Genius Bar

By Jon Prosser + Sam Kohl

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Though this show is hosted by Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl, this is DEFINITELY not a podcast about Apple. Nope. Huh uh.

Episode Date
WE HAVE INFO About Apple's September Event!
01:49:16

Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl are back to discuss Apple's fall 2021 event season and what they're expecting to see, along with updates from Sam's Chicago trip and Jon's house that continues to devolve into chaos. Grab this domain name and many more at http://hover.com/genius. Get a 10% discount with our referral link on all new purchases. Make a name for yourself with Hover. This episode was sponsored by our amazing friends at BetterHelp! Get started today and enjoy 10% off your first month! Discount code “geniusbar" will be automatically applied when you use our link http://betterhelp.com/geniusbar This episode was also sponsored by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order!

Follow Genius Bar Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpag... Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Jul 28, 2021
EXCLUSIVE MacBook Pro LEAKS With Special Guest
02:05:01

This episode features our first-ever guest on Genius Bar (subscribe to him below). As would be expected, the chaos between Jon, Luke and a third guest is off the charts and was unable to be mapped. These are your insights into the REAL YouTube life, the latest iPhone 13 rumors and more. Suscribe to @Luke Miani: https://www.youtube.com/lukemiani This episode is sponsored by Manly Bands! To order your Manly Band and get 21% off, plus a free silicone ring, go to http://manlybands.com/genius. This episode is also sponsored by HelloFresh! Go to http://hellofresh.com/genius14 slash and use code genius14 for up to 14 free meals plus free shipping! This episode is sponsored by Policygenius! When it comes to insurance, it’s nice to get it right. Head to http://policygenius.com to get started right now. Follow Genius Bar Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpag... Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Jul 21, 2021
Confronting Tim Cook
01:21:33

There are finally a few scraps of news to discuss but Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl have still not shaken their summertime sadness. Plus, the duo watches an old video of Tim Cook and try to explain why the news has been so slow lately. This episode was sponsored by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order! This episode is also sponsored by our friends at Manscaped! Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code GENIUS at http://manscaped.com. Follow Genius Bar Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpag... Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Jul 14, 2021
S**t Just Got Real
01:33:14

Jon and Sam are again pushed to redefine what Genius Bar can be as the news drought rages on yet again. They discuss the M2 chip, iPhone 13's real name...and get serious for a discussion about mental health. Grab this domain name and many more at http://hover.com/genius. Get a 10% discount with our referral link on all new purchases. Make a name for yourself with Hover. This episode was also sponsored by HelloFresh! Go to http://hellofresh.com/genius12 and use code genius12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! Follow Genius Bar Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpag... Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Jul 08, 2021
Genius Bar Is Canceled...
01:18:52

Jon and Sam begin to slowly lose their minds as the Apple news draught...and the show...progresses. Tim, send news, please! 

This episode was sponged by BlueChew. Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code GENIUS at checkout—just pay $5 shipping. Go to http://BlueChew.com to receive your first month FREE. This episode was sponsored by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order! This episode was sponsored by Codecademy. Join the millions of people learning to code with Codecademy and see where coding can take you. Get 15% off your Codecademy Pro membership when you go to http://codecademy.com and use promo code GENIUSBAR.

Jun 30, 2021
Apple's Lawyers Are Coming After Us...
01:26:50

This episode was sponsored by Molekule! For a limited time, save up to $120 on Molekule air purifiers by visiting http://molekule.com. Enjoy free shipping and a 30-day at home trial on your order when you use code GENIUS.
This episode was sponged by BlueChew! Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code GENIUS at checkout—just pay $5 shipping. Go to http://BlueChew.com to receive your first month FREE. 
This episode was sponsored by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order!

Jun 22, 2021
Dear Apple...
01:30:35

Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl continue their thoughts on iPadOS 15, discuss Craig Federighi's recent media blitz and review the latest Apple news. 

This episode is also sponsored by our friends at Manscaped! Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code GENIUS at http://manscaped.com. This episode was also sponsored by HelloFresh! Go to http://hellofresh.com/genius12 and use code genius12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! This episode was sponsored by Codecademy. Join the millions of people learning to code with Codecademy and see where coding can take you. Get 15% off your Codecademy Pro membership when you go to http://codecademy.com and use promo code GENIUSBAR.

Jun 16, 2021
Jon Prosser RUINED WWDC...
01:26:21

Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl discuss WWDC 2021, including the non-existent M1X MacBook Pros, iOS and iPadOS 15, watchOS 8 and macOS 12 Monterey. These are our thoughts... 

