The Mac & Forth Show 183 - Glum Tim

The Mac & Forth Show 183 - Glum Tim

This week Alan, Steve, Dean and Karl share what some of them purchased over the Black Friday period. We get a bit distracted by audio setups, Karl attends Adobe Max London, Tim Cook appears to be having a bit of a glum time of late, Parents say iPads suck at teaching and Elon Musk says that he might go to Mars. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 182 - Don't Bend Stupid

The Mac & Forth Show 182 - Don't Bend Stupid

On this episode Alan, Steve and Karl weave their way through several stories including bending iPad Pro’s (Hint: Don’t bend them), pedestrians making Apple Maps better, Black Friday Apple deals, Swiss watch makers feeling the pinch, Apple News trying to be middle of the political aisle and the last Airports leaving the stores. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 181 - Keep Out

The Mac & Forth Show 181 - Keep Out

On this week’s show Alan, Steve and Karl are joined by GazMaz of the MyMac Podcast. We finally get to hear Steve’s thoughts on his new iPhone XR, along with Gaz who has also taken the plunge. Karl resisted buying the new iPad Pro for about 24 hours and discovered he knew more about the device that the Apple staff member who sold it to him. Reports emerge that Apple’s T2 chip may prove problematic to future repairs and Amazon and Apple appear to be making up. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 180 - Steve's Pirate iPhone XRrrrr

The Mac & Forth Show 180 - Steve's Pirate iPhone XRrrrr

This week Dean shares his thoughts on his new iPad Pro. Meanwhile Alan and Karl enjoy not maxing out their credit cards and are not in the least bit bothered they haven’t got new Apple items to play with…no honest…not one bit (sob). In additional news Apple is still making lots of money but not enough for Wall Street, plus there is a new rumour that one of Apple’s most popular pieces of hardware is about to get an update, but hopefully not with an extra 20% price tag.

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The Mac & Forth Show 179 - Return of the Mini

The Mac & Forth Show 179 - Return of the Mini

Apple has unveiled their latest offerings and so Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl share their opinions regarding the new MacBook Air, the new Mac Mini and the new iPad Pro’s. Quite an exciting event but as always there are a few little catches that Apples brushed over but are there in the details. All this and iOS12.1 was released too. Oh, and some Apple Watches got bricked. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 178 - Unveiling

The Mac & Forth Show 178 - Unveiling

As our excitement starts to grow with the next Apple event less than a week away Alan, Dean and Karl share their thoughts on what they think we’ll see announced. Also, this week Tim Cook delivered a speech regarding data privacy. Also Apple will address beauty-gate in an update, Italy fines Apple for slowing down their phones and is the iPad Mini about to return? All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 177 - More In The Making

The Mac & Forth Show 177 - More In The Making

Adobe has officially announced that Photoshop is coming to the iPad. Dean, Steve and Karl share their thoughts on what this could mean for their favourite tablet. Adobe has also announced a few other applications that could get your creative juices flowing. The iPhone XR is about to go on sale and speculation is that Apple has a huge hit on their hands. We also might know when the new iPads are coming. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 176 - China Inside...Maybe?

The Mac & Forth Show 176 - China Inside...Maybe?

This week Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl return to share their opinions of the week's Apple and tech related news. Alan has joined the land of Face ID, but has he changed his opinion after being a staunch sceptic for so long? Bloomberg has either the biggest tech story for years or egg on their face. iOS 12.0.1 arrives and fixes a few gates and we have some news regarding Apple’s streaming service. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 175 - Something SomethingGate

The Mac & Forth Show 175 - Something SomethingGate

The gang are back this week after their short break. Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl share their opinions of the week's Apple-related news. Alan tried to kill Karl by challenging him to get fit. More of our new devices arrive. Mojave is out in the wild and we find out what this year’s gates are, related to Apple products anyway. All this and slightly more on this week's episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 174 - Taking A Shortcut

The Mac & Forth Show 174 - Taking A Shortcut

This week GazMaz from the MyMac Podcast drops by to join Alan, Dean and Karl to share his opinions on this week’s Apple related news. The new updates are here and we look at our new favourite things and a few issues that still need addressing. Also, do we finally have confirmation that new iPads are about to drop? All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 173 - To The Max

