🎙 Bring Your Own Device 42

Everyone gets offended

Greg’s raspberry pie and (expanding) home automation setup still works well, so we talked about the rumors about the 2018 iPhone line, and the baffling cheap(ish) entry-level iPhone X-looking, big-screened device. Before going into MWC and the new notch trend, from Android vendors blindly copying the iPhone X’s notch without a good reason.

Also, Nati can’t stop praising Samsung 🤨 and will Apple’s wearables push will continue with over-the-ear headphones?

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 41

Vicious Banana Cupcakes

Greg returns from Ireland after he drank ridicules amounts of Guinness and Nati has a dust particle inside his MacBook Pro’s keyboard.

We also talk about home automation, Digital Assistants, AirPods 2nd gen rumors, and bury Windows mobile efforts (again).

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 40

Senior citizen ready with special guest Matt Birchler

We are joined this week by Matt Birchler, who compares his Android experiment with Greg. We continue with Apple Watch, watchOS 5 wishlist, and the smartwatch landscape which has only 2 major players - Apple and Tizen powered Samsung Gear, going forward.

Also, we talk about the HomePod, as Matt shares, his impressions and Greg explains why he bought a 2nd HomePod.

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 39

A mate in the can

Greg talks about his first impressions from the HomePod, and we touch about the strengths and weaknesses of the device, Also we talk about the (slightly confusing) controls, superb sound quality, and Siri’s shortcomings.

Also, we discuss using Apple devices in a family environment, why we trust Apple more with data related answers and the 2nd iOS 11.3 beta.

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 38

It's a very snowy leopard

We talk about ML platforms, and how Facebook messenger’s chatbot failed while smart assistants won. We also discuss digital assistant and data collection. Greg ordered a HomePod and thinks that Siri should become a platform, and Nati hopes that the HomePod would push them to take Siri more seriously. We continue with the iOS 12 rumors saying that Apple is focusing on stability instead of major new features, and finish with the baffling iPhone with the 6.1” LCD screen.

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 36

Unapologetically empty with special guest Guilherme Rambo

This week, Guilherme Rambo (AKA Mr. Rambo) returns to talk about, The state of security in iOS and macOS, and the state of Jailbreaking which on iOS that rose up from the dead. We also talk about whether Apple should make their own smart-home devices, now that Alexa dominates that market. And speculate about the iMac Pro cannibalizing HomePod sales.

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 35

An iMac for dinosaurs

We looked at CES as a lens of what is going on in the tech scene, trying to separate the real trends from the concepts that will never ship.

Also, we tried to predict how 2018 will be for Apple in various topics ranging from improving the software game, pricing and how will the lineup will look like.

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 37

I was wrong to assume that back is back

Greg encounters some issues with data sync that messes his iMac. Nati’s MacBook Pro returns, plus some horror stories about Apple AppStore development.

Also we dive into the new things that iOS 11.3 brings (in the 1st beta), and some clues about an new iPad Pro X with FaceID. And Greg shares some of his experience and frustrations with using an Android device again, and the benefits of using the Apple product ecosystem.

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 34

I’m not playing by your rules anymore

This week we talked about how the HomePod will be graded on the Echo/ Google Home curve, which explains it being late. Also, should tech companies be involved in global politics? and new year resolutions: meditation, improving our workflows, consuming content and using our devices less.

🎙 Bring Your Own Device 32

I said serious, not Siri

We sidetrack into movie land due to The Last Jedi release, but quickly return to the tech track, with Apple breaking security on HomeKit and fixing it rather quickly. And diving into security and privacy in the current day and age.

Also, Windows PC on SnapDragon chips, the iMac Pro, Jony Ive returns from this Architecture leave to design actual Apple products, and the interesting and surprising acquisition of Shazam.