Amplified Retired

Amplified

Amplified is an award winning talk show about Apple, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iOS, guitars, amps, music, and recording. Get ready to rock.

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin.



#66: Trouble in a Bruins Hat

August 7, 2013 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 50 minutes

Jim and Dan are joined by Peter Cohen the other half of The Loop to discuss AMBER alert disruptions, The Newton's 20 year anniversary, PDAs as the predecessor to the MacBook Air, the sale of the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos, and more.


#65: Six Hours and It's Dead

July 31, 2013 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

Jim and Dan discuss the relationship between consumer and content, the Chromecast, the rumored September 6 iPhone announcement, new Nexus 7, waterproof Samsung phones, why Bob Mansfield left the Apple Executive Team, and Microsoft's 900 million dollar Surface RT loss.


#64: In The Meantime, Burn Them

July 25, 2013 at 12:15PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

Jim and Dan discuss the recent Apple security exploit, whitehat hacking in general, Apple's Quarterly Results, and more.


#63: Your Mother is Average

July 16, 2013 at 2:30PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about Logic Pro X, Apple TV and ad skipping, insta-deleting iOS apps, the coming public freak-out about iOS 7, releasing beta software as production-ready, Smoke on The Water, and more.


#62: Black Eye

July 11, 2013 at 2:45PM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Jim and Dan discuss PCWorld going digital-only, the latest OS X Mavericks update, the ruling that Apple fixed ebook pricing, the Apple/Amazon App Store lawsuit, isolated guitar tracks, and the "stacking" of sound when recording.


#61: The Eliminator

July 3, 2013 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

Jim and Dan discuss the closing of Google Reader, page views and the role of advertisement on websites versus RSS readers, listener trust, the logic behind curating your RSS feeds, a guitar fit for a son of a beard, and more.


#60: M0nk3y8

June 26, 2013 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 48 minutes

Dan and Jim discuss Jim's review of OS X Mavericks and they get into the overall design, the iCloud Keychain, iWork, and the Calendar. Later they discuss Windows 8.1 updates and talk about the changes to the Xbox One policies. Afterwards they get into their current favorite acoustic guitars, the therapeutic effects of strumming versus picking, their early experiences learning guitar, and more.


#59: In The Glass Tube

June 18, 2013 at 2:45PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

Jim and Dan are joined by designer Anthony Armendariz, co-founder Funsize, to discuss the pros and cons of iOS 7's new elements and features, the evolution of Apple technology, OS X Mavericks, the practicality of running new operating systems on external devices rather than your primary use computer or device, and more. Later they talk about an isolated guitar track of Jimi Hendrix's 'All Along the Watchtower' from his Electric Ladyland album.


#58: The Troll Is Real

June 5, 2013 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Dan and Jim discuss what could be announced at Apple's 2013 Worldwide Developers Conference next week in San Francisco. Later they discuss the risk of malicious, hacking iPhone chargers, the importance of an external power source for your phone at events like WWDC, Apple and Samsung's US market rivalry, The White House's war on patent trolls, and more.


#57: King Of Canada

May 29, 2013 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

In Dan's absence – Jim is joined by Myke Hurley – to discuss Tim Cook at the D11 conference and WWDC Expectations.

Special guest Myke Hurley.