HiFi

Welcome to the online home of HiFi, hosted by Joseph Darnell and TJ Draper.

Joseph and TJ may be a content creator and a software developer respectively, but they’re also tech enthusiasts, and, really, life enthusiasts. And in HiFi, they share their passion for Apple, media, technology, and the integration (or lack thereof) of all such things.

Welcome to the online home of HiFi, hosted by Joseph Darnell and TJ Draper.

Joseph and TJ may be a content creator and a software developer respectively, but they’re also tech enthusiasts, and, really, life enthusiasts. And in HiFi, they share their passion for Apple, media, technology, and the integration (or lack thereof) of all such things.

Hijinks Ensue
Ep. 12Dec. 11h 17m 2s

Join Joseph and TJ as they discuss Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Joseph’s deals on Sony headphones, how the internet is taking over his house, plugs, lights, etc., and then they dive into notable TV shows — well, TJ does, anyway.

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A Binge-worthy Podcast
Ep. 11Nov. 241h 15m 1s

Living a high fidelity life requires high fidelity podcasts, right? Join TJ and Joe this week as they discuss holiday traditions, Hackintoshes, Big Sur icons, things they’re thankful for, and, oh yeah, the podcasts they’re subscribed to.

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Apple Terminology
Ep. 10Nov. 171h 19m 19s

TJ has an iPhone 12 mini in hand! And Joe upgraded to Big Sur on day one because he’s crazy like that. And they both have thoughts about these things. Listen in on this fun episode!

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It Has To Be a Boat
Ep. 9Nov. 111h 8m 1s

This week, Joseph and TJ break down Apple’s “One More Thing” event and all the goodies, and maybe some potential downsides, of Apple’s new M1 system on a chip for the new Apple Silicon Macs. The future is bright and exciting!

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This week Joseph has a tale of woe involving tropical storms, downed lines, and a dearth of Twitter (is that a feature or a bug?), then the two discuss Apple’s upcoming “One More Thing” event and Apple potentially going into the Search business as a competitor to Google before wrapping up the conversation by focusing on aging and health.

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Silly Magnetic Timeline
Ep. 7Oct. 271h 15m 43s

Joseph and TJ are back to talk about the applications in Joe’s Dock. Also remember Quibi? Well, don’t bother because after a little over 6 months, the service is shutting down. Joseph’s wife also got an iPhone 12 Pro and Joseph has thoughts.

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Magnifying the Dock
Ep. 6Oct. 201h 8m 21s

In part 1 of our two part series on “what’s in our Dock” TJ let’s us know what apps are in his Dock that he uses on a regular basis. And he particularly bores Joe when he gets to the development tools. But that’s to be expected when a designer and a developer do a podcast together.

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5G Verizon Camera
Ep. 5Oct. 141h 16m 5s

Have you heard the good news about Verizon 5G Verizoning it’s 5G way around the Verizon 5G world? Because Verizon 5G is here! In this episode, TJ and Joe talk about Verizon 5G!, the new HomePod Mini, Verizon 5G!, the new iPhones 12, and Verizon 5G! Brought to you by Verizon 5G! (disclaimer: not actually brought to you by Verizon 5G!)

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Super HiFi 3D Odyssey Land
Ep. 4Oct. 71h 36m 16s

TJ and Joe added a flux capacitor to the Odyssey so they could time travel through all the Mario games! Join them on this journey starting with Super Mario Bros. in 1985, all the way through Super Mario Maker 2 in 2019.

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The Gandalf Staff
Ep. 3Sep. 291h 2m 12s

TJ’s Watch Series 6 has arrived and it’s everything he dreamed! Also, we know you’re just dying to hear more about widgets in iOS 14 and we’re here to please. And what’s up with iPad OS 14 missing some of the basic new features of iOS 14? And is Apple really doing a good job of curating the App Store? Someone has to ask the hard questions, so we do!

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