Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics—and because we’re always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent.

330: I Call That the Airplane Squirrel
Jan 22 • 28 min
Digital wellbeing apps and features, movies and TV shows we thought would accurately predict the future, our encryption habits, and our “analog” hobbies. Plus, our first jobs!
329: Forgetting as a Service
Jan 15 • 29 min
Our best security practices, the services we’d still like to see from tech companies, thoughts on Twitter’s experimental reply system, and the last apps we fell in love with.
328: Kicking off 2020 for the Second Time
Jan 8 • 26 min
The coolest or weirdest things we’ve seen from CES, podcasts we want made into books, whether we’re still downloading new mobile apps, and our experiences with guided meditation and Apple’s Breathe app.
327: Chiming in the New Year
Jan 1 • 29 min
The tech we: • want to see in 2020 • felt made the most difference in our life in 2019 • gifted this holiday season • did or did not use in 2000 that we do or do not use today
326: Why We Find Solace In Love
Dec 23, 2019 • 29 min
Our tech stocking stuffers, why the Mac’s community exists, Apple’s satellite interests, and a port-less—but modular?—iPhone.
325: Roomba vs. Baby
Dec 18, 2019 • 26 min
Sprucing up the holidays with gadgets, our tech New Year’s resolutions, one new smart home standard to rule them all, and our excitement (or lack thereof) for new generations of game consoles.
324: Vehicles of Contamination
Dec 11, 2019 • 29 min
Cleaning our tech, staying in touch while traveling, the next step for the consumer Mac lineup, and our thoughts on Apple rumors and how they’re covered.
323: Everything in My Computing Life is Chaos
Dec 4, 2019 • 29 min
Best tech gifts given and received, the future of the HomePod, how we deal with all our photos, and unplugging while on vacation.
322: I’m More Surprised That I Was Surprised
Nov 27, 2019 • 29 min
We aren’t surprised the California DMV is selling personal data, we share our thoughts on video-recording-and-sharing-service Loom, Dan buys (at a discount) all our Thanksgiving & Black Friday deals tips, and we discuss “sharenting.”
321: Stick an Apple on It
Nov 20, 2019 • 29 min
How we store our data and notes, the impact of Apple’s new Austin campus, our exposure to TikTok, and thoughts on Google Stadia’s launch.
320: Why Not Both?
Nov 13, 2019 • 30 min
Tech innovations we’ve come to appreciate, our thoughts on 5G, how Apple decided to improve its MacBook keyboard, and our latest internet rabbit holes.
319: I Find Comfort in Managing Assets
Nov 6, 2019 • 29 min
Nerdy technical tasks, our upgrade decisions in a post-Catalina world, thoughts on Photoshop for iPad, and how we deal with new software features.
318: AirPods Sucking as a Service (ASaaS)
Oct 30, 2019 • 29 min
Our task management workflows, the moment we knew — as kids — that we were incredibly interested in technology, our thoughts on AirPods Pro, and how we assist relatives with their technology needs.
317: Fancy Super Duper Techno Chippy Things
Oct 23, 2019 • 29 min
Applications for Apple’s rumored AR glasses, our feelings on technology companies in bed with autocratic governments, wired vs. wireless headphones, and Instagram’s banning of cosmetic surgery filters.
316: Vaguely Hippie Leanings
Oct 16, 2019 • 29 min
Taking a look at the way tech affects privacy and ethics, whether we think this is Siri’s year to shine, our thoughts on the Pixel 4 gesture system, and the first thing we’d do if we ran Facebook.
315: Pop Quiz, Hot Shot!
Oct 9, 2019 • 29 min
Jumping to macOS Catalina (or not), the software and hardware we’d most and least like to lose, Windows on good hardware vs. macOS on crappy hardware, and legal requirements for accessibility on the web.
314: Get a Real Computer, Jerk
Oct 2, 2019 • 29 min
Amazon’s cavalcade of new Alexa devices, ultrawide vs. telephoto lenses on smartphones, what one device we’d take to college, and our travel tips.
313: These Deals are Just Too Fresh
Sep 25, 2019 • 29 min
Our cloud storage solutions, why Apple News+ is pricier than TV+ and Arcade, what social networks we’re using these days, and our strategies for unplugging from the endless barrage of information.
312: Nerdy, Technolust Folks
Sep 18, 2019 • 29 min
Our favorite smartphone photos, our thoughts on selfies, what we still want from the Apple Watch, and whether we think Night Mode on the new iPhones is a gimmick or a great new feature.
311: A Ten Buck Case on a Thousand Dollar Phone
Sep 11, 2019 • 29 min
Diminishing returns in smartphone updates, our feelings on Apple Arcade, whether iPhone colors are important to us, and the features that we are (and aren’t) looking forward to in macOS Catalina.
310: I Don’t Know Why This Is Dungeon Themed
Sep 4, 2019 • 29 min
New hardware we want Apple to announce at its upcoming event, the product or company we think should take advantage of TikTok marketing, iOS & macOS features we could do without, and sleep tracking with wearables.
309: An Unnecessary Drive Someplace
Aug 28, 2019 • 29 min
Tech products we want that no one makes, the best phone for “civilians,” apps that we’ve recently downloaded, and which companies we think Apple should buy.
308: Lipstick on a Piggy Bank
Aug 21, 2019 • 29 min
Our methods for getting things done, a follow-up on Qi charging, whether we think the Apple Card is truly different, and our subscription service reckoning.
307: I’m Seeing a Bunch of Bananas
Aug 14, 2019 • 29 min
Our credit card strategies, the books we want to be made into television series, using online delivery services, and our commitment to clipboard managers.
306: A Drone-Clouded Sky
Aug 7, 2019 • 28 min
The future of delivery, our thoughts on crowdsourced online grave memorials, our tech placebos, and the problems we want the next round of smartphones to solve.
305: The Awakeness of the Rose
Jul 31, 2019 • 29 min
Simple tech tips, our thoughts on Apple’s latest earnings report, what pro products we’d pay premiums to own, and how we feel about humans “grading” Siri requests.
304: Grime Crime
Jul 24, 2019 • 29 min
Fines and antitrust investigations of Big Tech: do they work? Plus, how often we clean our devices, the last time we shot video on our iPhone, and whether we listen to music while we work.
303: Early Morning Grotesquerie
Jul 17, 2019 • 29 min
Best photo-sharing site for group events, managing multiple smartphone lenses, Apple’s rumored foray into the podcasting business, and modern-day moonshots that inspire us.
302: Unsettling, Weird, and Kind of Gross
Jul 10, 2019 • 29 min
FaceTime Attention Correction and the future of augmented reality, how we imagined future tech as kids and what’s available now, our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch Lite, and a look back at the first Apple products we owned.
301: My Vulcan Mind
Jul 3, 2019 • 29 min
Jony Ive’s departure from Apple, whether we really unplug on vacation, the persistence (or lack thereof) of gamification, and outdoor tech that has our attention.
300: My Journey Is Full of Magic
Jun 26, 2019 • 29 min
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, our public tech embarrassments, whether we’ve delved into Apple’s public (and developer) betas, and our tips and tricks for the multi-Mac lifestyle.
299: We’re All a Mess Together
Jun 19, 2019 • 29 min
Our file storage strategies, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, AR try-on features, and the biggest and most useful announcements from iOS 13.
298: The Bloodcurdling Scream of an Alarm
Jun 12, 2019 • 29 min
Monitoring our hearing health, how we use technology in our morning routines, using CarPlay or Android Auto in the car, and our thoughts on Apple’s App Store policies and practices.
297: Lost in the Debacle
Jun 5, 2019 • 27 min
Favorite iOS 13 features, the birth of iPadOS, Project Catalyst apps, and pro hardware.
