TiOSS 357 - Fatty Watch

New iPhones and Apple Watches, updates to iOS, watchOS, and more on this week's episode of The iOS Show! Show notes can be found at theiOSshow.com. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, send an email to feedback at theiosshow.com!

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Cast:
Michael Johnston - Applr and Twitter
Adam Christianson - The MacCast and Twitter
Jeff Gamet - The Mac Observer and Twitter

Stuff mentioned:

  • Apple Watch Series 4
    • Larger display (40 & 44mm) with roundier bezels
    • Up to 8 complications
    • Haptic feedback on digital crown (and lower profile dock button)
    • Louder speaker & relocated mic
    • New heart sensor: ECG, low heart rhythm and atrial fibrillation (and back looks cooler)
    • 64-bit dual core S4 processor (wowzers)
    • Fall detection from faster IMU (calls emergency services if 60 seconds of immobility detected)
    • $399 for GPS, $499 for GPS+Cellular
  • iPhone XS & XS Max
    • Gold, black, white colors
    • 5.8in & 6.5in sizes, Super Retina displays (largest iPhone screen ever)
    • A12 Bionic with next-gen Neural Engine; faster FaceID
    • Battery - 30 minutes more on XS, 1.5hr more on XS Max
    • Upgraded IP68 water & dust resistance (2m for 30 minutes)
    • Advanced bokeh quality with dynamic depth-of-field
    • Dual SIM via eSIM (available via update later this year)
    • 64GB, 256GB, 512GB
  • SPONSOR - LinkedIn
  • iPhone XR
    • Edge-to-edge "Liquid Retina" LCD display with True Tone support
    • Same all-screen design as iPhone XS
    • Anodized aluminum frame (White, Black, Blue, Coral, Yellow, and (PRODUCT)Red)
    • IP67 (1m for 30 minutes)
    • eSIM tech
    • No 3D Touch, instead "Haptic Touch"
    • A12 chip
    • 12-megapixel f/1.8 aperture wide-angle camera
    • 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models
  • Apple's iPhone XS, XS Max and XR Won't Ship With Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter
  • Apple Discontinues iPhone SE, iPhone 6s and iPhone X
  • After No Sign of AirPower at Today's Event Apple Wipes Most Mentions From Website
  • OS Releases
    • iOS 12
      • Screen time (which can be synced)
      • Grouped notifications
      • Password manager integration
      • Shortcuts app
      • Tweaked iPad gestures (that I don't like)
      • No group FaceTime (yet)
      • Measure app
    • watchOS 5
      • Workout features (hiking, auto end workouts)
      • Notifications & controls from anywhere
      • Walkie-Talkie
      • Shortcuts app
      • Podcast app
      • Raise to speak
      • Webkit support
    • tvOS 12
      • Dolby Atmos
      • Zero sign-on
      • New screensavers with location info
      • Auto-fill passwords from iPhone

iDevice Picks:

Jeff - Siri Shortcuts Field Guide $24

Adam - Tailor Free

Michael - The First on Hulu