Podcast: Talking Macworld/iWorld hiatus with Paul Kent

Christopher Breen Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Earlier today, IDG World Expo announced that Macworld/iWorld (formerly, Macworld Expo) was going on hiatus. In this episode of the podcast I speak with the man responsible for its running, Paul Kent.

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Podcast: Pondering the rumored Oct 16 iPad event

Christopher Breen Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Susie Ochs Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Susie is a proud Mac geek, as well as a writer, editor, snowboarder, and mom.
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When a rumor swirls, what can you do but give into its pull? We do so by considering what Apple might announce at a rumored October 16 event. From there we question just how many times HP can split before it entirely disappears, ponder what a Facebook Like is worth in real currency, and pick our most intriguing Yosemite features.

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Google Glass: The fuzzy pink bathrobe of technology

Christopher Breen Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Susie Ochs Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Susie is a proud Mac geek, as well as a writer, editor, snowboarder, and mom.
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Last week we said goodbye to Serenity and this week we welcome Susie Ochs, Macworld’s new executive editor. On our inaugural episode we discuss exactly how unwise it is to use Google Glass while driving, the bunkum behind the bendable iPhone, the private nature of the iPhone 6 models (and how it makes law enforcement unhappy), and Apple and the Smugglers Index.

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Hello new iPhones, so long, Serenity

Serenity Caldwell Associate Editor, Macworld

Serenity has been writing and talking and tinkering with Apple products since she was old enough to double-click. In her spare time, she sketches, writes, acts, sings, and wears an assortment of hats.
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Christopher Breen Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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In our last episode together we end with a bang—discussing sooo many iPhones sold over the past weekend, the iPhone 6 as a point-and-shoot replacement, iOS 8 quirks, and why Chris has given up on jailbreaking his devices.

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When a door closes

Serenity Caldwell Associate Editor, Macworld

Serenity has been writing and talking and tinkering with Apple products since she was old enough to double-click. In her spare time, she sketches, writes, acts, sings, and wears an assortment of hats.
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Christopher Breen Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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In what can only be described as a wacky week, we get together to discuss some of its events including massive iPhone 6 pre-orders (and some of the difficulties actually placing those orders), our favorite iOS 8 features, Tim Cook taking charge, and significant changes here at Macworld.

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Let's talk about iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and Apple Watch

Serenity Caldwell Associate Editor, Macworld

Serenity has been writing and talking and tinkering with Apple products since she was old enough to double-click. In her spare time, she sketches, writes, acts, sings, and wears an assortment of hats.
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Christopher Breen Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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After weeks of speculation we know something of what Apple has planned for late this year and early next—two new iPhone models, a new way of making payments, and a multi-talented wearable technology termed the Apple Watch. Serenity had some hands on time with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as the Apple Watch and has a lot to say about all of them.

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Stalking the Apple event

Christopher Breen Senior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Serenity Caldwell Associate Editor, Macworld

Serenity has been writing and talking and tinkering with Apple products since she was old enough to double-click. In her spare time, she sketches, writes, acts, sings, and wears an assortment of hats.
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“My time has passed. Ain’t nothin’ for it.”

Justified’s Mags Bennett’s hardscrabble acceptance of the inevitable loss of youth and relevance nicely sums up the end of the traditional iPod line as today the iPod classic disappeared from the Apple Store. While this iPod had its charms—primarily its storage capacity—the time for mid-priced single-purpose hard-drive driven music players has passed.

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