The Blue Ink Show

The Blue Ink Show

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A Fortnightly Podcast About Fruity Computers.


22: Mike Pro (Late 2019)
Sep 8 • 135 min
The long-awaited sequel to Mike Pro is here, featuring a round-up of what we expect to see at next week’s “By Innovation Only” event, and a deep dive into the 2019 Mac Pro. Featuring Special Guest Michael W. Bell. BlueinkFixit: iPod mini colour hunt…
21: iCloud Theory
Aug 11 • 101 min
It’s an unusually busy Summer in AppleWorld, with rumours about the iPhone 11 getting really hot, we also hear more about the next iPad being a 10.2-inch device. Also, the rainbow Apple logo is supposedly making a comeback, and Siri is spying on you.…
20: Podcast Roulette
Jul 24 • 71 min
In the twentieth episode of The Blue Ink Show, Lex tries to turn on a 16-year-old iPad. BlueinkFixit: OG iPad. iPod mini colour hunt update. Follow-up: iPhone 11 CAD images leak. WSJ on Jony’s departure. Galaxy Fold fixed? MacBook Pro battery fire photos.…
19: The Corpse of iTunes
Jul 2 • 100 min
Lots of stuff has happened in AppleWorld over the last 2 weeks, and in this episode, Jack and Lex do their best to summarise it for you. There’s more news about that fabled 16-inch MacBook Pro, and details continue to emerge about the 2020 iPhone lineup.…
18: I’m Hyped for A2251
Jun 18 • 68 min
Recovering from jet lag and the ‘WWDC cold’, Jack and Lex take some time to talk about camera bumps, Apple-exclusive Hot Wheels, first impressions of the new Apple betas and more. BlueinkFixit: Strawberry iMac G3 details. Lex needs a power adapter for his…
17: Live from WWDC 2019
Jun 6 • 91 min
Brought to you from an Airbnb in San Jose, this very special episode of The Blue Ink Show features Jack’s and Lex’s hot takes from the WWDC 2019 Keynote. Topics: tvOS 13. watchOS 6. iOS 13. iPadOS 13. macOS 10.15 Catalina. Project Catalyst. SwiftUI Mac…
16: Download the Bluetooth
May 23 • 96 min
This is the first episode of The Blue Ink Show to be edited entirely on an iPad Pro. Tim would be proud. Ahead of WWDC, Jack and Lex take a final look at what to expect from the keynote and talk a bit about the new Google Pixel. Also featuring what is…
15: My One and Only MBP
May 7 • 100 min
Whilst avoiding spoilers on the internet, Jack and Lex sit down to discuss iFixit’s teardown of the delayed Galaxy Fold and talk about some upcoming Apple products including iPhone 11, MacBook Pro, and AirPods 3. Also featuring more complaints about…
14: Varying Degrees of Turning It off and On
Apr 23 • 83 min
With AirPower gone, what is left to talk about? ARM chips and broken Galaxy devices, of course. BlueinkFixit: Flower Power update. Lex’s MacBook Air project. Grape G3 update. Follow-up: filmtourismus - Jack’s an idiot. Apple Music comes to Echo devices in…
13: Go Sit In The Thermal Corner
Apr 17 • 76 min
Join the guys as they celebrate the short life of AirPower, discuss iOS 13, and shed some new light on Apple’s car project. BlueinkFixit: Another iMac G3 Follow-up: The 3rd-Generation butterfly keyboards are still having issues. TV app and Apple TV+ are…
12: One More Thing, Oprah
Mar 26 • 141 min
Jack and Lex debate about the optimum form of time travel, and then proceed to talk about some Samsung devices. Also featuring full coverage of both Apple’s week of product releases and the March 2019 Keynote. BlueinkFixit: iMac G3 update. PowerMac G4…
11: Mike Pro (Early 2019)
Mar 12 • 123 min
From cheese graters to trash cans, diagnostic LEDs to American screw shortages - it’s a Mac Pro extravaganza! Featuring Special Guest Michael W. Bell. BlueinkFixit: Franken-Mac update. Jack’s new vintage Macs. Follow-up: AirPods 2 again tipped for March…
10: Mid-Cycle Crisis
Feb 26 • 109 min
We’ve made it to our 10th episode! Episode X features the final chapter of the iPad Pro story-arc, conversation about Ming-Chi Kuo’s almighty report on Apple’s 2019 roadmap and a deep dive into the night-time behaviour of birds. Follow-up: Deirdre O’Brien…
9: Franken-Macs and Uber Rides
Feb 12 • 105 min
Lex begins to debate right from wrong following his Uber ride home. Jack gets himself a new stage name, courtesy of Sonos’ design choices. Also featuring coverage of Angela Ahrendts’ sudden departure from Apple, Facebook’s data-harvesting VPN, and *that*…
8: AirPods Flex
Jan 29 • 107 min
When did AirPods become a flex? October apparently. In this episode Lex does some meme investigation, we take a look at the first iOS 12.2 beta, discuss the rumoured 2019 iPad line-up, and of course, AirPower and ARM chips feature. Follow-up: Battery…
7: The Andrew Garfield Saga
Jan 15 • 100 min
We dive deep down the rabbit hole this week, with a lengthy discussion of Jack’s eventful day at work, Lex offers up new insights into the origins of his dogs, and we discuss some cool stuff announced at CES 2019. Follow-up: Which Amazon Echo did we buy?…
6: Schrödinger’s AirPower
Jan 1 • 74 min
We kick off 2019 in a state of flux, with AirPower being both released and unreleased, Lex has a social media rebrand but also doesn’t, and the iPad Pro is both bent and also not bent. Follow-up: Lex’s rebrand. We both bought the same Amazon Echo. More…
5: Weirdo Nose
Dec 18, 2018 • 118 min
More Apple Music news this week, lengthy discussion of some new Google hardware, and Apple has further emoji-design problems. Follow-up: Bloomberg spy chips are still nowhere to be seen. Apple Music launches on Amazon Echo. Nano-topics: Michael W. Bell’s…
4: Blush Gold iPhone 3GS
Dec 4, 2018 • 74 min
Apple Music is coming to the Echo, Google and Microsoft are doing well, Apple is doomed again. Follow-up: The Apple Pencil now has a home. ‘Camera Covered’ message is a familiar sight on iPad Pro with Face ID. Holly’s Birthday was a success. Speakers and…
3: Jony, Make a Red One
Nov 20, 2018 • 107 min
Our iPhone XR extravaganza episode, with more keynote news and first impressions of the 2018 iPad Pro. Follow-up: The future of the iPad mini. No P3 wide-colour on the new MacBook Air’s Retina display. iPad Pro RAM debacle. New MacBook Pro Vega GPU…
2: The Corsair Partnership
Nov 6, 2018 • 90 min
Some Macs get resurrected, some iPads get thinner, and some healthy AirPower speculation. Follow-up: Supermicro CEO joins Cook and Bezos in asking Bloomberg to retract story. Apple’s Bloomberg ban. Topics: 12.1 has been released. iPhone XS beautygate fix.…
1: Once You Go Mac
Oct 23, 2018 • 76 min
The debut episode of The Blue Ink Show - the official podcast of blueinkcode.com, hosted by Jack Taylor and Lex MacEoghain. Follow-up: None. (It’s our first episode!) Topics: iPhone XR Preorders. iPhone XR repair prices. iPhone XR in 2019. The Bloomberg…