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Essential Apple Podcast 191: Time is flown by …

Recorded September 20, 2020

Nick, Jim and Donny join me to talk about new watches, iPads, AppleOne bundles and a few other bits and pieces …

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On this week’s show:


  • @spligosh on Twitter very occasionally.
  • Sometimes appears on Bart Busschots’ Let’s Talk Apple
  • Sutton Park Circuit church service on YouTube




  • Which Apple Watch to get: How cheaper series 3 and SE compare to the new series 6 – USA Today
  • Current iPad models compared – Apple
  • Apple launches Safari 14 for macOS Catalina, Mojave users – Apple Insider
  • Developers frustrated with just one day’s notice of iOS, iPadOS and watchOS rollout – 9to5 Mac
  • Restarting the device resets the default email, browser settings in iOS 14 – Apple Insider
  • @ stormgarelli’s comparison spreadsheet AppleOne Bundle – Twitter
  • Every iPhone browser you can set by default in iOS 14 – BGR


  • Microsoft’s submarine data center reappears after two years – BBC


  • Wow this is a bloody top tip via @windrider on how to get directional buttons instead of a swipe pad on the Apple TV remote on your iOS device …


  • Nemo will be back next week with more hardware …

Key Apple Recommended Services:

  • Pixel Privacy – a fantastic resource full of great articles and advice on how to protect yourself online.
  • Doug.ee Blog for Andy J’s Safety Tips.
  • Ghostery – protect yourself from trackers, scripts and ads while you surf.
  • Easy login – anonymization via e-mail and one-time e-mails for login / registration at
  • 33mail.com – Never give out your real email address online again.
  • AnonAddy – One-time email addresses
  • Sudo – get up to 9 “avatars” with email addresses, phone numbers and more to hide your online identity. Free the first year and priced from $ 0.99 US / £ 2.50 UK per month thereafter … You get to keep two free avatars though.
  • ProtonMail – encrypted, open source, finally, based in Switzerland. Prices start from FREE … what more can you ask for?
  • ProtonVPN – a VPN that might fit with it? Prices also start from nothing!
  • Comparitech DNS Leak Test – easy to use and understand VPN leak test.
  • Fake Name Generator – so much more than names! Create full identities (for free) with all the information you could ever need.
  • Wire – free for personal use, open source and end to end encrypted messenger and VoIP.
  • Pinecast – a fantastic podcast hosting service with costs starting from nothing.

Essential Apple is not affiliated or paid to promote any of these services … We recommend services that we use ourselves and feel are unique or unique in their field, or in some cases just the best value for money in our opinion .

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