Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include Larry Tesler and his “no modes” mantra for UI design, the state of malware on the Mac, third-party default apps on iOS, Apple and the coronavirus outbreak, and a record number of tips and tricks. Sponsored by: Kolide: User-focused security for teams that Slack. Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code talkshow for 10% off your first order. Away: Because this season, everyone wants to get Away. Links: Larry Tesler: Tesler’s website. Chris Espinosa on Tesler’s heuristic for smart paste. John Markoff’s NYT obituary. Malwarebytes’s “State of Mac Malware in 2020” report: Michael Tsai. Jason Snell. Dan Goodin’s report last month for Ars Technica on scam “Adobe Flash” installers. Mark Gurman claims Apple is considering third-party default apps for iOS 14. How to enable the startup chime on new Mac hardware. On Apple’s attempts to stiff retail employees for time spent waiting in bag-check lines. The Keychron K2 mechanical Bluetooth keyboard Jason Snell convinced me to buy. (I got brown switches.) This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include the just-released AirPods Pro (and the pluralization thereof), the history of remote controls, the impending launch of Apple TV+, and the undisputed highlight of the 2019 World Series. Sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code talkshow for 10% off your first order. Fracture: Your photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 10% off your first order. Casper: A sleep brand that makes expertly designed products to help you get your best rest, one night at a time. Links: AirPods Pro. Old-school wired remote controls. Initial reviews of the first batch of TV+ shows: lukewarm at best. UHF TV stations. The Fat Nano. “A Purple Heart for Gruber”. This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show for a mid-summer Q&A episode, answering actual questions from actual listeners. Sponsored by: Jamf Now: Set up and protect your Apple devices at work, from anywhere. First 3 devices are free. Eero: Save $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’, and 1 year of Eero Plus. ExpressVPN: Rated #1 VPN service by TechRadar and comes with a 30-day money back guarantee. Links: Merlin Mann interviewing Jason Snell and yours truly from Macworld Expo 2007. This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include AirPods 2, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold debacle, the trove of iOS 13 and MacOS 10.15 leaks reported by Guilherme Rambo, and the future of iTunes. Sponsors Things: The award-winning personal task manager that helps you achieve your goals. Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code talkshow for 10% off your first order. ExpressVPN: Rated #1 VPN service by TechRadar and comes with a 30-day money back guarantee. Links AirPods battery replacement from Apple. ToothFairy — Michael Tsai’s $3 app for easily connecting AirPods to your Mac with a click. AirBuddy — Guilherme Rambo’s $5 utility for connecting AirPods to your Mac with a slick iOS-style “just open the case near the Mac” interface. The cheap piece of plastic Mark Gurman inadvertently peeled off his Galaxy Fold. The peeling plastic layer on Joanna Stern’s Galaxy Fold review unit. Doug’s AppleScripts for iTunes.
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20 hours, 22 minutes
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