This episode was sponsored by Codecademy. Join the millions of people learning to code with Codecademy and see where coding can take you. Get 15% off your Codecademy Pro membership when you go to http://codecademy.com and use promo code GENIUSBAR. This episode was sponsored by Policy Genius! Save 50% or more by comparing life insurance quotes, and feel good knowing that if something happens, your loved ones will be taken care of. Go to http://policygenius.com to get started. This episode was also sponsored by Stamps.com! Use promo code "GENIUS" to get a special offer that includes a 4-week trial PLUS free postage and a digital scale. No long-term commitments or contracts. Just go to http://stamps.com, click on the Microphone at the TOP of the homepage and type in GENIUS. 

Follow Genius Bar Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpag... Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Jun 09, 2021
The iPad is F****d
01:54:02

Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl are concerned about the state of the iPad ahead of WWDC next week. Plus, an intense argument about the way they each buy new products...

This episode was sponged by BlueChew! Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code GENIUS at checkout—just pay $5 shipping. Go to http://BlueChew.com to receive your first month FREE.

This episode was sponsored by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order!

Follow Genius Bar

Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Jun 01, 2021
We got our new iMacs and we have THOUGHTS...
01:24:05

In this episode, Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl discuss their brand new M1 iMacs that they got on Friday, revisit Apple vs Epic one last time and discuss some possibilities for WWDC 2021. This episode was sponsored by Stamps.com! Use promo code “GENIUS” to get a special offer that includes a 4-week trial PLUS free postage and a digital scale. No long-term commitments or contracts.Just go to http://stamps.com, click on the Microphone at the TOP of the homepage and type in GENIUS. This episode was sponsored by Molekule! For a limited time, save up to $120 on Molekule air purifiers by visiting http://molekule.com. Enjoy free shipping and a 30-day at home trial on your order when you use code GENIUS. This episode was sponged by BlueChew! Try BlueChew FREE when you use our promo code GENIUS at checkout—just pay $5 shipping. Go to http://BlueChew.com to receive your first month FREE. Follow Genius Bar Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpag... Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

May 24, 2021
Exclusive: Apple's SECRET PLAN for AirPods
01:05:19

Apple just announced lossless audio, but no AirPods support it...yet. Plus, Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl do a deep dive on Apple's ongoing court battle and more on this appointment at the Genius Bar.

This episode was sponsored by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order!

This episode was also sponsored by HelloFresh! Go to http://hellofresh.com/genius12 and use code genius12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping!

Follow Genius Bar

Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast

Genius Bar on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWWFDm96ZEnlIStstBgHF_A

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

May 18, 2021
The RETURN of the MacBook...
01:28:49

Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl react to a recent video about tech YouTubers and the state of YouTube as a whole...plus, more thoughts on the all new M1 iMac and a discussion about the return of the MacBook, MacBook.

This episode was sponsored by Stamps.com! Use promo code "GENIUS" to get a special offer that includes a 4-week trial PLUS free postage and a digital scale. No long-term commitments or contracts.Just go to http://stamps.com, click on the Microphone at the TOP of the homepage and type in GENIUS.

This episode was also sponsored by Policy Genius! Save 50% or more by comparing life insurance quotes, and feel good knowing that if something happens, your loved ones will be taken care of. Go to http://policygenius.com to get started.

This episode was sponsored by our amazing friends at BetterHelp! Get started today and enjoy 10% off your first month! Discount code “geniusbar" will be automatically applied when you use our link http://betterhelp.com/geniusbar

Follow Genius Bar

Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast

Genius Bar on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWWFDm96ZEnlIStstBgHF_A

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

May 12, 2021
Sam WRECKED His Tesla...
01:16:08

Sam's week started off with quite the bang (he crashed his car)...and ended with some first impressions of AirTag. And Jon...well he has a myriad of interesting stories to share on this week's episode... 

This episode is sponsored by Magic Spoon! Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! Use promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order! 

This episode is also sponsored by our friends at Manscaped! Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code GENIUS at http://manscaped.com. 

Follow Genius Bar Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast 

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate 

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech 

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate 

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

May 03, 2021
We changed our minds about the iMac...
01:11:55

Okay, okay... it's been about a week and we have slowly started to change our minds about how much we hate the new iMac redesign. We talk about that and more in this week's episode of Genius Bar!

This episode was sponsored by Magic Spoon

Go to http://magicspoon.com/GENIUSBAR to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code GENIUSBAR at checkout to save five dollars off your order!

This episode was also sponsored by our friends at WeVPN!

