You have probably all read this elsewhere already… but if you haven’t and have come here in search of a lovely new Essential Apple Podcast edition you are unfortunately out of luck!. Last week just after Nick and I finished recording the show my microphone suffered a fatal encounter with my wife’s foot (purely accidentally). Despite the image what actually happened was it ripped the USB cable out of the little box of tricks on the end of the cable… I ordered a replacement but Amazon/Royal Mail let me down and failed to deliver in time for Sunday and a new show. If it doesn’t appear in the next couple of days I shall be buying another and sending the last to arrive back! Either way hopefully the show will be back to normal for next week.
Well what the actual hell? I take a week off and the internet goes berserk! Apple and Qualcomm settle, Intel drop 5G modems, Samsung Fold review units are a bust (literally), Samsung “delay” its launch as a result. Jony gives an interview and says he lives in the future, Tim Cook says he believes in doing the right thing, Apple get into a row about ‘screen time’ apps, plus buckets more stuff happened. I am joined by Nick (@spligosh) Riley to take a gander at some of it… (and apologies to Bill Bailey for stealing his line from the Pubbe Gagge)
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This week saw another deadly school shooting in the US and whilst we don’t want to dwell on that event we felt it appropriate to just mention our horror and sorrow at another senseless tragedy.
Meanwhile we are joined by the esteemed Jeff Gamet, Managing Editor at The Mac Observer and co-host of the Apple Context Machine Podcast to talk about the HomePod, “white-ring gate”, Twitter killing its Mac client and more.
On the week where Uncle Tim had an iPhone 8 in his pocket, Accu Weather got caught out, Elon Musk warned us about “autonomous weapons” and a leak that surprised no-one revealed the CIA spy on everyone, including their security “partners”; we are joined by Kelly Guimont of The Mac Observer and App Camp 4 Girls fame, and, well, let’s just say the show notes went out the window and this is what happened instead!
Mark, Dean and regular guest Karl from the Mac & Forth show join me this week to take stock of all thats happened with Google, product discontinuations, content blocking and that new mac smell.
Why I’m returning my iPhone 7 after a week, Apple Arm based Macbooks, Nvidia and that listing for Apple based engineers, drill gate, why I’m not wearing the apple watch series 2 and Apple takes over Batmans lair. Not bad for a show with no notes.
Now that all the fuss has died down, the world has come to terms with the demise of the headphone jack we can now start looking fowards the iPhone 10 and continue to wonder why has Apple left the Mac Pro untouched for 400 days.
Joining me this week is 1Password’s very own Communicator in Brief Chris De Jabet. We talk the new iPhone, new Apple Watch and go into the finer points of using 1Password, the introduction of the new subscription mode and find out more about the inner workings of Agile Bits.
Alongside a plethora of feedback, reviews and an email we go into Apple Watch health tips and tricks, learn a few cool things about Apple maps, solve why picture messages don’t show backgrounds, talk Apple news feature the three geeky ladies and fung from the tabletop champions podcast. It’s a packed show this week.
What was more surprising, Mario coming to iOS, realtime iWorks colab or the removal of the headphone port? Either way it was one hell of an exciting Apple event with Phil Schiler taking up most of the screen time. We recorded our reactions right after the show in this episode of the Essential Apple Podcast.
The team assemble once again this week to take a look at the last 7 days in the world of Apple in the unique, around a table in a pub style. Well we wish we were in the pub.
A different show this week where I’m joined by a fellow Ferrite user, kyle from the Tabletop Champions podcast (iTunes) to talk through how it’s possible to record, edit and publish a podcast using your iOS device and the rather excellent Ferrite for iOS app.
The gangs back together, well at least some of us are to cast our gaze upon IOS 10, Tswift vs Kwest, only 2 iPhones this year but three have been released and could Apple have made Spotify kill their free offerings. Oh yes a certain game has taken over the nation. All this and more on the essential Apple show.
So you release an app and it goes to the top of the app store charts world wide. You leave your job to become a full time developer and what happens next. This happened to Dean Murphy the developer of the content blocking app Crystal. In this episode of the Essential Apple podcast we catch up with him to see how interesting life has been since the release of his app.
Something slightly different this week. Karl and Barry take on the world of Apple stories this week in a very much unplugged version of the Essential Apple Podcast. A huge thanks to Karl for stepping in whilst I was out helping on with an Iron man weekend, not trying to be iron man… although….
Pah, who needs the regular crew to deal with the world of Apple and the tech we like when you can have GazMac from the Mymac.com podcast and Tim Robertson from the Techfan.com podcast. Discussing headphones, amazon, patents and Top Gear.