Bryan Chaffin is joined by John Kheit to look at a couple of contradictory things about Apple. The first is that there is no doubt that Apple under Tim Cook is more responsive to customers than it was under Steve Jobs. And yet, Apple still has some “let them eat cake” Marie Antoinette aspects about it, too.
Apple’s updates to the processors (and more) in the MacBook Air and pricing and RAM for the Mac mini leave Charlotte Henry and guest host, Dave Hamilton, with a ton to talk through, and a ton for you to hear. Listen and enjoy!
Bryan Chaffin is joined by John Kheit to talk about Apple’s new iPad Pros, MacBook Airs, and Mac mini, plus the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro. They also discuss the potential for the ARM processor in Macs, and all the cursed goodness of the latest episode of Oak Island.
At the end of Apple’s MacBook Air announcement was information on a Mac mini 2020 update with more storage and faster speeds.
A computer stand is not the most exciting accessory, but Satechi has made one for the Mac mini that is both useful and rather stylish.
We have a deal on a refurbished Apple Mac mini Intel Core i5 2.3GHz 8GB RAM 500GB (Refurbished). It’s a great find for those who already own a mouse, keyboard, and display. It’s $249.99 through our deal.
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss location data and who gets to use it, as well as some listener mail.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the new Mac Pro teardown from iFixit, and the future of the iMac Pro.
Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple News partnering with ABC, and John’s proposal of a new Mac.
Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss alternate email apps on macOS and iOS, and John’s Mac Pro successor.
Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14.5 to fix a Boot Camp Fusion Drive bug. This update is for the iMac and Mac mini.
Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont for a chat about updated iMacs and speculate on the next Apple product to be updated via press release.
Host Kelly Guimont chats with Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin about Charlotte’s new Mac, and Apple’s statement regarding Spotify’s claims.
It seems that the newest Macs have an unresolved audio glitching bug that has to do with Apple’s T2 security chip.
iFixit has started selling a RAM upgrade kit for the 2018 Mac Mini. It includes 16GB or 32GB of 2,666MHz DDR4 RAM.
Join Kelly Guimont as she chats with John Martellaro and Andrew Orr about the latest data breach and the Mac Pro or Mini debate.
Peter von Panda anguished over his decision. Would a used 2013 Mac Pro be a better choice for the money than a 2018 Mac mini? The debate rages on.
Apple has delivered a great product lineup for the 2018 holidays. Now, it’s time to look forward to 2019.
Bryan Chaffin and guest-host Jim Dalrymple talk about how they use their iPads, and it turns out they’re pretty different use cases. They try to talk about where Apple TV might go but venture into a much deeper conversation about Apple’s original TV shows and videos. Spoiler: one of them is a pessimist. They close the show by examining the state of the Mac. Another spoiler: one of them is a pessimist!
Companies are like organisms: they’re born, they grow, adapt, and have a life cycle. But predicting Apple’s future is very hard to do at this point. We can, however, monitor life signs.