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.

Is This The Holiday Spectacular?
Ep. 15Dec. 221h 11m 39s

AirPods Max and Christmas traditions! Join TJ and Joe to hear about how the duo celebrate Christmas, their favorite Christmas Music, and their favorite Christmas movies!

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This week, TJ found an app to cure some macOS audio woes, and he named his phone and watch because of Joe’s nerd shaming. Then the two dive in on macOS Big Sur, which TJ is now running on his Hackintosh.

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This week, Joe explains why he purchased the “wrong” phone — well, at least according to TJ. TJ also talks about how awful the MacBook Pro TouchBar is and how it locks up, his new iPhone 12 magnetic car mount and charger, and Joe talks about his new Sony over the ear wireless headphones.

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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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