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Stephen Robles and Jason Aten

With over 30 years of combined experience in technology journalism, Stephen Robles and Jason Aten highlight the most important tech news every week and why it matters. Stephen is a digital content creator with over 100K followers and former host of the AppleInsider podcast. Jason is a technology columnist at Inc.com and writes Undigital, a newsletter about the business of tech. He’s also written in the past for Business Insider and The Chicago Tribune, and has appeared at conferences including SXSW, WebSummit, and Collision. Tune in every Thursday for new episodes. Plus, subscribe for an ad-free version of the show and bonus content every week! read less
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Humane Ai Pin Reviews, Apple Vision Pro Aims at Business, Microsoft’s Silicon Fantasy
4d ago
Humane Ai Pin Reviews, Apple Vision Pro Aims at Business, Microsoft’s Silicon Fantasy
Early reviews of the Humane AI Pin are out and it’s not looking good, Apple Vision Pro is looking to the business world for its killer app, Google is bringing most of its AI Photo features to iPhone, Microsoft thinks it can beat Apple Silicon, and the internet just got WAY faster.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showThe Killer App for Apple Vision Pro | Inc.comThe ONE iPhone Gesture Everyone Needs to Know - YouTubeThe Once and Future Internet - YouTubeHumane AI Pin review: the post-smartphone future isn’t here yet - The VergeThis is the new Sonos app, coming May 7th - The VergeiOS 17.5 expands Puzzles collection with leaderboards and new 'Quartiles' word game - 9to5MacApple's LLM ResearchApple’s antitrust case is getting a new judge - The VergeGoogle Photos expands AI editing features to all usersHow Tech Giants Cut Corners to Harvest Data for A.I. - The New York TimesThis is the most consequential technology in America - The Washington PostOpenAI Made AI Videos for Us. These Clips Are Good Enough to Freak Us Out. - WSJApple Vision Pro brings a new era of spatial computing to business - AppleMicrosoft is confident Windows on Arm could finally beat Apple - The VergeISPs roll out mandatory broadband 'nutrition' labels that show speeds, fees and data allowancesAston University researchers send data 4.5 million times faster than average broadband | Aston UniversityThe FCC just quadrupled minimum broadband Internet speeds | PCWorld (00:00) - Intro(01:18) - Movies Going to Streaming(06:00) - Humane Ai Pin Reviews(12:39) - Sonos App Update(13:37) - iOS 17.5 Beta(14:55) - Apple's Ferret UI(24:34) - DOJ vs. Apple(27:22) - Google AI Photo Features(33:23) - YouTube's Preeminence(36:27) - Support the Show(38:06) - OpenAI, Meta Trained on YouTube(45:00) - Apple Vision Pro in Business(56:12) - Microsoft Silicone Aspirations(58:42) - ISP Nutrition Labels(01:02:41) - The Internet Got Faster ★ Support this podcast ★
Google Search is Bad, Apple Getting Into Robots, TikTokification of the Internet
Apr 4 2024
Google Search is Bad, Apple Getting Into Robots, TikTokification of the Internet
Apple begins to experiment with home robotics, Google Podcasts is the latest casualty in Google’s history of killing products, why Google Search is less useful now, and our favorite travel gear.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showStephen's Travel Gear VideoGoogle Chrome Incognito Mode Isn't What You Think | IncNew spatial Persona beta feature launching for Apple Vision Pro users today - 9to5MacApple (AAPL) Explores Home Robots After Abandoning Car Efforts - BloombergAmazon Astro, Household robot for home monitoring, with Alexa,Color-changing Apple Podcasts widget is back in iOS 17.5! • ThreadsiPadOS 17.5 Beta Potentially References New Apple Pencil and 'Squeeze' Gesture - MacRumorsApp Store is currently down for many users around the worldGoogle to delete search data of