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The Essential Apple Show

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An Apple based podcast that’s never more than 10 minutes long covering whats good, bad, indifferent and sufferable in the world of Apple
Essential Apple Podcast 115: GPS – “From obscurity to ubiquity” with David Acklam
Dec 8 • 90 min
Recorded 8th December 2018 This week a slightly different show as I am deeply privileged to have as my special guest David Acklam, not a name you may know, but he was part of the development team for the Global Positioning System. Something that we now…
Essential Apple Podcast 114: Talking Luminar 2019 with Alex Tsepko
Dec 3 • 53 min
Recorded 2nd December 2018 This week George Bush Snr (41st President of the USA) passed away. Amazon announced the Apple Music service will be available on their devices by Christmas. Amazon also announced it is going with custom designed ARM Graviton…
Essential Apple Podcast 113: Canis from Wooji Juice talks Ferrite Recording Studio
Dec 1 • 75 min
Recorded 25th November 2018 This week was of course Thanksgiving in the US, so naturally almost all the news was filled with Black Friday/Cyber Monday stuff (and I note that “Black Friday” now starts almost a week before and runs on for up to two weeks…
Essential Apple Bonus: Double Interview Special
Nov 23 • 59 min
A couple of interviews I recorded recently that for a variety of reasons haven’t made it into a “normal” show. Adobe Elements give us the lowdown on the latest releases for 2019 and BeLight Software (makers of Swift Publisher, ArtText, Live Home 3D and…
Essential Apple Podcast 112: A Pixelmator Pro Update
Nov 22 • 62 min
Recorded 18th November 2018 This week news (at least news that interested us much) was a bit thin on the ground so we were very happy to be joined by Andrius Gailiunas of Pixelmator to talk about Pixelmator Pro, the current beta, why the Pro verison is…
Essential Apple Podcast 111: Catching up with Jeff Gamet
Nov 13 • 83 min
Recorded 11th November 2018 This week Apple launched a pair of repair programs for some iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook Pro models, reviewers have been going at the new Apple hardware with in depth reviews, and Uncle Tim promised money for the wildfires in…
Essential Apple Podcast 110: Scrap-Book Air?
Nov 5 • 98 min
Recorded 4th November 2018 This week of course Apple had a keynote event in New York and revealed a host of items, some expected (iPad), some only hoped for (Mac Minis and MacBook Airs)… Also they had an earnings call - not something we tend to get overly…
Essential Apple Extra: Featuring Tim Bajarin
Oct 31 • 48 min
Recorded 31st October 2018 In this very special edition of the podcast I am delighted and honoured to have the company of Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies and Techpinions site and podcast. On this show TIM BAJARIN Tim is recognised as one of the leading…
Essential Apple Podcast 109: Modern photography, technical excellence & better bagels?!?!
Oct 22 • 92 min
Recorded 21st October 2018 This week Tim Cook said Bloomberg should retract their Chinese Hack story. Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, passed away. Adobe had their Max Conference and announced Photoshop for iPad and more. But Mark and Simon aren’t…
Essential Apple Podcast 108: Slap a sticker on it!
Oct 15 • 80 min
Recorded 14th October 2018 This week the Bloomberg story rumbled on, but Donny and I decide to just summarise that and concentrate on things like the Apple 11% drop in Q3 Sales. Alleged info on the upcoming iPad Pro. Apple’s TV streaming plans and a…
Essential Apple Podcast 107: Chinese Reds Under The Bed & Other Scary Tales!
Oct 9 • 71 min
Recorded 7th October 2018 Well that was a week that was (as they say). Indonesia can’t catch a break as the earthquake not only caused a deadly tsunami but set off a volcanic eruption. Haiti was struck with an earthquake and South Korea by a typhoon. As…
Essential Apple Podcast 106: Teething toubles & falling down
Oct 5 • 88 min
Recorded 30th September 2018 Sorry it’s late - life and work kind of intervened… Also sorry about last week - neither Donny or I were feeling up to scratch so we decided that if we both felt ill it was best to just abandon it. Meanwhile the stories kept…
Essential Apple Podcast 105: The Shiny Objects Edition
Sep 18 • 65 min
Recorded 16th September 2018 Well this week was of course the Apple event… 3 new iPhones and a new Apple Watch. I think many of us were a touch disappointed that was “all” there was. Does this mean another event later for some iPads and/or Macs? Who…
Essential Apple Podcast 104: Curse you 9 to 5 Mac!
Sep 9 • 42 min
Recorded 9th September 2018 This week I am joined by regular co-host Donny Yankellow to yet again try and avoid all the rumours and leakers as we approach the big event. But of course no one can have missed the 9to5 Mac “scoop” that has revealed at least…
Essential Apple Podcast 103: Take Control with Joe Kissell
Sep 3 • 87 min
Recorded 2nd September 2018 This week I am joined by regular co-host Nick Riley, and guest Joe Kissell (of Take Control books). As ever we try to avoid all the pre 12th September event rumours and speculation and focus on things that happened this week.…
Mark loses it over the cheese [Extract from 102]
Aug 27 • 2 min
Mark loses his cool over Business Insider’s article about the Cheese Wagon…
Essential Apple Podcast 102: It goes through a LOT of cheese!
Aug 27 • 69 min
Recorded 25th August 2018 This week I am joined once again by Mark. We do our best to avoid all the rumours and speculation about the upcoming (yet to be officially announced) Apple autumn event and exactly what hardware etc will be released to focus on…
Essential Apple Podcast 101: iMac is 20!
Aug 20 • 90 min
Recorded 18th August 2018 This week I am joined by Nick Riley (@spligosh) and Vic Hudson (Pocket Sized Podcast, Bubblesort Podcast and more) and despite some initial technical difficulties we discuss the iMac’s 20th Birthday, Facetime Group Calls getting…
Essential Apple Podcast 100: Alex France of FontBundles/DesignBundles
Aug 15 • 86 min
Recorded 12th August 2018 This week on the 100th Essential Apple: Doug Field returns to Apple, Siri Shortcuts beta introduces limited HomeKit integration, researchers developed a biodegradable paper battery, Mark makes an appearance and we have Alex…
Essential Apple Podcast 99: Robots Good, Robots Bad
Aug 9 • 71 min
Recorded 5th August 2018 This week our guest is John Martellaro of The Mac Observer, writer of the Particle Debris column and host of the Background Mode Podcast. In the news Apple topped $1trillion market cap, Uncle Tim said that’s not the only measure…
Essential Apple Podcast 98: Warren buys all the things!
