The Best of the Apple Byte 2012We put together the Apple Byte's most memorable moments from 2012. Lock the doors, and don't let your mom know you're watching this.
-What's happening? Brian Tong here and welcome to a little show we like to call the Apple Byte for all the good and bad inside the world of Apple. Now, we're still on a break here at CNET, but we're not leaving you the Apple Byters with nothing. So, we decided to put together the best of the best for the Apple Byte for 2012. It's a collection of some of the classic moments that made this year special. Now, we always love new goodies from Apple and this year started off with the new iPad. Yeah, I know we saw 2 iPads this year, but you know what they say, you never forget your first. -Special delivery. -A special delivery. Jamie, Jamie-- -What is it? -What is this? Look, it's the iPad New. -Oh my gosh. It's an iPad. -Look, look, come here. -Open it. -I know. We'll check it out. Look. It's retina display. It's so beautiful. -Look at the screen. -I know. Look here. Here. I think I'm gonna need a little alone time with this so-- why don't-- won't you-- yeah. Close the door, Jamie. Thank you. Yeah. iPad New, you make me feel brand new. So God blessed me with you. Your retina display so true. I'll sing this song 'cause you, iPad New, I love you. -Oh my gosh. -Hey Brian, I was confused about the script. Oh my god. What's is going on? -Wait. Wait. Wait. -Are you all right? -It's not what it looks like. In my defense, it was a warm day in San Francisco. Now, we always love to make you guys a part of the show even when I need a little help with the ladies and you guys delivered with pickup lines that were sure to get Jamie's attention. -Hey Jamie. -Yeah. -Are you Google? -What. -Well, you're everything I've been searching for. -Keep searching. -Next-- or [unk] who said try this. So, if you're a pirate,-- -Uh-huh. -would you like your parent here or here? Really? Well, Jordan Mantel said to go with this. Excuse me, I need a Band-Aid. I scraped my knee falling for you. -Brian, I have a Band-Aid. -Okay. So, that didn't work out so well, but the magic comes from Thomas Schessler who told me to say-- Hey, so Jamie-- -Yeah. -Can I unzip your-- your files? -Yes. -If only. You saw how that last pick-up line worked out in the end? Uh-huh, that's right. Now, a lot of you have probably figured out I'm a pretty big basketball fan, but you had no idea that I have some serious skills on the court. -Oh wow. Oh, look at that. Oh look at that shot. Look at that shot. -Alright. -Oh come on, put it in, put it in. -It's not that cool. -No, no, it is cool. Look, look. Hey wait, look at that champ. -He looks really good. -No, no, no. I could take him here. Hold this. Alright. A little variety looks awesome man. I think he's gonna take you. -Dude, he looks like you. -Don't do it. -Hey, what's up, Buddy? -Oh yeah. -Hey-- -You know, nice juggling skills. You're a baller aren't you? -Yeah. Yeah. I play a little. -Well, have you heard of the Apple Byte? -No. -Oh-- -He hasn't heard-- -the Apple Byte. Who hasn't? Brian Tong. -Jonas. -Jonas. Alright. Well, why don't I give you a little practice shot-- -Okay. -and see how you do. -Alright. -Let's go for this, alright? -Alright, you got it. -Woah. Okay. Okay. I'm ready. I'm ready. -Done. -Okay, let's go. Why? Hey-- -You alright? -Yeah, yeah, I'm good. -Nice shoes. -Yeah. -Go Apple Byte. Hey guys, you want something to drink? -Yeah. -Oh yeah. -Let's do it. -Wait guys. -Good job. -We were supposed to get lunch. -The shoe, looking good. -Whatever. You didn't even see the ending and I could tell you right now, I'm still pretty much better than anyone else here. -What's up Brian? -Oh hey, what's up Eddie? -It's all in the wrist. -Fine. Maybe I'm not. Now you know, we've been doing this show for over 200 episodes and it's been pretty amazing. And you, the Apple Byters, have shown us the love since day 1. But just like real life, sometimes you have to say goodbye to the people you really care about even if it hurts. What's happening? What's happening? -Hey Brian, ready to knock out this episode? -Let's do this man. Apple Byte. You know how we do this. -Apple Byte. -We got to a good job since you know, since it's my last episode and everything so. -Wait. Hey, what are you talking about? You're leaving? -Oh, you didn't hear, Brian? Yeah. I'm transferring to CNET New York. -Transferring? But why would you-- why would you leave? You said that we'd be together forever man. You said it was forever. -Brian, Brian, Brian, it's not you. It's me. Okay. Let's talk in a minute, okay? -What talk? You know what, get out of here. I don't need you anyways. Look at this crap man. What's my line? We said goodbye to Ariel for all his hard work over the years and we did it with dignity. -It was great guys. -Oh man, you know-- -This is it. It is tough. Alright. Yeah. Out of town. Alright guys, I'm gonna see you guys. Alright. Tweet me. Tweet me. -Good my friend. I know you're gone, you said you're gone, but I can still feel you hear. It's not the end. Gotta keep it strong before the pain turns into fear. So glad we made it, time will never change it, no, no, no. No, no, no. No, no, no, no. Goodbye my friend. I know you're gone, you said you're gone, but I can still feel you hear. It's not the end. Gotta keep it strong before the pain turns into fear. -There was something in my eye. That's all that was. Now, a lot of you Apple Byters especially the YouTubers ask, is Brian Tong a Justin Bieber fan? Are you kidding me? What would even make you say that? -Show you off. Tonight I wanna show you off. As long as you love me-- -No, no, it's so great, I'm gonna replace my Justin Bieber autograph photo with this thing. And that autographed picture in my office was a gift from Justin and it was personalized. Alright. Now, you know, we had to save the best for last. At that time, no one even knew if the iPhone was going to actually be called the iPhone 5, but you know what? We didn't care and we did this. -Remix. -Yo, beat him in the studio. -iPhone is-- -Samsung, pay up mine-- -We're clipping in. -iPhone 5 on it, man. -We got the Sam Cook. We got the [unk] -Uh-huh. -[unk] BTZ. -Apple Byte Remix. -We got iPhone 5. -Let's go. -iPhone 5 on it. -Got it. -It's just not a mystery. iPhone on it. Got them hot from the Chinese. iPhone 5 on it. Yo, bring that 40 LTE. iPhone on it with the longer 4-inch screen. iPhone 5 on it. -Chinese, Chinese. -You got that dock, it's mini. iPhone 5 on it. Facetime sucks on AT&T. iPhone 5 on it with that sleeker sexy body. iPhone 5 on it [unk]. -Donate the player. That's right. Brush it off. Hit the game. Alright, that's gonna do it for our best of the Apple episode. There were so many other great moments, but we just wanted to give you some of the ones that really made us legal. Te amo. I'm Brian Tong. Thanks for watching and we'll catch you guys next time for another Byte of the Apple. -You're right. It is amazing. -It is amazing. Look, touch right there. Together. Told you. -I'm gonna remember this moment for the rest of my life. It's all mine.