Essential Apple Podcast Special: The Kelly Guimont Show

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!

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Essential Apple Show 21: 1Password’s Chris De Jabet (pronounced Day-zhah-bay)

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.

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Essential Apple Podcast 18: Apple Security New iCloud Options And External Graphics Cards

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.

  • Apple fixes serious security flaw after UAE dissident’s iPhone targeted – Reuters
  • Apple Signs Deal With Cash Money Records – iClarified
  • EE to Offer 6 Months Of Apple Music To New And Upgrading Customers : EssentialApple.com
  • Apple Inc. Press Releases: Apple Music Festival to Light Up London with 10 Nights of Spectacular Performances This September – iGenius
  • 10 lesser known features in iOS 10
  • Apple debuts new 2TB iCloud storage option for $19.99 per month. Link 
  • Apple Quietly Acquired Personal Heath Data Startup Gliimpse – iPhone in Canada
  • By singling out Apple over taxes, Brussels is abusing its own rules – The Telegraph
  • Wolfe Kickstarter aims to bring external GPUs to MacBook Pro lineup – iThinkDifferent
  • Lord Myners criticises Government green light of ARM sale – The Telegraph

Nemos hardware store

CableJive

CableJive PowerPortz
high power car charge, dual USB car charge, 4 port USB, 4 iPad iPod iPhone Charge

CableJive DockXtender
Leave your case on when you dock

Essential Apple Podcast 017: On Nothing More Than Just An iPhone

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

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If you have ever wondered about how to create, edit and publish a podcast using nothing more than your iPhone, iPad or iPod you’ll want to give this episode a listen we cover:

Equipment: The gear we use:
Recording : Dealing with multiple participants on a Skype calls and how to get everyone in synch. What file formats to use for both pre and post processing.

Editing: Normalisation, compression, filters, noise gates and some handy hints for editing with Ferrite.

Publishing. Hosting, stats and a solution for cost effective, unlimited podcast hosting.

We also talk Apple, those darn headphone rumours which won’t go away and some ideas for an OLED status bar.

Apps mentioned in the show

Ferrite: Ferrite combines the ease-of-use of a “voice memo” audio recorder, with a versatile multi-track editing studio — and powerful additional tools like effects & automation available when you need them.

WorkFlow: Workflow is your personal automation tool, enabling you to drag and drop any combination of actions to create powerful workflows for your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

Opinion: The world’s only easy to use podcast maker. Record, edit and publish online for free – ready for Twitter, Facebook, iTunes Podcast Directory, and any listening app!

Kyle’s Info:
Kyle, @Fung on Twitter
Edits @TabletopChamps and @TabletopGo
Tabletop Champions – “Real Play” 5th edition dungeons and dragons podcast

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Essential Apple Podcast 016. I Can Sing A Rainbow Too…

Another week and another Apple round up. A fake iPhone gives Mark an idea, Barry’s waiting to record Parkopedia fall outs and Karl tries to keep us on track about this self driving car stuff. This week’s Worth A Chirp gives a shout out to customer service, Fitness and once again 1Password. 

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This Week’s Talking Points

  • Today’s iPhone 7 leak reveals sleek black handset – TrustedReviews
  • Apple Partners with Parkopedia, Allowing Users to Find Parking Spaces & Garages, Even Reserve Parking Right From Apple Maps – </geek.0>
  • Tim Cook says Apple won’t repatriate money to US ‘until there’s a fair rate’ – CNBC
  • Intel will start building ARM-based smartphone chips – The Verge
    Intel Inside Does the the younger generation recognise Intel as a brand ?
    Apparently Jim Parsons does Intel adds so they might.- YouTube
  • Discussion:- BBC reports that Ford talking about self driving cars (no steering wheel!!) coming in 2021 and Volvo talking about testing self driving cars next year. Are Apple going to do their sit back and then trump all with a car or do we think that its more likely they will still partner with car manufacturers and stick to the software. 

