Diagnostics & Usage

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Diagnostics & Usage is a weekly show with Cody Coats and Joe Caiati discussing what's happening in the world of technology and their nerdy lives. Hosted by Cody Coats & Joe Caiati.
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Latest episodes
Feb. 16, 2018
This week Cody and Joe discuss HomePod (and Ring-Gate), Google copying the notch, Samsung copying Animoji, iOS 12, and much more! Links for this episode:Apple HomePod review: locked in - The VergeDaring Fireball: HomePodApple HomePod Review: Super Sound, but Not Super Smart - WSJApple HomePod Review: It Only Sounds Great: Reviews by Wirecutter | A New York Times CompanyApple Confirms HomePod Can Leave White Rings on Wood Surfaces With Oil or Wax Finishes [Updated] - Mac RumorsGoogle’s Next Android Overhaul Will Embrace iPhone’s ‘Notch’ - BloombergSamsung is planning to copy Animoji on the Galaxy S9, will reportedly be ‘more advanced’ | 9to5MacHow Apple Plans to Root Out Bugs, Revamp iPhone Software - BloombergiOS 12 Said to Feature Animoji in FaceTime, Deeper Siri Integration, and Do Not Disturb Improvements - Mac RumorsYouTube for Apple TV overhauled with cross-platform design | 9to5Mac
Feb. 2, 2018
This week Joe and Cody discuss HomePod reviews, iCloud storage, Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone SE2, Animoji, and more. Links for this episode:HomePod Early Hands-On Reviews: 'Seamless' Siri Commands and Audio Quality 'Feels Like You're at a Live Performance' - Mac RumorsiCloud Storage: Your Guide to the Other Apple Tax - WSJThese are the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ | VentureBeat'iPhone SE 2' With Wireless Charging Said to Launch in May or June - Mac RumorsApple’s fun new Grammy ads star Animoji karaoke performing the hits | 9to5Mac
Jan. 25, 2018
This week Cody and Joe discuss wireless headphones, iPhone X's reported discontinuance, HomePod, iOS 11.3, and more. Links for this episode:Anker | SoundBuds Slim+ Wireless EarbudsKGI: Apple to Discontinue iPhone X Rather Than Sell at Lower Price When Second-Generation Model Launches - Mac RumorsReport: More evidence surfaces about underwhelming iPhone demand | 9to5MacHomePod arrives February 9, available to order this Friday - AppleApple previews iOS 11.3 - AppleEverything New in iOS 11.3: iCloud Messages, Animoji, Health Records, AirPlay 2 and More - Mac Rumors
Jan. 21, 2018
Links for this episode:Tim Cook says users will be able to turn off iPhone battery performance throttling in future iOS update | 9to5MacHome – Nintendo Labo Official Site – Trailer, product informationIn 1 Minute Screenshot from Cody's iPadApple Receives FCC Approval for HomePod, Suggesting a Launch Could Come Soon - Mac RumorsKGI lowers iPhone X sales estimates, reiterates 6.1-inch LCD iPhone coming in fall | 9to5MacPop-Up Mobile Ads Surge as Sites Scramble to Stop Them | WIRED
Dec. 29, 2017
This week Joe and Cody discuss Gruber's iPhone X review, Apple's message to their customers about batteries, iMac Pro, wireless charging and much more. Links for this episode:Daring Fireball: The iPhone XA Message to Our Customers - AppleiPhone Battery and Performance - Apple SupportiMac Pro includes a stormy new macOS desktop wallpaper, download it here for free | 9to5MacApple dominated the competition with new device activations leading up to Christmas | 9to5MacAmazon Alexa and Google Home top App Store charts on Christmas Day, implies smart speakers were popular holiday gifts | 9to5MaciPhone X outsold by iPhone 8 and 8 Plus combined during first month of availability | 9to5Mac
Dec. 21, 2017
This week Cody and Joe discuss Apple's new battery tactic, the Echo Spot, Cody's new toy, AirPod's disappearance, Gurman's big holiday scoop, and more. Links for this episode:Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running ‘slower’ | TechCrunchMarco Arment on Twitter: "The reputation damage from secretly slowing down old iPhones, regardless of the reason, will likely linger for a decade."First Look at the Amazon Echo Spot – BloombergThe Echo Spot is my new favorite Alexa device | TechCrunchApple is Currently Sold Out of AirPods Until January - Mac RumorsMing-Chi Kuo Expects Upgraded AirPods to Launch in Mid to Late 2018 - Mac RumorsApple Plans Combined iPhone, iPad & Mac Apps to Create One User Experience - Bloomberg
Dec. 15, 2017
This week Joe and Cody discuss Apple's Shazam acquisition, App Store pre-orders, True black themes for iPhone X, Jony's return, iMac Pro, and so much more. Links for this episode:Apple is buying Shazam at a big discount - RecodeApple Opens App Pre-Orders to All Developers – MacStoriesApple Opens App Pre-Orders to All Developers Twitterrific for iOS Adds Black Theme, Dynamic Type, Temporary Muffles, Poll Support, and More – MacStoriesJony Ive is retaking control of Apple’s design team after two years in hands-off role - The VergeJony Ive is retaking control of Apple’s design team after two years in hands-off role Apple’s all-new iMac Pro is now available, first orders arriving Dec 27 | 9to5MaciMac Pro — Power to the pro — Apple - YouTubeHQ - Live Trivia Game Show on the App StoreHBO's Interactive TV Show App 'Mosaic' Launches Today for iOS and tvOS - Mac RumorsSteven Soderbergh’s free interactive TV series ‘Mosaic’ turns viewers into filmmakers - The VergeBrought to you by: Sky Tripping - Try it today with a 14 day free trial by visiting skytripping.com or search for “Sky Tripping” on the App Store for IOS and Apple TV. .
Dec. 8, 2017
This week Joe and Cody discuss Apple News, Apple Bugs, Apple Pay Cash, Amazon Prime on Apple TV, and much more! Links for this episode:iPhone crashing on Dec. 2? Here's the fix! | iMoreHow to set up and use Apple Pay Cash | 9to5MacAmazon Prime Video app rolling out to Apple TV App Store | 9to5MacDownload Firefox — Free Web Browser
Dec. 1, 2017
Links for this episode:Warby Parker’s app is cleverly using the iPhone X’s face mapping to recommend glasses - The VergeiMac Pro to feature A10 Fusion coprocessor, possibly for always-on ‘Hey Siri’ | 9to5MacJoe Caiati on Twitter: "So I wake this morning and my iPhone X is feeling warm which it never does. I go check my battery stats, the @Twitter app is all of a sudden… https://t.co/xfFWBORvGh"Apple releases update to fix critical macOS High Sierra security issue - The VergeBrought to you by: Sky Tripping - Try it today with a 14 day free trial by visiting skytripping.com or search for “Sky Tripping” on the App Store for IOS and Apple TV. .
Nov. 15, 2017
This week Cody and Joe continue to discuss their iPhone X impressions, upcoming iOS features, and more. Links for this episode:Control Center is in the Wrong Place on the iPhone X – 512 PixelsHow to use a virtual home button instead of the iPhone X’s gestures - The VergeApple iPhone X Review: The Best Yet! - YouTubeiOS 11.2 Supports Faster 7.5W Charging on iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X From Qi-Based Wireless Charging Accessories - Mac RumorsMark Gurman on Twitter: "iOS 11.2 beta 3 also (finally, yes finally) clears up what the WiFi and Bluetooth toggles actually do. https://t.co/XcFOh24Cqg"Twitter officially expands its character count to 280 starting today | TechCrunch