Topics include Zune, Quiet News, Outlanders, Drivers License, Whataboutism, Audio Hijack Pro, Rogue Amoeba, macOS Security on BigSir, and much more.
Reviews of Xbox Series X without turning it on? Google kills yet another product with the Nest Secure. Apple’s iPhone 12 and MagSafe opinion and the stupid decision not to include a power adapter for the most transparent of reasons. David and Tim wrap up by discussing Printers and how crappy they are.
iPhone 12 announced, and who between Tim and David are getting two of them? Plus the Tempest Replicade, boring cell phones, 5G fallacies, and much more.
Tim and David discuss the Apple Watch, iPad, and services announced, plus the Nintendo 3DS is discontinued after a decade, the new PlayStation and Xbox, Amazon employees face jail time, and much more.
iPad at ten years, a huge milestone that Tim and David discuss for the entire episode. We want you’re feedback! Theshow@techfanpodcast.com!
Tim and David try and keep it positive this week as we discuss file management and updating app on the iPhone. Primal, Terminator Dark Fate, and the new Star Wars trailer is discussed. All that, plus a hidden C64 application is found on a Christian Rock album from 1984. Wait, what?
iOS 13.1 has been released along with Apple Arcade, and Tim and David do a deep dive. Tim looks at re-importing old mini-DV tapes, and David discusses playing Zelda on a PocketGo Retro System.
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