TechFan 280 – Mac Users 20 Years Ago

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Collecting older Aluminum Macs and a new Retro Challenge begins! Also, Tim looks at a knock-off Nike band for his Apple Watch, a portable Sega Genesis system, and we go back two decades to find out what was on the mind of the average Mac user.

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TechFan #270 – Things Get Heated

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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!

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TechFan #268 – Revolution Needed

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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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TechFan #267 – Hacking Around

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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.

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TechFan #266 – Glenn Reid

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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.

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TechFan #265 – Old Tech

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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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TechFan #264 – Apple Anger

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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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