Podcast 477: Hello iPhone, good-bye Watch
Glenn sold his Apple Watch, and Susie bought a new iPhone. Time to talk about what a weird process that's becoming.
Susie just got back from vacation, with tired arms and a rose gold iPhone 6s. Glenn sold his Apple Watch and is in the process of upgrading his iPhone the old fashioned way—by selling it and buying a new one for full price. Buying iPhones got more confusing this time around than ever, and we can't help talking about it, even in advance of Dan Frakes's visit planned for next time.
Obviously, that's not all we talked about: Microsoft dropped the ball right off the top of El Capitan, and Amazon got tough on which streaming box will be sold in its online superstore. (No spoilers! Ha.) Plus, if ad blockers charge you to block ads, and advertisers to remain unblocked, isn't everyone losing but the ad blocker?
Adblock extension begins whitelisting 'acceptable ads' , by Peter Sayer
How iOS 9 content blockers can help you stay secure by Glenn Fleishman
How Square aims to bring Apple Pay into mom-and-pop shops by Caitlin McGarry and Leah Yamshon
Apple’s new two-factor authentication bumps up security and ease of use by Glenn Fleishman
32 free iOS apps that take advantage of 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s by Oscar Raymundo
10 must-have Apple Watch apps making the most of watchOS 2 by Caitlin McGarry
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