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Another Apple related podcast hits the net. Join us as we have a good old back and forth about all things Mac and Forth.
168 - Karl’s Country Mix
Aug 11 • 66 min
Steve returns this week to join Alan and Karl as they discuss the week’s Apple related topics. A new Apple Music Friends Mix is coming and Karl can’t wait to inflict his Country music on the others. Apparently, virtually no-one is using the Echo to buy…
167 - Number Invaders
Aug 5 • 57 min
In a week Apple became the first US Company to be worth 1 Trillion dollars Alan, Dean and Karl share their opinions of that and other Apple-related news. The cancellation of app store affiliate payments, Cupertino want Apple to help fund the Hyperloop,…
166 - Sin Bin
Jul 28 • 67 min
Developer Russ Freeman joins Alan, Steve and Karl again this week as they all discuss the week’s Apple related topics. Apple issues a fix for the new MacBook Pro’s and a naughty missing digital key appears to be the culprit. iFixit claim the old method of…
165 - Running Hot?
Jul 21 • 61 min
On this week’s episode Alan, Steve and Karl return to discuss that some tests have discovered the new MacBook Pro’s might be running a little hot. Apple has tried to fight back against dust in their keyboards. Google is hit by a large fine. Photoshop…
164 - Six Cores Of Goodness
Jul 12 • 65 min
Apple has released some new hardware. New Mac Mini’s might be on the way, no honestly. Dean shares how the App Store changed his life. We all revisit our first Apps from the App Store. It’s update time once again. Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl weave their…
163 - Green With iPad Envy
Jul 7 • 65 min
Alan has finally sorted out his connectivity woes and so joins Karl as they go through the weeks Apple related topics. The World Cup is causing a number of Apple Watch wearing England fans concerns as they watch their heart rates job. NHS will soon allow…
162 - Crumby Keyboards?
Jun 30 • 61 min
With virtually the entire team unavailable this week Karl is joined by Gazmaz from the MyMac Podcast and developer Russ Freeman to share their thoughts and opinion on the week’s Apple related news. Apple creates a ‘Keyboard Service Program’ to try and…
161 - Fresh Out The Box
Jun 22 • 60 min
This week Alan and Karl find themselves alone discussing the Apple related news. Also, Alan has throw caution to the wind regarding iOS12, what could possibly go wrong we ask ourselves? Karl is trying to work out a media solution for his father and we…
160 - M&F Teamoji
Jun 16 • 59 min
Dean has returned from San Jose to join Alan and Karl and regale them with tales of WWDC and elective scooters. More information has emerged about the latest software from Apple and All of us are now rocking the iOS12 beta’s…what could possible go wrong?
159 - WWDC Wrap Up
Jun 9 • 97 min
We return from our brief holiday and kick things off with a wrap up of Apple’s recent WWDC event. With software improvements across the board for Apple devices we examine those that caught out attention and that we are looking forward to come Autumn. Alan…
158 - AirPort Closure
Apr 28 • 69 min
On our last show before our May break we are somewhat disappointed, but not surprised, to learn of the demise of Apple’s Airport range. Also, Apple closes it’s last Apple Watch pop-up store, UK financing disappears from Apples website, another range of…
157 - GDPR Compliant…Probably
Apr 21 • 66 min
Dean, Alan and Karl are joined by Ben Kinnaird (from Rather Inventive & the Something Inventive Podcast) to discuss the upcoming GDPR legislation and what it will mean for both companies and users.
156 - Zucked Up
Apr 14 • 63 min
Washington puts Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on the naughty step but fortunately, he has a cushion. Apple introduces the Project Red iPhone 8 and Karl does pretty well on his first play of Fortnite until he meets someone. Dean, Steve and Karl share their…
155 - Mac Pro-crastination
Apr 7 • 64 min
Twitter creates a Twitter storm after revealing its plans for third-party apps. The Mac Pro is still at least a year away and the possibility of Apple moving away from Intel arises, yet again. Dean, Alan, Steve and Karl share their thoughts and opinions…
154 - Frog Friendly
Mar 31 • 63 min
We finally have a full panel again as Alan, Steve, Dean and Karl assemble to discuss the Apple Education event held earlier this week. Did Apple do enough to try and claim back some of the education market from Google and Microsoft or will their report…
153 - Facebook
Mar 24 • 57 min
After an interesting week for Facebook and the imminent education related presentation from Apple; Alan, Dean, and Karl share their thoughts and opinions on the last, and start of next week.
