TechFan 320 – Lawn Chair Pilot


Owen joins Tim this week to discuss the California Wildfires, Ice Storms, Acer desktop, mini Arcade games, a car sales story from Owen, Macstock expo, inventors killed by their own inventions, and the Lawn Chair Pilot, Larry Walters. Plus Owen’s opinion on Star Trek Discovery and The Orville. Sorry for the bad audio, something happened that was not heard until after recording the episode.

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Lawn Chair Pilot, Larry Walters
List of inventors killed by their own inventions
Macstock Expo

TechFan 318 – Rocket Man


Has Elon Musk lost his mind? Apple’s iOS store takes center stage in our WikiTrolling segment, and listener BJ supplies our ad read for sponsor OWC – MacSales. Finally, Wire kinda sucks now, and we kick off the show with more Sticker news from Donny!

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Wiki Link: App Store (iOS)
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You Can Only Wash Google And Levi’s New $350 ‘Connected’ Jacket Ten Times
Showtime websites secretly mined user CPU for cryptocurrency

TechFan 316 – iPhone X


Apple drops new products, and Tim and David savage them. Well, not all of them. Also, Nintendo takes down David during the show for daring to say anything disparaging about them. The juicer press is done, Rotten Tomatoes gets a rotten score from Hollywood, and our WikiTrolling looks at the Leading Edge Model D.

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Leading Edge Model D
Maker of $400 connected juice press closes up shop
Is Rotten Tomatoes Responsible for a Terrible Summer Box Office?
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TechFan 314 – Moon Shadow


Wire problems kick off the show, Mayweather and McGregor fight, political talk and why we don’t do it much, the solar eclipse, AccuWeather’s scumbag partner. Reveal. and their practices, and shadow dog hand-puppets.

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Everyone is rightfully mad at Nintendo
Wading Through AccuWeather’s Bullshit Response
Amazon warns about counterfeit eclipse glasses
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition – Review
Solar eclipse of August 21, 2017

 

TechFan 312 – Uber, Surface, and CarPlay


Owen Rubin returns to join Tim Robertson and David Cohen to discuss Uber, Apple CarPlay, Consumer Reports on the Microsoft Surface, and some history of Claris. Plus your feedback!

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How one hot sauce seller hauled Uber into small-claims court and won $4,000
25% of Microsoft Surface owners report problems within 2 years, Consumer Reports finds
Investors hit Uber ex-CEO hard, sue over alleged “gross mismanagement”

Wiki Trolling
Claris

TechFan 309 – Macstock Expo 2017


Okay, so I’m writing this shownote at 5AM, the day after I returned home from Macstock, as well as a six and a half hour drive, so honestly i don’t know what the show is about. I know Guy Serle and Tom Schmidt joined David and Tim, but beyond that, I don’t know. Recorded on the first two days of Macstock Expo.

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TechFan 308 – It cost more, but it’s worth it

Macstock Expo is two weeks out, and Tim and David give an update on sponsors and more. Google has a adware problem, iOS has a bloat problem, the Transformers have a quality problem, and the iPhone turns 10! All that, and how many of you remember TCR Racing?

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Google Play is fighting an uphill battle
What Does ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’s Box Office Performance Mean for the Franchise’s Future?
Total Control Racing
Macstock

TechFan 307 – JVC iPad Drone


Tim finally gets the new stereo system in his Sequoia, David has a Drone coming soon, and the new iPad 10.1 is talked about. In Wiki Trolling, we look at the Borovsko Bridge.

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DJI Spark drone
Highest possible score on  Ms Pac Man for the Atari 2600
Borovsko Bridge
JVC KW-V230BT

TechFan 302 – Pirate Treasure


David and Tim discuss, without spoilers, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, US Travel Ban on Laptops, Macstock Expo, the Mystery of Oak Island, and much more!

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Macally
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