Jul 30 • 79 min
Recorded 29th July 2018 This week I am joined by Donny Yankellow (@rtteachr) and Warren Sklar (from the Mac to the Future Go Livecast) to discuss the news. We had an i9 “disaster” that wasn’t, and rumours that the T2 may be causing issues. But we think…
Essential Apple Podcast 97: An interview with Serif Affinity
Jul 22 • 72 min
Recorded 19th July 2018 Mark is back to join me to interview Ashley Hewson, CEO of Serif Affinity and we talk about Serif, Designer for iPad, the Affinty apps, winning awards, the Publisher Beta, developing for iPad, Metal acceleration and a whole lot…
Essential Apple Podcast 96: A Tidal Wave of News
Jul 17 • 76 min
Recorded 15th July 2018 A new co-host, new MacBook Pros, new Surface Go, new Affinity Designer for iPad, new Luminar update, new green phone service, new French Cyber Command… A veritable tidal wave of news. So much in fact that we even forgot to mention…
Essential Apple Podcast 95: Chaos meets Bad Planning
Jul 9 • 99 min
Recorded 8th July 2018 Well this week the news was all about rumours… From the ones you and I could come up with through to the frankly fanciful. But we tend not to do rumours on this show, so I am having none of that. Instead I have Oliver Breidenbach of…
Essential Apple Podcast 94: Talking Photolemur, Luminar & Aurora HDR with Skylum
Jul 4 • 101 min
Recorded 1st July 2018 I am joined by Alex Tsepko the CEO of Skylum Software to talk about Photolemur, Luminar, what happened to the DAM module, and Aurora HDR… Actually the interview was done in two parts because we had issues trying to record while Alex…
Essential Apple Podcast 93: Summertime Blues
Jun 24 • 83 min
Recorded 24th June 2018 For a change, I thought I would have a panel of guests and do a “round table” show. Everyone I asked seemed to be busy - England World Cup Game, Canadian Public Holidays, summertime family outings, vacations in the wilds - I…
Essential Apple Podcast 92: Is the AR Future Here Yet?
Jun 18 • 57 min
Recorded 17th June 2018 Well this week it has a bit of an odd one, quite a few stories but not much of any great import. Rogue Amoeba bemoaned the state of Mac hardware, while John Martellaro thinks the omens are good for new hardware soon. Developer…
Essential Apple Podcast 91: It’s all about the software
Jun 11 • 92 min
Recorded 10th June 2018 Well this week it has been all about WWDC and that was all about the software. I am joined by iOS developer WeyHan Ng to talk about all that and a few other stories too. Extra special thanks to Han for being a real trouper after I…
Essential Apple Podcast 90: ’Twas the night before WWDC…
Jun 5 • 72 min
Recorded 3rd June 2018 Bad day to be recording a podcast really with WWDC being tomorrow… I don’t want to talk about it too much as by the time this is posted it will all be over. However as the elephant in the room we had to at least mention it!…
Essential Apple Podcast 89: That’s Kiwi, Not Kiwi…
May 28 • 101 min
Recorded 26th May 2018 This week GDPR happened… some US news sites decided they couldn’t be bothered figuring out what it meant and have basically just blocked off access from the EU (except that isn’t how GDPR works) while Microsoft and Apple have…
Essential Apple Podcast 88: Slow News Week!
May 21 • 73 min
Recorded 20th May 2018 I am joined by Suffolk Pete to take a ramble down the byways of what news there actually is this week. One biggish story - and most of what you read about that was apparently wrong, and one that quite literally dumbfounded the pair…
Essential Apple Podcast 87: A Pot Pourri of Tech with @Spligosh
May 18 • 99 min
Recorded 13th May 2018 This week while Microsoft had its Build Conference and Google hosted their I/O bash; other news, some of it even about Apple, did manage to get a look in… Nick Riley (aka @spligosh) joins me to take the typically Essential Apple…
Essential Apple Podcast 86: Doom and Gloom is Cancelled
May 9 • 59 min
Recorded 6th May 2018 Mark is feeling under the weather again - although the weather here is decidedly pleasant for a change! I am joined by Donny Yankellow to talk over this week’s news. Apple’s iPhone X is far from a flop, Apple had a record quarter…
Essential Apple Podcast 85: Investing in the Alien Star World
May 5 • 85 min
Recorded 29th April 2018 It is REALLY late - we are sorry, but Mark is still suffering with his health and although I took over mid week I had a lot of other things going on… Apologies again. This week Apple officially killed the Airport products; Intel…
Essential Apple Podcast 84: Cake, Marzipan & Gas Refineries?
Apr 26 • 85 min
Recorded 22nd April 2018 We’re back – sorry about last week but due to other commitments Mark and I couldn’t get a slot to do a show. Also sorry that this one is a bit late… Life and work etc. This week… Mark gets stuck in traffic while I am joined by Vic…
Essential Apple Podcast 83: From ZX81 to Ledgers…
Apr 10 • 84 min
Recorded 8th April 2018 This week… we have Mark Sealey the CEO of web development company MarkWorks. This is a man who has been involved with computers almost from the start - he’s written for the Financial Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph and more, been…
Essential Apple Podcast 82: A Basket of Easter Treats
Apr 3 • 60 min
Recorded 2nd April 2018 With Mark still on his vaccation/birthday bender, Simon is joined by Slackroom member Suffolk Pete to talk over some of the week’s Apple and Tech stories. Whilst it has mostly been about Apple and the Field Trip Event and the new…
Essential Apple Podcast 81: Dr Andy Yen of Proton Technologies
Mar 26 • 59 min
Recorded 20th March 2018 As Mark is planning to take two weeks away to relax and enjoy his birthday we recorded this early in the week. Since then it’s all been about Facebook (and done to death by everyone else). With a view to presenting something…
Essential Apple Podcast 80: And Bob’s your uncle!
