Apple Bitz XL w/ Brian Tong

Apple Bitz XL w/ Brian Tong

By Brian Tong

Apple Bitz XL is everything good and bad inside the world of Apple from tech host Brian Tong. He brings on special guests and gives his raw honest take while having fun after covering and working for Apple for over 15 years. Support the show! www.patreon.com/briantong

Episodes

Rumor: iPhone 12/12 Pro to keep Lightning + AirPods Studio in production (Apple Bitz XL Ep. 123)

Another reliable source says Lightning will return to the iPhone 12, and not USB-C. Instead, 2021 will bring the first portless iPhone. Sounds cool, until you have to recharge it. Plus, AirPods and AirPods Studio news and more content coming to Apple TV+! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
29/05/2042m 12s

The Apple Glass leaks w/ Jon Prosser (Apple Bitz XL Ep. 122)

The biggest Apple leak of the year just happened and Jon Prosser drops in to talk about Apple Glass with even more details that have surfaced after his report. These aren't final details with the release roughly a year away, but this is everything we know about Apple Glass from the guy who leaked all of it. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
22/05/2042m 39s

The Apple Glasses in 2022? New iPad and iPad Mini coming this year (Apple Bitz XL Ep. 121)

Thanks ExpressVPN! Get an extra 3 months FREE on a one year package http://expressvpn.com/applebitz If you were hoping to see Apple's Augmented Reality Glasses future reports say you'll have to wait until 2022. There's new rumors about Apple's over-ear headphones and a new iPad and iPad Mini could be coming this year. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
16/05/2044m 37s

MacBook Pro 13-inch reactions & WWDC is set for June 22nd! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 120)

Apple announced the new MacBook Pro 13-inch and Special Guest Joe Cieplinski joins the show to talk all about it! Plus, WWDC is officially announced for June 22nd. What can we expect to see? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
09/05/2055m 25s

iPhone SE Review w/ Lance Ulanoff. The iPhone for almost everyone (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 119)

The iPhone SE is the engine of an iPhone 11 in the body of an iPhone 8 and it's impressive for its $399 price tag. Special Guest Lance Ulanoff joins the show to break down what we liked and didn't like. Does it get a Good Apple? Or Bad Apple? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
29/04/201h 1m

Review: Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro w/ Ray Wong (Apple Bitz XL, Ep, 118)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. The Magic Keyboard brings us closer to a laptop, but it's also limiting at the same time. Ray Wong from Input Magazine joins the pod to find out if both of our views have changed since it was first announced? Is Brian still as hyped as he was? Or will Ray bring him back down to earth? You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
24/04/201h 7m

The new $399 iPhone SE: The best value we've ever seen from Apple (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 117)

Thanks CleanMyMacX! Go to http//macpaw.com/podcast and use the Promo Code: AppleBITZ to get a special price for $30 for a year for Clean My Mac X. Apple's new iPhone SE is the iPhone I would recommend to every single person. Hot Take! Packing an A13 Bionic at that price is going to make it the best-selling phone in 2020 period. Plus, the Magic Keyboard goes on pre-order and Apple is selling a Mac Pro Wheels Kit for $699. That's more than wheels for most cars. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
17/04/201h 4m

The iPhone 12/12 Pro leak reveals new notch, camera & iOS 14 widgets (Apple Bitz XL, Ep, 116)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. It's Leak Week! Special Guest Gil Cabrera joins me to talk all about the new iPhone 12/12 Pro, Apple Over-Ear Headphones, AirPods X & MacBook Pro 13-inch. Plus, Apple is doing some great things during the Coronavirus pandemic. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
10/04/201h 8m

iPhone 9 release date & all the big Apple scoops w/ Jon Prosser! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 115)

Special Guest Jon Prosser from Front Page Tech joins the pod to talk about his latest flurry of Apple scoops that has everyone talking including the iPhone 9 release date, iPhone 12, MacBook Pro 13-inch and Apple retail employees getting trained at home with iMacs. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
03/04/201h 5m

Review: Apple iPad Pro 2020 w/ Rene Ritchie (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 114)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. It's the 2020 iPad Pro review with Special Guest Rene Ritchie! Is this worth the upgrade? Or should we just call this the iPad Pro Developer Edition? Plus, the MacBook Air too. You can find Rene's work at youtuibe.com/reneritchie Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
27/03/2045m 49s

Reactions to the iPad Pro w/ Magic Keyboard, MacBook Air & Mac Mini (Apple Bitz XL, Ep.113)

Is the iPad Pro 2020 a next-gen leap? Is the Magic Keyboard really that special? Is the MacBook Air the best product announced? Do you even care about the Mac Mini? Special Guest Ray Wong from Input joins the show to talk about Apple's latest product drop.
20/03/2054m 57s

Coronavirus & the iPhone: What to know w/ Dr. Amir Naqvi & iOS 14 leaks! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 112

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. Apple recommends using Clorox wipes on your iPhone. Dr. Amir Naqvi returns to the show to tell you what you should know about the Coronavirus, best practices and handling your iPhone. Plus, all the iOS 14 leaks that have revealed details about the iPhone 9, iPad Pro, Apple Watch Series 6, Apple TV 4K, AirTags and more! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
14/03/201h 9m

You could get $25 from Apple for throttling your iPhone in 2017 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 111)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. If you owned an iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus and iPhone SE in the U.S. You're entitled to $25 after Apple agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit for throttling iPhones without telling anyone. Plus, a new 14.1-inch MacBook Pro is leaked, Apple is going all-in on Mini-LED and I took a Galaxy S20 Ultra into an Apple Store. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
07/03/2045m 16s

iPhone 9 & 12/Powerbeats 4 leaks! iPad Pro keyboard to get a trackpad? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 110)

Thanks to Clear. Get your first two months of Clear for free by going to clearme.com/applebitz and using promo code applebitz Also, Thanks to Freshbooks! Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. A new report reveals Apple is bringing us an iPad Pro Smart Keyboard with a built-in trackpad opening up a whole new world of possibilities...maybe. Powerbeats 4 get leaked by the FCC, plus Target leaks reveal the potential Apple Spring Product lineup. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
29/02/2043m 44s

