John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin follow up on John’s TiVo and smoke detector woes and the angst about the lack of a number after the name of the new iPad. John reviews his new Apple TV. Finally, the videos showing Chris Pirillo’s dad exploring Windows 8 and Mac OS X for the first time are mined for insights about computing in 2012 and beyond.
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John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin talk a bit more about connectors before moving on to the big Apple news: new MacBook Pros with Thunderbolt i/o and the first developer preview release of Mac OS X Lion.
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin reveal the many prosaic reasons for not owning an iPhone, then veer off on several non-tech tangents and never fully recover.
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin revisit Apple’s GUI history, complain about TiVo some more, then explore the possibility of another Copland-like crisis looming in Apple’s future. What will replace Objective-C and Cocoa? What can?