The Mac & Forth Show

We've finally reached a double digit episode, soon our little Podcast will be old enough to drink. It’s another week that Matt, Ric, Barry and Karl hunt down and discuss the weeks Apple related news and boy is it a busy one.

 

Apple finally releases iOS 7.1
iTunes gets another Festival
iRadio is catching on
Star Trek boldly comes to the Mac
Sony and Panasonic want to archive your information
A Torrent Player surly not long for this world
Apple still needs Samsung chips
Fancy Pizza ordering
Pono putting iPod to shame?
Office 2014 coming soon?

 

The MacMedics look into the iCloud

 

Worth a Tweet
Karl: Rii Wireless Mini Keyboard

 

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This week Matt, Baz, Ric and Karl have to behave themselves as they are joined by a lovely lady. Kelly Guimont throws caution to the wind and jumps in with the usual nonsense that passes for a show around here.

Apple reveals Carplay.
Peter Oppenheimer is leaving Apple to spend more time with his money.
The 13inch MacBook Pro Non-Retina is not long for this world it seems.
Apple wants more Beyonces.
The BlackPhone only appears to impress Karl.

The MacMedics tackle a problem from their own with a little care.

Worth a Tweet.
Sonos Play:1
Nest Protect

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Matt, Baz, Ric and Karl return for more Mac merriment and somehow talk Paul Kercal into joining their shenanigans. Will he be the lone voice of reason and logic? Not if the guys have anything to do with it.

An email from a listener (see, we do have one).
Apple plugs a nasty exploit.
Telegram welcome AppChat jumpers.
The US Airforce ditch their Blackberries for Apples.
How to beat a parking ticket.
Steve jobs gets a stamp.
Where’s the flipping iPlayer?
The iKettle arrives…but most of us don’t know why.

We have the fastest solved MacMedics Moment ever.

Worth A Tweet:
Telegram

Paul's site and iBooks Link

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It’s episode 007 of Forth, Mac & Forth, licensed to chat without supervision. This week Madden, Karl Madden is joined by Barton, Matt Barton, McCorriston, Ric McCorriston and Gentleman, Barry Gentleman to discuss the weeks’ Apple related news, shaken, not stirred.

 

Jony Ive disappeared for a few scary moments.

Is Office coming to the iPad and is it too late?

Do iPhone users have ‘Blind Loyalty’?

Samsung and Apple fail to kiss and make up.

Apple’s SIRI ads are ‘mere puffery’.

Apparently links are NOT copyright breaches.

 

The RumourMill is in full tilt with news of heart attack monitors, possible Tesla purchase and MDM Overhaul(?).

 

The MacMedics have some sad news for one of our listeners.

 

Worth A Tweet Picks

Transporter Sync

Jot Script Evernote Edition

Logtempo

 

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The guys are back for another week of Apple news and discussion. This week another Special Guest has sneaked in through the door. Mr BritishMac himself Will Green joins in the fun and misbehaves a little bit, enough to send Karl into an editing frenzy. :)


Woz says Appe should make and Android phone…or did he?

Flappy Bird has flapped it’s last flap.

Some folks bitter about Bitcoin app removal.

The Beatles are on your Apple TV.

Confirmation a new ATV is on the way?

The Aussies get iRadio.

The Mac Pro queue isn’t getting any shorter.

Better Selfies soon thanks to Sony?

CATCHR allows you to snoop like the NSA.


The MacMedics try to solve another issue with some troublesome DNS settings.


Three apps make our Worth A Tweet section.

Picatext

Knock

Space Gremlin


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This week Karl, Matt, Ric and Barry are joined by GazMaz from The MyMac Podcast.

 

They huddle down and hammer out the week’s Apple news with their usual skill and insight…Ok, you, got us there. 

 

The OFT outlines new rules for Free-To-Play app developers.

 

Google sells Motorola and Microsoft gets a new CEO, but what does it all mean for Apple, if anything?

 

Facebook gets a new app but is it just Paper thin?

 

PayPal desperately wants to be pally with Apple.

 

The iPhones on fire, but not in a good way.

 

AppleTV pins down WWE in it’s content selection.

 

Healthbook is rumoured to be coming to iOS8. It might help Karl get fit, although, then again…

 

The MacMedics try to solve another issue.

 

A few tips in our Worth a Tweet section including how to make you 5S Fingers scanner better.

 

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The Mac & Forth Show returns for it's forth outing to discuss the week's Apple news.

Karl Madden is once again joined by Matt Barton (for most the show anyway), Barry Gentleman and Ric McCorriston.

Apple makes record profits but the financial analysts are not impressed.

Tim Cook confirms there will be a new product category this year.

The iPhone 5C...ahhhhhhhh.

A fix is on the way for iOS7.

iTunes Radio in the UK makes a quick appearance, then vanishes again.

Your smartphone is your smart key.

RedBull comes to an ATV near you.

The Rumour Mill is in full operation.

And the MacMedics tackle an erant router.

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Another week. Another Episode. Another Opportunity to Un-Subscribe….but please don’t.

This week the gang of Karl Madden, Matt Barton, Barry Gentleman and Ric McCorriston return to kick around the week’s Apple news, and they actually find some…no, honestly.

The Mackintosh turns the ripe old age of 30.

Ric ‘really’ liked that old Apple advert.

iPhone enters The Dragon.

iBeacons coming to yet another store.

Apple is making it’s way to the classroom…lucky kids?

The Airplay Recorder is here…but why?

Fix me with a FixMeStick.

I love to be controlled Chromotely.

Phil Schiller hits the ‘Unfollow’ button.

Mac Mini Haswells might do well.

The MacMedics are stumped.

The New Section of Worth A Tweet picks ‘Name You Own Price 4 Bundle’ and 1Password

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Karl Madden is joined once again by Matt Barton, Ric McCorriston, Barry Gentleman and special Guest Alex G. Fox to discuss the week's Apple news in a thoughtful and insighful manner...No, honest...Really...Oh, Ok, you've got us.

The iPhone turns 7 years old.

Is the little phone a gateway device?

B.Y.O.D. is the order of the day.

The $999.99 app.

The perfect patent for drunken photography?

Will the drums of defeat sound for Beats?

The MacMedics tackle another moment.

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The Mac & Forth Show is here. We battle a few audio issues (that I'm sure we'll correct by our next show...honest) but still muddle through and discuss the week's Apple related news. 

Karl Madden is joined by Matt Barton, Ric McCorriston and Barry Gentleman to have a back and forth about:-

The New Mach Pro has arrived but Matt hasn't got his yet.

12 days of Gifts but not every is happy.

Tim Cooks tells his staff to look forward to 2014 and we ask what's coming.

Jacob Applebalm has scared the heck out of everyone, or so I thought.

iDevice controllers are here but why do they all cost the same?

The Kickstarter that want to turn your iPad into a ZX Spectrum.

iPhapblet rumours run riot.

What's caught our eye at CES.

Ric uses 'Find My iPhone' in anger.

The MacMedics solve an issue.

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