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Apple Bitz XL is everything good and bad inside the world of Apple from tech host Brian Tong. He 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

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    Reactions to New M2 Max MacBook Pro, M2 Pro Mac Mini & HomePod! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 251)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2023 78:50


    Special Gues Ray Wong joins the pod after Apple drops surprise announcements right after CES 2023! The new M2 Max and M2 Pro chips bring even more power to the New MacBook Pro and Mac mini for 2023. Plus, Apple announces the New HomePod is back with a similar design, faster processor, and what they claim is even better sounding than the original. Will it sell for $299? Then Ray and I talk about how Apple's rumored 'Reality Pro' headset could end up being different than any other headset on the market. 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

    What to Expect in 2023. Plus, Apple's working on touchscreen Macs! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 250)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 30:33


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor.  The latest report claims Apple is exploring finally bringing touchscreens to the Mac. Maybe hell has frozen over. Plus, a preview of what to Expect from Apple in 2023. It's clear the Apple 'Reality Pro' headset is their flagship launch product for 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

    Best Tech of 2022 with MKBHD! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 249)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 53:21


    It's the end of the year wrap-up with Special Guest Marques Brownlee and our Best Of 2022! Some of them are tech and some of them aren't. We had no idea what was going to happen so enjoy! What are your 'Best of 2022'? Put them in the comments! 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

    Report: 15-inch M2 Macbook Air set for 2023 & the New Mac Pro is delayed (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 248)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 40:49


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. The latest reports claim Apple's new Mac Pro is delayed and the 'M2 Extreme' configuration has been scrapped due to costs. Plus, the 15-inch M2 MacBook Air rumors point to a launch in 2023, and iOS 16.2 brings new features to the iPhone. 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

    What Apple Got Right & Got Wrong In 2022 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 247)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 92:42


    Download SmartNews for free today in the app store! Special Guest Ray Wong, Deputy Editor from Inverse joins the pod where we go back and forth with what Apple did right this year and what they did wrong in 2022. Yes, there was a pandemic and a supply chain issue, but we can only go off of what we actually saw from Apple this year. Were there any surprises? 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

    The Apple Car is Shifting Gears...Again. Plus, Apple Music Sing! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 246)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 38:08


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. The Apple Car project is changing directions once again and is now targeting 2026. Live Activities could be coming to iOS 16 and the iPhone very soon. Plus, Apple Music Sing is Apple's own Karaoke machine for your iPhone, iPad and Apple TV 4K. 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

    The Apple Products In Need Of An Upgrade & Trouble At The 'iPhone Factory' (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 245)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 35:05


    Download SmartNews For Free Today in the App Store! The Apple Products that are ripe for an upgrade and what we might see in 2023. Riots at the Foxconn 'iPhone Factory' in China can't be ignored, and is Apple really going to buy Manchester United? 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

    Interview w/ Apple CEO Tim Cook & iPhone 15 Pro Rumors (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 244)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 37:41


    Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Don't blink twice. The title of the show is accurate. I got a chance to get an exclusive interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook where he talks about his education, the lesson Steve Jobs taught him, and staying calm with all eyes on Apple. It was a great opportunity, and I wanted to say thank you to all of you who have been following me on my independent journey. This is an accomplishment and I feel like it's a win for all of us. Also, iPhone 15 Pro Rumors, Google Maps for iOS get an Augmented Reality View and Windows 11 can now be run on Apple Silicon Macs! 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

    Exclusive: Interview w/ Apple for iPhone 14 Emergency SOS via Satellite (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 243)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 33:48


    Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now It's an Exclusive interview with Apple's Senior Director of iPhone Product Marketing Maxime Veron, about Emergency SOS via Satellite for iPhone 14. What countries will be getting the feature next? And when? Can you force the Emergency SOS feature with a low signal? How long have they been working on it? And where can we see the feature next? 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

    The Apple TV 4K (2022) Review, The State Of Apple & iPhone 15 Rumors (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 242)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 60:27


