TechFan 297 – Search


Search on Mac and windows is broken, Google Street View, Drone DJ Mavic, subscription software, is freemium killing the iOS store,  USB-C – how to take a great idea and botch it, Power Ranger gets a Thumbs Up from David, and Tim says Logan one of the top three all-time great Super Hero movies.

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TechFan 295 – Game Changer


Tim and David discuss the Nintendo Switch and the new Zelda game in much more detail, including how the new console is a real game changer. (Please excuse the pun!) Then David talks about his latest Nintendo product! Also, did Google forget the Don’t Be Evil aspect of their mission statement again?

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TechFan 291 – Importance of 4K


Another week and Tim and David are still TechFans! (Terrible pun, we know) Topics this week include the AppleTV and Apple Watch, 4K Televisions, KODI, Plex, Carbon Copy Cloner, ChronoSync, TechFan Sticker Pack, Surface RT, and the iPad Pro

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TechFan 286 – Tim Battles a Coffee Machine


CES kicked off this week, and the collective yawn was heard around the world. Our sponsor, OWC, announced a very cool new product, the OWC DEC, and Tim has some exciting news about it. Connection issues using a KVM switch, more on music, and as the solo show continues, Tim battles a coffee machine. Will he win?

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TechFan 285 – Optimistic Mixtape


Tim and David discuss playlists and mixtapes, and the discovery of new music then and now. Tim has an update on the iMac from OWC! John Nemo does not use his powers to tell us about a program before we need it, Senuti, and David fill us in on a cool iPad mix app called djay iPad. Finally, 2016 has been a bummer, and the guys talk about Macstock 2017 and being optimistic.

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TechFan 284 – Missing Fusion


The migration of the Mac is on, and Tim recounts his struggles of creating a Fusion Drive, loss of playlists and general problems with iTunes, and Time Machine restore that fails 95% of its job. David talks about the Consumers Reports giving Apple’s latest MacBook a non-recommendation, and they both discuss Apple’s handling of the situation.

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SponsorMacSales.comApple 21.5-inch iMac

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TechFan 283 – Rogue One – iMac


Tim has to buy a new Mac, so what will he get, and from where? Mario Run has dropped, and David and Tim like it. Then, the main feature of this episode is the spoiler-filled review and discussion of Rogue One.

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TechFan 282 – Mario and Old Cars

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Tim and David discuss Super Mario Run, Snow Days, and our favorite cars. Also, Cole joins us for a few minutes to talk about his iPad and the new game he really enjoys, Slither.io

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TechFan 281 – Retro Challenge 2

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Update on the Retro Challenge, Fantastic Beasts, Star Wars, Guy Kawasaki, Marvel movies, 17” Macbook Pro, WD Raspberry Pi drive, IBM Lenovo ThinkPad X41, Amazon Fire, StarTech.com 2 Port Displayport USB KVM Switch, and more!

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