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Connected is a weekly panel discussion on Apple and the impact of technology on our lives. With each co-host having a unique background — and accent — Connected provides a perspective that no other show can. Hosted by Federico Viticci, Myke Hurley, and Stephen Hackett.

Episode Date
Connected 205: I Would Suffer Some Injury For Podcasting
Relay FM is four years old, so Stephen and Myke take on a wide range of listener questions about the company, podcasting and beards.
Aug 15, 2018
Connected 204: Tennessee Can’t Get Me
Stephen and Myke kick off iPhone and iPad rumor season, then talk through some recent app news and Apple’s cancellation of the App Store Affiliate Program.
Aug 08, 2018
Connected 203: Big Fancy Museum Boy
Myke is back, and comes with news of a new household robot, while Stephen reflects on his Macs, both old and new.
Aug 01, 2018
Connected 202: It Could Just Be Ghosts
Federico and Stephen are joined by John Voorhees to talk about MacBook Pro throttling, HomePod rumors and answer some listener questions.
Jul 25, 2018
Connected 201: An Internal Fortnite
Federico bought an iPod touch, Nest and Instapaper both have new bosses and the world is finally getting the leg emoji it deserves.
Jul 18, 2018
Connected 200: An Occupational Hazard
Stephen is joined by Casey Liss and John Voorhees to discuss the 10th anniversary of the App Store, MobileMe's reputation and rumors of a busy fall for Apple's hardware teams.
Jul 11, 2018
Connected 199: Make Half of a Change
Myke and Stephen hold an intervention. Federico doesn’t have much to say about MacBook Pro keyboards. All three have hopes and dreams for future Apple audio products.
Jun 26, 2018
Connected 198: The Prompt
To celebrate five years of podcasting together, Myke, Federico and Stephen do what they do best: talk about iOS betas, ponder photo management and screw up a round robin.
Jun 20, 2018
Connected 197: Retire Hate for Negative Love
Recovered from WWDC, Myke previews his summer's work, Federico shares what he knows about Shortcuts and Stephen gets super nerdy about Dark Mode in macOS Mojave.
Jun 13, 2018
Connected 196: Live from WWDC 2018
In this very special live episode, Stephen is joined by Jason Snell and Serenity Caldwell to talk about macOS Mojave and Screen Time before going over the Happy-o-meter results and talking about Shortcuts with Myke and Federico.
Jun 07, 2018
Connected 195: A Conference for Liars
The WWDC Happy-o-meter is back! Come along with Stephen, Myke and Federico on a trail of joyful wishes and hopeful dreams.
May 30, 2018
Connected 194: Strike a Better Balance
Myke and Federico talk about Spark 2, Castro 3, and Ticci's big article about his "Second Life."
May 23, 2018
Connected 193: They Belong to the World Now
The future of third-party Twitter apps looks grim, but is it the end of the road? What makes an upgrade worthy of a price tag? Do class action lawsuits even matter? Should you use AirPods on planes? Does anyone like show descriptions written as hypothetical questions?
May 16, 2018
Connected 192: A Man of Movable Structure
This week, Federico is back to join Stephen and Myke to talk about iOS 13, as well as news out of Microsoft Build and Google I/O.
May 09, 2018
Connected 191: I'm Expecting to Have Problems
This week, Stephen and Myke chat with John Voorhees about rumored products, dead products and Apple's Q2 results.
May 02, 2018
Connected 190: The Robot Should Keep Its Mouth Shut
Federico is gone, but the show had to to go on, so Stephen and Myke talk about the death of Liam, whatever is happening with Flickr and Amazon’s future robotic army.
Apr 25, 2018
Connected 189: Nah, Hummus!
Stephen and Myke are still recovering from a trip to Atlanta, and it shows in this discussion of the future of iOS and digital magazines. Federico thankfully saves the episode by sharing some about Drafts 5.
Apr 18, 2018
Connected 188: A Better Thing Than a No Thing
Apple has launched a (kinda) new iPhone, discussed the Mac Pro and saved the world. Big week!
Apr 11, 2018
Connected 187: On the Edge
This week, the trio ponder the future of Apple's Mac and iOS platforms and explore what merging them may look like before talking about a recent Apple hire.
Apr 04, 2018
Connected 186: I Move My Arms Around
The crew is back together, just in time to talk about the big questions around Apple’s education event, Apple Watch rumors and the frustrations of troubleshooting iCloud issues.
Mar 28, 2018
Connected 185: The Myke Hurley School of Excellence
Federico has taken over San Jose line watching, so Stephen gets to join Myke to talk about the long-rumored Beatles iPod, laptop cart repair and the eMac.
Mar 21, 2018
Connected 184: They Perfected It, Mum
WWDC is announced, Apple acquires a digital magazine service, and Myke and Federico discuss some ‘iOS Little Wonders’, because Stephen is away.
Mar 14, 2018
Connected 183: PodStorm
Stephen's family staged a HomePod intervention, Myke names his favorite Apple Watch apps, Apple kills off iTunes LP and Federico has some news.