296: Google Wave Was the Best Thing Ever
May 29, 2019 • 29 min
Apps we want to see in Dark Mode, our thoughts on the new iPod touch, whether Apple’s App Store is anti-competitive, and discussions on tech cynicism.
295: Pixie Dust
May 22, 2019 • 29 min
Apple’s latest MacBook keyboard revamp, tech impacts of the US-China trade war, a new plan to block tracking cookies, and whether we’ve considered an electric vehicle.
294: More Twists Than a Bag of Pretzels
May 15, 2019 • 29 min
Alexa Guard, our swag collection habits, thoughts on cities banning authorities from using facial recognition tech, and where we’ll stand when mega-corporations rule the future.
293: An Electric Scooter Is the New Horse
May 8, 2019 • 29 min
What caught our eyes at Google I/O, our thoughts on electric scooters and urban transport, the last time technology brought a smile to our faces, and our digital decluttering habits.
292: The Drums are the Worst Part
May 1, 2019 • 30 min
How we distract ourselves with tech while traveling, our thoughts on the new Luminary podcast service, the places we find ourselves missing Apple Pay, and what we’d do with our one WWDC wish if it were granted.
291: My Fingers are My Meese
Apr 24, 2019 • 29 min
Pointing devices on iPads, our favorite bad tech disasters, drone deliveries, and how to sell your old tech.
290: Huge Honkin’ Phones
Apr 17, 2019 • 29 min
Some ways we’ve seen tech used to benefit society, our thoughts on foldable phones and other form factors, improvements we hope to see in iOS 13, and what we think about the rumored macOS Sidecar.
289: Down to the Level of Atoms
Apr 10, 2019 • 29 min
Are we downloading new apps less frequently, what features we’d like revisited in an iTunes break-up, smart health gadgets that intrigue us, and our impressions of Apple News+.
288: Facebook Is Gonna Facebook
Apr 3, 2019 • 29 min
Mundane tasks we think voice assistants could improve, living the multi-pad lifestyle, tech movie tropes that annoy us, and our thoughts on Mark Zuckerberg’s op-ed.
287: The Opposite of What They’re Doing
Mar 27, 2019 • 29 min
Subscription gaming services, what would make Apple’s TV+ offering more compelling, third-party keyboards, and whether or not we will be getting the Apple Card.
286: I Used to Be Boring
Mar 20, 2019 • 27 min
What we think of the new iPad mini, how we physically customize our devices, other products we think Apple could announce this week, and our thoughts on Apple employees appearing on podcasts.
285: Hey, It’s Capitalism!
Mar 13, 2019 • 29 min
With Apple’s new services waiting in the wings, are we feeling subscription fatigue? Plus, fragmentation in the smart home market, Spotify says Apple is being anticompetitive, and have we lost our sense of wonder when it comes to technology?
284: Fairy Facts and Unicorn Facts
Mar 6, 2019 • 29 min
Devices we’ve repaired ourselves, the features we’d choose for a thicker, heavier phone, our thoughts on WebAuthn and the future of passwords, and our privacy concerns for video doorbell cameras.
283: How This “Unfolds”
Feb 27, 2019 • 29 min
Repairing our hardware, how many cameras is too many on a smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Fold vs. the Huawei Mate X, and what we use Siri for.
282: Party Popper Dealy-Bob
Feb 20, 2019 • 29 min
How we’d improve emoji search, times we took longer finding tools for tasks than completing the tasks themselves, vintage tech and game nostalgia, and the default app we’d redesign in iOS 13.
281: Developers Need to Feed Their Pet Chickens
Feb 13, 2019 • 29 min
Apple may want 50 percent of publishers’ revenue, where is the money from the App Store going, Amazon’s acquisition of eero, and the transformative tech that pales next to where we are today.
280: I Swear I’m Not a Vinyl Hipster
Feb 6, 2019 • 28 min
Which iOS apps and games we’ve kept on our devices, what features would make us use Siri and Shortcuts more, the first thing we’d change if we were in charge of Apple retail, and our predictions on the death of physical media.
279: What Sorcery Is This?
Jan 30, 2019 • 29 min
Our usage of group FaceTime before and after Apple’s bug, which tech company we’d choose to run the country, what it will take for data privacy to be taken seriously, and how we deal with information overload in this day and age.
278: Marie Kondo’ing Your Notifications
Jan 23, 2019 • 28 min
How we consume text-based content online, the smartphone and desktop notifications we can’t live without, whether foldable phones are a gimmick, and the tech we’d use to improve sporting events.
277: Say Hello to Your Little Friend
Jan 16, 2019 • 25 min
Apple products we’d like to see revived, our favorite underdog technology, future tech we’re still waiting for, and our thoughts on AirPower and Apple’s new battery cases.
276: That’s Not a Place You Want Cameras
Jan 9, 2019 • 29 min
Items and rooms in our home we wish were “smart,” the platform(s) we think could replace YouTube, potential services Apple could offer, and our thoughts on AirPlay 2 and iTunes coming to third-party TVs.
275: So Many Guinea Pigs on Facebook
Jan 2, 2019 • 29 min
Most anticipated tech of 2019, our social media plans, New Year’s resolutions, and the future of the iPad mini.
274: I Don’t Have a Dog! I Don’t Wear Glasses!
Dec 28, 2018 • 28 min
Our favorite tech gifts we gave this year, Snapchat’s new AR lenses for dogs, the most significant tech stories of 2018, and three ways tech made our holidays better.
273: I’m in Troubletown
Dec 19, 2018 • 29 min
Facebook’s latest privacy woes, other smartphone features we’d love to see in iOS, how our offices are decorated, and what services we use for wish lists.
272: I’m Aware I’m Beyond Help
Dec 12, 2018 • 29 min
Predicting our self-driving car future, what folks we’d hire to complete our technical work, the headphones we use regularly, and the future of the smart home.
271: I’ll Be Backed Up
Dec 5, 2018 • 29 min
Apple Music coming to Echo devices, the celebrity spokesperson we’d like to do a tech PSA, what tech knowledge we’d like to grant people, and whether we change our iPhone cases or Apple Watch bands.
270: The Clockwise Lounge
Nov 30, 2018 • 29 min
Our favorite tech tips, our holiday gift suggestions, the ways we’ve used technology to help us cook, and our streaming media plans for the new year.
269: Mwah, Chef’s Kiss!
Nov 28, 2018 • 29 min
Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, an update on using Apple Pay, the responsibilities of tech gift-giving, and our end-of-the-year dream product.
268: Wi-Pie
Nov 21, 2018 • 29 min
iOS’s discoverability problem, when we buy gear for ourselves, holiday tech support tasks, and using an iPad as an external display for a Mac.
267: A Belligerent Platypus on Steroids
Nov 14, 2018 • 28 min
The future of voice tech, our goals as content creators, tech repairability, and “microchipping” humans.
266: I’m in Dongle Heck
Nov 7, 2018 • 28 min
Tech products we’d like to see resurrected, how we deal with dongle madness, the ways technology helped or hindered our voting experience, and tech decisions we’ve reversed ourselves on.
265: The Least-Egregious Sin
Oct 30, 2018 • 29 min
“Real” Photoshop on the iPad Pro, “Today at Apple” sessions, the new MacBook Air’s place in Apple’s lineup, and pondering the usefulness of iPad Pro for audio professionals.
264: In the Parlance of Today
Oct 24, 2018 • 29 min
Nitpicks in tech products we love, tech gifts on the cheap, gadget regrets, and how companies and publications should address mistakes.
263: Down With the System, Man!
Oct 17, 2018 • 29 min
Third-party voice assistants on smartphones, to-do lists and how we stay organized, our first programming experiences, and impressions of the new Palm phone for your phone.
