12-1-beta-2-watchos-12-1-beta-2/">Second iOS 12.1 and watchOS 5.1 developer betas coming today [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/02/ios-12-1-new-emoji/">iOS 12.1 comes with 70 new emoji including red hair, lobster, softball, bagel, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/02/ios-12-iphone-emoji-updated/">With iOS 12.1, the phone emoji finally loses the home button to reflect modern iPhone design</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/dGNtTgjPD0I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 04, 2018
iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4, and macOS Mojave impressions
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac initial impressions with iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4, and macOS Mojave.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/18/giveaway-win-apples-iphone-xs-max-from-zendure-9to5mac/">Sponsored by Zendure</a>: Enter to win our iPhone XS Max giveaway!</strong></p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <strong><em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></strong></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p><em>Note: Original audio file had a few issues. Delete episode and re-download for corrected file.</em></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/22/top-20-iphone-xs-and-iphone-xs-max-features-video/">Top 20+ iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/24/iphone-xs-max-camera-versus-iphone-x/">iPhone XS camera is the major upgrade over iPhone X [Comparison]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/25/iphone-xs-max-portrait-depth-control-hdr-review/">Capturing a miniature world with iPhone XS Max</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/25/iphone-xs-depth-control-real-time-preview-portrait-mode/">Hands-on with iPhone XS real-time preview of Depth Control in Portrait mode</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/25/ios-12-1-beta-1-changes-features-video/">Hands-on: iOS 12.1 beta 1 changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/21/siri-waveform-apple-watch-series-4/">Siri waveform animation on Apple Watch Series 4 responds dynamically to the sound of your voice</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/24/macos-mojave-release/">macOS Mojave now available with Dark Mode, News and Home apps, much more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/24/macos-mojave-top-features-changes-video/">macOS Mojave: Hands-on with 20+ new changes and features [Video]</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/Ar_d3UCMcJc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 27, 2018
HomePod gets smarter, best iOS 12 features, iPhone XS anticipation
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss iPhone and Apple Watch orders, early reviews for the new products, the giant HomePod update that adds a few essential features, the best features of newly released iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, and all the hardware secrets contained in iOS 12.1 beta.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://smilesoftware.com/podcast">Sponsored by PDFpen</a>: the ultimate tool for editing PDFs on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.</strong></p> <p><strong><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/18/giveaway-win-apples-iphone-xs-max-from-zendure-9to5mac/">Sponsored by Zendure</a>: enter to win our iPhone XS Max giveaway!</strong></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/18/iphone-xs-review-roundup/">iPhone XS/Max review roundup: iPhone X owners, don’t bother; everyone else, wait for the XR</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/19/apple-watch-series-4-review-roundup-this-is-the-one-weve-been-waiting-for/">Apple Watch Series 4 review roundup: This is the one we’ve been waiting for</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/17/homepod-timers-find-iphone-calling-more/">HomePod update adds multiple timers, Find My iPhone, making and receiving phone calls, and more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/17/ios-12-features-2/">iOS 12 is now available with performance boosts, Screen Time, smarter notifications, much more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/17/watchos-5-features/">watchOS 5 for Apple Watch now available with Podcasts and Walkie-Talkie apps, much more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/17/tvos-12-features/">tvOS 12 now available for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K, brings Dolby Atmos audio, screensaver updates, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/18/apple-releases-first-ios-12-1-watchos-5-1-and-tvos-12-1-developer-betas/">Apple releases first iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1 developer betas [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/18/ios-12-1-new-ipads-coming-this-year/">iOS 12.1 references ‘iPad2018Fall’, all but confirming new iPad Pro debut next month</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/18/icloud-sync-for-memoji-ahead-of-new-ipads/">iOS 12.1 suggests iCloud syncing for Memoji coming soon</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/gyN2ODde15c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 20, 2018
Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs, and iPhone XR event impressions
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac share their thoughts on the Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone XR event. Plus there's positive HomePod news!</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://ude.my/happyhour">Sponsored by Udemy</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://ude.my/happyhour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ude.my/happyhour</a> and use coupon code HAPPYHOUR to get 90% off life-changing classes!</em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://molekule.com">Sponsored by Molekule</a> </strong>—<em> the only air purifier that actually destroys pollutants.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/iphone-apple-watch-event-news-hub/">Apple Event News Hub: iPhone Xs, Xr, Xs Max + Apple Watch Series 4, much more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/2018-iphone-names-2/">Apple website leak confirms all three 2018 iPhone names; 512GB storage option</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/apple-watch-40mm-44mm/">Apple sitemap leak reveals new 40mm and 44mm Apple Watch Series 4 sizes, gold stainless steel case</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/6-1-inch-iphone-xr-will-be-available-in-black-white-red-yellow-coral-and-blue-colors/">6.1-inch iPhone is called ‘iPhone Xr’ — will be available in black, white, red, yellow, coral and blue colors</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/2018-ipad-pro-october-event/">Sitemap leak suggests Apple won’t announce new iPad Pro models today</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/iphone-se-6s-fate-uncertain/">iPhone SE and iPhone 6s may be discontinued following iPhone Xs event</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/apple-watch-series-4-announced-release-price/">Apple officially announces Apple Watch Series 4 with larger display, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/iphone-xs-and-iphone-xs-max-announced-gold-finish-two-sizes-more/">iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max announced: gold finish, two sizes, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/apple-face-id-faster-iphone-xs/">iPhone Xs & iPhone Xs Max feature faster Face ID support, Apple claims</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/apple-announces-6-1-inch-iphone-xr-in-several-colorful-finishes/">Apple announces 6.1-inch iPhone XR in several colorful finishes, new A12 Bionic chip and faster Face ID</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/homepod-update/">HomePod will gain support for multiple timers, phone calls, iPhone pinging, more in new update</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/airpower-mentioned-airpods-product-page/">AirPower may not make 2018 deadline, AirPods product page suggests</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/12/edition-no-more-modern-buckle-once-again/">Apple Watch lineup drops ceramic Edition models, Modern Buckle returns, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.relay.fm/mpu/447">Mac Power Users #447: Workflows with Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/I6HNsHxRSnY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 13, 2018
Apple Watch Series 4 & iPhone Xs leak ahead of event
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac's exclusive Apple Watch Series 4 and iPhone Xs leaks, iPad Pro redesign rumors, event predictions, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/30/exclusive-apple-watch-series-4/">Exclusive: Apple Watch Series 4 revealed — massive display, dense watch face, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/05/apple-watch-series-4-resolution-likely-384x480-apps-capable-of-showing-much-more-content/">Apple Watch Series 4 resolution likely 384×480, apps capable of showing much more content</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/30/2018-iphone-xs-design-larger-version-gold-exclusive/">Exclusive: This is ‘iPhone XS’ — design, larger version, and gold colors confirmed</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/05/iphone-xs-max-name/">‘iPhone Xs Max’ likely name for 6.5-inch OLED flagship, sources say</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/03/ipad-pro-thin-bezel-renders/">Renders show new thin-bezel iPad Pro based on purported design: flat sides, iPhone-style antenna lines</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/04/creative-selection-book-available-now-the-creation-of-the-iphone-keyboard-apples-design-process-and-demoing-to-steve-jobs/">‘Creative Selection’ book available now: the creation of the iPhone keyboard, Apple’s design process, and demoing to Steve Jobs</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/WwK3MiIUzUc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 06, 2018
AirPlay 2 on AirPort Express, 2018 iPhone names and resolutions
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk AirPlay 2 coming to the AirPort Express, Bloomberg's report on iPhone naming and features, Ming-Chi Kuo's prediction that at least one iPhone will be delayed and no Pencil support, that rumor about 3D Touch going away, and a quick look at HomeKit shades.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">Sponsored by TextExpander</a>: </strong><i>Visit <a href="https://textexpander.com/podcast">textexpander.com/podcast</a> and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year!</i></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/28/airport-express-airplay-2-homekit/">AirPort Express firmware update adds AirPlay 2 and Home app support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/29/sonos-amp-announcement-airplay-2/">Sonos unveils upgraded Amp with AirPlay 2, Sonance partnership for in-wall and outdoor speakers, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/27/iphone-speed-camera-2018/">Bloomberg: New OLED iPhones to feature speed and camera improvements, Apple may not use ‘Plus’ label for 6.5-inch model</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/27/kuo-6-1-inch-iphone-shipping-later-no-apple-pencil-support-this-year/">Kuo: 6.1-inch iPhone shipping later, no Apple Pencil support this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/27/airpods-wireless-charging-airpower-iphone-lcd-late/">Barclays: AirPods wireless charging case arriving next month alongside AirPower, 6.1-inch iPhone landing late</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/04/apple-future-curved-iphone-hover-screen/">Bloomberg: Apple considering future iPhone models with ‘hover’ gestures and curved screens</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/29/homekit-weekly-serena-motorized-shades-lutron/">HomeKit Weekly: Controlling smart shades with Siri, automation, and the Home app</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/RK2Cj8cXg1E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 30, 2018
MacBook rumors, Mac mini expectations, Apple Watch Series 4 lineup
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the latest Digitimes report on MacBook, AirPower, and iPad rumors, Bloomberg's report on the MacBook Air replacement and rumored Mac mini update, our expectations for the Apple Watch Series 4 lineup, the end of Back to My Mac, and a lead change for Apple TV.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.hypershop.com">Sponsored by Hyper</a>: </strong><i>Visit<a href="http://bit.ly/2OzqQNU" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> hypershop.com</a> and use coupon code 9to5macbook to get 10% off site-wide, and enter our <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/03/hyper-macbook-pro-giveaway/">2018 MacBook Pro giveaway</a>!</i></p> <p><strong><a href="http://ude.my/happyhour">Sponsored by Udemy</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://ude.my/happyhour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ude.my/happyhour</a> and use coupon code HAPPYHOUR to get 90% off life-changing classes!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/17/digitimes-1200-13-inch-entry-level-macbook-in-september-160-airpower-no-new-ipad-mini/">Digitimes: $1200 13-inch ‘entry-level’ MacBook in September, $160 AirPower, no new iPad mini</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/20/bloomberg-mac-mini-update-details/">Bloomberg: Mac mini update this year will target pro users, likely more expensive</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/20/apple-watch-series-4-six-eurasian/">Apple registers six new Apple Watch models in Eurasian database ahead of announcement next month</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/21/back-to-my-mac-macos-mojave/">macOS Mojave drops Back to My Mac iCloud feature, Apple Remote Desktop recommended</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/21/apple-tv-design-jen-false-apple-caffeine/">Apple TV exec Jen Folse exits Apple for Caffeine social broadcasting startup</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/AZJTTFUtyh4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 23, 2018
Group FaceTime delay, Twitter API damage, 2018 iPhone rumors
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Group FaceTime's delay, Twitter's destructive API change, new details about AirPower, iPhone rumors including Apple Pencil support, Apple Car development, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.hypershop.com">Sponsored by Hyper</a>: </strong><i>Visit<a href="http://bit.ly/2OzqQNU" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> hypershop.com</a> and use coupon code 9to5macbook to get 10% off site-wide, and enter our <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/03/hyper-macbook-pro-giveaway/">2018 MacBook Pro giveaway</a>!</i></p> <p><a style="font-weight: bold" href="https://molekule.com">Sponsored by Molekule</a> —<em> the only air purifier that actually destroys pollutants.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/13/group-facetime-delay/">iOS 12 and macOS Mojave won’t ship with Group FaceTime at launch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/10/samsung-awkwardly-pits-note-9-against-iphone-x-performance-in-new-ingenius-ads/">Samsung awkwardly pits Note 9 against iPhone X performance in new ‘Ingenius’ ads</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/13/ios-12-beta-7/">iOS 12 developer beta 7 for iPhone and iPad coming today [U: Now available … and pulled]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/13/ios-12-beta-7-ota-pulled/">Apple pulls iOS 12 beta 7 OTA update amid reports of sluggish performance [U: ISPW files too]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/15/ios-12-beta-8/">iOS 12 developer beta 8 for iPhone and iPad expected today after beta 7 pulled [U: Now available]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/15/tweetbot-twitter-api-change/">Tweetbot loses streaming, activity/stats tab, and Apple Watch app over Twitter API change</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/13/reprot-airpower-september-launch-price/">Insiders believe AirPower launching in September, priced around $150</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/14/2018-iphone-specs/">2018 OLED iPhones to support Apple Pencil, with 512GB top tier – Trendforce</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/09/doug-field-returns-to-apple/">After stint at Tesla, Doug Field returns to Apple to work on Project Titan w/ Bob Mansfield</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/14/kuo-ar-glasses-2020-apple-car-3-5-years/">Kuo: AR glasses coming in 2020, Apple Car launch 3-5 years later</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/10/tvos-12-beta-dolby-atmos-itunes-movies/">tvOS 12 beta now includes Dolby Atmos support for iTunes Movies on Apple TV</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/15/homekit-weekly-control-cooling-fans-ac/">HomeKit Weekly: Four ways to control cooling with fans and air conditioners</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/13/apple-watch-running-cadence-pace-alerts-watchos-5/">Using Apple Watch running cadence and pace alerts in watchOS 5</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/GePiTzYqngo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 16, 2018
MacBook Pro experience, Friends Mix, 'Creative Selection' excerpt