millions who used 'incognito' mode : NPRGoogle Podcasts is gone — and YouTube Music can’t replace it - The VergeGoogle Graveyard - Killed by GoogleDecoder with Nilay Patel: Why Google Search feels like it’s gotten worse on Apple PodcastsSpotify to Raise Prices, Introduce New Plans for Books and Music - BloombergFacebook’s new full-screen video player looks a lot like TikTok - The VergeMeta now requires users to verify their age to use its Quest VR headsets | TechCrunch2024 Total EclipseOWC 1TB Envoy Pro Mini USB-C + USB-A (10Gb/s) Portable SSD : Electronics (00:00) - Intro(02:28) - Spatial Personas(04:54) - Apple Robotics(10:23) - iOS 17.5 Beta(15:42) - Google Incognito Data(22:02) - Google Podcasts Killed(34:55) - Member Thank You(36:02) - Google Search is Bad(48:55) - Spotify Raising Prices(52:44) - TikTokification of the Internet(57:48) - VR Age Limits(01:00:58) - Solar Eclipse(01:03:48) - Travel Tech ★ Support this podcast ★
WWDC 2024 Announced, Amazon Can Read Your Palm, Apple Sues Over Leaks
Mar 29 2024
WWDC 2024 Announced, Amazon Can Read Your Palm, Apple Sues Over Leaks
Apple officially announces WWDC 2024 for June 10-14 with some allusions to a focus on AI, Apple sues an ex-employee for leaking info on products, DOJ sues Apple, Amazon releases a new app that can read your palm, and creepy iPhone settings, explained.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showApple’s Worldwide Developers Conference returns June 10Joz's WWDC TweetApple Sues Former Employee for Leaking iPhone's Journal App and More - MacRumorsWhen Is the New iPad Pro, iPad Air Coming Out? Apple Plans Early May Launch - BloombergJason's Story about DOJ v. Apple LawsuitWalt Mossberg on Apple Suit • ThreadsPhil Schiller Profile and the App StoreAmazon's Palm Recognition AppThreads Now Open to the Fediverse | MetaiPhone "Discoverable by Others" Setting - WSJCreepy iPhone Privacy Settings and What They Mean - YouTubeMLB for visionOS strikes out on Opening Day – Six ColorsCanva acquires Affinity to fill the Adobe-sized holes in its design suite - The VergeApple TV+ is the streaming platform with the highest rated contentWhy is the Disney+ logo a different color? (00:00) - Intro(02:05) - Jason's Surprise(04:20) - WWDC 2024(11:07) - Apple Sues Leaker(16:59) - DOJ Sues Apple(28:25) - Phil Schiller Profile(32:06) - Amazon Palm Reading(33:51) - Threads in the Fediverse(40:05) - Member Thanks(41:51) - Weird iPhone Privacy Settings(47:09) - Canva Aquires Affinity(49:53) - Disney+ and Streaming ★ Support this podcast ★
Apple’s AI Partnership with Google, U.S. vs Apple, Long-Term Vision Pro and M3 MacBook Air Reviews
Mar 21 2024
Apple’s AI Partnership with Google, U.S. vs Apple, Long-Term Vision Pro and M3 MacBook Air Reviews
Apple is in talks to integrate Google Gemini or OpenAI for iPhone AI features, Humane's AI Pin nearing launch, MrBeast's $100M Amazon deal pressures Netflix, the United States sues Apple, and our long-term reviews of Apple Vision Pro and M3 MacBook Air.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showShortcuts 101 Video from Stephen - YouTubeApple in Talks to License Google Gemini for iPhone, iOS 18 Generative AI Tools - BloombergPhoto of Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai • Threads3 Ways Apple's Rumored AI Should Make Your iPhone BetterRabbit R1, Humane Ai Pin, and Why Siri Could Beat Them All - Stephen Videounmarked y axis hall of fame • ThreadsBrian Tong Interviews Joz and Others at Apple ParkHumane Publishes Ai Pin Walkthrough2 Words Explain Why Mr. Beast's $100 Million Deal With Amazon Is a Big Problem for NetflixMark Gurman on iPad ReleaseiPad Pro Rumors - 9to5MacAnti Glare Vs Retina Screens - MacBook Pro - YouTubeApple (AAPL) Shares Drop on News of Impending US DOJ Antitrust Suit - BloombergApple Faces Legal Protest From Meta, Microsoft, X, Spotify and Match - WSJ (00:00) - Intro(03:47) - Apple's AI Partnership(09:50) - Apple AI Use Cases(20:22) - Our Top 3 iPhone Models(25:37) - Humane Ai Pin Launch(31:39) - MrBeast $100M Amazon Deal(39:13) - Member Thank You(40:26) - Where Are iPads?(52:10) - U.S. Sues Apple(56:51) - Long-Term Vision Pro Review(01:01:32) - M3 MacBook Air Review ★ Support this podcast ★