Nemos Hardware Store

It’s not quite the end of the summer season yet and John has some equipment to help you take your iPad out on your travels with you and some rather interesting swimming goggles.

UrbanArmorGear.Com – Selection of iPad Air 2 & iPad Pro Cases : Amazon

UAG Folio iPad Air 2 Feather-Light Composite Case – Amazon

UZBL iPad 2 Cases – Amazon

Comfortable Swimming Goggles designed for Kids – Smaller Goggles For Kids Heads – Tinted – 100%UV Protection – Frogglez Amazon Link.

Worth A Chirp

  • Barry : Chillingo customer service
  • Karl : MyFitnessPal – App Store
    Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter for iOS. With the largest food database by far (over 5,000,000 foods) and amazingly fast and easy food and exercise entry, we’ll help you take those extra pounds off! And it’s FREE! There is no better diet app – period.
  • Mark : 1Password subscription

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Essential Apple Podcast 015: Driven To Distraction.

Matt’s back this week, whether that’s a good thing is up for discussion. As is the lads’ trip out for a Tesla test drive. Apple working on a TV guide, using Playstation controllers with your Apple TV, Apple Watch news and bug fixing bounties.Listen via

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This weeks talking points.

  • Tesla Chat
  • Apple Working on Digital Television Guide for Apple TV – [macrumours]
  • iOS 10 beta for Apple TV supporting PlayStation controllers [reddit]Apple Certified MFi Controller – PXN 6603W
    Apple MFi Certified – PXN PXN-6603
  • Upgraded Apple Watch 1 Models Said to Launch Alongside Apple Watch 2 Later This Year – [MacRumors]
  • Apple’s new security bug bounty program [imore]

Nemos Hardware Store

STM atlas iPhone case 6 / 6s available in charcoal, denim and red. $34.95 (no uk stock)

Q Acoustics Media 4 Soundbar with Built In Subwoofer amazon $379 / £297.70

Creative IRoar Inteligent Bluetooth Wireless Speaker. Amazon $369 / £299

VAVA Voom 20 portable wireless speaker. – Amazon $79.99/ £59.99

Worth A Chirp

Karl : Tesla
Matt: NeoFit Case – A Protective Case with Wrist Strap for the NEW Apple TV Remote (Black) – A plastic hardshell case for the Apple TV Remote by Act Labs – £12.99 – Amazon
Mark : Cleartext A text editor that only allows the 1,000 most common words in English.

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Essential Apple Podcast 014: Unplugged

A bar blocking mobile phone usage, 9 out of 10 people want / don’t want a new iPhone, the Bluetooth headphone saga rolls on and Kayne puts a shout out to Apple, yo! All this and a few tangents taken on this week’s Essential Apple Podcast

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This Week’s Talking Points

English bar blocks mobile phones – SBS
9 in 10 iPhone users won’t buy iPhone 7 without redesign, survey finds – Mashable
Bluetooth Headphone Revenue Overtakes Non-Bluetooth Ahead of iPhone 7 Launch –
MacRumors
Karls headphones : Jabra Move
Marks headphones : Sennheiser HD 202
Kanye West wants Apple to buy Tidal, calls for executive meet – appleinsider.com

Nemo’s hardware store

Nemo’s away on his travels in the land of Mork and Mindy (Boulder Colorado) but that’s not stopped him checking in with some travel tips including:

Audible’s sleep timer
iOS Photography. Dump your bad pics asap.
Portable battery with lightning connector
Don’t forget your Ukulele
Apple Maps is getting better, Google’s is getting way better. 

Worth A Chirp

Mark: New Apple TV Remote app – Free- Apple App Store and if this has not been used yet.
Karl: K11 Premium Bumper for Apple iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus
Matt: NeoFit Case – A Protective Case with Wrist Strap for the NEW Apple TV Remote (Black) – A plastic hardshell case for the Apple TV Remote by Act Labs – £12.99 – Amazon

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Essential Apple Podcast 011 : So 6 Months Later after becoming a developer…

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.

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