Mar 07, 2018
Connected 182: Wireless Charging Denier
Federico and Myke slander Stephen's good name before talking about iPhone and headphone rumors and Amazon's acquisition of Ring.
Feb 28, 2018
Connected 181: Headspaced Against My Will
Federico has a surprise for the group, then goes on to teach about Things 3 before Stephen complains about its repeating task support. In a shocking turn of events, Myke has the need for a Mac app.
Feb 21, 2018
Connected 180: Our True Tiny Head Form
We have HomePod opinions, dreams about WWDC and an amazing new t-shirt.
Feb 14, 2018
Connected 179: The Tiny Head Pandemic
The boys are joined by Emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge to talk about a rash of App Store rejections regarding the use of emoji. After that, discussion turns to HomePod reviews and the possibilities of watchOS 5.
Feb 07, 2018
Connected 178: The Tiny Head Trend
It's January, so it's time to spin up the iPhone rumor machine, but first Stephen and Federico consider what a "Snow Leopard" iOS release could look like. Lastly, one of them has switched to DuckDuckGo.
Jan 31, 2018
Connected 177: Whatever State Asparagus Is Born In
After wading through HomePod and iOS 11.3 news, the boys give a status report on how they're feeling about iOS 11 and High Sierra several months into running the releases.
Jan 24, 2018
Connected 176: A Kernel Panic at the Disco
What does the death of Transmit mean for pro apps on the iPad? Should Apple make a laptop that runs iOS? Does Myke understand how hypothetical questions work?
Jan 16, 2018
Connected 175: The Devil on my Shoulder
2018 is here, and so is Stephen’s new computer and our predictions for the next year. Also, CES is a thing.
Jan 09, 2018
Connected 174: 2017 In Review: I've Been Sitting on That Joke for Months
We grade our predictions for 2017 before setting off on a trip down memory lane of the last twelve months of Apple news.
Jan 02, 2018
Connected 173: The Final Robin
Round out 2017 with fake apps and an anti-wishlist.
Dec 19, 2017
Connected 172: Shazamalo
Myke was surprised by Apple's Shazam acquisition, Ticci is living that 4K life and Stephen is thinking about an iMac Pro.
Dec 12, 2017
Connected 171: Leave it to Stephen
Apple’s had a rough week, Myke’s office is full of assistants and Federico is back with a new task manager and an iPhone X review.
Dec 05, 2017
Connected 170: Playing Chicken with Jony Ive
Myke returns with many comments about last week’s show and a surprise Black Friday purchase. Meanwhile, Stephen has installed Windows 10.
Nov 28, 2017
Connected 169: Really Regular Nightstand
Stephen is struggling with a lot of things and makes a task management confession, but Federico broke his iPhone X, so it all comes out in the wash. Oh, and Myke is gone, so don’t tell him he was right about the HomePod being delayed.
Nov 22, 2017
Connected 168: My Bedroom Has Become a Museum
Control Center is broken, Myke is broken and Spotify is broken.
Nov 14, 2017
Connected 167: Dissolving of the Plus Club
We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X. We have the iPhone X.
Nov 07, 2017
Connected 166: The Warm Water of Bribery
iPhone X pre-orders are in, and reviews are out. There's drama surrounding both.
Oct 31, 2017
Connected 165: Super Easy To Do a Top Case
Back in their respective countries, the boys gather around Skype to discuss an Italian mystery, another failing keyboard, the Pixel 2 XL and iPhone X pre-orders.
Oct 24, 2017
Connected 164: My Mother Has a Bunch of Keyboards
Live in Chicago, the boys discuss the Google Home Mini's rough launch, the future of AR at Apple and Federico's baker.
Oct 16, 2017
Connected 163: U2 Red
Stephen’s keyboard is disintegrating as Federico explains AirPlay 2, and Sonos and Google have new products out for the holiday season.
Oct 10, 2017
Connected 162: Daily Dongle Carry
Federico makes a confession, the trio considers how Apple could improve Do Not Disturb and then Myke forgets how Round Robins work.
Oct 03, 2017
Connected 161: A Handbag? Face Cream? A Chainsaw?
Files on iOS 11 is taking shape, and some problems are emerging. Federico gets sad listening to the others talk about their watches, then slowly disappears as Stephen talks about macOS High Sierra.
Sep 26, 2017
Connected 160: Things Have Taken a Turn
Federico’s iOS 11 review is done. Stephen has an announcement. Myke makes a confession about his Apple TV remote.
Sep 19, 2017
Connected 159: Badman Ears
A day after Apple’s event, the boys come up for air long enough to talk about the most recent firmware leak, the dedication of Steve Jobs Theatre, the iPhone 8 — of course — the iPhone X.
Sep 13, 2017
Connected 158: The EchoSystem
Everyone is back, and it’s a good thing, because there’s lots of news: Siri has moved in with Craig, Alexa and Cortana are hanging out and the Apple September event looms large on the horizon.
Sep 05, 2017
Connected 157: Your Legacy Chooses You
Federico is back from the Genius Bar and joined by Stephen to discuss Time Machine and iCloud Backups, Apple's push with Swift education and SMS filtering in iOS 11.
