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Latest Episodes

#296: Gandalf Shot First

May 27th, 2020 · 104 minutes

Stephen keeps trying to make #GreenGate a thing, Federico has a new friend and Myke has large lungs. Then, an in-depth conversation about what should come next for Shortcuts.

#295: Another Italian Interjected

May 20th, 2020 · 93 minutes

Follow-up. Microsoft has reinvented OpenDoc. A conversation about watchOS 7. Follow-up. Microsoft has reinvented OpenDoc. A conversation about watchOS 7. Follow-up. OpenDoc. watchOS 7. Are you getting it? These are not three separate episodes ... this is one episode, and we're calling it "Another Italian Interjected."

#294: Software, Firmware, Situation, Update

May 13th, 2020 · 93 minutes

Stephen's iPhone screen is turning green. Myke turns down the opportunity to host a Round Robin of weird WWDC predictions, then Federico tries to answer a Zoom call. Then, a discussion of the rumored AirPods Studio and file formats within DEVONthink.


May 6th, 2020 · 96 minutes

This week, Stephen identifies some adaptors, while Federico is in search of answers and Myke butts in about something else. Then, a discussion of WWDC 2020, and what they guys would like to see in terms of home screen widgets on the iPhone and iPad.

#292: M’Duck

April 29th, 2020 · 96 minutes

The trio gives a math lesson before follow-up on the Magic Keyboard and iPhone SE. Then, our plans for WWDC.

#291: The Scrooge McDuck of Computers

April 22nd, 2020 · 99 minutes

Myke and Federico share their impressions of the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro and Stephen reveals the number of items in his collection and the group announces The Hackett Number — the computers-per-capita figure for Stephen's household.

#290: You Strike Me as a Wheel Guy

April 15th, 2020 · 81 minutes

Federico rejects a new iPhone charging solution, Myke opens a new store and Stephen passes a collection basket to add a set of wheels to his Mac Pro. Then, the three talk about the new iPhone SE.

#289: Let Me Remember My Opinion

April 8th, 2020 · 86 minutes

This week, Myke talks about a sale on Cinema Displays, then the guys move on discuss Federico's recent iPad article on modularity, the possibilities of widgets in iOS 14 and Stephen's Mac Madness winner and picks.

#288: The God of Beginnings, Gates, Transitions and Duality

April 1st, 2020 · 92 minutes

Mac Madness is down to the final two machines, and Myke explains why it is all Stephen's fault. Then, Federico takes everyone on a tour of high-resolution audio apps for the iPhone and iPad ... which are all wild. Lastly, we check the temperature of the room on Apple's Dark Sky acquisition.

#287: Rub a Dub Dub, My Friend

March 25th, 2020 · 112 minutes

The early reviews of the 2020 iPad Pro and new MacBook Air are in, and Myke treats the group with an unboxing experience. Federico asks the world for help, while Stephen is bringing joy — and pain — to the Mac community. Also, our impressions of iOS 13.4 and some media we're enjoying while being stuck at home.