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss using the Keyboard Service Program for MacBook, experience with the 2018 MacBook Pro including True Tone and "Hey Siri" features, Apple Music's new Friends Mix playlist, 9to5Mac's exclusive excerpt from the upcoming 'Creative Selection' book, Competitions and Pace Alerts on watchOS 5, features Apple's Activity needs to borrow from Nike Run Club, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.hypershop.com">Sponsored by Hyper</a>: </strong><i>Visit<a href="http://bit.ly/2OzqQNU" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> hypershop.com</a> and use coupon code 9to5macbook to get 10% off site-wide, and enter our <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/03/hyper-macbook-pro-giveaway/">2018 MacBook Pro giveaway</a>!</i></p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/22/apple-macbook-pro-keyboard-sticky-repair-refund/">Apple finally acknowledges ‘sticky’ keyboard issues on MacBooks, offering free fix and refunds for past repairs</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/25/review-2018-macbook-pro-video/">Review: 2018 MacBook Pro – more than skin deep [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/07/apple-music-launches-new-weekly-friends-mix-in-for-you/">Apple Music launches new weekly ‘Friends Mix’ in For You</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/08/excerpt-iphone-software-keyboard-design/">Exclusive excerpt from upcoming book by ex-Apple engineer explores first iPhone software keyboard design process</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/04/apple-announces-watchos-5/">Apple announces watchOS 5: Podcasts, Activity Sharing challenges, automatic workout detection, Walkie-Talkie, more</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/dkYqa9MgZUU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 09, 2018
iPad Pro design leaks, upcoming HomePod features and AAPL earnings
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about traveling and data caps on carrier plans, the resolution to Apple's MacBook Pro throttling issue (and possibly the keyboard problem), Macotakara's report on the upcoming iPad Pro losing its headphone jack, Face ID only working in portrait orientation, and moving its Smart Connector, a leaked CAD image that may back up that report, iGen's report on upcoming HomePod features including multiple timers and phone call features, Apple's latest earnings report, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.hypershop.com">Sponsored by Hyper</a>: </strong><i>Visit<a href="http://bit.ly/2OzqQNU" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> hypershop.com</a> and use coupon code 9to5macbook to get 10% off site-wide, and enter our 2018 MacBook Pro giveaway <a href="http://9to5mac.com/2018/08/02/9to5mac-happy-hour-184">below</a>!</i></p> <p><strong><a href="http://ude.my/happyhour">Sponsored by Udemy</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://ude.my/happyhour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ude.my/happyhour</a> and use coupon code HAPPYHOUR to get 90% off life-changing classes!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/24/apple-releases-2018-macbook-pro-update-to-fix-cpu-throttling-thermal-management-bug/">Apple releases 2018 MacBook Pro update to fix CPU throttling/thermal management bug</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/27/2018-ipad-pro-headphone-jack-more/">New iPad Pro said to drop 3.5mm jack, move Smart Connector to bottom to accommodate vertical-only Face ID</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/30/2018-ipad-pro-smart-connector/">Purported 2018 iPad Pro CAD shows new location of Smart Connector</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/22/homepod-private-beta-multiple-timers/">HomePod OS 12 private beta reportedly includes Siri multiple timers, make and answer phone calls, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/30/homepod-phone-call-support/">iOS 12 beta 5 confirms HomePod will add support for making phone calls</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/31/apple-earnings-fy18-q3/">Apple announces Q3 2018 revenue of $53.3b: 41.3m iPhones, 11.5m iPads, 3.7m Macs</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <p><iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdFk9zTya-7As8A5G1ZY8JBZjX1ClsOid_0FsE983XDRWfFXg/viewform?embedded=true" frameborder="0" width="700" height="1000" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/gDvWfXAPXNo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 02, 2018
UK HomeKit, Face ID iPad, Photos in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the state of HomeKit in the UK and some useful ways to use automation, iPad rumors and guesses about rounded corners and the Home indicator, Photos in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, photo sharing changes and questionable sharing suggestions, Apple's photo print products going away, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/02/review-lightwave-light-switch-the-best-uk-homekit-solution-for-smart-lighting/">Review: Lightwave Light Switch, the best UK HomeKit solution for smart lighting</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/11/11-inch-ipad-pro-apple-watch-series-4-concept/">Gallery: Visualizing an 11-inch iPad Pro and bezel-free Apple Watch Series 4</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/bzamayo/status/984939839924686849">Benjamin’s mockup of an iPad with home indicator</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/12/photo-print-products-discontinued/">Apple discontinues its own photo printing service, recommends third-party Photos Projects apps instead</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2013/09/10/apple-confirms-cards-app-for-ios-is-discontinued-recommends-iphoto/">Apple confirms Cards app for iOS is discontinued, recommends iPhoto</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/VV8cmzIImD8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 26, 2018
2018 MacBook Pro upgrade, thermal throttling concerns, macOS Mojave and watchOS 5 changes
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the newly announced 2018 MacBook Pro hardware upgrades, higher RAM and SSD storage upgrades, Apple's T2 chip in the iMac Pro and MacBook Pro, Hey Siri and True Tone, iFixit's keyboard discovery, the 6-core i9 thermal throttling issue, the state of HomeKit doorbell cameras, and the latest changes in iOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave betas.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://ude.my/happyhour">Sponsored by Udemy</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://ude.my/happyhour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ude.my/happyhour</a> and use coupon code HAPPYHOUR to get 90% off life-changing classes!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/12/apple-macbook-pro-with-touch-bar-updated-with-max-32-gb-ram-improved-third-generation-keyboard-true-tone-and-new-intel-chips/">Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar updated with max 32 GB RAM, ‘improved’ third-generation keyboard, True Tone, and new Intel chips</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/13/ifixit-macbook-pro-keyboard-protection/">iFixit finds new MacBook Pro keyboard has ‘thin, silicone barrier’ under each key</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/16/2018-macbook-pro-teardown/">Full 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off bigger battery, new T2 chip, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/17/2018-macbook-pro-cpu-throttling/">Video raises concerns about excessive thermal throttling on 2018 MacBook Pro w/ Intel Core i9</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/18/how-macbook-pro-throttles-with-final-cut-pro-x/">Here’s how Apple’s new MacBook Pro throttles with Final Cut Pro X exports [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/18/homekit-doorbell-removed/">Apple removes entire doorbell category from HomeKit accessory list</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/17/ios-12-beta-4/">iOS 12 developer beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/16/macos-mojave-beta-4/">macOS Mojave developer beta 4 for Mac now available, includes second Dynamic Desktop wallpaper</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/trZSz_mXUx0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 19, 2018
Siri's new boss, 11-inch iPad Pro, bezel-free Apple Watch rumors
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<p>Benjamin and Zac talk 3D Touch, AirPlay and Apple TV, iTunes 12.8 and Sonos gaining AirPlay 2, John Giannandrea's new Chief of ML and AI job, Siri changing bosses again, using Shortcuts on iOS 12, and Ming-Chi Kuo's big report on new Macs, iPads, and Apple Watches — which was recorded hours before Apple released new MacBook Pros.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://ude.my/happyhour">Sponsored by Udemy</a>: </strong><em>Visit <a href="http://ude.my/happyhour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ude.my/happyhour</a> and use coupon code HAPPYHOUR to get 90% off life-changing classes!</em></p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a><strong>:</strong> <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://instagram.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/09/apple-releases-macos-high-sierra-10-13-6-highlights-airplay-2-for-itunes/">Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, iTunes gains AirPlay 2</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/11/sonos-airplay-2-update/">Sonos speakers now work with AirPlay 2, control Apple Music with Siri</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/10/apple-groups-siri-and-machine-learning-teams/">Apple groups Siri and Machine Learning teams, ex-Google hire Giannandrea named Chief of ML and AI</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/01/apple-leadership-change/">Apple’s new Greater China and People VPs join Leadership ranks, Federighi takes over Siri</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/11/kuo-iphone-ipad-mac-apple-watch-rumors/">Kuo: Apple planning 11″ iPad Pro, Mac mini update, 1.57″ & 1.78″ Apple Watch, AirPower for fall</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/11/11-inch-ipad-pro-apple-watch-series-4-concept/">Gallery: Visualizing an 11-inch iPad Pro and bezel-free Apple Watch Series 4</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/12/apple-macbook-pro-with-touch-bar-updated-with-max-32-gb-ram-improved-third-generation-keyboard-true-tone-and-new-intel-chips/">Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar updated with max 32 GB RAM, ‘improved’ third-generation keyboard, True Tone, and new Intel chips</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/hpwWyFZdq3Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 12, 2018
Colorful iPhone rumors, A12 chip leaks, Apple Watch Raise to Speak Siri
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the five iPhone colors leak, new iPad and Mac rumors, new Geekbench results for unreleased chips, using Apple Watch Raise To Speak Siri on watchOS 5, Apple's plan to rebuild its mapping data in Apple Maps, and Shortcuts making a sneak peek for iOS 12 beta.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/05/kuo-2018-iphone-new-colors/">Kuo: New 2018 iPhone models to come in gold, grey, white, blue, red and orange colors</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/05/apple-new-ipads-mac-registered/">Apple registers five new iPads and Macs in Eurasian database</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/03/geekbench-new-macbook-pro-2018/">Geekbench benchmark hints at new MacBook Pro with 28W Intel CPU on the way</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/02/geekbench-scores-iphone-11-2/">Possible A12 Geekbench score suggests next-gen iPhone X upgraded with 4GB RAM, 10% speed boost</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/02/raise-to-speak-siri-watchos-5-apple-watch/">watchOS 5 beta now includes ‘Raise To Speak’ Siri on Apple Watch without ‘Hey Siri’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/29/apple-maps-2/">Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results appearing in next iOS 12 beta</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/07/05/ios-12-shortcuts-app-beta/">Apple opens iOS 12 Shortcuts app testing to developers over TestFlight</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/xkJYlEkVAc0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 06, 2018
iOS 12 public beta, AirPlay 2 speakers, and MacBook keyboard repair program
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the risks and benefits of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave public betas, 9to5Mac's Sonos Beam smart soundbar review, AirPlay 2 speakers, Apple's surprise MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboard repair program, rumors about new AirPods and over-ear headphones from Apple, a possible explanation for AirPower not launching yet, Ming-Chi Kuo's latest predictions, and the end of the Apple Watch Modern Buckle.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/25/ios-12-public-beta/">Apple releases first iOS 12 public beta for iPhone and iPad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/25/how-to-install-ios-12-public-beta-iphone-ipad-ipod-touch/">How to install the iOS 12 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/25/tvos-12-public-beta-1/">First tvOS 12 public beta for Apple TV now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/26/first-macos-mojave-10-14-public-beta-now-available-for-mac-users/">First macOS Mojave 10.14 public beta now available for Mac users</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/19/walkie-talkie-apple-watch-watchos-5-beta-2-video/">Hands-on: Walkie-Talkie on Apple Watch with watchOS 5 beta 2 [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/27/sonos-beam-soundbar-review/">Review: Sonos Beam is the perfect smart soundbar for bedrooms and apartments</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/22/apple-macbook-pro-keyboard-sticky-repair-refund/">Apple finally acknowledges ‘sticky’ keyboard issues on MacBooks, offering free fix and refunds for past repairs</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/25/airpods-homepod-over-ear-phones-2019/">Bloomberg: Premium AirPods, next-gen HomePod and new over-ear Apple headphones coming in 2019</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/21/bloomberg-airpower-delays/">Bloomberg: Apple aims to launch AirPower mat by September, runs a ‘stripped down’ version of iOS</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/26/iphone-6-1-inch-launch-price/">Kuo details ‘notch’ LCD and 2019 iPhone expectations; Face ID iPad Pros, redesigned Apple Watch, cheaper MacBook Air coming</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/22/apple-discontinues-modern-buckle-apple-watch-band/">Apple quietly discontinues Modern Buckle band, first of the original Apple Watch styles to disappear</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/2yBbcO6"><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 179: iOS 12 public beta, AirPlay 2 speakers, and MacBook keyboard repair program" class="aligncenter wp-image-539719" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/06/9to5mac-zerolemon-ismartpower-relacement-battery-for-iphone.jpg?quality=82&strip=all" alt="" width="750" height="150" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/06/9to5mac-zerolemon-ismartpower-relacement-battery-for-iphone.jpg 750w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/06/9to5mac-zerolemon-ismartpower-relacement-battery-for-iphone.jpg?resize=155,31 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/06/9to5mac-zerolemon-ismartpower-relacement-battery-for-iphone.jpg?resize=655,131 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/06/9to5mac-zerolemon-ismartpower-relacement-battery-for-iphone.jpg?resize=350,70 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /></a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/owh_k5k-Lsw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 28, 2018
iOS 12 beta 2 changes, Walkie-Talkie for Apple Watch, Oprah and Apple’s TV plans
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac iOS 12 beta 2, MP3 chapter support in Apple's Podcasts app, AirPlay 2 potential for AirPort Express; watchOS 5 beta 2, Apple's new Walkie-Talkie app, aggressive watch face indicators, and the death of Time Travel; macOS Mojave beta 2 and dark mode Maps; tvOS 12 beta 2 and Dolby Atmos sound; and Apple's new TV deal with Oprah.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a>: <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/19/ios-12-beta-2/">iOS 12 developer beta 2 for iPhone and iPad now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/20/ios-12-beta-2-changes-features-iphone-ipad-video/">Hands-on: 50 iOS 12 beta 2 changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/19/watchos-5-beta-2/">watchOS 5 developer beta 2 for Apple Watch now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/19/walkie-talkie-apple-watch-watchos-5-beta-2-video/">Hands-on: Walkie-Talkie on Apple Watch with watchOS 5 beta 2 [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/19/macos-mojave-beta-2/">macOS Mojave developer beta 2 for Mac now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/19/tvos-12-beta-2/">tvOS 12 developer beta 2 for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/15/apple-strikes-multi-year-original-content-deal-with-oprah/">Apple strikes multi-year original content deal with Oprah</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/20/apple-working-with-sesame-workshop-kids-programming/">Apple teams up with Sesame Workshop on kids’ programming</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/2JMtEol"><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 178: iOS 12 beta 2 changes, Walkie-Talkie for Apple Watch, Oprah and Apple’s TV plans" class="aligncenter wp-image-538817" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/06/august-banner-750x150-9to5-campaign-v2.jpeg?quality=82&strip=all" alt="" width="750" height="150" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/06/august-banner-750x150-9to5-campaign-v2.jpeg 750w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/06/august-banner-750x150-9to5-campaign-v2.jpeg?resize=155,31 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/06/august-banner-750x150-9to5-campaign-v2.jpeg?resize=655,131 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/06/august-banner-750x150-9to5-campaign-v2.jpeg?resize=350,70 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /></a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/zOZM1EzOVfc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 21, 2018