152 - Field Trip
Mar 17 • 54 min
This week Alan takes over the hosting duties and is joined by Steve and Dean. Dean shares the details of his Korean trip before the guys turn their attention to the recent announcements from Apple in a news-filled week.
151 - Projects
Mar 10 • 56 min
Alan and Karl enjoy the arrival of Spring and look forward to some possible upcoming projects they can start using various technologies, services and apps. Karl shares his opinions on his new BeatsX earbuds and they both discuss a little of the week’s…
150 - Administrativeship
Mar 3 • 61 min
Steve returns and joins Alan and Karl as they peruse the week’s Apple and tech related news. Maplin’s goes into administration (or whatever Karl calls it), Apple cuts of the ATV1, M. Night Shyamalan is bringing a thriller to Apple streaming, SIRI is still…
149 - Tea For Two
Feb 24 • 60 min
This week Alan Vickers joins Karl Madden as they take a break from the shows usual format. With Dean and Steve away they grab a cuppa and just discuss their thoughts and opinions on various Apple and tech-related issues. We also find out why Alan had…
148 - Coasters Not Included
Feb 17 • 57 min
It’s time to ‘ring’ in a new episode. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach join Karl Madden to make their ‘mark’ on the week’s Apple and tech related news. Will they be ‘staining’ the good name of their favourite technology brand or just polishing…
147 - Welcome Home
Feb 10 • 66 min
Apple’s HomePod has finally arrived. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach have all had a chance to give it a listen. They share their thoughts and impressions with Karl Madden on how the new device performed. Will they convince Karl to go out and…
146 - Earnings Boast
Feb 3 • 60 min
This week Apple has announced it’s latest earning and apparently they are still doing ok. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach have ordered their HomePod’s leaving Karl Madden the odd one out…mind you, he’s been odd for a while now. A movie director…
145 - About Podding Time
Jan 26 • 65 min
Apple has finally announced the release date for the HomePod. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach join Karl Madden to discuss Apple’s brand new speaker and whether the device will be finding it’s way into their homes. Apple also released a brand…
144: Billions!
Jan 20 • 60 min
On this week’s show Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach join Karl Madden to discuss Amazon launching the Echo Spot in the UK, Tim Cook addressing the recent iPhone battery issues, Apple repatriating their billions, the expanding catalog of Apple’s…
143 - Apple in 2018
Jan 15 • 62 min
It’s the start of a brand new year and this week, Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and new lad, Steven Leach, join Karl Madden to discuss what they think 2018 might hold in store for Apple. They also turn their attention to the recent CES to see if anything has…
142 - iMac Lust
Dec 16, 2017 • 53 min
As Apple releases the iMac Pro to the world Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden look over the machine lustfully (they obviously need to get out more). Users get a sneak peak at the upcoming Final Cut Pro update. Airport units get an update too.…
141 - Prime Time
Dec 10, 2017 • 62 min
We have a full house this week as not only do the regulars Dean Murphy and Karl Madden look over the week’s Apple and tech related stories, but also Guy Serle and Brian Monroe come along for the ride.
