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Episode 601: Apple’s premium news service, eGPUs, HomePod and watchOS rumors
Apr 18 • 60 min
Apple could start its own subscription news service. What’s it like to use an external graphics card with a Mac? Could a cheaper HomePod be coming soon? What’s the deal with watchOS faces? We also feature your comments and questions
Episode 600: Mac Pro in 2019, iPhone news and rumors, Swift Playgrounds
Apr 11 • 64 min
The Mac Pro is coming in 2019. Rumors of a three-lens camera system and other iPhone news. What’s it like for an adult to use Swift Playground to learn how to code? We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 599: New iPad review, Apple to ditch Intel, iOS 11.4 beta
Apr 4 • 55 min
Macworld’s Leif Johnson has been using the new iPad for the past week. What does he think so far? Bloomberg says that Apple may use its own processors in Macs starting in 2020. Apple has released a beta of iOS 11.4. We also feature your comments and…
Episode 598: Hands-on with the new 9.7-inch iPad, Apple’s education event
Mar 28 • 67 min
We take the wraps off of the new iPad on the show, and we talk about our thoughts on Tuesday’s Apple education event. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 597: Apple’s education event, MicroLEDs, Other News
Mar 21 • 60 min
What can we expect at Apple’s event on Tuesday, March 27? What does Apple’s MicroLED technology mean for the Apple Watch, iPhone, and iPad? We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 596: WWDC 2018, Fitbit versus Apple Watch, Eddy Cue at SXSW
Mar 14 • 74 min
Apple announced the dates for its Worldwide Developers Conference. Can Fitbit compete with the Apple Watch? At SXSW, Apple’s Eddy Cue announced that the company acquired Texture. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 595: iOS 12 wishlist, MacBook Air, Apple headphones, the end of iTunes LP
Mar 7 • 64 min
What would we’d like to see in iOS 12? Will there be a cheaper MacBook Air? Will Apple release new headphones? Is iTunes LP on its way out? We’ll cover these topics and well as your comments and questions.
Episode 594: iPhone X competitors and copycats, Apple healthcare, Apple’s new TV shows
Feb 28 • 59 min
A few new smartphones have been introduced, and some of them look remarkably like the iPhone X. Apple is going to provide its own healthcare to its employees. Apple is also creating several new TV shows for the Apple TV. We also feature your comments and…
Episode 593: iPad rumors, Telugu bug, Apple the most innovative company
Feb 21 • 69 min
The iPad rumor mill is starting to churn out some new ones. Apple fixes the Telugu bug. Fast Company declares Apple the most innovative company. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 592: HomePod, iOS 12
Feb 14 • 57 min
We’ve had the HomePod for a few days. What do we think? There’s more news about iOS 12. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 591: HomePod early reviews, Apple Watch apps and developers, iOS 11.3 Battery Health
Feb 7 • 43 min
The first round of HomePod reviews are out. Developers are leaving the Apple Watch. The beta of iOS 11.3 with Battery Health settings will be released soon. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 590: iOS 11.3 update, iOS 12 rumors, T co-processors in new Macs, HomePod
Jan 31 • 64 min
Details about iOS 12 have leaked, while Apple released the iOS 11.3 beta. Apple could release new Macs with its T co-processor later this year. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 589: HomePod, iPhone rumors, iOS 11.3
Jan 24 • 65 min
Apple’s HomePod goes on sale this Friday. Are you buying one? The latest iPhone rumors have created confusion about the future of the iPhone X. Apple provides a sneak peek into new features coming to iOS. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 588: Meltdown and Spectre, iPhone addiction, and CES 2018
Jan 17 • 55 min
How do the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities affect Apple users? Is iPhone addition a problem? And does the recent Consumer Electronics Show mean anything for Apple? We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 587: iPhone battery troubles, Intel security issues, hating on Face ID
Jan 3 • 41 min
Apple comes clean about CPU slowdowns and offers a killer battery replacement deal. Also, why Apple won’t buy Netflix, and our troubles with Face ID.
Episode 586: iMac Pro, Apple and Shazam, holiday wish lists, 2018 predictions
Dec 15, 2017 • 69 min
Apple’s most power and most expensive Mac is the iMac Pro. Why would Apple want Shazam? Plus, thought about the end of the year and the one coming up.
Episode 585: Amazon Prime Video, tvOS 11.2, iOS 11.2
Dec 6, 2017 • 60 min
Amazon Prime Video is finally on the Apple TV and tvOS 11.2 has new features. iOS 11.2 was released with a bug fix and Apple Pay Cash. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 584: The iPhone X vs. Black Friday, Apple patches the High Sierra ‘root’ bug
Nov 29, 2017 • 50 min
According to a recent report, Apple sold 6 million iPhone X units over Black Friday weekend—and it wasn’t even at a sale price! Plus, we talk about the latest High Sierra bug, what’s next for Face ID, and more.
Episode 583: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and holiday shopping
Nov 22, 2017 • 56 min
The biggest shopping day of the year is upon us. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 582: iPhone X versus the best Android phones, how will Apple close out 2017
Nov 15, 2017 • 60 min
How does the iPhone X stack up against the Galaxy Note 8, the Google Pixel 2 XL, and the LG V30? And what should we expect from Apple before the end of the year?
Episode 581: iPhone X first impressions and your comments and questions
Nov 8, 2017 • 59 min
We’ve had a few days with the iPhone X, so we’re going to talk about our experiences. We also feature your comments and questions.
Episode 580: iPhone X preorder follow-up, iPhone X first looks and early reviews, Apple OS updates
Nov 1, 2017 • 73 min
Did you order your iPhone X? How did it go? The first iPhone X reviews are out; we talk about what the reviewers are experiencing. Apple updated iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. And we also feature your comments and question.
Episode 579: iPhone X. Duh. And your comments and questions
Oct 25, 2017 • 67 min
The iPhone X goes on sale in the wee hours of the morning of Friday, October 27. Are you ready? Also, this show features your comments and questions.
Episode 578: Switching from iOS to Android, Face ID security, the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit, and more
Oct 18, 2017 • 65 min
We address some security concerns this week, from Face ID to the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit. Should you be worried? Also, making the switch from iPhone to Android has a bit of a learning curve.
Episode 577: iOS 11 news, iPad rumors, iTunes and the App Store, and your comments and questions
Oct 10, 2017 • 59 min
Apple released a beta of iOS 11.1 and it has a few new interesting features. It’s time to start up the iPad rumor mill. And you can replace iTunes 12.7 with iTunes 12.6.3, which lets you access the iOS app store.
Episode 576: iPhone 8 review, Apple Watch Series 3 fix, Google Pixel 2 event reactions, and more
Oct 5, 2017 • 73 min
Macworld’s Leah Yamshon has a full review of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, but there’s more iPhone news to talk about. There’s a fix for the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. And Google held an event on Wednesday—what does it mean for Apple?
Episode 575: First impressions of the iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K
Sep 27, 2017 • 70 min
We’re currently reviewing the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. The Macworld staff talks about their early impressions and answer questions from the audience.
Episode 574: iOS 11 first impressions, iPhone 8 coming soon, and Apple Watch Series 3 early reviews
Sep 20, 2017 • 72 min
iOS 11 is here with a new Control Center, new video and photo formats, a new look, and more. The iPhone 8 is now available for pre-order and should ship by the end of this week. And the early reviews on the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE are out.
