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Location:

Austin, TX

Description:

The B&B Podcast is a weekly technology talk show co-hosted by Ben Brooks and Shawn Blanc. Show topics include Apple, productivity, writing, software, iPhones and iPads, and the like.

Language:

English

Contact:

5by5 Broadcasting 5114 Balcones Woods Drive Suite 307-292 Austin, TX 78759-5273


Episodes

92: Yam Benjamin

2/7/2013
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For the final episode of The B&B Podcast, Shawn and Ben talk about the history of the show, the Pebble smartwatch and watches in general, doing an OmniFocus workflow audit, Monoprice's new 27-inch monitor, and the iPad as a "pro" PC.

Duration: 01:18:18


91: The Penultimate Episode

1/31/2013
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This week Shawn and Ben talk about responsive web design, side projects, and Netbot going free on App.net. Also, as the title suggests, this is the second-to-last episode of the B&B Podcast.

Duration: 00:34:37


90: The Core Power Tools

1/24/2013
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Shawn and Ben discuss what should be on the short list of apps which most moderately computer savvy people should be using.

Duration: 00:39:50


89: Twitter, Coffee, and Cookies

1/18/2013
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Back from the holidays and kicking off the first episode of 2013, Shawn and Ben talk about scaling back on Twitter followers and the problems with Americanos from Starbucks.

Duration: 00:40:29


88: Legacy Twitter Relationships

12/13/2012
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For the final show of 2012, Shawn and Ben record a show in their old style of casual conversation. Topics include teething, Amazon Prime, OmniFocus, scaling back on Twitter followers, Time Magazine's top 10 gadgets of the year, and more.

Duration: 00:52:29


87: Listener Q&A

12/6/2012
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Shawn and Ben answer questions submitted by you guys, the listeners. Ranging from App.net, Twitter clients, website memberships and Ben's paywall, what podcasts we listen to, and more.

Duration: 00:32:25


86: Interview with Shaun Inman

11/29/2012
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This week Shawn and Ben are joined by special guest and Internet Hero, Shaun Inman. Shaun is a designer and developer, the creator of Mint, Fever, The Last Rocket, and much, much more. We talk about web design, development, growing in your skill sets, learning new skills, video game jams, and launching a Kickstarter campaign.

Duration: 00:33:13


85: The Circle of Confusion

11/16/2012
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Shawn and Ben talk about photography and cameras and lenses.

Duration: 00:32:03


84: Tips and Tricks: Keyboard Maestro

11/8/2012
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In an action-packed tips and tricks episode, Ben and Shawn talk about the powerhouse app that is Keyboard Maestro. They give an overview of how Keyboard Maestro works and some of the basics for using it as well as sharing many of the custom macros they use.

Duration: 00:35:59


83: Listener Q&A

11/1/2012
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Shawn and Ben answer questions from the listeners, covering topics about Pinboard, budgeting, tech purchases, Apple Care, upgrades, covering Apple news, and more.

Duration: 00:38:32


82: Interview with David Smith

10/25/2012
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Shawn and Ben are joined by David Smith, an indie iOS developer. We talk about some of the things David has learned in his years developing software, and we talk about his most recent app, Check the Weather, including all that went in to building it, preparing for launch, and then handling customer feedback afterwards.

Duration: 00:32:05


81: You Gotta Remove the Mustard

10/18/2012
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Shawn and Ben talk about five different apps that have been released in the past couple weeks.

Duration: 00:32:12


80: Tips and Tricks: OmniFocus

10/11/2012
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Ben and Shawn share their favorite tips, tricks, and workflows for OmniFocus.

Duration: 00:26:14


79: You Never Need It, Until You Need It

10/5/2012
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Shawn and Ben talk about Ben's reluctance to use his iPad as a work device even though he says he wants to, our impressions of the Kickstarted Hidden Radio Bluetooth speaker, Shawn's initial impressions of the new Kindle Paperwhite, and more.

Duration: 00:31:25


78: Listener Q&A

9/27/2012
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Ben and Shawn answer all sorts of techy and nerdy questions from the listeners.

Duration: 00:30:59


77: Interview with Ryan Cash

9/21/2012
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Shawn and Ben are joined by Ryan Cash, former marketing director at Marketcircle and founder of Snowman, makers of the iPhone reminders app, Checkmark. We talked with Ryan about his transition and motivation to go from working for a medium-sized company to starting his own indie iOS dev shop, the challenges of building and shipping an iPhone app, and more.

Duration: 00:29:32


76: Pop Open LaunchBar

9/13/2012
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Shawn and Ben share tips and tricks about one of their most-used applications on the Mac: LaunchBar.

Duration: 00:30:29


75: B&B 2.0

9/6/2012
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Shawn and Ben announce a new format and schedule to the show. And this week they talk about the just-announced Kindles and follow-up on last week's discussion of App.net.

Duration: 00:35:18


74: The Worst, Worst, Worst Case Scenario

8/30/2012
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After a 2-week hiatus, Ben and Shawn are back to talk about touchscreen desktop computers, Twitter, App.net, and Glassboard, and the kitchen sink.

Duration: 00:44:54


73: Faded Avocado

8/9/2012
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Shawn and Ben talk about fax machines, open source software, the future of the digital landscape and how that affects the apps we use today, and the right and wrong ways to publish a link list-type blog.

Duration: 00:59:25

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