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#11: Drifting Shower Schedule

November 24th, 2014 · 97 minutes

This week Jason and Myke are joined by Greg Knauss. They talk about whether web comments are a good thing and what it's really like to work for yourself. Greg and Jason also quiz Myke on Thanksgiving.

#10: Podcasting, It’s Great!

November 17th, 2014 · 71 minutes

This week Jason and Myke address more important Taylor Swift follow-up, discuss why podcasting is back (again), and take on App Store pricing in the wake of Monument Valley and Space Age.

#9: A Brain and a Drill

November 10th, 2014 · 86 minutes

This time Jason and Myke discuss their current working environments and how they feel about the suggestion that we're in a new 'podcasting revolution'.

#8: With Special Offers

November 4th, 2014 · 78 minutes

Special guest Scott McNulty joins Jason and Myke to talk about the new Kindle Voyage and why we use Kindles. Plus follow-up about TestFlight, annoying things people do in the Apple Store, and the introduction of our new cheese vertical.

#7: Hot Dog Allergy

October 27th, 2014 · 82 minutes

This week Jason and Myke tackle a host of Apple Pay follow up, before addressing Gamergate and the Retina iMac.

#6: The Enemy Discount

October 20th, 2014 · 76 minutes

This week Jason tells Myke about his experiences at an Apple event as an independent writer, before going on to discuss the new products announced and day-one impressions of Apple Pay.

#5: Macworld Cosplay

October 14th, 2014 · 90 minutes

This week Jason and Myke talk about Çingleton and the rise and fall of Mac conferences, the Mac App Store and the pains of App Review, the upcoming Apple event, the disappointment of long-running TV and Movie series and a new name for summoning your digital assistant.

#4: I Regret My Endorsement of You

October 6th, 2014 · 75 minutes

This week Jason and Myke start off the show with a discussion about terrible social networks, before attacking follow-up on Dropbox replacements, data security and streaming services. Other topics this week include Apple Pay and the Pebble.

#3: I Think You'll Find It's Bazqux

September 29th, 2014 · 68 minutes

This week Jason and Myke discuss the perils of online streaming services and the uniquely modern problem of having 1TB of Dropbox storage.

#2: You Start From Zero

September 22nd, 2014 · 82 minutes

This week Jason gets to address a bunch of iPhone follow-up (which he is super excited about) and Myke quizzes him about his first week of writing at Six Colors.