AirPods Pro 'Lite' rumored! Plus, the Apple iPad 10 years later (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 109)

Apple may start letting users choose their default apps, that aren't from Apple. AirPods Pro 'Lite' rumors get stronger and Special Guest Gil Cabrera joins the show to look back at the Apple iPad 10 years later. SHOW NOTES: Steve Jobs iPad Keynote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Fk1V5NqoD4 Apple iPad Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcWoytJPJbo You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
22/02/2054m 56s

How will Apple respond to Samsung's 2020 Galaxy lineup? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 108)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. Samsung comes out with an incredible 2020 phone lineup that will be hard to top this year. Apple isn't worried because it always comes down to the ecosystem. But they sure don't have an answer for a foldable phone anytime soon. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
15/02/2044m 5s

How the Apple Watch is evolving into a powerful health tool (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 107)

Apple releases iOS 13.4 with new features including iCloud File Sharing, Memoji's and you'll be able to use your iPhone like a Car Key via NFC. Plus, Special Guest Amir Naqvi talks about how the Apple Watch is evolving as a Health device. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
08/02/201h 17m

1st Half 2020: AirTags, iPhone SE2, iPad Pro, Headphones, MacBook Pro? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 106)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. Thanks Future! Sign up for Future today at TryFuture.com/applebitz and get your first two weeks for just $1. Apple could be lining up a big first half of 2020 with the release of AirTags, and iPhone SE 2, new iPad Pros, the rumored Apple over-ear headphones and Macbook Pros with a scissor-switch keyboard. Plus, Apple earnings point to a big year. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
01/02/2033m 38s

iPhone 12 Pro in Navy Blue & iPhone SE 2 in March? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 105)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. Do you want an iPhone 12 Pro in Nay Blue? That's what the new color could be and rumors of the iPhone SE 2 point to a possible March 2020 release. iPad Pro could get an all-new keyboard. Plus, did Apple really make a strong move against the FBI when it came to iCloud Encryption or were they doing what they normally do. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
25/01/2037m 7s

The iPhone 12's A14 chip could be as powerful as a 15-inch MacBook Pro (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 104)

Download the Betterment app today. That’s B-E-T-T-E-R-M-E-N-T. For the betterment of you. Apple's A14 chip is getting a lot of buzz with its potential 15-inch MacBook Pro like power. But I've seen Apple do nothing with the iPad Pro's power for 4 years. New iPhone 12 rumors, Apple's working on an iPad Pro 5G and if your AirPods Pro noise-canceling sounds worse to you, its because it is. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
18/01/2049m 33s

New 'Pro Mode' for the 16-inch MacBook Pro/Mac Pro? Plus, CES 2020 Aftermath(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 103)

Thanks Freshbooks. Go to FreshBooks.com/​applebitz​ and enter applebitz ​in the ​'how did you hear about us' section to get started. It's the aftermath of CES 2020 and where does Apple fit into all of it. Plus, a new software optimized 'Pro Mode' is coming to macOS Catalina for the 16-inch MacBook Pro and Mac Pro You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
14/01/2042m 43s

How Apple can fix their Smart Home problem w/ Patrick Coleman (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 102)

Special Guest Patrick Coleman, CEO of Future Automation and Design, joins the pod to talk about where the smart home is going, how Apple is trailing so badly, and what can they do to gain some ground in one of tech's hottest spaces. You can find out more about Patrick and what he does on Instagram @futureautomationdesign and at www.futureautomationdesign.com You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
03/01/2056m 22s

Our Apple Wishlist for 2020 w/ Lance Ulanoff (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 101)

Go to HoneyBook.com/appleblitz for 50% off your first year. Special Guest Lance Ulanoff joins to pod and we go back and forth about everything Apple can do better in 2020. 2019 was a good year for Apple. They finally listened to a lot of the major issues its users have been asking for it to address. You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
26/12/1957m 55s

The highlights & lowlights for Apple in 2019 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 100)

Download the Betterment app today. That’s B-E-T-T-E-R-M-E-N-T. For the betterment of you. We wrap up the year with Special Guest Rich DeMuro who joins the show to talk about how Apple did in 2019. What were the highlights? The lowlights? There were plenty of both. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
20/12/191h 1m

The Mac Pro maxed costs $52K! Want wheels? That's an extra $400 w/ Joe C(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 99)

Download the Betterment app today. That’s B-E-T-T-E-R-M-E-N-T. For the betterment of you. The Mac Pro maxed out is $52,599. It's not like you were gonna buy it anyways. And yes, those wheels are actually $400. The same as tires for your car. Special Guest Joe Cieplinski and I talk all about the new Mac Pro and show appreciation for the Trash can Mac Pro as well. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
13/12/191h 0m

iPhone 2020, 2021 and 2022 Rumors. Seriously. (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 98)

I'm back from my Qualcomm Tech Summit where they revealed a peek at what we can expect from Apple's 5G modems in 2020. Plus, iPhone 2020, 2021, and 2022 details. We're talking about rumors 3 years ahead of time? Of course, we are. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
07/12/1927m 54s

Photoshop for iPad w/ Adobe's Director of Product Stephen Nielson (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 97)

Adobe Photoshop for iPad hasn't had the best reactions for such a powerhouse suite so I brought in Stephen Nielson, Director of Product for Photoshop, to talk about the app, What they are doing moving forward to improve it? How they are responding to criticism? Will Photoshop for iPad ever be the same as Photoshop on the desktop? Plus, look out for Adobe's Sensei AI platform. It's already pretty amazing. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
27/11/1948m 31s

Review: Apple's 16-Inch MacBook Pro w/ Rene Ritchie! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 96)

Go to HoneyBook.com/appleblitz for 50% off your first year. It's the 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro review with Special Guest Rene Ritchie! What stands out? What improvements does it need? Plus, we talk about the future of ARM chips in Apple laptops, how Apple has evolved and Rene is literally a Martial Arts master! Wah-Paw! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
20/11/1948m 1s