Tech’s Chaotic Evil Era: TikTok “Ban”, Apple Allows Side-Loading
Mar 14 2024
Tech’s Chaotic Evil Era: TikTok “Ban”, Apple Allows Side-Loading
Apple to allow true app side-loading in the EU, TikTok's survival attempts may have backfired, Jason and Stephen both have strong, opposing feelings about TikTok, Rivian R2, Royal Photo fail, and FineWoven case at the Oscars.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showMore options for apps distributed in the EUGruber X Sweeney ThreadApple's Plan to Allow Sideloading on the iPhone Doesn't Address the 1 Thing Anyone Cares AboutBrave's Obscure Graph • ThreadsU.S. House Passes Bill That Could Ban TikTok - The New York Times3 Words Explain Why TikTok's Effort to Avoid a Ban BackfiredBritish monarchy rocked by bad Photoshop job - The VergeVision Pro used in surgery for the first timeAmazon will let sellers paste a link so AI can make a product page - The VergeSteven Spielberg's FineWoven CaseLeather iPhone Case | AndarTop (Real) Leather Cases for iPhone in 2024 - YouTubeR2 - Rivian (00:00) - Intro(02:46) - EU App Store Sideloading(15:58) - Brave Browser Graph Fail(25:57) - U.S. TikTok Ban(32:25) - Impact of Algorithmic Platforms(49:17) - Sponsor: YOU(50:36) - Royal (Photoshopped) Image(55:26) -  Vision Pro Surgery(56:56) - AI Amazon Listings(59:39) - Steven Spielberg's FineWoven(01:06:06) - Rivian R2 ★ Support this podcast ★
M3 MacBook Air Hands-On and Epic Apple Drama in the EU
Mar 7 2024
M3 MacBook Air Hands-On and Epic Apple Drama in the EU
Jason has the new M3 MacBook Air in-hand to review on the show, plus we delve into the controversy surrounding the termination of Epic Games' latest developer account, Apple’s $2 billion fine in the EU, and Apple Maps vs. Google Maps.Sponsored by: OneTap Keyboard ShortcutsQuickly access text snippets, URLs, Photos and Files with the OneTap keyboard on iPhone, iPad, and Mac! Special deal on March 8th-10th only for Primary Technology listeners: DOWNLOAD HEREWatch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showApple Just Killed Off One of Its Most Iconic Products Ever| Inc.comThe M3 MacBook Air Is Apple at Its Best | Inc.comApple Maps vs. Google Maps Video - YouTubeRefurbished Mac - MacBook Air - AppleApple Terminated Epic’s Developer Account - Epic GamesApple Explains Why It Terminated Epic's Latest Developer Account - MacRumorsThe Apple Thing to Do - Jason AtenApple hit with first-ever EU fine following Spotify complaintsdw • I didn’t think it could get worse than the EU • ThreadsApple Is Stepping Up Its Fight With Google Over Small Businesses | Inc.com (00:00) - Intro(05:01) - Embargo Shenanigans(07:33) - M3 MacBook Air Review(25:33) - Sponsor: OneTap(30:03) - Epic Games v. Apple(43:19) - EC Fines Apple $2B(51:39) - Alt Web Browsers(54:49) - Apple Maps vs. Google Maps ★ Support this podcast ★
Google’s AI Failure, Apple Car Is Over, AI Powered Siri
Feb 29 2024
Google’s AI Failure, Apple Car Is Over, AI Powered Siri
Apple pivots by killing the Apple Car project to focus on AI innovation, Google's controversial Gemini AI image results, Apple's potential new fitness wearables, Sonos' rumored high-end headphones, and most importantly, our coffee habits.