Episode 573: iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and others from the event
Sep 13, 2017 • 81 min
The iPhone X was Tuesday’s event headliner, but Apple had plenty of other news and announcements to share. We talk about iPhone 8 Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and more in the Macworld Podcast.
Episode 572: iPhone 8, iPhone Edition, and other expectations from Apple’s September 12 event
Sep 6, 2017 • 57 min
The Macworld staff makes their predictions on what will happen at the iPhone event next week.
Episode 571: iPhone event on Sept. 12? iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8, and 4K Apple TV
Aug 30, 2017 • 45 min
The Macworld staff talks about a potential Apple event on September 12 that showcases the new iPhone, how the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could influence future iPhones, and Apple’s foray into 4K video with the Apple TV.
Episode 570: Apple’s new iPhone has old features, iOS 11 tutorials, and the Apple Car lives
Aug 23, 2017 • 41 min
The Macworld staff talks about reported iPhone 8 features, Apple’s video tutorials that give a peek as to how new features work in iOS 11, and Apple’s attempts to make a self-driving car.
Episode 569: Apple Watch gets LTE, iOS 11 brings new updates, and Apple takes on Netflix
Aug 16, 2017 • 47 min
The Macworld staff talks about the latest Apple Watch rumors, iOS 11’s redesign, and Apple’s billion-dollar play against Netflix and HBO. Plus, find out how much Google pays Apple to remain the default search engine on your iPhone.
Episode 568: No more rose gold iPhone, Apple sold a ton of iPads, and Carpool Karaoke
Aug 9, 2017 • 46 min
The Macworld staff talks about the latest iPhone rumors, Apple’s Q3 2017 financials, and Apple’s strategy for original programming on Apple Music.
Podcast 567: iPhone 8 sneak peek, the iPod nano and iPod shuffle RIP, and Apple Park
Aug 1, 2017 • 43 min
In episode 567, the Macworld staff talks about what we may see in the new iPhones, reminisce about the iPod shuffle and iPod nano, and how Apple’s new campus may lead to the downfall of the company (not really). Also, this is the first time we’ve gone…
Podcast 566: The Rock & Siri, iOS 10.3.3, iPhone 8
Jul 25, 2017 • 24 min
After a brief hiatus, the Macworld Podcast is back! The Macworld staff talks about the new Apple ad starring Dwayne Johnson, the security patch in the iOS 10.3.3 update, and how high is too high when it comes to iPhone 8 pricing.
Podcast 565: So long (for now) and thanks for all the Mbps
Jun 28, 2017 • 49 min
Roman and Glenn reminisce over the iPhone’s introduction 10 years ago, and discuss Roman’s review of the new iMac. We also advise not installing iOS 11’s public beta quite yet—for most people—and look at Virgin Mobile’s iPhone-only plan, as well as go…
Podcast 564: Take a trip to Kaby Lake
Jun 21, 2017 • 48 min
A potpourri of news this week, from Tim Cook urging that schools teach coding to every student, Scott Forstall’s interview about the creation of the iPhone, and new iOS 11 features, including object recognition and augmented reality (AR), that will bump…
Podcast 563: Our iOS goes to 11
Jun 14, 2017 • 62 min
Apple confirms its working on autonomous automobiles, but is it making a car or a component? Roman and Glenn discuss Apple’s new podcast analytics, and then go through the large number of improvements scheduled for iOS 11, announced last week at WWDC.…
Podcast 562: Hi, Sierra!
Jun 7, 2017 • 43 min
Apple unloaded a pile of information at its WWDC keynote this week: the long-awaited and awkwardly named HomePod, a new iPad Pro model, upgraded Mac laptops and iMacs, and details about three of its four OSes—tvOS didn’t get much love. Roman and Glenn…
Podcast 561: WWDC you soon
May 31, 2017 • 57 min
Apple has four OSes and we should hear about them all at the Worldwide Developers Conference starting next week. Roman and Glenn preview their fervent wishes, especially about the underdeveloped Apple TV and tvOS. They also talk about the Galaxy S8 camera…
Podcast 560: By the Non-Pricking of My Thumb
May 24, 2017 • 40 min
Could a non-invasive wearable blood-glucose monitor that links to an Apple Watch help change people’s lives and lead to better avoidance of diabetes onset? Roman and Glenn discuss this, along with the potential of new laptops at WWDC, Today at Apple, and…
Podcast 559: Siri gets company
May 17, 2017 • 54 min
Apple invests $200 million into Corning for advanced glass manufacture in the U.S., WannaCrypt hit Windows users (but also could affect Macs with Boot Camp or virtual machines), and Siri gets crowded by Alexa and Google Assistant. Susie and Glenn talk…
Podcast 558: Apple’s billion-dollar move
May 10, 2017 • 64 min
Apple could spend a billion dollars on break room snacks and not feel a pinch, but the company is instead digging deep to seed an investment fund for advanced U.S. manufacturing. Which is pretty tasty too. Show notes:…
Podcast 557: Pondering the Siri Speaker and watchOS 4
May 4, 2017 • 59 min
Glenn and Susie discuss how a focus on improving Siri could benefit all of Apple’s platforms, and help them blend together better too. Show notes at http://www.macworld.com/column/mwpodcast/
Podcast 556: Uber my dead body
Apr 26, 2017 • 56 min
Uber got in some hot water with Apple, but it was all handled behind the scenes, while Glenn thinks that users should have been alerted. Show notes: http://www.macworld.com/article/3192706/podcast-556-uber-my-dead-body
Podcast 555: Imagining the iPhone 8 and a Mac Pro that works
Apr 19, 2017 • 66 min
We’re going to be sick of the next iPhone before it’s even formally announced, aren’t we? Well, there’s always the parlor game of trying to figure out how the Mac Pro lost its way. Join us, won’t you? Show notes:…
Podcast 554: The cheaper iPad is gold, baby, gold
Apr 12, 2017 • 71 min
If preferring the new iPad (http://www.macworld.com/article/3188588/ipad/ipad-2017-review-with-a-stripped-down-ipad-for-329-you-may-not-need-to-go-pro.html) to the iPad Pro makes Susie an amateur, she can live with that. Show notes:…
Podcast 553: The future of the Mac Pro
Apr 5, 2017 • 53 min
If you’re a Mac pro who needs a Mac Pro, Apple has good news and bad news. http://www.macworld.com/article/3187714/macs/the-good-news-and-bad-news-of-apples-mac-pro-announcement.html
Podcast 552: Working on my Night Shift
Mar 29, 2017 • 44 min
Apple releases iOS 10.3, a major and minor release, which adds a lot of little features, and macOS 10.12.4, which brings Night Shift to the Mac. Glenn Fleishman and Leah Yamshon talk about new features, follow-up security and conflict minerals stories,…
Podcast 551: Knocking the Air out of the iPad lineup
Mar 22, 2017 • 64 min
Apple announced a new, cheaper iPad (http://www.macworld.com/article/3183131/ios/apples-new-ipad-lineup-slashes-prices-the-ipad-air-and-ipad-mini-storage-options.html), as well as a red iPhone 7…
Podcast 550: Accessibility and superpowers
Mar 15, 2017 • 51 min
A great article by David Pogue (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/david-pogue-on-iphone-voiceover-163733668.html) has us thinking about accessibility…
Podcast 549: Leaks and hacks
Mar 8, 2017 • 57 min
WikiLeaks says that the CIA can crack pretty much anything (http://www.macworld.com/article/3177418/security/wikileaks-cia-document-dump-shows-agency-can-compromise-android-tvs.html), and that’s not the only security-related story to talk about…
Podcast 548: Ride the Lightning
Mar 1, 2017 • 70 min
Look, getting rid of Lightning for USB-C in the next iPhone just makes sense (http://www.macworld.com/article/3126154/hardware/iphone-8-rumors.html), even though the timing is awkward. And Glenn knows an astonishing amount of useful information about…
Podcast 547: WWDC heads south to San Jose
Feb 22, 2017 • 54 min
Apple’s developers conference is moving back to San Jose (http://www.macworld.com/article/3170814/tech-events/wwdc-dates-announced-apple-is-taking-its-annual-conference-to-san-jose-in-june.html), but before that happens, we might see a March event with…
Podcast 546: Would you AR in the car?