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro is here! Plus, new Apple Watch Series 6 details (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 95)

Apple officially announces the long-rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro and it's more than just a bigger screen and faster internals. This is their next-generation MacBook Pro. Phil Schiller calls out Chromebooks and new details on what we could see in Apple Watch Series 6! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
15/11/1954m 47s

Apple's working on a wraparound display iPhone. Plus, is Apple TV+ worth it? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 94)

Guest host Gil Cabrera jumps on the podcast and we talk about Photoshop on the iPad, Apple is keeping the idea of a wraparound display iPhone alive, and how good are the shows on Apple TV+ and more! You can help support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
08/11/191h 13m

Review: Apple AirPods Pro (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 93)

Special guest Ray Wong from Input joins the show for our AirPods Pro review episode. We talk about everything from their new design, sound quality, fit and how they smell. They're impressive, but are they worth $249? Support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
02/11/1945m 31s

My iPhone 11 Pro was stolen. 16-inch MB Pro/AirPods Pro by October still? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 92)

My iPhone 11 Pro was stolen, so that's no fun. Reports still claim the 16-inch MacBook Pro and AirPods Pro are going to make it by the end of October. We'll see about that. Plus, new iPhone SE 2 details.
25/10/1941m 2s

'AirPods Pro' by end of October? iOS 13 still having issues (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 91)

New reports are claiming we'll see the rumored new AirPods announced by the end of October. First image of the 16-inch MacBook Pro is discovered in the MacOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta and iOS 13 is on it's third update in a month since it was released. That's not a good thing. I'd appreciate your support for this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
18/10/1942m 56s

Welcome to the Foodture! Tyler Florence talks food, tech and more! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 90)

Go to HoneyBook.com/applebitz for 50% off your first year! Welcome to the Foodture! (I'm trademarking that right now...and yes I've been sitting on this idea for a LONG time 👍) Special Guest Tyler Florence joins the show to talk about the evolution of food culture thanks to tech. He's a chef, a restaurateur, Food Network star, tech enthusiast, and filmmaker. He's the definition of a creator and a class act. I'd love for you to support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
11/10/191h 0m

iOS 13.2 beta leaks the AirPods 3 + iPhone SE2 in early 2020? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 89)

Apple accidentally leaks the AirPods 3 in their latest iOS 13.2 beta....Or was it an accident? It was. The iPhone SE2 could show up in early 2020 with an A13 processor and older parts. Plus, my Apple Watch Series 5 Review. I'd love for you to support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
04/10/1928m 36s

Rumored 2020 iPhone to get iPhone 4-like design (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 88)

Amazon takes on Apple. A new leak shows off a 2020 iPhone with the True Depth camera inside the bezel. Plus, a new report says the 2020 iPhone will bring back the iPhone 4 metal frame design and I'm all in for that. Also, we're talking about the 2020 iPhone and the iPhone 11/11 Pro just came out. Support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
27/09/1958m 43s

Review: iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max w/ Ray Wong (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 87)

Go to HoneyBook.com/applebitz for 50% off your first year! Special Guest Mashable's Ray Wong joins the show to talk about his review of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Is it the best camera setup on a smartphone to date? Is the iPhone 11 the phone you should get of the three? We'll talk about every in and out you can think of. Please support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
19/09/191h 1m

Reactions to Apple's iPhone 11 Pro/ Apple Watch Event w/ Rich DeMuro (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 86)

Special guest Rich DeMuro joins the show from the Event to give our Hot, Warm and Cold takes for everything from Apple's iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and new 10.2-inch iPad Event. Did Apple do enough here with a processor and camera upgrade for the second year in a row? Depends on what your last iPhone was. Please support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
11/09/191h 3m

iPhone 11/Apple Watch Series 5 September Event Preview (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 85)

This is everything we expect to see at Apple's September Event including the new iPhone 11 Pro's, the Apple Watch Series 5, Apple TV+ and Apple TV 4K announcements and more. Could the 'One More Thing..." be Apple's Find My App and Apple Tags? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
07/09/1933m 27s

What's new in the iOS 13.1 beta, Apple apologizes for Siri a(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 84)

Apple surprises us with an early release of the iOS 13.1 Developer beta before iOS 13 even comes out to the public. Apple apologizes for their Siri grading system that recorded private interactions between people and Disney+ just made it a whole lot harder on Apple TV+. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
30/08/191h 14m

New Apple Watch Series 5 leaks + Apple TV+ for $9.99 a month? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 83)

We finally get our first Apple Watch Series 5 leaks and it only confirms what I've said before, this is an Apple Watch Series '4S' type of year. Apple TV+ will reportedly cost $9.99 a month, but it still has done nothing to excite me. Plus, I got rejected from the Apple Card. Yup, rejected.
22/08/1942m 31s

iOS 13 leak reveals iPhone 11 Event likely on September 10th (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 82)

Mark your calendars for the iPhone 11 Event on September 10th, it's not official, but an iOS 13 leak all but confirmed it. The 2019 iPad Pro's are rumored to get the same triple-lens camera as the upcoming iPhone, and Siri's not as dumb as we think. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
16/08/1944m 43s

iPhone 11 Pro is rumored name for triple-lens camera phone?!? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 81)

What does 'Pro' even mean to Apple anymore? If rumors are correct the triple-lens iPhone is 'Pro', but so is an iPad with a stylus, and an iMac Pro and MacBook Pro are the most powerful Macs. Does 'Pro' just mean 'best' to Apple now? Plus, the Apple Card has arrived, but I'm still waiting. Support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
12/08/1941m 54s

Do we really need an Apple Watch Series 5 this year? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 80)

There's been little to no chatter about what we could see in a new Apple Watch, and after the redesign, do we really even need a new Apple Watch Series 5 this year? Apple wouldn't do that, or would they? We talk about the reasons why. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
08/08/1920m 23s

iPhone sales down. Services, Macs & Wearables pick up slack for Apple's Q3(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 79)

