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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Essential Apple Podcast 008 : GazMaz was our first choice… honestly.

Essential Apple Podcast 008

With one of our regulars working out the best placement for a lawn chair and the other riding around southern France looking for property we put together a list for guests to come on the show and ended up calling GazMaz from the MyMac show. We discuss the week after WWDC and a whole lot of other tangents as well.

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This Weeks Talking Points

  • Apple to begin paying out $400M to customers tomorrow in ebook price-fixing settlement
  • RUMOUR: iPhone 7 may include EarPods w/ headphone jack + Lightning to 3.5mm adapter
  • Spotify now has 100M users, but only twice as many paid customers as Apple Music
  • Apple pulls legacy non-Retina MacBook Pro from retail store displays
  • Now you can withdraw money from ATM using Apple Pay

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Topdon TP550 Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Stereo Headphones with Over-Ear Design and Built-In Microphone Lightweight Wired + Wireless Headset for Hands free Calling Music Streaming High Fidelity Audio – Amazon

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Worth A Chirp

Karl : WeMo Insight Switch – £36.99 Smart Home Remote Insight Switch with Energy Monitoring for Apple iPhone and Android Devices (App Controlled)

Gaz Maz: The bloody Compass App on the iPhone a multitude of uses.

Mark : Memrise: learn languages freeiTunes. explore over 100 languages and hop on board a learning journey that is fuelled by memory Science. Our adaptive engine tracks your progress and helps you review just at the right time: it’s rocket fuel for your mind!

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Finally thanks for GazMaz for being our super sub so go listen to the my mac podcast. 

p.s. There might have been a small issue during editing when some audio overlaps. Sorry about that.

Essential Apple PodCast 006 – Marks 1Revalation

We were going to go WWDC prediction bonkers but just before going live Apple announced the subscription plans for the App store. So we talk about that, Mark Gurman, press expectations, our expectations, worth a chirp and some interesting listener comments.

After yet another password breach where some lucky soul thought they bagged themselves a Amazon Prime subscription, it was finally time to put 1Password through it’s paces. The end result.. Just get it because it turns out I’m not the only fan of it on the show.

More show notes at EssentialApple.com

  • Thanks to the TechFan and MyMac Podcast for the mention.
  • Marking Gurman on a grade. We discuss (sort of) his past and present predictions.
  • WWDC what are we most looking forward to and hoping for.

Nemos Hardware Store takes a look at the Adata i-Memory SDXC card which adds some serious storage to those Macbook Airs (and other Macs). If you’re interested in this or anything else on Amazon please consider using our affiliate link.

Thanks to all of the listeners from our Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter accounts who gave us some feedback and some challenging stories to get through. Check out Karls YouTube video on how to leave iTunes feedback.

Worth A ChirpBarry : istopmotion3 by Boinx – Mac App Store£39.99
Karl : DeadPool £9.99 in iTunes
Matt: Pythonista – £7.99 http://omz-software.com/pythonista/Mac App StoreMark : 1Password for iPhone / iPad / Mac / Windows.
Prodigy Medley: Jericho / Out of Space / No Good –
Hackney Colliery Band

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Essential Apple PodCast 005 – ‘Dodgy Bluetooth Vans…’

A strange week of Apple news from rumoured thunderbolt displays, rumoured iPhone release cycles, rumoured rumours and sources familiar with the matter. Yet we still manage to pack over an 1h 20 mins with something..

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This Week’s Talking Points

  • Cold Call Opt-Out Now Available By TextSky
  • TeamViewer compromised, users reporting emptied bank accountsTrustedReviews
  • T-Mobile offers visitors to the U.S. a new $30 calling and data planT-Mobile
  • Apple fights call to block Facetime and iMessageEssentialMac
  • Apple is said to be extending iPhone refreshes to once every three yearsNikkei
  • THUNDERBOLT DISPLAY STOCK LIMITED AT APPLE STORESMac Rumours
  • Poll: Would you rather a friend use your toothbrush or your mobile? – Evening Express

Nemos Hardware Store

For travelers, whose on-the-go routine includes time on-the-bike, the SCOUT 11 Handlebar Duffle is the perfect match. http://northstbags.com/

Amazon and Patreon Support

Amazon Affiliate link
Patreon LinkWorth A ChirpBarry : Apple Pay being linked to account and automagically updated card numbers.
Karl : Tom Read
Serenak: Mekorama : is a mobile puzzle game that can be endlessly expanded through user-created miniature game QR code
Mark : Clear protective cover for Apple Magic keyboard From macally €16,95 link to follow

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EP58 – Sideshow Bob Sums Up Batman vs Superman Nicely.

sideshow bob batman vs superman

Plainly put Batman Vs Superman sucked. In all ways and levels it’s just a bad film but at least Affleck isn’t to blame more Warner studios where it’s obvious the film was interfered with. Did we expect anything else after Warner’s botched attempt at a console game.

It comes to something when you’re watching DareDevil on Netflix and the fight scenes there kick BvS ass.
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EP57 : We Got Looped In

In this weeks podcast episode Karl Madden and Rick Mccorriston join me right after the Apple 21st event. Well when I said sort of we did have a few technical issues but we got there in the end. Recorded an hour after a technical impressive but somewhat muted Apple event.

Nemo’s Hardware Store

The Mapmaker FYL Back Pack

Available in both Brown

 EP57 : We Got Looped In

and cream what you have here is a stylish backpack that features a huge 11,000mAh

Fabric/Canvas
11,000mAh lithium-ion battery built-in – enough power to charge your smart phone 4-7 times (depending on make and model of phone)
Snap closure on top, and size zipper closure
18 X 13.5 X 6 in
Padded laptop compartment (fits laptops up to 14″)
Adjustable length straps

Find out more from the FYL Back Pack website.

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