Summary: RGBA is looking at new gadgets, technology news and discussing the impact on our lives with the occasional coffee discussion! Hosted by Tyler Ménard and Alexandre Vallières-Lagacé.
This week we discuss smelly MacBooks, iPhone 8 rumours and a MagicBridge Follow-up Nintendo's 'Fire Emblem Heroes' Game Earned an Estimated $2.9 Million During First Day - Mac Rumors Show Notes Does This Candle Really Smell Like a New Mac? - YouTube This candle smells like a new MacBook - The Verge Matte Black iPhone 7 Users Complain About Chipped, Peeling Paint - Mac Rumors iPhone 8 Said to Feature Iris Scanner to Authenticate With Your Eyes - Mac Rumors All Three New 2017 iPhones to Feature Wireless Charging - Mac Rumors The 2017 iPhone Could Cost Upwards of $1,000 - Mac Rumors 12.9-Inch iPad Pro in Short Supply Ahead of Rumored March Update - Mac Rumors Apple Hires Amazon Fire TV Head to Spearhead Apple TV Business - Mac Rumors References to Next-Generation MacBook Pro Models Discovered in macOS 10.12.4 Beta - Mac Rumors Apple Delays Sales of UltraFine 5K Display as LG Works on Shielding Fix - Mac Rumors Montreal sees its future in smart sensors, artificial intelligence (with video) – Computerworld Apps Corner Apple Releases an Affordable Pro Apps Bundle Review Corner MagicBridge - Twelve South -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski | Photo by Drew Coffman Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.
This week we discuss the great Apple quarter, the IPO of the ghost and we review the Macbook Pro with Touch Bar.. Follow-Up Sorry for the duplicate shows last week! Show Notes Apple’s Q1 2017: Records for the iPhone and services, but the iPad still struggles – Macworld Timothy Buck on Twitter: "Yep. The uproar over headphone jack was ridiculous. Clearly the market didn’t care. https://t.co/Szfypvd00C" Plex Skill for Amazon Alexa – Plex YouTube Updated with Chromecast Control Features – MacStories Huawei uses Apple’s ‘I’m a Mac’ guy in its new PC ad - The Verge Apple Said to Work on Mac Chip That Would Lessen Intel Role - Bloomberg Desktop dies on weekends - Axios Snapchat creator files for a $3 billion IPO - The Verge Instagram Stories is stealing Snapchat’s users – TechCrunch App Corner Fire Emblem Heroes on the App Store Linea - Sketch Simply on the App Store Gadget Corner Leaked video shows new ‘nightmare-inducing’ wheeled robot from Boston Dynamics - The Verge MacBook Pro with Touch Bar- Apple -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski | Photo by Anoir Chafik Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.
Sorry about last week's duplicate episodes, we had a hiccup moving the podcast! — Alexandre This week we discuss the latest iOS 10.3 beta, 3D TVs are (finally!) extinct and the truth about Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 woes. Subscribe RSS • iTunes • Android • Overcast • All Apps Show Notes Apple releases iOS 10.3 public beta 1 with Find My AirPods – 9to5Mac Steve T-S on Twitter : iOS 10.3, a one-handed floating keyboard layout GitHub - iOS 10.3 Alternate Icon sample On Apple's App Store New Review Features 3D TVs are dead – TechCrunch Star Wars Episode 8 Title Revealed! FXRant: The Death Star and the Final Trench Run Infuse 5.2 Adds New Formats and More Infographic Galaxy Note7: What We Discovered – Samsung Global Newsroom Setapp – Your shortcut to get the best apps for Mac Review Corner Brydge Keyboard 12.9 Review: Closer to iPad keyboard perfection - Six Colors SnapPower Guidelight – SnapPower SnapPower USB Charger – SnapPower
This week we discuss the inception of Swift, sunsetting a cellular network and a pretty little dock. Show Notes Accidental Tech Podcast: 205: People Don't Use the Weird Parts Apple Sues Qualcomm Over Licensing Practices - WSJ Qualcomm Comments on Apple Complaint – Qualcomm Apple Pencil 2nd Generation Microsoft Applied Sciences Group: High Performance Touch - YouTube AT&T Shuts Down 2G Network and Ends Cellular Connectivity for Original iPhone - Mac Rumors Muni ‘NextBus’ outage could stretch for weeks – SFBay iOS 7 - Wikipedia iOS 10 - Wikipedia crazybob.org: The truth about Android & iOS UI performance Project Butter improves Android 4.1's speed to a silky-smooth 60FPS Elago W3 Stand for Apple Watch Elago R1 Intelli Case for Apple TV Remote Review Apple TV Remote Stand – Studio Neat Elago Pro Hanger for MacBook Review Macintosh Classic II - Wikipedia iMac G3 - Wikipedia
100 Days Without the App Store - Kapeli Blog RGBA 23: Feel the Burn RGBA 24: My Phone Kinda Burns Consumer Reports Now Recommends MacBook Pros - Consumer Reports Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2016 Results Developer Survey 2017 Show Notes This iPhone Is 10 Years Old and It Still Works! Steve Jobs Unveils The Original iPhone - Macworld San Francisco 2007 - YouTube How the world reacted to the first iPhone 10 years ago Chris Lattner's Resume [swift-evolution] Update on the Swift Project Lead Welcome Chris Lattner – Tesla Canada Podcast Search Apps - David Smith Under the Radar - Relay FM Nintendo Switch, All the Juicy Details The NES Classic Edition Got Hacked! Hackers Discover Secret Message Hidden in the NES Classic Mini Code – The Daily Dot App.net Is Shutting Down Micro.blog Indie Microblogging: owning your short-form writing by Manton Reece —Kickstarter Razer Announces the First 3-Screen Laptop, Project Valerie -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.
