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.


The iPhone 8 might get a mirrorlike finish option  

Apple is losing market share to Amazon and Comcast. More iPhone 8 rumors including a potential wireless charger that may arrive late and a mirror finish could be in store for the next phone.

Will face scanning replace Touch ID on the iPhone 8?  

New reports claim Apple is testing face scanning with intentions to eventually phase out Touch ID. Jay-Z's 4:44 is coming to Apple Music and iTunes. Plus, we get a Bad Apple.

My favorite things in the iOS 11 beta for iPad Pro  

Brian Tong breaks down some of the key features in the beta of iOS 11 that make the iPad Pro feel like a whole new device.

Fingerprint scanner demo shows off potential for the iPhone 8  

iOS 11 Public Beta is out, Qualcomm's fingerprint scanner shows the iPhone 8's potential, and what might wireless charging sound like for the next iPhone?

Catch the latest iPhone 8 leaks  

Which came first, iPad or iPhone? Scott Forstall tells all in a recent interview at the Computer History Museum. Plus more iPhone 8 leaks and Sega Forever comes to iOS.

iPad Pro 2017 review: ProMotion for me!  

Apple has built the best iPad, with iOS 11 just around the corner. Should you upgrade? If you use the Apple Pencil, absolutely. What can Apple do to make it even better?

Is the new iPad Pro really faster than the new MacBook Pro?  

Fast don't lie. Believe it or not, the iPad Pro is faster than the 2017 and 2016 MacBook Pros in some performance tests. Plus, the latest iPhone 8 rumors.

Reactions to the HomePod, new iPad Pro, iOS 11 and more  

Apple's jam-packed WWDC 2017 brought us the HomePod, a refresh to the iMac line and a new iMac Pro. The iPad Pro was the unexpected star. But what happened to Siri?

Everything you can expect at WWDC 2017  

MacBook and MacBook Pros are coming, but will we see the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and Apple's Siri Speaker?

The first iPhone 8 dummy hands-on is FIRE!  

You'll either be giddy or unimpressed with the new iPhone 8 dummy video, the future of the Apple Watch is micro-LED and we announce our Injustice 2 giveaway winners!

New details for MacBooks and MacBook Pros coming to WWDC 17  

We're just a couple weeks away and WWDC has a chance to surprise us with MacBooks, a Siri speaker and new iPad Pro. Well, maybe not all of those. Plus, we're giving out game codes for Injustice 2!

Latest iPhone 8 renders show a totally different front panel design  

Apple's Phil Schiller pooh-poohs the Amazon's Echo because Apple doesn't have a smart speaker... yet. Amazon Prime video is coming to the Apple TV, and we look at new iPhone 8 renders and rumors.

Tim Cook blames iPhone 8 rumors for iPhone sales slowdown. Duh!  

Apple's Siri speaker could debut at WWDC17, Apple sold fewer iPhones this quarter but still made money and Marvel's "Color Your Own" is the App of the Week.

iPhone 8 could lose the Gigabit LTE that's inside the Galaxy S8  

Apple's antenna issues that plagued the iPhone 7 could return with the iPhone 8, and more rumors point to a later iPhone release date this year.

iPhone 8 designs reveal a rear Touch ID sensor and vertical dual-lens camera  

This could be the next iPhone's design if Apple can't get the fingerprint sensor embedded into the display panel. Plus, Starcraft on the Mac for free!

Apple's building more of its own chips for the next iPhone  

New details from the Mac Pro announcement, the 2017 iMac looks to be Apple's current "Pro" machine, and Apple takes even more control over the future of the iPhone.

Apple: We're completely rethinking the Mac Pro for 2018  

Will the iPhone 8 be delayed until November? Apple finally opens up about the future of the Mac Pro, and new iMacs are coming this year

I've got screen envy for the Samsung Galaxy S8  

Is the S8 a peek at what we can expect with the iPhone 8's screen? iOS 10.3, tvOS 10.2 and watchOS 3.2 updates bring new features. Plus, Apple is the "most intimate brand".

'AirPods' The Music Video - OMG ft. Usher Parody  

B-Teezy's still waiting on those AirPods for the iPhone.

Reactions to the iPhone 7 Product Red, new iPads and clips  

Apple drops a whole batch of new products before the iPad Pro keynote, but is the Red iPhone 7 coming way too late? Plus, "AirPods" -- The Music Video. Oh, yeah.

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