140 - I am Root
Dec 2, 2017 • 58 min
On this week’s show Dean Murphy and Alan Vickers join Karl Madden to pour over the week’s Apple related news. It wasn’t a very good week for Apple in regards to discovered bugs and possible exploits. Google could be facing a bit of a fine. The first FDA…
139 - Middle Class: Model B
Nov 23, 2017 • 57 min
On this week’s episode Alan Vickers and Karl Madden discuss the latest Apple and technology related news. The HomePod delay is revisited following a report that Apple was caught out by the Echo. US citizens get a new Thanksgiving Apple Watch Challenge,…
138 - Pressure
Nov 18, 2017 • 56 min
This week Don McAllister of ScreenCasts Online makes a welcome return and joins Alan Vickers and Karl Madden to go through the week’s Apple related news. A London Apple store gets gang raided, the Apple Watch could help identify high blood pressure, a man…
137 - My Precious
Nov 11, 2017 • 58 min
This week Dean Murphy has had his phone for just over a week. Karl Madden has finally arrived and Alan Vickers decides the fate of his device. Also this week, phones made of glass can crack if dropped, component costs, Paradise Papers, Visitors Centre set…
136 - It’s Here
Nov 3, 2017 • 60 min
With the new iPhone X’s arriving into peoples clammy little hands Alan Vickers and Karl Madden have to live vicariously through Dean Murphy as he guides us through his new Apple device. Will Alan’s fears of Face ID be laid to rest or will he be…
135 - 2-3 Weeks
Oct 29, 2017 • 58 min
This week the iPhone X orders went life and Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden have their tales to tell. Who managed to get their orders for day one and who has to wait 2-3 weeks? They also take a look at some of the Apple-related news that has hit…
134 - Popped Off
Oct 20, 2017 • 73 min
Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden return after their unscheduled break to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. Dean has a Watch related issue, Alan has treated himself and Karl’s finally joined EE. After a few possible exploits are…
133 - EERROR
Oct 7, 2017 • 58 min
This week Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden are back to cast their beady eyes over the weeks Apple and technology related news. Karl has finally joined EE and now we know why the Apple Watch cellular is only available on their service…if you can…
132 - Wrist Radio
Sep 30, 2017 • 62 min
After the recent deluge of new Apple hardware and software, we return to a more regular news week. Alan Vickers and Dean Murphy join Karl Madden as they peruse their way through the week’s Apple and tech-related news, including radio coming to the Apple…
131 - Updates
Sep 23, 2017 • 60 min
This week Apple has released iOS11 and a number of new shiny devices that have been dispatched to eager customers, among them our very own Dean Murphy and Karl Madden. They are also joined by Ben Kinnaird from the Something Inventive Podcast to discuss…
130 - A Little Bit Poorer
Sep 16, 2017 • 65 min
Apple has once again unveiled what they have been working on and have introduced the iPhone 8, iPhone 8+, iPhone X, Apple TV 4K and the new Apple Watch 3. Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden discuss the announcement. Alan is a little dubious that…
129 - Our Place
Sep 9, 2017 • 61 min
With just a few days to go until Apple unveiling, it’s new iPhones, a possible new Apple Watch and Apple TV, along with the official releases of iOS11 and MacOS Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden are joined by Don McAllister (of ScreenCastsOnline)…
128 - SIRI Says No
Aug 30, 2017 • 64 min
With only a few more weeks until Apple finally introduce their new hardware Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden return to share their opinions regarding the last week of Apple related news…and what passes for news.
127 - Under The Weather
Aug 23, 2017 • 59 min
On this week’s show Dean Murphy returns to the fold and joins Alan Vickers and Karl Madden as they look at a little of the week’s Apple related news before turning their attention to Apple’s media plans as they plan to spend $1,000,000,000 on original…
126 - Lolly Sticks
Aug 16, 2017 • 59 min
As the clock ticks down to the new release of the new iPhone Alan Vickers joins Karl Madden to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news.
125 - Back To School Kit 1980’s
Aug 9, 2017 • 60 min
The rumours just keep on coming so this week Alan Vickers and Simon Parnell (Essential Apple Podcast) join Karl Madden to sort through the weeks revelations as well as look over the week’s other Apple related news.
