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#34: The 1.0 Experience

April 27th, 2015 · 85 minutes

Jason and Myke recount their first weekends with the Apple Watch, answer your Apple Watch questions, talk about Jason’s trip to the Yosemite by CocoaConf conference, and do a little follow-up about Photos for Mac and iCloud Photo Library.

#33: Personal Electronic Notebooks

April 20th, 2015 · 75 minutes

Stephen Hackett joins Jason to talk about John Siracusa's semi-retirement, online shopping, the future of the OS X brand name, Photos for Mac, and Myke's trip to Atlanta.

#32: Uncompatible

April 13th, 2015 · 116 minutes

Jason and Myke talk about their Apple Watch try-on experiences and take a look at some of the new PR tactics Apple is employing. Then Jason makes Myke watch "This is Spinal Tap."

#31: MacBook Review Special

April 9th, 2015 · 55 minutes

On this special episode Jason is quizzed by Myke and the listeners about his review of the new MacBook.

#30: Boarding a Sinking Ship

April 7th, 2015 · 87 minutes

Jason and special guest John Siracusa discuss the iPhone 6 Plus, reactions to "Becoming Steve Jobs," Apple's lost decade, and what lessons can be learned by business successes and failures. Plus, Accidental Tech Podcast's aftershow philosophy and a tantalizing hint of "Robot or Not?"

#29: Velcro Ball

March 30th, 2015 · 80 minutes

Live from the Úll conference in Ireland, Jason and Myke discuss 'Becoming Steve Jobs', and how this book addresses Apple in the early days, the value of being able to meet people in person and finally address whether Myke Was Right.

#28: Two Men in a Very Tiny Room

March 23rd, 2015 · 79 minutes

This week Jason and Myke are live and in person in London! They discuss the rumours of the Apple TV, what tech makes the cut for travelling, and whether Jason might be joining the iPhone 6 Plus club.

#27: The Batman of Cheese

March 16th, 2015 · 87 minutes

With an extra week’s perspective, Jason and Myke discuss the new MacBook, the Apple Watch, and what makes Apple different from its competitors.

#26: Ambushed on a Podcast

March 9th, 2015 · 111 minutes

Jason and Myke get a little help in discussing Apple's 'Spring Forward' event, including the new MacBook, HBO on Apple TV, and more on the Apple Watch.

#25: I Don't Need a Saturday Box

March 2nd, 2015 · 85 minutes

This week Jason and Myke are joined by David Sparks. They spend some time discussing David's recent jump to the indie life, expectations of next week's Apple event, the Pebble Time Kickstarter and why people may want to share secrets.