Aug 28, 2017
Connected 156: Planet of the Podcasts
Myke and Federico discuss Apple's supposed budget for original content, reviews of the Essential Phone, Apple's iOS 11 marketing videos, and Federico's unexpected trip to the Genius Bar.
Aug 21, 2017
Connected 155: Desktop Screaming
Myke and Stephen sit down together to talk through a mountain of follow-up, consider Apple’s design options on the next iPhone and revisit App Store subscriptions.
Aug 15, 2017
Connected 154: Beta on the Beach
The avalanche of news from the HomePod firmware continues as speculation about the next iPhone becomes more and more sure.
Aug 08, 2017
Connected 153: Top-Notch Phone
Stephen is sad about iPods. Federico is happy about iPads. Someone at Apple is probably unhappy about accidental leaks. Just another week.
Aug 02, 2017
Connected 152: British Man in a Van with a MacBook
Stephen tries to help Myke with his laptop as The Rock is having a great day with Siri. Then, Federico breaks down Siri changes coming this fall.
Jul 25, 2017
Connected 151: The Snapchat of Moving Plastic
Federico is busy chasing turtles, so Myke and Stephen get to talk about Echo rumors, phones you can squeeze, and macOS High Sierra.
Jul 18, 2017
Connected 150: The Turtle Anniversary
This week, faces are authenticating phones, iOS 11 is shaming apps for using location data and Federico is hard at work on his review.
Jul 11, 2017
Connected 149: Caramel
Will the next iPhone eschew TouchID for facial scanning? Is Stephen keeping his Echo Show? Can Ticci explain CoreML in a way that normal humans can understand?
Jul 04, 2017
Connected 148: The Grand Scheme of Screens
The Prompt Curse strikes again! Find out what has been struck down, as Myke and Federico discuss the current state of iOS 11, Ticci’s keyboard woes, reviews of the Echo Show, and ARKit.
Jun 27, 2017
Connected 147: I Wish We Could Be Friends in Real Life
This week: HomeKit changes coming in iOS 11, our approaches to running betas and Business Chat in iMessage.
Jun 20, 2017
Connected 146: Dubbed Dub Dub Follow Up
Recovering from San Jose, the boys wade through an ocean of follow up, then talk about the new iPads and review Planet of the Apps.
Jun 13, 2017
Connected 145: LEGO For Shortcuts
Live from San Jose, the trio talk about the news from a little event known as WWDC.
Jun 06, 2017
Connected 144: The Barometer of Happiness
With WWDC just around the corner, the Connected trio share their hopes and dreams for Apple’s keynote.
May 30, 2017
Connected 143: Super Sleuthing
Stephen has launched a membership, Apple wants people to switch from Android and future hardware is starting to leak. Then, a roundup of the services we use to keep our companies running smoothly.
May 23, 2017
Connected 142: A Trip to Barcelona
Federico has published his iOS 11 wish list, and the group goes deep on what Apple should do with the iPad’s software. Stephen manages to quickly sneak in a confession.
May 19, 2017
Connected 141: The Espresso Debacle
The band is back together just in time to talk about Federico's new iPhone case, the Echo Show, Phil Schiller's comments on App Store upgrade pricing and more.
May 09, 2017
Connected 140: Elaborate System of Mirrors
Myke is putting wax seals on everything, and Stephen is backing documentaries about antique computing devices. Once that’s finished, the two talk about Apple’s rumored Siri-in-a-Canister product and Amazon’s recent Alexa news.
May 02, 2017
Connected 139: Artisanally-Raised, Hand-Crafted Yaks
Casey Liss comes to set Federico straight about Plex in a new segment called Follow-on. Then, Stephen and Federico talk about Apple's recent environmental push, the changes coming to the iTunes Affiliate Program and AppStories, Federico's new podcast and website.
Apr 25, 2017
Connected 138: Modern Day Moses
Myke is back. Gurman is back. iPhone rumors and iPad wish lists are back.
Apr 18, 2017
Connected 137: Fancy Screwdrivers
With Myke pondering life in the woods, Stephen and Federico talk about Clips and what the Mac and iPad can learn from each other before quizzing each other on their preferred platforms in a battle for eternal nerd glory.
Apr 11, 2017
Connected 136: Metaphysical Garbage Disposal
Apple comes clean on what’s going on with the Mac Pro, but Federico still isn’t buying one. Myke gets excited about new Samsung phones and Stephen feels old when thinking about Twitter.
Apr 04, 2017
Connected 135: This Might Be Our Fault
Workflow has been purchased by Apple and everyone has feelings about it.
Mar 28, 2017
Connected 134: Minimum Viable Keynote
Federico is wandering the wilderness in search of new iPad Pro hardware, so Stephen and Myke break down today’s news before apologizing to everyone.
Mar 21, 2017
Connected 133: The Italian Word for Spoon
Apple has a new ad, Casey has an iMac, Ticci watches TV and everyone has workflows.