Show Notes The iPod-based interface that lost out to iOS for the iPhone Debug 48: Melton & Ganatra episode II: Understanding Apple – iMore Debug 60: Melton & Ganatra episode III: Shipping software – iMore Melton on iTunes Two Google Homes Talking - Twitch CES 2017: 'OWC DEC' Adds More Storage and Ports to the 2016 MacBook Pro - Mac Rumors Focalcrest Unveils Revolutionary HomeKit Smart Home Bridging Solution Mixtile Hub at CES Elago W3 Stand for Apple Watch Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K could be the world's first 8K monitor, and it has a price to match - CNET Apple to Move MBP to IGZO Displays Kaby Lake - Wikipedia New Apple Watch in Fall 2017 Linksys Velop Mesh Network Review Canopy – Studio Neat Material Dock – Studio Neat -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.
Follow-up Nintendo NES Classic Edition - Amazon Bell Fibe TV on the App Store Show Notes Yahoo - Important Security Information for Yahoo Users Apple Now Selling LG's UltraFine 5K Display, Extends $974 Sale Price Until March 31 - Mac Rumors Apple Extends Discounts on USB-C Adapters and Accessories Until March 31 - Mac Rumors LG UltraFine 5K Display Works at Lower Resolution With Older Macs Using Adapter - Mac Rumors AirPods Teardown - iFixit AirPods - Apple AirPods Service - Apple Support Man Turns to Body Modification to Keep AirPods Held in Place - Mac Rumors Apple’s Tim Cook assures employees that it is committed to the Mac and that ‘great desktops’ are coming – TechCrunch App Corner Super Mario Run Sets App Store Record With 40 Million Downloads as New Game Mode Rolls Out - Mac Rumors Super Mario Run on the App Store Workouts++ on the App Store Under the Radar - Relay FM Rogue One – StarWars.com Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.
This week we discuss the USB-C nightmare, a checkout-less store and a cool GIF robot. Follow-up NES Classic Edition - Amazon XRGB Mini Framemeister Micomsoft Upscaler - Amazon Fitbit officially buys Pebble, but kills its smartwatches Show Notes Amazon launches Amazon Go, a mind-blowing brick-and-mortar grocery store with no checkouts – VentureBeat Total Nightmare: USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 - Stephen Foskett, Pack Rat Recording a podcast locally on iOS without a Mac - Six Colors Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone - Amazon Zoom H6 Handy Recorder - Amazon Zoom H4N PRO Recorder - Amazon Tascam Dr-40 Recorder - Amazon Kokoon - Kokoon Peeqo - The GIF Bot Peeqo - The GIF Bot - Album on Imgur Abhishek Singh - PEEQO - YOUR DELIGHTFUL ROBOT ASSISTANT on Vimeo Super Mario Run on the App Store AirPods delay may be due to handling dual Bluetooth connectivity, performance – 9to5Mac Review Corner USBPre 2 XLR to USB Interface Review - Hipster Pixel
This week we discuss the downfall of connected devices and we review the Pixels. Show Notes Downloads Make It Even Easier to Watch Netflix on the Go What if the AirPort Extreme becomes the Siri Speaker? – Macworld Aqua and Bondi, Saviors of Apple (Book) Moto pushes off smartwatches indefinitely - The Verge Fitbit is buying troubled smartwatch maker Pebble for around $40 million – TechCrunch CNN to start a new media brand with YouTube star Casey Neistat - The Verge Panic Blog » The Future of Status Board Canopy – Studio Neat App Corner Infuse Pro 5 on the App Store Infuse 5 - Now Available – Firecore Adobe demos “photoshop for audio,” lets you edit speech as easily as text – Ars Technica TripMode – Your mobile data savior. Review Corner Pixel, Phone by Google – Made by Google
This week we discuss Ultra HD standards, Airports and Touch Bars. Follow-up McLaren shareholders have rejected bids, not looking to sell | Reuters Show Notes 2016 MacBook Pro Keyboard vs. Magic Keyboard vs. iPad Pro Smart Keyboard - YouTube xkcd: Standards Wide color gamut coverage of TVs: Rec.709, DCI-P3, Rec.2020 - Rtings iPhone 8 to Feature All-Glass Casing in Order to Support Wireless Charging - Mac Rumors Apple Abandons Development of Wireless Routers - Bloomberg Apple - Frankie’s Holiday - YouTube Gravity Light: A 360 Degree Magnetic LED Lamp – Indiegogo TP-Link Powerline AC1750 Extender, AV1200 Powerline Edition Review