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Apr 26, 2021
This is NOT the iMac we wanted!
01:04:22

This week, Jon and Sam record just a few hours after the Apple April Event wraps up to give their full reaction and rundown of Apple's "loaded" product drop!

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp! Genius Bar listeners can get 10% off their first month at http://betterhelp.com/GeniusBar 

Follow Genius Bar 

Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast 

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Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech 

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate 

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Apr 22, 2021
BONUS EPISODE: The Apple April Event is official! Never doubt The Good Good.
00:36:13

We're back! Already, for our very first bonus episode! We are too excited. The Apple Event is official, Siri leaked it, and invites are now out! Here's what we think...

Apr 14, 2021
Introducing macOS Big Pope
01:21:24

In this week's episode, sponsored by Stamps.com and Policy Genius, Sam and Jon get weird as we continue to be deprived of new Apple products...

This episode was sponsored by Stamps.com! 

Use promo code "GENIUS" to get a special offer that includes a 4-week trial PLUS free postage and a digital scale. No long-term commitments or contracts.Just go to http://stamps.com, click on the Microphone at the TOP of the homepage and type in GENIUS.

This episode was also sponsored by Policy Genius!

Save 50% or more by comparing life insurance quotes, and feel good knowing that if something happens, your loved ones will be taken care of. Go to http://policygenius.com to get started.

Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Apr 12, 2021
Sam is quitting the podcast...
01:36:09

What would Sam be willing to give up if Apple offered to work with him? Lots of stuff to talk about on this week's episode of Genius Bar, sponsored by Manscaped! 

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Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Apr 05, 2021
That time Jon turned down $800,000 from Amazon
01:30:20

As we wait for new Apple products, Sam and Jon talk about the newest leaks! New iPhone notch and new "Explorer Edition" Apple Watch? Jon also tells Sam about the time he turned down an $800,000 contract from Amazon a few years ago. 
This episode was sponsored by our amazing friends at BetterHelp! Get started today and enjoy 10% off your first month! Discount code “geniusbar" will be automatically applied when you use our link http://betterhelp.com/geniusbar

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Mar 29, 2021
Apple's next event... FOR REAL THIS TIME!
01:07:54

Welp... this is not the episode we had planned for this week. Jon and Sam are back to talk about how the internet got duped over the March 23rd Apple event that never was.

Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Mar 23, 2021
'Twas the night before invites...
01:07:05

From an explosive intro to a thorough exploration of Apple's March 23 event, AirPods 3 and why HomePod was discontinued, Jon and Sam are back for the biggest Genius Bar appointment to date. Buckle up and strap in, because event invites are just around the corner!

Genius Bar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geniusbarcast

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Mar 15, 2021
Apple admits Samsung was right all along...
01:28:45

Back at the Genius Bar for this week's episode! Longest episode yet - where Sam and Jon talk about all the new Ming Chi Kuo iPhone leaks, Jon getting in trouble for his Amazon joke, Apple TV+ and more!

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Mar 08, 2021
Exclusive M1 Mac deets & who will replace Tim Cook?
01:20:11

Jon and Sam are back at the Genius Bar to share some more exciting info about the Mac. And who will replace Tim Cook as next CEO? All this and more on this week’s episode!

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Mar 01, 2021
Apple's March Event & AirPods Leaks
01:04:35

There's an Apple March "Special Event" right around the corner... What are we about to see from Tim Cook and friends? And a new AirPods 3 leak is cause for concern...kind of. Sam and Jon talk about that and more on this week's episode of Genius Bar!

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Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Feb 23, 2021
Is Apple BETTER without Steve Jobs?
01:05:53

Fun episode of Genius Bar this week! Sam and Jon discuss Apple with and without Steve Jobs, Sam's insane preference of AirPods 2 over AirPods Pro, and we get the pulse on Tim Cook's love life.

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Feb 15, 2021
We actually hate each other...
01:09:36

The first episode of Genius Bar is here...but it almost never happened. For the first time, Jon and Sam talk about how they actually hated each other for the longest.

Sam on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/iupdate

Jon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/frontpagetech

Sam on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iupdate

Jon on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jon_prosser

Shoutout to Noah and Miles, the OGs: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-genius-bar-with-noah-and-miles/id1526892690

Feb 08, 2021
Trailer
00:01:34

We know what you're thinking. Though this show is hosted by Jon Prosser and Sam Kohl, this is DEFINITELY not a podcast about Apple. Nope. Huh uh. It's about candy. SUBSCRIBE to hear the first episode on February 8th. 

Jan 25, 2021