We wrap up this year's Macworld Podcasts with a return to the world of the Macworld Pundit Showdown, our silly game show where pundits vie for points awarded for their quality punditry. I'll be hosting for Philip Michaels, who is still on leave. Our episode's four pundits are beloved technology columnist Andy Ihnatko, Tidbits publisher Adam Engst, Crazy Apple Rumors' John Moltz, and Macworld's own Dan Moren. Let the punditry begin!
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Two weeks ago, Ben Long and I talked about holiday gifts for photographers. Today Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes and I discuss gifts for the media mavens in your life—speakers, headphones, and other media accessories. With nine shopping days left before Christmas, you’ll find some of these recommendations helpful.
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In this week's podcast, Jason Snell and analyst (and regular Macworld contributor) Michael Gartenberg discuss Apple, Google, and the rest of the year that was in mobile tech.
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Thanksgiving’s over, December has arrived, and that means we’re marching into the thick of the holiday season. Given that, in this episode we look at a class of gifts that remain popular for and from geeks—photography. I speak with senior contributor Ben Long about shopping for gifts for the photographically inclined.
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It was a big day Monday. iOS 4.2 released. Find My iPhone made available for free—with some limits. New iWork updates. Big changes for the iPad. Small changes for the iPhone.
Discussing it all in this pre-Thanksgiving special-edition podcast are Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Jonathan Seff, and Dan Frakes.
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You read the news today (oh boy)? That’s right, The Beatles have come to the iTunes Store. Macworld’s many fifth Beatles—Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Jonathan Seff, and Dan Frakes—join me to talk about what it means, question whether it was over-hyped, and to make countless Beatles puns.
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There are times when your Mac or iPhone or iPod touch or iPad or Apple TV just don’t work the way you want them to. But if you’re a long time Mac user, think back a few years to the late days of OS 9 and the early years of OS X. Remember all the things you had to do to troubleshoot and maintain your gear?
That’s changed. And that set me to wondering if perhaps OS X (and now, iOS) has reached the point where a lot of those things are no longer necessary. By way of reality check I speak with Ted Landau, the guru of Apple troubleshooting, to gain his perspective.
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