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555: Imagining the iPhone 8 and a Mac Pro that works
Apr 19 • 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:…
554: The cheaper iPad is gold, baby, gold
Apr 12 • 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:…
553: The future of the Mac Pro
Apr 5 • 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
552: Working on my Night Shift
Mar 29 • 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,…
551: Knocking the Air out of the iPad lineup
Mar 22 • 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…
550: Accessibility and superpowers
Mar 15 • 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…
549: Leaks and hacks
Mar 8 • 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…
548: Ride the Lightning
Mar 1 • 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…
547: WWDC heads south to San Jose
Feb 22 • 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…
546: Would you AR in the car?
Feb 15 • 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…
545: Assault on batteries
Feb 8 • 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…
544: Unpacking Apple’s position on immigration
Feb 1 • 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,…
543: What’s up with WhatsApp
Jan 26 • 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…
542: They’re always listening
Jan 18 • 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…
541: The iPhone turns 10
Jan 11 • 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…
540: Happy new year?
Jan 4 • 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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
498: What the heck is a ‘dormant cyber pathogen’?
Mar 9, 2016 • 59 min
Nothing, it’s not a real thing. Really.
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.
496: Apple vs. the FBI
Feb 24, 2016 • 53 min
Glenn and Susie are joined by Rich Mogull, and everyone is angry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
482: Who does the iPad Pro work for?
Nov 11, 2015 • 62 min
Apple’s expensive mega-tablet needs to find its niche.
481: Binge-watching the Apple TV
Nov 4, 2015 • 70 min
Glenn and Susie both have Apple TVs and plenty to say about them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
473: Hey Siri, let’s talk iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, and Apple TV
Sep 10, 2015 • 77 min
THREE MORE THINGS.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
455: The Apple Watch reviewed
May 6, 2015 • 69 min
Glenn, Susie, and Caitlin all have Apple Watches…and plenty of opinions about them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…