AirPlay 2 growing pains, using iOS 12’s Screen Time, USB-C iPhone rumors
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac catch up on the Sonos Beam soundbar announcement, AirPlay 2 support coming to Sonos in July, more HomePod stereo thoughts after a few weeks of use, how Apple TV speakers can be challenging with AirPlay 2, iOS 12's new Screen Time and Down Time features, potential scenarios where Walkie-Talkie on Apple Watch might be practical, and USB-C iPhones and 'solid state' Apple Watch rumors.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#"><strong>Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs</strong></a>: <em>Go to <a href="https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/cx/17/10/jobs-dual-cta?src=re-pod&trk=happyhour&veh=happyhour#">LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR</a> and get a $50 credit toward your first job post!</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/06/sonos-introduces-beam-sound-bar-with-airplay-2-siri-and-alexa-control/">Sonos introduces ‘Beam’ sound bar with AirPlay 2, Siri and Alexa control</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/06/sonos-airplay-2-support-siri-control-july/">Sonos announces AirPlay 2 support, Siri control coming in July</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/08/wwdc-2018-apple-music-playlist-rings-challenge/">WWDC 2018 Apple Music playlist released as attendees earn ‘Close Your Rings’ pins</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/12/watchos-5-activity-competition-automatic-workout-detection-siri-heart-data/">watchOS 5: Competitions, Workout detection and Siri face heart data push fitness tracking</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/11/watchos-5-beta-reissued/">Apple reissues watchOS 5 beta 1 to developers after pulling last week’s build</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/11/watchos-5-beta-reissued/">Apple reissues watchOS 5 beta 1 to developers after pulling last week’s build</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/08/apple-watch-solid-state-buttons/">Apple Watch to adopt solid state Side button and Digital Crown with Haptic Feedback</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/KbMEMBOwVzI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 14, 2018
WWDC 2018: iOS 12, macOS Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk WWDC 2018 including iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS, and macOS Mojave.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2J7tjQG" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sponsored by Setapp</a></strong>: <em>Get the company’s subscription Mac app service with 119 apps worth $3400 for just <a href="http://bit.ly/2J7tjQG" target="_blank" rel="noopener">$9.99/month (7-day Free Trial).</a></em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.simplecontacts.com/happyhour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sponsored by Simple Contacts</a></strong>: <em>Get $30 off your contacts at simplecontacts.com/happyhour or enter code HAPPYHOUR at checkout.</em></p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/03/wwdc-2018-news-hub/">WWDC 2018 — live coverage from San Jose</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/04/ios-12-unveil/">Apple unveils iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/04/apple-announces-watchos-5/">Apple announces watchOS 5: Podcasts, Activity Sharing challenges, automatic workout detection, Walkie-Talkie, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/04/apple-introduces-new-apple-watch-pride-band-available-today/">Apple announces tvOS 12 with immersive Dolby Atmos audio, iTunes content upgraded for free, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/04/apple-unveils-mac-10-14/">Apple unveils macOS 10.14 Mojave with dark mode, more</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/2J7tjQG"><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 176: WWDC 2018: iOS 12, macOS Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12" class="aligncenter wp-image-535654" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/05/native-banner_750x150.jpg?quality=82&strip=all" alt="" width="750" height="150" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/05/native-banner_750x150.jpg 750w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/05/native-banner_750x150.jpg?resize=155,31 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/05/native-banner_750x150.jpg?resize=655,131 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/05/native-banner_750x150.jpg?resize=350,70 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /></a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/MscKwfpYnTI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 08, 2018
Apple Watch Pride, HomePod stereo & AirPlay 2, macOS 10.14 wish list
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk Apple Watch workout tracking, Apple's new privacy portal in the EU, Apple Watch's hidden Pride watch face, HomePod gaining calendar, stereo, and AirPlay 2 support, and macOS 10.14 wish list items.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/23/download-all-apple-id-icloud-data/">Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/29/heres-the-new-apple-watch-pride-face-that-will-become-available-next-monday/">Here’s the new Apple Watch Pride face that will become available Monday</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/29/ios-11-4-airplay-2-homepod-stereo-messages-icloud/">iOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud, HomePod stereo now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/29/ios-11-4-coming-today-homepod-gains-multiroom-audio-and-stereo-pairing-with-airplay-2/">iOS 11.4 coming today, HomePod gains multiroom audio and stereo pairing with AirPlay 2</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/29/ios-11-4-hands-on-homepods-airplay-2-multi-room-audio-stereo-pairing-and-calendar-support-video/">Hands-on: HomePod’s AirPlay 2 multi-room audio, stereo pairing, and Calendar support [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/29/apple-wwdc-app-update/">Apple’s WWDC app for iOS updated ahead of next week’s event, includes new stickers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/30/apple-events-app-updated-wwdc-2018/">Apple Events app updated on Apple TV ahead of June 4 WWDC keynote live stream</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/C-oWvZ_irbQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 31, 2018
WWDC invites, Beats HomePod rumor, ‘audioOS’ wish list
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk WWDC press invites, misinterpreted Siri clues, a surprise Apple car update, a Beats-branded HomePod rumor, and HomePod features we want to see at WWDC 2018.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/22/wwdc-2018-keynote-date/">Apple invites press to WWDC 2018 keynote, iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 unveil expected</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/22/apple-confirms-it-will-live-stream-wwdc-keynote-on-june-4/">Apple confirms it will live stream WWDC keynote on June 4</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/21/siri-wwdc-hints-false/">PSA: Asking Siri about WWDC does not reveal a new HomePod or anything else</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/23/apple-volkswagen-shuttle-self-driving/">Report: After failed talks w/ Mercedes & BMW, Apple reaches self-driving car deal with Volkswagen</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/19/homepod-beats-branding-199/">Sketchy report says Apple planning $199 ‘HomePod’ with Beats branding</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/23/download-all-apple-id-icloud-data/">Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!h</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/JwjqaTHhEso" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 24, 2018
Twitter ruffles feathers, iPhone SE and fast charging rumors, iOS 12 wish list
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac sort through the latest mess Twitter is creating for third-party apps, the growing possibility that new iPhones will come with fast charging, farfetched iPhone SE rumors, and iOS 12 feature requests.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/15/tweetbot-3-for-mac-dark-mode/">Tweetbot 3 for Mac debuts with dark mode, expanded side bar, and more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/16/twitter-developer-api-change/">Twitter moves developer API change to August, third-party app future unclear</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/17/twitter-streaming/">Feature Request: Twitter’s apps need timeline streaming if they want ‘that feeling of electricity’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/16/next-gen-usb-c-iphone-charger-leak/">Renders claim to show new 18W Apple USB-C charger, will be bundled with 2018 iPhones</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/10/iphone-se-2-notch-slim-bezels-rumor/">Case maker Olixar believes iPhone SE 2 will feature iPhone X-esque design with slim bezels and notch</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/-LT9bGut_dU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 18, 2018
HomePod calendar clue, I/O impressions, watchOS 5 wish list
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac welcome a clue that suggests HomePod will soon work with Calendar, new details about the 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus and an iOS 12 Face ID rumor, quick impressions from Google I/O, Hodinkee's new Jony Ive interview on Apple Watch, and our watchOS 5 wish list.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/07/homepod-calendar-ios-11-4/">HomePod likely gaining Calendar support alongside iOS 11.4 release</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/07/iphone-x-plus-size-iphone-x-2-more/">iPhone X Plus said to be iPhone 8 Plus size, iOS 12 to bring horizontal Face ID support, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/08/google-i-o-2018-roundp-assistant-vs-siri/">Google I/O 2018: Assistant beats Siri to multiple actions & phone conversations, ‘Digital Wellbeing’, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/09/jony-ive-hodinkee-interview-apple-watch/">Jony Ive opens up about Apple Watch origin and the watch he ‘admires most’ in Hodinkee interview</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/04/watchos-5-wish-list/">watchOS 5 Wish List: Apple Watch Podcasts, open Siri face, rethought Control Center, more</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/VQmnARwBr2A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 10, 2018
AAPL earnings, state of AirPlay 2, tvOS 12 wish list
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss what Ming-Chi Kuo's retirement from KGI Securities could mean for future Apple rumors, Apple's latest earnings report and why iPhone revenue was up despite flat unit sales, the current state of AirPlay 2 and some impressive new features coming to iOS 11.4, and our wish list for tvOS 12 and Apple TV.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2HfaOVn" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sponsored by DearMob</a></strong>: With our partner <em>DearMob</em>, we’re giving away Apple’s brand new 9.7-inch 2018 iPad and an Apple Pencil this month to one lucky winner. And for a limited time, 9to5 readers can get <b><a title="http://bit.ly/2HfaOVn" href="http://bit.ly/2HfaOVn" target="_blank" rel="noopener">DearMob iPhone Manager’s latest version for free</a>, </b>normally $59.95.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/30/prolific-apple-supply-chain-analyst-ming-chi-kuo-departs-kgi/">Prolific Apple supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo departs KGI Securities, likely to focus on companies other than Apple</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/01/apple-earnings-fy18-q2/">Apple announces Q2 2018 revenue of $61.1b: 52.2m iPhones, 9.1m iPads, 4.07m Macs</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/03/hands-on-controlling-airplay-2-playback-on-apple-tv-from-siri-on-iphone-with-ios-11-4-beta/">Hands-on: Controlling AirPlay 2 playback on Apple TV from Siri on iPhone with iOS 11.4 beta</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/27/9to5rewards-win-apples-new-9-7-inch-ipad-apple-pencil-giveaway/">9to5Rewards: Win Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad + Apple Pencil [Giveaway]</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/pmUhEZVEUvo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 04, 2018
Apple officially kills AirPort routers, iPhone SE 2 rumors, macOS dark mode clues
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac break news that Apple has officially discontinued its AirPort router line, weigh new iPhone SE 2 rumors, and clues about dark mode finally coming to macOS.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2Iduby9" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sponsored by FIBARO</a></strong>: We’ve teamed up with <em>FIBARO</em> to give away a HomeKit bundle to turn your house into a Siri-controlled smart home.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="http://9to5mac.com/2018/04/26/apple-airport-cancellation/">Apple officially discontinues AirPort router line, no plans for future hardware</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/24/amazon-alexa-for-iphone-x/">Amazon updates its Alexa companion app for iOS with iPhone X optimization</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/20/iphone-se-2-no-headphone-jack-may/">iPhone SE 2 could arrive next month, but without a headphone jack</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/20/webkit-testing-logs-reference-ios-12-running-on-an-iphone-5s-simulator/">WebKit testing logs reference iOS 12 running on an iPhone 5s simulator</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/20/macos-10-14-dark-mode/">WebKit code references suggest dark mode coming to macOS 10.14</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/9YiwXq0zUJM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 26, 2018
FCC leaks gold iPhone X as Apple doubles down on secrecy
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about recent Amazon Alexa features and HomePod sales, Apple's leaked memo on stopping leaks, the FCC's gold iPhone X leak, and the potential for third-party Apple Watch faces.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2Iduby9" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sponsored by FIBARO</a></strong>: We’ve teamed up with <em>FIBARO</em> to give away a HomeKit bundle to turn your house into a Siri-controlled smart home.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/09/amazon-alexa-follow-up-mode-homepod-dreams-about-this-feature/">Amazon’s Alexa gaining new ‘Follow-up Mode’, no longer requires trigger word after every request</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/05/amazon-echo-intercom-update/">Amazon adds long awaited intercom feature to its Alexa-enabled devices</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/11/homepod-report-early-struggles/">Bloomberg: Apple lowers HomePod forecasts & orders as early sales prove lackluster</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/13/apple-memo-on-leaks-leaks/">Apple ramping up effort to stop leaks with legal action, according to leaked memo</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/13/fcc-appears-to-leak-photos-of-gold-iphone-x/">FCC appears to leak photos of gold iPhone X</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/18/regulatory-filings-indicate-a-flurry-of-new-iphone-se-models-launching-soon/">Regulatory filings indicate a flurry of new iPhone (SE?) models launching soon</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/14/watchos-4-3-1-suggests-future-support-for-third-party-watch-faces/">watchOS 4.3.1 suggests future support for third party watch faces [U]</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/w5QHcrBhq3g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 18, 2018
Red iPhone 8, 2019 Mac Pro, macOS 64-bit app transition