262: What If It’s a Tiger?
Oct 10, 2018 • 29 min
USB-C adoption, Google’s new hardware, whether we use walkie-talkie features, and small technologies that have changed our lives.
261: One of Those Vinyl People
Oct 3, 2018 • 29 min
What physical media we own, how an ideal smart assistant would behave, where we hosted our first websites, and a chat about the Chromebook.
260: I Don’t Even Have a Suction Cup
Sep 26, 2018 • 29 min
Which productivity suites we use, our favorite features in macOS Mojave, what smart tech (if any) we use in our cars, and Mojave’s iOS transplant apps.
259: Like Android, But Prettier
Sep 19, 2018 • 29 min
iOS 12’s most exciting features, our experiences with Workflow and Shortcuts, what HomePod features are still missing, and which iOS 12 and iPhone features we’ll be explaining to our non-techy friends.
258: I’m Petty and I Want My Colors
Sep 13, 2018 • 29 min
Dual SIM technology on the iPhone, punishments for corporations’ privacy violations, colors on the iPhone XR, and the death of Apple’s small phones.
257: Prison Spotlight
Sep 5, 2018 • 29 min
Skype adds call recording, HomeKit’s missing features, what we’re looking for in a new smartwatch, and what one more thing might appear at next week’s Apple event.
256: A High Stakes Podcast
Aug 29, 2018 • 29 min
How often we use the command line, in what ways we’ve become more mindful about our tech usage, Apple’s addition of AirPlay 2 to the AirPort Express, and what tech constraints have taught us about ourselves.
255: Reverse Sherlocked
Aug 22, 2018 • 29 min
Our Do Not Disturb habits, the death of Back to My Mac, the rise of Mastodon, and what exactly a “pro” Mac mini might entail.
254: Gigs and Teras of Flop Data
Aug 15, 2018 • 29 min
How often we shut down and restart our computers, what to do with a problem like Twitter, the fate of all those EarPods we get from Apple, and camera improvements we’d like to see in this year’s iPhone.
253: Creepy Beating Heart
Aug 7, 2018 • 29 min
Most of us use Low Power mode on iOS occasionally, but one of us doesn’t. Plus, how much we would pay for a calendar app, Microsoft walking back its decision to drop old Skype, and indie games we have played.
252: I’m Not Alone in My Monsterdom
Aug 1, 2018 • 29 min
How we organize (or don’t organize) our files, whether it’s time to jump into the 3D printer market, the tech accessories that impress us, and which batteries we carry around.
251: That’s Literally the Thing That I Want
Jul 25, 2018 • 29 min
How many of iMessage’s bells and whistles we use, Memoji’s balancing between incredible or silly, what colors we’d like to see iPhones in, and non-earbud competitors to AirPods.
250: Bring Us The Dogmoji
Jul 18, 2018 • 29 min
Our unplugging strategies, what to do when you run out of space for physical media, whether we’d let UPS delivery people into our homes, and our favorite and most wished-for emoji.
249: Six Years from Today
Jul 11, 2018 • 29 min
Surprisingly smart (or dumb) home gadgets, how we discover apps, what we use to print out photos and photo books, and how much of our work we do on the iPad.
248: Six Filters Was All We Needed in My Day
Jul 3, 2018 • 29 min
Apple’s Maps overhaul, Instagram’s “you’re caught up!” feature, e-commerce via social media, and Apple Pay for public transit.
247: It’s What the Kids Want
Jun 27, 2018 • 29 min
Instagram’s new IGTV, our biggest tech blunders, the Fortnite and free-to-play craze, and smart home gadgets being used in domestic abuse cases.
246: Things That Control Other Things
Jun 20, 2018 • 29 min
How Apple will sell its TV service, our favorite announcements from E3, using smart speakers to control smart home devices, and whether AMC’s MoviePass competitor appeals.
245: Guinea Pig Hate Mail
Jun 13, 2018 • 29 min
The WWDC announcements that delighted us, whether Memoji will stand the test of time, the Apple news that didn’t happen, and the appeal of attending a conference like WWDC.
244: The Smooshing of Everything
Jun 5, 2018 • 29 min
Live from WWDC at San Jose, California: Apple’s AR ambitions, tracking your Screen Time on iOS, mobile apps on the Mac, and Siri’s new Shortcuts.
243: Under the Steps of a Drunken Giant
May 30, 2018 • 29 min
How we edit our photos for sharing, Snapchat’s platform play, the macOS features we’d like to see at WWDC, and whether or not we still use that crazy little thing called email.
242: A Sock For Everything
May 23, 2018 • 29 min
How we consume music these days, why people are grumpy about Apple, Apple’s privacy download tool, and what we’d like to see across platforms at WWDC.
241: I’m a Mostly Terrible Person
May 16, 2018 • 26 min
DirecTV’s new cloud DVR feature, iPhone SE 2 features we’d like to see, Microsoft’s iPad competitor, and how we’d like Apple to improve notifications in iOS 12.
240: Just the Downfall of Humanity
May 9, 2018 • 29 min
Google’s nifty/creepy AI phone calls, the iMac turns 20, Apple’s security feature that disables USB on the iPhone, and the state of developer’s percentage on app sales.
239: Clippy Wearing a Stethoscope
May 2, 2018 • 29 min
Add-on lens solutions for smartphones, Facebook using AI to detect hate speech, how tech can improve our medical lives, and the tricky ethics of video doorbells.
238: A Much Larger and Possibly Stupider World
Apr 25, 2018 • 28 min
Our obsessive tech hobbies and pastimes, the attraction of clicky keyboards, what SmugMug’s Flickr acquisition means, and whether a faux analogue digital camera appeals to us.
237: We Call Those Features
Apr 18, 2018 • 29 min
Our worries over Twitter’s third-party API restrictions, favorite Mac menu bar apps, Apple’s subscription news service, and how Facebook’s new privacy controls change our feelings, if at all.
236: Audible Cringe
Apr 11, 2018 • 29 min
Our email setups, whether we think there are viable Facebook alternatives, our feelings on Uber expanding into other forms of transportation, and will there ever be a social media platform we can trust completely?
235: Scientific Cannibalism
Apr 4, 2018 • 29 min
Cashierless stores of the future, what we’d like to see added to HomeKit, our current ebook purchasing strategies, and the question of lab-grown meat.
234: All The Great Blasphemous Shows
Mar 28, 2018 • 29 min
Our Facebook and Google privacy concerns, interest (or lack thereof) in the Oculus Go and VR, thoughts on the Logitech Crayon stylus announced yesterday, and whether Apple’s streaming service is too late to the party.
233: Betray Me as a Consumerist Fool
Mar 21, 2018 • 29 min
The latest Facebook privacy hoopla, Amnesty International says Twitter violates women’s rights, Apple’s upcoming education event, and questions about the future of self-driving car technology.
232: I Already Don’t Think Money is Real
Mar 14, 2018 • 29 min
Cryptocurrencies, tech devices we don’t want to upgrade, our favorite smart gadgets, and the contentious issue of whether we use our phones in the shower.
231: Digital Okies
Mar 7, 2018 • 29 min
Our smart and dumb home thermostats, the fractured state of net neutrality laws, the potential resurrection of the MacBook Air, and AI technology in military hands.
230: An Adult With a Credit Card
Feb 28, 2018 • 29 min
Apple’s foray into healthcare, the one thing we think Siri needs to improve, where we stream most of our content, and our feelings on the latest social network, Vero.
229: Nine Different News Apps
Feb 21, 2018 • 29 min
Our book-reading (or listening) habits, how we use tech to get our news, Twitter’s abandonment of the Mac desktop, and our feelings on fingerprint readers vs. facial recognition.