Feb 15, 2017 • 63 min
Tim Cook can’t stop hinting about AR (http://www.macworld.com/article/3168043/government/tim-cook-augmented-reality-is-the-future-and-fake-news-is-ruining-everything.html), and Susie’s theory is that he’s really talking about Project Titan. Elsewhere, we…
Podcast 545: Assault on batteries
Feb 8, 2017 • 49 min
We did extensive testing on the new MacBook Pro’s so-called battery problems (http://www.macworld.com/article/3157392/laptop-computers/tested-the-truth-behind-the-macbook-pros-terrible-battery-life.html), discuss what you should do when a battery goes bad…
Podcast 544: Unpacking Apple’s position on immigration
Feb 1, 2017 • 55 min
Tim Cook reminded Apple employees as well as the Trump administration that the company wouldn’t exist without immigration (http://www.macworld.com/article/3162998/leadership-management/tim-cook-apple-would-not-exist-without-immigration.html). Elsewhere,…
Podcast 543: What’s up with WhatsApp
Jan 26, 2017 • 55 min
After a security-focused podcast last week, we turn to…more security stories, like the so-called backdoor in WhatsApp (http://www.macworld.com/article/3157458/security/whatsapp-vulnerability-could-expose-messages-to-prying-eyes-report-claims.html) and how…
Podcast 542: They’re always listening
Jan 18, 2017 • 64 min
You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone in the world with an electronic device right now who isn’t concerned about a combination of criminal, troll, and overreaching government trying to crack their security and vacuum up their data. For some practical…
Podcast 541: The iPhone turns 10
Jan 11, 2017 • 64 min
Susie and Glenn reminisce about the very first iPhone (http://www.macworld.com/article/3155480/iphone-ipad/the-iphone-turns-10-apple-ceo-tim-cook-promises-the-best-is-yet-to-come.html), geek out over new iPad rumors…
Podcast 540: Happy new year?
Jan 4, 2017 • 53 min
It’s 2017, and we’re happy to be alive…but. Troubling news abounds with weird MacBook Pro battery tests (http://www.macworld.com/article/3153407/macs/macbook-pro-is-the-first-apple-laptop-to-lack-a-recommendation-from-consumer-reports.html), underwhelming…
Podcast 539: AirPods rock, but Siri still struggles
Dec 21, 2016 • 72 min
Susie’s AirPods review (http://www.macworld.com/article/3151535/iphone-ipad/airpods-review-they-sound-great-but-siri-holds-them-back.html) is live, and they work like a charm, but unfortunately highlight the divide between first- and third-party apps. Tim…
Podcast 538: Ermagherd ErrPerrrds
Dec 14, 2016 • 63 min
AirPods are finally out, Apple is pulling the battery-remaining estimate from macOS 10.12.2, the new emoji are uncannily beautiful, and the I’m a Mac ads are 10 years old. Show notes: Apple’s promised Calendar spam fix is coming…
Podcast 537: Amazon Go or no?
Dec 7, 2016 • 62 min
A convenience store where you just walk in and take things sounds pretty futuristic and cool—unless you’re already sick of being watched the entire time you shop.
Podcast 536: Made in America
Nov 30, 2016 • 57 min
A grab-bag of topics this week includes President-elect Trump’s wish for Apple to build iPhones in the U.S.—and how Apple is responding so far.
Podcast 535: So long to AirPort?
Nov 23, 2016 • 63 min
Rumor has it, Apple is getting out of the router game—for good, or just in preparation for a video streamer slash router slash home hub?
Podcast 534: The Mac book that isn’t a computer
Nov 16, 2016 • 50 min
Apple’s new design book annoyed us greatly, and so has Apple’s attitude lately. But Susie’s still really into the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.
Podcast 533: The Mac of today, the Mac of tomorrow
Nov 10, 2016 • 54 min
Susie’s a little underwhelmed by the Escape Edition of the MacBook Pro, but more bullish on the Touch Bar. Glenn warns that USB-C isn’t as simple as it seems, and wonders about the next big Mac innovation.
Podcast 532: I want my TV app (only better)
Nov 3, 2016 • 70 min
This week, Glenn and Susie discuss their hopes and dreams for the new TV app coming to the Apple TV and iOS this December, plus more thoughts on the new MacBook Pros.
Podcast 531: The new MacBook Pro is here!
Oct 28, 2016 • 53 min
Glenn and Roman talk about the MacBook Pro—is it enough to satisfy professional Mac users, former MacBook Air owners, and most importantly, you?
Podcast 530: Project Titan may not be an Apple Car
Oct 19, 2016 • 62 min
Reports that Apple is refocusing Project Titan on software rather than a car have us wondering. Maybe the key to everything is AI and augmented reality.
Podcast 529: Fire and brimstone
Oct 15, 2016 • 71 min
While we wait forever for new Macs, Apple is headed to the Supreme Court. The FBI needs to crack more iPhones, but at least none of them have caught on fire yet, unlike some other phones we could mention.
Podcast 528: We heart iPhone 7 Plus
Oct 7, 2016 • 69 min
Glenn and Kirk talk about iTunes and Apple Music, then Glenn and Susie heap praise upon the iPhone 7 Plus and its dual-lens wonder camera.
Podcast 527: 7 Pluses and a few minuses
Sep 29, 2016 • 58 min
The iPhone 7 Plus is charming Glenn and Susie, but they have some issues with how Photos treats all the beautiful images the phone’s dual camera setup takes.
Podcast 526: macOS Sierra, now in mullet case
Sep 21, 2016 • 61 min
macOS Sierra has hit the scene, so Glenn and Susie take a break from talking about the iPhone and iOS 10 for an hour to talk about it.
Podcast 525: Yay iOS 10, boo iPhone Upgrade Program
Sep 15, 2016 • 66 min
iOS 10 is out and it’s spectacular. But the iPhone Upgrade Program isn’t proving to be so great for people who actually want to upgrade their iPhones.
Podcast 524: A Black That’s Blacker Than Black
Sep 7, 2016 • 41 min
Apple unleashed details about the Series 2 Watch, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, iOS 10 and watchOS 3’s shipping date, and…iWork real-time collaboration. John Moltz joins Glenn Fleishman to discuss.
