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August 1, 2020
Nilay Patel returns to the show to discuss this week’s House antitrust hearing featuring testimony from Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, and Mark Zuckerberg.
July 28, 2020
Special guest Christina Warren joins the show. Topics include the App Store and antitrust, the general crumminess of video streaming service UIs, and historical examples of when Apple gets something wrong.
July 23, 2020
Adam Lisagor returns to the show. Topics include the cinematic and presentation style of Apple’s WWDC keynote, some post-production details on The Talk Show’s WWDC episode, the tribulations of producing professional videos during COVID-19, and the new sounds of MacOS 11 Big Sur.
July 1, 2020
Dan Frommer returns to the show for more analysis of WWDC 2020, including App Clips and the Mac's transition to Apple silicon.
June 27, 2020
Special guest Matthew Panzarino joins the show to talk about WWDC 2020.
June 25, 2020
John Gruber is joined by Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak to discuss the news from WWDC 2020: the Mac’s transition to Apple silicon, MacOS 11 Big Sur, iOS and iPadOS 14, and more.
May 23, 2020
Ben Thompson returns to the show and there’s no sports talk because there’s no sports. Instead: temperature scales, Joe Rogan and Spotify, and Dithering.
May 9, 2020
Special guest Adam Engst joins the show to celebrate 30 years of TidBITS — the only publication going strong today that started as a weekly HyperCard stack.
May 1, 2020
Dieter Bohn joins the show to talk about the iPad Magic Keyboard, the new iPhone SE, and the state of Android flagship phones.
April 14, 2020
Joanna Stern returns to the show to talk about working from home, the utter suckitude of laptop webcams, the new MacBook Air, and Face ID in our new world of face-mask-wearing.
April 1, 2020
Rene Ritchie returns to the show to talk about going independent after 11 years at iMore. Topics include the new MacBook Air and iPad Pros, and we answer questions sent by listeners.
March 27, 2020
Matthew Panzarino returns to the show. Topics include the brand new MacBook Air and iPad Pros, and, you know, global pandemics in the internet age.
March 18, 2020
Jason Snell returns to the show. Life during the COVID-19 pandemic, WWDC going online-only, Apple's in-person on-campus workplace culture, speculation on upcoming Apple product releases, and more.
February 29, 2020
First-time guest Federico Viticci joins the show. Topics include how the coronavirus outbreak might affect WWDC, speculation on a possible March Apple event, the state of iPad keyboard (and trackpad) support, and iPadOS multitasking.
February 24, 2020
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include Larry Tesler and his “no modes” mantra for UI design, the state of malware on the Mac, third-party default apps on iOS, Apple and the coronavirus outbreak, and a record number of tips and tricks.
February 1, 2020
Special guest Ben Thompson returns to the show to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPad.
January 23, 2020
Special guest Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include iPhone encryption, the privacy implications of widely-available reverse image search for faces, deep-learning-powered algorithmically-generated faces, and Jeopardy’s “Greatest of All Time” tournament.
January 18, 2020
Special guest Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include the renewal of U.S. law enforcement officials' disingenuous campaign against iPhone encryption, the Houston Astros cheating scandal, how that cheating scandal relates to the Trump impeachment saga, and Catalyst and the art of Mac software design. But mostly we talk about finding a good pair of slippers.
January 1, 2020
It’s the last show of the decade. Special guest: Rene Ritchie.
December 24, 2019
For your holiday listening enjoyment, very special guest Rich Siegel joins the show to talk about BBEdit's past, present, and future, the state of developing for the Mac, and more.
December 13, 2019
Special guest Jason Snell returns to the show for a brief chat about the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, which are both — dare I say — *finally* available for ordering. Also: Ming Chi Kuo’s intriguing rumors on the 2020 and 2021 iPhone lineups.
November 28, 2019
Very special guest Matthew Yglesias joins the show to talk about Tim Cook cozying up to Trump for tariff relief and more.
November 19, 2019
Very special guest Casey Johnston joins the show to talk about the butterfly MacBook keyboard saga and the just-released 16-inch MacBook Pro, with its all new scissor-switch keyboard design.
November 1, 2019
Special guest Dave Mark joins the show, for a discussion mostly about AirPods Pro and partly about the 2019 World Series.
October 30, 2019
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include the just-released AirPods Pro (and the pluralization thereof), the history of remote controls, the impending launch of Apple TV+, and the undisputed highlight of the 2019 World Series.
October 24, 2019
Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show. Topics include Google's new Pixel 4 phones, Apple's travails in Hong Kong and China, whether there will be another Apple event this year, and MacOS 10.15 Catalina.
October 9, 2019
Special guest Ben Thompson returns to the show. Topics include the latest Surface hardware announcements from Microsoft, the state of the iPhone, and bulk purchases of charcoal.