228: Wrong Robot Name
Feb 14, 2018 • 29 min
Our essential travel tech, most romantic uses of technology, biggest technology disappointments, and thoughts about the HomePod.
227: The Oprah of Apps
Feb 7, 2018 • 29 min
How we listen to audio, what problems we want technology to solve, whether we buy apps as gifts for other people, and if we plan on getting the HomePod.
226: Where Are My Little Ears?!
Jan 31, 2018 • 29 min
Where we’d like to see Apple focus its software quality attentions, our feelings about the iPhone X and its sales, home theater lighting, and our favorite tech of last year.
225: Every Feeling Has Been Felt Already
Jan 24, 2018 • 29 min
Whether drones are here to stay, how we’re doing with our New Year’s tech resolutions, the affect of missing features on the HomePod, and our paper vs. digital note-taking thoughts.
224: Hypothetical Hoarding
Jan 17, 2018 • 29 min
How to deal with hoarding old tech, our biggest tech disappointments, the VR and AR experiences that have us excited, and the state of dictation and voice assistant software.
223: Self-Driving Toilet
Jan 10, 2018 • 29 min
Smart toilets: brilliant or ridiculous? Plus, the state of Twitter, what to watch for at CES 2018, and whether cryptocurrencies are here to stay.
222: Big Banana Fingers
Jan 3, 2018 • 29 min
Changes we’d like to see Apple make in 2018, our best personal tech stories from the holidays, our most delightful apps and games of 2017, and how best to run Windows on your Mac.
221: I’m Calling HR
Dec 27, 2017 • 29 min
Our favorite (or most challenging) tech support jobs of the holidays or year, the tech items we wish we’d gotten as gifts, the biggest tech blunders of 2017, and our wishlists for tech for 2018.
220: What Is Wrong With Everyone?
Dec 20, 2017 • 29 min
Apple’s possibly unified app platform, the Essential Phone and “iPhone killers,” activity and health tracking, and have iOS’s Settings gotten too complicated?
219: Access to Tim Cook’s Checkbook
Dec 13, 2017 • 29 min
A wireless charging retrospective, companies or technologies Apple should invest in, the future of the desktop computer, and the potential of AR in education.
218: The World is Our Oyster
Dec 6, 2017 • 28 min
Apple Pay Cash experiences, Google and Amazon’s YouTube tiff, increasingly complex emoji, and what we’ll think of the iPhone in another ten years.
217: I Live in a Robot Shop of Horrors
Nov 29, 2017 • 29 min
Robots we’d invite into our houses, Nintendo’s approach to mobile gaming, gestured-based computing, and what’s the responsibility for reporting critical software vulnerabilities.
216: Patience and Bourbon
Nov 22, 2017 • 29 min
Holiday tech support tips, kitchen smart gadgets, what we do with our photos, and whether we could get by with a simple phone.
215: Exactly What A Spy Would Say
Nov 15, 2017 • 29 min
Face ID spoofing, Facebook wants your nude pictures, whether we’d leave Twitter, and what we’d like to see Apple change for the iPhone X.
214: The Table is Totally Irrelevant
Nov 8, 2017 • 29 min
Online payment services and Apple Pay Cash, tech workarounds we love, whether wearables will work, and AR’s killer apps—or lack thereof.
213: Case by Case Basis
Nov 1, 2017 • 29 min
Animoji: passing fad or important new technology? Also, whether or not we use a case on our smartphones, how Face ID’s one-face limit affects us (if at all), and why iPhone users and Android users seem to clash so much.
212: The Leaks are Coming From Inside the House
Oct 25, 2017 • 29 min
Would you let Amazon into your house? What happened to Apple doubling down on secrecy? Are you lining up for an iPhone X—and is it the ultimate form of Apple’s smartphone?
211: Don’t Want People to See All My Trees
Oct 18, 2017 • 29 min
Machine learning for sensitive photos, our dalliances with other desktop platforms, whether anyone still needs real cameras, and the walled garden of voice assistants.
210: Sweet, Sweet Caffeine
Oct 11, 2017 • 29 min
Tim Cook talks AR glasses, some thoughts on diversity and inclusion in tech, what we do for ergonomics, and how we cope with social media in our everyday life.
209: Fancy Carbs
Oct 4, 2017 • 26 min
Google’s notch-less Pixel design vs. the iPhone X, justification for Apple TV’s high price (or lack thereof), our can’t-live-with-‘em-can’t-live-without-‘em technology choices, and iOS 11’s Notes app.
208: Even Mantis Shrimps Can’t See It
Sep 26, 2017 • 29 min
Resurrected Apple television arguments, explaining quantum computing, Apple’s Bing-for-Google swap, and our favorite games that iOS 11 leaves by the wayside.
207: The ‘C’ Stands for Caveman
Sep 20, 2017 • 29 min
iPhone buying decisions, anonymous apps, our opinion on augmented reality, and the biggest missing features from our favorite tech products.
206: The Safari Bandwagon
Sep 13, 2017 • 29 min
Apple’s huge smartphone line-up, our most anticipated High Sierra features, how we feel about wireless charging our iPhones, and how much is too much to pay for a smartphone?
205: Candy-Coated Vegetables
Sep 6, 2017 • 25 min
Paying attention to what apps ask for, our biggest speculation blunders, Apple event anticipation, and what type of content we take when we go offline.
204: I’m Having an Existential Crisis Over Here
Aug 30, 2017 • 29 min
What we’d like to see on a new Apple TV (if not 4K/HDR), whether or not we’ve cut the cord, our thoughts on Alexa and Cortana becoming besties, and what it takes for Apple to feature your photo on Instagram.
203: Spacetastic
Aug 23, 2017 • 28 min
How our feelings have changed (or not) on HomePod, the security risks of robots, dealing with online backup services, and whether iOS releases should have nicknames.
202: Explode a Knee
Aug 16, 2017 • 26 min
Alternative messaging apps, rumors of an LTE Apple Watch, our primary news sources, and the surprising apps that we use on our phones.
201: We Hate Boredom but Don’t Like Change
Aug 9, 2017 • 29 min
Social media routines, what print-focused media companies are doing wrong and right in their transition to the digital age, apps we want on iPad, and iPhone rumors and the stress they cause.
200: Inbox Infinite
Aug 2, 2017 • 29 min
Will voice-based interfaces really catch on, what we think of the “leaked” iPhone 8 icon, does anybody really want a smart watch, and what we use to keep ourselves organized.
199: I Don’t Really Want to Find My Friends
Jul 26, 2017 • 29 min
How our desks are set up, will Apple build more products in the U.S., Google’s Find My Friends competitor, and advanced medical devices that work with our smartphones.
198: Fire Bad, Trees Good
Jul 19, 2017 • 29 min
3D Touch and Force Touch, Google Glass in factories, iMessage apps and stickers, and how social media has changed our news consumption.
197: So Much of Your Life is a Lie
Jul 12, 2017 • 29 min
Net neutrality, brain-training games, wireless charging, and our camera-filled future.
196: I’m Taking My Face Off the Internet
Jul 5, 2017 • 29 min
Backup strategies, how Amazon has changed our shopping habits, QR codes and NFC tags, and rumors of Touch ID’s demise.
195: Clearly You’re Both Wrong
Jun 28, 2017 • 30 min
Working on laptops vs. iPads, having tech empathy, installing iOS 11 betas, and how Amazon acquiring Whole Foods could affect grocery delivery.
194: Full-Time Icon Designer
Jun 21, 2017 • 29 min
The watchOS 4 features we’d hoped for, Lenovo’s PC-as-a-Service push, new Live Photo improvements, and how we feel about leaks of unannounced Apple products.
193: Just Say No to Cash
Jun 14, 2017 • 29 min
How we think Apple Pay will stack up against competing person-to-person payment services, our favorite conference cities, impressions of the Apple Pencil, and who should take over as Uber’s CEO.
