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.