Mar 19 • 53 min
Recorded 18th March 2018 Mark is otherwise engaged this week, so Simon is joined by Bob Wood, My Mac reviewer and Tucson MUG member to talk over some of the week’s Apple and Tech stories including Apple’s Field Trip event announcement, the GrayKey iPhone…
Essential Apple Podcast 79: We talk to Bob ‘Dr Mac’ LeVitus
Mar 12 • 76 min
Recorded 11th March 2018 This week Android decided join Apple in adopting HEIF (which has to be good news for everyone). TunnelBear sadly got taken over by McAffee (who I did not know are half owned by Intel) and there is news of a forthcoming documentary…
Nemo’s Hardware Store 78: Reissued due to sound problems
Mar 10 • 4 min
Nemo’s Hardware Store Due to an error during editing and the subpar audio I got out of Discord (pretty sure that was my fault too to be honest) Nemo’s Hardware Store in the last show was somewhat “compromised” for which I apologise to John, WIPLABS and…
Essential Apple Podcast 78: Chicken Casserole & Social Media with GazMaz
Mar 5 • 69 min
Recorded 4th March 2018 This week the tech news has mostly been all about the Mobile World Congress, and it wasn’t very exciting to be fair – mostly seemed like a lot of people copying the “notch” they all made so much fun of… So for a bit of a different…
Essential Apple Podcast 77: It’s About Privacy and Security
Feb 27 • 88 min
Recorded 25th February 2018 This week Essential Apple Slacker @Dougee (Andi J), digital forensics expert, joins us to talk about security, privacy, protecting yourself online, etc. Also, of course, we take a look at the Apple and Tech stories of note from…
Essential Apple Podcast 76: In Conversation with Jeff Gamet of TMO
Feb 19 • 75 min
Recorded 18th February 2018 This week saw another deadly school shooting in the US and whilst we don’t want to dwell on that event we felt it appropriate to just mention our horror and sorrow at another senseless tragedy. Meanwhile we are joined by the…
Essential Apple Podcast 75: 85% of the Power, 15% of the Price
Feb 13 • 82 min
Recorded 8th February 2018 This week Elon sent the Falcon Heavy up to put his Tesla Roadster, with the spacesuited mannequin ‘Starman’ playing Bowie on the stereo, into an orbit around Mars and missed slightly, sending it out towards the Asteroid Belt…
Essential Apple Podcast 74: Essential Pocket Apple Sized Podcast?
Feb 5 • 68 min
Recorded 4th February 2018 This week Apple quietly emasculated macOS Server, removed Telegram from the App Store for a little bit and, allegedly, pushed back some new iOS features to focus more on reliability and performance. Meanwhile Open Source turned…
Essential Apple Podcast 73: Mark, Sick Man of Podcasting
Jan 29 • 73 min
Yes we are back– sorry about last week but a couple of domestic dramas got in the way at the last minute… and Mark really wasn’t feeling up to it unfortunately. This week the EU fined Qualcomm 997 million euros, Apple previewed iOS 11.3 and released the…
Essential Apple Podcast 72: Evil Geniuses and CES
Jan 15 • 83 min
Recorded 14th December 2017 This week Apple’s “Evil Geniuses” got called “jerks” by some guy at the FBI. Seems that, as we said, the App Economy isn’t dead. Reports say HomePod may not be too far away, and there are rumours iPhone 6 Plus replacement…
Essential Apple Podcast 71: Hello 2018!
Jan 9 • 54 min
Recorded 7th January 2018 Loads of news this week, not least of all Meltdown and Spectre (Boo!). App Store is booming, new battery tech gets touted, old computers are worth a lot (to someone at least), Apple agree to just swap batteries for £25 if you…
Essential Apple Podcast 70: Happy New Year
Jan 6 • 101 min
Very Very late edition of the New Years eve show. Apologies but a dose of fever, lost recordings and anything else that could of gone wrong did go wrong. Thanks to Bart, Nick, Keith and Simon for coming on and having a blast. Support The Essential Apple…
Essential Apple Podcast 69: Christmas Eve Party Podcast
Dec 25, 2017 • 99 min
Recorded 24th Decembe*r 2017* This week we are in a party mood and we get some guests in to talk about the year in Apple and Tech! Merry Christmas (or other seasonal festivity of your choice) everybody! On this week’s show: Tech Gift / Gadget you’d like…
Essential Apple Podcast 68: SuperDuper! We Have David Nanian of Shirt Pocket Software
Dec 20, 2017 • 95 min
This week Apple released the iMac Pro, purchased Shazam, updated Final Cut X Pro, Logic Pro and Motion. Patreon reversed course and apologised to users. Disney bought most of Rupert Murdoch’s empire, and the FCC voted to remove the Net Neutrality rules in…
Essential Apple Podcast 67: What the Hell Patreon?
Dec 11, 2017 • 61 min
Recorded 10th December 2017 We are now well into December, there is even snow here in Suffolk today so Christmas is “officially sanctioned” and still Mark refrains from breaking out the Quo… Also Patreon did some sort of U turn and say if you aren’t…
Essential Apple Podcast 66: It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Mark’s WhingeCast
Dec 7, 2017 • 93 min
Well what a week - terrible security gaffe by Apple, some semi bungled patches to fix it, a problem for some with iOS having a hissy fit over December 2nd for some reason… and well, we are now into December so it’s starting to feel a lot like ChristMaz…
Essential Apple Podcast 65: Andrius Gailiunas of Pixelmator
Nov 28, 2017 • 76 min
This week, being the week of Thanksgiving/Black Friday where the news is a little thin on the ground (unless you count the endless “Black Friday greatest deals ever” stuff) we are joined by Andrius Gailiunas from Pixelmator to talk about Pixelmator and…
Essential Apple Podcast 64a: The Tucson Twosome Recut
Nov 22, 2017 • 94 min
Recorded 19th November 2017 Something went wrong with the export of the show mangling Curt and Roger in the second half. This is the same show but recut to restore their input – Sorry everyone! If you already listened probably best to start at about 40…
Essential Apple Podcast 63: Skylum’s the Limit with Kevin La Rue
Nov 15, 2017 • 110 min
Recorded 12th November 2017 This week we are joined by Kevin La Rue of Macphun - now renamed Skylum Software, to talk about Luminar, Macphun photo software,the change to Skylum Software, Dark Castle, Silicon Beach and and as usual any other stuff that…
Essential Apple Podcast 62: We go Rogue (Amoeba) with Paul Kafasis
Nov 9, 2017 • 86 min
In this very special episode we chat with Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba. Up for discussion are those iPhone X reviews, training hard for a Dumb Digital Badge, the Mac Mini and the operational altitude of the Mac Pro. This and other episodes are available…
Essential Apple Podcast 61: Siim Teller of Wire
Nov 1, 2017 • 91 min
This week we are joined by Siim Teller of Wire.com, to discuss Wire, Open Source, E2EE, and much more. Simon talks about how his MacBook Pro breakdown made him glad he had a CCC clone and how Ubuntu Linux made his old White MacBook Core2Duo usable again.…
Essential Apple Podcast 60: My Mac Yakkity Yak
Oct 17, 2017 • 84 min
Joined by Steve Hammond of MyMac we discuss all the news in Apple, Technology and associated tomfoolery from the last week or so. On this week’s show Apple’s Tim Cook on iPhones, augmented reality, and how he plans to change your world – The Independent…
Essential Apple Podcast 59: CCC’s Mike Bombich in Conversation
Oct 9, 2017 • 53 min
Recorded 8th October 2017 Mark is back from Munich, and we are joined by Mike Bombich of Carbon Copy Cloner fame to talk about his career, his software, Apple, and some other bits and pieces. Mike Bombich Interview ESSENTIAL APPLE Mark tells us a bit…
Essential Apple Podcast 58: Apple’s Aussie Reuse & Recycle Champ @_windrider
Oct 1, 2017 • 65 min
Recorded 30th September 2017 Mark just about has time to do the show before he jets off again, this time to Munich for the Oktoberfest. We are joined by Peter Emery (@_windrider) from Australia to talk about his old Macs, virtual flu pandemics, Keychain…
Essential Apple Podcast 57: Barely An Atom Out Of Place
Sep 25, 2017 • 74 min
Recorded 24th September 2017 What a year this is turning into! This week hurricane Maria battered the unfortunate Caribbean islanders (again), Mexico was hit by a massive earthquake (again) and two loony leaders with weird hairdos traded insults and…
Essential Apple Podcast 56: Wire Chaos & Apple Event Reactions
Sep 18, 2017 • 76 min
Recorded 17th September 2017 This week Cassini made its final manoeuvre and crashed into Saturn ending its 13 year scientific mission, some muppets set off a bomb in the Parson’s Green Tube Station injuring 29 people (some of them children) but thankfully…
Essential ApplePodcast 55: Mark’s M.I.A.