192: This is Why I Left
Jun 6, 2017 • 29 min
It’s WWDC week, so we talk Apple’s HomePod, the new iMac Pro, iPad improvements, and what was missing from the keynote.
191: So Many Dusty Shelves
May 31, 2017 • 29 min
The Essential Home, add-on camera lenses for smartphones, mobile camera apps, and our verdict on the Nintendo Switch.
190: McGruff the Password Dog
May 24, 2017 • 29 min
Ikea’s foray into smart home tech, tech disruption we’d like to see, what Android features we want on iOS and vice versa, and the tech story the masses need to know.
189: Her Cuneiform is Top Notch
May 17, 2017 • 29 min
Apple Watch smart bands, old tech we’d resurrect, the fate of the iPad mini, and why more tech companies don’t focus on accessibility.
188: Also Called a Phone Call
May 10, 2017 • 29 min
Amazon’s new Echo Show (it’s not a podcast), the new Echo messaging and calling features, how we listen to our audio, and the importance of security updates.
187: On the Phone I’m a Monster
May 3, 2017 • 29 min
The Microsoft’s Surface Laptop as a MacBook Air alternative, addictive Internet technologies, Hulu’s play for cord cutters, and our nerdy enthusiasms. Plus there’s a momentous announcement at the very end of the episode!
186: Project Me on a Hologram
Apr 26, 2017 • 29 min
We discuss the breaking announcement of the Amazon Echo Look, deconstruct Uber’s latest bad news, marvel at Samsung’s record Galaxy S8 orders, and cower in fear at tech companies taking personal data and selling it to other tech companies.
185: Add Things to Things
Apr 19, 2017 • 29 min
Facebook tackles VR, Nintendo’s emulator shenanigans, moving the Touch ID sensor, and leaving ourselves digital reminders.
184: My Hands Smell Delightful
Apr 11, 2017 • 28 min
Live from Ireland, it’s travel tech we wish would die, embarrassing tech fads we’ve bought, Apple products we want to bring back from the dead, and dream features for Siri and Alexa.
183: The Mystery Machine
Apr 5, 2017 • 29 min
Dan is joined by Lex Friedman, Allison Sheridan, and Mikah Sargent to discuss Apple’s professional Macs, how often we replace our devices, what tech we take with us on vacation, and which features we’re surprised to see less tech-savvy folks use (or not)
182: Sorry, My Brain Crashed
Mar 29, 2017 • 29 min
This week we’re joined by Georgia Dow and James Thomson to freak out about tech failures, internet privacy, and brain interfaces. But we take a soothing break and propose some new acquisitions for tech giants.
181: A List of Things That Don’t Happen
Mar 22, 2017 • 29 min
180: Stargate Problem
Mar 15, 2017 • 28 min
Games we’re playing, anticipating new iPads, video streaming and sharing, and greener grass on other platforms.
179: So Many People Are Bad
Mar 8, 2017 • 28 min
Tech companies we try to avoid, the Internet of Home Spying, our personal finance choices, and barriers to better smart home tech.
178: Artisanal Pickle
Mar 1, 2017 • 29 min
Lightning versus USB-C, the return of the Feature Phone, space tourism, and unlimited wireless data. With Megan Morrone and Stephen Hackett.
177: Burn It Down and Start Over
Feb 22, 2017 • 29 min
Our favorite workspaces, fresh tech for the cornfield, the gender of voice assistants, and a Touch bar check-in.
176: Cool But Also Creepy
Feb 15, 2017 • 29 min
Wireless charging, voice assistants, bad Kickstarter projects, and stretching your brain technically, with Mikah Sargent and Allison Sheridan.
175: Same As It Ever Was
Feb 8, 2017 • 29 min
YouTube goes live, Twitter fights abuse (again), Apple TV gets a new manager, and your old photos get a little less real. With Andy Ihnatko and Shelly Brisbin.
174: Irrational Exuberance
Feb 1, 2017 • 29 min
173: Old Tech Dies Hard
Jan 25, 2017 • 29 min
Apple makes surprising App Store changes, the Mac turns 33, the value of time tracking, and screens that turn orange when it gets dark. With Shahid Kamal Ahmad and Kathy Campbell.
172: Serial iPhone Killer
Jan 18, 2017 • 30 min
The Nintendo Switch, Twitter security challenges, the death of Vine, and the changing face of Apple support.
171: Built-In Babel Fish
Jan 11, 2017 • 29 min
How the iPhone has changed our lives, whether the Apple Watch has met our initial expectations, how we rely on product testing and recommendations, and a possible brain drain at Apple.
170: The Internet of Garbage
Jan 4, 2017 • 29 min
We kick off 2017 by talking CES gadgets like a robot butler and a smart trash can, then move on to our feelings on AirPods and our resolutions for Apple in 2017.
169: All the Great Dongles
Dec 28, 2016 • 29 min
In our final episode of 2016 we review the best and worst and dumbest and most life-changing things of the year, and then look ahead to 2017.
168: Giant Pyramid of Coal
Dec 21, 2016 • 29 min
Mario vs. piracy, Mac desktops, a tech Naughty List, and last-minute gift ideas.
167: Paper Form Wizard
Dec 14, 2016 • 29 min
How we estimate mobile-device battery life, the wisdom of delaying Apple’s AirPods, apps for the Apple Pencil, and sharing-economy guilt. With James T. Green, Aleen Simms, and guest co-host Serenity Caldwell.
166: Walk-In Vending Machine
Dec 7, 2016 • 29 min
Amazon’s high-tech convenience store, tech trends we just don’t understand, gauging our home-tech paranoia threshold, and using our tech superpowers to give back. With Casey Liss and Shelly Brisbin.
165: Orgy of Consumer Spending
Nov 30, 2016 • 29 min
The holidays (and holiday sales) are in full swing, but do we partake? We also consider detoxing from social media, ponder the contradictions of cord-cutting, and get a visit from a Mysterious Benefactor.
164: Voiceovers and Aluminiums
Nov 23, 2016 • 29 min
Go-to travel gear, Apple’s mysterious Mac and Wi-Fi strategies, and the future of Jony Ive.
163: The Ultimate Dongle
Nov 16, 2016 • 29 min
This week we offer a panoply of adapters, and horror stories about bad password etiquette, then discuss Apple’s new self-publishing venture and the utility of pressure-sensitive computer interfaces.
162: Privacy is a Feature
Nov 10, 2016 • 28 min
The future of laptop keyboards, whether VR can be good at anything beyond entertainment, the growing importance of encryption, and a watchOS 3 check-in.
161: Emotional Life Preserver
Nov 2, 2016 • 29 min
Live from Ireland, we discuss Apple and the Mac, our tech passions, keyboards, and VR prospects.
160: There’s No Escape
Oct 26, 2016 • 29 min
Trackers, the Magic toolbar, Microsoft, and CarPlay, with Dan Frakes and Christa Mrgan.
159: A Cow Episode
Oct 19, 2016 • 29 min
This week we rebrand Samsung, eat meat grown in a lab, watch the Apple Car make a U-turn, and change all our passwords. With TWiT’s Megan Morrone and Macworld’s Glenn Fleishman.
158: Business Carpeting Service
Oct 12, 2016 • 29 min
Amazon’s Echo music subscription, the Internet of Things gets infected with malware, preferred methods of paying for software, and excitement for virtual and augmented reality. With Mikah Sargent and Jacqui Cheng.
157: Plotting Together
Oct 5, 2016 • 29 min
Google’s new stuff, including Google Home; Apple’s new Spoken Editions of print articles; and imagining the Next Big Thing.
156: Right, That’s Still Going On!