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSponsored by:Rogue Amoeba: Audio Hijack is simply the best way to record audio on your Mac. Through the beginning of March, get $20 off Audio Hijack or any Rogue Amoeba bundle when you visit: macaudio.com/primarytech and use the promo code: PRIMARYTECHSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showApple to Wind Down Electric Car Effort After Decadelong Odyssey - BloombergBehind Apple’s Doomed Car Project: False Starts and Wrong Turns - The New York TimesJoanna Stern's FineWoven NewsletterGoogle Mired in Controversy Over Gemini AI Chatbot Push - WSJGoogle Gemini German Soldier ImagesWith 5 Words, Google's CEO Sundar Pichai Just Responded to Intense Criticism Over the Company's Gemini Debacle | Inc.comGoogle's Apology for Its Gemini Image Debacle Reveals a Much Deeper Culture Problem for the Company | Inc.comKlarna says its OpenAI virtual assistant does the work of 700 humansApple to 'break new ground' on AI, says CEO Tim CookApple Leadership - John Giannandrea - AppleRogue Amoeba | Audio Hijack: Record Any Audio on MacOSApple Ponders Making New Wearables: AI Glasses, AirPods With Cameras, Smart Ring - BloombergSamsung unveils the Galaxy Ring as a way to 'simplify everyday wellness'Accurate Health Information Accessible to Everyone Ultrahuman Ring | PricingApple Met With Justice Department in Final Bid to Avoid Antitrust Suit - BloombergSonos’ first headphones now rumored to launch in June for $449 - The VergeReddit IPO: Company's Biggest Risk Is Its Reliance on Unpredictable Users - BloombergThreads widens the gap with X, with triple the daily downloads on iOS | TechCrunchDaring Fireball: Poll Results on Apple’s FineWoven iPhone CasesMicrosoft’s gaming chief on Xbox games coming to PS5, next-gen hardware, and more - The VergeuKeg Nitro Cold Brew Coffee MakerChameleon Cold BrewAeroPress Coffee Maker Official Storethe Barista Pro™ | breville (CA)Panerabread Charged Drink (00:00) - Intro(04:58) - Apple Car Unalived(09:36) - NotFineWoven(14:00) - Google Gemini Fail(26:46) - Google Culture Issues(29:07) - Customer Service Chatbots(34:16) - Tim Cook on AI(41:36) - Sponsor: Audio Hijack(44:19) - Apple Fitness Ring(49:21) - Apple Antitrust Case(54:27) - Sonos Headphones(58:18) - Reddit IPO(01:00:30) - Threads vs. X(01:05:30) - iPhone Betting Apps(01:07:41) - Cloud Gaming Apps(01:08:38) - Car Audio Shortcut(01:12:42) - Coffee Habits ★ Support this podcast ★
Apple Sports, OpenAI’s Mind-Blowing AI Video Generator, Big Changes in iOS 17.4
Feb 22 2024
Apple Sports, OpenAI’s Mind-Blowing AI Video Generator, Big Changes in iOS 17.4
We explore the new Apple Sports app and if Apple may one day enter the sports betting market, big changes to iMessage security, Apple Podcasts, and web apps in the EU coming with iOS 17.4, Amazon Echo Hub is the smart home control panel Apple needs to make, Sora is OpenAI's incredible video AI model, and Jason and Stephen debate on the battery percentage icon!Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showIntroducing Apple Sports, a new app for sports fans - AppleApple iMessage Security ResearchiOS 17.4 Brings HUGE Changes! - Apple Podcasts Transcripts, Sideloading, Cloud Gaming - YouTubeApple confirms iOS 17.4 removes Home Screen web apps in the EU, here’s why - 9to5MacEcho Hub review: a simple, customizable smart home control panel - The VergeWyze says camera breach let 13,000 customers briefly see into other people’s homes - The VergeSora, OpenAI's Mind-Blowing Generative Video AI Model, Is a Reminder That Expectations Are Everything | Inc.comSora - OpenAI PreviewNvidia (NVDA) earnings report Q4 2024NBA Slam Dunk Contest filmed for Apple Vision ProApple Immersive Video Featuring 2023 MLS Playoffs Coming to Vision Pro - MacRumorsTikTok App for Vision Pro - TweetWaymo’s robotaxi expansion plans in California put on hold by regulators - The VergeHBO Is Using John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' to Force Fans to Sign Up for Max. It's Just Making Everyone Mad | Inc.comAfter 5 Years, Apple Is Bringing Back the Battery Percent Indicator on the iPhone. Why It's Going to Make Your Life So Much Better | Inc.com (00:00) - Intro(06:07) - Apple Sports(17:55) - iOS 17.4 Updates(22:39) - Apple Podcasts Updates(28:02) - Progressive Web Apps(31:22) - Amazon Home Hub(36:35) - Wyze Camera Breach(40:51) - Thank You, Members(42:14) - OpenAI's Sora(49:56) - Nvidia Makes Bank(53:45) - Apple Vision Sports(56:48) - TikTok on Vision Pro(58:26) - Waymo Pauses Expansion(59:14) - HBO + John Oliver(01:06:31) - Battery Percentage Debate ★ Support this podcast ★