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, the wait for AirPower, the latest Mac Pro news, macOS High Sierra's 32-bit app warning, and watchOS 5 likely dropping old Apple Watch apps.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2Iduby9" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sponsored by FIBARO</a></strong>: We’ve teamed up with <em>FIBARO</em> to give away a HomeKit bundle to turn your house into a Siri-controlled smart home.</p> <p></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/08/red-iphone-8-and-8-plus-release/">Report: Virgin Mobile employee memo claims (RED) iPhone 8 & 8 Plus launching tomorrow</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/09/apple-announces-special-edition-productred-iphone-8-and-8-plus-order-from-tomorrow/">Apple announces special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, order from tomorrow</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/09/product-red-iphone-8-ad/">Apple overhauls homepage for (PRODUCT)RED, including sleek new iPhone 8 ad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/09/comment-airpower-features-price-release/">Comment: Managing expectations for AirPower release, price, and features</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/05/mac-pro-2019/">Apple planning modular Mac Pro release for 2019, new Pro Workflow Team providing feedback for professional needs</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/04/04/apple-upgrades-mac-pros-signals-radical-new-modular-mac-pros-next-year-with-apple-displays/">Apple upgrades Mac Pro, promises radical modular models and new displays after this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/10/watchos-4-3-1-hints-at-future-watchkit-app-incompatibility/">Apple Watch beta includes warning for old apps, suggests watchOS 5 will drop support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/11/earth-day-activity-challenge-apple-watch/">Next Apple Watch Activity Challenge set for Earth Day, 30 minute workout will unlock eco-friendly animated sticker pack</a></li> </ul> <p><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 168: Red iPhone 8, 2019 Mac Pro, macOS 64-bit app transition" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-528325" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?quality=82&strip=all" alt="" width="1000" height="500" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg 2800w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?resize=155,78 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?resize=655,328 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?resize=768,384 768w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?resize=1024,512 1024w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?resize=350,175 350w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?resize=1600,800 1600w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/04/iphone-8-red.jpg?resize=290,145 290w" sizes="(max-width: 1000px) 100vw, 1000px" /></p> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/i3QqWpg9hQ0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 12, 2018
Watch app graveyard, Apple poaches Google's AI chief, iOS 11.4 changes
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss early reception to the new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support, Instagram for Apple Watch's demise and why loads of watchOS apps are disappearing, Apple reportedly ramping up Siri hiring and poaching Google's AI chief, iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4 changes including the return of AirPlay 2, and Apple's futuristic iPhone 'hover' tech.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong>Sponsored by Setapp:</strong> <a id="yui_3_17_2_1_1522953206029_667" href="http://bit.ly/2GtroUv"><em id="yui_3_17_2_1_1522953206029_666"> Get 100+ high-quality Mac apps for thousands off retail with Setapp’s 50% off Education pricing.</em></a></p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/425267526&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_1_1522953206029_695"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/02/review-9-7-inch-329-ipad-2018-should-you-buy-it-video/">Review: 9.7-inch $329 iPad (2018) – Should you buy it? [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/02/instagram-apple-watch-dead/">Instagram for Apple Watch killed as Apple begins requiring native apps in updates</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/31/apple-hiring-for-siri-spike/">Report: Apple ramping up Siri improvement efforts as hiring hits new all-time high</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/03/apple-hires-google-ai-chief/">Apple bolsters AI team as it poaches Google’s search & artificial intelligence chief</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/02/ios-11-4-beta-1-whats-new-video/">What’s new in iOS 11.4 beta 1? Hands-on with new features and changes [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/04/airplay-2-airport-express/">AirPort Express showing up in iOS 11.4 Home app, suggests AirPlay 2 speaker support on the way</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/02/stereo-homepod-pairing-ios-11-4-beta/">Stereo HomePod reference makes its way back into iOS 11.4 beta [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/04/amazon-music-automation-echo-update/">Amazon adds music automation to Echo products as HomePod lags behind</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1522953206029_694"><a id="yui_3_17_2_1_1522953206029_693" href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/04/04/apple-future-curved-iphone-hover-screen/">Bloomberg: Apple considering future iPhone models with ‘hover’ gestures and curved screens</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p> <p><img class="aligncenter wp-image-526118 " title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 166: Apple&#039;s EDU iPad event, Apple Watch redesign rumors, iOS 11.3 release - 9to5Mac Happy Hour 167: Watch app graveyard, Apple poaches Google&#039;s AI chief, iOS 11.4 changes" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?quality=82&strip=all&strip=all" alt="" width="750" height="150" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg 750w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?resize=155,31 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?resize=655,131 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?resize=350,70 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/bSFBuC4ywhU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 05, 2018
9to5Mac Happy Hour 166: Apple’s EDU iPad event, Apple Watch redesign rumors, iOS 11.3 release
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac share thoughts on Apple's March education event where the new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support was unveiled, new Apple Watch Series 4 rumors that claim a new design is coming with more screen, and the launch of iOS 11.3, watchOS 4.3, and other software updates.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2Iduby9" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sponsored by FIBARO</a></strong>: We’ve teamed up with <em>FIBARO</em> to give away a HomeKit bundle to turn your house into a Siri-controlled smart home.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/422409966&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/28/fibaro-apple-homekit-bundle-giveaway/">Win a HomeKit bundle from FIBARO & 9to5Mac [Giveaway]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/28/homekit-weekly-003/">HomeKit Weekly: Using Automation to put sensors to work</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/apple-event-live-blog/">Live Blog: 9to5Mac coverage from inside Apple’s education event</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/new-ipad/">Apple unveils new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support + A10 Fusion chip at education event</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/apple-announces-new-versions-of-iwork-with-apple-pencil-integration-built-in-book-authoring/">Apple announces new versions of iWork with Apple Pencil integration, built in book authoring</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/apple-announces-classkit-classwork-app/">Apple bringing Classroom to Mac, reveals new ClassKit framework coming in iOS 11.4 & Schoolwork app</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/new-spring-2018-apple-watch-bands-and-configurations-now-available/">New spring 2018 Apple Watch bands and configurations now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/new-apple-watch-larger-screen-series-4/">KGI: New Apple Watch models later this year with new design, ~15% bigger display</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/apple-launches-new-spring-inspired-leather-sleeve-and-smart-cover-colors-for-10-5-inch-ipad-pro/">Apple launches new spring-inspired Leather Sleeve and Smart Cover colors for 10.5-inch iPad Pro</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/space-gray-mac-accessories-now-sold-separately-from-imac-pro/">Space gray Mac accessories now sold separately from iMac Pro</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/logitech-announces-49-crayon-stylus-cheaper-alternative-to-apple-pencil/">Logitech announces $49 Crayon stylus, cheaper alternative to Apple Pencil</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/drawing-smart-annotations-tutorial-pages-iwork-video/">How to use the new drawing & Smart Annotation features in Pages on iPad [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/29/ios-11-3-release/">iOS 11.3 with new Animoji, iPhone throttling controls, much more coming today (U: Now available)</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/29/watchos-4-3/">watchOS 4.3 for Apple Watch coming today with iPhone Music control, smarter Siri watch face, more (U: Now available)</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/29/homepod-audioos-11-3/">Apple releasing first HomePod software update alongside iOS 11.3 today (U: Now available)</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/29/mac-os-10-13-4/">Apple releases macOS 10.13.4 update for High Sierra with iMac Pro wallpaper, enhanced eGPU support</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!<a href="http://bit.ly/2IajeO6"><img title="9to5Mac Happy Hour 166: Apple&#039;s EDU iPad event, Apple Watch redesign rumors, iOS 11.3 release" class="aligncenter wp-image-526118 " src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?quality=82&strip=all" alt="" width="750" height="150" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg 750w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?resize=155,31 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?resize=655,131 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/03/native-banner_750x150_free.jpg?resize=350,70 350w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" /></a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/_hC4c5o-KdE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 30, 2018
microLED future, Apple ad ups and downs, March event predictions
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's plans for microLED displays in future Apple Watches and iPhones, the new iPhone X Face ID ad and lingering bugs in iOS, the behind-the-scenes video showing how the HomePod ad was created, 9to5Mac's new HomeKit Weekly series, new features recently added to Alexa, what we expect from Apple's education event next week, new Apple Watch bands that were announced, and the roll out of GymKit workout equipment.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong>Sponsored by CaseCo: </strong><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/06/win-apple-homepod-get-30-off-caseco-products/">Win an Apple HomePod + $500 gift cards from Caseco & 9to5Mac [Giveaway]</a> + Get 30% off <a href="http://bit.ly/2FWTrsw">Caseco cases & accessories</a> with promo code “9to5Mac30off” (Expires 3/31)</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/418296436&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/18/bloomberg-apple-secretly-building-its-own-microled-screens-for-future-devices-starting-with-apple-watch/">Bloomberg: Apple secretly building its own MicroLED screens for future devices, starting with Apple Watch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/16/fun-unlock-iphone-x-ad-face-id/">Apple shares fun ‘Unlock’ iPhone X ad showcasing the convenience of Face ID</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/22/spike-jonze-homepod-ad-behind-the-scenes/">Making of Apple’s Spike Jonze-directed HomePod ad detailed in behind-the-scenes video</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/21/homekit-weekly-002/">HomeKit Weekly: Turning your old garage door into a Siri-controlled entrance</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/16/amazon-alexa-brief-mode-homepod-also-dreams-about-this-feature/">Amazon Alexa gains ‘Brief Mode’ with less verbose remarks after doing simple tasks</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/09/amazon-alexa-follow-up-mode-homepod-dreams-about-this-feature/">Amazon’s Alexa gaining new ‘Follow-up Mode’, no longer requires trigger word after every request</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/19/apple-education-event-roundup/">What we expect from Apple’s ‘field trip’ education event next week</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/22/apple-event-march-27-opinion/">Opinion: What I’d like to see Apple announce at the March 27 ‘education’ event</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/21/apple-announces-new-watch-bands-with-vibrant-colors-for-spring/">Apple announces new Watch bands with ‘vibrant colors for spring’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/20/life-fitness-gymkit-rollout/">GymKit continues global expansion with new announcement from Life Fitness</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/20/technogym-gymkit-apple-watch/">Technogym claims first 5,000 GymKit-enabled cardio machines deployed for Apple Watch workouts</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1521814057877_14614"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/22/where-to-buy-use-gymkit/">Where to use or buy GymKit workout equipment with Apple Watch</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/1xt_66OIFNc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 23, 2018
MacBook lineup predictions, Siri status report, Apple unveils two events
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the latest MacBook update rumors, The Information's report on Siri's history and why Apple has struggled to scale it, a surprise Apple education event announcement mid-episode, Apple's Texture acquisition and Eddy Cue's appearance at SXSW, and Apple unveiling dates for WWDC 2018.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong>Sponsored by CaseCo: </strong><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/06/win-apple-homepod-get-30-off-caseco-products/">Win an Apple HomePod + $500 gift cards from Caseco & 9to5Mac [Giveaway]</a> + Get 30% off <a href="http://bit.ly/2FWTrsw">Caseco cases & accessories</a> with promo code “9to5Mac30off” (Expires 3/31)</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/414694032&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_1_1521221733483_3313"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/12/new-lower-cost-13-inch-retina-macbook-reported-to-debut-in-june-ipad-refresh-coming/">New lower-cost 13-inch Retina MacBook reported to debut in June, iPad refresh coming</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/14/siri-team-didnt-learn-about-homepod-until-2015/">Report: Siri team didn’t learn about HomePod until 2015, after Amazon Echo debuted</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/16/apple-announces-creative-education-events-around-the-world-on-march-27/">Apple announces creative education event on March 27</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/12/apple-buying-digital-magazine-service-texture-likely-boosting-news-app-revenue/">Apple buying digital magazine service Texture, likely boost to subscription services revenue</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/12/live-blog-eddy-cue/">Eddy Cue talks Texture acquisition, great storytelling, and Rihanna in SXSW interview</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1521221733483_3312"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/13/wwdc-2018-dates/">Apple opens WWDC 2018 registration: June 4-8 in San Jose</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/_YvmBVGsx40" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 16, 2018
9to5Mac Happy Hour 163: iTunes LP is dead, cheaper MacBook Air rumors, predicting Apple’s spring announcements