Sep 28, 2016 • 29 min
Blocking spam calls, other uses for a Galaxy Note 7, the prospect (again) of Google-built phones, and Blackberry’s body hits the floor. With Georgia Dow and Anze Tomic.
155: Old Slippery Six
Sep 21, 2016 • 30 min
When we trust and distrust the cloud with our files, features future smartphones should strive for, Google’s launch of Allo, and unsung features of new smartphone toys.
154: Others of Us Will Be Sad
Sep 14, 2016 • 29 min
iMessage apps, anticipated macOS Sierra features, iPhone pre-orders, and Swift Playgrounds. With Scholle McFarland, Stephen Hackett, and Brianna Wu.
153: I Don’t Swim
Sep 8, 2016 • 29 min
Breaking down Apple’s media event, from iPhone to AirPods to dual cameras to Apple Watch Series 2. With Caitlin McGarry and Dan Frakes.
152: Dad, Play This
Aug 31, 2016 • 29 min
Sonos gets cozy with Amazon Echo, our many terabytes of cloud storage, the promise of AI software, and Aleen searches for a birthday present for her husband. With Aleen Simms and Jeff Carlson.
151: Maybe They’ll Update GarageBand
Aug 24, 2016 • 29 min
The value of music subscriptions, Bloomberg’s weird Apple Watch story, old software we still cling to, and our personal beta-testing policies. With Brianna Wu and Casey Liss!
150: Find My Enemies
Aug 18, 2016 • 28 min
Geolocating friends and family, the appeal of Chromebooks, using keyboards with tablets, and favorite Mac menu-bar items. With Allison Sheridan and Dan Frakes.
149: Watching an Alien Sunset
Aug 10, 2016 • 29 min
Wired versus wireless headphones, No Man’s Sky and the games of our dreams, hopes for iPad improvements, and the future of the enormous smartphone. With Shahid Kamal Ahmad, Florence Ion, and guest co-host Serenity Caldwell.
148: Everything’s a Remix
Aug 3, 2016 • 29 min
The ethics of copying in tech, buying an Apple car, a pox on Smart TVs, and the problem of Emoji fragmentation.
147: It’s All Zubats Around Here
Jul 27, 2016 • 29 min
The rise of biometrics, retail therapy to offset the end of the world, AR and Poke Mans, and Adobe’s relationship with Apple.
146: Marvel Has Killed Me
Jul 20, 2016 • 29 min
145: I’ve Always Wanted to Have a French Accent
Jul 13, 2016 • 29 min
144: Rock Music and Short Pants
Jul 6, 2016 • 29 min
143: A Whole New Watch
Jun 29, 2016 • 28 min
The prospects of a new Apple Watch, upgrading old hardware (or not), requiem for the Thunderbolt Display, and chatbots. With Leah Yamshon and John Moltz.
142: Spare Device or No Dice
Jun 22, 2016 • 29 min
Robots analyzing photos, the real chances for VR success, smart home frustration, and the opening of beta season. With guests Shahid Kamal Ahmad and Aleen Simms.
141: Not Even in the Rotator
Jun 14, 2016 • 29 min
Live from San Francisco, we’re joined by Relay FM founders Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett to discuss all four platforms discussed during Apple’s WWDC keynote.
140: Check Under Your Seat
Jun 8, 2016 • 28 min
Technology giveaways, freshening up Apple Music, expanding Apple Pay, and iOS dream features. With Katie Floyd and Lex Friedman.
139: You’ve Got to Feed Those Chickens
Jun 1, 2016 • 28 min
Upgrading old hardware, the relevance of Amazon Prime Video, passing the tip jar for free stuff, and the peril and promise of wireless charging. With Mikah Sargent and Allison Sheridan.
138: You Know What You’re Signing Up For
May 25, 2016 • 29 min
Siri API integrations, no Overwatch on Mac, Apple missing the AI wave, and the MacBook Pro’s rumored OLED touchbar.
137: You’re All American
May 18, 2016 • 29 min
Google I/O keynote reaction! Google Home v. Amazon Echo, Google Assistant v. Siri, Allo and Duo, and Android Wear 2 v. Apple Watch. Guests Anze Tomic and Caitlin McGarry.
136: A Pox On Both Their Houses
May 11, 2016 • 29 min
Oracle versus Google in the rematch nobody wanted to see, strategies for buying a smartphone in a world without phone subsidies, Instagram’s icon and our fears of change, and a revisiting of the new Apple TV app platform.
135: Angst in Appleville
May 4, 2016 • 29 min
Potential Apple Music fixes, concerns about iPhone sales, the value of tech unitaskers, and the future of digital cameras. With Flo Ion and Rene Ritchie.
134: My Deepest Condolences 😢
Apr 27, 2016 • 29 min
The meaning of emoji, nerdy t-shirts, what Apple can learn from Apple Music, and a near-term wish list for Alexa and Siri. With Merlin Mann and Aleen Simms.
133: Talk Candidly About Ladies’ Pants
Apr 20, 2016 • 29 min
People who are sad about the MacBook and iPhone SE, imagining an Apple Car, and embracing our cyborg futures. With John Moltz and Kara Platoni.
132: Person or Not
Apr 13, 2016 • 29 min
Facebook’s chat-bot future, popular tech misconceptions, Apple Watch 2’s killer features, and the strange case of AirPlay on Android.
131: The Dream of the Early 2000s
Apr 6, 2016 • 29 min
Anticipating a new Kindle, conversations with robots, hanging out at Internet cafés, and living the iPad lifestyle. With Clayton Morris and Jacqui Cheng.
130: The Stephen Hackett Approach
Mar 30, 2016 • 29 min
What to do with old technology, the merits of phone cases, VR’s impact on society, and our feelings about Microsoft.
129: Flop Thunderdome
Mar 23, 2016 • 28 min
The FBI backs off, the iPad gets a name change, the iPhone gets a blast from the past, and we pick Apple’s greatest flops. With Georgia Dow and Leah Yamshon.
128: Non-Virtual Nausea
Mar 16, 2016 • 30 min
The appeal of Apple News (or lack thereof), how social media and forensics could have changed the O.J. Simpson trial, our favorite ways to mix devices and the real world, and technology hoarding habits. With Christina Warren, Casey Liss and James Thomson.
127: The Great Inbox in the Sky
Mar 9, 2016 • 29 min
The rise of the AIs, the appeal of premium smartphones, how we’re reading books these days, and the death (or not) of email. With Florence Ion and Matt Egan.
126: Go into Space with Jerks
Mar 2, 2016 • 29 min
Choosing between convenience and security, our virtual-reality future, the viability of voice interfaces, and spending time in outer space. With Andy Ihnatko and Brianna Wu.
125: You’re a Four Right Now
Feb 24, 2016 • 29 min
Apple’s venture into public betas, worst-case Apple/FBI scenarios, stealing good Android phone features, and the ethics of rating people. With Susie Ochs and Glenn Fleishman.
124: Church of Beyoncé
Feb 17, 2016 • 29 min
Kanye pushes Tidal, Apple pushes back on the FBI, what we do with home videos, and the eternal Mac/iPad dichotomy. With Christina Bonnington and David Sparks.
123: I Could Probably Live Without the Sandwich
Feb 10, 2016 • 29 min
Broken phone horror stories, talking to our computers, chronological Twitter order up gives on, and clicky keyboards. With Christa Mrgan and Anze Tomic.
122: It Always Comes Back to Robot Butlers
Feb 3, 2016 • 29 min
Streaming services we rely on, home automation we’re proud of, Apple’s rumored move toward exclusive video, and shiny happy customer service stories. With Casey Liss and Aleen Simms.
121: Customer Sad
Jan 27, 2016 • 29 min
The chances for VR, Apple’s best/worst quarter ever, iPad’s continuing slump, and podcasts come to Apple TV. With Guy English and Shelly Brisbin.
