Jason Aten

Jason Aten

Contributing Editor/Tech Columnist @Inc | Get my newsletter: https://t.co/BZ5YbeSGcS | Email me: me@jasonaten.net

Appears in 32 Episodes

Samsung Clones AirPods + Apple Watch Ultra, Zombie Apple Blogs, Are Folding Phones a Thing?

Samsung announced new phones, AirPo…we mean Galaxy buds, and an Apple Watch Ultra clone, TUAW Apple blog made into an AI content farm by bad actors, Apple Intelligence...

Figma’s AI Debacle, Smart Home Setups, Trying to Avoid the Boox Palma

Apple Vision Pro launches in more countries and it seems to be reaching non-tech people, Figma's controversial AI tool, Apple's new role on OpenAI's board, Jason tries...

Apple Intelligence Not Coming to EU, RCS Live in iOS 18 Beta, Official Olympic Recaps with AI Voice

The latest beta of iOS 18 officially brings RCS support to iPhone, Apple Intelligence won’t be coming to Europe due to the DMA, EU sues Apple and Microsoft, some nosta...

Perplexity AI is BS’ing Everyone, Which Mac is Best For Me? visionOS 2.0 is Worth the Beta

We explore WIRED's in-depth critique of Perplexity, from ignoring websites’ request not to scrape content and making stuff up entirely, Apple's new on-device and serve...

Apple Intelligence Explained, Is Siri Actually Getting Better? An Ode to Magic Mouse

We go in-depth on Apple Intelligence, what it means for Siri on older devices, insights from The Talk Show on Apple’s training models, plus, Continuity in macOS Sequoi...

WWDC24 Recap: Apple Intelligence Unveiled, BIG Updates to iOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and More!

We go in-depth on Apple Intelligence coming this Fall to iOS 18 and macOS Sequoia, Apple’s integration of ChatGPT, new personalization options coming to iPhone with Ho...

iPhone Parental Control Failure, WWDC Community Wishlist, Sonos Ace Review, Apple + OpenAI Deal

Apple had a serious flaw in its Screen Time parental controls for years, Nvidia surpasses Apple's market value, partnership between Apple and OpenAI imminent, and our ...

WWDC iOS 18 and Siri Wishlist, News Outlets Make OpenAI Deal, 1,000s of Google Search Documents Leak

Apple WWDC press invites go out and we run down our wishlist for all things iOS 18, Siri, and more! Plus, new licensing deals between The Atlantic, Vox Media, and Open...

Microsoft Reignites Mac vs PC War, Scarlett Johansson + OpenAI Controversy, iPhone Badge Hygiene

Microsoft announced new Copilot+PCs with AI features like Recall that keeps record of everything you see, Scarlett Johansson takes on OpenAI for an eerily similar voic...

M4 iPad Pro Hands-On, ChatGPT-4o vs. Google AI Arms Race, “I Liked the Internet”

We go hands-on with Apple's M4 iPad Pro and why it may be the perfect iPad, OpenAI releases GPT-4o as it races against Google Gemini, Apple announces incredible new ac...

Why Does iPad Make People Angry? Apple’s Crushing Ad, Creepy Disney + Walmart Deal

We dive further into discoveries about the new M4 iPad Pro and M2 iPad Air, debate its value against Macs, what we bought from the event, Apple's controversial Crush! ...

M4 iPad Pro, iPad Air, Apple Pencil Pro LIVE Event Recap!

A special LIVE episode where your hosts recap everything announced at the Let Loose Apple event. New M4 iPad Pro and M2 iPad Air alongside Apple Pencil Pro, new Magic ...

Rabbit R1 Review (It’s Bad), M4 iPad Pros, and What Is Happening at Tesla?

Stephen is still waiting for DoorDash to work on the Rabbit R1, Apple’s M4 chip could debut in iPads next week, iOS 18 could bring Ai productivity updates, and Jason e...

New iPads Imminent, TikTok Ban Bill Passes, Hands-On with Humane Ai Pin

Apple announces its first event of the year, “Let Loose” will feature new iPads, President Biden signs the TikTok ban into law, what it means for creators, and we go h...

