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  1. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 260, With Special Guest John Siracusa

    The Talk Show

    ‘A Clear Eyed Look at Dishwashers’, With Special Guest John Siracusa

    Saturday, 10 August 2019

    Special guest John Siracusa finally returns to the show. Topics include the Siri voice recording fiasco, Siracusa’s epic Mac OS X reviews, and making good ice.

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    Links:

    “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Holiday Spectacular, With Special Guests Guy English and John Siracusa.

    The Guardian: “Apple Contractors ‘Regularly Hear Confidential Details’ on Siri Recordings”.

    TechCrunch: “Apple Suspends Siri Response Grading in Response to Privacy Concerns”.

    The Verge: “Apple Stops Letting Contractors Listen to Siri Voice Recordings and Will Offer Opt-Out Later”.

    Amazon’s Alexa FAQ.

    Steve Jobs on privacy at the D8 conference in 2010.

    Apple is now cryptographically verifying battery replacements.

    Apple posts ASMR videos to YouTube.

    David Pogue column on software Easter eggs.

    John talks to Merlin Mann about buying a new refrigerator on their podcast, Reconcilable Differences.

    QuarkXPress Easter egg.

    James Thompson’s Easter egg talk.

    Tovolo King Cube ice cube tray.

    This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

    https://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2019/08/10/ep-260

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  2. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 202, With Special Guest Joanna Stern

    The Talk Show

    ‘You Tell Me If It’s a Dongle’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern

    Saturday, 30 September 2017

    Special guest Joanna Stern returns to the show. Topics include Apple Watch Series 3, our mutual fear of heights, Velcro, and more.

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    Joanna’s Apple Watch Series 3 review

    Tiny MacBook Air

    John’s customized suitcase from Joanna.

    This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

    https://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2017/09/30/ep-202

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  3. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 146, With Very Special Guests Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi

    The Talk Show

    ‘“They Might Be Giants” With a Spanish Accent’, With Special Guests Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi

    Friday, 12 February 2016

    Very special guests Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi join the show. Topics include: the new features in Apple’s upcoming OS releases (iOS 9.3 and tvOS 9.2); why Apple is expanding its public beta program for OS releases; iTunes’s monolithic design; how personally involved Eddy and Craig are in using, testing, and installing beta software; the sad decline of Duke’s men’s basketball team; and more.

    Some scoops too, including: the weekly number of iTunes and App Store transactions, an updated Apple Music subscriber count, peak iMessage traffic per second, and the number of iCloud account holders.

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    Links:

    Apple’s iOS beta preview page.

    Apple Insider on the new features in tvOS 9.2.

    Walt Mossberg: “Apple’s Apps Need Work”.

    Your truly, following up on Mossberg’s column.

    Duke falls out of AP Top 25 for the first time in more than eight years.

    This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

    https://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2016/02/12/ep-146

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  4. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 139, With Special Guests Craig Federighi and John Siracusa

    The Talk Show

    ‘How Many Fingers Should This Baby Have?’, With Special Guests Craig Federighi and John Siracusa

    Monday, 14 December 2015

    Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi joins the show for a wide-ranging half-hour discussion about Swift — Apple’s new programming language that just went open source.

    Next, John Siracusa returns to the show to follow up on Federighi’s segment on Swift. Other topics include Apple’s new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6/6S, and our mutual (and perhaps futile) desire to head into this week’s premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens knowing as few spoilers as possible.

    Transcript of Craig Federighi’s interview.

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    Links:

    Craig Federighi talking about Swift going open source with Ars Technica, TheNextWeb, and Mashable.

    Siracusa’s explanation of Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) in his Mac OS X 10.7 review in 2011.

    Siracusa’s excellent introduction to Swift from his Mac OS X 10.10 review last year.

    Glyn Williams post on Quora regarding how iOS devices need less RAM than equivalent Android devices, because Android’s virtual machine uses garbage collection and iOS doesn’t.

    “The Curious Case of the Curious Case” — my review of Apple’s new Smart Battery Case.

    Michael Tsai’s link roundup on Sketch leaving the Mac App Store.

    “Don’t Drink the Bacta Tea” — spoiler-free episode of The Incomparable last week, with Siracusa, Jason Snell, Serenity Caldwell, and Dan Moren talking about The Force Awakens.

    Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki

    Sci-Fi Corridor Archive. Start here, of course.

    This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2015/12/14/ep-139

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  5. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 133, With Guest Serenity Caldwell

    The Talk Show

    ‘The MacGuffin Tractor’, With Guest Serenity Caldwell

    Saturday, 17 October 2015

    Serenity Caldwell returns to the show. Topics include this week’s new iMacs; the new “Magic” mouse, trackpad, and keyboard; an overview of Apple Music and iCloud Photos; Facebook’s outrageous background battery usage on iOS; Elon Musk’s gibes on Apple getting into the car industry; and my take on the new Steve Jobs movie.

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    Links:

    The Incomparable Radio Theater — “a series of original radio plays that pay homage to the classic radio serials of the 20th century, along with nods to modern pop culture”. Really fun, and Serenity is one of the players.

    “Exploring Apple’s 3D Touch” — interesting look at Apple’s new pressure-sensitive touch APIs by R. Kevin Nelson.

    Apple’s new @AppleMusicHelp Twitter account.

    Federico Viticci on Facebook’s atrocious background behavior on iOS.

    Elon Musk on Apple getting into the car game.

    Elon Musk on nuking Mars.

    Zane Lowe on being unsure whether Apple Music needs Beats 1.

    A photo of my trusty, beloved old Logitech mouse.

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2015/10/17/ep-133

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  6. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 138, With Special Guest Joanna Stern

    The Talk Show

    ‘I’ve Been Using Mine More in Bed’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern

    Monday, 7 December 2015

    Joanna Stern returns to the show to talk about the iPad Pro, Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, what’s going on with Yahoo (spoiler: not much), how best to sell old iPhones when upgrading, and Mark Zuckerberg promising to donate 99 percent of his fortune to charitable causes.

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    Links:

    Joanna’s reviews of the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, and the iPad Pro.

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    Joanna, from back in May: “Forget Social Media! Build Your Very Own Website”.

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    This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2015/12/07/ep-138

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  7. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 125, With Guest Horace Dediu

    The Talk Show

    ‘They Buy a Hole in the Wall’, With Guest Horace Dediu

    Sunday, 28 June 2015

    Special guest Horace Dediu joins The Talk Show for the first time. Topics include the state of the maps industry, Apple’s functional organizational structure, what the WWDC keynote said about the state of the company today, and more.

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    Links:

    Hybrid Events Group, who handled the live streaming video for The Talk Show’s live episode two weeks ago.

    Horace’s analysis of the state of the maps market.

    New York Times feature on the curated nature of Apple Music’s streaming music.

    Horace’s transcript of Tim Cook’s poetic description of Apple’s doctrine, from a 2009 quarterly analyst call.

    Horace’s podcast: The Critical Path.

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2015/06/28/ep-125

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  8. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 114, With Guest Serenity Caldwell

    The Talk Show

    ‘All of Us Assholes in Journalism’, With Guest Serenity Caldwell

    Friday, 20 March 2015

    Special guest Serenity Caldwell joins the show. Topics include last week’s “Spring Forward” Apple media event; the new Force Touch Trackpad for MacBooks, and the prospects for force touch in future iOS devices; and of course, Apple Watch.

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    Links:

    Jacqui Cheng’s review of the original 2008 MacBook Air for Ars Technica.

    Christopher Phin fondly remembers the PowerBook Duo.

    Greg Koenig: “How the Apple Watch Is Made”.

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    Serenity’s MacBook Air accident this week.

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2015/03/20/ep-114

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett

  9. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 92, With Joanna Stern

    The Talk Show

    ‘That New Laptop Smell’, With Joanna Stern

    Thursday, 21 August 2014

    Special guest Joanna Stern. Topics include Joanna’s recent review of over 20 laptops; the HTC One M8 for Windows Phone; why Windows Phone is still struggling to gain traction; the role of Microsoft Office in today’s world; and speculation on Apple’s upcoming iPhone event.

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    Links:

    Joanna’s epic laptop roundup

    “HTC One for Windows: Another Great Phone You Probably Won’t Buy”

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2014/98/21/ep-092

    —Huffduffed by martinpickett