Mar 14, 2017
Connected 132: Fun Conjecture Hour
This week, Stephen talks about a possible iMac Pro while his co-hosts play Zelda. They come back to _round robin_ some things that they find frustrating about working from iOS and the iPad.
Mar 07, 2017
Connected 131: The High School Reunion of Phones
This week, Stephen yells at the cloud, Myke gets new emojis and Federico speaks wisdom to the masses.
Feb 28, 2017
Connected 130: San Frosé
This week, Stephen and Myke talk about the whirlwind of iPhone rumors and where they keep their data before Myke is joined by a special guest.
Feb 21, 2017
Connected 129: Game of Sorrow
This week, Stephen tries something new, Federico talks about camping, and Myke looks forward to a new television show.
Feb 14, 2017
Connected 128: Better Pizza and Better Pasta
Myke has caused a chain-reaction of purchases, Stephen talks about the PowerPC transition and Federico tries some apps.
Feb 07, 2017
Connected 127: Let's Go to the Theatre, My Dear
Stephen is away on an important mission. He left Myke and Federico behind to discuss the financial decline of Fitbit, and what's missing from iOS 10.3. Myke also has some follow up about sleeping and lightbulbs, and Federico has been observing people.
Jan 31, 2017
Connected 126: iPhone ∞
Federico’s back, Stephen is the Mac mini Spokesperson and Myke needs to buy some stuff.
Jan 24, 2017
Connected 125: Tiny Adorable Fort
Dan Moren joins Stephen and Myke to follow-up on microblogging, then talk about home assistants, Apple’s television dreams and the Mac mini.
Jan 17, 2017
Connected 124: A Bunch of Enterprising Italians
This week, the aging hosts of Connected remember their first reactions to the iPhone and talk about the value of independent blogging.
Jan 10, 2017
Connected 123: 2017 Apple Predictions
Myke, Federico and Stephen draft their predictions for Apple’s 2017 before talking a little bit about some resolutions for the new year, tech-related and otherwise.
Jan 04, 2017
Connected 122: 2016: Big, Heavy and Vaguely Disappointing
With 2016 (finally) drawing to a close, the Connected trio hop in their time machine and revisit the biggest tech stories of the last 12 months.
Dec 20, 2016
Connected 121: Software Update Therapy
AirPods are shipping, Mario needs the Internet and Myke has a story.
Dec 13, 2016
Connected 120: Perennial State of Worrying
Federico is back with some new purchases in tow. Stephen published a book. Myke wants more from his Echo. Everyone has wishes for iOS 10.
Dec 06, 2016
Connected 119: Tiered Levels of Surprise
This week, Stephen and Myke talk about CNN’s acquisition of Beme before answering questions about Relay FM, self employment and Casey Liss.
Nov 29, 2016
Connected 118: Master Transclusion Table
This week Federico and Myke discuss the Google Daydream VR headset, how Instagram is becoming even more like Snapchat, Apple's Holiday ad, the advancement of the iPad Pro, and iA Writer.
Nov 22, 2016
Connected 117: A Friend of Your Uncle of Your Cousin
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about Apple's new book, the Touch Bar's potential and Snapchat possibly paving the way for future Apple glasses.
Nov 15, 2016
Connected 116: Undead Zombie Echo Fish
Myke is back to talk about dongles. Stephen has opinions about the Mac Pro. Federico is trying a new notes app.
Nov 08, 2016
Connected 115: Out in the Real World
This week: Stephen's new MacBook Pro, Federico's new Amazon Echo Dot and the future of everything.
Nov 02, 2016
Connected 114: Two and Half Macs
Hello again. The Connected trio have just wrapped up watching Apple’s Mac event and are here to talk about the news and share some first impressions.
Oct 27, 2016
Connected 113: Here is Smart Phone
This week, Myke goes to the Apple Store, the group reads Pixel reviews and Federico brings back Weekly Picks.
Oct 18, 2016
Connected 112: Make a Little Friendship
This week, the Connected trio tackle iCloud storage limitations, iPhone reviews and changes made to some big iOS apps.
Oct 11, 2016
Connected 111: Riding Down a Hill on a Bicycle with Square Wheels
Stephen returns to talk about candles before the trio dive into Google’s new hardware products.
Oct 04, 2016
Connected 110: Swimsuits and Sunglasses For Dogs
This week Federico struggles to use the new W1-enabled Beats with his new iPhone 7, Myke shares some thoughts on Snapchat Spectacles, and Stephen is away so the Europeans join Snapchat on-air.
Sep 27, 2016
Connected 109: A Notable Apple Hisssssstorian 📱🐍
It’s a busy week at Connected HQ: cyclists are drowning, iPhones are hissing and macOS Sierra is shipping.
Sep 20, 2016
Connected 108: Confusion as a Discovery Mechanism
iOS 10 is here, and Federico has written the definitive review of it.
Sep 13, 2016
Connected 107: Bathtub Full of Espresso
Stephen and Federico walk through Apple's September 7 event.
Sep 08, 2016
Connected 106: Running in Gucci Shoes
With a week to go before Apple’s fall event, the Connected Trio gather from their respective lands to discuss the possibilities of new Apple Watch models, new Macs and Apple’s situation in Ireland.