Sep 11, 2017 • 75 min
Recorded 10th September 2017 As Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc and devastation on the Caribbean, and is making landfall in Florida as we record this, and Hurricane Jose is lining up for a “double whammy”, could we once again ask you to consider making a…
Essential Apple Podcast 54: Boinx and more…
Sep 4, 2017 • 92 min
Recorded 3rd September 2017 While we are all enjoying ourselves, spare a thought for the people in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone and of course Texas (and anywhere else), who have been affected by devastating flooding this month and, if you can,…
Essential Apple Podcast Special: The Kelly Guimont Show
Aug 26, 2017 • 104 min
Recorded 26th August 2017 On the week where Uncle Tim had an iPhone 8 in his pocket, Accu Weather got caught out, Elon Musk warned us about “autonomous weapons” and a leak that surprised no-one revealed the CIA spy on everyone, including their security…
Essential Apple Podcast 53: Of Rain, Pain, Welsh Valleys and Old WiFi Routers
Aug 22, 2017 • 84 min
Recorded 20th August 2017 OMG! Both hosts, together, at the same time! Some mistake surely? But of course that much luck can’t last, and Mark has to bale out halfway through… Never mind, luckily we have as a guest Suffolk Pete, from the Suffolk Mac User…
Essential Apple Podcast 52: Blood, Sweat, Tears, VPNs and Subscriptions
Aug 14, 2017 • 102 min
Recorded 13th August 2017 After my Sunday out with friends last week it’s Mark’s turn to be otherwise engaged with his social life. That means it’s down to me to keep the show on the road. So that you don’t all have to just listen to me I’m joined by…
Essential Apple Podcast 51: Madden, Madness, Microsoft Paint, $4m an Hour and the Most Expensive Watch in the World!
Jul 31, 2017 • 70 min
Recorded 30th July 2017 Karl Madden, host of the Mac & Forth Show and the Here ‘N’ There Show, founding member of this podcast AND one of the biggest reasons Simon ended up getting into podcasting and becoming co-host, joins Simon while Mark is off…
Essential Apple Podcast 50: Suicidal Robots?
Jul 25, 2017 • 72 min
Recorded 22nd July 2017 No guests this week, and not a lot of Apple news, but we still manage to find a slew of weird, wonderful, interesting or crazy stories to shake a stick at… ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. Plus Simon “goes off on one”…
Essential Apple Podcast 49: Snaggy, Nitrozac and the Joy of Tech!
Jul 17, 2017 • 97 min
Recorded 16th July 2017 Simon installed the High Sierra Beta and it bit him back! After a fair amount of sweat, swearing and effort though he thinks it may all have been for the best in the end. This week are joined by “internet royalty” Snaggy and…
Essential Apple Podcast 48: Hey Garlic Head, it’s Keith R (Longshot) Baker!!!
Jul 12, 2017 • 87 min
Recorded 10th July 2017 Simon installed the High Sierra Beta and it bit him back! He wanted to tell us all about it but we were having such a blast talking to Keith R Baker author of the Longshot series of historical fiction novels set in the American…
Essential Apple Podcast 47: Guests Galore!
Jun 27, 2017 • 69 min
Recorded 25th June 2017 Yes! Proving that we are actually a “proper grown up podcast” Simon hosts, not one, not two, but THREE guests as @Spligosh and @Dougee join him to wander through the week’s tech tomfoolery and his daughter Ruth drops in to voice…
Essential Apple Podcast 46: WWDC Hangover
Jun 19, 2017 • 72 min
PHOTOGRAPHER: IKE EDEANI FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK Recorded 18th June 2017 Coming up this week we discuss a few of the left overs from the week that was WWDC, just how popular is that new iPad? (Mark had a fondle). Project Titan confirmed and a whole lot…
45: A Right Cornucopia
Jun 12, 2017 • 101 min
Essential Apple 45: A Right Cornucopia So it is the week after that big Apple thing known as the WWDC. All the cool kids have given their opinions, so now we join in on the game. Loads to cover and the show runs long, but I think it was worth it. On this…
44: Not a lot of Pre WWDC Honest
Jun 4, 2017 • 63 min
Since we last did a podcast there have been two atrocious terrorist attacks in Britain, and several others around the World… our thoughts are with you. More on dropping Googlemail and some of the tribulations that gave Simon WWDC is nearly here… so we are…
43: Apple Solves The Soggy Crust World Crisis
May 23, 2017 • 61 min
Simon followed through… with dropping one of the tech giants and gives us an update on living an “alternative” lifestyle. Mark discovers Amazon Prime Reading and we talk how to use the internet without the eyes of the Government’s “snooper’s charter”…
42: It’s The Coffin That They Carry You Off In
May 16, 2017 • 51 min
None of us are feeling too great this week so we muddle through and discuss more Microsoft, that cyberwar attack, a new watch case and in what order would we drop the big the big tech 5. On this week’s show. More on using a Surface Massive “cyber attack”…
41: New Possible Income Revenues For Apple
May 10, 2017 • 75 min
In a week when ‘Uncle Tim’ talked to Jim Cramer of Mad Money and the Apple Earnings Call showed they’re “doing OK”, the UK’s Government’s secret plans to spy on its own citizens even more got leaked and Microsoft released a strangely schizophrenic Windows…
40: The Big Bad Bots are Coming?