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss features previewed in iOS 11.3 that have been reverted, new CarPlay promotions with Apple Music, iTunes LP going away and what Apple Music Connect could be, and the latest spring hardware refresh rumors.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><strong>Sponsored by CaseCo: </strong><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/06/win-apple-homepod-get-30-off-caseco-products/">Win an Apple HomePod + $500 gift cards from Caseco & 9to5Mac [Giveaway]</a> + Get 30% off <a href="http://bit.ly/2FWTrsw">Caseco cases & accessories</a> with promo code “9to5Mac30off” (Expires 3/31)</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/410651385&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/07/lol-alexa/">Alexa spontaneously laughing at customers, Amazon hopes there’s a fix</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/02/amazon-aws-service-outage-us-east-1-region/">Amazon Web Services causing outages to the company’s Alexa service, among others</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/05/ios-11-3-beta-4-apple-cant-make-up-its-mind-with-ibooks/">iBooks to Apple Books? Latest iOS 11.3 beta reverts to former for now</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/06/new-carplay-cars-apple-music-trial/">Six month Apple Music trials to be bundled with some new CarPlay vehicles</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/06/itunes-lp-format-dead/">Apple reportedly killing iTunes LP format this month, but digital music sales are safe for now</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/05/homepod-apple-short-film/">Apple debuts new HomePod short film directed by Spike Jonze [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/07/lower-priced-macbook-homepod-new-ipad-pro/">Rumors: Cheaper HomePod and MacBook Air coming this year, Face ID iPad Pro slated for WWDC</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/03/more-affordable-13-inch-macbook-air/">KGI: Apple to release more affordable 13-inch MacBook Air in Q2, HomePod demand ‘mediocre’ so far</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/02/international-womens-day-activity-challenge/">Apple honoring International Women’s Day next week with new Watch Activity Challenge</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/GAUibSI3D7s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 08, 2018
162: AirPods 2, Apple’s Beats Studio3 competitor, iPhone X Plus rumors | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac unpack the latest rumors about second-generation AirPods adding 'Hey Siri' support, the status of Apple's special AirPower charging mat, new rumors about Apple making high end over ear headphones, fresh details about the so-called iPhone X Plus expected later this year, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/407185872&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/22/new-airpods-2-hey-siri-water-resistance/">New AirPods reportedly coming this year with ‘Hey Siri’ support, water resistant model in development</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/21/watchos-4-3-beta-3/">watchOS 4.3 beta 3 for Apple Watch developers now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/24/iphone-x-plus-leaked-images/">Leaked images claim to offer first look at ‘iPhone X Plus’ displays</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/24/apple-high-end-headphones/">KGI: Apple to release all new high-end over-ear headphones later this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/26/bloomberg-6-5-inch-iphone-resolution/">Bloomberg: 6.5-inch OLED iPhone may feature 1242 x 2688 resolution, gold option, dual SIM</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/26/samsung-apple-copy-denial/">Samsung mobile chief denies copying Apple, says he works on his ‘own roadmap’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/27/iphone-battery-throttled-experience/">Hands-on with iOS 11.3 battery health features on a performance throttled iPhone</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/28/apple-watch-series-3-users-can-now-track-skiing-and-snowboarding-activity/">Apple Watch Series 3 users can now track skiing and snowboarding activity</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Beats-Studio3-Wireless-Headphones-Matte/dp/B075G56GZD/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?sr=1-1-spons&qid=1519933200&keywords=beats%2Bstudio%2B3%2Bwireless&psc=1&tag=n003f1-20&ie=UTF8&s=aht">Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Twelve-South-Fermata-Headphone-Charging/dp/B01LZER7Q8/ref=sr_1_1?sr=8-1&ie=UTF8&keywords=twelve%2Bsouth%2Bfermata&tag=n003f1-20&qid=1519933191">Twelve South Fermata Luxury Headphone Charging Stand</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/pm6FA1X1C7s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 01, 2018
161: Twitter for Mac abandoned, iOS 11’s Telugu fix, iPad refresh rumors | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the slow death of Twitter for Mac, Apple requiring app updates to support iPhone X, Nokia probably killing Withings and how HealthKit will be affected, the Telugu character bug in iOS 11, a small change in watchOS 4.3 beta, CarPool Karaoke returning for season 2, hints of new iPads coming soon, iOS 12 features rumored to be on the way, the current state of the not-yet-shipped AirPlay 2 feature, and HomePod's ring issue.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/403537368&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_3_1519314276712_3348"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/16/rip-twitter-for-mac/">Twitter puts deadline on Mac application, will drop support in 30 days</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/15/apple-require-new-apps-support-iphone-x/">Apple will require all new apps to natively support iPhone X display from April</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/19/apple-nokia-healthkit/">Opinion: Nokia hasn’t been healthy for Withings, Apple should consider HealthKit hardware</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/15/messages-crashes-ios-11/">Receiving an Indian character crashes Messages and other apps in iOS 11 [U: Mac & Watch too]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/15/telugu-fix-coming-soon-apple-platforms/">Apple confirms Telugu bug fix coming in next release of iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and macOS</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/21/watchos-4-3-beta-3/">watchOS 4.3 beta 3 for Apple Watch developers now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/15/carpool-karaoke-season-2/">Apple renews Carpool Karaoke spin-off for a second season</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/21/eurasian-filings-hint-at-two-new-ipad-models-coming-soon/">Eurasian filings hint at two new iPad models coming soon</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/12/apple-software-quality-focus/">New report explains the thinking behind Apple’s new focus on software quality</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/20/airplay-2-removed-11-3-beta/">AirPlay 2 removed from iOS and tvOS 11.3, suggests HomePod multi-room and stereo won’t arrive next month</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/14/homepod-wood-crop-circles/">Apple admits HomePod may leave white ring on wood surfaces, recommends using elsewhere</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/14/apple-homepod-ring-normal/">Apple responds to HomePod ‘ring’ issue, says not unusual for ‘vibration-dampening silicone’ to leave marks</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_3_1519314276712_3347"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/15/homepod-sonos-one-wood-marks/">Reviewer discovers Sonos One also marks certain wood finishes like Apple’s HomePod</a></li> </ul> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/pOVWNQzp1g4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 22, 2018
160: The HomePod Review | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac have a short chat about the new Apple HomePod. (Stay tuned for 9to5Mac's official review later next week. This episode was also recorded before stain-gate, so thoughts on that next episode.)</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/400242321&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> <li>...also Siri</li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/guides/homepod/">HomePod</a></li> </ul> <p><img title="160: The HomePod Review | 9to5Mac Happy Hour" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-520732" src="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/02/apollozac_2018-feb-12.jpg?quality=82&strip=all" alt="" width="1000" height="667" srcset="https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/02/apollozac_2018-feb-12.jpg 1080w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/02/apollozac_2018-feb-12.jpg?resize=155,103 155w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/02/apollozac_2018-feb-12.jpg?resize=655,437 655w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/02/apollozac_2018-feb-12.jpg?resize=768,512 768w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/02/apollozac_2018-feb-12.jpg?resize=1024,683 1024w, https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/02/apollozac_2018-feb-12.jpg?resize=350,233 350w" sizes="(max-width: 1000px) 100vw, 1000px" /></p> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/R7NkGWuDAzw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 15, 2018
159: HomePod review roundup, iPhone battery health and watchOS 4.3 changes | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss welcome changes in watchOS 4.3 for Apple Watch, HomePod reviews before receiving ours, how Apple is resolving battery health issues with iOS 11.3, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/396422778&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Topics:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/25/watchos-4-3-beta-1/">watchOS 4.3 beta 1 for Apple Watch now available [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/07/watchos-4-3-beta-2/">watchOS 4.3 beta 2 for Apple Watch developers now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/14/feature-request-iphone-music-control-remote-apple-watch/">Feature Request: Restore iPhone music control from Apple Watch with Remote</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/06/homepod-review-roundup-not-so-smart-but-stunning-sound/">HomePod review roundup: not as smart as it could be, but stunning sound</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/06/audio-lab-apple-homepod/">Apple offers glimpse inside audio lab it used to test HomePod, iPhone and iPad speakers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/06/ios-11-3-beta-2/">Apple releases iOS 11.3 beta 2 with battery health data</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/07/ios-11-3-public-beta-2/">Apple releases second iOS 11.3 public beta for iPhone and iPad</a></li> <li><a id="yui_3_17_2_3_1518116342960_4144" href="https://join.slack.com/t/homepodtalk/shared_invite/enQtMzEyMTc2OTY1MDYzLTM2ZjIxOTdmMmJmNTJiYzYwZDJiM2Q5MDljZTgyMTg4YTZkOTE4NjZkN2VmZTEzNjVlMjM4NTA0Yzk0YjIzNDE">HomePod Talk in Slack</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/guides/9to5mac-daily/">9to5Mac Daily</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5google.com/guides/9to5google-daily/">9to5Google Daily</a></li> <li><a href="https://electrek.co/guides/electrek-podcast/">Electrek Podcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXQ8Rk4HPF5LZ-a0My7wDlw">DroneDJ on YouTube</a></li> </ul> <h1>Sponsor:</h1> <p><strong>Monowear Apple Watch bands: </strong>Monowear gives you a band for every occassion. 9to5Mac Happy Hour listeners can save 15% off an entire order from Monowear at <a href="http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG">http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG</a> with coupon code ‘9to5mac’ at checkout.</p> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/O_v2XNuo7Ok" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 08, 2018
158: iPhone SE 2 pessimism, iBooks revamp, and iOS 12’s focus on fixes | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the latest on HomePod before its launch including what they ordered, a new report that casts doubt on the possibility of an iPhone SE 2, rumors about an iBooks overhaul and imagining an Apple Books service, plus iOS 12 rumors and Apple's holiday quarter results.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/393629115&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of 9to5Mac Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h1>Hosts:</h1> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h1>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h1> <ul id="results-list"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/26/homepod-now-available/">Apple’s HomePod is now available to preorder, first orders arriving February 9</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/01/homepod-itunes-match-audio-sources/">Apple officially details HomePod audio sources including iTunes Match and iTunes purchases</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/29/kgi-iphone-se-2-possibility/">KGI: iPhone SE 2 wireless charging unlikely, upgrade for iOS 12 possible</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/08/iphone-se-2-wireless-charging/">Rumor: iPhone SE 2 will feature glass back, possibly for wireless charging</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/25/apple-reportedly-revamping-ibooks-app-with-ios-11-app-store-inspired-design/">Apple reportedly revamping iBooks app with iOS 11 App Store inspired design</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/25/apple-books-store-overhaul/">iOS 11.3 Books app confirms Apple Books Store overhaul</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/30/ios-12-apple-features-performance-reliability/">Apple reportedly delaying some major iOS features to next year, in order to focus on performance and reliability for iOS 12 [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/01/apple-earnings-fy18-q1/">Apple announces Q1 2018 revenue of $88.3b: 77.3m iPhones, 13.2m iPads, 5.1m Macs</a></li> </ul> <h1>Sponsor:</h1> <p><strong>Monowear Apple Watch bands: </strong>Monowear gives you a band for every occassion. 9to5Mac Happy Hour listeners can save 15% off an entire order from Monowear at <a href="http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG">http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG</a> with coupon code '9to5mac' at checkout.</p> <h1>Feedback?</h1> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/GqU8GB6yMTc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 02, 2018
157: iOS 11.3 Preview, 6.1-inch iPhone rumors, HomePod is coming | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac are joined by Guilherme Rambo to discuss HomePod launch details, iOS 11.2.5 and new Siri skills, iOS 11.3 beta and changes included, and a new 6.1-inch iPhone rumor.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F389130792&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&color=ff5500"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of 9to5Mac Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h3>Hosts:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/_inside">Guilherme Rambo</a></li> </ul> <h3>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h3> <ul id="results-list"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/19/homepod-launch-imminent/">HomePod launch appears imminent as smart speaker receives FCC approval</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/23/homepod-will-be-available-to-order-from-friday-in-stores-on-february-9/">HomePod will be available to order from Friday, in stores on February 9</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/23/homepod-international-price-launch-countries/">HomePod will cost £319 in UK and A$499 in Australia, coming to France and Germany next</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/23/homepod-airplay/">HomePod will launch with peer-to-peer AirPlay, multi-room and stereo coming this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/23/homepod-can-play-purchased-itunes-music-podcasts-and-stream-beats-1-without-apple-music-subscription/">HomePod can play purchased iTunes music, podcasts and stream Beats 1 without Apple Music subscription</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/23/applecare-homepod-cost-39/">AppleCare+ for HomePod will cost $39, covers AirPort products</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/23/ios-11-2-5/">iOS 11.2.5 is now available for iPhone and iPad, adds HomePod support and more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/24/apple-previews-ios-11-3-with-new-animoji-health-record-integration-and-more/">Apple previews iOS 11.3 with new Animoji, health record integration, Battery status, and more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/16/whats-new-ios-11-1-beta-3-changes-features-video/">What’s new in iOS 11.1 beta 3? Hands-on with changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/24/ios-11-3-beta-1/">Apple releases first iOS 11.3 developer beta for iPhone and iPad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/24/macos-10-13-4-beta-1/">macOS 10.13.4 beta 1 now available for Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/24/macos-10-13-4-standalone-podcast-app/">macOS 10.13.4 references standalone ‘Podcast app’, currently bundled in iTunes</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/24/macos-10-13-4-beta-32-bit-warning/">macOS 10.13.4 beta will alert users of 32-bit applications</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/23/kgi-entry-level-iphone-specs/">KGI: 6.1-inch LCD iPhone priced between $700-$800 w/ single rear camera, no 3D Touch</a></li> </ul> <h3>Sponsor:</h3> <p><strong>Monowear Apple Watch bands: </strong>Monowear gives you a band for every occassion. 9to5Mac Happy Hour listeners can save 15% off an entire order from Monowear at <a href="http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG">http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG</a> with coupon code '9to5mac' at checkout.</p> <h3>Feedback?</h3> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/xHuwOjOkzOo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 25, 2018
