Reclaiming My Twitter Feed

Reclaiming My Twitter Feed

Following our discussion on the Mac & Forth Show Podcast over the last two weeks it appears many of our listeners are also losing interest in the relentless stream of diatribe they experience when using their social media platforms of choice, the main culprits being Facebook and Twitter. However, there we are not helpless to try and reclaim our social media platforms of choice.

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Shocked that Apple is Working on a 4K TV!

Shocked that Apple is Working on a 4K TV!

Today Mark Gurman over on Bloomberg has reported that Apple is testing a new Apple TV capable of streaming content for UHD-TV's, or as most folks know them, 4K TV. I think the more shocking story would be if Apple 'wasn't' working on this. With the likes of Amazon and ROKU boxes already offering this ability, it would be astounding if the Cupertino Company wasn't already hard at work not only on producing a box for later this year but also securing the rights to stream 4K content from their iTunes store.

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The Mac & Forth Show 101 - will.i.am Out

The Mac & Forth Show 101 - will.i.am Out

This week I am joined by Alan Vickers, Alex G. Fox and Dean Murphy (creator of Crystal Adlock) as we go over the weeks Apple and tech related news. 

Apple is nearly ready to get into video streaming with ‘Carpool Karaoke’ and ‘Planet of the Apps’. What will the viewing public make of Apple’s initial offerings? Prince comes to a wider range of streaming services. Has Apple allowed iBooks to become Abandonware? Tim Cook says Fake News is ‘killings people’s minds’? We also momentarily return to last week’s Social Media conversation. All this and slightly less on this week’s show.

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Free App Of The Week - Chameleon Run

Free App Of The Week - Chameleon Run

Every week Apple makes an iOS app free to its customers and this week we have a classic platformer called ‘Chameleon Run'.

The controls are dead simple, there is one button to jump and one button to switch colour. As your runner moves along the level he/she must negotiate the various obstacles and switch colour to match that of the platform they are running on. Obviously, this simple conceit grows trickier as the levels progress demanding a greater dexterity with each passing moment. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 100 - The One Hundredth

The Mac & Forth Show 100 - The One Hundredth

This week on our 100th episode I am joined by Barry Gentleman, Matt Barton and Richard Harkness as we go over the weeks Apple and tech related news. 

We look back at our first episode from three years ago before turning our attention to the modern day social media issues. Apple hires to develop the Apple TV and warn users of iOS 32bit apps that the end is nigh. Finally some iPhone 8 rumours surface along with an expensive price tag...apparently. 

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iTunes Movie of the Week (UK) - Hot Rod £3.99

iTunes Movie of the Week (UK) - Hot Rod £3.99

Each week iTunes offers a cheap ‘Movie of the Week’ and we will highlight it here so you may grow your digital libary if the mood takes you. This week it's Hot RodAmateur stuntman Rod Kimble (ANDY SAMBERG) has a problem - his step-father Frank (IAN MCSHANE) is a jerk. Frank picks on Rod, tosses him around like a rag doll in their weekly sparring sessions, and definitely doesn't respect him, much less his stunts.

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The Mac & Forth Show 099 - Return of the BritishMac

The Mac & Forth Show 099 - Return of the BritishMac

This week I am joined by Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy (creator of the Crystal Adblock App) and Mr. BritishMac himself, Will Green as we go over the weeks Apple related news. 

Apple is still in the money and the iPhone is selling well, confounding the analysts once again. Is the Apple Watch in a market all of its own? AirPods get a silent but, for Karl anyway, effective update, however can you get hold of them anywhere and Wi-fi calling comes to Three (thankfully). 

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The Mac & Forth Show 098 - Four Fingered Pinch

The Mac & Forth Show 098 - Four Fingered Pinch

This week I am joined by Alan Vickers and we go over the weeks Apple related news. Apple releases updates across the board and we look ahead to what iOS 10.3 has in store for us, including a new file system. Developers will finally be able to reply to reviews in the App Store. Possible modular add-ons are coming to the Apple Watch. AudioBooks deal comes to and end and Star Trek fans can finally enjoy Amazon’s Echo….OK Computer.

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The Mac & Forth Show 096 - 10 Years Young

The Mac & Forth Show 096 - 10 Years Young

This week we have a full house as Barry GentlemanMatt BartonRic McCorriston and Dean Murphy (Creator ofCrystal AdBlock) all drop by. Among other things we discuss the iPhone turning 10 years old, plus the iPhone OS we might have got and how the phone changed mobile communications, as well as it’s continuing influence today.

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The Mac & Forth Show 091 - iCar-azy

The Mac & Forth Show 091 - iCar-azy

This week I’m joined once again by  Alan Vickers, writer of The Deep Dive Guide to Microsoft Word for iPad as we discuss the weeks Apple and tech related news of the week. Is Apple doing a round Watch? Is Apple doing an Apple Car? Amazon is doing a real store. Crafty Coppers bypass iPhone security and 4K is slowly becoming a thing.

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