May 4, 2017 • 80 min
On this episode of our Apple based podcast we discuss Microsoft, Pebble and Android, with the odd smattering of Apple. Nick Riley from the Let’s Talk Apple Podcast joins us this week and we ponder self driving cars and best of all some real life giant…
Essential Apple Podcast 39: The Mac Pro! It Lives!
Apr 18, 2017 • 100 min
An extra long show as a surprise guest drops by. We talk about Mark’s unfortunate week. Apple and their remarkable and unprecedented revealing of future product plans. Apple/Microsoft/Android “market share/user base”, the Samsung Dex Dock and, well,…
Essential Apple Podcast 38: Apple, Patents, The Augmented Future and Running Out of Time
Apr 4, 2017 • 60 min
Marks AirPod problems seem to be reaching a climax, Simon gets an Apple Watch, Touch ID saves a lift, virtual reality and office seems to be a 32 bit app on iOS shocker. Full show notes at [EssentialApple.com] Talking Points Touch ID and Siri enabled…
37: Joining the Worried About Apple BandWaggon.
Mar 26, 2017 • 58 min
We are finally out land of 16GB Devices. The iPhone SE comes with 32GB. Finally a new iPad - be it a bit of a ‘curate’s egg’. The Product(RED) iPhone makes an appearance and we make time to ponder the meaning (or otherwise) of a slightly unusual Apple…
36 : Apple’s Infinite Loop Of Genius “Support”
Mar 19, 2017 • 104 min
Mark’s AirPods , iPad Pro Genius support. “You have failed me for the last time Apple Support”. This and other episodes are available at: iTunes | Opinion | Overcast | Google Play| Direct Download | RSS | FireSide.fm On this week’s show: Marks Genius…
35: Happy Birthday Adobe Illustrator and “Other Stories”
Mar 12, 2017 • 62 min
On this weeks show somehow we end up talking about Electric Pork, ways to scan your network on both iOS and Mac OS. Wireless charging, do we really need it and is anyone surprised that Microsoft can read your Skype messages? This and other episodes are…
34: A Big Mac, Diet Coke and 3 Points Please
Mar 11, 2017 • 87 min
Another mixed bag of loosely based Apple discussion. The pitfalls of using iOS for podcast production, finally running with nothing more than an Apple Watch, Simons been installing more Beta updates, and you can get arrested at McDonalds for using an…
33: And We Had Some Post…
Mar 5, 2017 • 62 min
Another week and the podcasting juggernaut rolls onward. This week we talk about live streaming from your Mac to places like Twitch or YouTube. Samsung and their quality assurance advert, the House of Lords saying households deserve a minimum 30Mbps…
32: There’s Always A Way To Go Overkill
Feb 19, 2017
This week we talk about joining the MyMac.com network, where are the iPad pro’s, digital audio workstations, why is there such a large leap from basic to pro, what about us mid range types. You can follow us on: EssentialApple.com / Twitter / Facebook /…
31: Microsoft’s Gernsback Continuum
Feb 12, 2017
Well hello there. A show had recorded the other week but had to abort it due to a few technical difficulties. It’s our first show back this discussingwhats happened with the show, an update on Mark’s life, the AirPods from hell and a delve into the world…
30: Why There’s Been No Show For A While.
Jan 9, 2017
A very short one this time around to let you good listening folk out there why there’s not been a show for a whole.
29: Why you don’t record a show on a Sunday.
Dec 12, 2016
This week we discuss why the AirPods are delayed, purchasing apps, directly instead of from the App Store, why can’t we have subscriptions for games as well as apps and Apples third party customer care. Find out more on the The Essential Apple Podcast…
28: Something Different
Dec 5, 2016
Joining me this week is a person who’s been the silent contributor to both website and podcast. Serenak joins me to talk about why Mac’s are so prevelant in the printing industry and a selection of alternative apps. Our Amazon Affiliate Link And thank you…
27: Phils Schilling And Dingle Dongles Everywhere.
Nov 20, 2016
Guy Searle from the mymac.com podcast joins me this week to try and talk Apple but guess what, we get distracted. We cover new media douchebags, Mario go pricing, will Amazon ever release a native Apple TV app and share our thoughts on the new MacBook…
26: A Fondle With Apples New Shiny
Nov 13, 2016
You can follow us on: EssentialApple.com / Twitter / Facebook / Google Plus / Slack chat – ask us for an invite any way you can get hold of us Fancy Helping Out The show? Our Amazon Affiliate Link means we get a very small amount of commission from…
25 : did Microsoft just out Apple Apple?
Nov 3, 2016
Do we now live in a world where Microsoft could be the new Apple? Has Apple signalled the end of the line for their own desktops? Finally car insurance premiums to be judged are your Facebook status. If you really like the show that much and would like to…
24: Barry’s An Earlyish Adopter Now.
Oct 17, 2016
This week Barry takes over hosting duties. Accompanying his is regular guest Karl Madden and a very special guest Dr Richard Harkness to talk HDMI woes, iOS 10 adoption rates always being the fastest and all that developer kerfuffle. You can follow us on:…
23: Siri gets every word right. Unbelievable!
Oct 13, 2016 • 79 min
Sorry it’s late ! Trying to upload an episode of the show whilst on holiday isn’t easy. Dean Murphy and Karl Madden join me this week for a take on Apple, Google and Microsoft news. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
22: We all know Fitbit counts that..
Sep 29, 2016
Why I’m returning my iPhone 7 after a week, Apple Arm based Macbooks, Nvidia and that listing for Apple based engineers, drill gate, why I’m not wearing the apple watch series 2 and Apple takes over Batmans lair. Not bad for a show with no notes. You can…
21 : Don’t use one password, use 1Password.
