Apple Byte (HD)

Apple Byte (HD)

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The Apple Byte covers the fact, the fiction, and everything inside the world of Apple. Brian Tong talks about the latest Apple announcements, the rumors, and he'll break down the good and bad of Apple with an edgy style.


Wireless charging is finally coming to the iPhone  

It took long enough, but Apple is ready for wireless charging on the iPhone. Plus, will you subscribe to Apple Music for Planet of the Apps or Carpool Karaoke?

The iPhone 10th anniversary edition could cost $1,000  

If Apple decides to release a premium-edition iPhone over $1,000 would you buy it? BeatsX are finally here, and will the Apple TV ever be relevant?

iPhone 7 propels Apple to its Best. Quarter. Ever  

Do not underestimate the power of the iPhone. Apple's developing a new chip for the Mac and Prince is coming to Apple Music.

'Find My AirPods' in action and more in iOS 10.3  

iOS 10.3 is getting new goodies, macOS Sierra gets Night Shift and why I cancelled my CMRA order.

Hold off on that MacBook Pro. Kaby Lake is coming in 2017  

Intel's latest processors and a 32GB option for the 15-inch are coming this year. The next iPhone could bring facial recognition, and rumors of an Apple Pencil 2.

The 'iPhone 8' will take design cues from the iPhone 4  

One of the best-looking iPhones could inspire the new "premium" iPhone 8. The Touch Bar MacBook Pros finally get a Consumer Reports recommendation after a software fix, and do you want Apple Glasses?

The Apple Byte: Feedback Special 2016  

The Apple Byte and CNET team read your feedback from 2016, another amazing year thanks to you.

The highs and lows for Apple in 2016  

We recap one of Apple's toughest years with the highs and lows of 2016. What were the high and low points for you?

3 ways Apple can make the AirPods better  

Apple's first wireless earbuds are interesting, but there's a lot more they can do to make the AirPods really special.

A peek at the iPhone's potential under-glass fingerprint scanner tech  

The AirPods are available for preorder. Don't lose them. A full-glass screen iPhone is closer than you think and the Apple TV gets a Tinder app. We're already swiping left.

Brian Tong's Fab 5 Holiday Gift & Gadget Guide  

NES Classic Edition. Amazon Echo Dot. Fitbit Charge 2. Sony Playstation VR. Bose Quiet Comfort 35. These are the five gifts at the top of my list that cover all the hot categories in tech for 2016 and beyond. Your loved ones can thank me later.

The Hyperdrive gives you back everything your MacBook Pro lost  

Apple wants you to watch movies on iTunes two weeks after they debut in theaters. Red could be the next color for the iPhone, and the Apple Watch has "record sales".

Apple is testing more than 10 different prototypes of the iPhone 8  

Is Apple really working on a foldable iPhone? The iPhone 8 might not get an OLED display and Tim Cook says Air Pods will begin shipping in the next few weeks.

The iPhone 7 Antenna issues explained  

What's really going on with the iPhone 7's LTE connection? Apple's getting rid of their Airport Wireless routers and we like balloons.

Rumor: 3 new iPhones coming in 2017, only 1 will be OLED  

Apple's working on digital glasses. How special is the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar? And Apple's selling a book...for $300.

Rumors point to a 'Jet White' iPhone 7 and 7 Plus  

The new MacBook Pros are the best selling MacBooks ever. The next color craze for the iPhone 7 could be "Jet White" and MacOS Sierra gets new emojis.

The Apple Watch is getting Dick Tracy style video conferencing...but not from Apple  

The MacBook Pro brings the fastest SSD drives, CMRA is making the Apple Watch even better and say goodbye to the Peach emoji. #RestInPeach

Reactions to Apple's New MacBook Pro  

We breakdown the new MacBook Pro's and the Touch Bar. Plus we offer suggestions for Apple's next TV Ad campaign.

Apple leaks the 'Magic Toolbar' for the new MacBook Pros  

New MacBook Pro details are accidentally leaked by Apple in macOS Sierra for the rumored 'Magic Toolbar'

Apple's New MacBook Pro and Macs: The Final Rumors  

It's every MacBook Pro, MacBook, iMac, Mac Pro and Mac Mini rumor we've heard before Apple's official announcement.

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