Get the Most Out of Your iPhone


April 30, 2019
In the 110th episode of the Insider podcast, tune in for recommendations on how to pick a wireless charging hub for your iPhone and second-generation AirPods. Other topics include how to find summer concerts with the Bandsintown app and how to customize your favorite contacts list in the Phone app. In the exclusive Insider section of the podcast, join a discussion over whether you should leave notification sounds and vibrations on or off.
April 23, 2019
In the 109th episode of the iPhone Life Insider Podcast, tune in as Sarah, Donna, and David share their experiences with Apple’s second-generation wireless earbuds. They also discuss Apple’s last-minute cancellation of the AirPower mat it promised in 2017. In the exclusive portion of the podcast, learn Insider tips on how to get Siri to understand you better and to stop talking back at you in public spaces. Also, find out what happens if you reset your iPhone settings (spoiler, you're not going to like it)!
April 04, 2019
In the 108th episode of the iPhone Life Insider Podcast, tune in as the team shares their favorite apps for reading, listening to podcasts, and getting on a good cleaning routine at home. Stick around for an exclusive Insider discussion of how to manage your app subscriptions on the iPhone.
March 25, 2019
This special episode of the iPhone Life Insider Podcast looks at Apple’s pivot from devices to services with the announcement of Apple News Plus, Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade, and the Apple Card. Sarah, David, and Donna go over the details of each service, and help answer the question—are they worth the money? Stick around for the Insider exclusive portion, where they'll tell you everything you need to know about Apple's second-generation AirPods, including the details on wireless charging, battery life, hands-free Siri, and the improved chip.
March 20, 2019
In the 106th episode of the iPhone Life Insider Podcast, David, Donna, and Sarah share an overview of Apple's brand new iPad Air and iPad mini and explore the tradeoffs of the five tablets the tech giant now offers. They also discuss what to expect from Apple's March 25 services announcement based on the latest rumors. Tune in next week for a special episode immediately following the Apple Announcement. Other topics covered just for Insiders include sharing contacts, texting photos with iOS 12, and how to find emojis faster. Note: After this episode was recorded, Apple announced the release of new AirPods with a wireless charging case. 
March 05, 2019
In the 105th episode of the iPhone Life Insider Podcast, Donna teaches you how to use your iPhone as a magnifying glass, Sarah shares tips for managing group messages, and David explains why you should buy a leather Apple Watch band from Nomad. Exclusive content includes tips for sending money with Siri, avoiding iPhone addiction, and figuring out what emojis mean.
February 20, 2019
In the 104th episode of the iPhone Life Insider Podcast, Sarah, Donna, and David cover what to expect from the video streaming and news subscription services Apple is expected to launch at an upcoming March 25 event.
February 05, 2019
In the extended version of episode 103 for Insiders, David, Sarah, and Donna discuss the latest rumors and predictions for Apple's next big software release for the iPhone and iPad. The team also shares the features that listeners are crossing their fingers for. Exclusive content includes the apps and gear the team can't get enough of right now.
January 23, 2019
In the extended Insider version of episode 102 of the iPhone Life Podcast, Sarah, David, and Donna cover topics ranging from AirPods 2 rumors to the perils of using plastic screen protectors for your iPad and iPhone. Other topics include David's experiences with his 4K TV setup and how to get the most from Apple's Find My iPhone feature.
January 10, 2019
Live from Las Vegas! Listen as David and Donna cover the top tech trends from the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 as well as share the winners of iPhone Life's Best of CES Awards to the best iOS gear they discovered on the show floor.
December 18, 2018
In the extended Insider version of the 100th episode (hurray for making it to triple digits!) of the iPhone Life Podcast, Sarah, Donna, and David share all of their best recommendations of movies, music, podcasts, and apps to enjoy over the holidays. From cooking apps for a festive dinner to interactive iPhone games for the whole family, this episode will give you everything you need for a merry, cheerful end to the year. Note: We'll be back January 10 for episode 101, where we'll be reporting live from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas!
December 06, 2018
In the 99th episode of the extended premium iPhone Life Podcast, David shares his insights after spending a month with Apple's new iPad Pro. Learn whether or not the latest generation tablet with Face ID and an edge-to-edge display can really function like a computer or whether it's still a luxury device for browsing the web. In this episode, the team also shares their favorite product recommendations from iPhone Life's 2018 Tech buyer's guide.