Sep 26, 2016
Joining me this week form Agile Bits, the makers of the excellent 1Passworks is Chris De Jabet (Day-zhah-bay), Communicator in Brief). Especially good timing for this show what with the huge leak from Yahoo. We cover using 1Password, find out more about…
20: Shut Your Non Proprietary Door
Sep 15, 2016
Alongside a plethora of feedback, reviews and an email we go into Apple Watch health tips and tricks, learn a few cool things about Apple maps, solve why picture messages don’t show backgrounds, talk Apple news feature the three geeky ladies and fung from…
Essential Apple Podcast 19: Don-gle… Forget About Me.
Sep 7, 2016 • 76 min
Recorded moments after the live Apple event we recorded our thoughts of what turned out to be a massive event this time around. They only went and put GPS in the Apple Watch Series 2 and got rid of the headphone socket. Oh and it’s twice as fast but you…
EssentialApple Podcast 18: Reuters or Routers..
Sep 5, 2016 • 82 min
The team assemble once again this week to take a look at the last 7 days in the world of Apple in the unique, around a table in a pub style. Well we wish we were in the pub. Vist us at www.essentialapple.com for full show notes This podcast is powered by…
EssentialApple Podcast 017: On Nothing More Than Just An iPhone
Aug 27, 2016
A different show this week where I’m joined by a fellow Ferrite user, kyle from the Tabletop Champions podcast (iTunes) to talk through how it’s possible to record, edit and publish a podcast using your iOS device and the rather excellent Ferrite for iOS…
Essential Apple Podcast 16: I can sing a rainbow too
Aug 19, 2016 • 80 min
Another week and a another Apple round up. A fake iPhone gives mark and idea, Barry’s waiting to recording Parkopedia fall outs and Karl tries to keep us on track about this self driving car stuff. www.essentialapple.com This podcast is powered by…
Essential Apple Podcast 015: Tesla Drives Us To Distraction
Aug 11, 2016
Matts back this week, whether thats a good thing is up for discussion as is the lads trip out for a Tesla test drive. Apple working on a TV guide, using playstation controllers with your Apple TV, Apple watch news and bug fixing bounties. <img border=”0”…
Essential Apple Podcast 014: Unplugged
Aug 4, 2016
A bar blocking mobile phone usage, 9 out of 10 people want / don’t want a new iPhone, the bluetooth headphone saga rolls on and Kayne puts a show out to Apple, yo. All this and a few tangents taken on this weeks Essential Apple Podcast.…
Essential Apple Show 13: Hedgefund Investment Fail
Jul 29, 2016 • 102 min
In the week where Apple met their own expectations, iPhone sales decline but iPad’s show some promise (finally) I’m joined by Karl and Dean (crystalapp.co) to talk all things Apple, Tesla and other randomness. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
Essential Apple Podcast 12: PieHorse
Jul 22, 2016 • 84 min
The gangs back together, well at least some of us are to cast our gaze upon IOS 10, Tswift vs Kwest, only 2 iPhones this year but three have been released and could Apple have made Spotify kill their free offerings. Oh yes a certain game has taken over…
Essential Apple Podcast 011: So 6 months after becoming a dev..
Jul 17, 2016
So you release an app which goes to the top of 33 countries in the app store charts, leave your job, what happens next. In this episode Dean Murphy of Crystal content blocking app joins me to talk about this and a lot more. www.essentialapple.com <img…
Essential Apple Podcast 010: I Want My Me-De-A
Jul 7, 2016
Something slightly different this week. Karl and Barry take on the world of Apple stories this week. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Essential Apple Podcast 009 : Aren’t We All Just Techfans?
Jun 30, 2016
Pah, who needs the regular crew to deal with the world of Apple and the tech we like when you can have GazMac from the Mymac.com podcast and Tim Robertson from the Techfan.com podcast. Discussing headphones, amazon, patents and Top Gear. <img border=”0”…
Essential Apple Podcast 008 : Gazmaz was our first choice…honestly “
Jun 24, 2016
With one of our regulars working out the best placement for a lawn chair and the other riding around southern France looking for property we put together a list for guests to come on the show and ended up calling GazMaz from the MyMac show. We discuss the…
Essential Apple Podcast 007 : WWDC Special Part 2 “Rock Paper Scissors Coffee Tea Beer”
Jun 18, 2016
The 2nd pet of our we’d special where we discuss more of WWDC, speccy vs c64 and alternative uses for a hot tub. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Essential Apple PodCast 007 : WWDC Ramblings Part 1
Jun 16, 2016
A 2 part WWDC 2016 special where we delve into the new shiny software offerings from the Cupertino company. Www.essentialapple.com <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Essential Apple Podcast 006 - Marks 1 Revalation
Jun 9, 2016
We were going to go WWDC prediction bonkers but just before going live Apple announced the subscription plans for the App store. So we talk about that, Mark Gurman, press expectations, our expectations, worth a chirp and some interesting listener…
Essential Apple PodCast 005 – ‘Dodgy Bluetooth Vans…’
Jun 3, 2016
A strange week of Apple news from rumoured thunderbolt displays, rumoured iPhone release cycles, rumoured rumours and sources familiar with the matter. Yet we still manage to pack over an 1h 20 mins with something.. Full Essential Apple Show Notes Amazon…
Essential Apple Podcast 4: Darn Hobbits…
May 27, 2016 • 106 min
Another week and another episode of the Essential Apple show and we have a new game to start things off simply called “What’s in my hand”. We discuss iPhones potentially becoming cheaper after sales slump, iPads and education might be marked for failure,…
Essential Apple Podcast 3: Self Guiding Trainers
May 23, 2016 • 96 min
Trainers that tell you where to go, BBC goes all netflix, Barry’s new career path / diaries of an allotment owner, Apple invests in Didi, Nemos hardware store and worth a chip. <img border=”0”…
Essential Apple Podcast 2: InstaGripe…
May 14, 2016 • 88 min
This weeks show we discussed Apple music and Connect now seemingly going the way of “Ping”. Was connect serving a purpose that twitter didnt? The outrage of an icon change is also up for discussion and our views on advertising in podcasts. The Essential…
Essential Apple Podcast 1: Some folks get to call him T.C.
May 8, 2016 • 98 min
On the show this week, hot on the heels from his MyMac 603 appearance is Mr Karl Madden and all the way from his special Apple secret bunker is our resident Canadian Matt. We discuss the future of intel, the future of apple music, the rise of the…
61 : The fate of a certain gentleman..-
Apr 29, 2016
Theres some big news for the podcast this week, bigger than should you have ribenna in a pint of Guiness. Joining me once again are Barry and Karl from the Mac and Forth show to cast an analytical eye on Apple’s world in the last 7 days. It’s the last in…
Ep 60 – Subscription based Internets?