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's my Apple TV 4K (2022) review! How much better is it? Enough to upgrade for you? Plus, Apple has another record-breaking financial quarter, iPhone 15 rumors and I respond to your Voice Memos! 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

    iPhone to get USB-C is hinted by Apple. Plus, M2 iPad Pro & iPad Reviews! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep 241)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2022 66:27


    Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Go To http://www.avast.com to check out Avast One — Stay safe from viruses, phishing attacks, ransomware, hacking attempts, and other cybercrime Special Guest Michael Josh from Gadget Match joins the pod to talk USB-C coming to the iPhone and our 10th gen iPad and M2 iPad Pro Review! 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

    Reactions to M2 iPad Pro, 10th Gen iPad & Apple TV 4K (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 240)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2022 61:58


    Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Special Guest Gil Cabrera joins the show for our reactions to Apple's announcements for the M2 iPad Pro, 10th Gen iPad and Apple TV 4K. Does Apple Pencil Hover look cool? Does the 10th Gen iPad make any sense? Do you need to upgrade your Apple TV 4K if you got one last 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

    The New Meta Quest Pro Isn't Scaring Apple At All + iPhone SE 4 (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 239)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2022 34:19


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. Apple TV+, Apple Music, and iCoud photos are coming to Microsoft Windows. Plus, iPhone 4 SE rumors, a new Mini-LED Studio Display, and the Meta Quest Pro isn't putting any fear into Apple, based on it's initial specs. 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

    Apple Watch Ultra Review (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 238)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 44:06


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. Go To Avast.com to check out Avast One — it helps you stay safe from viruses, phishing attacks, ransomware, hacking attempts, and other cybercrime It's my Apple Watch Ultra Review with Special Guest Peter Helicopter who is one of the Apple Bitz XL's fellow Patreon Supporters! Who does this Apple Watch Ultra make the most sense fo? Because it's not for everyone. Or is it? Is better battery life and a bigger display good enough? 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

    AirPods Pro 2 Review: A Worthy Upgrade 3 Years Later (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 237)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 52:11


    Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's our In-depth AirPods Pro 2 Review with Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro from KTLA! Did Apple listen to us? Is this a worthy upgrade 3 years after the first-gen AirPods 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

    iPhone 14 Pro Review. The best iPhone since iPhone X? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 236)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 78:01


    Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's my iPhone 14 Pro review with Special Guest Input Magazine's Ray Wong. We leave no stone unturned talking about the new 14 Pro. Does Will Dynamic Island win us over? Is the Always On Display just a catch up feature? How good is the camera this time around? And where is USB-C?!?! 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

    Apple Event Reactions w/ Sara Dietschy, UrAvgConsumer & Krystal Lora!(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 235)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 56:55


    Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. It's a very special Apple Event podcast recorded in Apple's own Podcast Studio at Apple Park! Special Guests Sara Dietschy, Judner Aura (UrAvgConsumer) & Krystal Lora join the pod for all of our reactions to the iPhone 14 Pro, a little AirPods Pro 2, and the Apple Watch Ultra! 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

    The Apple Event Preview: iPhone 14/14 Pro, Apple Watch Series 8 & More! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 234)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2022 60:26


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. It's the Apple Event Preview and everything we know and expect to see with Special Guest Gil Cabrera! What could be the most interesting thing from this event? And what could be the surprise product? 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

    Apple to Announce Satellite Service at iPhone Event? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 233)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2022 87:06


    Businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Filmmaker Andy To jumps on the podcast to talk about getting the attention of Apple, how it being creative has changed his life and what he wants in a future iPhone camera. Plus, I'll talk about the latest iPhone satellite service rumors and take your calls! 3:50 T-Mobile & SpaceX announce Satellite Service 10:22 iPhone Satellite Service coming? 18:56 Andy To Interview 1:15:54 Your Calls 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

    iPhone 14/14 Pro & Apple Watch Series 8 Event set for September 7th? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep 232)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2022 29:28


    Businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. A new report targets September 7th as the date for Apple's iPhone 14 & Apple Watch Series 8 Event from Cupertino. It's expected to be a virtual event but what else might we see there? Plus, Kim Kardashian's Beats Fit Pro sells out in case you didn't want AirPods and the 24th Anniversary of the iMac! 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

    iPhone 14 Pro To Increase In Price? Say It Ain't So! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 231)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2022 37:22


    Businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Rumors claim the iPhone 14 Pro could end up being priced higher compared to the iPhone 13 Pro from last year. M2 MacBook Air's still in high demand, and the Apple Watch 'Pro' gets competition with the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. Plus, the Google/Apple Messaging beef! 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

    The latest iPhone 14/14 Pro Rumors (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 230)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 38:44


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. The latest iPhone 14/14 Pro rumors that you might have missed and the camera that will make the biggest difference. A new entry level iPad and iPadOS 16 looks to be delayed until October. 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

    iOS 16 updates! Plus, the Mac Pro and iMac Pro that never were...Yet! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 229)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 40:04


    Businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. The latest iOS 16 4th beta makes significant changes. Apple's had a new Mac Pro and iMac Pro waiting in the wings. Plus, the M2 MacBook Air's mystery feature and new Apple Watch 'Pro' rumors! Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Terms and conditions apply. 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

    What Three Apple Products Could Make A Comeback? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 228)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 32:01


    Teardowns of the M2 MacBook Air reveal new details. Apple could owe you money if you had a MacBook with the 'butterfly keyboard' and what Apple products could be making a comeback? 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

    M2 MacBook Air Review! Close to Perfection (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 227)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 50:01


    Businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Terms and conditions apply. Input Magazine's Ray Wong joins me for the review of Apple's new M2 MacBook Air. it's a near-perfect laptop for the general consumer with more power than they'll ever need. Apple's Media Engine shows how much of a leap this is from the M1 to the M2 IF you want to do that. Even if you aren't, this is one of Apple's best products. 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

    How did the M2 MacBook Air Pre-Orders Go? Plus, iPhone in Lockdown Mode (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 226)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 30:08


    Businesses only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Visit Indeed.com/applebitz to start hiring now. Terms and conditions apply. The M2 MacBook Air Pre-Orders went smoothly but if you try to order one now, July 26th is the earliest date you'll be able to get one. Plus, Apple introduces a new Lockdown Mode coming to the iPhone, iPad and Mac 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

    M2 MacBook Air on July 15th? Plus. The 15th Anniversary of the iPhone (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 225)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 34:00


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.   Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews. Terms and conditions apply. We celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the iPhone which changed everything. The M2 MacBook Air is rumored for a July 15th release date and the new M2 Pro and M2 Max and M3 Chip could be using the new 3-nanometer technology. 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

    M2 MacBook Pro Reviews are here! Plus, AirPods Pro 2 details (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 224)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 41:32


    The M2 13-inch Macbook Pro's are out now with even better performance, but I'm still waiting for the M2 MacBook Air first. Apple's M2 and M3 lineup is laid out. The latest AirPods Pro 2 rumors reveal new Heart Rate and Hearing Aid features and the iOS 16 beta 2 brings new features. Plus, Captain America can really do the iPhone 6S all day. 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

    M2 MacBook Air vs. M2 MacBook Pro 13-inch! Why Apple? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 223)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 73:17


    GET UP TO 45% OFF at SuperSuperbeets.com/APPLEBITZ Special Guests Front Page Tech's Jon Prosser and iUpdate's Sam Kohl jump on the pod to talk about how we feel a week after WWDC 22, the new M2 MacBook Air vs the new 13-inch M2 Macbook Pro, and how excited are we for the iPhone 14/14 Pro 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

    WWDC 2022 Recap & Reactions! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 222)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 85:32


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer good for a limited time Special Guest Developer Joe Cieplinski joins the pod and we go in-depth with all the announcements from WWDC 2022. I talk about being there for the very first time and iOS 16 is impressing us right out of the gates, CarPlay looks to the future and we breakdown watchOS 9, iPadOS, and macOS Ventura, There's so much here to talk about we could have gone a whole lot longer...but we didn't. 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

    WWDC 2022 Final Preview - Everything We Know So Far

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 31:13


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. It's everything we know right before Apple's WWDC 2022 Event at Apple Park. Will we get the new MacBook Air? A peek at Apple's AR/VR headset and realityOS and more? I'll be there for the first time to find out! 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

