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  1. 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.

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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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.

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

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

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    ‘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

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  5. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 107, With Guest Marco Arment

    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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    Links:

    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.

    https://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2015/01/12/ep-107

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