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Essential Apple Podcast 72: Evil Geniuses and CES

1/15/2018
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Recorded 14th December 2017 This week Apple's “Evil Geniuses” got called “jerks” by some guy at the FBI. Seems that, as we said, the App Economy isn't dead. Reports say HomePod may not be too far away, and there are rumours iPhone 6 Plus replacement batteries might be in short supply. Also of course CES brought us the usual crop of news stories from the interesting to the totally bizarre. We picked out some of the more intriguing ones while passing on the more mundane or obvious or the...

Duration: 02:48:00


Essential Apple Podcast 71: Hello 2018!

1/9/2018
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Recorded 31st December 2017 Loads of news this week, not least of all Meltdown and Spectre (Boo!). App Store is booming, new battery tech gets touted, old computers are worth a lot (to someone at least), Apple agree to just swap batteries for £25 if you want, Mark is sick and Simon is joined by Donny Yankellow of MyMac and Karl Madden of Mac&Forth to talk about it all... On this week's show: APPLE BGRFortuneRedmond PieFortune TECHNOLOGY FuturismDigital TrendsEngadgetClotheshorse...

Duration: 01:56:35


Essential Apple Podcast 70: Happy New Year

1/6/2018
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Very Very late edition of the New Years eve show. Apologies but a dose of fever, lost recordings and anything else that could of gone wrong did go wrong. Thanks to Bart, Nick, Keith and Simon for coming on and having a blast. Support The Essential Apple Podcast by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/essential-apple-show This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration: 01:41:44


Essential Apple Podcast 69: Christmas Eve Party Podcast

12/25/2017
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Recorded 24th December 2017 This week we are in a party mood and we get some guests in to talk about the year in Apple and Tech! Merry Christmas (or other seasonal festivity of your choice) everybody! On this week's show: Nemo's Hardware Store (1:20:50) These are Nemo's personal favourite items reviewed and used by him during 2017 with his personal recommendations for gifts for yourself and others, all under...

Duration: 01:42:52


Essential Apple Podcast 68:

12/20/2017
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This week Apple released the iMac Pro, purchased Shazam, updated Final Cut X Pro, Logic Pro and Motion. Patreon reversed course and apologised to users. Disney bought most of Rupert Murdoch's empire, and the FFC voted to remove the Net Neutrality rules in the US. We are joined by David Nanian of Shirt Pocket Software the makers of the excellent Super Duper!, and we wonder if Mark can still hold back on the Quo... On this week's show: APPLE The VergeApple InsiderCNet IN THE NEWS The...

Duration: 00:38:47


Essential Apple Podcast 67a: What the Hell Patreon?

12/11/2017
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Recorded 10th December 2017 We are now well into December, there is even snow here in Suffolk today so Christmas is “officially sanctioned” and still Mark refrains from breaking out the Quo... Also Patreon did some sort of U turn and say if you aren't receiving “life changing” amounts of donations they don't really want your business... Plus Apple TV, SSDs, ARM laptops and more. On this week's show: APPLE Digital TrendsAppleInsiderThe VergeCult of Mac TECHNOLOGY Digital TrendsThe...

Duration: 01:01:34


Essential Apple Podcast 67: What the Hell Patreon?

12/11/2017
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Recorded 10th December 2017 We are now well into December, there is even snow here in Suffolk today so Christmas is “officially sanctioned” and still Mark refrains from breaking out the Quo... Also Patreon did some sort of U turn and say if you aren't receiving “life changing” amounts of donations they don't really want your business... Plus Apple TV, SSDs, ARM laptops and more. On this week's show: APPLE Digital TrendsAppleInsiderThe VergeCult of Mac TECHNOLOGY The Verge IN THE...

Duration: 01:02:40


Essential Apple Podcast 67: What the Hell Patreon?

12/11/2017
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Recorded 10th December 2017 We are now well into December, there is even snow here in Suffolk today so Christmas is “officially sanctioned” and still Mark refrains from breaking out the Quo... Also Patreon did some sort of U turn and say if you aren't receiving “life changing” amounts of donations they don't really want your business... Plus Apple TV, SSDs, ARM laptops and more. On this week's show: APPLE Digital TrendsAppleInsiderThe VergeCult of Mac TECHNOLOGY The Verge IN THE...

Duration: 01:02:40


Essential Apple Podcast 67: What the Hell Patreon?

12/11/2017
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Recorded 10th December 2017 We are now well into December, there is even snow here in Suffolk today so Christmas is “officially sanctioned” and still Mark refrains from breaking out the Quo... Also Patreon did some sort of U turn and say if you aren't receiving “life changing” amounts of donations they don't really want your business... Plus Apple TV, SSDs, ARM laptops and more. On this week's show: APPLE Digital TrendsAppleInsiderThe VergeCult of Mac TECHNOLOGY The Verge IN THE...

Duration: 01:02:11


Essential Apple Podcast 66: It's Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Mark's WhingeCast

12/7/2017
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Well what a week - terrible security gaffe by Apple, some semi bungled patches to fix it, a problem for some with iOS having a hissy fit over December 2nd for some reason... and well, we are now into December so it's starting to feel a lot like ChristMaz (geddit) and Mark's breaking out the Merry (Status) Quo-mas... Well what a week - terrible security gaffe by Apple, some semi bungled patches to fix it, a problem for some with iOS having a hissy fit over December 2nd for some reason......

