Ep. 141: ‘“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Holiday Spectacular’, With Special Guests Guy English, Amy Jane Gruber, and More Jan. 1, 2016
A brief holiday chat about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, with a cavalcade of special guests, including Guy English and Amy Jane Gruber.
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Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a look back at the Apple year that was: the new one-port MacBook, Apple Watch's launch, WWDC and Apple Music, the iPhones 6S, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, Apple TV, iPad Mini 4, iOS 9, Mac OS X 10.11, and, of course, the most …
Ep. 139: ‘How Many Fingers Should This Baby Have?’, With Special Guests Craig Federighi and John Siracusa Dec. 15, 2015
Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi joins the show for a wide-ranging half-hour discussion about Swift -- Apple's new programming language that just went open source. Next, John Siracusa returns to the show to follow up on Federighi's segment on Swift. Other topics include Apple's new Smart …
Joanna Stern returns to the show to talk about the iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, what's going on with Yahoo (spoiler: not much), how best to sell old iPhones when upgrading, and Mark Zuckerberg promising to donate 99 percent of his fortune to charitable causes.
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show to discuss rumors that the iPhone 7 might not have a standard headphone jack and that Apple is working on new MacBook Airs. Also: a parenting guide to the Star Wars and James Bond franchises.
Special guest Jason Snell joins the show to talk about iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, how iOS still feels like *iPhone OS* at a fundamental level, and Don Norman and Bruce Tognazzini’s overwrought “How Apple Is Giving Design a Bad Name” article for Fast Company. Also: the new membership program at …
Special guest Adam Lisagor returns to the show. Topics include the new Apple TV (why we both love it, despite several 1.0 flaws), 4K video, 3D movies, and Adam’s excellent new series “Computer Show”.
Special guest Guy English returns to the show for an in-depth discussion about the new Apple TV.
Serenity Caldwell returns to the show. Topics include this week’s new iMacs; the new “Magic” mouse, trackpad, and keyboard; an overview of Apple Music and iCloud Photos; Facebook’s outrageous background battery usage on iOS; Elon Musk’s gibes on Apple getting into the car industry; and my take on the new …
Marco Arment joins the show for a brief chat on ad blockers, advertising in general, and the new iPhones 6S.
Rene Ritchie joins the show to discuss last week's blockbuster Apple Event and the products that were announced: Apple Watch updates, the iPad Pro (and Smart Keyboard, and Apple Pencil), the all-new Apple TV, and the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. Also: iOS 9.
Ep. 130: ‘A Full Canseco’, With Guest John Moltz Sept. 8, 2015
Special guest John Moltz is back. Topics include Google’s new logo, the Tacoma Tahomas, and our speculation regarding what to expect at this week’s Apple event in San Francisco.
Ep. 129: ‘90 Minutes or Bust’, With Guest Ben Thompson Aug. 29, 2015
Special guest Ben Thompson returns to the show. Topics include: our top complaints about Apple Watch, Apple making a car, the New York Times's profile of Amazon's work culture, and more.
Special guest Matthew Panzarino returns to the show. Topics include Twitter (their musical chairs game at CEO, the @MagicRecs feature, and whether their declining stock price makes them an acquisition target), the end of Google Plus, why the new Photos app for Mac is inadequate as a replacement for Lightroom …
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include bluetooth headphones, Apple Music and iCloud Photo Library, phone sizes (including speculation on the lineup of new iPhones in September), El Chapo’s social media intern, Apple’s stock price, Alex Gibney’s upcoming Steve Jobs documentary, and the new trailer for “Spectre”.
Ep. 126: ‘Tommy Got Made’, With Guest Jason Snell July 21, 2015
Jason Snell returns to the show, with a lot to talk about: Pebble's new Pebble Time smartwatch, the "Safari is the New IE" argument, the state of web advertising (and its adverse effects on performance and privacy) and monetization, and more.
Special guest Horace Dediu joins The Talk Show for the first time. Topics include the state of the maps industry, Apple's functional organizational structure, what the WWDC keynote said about the state of the company today, and more.
Guy English returns to the show, and we make a valiant but failed effort to cover all of the technical/developer news from last week’s WWDC. Among the topics we did hit: app thinning, Bitcode, WatchKit 2.0, CloudKit (and opening it up to web developers), Swift 2.0, Metal coming to the …
Ep. 123: Live From WWDC 2015, With Guest Phil Schiller June 10, 2015
Recorded in front of a live audience at Mezzanine in San Francisco, John Gruber is joined by Phil Schiller to discuss the news from WWDC: OS X 10.11 El Capitan, iOS 9, the new native app SDK for Apple Watch, Apple Music, and the 2004 American League Championship series.
Prelude to WWDC 2015 episode, featuring special guest Mark Gurman. We cover anything and everything you’d want to know heading into WWDC.