Apple's Q3 earnings are in and there's a lot to pull from them. The iPhone made up less than 50% of revenue for Apple for the first time since 2012. Services, Macs, and Wearables make up the difference for another record quarter. Plus, 'Mac Book' disses Apple in a Microsoft ad. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
01/08/1943m 7s

iPhone 2020: 5G, USB-C, 3D depth camera & 120Hz display? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 78)

The 2020 iPhone looks like the one to get based on the latest rumor reports. Buzz around the 16-inch MacBook Pro gets louder and Marvel's Phase 4 and Disney+ Service already handed Apple TV+ a big "L". Plus, Brian's back from China! You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
25/07/1940m 37s

What does the Apple TV 4K really need right now w/ Techno Dad (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 77)

It's a deep dive into the latest in home theater and the what the Apple TV needs right now. When might we even see an Apple TV 8K? Are we excited about the Apple TV+ service? Special Guest Techno Dad returns to the show to talk all things home theater and Apple.
18/07/1951m 7s

Deep dive into ARKit3 in iOS 13 w/ Romain Derrien (Apple Bitz Xl, Ep. 76)

Is Apple ready for the Apple Glasses? ARKit3 and iOS 13 developer Romain Derrien is my Special Guest this week. We get into the nitty-gritty of ARKit3, what matters from the latest iOS 13 announcements, and how it sets up the Apple Glasses for the future. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
11/07/191h 2m

iPhone getting in-display Touch ID for...China? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 75)

A report says Apple is planning on releasing a new iPhone with an in-display fingerprint sensor, but only in China to help drive down costs in that market. Is this baloney? Apple's using AR Kit so it looks like you're making eye contact with Facetime videos...but you aren't. Creepy, but cool. Because they should be bringing that to the US. Plus, the Jony Ive inspired Apple Car that you never wanted. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
04/07/191h 3m

BONUS: Jony Ive is leaving Apple. What it means for Apple's future? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 74)

BONUS EPISODE! Jony Ive officially leaves Apple to head his own independent design company and its the end of an era. Special Guest Joe Cieplinski joins the pod to talk all about his impact, what it means for Apple moving forward, and our favorite Jony Ive designed Apple products. And DO NOT say the iPhone Battery Case. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com
29/06/1952m 13s

Reactions to iOS 13, iPadOS, watchOS 6, macOS Catalina & tvOS Public Betas (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 73)

You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show by recording a Voice Memo and send to applebitzshow@gmail.com It's our first impressions of the Public Beta releases with Special Guest Senior Tech Correspondent Ray Wong from Mashable for iOS 13, iPadOS, watchOS 6, macOS Catalina and tvOS. What stood out to us? What's good? What's not so good? Meh Apple? Plus, do you want an Apple Watch with a FaceTime camera? One of us does.
27/06/191h 5m

MacBook Pro Battery Recall & Apple Watch is freeing itself from iPhone (Apple Bitz XL, Ep, 72)

Apple announces a massive MacBook Pro battery recall affecting their Pro laptops as far back as 2015-17 and recommends you stop using them immediately. Plus, the Apple Watch is gaining its independence from the iPhone and I couldn't be happier.
21/06/1942m 11s

New 16-inch MacBook Pro likely coming this fall (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 71)

Apple has filed 7 new "portable" computers with the Eurasian Economic Commission which is always a clear sign that new hardware is coming. Could we finally see the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro? Plus, Google releases their Pixel 4 on twitter, that looks a whole lot like the rumored iPhone 11.
14/06/1923m 58s

WWDC 2019 Reactions: Mac Pro, iOS 13, iPadOS w/ Lance Ulanoff (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 70)

Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple's WWDC 19 Keynote was the best one they've had in years . Special Guest Lance Ulanoff was at the keynote and tells us why Privacy was the top story for him. Apple brought their 'A' game with the New Mac Pro, the Pro Display XDR, iOS 13, iPadOS, watchOS 6, tvOS 6 and macOS Catalina. They've set the table for 2019 and a big year in software and hardware with the iPhone 11 and more coming this fall. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
07/06/1945m 27s

WWDC 2019 Preview: iOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 & new Mac Pro? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 69)

Thanks Nuzest! Get 15% of your purchase at nuzest.us/abxl It's everything we know and expect to see at WWDC 2019 on June 3rd. Apple's all about software tweaks and improvements that continue to bring all of their hardware closer together. Will we see the new Mac Pro?  Will we see the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro?  This is your 411 for WWDC 2019. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
01/06/1939m 36s

2019 MacBook Pros get speed bump, but did they fix the keyboard? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 68)

Thanks Nuzest! Get 15% of your purchase at nuzest.us/abxl Apple surprises us with an under the radar release of the new 2019 MacBook Pros, that get a legit speed bump and a "new material" for the keyboard. But did they really fix the problems? Plus, Senior Legal Correspondent Gil Cabrera joins in to talk about the latest FTC ruling, what we want to see at WWDC and more! You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
25/05/1948m 49s

iPhone 11R leaks, AirPoops and Apple gets a 1-2 punch in the jaw(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 67)

Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple has a rough week after getting punched in the face by the China Trade Wars and a Supreme Court ruling that finds consumers can move forward with an antitrust case against Apple for its App Store practices. iPhone 11R leaks reveal more, and the first ever AirPoops! You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
17/05/1940m 59s

Major iOS 13/watchOS 6/macOS leaks reveal Apple's WWDC 2019 plans(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 66)

Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz Special guest Bloomberg's Mark Gurman joins the show to talk about his big story this week. A complete in-depth reveal of what we can expect at Apple's WWDC 2019 with iOS 13, macOS 10.15 and watchOS 6. Plus, how has Apple Retail lost its shine. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
10/05/1945m 21s

iPad, Apple Watch & Services Are Crushing It In Apple's 2Q Earnings. (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 65)

Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple announces its latest earnings, and the iPhone isn't the star this time around. It's the iPad, Apple Watch and their Services. iPhone sales reportedly dropped by 30% worldwide, and Powerbeats Pro are on pre-order this week. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show and send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
02/05/1943m 20s

iPhone 11 renders leak and new AirPods in 2019? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 64)

Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz The latest iPhone 11 renders from OnLeaks are out based on CAD designs and if you know their history, the next iPhone will look like everything that is being leaked. Plus, two new AirPods could launch in 2019. Seriously. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
26/04/1937m 1s

Reactions to the Apple/Qualcomm deal, Intel drops out & iOS 13 details!(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 63)

Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple Bitz XL Senior Legal Correspondent Gil Cabrera (@GilCabrera on twitter) joins the show to talk about the suprise deal between Apple and Qualcomm to squash their 2-plus year beef and work together again. It's a win for consumers, but the big loser? Intel shuts down their 5G modem business. New iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 details and a story about people wearing AirPods while having sex? Really? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
19/04/1959m 25s

The future of iPad, MacBook & Apple Display is mini-LED (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 62)

Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz Netflix AirPlay doesn't work on your iPhone or iPad anymore. Latest reports point to mini-LED as the display tech of choice for Apple in 2020 and 2021. Plus, the Disney+ service is already more compelling to subscribe to with its $6.99 price and wealth of content coming in November. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send a Voice Memo to applebitzshow@gmail.com
12/04/1948m 36s

.Apple apologizes for MacBook 'Butterfly' keyboard & AirPower canceled (Apple Bitz XL, Ep.61)

Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz The dust has settled and cooler heads have prevailed after Apple officially canceled the AirPower. But it's still an unprecedented move and one of their biggest failures ever. Then they had to publicly apologize about the Macbook 'Butterfly' keyboards that we've been screaming about the past 4 years. Apple is still Apple, but it's not looking pretty right now. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
05/04/1956m 39s

Reactions to Apple TV Plus, Apple News Plus, Apple Card & Apple Arcade (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 60)

Thank you Blinkist for your support. Check out a 7-day free trial at blinkist.com/applebitz It's reactions to all the new Apple services announced at their "It's show time" keynote. Special Guest Gil Cabrera joins the show to break it down. Out of Apple TV Plus, Apple News Plus, the Apple Card and Apple Arcade, which service makes the most sense for you? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email a voice message to applebitzshow@gmail.com
27/03/191h 3m

New AirPods 2, iPad Mini 5, iPad Air & iMacs announced by Apple (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 59)

Apple surprises with product announcements three days in a row for the iPad Mini & iPad Air, iMac Upgrades and AirPods 2. It's setting up their March 25th keynote to be all about the services...but we still might see the AirPower soon if everything comes together. Would Apple REALLY let AirPods 2 charge on a Samsung Galaxy S10 before an Apple product? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email a voice message to applebitzshow@gmail.com
22/03/1951m 29s

What to expect at Apple's March 25th TV/News Service Event(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 58)

It's all about services with new details about what we'll see with Apple's new TV streaming service, Magazine service, and Apple News. Plus, a new Apple Credit Card coming soon? It still looks like no hardware will be at the event, but AirPods 2, AirPower or entry-level iPads could be announced later. And Apple confirms WWDC 2019 for June 3rd. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
16/03/1935m 16s

BONUS: Samsung Galaxy S10 Review & 16-inch MacBook Pro Wishlist w/ Ray Wong (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 57)

Mashable Senior Tech Correspondent Ray Wong joins the show to talk about the Galaxy S10, what stands out and does Apple really have anything to worry about? Plus, we go back and forth with our 16-inch MacBook Pro Wishlist! Samsung Galaxy S10: 4:24 16-inch MacBook Pro Wishlist: 24:24 You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
12/03/191h 0m

'Tim Apple' is Apple's new CEO. Plus, Apple AR Glasses in 2020? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 56)

Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Hollywood producers say Apple execs are being "intrusive" and offering criticism and suggestions to content that will be appearing on Apple's new service. Tim Cook's common note to them, "don't be so mean". Yikes, when did Apple execs start thinking they were TV & movie execs. Donald Trump calls Tim Cook, 'Tim Apple' and Apple AR Glasses could be here by 2020. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
08/03/1931m 24s

Sleep Tracking Coming to Apple Watch in 2020? Apple Music to Google Home? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 55)

Thanks to Grammarly for supporting Apple Bitz XL Podcast. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to grammarly.com/applebitz Apple is working on sleep tracking for the Apple Watch in 2020. Apple COO Jeff Williams says they are "very aware of concerns" about Apple's pricing in the market and is Phil Schiller really making some of the final product decisions at Apple? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
01/03/1946m 37s

Is Apple playing catch up to the Galaxy S10/S10+/Fold in 2019? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 54)

Thanks EERO. Get $100 off the Eero base unit and 2 beacons package, and 1 year of Eero Plus at eero.com/applebitz and enter applebitz at checkout! After Samsung Unpacked I can't remember the last time Apple felt this far behind from an innovation standpoint. The Galaxy S10/S10+ and Samsung Fold are coming for Cupertino. Plus, Ming-Chi Kuo releases his report of what to expect from Apple with a new 16-inch MacBook Pro, a 31.6-inch Display, new iPads and iPhones and AirPods. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
23/02/1939m 15s

No AirPods, AirPower or iPads at Apple News/Video March 25th Keynote (Apple Bitz XL, Ep 53)

Apple's first keynote of 2019 will be held March 25th but don't expect new AirPods, AirPower, iPad Mini 5 or 10-inch iPad. New details leak about the purported new AirPods 2 and new iPad Mini 5. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
15/02/1933m 7s

The Apple TV Strategy Is Coming Together For Spring (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 52)

Apple is ok with the iPhone showing AT&T's fake 5G network icon. All-new emoji's are revealed for iOS in 2019 and Apple's TV service is starting to really come together. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
07/02/1934m 36s

The FaceTime Bug: How Big Of A Deal Is It? w/ Joe Cieplinski (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 51)

Joe Cieplinski from Release Notes joins the podcast to talk about Apple's FaceTime bug and how big of a deal it really is. They've disabled it for now, but after all their mishaps in the past year is it time for Apple to take a more humble approach instead of acting like they're still an invincible company. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
30/01/1941m 1s

