Clockwise

Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Jason Snell and Dan Moren and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes.

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#172: Serial iPhone Killer

January 18th, 2017 · 30 minutes

The Nintendo Switch, Twitter security challenges, the death of Vine, and the changing face of Apple support.


#171: Built-In Babel Fish

January 11th, 2017 · 29 minutes

This week we discuss how the iPhone has changed our lives, whether the Apple Watch has met our initial expectations, how we rely on product testing and recommendations, and a possible brain drain at Apple.


#170: The Internet of Garbage

January 4th, 2017 · 29 minutes

We kick off 2017 by talking CES gadgets like a robot butler and a smart trash can, then move on to our feelings on AirPods and our resolutions for Apple in 2017.


#169: All the Great Dongles

December 28th, 2016 · 29 minutes

In our final episode of 2016 we review the best and worst and dumbest and most life-changing things of the year, and then look ahead to 2017.


#168: Giant Pyramid of Coal

December 21st, 2016 · 29 minutes

Mario vs. piracy, Mac desktops, a tech Naughty List, and last-minute gift ideas.


#167: Paper Form Wizard

December 14th, 2016 · 29 minutes

How we estimate mobile-device battery life, the wisdom of delaying Apple's AirPods, apps for the Apple Pencil, and sharing-economy guilt.


#166: Walk-In Vending Machine

December 7th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Amazon's high-tech convenience store, tech trends we just don't understand, gauging our home-tech paranoia threshold, and using our tech superpowers to give back.


#165: Orgy of Consumer Spending

November 30th, 2016 · 29 minutes

The holidays (and holiday sales) are in full swing, but do we partake? We also consider detoxing from social media, ponder the contradictions of cord-cutting, and get a visit from a Mysterious Benefactor.


#164: Voiceovers and Aluminiums

November 23rd, 2016 · 29 minutes

Go-to travel gear, Apple's mysterious Mac and Wi-Fi strategies, and the future of Jony Ive.


#163: The Ultimate Dongle

November 16th, 2016 · 29 minutes

This week we offer a panoply of adapters and horror stories about bad password etiquette, then discuss Apple's new self-publishing venture and the utility of pressure-sensitive computer interfaces.