The Mac & Forth Show 173 - To The Max

Apple’s new iPhones and Apple Watches are here and it’s all rather exciting. To discuss what was revealed Alan, Steve and Karl are joined by Don McAllister of ScreenCastsOnline to lust after the new shiny things and see if any have tempted them to break out the credit/debit cards, or if they have resisted the temptation…at least for now. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 172 - Gathering Round

The Mac & Forth Show 172 - Gathering Round

It is less than a week to go until Apple announces the new products it has been working on. Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl gather round to discuss what they think we will see and what they hope will be announced. next week when Tim Cook and other Apple personnel take to the stage at the Steve Jobs Theatre and finally reveal all the new shiny things.

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The Mac & Forth Show 171 - Expressing Our Happiness

The Mac & Forth Show 171 - Expressing Our Happiness

David Dean of the ‘I Confess I’m A Geek’ Podcast returns and shares some more money saving ideas with Alan, Dean and Karl. Apple issues a firmware update that makes owners of the discontinued Airport Express very happy. iPad or Mac, why do some users seem to tear themselves apart asking that question? Another bunch of beta updates drop. Apple purchases an interesting company involved with VR and there are some new Eve HomeKit items on the way...Oh, and Apple announces the date of their upcoming event. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 170 - Putting The Band Back Together

The Mac & Forth Show 170 - Putting The Band Back Together

The gang’s all here this week as Alan, Dean and Steve join Karl to discuss the week’s Apple related topics. Thieves of an Apple Store get more than they expects when the public get involved. An iPad clears an Apple store after catching fire. Brit’s like using Apple Pay. Amazon Music is tired of playing third fiddle to Apple and Spotify. Rumours emerge of a new Mac Mini and new Watches arriving soon…WOOHOO! All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 169 - Subs, Subs, Subs

The Mac & Forth Show 169 - Subs, Subs, Subs

This week Alan, Dean and Karl are joined by David Dean, formally of the ‘I Confess I’m A Geek’ Podcast to discuss the week’s Apple related topics. Apple invited a number of indie developers to a secret meeting to discuss app subscriptions. Twitter keeps it word and breaks third part apps. Australian authorities now want access to your iPhone and an Australian kid gains access to Apple’s files. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 168 - Karl's Country Mix

The Mac & Forth Show 168 - Karl's Country Mix

Steve returns this week to join Alan and Karl as they discuss the week’s Apple related topics. A new Apple Music Friends Mix is coming and Karl can’t wait to inflict his Country music on the others. Apparently, virtually no-one is using the Echo to buy anything and neither are we. Instapaper finally returns to Europe. Apple joins the Thread board and InfoWars finds themselves kicked off Apple’s Podcast directory. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 167 - Number Invaders

The Mac & Forth Show 167 - Number Invaders

In a week Apple became the first US Company to be worth 1 Trillion dollars Alan, Dean and Karl share their opinions of that and other Apple-related news. The cancellation of app store affiliate payments, Cupertino want Apple to help fund the Hyperloop, Phishing scams alert, France bans smartphones from the classroom and Karl recalls Number Invaders on his old calculator…Yes, it was a thing. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 166 - Sin Bin

The Mac & Forth Show 166 - Sin Bin

Developer Russ Freeman joins Alan, Steve and Karl again this week as they all discuss the week’s Apple related topics. Apple issues a fix for the new MacBook Pro’s and a naughty missing digital key appears to be the culprit. iFixit claim the old method of recovering data from broken MacBooks is no longer valid. eBay cosies up to Apple Pay as a new payment Option and the guys look at the sin bin that is social media these days. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 165 - Running Hot?

The Mac & Forth Show 165 - Running Hot?

On this week’s episode Alan, Steve and Karl return to discuss that some tests have discovered the new MacBook Pro’s might be running a little hot. Apple has tried to fight back against dust in their keyboards. Google is hit by a large fine. Photoshop looks to be coming to the iPad. Instapaper becomes independent and a BBC Director thinks Podcasts should have their own charts. All this and slightly more on this week’s show.

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