Top 10 fave features! (WWDC edition)

Okay, we admit it, we were the tiniest bit breathless after last week’s WWDC keynote. However, we certainly weren’t alone. Apple unveiled a boatload of features for both Mac OS and iOS as well as some intriguing tools for our developer friends. This week, however, we’ve calmed down and have made it our mission to prioritize those features that we think are compelling and most likely to be helpful to us and others.

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Macworld Pundit Showdown: WWDC '14 edition

Although the Macworld Podcast has changed formats, that doesn’t prevent me and the guests of my choosing to muscle our way into your podcast feed with the occasional Pundit Showdown. This epic battle features Peter Cohen, Jim Dalrymple, John Moltz, and Roman Loyola.

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WWDC '14 Roundup

In this special edition of the podcast we’re joined by Macworld editor Dan Miller, who—like the rest of our crew—kept a close eye on Apple’s WWDC announcements. We took several moments out of a busy day to discuss what was announced, what it means, and how it was presented. If you’re interested in our take on Mac OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, and the import of the arcane tools used to build the software you love, listen in.

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Podcast: Everything's awesome, nobody's happy

After casting a brief WTF at the reliability of weather apps, we scrutinize rumors surrounding Apple and home automation, get the tiniest bit weary with more news of Apple/Samsung court capers, honor (and pity) Australians with hacked iCloud accounts, and marvel—through the eyes of children—at the progress of technology in the past few decades.

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Podcast: Nicely done!

Spring is here and love is in the air! At least it seems to be if you’re Apple and Google or AT&T and DirecTV. (Though these affairs are likely of the more sordid commercial variety.) In addition to these corporate hookups, we discuss alleged changes coming to Apple retail stores and why the heck iTunes updates seem to be occasionally problematic.

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Podcast: We got the Beats!

We refuse to open the description of this week’s podcast with a stuttering ch-ch-ch David Bowie reference, but honestly, changes is what this week’s podcast is all about. We begin by discussion possible changes to the form and size of the next generation of iPhones, move smoothly into Apple’s possible acquisition of Beats Music, take a left turn at the departure of Apple’s VP of Worldwide Corporate Communications, and finally swing back around to a favorite topic—how the FCC’s Tom Wheeler is trying to portray his recent remouthing of plans to destroy Net Neutrality as a serious change in direction.

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Podcast: The boulevard of broken dreams

This week the Caldwell/Breen team rejoins to discuss the broken dreams of those who were hoping for iWatch and new Apple TV announcements at WWDC, what makes fitness apps and devices so attractive for some, the good and evil of Find My iPhone, how this whole Net Neutrality thing is already starting to unravel, and what a future Apple retail store might offer.

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