Is Anyone Keeping Apple Vision Pro? OpenAI Coming for Google with AI Search, Prime Video Price Gouging
Feb 15 2024
Is Anyone Keeping Apple Vision Pro? OpenAI Coming for Google with AI Search, Prime Video Price Gouging
The return window for early adopters of Apple Vision Pro is closing, and it seems there is a wave of returns. Meta CEO says “my headset is better than theirs,” Prime Video removing features unless you pay up, and OpenAI is looking to create a search engine to compete with Google.Sponsored by:Rogue Amoeba: Audio Hijack is simply the best way to record audio on your Mac. Through the beginning of March, get $20 off Audio Hijack or any Rogue Amoeba bundle when you visit: macaudio.com/primarytech and use the promo code: PRIMARYTECHWatch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showApple fans are starting to return their Vision ProsShould Anyone Buy Apple Vision Pro? - YouTubeApple Vision Pro just doesn't support my eye prescriptionMark Zuckerberg's Response to the Vision Pro Gets 1 Thing Right and It's Bad News for AppleApple Arcade takes players into a new dimension with spatial gaming - AppleGoogle's Super Bowl Ad Was a Poignant Reminder That People Are the Most Important Part of Technology | Inc.comApple Vision Pro - Accessibility visionOS Walkthrough - YouTubeAmazon Prime Video drops Dolby Vision and Atmos unless you pay extra - The VergeApple is developing an AI tool for animating images using text prompts - The VergeiPhone 16 Rumored to Feature 'Significantly' Upgraded Neural Engine for iOS 18's Generative AI Features - MacRumorsOpenAI Has Google in Its Sights With New Online Search Product: ReportGoogle Prepares for a Future Where Search Isn’t King | WIREDSlack AI is here, letting you catch up on lengthy threads and unread messages - The Verge (00:00) - Intro(05:12) - Apple Vision Pro Returns(15:06) - Zuck Reviews  Vision Pro(26:10) - Google's Big Game Ad(32:36) - Sponsor: Audio Hijack(36:48) - Prime Video Price Gouging(46:15) - Apple AI Image Tool(53:12) - OpenAI Search Engine(57:13) - Slack AI(01:00:14) - Mail Inbox Practices ★ Support this podcast ★
Apple Vision Pro: Ultimate Consumption Device
Feb 8 2024
Apple Vision Pro: Ultimate Consumption Device
We go in-depth on our week one experience of Apple Vision Pro, Google's transitions Bard to Gemini and inserts their LLM across its services, Disney invests $1.5 billion into Epic Games, and most importantly, mouse or trackpad?Sponsored by:Hello There Greeting Cards: Primary Tech listeners can use offer code to receive 1 free year of HelloThere+ unlocks features like iCloud Sync, unlimited entries, app customizations, and lots more! Code: HELLOPRIMARYTECH and download the app here.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showExperiences That Changed My Mind on Apple Vision Pro - YouTubeT-Pain Wearing Vision Pro - TikTokDave meets Apple Vision Pro • Threadsthe thing no one will say about Apple Vision Pro - YouTubei wore Apple Vision Pro for 24 hours - YouTubeStephen Robles shows developer strap on ThreadsVision Pro Teardown Part 2: What’s the Display Resolution? | iFixitGoogle Just Killed Bard and Replaced it With Gemini | Inc.comDisney to take $1.5 billion stake in Epic GamesWWDC 2023 — June 5 | Apple - YouTubeESPN, Fox and Warner Team Up to Create Sports Streaming PlatformWhere’s USHER? | The Call | Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show (Official Teaser) - YouTubeApple reports nearly $120B quarter - Six Colors (00:00) - Intro(04:53) - One Week with Apple Vision Pro(13:41) - Spatial Computing(22:25) - Vision Developer Strap(29:39) - Who Is It For?(33:06) - Vision Pro Reviews(48:01) - Sponsor: Hello There(50:08) - Google Gemini(56:54) - Disney Invests $1B in Epic(01:04:42) - Sports Streaming Conglomerate(01:10:24) - Apple Earnings(01:14:59) - Mouse or Trackpad ★ Support this podcast ★
