Recorded 30th July 2017
Karl Madden, host of the Mac & Forth Show and the Here ‘N’ There Show, founding member of this podcast AND one of the biggest reasons Simon ended up getting into podcasting and becoming co-host, joins Simon while Mark is off â€œenjoyingâ€ a 100 mile cycle ride in London.
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On this weekâ€™s show:
- Apple kills off the iPod Nano and Shuffle â€“ EOnline
- Apple gets found guilty of infringing patents of the Wisconsin University and original penalty gets doubled… Apple to appeal â€“ ArsTechnica
- Apple removing VPN services from Chinese App Store â€“ Reuters
- A big GOLD STAR for Stunt SoftwareÂ for their support with my problem with Overflow
- Microsoft brings its own continuity feature â€œContinue on PCâ€ to iOS â€“ Microsoft
- MS Paint is dead – or perhaps itâ€™s not â€“ Microsoft
- from @dougee
Google Maps adds elevation information handy for runners, cyclists and others â€“ Mashable
- from @dougee
Smart Vacuum Cleaners Making Map Of Your Home â€” And Wants to Sell It â€“ Hacker News
This only seemed a little bit OTT until I found out they are talking about having a CAMERA in the thing as well! That’s way too â€œcreepyâ€ for me, I don’t need a vacuum cleaner that is judging me and my lifestyle choicesâ€¦
- from Karl
CEO of iRobot, totally refutes the previous story saying â€œwe will NEVER sell your information to a third partyâ€ â€“ ZDnet
WikiLeaks Publishes New ‘Vault 7’ Exploits Tested on Older Macs Running Snow Leopard and Lion â€“ MacRumors
- from @macjim
$27,000 Apple Watch Clone?! H. Moser Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz â€“ Cult of Mac
- â€œThe most expensive watch in the worldâ€ the $55millionÂ Graff Diamonds Hallucination
- Apple Every Second
- from @macjim
Unroll.Me by Unroll.MeÂ Has anyone used this service or app?
I haven’t used it, but I have read some pretty negative feedback in the NY TimesÂ and some quite big caveats. For exampleÂ here
Nemoâ€™s Hardware Store (26:24)
- Leophile Eel Wireless Neckband Sports Earbud Earphones â€“ Amazon
- Thinksound ts03+mic 8mm Noise Isolating Wooden Headphone with universal 1 button microphone (Gunmetal/Walnut)Â â€“ Amazon
- Jisoncase Classic Series Apple New iPad Pro 10.5 Case Vintage Genuine Leather Smart Cover â€“ Amazon
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