Aug 30, 2016
Connected 105: What Does Done Mean?
Federico’s back, so the power of The Prompt Curse has been restored. Picturelife is dead, Ping is in headlines and iOS 10 is closer than ever.
Aug 26, 2016
Connected 104: Our Anniversary Birthday
On the second anniversary of Relay FM, Myke and Stephen (who is suffering from a terrible case of laryngitis) talk about iPhone rumors before answering questions about the podcast network.
Aug 18, 2016
Connected 103: No Such Thing as a Sticker Emergency
Before Federico heads to the beach for many months of vacation, the guys talk about iPad keyboards, Dropbox Paper and Instagram Stories before answering listener questions.
Aug 08, 2016
Connected 102: Zwidge
This week: new iPad keyboards, old ways of listening to music and a lot of emoji talk.
Aug 02, 2016
Connected 101: Best Represent Pineapple
In a stunning break with tradition, Connected tackles the multi-iPad lifestyle and photo management in this week's episode.
Jul 26, 2016
Connected 100: Tepid Takes
On the centennial episode of Connected, the crew covers #TicciMentee program applications, checks out Scrivener for iOS and considers iOS 10's widgets and privacy features.
Jul 19, 2016
Connected 99: European Exotic
For episode 99, listener Nathan sent in the best follow-up of all time. After that, the boys talk about Stephen's PowerBooks, Myke's two-factor authentication pains and Federico's new line of work.
Jul 14, 2016
Connected 98: My Brain is Cruising eBay at Night
This week, Federico was late to the show so Stephen got to talk about Hackintoshes before the new beta of iOS 10 dropped and rocked the Europeans to their core.
Jul 05, 2016
Connected 97: 70% Optimistic
Federico's back, to talk about iOS 10 and Messages while Stephen gets sad about his Thunderbolt Display.
Jun 28, 2016
Connected 96: Simplified the Paradigm
With post-WWDC flu raging throughout Europe, most of the Connected crew talks about the winners and losers of WWDC including watchOS, macOS Sierra and the iPad.
Jun 21, 2016
Connected 95: RelayCon WWDC 2016
The Relay FM family comes together in San Francisco to discuss the WWDC announcements in front of a live audience.
Jun 14, 2016
Connected 94: I Have No Idea When WWDC Is
This week, our WWDC predictions take a back seat to major changes coming to the App Stores.
Jun 08, 2016
Connected 93: The Funky Honeycomb
The team catches up on pre-WWDC rumors concerning MacBook Pros, the Apple TV and Siri.
May 31, 2016
Connected 92: My Relationship with the Status Bar
This week Federico takes Myke on a tour of his experience with Android.
May 24, 2016
Connected 91: Developer Festival
The boys talk about Google’s I/O announcements and Federico drops a bombshell.
May 19, 2016
Connected 90: A Set of Unlucky Coincidences
Stephen’s collected all the iMacs, there’s a new shirt and things are happening with Apple Music. Pretty normal week.
May 10, 2016
Connected 89: The People v. Myke Hurley
Stephen is back with an assignment for Federico and Myke, but first: changes come to Withings, auto-correct and Apple Music.
May 03, 2016
Connected 88: The Perception of Trouble
With Stephen away hunting iMacs, Federico and Myke discuss Apple's earnings report for Q2 2016.
Apr 27, 2016
Connected 87: Ticci on the Scene
A sleep-deprived Myke joins Federico and Stephen to talk about WWDC, new MacBooks and App Store search.
Apr 19, 2016
Connected 86: A Tangerine in my Trunk
This week, Myke speaks about his two-iPad setup, Federico discusses his Telegram usage and Stephen interviews Kristen Gallerneaux from The Henry Ford Museum about their working Apple I.
Apr 12, 2016
Connected 85: Pokédex of iMacs
Myke is back, and has a surprise for Stephen and Federico. After they recover, the trio talk about the current state of home automation and the iMac’s place in the world.
Apr 05, 2016
Connected 84: House of Cards Meets Xcode
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about Apple's new push into content, iOS 9.3 woes and the purpose of beta testing.
Mar 29, 2016
Connected 83: It Looked Like a Liam
In the aftermath of Apple’s iPhone SE and iPad Pro event, the boys assemble to talk the news, Stephen’s growing army of iMac G3s and Apple’s naming struggles.
Mar 22, 2016
Connected 82: All Things Pizza
Federico weighs in on the great pineapple pizza debate, then the conversation moves to Android N, the future of the Mac and iOS text editors.
Mar 15, 2016
Connected 81: Don't be scared, Myke. Go on.
This week Myke and Federico share a potpourri of topics including FlexBright, malware creeping in to BitTorrent clients, Workflow, and rich text. Federico then covers the current state of text editors on iOS.
Mar 08, 2016
Connected 80: I'm Like a Butterfly
This week, Myke and Federico console Stephen over the Mac mini before discussing Siri and the next version of iOS.