124 - HomeBlab
Aug 2, 2017 • 60 min
Despite promising you Alan Vickers would be hosting this week’s show Karl Madden was available after all, so, sorry about that. However, the guys soon get down to their regular discussion of the weeks Apple related news and some interesting rumours from…
123 - Gone in a Flash
Jul 27, 2017 • 64 min
Alan Vickers and Dean Murphy (creator of Crystal Ad-blocker) join Karl Madden to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. There’s an Opera about Steve Jobs, there’s new updates, there’s exploits, a new SIRI ad and we will soon be saying good bye to…
122 - Dronebusters
Jul 19, 2017 • 55 min
On this week’s show Dean Murphy (creator of Crystal) and Karl Madden to go over the week’s Apple related news turning their attention to ad-blockers, drones, 4K media and a possible new Echo from Amazon. Apple starts rejecting some…
121 - How Much?
Jul 12, 2017 • 61 min
This week Alan Vickers and Karl Madden to go over the week’s Apple related news. As the rumours continue to mount regarding the next iPhone they discuss how much they would be willing to pay for the reported next-gen device. Also, Karl has a new app…
120 - Let’s Rant
Jul 5, 2017 • 51 min
Bit of a different tact this week as Alan Vickers joins Karl Madden to discuss the week’s Apple related news. However, they are soon diverted to the current state of Apple reporting and their suspicion of the growing trend to focus more on opinion…
119 - Beta Beware
Jun 28, 2017 • 59 min
The iOS 11 Public beta is out and so we waste no time installing it on our devices, with some mixed results. Also, this week marks the 10th Anniversary of the release of the original iPhone, luckily you can still get one for a mere $20,000….wait,…
118 - New Toys
Jun 21, 2017 • 67 min
On this weeks show Karl Madden is joined by Dean Murphy (Crystal Adblock) to discuss the weeks Apple related news. They are both boys with their new toys and they share their opinions and findings. New Toys for us. iOS11 at work HEIF discoveries. Is…
117 - Under The Hood
Jun 14, 2017 • 72 min
It’s been a week since WWDC and we’ve all had some time to mull over what we thought, discover some new things and even purchase some new kit. This week Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy (Crystal AdBlock) and returning Ric McCorriston (Fresh-Tech) join…
116 - WWDC 2017
Jun 7, 2017 • 85 min
Apple has revealed their plans for iOS, MacOS, TVOS and WatchOS at WWDC. They also announced a number of new products and updates. This week Alan Vickers and Don McAllister (ScreenCastsOnline) join me to discuss their thoughts on what Apple has…
115 - WWDC Wishlist
May 31, 2017 • 79 min
On this weeks show Alan Vickers and Dean Murphy (Crystal AdBlock) discuss the week’s Apple related news before we all turn our attention to what we want to see from Apple during the upcoming WWDC Keynote. Will Alan finally get his 10.5inch iPad,…
114 - Today at Apple
May 24, 2017 • 68 min
Alan Vickers joins me this week to pour over the weeks Apple and tech related news. Google had their I/O event but what did UK Apple users get from it? Also, ‘Today at Apple’ launches globally and we once again look excitedly towards WWDC. Google…
113 - Ransom
May 17, 2017 • 74 min
Slightly different show this week as we focus on more general technology news after an interesting week. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy (Crystal AbBlock) and Dr Richard Harkness discuss the recent Ransom-wear attack, proposed political technology policies…
112 - Road Rage
May 10, 2017 • 69 min
On this week’s show Alan Vickers and Don McAllister (ScreenCastsOnline) drop by to discuss the weeks Apple and tech related news. Amazon brings out a new Echo and we look to a possible future where autonomous vehicles roam the streets. Amazon shows…
111 - SIRI Home?
