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 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 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 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 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 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 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 154 - Frog Friendly

The Mac & Forth Show 154 - Frog Friendly

We finally have a full panel again as Alan, Steve, Dean and Karl assemble to discuss the Apple Education event held earlier this week. Did Apple do enough to try and claim back some of the education market from Google and Microsoft or will their report card show them wanting? Also, iOS10.3 is released and brings some new functionality to our favourite devices. 

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The Mac & Forth Show 149 - Tea For Two

The Mac & Forth Show 149 - Tea For Two

This week Alan Vickers joins Karl Madden as they take a break from the shows usual format. With Dean and Steve away they grab a cuppa and just discuss their thoughts and opinions on various Apple and tech-related issues. We also find out why Alan had returned his HomePod, but it’s not for the reasons you probably think. 

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