The Ethics of Tech Reviews, Humane Ai Pin Backlash, Game Emulators Come to iPhone

We dissect MKBHD's Ai Pin review and backlash, reflect on our own tech review experiences, if Ai gadgets have a future, game emulators are now on iPhone, Jason is very...

Humane Ai Pin Reviews, Apple Vision Pro Aims at Business, Microsoft’s Silicon Fantasy

Early reviews of the Humane AI Pin are out and it’s not looking good, Apple Vision Pro is looking to the business world for its killer app, Google is bringing most of ...

Google Search is Bad, Apple Getting Into Robots, TikTokification of the Internet

Apple begins to experiment with home robotics, Google Podcasts is the latest casualty in Google’s history of killing products, why Google Search is less useful now, an...

WWDC 2024 Announced, Amazon Can Read Your Palm, Apple Sues Over Leaks

Apple officially announces WWDC 2024 for June 10-14 with some allusions to a focus on AI, Apple sues an ex-employee for leaking info on products, DOJ sues Apple, Amazo...

Apple’s AI Partnership with Google, U.S. vs Apple, Long-Term Vision Pro and M3 MacBook Air Reviews

Apple is in talks to integrate Google Gemini or OpenAI for iPhone AI features, Humane's AI Pin nearing launch, MrBeast's $100M Amazon deal pressures Netflix, the Unite...

Tech’s Chaotic Evil Era: TikTok “Ban”, Apple Allows Side-Loading

Apple to allow true app side-loading in the EU, TikTok's survival attempts may have backfired, Jason and Stephen both have strong, opposing feelings about TikTok, Rivi...

M3 MacBook Air Hands-On and Epic Apple Drama in the EU

Jason has the new M3 MacBook Air in-hand to review on the show, plus we delve into the controversy surrounding the termination of Epic Games' latest developer account,...

Google’s AI Failure, Apple Car Is Over, AI Powered Siri

Apple pivots by killing the Apple Car project to focus on AI innovation, Google's controversial Gemini AI image results, Apple's potential new fitness wearables, Sonos...

Apple Sports, OpenAI’s Mind-Blowing AI Video Generator, Big Changes in iOS 17.4

We explore the new Apple Sports app and if Apple may one day enter the sports betting market, big changes to iMessage security, Apple Podcasts, and web apps in the EU ...

Is Anyone Keeping Apple Vision Pro? OpenAI Coming for Google with AI Search, Prime Video Price Gouging

The return window for early adopters of Apple Vision Pro is closing, and it seems there is a wave of returns. Meta CEO says “my headset is better than theirs,” Prime V...

Apple Vision Pro: Ultimate Consumption Device

We go in-depth on our week one experience of Apple Vision Pro, Google's transitions Bard to Gemini and inserts their LLM across its services, Disney invests $1.5 billi...

Apple Vision Pro Reviews, iPhone Changes in the EU, Tech CEOs Get Grilled, ARC Search App

Unpacking early reviews of Apple Vision Pro, in-depth on Apple's DMA plans in the EU including third-party app marketplaces, Zuckerberg apologizes to families for harm...

The Veil of Utopia: The Mac is 40, Microsoft is $3T, and iOS 17.3 Makes it Harder to Steal Your iPhone

We go in-depth on iOS 17.3's Stolen Device Protection, Microsoft's $3 trillion peak, Apple Vision Pro sales numbers, Netflix getting into live TV with WWE, Jason goes ...

Apple Vision Pro Pre-Orders, Samsung Galaxy S24 Unpacked, “I Can Hear Your Face Scan”

We share our Apple Vision Pro pre-order war stories, accessories too, influencer demos of Apple’s new headset, we discuss the AI-loaded Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, Googl...

Best of CES, Apple Vision Pro Launch, Rabbit R1 and AI Gadgets

Apple Vision Pro launch is official for February 2nd, we cover all the details and their commercial reminiscent of the original iPhone. Jason and Stephen share their b...

Apple Vision Pro Imminent, CES Preview, and Nostalgic Apple Stores

Humane’s AI Pin commercial, Apple Vision Pro may launch at the end of January, Jason and Stephen are both undecided on going to CES, and—an era comes to an end—we shar...

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