November 27, 2018 at 2:15PM •
1 hour 23 minutes
Discussed: Thanksgiving; spatchcock chicken; kids and their stupid eating; Dan's concern about how we talk to each other; Merlin encourages people to try not to be terrible.
Also, some odds and sods on iPad Pro updates, and thanks to our nice listeners.
November 20, 2018 at 5:00PM •
1 hour 17 minutes
Discussed this week: Dan's MOSH setup on iPad; Dan's new NEW iPad; ease of setup on iOS; some iOS photo editing app recommendations; two things Merlin learned this week; and a little rant about how everybody apparently already knows everything.
November 12, 2018 at 4:00PM •
1 hour 16 minutes
Dan and Merlin talk about their first week using the new iPad Pro.
November 6, 2018 at 3:45PM •
1 hour 6 minutes
Discussed this week: coffee water, voting, inertia, new iPads on the way, difficult buying decisions, returning merchandise (as a thing), some TV suggestions, Dan's new ODROID, 80s video game nostalgia, asking for your iPad-at-work input, plus seeking suggestions for apps for new joggers.
October 30, 2018 at 2:45PM •
1 hour 23 minutes
This week, Dan and Merlin talk about Apple's Fall event in Brooklyn today. They liked the event.
October 23, 2018 at 12:45PM •
1 hour 20 minutes
Discussed: nailing it, the optimistic valence of Tuesdays, difficulties finding replacement parts on Amazon, headphone preferences, Alexa's service outage and new whisper mode, Austin's big water crisis and what it says about epistemology, reason, and society, plus 20 years of The Big Lebowski.
October 16, 2018 at 11:00AM •
1 hour 21 minutes
This week, Dan and Merlin talk about the FitBit Charge 3 and where it fits into their worlds—as well its place in the larger tracker and smart watch ecosystems.
Excursions also include: BroBot, weather stations, weather apps, some TV and movie talk, some space talk, plus children's failures to understand how time basically works.
October 9, 2018 at 4:00PM •
1 hour 7 minutes
Discussed: the tyranny of earliness, the benefits of timeliness, an interesting horology episode about Apple Watch, more watch talk, a blog recommendation, a quick look at Merlin's new FitBit, an update on home WiFi options, Merlin raps a little, Dan gets wired for Ethernet, what we'd like so see in an updated Mac Mini, some listener followup on Bear export and (deliberately) slow interfaces, considering oneself
touch-ed, skeuomorphic sounds, and various Florida wildlife encounters.
October 2, 2018 at 1:00PM •
1 hour 16 minutes
This week: some TV and movie stuff, Dark Mode and accessibility, OS stability and beta temptation, Merlin has an anecdote, the powers and frustrations of Siri via Apple Watch, updates to the Fitbit family, tech that does enough, Dan tried Bear, updates on the Chrome login thing, and an intriguing listener comment about Apple's ASP/inch3.
September 25, 2018 at 4:45PM •
1 hour 28 minutes
This week, Merlin's got a LOT going on. Full Catastrophe Living!
Discussed: booger colors, some tv and movies, a dream deferred, various X-Persons, loving GoodTask 3, plus Dan and Merlin just cannot remember many, many things.
Next, your hosts dive into their first day with Mojave and reminisce about the days when you could make your Finder look all steampunk. This leads to a deeper dive on what the future of Macs might be and why they feel how they do (hint: they are both kind of old).
They also both want to know what the heck is going on with Chrome, and Dan pitches a movie.