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Latest Episodes

#576: No Judgement Here

February 21st, 2021 · 101 minutes

In this feedback episode, the guys revisit dictation, UUIDs, FileVault and the longevity of recent Mac hardware. Then, David talks about a new computer in his life and Stephen reworks his home screen.

#575: Talking Parity with John Siracusa

February 14th, 2021 · 119 minutes

John Siracusa joins Stephen and David to talk about the 2019 Mac Pro and what Apple silicon may mean for pro users. Then, John talks about his pair of Mac apps and what he wants out of the future of macOS.

#574: Calendars, Contacts and Tasks

February 7th, 2021 · 89 minutes

This week, David and Stephen get back to the basics, and check on how calendars, contacts and tasks can be effectively managed across a range of devices and apps.

#573: Rosemary Orchard Returns

January 31st, 2021 · 98 minutes

The Queen of Automation drops by to talk about her current gear and use of Plex, as well as how she is using HomeKit and managing files.

#572: iPhone & iPad Tips

January 24th, 2021 · 93 minutes

As the iPhone and iPad have become more full-featured, the software that runs them has gotten more complex and powerful. This time, David and Stephen run though a whole bunch of their favorite ways to get more out of these devices.

#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.