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July 17, 2018
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Happy birthday to Apple’s iCal, which immortalizes its July 17 release date in an icon and emoji

Apple unveiled iCal to the world on July 17 2002 — a date that lives on in a macOS icon even if the app isn’t called that anymore. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 12, 2018
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9to5Mac Happy Hour 181: Siri’s new boss, 11-inch iPad Pro, bezel-free Apple Watch rumors

Benjamin and Zac talk 3D Touch, AirPlay and Apple TV, iTunes 12.8 and Sonos gaining AirPlay 2, John Giannandrea’s new Chief of ML and AI job, Siri changing bosses again, using Shortcuts on iOS 12, and Ming-Chi Kuo’s big report … Continue reading

April 19, 2018
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9to5Mac Happy Hour 169: FCC leaks gold iPhone X as Apple doubles down on secrecy

This week Benjamin and Zac talk about recent Amazon Alexa features and HomePod sales, Apple’s leaked memo on stopping leaks, the FCC’s gold iPhone X leak, and the potential for third-party Apple Watch faces. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on … Continue reading

November 18, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 147 | watchOS apps and GymKit launch, even bigger iPhones, and HomePod hype

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss changes coming to watchOS apps, the launch of GymKit in Australia, changes in iOS 10.2 beta for iPhone X, iPhone rumors for next year including a larger OLED model and a mid-sized LCD update, … Continue reading

October 19, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 143 | Evolving Mac setups, MacBook vs iPad, and Touch Bar oddities

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss current Mac setups including the best desktop and notebook Macs for different tasks, the current state of working from an iPad, Touch Bar thoughts after almost one year with the technology, and much more. … Continue reading

September 10, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 137 | Eleventh hour iPhone X and LTE Apple Watch leaks

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac’s exclusive look at the leaked iOS 11 GM and what it reveals about the LTE Apple Watch and new iPhone X. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s … Continue reading

September 8, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 136 | Latest iPhone 8 rumors and what we want to see at Apple’s September event

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the App Store overhaul on iOS 11, Family Sharing and iCloud, Apple’s new Beats Studio 3 headphones, progress at Steve Jobs Theater, and expectations for the 4K Apple TV/LTE Apple Watch/iPhone 8 event on … Continue reading

August 19, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 133 | LTE Apple Watch doubts, controversial iOS 11 icons and Apple’s TV ambitions

This week Benjamin and Jeff discuss the latest Apple Watch 3 rumors including LTE and cellular calling, the new iOS 11 beta 6 and what has changed, Apple’s billion dollar TV show buying budget, and Jeff’s Nintendo Switch video review. … Continue reading

July 30, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 130 | Siri’s ‘movie’ debut, iOS 11 updates, and the end of the iPod

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new Siri ad starring The Rock, how Siri has changed since its debut and where it could improve, how iOS 11 betas are improving through feedback including Notification Center fixes, the death of … Continue reading

March 18, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 111 | Apple event hype, iPad rumors swirl, and Apple Watch face gallery

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss how LG’s reengineered 5K display “just works”, Apple’s iPad Pro ads on the web, Apple hiring security expert Jonathan Zdziarski, iPad floating and split keyboards, KGI on the iPhone 8 beating Samsung, plenty of … Continue reading

March 10, 2017
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Happy Hour Podcast 110 | iPhone ‘Edition’ naming theories, iOS app caching considerations and more

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new iPhone ‘Edition’ rumor and other possible names Apple could use, the latest LG UltraFine 5K Display update, iOS app caching problems and possible fixes, Apple Watch charging time and sleep tracking, Apple … Continue reading

January 1, 2017
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This week’s top stories: iPhone 8 roundup, AirPods a ‘runaway success’, New Year Apple Watch Challenge & Apple in 2017 on our 100th Happy Hour podcast

In this week’s top stories: Our iPhone 8 rumor roundup, Tim Cook says AirPods are a runaway success, Apple’s ‘New Year’ Apple Watch Activity Challenge, and Zac and Benjamin discuss what’s next from Apple in this week’s 100th episode of 9to5Mac’s Happy … Continue reading

March 9, 2016
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Happy Hour Podcast 057 | Apple gets social, Macs for ransom, and iOS 10 wishlists

This week Apple joined Twitter. Yep. Along with that, Zac and Benjamin discuss OS X’s first ransomware, and later on we’ll go over our iOS 10 wishlist and talk about what Apple needs to make the next version better than … Continue reading

January 21, 2016
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Happy Hour Podcast 050 | New OS X + iOS versions, what’s going on with iAd, & how Beats 1 can improve

This week Zac and Benjamin talk about the new versions of iOS and OS X along with some changes for iAds and iTunes Radio plus how Beats 1 can be improved. The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes … Continue reading