Essential Apple Podcast 159: Merry Christmas Everyone!

Donny is (mostly) recovered from the ‘flu, MacJim braves another appearance and Suffolk Pete pitches in so we can have a “proper show”. Unsurprisingly news is thin on the ground on the whole with the blogs and such being full of “year in review” and “best of the decade” stuff. However we found a few stories to talk about including a “secret Apple satellite team”, more info on the Blue membrane, a Cobalt free EV battery and Zuck wanting to make a Facebook OS…

GIVEAWAYS & OFFERS

  • Listeners of this show can claim $10 off purchases of Luminar and/or Aurora HD 2019 use the coupon code EssentialApple at checkout for your extra discount!
  • Get Donny Yankellow’s 2FunDads iMessage stickers for FREE

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Essential Apple Podcast 117: Merry Christmas Everybody!

This week we are having a party… On this weeks Essential Apple Podcast Karl Madden, Guy Serle, Donny Yankellow, Bart Busschots and Mark Chappell joins us for a “festive” edition of the show. With six of us on the line I am afraid that some of the audio struggled a little but it held up and we had a pretty fun time. Thanks to all the listeners and guests over the last year. All the Essential Apple crew wish everybody a Merry Christmas (or your midwinter festival of choice) and all the best for 2019.

GIVEAWAYS

  • Listeners of this show can claim $10 off purchases of Luminar and/or Aurora HD 2019 just use the coupon code EssentialApple at the checkout.
  • Also we have a two Licenses for BeLight Live Home 3D to give away… 1x iOS and 1x Mac. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MID JANUARY Email the show on essentialapple@sudomail.com mentioning Live Home 3D and the phrase I give out in the BeLight interview.

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12 Days Of Xmas From Apple

Apple 12 days of Christmas offerings

Apple are at it again with their festive period giveaways. You don’t need the app to download the free offering as we have provided the links here.

Day 1 : iTunes Track – Coldplay EP, iTunes festival London 3 songs & videos : iTunes Link
Day 2 : Video – Top Gear: The Middle East Special + The Trip: Hipping Hall : iTunes Link
Day 3 : iTunes Track – Lady Gaga – Marry the Night – single with video : iTunes Link
Day 4 : iBook – The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø : iTunes Link
Day 5 : Game – Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing : iTunes Link

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