Podcast 523: Nothing is certain but new iPhones and taxes
Sep 1, 2016 • 55 min
As we prepare for the launch of the next iPhone and Apple Watch, Apple has run into some tax trouble in Ireland.
Podcast 522: Headphone jack interrupted
Aug 25, 2016 • 75 min
What is an iPhone but an iPod, a phone, and an Internet communicator—with a place to plug in wired headphones?!
Podcast 521: iPhone 7 rumorpalooza
Aug 17, 2016 • 61 min
Glenn and Susie chat about the next iPhone, and the new rumor of a third size for the iPad Pro.
Podcast 520: Coming up next on Apple TV
Aug 10, 2016 • 69 min
Glenn and Susie talk about the end of free Hulu, Apple’s next steps for the Apple TV, and why we have a public beta of iOS.
Podcast 519: Three cheers for App Camp for Girls
Aug 4, 2016 • 63 min
Susie and Glenn are joined by Jean MacDonald and Grey Osten of App Camp for Girls, who discuss their project, their curriculum, and the importance of snacks.
Podcast 518: Zany Bob Mansfield’s Apple Car Emporium
Jul 27, 2016 • 51 min
Glenn and Susie discuss most promising Apple Car rumor yet, how the Apple Watch helped save our friend’s life, how to protect yourself from ransomware, and more.
Podcast 517: iCloud Music Library meets its Match
Jul 20, 2016 • 53 min
Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, and iTunes Match just got slightly less confusing! Hooray! Elsewhere, Pokémon Go can’t stop, Swift Playgrounds rocks, and everything got updated.
Podcast 516: The Pokémon invasion
Jul 13, 2016 • 63 min
Glenn and Susie talk about the iOS 10 beta, macOS Sierra beta, new Mac malware, and whaaaaat is the deal with Pokémon Go.
Podcast 515: Facebook cuts Paper, its only good app
Jul 6, 2016 • 53 min
Susie and Caitlin have a lot of feelings about the loss of Paper, which has been like rocks and scissors to our souls.
Podcast 514: You don’t know, Jack?
Jun 29, 2016 • 55 min
What’s up with the headphone jack obsession about the upcoming iPhone 7 models? Host Glenn Fleishman and Macworld’s associate managing editor Leah Yamshon discuss how much virtual ink has been spilled for how long, and yet nobody outside Apple still knows…
Podcast 513: Still coming down from WWDC 2016
Jun 22, 2016 • 56 min
We’re back for more followup from Apple’s WWDC keynote and all the cool software that will come out in the next few months.
Podcast 512: At WWDC 2016, it’s all coming together
Jun 15, 2016 • 87 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by Macworld Staff Writer Caitlin McGarry to unpack all of Apple’s WWDC 2016 keynote announcements. Or most of them, anyway!
Podcast 511: WWDC predictions, Apple TV love, and free pizza
Jun 8, 2016 • 71 min
Glenn and Susie handicap the WWDC rumors, hope for some fun surprises, and praise the Apple TV for coming so far since launch.
Podcast 510: No more 16GB iPhone?
Jun 1, 2016 • 66 min
It’s a smorgasbord of topics as we head into WWDC, from ticks and tocks to crowdfunding to cancer rats. But the thing we’re most excited about is the rumored demise of the 16GB iPhone.
Podcast 509: Apple and Google and AI and the future
May 25, 2016 • 62 min
Google I/O is over, and WWDC is about to happen—it’s the perfect time to compare Google’s approach to Apple’s, and wonder what will happen if we move from a mobile-first world to an AI-first one.
Podcast 508: The ballad of iTunes usability
May 18, 2016 • 51 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by The iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn, for a rousing discussion on why iTunes gives us so much trouble, as well as whether Apple Pay really is faster than those poky chip-and-sign readers.
Podcast 507: The day the iCloud Music Library died
May 11, 2016 • 56 min
Apple Music doesn’t just delete files willy-nilly, but it’s way too easy to delete them by mistake—and if Connect goes away, will anyone notice?
Podcast 506: Doomed! Doomed, I Tells Ya!
May 4, 2016 • 59 min
While Susie Ochs is off on assignment in the fens around Boston, regular host Glenn Fleishman is joined by frequent Macworld contributor John Moltz, who also writes at his Web site, Very Nice Web Site, and co-hosts The Rebound tech podcast and [Turning…
Podcast 505: MacBook and Apple Watch backlash blues
Apr 27, 2016 • 49 min
Glenn and Susie discuss Macworld’s review of the new MacBook, people dissing the Apple Watch on its anniversary, the missing iPhone SE, and if Apple’s services can save it.
Podcast 504: New MacBooks and WWDC 2016 dates
Apr 20, 2016 • 51 min
Well, “newish” MacBooks anyway. They still only have one port, and it’s USB-C, not Thunderbolt 3. But the battery life is improved, the chipset is faster, and Glenn is still satisfied with his first-gen MacBook after a year of heavy use.
Podcast 503: The trouble with TextExpander
Apr 13, 2016 • 77 min
As Glenn and Susie were recording this week, the news broke that TextExpander was responding to feedback by lowering the subscription price for existing users. Unfortunately, that’s not our only problem with the service.
Podcast 502: The iPad Pro is changing how these people work
Apr 6, 2016 • 70 min
This week, Glenn interviews three people in vastly different professions who have brought the 12-inch iPad Pro into their work lives in a big way.
Podcast 501A*: If You Got ’Em, Quantum
Apr 1, 2016 • 8 min
Sorry for the delay on getting this podcast to you. Glenn and Susie have a lot to say, and a few things cropped up at the last minute. Anyway, here we go.
Podcast 501: The FBI says never mind
Mar 30, 2016 • 68 min
What. Just. Happened. Security expert Jonathan Zdziarski helps us unpack the FBI’s sudden 180 in the San Bernardino case. How did they get into the phone? Will they tell Apple? Is this even over? Oh, and Susie got the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro too.
Podcast 500: SE Stands for Super Exciting
Mar 23, 2016 • 78 min
The Macworld podcast celebrates its 500th episode! Yes, 500 years ago—we mean 11 years ago, this podcast started humbly as an experiment by a Macworld intern turned staffer recorded partly in a conference room with a nerdy guest named…Glenn Fleishman…
Podcast 499: iPhone SE predictions
Mar 16, 2016 • 50 min
Aside from our regular discussion of the FBI kerfuffle and this week’s side trip to Austin for SXSW Interactive, we wonder about how the rumored 4-inch iPhone will fit into Apple’s world.
Podcast 498: What the heck is a ‘dormant cyber pathogen’?
Mar 9, 2016 • 59 min
Nothing, it’s not a real thing. Really.
Podcast 497: Calmly discussing #FBIvsApple
Mar 2, 2016 • 52 min
Glenn and Susie are back on the FBI’s case, discussing the All Writs Act, whether software is speech, and more. Plus, we have big hopes for the smaller iPhone SE.
Podcast 496: Apple vs. the FBI
Feb 24, 2016 • 53 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by Rich Mogull, and everyone is angry.
