David pulls solo duty this week; responding to user questions about the Raspberry Pi and sharing his thoughts on a week with the iPhone 7
Owen Rubin joins David and Tim to discuss a home security system, Owen’s talk on Atari from a few days ago, and of course, the Apple Event. The headphone jack is gone, how will Tim react? What about the Apple Watch? And EarPods? Things get heated!
Special guest Peter Cohen joins Tim this week to discuss the topic “The tech that is in most need of a revolution”. Also discussed: video games, Rare Replay, BackBlaze, and much more. Check it out!
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Tim and the returning David discuss hacking the FireTV Stick, HDMI inputs on a Mac, 17-inch MBP upgrades, Xbox One, connected devices, crappy controls on monitors, podcast editing, John Martellaro’s Background Mode, and much more.
Tim interviews Glenn Reid, the CEO of Marathon Laundry Machines. Glen has a fascinating history at Apple and Adobe, and he is looking to disrupt the laundry industry.
Owen Rubin joins Tim Robertson this week to discuss old technology, his review of the Tenda Powerline Adapter, technology and bootlegging in Assia, scam emails, and feedback from last weeks show. Plus, iCade arcade questions!
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Time to get fed up with Apple and the insulting Mac upgrade cycle? Tim and David discuss. Also, Nintendo is releasing a mini NES, Amazon has a big problem brewing, the PocketCHIP, and magazines. Tim also finds a killer deal at Macsales.com
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Tim and David brave the Macstock Expo in this special episode of TechFan. Guy Serle from the MyMac.com Podcasts joins in the fun, as does Tom Schmidt. This episode was recorded on Friday, July 15th from a hotel room.
A shorter episode as David and Tim prepare for Macstock Expo next weekend! Also, we will be at the Galloping Ghost Arcade at 1PM on Friday, July 15th, for anyone who would like to come. Hackintosh, geek culture, more on the Sony Xperia Xa phone, and more on this episode.
Tons of feedback this week, which makes Tim and David very happy! Also, Freebooksy, Sony Xperia Xa, Motorola Verve Ones, Social Media proposal by the US Customs and Border Protection, Evernote, Disney cancelling Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions, and The Essential Apple Podcast.
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Essential Apple Podcast
Sony Xperia Xa Unlocked Phone
Social media accounts subject to inspection
Evernote Announces Price Hikes
Apple granted patent for way to stop iPhones from taking photos at concerts or sensitive locations
‘Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions’ Pulled from App Store
Tim Robertson takes TechFan on the road to Grand Rapids, Michigan, with an onsite visit with CompuCraft Technology and an interview with owner Bill Smith. Later, Tim tries to get his youngest daughter to talk on the podcast, but she is too cool and refuses.
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Owen Rubin joins Tim Robertson again this week to discuss self-driving cars, Microsoft trying to trick people into upgrading to Windows 10, living in a simulated reality, Al Alcorn, and the best ways to speed up your Mac. This episode is sponsored by Macsales.com
Owen Rubin joins Tim Robertson for a long and lively discussion on Classic Macs, Arcades, HP, Freedom of the Press, Peter Thiel and Gawker, Magic Eraser, PS4, and much more. This episode of sponsored by MacSales.com
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David and Tim discuss the news out of Google this week, including Daydream, Chrome, Due and Allo, and what it all means. Tim also decided to tweet one of his arcade machines and gives and update on that. Finally, David looks at picking up a used MacBook Air from our sponsor, OWC!
Tim and David mix it up by getting right into all your feedback. What is the post-PC era, and are we there yet? Plus, Tim replaces his a MacBook with a mini-PC, upgrades to a MacBook Air via OWC, and the end of Disney creating video games. The main focus is our review (spoilers!) of Captain America: Civil War.