Your Dreams Of An Apple Car Are Dead (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 50)

Any dreams you had of driving an Apple Car day have been effectively crushed after Apple lays off 200 people from Project Titan. Apple hires a Samsung Battery Executive, and yes there is a joke in there. Plus the latest AirPods, AirPower and iPhone rumors. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
25/01/1929m 30s

Use your AirPods/iPhone as a listening device with 'Listen Live' (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 49)

Thanks EERO. Get $100 off the Eero base unit and 2 beacons package, and 1 year of Eero Plus at eero.com/applebitz and enter applebitz at checkout! Apple's AirPods and iPhone can combine to be a listening device, and it actually works. The Apple Watch is trying to detect early signs of a stroke. Plus, the latest iPhone and iPad rumors. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
18/01/1940m 46s

.Apple embraces the TV industry at CES 2019 because they have to (Apple Bit XL, Ep. 48)

Apple's presence at CES 2019 was more than its ever been, because they have to be. HomeKit is trailing big time too. Plus, new iPhone XI and iPad Mini 5 leaks. You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
11/01/1933m 19s

BONUS: Apple is putting iTunes on Samsung Smart TVs (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 47)

Here's a quick BONUS episode! Apple is bringing iTunes movies and TV shows to Samsung TVs. Apple is getting serious about its service business with this pre-CES 2019 announcement. It's a big shift for them so what does it mean? You can help support this show and my independent content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
07/01/199m 30s

The Apple TV 4K and Home Theater w/ Techno Dad (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 46)

Techno Dad joins the podcast to talk about the Apple TV 4K and what the future of Home Theater looks like for Apple and what we might see at CES 2019 for the home theater space. You can help support this show and my independent content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
03/01/1939m 3s

The Good and Bad Apples of 2018 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 45)

It's the end of the year wrap up where we include your calls, and your Good and Bad Apples alongside of mine! What was your Good Apple or Bad Apple for 2018? You can support this show and my independent work at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
26/12/1827m 41s

BONUS: Apple says slightly bent 2018 iPad Pros are normal...Seriously. (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 44)

It's a new Quick Bitz edition of the show that I'm trying out. Apple confirms that slightly bent iPad Pro’s right out of the box are normal. This feels like a new low for the company who used to pride itself on its precise engineering and design? Plus, Siri might not technically be as dumb as you think she is. You can help support this show and my independent content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU! Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com
21/12/1818m 49s

What Apple Needs To Do Better in 2019 w/ Lance Ulanoff (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 43)

Lance Ulanoff joins the show for a fun back and forth about what we think Apple needs to do better in 2019. There are plenty of things they did right in 2018, but plenty of things that need real work. What do YOU want think they can do? Call in to the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or email applebitzshow@gmail.com You can help support this show and ll my independent content at https://www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
20/12/181h 11m

An iPhone Ban in China Is Causing Trouble For Apple (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 42)

Qualcomm is trying to force Apple to settle as an iPhone ban puts pressure on the Big A before their iPhones are taken off the shelves. Intel drops their new 'Sunny Cove' processors for the next-gen Macs and the ugly AF iPhone battery case is coming for the XS, XS Max and XR. You can call into the show at 833-888-ABXL(2295) or send an email to applebitzshow@gmail.com You can also support this independent Podcast for an Ad-Free version at https://www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
14/12/1833m 41s

No 5G iPhone before 2020, New AirPods in 2020? Plus, ECG comes to Apple Watch(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 41)

Apple drops a whole bunch of software updates from iOS 12.1.1 that fixes the FaceTime flip screen button mess, and expands eSIM support. Apple’s ECG feature finally arrives on the Apple Watch and new reports claim the all-new AirPods won’t be coming until 2020, but we’ll get wireless charging in early 2019. But what about AirPower? And the iPhone looks to get 5G by 2020...at the earliest.
06/12/1837m 15s

Apple Says iPhone XR Is The Top Selling iPhone Since Launch (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 40)

Apple comes out to defend its iPhone sales after multiple media reports claim they are slowing down. Greg Joswiak says the iPhone XR has been their top selling iPhone since launch, but what about phone sales in general? Oh yeah, you guys won't tell us that anymore. Microsoft surpasses Apple to become the most valuable U.S. Company, and what are your future tech predictions?
29/11/1832m 12s

Interview: iPad Pro/Apple Pencil w/ Artist Rob Generette III aka RobZilla (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 39)

It's an interview with Apple's poster child for the iPad Pro, Rob Generette III aka RobZilla. Take a peek at his amazing artwork with the NBA, NHL, MLB and more before you listen to this interview at instagram.com/rob_zilla_iii and enjoy us talking about how an artist at the highest level uses the iPad Pro. Call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com You can support the Podcast for an AD-FREE version and all my content at www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
21/11/1849m 56s

The New iPad Pro May Be Prone To Bending (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 38)

Some early accounts show the iPad Pro might be prone to having bending issues. Sure you can bend anything if you really try, but we'll see if this is an actual widespread issue or not. Spotify's Apple Watch App is officially out and Apple is recruiting people from Qualcomm to help them build their own wireless modem.
16/11/1822m 26s

Reviews Are In For The iPad Pro MacBook Air & Mac Mini (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 37)

It's all the latest reviews and impressions for the iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini. Plus, what do you think about Samsung's foldable phone? And Apple's working on over the ear headphones with HomePod tech inside them. Call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com You can support the Podcast for an AD-FREE version and all my content at https://www.patreon.com/briantong THANK YOU!
09/11/1832m 31s

BONUS: Apple's iPad Pro/MacBook Pro/Mac Mini with Rich De Muro (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 36)

Rich De Muro joins the show to talk about Apple's Event that he was in attendance for. We get his take on the Mac Mini, the iPad Pro, the future of USB-C and has Apple completely forgotten about their Pro users? You can check out more of Rich's work at richontech.tv You can call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks!
02/11/1836m 57s

Reactions To The iPad Pro, MacBook Air And Mac Mini (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 35)