Podcast 495: Bugs, more bugs, and the epoch fail
Feb 17, 2016 • 70 min
Don’t set your iPhone to before 1970, don’t update your Creative Cloud, and don’t expect Apple executives to openly admit iTunes is awful.
Podcast 494: Error 53 is only helpful to robots
Feb 10, 2016 • 62 min
Humans need more than a two-digit number when their iPhones go completely dead.
Podcast 493: VR hints, smaller iPhone rumors, Apple still doomed
Feb 3, 2016 • 58 min
To some people, it doesn’t matter how many millions of something Apple can sell, or how happy the customers are with them. It’s only growth, and that’s too bad, because it seems like Apple is working on some great stuff.
Podcast 492: How to travel like an international superspy
Jan 27, 2016 • 58 min
Security researcher Rich Mogull joins us to talk about security when traveling to countries where you might have a very good reason to be paranoid.
Podcast 491: Make A-Mac-ica Great Again
Jan 20, 2016 • 47 min
With Susie on assignment in Florida, Leah Yamshon (Macworld’s associate managing editor) joins Glenn Fleishman to discuss Donald Trump’s fiat economy plan to make Apple produce its hardware in America, the New York Senate’s desire to criminalize a lack of…
Podcast 490: iOS 9.3, CES, and the mess that is News
Jan 13, 2016 • 67 min
It’s a grab-bag week of topics, from where we read news on our phones to how CES provides a glimpse into Apple’s future products.
Podcast 489: Comment Chameleon
Jan 6, 2016 • 48 min
Magnets? How do they work? Also, the latest security-reporting follies, more Apple TV thoughts, and bringing civility to commenting.
Podcast 488: New Year’s Retina Resolutions
Dec 23, 2015 • 53 min
It’s our last podcast of 2015, and we’ve got some Festivus grievances to air, as well as a few requests for the year to come.
Podcast 487: A Taylor Swift-shaped carrot
Dec 16, 2015 • 56 min
Apple Music meets its #squadgoals, MacKeeper is hacked, and we gush about an app every TV and movie junkie must have.
Podcast 486: The Macworld staff plays Santa
Dec 9, 2015 • 57 min
Holiday shopping can be stressful, but we’ve got great gift ideas and some helpful tips too.
Podcast 485: AT&T bumming out grandfathers
Dec 2, 2015 • 50 min
Back in the day, AT&T insisted that every iPhone user have an unlimited data plan. My, how the tides have changed. Glenn and Susie discuss the coming rate hike and the rest of the week’s news.
Podcast 484: Home for the holidays
Nov 25, 2015 • 56 min
It’s almost Thanksgiving, and Glenn and Susie give some helpful advice for offering tech support to your relatives.
Podcast 483: Putting the iPad Pro to work
Nov 18, 2015 • 81 min
Susie is joined by Dan Benjamin to talk about their first experiences with the iPad Pro.
Podcast 482: Who does the iPad Pro work for?
Nov 11, 2015 • 62 min
Apple’s expensive mega-tablet needs to find its niche.
Podcast 481: Binge-watching the Apple TV
Nov 4, 2015 • 70 min
Glenn and Susie both have Apple TVs and plenty to say about them.
Podcast 480: Stay tuned for Apple TV
Oct 28, 2015 • 64 min
Apple is taking orders for the Apple TV, and Susie and Glenn can’t wait—especially now that Glenn has gigabit fiber.
Podcast 479: The Magic is here, I guess
Oct 21, 2015 • 59 min
This week we have a grab bag of topics, from Apple’s new Magic accessories (or “meh-gic” if you’re unimpressed) to updated iWork and Yahoo Mail ditching passwords.
Podcast 478: How to buy an iPhone
Oct 14, 2015 • 67 min
Laugh all you want, but buying an iPhone this year is so much harder than it used to be. Dan Frakes from the Wirecutter stops by to share his insight. We also discuss the new movie Steve Jobs with Macworld staff writers Caitlin McGarry and Oscar Raymundo.
Podcast 477: Hello iPhone, good-bye Watch
Oct 7, 2015 • 64 min
Glenn sold his Apple Watch, and Susie bought a new iPhone. Time to talk about what a weird process that’s becoming. Elsewhere, Amazon and Microsoft mess up, and content blocking gets messy.
Podcast 476: Please Don’t Squeeze the iPhone
Sep 30, 2015 • 74 min
Jason Snell, proprietor of Six Colors, joins Glenn this week to talk about the release of El Capitan and the two new iPhones, all of which Jason tested over a very, very busy couple of weeks and published reviews of earlier this week. El Capitan is ready…
Podcast 475: Kids and technology go together like PB&J
Sep 23, 2015 • 67 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by Macworld columnist Lisa Schmeiser for a discussion about parenting young kids in the age of social media and omnipresent screens.
Podcast 474: A new iOS update is now available
Sep 16, 2015 • 69 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by Brianna Wu of Giant Spacekat, who gives us some real talk about developing games for the next Apple TV. Elsewhere, we talk iOS 9 and the new iPhone 6s.
Podcast 473: Hey Siri, let’s talk iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, and Apple TV
Sep 10, 2015 • 77 min
THREE MORE THINGS.
Podcast 472: There’s a new smartwatch in town
Sep 2, 2015 • 66 min
Glenn and Susie talk about the upcoming Apple event, and how bananas it is that Android Wear watches work with iPhones now—in fact, they even do a couple things better than the Apple Watch.
Podcast 471: The iOS 9 content-blocking reckoning is coming
Aug 26, 2015 • 64 min
Glenn is testing a few content blockers for iOS 9, and even at this early stage they make a huge difference. In other news, the Apple Car seems awfully real, Tim Cook emails Jim Cramer, and Google gets into the router game.
Podcast 470: Binging on Apple TV rumors
Aug 19, 2015 • 50 min
Susie and Glenn unpack all the Apple TV rumor bombs dropped by 9to5Mac. And yes, The Simpsons are mentioned.
Podcast 469: Ice cream and Apple Pay
Aug 12, 2015 • 55 min
Lots of follow up and little news tidbits this week. Our malware woes seem weak compared to what Android users are facing. CurrentC is losing its exclusivity before it even launches. And we’re getting excited about new iPhones and iPads coming soon!
Podcast 468: The day the Music died
Aug 5, 2015 • 62 min
Apple Music is new and cool, but combining it with your own collection can lead to weirdness and frustration. Elsewhere, serious security flaws that shouldn’t freak you out too much, and Apple says MVN-no.
Podcast 467: Apple earnings, Apple Pay, and shade-enfreude
Jul 29, 2015 • 55 min
Apple had an amazing quarter, except those pesky iPad sales. CurrentC might be coming soon, but Apple Pay already has it beat. And can Tim Cook throw shade or what?
Podcast 466: Baby, you can park my iPod
Jul 22, 2015 • 61 min
Susie’s cold is finally gone, Apple put out a sweet new iPod touch (that may or may not hold clues to the next low-end iPhone), and Glenn used apps to turn his rental car into KITT from Knight Rider. Good times.
Podcast 465: O Capitan, my El Capitan
Jul 15, 2015 • 59 min
Jason Snell joins Susie and Glenn to discuss the public betas of OS X 10.11 El Capitan and iOS 9. Beta-riffic!
