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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

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

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English


Episodes

260: ‘A Clear Eyed Look at Dishwashers’, With Special Guest John Siracusa

8/10/2019
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Special guest John Siracusa finally returns to the show. Topics include the Siri voice recording fiasco, Siracusa’s epic Mac OS X reviews, and making good ice.

Duration:02:23:41

259: ‘Start a Bakin’ Timer’, With Special Guest Marco Arment

7/31/2019
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Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show. Topics include MacBook Pro rumors, breakfast cereal, Siri frustrations, and more.

Duration:01:47:33

258: ‘Pousse-Café’, With Special Guest John Moltz

7/29/2019
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Special guest John Moltz returns to the show for a mid-summer Q&A episode, answering actual questions from actual listeners.

Duration:02:16:44

257: ‘A Beautiful Sandwich’, With Special Guest Daniel Jalkut

7/23/2019
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Special guest Daniel Jalkut returns to the show. Topics include app notarization, nonconsensual technology (including Zoom, Dropbox, and Superhuman), and more.

Duration:02:07:01

256: ‘A Bit Too Thin’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson

6/30/2019
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Special guest Ben Thompson returns to the show to talk about Jony Ive’s departure from Apple.

Duration:01:56:23

255: ‘Zap the PRAM’, With Special Guest Jason Snell

6/25/2019
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Special guest Jason Snell returns to the show. Topics include everything announced at WWDC: SwiftUI, Catalyst, and all the new features in iOS, iPadOS, MacOS, WatchOS, and tvOS.

Duration:02:46:34

254: Live From WWDC 2019 With Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak

6/4/2019
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Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theater in San Jose on Tuesday, 4 June 2019, John Gruber is joined by Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak to discuss the news from WWDC 2019: the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, MacOS 10.15 Catalina, iOS 13, iPadOS, SwiftUI and Catalyst, and more.

Duration:01:46:52

253: ‘An Italicized “Finally”’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie

5/31/2019
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Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a look at what we expect — and hope — to see from Apple at WWDC next week.

Duration:02:21:14

252: ‘The Dustin Egress Problem’, With Cabel Sasser, Steven Frank, and Greg Maletic From Panic

5/30/2019
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Special guests Cabel Sasser, Steven Frank, and Greg Maletic join the show to talk about Playdate, Panic’s exciting and surprising new handheld gaming system.

Duration:02:10:08

251: ‘Parking Meters in a Dirt Lot’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann

5/14/2019
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Very special guest Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include sleep and sleep-tracking (with Apple Watch), regional fast-casual dining, the nature of podcasting, and, of course, more.

Duration:01:54:56

250: ‘A Couple of Awkward Swipes’, With Special Guest MG Siegler

4/30/2019
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Very special guest MG Siegler returns to the show. Topics include Apple’s original content strategy and a general look at the state of the company.

Duration:02:31:21

249: ‘Better Than Nothing’, With Special Guest John Moltz

4/24/2019
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John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include AirPods 2, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold debacle, the trove of iOS 13 and MacOS 10.15 leaks reported by Guilherme Rambo, and the future of iTunes.

Duration:02:13:39

248: ‘Equally Confused’, With Special Guest Peter Kafka

4/6/2019
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Special guest Peter Kafka — executive editor at Recode and longtime reporter in the fields of media and technology — joins the show to discuss the announcements at last week’s “Show Time” event: Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV Channels and TV+.

Duration:01:37:42

247: ‘I Have Faith in the Rice’, With Special Guest Paul Kafasis

3/25/2019
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Special guest Paul Kafasis returns to the show. Topics include last week’s Apple product releases — new iPads, iMacs, and AirPods — and the de-Steve-ification of Wynn Las Vegas.

Duration:02:14:25

246: ‘Loan It to Nien Nunb’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino

3/16/2019
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Matthew “Hondo” Panzarino returns to the show. Topics include WWDC 2019, the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, Apple and privacy, the Boeing 737 Max, and Disney’s upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park lands.

Duration:03:20:34

245: ‘40 Hours a Day of Murder’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie

2/28/2019
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Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show. Topics include, but are not limited to, privacy concerns with apps from the App Store, Google's payments to Apple to keep Google Search the default in Safari, Apple's Shot on iPhone contest winners, and speculation about Apple's purported March 25 media event.

Duration:02:52:27

244: ‘Plagiarists and Fabulists’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman

2/22/2019
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Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include: rumors of new Mac hardware and Marzipan at WWDC, Samsung’s new phones unveiled at their “Unpacked” event, 5G networks, Apple’s purported foray into the credit card business, and more — including Glenn’s “Tiny Type Museum” Kickstarter project.

Duration:03:04:36

243: ‘The God Awful Truth’, With Special Guest Rich Mogull

2/15/2019
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Special guest Rich Mogull joins the show. Topics cover a range of security and privacy-related issues: the Jeff Bezos/National Enquirer saga, laptop webcams, abuse of Apple’s enterprise developer program to enable sideloading of iOS apps, Amazon’s acquisition of Eero, and more.

Duration:02:41:43

242: ‘The Butts Incident’, With Special Guest John Moltz

1/31/2019
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John Moltz makes his long-awaited return to the show. Three big topics this week: the Facebook VPN app fiasco (and the company’s pattern of ethical violations), the Group FaceTime bug that allowed callers to listen to audio before the call was answered, and Apple’s quarterly results.

Duration:02:03:32

241: ‘More Smarter’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern

1/23/2019
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Joanna Stern returns to the show. Topics include the iPhone XR (and the argument that it might be the best phone in Apple's current lineup), Apple's new Smart Battery Cases, Apple Watch, and, of course, the new MacBook Air.

Duration:01:47:35