No guests this week, and not a lot of Apple news, but we still manage to find a slew of weird, wonderful, interesting or crazy stories to shake a stick at... ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. Plus Simon “goes off on one” about how hard it was to just play some music files on his iPhone like we all used to do on our iPods... and why he banished the iOS Music app to the darkest recesses of the “Rarely Used” folder on the furthest screen of his iPhone.
Simon installed the High Sierra Beta and it bit him back! After a fair amount of sweat, swearing and effort though he thinks it may all have been for the best in the end. This week are joined by “internet royalty” Snaggy and Nitrozac of the revered Joy of Tech web comic and, well, hilarity ensued! Slippers, iPhone Propeller Beanies, virtual carpets and more...
Simon installed the High Sierra Beta and it bit him back! He wanted to tell us all about it but we were having such a blast talking to Keith R Baker author of the Longshot series of historical fiction novels set in the American Civil War and his Technical Advisor/Cover Artist Monica Haynes about - well, everything, that we never even got around to that! Have a listen and welcome to the madness!
A good few years ago, I backed my first Kickstarter project. It was the first version of the Glif for the iPhone 4 and was a neat wee device but, I have to admit, very rarely used. The latest incarnation of the Glif is a much improved product as any mobile phone can be used, with or without a case, and that makes it a really useful.
Yes! Proving that we are actually a “proper grown up podcast” Simon hosts, not one, not two, but THREE guests as @Spligosh and @Dougee join him to wander through the week's tech tomfoolery and his daughter Ruth drops in to comment on the Snapchat Maps furore…
So it is the week after that big Apple thing known as the WWDC. All the cool kids have given their opinions, so now we join in on the game. Loads to cover and the show runs long, but I think it was worth it.
Recorded on a week when there had been two recent terror attacks on Britain... Our thoughts were with those affected. Yes, yes yes, we were late publishing this...(even more so than usual) so it was all over and done by the time this got posted – even if we did record it the day before. Anyway we tried to stay away from the WWDC and certainly all the rumours for the most part... so it won’t all be out of date!
Simon followed through… with dropping one of the tech giants and gives us an update on living an “alternative” lifestyle. Mark discovers Amazon Prime Reading and we talk how to use the internet without the eyes of the Government’s “snooper’s charter” bearing down on you.
In a week when 'Uncle Tim' talked to Jim Cramer of Mad Money and the Apple Earnings Call showed they're “doing OK”, the UK's Government's secret plans to spy on its own citizens even more got leaked and Microsoft released a strangely schizophrenic Windows 10S platform aimed at low end hardware to combat the Chromebooks teamed with a premium Surface Laptop priced at $999, we take our usual “seamless” wander around the highways and byways of Apple and tech related news while guest Guy Serle from the MyMac Show does his best to derail the proceedings...
On this episode of our Apple based podcast we discuss Microsoft, Pebble and Android, with the odd smattering of Apple. Nick Riley from the Let's Talk Apple Podcast joins us this week and we ponder self driving cars and best of all some real life giant fighting mechs!
An extra long show as a surprise guest drops by. We talk about Mark’s unfortunate week. Apple and their remarkable and unprecedented revealing of future product plans. Apple/Microsoft/Android “market share/user base”, the Samsung Dex Dock and, well, anything else that catches our attention deficit disordered minds!
Loopback is an audio routing app which has been both a blessing and curse for me in my podcasting world. Think of loop back as a virtual mixer where audio sources can be passed into and out of into applications. With it's latest release Loopback has become even more awesome.
We are finally out land of 16gb Devices. The iPhone SE comes with 32gb. Finally a new iPad - be it a bit of a ‘curate’s egg’. The Product(RED) iPhone makes an appearance and we make time to ponder the meaning (or otherwise) of a slightly unusual Apple Patent.
On this weeks show somehow we end up talking about Electric Pork, ways to scan your network on both iOS and Mac OS. Wireless charging, do we really need it and is anyone surprised that Microsoft can ready your Skype messages?
Another mixed bag of loosely based Apple discussion. The pitfalls of using iOS for podcast production, finally running with nothing more than an Apple Watch, Simons been installing more Beta updates, and you can get arrested at McDonalds for using an Apple watch. Plus a load more other nonsense..
Another week and the podcasting juggernaut rolls onward. This week we talk about live streaming from your Mac to places like Twitch or YouTube. Samsung and their quality assurance advert, the House of Lords saying households deserve a minimum 30Mbps broadband, oh and we had some post…
This week we talk about joining the MyMac.com network, where are the iPad pro’s, digital audio workstations, why is there such a large leap from basic to pro, what about us mid range types? Wireless charging and those new Apple adverts on this weeks episode
Well hello there. A show was recorded the other week but we had to abort it due to a few technical difficulties. It’s our first show back this year discussing what's happened with the show, an update on Mark's life, the AirPods from hell and a delve into the world of Apple.
Joining me this week to discuss Apple AirPods, rubber socks, App Store vs direct purchasing and a whole host of other things is Karl madden from the Mac and forth Show and essential Apple editor, Serenak.
This week we take a different tack as I invite Serenak to join me as we wander “off piste” and meander into the history of why Macs are so prevalent in the design and print industries, what went wrong with his new iPhone and an eclectic selection of “alternative” apps...
Guy Searle from the mymac.com podcast joins me this week to try and talk Apple, but guess what? We get distracted. We cover new media douchebags, Mario Go pricing, "will Amazon ever release a native Apple TV app?" and share our thoughts on the new MacBook Pros.
For as long as I remember I hated Pinball. It's right up there with games such as Tempest, where no matter how hard I practised, or what hours I put in, I just sucked. Then Pinout came along rewriting all the hatred I had for this genre of game.
Recorded in a monumental week covering the one topic everyone is talking about. eBay customer service and my iPad. Something for the cyclists this week as I trial the Tacx flow turbo trainer and app along with a smattering of Apple News.
So today I'm looking at completely the other end of the spectrum of headphones with a price range that most mere mortals can afford, the [SoundPeats Q12](http://geni.us/SoundPeatsQ12). Who knows if due to some dodgy translation it was supposed to be SoundBeats?