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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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.