    The latest iPhone 14 Pro & new 'M2' Chip details (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 220)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 35:54


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer good for a limited time A new report reveals the latest 'M2' Chip and the last M1 chip details. The iPhone 14 Pro gets a new look thanks to new info. WWDC22 gets the official schedule and is a new HomePod really coming? 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

    Apple Watch Series 8 flat-design rumors heat up & the future of HomeKit (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 219)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 39:54


    GET UP TO 45% OFF at SuperSuperbeets.com/APPLEBITZ Special Guest Andrew O'Hara from AppleInsider joins the pod! We talk about the reinvigorated flat-display Apple Watch Series 8 rumors, and Apple's AR/VR Headset gets shown off for the first time! Plus, a deeper conversation about the future of HomeKit. 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

    Apple's testing USB-C on the iPhone but it won't be on the iPhone 14. (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 218)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 32:00


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer good for a limited time Bloomberg confirms Apple is testing USB-C for the iPhone but don't expect it this year. Plus, we say goodbye to the iPod 21 years after it transformed Apple. And Sony's latest Noise Cancelling XM5 headphones bring more competition to the AirPods Max. Do they sound better? 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

    WWDC22 Preview with Bloomberg's Mark Gurman(Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 217)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 46:30


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor.  Special Guest Bloomberg's Mark Gurman joins the show for a preview of what we expect to see at WWDC22. We know we'll see software but will Apple's original plans to release new hardware at the event happen after supply chain issues? 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

    Is it too late for Apple and the Smart Home & HomePod? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 216)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 49:45


    Special Guest Techno Dad joins me to talk about the future of Apple and the Smart Home. What could be the product to give them momentum to build around? Do they have what it takes to make a significant product? Or is it too late in the game for them. 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

    The latest iPhone 14/14 Pro leaks! Don't expect USB-C (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 215)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 31:19


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 4/30/22 The latest iPhone 14/14 Pro leaks, and don't wait for USB-C. The MagSafe Battery gets an update, the HomePod is appreciating on the resale market and BTS comes to Apple Fitness+ 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

    Apple's testing New Macs w/ M2 Chip Variants (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 214)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2022 36:42


    GET UP TO 45% OFF at Superbeets.com/APPLEBITZ Reports claim Apple is currently testing the new crop of M2 Macs to go out this year with at least 9 of them undergoing testing with different variants of the M2 Apple Silicon. The Dual USB-C Charger isn't coming from Apple and the Apple Watch is getting new Health features, but not the ones everyone wants. 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

    WWDC 2022 Is Officially Set for June 6th. What to Expect! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 213)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 35:17


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 4/30/22 Apple's June 6th Event is WWDC 2022. It's all about the developers so don't expect to see hardware, just like last year. Plus, iPhone 14 Pro camera details, and Apple TV+ gets Friday Night Baseball! 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

    The latest MacBook Air rumors & iPhone 14 Pro details (Apple Bitz XL, Ep 212)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 35:02


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. iiPhone 14 Pro rumors confirm a larger 48 MP sensor with 8K video plus two new sizes for the M2 MacBook Air. Plus, Apple wins its first Oscar with CODA, before Netflix does. That's huge. 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

    New M1 iPad Air Talk w/ Apple & Creators (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 211)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 38:39


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 3/31/22 GET UP TO 45% OFF at SuperSuperbeets.com/APPLEBITZ Apple's iPad Product Marketing Manager, Katie McDonald, joins me to talk about if the M1 was always the plan for this year's iPad Air. Plus, content creators Noah Herman and Abigail Bixler show off what's possible and new creative ways of using the iPad Air. Plus, any hints for what we can expect to see with the next iPad 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

    Mac Studio Reviews Are In! So are the M1 iPad Air & iPhone SE 2022! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 210)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 35:57


    HEADSPACE.COM/applebitz for a FREE one-month trial with access to Headspace's full mediation library. Sign up at Coinbase.com/applebitz for $10 in free Bitcoin. It's a big week for Apple fans, with the Mac Studio, iPad Air with M1 chip, and iPhone SE 2022 version all releasing this week. The reviews are out and we talk about all of them. Plus, iPhone 14 and 14 Pro CAD designs leak, and they look exactly like we expected. 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