September 26, 2019
Very special guest Joanna Stern returns to the show. Topics include Apple’s event earlier this month, the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, iOS 13, and how we go about writing (and shooting) our product reviews.
September 10, 2019
Special guest Dan Frommer returns to the show for a preview of this week’s Apple event.
September 10, 2019
Special guest Dan Frommer returns to the show for a preview of this week’s Apple event.
September 1, 2019
Special guest Brent Simmons returns to
August 28, 2019
Special guest Jim Dalrymple returns to the show. Topics include Apple Card and the latest rumors on Apple’s upcoming product announcements.
August 10, 2019
Special guest John Siracusa finally returns to the show. Topics include the Siri voice recording fiasco, Siracusa’s epic Mac OS X reviews, and making good ice.
July 31, 2019
Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show. Topics include MacBook Pro rumors, breakfast cereal, Siri frustrations, and more.
July 29, 2019
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show for a mid-summer Q&A episode, answering actual questions from actual listeners.
July 23, 2019
Special guest Daniel Jalkut returns to the show. Topics include app notarization, nonconsensual technology (including Zoom, Dropbox, and Superhuman), and more.
July 1, 2019
Special guest Ben Thompson returns to the show to talk about Jony Ive’s departure from Apple.
June 25, 2019
Special guest Jason Snell returns to the show. Topics include everything announced at WWDC: SwiftUI, Catalyst, and all the new features in iOS, iPadOS, MacOS, WatchOS, and tvOS.
June 7, 2019
Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theater in San Jose on Tuesday, 4 June 2019, John Gruber is joined by Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak to discuss the news from WWDC 2019: the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, MacOS 10.15 Catalina, iOS 13, iPadOS, SwiftUI and Catalyst, and more.
June 1, 2019
Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a look at what we expect — and hope — to see from Apple at WWDC next week.
May 30, 2019
Special guests Cabel Sasser, Steven Frank, and Greg Maletic join the show to talk about Playdate, Panic’s exciting and surprising new handheld gaming system.
May 15, 2019
Very special guest Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include sleep and sleep-tracking (with Apple Watch), regional fast-casual dining, the nature of podcasting, and, of course, more.
May 1, 2019
Very special guest MG Siegler returns to the show. Topics include Apple’s original content strategy and a general look at the state of the company.
April 25, 2019
John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include AirPods 2, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold debacle, the trove of iOS 13 and MacOS 10.15 leaks reported by Guilherme Rambo, and the future of iTunes.
April 6, 2019
Special guest Peter Kafka — executive editor at Recode and longtime reporter in the fields of media and technology — joins the show to discuss the announcements at last week’s “Show Time” event: Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV Channels and TV+.
March 25, 2019
Special guest Paul Kafasis returns to the show. Topics include last week’s Apple product releases — new iPads, iMacs, and AirPods — and the de-Steve-ification of Wynn Las Vegas.
March 17, 2019
Matthew “Hondo” Panzarino returns to the show. Topics include WWDC 2019, the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, Apple and privacy, the Boeing 737 Max, and Disney’s upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park lands.
March 1, 2019
Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show. Topics include, but are not limited to, privacy concerns with apps from the App Store, Google's payments to Apple to keep Google Search the default in Safari, Apple's Shot on iPhone contest winners, and speculation about Apple's purported March 25 media event.
February 23, 2019
Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include: rumors of new Mac hardware and Marzipan at WWDC, Samsung’s new phones unveiled at their “Unpacked” event, 5G networks, Apple’s purported foray into the credit card business, and more — including Glenn’s “Tiny Type Museum” Kickstarter project.
February 15, 2019
Special guest Rich Mogull joins the show. Topics cover a range of security and privacy-related issues: the Jeff Bezos/National Enquirer saga, laptop webcams, abuse of Apple’s enterprise developer program to enable sideloading of iOS apps, Amazon’s acquisition of Eero, and more.
January 31, 2019
John Moltz makes his long-awaited return to the show. Three big topics this week: the Facebook VPN app fiasco (and the company’s pattern of ethical violations), the Group FaceTime bug that allowed callers to listen to audio before the call was answered, and Apple’s quarterly results.
January 23, 2019
Joanna Stern returns to the show. Topics include the iPhone XR (and the argument that it might be the best phone in Apple's current lineup), Apple's new Smart Battery Cases, Apple Watch, and, of course, the new MacBook Air.
January 14, 2019
Special guest Ben Thompson returns to the show. Topics include Apple's horrible no good very bad earnings warning, the Chinese market, Apple's push toward services for revenue growth, antitrust issues regarding the App Store, and more.
December 31, 2018
Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a year-in-review look back at Apple’s 2018: the Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, Siri and services, and more.
