The days of electronics repair are over! Plus, Microsoft's aggressive Surface ads, the true value of an ebook, and a visit to the land of Chromebooks. With guests Jason Cross and Melissa Riofrio.
Do we want bigger iPhones? What makes a "smart watch" truly smart? Is T-Mobile CEO John Legere's act running thin, or is it an act at all? Is Kickstarter completely broken when it comes to marketing tech products? We attempt to answer these questions and more, with special guests Jon Phillips, Philip Michaels, and Susie Ochs.
Amazon and Apple make comic-book fans sad, Yelp lets reviewers add video clips, tablet and smartphone fans let "app rot" set in, and how many tech fans does it take to install a smart bulb? With guests Leah Yamshon and Blake Stimac.
At Comic-Con, the existence of the iPad is no longer a big deal. But that's not to say there isn't still drama going on regarding digital comics.
Apple starts distributing a pre-release version of the new OS X to a million testers.
Apple denies it's made a backdoor for spies, one of our panelists brings a 3D TV into his house, the Yosemite public beta arrives, and people seem to dislike their social networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Dan Frakes.
App categories in need of innovation, Airbnb's logo/hobo-sign controversy, Apple and IBM team up, and are Chromebooks a threat? With guests Brad Chacos and Caitlin McGarry.
Instapaper's Marco Arment returns to the iPhone with a podcast app that's free to try and quite good.
John Gruber of Daring Fireball on what we lost when Steve Jobs died, with comparisons to Stanley Kubrick and David Foster Wallace. From "App: The Human Story," a forthcoming documentary currently funding on Kickstarter.
On our first birthday we celebrate by talking about wearables being too big, pondering the technology mullets of tomorrow, measuring the worth of video extras, and pouring one out for Aereo. With Chris Breen and Flo Ion.
This week on the podcast born on the 10th of July, we discuss podcasting, Android Wear smartwatches, Apple's new pricing strategies, and Facebook toying with your emotions. Plus we fire up the barbecue grill for the long holiday weekend in the ol' U.S.A.! With guests Philip Michaels and Jon Phillips.
This documentary about the app revolution kicked off by the release of the iPhone App Store in 2008 looks to be a winner, and it's just launched a Kickstarter campaign. The trailer features people such as John Gruber, Craig Hockenberry, Adam Lisagor, Jessie Char, and our own Jason Snell.
Apple said Friday that it will cease development of its professional image tool Aperture and transition users to the new Photos app in 2015.