It's a breakdown of all the Apple announcements for the new iPad Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iOS 12.1. Plus, is Apple getting carried away with their entry level pricing for everything from iPhones to iPad and Macs now? You can call in to the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks! This week’s Earlybirdbooks.com selection is Neil Gaiman’s Don’t Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. An amazing companion guide to the famous scific/trippy novel of the same name. Go to http://bit.ly/dontpanicbook and add the book to your shopping cart. And don’t forget to use promo code APPLEBITZ at checkout to receive 60% off your ebook order.
02/11/1847m 12s

iPhone XR Reviews Are Out...and It's Real Good (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 34)

The iPhone XR Review are in but the 'R' in XR means nothing. New Macs are revealed less than a week before Apple's October 30th keynote, and the iPod is 17 years old! You can call into the show at 833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks!
26/10/1822m 17s

Apple's IPad Event Is Officially On October 30th (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 33)

Apple sends out the official October event invitations for the rumored iPad and Mac Event. The iPhone XR goes on pre-order and the Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary Beats headphones are atrocious looking. You can call into the show at 1-833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com Thanks!
20/10/1820m 14s

The Latest 2018 IPad Pro Details. Apple Pencil 2 To Sync Like AirPods (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 32)

Look for the new Apple Pencil 2 to sync like AirPods to the 2018 iPad Pro. A report says Apple is going to give its users free access to their new streaming service and Apple wants to put a real-time green screen studio in your phone. Call in at 833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com
12/10/1843m 50s

It's All About The Apple 'Gates': ChargeGate, BeautyGate & ConnectionGate (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 31)

We remember the passing of Steve Jobs 7 years ago, because we're all a part of this in many ways, because of him. Plus, we talk about the latest updates to ChargeGate, BeautyGate and ConnectionGate. And what is the meaning of life? Call in at 833-888-2295 or email questions to applebitzshow@gmail.com
10/10/1839m 18s

The iPhone XS Max Has The Best Display Ever, But It Also Has LTE/WiFi Issues (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 30)

All the new things we've found out about the iPhone XS/XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4. The iPhone XS Max has the best display in a smartphone ever...but its also having LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity issues. Plus, Apple and Qualcomm continue their longstanding battle.
10/10/1837m 39s

The Reviews Are In For IPhone XS/XS Max And Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 29)

New hints about the iPad Pro drop from the iOS 12.1 beta. The iPhone XS/XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 reviews are in. Not everyone thinks the Apple Watch Series 4 ECG is a good idea. Plus is Group FaceTime coming back sooner than we thought.
10/10/1831m 27s

Reactions To The IPhone XS/XS Max/XR And The Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 28)

It's a recap with the latest updates after Apple's September keynote where we saw new iPhones (which put us to sleep at times) and a new Apple Watch Series 4 (which was damn exciting), but no sight of the AirPods 2 or the AirPower.
14/09/1837m 22s

Preview To Apple's iPhone XS/Apple Watch Series 4 Event w/Mark Gurman (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 26)

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman returns to the show to talk about everything we can expect to see at the Apple Keynote and the specific order in which we'll see it. Is Apple really adding Max to the iPhone XS name...because its horrible.
08/09/1820m 17s

The iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 leak...from Apple (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 25)

New reports from 9to5Mac claim the two OLED iPhones will be called the 'iPhone XS' and they also reveal what they say is an official Apple Watch Series 4 with new details. Apple addresses the MacBook Pro sound popping issues and the AirPort Express gets an update for AirPlay 2 support!
08/09/1832m 10s

IPhone Pre-Order September 14th? New MacBook Air/Mac Mini This Fall! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 24)

Bloomberg reports new Macs are coming this fall. A low cost MacBook Air with a 13-inch Retina display and Apple’s working on a Mac mini for professionals. Plus, 2018 iPhone rumors point to a September 14th pre-order and Apple Watch Series 4 is weeks away.
08/09/1845m 15s

Report: The 2018 IPhones Will Support Apple Pencil (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 23)

Do you finally want an iPhone with a stylus?...I mean Apple Pencil? Add another delay to the list for Apple. This time it's Group FaceTime for iOS 12.Plus new patents reveal virtual keyboards for MacBook Pros and the HomePod should be getting smarter.
08/09/1834m 15s

Will The Note 9 End Up Being Better Than The Next IPhone? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 22)

The Galaxy Note 9 is the best phone of 2018…so far. No matter what feature they throw at us, the power of the ecosystem still keeps iPhone users inside the Apple family. Plus, The 2018 MacBook Pro's speakers are crackling and popping for some users. Like me.
08/09/1846m 47s

New iPad Pro Details And The iPhone X Is Still Apple's Best Seller (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 21)

Apple’s just crushed it with their best financial 3rd quarter ever. The iPhone X is still the best-selling iPhone. The iPad Pro could lose the headphone jack and Apple wants all of their devices to wireless charge each other. Plus, here’s the link to B-Teezy’s Apple Satisfaction Survey. Or ASS…for short. https://tinyurl.com/Mid2018AppleSurvey
08/09/1844m 15s

Apple Releases Throttling Fix For 2018 MacBook Pros. Does It Actually Work? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 20)

Apple acts quickly and says they’ve identified a bug that caused the MacBook Pro to throttle and has released a software update. Apple’s trailing behind Samsung and Google in Internet speeds performance, and what is Apple’s actual vision these days?
08/09/1839m 51s

Is Apple Already Throttling The 2018 MacBook Pro's Core i9 Processor (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 18)

Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro joins us for the show. Reviews for the new MacBook Pro are in and most of them are extremely positive. On the flip side, YouTuber Dave Lee has found that power users may be getting a MacBook Pro that can't handle the heat of the new i9 and is throttling its speed. New iPhone leaks as usual, and if you're single, you might want to get an iPhone.
08/09/1841m 8s

Apple Release New MacBook Pros! Mac Mini's Next (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 17)