156: Apple’s TV plans, iPhone X notch future, watchOS 5 ideas | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's efforts to build a new TV service, the fate of the iPhone X notch and recent iPhone sales, CarPlay news out of the International Auto Show in Detroit, a beautiful watchOS 5 mockup, and HomePod predictions.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" allow="autoplay" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/385585481&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of 9to5Mac Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h3>Hosts:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h3>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/17/kristen-wiig-comedy/">Apple taps SNL veteran Kristen Wiig for new comedy series for TV package</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/16/apple-jj-abrams-drama-series/">Report: Apple in ‘bidding war’ with HBO for new J.J. Abrams sci-fi drama TV series</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/03/are-you-sleeping-tv/">Apple adds ‘Are You Sleeping?’ drama based on novel to its upcoming TV lineup</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/08/apple-jennifer-aniston-reese-witherspoon-tv-show/">Apple adds Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon drama to its TV lineup</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/10/apple-steven-knight-see-drama/">Apple reaches deal for futuristic drama ‘See’ from Steven Knight & Francis Lawrence</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/10/apple-amazing-stories-tv-deal/">WSJ: Apple strikes deal with Steven Spielberg for new ‘Amazing Stories’ sci-fi</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/05/apple-tv-home-docuseries/">Apple’s TV lineup will include a docuseries on ‘the world’s most extraordinary homes’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/16/iphone-12-almost-notchless/">iPhone X’s one design limitation rumored to be improved next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/17/report-apple-suppliers-easing-off-iphone-production-following-peak-holiday-season-iphone-8-orders-less-than-expected/">Report: Apple suppliers easing off iPhone production following peak holiday season, iPhone 8 orders less than expected</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/15/toyota-carplay-2019-avalon-entune-3-0/">Starting with 2019 Avalon, Toyota finally bringing CarPlay to select vehicles</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/11/am-fm-radio-carplay/">CarPlay will soon have AM/FM integration with Gracenote</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/15/carplay-trucks/">CarPlay coming to more trucks including 2019 RAM 1500 with 12-inch display, Ford Ranger</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/16/iphone-12-almost-notchless/">iPhone X’s one design limitation rumored to be improved next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/16/bmw-carplay-subscription-based-pricing/">BMW nickel and diming owners with subscription based CarPlay for $80/year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/17/report-apple-suppliers-easing-off-iphone-production-following-peak-holiday-season-iphone-8-orders-less-than-expected/">Report: Apple suppliers easing off iPhone production following peak holiday season, iPhone 8 orders less than expected</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/17/comment-bmw-carplay-subscription/">Comment: BMW’s CarPlay subscription plan is like charging for seatbelts</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/17/report-inventec-shipping-first-1-million-homepod/">Report: First 1 million HomePods begin shipping from supplier Inventec, 10-12 million expected this year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/16/watchos-5-apple-watch/">watchOS 5 dream concept imagines info-dense faces, podcast playback, more</a></li> </ul> <h3>Sponsor:</h3> <p><strong>Monowear Apple Watch bands: </strong>Monowear gives you a band for every occassion. 9to5Mac Happy Hour listeners can save 15% off an entire order from Monowear at <a href="http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG">http://bit.ly/2DdQBgG</a> with coupon code '9to5mac' at checkout.</p> <h3>Feedback?</h3> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/ZVWz_2yG3Yc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 18, 2018
155: iPhone SE 2 rumors, iOS parental controls & Apple AirPort’s future | 9to5Mac Happy Hour
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple's entry in the video consortium behind AV1, iPhone SE 2 rumors and our headphone jack predictions, the need for more robust parental controls on iOS, the future of Apple's AirPort hardware and selling mesh routers, and Siri's latest tricks.</p> <p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://tunein.com/radio/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-p1087765/">TuneIn</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/382198775&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of 9to5Mac Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h3>Hosts:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h3>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/04/apple-alliance-for-open-media/">Apple joins consortium to help with more efficient video compression tech called AV1</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/08/iphone-se-2-wireless-charging/">Rumor: iPhone SE 2 will feature glass back, possibly for wireless charging</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/08/parental-control-features-iphone-ipad/">Significant AAPL investors put pressure on Apple to add better parental control features to iPhones and iPads</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/08/improved-parental-controls-ios/">In response to investor letter, Apple says improved parental controls coming in future update</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/09/9to5mac-fox-news-rundown/">Listen to 9to5Mac on the FOX News Rundown podcast</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/09/limit-adult-content-block-private-browsing-safari-iphone-ipad/">How to limit adult content and block private browsing in Safari on iPhone and iPad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/10/apple-mesh-wifi-system-airport/">Apple now selling mesh Wi-Fi system as AirPort line remains unchanged</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/10/siri-tennis-golf-tournaments/">You can now ask Siri about tennis and golf tournament results, as well as player stats</a></li> </ul> <h3>Sponsor:</h3> <p><strong>Hyper</strong>: <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/09/ces-hyperdrive-usb-c-hub-7-5w-qi-wireless-charger-iphone-stand/">Hyper unveils USB-C hub w/ built-in 7.5W Qi wireless charger & stand</a></p> <p>You can also get <a href="http://bit.ly/2Fdumce">20% off all Hyper’s other USB-C hubs</a> with coupon code “9to5mac” for a limited time until January 14.</p> <h3>Feedback?</h3> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/M08V90CROVE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 11, 2018
Happy Hour Podcast 154 | Ringing in the New Year, HomePod challenges, and battery saga continues
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac catch up on Apple news since the new year including talk about the iMac Pro accessories and wallpaper, Apple Watch Activity Sharing and Series 3 rebooting in ICUs, the need for a refreshed HomePod pitch before launch, how Alexa compares to Siri today, and Apple’s iPhone battery response.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/378860213&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h3>Hosts:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h3>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/28/apple-store-chicago-snow-roof/">Apple’s MacBook Air-like store roof wasn’t designed to handle snow…in Chicago</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/03/apple-store-chicago-snowed-in/">Apple blames software, not roof design, for Chicago Apple Store roped off by snow</a></li> <li>9to5Mac on Instagram → <a href="https://www.instagram.com/9to5mac/">instagram.com/9to5mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/26/imac-pro-wallpaper-download/">iMac Pro includes a stormy new macOS desktop wallpaper, download it here for free</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/20/apple-watch-activity-challenge-2018-new-year/">Apple to start off 2018 with a New Year’s Apple Watch Activity Challenge</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/31/apple-watch-celebrates-the-new-year-with-fireworks-on-the-clock-face/">Apple Watch celebrates the New Year with fireworks on the clock face</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/03/apple-watch-rebooting-icu/">Some Apple Watch users are reporting unexpected reboots possibly caused by ICU equipment </a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/02/why-choose-homepod/">Opinion: HomePod delay coupled with new competition amplifies Apple’s smart speaker challenge</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/28/apple-temporarily-drops-price-of-iphone-battery-replacement-by-50-promises-ios-update-to-address-battery-health-in-new-apology/">Apple temporarily drops price of iPhone battery replacement, promises iOS update to address battery health in new apology</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/30/apple-battery-replacement-program-29/">PSA: Apple is making its $29 battery replacement pricing effective immediately</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/04/swap-apocalypse-iphone-battery-replacement/">Swap-apocalypse: Upcoming iOS update will swarm Apple Stores with iPhone battery replacements</a></li> </ul> <h3>Feedback?</h3> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/EpyRj8uoJIE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 04, 2018
Happy Hour Podcast 153 | A look back at Apple’s 2017 and predicting 2018 announcements
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac look back at Apple’s 2017, how it compared to our predictions, and what we expect next year.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/375857279&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h3>Hosts:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h3>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2016/12/28/happy-hour-podcast-100/">Happy Hour Podcast 100 | Everything Apple could unveil, release or discontinue in 2017</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/26/everything-apple-released-in-2017/">Year In Review: Everything Apple released across 2017</a></li> </ul> <h3>Feedback?</h3> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/DQcW6EYnYIo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 28, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 152 | Living with Alexa, iPhone batteries and speed, and iOS apps back to the Mac
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the iMac Pro launch, using Amazon Echo and Alexa with HomeKit products, the fake Cuphead game that appeared on the App Store, Apple throttling older iPhone batteries, iOS 12 and macOS 10.13 cross platform apps, and the Apple Watch New Year’s Challenge.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/372663704&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h3>Hosts:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h3>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/14/imac-pro-now-available/">Apple’s all-new iMac Pro is now available, first orders arriving Dec 27</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/15/apple-watch-saves-life-managing-heart-attack/">How Apple Watch saved one man’s life — and how it’s empowering him after his heart attack</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/19/how-to-amazon-alexa-apple-reminders/">How to connect Amazon Alexa and Apple Reminders using IFTTT</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/05/31/amazon-echo-alexa-apple-icloud-calendar/">Amazon Echo gains iCloud Calendar support ahead of rumored ‘Siri Speaker’ competitor introduction </a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/18/stolen-cuphead-game-gets-past-app-review-accompanied-by-faked-developer-website-appears-to-be-one-of-many/">Stolen ‘Cuphead’ game gets past App Review accompanied by faked developer website, appears to be one of many</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/19/apple-email-fake/">Supposed Apple email describing app review policy changes is fake</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/18/iphone-battery-performance-issues/">Geekbench developer links iPhone performance issues to battery age and iOS updates</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/20/apple-statement-iphone-performance-battery-age-issues/">Apple admits it slows down old iPhones (but for the right reasons)</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/20/report-apple-to-support-cross-platform-apps-that-run-on-iphone-ipad-and-mac-next-year/">Report: Apple to support cross-platform apps that run on iPhone, iPad and Mac next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/20/apple-watch-activity-challenge-2018-new-year/">Apple to start off 2018 with a New Year’s Apple Watch Activity Challenge</a></li> </ul> <h3>Feedback?</h3> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/8dPslg7A4yQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 21, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 151 | Jony Ive’s design return, TV app deep dive, Apple buys Shazam
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss running a half marathon with Apple Watch Series 3 and AirPods, Apple’s first Folio Case for iPhone X, Jony Ive returning to lead day-to-day design, a quick TV app review, Apple buying Shazam, HomeKit’s vulnerability and iOS 11.2.1, and the iMac Pro’s debut.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/369540572&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are recorded every week. Subscribe to our podcast to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.</p> <h3>Hosts:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <h3>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</h3> <ul id="results-list"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/01/how-to-fix-iphone-randomly-rebooting/">Many iPhone users suffering from random reboots & crashes due to date/time bug affecting notifications</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/02/apple-releases-ios-11-2/">Apple releases iOS 11.2 with date crashing fix, Apple Pay Cash included, other changes</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/04/apple-pay-cash-roll-out/">Apple Pay Cash now rolling out on iOS 11.2 for non-beta users</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/how-to-set-up-use-apple-pay-cash/">How to set up and use Apple Pay Cash</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/watchos-4-2-apple-pay-cash-apple-watch/">watchOS 4.2 for Apple Watch now available with Apple Pay Cash support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/04/audiobridge-airplay-sonos/">AudioBridge for Mac lets you easily AirPlay to Sonos from any app</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/30/apple-heart-study-watch/">Apple and Stanford begin Heart Study to detect irregular heart rhythms using Watch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/apple-tv-amazon-prime-video-impending/">Apple mistakenly starts promoting Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV ahead of release [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/06/amazon-prime-video-app-available-apple-tv/">Amazon Prime Video app rolling out to Apple TV App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/06/apple-tv-dolby-atmos-youtube-4k/">Prime Video catches Apple TV up with smart TVs, but these two features are still missing</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/06/apple-tv-twitter/">Apple rebrands iTunes Movies with new @AppleTV account on Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/04/tvos-11-2/">tvOS 11.2 with new HDR and frame rate options now available for Apple TV 4K</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/21/apple-tv-4k-atmos-youtube/">Apple TV 4K will support Dolby Atmos surround sound eventually, YouTube app doesn’t show 4K video</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/search-ads-basic-advanced/">Changes to Apple’s ‘Search Ads’ bring more options for developers</a></li> </ul> <h3 id="yui_3_17_2_1_1513275139787_67521">Sponsor:</h3> <p id="yui_3_17_2_1_1513275139787_67531" dir="ltr">Hyper - Visit <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/13/9to5mac-holiday-deal-hub-exclusive-deals-on-great-apple-accessories/">9to5Mac's Holiday Deal Hub</a> for exclusive savings on Apple accessories including $20 off <a href="http://bit.ly/2BjuLut">HYPER’S SOLO</a> and <a href="http://bit.ly/2CbDj4j">DUO USB-C HUBS</a> for MacBook and MacBook Pro with code 9TO5MAC at checkout.</p> <h3>Feedback?</h3> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. You can also rate us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&pt=11l8808&ct=HH">Apple Podcasts</a> or recommend us in <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8&at=10laZc&pt=11l8808">Overcast</a> to help more people discover the show!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/vbvTxV7Md1s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 14, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 150 | DateGate, new App Store Search Ads and Amazon Prime Video hits Apple TV
