Episode | 4 February 2019 | 1 hr 10 mins
apple, facebook, messenging, privacy, self-driving
Recorded on Sunday 27th January, 2019. With Oli now in Switzerland, we battle technology to record. Discussions include self-driving buses, Facebook’s plans to merge messaging services, and a few other rants.
Episode | 3 November 2018 | 1 hr 14 mins
apple, apple pencil, ipad pro, mac, mac mini, macbook air, photoshop, usb-c
Mere hours after Apple’s special event, James is joined by Jonathan to discuss the new MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPads Pro.
Episode | 1 November 2018 | 1 hr 23 mins
apple, bloomberg, china, chips, christ, church, code of ethics, gaming, ipod, podcast, qtime, sermons, servers, spy, sqlite
James and Oli discover the real story behind the Chinese chips in all the servers, or at least discuss the claims made by Bloomberg about SuperMicro's server boards. We also look at: the impact the iPod has had on listening to music and listening to sermons online, how a new device may help parents with gaming addiction, and we delve into the code of ethics for the SQLite project that caused a little bit of a stir online.
Episode | 1 August 2018 | 1 hr 39 mins
apple, crispr, engineering, genetics, i9, intel, macbook pro, microsoft, surface go, thermal throttling
Recorded on 27th July 2018
James and Oli talk about beer-tasting AI, iOS 12’s new ‘Listen Live’ feature for the AirPods, the saga of the new 2018 MacBook Pros, Microsoft’s new Surface Go, some cool new bike lights, and then take a deep dive into the ethics of genetic engineering.
Episode | 9 June 2018 | 1 hr 20 mins
apple, ios, ipad, iphone, keynote, macos, mojave, privacy, shortcuts, siri, tvos, watchos, wwdc
A very much not so short circuit for you this time. We’ve just had Apple’s annual WWDC Keynote. James is joined by fellow podcaster and Fireside.fm user, Jonathan Bloom, to review the key points of Apple’s latest software announcements.
Episode | 1 June 2018 | 1 hr 36 mins
apple, facebook, gdpr, imac, parenting, privacy, social media, surface hub 2, teensafe
Recorded on 25th May 2018: Benjamin, James and Oli get deep into what GDPR means, look into how social media drives us, the 20th anniversary of the iMac, Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 and technology for parenting.
Episode | 12 May 2018 | 58 mins 21 secs
amazon, apple, data, facebook, google, passwords, privacy, routers, security, updates, vpn, wifi
On the back of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica breaches, James sits down with longtime friend of the show, Joel Drapper, to have a good long talk about all things privacy and security.
Episode | 1 May 2018 | 1 hr 37 mins
android, apple, apple pay, church of england, collection, customer service, imac pro, ios, linus tech tips, mac pro, pro workflow team, repairs, security
Recorded on Friday 27th April, 2018:
With Benjamin being unwell and unable to record this episode, Oli steps into the fray to record with James.
Episode | 2 April 2018 | 2 hrs 7 mins
airpods, apple, china, convenience, hp, linux, mcafee, microsoft, nintendo switch, privacy, ps2, ps3, samsung, tunnelbear, vpn, windows 10
Recorded on Sunday 11th March, 2018:
Getting ready for Benjamin to take some time off in a few months, we order a new co-host and find his delivery to be incredibly speedy. This is a bumper episode of the show, so get comfortable and enjoy.
Episode | 1 December 2017 | 1 hr 41 mins
android, apple, black friday, camera, dd-wrt, iphone x, microsoft, routers, security, software updates, surface book 2
No, we’re not experimenting in creating a clone army. We’re back with our latest episode just after the horrors of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We talk about the Surface Book 2, the iPhone X, the issues around Android software updates and take a look at the moral issues around events like Black Friday.
This episode was recorded on Tuesday 28th November, 2017.