December 24, 2018
Special guest Jason Snell returns to the show. Topics include BBEdit’s 25th anniversary, the saga of Word 6 for Mac in the 1990s, Mac iOS user interface differences (including an extensive discussion of Mojave’s craptacular “Marzipan” apps, and a few varying theories on what those apps portend), Photos on Mac and iOS, and, of course, keyboards.
December 15, 2018
Matthew Panzarino returns to the show. Topics include recent blockbuster movies, motion smoothing on TVs, iPhone demand rumors, Apple’s Made For iPhone (MFi) program, and more. Recorded live from The Overlook Hotel in Sidewinder, Colorado.
December 1, 2018
Special guest Dieter Bohn joins the show to talk about Google’s new Pixel Slate Chrome OS tablet/laptop, the Pixel 3, Google’s fascinating new Night Sight camera mode, speculation on how Apple might move the Mac to ARM chips, and more.
November 22, 2018
Rene Ritchie returns to the show to talk about iPad Pro — the new Pencil, the new amazing new hardware, keyboard options, and the OS that in many ways still feels meant for a phone. Also: the state of Apple’s MacBook lineup, and a plea to Apple to please — *please* — make the small Magic Keyboard in space gray.
November 10, 2018
Special guest Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include the new iPad Pro and the state of iOS as a work platform, the mid-term election results, and holiday parties of yore.
November 1, 2018
You wanted more Moltz, you get more Moltz. Our thoughts and observations on Apple’s “There’s More in the Making” event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the products they announced: new MacBook Airs, Mac Minis, iPad Pros, and Apple Pencil.
October 28, 2018
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show (finally). Topics include the iPhone XR, next week's Apple event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and more.
October 17, 2018
Dan Frommer returns to the show. Topics include Apple Watch Series 4 and the notion of third-party watch faces, Google’s Pixel 3 phones and Pixel Slate two-in-one tablet/notebook, and Bloomberg’s disputed “The Big Hack” story.
September 24, 2018
Nilay Patel returns to the show to talk about the iPhone XS and XS Max. We got so caught up talking about cameras, we never even mention headphone jacks.
September 5, 2018
Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a deep dive into what was revealed (and what wasn’t) by Guilherme Rambo’s release last week of product marketing images of the apparently-named iPhone XS and Series 4 Apple Watch.
August 24, 2018
Special guest Jason Snell returns to the show. Topics do include mechanical keyboards, but do not -- I swear -- include baseball. Also: speculation on what Apple might do with the non-Pro MacBook lineup.
August 1, 2018
Answering actual questions from actual listeners.
July 28, 2018
Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show for a brief discussion about the new MacBook Pro models and the state of Apple's MacBook lineup.
July 1, 2018
Special guest Matthew Panzarino returns to the show to talk about his exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the new maps coming to Apple Maps, Google’s project Duplex, and the MacBook keyboard repair program.
June 15, 2018
Serenity Caldwell returns to the show for a post-WWDC wrap-up discussion. Topics include iOS 12, Memoji, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, Apple Books, MacOS 10.14 Mojave, dark mode, UIKit apps on the Mac, and more.
June 6, 2018
Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, John Gruber is joined by Greg Joswiak and Mike Rockwell to discuss the news from WWDC: ARKit 2, the new USDZ file format, iOS 12, MacOS 10.14 “Mojave”, UIKit apps on MacOS, and more.
May 31, 2018
Rene Ritchie returns to the show. Topics include MacBook keyboard failures, iOS passcode security, Google’s odd Duplex “demo”, Steam Link’s curious rejection from the App Store, AirPlay 2, and, of course, conjecture about next week’s WWDC.
May 8, 2018
Ben Thompson returns to the show. Topics include Apple's quarterly results, the discontinuation of Apple's AirPort product line, and more.
April 27, 2018
Special guest Jim Dalrymple returns to the show. Topics include the litany of problems with MacBook keyboards, speculation regarding why Apple’s AirPower multi-device charging mat still isn’t shipping, Google’s proposal to replace SMS with a new protocol that isn’t encrypted, and more.
April 12, 2018
Matthew Panzarino returns to the show to talk about his exclusive behind-the-scenes profile with Apple’s Pro Workflow Team and state of Apple’s professional Mac hardware and software.
April 1, 2018
Serenity Caldwell returns to the show to talk about Apple's education-focused event last week in Chicago.
March 24, 2018
Finally. Jason Kottke is on the show to talk about 20 years of writing his eponymous website.
March 9, 2018
Jason Snell returns to the show. Topics include Apple and China, the 10th anniversary of the iPhone SDK, the future of the MacBook Air, and more. No baseball talk, except a little.
February 18, 2018
Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show for a brief discussion. Topics include Apple’s OS development strategy, HomePod and Siri, the sad state of Apple TV apps, where to get a good cheesesteak, how to boil water, and more.