Mar 01, 2016
Connected 79: We Didn't Stream Live and There Was No Showbot
The whole gang is back this week to discuss Stephen’s semi-smart watch, Federico’s annual iPad checkup and more.
Feb 24, 2016
Connected 78: The Nostalgia of the Underdog
This week, Federico and Myke discuss the Amazon Echo, Tim Cook’s letter to the FBI and Apple executives on The Talk Show.
Feb 17, 2016
Connected 77: This Feels Like Therapy To Me
This week, Federico and Stephen discuss the culture surrounding app updates and answer some listener questions.
Feb 09, 2016
Connected 76: Dreaming is Enough
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about Stephen's 20th Anniversary Mac, Airmail, Federico's new NAS and the iPad Air 3.
Feb 02, 2016
Connected 75: Explosion of Glue and Colors
This week, the Connected crew talk about Myke’s new security system, on the Apple TV, iPhone 5se rumors, Garageband and Crashlands.
Jan 26, 2016
Connected 74: Orange Light, Blue Light
This week in the warm glow of Night Shift, the boys talk about Federico and Stephen’s recent forays into video editing on iOS and the Mac.
Jan 19, 2016
Connected 73: Capital D for the Big Smile
This week, the boys dive into iOS 9.3 with the help of Fraser Speirs.
Jan 12, 2016
Connected 72: What's a Heart, Really?
This week, the boys talk about how Apple could differentiate the next big iPhone and check back in on iOS 9 after several months of daily usage.
Jan 05, 2016
Connected 71: 2015 Year in Review
Here at the end of the year, the boys take a look back at the news and stories of 2015.
Dec 29, 2015
Connected 70: TicciDo
This week, people are nose tapping, Dropbox is sunsetting and Myke is colo(u)ring.
Dec 18, 2015
Connected 69: Snoozepocalypse
Gathered in mourning over Mailbox and Carousel, Federico, Myke and Stephen wallow their way through some follow-up and Apple’s latest accessories.
Dec 08, 2015
Connected 68: The Opposite of Perfect
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about the Mac App Store, iCloud Photo Library and (sigh) iPhone 7 rumo(u)rs.
Dec 01, 2015
Connected 67: Being in Charge of a Space Rocket
This week, Federico talks about how he is changing his automation workflows with 1Writer and Workflow, and Myke talks about his Apple Pencil review.
Nov 24, 2015
Connected 66: I'm Holding a Billboard
This week, the guys talk about their iPad Pros and what the device means for the future.
Nov 17, 2015
Connected 65: The iPad Pro Review
Federico talks to Myke and Stephen about the iPad Pro.
Nov 11, 2015
Connected 64: We Hugged a Lot
Whilst Stephen is away tinkering with his new Android phone, Federico and Myke are here to talk about Twitter's change from 'faves' to 'likes', Sunrise becoming part of Outlook, Apple TV apps, and what happened when your european hosts met for the first time.
Nov 04, 2015
Connected 63: The App Is Named App
This week, Stephen is questioned about his growing Apple collection, Myke wonders why he bought an Apple TV and Federico ponders his iPad future.
Oct 27, 2015
Connected 62: Siri Like the Butler
This week, Stephen and Federico talk about iWork, Notes and HomeKit before being greeted by Federico's plumber.
Oct 20, 2015
Connected 61: The Confidence to go Gold
This week, Federico butchers many languages and uses a smaller phone, Myke orders a new iMac and Stephen gets upset about hard drives.
Oct 13, 2015
Connected 60: Driving on a Vespa in a Landscape of Pastel Colors
This week on Connected: Apple’s new Watch ads, cell phone carries and the return of #ConnectedQA.
Oct 06, 2015
Connected 59: Built for Experimentation
This week, the guys talk about their new iPhones, 3D Touch and El Capitan.
Sep 29, 2015
Connected 58: Wake up in a Gentle Mood
This week on Connected: the birth of follow-in, more thoughts on iPad Pro apps and a discussion of the new Apple TV.
Sep 22, 2015
Connected 57: Every Time a Gentleman
With Myke chilling in Portland, Stephen and Federico talk through the iPad Pro and Club MacStories.
Sep 15, 2015
Connected 56: My Feeling About This is That I'm Jealous
On the eve of the Apple event, the boys talk about the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s new Twitter account, the state of rumors and MacStories’ Slack workflow.
Sep 08, 2015
Connected 55: Whatever it's Called This Week
This week, the guys take a look at the growing number of Apple TV rumors.
Sep 01, 2015
Connected 54: Tim is the New Cook
This week, the band is reunited as Federico returns to discuss the iPad Pro and humans in the real world.
Aug 25, 2015
Connected 53: Go Down the Pole and Run to the Fire
This week, Stephen and Myke are joined by David Sparks to talk about Relay FM’s first anniversary, the MacBook and the Apple Music Festival.
Aug 18, 2015
Connected 52: Random Pressure Lottery
This week, Federico returns to discuss Force Touch on the iPhone with Stephen and Myke, then the trio discuss the upcoming iOS 9 review on MacStories.