120: The Las Vegas of Weather
Jan 20, 2016 • 29 min
Things get a bit dark as we ponder a technological Sophie’s Choice, prepare for our inevitable doom, and embrace terrible software, all before finally escaping to the paradise of the iPad.
119: Freaking out the Neighbors
Jan 13, 2016 • 30 min
How we use cameras, the smartness of our houses, headphones we have loved, and tech news sources. With Dan Frakes and Scholle McFarland.
118: Bright and Bushy Tailed
Jan 6, 2016 • 29 min
Our panel of people who aren’t at CES this week discuss smartening home devices, the right age for a first iPhone, and 2016 tech resolutions. Guests Serenity Caldwell, Lex Friedman, and James Thomson.
117: Sunset My Brain
Dec 16, 2015 • 29 min
Listener submitted topics look back at 2015 and ahead at new year’s resolutions, tech in 2016, and the far future. Plus, the first Clockwise Secret Santa gift exchange. Guests Merlin Mann and Serenity Caldwell.
116: You Can’t Fight City Hall
Dec 9, 2015 • 29 min
Apple’s rumored TV service stalls, bulging iPhone battery cases, products that were bought and ruined, and the iOS map battle heats up. With Jacqui Cheng and John Moltz.
115: I Don’t Believe in Unlimited
Dec 2, 2015 • 28 min
Holiday shopping, Cortana comes to iOS, the value of the headphone jack, and the rising cost of (grandfathered) unlimited iPhone data. With guests Caitlin McGarry and Mikah Sargent.
114: That’s So Canadian of You
Nov 25, 2015 • 29 min
Holiday tech support, the benefits and costs of social media, tech we’re thankful for, and the market for professional iPad apps. With Georgia Dow and Rene Ritchie.
113: A Bit of a Fatalist
Nov 18, 2015 • 30 min
iPad Pro size and productivity, a requiem for Rdio, and the Mac App Store goes boom. With Jeff Richardson and Shelly Brisbin.
112: I’m Leaving the Internet Now
Nov 11, 2015 • 29 min
The iPad Pro arrives, the threat of Ransomware, Android gets Apple Music, and Apple TV week two. With Aleen Simms and Glenn Fleishman.
111: If You Wish upon a Heart
Nov 4, 2015 • 30 min
Apple TV apps and remotes, Twitter reaches for the stars and comes up with hearts, and yet more rumors about a new 4-inch iPhone. With Christina Warren and Susie Ochs.
110: AirPlay Express
Oct 28, 2015 • 29 min
The post-post-PC era, Apple TV apps versus smartphones, Google gets into podcasting, and South By Southwest steps in it. With Anze Tomic and Brianna Wu.
109: Muggle Keyboard
Oct 22, 2015 • 30 min
Anticipating Apple TV, Google’s new YouTube Red service, iOS stability and bug fixes, and a Magic Devices shopping list. With guests Myke Hurley, Stephen Hackett, and David Smith.
108: Mysteriously Concealed Peas
Oct 14, 2015 • 30 min
Apple technology in need of some love, surviving Apple’s high season, Apple’s newest product announcements, and dumb tech trends. With Christina Bonnington and James Thomson.
107: None of Them Do Everything
Oct 7, 2015 • 30 min
Dreaming of new Macs, favorite El Capitan features, Amazon bans Apple TV, and Microsoft puts on an Apple costume. With guests Scholle McFarland and Philip Michaels.
106: Don’t Go to the Tree
Sep 30, 2015 • 30 min
Faster in-flight Wi-Fi, Apple’s loss of focus on iWork, Google’s new stuff, and Elon Musk’s mission to Mars. With Georgia Dow and Jeff Carlson.
105: Opposite of Schadenfreude
Sep 23, 2015 • 30 min
Amazon’s hardware line-up, Volkswagen cheats on a test, OS upgrade strategies, and evaluating watchOS 2. With Andy Ihnatko and Katie Floyd.
104: Mrs Weasley’s Clock
Sep 16, 2015 • 30 min
The future of smartphone upgrades, Apple TV app dreams, upgrading to iOS 9 (or not), and thinking big about the iPad Pro. With Christa Mrgan and David Sparks.
103: TV Sandwich
Sep 9, 2015 • 30 min
Live from San Francisco—seriously, this episode was recorded standing under some trees in Civic Center Plaza—we’re reviewing the Sept. 9 Apple event! A new iPad pro! The new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus! An entirely different Apple TV! We’ve got the details.
102: You Failed Them
Sep 2, 2015 • 30 min
Dreaming of Siri and Apple TV improvements, fearing an Apple-programmed video service, and dealing with being the IT manager for our friends and family. With guests Shelly Brisbin and Guy English.
101: Maybe We Should Call AppleCare
Aug 26, 2015 • 29 min
Choosing a single device, calling for help, traveling with technology, and mourning Apple’s One to One training. With Allison Sheridan, Serenity Caldwell, and Casey Liss.
100: The Speed of Your Voice
Aug 20, 2015 • 27 min
An introspective, touchy-feely edition of Clockwise as we celebrate our 100th episode with special guest hosts Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett and special guest guests Dan Moren and Jason Snell.
99: I Wear Amber Goggles at Night
Aug 12, 2015 • 30 min
Alphabetizing Google, blocking web ads, navigating with map apps, and improving iOS. With Aleen Simms and Lex Friedman.
98: Robot-Kicking Problem
Aug 5, 2015 • 30 min
Apple’s cell service plans (or lack thereof), HitchBot’s demise, Windows 10’s privacy snafu, and the end of removable batteries/SD cards in smartphones. With Jacqui Cheng, Brianna Wu, and Christina Bonnington.
97: Given Phones and Sent into the World
Jul 29, 2015 • 30 min
T-Mobile’s crazy iPhone deal, the arrival of Windows 10, when advertisements don’t suck, and buying a kid a Kindle. With Brianna Wu and Scholle McFarland.
96: Faraday Cave
Jul 22, 2015 • 30 min
Special dystopian future edition! We envision the Apple of 2020, fear ever getting in a car again after the latest car hack, complain about autocorrect, and take the measure of the need for Apple Watch apps.
95: The Only iPod Touch Fangirl
Jul 15, 2015 • 29 min
Comcast’s streaming TV plan, Reddit’s supernova of problems, the hope of smaller iPhones, and a shining iBeacon of hope. With Brianna Wu and Shelly Brisbin.
94: Defend the Indefensible
Jul 8, 2015 • 30 min
Apple’s role as Safari steward, the best Apple hardware ever, anticipating a new iPod, and the next big thing for smartphone technology. With Georgia Dow and Jeff Richardson.
93: Double Down on Corn
Jun 24, 2015 • 30 min
Apple unleashes the executives, paying attention to accessibility, dream of a Mac Nano, and what’s the deal with Amazon hardware? With Christa Mrgan and John Moltz.
92: Betas are for Chumps
Jun 17, 2015 • 30 min
Apple Music’s future prospects, whether anyone should use OS betas, the reality of iPad productivity features actually being used, and the merits of maintenance OS upgrades. With Aleen Simms and Paul Kafasis.
91: Next to Compass
Jun 10, 2015 • 29 min
Live from San Francisco! An update for the Apple Watch, the iPad gets some respect, the power of preinstalled apps, and Apple’s Phil Schiller goes on a podcast. With Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.
90: Cord Nevers
Jun 3, 2015 • 30 min
Renaming the iPhone, dreams of cord-cutting nirvana, WWDC wishcasting, and Tim Cook’s EPIC rant.
