Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Jason Snell and Dan Moren 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 Jason Snell and Dan Moren.
186: Project Me on a Hologram
Apr 26 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 29 min
180: Stargate Problem
Mar 15 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 29 min
173: Old Tech Dies Hard
Jan 25 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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. With Katie Floyd and Casey Liss.
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. With Merlin Mann and Katie Floyd.
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. With guests Katie Floyd and James Thomson.
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