iOSDocked - EP135 - Apple September Event Recap

iOSDocked Show Notes

Episode #: 135

Date: 09/13/18

Hosts: Jerry Goldbaum, Justin Klein & Clay Russell

September Event Recap


  • Awesome Mission Impossible Style Video to start the show

  • About to ship device # 2 Billion

Apple Watch

  • #1 Watch in the World

  • Curved corners to match frame

  • 30% larger screen size, 44mm

  • New Watch Faces available on Series 4 watch

  • New richer complications

  • 3 Breath app views

  • Fire face, water face & vapor face animation watch faces

  • Redesigned Digital Crown with haptic feedback

  • 50% more volume, microphone moved away from speaker

  • Black ceramic & sapphire crystal

  • New S4 chip with 64-bit dual core processor to deliver 2x performance Next generation accelerometer gyroscope

  • Can detect falls, trips & slips and will make a 911 call just one touch away 3 new heart features

  • Notification for low heart rates Detection for irregular heart rhythm Electrocardiogram

  • 1st over the counter offering

  • Take an ECG anywhere anytime using the digital crown

  • Tracks info in Health Kit allowing for easy PDF export to share with your doctor. Has received clearance from the FDA (1st of it’s kind)

  • Privacy still a priority of Apple (“You decide who to share your data with.”) Will have the same battery life as before

  • Extended workout time to 6 hours

  • 3 aluminum finishes (silver, gold & black)

  • 3 stainless finishes (polished, space black, & gold stainless) All bands work with Series 4

  • Sport Loop has reflective yarn

  • New Hermes bands and watch faces

  • Starts at $399, $499 (cellular), Series 3 now starts at $279 Available to order on September 14th, ships on 21st watchOS September 17th

iPhone (brought to you by our Patron George Williams Jr.)

  • #1 smartphone in the World, 98% Customer Satisfaction

  • Most durable glass ever in a smartphone

  • Comes in gold, silver & space grey

  • IP68 (2 meters for 30 minutes)

  • Super Retina (OLED 5.8”)

  • Dolby Vision & HDR 10

  • 60% greater dynamic range

  • New 6.5” Super Retina display

  • Same size as Plus size fans, but with much more display

  • We call it the iPhone Xs Max

  • Stereo Sound with wider field

  • Face ID - faster (good), most secure facial authenticator in a smartphone A12 Bionic chip (industry first 7nanometer chip) with 6.9 billion transistors

  • 6 Core CPU

  • Neural Engine (8 core design, with smart compute system) Can process 5 trillion operations per second

  • 512 GB size option

  • Apps launch up to 30% faster

  • Improved machine learning (real time)

  • Core ML (up to 9x faster, with 1/10 energy)

  • App Demos

  • Bethesda Game Studios - The Elder Scrolls - Blades Next Team -

  • Homecourt

  • Directive Games - AR Arcade

  • Camera

  • 12MP wide camera, 12MP photo camera & improved True Tone flash

  • Front camera is a 7MP

  • 1 trillion operations per photo Smart HDR

  • Zero shutter lag

  • New depth slider for portrait photos Video Demo - bike riding

  • Battery life on iPhone Xs has 30 minutes more battery

  • Battery life on iPhone Xs Max has up to 90 minutes more battery

  • Dual SIM capability, eSIM capability

  • Apple is ran on 100% renewable energy How to reduce mining for new materials

  • Sourced responsibility Long life of use Recycled properly

  • Apple GiveBack

  • Daisy can disassemble 9 models of iPhone “Huge win for planet!”

  • iPhone XR

  • iPhone XR Video

  • White, Black, Blue, Coral, Yellow, Product Red

  • iP67 protection

  • LCD (edge to edge), most advanced

  • Liquid Retina display

  • 6.1” display

  • True Tone Display

  • No 3D Touch

  • Features Haptic Touch

  • Features new A12 Bionic chip

  • 12 MP video with portrait modes, depth control, Smart HDR

  • Front Camera has True Depth

  • Battery life compared to the iPhone 8 Plus has 90 minutes more battery

  • All new phones are environmentally friendly and more recyclable than ever before

  • New Product Lineup Video (narrated by Jony Ive)

  • iPhone XR comes in 6 color options starts at $749 pre-Order October 19th, ships on 26th iPhone Xs comes in 64GB, 256GB & 512GB options, starts at $999, pre-order on September 14th, ships on September 21st

  • iPhone Xs Max comes in 64GB, 256GB & 512GB options, starts at $1099, pre-order on September 14th, ships on September 21st

  • Additional phones still in lineup include iPhone 7 starts from $749, iPhone 8 from $599 all running iOS 12

  • Upgrade to iOS 12 on September 17th

How to Reach Us:

Where you can reach the iOSDocked crew


  • HomePod - Search songs by lyrics, multiple timers, make calls, ping to find your devices, Siri Shortcuts functionality

  • New Apple TV update with Dolby Atmos , 100 video partners

  • Both HomePod and Apple TV updates will be available on September 17th

  • MacOS Mojave update available on September 24th


Clay - iLike depth of field slider - iDislike - no Edition watch

Danny - iLike the colors of the r, iDislike lack of must have iPhone Xs feature

Jerry -  iLike (Faster secure enclave/FaceID). iDislike; new Apple Watch sizes

Justin - iLike - Intro Video / iDislike - Apple Watch Pricing


  • 1.Jerry

  • 2.Danny

  • 3.Clay

Listening winner:

Franco Salluce

In Closing

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