May 3, 2017 • 65 min
This week Alan Vickers and Dean Murphy (Crystal Adblock) join me to discuss the weeks Apple and tech related news. Apple is still making lots of money and the rumours return of a SIRI Home device. Apple’s 2nd Quarter Results (hint, they are doing…
110 - Jobs
Apr 26, 2017 • 72 min
This week Alan Vickers joins me to discuss the weeks Apple and tech related news. Apple is hiring, Carpool Karaoke is delayed, Facebook fights fake news and The Apple Watch turns two. Carpool Karaoke runs into roadworks? Apple is hiring some folks,…
109 - Spin The Wheel
Apr 20, 2017 • 73 min
This week Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Barry Gentleman drop by to discuss the weeks Apple and technology related news. We also discuss the analysts that have been regaling the world with who they think Apple should buy next. Apple should buy these….
108 - Canned?
Apr 12, 2017 • 60 min
After our week off we are back at it once again and this week Alan Vickers joins me to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. In our absence there appears to have been some proper Apple news…again. Mac Pro’s not forgotten. New…
107 - Updates
Mar 29, 2017 • 64 min
This week Alan Vickers joins me to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. It’s update time across the board but did we run into any issues? Some pesky bugs have been fixed. Is Apple Support calling you? Plus Google Home is coming to the UK….
106 - A (RED) Apple
Mar 23, 2017 • 65 min
This week Alan Vickers and Dean Murphy (Crystal Adblock) join me to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. Apple releases new things but not what the rumour sites were necessarily predicting. iPhone, now in RED. The Big SE option. New…
105 - Inspector Gadget
Mar 15, 2017 • 59 min
This week Alan Vickers joins me to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. Will the CIA be listening in and what will Alexa be recording during the show? Is Karl getting his tin foil hat ready? Vault 7, Wikileaks and the CIA. Alexa wanted…
104 - Wandering Among The Wearables
Mar 8, 2017 • 47 min
This week we take a break from the usable format of the show as Dr. Richard Harkness (Human V2 Show) and I attend the ‘Wearable Technology Show 2017’ at London’s Excel centre to see some of the new wearable technologies that will be making their…
103 - Park iLife
Mar 2, 2017 • 66 min
This week I am joined by Alan Vickers and GazMaz from the MyMac Podcast as we go over the weeks Apple and tech related news. Apple Unveils Apple Park. AirPods are a ‘Cultural Phenomenon’ says Tim. All the Colours for AirPods. Something…
102 - It’s Full of Rumours
Feb 22, 2017 • 62 min
This week I am joined by Alan Vickers and Ric McCorriston as we go over the weeks Apple and tech related news. I finally make my Twitter feed usable again. M&F is now available in Apple News. Apples announces a date and new venue for WWDC….
101 - will.i.am Out
Feb 15, 2017 • 87 min
This week I am joined by Alan Vickers, Alex G. Fox and Dean Murphy (creator of Crystal Adblock) as we go over the weeks Apple and tech related news. Apple is nearly ready to get into video streaming with ‘Carpool Karaoke’ and ‘Planet of…
100 - The One Hundredth
Feb 12, 2017 • 72 min
This week on our 100th episode I am joined by Barry Gentleman, Matt Barton and Richard Harkness as we go over the weeks Apple and tech related news. We look back at our first episode from three years ago before turning our attention to the…
099 - Return of the BritishMac
Feb 4, 2017 • 67 min
This week I am joined by Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy (creator of the Crystal Adblock App) and Mr. BritishMac himself, Will Green as we go over the weeks Apple related news. Apple is still in the money and the iPhone is selling well, confounding…
098 - Four Fingered Pinch
Jan 27, 2017 • 68 min
This week I am joined by Alan Vickers and we go over the weeks Apple related news. Apple releases updates across the board and we look ahead to what iOS 10.3 has in store for us, including a new file system. Developers will finally be able to reply to…
097 - Going V
Jan 19, 2017 • 56 min
This week I am joined by Alan Vickers and Don McAllister as we pour over the weeks Apple related news. The UK App store gets some price increases as well as another lawsuit. Plus is Apple about to get into original scripted content and what will the…
096 - 10 Years Young
Jan 12, 2017 • 60 min
This week we have a full house as Barry Gentleman, Matt Barton, Ric McCorriston and Dean Murphy (Creator of Crystal AdBlock) all drop by. Among other things we discuss the iPhone turning 10 years old, plus the iPhone OS we might have got and how the…
095 - Apple in 2017
Jan 4, 2017 • 93 min
This week I am joined by Alan Vickers and Alex G. Fox as we look ahead to what Apple might have in store for us during 2017. Shhhhhh….Actually, we have no clue really so we just pontificate about what we would ‘like’ to see Apple do within the next…
094 - MISSY!
