This week Zac and Benjamin get into their first impressions of Apple’s iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Are either of these new devices worth the money? The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed.

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  • Zac Hall
  • Benjamin Mayo

Here’s what we discussed in this episode:

  • Apple hangs pirate flag over Infinite Loop HQ on its 40th birthday
  • Apple launches Safari Technology Preview, a browser for developers including experimental web features
  • OS X 10.11.4 framework resource found with ‘macOS’ naming, fueling more speculation about an OS X rebranding
  • Barclays support for Apple Pay finally live, all major UK banks now support Apple mobile payments
  • Apple Pay adds another 32 banks and credit unions across the US
  • Apple releases iOS 9.3.1 for iPhone and iPad, addresses crashing bugs when tapping links
  • Taylor Swift stars in comical new Apple Music ad (featuring Drake and Future)
  • Apple shares new video ‘Dillan’s Voice’ highlighting technology’s effect on those with special needs
  • Disney says it won’t make any future updates to its Disney Infinity 3.0 game for Apple TV
  • Apple now collecting some ResearchKit data from users for its own research
  • Personal genomics company 23andMe using ResearchKit for new genetic research module
  • Apple News team now using Twitter to promote curated stories
  • iPhone SE first impressions: Migrating from the iPhone 6s Plus is huge
  • iPhone SE diary: Day 1, first impressions
  • iPhone SE diary: It’s day 5, and my decision is already made
  • iPhone 5s vs iPhone SE: As expected, 2GB RAM makes a big difference [Video]
  • Top 15 new iPhone SE features + 5 not-so-good features [Video]
  • iPhone 6s vs iPhone SE iSight quick camera comparison
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro diary: Day one, first impressions
  • Top new 9.7″ iPad Pro features + a few not-so-great features [Video]

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