The Mac & Forth Show

As Apple releases the iMac Pro to the world Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden look over the machine lustfully (they obviously need to get out more). Users get a sneak peak at the upcoming Final Cut Pro update. Airport units get an update too. Spotify wants the EU to make Apple play fair, again and Apple hires another two TV executives for it’s upcoming video service. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_142.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm UTC

We have a full house this week as not only do the regulars Dean Murphy and Karl Madden look over the week’s Apple and tech related stories, but also Guy Serle (MyMac Podcast and Mac to the Future Show) and Brian Monroe (Mac to the Future) come along for the ride. Amazon’s Prime long awaited Apple TV app finally arrives but was it wroth the wait? The ATV also get updated to and the Apple TV App comes to the UK. Google and Amazon and now having a media related hissy fit. Apple is paying it’s taxes and Jony Ive is back at the wheel. All this and slightly more and this week’s episode.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_141.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13pm UTC

On this week’s show Dean Murphy and Alan Vickers join Karl Madden to pour over the week’s Apple related news. It wasn’t a very good week for Apple in regards to discovered bugs and possible exploits. Google could be facing a bit of a fine. The first FDA cleared add-on for the Apple Watch appears along with the release of the Stanford Heart study…for the US. The guys also look ahead to possible gift ideas as Christmas approaches.

Money is no object List:
Karl: 27inch iMac 5K
Alan: iMac Pro
Dean: LG OLED HDR TV

 

Sensible Gift List:
Karl: Amazon Echo
Alan: AirPods
Dean: Nintendo Switch

 

Stocking Stuffers List:
Karl: iTunes Gift Cards
Alan: Case/Strap for Apple TV Remote or Carcassonne iOS game
Dean: Seneo SWC2 Wireless Charger stand

 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_140.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:48pm UTC

On this week’s episode Alan Vickers and Karl Madden discuss the latest Apple and technology related news. The HomePod delay is revisited following a report that Apple was caught out by the Echo. US citizens get a new Thanksgiving Apple Watch Challenge, but what about the rest of us? An old Lisa goes up for sale. Law enforcement want access to another iPhone. The UK Government looks at Gig Economy Workers. Uber bets on Autonomous vehicles but Jeremy Clarkson is far from impressed by them, all this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_139.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:21pm UTC

This week Don McAllister of ScreenCasts Online makes a welcome return and joins Alan Vickers and Karl Madden to go through the week’s Apple related news. A London Apple store gets gang raided, the Apple Watch could help identify high blood pressure, a man is rescued from shark infested waters tanks to his Watch, FaceID challenges, an entire movie shot on an iPhone and Amazon is heading for Middle Earth.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_138.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:07pm UTC

This week Dean Murphy has had his phone for just over a week. Karl Madden's has finally arrived and Alan Vickers decides the fate of his device. Also this week, phones made of glass can crack if dropped, component costs, Paradise Papers, Visitors Centre set to open and Apple Pay Cash is almost finally here. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:26pm UTC

With the new iPhone X’s arriving into peoples clammy little hands  Alan Vickers and Karl Madden have to live vicariously through Dean Murphy as he guides us through how his new Apple device handles. Will Alan’s fears of Face ID be laid to rest or will he be vindicated? We find out on this week’s episode.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_136.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31pm UTC

This week the iPhone X orders went life and Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden have their tales to tell. Who managed to get their orders for day one and who has to wait 2-3 weeks? They also take a look at some of the Apple-related news that has hit the web over the last week and share their thoughts.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_135.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm UTC

Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden return after their unscheduled break to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. Dean has a Watch related issue, Alan has treated himself and Karl’s finally joined EE.  After a few possible exploits are discovered that could wreak our days at least there’s a new candle to calm us down again. 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_134.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:55pm UTC

This week Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden are back to cast their beady eyes over the weeks Apple and technology related news. Karl has finally joined EE and now we know why the Apple Watch cellular is only available on their service...if you can get it activated. Google announced a number of new products and Sonos just one and Amazon expands it’s messaging service on Alexa. 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_133.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:06pm UTC