This week, Myke talks to John Siracusa about ‘Achtung Baby’, by U2.
Whoever the hell Casey Liss is, he joins Antony to persuade him the Dave Matthews Band is unjustly maligned, that you can’t beat a good drummer, and just what is a jam band, anyway?
This week Myke talks to Marco Arment about his love for the band Phish.
Stephen and Casey talk about cars instead of feelings
Casey joins the Connected post-show.
To celebrate the show’s silver anniversary, the boys talk about Stephen’s shownote museum, Myke’s Mac Pro and Federico’s iPad Air 2.
The Talk Show
‘Now It’s All Floppy’, With Marco Arment
Monday, 12 January 2015
Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show. Topics include microphones; Marco’s much-publicized article last week on Apple’s seemingly declining software quality; talking to the press and agreeing to interviews; Apple’s relatively tiny developer relations team (and how that pertains to the afforementioned segment on Apple’s perceived software quality; the purported new 12-inch MacBook Air and its dearth of peripheral ports; and more.
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Heil PR40 microphone.
Shure SM7B microphone.
Marco’s article: “Apple Has Lost the Functional High Ground”.
My take on the “Functional High Ground” thing.
Panic’s App Store woes.
Mark Gurman’s purported scoop on the upcoming new MacBook Air.
Jason Snell’s Macworld review of the original MacBook Air in 2008.
To ring in 2015, the boys spend some time with weird old browsers, Hackintoshes, the rumored 12-inch MacBook Air and Federico’s attempts to reinvent his nerd life.
The Talk Show
‘Far Less Eloquent as You’, With John Siracusa
Saturday, 25 October 2014
Special guest John Siracusa returns to the show to discuss last week’s Apple event (introducing the iPad Air 2), and OS X Yosemite (and his review thereof).
Casper: Premium mattresses for a fraction of the price.
Squarespace 7: Everything you need to create an exceptional website.
Backblaze: Unlimited, unthrottled online backup for Macs.
Siracusa’s Yosemite review.
Meta post about his Yosemite review.
Quora thread on garbage collected systems (like Android) needing more RAM than non-GC systems (like iOS).
Daniel Jalkut on creating status bar icons that work with Yosemite’s dark menu bar.
FTL: WebKit’s LLVM based JIT.
Secrets: A database of hidden settings for Mac OS X.
Crystal Quest for Xbox.
This week Myke is joined by Marco Arment. They talk about the development and testing process of Overcast, Marco’s take on opinionated design, his changing place in the podcast industry and his feelings about releasing the app to the world.
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