The Mac & Forth Show 201 - White Flag

The Mac & Forth Show 201 - White Flag

On this week’s episode Alan, Steve and Karl discuss and offer their opinions regarding the recent settlement between Qualcomm and Apple. The continuing passage of the E.U. Copyright Directive. New iPad Pro productivity videos. Some publishers are already becoming frustrated with Apple News+ and an Apple watch helps out an 80-year old lady. All this plus slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 200 - The 200th

The Mac & Forth Show 200 - The 200th

It’s our 200th episode with Alan, Steve and Karl taking a slight departure from their usual format to have a bit of extra fun. Original co-hosts Ric, Barry and Matt drop by to reminisce about the old days and attempt a live re-reading of their first Tech News Round-up (if you can recall how those used to go). Plus we have a smattering of listeners messages and a few questions. All this and slightly more on this week’s 200th episode. 

Special Extra Thanks to: Simon, David, Teresa, Gordon, Guy, Gaz, Alex and Mark. 


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The Mac & Forth Show 199 - Happy Madden

The Mac & Forth Show 199 - Happy Madden

This week David Dean of ‘I Confess I’m a Geek’ podcast joins Dean, Steve and Karl to go through the week’s Apple-related news. Karl has his brand new iPad Mini and loves it. The AirPower is no more and the same goes for Google+. New Wireless Beats are on the way.  The HomePod gets a little cheaper. and someone is suing Apple, just another standard week really. Join us for all of this, and slightly more, on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 198 - It's Not Showtime. Yet.

The Mac & Forth Show 198 - It's Not Showtime. Yet.

Apple took to the stage Monday and revealed a number of new services that they have lined up for us. Alan, Steve and Karl mull them over and share their thoughts on Apple’s entry into Magazine subscriptions, credit cards, subscription gaming and TV streaming. Did the line up get their pulses racing or send them into a coma? Luckily Apple also activated the ECG app across Europe so at least we can check. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 197 - Clearing The Decks

The Mac & Forth Show 197 - Clearing The Decks

After an exciting week regarding Apple announcements Alan, Dean and Karl return to look over the updated iPad Air, iPad Mini (Yippee!), iMac and AirPods. They share their thoughts and views about what this clearing of the decks could mean for next weeks announcement. They also turn their attention to the recently announced Stadia service from Google and ponder what it could mean for gaming on the Mac and iOS devices. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 196 - It's About Flipping Time

The Mac & Forth Show 196 - It's About Flipping Time

After being away for a week, Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl return just as Apple announces ’It’s Show Time’. We look ahead to the upcoming presentation and speculate what Apple might reveal. Also, Spotify is complaining to the EC that Apple treats them so unfairly, and want the powers that be to sort them out, those bullies. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 195 - Grumpy Old Men Edition

The Mac & Forth Show 195 - Grumpy Old Men Edition

As there is a dearth of interesting Apple news this week Dean, Steve and Karl put on their grumpy old men hats and share the apps, services and technologies that they just do not understand in this modern age. To be taken more as a ‘tongue in cheek’ episode, as we don’t want to upset anyone by naming their most beloved apps, services or technologies….honest. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 194 - Hey, Barbie

The Mac & Forth Show 194 - Hey, Barbie

It’s yet another week so that means yet another show. Alan, Dean, Steve and Karl return to meander their way through the week’s Apple and tech related news. Apple has been buying and hiring again to hopefully strengthen their SIRI and Home services. CityMapper wants to help Londoners with cheaper travel. Google had a hidden microphone is some Nest products and Ming-Chi Kuo presents his latest investor notes with some intriguing rumours. All this and slightly more on this weeks episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 192 - GCHQTime

The Mac & Forth Show 192 - GCHQTime

This week Dean, Steve and Karl return to peruse the weeks Apple and tech related news. Angela Ahrendts is moving on from Apple. Facebook and Google were both punished but things are back to normal, for now anyway. Spotify wants to be number one when it comes to Podcasts and the GCHQ thinks that the recent FaceTime bug was a good start. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 191 - Naughty Step

The Mac & Forth Show 191 - Naughty Step

Just typical, No real news for weeks and then three big ones come along at once. Dean, Alan, Steve and Karl return once again to go over the weeks Apple and tech related news. Apple announces their results for the holiday season. Facebook gets into yet another spot of bother and the very private Apple has a very embarrassing privacy bug. All this and slightly more on this weeks episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 190 - Shot on iPhone*

The Mac & Forth Show 190 - Shot on iPhone*

The gang of Dean, Alan, Steve and Karl return once again to go through the week’s Apple related news. Another round of updates are released. ‘Shot on iPhone’ might inspire budding iPhone photographers. Apple shows off some iPad Pro Workflows. Copyright law gets sent back for further work and Google gets hit by GDPR. All this and slightly more on this weeks episode.

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The Mac & Forth Show 189 - Return of the Power Glove?

The Mac & Forth Show 189 - Return of the Power Glove?

This week Dean returns, joining Alan, Steve and Karl and sharing his experiences and plans for his new home. Apple eliminates a bug that made Apple Music on HomePod better, they also replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018 and Netflix is increasing its prices, again. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 186 - Social Missyia

The Mac & Forth Show 186 - Social Missyia

On our last episode of the year, Karl is joined by his old podcasting partner in crime, Missy. As the world seems to be a very different place from when they last recorded their “Here ’N’ There Show” Missy and Madden decide to take a look at how Social Media has seemingly become corrupted and almost intolerable over the past year or so.

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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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