Apple Vision Pro Reviews, iPhone Changes in the EU, Tech CEOs Get Grilled, ARC Search App
Feb 1 2024
Apple Vision Pro Reviews, iPhone Changes in the EU, Tech CEOs Get Grilled, ARC Search App
Unpacking early reviews of Apple Vision Pro, in-depth on Apple's DMA plans in the EU including third-party app marketplaces, Zuckerberg apologizes to families for harmful content during a Senate hearing, and maybe Arc Search is pretty good.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:Stephen's YouTube Channel@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on MastodonJason's Inc.com Articles@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showJason's Articles | Inc.comStephen's YouTube ChannelUsing Apple Vision Pro: What It’s Actually Like! - MKBHDFirst Apple Vision Pro Persona FaceTime Call w/ iJustine & MKBHD! - Brian TongApple Vision Pro - Unboxing, Review and demos! - iJustineVision Pro Review: 24 Hours With Apple’s Mixed-Reality Headset | WSJThe Verge Apple Vision Pro review: magic, until it’s notVision Pro Review: 24 Hours With Apple’s Mixed-Reality Headset | WSJ - YouTubeWhy Tim Cook Is Going All In on the Apple Vision Pro | Vanity FairAppel Vision Pro Apps DirectoryApple Announces 600 New Apps for Apple Vision ProDaring Fireball: Apple’s Plans for the DMA in the European UnionApple announces changes to iOS, Safari, and the App Store in the European UnionMark Zuckerberg's Apology to Teens Harmed by Instagram Was the Right Thing to Do | Inc.comMicrosoft Q2 2024: gaming takes over Windows - The VergeAlphabet (GOOGL) Q4 earnings report 2023Arc Search on the App Store (00:00) - Intro(05:33) - Apple Vision Pro Reviews(26:31) - Apple's EU iPhone Changes(42:57) - Support The Show!(43:53) - Social CEO Hearing(52:01) - Google + MSFT Earnings(58:25) - Arc Search App ★ Support this podcast ★
The Veil of Utopia: The Mac is 40, Microsoft is $3T, and iOS 17.3 Makes it Harder to Steal Your iPhone
Jan 25 2024
The Veil of Utopia: The Mac is 40, Microsoft is $3T, and iOS 17.3 Makes it Harder to Steal Your iPhone
We go in-depth on iOS 17.3's Stolen Device Protection, Microsoft's $3 trillion peak, Apple Vision Pro sales numbers, Netflix getting into live TV with WWE, Jason goes OFF about “full self-driving cars,” and the Mac turns 40 years old!Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on Mastodon@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showNEW iOS 17.3 Features! One you should turn on ASAP - YouTube40 Years Ago, Apple Gave the World Its Most Beloved Product. Why It Still Matters | Inc.comiOS 17.3: What Stolen Device Protection Is and How to Enable It - MacRumorsMicrosoft briefly crosses $3 trillion in market capBuy Surface Laptop Studio 2 Microsoft StoreApple sold an estimated 160K to 180K Vision Pro unitsApple Watch: the definitive reviewNetflix, WWE Strike Deal to Move 'Monday Night Raw' to StreamerApple Sideloading in the EU - Wall Street JournalApple's Federighi rails against app sideloading in single-note keynote | TechCrunchThe Apple car apparently still exists, could debut in 2028 with reduced autonomyUNCUT Tesla Self-Driving Beta on The Dragon's TailWaymo - Self-Driving Cars - Autonomous Vehicles - Ride-HailMy First Ride in an Autonomous Taxi - Video40th Anniversary Mac EventUpgrade 496: 40th Anniversary of the Mac Draft - YouTube‎Mactracker on the App StorePixelbook Go (00:00) - Intro(02:54) - Stolen Device Protection(12:24) - Collaborative Playlists(15:01) - Microsoft at $3T(25:27) -  Vision Pro Sales(30:05) -  Vision Pro Reviews(37:17) - We Appreciate Your Support(38:49) - Netflix + WWE Live(47:49) - EU iPhone Sideloading(59:30) - "Self-Driving" Cars(01:07:48) - 40 Years of Mac ★ Support this podcast ★