Podcast 464: Hacking compatibility
Jul 8, 2015 • 60 min
The Hacking Team got hacked. Safari may or may not be the new Internet Explorer. Not all music can play over all speakers. It’s been a strange week.
Podcast 463: Apple Music launch and security updates galore
Jul 1, 2015 • 65 min
Glenn helps Susie feel safer with his copious knowledge of OS X security. Susie helps Glenn figure out Apple Music. That’s what friends are for.
Podcast 462: The most interesting OS in the world
Jun 24, 2015 • 56 min
El Capitan isn’t just an awesome name. It’ll have much-needed performance improvements, plus some new features that sound small but could make a big difference in the quality of your digital life. We can’t wait to put it on the Macs Apple absolutely…
Podcast 461: All the news about News
Jun 17, 2015 • 44 min
What’s the news about Apple’s News app? Glenn is joined by Jason Snell of Six Colors, and Tom Standage of the Economist to unpack what Apple’s push into the news business means for publishers and readers alike.
Podcast 460: WWDC 2015 Recap, Part One
Jun 10, 2015 • 65 min
In an effort to discuss the WWDC keynote for *even longer than the actual keynote*, we tackle iOS 9 and watchOS 2 this week. Next week, the News app, El Capitan, and if we can get to it, Apple Music.
Podcast 459: Unpacking Google I/O and WWDC predictions
Jun 3, 2015 • 78 min
Greenbot’s Florence Ion joins Glenn and Susie to discuss Google’s developer conference, and what we’d like to see Apple draw on as, uh, inspiration.
Podcast 458: You can teach old devices new tricks
May 27, 2015 • 57 min
Jony Ive has a new job title. Apple may make light versions of iOS 9 for older iPhones and iPads. And Glenn and Susie are all for the democratization of product reviews.
Podcast 457: The app economy is amazing and terrible
May 20, 2015 • 53 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by Roman Loyola and Caitlin McGarry to talk about those apps that deliver all kinds of goods and services to your door. Are they lifesavers, or are they ruining everything?
Podcast 456: Beta think twice, it’s all right
May 13, 2015 • 59 min
Glenn and Susie have grown accustomed to (and happy with!) the new single-port MacBook, but we have a few gripes about early Apple Watch apps. We also examine if it’s smart to put beta versions of iOS and OS X on your everyday machines.
Podcast 455: The Apple Watch reviewed
May 6, 2015 • 69 min
Glenn, Susie, and Caitlin all have Apple Watches…and plenty of opinions about them.
Podcast 454: The Apple Watch is here
Apr 29, 2015 • 66 min
Glenn and Susie talk about the Apple Watch’s weird launch, and iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens drops by to discuss ripping one apart at the seams.
Podcast 453: Wrestling an invisible sky octopus
Apr 22, 2015 • 70 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by special guests Joe Kissell and Jeff Carlson to talk about Photos for OS X, iCloud Photo Library, and how it fits into our post-iPhoto-and-Aperture lives.
Podcast 452: Apple Watch try-ons, WWDC, and the missing MacBook
Apr 15, 2015 • 51 min
Caitlin and Leah got to try on everything, including their beloved rose gold Apple Watch Edition, and share their (quite different) experiences. Susie and Glenn just wanted to buy a MacBook on “ship” day, hrrmph.
Podcast 451: It’s New Stuff Week, and Apple’s servers are about to get a workout
Apr 8, 2015 • 68 min
Apple Watch preorders start this week. The new MacBook will ship. All at the same time as a little movie called Star Wars finally hits iTunes.
Podcast 450: Join our ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ book club
Apr 1, 2015 • 67 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by Leah Yamshon and Jeff Carlson to discuss the latest (and Apple-approved) biography of Apple’s founder, Becoming Steve Jobs.
Podcast 449: The Apple TV is a rumor to watch
Mar 25, 2015 • 56 min
Glenn and Susie, dedicated cord-cutters both, discuss what they’d like in a new Apple TV, both the hardware and the rumored streaming service. Plus we dip into Nintendo’s move to mobile and what’s up with iOS 8.3.
Podcast 448: Can Apple avoid Samsung’s many smartwatch mistakes?
Mar 18, 2015 • 55 min
Glenn, Susie, and Macworld Editor-in-Chief Jon Phillips really hope the Apple Watch experience is nothing like using the Galaxy Gear. We also discuss the rumored Apple TV streaming service, and that darn USB-C port again.
Podcast 447 Hands-on impressions of the Apple Watch and new MacBook
Mar 11, 2015 • 52 min
Susie reports back from the March 9 Apple event, and she and Glenn geek out over the new MacBook…oh, and some shiny gold arm candy too.
Podcast 446 Watching and waiting for the Apple Watch
Mar 4, 2015 • 46 min
This week, Susie and Glenn are watching and waiting for the Apple Watch, and discuss what Apple needs to reveal at Monday’s special event. In the week since we last talked mobile payments, two new players emerged at Mobile World Congress—the creatively…
Podcast 445 Good Morning Glenn
Feb 25, 2015 • 43 min
Glenn Fleishman takes the hosting chair, joining Susie Ochs to discuss hard drives’ potential to spread malware, why more Google Wallet usage is good for Apple Pay, and the rainbow of emoji people.
Podcast 444 Phlirting With Photos
Feb 9, 2015 • 42 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs talk Apple’s Photos beta, iOS 9 as the “Snow Leopard” of Apple’s mobile platform, updated MacBook Airs, and iOS 8.3 beta.
Podcast 443 The Velvet Rope
Feb 2, 2015 • 44 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss Apple’s quarterly results, gold Apple Watches and the retail experience, piracy, the value of smart thermostats, and rancid perms-cookies.
Podcast 442 We All Love Free Stuff
Jan 26, 2015 • 35 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the stories of the week including acquisitions ain’t for the weak, loads of China iPhone sales, Free on iTunes launch, and ProTools free.
Podcast 441 Glass Past And Stylus Future
Jan 21, 2015 • 32 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the passing of Google Glass, a Mac user’s experience buying a PC, a rumored Apple stylus, and more about net neutrality.
Podcast 440 CES Wrap - Up, OS Reliability
Jan 12, 2015 • 51 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs wrap up Macworld’s coverage of CES, talk the iPhone anniversary, Flickr, and OS X and iOS reliability.
Podcast 439 Macworld Goes To CES
Jan 6, 2015 • 36 min
Chris Breen chats with Susie Ochs, who is attending CES 2015. (Apologies for poor audio quality.)
Podcast 438 Apple Gift Guide Of The Air
Dec 16, 2014 • 40 min
Chris Breen, Susie Ochs, and Leah Yamshon suggest gifts that you might give to your favorite Apple enthusiast.
Podcast 437 Holiday Camera Spectacular
Dec 8, 2014 • 42 min
Chris Breen and Ben Long look at the state of the art in digital photography and recommend gifts for the camera lover in your life.
Podcast 436 The Black Cyber Shop Season
Dec 1, 2014 • 44 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the winners and losers of the early holiday shopping season, Chromebooks versus iPads, and offer a finger shake at Yahoo for its exploitation of Flickr images.
Podcast 435 Giving Thanks
Nov 24, 2014 • 28 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs give thanks for Apple’s philanthropy, helpful user comments, and a whole lot of great apps.