Apr 25, 2016
This week Barry, Karl join me and we discuss the subscriptions we have which support our internet usage. Apple releases a new sleeker, faster and rose gold”er” Macbook. Nemo’s hardware store and this weeks feedback (thanks Sergy)…
Putting the band back together
Apr 16, 2016
This weeks talking points https://www.essentialmac.co.uk/in-the-news/podcast-getting-band-back-together/ KGI Analyst Expects 25% Drop in Apple Watch Sales in 2016 Apple Watch is a Flop (Unless You Ask People Who Have One) Talk of a Locked iPhone 6 Hack…
ep 58. sideshow bob time
Apr 9, 2016
Plainly put Batman Vs Superman sucked. In all ways and levels it’s just a bad film but at least Affleck isn’t to blame more Warner studios where it’s obvious the film was interfered with. Did we expect anything else after Warner’s botched attempt at a…
Ep57 - unsurprising but are we surprised?
Mar 22, 2016
podcast In this weeks podcast episode Karl Madden and Rick Mccorriston join me right after the Apple 21st event. Well when I said sort of we did have a few technical issues but we got there in the end. Recorded an hour after a technical impressive but…
FBiOS. We’re no experts….
Feb 26, 2016
There can only be one story to talk about this week and thats FBiOS. We cover will the law eventually outlaw devices that have no backdoor? The Uk Snooper’s charter think so but the main question we ask. Do we have right to privacy in this day and age?…
Live and direct from Munich
Feb 18, 2016
Last minute travel plans means that my apple tech gets a work out from navigation to the airport to using it all in Germany with mixed results. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Getting in early with the March 15th rumours.
Feb 10, 2016
Well everyone else is talking about a rumoured Apple March 15th event for the Cupertino company and so we’re going to be no different. Joining me again this week is Karl Madden from the Mac and Forth show. You can find the Rampant Mumblings Podcast via…
Just one more go.. honestly.
Feb 4, 2016
Rampant Mumblings 53 : Just one more go.. In this episode. What it’s like when youre Netflix account gets hacked, Addictive games on iOS and a special extended edition of Nemo’s Hardware Store where he interviews PuroSound, makers of kid friendly…
Netflix isn’t the only fruit
Jan 23, 2016
Looking at alternatives to Netflix this week with me is Karl Madden from the Mac and Forth show. We talk about viewing habits, can Netflix really beat the studios, Amazon “is it really prime” video, and Now Tv. A slightly different episode than normal and…
Content restrictions ..don’t apply
Jan 12, 2016
With no Apple news of merit I have a guest. Ryan from Blockless joins me to discuss viewing online video from wherever you are in the world without restriction. So long as you subscribe to that service. Think watch Netflix UK in the USA or access to BBC…
Garmin Vivo Active “ly screwing up”
Jan 5, 2016
50 episodes on from my first fitness gadget rant it’s the Garmin Vivo active that gets the treatment. Why have a stop button right next to the trash icon. Nemos hardware store is back this time with 3 recommendations for the new year. A review of myLupo a…
A change of mind.
Dec 19, 2015
Follow up on last weeks review of Dragon Anywhere. Glass screen protectors claiming to be made of gorilla glass aren’t. Thanks to Peter for the story. Competition time. : Can you guess how long I was on the phone to apple? Nemos hardware store Taking a…
Hands on with Dragon Anywhere for iOS
Dec 9, 2015
This week I’m using another new app, Hindenburg for OS X for recording the podcast. Keep an eye on the site for a upcoming review. In this episode. • If you don’t think Die Hard is a Xmas movie then you’re wrong. • The stupidity of the 4” iPhone rumour…
The Good News Cast
Nov 26, 2015
In this weeks instalment of the one man podcast (for now) it’s chock full of good news although little in the way of tech news in this episode. So good in fact I’m going to play the music from perhaps the best advert in the world, bar none. It’s not a…
The One Where It’s All Done On iOS.
Nov 20, 2015
Thanks to Ferrite, an app for iOS that allows multi track recording, this episode has been recorded, edited and produced using nothing more than my iPad Air and iRig Mic Cast Ultra Compact Microphone for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. In this show what I’ve…
Day 1 unboxing and hands on with the iPad Pro
Nov 13, 2015
Karl madden from the Mac and forth show joins me in this episode whilst he’s having a fiddle with his new shiny iPad pro. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
a tale of web hosting woes
Nov 6, 2015
Back after a break songs a good time to catch up. I get to have a rant about media temple, now owned by godaddy, and how just darn crappy they’ve become. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…
EP42 part 2 of 2 : Ad There’s More
Sep 23, 2015
Episode 42 Part 2 of 2. In the second part theres still a load more to delve into. Background updates Regrets about Peace App store revenue, pricing and value Safari ad blocking Potentially side loading apps onto the new Apple tv and Nemos Hardware Store…
An Interview with The Creator Of Crystal, A Content Blocker For iOS.
Sep 21, 2015
Given the uproar around content blockers for iOS, Marco Arment pulling Peace from the App store this cast couldn’t have been better timed. In this 2 parter I have with me Dean Murphy, the creator of Crystal for iOS, a content blocker that really will…
Ep 41: The one about my first half marathon
Sep 17, 2015
A quick recount of what it was like to run my first ever half marathon in the Great North Run. 400 miles each way and a half marathon. What could go wrong? <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…
App updates, a weekend of tech away and no predictions.. honestly
Sep 9, 2015
In this Apple predictions free (ish) episode I’ll go through my weekend in tech, app news, listener feedback and no doubt take the odd side track of rambling Apple watch in millennium stadium. Apps in for review this week #AppNews. Great North Run…
The updates update episode.
Aug 22, 2015
The new setup is complete so I discuss that, listener suggestions to make fit bit more bearable, Spotify turning very Google like and the thank you section. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…
#dragonforwork. how not to do a product pr event.
Aug 18, 2015
A rather random based episode recorded after the Nuance Dragon dictate press event. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/oceanspeed/~4/rJGojbwRycc”…
I met some who uses accessibility mode on iOS
Aug 11, 2015
Today I met somebody who uses excess ability mode on the iPhone and it changed her life. Why because she’s deaf and it really has enhanced her quality of life <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…
road warrior and Apple Music mumblings
Aug 8, 2015
An update on the 2009 MacBook saga, what it’s like to try and work with nothing but an iPad and someq Apple music subscription thoughts <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Rampant Mumblings 35 - When Tech Just Works Like It Should
Aug 4, 2015
Nothing better than when tech works for you instead of against you to make life easier. Thanks PDFPen (from smile software) for being awesome and helping me get paid this week. Also an update on what I’ve been up to the last 2 weeks instead of doing my…
irrational relationships with tech
Jul 23, 2015
With my MacBook pro 2009 model struggling to keep up with things I take a look at my irrational relationship and hoarding of tech old and new Essentialmac.Co.Uk <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…
RM Reviews PrescencePro
Jul 16, 2015
turn your old iOS or android device into a webcam / live stream / motion detecting bit of usefulness. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
all about content blocking.
