John has found some fascinating rumors regarding the 2020 iMacs and 13-inch MacBook Pro. Buckle up.
Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit discuss the difference between artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, including the state of both today. They also talk about their new Macs— John got a new 28-core Mac Pro, while Bryan has a new iMac—and whether or not they like their new purchases. The cap the show by catching up on The Curse of Oak Island TV show on History.
There are some major weaknesses in the human interface to iPadOS. In a very readable essay, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber explains in awesome detail.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the iMac in a historical context, and ‘The Morning Show’ full trailer.
The iMac, in 1998, saved Apple from an extinction event. Today, it endures and embodies the best of desktop computing. Here’s the story.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont for a few PSAs, then a discussion of the current state of Apple’s computer lineup.
Early Tuesday evening, Apple’s 2019 iMacs began appearing on the company’s online Refurb Store, offering savings of approximately 15% off retail pricing. For example, an 8-core, Intel Core i9, 27″ iMac with 8GB RAM, 1TB SSD, and Radeon Pro 580X graphics card runs US$2,999 at retail. On the refurb store this same iMac sells for $2,549, comes with the same as-new warranty, and is eligible for AppleCare+ (just $169). Why only 8GB RAM? Because Amazon sells a Crucial 32GB kit for just $128. Availability on the refurb store is always in flux, so keep looking for what you want. Happy shopping!
Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14.5 to fix a Boot Camp Fusion Drive bug. This update is for the iMac and Mac mini.
The 2019 iMac came nine months after the Coffee Lake Macbook Pros of July 2018. Why that happened is becoming much more clear.
This week your two favorite geeks, John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton, tackle answers to your questions about traveling with technology, porting your phone number (and saving money!), converting Apple Music files and more. Of course, they talk about the new stuff from Apple, too! Press play, listen, and learn at least 5 new things!
In a few key, non-iPhone areas, Apple has managed to surprise us with a new theme. Settling for second best.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest iteration of AirPods and an update on the new iMac processor.
Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont for a chat about updated iMacs and speculate on the next Apple product to be updated via press release.
Apple announced iMac upgrades today, with up to 8-core Intel processors and Vega graphics available.
With 4K TV sets now mainstream, 8K TVs shipping in 2019, Apple preparing new displays, 4K/HDR streaming in high gear, the pressure will be on Apple to deliver in all its video technologies.
Apple is offering Back to School promotions in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Korea, including free Beats headphones.
Bryan Chaffin is joined by John Kheit to discuss what Mr. Kheit calls the pornification of software. They also look back at and grade Apple’s new product releases in 2018. It being these two, they are surprisingly upbeat, while still being cranky as can be.
Yesterday Costo started selling Macs on its website, and you can pick up a Costco Mac and get a US$50 to US$200 discount.
Apple has never been big on sales, but there’s something about making everything but the newest models eligible for gift cards extra insulting.
Companies are like organisms: they’re born, they grow, adapt, and have a life cycle. But predicting Apple’s future is very hard to do at this point. We can, however, monitor life signs.