89: A Bunch of Dopes
May 28, 2015 • 29 min
Quick reactions to the Google I/O keynote, including Google Photos, a focus on bug fixes, contextual machine intelligence, and searching for the next billion Internet users. With Andy Ihnatko and Anze Tomic.
88: A Hot Mess
May 20, 2015 • 30 min
We predict this episode is about Google I/O predictions, Apple TV WWDC predictions, our predictions about the future of human interface design, and the predictions we’ve made that failed spectacularly. With Brianna Wu and Glenn Fleishman.
87: Creeped Out By Robots
May 13, 2015 • 29 min
How we use product reviews, mediocre Apple Watch apps, self-driving cars, and Facebook’s Instant Articles. With Susie Ochs and James Thomson.
86: Buzzing My Wrist
May 6, 2015 • 30 min
The Apple TV might get a new remote control, Apple Watch faces and utility, and how we’re making our homes into smart homes (or not). With guests David Sparks and Katie Floyd of Mac Power Users!
85: Squeals of Joy and Pain
Apr 29, 2015 • 29 min
Apple Watch first impressions, sympathy for Microsoft, iPad sales on the wane, and Dropbox gets social-ish. With Scholle McFarland and Allison Sheridan.
84: The Amazon Echosystem
Apr 22, 2015 • 30 min
Amazon Echo and intelligent assistants, Apple’s declining ‘onboarding’ experience, the furor over Twitter’s direct message changes, and what other sensors we’d like to see on the Apple Watch. With guests Dan Frakes, Glenn Fleishman, and Jacqui Cheng.
83: Giant Pyramid
Apr 15, 2015 • 30 min
Comparing Apple Watch purchases, WWDC expectations, the future of Beats Music, and a week with Photos for Mac.
82: Stunt Queuing
Apr 8, 2015 • 30 min
No more sleeping outside of Apple stores, the future of Periscope, whether Star Wars on iTunes matters, and our review of the early Apple Watch reviews.
81: Little Tiny Terrycloth Robes
Apr 1, 2015 • 27 min
Live from Ireland: Books about Apple, Tim Cook’s pronouncements, terrible hotel wi-fi, and why we go to conferences.
80: We’re All Dying Slowly
Mar 25, 2015 • 24 min
Excitement over a new Apple TV box, what wearables may come, whether today’s wearables incur health risks, and what service or piece of software we first paid for.
79: The Next Free Noms
Mar 18, 2015 • 30 min
Apple TV and the future of cord cutting, the risky world of iOS public betas, how we use desktops and laptops, and our Austin correspondent provides us with facts about South By Southwest.
78: MacBook Nothing
Mar 11, 2015 • 30 min
Apple Watch value and pricing, MacBook sacrifices, Apple TV deals, and Uber’s latest crisis.
77: A Computer for Ants
Mar 4, 2015 • 29 min
Predicting the Apple Watch and hoping for a Retina MacBook air, encryption and paranoia, and the latest in curved screens.
76: The Darkness
Feb 25, 2015 • 29 min
What’s attached to our TVs, the prospects for an Apple stylus, Kickstarter as a store, and if the future of artificial intelligence threatens all humanity or is just another pipe dream.
75: Aluminum Foil Everything
Feb 18, 2015 • 30 min
The Apple Car can’t be real, right? Plus NSA and Samsung TV spying and Apple’s greatest threats.
74: 😱
Feb 11, 2015 • 29 min
Organizing your digital photos, managing your money, third-party iOS keyboards, and our desert-island games and podcasts. Plus some emojis.
73: I Prefer My Cars With Backdoors
Feb 4, 2015 • 29 min
Converting paper books to ebooks, a requiem for The Shack, Apple’s worst product, and self-driving Ubers.
72: Robot Butler
Jan 28, 2015 • 30 min
Apple’s huge quarterly results, the psychology of Kickstarter, Microsoft’s holograms, and technology that cures life’s annoyances.
71: ToasterPen
Jan 21, 2015 • 29 min
Wireless charging, the future of hybrid devices, getting stuck in a tech rut, and pondering the humble stylus.
70: Little Crab Hands
Jan 14, 2015 • 30 min
Apple’s endless quest for thinner and lighter devices, Faux Apple Watches at CES and the rise of Apple Watch fever, the final destination of the iPod touch, and an era ends at the iTunes Store.
69: Quantum Dots and Kooky Segways
Jan 7, 2015 • 30 min
12-inch MacBook rumors, why tech hipsters hate on Facebook, selling you a new TV, and the relevance of CES.
68: Genuine Frontier Gibberish
Dec 29, 2014 • 46 min
In this plus-sized year-end edition, Philip Michaels returns to steal the show from Dan and Jason and force them to compete for points for their punditry.
67: Disapproving Record Clerk
Dec 17, 2014 • 30 min
Excitement for 2015 technology, Apple OS features we don’t use, a requiem for old media, and the Sony leaks.
66: Driving Through Magic
Dec 10, 2014 • 30 min
Apple’s App Store rejections, early video game memories, Siri on the desktop, and why we should care about Net Neutrality.
65: The Slovenian Perspective
Dec 3, 2014 • 30 min
Automating boring tasks, holiday shopping lists, favorite subscription services, and buying cheap tech accessories.
64: Disposable Electric Car
Nov 26, 2014 • 29 min
Our backup strategies, subscription services for apps, the death of the tablet, and electric cars.
63: Uber, What’s Up With It?
Nov 20, 2014 • 29 min
Apple’s future plans for Beats, Uber everything awful somebody do something, Apple Watch as seen from a distance, and the future of encryption.
62: Light at the End of the Pipe
Nov 13, 2014 • 30 min
Workplace ergonomics, Microsoft’s entrance into wearable tech, the eternal virtual reality pipe dream, and the Uncanny Valley of personal digital assistants.
61: Chancellor of Burberry
Nov 5, 2014 • 30 min
Taking stock of iCloud Drive, the Apple Watch gets “delayed,” Christian Bale bails, and singing the praises of old technology. With guests John Moltz and Dan Frakes.
60: Spite Corporation
Oct 30, 2014 • 30 min
How we read e-books, the future prospects of the Apple SIM, Apple Pay versus CurrentC, and the (now resolved?) PCalc widget controversy. With guests Christina Warren and Serenity Caldwell.
59: Everything’s Weird
Oct 23, 2014 • 29 min
Flat iPad sales, accelerating Apple OS updates, Retina displays on the desktop, and room for improvement at the Apple Store. With guests Jessie Char and Paul Kafasis.
58: All My Money Is Gone
Oct 13, 2014 • 30 min
Live from Montreal: Expectations of Yosemite, dreaming of Macs with color selections, the Mac App Store, iOS 8, and keeping up with the Cardassians. With special Canadian guests Rene Ritchie and Georgia Dow.
57: Piegate
Oct 8, 2014 • 29 min
Our dreams of new iPads, Google’s responsibility to patrol the Internet, a hail of technology scandals, and iOS 8’s slow adoption rate. And be sure to leave room for pie!
56: Niche of Awesomeness
Oct 2, 2014 • 30 min
Apple Pay, Apple and software quality, adapting apps to the iPhone 6, and our nostalgia for unloved old tech.
55: Extreme Physical Butt Force
Sep 24, 2014 • 30 min
Our favorite iOS 8 apps, loving and hating third-party keyboards, the first week with new iPhones (except for Lex), and Dan explains how many different objects can be bent if you put your mind to it. With guests Lex Friedman and Rene Ritchie.
54: Government in Exile
Sep 17, 2014 • 30 min
We’ve all left IDG but we’re still here! This week we talk iPhone 6, compare the 6 to the 6 Plus, ponder an overabundance of apps, and talk about our favorite iOS 8 features. With guests Dan Frakes and Philip Michaels!
0: Tamagotchi Plays You
Jun 7, 2013 • 29 min