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"Command-Tab" Podcast

This is Command Tab, CityMac's new podcast all about Apple and what they might (possibly) be up to.

iPad Pro Quo

The iPad's hardware is nice, beautiful and efficient. Feature-wise, however, it's falling behind the times just a bit. What would happen if Apple put out a 12.2" iPad Pro? What implications come with that type of tablet? How would it change the way you use an iPad? What features will be added - besides a bigger screen? Ben and George explore these ideas and speculate on what's to come.

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Apple Pay Is Going To Change The Way We Think About Payment

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Apple has announced their latest and greatest iPhones. The iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. They have also stepped into a new product category with the Apple Watch, claiming that it’s the most personal product they’ve ever made. But Apple has also taken on a whole new initiative, and that's Apple Pay.

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Is Apple A Bully To Manufacturers?

GT Advanced Technologies is a company that took on a major project from Apple earlier this year to provide sapphire for Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch, and, as the rumors have said, possibly a couple iPhones later in their partnership. The two companies were supposed to last a full five years together, but within the first year things have already gone downhill for GT Advance.

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The Amazing Vision of Continuity

Apple's goal, it seems, is to make all the digital tasks you do possible on all the devices Apple makes. This is a vision Apple calls Continuity. Continuity is a new feature that comes with iOS 8 on the iPhone/ iPad, and OS X Yosemite with the Mac. You're able to start a task on one device, switch to another device, and pick up that task where you left off. For example, start typing an email on your iPhone and easily switch to a Mac with one click, then finish the drafted email on a standard keyboard and mouse.

But this notion can be carried into all sorts of other environments. What about CarPlay in the car? What about Apple TV in the living room? What about HomeKit? How can Continuity play into those platforms?

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Command Tab - Ep 6 - Breaking Out Of Jail, For Geniuses

This is Command Tab, CityMac's new podcast all about Apple and what they might (possibly) be up to. 

It's Episode 6! We're happy to be joined this week by Austin Carney, our coworker here at the Kirkland location of CityMac. (Not to be confused with Austin Doran from Issaquah!) We invited him on because of his extensive experience with jailbreaking iPhones - a technique for implementing tweaks and tricks into iOS that Apple doesn't include out of the box.

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Command Tab - Ep 5 - All Up In Apple's Business

This is Command Tab, CityMac's new podcast all about Apple and what they might (possibly) be up to.

In this fifth episode, Ben and George get all up in Apple's business. We discuss Apple's manufacturing, their partnership with IBM and what that means, and why they bought Beats- instead of just making their own headphones. Check it out! 

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Command Tab - Ep 3 - iOS 8/OS X Yosemite Betas

This is Command Tab, CityMac's new podcast all about Apple and what they might (possibly) be up to.

In this fourth episode, Ben and George talk about everything iPhone 6, and what might come of Apple's newest addition to their smartphone family. George waits on his check from HBO. Ben loves the iMac

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