The Mac & Forth Show 084 - Apple Watch, The Sequel

The Mac & Forth Show 084 - Apple Watch, The Sequel

Last week Apple revealed what they have been working on and in this episode I am joined by Dr. Richard Harness to discuss two of those devices, The new Apple Watch and the Air Pods (the iPhone 7/7+ will be covered in the next episode). We share our thoughts and opinions regarding these two new wearables from Apple.

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The Mac & Forth Show 079 - Look At The Size Of That Thing

The Mac & Forth Show 079 - Look At The Size Of That Thing

It’s the last Mac & Forth Show of the year, but we will return in January (even if you beg us not too). This week RicKarl and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac and Rampant Mumberlings) are joined by Tony Blunt (The Airwaves Podcast) to discuss the Apple related news from the last 7 days. Huge iPads, Apple Music goes Android and Beats goes bye-bye plus new Apple Watches rumoured.

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The Mac & Forth Show 078 - Look Busy, Tim's Coming

The Mac & Forth Show 078 - Look Busy, Tim's Coming

The new iPad Pro’s are here and so are the entire team…for once. Find out if MattBarryRicKarl or Mark Chappell (EssentialMac and Rampant Mumberlings) have ordered one (I know you’re dying to know right)? Also we circle back to the Governments Investigatory Powers Bill and cry ‘Liar, liar, pants on fire’ before rounding up the show by asking if it all now downhill for Apple…as we’re made to believe at least.

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The Mac & Forth Show 075 - The Cable Goes Where?

The Mac & Forth Show 075 - The Cable Goes Where?

Apple has released some new iMacs so MattKarl and Barry joined by Alex G Fox discuss the new desktops and Magic devices. Will the new Retina Displays make the guys go all a flutter or will some of the limitations of the cheaper versions dampen their enthusiasm? Also, the soldered ram issues raises its ugly head once again. Well it couldn’t all be ‘FanBoy’ alerts through the entire show could it.

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The Mac & Forth Show 74 - Just So We Are Crystal Clear

The Mac & Forth Show 74 - Just So We Are Crystal Clear

This week Dean Murphy, the creator of Crystal, the content blocking app for iOS9, joins RicMattKarlBarry and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) to discuss the recent turmoil that erupted last week regarding his app and what it is like when the tech media zero in on you. Also we discuss the new iPhones and look forward to installing the freshly released El Capitan on our Macs. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 073 - Have We 'Ad Enough?

The Mac & Forth Show 073 - Have We 'Ad Enough?

After a week of playing with the new iOS RicMattKarl and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) return to share their thoughts and opinions. Maybe Karl changed his views on the London Transit directions or has he got more proof it’s hopeless? Also Watch OS 2 was released and probably installed. New iPhones should be here soon and the guys share their thoughts about Content Blocking in iOS 9.

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The Mac & Forth Show 072 - A Rose By Any Other Name Isn't An iPhone

The Mac & Forth Show 072 - A Rose By Any Other Name Isn't An iPhone

After last weeks Apple announcements the boys have had some time to mull over what was presented. Are they still as excited as they were last week or have the effects of Apple Reality Distortion Field evaporated a little? This week digital artist and teacher Paul Kercal (Screen Painter) joins RicMattKarlBarry and Mark Chappell(EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) to share their thoughts and answer a few questions from our listeners.

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The Mac & Forth Show 071 - The Shiny New Things

The Mac & Forth Show 071 - The Shiny New Things

There is actually some REAL Apple news this week as Tim Cook took to the stage and showed off what Apple has been working on recently and oh what a selection we have. Karl is joined by BarryMark Chappell (EssentialMacThe Rampant Mumblings Podcast) and Guy Serle (The MyMac Podcast) as well as our intrepid on-the-spot reporter Alex G Fox, who checks in from the London Mac User Group and is joined by Tim and Paul (LMUG) to see what the Apple faithful thought of the announcements. Have Apple impressed us with their new shiny things and what will we soon be shelling out our cash for?

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The Mac & Forth Show 070 - The iPhone 6S Predictions Quiz

The Mac & Forth Show 070 - The iPhone 6S Predictions Quiz

This week, as Apple has announced what we suspect to be the new iPhone 6S launch, we once again put on our Quiz hats, turn and laugh at each other for being in ridiculous looking quiz hats and settling down for our usual Predictions Quiz. Matt once again becomes QuizMaster as RicKarlMark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast), Adam Christianson (MacCast & The iOS Show) and GazMaz (The MyMac Podcast & GazMaz.com) try and see if they can predict, with no certainty whatsoever, what Apple will be showing us come next Wednesday. Fortunately, like always, you, our glorious listeners, can enter the fray and show us all up…like usual.

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The Mac & Forth Show 069 - Bling Bling For Your Ring Ring

The Mac & Forth Show 069 - Bling Bling For Your Ring Ring

After another week of pouring over the Apple related news, views and opinion  RicMattBarry and Karl are joined by Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) and Vincent Sung, developer of the Social Podcasting app, Latched, to share their thoughts…Well, the guests will probably be ok but we’ll be amazed if the regulars manage one cohesive thought amongst them…still, hope strings eternal. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 068 - Smarter Signals

The Mac & Forth Show 068 - Smarter Signals

Another week and another show that gathers together the weeks Apple related news and pokes a very pointy stick at it. We have a full house this week as RicMattBarry and Karl are joined by Alex G. Fox (The AirWaves Podcast) and Mark Chappell (EssentialMac & The Rampant Mumblings Podcast) as they discuss and pontificate upon the news, rumours and debates of the last seven days.

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