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#11: Encryption Mumbo Jumbo

September 20th, 2017 · 34 minutes

Stephen explains Markdown and Ren gets nerdy about iMessage encryption. Then in the Speed Run, Mac storage monitoring, LTE options on the Apple Watch and the #askquery robot.

#10: Poor Little Side Button

September 13th, 2017 · 41 minutes

Live from Cupertino, Serenity calls in to answer the biggest questions from Apple's iPhone X keynote.

#9: A Saturday Evening Alone With the File System

September 6th, 2017 · 28 minutes

What's up with PRAM, NVRAM and SMC? What about the APFS migration? It's alphabet soup this week on Query!

#8: Firmware is Fertilizer

August 30th, 2017 · 19 minutes

This week, Ren likens firmware and other types of software to a tree as Stephen giggles quietly. Then, they move on to DVD ripping and bookmark management.

#7: The Magic Sauce Behind the Rings

August 23rd, 2017 · 22 minutes

This week, things get nerdy. How do fitness trackers actually work? What about touch screens? Chemistry and science, that's how!

#6: A Big Bucket

August 16th, 2017 · 21 minutes

John and Claire are eyeing Synology devices, while Kimberly is headed back to school and has to make some decisions about office programs.

#5: The Disembodied Voice

August 2nd, 2017 · 21 minutes

Ren takes a break from vacation to talk with Stephen about Wi-Fi Calling, IP cameras and more.

#4: Secret Agent SMS

July 26th, 2017 · 27 minutes

Chas has concerns about two-factor authentication, while Ben is looking at leaving macOS and Windows behind for an iPad. In the Speed Run, it's all backing up, all the time.

#3: Don’t Make Fake Children

July 19th, 2017 · 26 minutes

Michael wants to keep his location private on social media, Neal is looking into iCloud Family Sharing and Max just wants to keep his AirPods clean. Then, a fix for a forgetful Spotlight and the country Ren calls home.

#2: A Tiny Little Guilty Knot

July 12th, 2017 · 28 minutes

iCloud Photo Library can have a serious impact on your backup strategy, as Matthew, Dave and Ryan have learned. After trying to clear up the cloud service's various modes, Ren and Stephen talk about task managers, help Alex pick out a drawing app for the iPad, and discuss gaming PCs.