Aug 11, 2015
Connected 51: Ironic Heartbeats
This week: the end of iCloud Drive follow-up, the start of Stephen’s independent life, a super-late Apple Watch review and the return of “weekly” picks.
Aug 04, 2015
Connected 50: The Edition Episode
On the golden anniversary of Connected, the crew sits down to talk about Apple Pay in the UK, Apple News and RSS before sharing a little about how they write articles and prepare for podcasts.
Jul 28, 2015
Connected 49: The Year of Now For You
This week, the Connected gang talk about the iOS 9 beta, new iPods and what the future may hold for the iPad.
Jul 23, 2015
Connected 48: Vast Emptiness of Nothing
This week, Stephen and Myke discuss Apple Pay coming to the U.K., NASA’s imagery of Pluto and Twitter’s iOS apps before Myke quizzes Stephen about his backup strategy.
Jul 14, 2015
Connected 47: Bingo Machine for Schedules
This week, the guys talk about Stephen “going indie,” Apple Music, and Federico’s second Apple Watch.
Jul 08, 2015
Connected 46: It’s Not a Feature; It’s a Feeling
This week, the Connected crew is reunited to talk about Stephen’s trip to space, Federico’s iOS 9 review, and Apple Music.
Jul 02, 2015
Connected 45: I'm Afraid of Snakes
This week Federico and Myke are joined by David Smith to talk about how WWDC felt for developers, the effect of a public beta for iOS, reminders on iOS 9, and Taylor Swift.
Jun 23, 2015
Connected 44: Ignorance By Design
This week the Europeans are going it alone to talk about the new iOS Notes app, iOS 9 on the iPad, Editorial 1.2, and whether WatchKit should have existed.
Jun 16, 2015
Connected 43: We Should Start a Bank Rumours Website
(Mostly) live from San Francisco, the guys talk about all things WWDC 2015, including new versions of OS X and iOS, improvements to the iPad and the introduction of Apple Music.
Jun 10, 2015
Connected 42: Intellectual Ambiguity
This week, Stephen and Myke talk to Russell Ivanovic about Google Photos and then go on to make their WWDC predictions.
Jun 02, 2015
Connected 41: Seven Minutes of Empty Exercise
This week, Myke, Federico and Stephen follow-up on a bunch of various topics before discussing Spotify, Flipboard and Jony Ive’s new job title.
May 26, 2015
Connected 40: Nose Scrolling: I Do Not Condone This
This week the Europeans are joined by Sam Soffes to follow up on Redacted for Mac, before discussing Federico's thoughts on the Apple Watch.
May 19, 2015
Connected 39: All Fancy and 2.0
This week, the guys talk about the state of the Mac App Store and share their hopes and dreams for iOS 9.
May 12, 2015
Connected 38: June is the New Christmas
This week, the Europeans and Stephen are joined by Christina Warren to discuss Microsoft’s move in the mobile space and how it relates to iOS. Then, they talk about third-party Apple Watch bands and what Apple could do with Beats Audio.
May 05, 2015
Connected 37: Artisanal Emoji
This week, the boys break down Apple’s Q2 results and walk with Myke as he spends a day with Apple Watch.
Apr 28, 2015
Connected 36: My Technique, but in France
This week, Federico, Stephen and Myke discuss Apple Watch shipments, search on Android, Chrome on iOS and music on the go.
Apr 21, 2015
Connected 35: The Popsicle Rumor
This week, the boys are joined by Jason Snell to talk about, then wrap up “Becoming Steve Jobs.”
Apr 14, 2015
Connected 34: Crazy Uncle Figure
With Myke back from vacation, the trio returns to action to discuss MacBook and Apple Watch reviews before tackling “Becoming Steve Jobs."
Apr 09, 2015
Connected 33: The RoboCop of Apple Watches
This week, Stephen and Federico are joined by David Smith to talk about Tim Cook and WatchKit apps.
Apr 01, 2015
Connected 32: I Misplaced That Civil War
This week, Stephen, Myke and Federico talk about some Italian history, TeleText’s current state in Sweden and then answer listener questions.
Mar 24, 2015
Connected 31: They're My Clapping Phones
This week, the boys talk about Apple Watch apps, Force Touch Trackpads, the Apple Store and Apple’s past (and possible future) moves in television. Oh, and Teletext.
Mar 17, 2015
Connected 30: To America and Back
On the heels of Apple’s Spring Forward event, the boys talk about Federico’s trip to San Francisco, the new MacBook, the Apple Watch and more.
Mar 11, 2015
Connected 29: I Do Love a Good Launch Partner
This week, Federico, Myke and Stephen revisit their thoughts on the iPhone 6 Plus and many other things before moving onto March’s Apple Watch event and Federico’s recent health article.
Mar 03, 2015
Connected 28: The Color of Myke's Eyes
This week, the boys discuss the iOS setup process and the possibly-confusing nature of the Apple Watch’s multiple variations before Stephen and Federico share their thoughts on the iPhone 6 Plus.
Feb 24, 2015
Connected 27: Jony Magic Table
This week, Myke, Federico and Stephen cover Jony Ive, Project Titan and iOS extensions.