Podcast 434 Here In My Car
Nov 18, 2014 • 33 min
Susie Ochs and Chris Breen discuss the week’s news including Ewwwbur, Alpine’s CarPlay head unit, FCC smackdown, and iOS and Yosemite updates.
Podcast 433 Net Neutrality Left Right
Nov 10, 2014 • 30 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the news of the week including choosing sides in the net neutrality battle, free Office iOS apps, and iMessage purgatory.
Podcast 432 An IMac’s Golden Glow
Nov 3, 2014 • 47 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the week’s news including impressions of the iMac with 5K Retina display, Apple Watch release rumors, who cares about Office 2015, and Tim Cook comes out.
Podcast 341 Retailers Gotta Eat Too
Oct 27, 2014 • 39 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss Apple Pay versus CVS, just how good the new iPads are, iTunes 12, and the decline of music purchases.
Podcast 430 Evolutionary IPads, Stunning IMac
Oct 19, 2014 • 42 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss Apple latest releases—the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and iMac with Retina 5K display.
Podcast 429 Macworld Expo Goes On Hiatus
Oct 14, 2014 • 42 min
Chris Breen speaks with Paul Kent, master of Macworld/iWorld to talk about the show going on hiatus.
Podcast 428 Pondering An IPad Event
Oct 6, 2014 • 44 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs talk the tech news of the week including a rumored Apple event, HP splitting (again), Facebook and the Like economy, and anticipating Yosemite features.
Podcast 427 Fuzzy Pink Bathrobe
Sep 29, 2014 • 43 min
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the news of the week including distracted driving and Google Glass, not-so-bendable iPhones, Apple and privacy, and the smugglers index.
Podcast 426 Hello IPhones, So Long Serenity
Sep 22, 2014 • 48 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen get together one last time to talk the events of the week, including 10 million iPhones sold, iPhone 6 photography, iOS 8, and jailbreaking.
Podcast 425 When A Door Closes
Sep 15, 2014 • 53 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including huge iPhone 6 sales, favorite iOS 8 features, Tim takes control, and changes at Macworld.
Podcast 424 Welcome To The Apple Watch
Sep 9, 2014 • 57 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen get together to discuss the Apple event that introduced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch.
Podcast 423 Stalking The Apple Event
Sep 2, 2014 • 42 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss two hot subjects of the day — celebrity photo stalking and September 9th’s Apple event.
Podcast 422 You Won’t Believe What We Have To Say This Week
Aug 26, 2014 • 49 min
Chris Breen is joined by two-Dans Frakes and Moren to discuss the news of the week including iPhone 5 batteries, Gruber’s numbers, Facebook and clickbait, Surface 2 under water, and TiVo for cable cutters.
Podcast 421: When Big Brother Is Your Mom
Aug 19, 2014 • 46 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including Apple and diversity, calling your mother, getting the joke, iPhone 6 rumor roundup, and an award for a touching Apple commercial.
Podcast 420 Siri Ate My Homework
Aug 12, 2014 • 38 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen reunite to discuss the news of the week including talk of Apple’s internal training program, App Store curation, and what is and (mostly) isn’t terrible about Facebook Messenger.
Podcast 419: We’ve got the Beats
Aug 6, 2014 • 36 min
Serenity Caldwell and special guest star Dan Frakes review the news of the week including OS X Yosemite, Apple’s Beats music integration, and more.
Podcast 418 The Mall of Small Apps
Jul 29, 2014 • 33 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen review the news of the week including Apple acquisitions, Bose versus Beats, more about Beats, and Apple envy.
Podcast 417: Blackberry Filling
Jul 22, 2014 • 34 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including iOS and iBM, real work on an iPad, too easy in-app purchases, and unlimited lit.
Podcast 416 Itching for an iPad
Jul 15, 2014 • 32 min
Macworld editor Dan Miller joins Chris Breen to discuss a reinvigorated (and downsized) Microsoft, iLife no more, and I-spy-with-my-little-eye, China!
Power Up For The TSA
Jul 9, 2014 • 33 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including stories of a false sense of security, the unsurprising thing about robots, and why fashion matters.
These Are Human People You’re Playing With
Jul 1, 2014 • 39 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the tech news of the week including Facebook’s seeming disdain for privacy, Apple’s Pride, Aperture hubbub, and iTunes U improvements.
Podcast 413: Lightning strikes once
Jun 24, 2014 • 56 min
Chris Breen is joined by Dans Frakes and Moren to talk about the ubiquity of Dropbox, the next Apple TV, and Lightning-struck headphones.
Podcast 412: Ringo stars
Jun 17, 2014 • 52 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss news of the week including five iOS 8 features we want now, link bait from the New York Times, and Tesla and open patents.
Podcast 411: Top ten fave features (WWDC edition)
Jun 10, 2014 • 57 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss their top 10 features announced at WWDC ‘14.
Pundit Showdown: WWDC ‘14 edition
Jun 5, 2014 • 34 min
Philip Michaels’ Macworld Pundit Showdown returns with contestants Peter Cohen, Jim Dalrymple, John Moltz, and Roman Loyola.
Podcast 410: Yosemite falls and eight is enough
Jun 2, 2014 • 51 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell are joined by Macworld’s Dan Miller to discuss WWDC 14’s keynote presentation.
Podcast 409: Everything’s awesome, nobody’s happy
May 27, 2014 • 41 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss Apple’s alleged home automation moves, hacked iCloud accounts in Oz, and kids and old computers.
Podcast 408: Nicely done!
May 20, 2014 • 47 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including corporate hook-ups, changes at Apple retail stores, and why iTunes updates can be problematic.
Podcast 407: We got the Beats!
May 13, 2014 • 41 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk the news of the week including larger iPhones, Apple’s possible acquisition of Beats Music, Katie Cotton’s departure, and more FCC shenanigans.
Podcast: The boulevard of broken dreams
May 7, 2014 • 44 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to discuss products sure to not appear at WWDC, bad bad broadband companies, and Apple retail store changes.
Podcast 405: Comics are funny ‘til someone gets hurt
Apr 29, 2014 • 50 min
Dan Frakes joins Chris Breen to talk about the dilution of ComiXology, new MacBook Airs, the thing we once called Net Neutrality, and a hiring settlement.
Podcast 404: Green Day
Apr 22, 2014 • 57 min
Chris Breen and Dan Moren contemplate a refined Apple TV interface, tech we’re uncomfortable with, and just how green Apple grows.
Podcast: Comics and CarPlay
Apr 15, 2014 • 43 min
This week, Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren round up the latest in Apple news, including Amazon buying Comixology, Dropbox’s announcements, the future of the iTunes Store, and aftermarket CarPlay units.
Podcast: Hulk SMASH!!
Apr 8, 2014 • 38 min
Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren discuss the Apple news of the week including Apple v Samsung, exposed executive email, Fire TV, iWork updates, and the gem-like Monument Valley.
Podcast 401: No fighting in the war room
Apr 1, 2014 • 47 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to talk Apple Goes to Court (again), Macworld/iWorld, Office on the iPad, and Yahoo throws more money around.