Apple drops a surprise on us with new 2018 MacBook Pros that still have that horrible Touch Bar. The Mac mini is finally getting updated after nearly 4 years. The 6.1 inch LCD iPhone will be getting an edge-to-edge display like the OLED iPhone X thanks to a new chip. Sonos gets AirPlay 2 functionality for the first time ever and now there’s really no reason to get a HomePod. Plus, I know what the color orange looks like.
08/09/1832m 6s

Apple Maps Is Being Completely Rebuilt For IOS 12 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 17)

Lance Ulanoff joins the show to talk about Apple's move away from Lightning, rebuilding Apple Maps from the ground up, and how much would you pay for Apple's all-in-one content service?
08/09/1844m 35s

Apple's Working On New AirPods, HomePod And Headphones For 2019 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 16)

It’s the latest details for Apple’s next-gem AirPods, HomePod and over-ear headphones. What’s going on with the AirPower mat? Apple’s looking to build a subscription service of their own and they are finally repairing MacBook butterfly keyboard issues.
08/09/1838m 14s

Did Apple Already Scrap The iPhone SE 2? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 15)

Multiple reports claim Apple has killed the iPhone SE 2 for 2018 and will focus on a three iPhone X-like lineup. Walkie Talkie finds its way onto the Apple Watch and nobody is using smart speakers for the smart home.
08/09/1821m 0s

Will Apple really kill the iPhone X's Lightning connector for USB-C? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 14)

Reports say the 2019 iPhone will replace lightning with USB-C and there are plenty of reasons why the will or won’t. iOS 12 reveals the exact size of the iPhone X 'Plus' and the Amazon Fire TV Cube is the Apple TV I wanted…and I haven’t even used it yet.
08/09/1834m 15s

iOS 12 reveals new changes for the iPad Pro (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 13)

It’s a bonus episode this week! There’s always new juicy tidbits that come out after WWDC 2018 when Apple releases their developer betas. iOS 12 reveals more about the new iPad Pro and new tweaks to the iPhone, while watchOS 5 was completely pulled from the site because its bricking Apple Watches.
08/09/1826m 48s

Reactions To WWDC 2018 w/ Jon Rettinger From TechnoBuffalo (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 12)

The only way to recap WWDC 2018 is to talk about it. Jon Rettinger, the head Buffalo at TechnoBuffalo joins the podcast, drops an EXCLUSIVE on his new project and has called my liberation “free Tonging”. It’s everything we liked, and what we didn’t like from WWDC 2018.
08/09/1837m 33s

Everything You Can Expect At WWDC 2018 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 11)

All indications say WWDC 2018 is going to be a software heavy event with little to no hardware showing up this year. iOS looks to bring Digital Health, ARKit 2.0 and new Animojis, but its going to be a year of refinements and stability improvements. Maybe we'll get surprised with new Macs, but be prepared, it's all about software.
08/09/1827m 32s

The IPhone's A12 Chip Has Started Production (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 10)

WWDC 2018 invites are out, you can now download a copy of all the data Apple knows about you and Apple's A12 chip for the iPhone has started production.
08/09/1829m 50s

IOS 11.4 Beta Brings AirPlay 2, Messages In ICloud & HomePod Stereo Support Closer (ABXL, Ep. 9)

The sixth beta for iOS 11.4 tells us the official release is coming soon. HomePods only made up 6% of smart speaker sales with Alibaba topping them. I didn't even know Alibaba had a smart speaker! Plus, Apple vs. Samsung is the $1 billion case that won't go away.
08/09/1832m 37s

Siri Isn't Just Behind, Its Light Years Behind The Google Assistant (Apple Bitz XL, Ep.8)

If you're an Apple fan, its time to wake up. Google just released their latest innovations with the Google Assistant at Google I/O. Siri isn't just behind anymore, its light years behind. We could still see a round face Apple Watch and it's the 20th Anniversary for the iMac G3.
08/09/1831m 17s

Apple Earnings Debunk Rumors Of An IPhone Slowdown (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 7)

Apple iPhone sales are doing just fine after a record earnings report. Reports say Apple is working on their own standalone VR headset but they're already behind. Plus, the iPad is making a comeback...kind of.
08/09/1829m 42s

AirPort Wireless Routers Have Been Discontinued By Apple (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 6)

Apple is no longer in the AirPort Wireless router business. New photos claim to be the new iPhone SE 2, Samsung says its OLED panel demand is down and pointing to Apple. Plus, Kanye wants to sit down with Tim Cook.
08/09/1817m 4s

Dear Apple, just blow up Siri and start over (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 5)

Mark Gurman of Bloomberg joins the show to talk about declining iPhone sales, will Apple finally bring us a MacBook/iPad hybrid in the next 5 years? And why Apple should just blow up Siri and start over.
08/09/1833m 5s

Your iPhone's 4-Digit Passcode Can Be Cracked In 6.5 Minutes By GrayKey (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 4)

A new iPhone cracking tool can unlock an iPhone's 4-digit passcode in 6.5 minutes and a 6-digit passcode in 11 hours with the GrayKey box. The next iPhone could be getting dual SIM support, Greenpeace isn't too happy about the Apple's new disassembly robot Daisy and stop snoring with your Apple Watch.
08/09/1833m 51s

Apple's HomePod Sales Aren't Very Good (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 3)

Apple can't be thrilled with HomePod sales. Consumers aren't thrilled with what it can do for $349. So make a better product. The (PRODUCT) RED iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are on sale, a cheaper HomePod could be coming this year and Apple Music hits 40 million subscribers. Plus, Brian's first parody of the year. HomePod Apple Style!
08/09/1822m 3s

Apple's New Mac Pro Is Coming In 2019 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 2)

Apple official announces the new modular Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Intel's latest Coffee Lake processors could bring us a six-core 15-inch Mac Book Pro, but Bloomberg reports Apple is planning to use its own chips in Macs in 2020, replacing Intel. Plus, Apple snags Google’s AI Chief.
08/09/1840m 20s

Is The New 9.7-inch iPad Really For Education? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 1)

Reactions to Apple's Education Event and the new sixth generation 9.7-inch iPad. Can Brian resist the Apple Watch Series 4? Support the show at patreon.com/briantong
08/09/1831m 16s
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