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The Ihnatko Almanac #105: Five Years Worth of Payback

June 16, 2014 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 40 minutes

Andy Ihnatko and Dan Benjamin talk about their thoughts about Apple post WWDC 2014, the Tor Project, the Swift programming language, the upcoming Amazon phone, the NSA, Automator, and learning to code.

Hosted by Andy Ihnatko & Dan Benjamin.

Isometric #6: It's Hard to Animate Zelda Shivving People

June 16, 2014 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 33 minutes

Bri, Maddy, Steve, and guest host Amanda Warner discuss the Assassin’s Creed Unity female character controversy. Oh, and some games were announced this week, too.

Hosted by Brianna Wu, Georgia Dow, Maddy Myers, and Steve Lubitz.

On the Grid #69: On the Leading

June 15, 2014 at 9:00PM • 60 minutes

Andy couldn't make it this week, so we were joined by Aaron Heth, who used to co-host Read Between the Leading with Matt.

Hosted by Andy Mangold, Dan Auer, and Matt McInerney.

Mac Power Users #198: Evernote Power Tips

June 15, 2014 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

David and Katie discuss their use of Evernote, how their use has evolved over time and power tips.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.

After Dark #462: Weeping John Siracusa

June 14, 2014 at 10:30AM • 10 minutes

Lisa makes us rich with her t-shirt designs, but she also says bad words.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

The Incomparable #198: A Critical Mass of Lady Geeks

June 14, 2014 at 10:15AM • 1 hour 25 minutes

In this episode we convene a panel of women who love geeky stuff to discuss portrayals of girls and women in geek media, how girls and women are received in geek culture, and the books, movies, comics and TV shows that do it right.

With panelists Lisa Schmeiser, Erika Ensign, and Brianna Wu.

Hosted by Jason Snell.

5by5 Specials #28: E3 Day 3 - Choo Choo

June 13, 2014 at 5:30PM • 1 hour 44 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Ashley Esqueda, Senior Editor at CNET and host of the uncoming Tomorrow Daily show to help them wrap up a huge week of daily E3 episodes. They discuss The Order 1886, No Man's Sky, Splitoon, Super Smash Bros, Playstation Now, Counterspy, Destiny, Batman: Arkham Knight, Sunset Overdrive, and much much more. Plus, they each name their Games of Show for E3. All that, plus calls from David Nottingham, Anthony Carboni, and YOU.

You can hear all of the complete daily DLC coverage of E3 2014 starting with episode 23.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Amplified #99: Like Hodor with a Better Vocabulary

June 13, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Dan Benjamin is joined by Peter Cohen of to talk about the future of Apple, working in Appe retail, predictions for hardware in 2014 (iWatch, Apple TV, Thunderbolt displays), and more.

Is the iWatch a certainty? Will we see Apple TV's with games? Listen to find out.

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple & Dan Benjamin.

In Beta #105: Seven Years Went Into a Cup

June 13, 2014 at 4:00PM • 54 minutes

Christie & Kevin move through VESSYL cups, Tesla patents, the sharing economy, the failed promise of Facebook, and ultimately uplifting hackathons. Another week of the internet, y'all.

Hosted by Christie Koehler & Kevin Purdy.

The Web Ahead #73: DRM with Jeremy Keith and Doug Schepers

June 13, 2014 at 1:30PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

DRM has been long touted as the solution to piracy. Recently, a few browser makers and big media companies have pushed DRM technology into the web browser — while open web advocates have fought to prevent DRM on the web. What is DRM? Why and how are companies putting it into web browsers? And what solutions would be better? Jeremy Keith and Doug Schepers join Jen Simmons to debate DRM on the web.

Hosted by Jen Simmons.