Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet dive back into smarthome tech, with a focus on using smart light switches instead of smart light bulbs. This includes Jeff’s recommendation for a smart light switch. They also discuss digital IDs and the perils and promise they offer.
Fall Apple Product Hopes, Crypto Solving Real-World Problems, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 554
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss some of the products they hope Apple announces this fall. They also take a look at some of the next-gen cryptocurrencies trying to solve real-world problems, like Fetch.ai and its blockchain-based software agents. You can practically hear Bryan drooling!
Mac Gaming, Crypto Credit Cards, iOS 15, with Jeff Butts - ACM 553
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Butts talk about the current state of Mac gaming, with Jeff focusing on improved Mac support at Steam. They also dive deeper into crypto credit cards where you can either spend your crypto and/or earn cryptocurrency rewards like Bitcoin on your purchases. And, Jeff has been deep into iOS 15 betas, and he talks about some of his favorite new features.
The Top Products Apple Inexplicably Killed, with Jeff Gamet and John Kheit - ACM 552
Bryan Chaffin, Jeff Gamet, and John Kheit pick up part three of their series on Apple’s best features and products with a look back at the products Apple killed, including the best products that were inexplicably canceled.
Most Important macOS Features in Hindsight, with Jeff Gamet and John Kheit - ACM 551
Bryan Chaffin, Jeff Gamet, and John Kheit get back to their retrospective look at Apple’s operating systems by singling out the most important features in Mac OS, OS X, and macOS through the lens of hindsight.
Most Important iOS Features in Hindsight, with Jeff Gamet and John Kheit - ACM 550
Bryan Chaffin, Jeff Gamet, and John Kheit take a retrospective look at what—in hindsight—have turned out to be the most important features in iPhone OS/iOS.
iPhone 12 Low-Light Photography, Movie-fication of TV, Jeff's Shortcuts Tips, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 549
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about iPhone 12 Night Mode and low-light photography, Loki and the movie-fication of TV, and Jeff’s Shortcuts tips.
Apple's OS Announcements, Favorite New Features, and Directions, with Jeff Gamet - ACM 548
Bryan Chaffin is joined by Jeff Gamet to discuss Apple’s WWDC keynote and software announcements, their favorite new features, and where they think Apple may be taking their products.
Proof of Stake vs. Proof of Work Cryptocurrencies, with Dave Hamilton - ACM 547
Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton dive into the differences between Proof of Stake (PoS) and Proof of Work (PoW) cryptocurrencies, and what that means in terms of energy consumption.
Bryan and Jeff Peek into the Future of Smarthomes and AI - ACM 546
Bryan Chaffin is joined by Jeff Gamet to speculate about the future of smarthomes and artificial intelligence, looking towards a future when these technologies work smoothly and have a real impact on how we live.