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the unfortunate date bug that affected iPhones over the weekend and resulted in the early delivery of iOS 11.2, the official launch of Apple Pay Cash in the U.S., updates to our Mac setups and a new app that makes AirPlaying to Sonos easier, a potential half marathon challenge that may or may not happen, the latest on Apple’s Heart Study with Apple Watch, a tease of an upcoming Apple Watch story, Amazon Prime Video finally coming to Apple TV, changes in tvOS 11.2 and what’s missing, new App Store search ads, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/366013136&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul id="results-list"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/01/how-to-fix-iphone-randomly-rebooting/">Many iPhone users suffering from random reboots & crashes due to date/time bug affecting notifications</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/02/apple-releases-ios-11-2/">Apple releases iOS 11.2 with date crashing fix, Apple Pay Cash included, other changes</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/04/apple-pay-cash-roll-out/">Apple Pay Cash now rolling out on iOS 11.2 for non-beta users</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/how-to-set-up-use-apple-pay-cash/">How to set up and use Apple Pay Cash</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/watchos-4-2-apple-pay-cash-apple-watch/">watchOS 4.2 for Apple Watch now available with Apple Pay Cash support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/04/audiobridge-airplay-sonos/">AudioBridge for Mac lets you easily AirPlay to Sonos from any app</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/30/apple-heart-study-watch/">Apple and Stanford begin Heart Study to detect irregular heart rhythms using Watch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/apple-tv-amazon-prime-video-impending/">Apple mistakenly starts promoting Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV ahead of release [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/06/amazon-prime-video-app-available-apple-tv/">Amazon Prime Video app rolling out to Apple TV App Store</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/06/apple-tv-dolby-atmos-youtube-4k/">Prime Video catches Apple TV up with smart TVs, but these two features are still missing</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/06/apple-tv-twitter/">Apple rebrands iTunes Movies with new @AppleTV account on Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/04/tvos-11-2/">tvOS 11.2 with new HDR and frame rate options now available for Apple TV 4K</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/21/apple-tv-4k-atmos-youtube/">Apple TV 4K will support Dolby Atmos surround sound eventually, YouTube app doesn’t show 4K video</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/12/05/search-ads-basic-advanced/">Changes to Apple’s ‘Search Ads’ bring more options for developers</a></li> </ul> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/1QYRCrAMfOg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 07, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 149 | Moving with HomeKit, Apple Heart Study, and getting to the root of Mac bugs
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss moving houses with HomeKit accessories, restarting a fitness routine with Apple Watch, Apple and Stanford’s new Apple Heart Study, the brand new Pixelmator Pro Mac app, macOS High Sierra’s terrible root vulnerability and quick fix, and the history of software bugs in recent and not-so-recent years.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/363457313&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_1_1511415029356_33618"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/20/review-hunter-simpleconnect-ceiling-fan-homekit/">Review: Hunter SimpleConnect ceiling fan is a 2-in-1 HomeKit essential for home automation</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bb47OMEjw2l/?taken-by=9to5mac">9to5Mac on Instagram</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/30/apple-heart-study-watch/">Apple and Stanford begin Heart Study to detect irregular heart rhythms using Watch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/08/28/fitbit-iconic-smartwatch/">Fitbit launches $300 ‘Ionic’ Apple Watch competitor w/ 4+ day battery, sleep tracking, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/30/ekg-reader-is-first-ever-apple-watch-accessory-to-win-fda-approval-as-a-medical-device/">EKG reader is first ever Apple Watch accessory to win FDA clearance as a medical device</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/29/pixelmator-pro-now-available-for-60-an-advanced-single-window-image-editor-for-mac/">Pixelmator Pro now available for $60, an advanced single-window image editor for Mac</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/28/apple-support-youtube-channel/">Apple Support launches YouTube channel featuring how-to tutorial videos for iPhone and iPad</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/29/macos-root-fix/">Apple releases macOS High Sierra security fix for critical root vulnerability [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/28/how-to-set-root-password/">macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2014/10/28/apple-vp-greg-joswiak-takes-the-stage-at-codemobile-conference/">Apple VP Greg Joswiak talks iOS 8.0.1, Apple Pay, and more at Code/Mobile conference</a></li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOS_version_history">iOS version history</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>:</p> <p><strong>Plex</strong>, all your movies, TV shows, music and photos on any device for free. Upgrade to Plex Pass at <a href="http://www.plex.tv/redeem">www.plex.tv/redeem</a> and get your first month free with promo code ‘happyhour’.</p> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/wiaNBupQl0A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 01, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 148 | HomePod misses holidays and iMac Pro rumors
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac unpack the HomePod delay a week later, detail the competition going in to the holiday season, discuss expectations and potential challenges for Apple's upcoming smart speaker, fresh iMac Pro rumors including Hey Siri support and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/359751623&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_1_1511415029356_33618"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/17/spotify-iphone-x/">Spotify for iPhone X is now available with updated interface</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/17/homepad-delay/">Apple delaying HomePod smart speaker launch until next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/18/imac-pro-a10-fusion-chip/">iMac Pro to feature A10 Fusion coprocessor, possibly for always-on ‘Hey Siri’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/19/apple-watch-thanksgiving-2017/">Apple Watch Thanksgiving Activity Challenge returns this year, run/walk 5K to earn new iMessage sticker</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/20/review-hunter-simpleconnect-ceiling-fan-homekit/">Review: Hunter SimpleConnect ceiling fan is a 2-in-1 HomeKit essential for home automation</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/21/apple-homepod-cancelled-revived/">HomePod project cancelled & revived several times; was originally three-feet tall; ‘blindsided’ by Amazon – Bloomberg</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/21/sonos-spotify-alexa-now-available/">Sonos rolls out Spotify control with voice using Alexa ahead of delayed HomePod launch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/22/apples-holiday-ad-shows-off-wireless-airpods-and-a-stunning-dance-performance-in-the-snow/">Apple’s holiday ad shows off wireless AirPods and a stunning dance performance in the snow</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/16/review-ecobee4-homekit-alexa/">Review: ecobee4 packs Alexa and Google Home control in a HomeKit thermostat</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1511415029356_33617"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/22/best-black-friday-apple-deals/">Best Apple Black Friday Deals: 9.7-inch iPad $249, $250 off MacBooks, iTunes gift cards, more</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>:</p> <p><strong>iMazing:</strong> Manage your iPhone, your way. Visit<a href="http://imazing.com/happyhour"> imazing.com/happyhour</a> for a 30% discount on all iMazing licenses.</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_1_1511415029356_33641"><strong id="yui_3_17_2_1_1511415029356_33652">9to5Toys:</strong> Visit<a href="http://9to5toys.com/"> 9to5Toys.com</a> for daily deals and the best savings on Apple products this holiday season.</p> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/DBxrdk8QqyA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 23, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 147 | watchOS apps and GymKit launch, even bigger iPhones, and HomePod hype
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss changes coming to watchOS apps, the launch of GymKit in Australia, changes in iOS 11.2 beta for iPhone X, iPhone rumors for next year including a larger OLED model and a mid-sized LCD update, and anticipation of HomePod and AirPlay 2.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/357316514&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_1_1510270758855_21995"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/16/end-of-watch-os-1-apps-2018/">Apple will require new Apple Watch apps to be native starting next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/09/i-autocorrect-fix/">Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 for iPhone and iPad with ‘i’ autocorrect fix</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/15/gymkit-apple-watch-launch/">GymKit launches today in Australia, automatically sync workout data between Apple Watch and gym equipment</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/13/ios-11-2-watchos-4-2-tvos-11-2-macos-10-13-2-beta-3/">Apple releases third iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, tvOS 11.2, and macOS 10.13.2 betas</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/13/whats-new-in-ios-11-2-beta-3-video/">What’s new in iOS 11.2 beta 3? Hands-on with changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/13/kgi-6-5-inch-oled-6-1-inch-lcd-iphone-2018/">KGI: Apple adding 6.5-inch OLED and 6.1-inch LCD bezel-less iPhone to lineup in 2018</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/14/homepod-siri-speaker-launch-details/">HomePod: Everything we know about the Apple smart speaker so far</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/15/airplay-2-details-availability/">AirPlay 2: Everything we know about Apple’s upgraded wireless audio streaming feature</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>:</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_1_1510270758855_23226"><strong>Caseology:</strong> <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/06/win-an-apple-iphone-x-giveaway/">Win an iPhone X & case bundle from 9to5Mac & Caseology! [Giveaway]</a></p> <p><strong>9to5Toys:</strong> Visit<a href="http://9to5toys.com"> 9to5Toys.com</a> for daily deals and the best savings on Apple products this holiday season.</p> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/t9MtyNggmEw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 17, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 146 | Apple Pay Cash, Face ID iPads, and deep dive into the iPhone X experience
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the Apple Pay Cash beta launching, Face ID and a new design coming to next year’s iPad Pros, and the first few days with iPhone X.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/353604581&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_1_1510270758855_21995"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/07/apple-pay-cash-beta/">Apple Pay Cash now available in beta on iOS 11.2 and watchOS 4.2 [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/08/ipad-pro-face-id-apple-pencil/">Report: Redesigned iPad Pros will gain Face ID, debut next year with updated Apple Pencil</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/02/iphone-x-orders-arrive/">First iPhone X pre-orders arrive as sales begin at Apple Stores around the globe [Gallery]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/iphone-x-walk-in-stock/">Reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/apple-shares-gallery-of-images-celebrating-iphone-x-launch-around-the-world/">Apple shares gallery of images celebrating iPhone X launch around the world</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/apple-bayshore-iphonex-launch/">iPhone X launch day Apple Store queues drastically different from iPhone 8</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/iphone-x-guided-tour/">Apple releases iPhone X guided tour video to help users with changes and new features</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/ios-11-2-beta-iphone-x/">PSA: iOS 11.2 beta not yet available for iPhone X, ships with 11.0.1 [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/find-iphone-x-battery-percentage-video/">How to view your current battery percentage on iPhone X [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/iphone-x-activation-issues/">Some users experiencing iPhone X activation failures (updated)</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/iphone-x-oled-burn-in-color-shifting/">Apple says color and hue shifting, OLED burn-in expected on iPhone X</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1510270758855_23345"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/03/iphone-x-gesture-navigate-guide-no-home-button-video/">How to navigate the Home button-less iPhone X using gestures [Video]</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>:</p> <p><strong>iMazing:</strong> Manage your iPhone, your way. Visit<a href="http://imazing.com/happyhour"> imazing.com/happyhour</a> for a 30% discount on all iMazing licenses.</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_1_1510270758855_23226"><strong>Caseology:</strong> <a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/06/win-an-apple-iphone-x-giveaway/">Win an iPhone X & case bundle from 9to5Mac & Caseology! [Giveaway]</a></p> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/hu47eerlgrw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 10, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 145 | iPhone X hype, HomePod SiriKit, and tvOS 11.2 features
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss initial iPhone X reviews, iOS 11.2 and SiriKit for HomePod, changes to Apple TV 4K in tvOS 11.2, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/350568190&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/27/apple-says-demand-for-iphone-x-is-off-the-charts-as-device-sells-out-around-the-world/">Apple says demand for iPhone X is ‘off the charts’ as device sells out around the world</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/31/iphone-x-reviews-previews/">iPhone X first impressions round-up: ‘good but not perfect’ the view so far [U]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/30/steven-levy-iphone-x-review/">Original iPhone reviewer Steven Levy gets early hands-on with iPhone X</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/30/iphone-x-unboxing-face-id-video/">New in-depth videos offer hands-on look at iPhone X unboxing, Face ID set up, and more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/30/sirikit-for-homepod-ios-11-2/">iOS 11.2 introduces ‘SiriKit for HomePod’ for limited third-party app support using nearby iPhones or iPads</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/30/whats-new-in-ios-11-2-beta-1-hands-on-with-changes-and-features-video/">What’s new in iOS 11.2 beta 1? Hands-on with changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/31/ios-11-1-new-emoji/">Apple releases iOS 11.1 with hundreds of new emoji, 3D Touch multitasking fix, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/31/watchos-4-1-apple-music-apple-watch/">watchOS 4.1 with Apple Music and Radio streaming for Apple Watch is now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/31/tvos-11-1/">tvOS 11.1 update for Apple TV (4th-gen) and Apple TV 4K now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/31/change-apple-id-from-gmail-to-icloud/">You can now change your Apple ID from a third-party email to an Apple domain</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/01/ios-11-2-tvos-11-2-public-beta-1/">Apple releases first iOS 11.2 and tvOS 11.2 public betas</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/01/iphone-x-exclusive-default-ringtone-reflection/">The iPhone X features a new, exclusive, default ringtone: ‘Reflection’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/02/iphone-x-teardown/">Watch this 15-minute long iPhone X teardown video while you wait for yours</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/02/apple-earnings-fy17-q4/">Apple announces Q4 2017 revenue of $52.6b: 46.7m iPhones, 10.3m iPads, 5.4m Macs, next quarter guidance $84b-$87b</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/02/q4-17-aapl-live-blog/">Live blog: Apple’s fiscal year Q4 2017 earnings call</a></li> </ul> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/QtRVyiKCuDk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 03, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 144 | Apple TV content plans, Face ID concerns, and preordering iPhone X