This week we discuss the Grand Tour, the NES Classic Edition and macOS automation. Show Notes “Designed by Apple in California” chronicles 20 years of Apple design macOS Automation The Grand Tour Apple could make iPhones in US in future: sources - Nikkei Asian Review In-Store Pickup Now Available for MacBook Pro With Touch Bar - Mac Rumors Apple's Chip Choices May Leave Some iPhone Users in Slow Lane - Bloomberg Samsung to Buy Harman for $8 Billion in Bold Autos Gambit - Bloomberg iPhone 7 Plus vs. Sony a7 Mk II (Photo Fight) DiskBench on the App Store Linux on NES Classic Mini - Current Progress and HowTo
This week we discuss the iPhone 7 Plus, new iPads and a couple of old socks. Follow-up One Professional's Look At The New MacBook Pro – The Huffington Post Show Notes NES Classic Edition iPhone SE Unlikely to Receive Refresh in Early 2017 - Mac Rumors tvOS Apps Can Now Be Purchased on iOS Devices and Macs – MacStories Apple Said to Release Curved, Bezel-Free 5-Inch and 5.8-Inch iPhones Next Year - Mac Rumors Three New iPads Said to Launch in March, Including Bezel-Free 10.9-Inch Model - Mac Rumors AirPods Production Said to Begin in December in Limited Quantities - Mac Rumors Noch eine Woche? AirPods-Release deutet sich an Apple Begins Shipping LG UltraFine 4K Displays - Mac Rumors The Forgotten iPod Sock – 512 Pixels Review Corner iPhone 7 Plus Review -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.
This week we discuss price drops for everyone and circle back on the MacBook Pro. Show Notes Apple Drops Dongle Prices – 512 Pixels Apple Drops Prices of 4K and 5K LG Displays by 25 Percent - Mac Rumors SSD In Late 2016 ‘Entry-Level’ MacBook Pro Removable – Other World Computing Blog Benjamin Button Reviews The New MacBook Pro (Pinboard Blog) Developers Read 1 Star Reviews on Vimeo About the compatibility of the Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter - Apple Support Review Corner Roku Express Review Spigen Mobile Stand S310 Review Belkin PowerHouse Charge Dock Review Bell Fibe TV on the App Store -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.
This week we discuss the new Macs and an email thread from 2001. Follow-up Alexandre's Predictions MacBook Air Retina NOPE Mac Mini with easy design NOPE New Thunderbolt display 5k 27” 1/2 Crazy: New eInk Keyboard, external NOPE Total: 0.5 pts Tyler's Prediction Macbook Pro 13inch/15inch YES Retina all the way (for all new devices) NOPE Mac Pro NOPE Crazy: iCloud 10gb NOPE Total: 1 pts Show Notes In-App Purchase Promo Codes Now Available . - News and Updates - Apple Developer An Email History of the 2001 iPod Launch MacBook Pro - Apple (CA) Magic Keyboard - US English Apple Magic Mouse Microsoft Surface Studio – Powerful workstation designed for the creative process Some more hands-on experience with the new MacBook Pros - Six Colors AgileBits Blog – Having fun with Touch ID and the Touch Bar in 1Password Magic Keyboard Teardown - iFixit LG UltraFine 4K Display LG UltraFine 5K Display Apple Accessories for your Mac
This week we discuss car projects, evil connected devices and the Nintendo Switch! Show Notes Welcome to Macintosh: Season 3 by Mark Bramhill —Kickstarter Apple to Scale Back Car Project First Look at the Nintendo Switch NVIDIA Gaming Technology Powers Nintendo Switch – NVIDIA Blog Hacked Cameras, DVRs Powered Today’s Massive Internet Outage — Krebs on Security CardioBot on the App Store Reviews TP-Link AC3200 Wireless Tri-Band Gigabit Router Review Vortex Pok3r Mechanical Keyboard Review Bose QC35 Wireless Headphones Review RGBA 14: Dead Watches Everywhere -- Awesome theme song by Jim Kulakowski Feedback, comments very welcomed! http://rgba.fm/contact.