Dec 29, 2016 • 42 min
This week on our second festive show for this festive period I am joined by our former News RoundUp Reported and my old podcasting buddy, Missy! We pretty much ignore any news this week and instead discuss general technology, Christmas, social media…
093 - Scores Out of 10
Dec 21, 2016 • 101 min
This week it looks as if I’m all alone for Christmas until the door bell chimes and three guests from the past come and join me for this festive show. We take the opportunity and look back over the last twelve months of Apple products and share…
092 - Plex-plained
Dec 14, 2016 • 50 min
This week I’m joined by Alex G. Fox (Instagram) as we take a diversion from the usual discussion of the weeks Apple and tech related news and instead focus on one of our favourite applications, PLEX. We discuss what it is and what it can…
091 - iCar-azy
Dec 8, 2016 • 68 min
This week I’m joined once again by Alan Vickers, writer of The Deep Dive Guide to Microsoft Word for iPad as we discuss the weeks Apple related and tech news of the week. Apple Round Watch? Confirmation Apple is building a Car….Nah. The…
090 - Fake News, Fake Apps, Fake Stuff. Fake Hope?
Dec 1, 2016 • 96 min
This week I’m once again joined by Dean Murphy, creator of the Crystal Ad Block application and Alan Vickers, writer of The Deep Dive Guide to Microsoft Word for iPad as we discuss the weeks Apple related and tech news of the week. MBP…
089 - Back To The Futurists
Nov 24, 2016 • 87 min
This week I’m joined by Dean Murphy, creator of the Crystal Ad Block application as we discuss the weeks Apple related and tech news of the week. The Innovator’s Stopwatch Presentation - (Video) Dean’s New MacBook Pro A Jony Ive Christmas…
088 - The New Mac Book
Nov 20, 2016 • 87 min
After yet another extended hiatus the Mac & Forth show returns once again. This week Karl is joined by Barry Gentleman and Mark Chappell to discuss the weeks Apple related news. - New MacBook Pros arrives. - New Apple Book…
087 - We Were on a Boat
Oct 3, 2016 • 54 min
On this weeks show I am joined by Alex G. Fox to discuss his thoughts on Apple’s new iPhone 7+, specifically the new camera system. How does he rate the latest update from Apple and has he really finally joined Instagram? Alex’s links for Twitter and…
086 - Damn Shared Activity
Sep 22, 2016 • 58 min
This week I am joined once again by Dr. Richard Harkness as he takes delivery of his new Apple Watch. We also discuss the recent iOS10 update along with Watch OS3. The Apple Watch Alert is in full effect. Links for Richard’s Human…
085 - Black is the New Black
Sep 12, 2016 • 55 min
The second show is two days. Yep, we are like a bad rash, we keep coming back. On this show I am joined once again by Dr. Richard Harkness as we delve in to the new iPhone 7 and 7Plus that Apple announced last week. Is it a big disappointment like…
084 - Apple Watch, The Sequel
Sep 11, 2016 • 47 min
Last week Apple revealed what they have been working on and in this episode I am joined by Richard Harkness to discuss two of those devices, The new Apple Watch and the Air Pods (the iPhone 7 and 7+ will be covered in the next episode). We share our…
083 - They Said What Now?
Aug 19, 2016 • 37 min
On the week my poor old Apple Watch was ripped from my wrist due to it needing a repair I take a look at a few stories from the world of Apple and technology. This week I discuss… TestDrive with a Tesla. The Olympic straps that are not Olympic…
082 - Knock Knock
Aug 8, 2016 • 43 min
Only my second solo show and I’m already behind my release schedule. Sorry it’s a bit late but I had a very busy weekend test driving a Tesla, but more about that next week. THIS WEEK I DISCUSS… Kanye West, Tidal and Apple. iPlayer and…
081 - It’s Back… Again… Kinda.
