Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about the practical realities of listening to music int he age of streaming music services. They also talk about how they use their iPads, and the ways in which that has changed. They cap the show with a practical use case look at NFT graphic novels, which Bryan says is one way of bringing collectibility back to the comic book world.
Universal Control, App Privacy, and ArtSabers, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 564
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet geek out over ArtSabers and UltraSabers, two companies making light sabers! They also talk about Universal Control and how they would use it when Apple gets around to releasing it. And they look at the ever-changing world of app privacy.
Smarthome Tech Matter(s), Crypto in a Down Market, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 563
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet dig into Matter, the smarthome platform that should make it easier for devices to work all the major smarthome platforms. They also talk about cryptocurrencies in a down market, and how and why Bryan is interested only in long-term prospects and possibilities.
Adele's Shuffle Challenge and Apple's Stand on State-Sponsored Spyware, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 562
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about Adele’s desire that we not shuffle her albums. They also look at Apple’s public stand against state-sponsored spyware.
Apple's Self Repair Program and Smarthome Pain Points, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 561
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Apple's Not Wrong to Avoid Crypto (for Now), Apple Small Business Support, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 560
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss Bryan’s thought that Apple isn’t wrong to avoid cryptocurrency, at least not for now. But, there are lots of things coming in the crypto world that will change that. They also talk about Apple’s new Small Business Essentials service that helps companies manage their employees’ devices.
Digging into Arduino, Getting Started with Smarthome Tech, with Jeff Butts - ACM 559
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Butts get geeky with a deep dive into Arduino and a look at how to get started with all this smarthome stuff, especially Apple’s HomeKit.
Adobe's Announcements and Apple's New Stuff, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 558
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet take a look at all the announcements Adobe unveiled this week, as well as some of Apple’s mew stuff, including macOS Monterey, new MacBook Pros, and the M1 Pro and M1 Max processors.
Apple, a Decade after Steve Jobs, with Dave Hamilton and Jim Dalrymple - ACM 557
Bryan Chaffin, Dave Hamilton, and Jim Dalrymple look back at the ten years since Steve Jobs passed, and dig into the Apple today that lives on without him.
iPhone 13 Pro, Apple Watch 7, and iPad mini, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 556
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet take a deep dive into Apple’s new product announcements, including iPhone 13 Pro and its camera, Apple Watch 7, and the new iPad mini.