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A singular, unparalleled variety extravaganza. Sort of like the director's commentary track for Daring Fireball.

A singular, unparalleled variety extravaganza. Sort of like the director's commentary track for Daring Fireball.
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Austin, TX

Description:

A singular, unparalleled variety extravaganza. Sort of like the director's commentary track for Daring Fireball.

Language:

English


Episodes

224: ‘AirPower, What’s That?’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell

6/15/2018
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Serenity Caldwell returns to the show for a post-WWDC wrap-up discussion. Topics include iOS 12, Memoji, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, Apple Books, MacOS 10.14 Mojave, dark mode, UIKit apps on the Mac, and more.

Duration:02:08:52

223: Live From WWDC 2018 With Greg Joswiak and Mike Rockwell

6/5/2018
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Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, John Gruber is joined by Greg Joswiak and Mike Rockwell to discuss the news from WWDC: ARKit 2, the new USDZ file format, iOS 12, MacOS 10.14 “Mojave”, UIKit apps on MacOS, and more.

Duration:01:37:05

222: ‘Pseudorandom Gibberish’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie

5/31/2018
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Rene Ritchie returns to the show. Topics include MacBook keyboard failures, iOS passcode security, Google’s odd Duplex “demo”, Steam Link’s curious rejection from the App Store, AirPlay 2, and, of course, conjecture about next week’s WWDC.

Duration:01:32:33

221: ‘Slathered in Incompetence’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson

5/8/2018
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Ben Thompson returns to the show. Topics include Apple's quarterly results, the discontinuation of Apple's AirPort product line, and more.

Duration:02:48:48

220: ‘$270 Worth of Unneeded Keyboards’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple

4/27/2018
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Special guest Jim Dalrymple returns to the show. Topics include the litany of problems with MacBook keyboards, speculation regarding why Apple’s AirPower multi-device charging mat still isn’t shipping, Google’s proposal to replace SMS with a new protocol that isn’t encrypted, and more.

Duration:01:59:00

219: ‘Top Men’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino

4/11/2018
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Matthew Panzarino returns to the show to talk about his exclusive behind-the-scenes profile with Apple’s Pro Workflow Team and state of Apple’s professional Mac hardware and software.

Duration:02:13:49

218: ‘Spending Tim Cook’s Money’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell

3/31/2018
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Serenity Caldwell returns to the show to talk about Apple's education-focused event last week in Chicago.

Duration:01:55:39

217: ‘Our Name Is Our Address’, With Special Guest Jason Kottke

3/24/2018
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Finally. Jason Kottke is on the show to talk about 20 years of writing his eponymous website.

Duration:02:19:10

215: ‘The “Press Real Hard” Era’, With Special Guest Marco Arment

2/18/2018
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Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show for a brief discussion. Topics include Apple’s OS development strategy, HomePod and Siri, the sad state of Apple TV apps, where to get a good cheesesteak, and more.

Duration:03:53:44

214: ‘Only Wireless. Less Smart Than an Echo. Lame.’, With Special Guest Paul Kafasis

2/9/2018
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Special guest Paul Kafasis returns to the show. Topics include Apple’s new HomePod, [Farrago](https://rogueamoeba.com/farrago/) (Rogue Amoeba’s new soundboard app for the Mac), the Philadelphia Eagles’ triumph over the “New England” Patriots in Super Bowl 52, and we stir up a controversy regarding a 10-year-old cocktail devised by the boys at You Look Nice Today.

Duration:02:10:14

213: ‘Don’t Tap the Monkey’, With Special Guest John Moltz

1/31/2018
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John Moltz returns to the show. We talk about the HomePod, the “cancellation” of iPhone X, Steve Jobs and the orange button, and Super Bowl 52. And a surprising amount of talk about dates.

Duration:01:22:31

212: ‘Arbiter of Finallys’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie

1/25/2018
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Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show to talk about HomePod, clickbait, the Spectre/Meltdown security exploits, and a look back at Apple’s 2017 in review.

Duration:02:27:51

211: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Holiday Spectacular, With Special Guests Guy English and John Siracusa

12/31/2017
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As per holiday tradition at The Talk Show, a brief chat about ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’, with a cavalcade of special guests, including Guy English and John Siracusa.

Duration:02:55:14

210: ‘Australian Battery Scam’, With Special Guest Jason Snell

12/30/2017
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Special guest Jason Snell returns for the penultimate episode of 2017. Topics include the iPhone battery performance-throttling saga, Google Maps vs. Apple Maps, new versions of iOS running slow on older iPhones, the new iMac Pro, iOS file management, and more.

Duration:02:24:21

209: ‘Blaming a Platypus’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino

12/18/2017
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Matthew Panzarino returns to the show to talk about Apple’s new iMac Pro lineup: gaming, VR, medical use, software development video, and more. Also: a spoiler-free preamble on “Star Wars Ep. 8: The Last Jedi”.

Duration:02:07:03

208: ‘Disgusting Inception’, With Special Guest John Moltz

11/30/2017
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John “With an H” Moltz returns to the show. Topics include the ongoing deluge of sexual harassment scandals, our beloved SodaStreams, the Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra root login fiasco, *App: The Human Story*, and more.

Duration:01:33:40

207: ‘Christmas Mitzvah’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann

11/18/2017
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Merlin Mann returns to the show for a Thanksgiving-week holiday spectacular. Topics include the history of Markdown, nerding out with Keyboard Maestro, kids today and the computers they want to use, caring about idiomatic native UI design, a look back at last year's election, and more.

Duration:00:36:12

206: ‘Bed Is Where My Problems Are’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson

11/10/2017
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Ben Thompson returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X.

Duration:02:13:13

205: ‘If You Trust Your Twin’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple

10/31/2017
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Jim Dalrymple returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X.

Duration:01:39:56

203: ‘Unused VIPs’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell

10/21/2017
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Serenity Caldwell returns to the show. Topics include watches, the problems with the current MacBook keyboards, iOS 11 battery life, my massive windfall from the iBooks antitrust settlement, and more.

Duration:02:02:00