The Mac & Forth Show (general)

It’s time to ‘ring’ in a new episode. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach join Karl Madden to make their ‘mark’ on the week’s Apple and tech related news. Will they be ‘staining’ the good name of their favourite technology brand or just polishing off another well-rounded podcast to a lovely finish?

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_148.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:43pm UTC

Apple’s HomePod has finally arrived. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach have all had a chance to give it a listen. They share their thoughts and impressions with Karl Madden on how the new device performed. Will they convince Karl to go out and purchase one or will he be giving his credit card a rest, for once? 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_147.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:24pm UTC

This week Apple has announced it’s latest earning and apparently they are still doing ok.  Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach have ordered their HomePod’s leaving Karl Madden the odd one out…mind you, he’s been odd for a while now. A movie director is thinking of shooting all his future features on phones but unfortunately it probably requires talent too. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_146.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am UTC

Apple has finally announced the release date for the HomePod. Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach join Karl Madden to discuss Apple’s brand new speaker and whether the device will be finding it’s way into their homes. Apple also released a brand new beta for iOS and Dean runs through his first impressions. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_145.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:41pm UTC

On this week’s show Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Steven Leach join Karl Madden to discuss Amazon launching the Echo Spot in the UK, Tim Cook addressing the recent iPhone battery issues, Apple repatriating their billions, the expanding catalog of Apple’s video service, the approaching release of HomePod and Def Leppard finally coming to digital streaming...all this and slightly more. 

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_144.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm UTC

It’s the start of a brand new year and this week, Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and new lad, Steven Leach (Twilight Zone Engineering Ltd), join Karl Madden to discuss what they think 2018 might hold in store for Apple. They also turn their attention to the recent CES to see if anything has caught their interest.

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Direct download: mac_and_forth_143.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm UTC

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