James is in his early 30s and is a passionate Apple fanboy, having been a Mac user for over 10 years. He also enjoys photography, the odd video game, far too much sci-fi and good music.
James became a Christian in his early teens and was baptised in a freezing cold river in the middle of Switzerland a few years later.
Episode | 25 September 2017 | 1 hr 46 secs
4k, a11, apple, apple tv, apple watch, faceid, hdr, iphone, media event
It wouldn’t be an Apple event without James and Benjamin diving in to direct the announcements and bring their own views on what Apple revealed.
Episode | 13 September 2017 | 1 hr 15 mins
cameras, commandments, exodus, god, iphone, jesus, love, nature, photography, sunrise, tech
In this snap-happy episode of Crossed Wires, we take a look at the world of photography after a sunrise trip to the beautiful Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast. We also explore what the photographs you share say about your character and your faith as well as reading from Exodus 20 to look at the first commandment and what this means to us.
Episode | 25 August 2017 | 1 hr 11 mins
backup, copying, dvd, kodi, piracy, plex, ripping, theft
Yo ho ho! As promised in our last episode, we be talking about piracy this week. We discuss the scripture that gives a very clear view of what piracy equates to and why we’re called to act differently. We also have a quick dip into the backup waters.
Episode | 11 August 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
apple, ct scans, eye tracking, hololens, ipad, iphone, ipod nano, ipod shuffle, italy, poop, q3, surgergy, translation
After a well deserved break in Italy, Benjamin returns to join James to discuss technology, Italian toilets, and the good things to come out of Apple and Microsoft - add a liberal amount of passionate ranting from Benjamin and you get the perfectly baked episode of Crossed Wires.
Episode | 24 July 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
1password, encryption, loving your neighbour, password manager, passwords, security, social media, syncing
A very special edition of Crossed Wires finds James sans Benjamin, but joined by listenerJeremy Petticrew and special guest Will Moore from AgileBits, the makers of 1Password. We talk a lot about 1Password; what it is, why you should use it and some great features have have recently been released. We also take a look at how Christians should act online and the practice of loving your neighbour, digital or otherwise.
Episode | 19 July 2017 | 1 hr 5 mins
anthem, batteries, deepmind, gaming, nhs, privacy, ps4, psvr
In this week’s show, James and Benjamin talk about PlayStation VR, do a very poor MST3K impression over the trailer for Anthem and then go into the wonderful world of battery-tech and what the future may hold.
Episode | 3 July 2017 | 1 hr 31 mins
arkit, e3, imac pro, ios 11, ipad, mac, macos high sierra, wwdc, xbox one x
With a brand new opening theme, a nearly new sofa and lots of new tech to talk about Benjamin and James are back after a short break to discuss the behemoth events from WWDC and Microsoft’s Xbox event at E3. There’s also a discussion about the need for caution around lusting for new technology.
Episode | 13 June 2017 | 1 hr 15 mins
morals, surface pro, tech, wannacry
Recorded on Thursday 1st June 2017
Apologies for the delay in this latest episode, life has gotten in the way! Benjamin and James have a good cry over the WannaCry exploit, discuss some deep moral issues, the new Surface Pro and Samsung’s easily fooled iris recognition.
Episode | 15 May 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
apple, microsoft, star wars, surface laptop, windows 10 s
Recorded on Star Wars Day 2017, Benjamin and James spend some talking about their favourite Star Wars films and then get into some discussions of the ongoing fight against the Empire - just who the Empire actually is can’t be agreed upon.
Episode | 30 April 2017 | 57 mins 14 secs
gaming, mac, nsa, security, shadow brokers, windows cloud
James and Benjamin are shaken, but not stirred, in our latest episode that may or may not have aa few references to a certain British spy.
Episode | 10 April 2017 | 1 hr 34 secs
anaesthetic, apple, ethics, product red, s8, samsung
Battling a rather nasty cold (or man flu) James and Benjamin cover some quite random topics and discuss the role of encryption and security in light of recent pushes by governments to stop end-to-end encryption.
Episode | 25 March 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
90s, amiga, ar, automation, mac, window 95
In this episode of Doctor Wh.. err Crossed Wires, Benjamin & James look back to the tech of their youths and then look forward to what they hope to see in the future with a few rather interesting detours along the way.