Jul 29, 2016 • 32 min
The Mac & Forth Show is back…kinda. Yes, after a little break I have decided to re-instate the Mac & Forth Show..again. However, this time it is in a slightly different format. From now on it shall be a one man show. While the rest of the…
080 - The Essential Apple Podcast
Jun 2, 2016 • 107 min
As the guys and I are no longer really able to produce the Mac & Forth Show we have all moved over to the Essential Apple Podcast hosted by Mark Chappell. The format is very familiar if you have been a M&F listener so please head on over to…
079 - Look At The Size Of That Thing
Nov 18, 2015 • 79 min
It’s the last Mac & Forth Show of the year, but we will return in January (even if you beg us not too). This week Ric, Karl and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac and Rampant Mumberlings) are joined by Tony Blunt (The Airwaves Podcast) to discuss…
078 - Look Busy, Tim’s Coming
Nov 11, 2015 • 94 min
The new iPad Pro’s are here and so are the entire team…for once. Find out if Matt, Barry, Ric, Karl or Mark Chappell (EssentialMac and Rampant Mumberlings) have ordered one (I know you’re dying to know right)? Also we circle back to…
077 - One Box To Rule Them All…Almost
Nov 4, 2015 • 96 min
This week Matt, Barry, Karl and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac and Rampant Mumberlings) discuss the new Apple TV….We may need to get the FanBoy Alert on standby. Also, the government has proposed it’s new form of spyin…errr…I…
076 - U-Can’t-Fixit
Oct 21, 2015 • 78 min
This week Andrew Stephens (Dr. Happy Mac) joins Ric, Barry, Karl and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac and Rampant Mumberlings) to discuss the weeks Apple related news as well as the new Star Wars trailer and Back to the Future day….Yeah, it was…
075 - The Cable Goes Where?
Oct 14, 2015 • 90 min
Apple has released some new iMacs so Matt, Karl and Barry joined by Alex G Fox discuss the new desktops and Magic devices. Will the new Retina Displays make the guys go all a flutter or will some of the limitations of the cheaper versions dampen their…
074 - Just So We Are Crystal Clear
Sep 30, 2015 • 87 min
This week Dean Murphy, the creator of Crystal, the content blocking app for iOS9, joins Ric, Matt, Karl, Barry and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) to discuss the recent turmoil that erupted last week regarding his app…
073 - Have We ‘Ad Enough?
Sep 23, 2015 • 84 min
After a week of playing with the new iOS Ric, Matt, Karl and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) return to share their thoughts and opinions. Maybe Karl changed his views on the London Transit directions or has he got more…
072 - A Rose By Any Other Name Isn’t An iPhone
Sep 16, 2015 • 98 min
After last weeks Apple announcements the boys have had some time to mull over what was presented. Are they still as excited as they were last week or have the effects of Apple Reality Distortion Field evaporated a little? This week digital artist and…
071 - The New Shiny Things
Sep 10, 2015 • 97 min
There is actually some REAL Apple news this week as Tim Cook took to the stage and showed off what Apple has been working on recently and oh what a selection we have. Karl is joined by Barry, Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings…
070 - iPhone 6S Predictions Quiz
Sep 3, 2015 • 73 min
This week, as Apple has announced what we suspect to be the new iPhone 6S launch, we once again put on our Quiz hats, turn and laugh at each other for being in ridiculous looking quiz hats and settling down for our usual Predictions Quiz. Matt once…
069 - Bling Bling For Your Ring Ring
Aug 20, 2015 • 78 min
After another week of pouring over the Apple related news, views and opinion Ric, Matt, Barry and Karl are joined by Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) and Vincent Sung, developer of the Social Podcasting app,…