Feb 18, 2015
Connected 26: I Disagree with Myself
This week, the guys talk about Sunrise, ChromeOS, and Tim Cook’s remarks at the Goldman Sachs Conference.
Feb 11, 2015
Connected 25: The Microsoft of Ourselves
To celebrate the show’s silver anniversary, the boys talk about Stephen’s shownote museum, Myke’s Mac Pro and Federico’s iPad Air 2.
Feb 04, 2015
Connected 24: A Whole Website in the Palm of Your Hand
Five years later, Federico, Myke and Stephen re-visit Steve Jobs’ announcement of the original iPad.
Jan 27, 2015
Connected 23: Total Dude, with His Surface Hub
This week Federico and Myke talk about Windows 10, Windows Holographic and unsubscribing from web services. The boys also consider the effect that old browsers are having on the show.
Jan 21, 2015
Connected 22: Mac Skills, iOS Skills, and Myke
This week, the Europeans and Stephen discuss some follow-up then move on to some fake Blackberry news, smartwatch companion apps and RSS.
Jan 14, 2015
Connected 21: 50% my Duty
To ring in 2015, the boys spend some time with weird old browsers, Hackintoshes, the rumored 12-inch MacBook Air and Federico’s attempts to reinvent his nerd life.
Jan 07, 2015
Connected 20: The Illusion of Choice
At the end of 2014, Stephen and Myke reflect on what proved to be a wild year in technology.
Dec 30, 2014
Connected 19: Click on the Blue E
This week, Stephen, Myke and Federico tackle a mountain of listener questions and are cast in ‘Connected: The Motion Picture.’
Dec 23, 2014
Connected 18: Conceptually Sad
This week, the boys talk about photo management, iOS workflows and smart watches. Shocking, right?
Dec 17, 2014
Connected 17: On Principle, I Shunned These Ideas
This week, Federico, Myke and what’s left of Stephen discuss some Evernote follow-up, recent App Store drama and what’s going on with Twitter clients.
Dec 10, 2014
Connected 16: Spinning Down This Rolodex
Stephen, Myke and Federico discuss accents, social networks, web browsers and the Today widget fiasco. Myke has a headache again.
Dec 03, 2014
Connected 15: Poster Child for Power Apps
This week, the boys are back to discuss Federico’s use of a remote Mac mini for weird tasks and Stephen’s new Pebble before debating Twitter’s new App Graph.
Nov 26, 2014
Connected 14: The Old Mac Paladin
This week, Myke escaped. Federico and Stephen talk about Twitter and WatchKit, then debate productivity for a while before realizing the irony of it.
Nov 19, 2014
Connected 13: Dig Up an App
This week, Stephen explains Net Neutrality to the Europeans, Myke explains YouTube Music and why Evernote Context doesn’t bother him before Federico explains how bit rot in the App Store makes him sad.
Nov 12, 2014
Connected 12: Come Grocery Shopping With Me
This week Federico and Myke talk a *little* about photo storage solutions, before discussing the widgets in their Today Views, what's on Federico's iPad home screen and his impressions of the iPad Air 2.
Nov 05, 2014
Connected 11: Ruining Lives With Perspective
This week, after saving Greenland, Federico, Stephen and Myke compare and contrast what’s on their iPhone home screens.
Oct 29, 2014
Connected 10: An Italian Stephen
This week, the boys discuss the ever-expanding iPad line and Stephen yells about Yosemite.
Oct 22, 2014
Connected 9: A War of Semantics
This week, Myke, Federico and Stephen debate what’s after the Post-PC era, the future of the iPad and Federico’s true feelings about OS X.
Oct 15, 2014
Connected 8: Squidges
Stephen and Myke revisit the Twitter and Health apps, then discuss the current state of iOS 8, the Pebble’s future and Apple’s upcoming press event.
Oct 08, 2014
Connected 7: A Briefcase Full of Kbase
This week, Stephen, Myke and Federico talk about Paris, Apple’s busted Health App, the death (and rebirth) of the Camera Roll and Twitter apps.
Oct 01, 2014
Connected 6: The Divine Comedy of Homescreens
This week Federico expands upon his iOS 8 coverage and Myke talks about his new iPhone 6 Plus.
Sep 23, 2014
Connected 5: Nothing Was Sacred
This week, Federico and Stephen discuss iOS 8 and some of their favorite things developers are doing with it.
Sep 17, 2014
Connected 4: Stabbed by a Glass Corner
This week, the boys tackle the new iPhones, Apple Pay and Apple’s entry into the wearable market with Apple Watch.
Sep 10, 2014
Connected 3: Double Secret Briefing Area
Jason Snell joins Stephen and Myke to discuss Apple’s upcoming September 9th event.
Sep 03, 2014
Connected 2: The Pasta and The Pizza and The Sauce
This week, Federico, Myke and Stephen follow up on the history of the iPod, then discusses software and hardware that are helping them get in better shape.
Aug 27, 2014
Connected 1: Mindset of 2001
Federico, Myke and Stephen discuss the origin and evolution of the iPod.
Aug 18, 2014