November 27, 2018
In episode 98 of the extended premium Insider podcast, the iPhone Life team focuses on the best apps for you to use this holiday season. Learn how Apple’s new augmented reality app called Measure can help with your festive baking and what app you can use to record a special moment every day with friends and family. Other topics include tips for the Notes app, Siri Shortcuts and navigation in Google Maps.
November 12, 2018
In the extended Insider version of the 97th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, David, Donna, and Sarah tell you what new iOS 12.1 features to keep an eye out for, including Group FaceTime and a new batch of emojis. Other topics include pros and cons of sharing Apple’s HomePod, advanced photo search tips, and apps and gear iPhone Life's editorial team is loving this holiday season.
October 30, 2018
In the live taping of episode 96 following Apple’s iPad event in Brooklyn, Donna, Sarah, and David tell you all the important details about the new iPad Pro line in order to help you make your purchase decision. Is Face ID, an edge-to-edge display, and an Apple Pencil that charges wirelessly enough to make the new tablet worth the expensive price tag? Also, tune in to hear why David thinks the newly released MacBook Air missed the mark.
October 23, 2018
In the extended Insider version of the 95th episode, Donna, David, and Sarah delve into everything we're expecting from Apple's October 30th event in Brooklyn, New York. Tune in to hear the latest iPad, MacBook, AirPod, and AirPower rumors ahead of the big announcement day. Exclusive content topics includes Safari versus Chrome as well as tips for cutting down on your social media addictions.
October 02, 2018
In the extended, ad-free version of the 94th episode for Insider members, the team discusses the pros and cons of reading books on their iPhones, using a Kindle, listening to audiobooks, or buying old-fashioned paperbacks. Other topics include how to take advantage of iOS 12's location-based Do Not Disturb settings, tuning apps for musicians, and an iPhone game that has recently become Sarah’s guilty pleasure.
September 27, 2018
In the extended version of the 93rd episode, Donna, David, and Sarah share the best and worst features of iOS 12. Listen in to discover which features they love and hate, and why.
September 13, 2018
In the 92nd episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, Sarah and Donna weigh the strengths and weaknesses of each of Apple's new smartphones: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. They'll also discuss how the Series 4 is making the Apple Watch an invaluable medical device.
August 29, 2018
In the 91st episode, the iPhone Life team unpacks the latest blast of rumors as Apple's fall iPhone event quickly approaches. Tune in to learn when the September product launch will take place and how you can follow it. Plus, get the details on the three new iPhones we expect Apple to release, iPad Pro with Face ID, an upgrade to the Apple Watch line, and the likelihood of the AirPods 2 arriving this year.
August 15, 2018
In the 90th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, the team explores how Apple became the first company to reach a $1 trillion valuation upon releasing its third quarter earnings report. Other topics include how to outsmart the pesky typing awareness indicator in iMessages, how to take better photos on your iPhone, and how to view your step count on your Apple Watch.
August 01, 2018
In the 89th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, members of the team share the best and worst features of iOS 12 after testing the beta software on their iPhones and iPads. You'll also discover the charging dock, smart water bottle, and rugged case you need this summer.
July 18, 2018
This is the episode every Apple fanboy and fangirl should listen to in preparation for Apple's fall event! Members of the iPhone Life team will cover all the latest product rumors leading up to September. Find out what Apple will call the next generation of iPhones following the iPhone X and iPhone 8, get the details on new iPad Pros with Face ID, and learn why the Series 4 Apple Watch models will likely sport larger displays. The team will also discuss AirPod, AirPower, and Mac rumors as well as likely release dates and prices.
July 04, 2018
In the 87th episode, discover the best apps and gear for summertime, from a mini waterproof Bluetooth speaker to the American Red Cross apps that will help keep you safe during your outdoor adventures. Also, David shares how to set up your Nest thermostat to save the most money on utilities during summer, Donna teaches you how to create an Apple ID (and when you really shouldn't), and Sarah explains how to make the best use of your iPhone's Home screen real estate.
June 20, 2018
In the 86th episode, the iPhone Life team tells you everything you need to know about Apple's iOS 12 Public Beta program and whether or not you should join it. Listen is as Donna walks you through the process of preparing your device and signing up, and learn the reasons why David is waiting for the official release and and why Sarah says the Beta is worth going for.