The Mac & Forth Show (general)

Steve returns this week to join Alan and Karl as they discuss the week’s Apple related topics. A new Apple Music Friends Mix is coming and Karl can’t wait to inflict his Country music on the others. Apparently, virtually no-one is using the Echo to buy anything and neither are we. Instapaper finally returns to Europe. Apple joins the Thread board and InfoWars finds themselves kicked off Apple’s Podcast directory. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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Direct download: Mac_and_forth_168.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36am UTC

In a week Apple became the first US Company to be worth 1 Trillion dollars Alan, Dean and Karl share their opinions of that and other Apple-related news. The cancellation of app store affiliate payments, Cupertino want Apple to help fund the Hyperloop, Phishing scams alert, France bans smartphones from the classroom and Karl recalls Number Invaders on his old calculator…Yes, it was a thing. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode

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Direct download: Mac_and_forth_167.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22am UTC

Developer Russ Freeman joins Alan, Steve and Karl again this week as they all discuss the week’s Apple related topics. Apple issues a fix for the new MacBook Pro’s and a naughty missing digital key appears to be the culprit. iFixit claim the old method of recovering data from broken MacBooks is no longer valid. eBay cosies up to Apple Pay as a new payment Option and the guys look at the sin bin that is social media these days. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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Direct download: Mac_and_forth_166.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am UTC

On this week’s episode Alan, Steve and Karl return to discuss that some tests have discovered the new MacBook Pro’s might be running a little hot. Apple has tried to fight back against dust in their keyboards. Google is hit by a large fine. Photoshop looks to be coming to the iPad. Instapaper becomes independent and a BBC Director thinks Podcasts should have their own charts. All this and slightly more on this week’s show.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_165.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:25am UTC

Apple has released some new hardware. New Mac Mini’s might be on the way, no honestly. Dean shares how the App Store changed his life. We all revisit our first Apps from the App Store. It’s update time once again. Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl weave their way through the week’s Apple-related topics, this week a little earlier than usual. 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_146a.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm UTC

Alan has finally sorted out his connectivity woes and so joins Karl as they go through the weeks Apple related topics. The World Cup is causing a number of Apple Watch wearing England fans concerns as they watch their heart rates job. NHS will soon allow app users to possibly jump the 8am appointment dash. Another gig-economy contender comes to East London and Karl is experiencing iPad envy. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_163.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am UTC

With virtually the entire team unavailable this week Karl is joined by Gazmaz from the MyMac Podcast and developer Russ Freeman to share their thoughts and opinion on the week’s Apple related news. Apple creates a ‘Keyboard Service Program’ to try and combat those crumb swallowing MacBooks. Apple has been working on a new version of Maps, Watches are scratchable, Apple news getting focus on American politics and apparently new AirPods are on the way…next year.

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Direct download: Mac_and_forth_162.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am UTC

This week Alan and Karl find themselves alone discussing the Apple related news. Also, Alan has throw caution to the wind regarding iOS12, what could possibly go wrong we ask ourselves? Karl is trying to work out a media solution for his father and we have a request from a listener regarding what to put on his new Apple Watch while it's fresh out the box.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_161.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:44pm UTC

Dean has returned from San Jose to join Alan and Karl and regale them with tales of WWDC and elective scooters. More information has emerged about the latest software from Apple and All of us are now rocking the iOS12 beta’s…what could possible go wrong? 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_160.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am UTC

We return from our brief holiday and kick things off with a wrap up of Apple’s recent WWDC event. With software improvements across the board for Apple devices we examine those that caught out attention and that we are looking forward to come Autumn. Alan and Karl and joined by former host of the show Matt Barton, along with independent developer Andy Leigh to discuss the announcements. Hopefully I’ve remembered how to do everything correctly. 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_159.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm UTC