Jul 10, 2015
The up and down sides of safari for iOS 9 and its content blocking. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/oceanspeed/~4/7LIpIvTYMMk” width=”1”>
my favourite podcast recorder “opinion” get an update
Jul 8, 2015
Probably the most effective way to get into the World of podcasting, opinion, gets an update. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Hello and welcome to what’s left of Top Gear
Jun 28, 2015
All that remains for us to say is thank you very much for watching and goodbye. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/oceanspeed/~4/0dUfdLqudYc” width=”1”>
apple watch running v runkeeper
Jun 23, 2015
Just how well does Apple Watch running tracking activities compare against runkeeper, A quick review of Spotify running and what I’m going to be up to this week. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…
Going the wrong, right way.
Jun 18, 2015
I take a step back to appreciate just how good Google maps are, how Apple maps can be improved after dealing with a drive that went from 4 hours to 8. Macandforth.com Essentialmac.Co.Uk <img border=”0”…
Rampant Mumblings Review : Bluedio M2 Sports Bluetooth Headphones
Jun 14, 2015
A £15 set of Bluetooth headphones surely would be a waste of cash. Not so the Bluedio M2 sports Bluetooth headphones are nothing short of amazing.…
Reactionary
Jun 11, 2015
A feature length episode of the rampant mumblings recorded directly after wwdc. It’s another experimental cast but I wanted to capture the moments , thoughts and questions immediately after wwdc. <img border=”0”…
Put the kettle on please Siri
Jun 3, 2015
The first home kit devices are out meaning I’m so close to technology making a cup of tea in the morning. wwdc thoughts and a 5m 35 sec mumble <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
All hail don mcallister !
May 28, 2015
Games to play whilst convalescing, Apple TV thoughts and why you should hail Don McAllister <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
4.2 days later with the apple watch.
May 27, 2015
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ik multimedia irig mic cast testing
May 22, 2015
Hands on with the irig mic cast and sound recordings. A <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/oceanspeed/~4/e4GaZse38qA” width=”1”>
Surviving the place
May 22, 2015
I’ve not been too well recently hence the lack of regular podcast updates. So consider this a bit of a catch up before full-service is resumed next week. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…
This weeks line up. apple watch day zero
May 18, 2015
All that’s coming up this week and apple watch expectations. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/oceanspeed/~4/n97cieE6upo” width=”1”>
Meet thy maker. The pilot
May 11, 2015
Pilot, special feature length edition of the Rampant Mumblings where I act as a host for the first time. Karl Madden from the Mac & Forth podcast is my guest where we cover Apple Watch reviews, advertising, tv, film, podcasting and a whole lot of tangents…
$87 worth of stupid
May 2, 2015
Are you really stupid enough to believe it costs on $87 to make the apple watch. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/oceanspeed/~4/urlLxLz4jZQ”…
Batfleck and why app devs need to think more pr.
Apr 30, 2015
A mumble about Batfleck and why app devs are missing a chance to add more to their app release PR. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
inevitable human failure.
Apr 28, 2015
Transcription time with Dragon Dictate 4 which works well enough even if it was programmed by robots. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Captain chipper on the apple watch & a weekend with the dragon (dictate)
Apr 25, 2015
An apple watch free episode as I’m glad I didn’t order the aluminium with white strap. You can contact the “show” via http://essentialmac.co.uk/contact-us/ Links Dragon Dictate 4 Instead it’s a weekend of Dragon Dictate 4 on Mac seeing as it’s had a price…
1 word for the “wtf emailers”. June
Apr 23, 2015
For some unbeknownst reason people aren’t happy that Apple is actually providing customer service. Welcome to the world of Wtf email gate. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Honestly, it’s none too shabby
Apr 21, 2015
The review that almost never was is done. 10 minutes of a hopefully interesting Microsoft universal mobile keyboard ramblings. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
SD cards are the devils incarnate.
Apr 20, 2015
Samsung become experts at removals, there’s news on That keyboard review, sd card and neighbour trauma. It’s another rampant mumblings. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
don’t just drop bombs of negativity.
Apr 17, 2015
Part two of what it’s like to deal with paid for reviews, advertising and the shark pit known as affiliate’s. Http://essentialmac.co.uk <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
I don’t fixit
Apr 15, 2015
Ifixit give an unsurprisingly low 1 out of 10 on the new Mac book (that we all wish was the Macbook Air with retina) and once again Microsoft comes up trumps. V short episode as I’m testing a few things. <img border=”0”…
An opinion, apparently.
Apr 13, 2015
Netflix and the slow burn, apps that are awkward to review, repeats on TV and something called Game Of Thrones ? <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Apple meddles with time
Apr 11, 2015
8.13 am is the new 8.01 dontcha know. All things point to no pre production stock and are apple stores set to get a touch elitist. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Netflix and popcorn time
Apr 9, 2015
Netflix starts to enforce VPN restrictions, popcorn time becomes available for the masses and why I’m not getting an Apple Watch. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
You’re bending it wrong.
Apr 8, 2015
Samsung has bend gate issues but it’s not a scandal. Trying to get to HBO Now to work in the UK and upcoming reviews. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
For the love of word
Apr 7, 2015
Where the advancements in technology and a plethora of stunning new applications out there for processing data why do we still rely on Microsoft word for job application forms online. <img border=”0”…
Time for a rethink?
Apr 7, 2015
Am I being indecisive about my Apple Watch purchase due to my own lack of imagination? What I think I should be more to do with the Apple Watch is probably way off course of which Apple envisages <img border=”0”…
Fully discharged.
Apr 7, 2015
One mans heroic struggle to get a replacement charger, 4-6 weeks of a dead gadget and why you shouldn’t hide your customer service information. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=”” height=”1”…
Fitbit charge HR ramblings
Apr 7, 2015
Fitbit more like fat lot of help. After losing my charging cable within a couple of days of having it I’m now faced with a six week wait for a replacement. <img border=”0” src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/oceanspeed?d=yIl2AUoC8zA”> <img alt=””…