Macworld Podcast Special: Ask the Editors and Show Wrap
Mar 31, 2014 • 75 min
A panel of editors from Macworld field audience questions on a variety of topics and provide closing thoughts on this year’s event. Recorded live on March 29, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Macworld Podcast Special: Macworld’s “Dan” Panel: Cool Stuff Seen on the Show Floor
Mar 30, 2014 • 34 min
Dan Frakes, Dan Miller, and Dan Moren talk about cool products they saw in the expo hall. Recorded live on March 29, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Macworld Podcast Special: Best of Show
Mar 28, 2014 • 30 min
Roman Loyola presents the best products from Macworld/iWorld 2014, as selected by the editors of Macworld. Recorded live on March 28, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Macworld Podcast Special: Digital Publishing
Mar 28, 2014 • 44 min
Chris Breen speaks with Adam Engst , Tonya Engst, and Joe Kissell of Take Control about the world of Digital Publishing. Recorded live on March 28, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Macworld Podcast Special: Apple: Past, Present, and Future
Mar 28, 2014 • 46 min
Dan Moren speaks with Rogue Amoeba founder Paul Kafasis and writer John Moltz about the past, present, and future of Apple. Recorded live on March 28, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Macworld Podcast Special: Pundit Showdown Live
Mar 28, 2014 • 33 min
Philip Michaels hosts a quiz show filled with the latest Apple news in a battle of all-star panelists: Roberto Baldwin, Josh Centers, Andrew Laurence, and Susie Ochs. Recorded live on March 28, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Macworld Podcast Special: Smule
Mar 27, 2014 • 45 min
Chris Breen speaks with Jeff Smith, CEO and co-founder of Smule. Recorded live on March 27, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Macworld Podcast Special: iFixit
Mar 27, 2014 • 47 min
Chris Breen speaks with members of the team from iFixit. Recorded live on March 27, 2014 at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Podcast: I see Apple rumors through Google glass
Mar 25, 2014 • 48 min
Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to discuss the weeks news (and rumors). This week, Apple/Comcast sitting in a tree, 10 Google Glass Myths, and who can beat Ren’s Threes score?
Podcast 399: A bit of the old UltraViolet
Mar 19, 2014 • 40 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk tech including Microsoft’s turn to Apple, no Apple TV (we told you so), Mars invades, and Macworld/iWorld doings.
398: App Camp For Girls
Mar 11, 2014 • 53 min
Jean MacDonald ends her career with Smile Software to devote her time to AppCamp4Girls, a non-profit program to bring girls and women into app development.
Podcast 397: Cooking with gas
Mar 4, 2014 • 47 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk over the week’s news including Cook turns on climate change deniers, Apple TV hobby no more, and CarPlay.
Podcast 396: Bugs! (squashed and otherwise)
Feb 25, 2014 • 52 min
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk over the Apple news of the week including SSL bug slain, other Apple “oops,” Comcast cares, Threes strategy, and apps we like.
Podcast 395: Of trolls and Tesla
Feb 18, 2014 • 38 min
Dan Moren and Chris Breen talk the news of the week including Stupid Apple Rumors (Tesla Edition), terrible trolls, iPad and Office meetings, and bad news for the makers of Flappy Jacks.
394: Loving words and flappy birds
Feb 10, 2014 • 63 min
Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and guest Greg Knauss talk about Greg’s romance-themed iPhone app, the shocking revelation that Apple will release new products, iPhone games Flappy Bird and Threes, tech words we hate, and staying organized.
Podcast 393: Robyn Miller
Feb 4, 2014 • 54 min
Robyn Miller, co-creator of the legendary Myst and Riven games (and now creator of the film “The Immortal Augustus Gladstone”), joins host Chris Breen to talk about making games, music, and movies.
The Mac turns 30
Jan 28, 2014 • 40 min
What was your first Mac? Our editors and contributors answer that very question on this week’s podcast.
Podcast 391: Macworld/iWorld with Paul Kent
Jan 20, 2014 • 29 min
Host Chris Breen is joined by vice president and general manager of Macworld/iWorld , Paul Kent, to discuss the upcoming show.
Podcast 390: The Kirk McElhearn Show
Jan 14, 2014 • 47 min
Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn joins host Chris Breen to talk about the Mac’s command line, iTunes Match, iCloud backup, and life abroad.
Podcast 389: Macworld Goes to CES 2014
Jan 8, 2014 • 28 min
Macworld’s Philip Michaels and Jason Snell have journeyed to Las Vegas to see what can be seen of CES 2014. (Hint: Lots)
388: The new Mac Pro
Dec 23, 2013 • 45 min
Discussing the new Mac Pro and its upgrade potential.
387: 29th Annual Editors’ Choice Awards
Dec 18, 2013 • 37 min
We recognize 31 Mac and iOS offerings as the top products of the year.
386: Macworld Pundit Showdown XXIV and the end of 2013
Dec 11, 2013 • 45 min
Our panel of pundits takes a look back at the year gone by to declare winners and losers for 2013.
385: Mac Pro and the pro-sumer
Dec 3, 2013 • 25 min
Senior contributor Ted Landau joins host Chris Breen to discuss the viability of Apple’s new Mac Pro for hobbyists and pro-sumers.
384: Apple and Innovation
Nov 27, 2013 • 33 min
Christopher Breen and Dan Moren discuss whether Apple is still innovating — and what the word innovation really means.
383: Installing Mavericks
Nov 19, 2013 • 30 min
Macworld’s OS installation expert, Dan Frakes, visits the podcast to discuss the ins and outs of putting Mavericks on your Mac.
382: New IPads With Jason Snell
Nov 13, 2013 • 33 min
Jason Snell joins Philip Michaels to talk about his reviews of the new iPad mini with Retina display and the iPad Air.
Macworld Podcast 381: All About iLife
Nov 5, 2013 • 44 min
Apple has ushered in refreshes for iMovie, iPhoto, and GarageBand. Let’s learn about what’s new for both the iOS and OS X versions from the editors testing these apps.
Podcast 380: Our favorite Mavericks tips and tricks
Oct 29, 2013 • 31 min
Podcast 380: Our favorite Mavericks tips and tricks by Macworld
iPad Air, free Mavericks, and more new stuff from Apple
Oct 22, 2013 • 41 min
Philip Michaels talks about Apple’s product announcements with Macworld’s two staffers who were there on the scene (and got their hands on the products), Jason Snell and Dan Moren.
Previewing Apple’s iPad (and more) event
Oct 15, 2013 • 45 min
There’s little doubt that Apple’s October 22nd event will feature at least one new iPad. But what else has Apple up its corporate sleeve? Chris Breen, Jon Seff, and Dan Frakes explore.
377: Macworld Pundit Showdown XXIII
Oct 8, 2013 • 36 min
Christopher Breen, Roman Loyola, Susie Ochs, and Armando Rodriguez duke it out over colorful iPhones, Steve Ballmer’s departure, and Tim Cook’s Twitter account in the latest skirmish of technology experts.
Introducing Frax, cool iOS fractal app
Oct 1, 2013 • 37 min
Host Jackie Dove speaks with the developers of Frax, a new fractal generation app.
Reviewing the iPhone 5s and 5c
Sep 30, 2013 • 52 min
The new iPhones have arrived and while Jason Snell and Philip Michaels may not have been the first people to review them, they’re certainly the best looking. In this episode of the podcast I speak with them about their experiences with the phones as well…