Tim and David discuss the Nissan 300ZX in the WikiTrolling segment, plus the new iPhone coming, David’s trip to VMWorld, Vegas and missing Macworld Expo, and not wanting to buy a Tesla right now.
Jony Ive leaving Apple is our main topic today, and we also talk about the new DropBox, ID Software TV show, and updates to the Macstock Conference this coming July 27-28! Don’t forget that you can hang with Tim and David at the Galloping Ghost Arcade on July 26 at noon to kick off Macstock!
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id Software’s origin story set to become USA Network TV series
Warren wants to break up Apple, Google, Facebook, and maybe even TechFan! Amazon cracks down on counterfeit sellers, the Galaxy S10 is easily spoofed, and Friendster is our focus on Wikitrolling. Plus David and Tim discuss Captain Marvel.
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Amazon ousted thousands of merchants with no notice
ELIZABETH WARREN WANTS TO BREAK UP APPLE
‘Captain Marvel’ Review Bombing: Rotten Tomatoes Removes Toxic “Reviews”
The Galaxy S10’s face unlock fooled by pictures, siblings
Friendster via Wikipedia
Apple decides to scrap their affiliate program, and Tim and David and not happy. Also, an eye doctor helping to bring sight to the poor, the Volkswagen dieselgate problem, and Instant Film.
- Time is running out for dieselgate Volkswagen owners to get their money
- The eye doctor who could not see the stars
- Apple Announces Apps and In-App Purchases Will Be Removed from its Affiliate Program October 1st
- Wikipedia – Instant film
Tim and David discuss the Steam Spy news, FTC telling companies that third party repairs do not void warranties, Mark on Capital Hill, suggestion for Apple, and Lenovo news and Wikitrolling!
Are women more intelligent than men? Tim and David debate it, plus the history of the ATM, Dell XPS 15 vs MacBook Pro, Apple Watch and a court case, and information on the MacPro.
Tim finally gets a SNES Classic, David hacks the PS Vita, currency miners trash, and the IBM PCjr.
Tons of feedback this week, plus Tim visits and Apple Store, David bogs down in corporate tech, and government fines for social media sites? Pioneer Corporation is out Wikipedia segment this week!
Facebook should have to pay a fine if it can’t get rid of bots, Democratic senator says
Clicker Heroes maker compares new lawsuit from “patent troll” to extortion
Apple devices at repair facility have called 911 over 1,500 times
Are cell phones boring now? Tim and David argue on opposite sides of this subject, as well as Android Wear, YouTube, HomePods, and the Intellivision.
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Android Wear is getting killed, and it’s all Qualcomm’s fault
HomePods are staining wooden tables with a white ring
Mobile World Congress: Why do smartphones look so alike?
Intellivision on Wikipedia
Is the HomePod doomed to failure? Is cardboard really worth $70? Should cell phones be banned at concerts and comedy shows? We ask these questions, then discuss 3D movie technology in our WikiTrolling segment.
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Tim and David discuss the DeepMind AI, Bang and Olufsen, Light Keeper Pro, Justice League, Disney, Fox, Marvel, and our WikiTrolling looks at Netscape
Tim and David discuss a pair of Shure headphones, Tim’s massive iOS 11 problems with his iPhone, and a long discussion on Cassette Tapes. And yes, the episode picture is a sixteen year old Tim from 1986
Owen Rubin joins Tim Robertson to discuss purging technology, Apple refusing to replace an iPhone battery, the Brydge keyboard for iPad, Griffin iMate, the iAtarMac, TRS-80, X-10 routers, the Surface Pro, and Tim’s set-up for recording podcasts.
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.
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.
Adobe Illustrator CS5. Illustrator CS5 may crash on quit; this problem also existed in El Capitan so try the solution offered at the Adobe forums (Illustrator CS5 crashing on exit), specifically the part about renaming
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.
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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email page My Mac #20, Dec. 1996
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 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.