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Latest Episodes

#571: Catching up with Jeff Richardson

January 17th, 2021 · 103 minutes

Writer and lawyer Jeff Richardson returns to the show to update Stephen and David on how he's working at a 12.9-inch iPad Pro most of the time, even when needing to use Windows.

#570: Mac Security

January 10th, 2021 · 96 minutes

From the beginning, Mac OS X was designed with security and privacy in mind, but over the years Apple has worked to make both the Mac's software and hardware more even more so. This week, Stephen and David cover what's what when it comes to Mac security.

#569: Contextual Computing

January 3rd, 2021 · 86 minutes

This week, David walks Stephen through his concept of contextual computing, and why it's a lot easier to get started with than it sounds.

#568: Looking Toward 2021

December 27th, 2020 · 88 minutes

At the end of an unprecedented year, Stephen and David take some time to reflect on what it's meant for an Apple user, and what they'd like to see out of 2021 in terms of tech.

#567: The M1 Honeymoon Continues

December 20th, 2020 · 95 minutes

In this feedback episode, Stephen and David revisit bookmarks and Mail, M1 Macs and 32-bit apps, note taking and keyboards.

#566: Paperless Strikes Back

December 13th, 2020 · 77 minutes

Stephen and David talk through paperless tools, apps, and workflows in 2020. Also, David's released his new Paperless Field Guide.

#565: The 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

December 6th, 2020 · 94 minutes

If you're shopping for a nerd in your life, David and Stephen are here to help.

#564: Taking Pictures and Enriching Lives with Austin Mann

November 29th, 2020 · 94 minutes

David and Stephen talk with photographer Austin Mann about his work and his annual iPhone camera reviews, including what sets the iPhone 12 Pro Max apart from Apple's other new phones.

#563: macOS Big Sur

November 22nd, 2020 · 127 minutes

macOS Big Sur brings with it a new design and updated features. This week, Stephen and David wade in to macOS 11, before giving their impressions of the M1-powered MacBook Air.

#562: The First Apple Silicon Macs

November 15th, 2020 · 107 minutes

This week, David and Stephen are joined by Kurt Knight, Senior Director, Platform Product Marketing at Apple to talk about the M1 chip and macOS Big Sur. After that, the guys talk about this first wave of new Macs.