Podcasts

August 13, 2019
In the 117th episode, iPhone Life’s founder Hal Goldstein returns to the show to share how the invention of the iPhone changed everything for his tech publishing company and how he managed to adapt with the times. In the Insider-only section of the podcast, Hal and the team share gripes over the Apple Podcasts app and discuss their favorite alternatives.
July 30, 2019
In the 116th episode, iPhone Life founder Hal Goldstein shares the unlikely story of how a Hewlett Packard software engineer moved to the cornfields of Iowa to start a tech publishing company. In the Insider-only section of the podcast, Hal and the team will share the Apple products that are their favorites right now.
July 16, 2019
In the 115th episode, members of the iPhone Life team discuss the surprising benefits of Bitmojis and how to impress your friends by sending messages with GIFs. Other topics include summer apps you won't want to miss! Stick around for the Insider section of the podcast to learn about the widget you didn't know you needed.
July 03, 2019
In the 114th episode of the Insider Podcast, David and Donna share their experiences after a week of using iOS 13 and iPadOS. Learn all the best new features the software has to offer and decide whether you want to become a beta tester. The team also unpacks the news that Apple's chief designer Jony Ive is leaving after nearly 30 years with the tech giant. In the Insider-only section of the podcast, stick around to learn the team's favorite battery saving tips! 
June 19, 2019
In the 113th episode of the iPhone Life Insider Podcast, members of the team talk everything iPhone 11. Will the next iPhone model slated for a September release really house a triple camera array on the back? Will it be as unsightly as critics say, and will improved photo quality make it a worthy tradeoff? Listen to find the answers to these questions and more. In the exclusive Insider portion of the podcast, learn how to send SMS text messages to Android users from your Mac and iPad.
June 03, 2019
In the special 112th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, Sarah, Donna, and David sit down to analyze everything Apple announced at today's Worldwide Developers Conference. They analyze the event and explain all the coolest features of the forthcoming iOS 13, watchOS 6, tvOS 13, macOS Catalina, as well as the introduction of a new iPadOS and the death of iTunes.
May 29, 2019
In the 111th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, tune in as Sarah and David review all of the iOS 13 features we’re expecting Apple to unveil for the iPhone and iPad on June 3 at the Worldwide Developers Conference. And tune in next week on June 3 for our special post-WWDC episode where we'll discuss everything Apple announces.     Question of the week: Do you use Dark Mode on the Mac, what do you think of it? What new features do you want to see apple announce for iOS 13, watchOS 6, and macOS 10.15? Email podcasts@iphonelife.com to let us know. 
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.

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