Duration: 01:33:50


Essential Apple Podcast 65: Andrius Gailiunas of Pixelmator

11/28/2017
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This week, being the week of Thanksgiving/Black Friday where the news is a little thin on the ground (unless you count the endless “Black Friday greatest deals ever” stuff) we are joined by Andrius Gailiunas from Pixelmator to talk about Pixelmator and the upcoming Pixelmator Pro. Recorded 19th November 2017 Listen to the show: Audio This and other episodes are available at: iTunes | Overcast | Google Play | Direct Download | RSS | Pinecast On this week's...

Duration: 01:16:23


Essential Apple Podcast 64a: The Tuscon Twosome Recut

11/22/2017
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Recorded 19th November 2017 Something went wrong with the export of the show mangling Curt and Roger in the second half. This is the same show but recut to restore their input – Sorry everyone! If you already listened probably best to start at about 40 minutes in. This week, while Mark is off in Dublin (quite possibly overindulging in Guiness) Simon hosts the show and is joined by a twosome from Tuscon, Arizona. My Mac veterans and members of the Tuscon MUG, Roger Harmon and Curt...

Duration: 01:35:26


Essential Apple Podcast 63: Skylum’s the Limit with Kevin La Rue

11/15/2017
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Recorded 12th November 2017 This week we are joined by Kevin La Rue of Macphun - now renamed Skylum Software, to talk about Luminar, Macphun photo software,the change to Skylum Software, Dark Castle, Silicon Beach and and as usual any other stuff that cropped up in the world of Apple and tech over the last week or so. It's quite a long show as Kevin was keen to share with us, so get a brew, settle down and prepare to hear all about things he's been involved with all the way back to the...

Duration: 03:29:48


Essential Apple Podcast 62: We go Rogue (Amoeba) with Paul Kafasis

11/9/2017
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In this very special episode we chat with Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba. Up for discussion are those iPhone X reviews, training hard for a Dumb Digital Badge, the Mac Mini and the operational altitude of the Mac Pro. This and other episodes are available at: iTunes | Overcast | Google Play | | RSS | Pinecast Social Media and Slack You can follow us on: EssentialApple.com / Pinecast / Twitter / Facebook / Google Plus / Slack – ask us for an invite any way you can get hold of us. Also a...

Duration: 01:26:12


Essential Apple Podcast 61: Siim Teller of Wire

11/1/2017
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This week we are joined by Siim Teller of Wire.com, to discuss Wire, Open Source, E2EE, and much more. Simon talks about how his MacBook Pro breakdown made him glad he had a CCC clone and how Ubuntu Linux made his old White MacBook Core2Duo usable again. Suffolk Pete also joins us and talks about his part done project to build a Mac Mini Media Server in his cellar and his glass of Chocolate Vanilla Stout from [Purple Moose] (https://purplemoose.co.uk) On this week's...

Duration: 02:59:13


Essential Apple Podcast 60: My Mac Yakkity Yak

10/17/2017
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Joined by Steve Hammond of MyMac we discuss all the news in Apple, Technology and associated tomfoolery from the last week or so. On this week’s show The IndependentDesignTAXIApple InsiderCult of Mac WORTH A CHIRP amazonamazonamazon ### Nemo's Hardware Store (44:30) amazonAmazonAmazon This and other episodes are available at: iTunes | Overcast | Google Play| Direct Download | RSS | Pinecast Social Media and Slack You can follow us on: EssentialApple.com / Pinecast / Twitter /...

Duration: 01:24:39


Essential Apple Podcast 59: CCC’s Mike Bombich in Conversation

10/9/2017
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Recorded 8th October 2017 Mark is back from Munich, and we are joined by Mike Bombich of Carbon Copy Cloner fame to talk about his career, his software, Apple, and some other bits and pieces. Mike Bombich Interview ESSENTIAL APPLE APPLE BGRMac Rumors Nemo’s Hardware Store (42:13) OWC Thunderbolt 3 DockAmazon Social Media and Slack You can follow us on: EssentialApple.com / Pinecast / Twitter / Facebook / Google Plus / Slack – ask us for an invite any way you can get hold of...

Duration: 01:43:50


Essential Apple Podcast 58: Apple’s Aussie Reuse & Recycle Champ @_windrider

10/1/2017
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Recorded 30th September 2017 Mark just about has time to do the show before he jets off again, this time to Munich for the Oktoberfest. We are joined by Peter Emery (@_windrider) from Australia to talk about his old Macs, virtual flu pandemics, Keychain Stealer and more. On this week’s show: APPLE The VergeThe Mac ObserverBGR TECHNOLOGY The Mac ObserverCrank the range on this up to a couple of feet or more and we can really start talkingFossbyteshere IN THE NEWS BBC News Nemo’s...

Duration: 01:05:07


Essential Apple Podcast 57: Barely An Atom Out Of Place

9/25/2017
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Recorded 24th September 2017 What a year this is turning into! This week hurricane Maria battered the unfortunate Caribbean islanders (again), Mexico was hit by a massive earthquake (again) and two loony leaders with weird hairdos traded insults and nuclear threats (again)... Meanwhile Mark is back from Budapest, and we are joined by the wonderful Bart Busschots of the Let's Talk podcasts to mull over the Apple Watch 3 and the iPhone 8, to stare in awe and amazement at the power and...

Duration: 01:14:43


Essential Apple Podcast 56: Wire Chaos & Apple Event Reactions

9/18/2017
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Recorded 17th September 2017 This week Cassini made its final manoeuvre and crashed into Saturn ending its 13 year scientific mission, some muppets set off a bomb in the Parson’s Green Tube Station injuring 29 people (some of them children) but thankfully there were no fatalities and Apple held a small gathering at their new Steve Jobs Theatre to announce some new shiny toys. Mark is off in Budapest enjoying a relaxing break from it all. So in his absence I am joined by Sherman Gossett...

Duration: 02:26:04

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