February 9, 2018
Special guest Paul Kafasis returns to the show. Topics include Apple’s new HomePod, [Farrago](https://rogueamoeba.com/farrago/) (Rogue Amoeba’s new soundboard app for the Mac), the Philadelphia Eagles’ triumph over the “New England” Patriots in Super Bowl 52, and we stir up a controversy regarding a 10-year-old cocktail devised by the boys at You Look Nice Today.
February 1, 2018
John Moltz returns to the show. We talk about the HomePod, the “cancellation” of iPhone X, Steve Jobs and the orange button, and Super Bowl 52. And a surprising amount of talk about dates.
January 26, 2018
Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show to talk about HomePod, clickbait, the Spectre/Meltdown security exploits, and a look back at Apple’s 2017 in review.
January 1, 2018
As per holiday tradition at The Talk Show, a brief chat about ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’, with a cavalcade of special guests, including Guy English and John Siracusa.
December 30, 2017
Special guest Jason Snell returns for the penultimate episode of 2017. Topics include the iPhone battery performance-throttling saga, Google Maps vs. Apple Maps, new versions of iOS running slow on older iPhones, the new iMac Pro, iOS file management, and more.
December 19, 2017
Matthew Panzarino returns to the show to talk about Apple’s new iMac Pro lineup: gaming, VR, medical use, software development video, and more. Also: a spoiler-free preamble on “Star Wars Ep. 8: The Last Jedi”.
December 1, 2017
John “With an H” Moltz returns to the show. Topics include the ongoing deluge of sexual harassment scandals, our beloved SodaStreams, the Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra root login fiasco, *App: The Human Story*, and more.
November 18, 2017
Merlin Mann returns to the show for a Thanksgiving-week holiday spectacular. Topics include the history of Markdown, nerding out with Keyboard Maestro, kids today and the computers they want to use, caring about idiomatic native UI design, a look back at last year's election, and more.
November 10, 2017
Ben Thompson returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X.
November 1, 2017
Jim Dalrymple returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X.
October 27, 2017
Rene Ritchie returns to the show on the eve of iPhone X pre-orders opening. Topics include iPhone X (duh), Google’s Pixel 2 and the goofy OLED display on the “XL” version, Face ID FUD, and more.
October 21, 2017
Serenity Caldwell returns to the show. Topics include watches, the problems with the current MacBook keyboards, iOS 11 battery life, my massive windfall from the iBooks antitrust settlement, and more.
September 30, 2017
Special guest Joanna Stern returns to the show. Topics include Apple Watch Series 3, our mutual fear of heights, Velcro, and more.
September 19, 2017
Matthew Panzarino joins the show for an in-depth look at last week’s Apple event in the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park. We talk about iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and the new Apple Park campus and Steve Jobs Theater.
September 15, 2017
Very special guest Craig Federighi returns to the show to talk about Face ID, the perils of live demos, Apple’s approach to designing the iPhone X, privacy, security, and more.
September 10, 2017
Jim Dalrymple returns to the show for a preview of next week's Apple event. We speculate (wrongly, it seems to have turned out) on the naming of the new iPhones, facial recognition in lieu of Touch ID, third-generation Apple Watches, Apple TV, HomePod, and more.
August 25, 2017
Special guest Jason Snell returns to the show. Topics include Daring Fireball's 15th anniversary, fruit fly infestations, clicky keyboards, sandwich cookies, the birth of Markdown, iOS 11's new "cop mode", favicons in Safari, Apple's Project Titan, last week's total solar eclipse, and Jerry Lewis.
August 6, 2017
Special guest Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include China forcing Apple to remove VPN apps from the Chinese App Store, Wi-Fi vs. LTE networking, the open workspaces in Apple Park, Glenn's new letterpress project, the HomePod OS leak and iPhone D22, and more.
July 21, 2017
Rene Ritchie returns to the show to talk about the rumors and speculation regarding this year’s upcoming new iPhones.
June 27, 2017
Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include more follow-up from WWDC 2017, the iPad Pro models and ProMotion, Scott Forstall's interview with John Markoff regarding the 10-year anniversary of the original iPhone, the ongoing shitshow at Uber, quick thoughts on the Nintendo Switch, and more. Also: guess which John enjoys throwing babies into the air.
June 20, 2017
Serenity Caldwell returns to the show to talk about WWDC 2017 -- iOS 11, the new iPad Pro models, MacOS 10.13 "High Sierra", updated Mac hardware and a tease at the upcoming iMac Pro, where Apple might go with VR and AR, San Jose as the venue for the event itself, and more.
June 8, 2017
Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, John Gruber is joined by Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi to discuss the news from WWDC: new Mac hardware, the new iPad Pro, Mac OS 10.13 “High Sierra”, iOS 11, the upcoming HomePod, and more.
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