Mac Pundit Showdown V: Tournament of Champions

Macworld Podcast episode 178

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What better way to tie a bow around 2009 and kick it to the curb then with another edition of Mac Pundit Showdown—our blend of Mac industry commentary, game show-style competition, and occasionally bothersome sound effects? Well, there are probably many better ways, but that's the podcast we ended up recording this time around.

And what a panel we've assembled to give 2009 a proper send-off, with each of our three contestants a past winner on Pundit Showdown. Who will emerge victorious when editorial director Jason Snell, senior editor Dan Frakes, and senior editor Roman Loyola face off in a triangular battle of wits? There's only one way to find out...

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Show notes

If you're wondering why this format might seem familiar, we've shamelessly cribbed it from the BBC Radio program Fighting Talk (subscribe to it via iTunes), as we explain in greater detail in the shownotes for our first-ever pundit showdown.

Jason Snell triumphed in that podcast as well as in our second edition. Dan Frakes won the day in Pundit Showdown III while Roman Loyola snapped his losing streak in Pundit Showdown IV.

For more year-end wrap-ups, be sure to read Macworld's reviews of the year for business users, the year in home entertainment, and the year that was for creative professionals as well as digital photographers. We also look at the past year from an iPhone perspective.

Are you a company exhibiting at Macworld Expo 2010, and you're interested in the Best of Show awards that Roman talked about? Learn more about the 2010 Best of Show.

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