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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The Mac & Forth Show 164 - Six Cores Of Goodness

The Mac & Forth Show 164 - Six Cores Of Goodness

Apple has released some new hardware. New Mac Mini’s might be on the way, no honestly. Dean shares how the App Store changed his life. We all revisit our first Apps from the App Store. It’s update time once again. Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl weave their way through the week’s Apple-related topics, this week a little earlier than usual. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 163 - Green With iPad Envy

The Mac & Forth Show 163 - Green With iPad Envy

Alan has finally sorted out his connectivity woes and so joins Karl as they go through the weeks Apple related topics. The World Cup is causing a number of Apple Watch wearing England fans concerns as they watch their heart rates job. NHS will soon allow app users to possibly jump the 8am appointment dash. Another gig-economy contender comes to East London and Karl is experiencing iPad envy. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 162 - Crumby Keyboard?

The Mac & Forth Show 162 - Crumby Keyboard?

With virtually the entire team unavailable this week Karl is joined by Gazmaz from the MyMac Podcast and developer Russ Freeman to share their thoughts and opinion on the week’s Apple related news. Apple creates a ‘Keyboard Service Program’ to try and combat those crumb swallowing MacBooks. Apple has been working on a new version of Maps, Watches ‘are’ scratchable, Apple news getting focus on American politics and apparently new AirPods are on the way…next year.

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The Mac & Forth Show 161 - Fresh Out The Box

The Mac & Forth Show 161 - Fresh Out The Box

This week Alan and Karl find themselves alone discussing the Apple related news. Also, Alan has throw caution to the wind regarding iOS12, what could possibly go wrong we ask ourselves? Karl is trying to work out a media solution for his father and we have a request from a listener regarding what to put on his new Apple Watch while it’s fresh out the box. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 159 - WWDC Wrap Up

The Mac & Forth Show 159 - WWDC Wrap Up

We return from our brief holiday and kick things off with a wrap up of Apple’s recent WWDC event. With software improvements across the board for Apple devices we examine those that caught out attention and that we are looking forward to come Autumn. Alan and Karl and joined by former host of the show Matt Barton, along with independent developer Andy Leigh to discuss the announcements.

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The Mac & Forth Show 158 - AirPort Closure

The Mac & Forth Show 158 - AirPort Closure

On our last show before our May break we are somewhat disappointed, but not surprised, to learn of the demise of Apple’s Airport range. Also, Apple closes it’s last Apple Watch pop-up store, UK financing disappears from Apples website, another range of batteries get a replacement program. Alan, Steve and Karl discuss these and several other topics on this weeks episode. 

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