    Reactions to the Mac Studio, M1 Ultra & Apple Event w/ Ray Wong (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 209)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 80:03


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 3/31/22 Go to drinktrade.com/applebitz for $20 off your first three bags Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. Special Guest Ray Wong from Input Magazine joins the pod! It's our reactions to the new Mac Studio, Studio Display, M1 Ultra, iPhone SE and iPad Air. Apple is starting off the year strong, but you know we're throwing out Good and Bad Apples! 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

    Apple March 8th Event Preview w/ Jon Prosser & Sam Kohl (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 208)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 90:42


    HEADSPACE.COM/applebitz for a FREE one-month trial with access to Headspace's full mediation library. Sign up at Coinbase.com/applebitz for $10 in free Bitcoin. It's the Apple March 8th Event Preview with Jon Prosser from Front Page Tech and Sam Kohl from iupdate to break it all down. We talk about what we're excited to see. Plus, we argue about the future of Apple in gaming and the rumored AR/VR headset. No feelings were spared. 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

    Apple's working on a Mac-inside-a-Keyboard. And it makes sense! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 207)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2022 40:29


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 3/31/22 Thanks Magic Mind! Go to magicmind.co/BRIAN and use code BRIAN  at checkout for 20% off. An Apple patent reveals they are thinking about putting a Mac in a Keyboard and with the M1 chip and the current work from home hybrid future, it makes complete sense. Plus, Intel is going to catch up to the M1 Pro and M1 Max in 2023., but it's two years behind. 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

    Three new Macs confirmed by Apple! M2 13-inch MacBook Pro incoming? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 206)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2022 33:27


    Go to drinktrade.com/applebitz for $20 off your first three bags Sign up at Coinbase.com/applebitz for $10 in free Bitcoin. Apple confirms 3 new macs are coming soon after filing them in the Eurasian Economic database. Plus, could a new M2 MacBook Pro be one of them? And the iPhone 14 Pro to get 8 GB of memory. 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

    New M2 MacBook Pro? AirTags to get new updates to address unwanted tracking (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 205)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2022 43:28


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 3/31/22 Apple announces new changes coming to AirTags and iPhone gets a new 'Tap to Pay' feature. A rumored M2 MacBook Pro could come in spring, and Samsung's new S22 lineup looks good. 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

    iPhone SE & iPad Air Event reportedly set for March 8th (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 204)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2022 23:15


    Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. Report claims Apple's first Spring Event will be held on March 8th, 2022. We expect to see the iPhone SE and iPad Air, but the iMac Pro will be pushed to summer or later. 'Silent' AirTags are being sold and could create more problems than they solve. 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

    iOS 15.4 beta brings FaceID unlock while wearing a mask & new emojis!! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 203)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2022 29:32


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 3/31/22 Go to drinktrade.com/applebitz for $20 off your first three bags Apple brings new features in the latest iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and macOS 12.3 betas including unlocking your iPhone with FaceID while wearing a mask, new emojis, and 3rd party app support for the 120Hz ProMotion display! 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

    iPhone SE 3 & iPad Air 5th Gen Incoming! (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 202)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022 33:45


    HEADSPACE.COM/applebitz for a FREE one-month trial with access to Headspace's full mediation library. Go to Zocdoc.com/applebitz and download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor. We are expecting the new iPhone SE 3 and iPad Air 5th Gen in April, but what else might we see from Apple? Will Apple really buy Peloton? Plus, Google wants a piece of the AR/VR Headset space. 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

    iPhone 14/14 Pro: New Design? Apple AR/VR Headset pushed to 2023? (Apple Bitz XL, Ep. 201)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 41:36


    Free $75 credit to boost your post at Indeed.com/applebitz.  Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid through 3/31/22 So what's it going to be for the Apple iPhone 14 Pro? To Be or Notch to Be? That is the question. But is a Pill and a Punch Hole the answer? Plus, new info about the iPhone SE 3rd Generation, Apple Watch Series 8, and the highly anticipated Apple AR/VR Headset could be pushed to 2023. 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

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