Apple Vision Pro Pre-Orders, Samsung Galaxy S24 Unpacked, “I Can Hear Your Face Scan”
Jan 19 2024
Apple Vision Pro Pre-Orders, Samsung Galaxy S24 Unpacked, “I Can Hear Your Face Scan”
We share our Apple Vision Pro pre-order war stories, accessories too, influencer demos of Apple’s new headset, we discuss the AI-loaded Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, Google's new 'Circle to Search,’ and personal tech goes back iLife and iDVD.Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSponsored by:Rogue Amoeba: Audio Hijack is simply the best way to record audio on your Mac. Through the end of January, get $20 off Audio Hijack or any Rogue Amoeba bundle when you visit: macaudio.com/primarytech and use the promo code: PRIMARYTECHSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on Mastodon@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showApple Vision Pro AccessoriesVision Pro Influencer Photos - Parker Ortolani Apple Vision Pro hands-on, again, for the first time - The VergeA Survey of Popular Apps Currently Compatible With Apple Vision Pro - MacStoriesEverything Announced at Samsung Unpacked: S24 Phones, Galaxy AI and One Surprise Reveal - CNETThe Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra comes with a higher price and loads of AI - The VergeGoogle introduces 'Circle to Search,' a new way to search from anywhere on Android using gestures | TechCrunchApple to Developers: Show Me the Money | Inc.comDistributing apps in the U.S. that provide an external purchase link - Support - Apple Developerxacwhite Apple Park MerchThe Apple Store Time Machine (00:00) - Intro(03:10) - Apple Vision Pro Pre-Orders(16:00) -  Vision Pro Accessories(24:52) - Influencer Demos(38:36) - VisionOS Launch Apps(42:03) - Sponsor: Audio Hijack(44:45) - Galaxy S24(55:19) - Google Circle (Lens)(57:49) - Apple Gets Their Cut(01:05:09) - Follow-Up: Apple Merch(01:08:51) - iLife and First Macs ★ Support this podcast ★
Best of CES, Apple Vision Pro Launch, Rabbit R1 and AI Gadgets
Jan 11 2024
Best of CES, Apple Vision Pro Launch, Rabbit R1 and AI Gadgets
Apple Vision Pro launch is official for February 2nd, we cover all the details and their commercial reminiscent of the original iPhone. Jason and Stephen share their best of CES picks, and some of the most insane tech from the trade show, including the Rabbit R1 AI assistant, and our personal tech: where do you place the macOS Dock?Watch on YouTube!Subscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSponsored by:Rogue Amoeba: Audio Hijack is simply the best way to record audio on your Mac. Through the end of January, get $20 off Audio Hijack or any Rogue Amoeba bundle when you visit: macaudio.com/primarytech and use the promo code: PRIMARYTECHHello There Greeting Cards: Primary Tech listeners can use offer code to receive 1 free year of **HelloThere+** unlocks features like iCloud Sync, unlimited entries, app customizations, and lots more! Code: HELLOPRIMARYTECH and download the app here.Support the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free versions of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Subscribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on Mastodon@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showApple Vision Pro available in the U.S. on February 2 - AppleApple Ran a Vision Pro Ad With Luke Skywalker | Inc.comAuto-Tracking Stand Pro with DockKit for iPhoneIntegrate with motorized iPhone stands using DockKit - WWDC23 - Videos - Apple DeveloperAnker MagGo Power Bank (10K) - Anker USWi-Fi 7 certification is now underway for new routers and devices - The VergeAccess Point U7 Pro - Ubiquiti Store United StatesU-tec’s new Ultraloq Bolt fingerprint smart lock is the first to support Matter-over-Thread - The VergeTP-Link’s new video door lock unlocks with a tap of your iPhone - The VergeLG Just Announced the CineBeam Qube, a Gorgeous 4K ProjectorSony Demos New Afeela EV in CES Style by Driving It With a PS5 Controller - CNETThis 4-in-1 gadget could revolutionize at-home health monitoring | Tom's GuideLG brought the world's first wireless transparent OLED TV to CES 2024This Jaw-Dropping, Foldable 137-Incher Is the Best TV You Can't Afford - CNETVW vehicles to converse with drivers via ChatGPT by mid-year | ReutersSamsung's AI Robot Ballie Returns to CES With a Projector - CNETLenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid Can Switch Between Android and Windows - CNETrabbit — keynoteThe Rabbit R1 is an AI-powered gadget that can use your apps for you - The VergeHumane lays off 4 percent of employees before releasing its AI Pin - The VergeIntroducing the GPT Store2024 Apple History Calendar by Stephen Hackett — KickstarterFacades on the App Store@philipschiller007 • I ❤️ the Right Dock• Threads (00:00) - Intro(02:20) - Apple Vision Pro Launch(09:04) - Vision Pro Ad(13:00) - Excitement for Vision Pro(23:03) - CES 2024(24:17) - Belkin MagSafe Tracking Dock(28:46) - Qi2 Battery Packs(32:19) - Wi-Fi 7(35:38) - Smart Home(37:45) - Sponsor: Rogue Amoeba(41:36) - LG Cinebeam Cube(43:48) - Withings Beamo(47:34) - LG Transparent TV(47:40) - Fold...
Apple Vision Pro Imminent, CES Preview, and Nostalgic Apple Stores
Jan 4 2024
Apple Vision Pro Imminent, CES Preview, and Nostalgic Apple Stores
Humane’s AI Pin commercial, Apple Vision Pro may launch at the end of January, Jason and Stephen are both undecided on going to CES, and—an era comes to an end—we share our personal history with Apple Stores!Watch on YouTubeSubscribe and watch our weekly episodes plus bonus clips at: youtube.com/@primarytechshowSponsored by Rogue AmoebaAudio Hijack is simply the best way to record audio on your Mac. Through the end of January, get $20 off Audio Hijack or any Rogue Amoeba bundle when you visit: macaudio.com/primarytech and use the promo code: PRIMARYTECHSupport the showJoin our member community and get an ad-free version of the show, plus exclusive bonus episodes every week! Susbcribe directly in Apple Podcasts or here: primarytech.memberful.com/joinReach out:@stephenrobles on Threads@stephenrobles on XStephen on Mastodon@jasonaten on Threads@JasonAten on XJason on MastodonWe would also appreciate a 5-star rating and review in Apple Podcasts and SpotifyPodcast artwork with help from Basic Apple Guy.Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at: podcast@primarytech.fmLinks from the showHumane Is Running a Commercial for Its AI Pin, and It Highlights Everything Wrong With the Idea | Inc.comWith the M3, Apple Is Finally Talking About A.I. | Inc.comWhat It's Like Using Apple Vision Pro - by Jason AtenI tried every Apple Home Key Lock, here’s the best - YouTubeHere's Why Apple Killed the MagSafe Battery and MagSafe Duo - YouTubeApple GPT is coming...here's what it could look like - YouTubeSamsung Galaxy S24 Unpacked Event Set for Jan. 17 | PCMagDHH on Hey Calendar - TweetMicrosoft’s new Copilot key is the first big change to Windows keyboards in 30 years - The VergeThe New York Times sues Microsoft and Chat GPT maker OpenAI for using copyrighted work | AP NewsCES 2024 News - The VergeBolt Series - ULTRALOQ - Smart Lock works with Apple Home – U-tec Apple Vision Pro 'imminent' with end of January launchSet up your HomePod, HomePod mini, Apple TV, or iPad as a home hub - Apple SupportApple's Infinite Loop Store Permanently Closing Next Month - MacRumorsSoHo - Apple Store - AppleFashion Valley - Apple Store - AppleTower Theatre - Apple Store - Apple (00:00) - Intro(02:24) - Humane AI Pin(06:04) - Samsung Unpacked(11:05) - Hey Calendar(14:19) - Microsoft Copilot(24:30) - Sponsor: Audio Hijack(28:57) - CES Preview(41:25) - Apple Vision Pro(57:44) - iPad as Home Hub(01:00:08) - Apple Store Nostalgia ★ Support this podcast ★