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#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.

#24: Because... Luxury

February 23rd, 2015 · 86 minutes

This week Jason and Myke trade more thoughts on Apple Car rumors, dive in to some more details on the Apple Watch, consider why working within barriers can be a good thing and discuss transparency in editorial practices at Apple.

#23: The Church of The Coverflow

February 16th, 2015 · 96 minutes

The possibility of Apple building a car, why being critical is both important and difficult, using a secondary Mac, and Jason and Myke answer your questions.

#22: I Didn't Hate This Movie

February 9th, 2015 · 132 minutes

Apple's new Photos app for the Mac has appeared, and Jason and Myke discuss what this could mean for iTunes and the future of Mac development. They also discuss some Apple Watch expectations, how Apple deals with change, and Myke watches 'Real Genius.'

#21: You Rolled 38

February 2nd, 2015 · 126 minutes

This week Jason and Myke get a grasp on how the iPhone's runaway success affects Apple's decisions, including the development of the Apple Watch. Plus, lots of feedback about how people take notes with digital devices, and we inaugurate our 'Myke Watches a Movie' vertical with 'The Princess Bride.'

#20: You Cannot Win an Effort War

January 26th, 2015 · 93 minutes

Jason and Myke debate the utility of a stylus for the iPad, Jason falls through a time warp into the '90s to convert some VHS tapes to digital format, and we follow up on items from various podcasts... not all of them this one.