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac catch up on Apple's recent TV hires and upcoming show plans, reports of Face ID security changes and video hands-on leaks, which iPhone X we plan to pre-order, and a fast-forward to the middle of the night where we discuss how pre-orders went.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/348898183&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/25/apple-bbc-tv-jay-hunt-original-content/">Apple hires Channel 4 TV exec as company reportedly plans Apple Store-friendly original video content</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/20/apple-video-morgan-wandell/">Apple adds Amazon Studios alum to its original content team for international role</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/10/apple-amazing-stories-tv-deal/">WSJ: Apple strikes deal with Steven Spielberg for new ‘Amazing Stories’ sci-fi</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/25/bloomberg-face-id-iphone-x-production-quality/">Bloomberg: Apple lowered Face ID component specifications to make iPhone X easier to produce</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/20/3-million-iphone-x-units-at-release-date-production/">KGI: About 3 million iPhone X units will be available for launch, production improving in November</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/24/20-million-iphone-x-2017/">Report: Apple will ship just 20 million iPhone X units in 2017 due to production issues</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/23/iphone-x-meeting-jeff-williams-foxconn-ceo/">Apple COO Jeff Williams met with Foxconn CEO today ahead of iPhone X launch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/24/iphone-x-in-store-availability/">Apple says retail stores will have iPhone X stock at launch, encourages customers to ‘arrive early’</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/24/iphone-x-closeup-hands-on/">YouTube vlog provides close-up look at iPhone X ahead of launch, from inside Caffè Macs [updated]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/24/app-switching-iphone-x-video/">Brief hands-on video offers closer look at app switching on iPhone X</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/24/apple-homepage-iphone-x/">iPhone X takes over Apple․com ahead of pre-orders</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/23/iphone-x-pre-approvals-open/">iPhone X pre-approvals for iPhone Upgrade Program customers now open</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>:</p> <p><strong>iMazing</strong>, Manage your iPhone, your way. Visit<a href="http://imazing.com/happyhour"> imazing.com/happyhour</a> for a 30% discount on all iMazing licenses.</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_1_1509129921967_30609"><strong>Plex</strong>, all your movies, TV shows, music and photos on any device for free. Upgrade to Plex Pass at <a href="http://www.plex.tv/redeem">www.plex.tv/redeem</a> and get your first month free with promo code ‘happyhour’.</p> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/d7w4j2fkGh0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 27, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 143 | Evolving Mac setups, MacBook vs iPad, and Touch Bar oddities
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss current Mac setups including the best desktop and notebook Macs for different tasks, the current state of working from an iPad, Touch Bar thoughts after almost one year with the technology, and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/347632988&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/11/tim-cook-oxford-interview/">Tim Cook describes lessons from Steve Jobs, says ‘focus on the dead’ when it comes to heroes [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/12/iphone-x-hands-on-video-face-id/">Hands-on with Apple’s new iPhone X, Face ID, and more [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtUlRE1b8Rc">First look: iPhone X!</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pOTNQk9Xb8&t=445s">Hands on walkthrough: Apple iPhone X!</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/17/how-to-erase-macbook-pro-touch-bar-before-selling/">Selling your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Apple recommends this step</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2016/12/08/macbook-pro-with-touch-bar-three-week-review/">Review: Three weeks working from the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2015/04/20/review-macbook-retina-12-inch-early-2015/">Review: Can you actually use the new 12-inch MacBook for work?</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_3_1508426113597_3368"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/06/05/imac-update/">Apple updates all iMacs with improved displays, Kaby Lake processors, more</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>:</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_3_1506626330964_3343">Jamf Now, Create your free account today at<a href="https://www.jamf.com/lp/set-up-manage-and-protect-apple-devices-at-work/?utm_source=happyhour&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=2017-42"> jamf.com/happyhour</a>.</p> <p>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/0YL_eadEl9Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 19, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 142 | Refocusing iTunes, latest beta changes, and the future of Face ID
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the recent iTunes refocus and what could happen next, the latest changes in iOS 11.1 beta 2 including new emoji and 3D Touch gestures, watchOS 4.1 with Radio streaming over LTE and the new Wi-Fi option, potential new dynamic wallpapers on the iPhone X and Face ID coming to new iPads and much more.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/346725385&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1507905094086_20361"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/06/jony-ive-new-yorker-techfest-live/">Jony Ive says we ‘sense care’ in good design, Apple will continue to be revolutionary, and more in new interview</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/09/apple-itunes-apps-focused-removed-stopgap/">Apple still offers an iTunes version with App Store, Ringtones and other features removed in ‘focused’ iTunes 12.7</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/06/emoji-ios-11-1-beta-2/">Hundreds of new emoji coming to iOS 11.1 beta 2 next week [Gallery]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/09/ios-11-1-beta-2-2/">Apple releases iOS 11.1 beta 2 with hundreds of new emoji</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/09/whats-new-ios-11-1-beta-2-changes-features-video/">What’s new in iOS 11.1 beta 2? A look at new changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/09/watchos-4-1-beta-2/">Second watchOS 4.1, macOS 10.13.1, and tvOS 11.1 betas now available</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/09/watchos-4-1-beta-2-new-changes-features-video/">What’s new in watchOS 4.1 beta 2? Hands-on with new changes and features [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/07/iphone-x-in-the-wild/">iPhone X with new wallpaper shown off in the wild thanks to new video</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/09/kgi-ipad-pro-face-id-iphone-x/">KGI: iPad Pro upgrade will likely gain Face ID from iPhone X</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/12/kgi-all-2018-iphones-to-adopt-face-id-as-apple-abandons-touch-id/">KGI: All 2018 iPhones to adopt Face ID as Apple abandons Touch ID</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1507905094086_20949"><a id="yui_3_17_2_1_1507905094086_24257" href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/12/all-day-assistant-camera-apple-watch/">A true all-day assistant: The compelling argument for a camera in the Apple Watch</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsor</strong>:</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_3_1506626330964_3343">iMazing, Manage your iPhone, your way. Download our free backup app at <a id="yui_3_17_2_3_1506626330964_3342" href="http://imazing.com/mini">imazing.com/mini</a>.</p> <p><strong>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</strong></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/FaOl-ngSvps" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 13, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 141 | HomeKit and AirPlay 2, Sonos One event, and HomePod competition
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones, iOS 11.0.2 for iPhone 8 and watchOS 4.0.1 for Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Pay Cash testing, Nike+ Run Club's watchOS app update, running with streaming music on watchOS 4.1, HomeKit updates including Philips Hue and Chamberlain products, the Sonos One event and AirPlay 2 support, HomePod's latest competition, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/9to5mac/happy-hour-5?refid=stpr">Stitcher</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/345480024&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/03/apple-releases-ios-11-0-2-for-iphone-ipad-and-ipod-touch/">Apple releases iOS 11.0.2 for iPhone and iPad, including crackling audio fix for iPhone 8</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/04/apple-releases-watchos-4-0-1-w-fix-for-lte-connectivity-issues-on-apple-watch-series-3/">Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 w/ fix for LTE connectivity issues on Apple Watch Series 3</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/28/apple-pay-cash-late-october-launch/">Apple Pay Cash may launch in late October after missing iOS 11 / watchOS 4 release</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/03/apple-pay-cash-release-date-testing/">Apple employees testing Apple Pay Cash internally w/ iOS 11.1 as public launch nears</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/02/nike-run-update-apple-watch/">Nike+ Run Club adds Audio Guided Runs, elevation support for Apple Watch-only workouts, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/03/philips-hue-homekit-tap-dimmer-switch-motion-sensor/">Philips Hue retroactively adds HomeKit features to tap, dimmer switch and motion sensor</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/03/chamberlain-myq-smart-garage-hub/">Chamberlain’s MyQ Smart Garage Hub and MyQ Home Bridge bring HomeKit to almost any garage door</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/04/sonos-new-one-wireless-speaker-upcoming-airplay-2-support/">Sonos unveils new ‘One’ wireless speaker with Alexa voice control, upcoming AirPlay 2 support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/04/sonos-says-airplay-2-and-siri-control-coming-next-year/">Sonos says AirPlay 2 and Siri control coming next year</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/27/amazon-new-echo-speakers-4k-fire-tv/">Amazon debuts new Echo speakers and $70 4K Fire TV to rival HomePod and Apple TV</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/10/04/google-event-roundup-home-mini-max-pixel/">Roundup: Google announces Home Mini & Max speakers, new Pixel & Chromebook devices</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/27/jony-ive-tech-fest-2017/">Jony Ive to discuss ‘the shape of things to come’ at The New Yorker’s Tech Fest</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</strong></p> <div align="center"><iframe scrolling="no" frameborder="0" style="width:500px;height:580px;border:0;overflow:hidden;" width="500" height="580" src="https://app.stitcher.com/splayer/f/152127?el=1&refid=stpr"></iframe></div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/FB29SoyriKQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 05, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 140 | Apple TV 4K hands on, High Sierra debut, and what’s new in watchOS 4.1
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new Apple TV 4K, macOS High Sierra launching, Apple Watch Series 3 and LTE apps, watchOS 4.1 beta and streaming music, and more.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/344469308&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/22/hands-on-with-apple-tv-4k-and-the-new-siri-remote/">Hands-on with Apple TV 4K and the new Siri Remote</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/25/macos-high-sierra-now-available/">macOS High Sierra now available to download, featuring APFS, Photos updates, Safari 11, more</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/26/photos-mac-os-project-extension-apps/">Photos in macOS High Sierra now works with these third-party apps for Projects</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/26/shazam-watchos-4-update-lte-support/">Shazam watchOS 4 update brings new design, faster performance, and LTE support</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/26/starbucks-apple-pay-apple-watch/">Starbucks now lets you reload store cards with Apple Pay on Apple Watch</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/27/ios-11-1-beta-1/">Apple releases first iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1, tvOS 11.1, and macOS 10.13.1 developer betas</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/27/watchos-4-1-apple-music-streaming-radio/">watchOS 4.1 beta for Apple Watch Series 3 includes Apple Music streaming, new Radio app </a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/27/watchos-4-1-beta-1-music-streaming-lte-radio-app-video/">Hands-on with watchOS 4.1 beta 1: Music streaming, new Radio app, and LTE music support [Video]</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/27/whats-new-in-ios-11-1-beta-1-hands-on-with-new-features-and-changes-video/">What’s new in iOS 11.1 beta 1? Hands-on with new features and changes [Video]</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Sponsors</strong>:</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_3_1506626330964_3330"><strong>Plex</strong>. All your movies, TV shows, music and photos on any device for free. Upgrade to Plex Pass at <a href="http://www.plex.tv/redeem">www.plex.tv/redeem</a> and get your first month free with promo code ‘happyhour’.</p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_3_1506626330964_3343"><strong>iMazing</strong>, Manage your iPhone, your way. Download our free backup app at <a id="yui_3_17_2_3_1506626330964_3342" href="http://imazing.com/mini">imazing.com/mini</a>.</p> <p><strong>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</strong></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/SKsPGcGDWC8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 28, 2017
Happy Hour Podcast 139 | Hands on with Apple Watch Series 3 and iPhone 8
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<p>This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac's iPhone 8 / 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 reviews, favorite app updates for iOS 11, and best features in iOS 11 / watchOS 4 / tvOS 11.</p> <p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for<a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/music/m/I5xn6oxaorvbyxlgotqacicj7ri?t=Happy_Hour">Google Play Music</a>, or through our <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated RSS feed</a> for Overcast and other podcast players.</p> <p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/343398791&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false"></iframe></p> <p><!--more--></p> <p>New episodes of Happy Hour are available every week. As mentioned, you can <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=HH" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">download this podcast via iTunes</a> or plug in <a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/9to5cast/iUSC?format=xml" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">our RSS feed link</a> into your favorite podcasting app.</p> <p><em><strong>Note: </strong>Subscribing to the podcast feed will guarantee the latest episode is downloaded as soon as possible.</em></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/bzamayo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Benjamin Mayo</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/apollozac">Zac Hall</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we discussed in this episode:</strong></p> <ul id="yui_3_17_2_1_1506005517023_29396"> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/19/review-iphone-8-8-plus/">iPhone 8/Plus Review: With this traditionally beautiful powerhouse, should you really wait for iPhone X?</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/20/review-apple-watch-series-3/">Review: Apple Watch Series 3 unlocks new potential with LTE, dramatically improved Siri</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/19/apple-releases-ios11-iphone-ipad-ipod-touch-new-features/">Apple releases iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad, here’s everything new</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/19/watchos-4-release/">watchOS 4 update for Apple Watch is now available, here’s everything new</a></li> <li><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/19/tvos-11-release/">tvOS 11 update for Apple TV is now available, here’s everything new</a></li> <li id="yui_3_17_2_1_1506005517023_29395"><a href="https://9to5mac.com/2017/09/19/things-siri-drag-drop/">Things 3.2 adds direct Siri integration on iOS 11 and watchOS 4, iPad drag and drop</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Feedback? Drop us a line at <a href="mailto:happyhour@9to5mac.com">happyhour@9to5mac.com</a>. Remember: <a href="https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id641836403?at=10laZc&ct=925">Subscribe on iTunes</a> to catch all of the episodes as they go live and thanks for listening!</strong></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/9to5cast/iUSC/~4/7GoQI-zy7rM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 21, 2017