Ep. 1133: Where we put the Apple iPhone 5 on a pedestal Video
Due for an upgrade but still on the fence about the new iPhones? Press the play button on today's episode, as CNET Editor Scott Stein brings by the new Apple iPhone 5S and 5C along with some behind-the-scenes look at the testing process. You'll learn about True Tone flash, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner, iOS 7 performance tips, and whether or not you should spring for an upgrade.
Senior Editor Scott Stein takes us on a tour of the iPhone 5 days before its debut.
It's Wilson's penultimate episode on The 404 Podcast, but his departure just wouldn't feel right unless we let him carry on today about the Apple OS 10.8 Mountain Lion announcement. We'll also reveal Apple's dirty little PR secret while we're on the topic, and of course play a few voicemails from listeners lamenting Wilson's desertion.
RIP Holo-Pac. 2Pac fans hoping for a worldwide holographic tour are out of luck as its parent company Digital Domain ironically filed for bankruptcy on the 16th anniversary of the artist's death. Mark Licea joins us on today's 404 episode to re-cap the Nintendo Wii U and TVii announcements. We'll also talk more about Apple iPhone 5 hype, the worst accessory for your smartphone, and the rise and fall of the emojicon.
Today we chat with Scott Stein about his beloved iPad, a new line of USB keys busting with porn, six gadgets in danger of extinction, and FM radios in cell phones!
The wait is over for iPhone 5 buyers today despite the ongoing Apple Maps mess, so let the Apple picking begin! To combat smartphone theft, the NYPD wants to remind everyone about their Operation ID plan that lets users register their devices with local authorities. To everyone's surprise, the iPhone 5 gets a positive scores on iFixit and the company is about to make the current owner of Earpods.com very, very rich. It's not all about Apple today though, tune in to hear what Neil Young thinks about the golden age of music piracy.
Aunt Jill's back on the show today to make sense of Apple's positive third-quarter earnings despite falling iPhone sales in China. She'll also answer some listener questions, so thanks to everyone for submitting!
CNET laptop editor Scott Stein joins us for a chat about the current state of the e-book price wars, an iPhone-friendly watch netting half a million dollars on Kickstarter.com, and we all question whether or not Hollywood has lost its way.
Apple unveiled the cheaper version of the iPhone 5 with a plastic exterior, larger battery, and improved FaceTime camera. How does the iPhone 5C feel when it is in your hand? CNET Senior Editor Scott Stein takes a First Look at Apple's budget-conscious phone.
AT&T earns the "worst carrier in the world" award for the second year in a row, so it's a good thing I just signed up for two more years of service with this new iPhone 4S. On today's show, we'll look at how the other carriers compare to AT&T, dispel rumors of Shigeru Miyamoto's departure from Nintendo, put in our bid for RickPerry.com, Jeff demoes My Xbox Live for the iPad, and we'll show some incredible listener-submitted contest submission videos!