Episode 50: Shaking My Internet Fist At You

There was an Apple Keynote this week. Guess what we talked about?

In this half centuary episode Mark, Simon and Richard talk about the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Pay and the WATCH.

More opinion than ever.

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Episode 49: The Serifs May Surprise You

On this week's episode the hosts tuck into the following topics:

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Episode 48: Fifty Years From Jetpacks

It's a weird one this week, guys. Mark end up in a giggle fit in the easter egg at the end of the show... oh and these are the topics discussed:

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Episode 47: Torch App Number 9063

After a few weeks of avoiding the topic, the gang can't help dedicating almost the entire show to talking about indie development and making money on the App Store. Strap yourself in for opinions central and analogies ranging from footballer's wages to web portals, as the trio of hosts tackle the complex issues involved when it comes to the iOS App Store.

Stick around for the after show as well, assuming you like the idea of three tech geeks getting very angry about reversible USB design and standards proliferation.

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Episode 46: We'll Only Take Your Firstborn

In this week's episode of the Technically Correct Podcast, the hosts talk about their recent trip to London and all their photography experiences, joys and woes along the way. Gear, lighting, post-processing... it's a DSLR nerd's paradise to open the show this week.

With the upcoming announcement of new iPhones, we take a look at the second-hand iPhone market; looking at just how screwy the figures appear upon first glance and how it can all be explained. Then we get real nerdy about CPU architectures to round off the show, focussing on the newly reignited debate of ARM Macs thanks to a post by Jean-Louis Gassée.

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Episode 45: The Second Level Of Perfect, with Myke Hurley

We welcome returning champion Myke Hurley back to the show, giving refuge to a temporarily homeless podcaster. Musing about Scott Pilgrim following Myke's appearance on Defocused, sharing Amazon guilt during a therapy session, and creeping out couriers, in and amongst the following topics:

  • Apple look set to announce their annual iPhone event
    • September 9th (make a note in your diaries)
    • Will we see wearables too?
    • What size iPhones might we see and how on earth do you choose which one to get?
  • Piracy in the UK
    • Police move to cut torrent website advertising off at the source
    • The availability of TV & Film in the UK vs the USA
    • Amazon Prime Video
  • Mark's experience of using OS X Yosemite and iOS 8
    • Hand-off features
    • Current stability
    • Dark mode
  • The Apple & Beats transition
    • Implications for the employees
    • The future of Beats Music
    • The future for a bloated iTunes
  • The Lytro Illum camera
    • Very interesting but niche and ultimately... kind of unnecessary
    • The HTC One (M8) and its similar camera features

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Episode 44: Category 5 Moron

Amongst accidentally and temporarily revoking his own Brtisih citizenship, Richard finds time to buy a new desktop PC which he takes us through.

Mark and Simon can't stop making jokes about it but eventually find their professional hats to talk about Xiaomi and Amazon's bad week.

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Episode 43: Student Of Cable-Cutting

With Richard ill and unable to record this week, Mark and Simon let their hair down and record an episode of the show like none other to date with Simon's keyboard a casualty in the car crash.

After a failed marketing attempt for bee's cheese, putting on flowy trousers and discovering that the inventor of alcohol shots was Captain Jonny Buzzkill.

After a while a technology show breaks out as Mark and Simon discuss devices no longer being fixable, earphones, why they don't own Android devices, and the state of desktop media players and web browsers past and present.

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Episode 42: Kittens In Tinfoil Hats

In this episode of the Technically Cute Podcast the guys start the show drinking and end with searching for kittens in tiny hats, there must be a causal link between those...

Meanwhile subjects covered were:

  • Intel's new Broadwell chips
    • They're coming later than anticipated. Gordon E. Moore is a goddamn liar.
    • Simon and Richard ponder their next Mac purchase taking into account the news
  • Google U-turns on a BBC piece caught in the right to be forgotten law
    • Could this be any more confusing?
    • How long can this madness go on for?
  • Chrome and Safari
    • Power consumption
    • Flash performance
    • UI & UX
  • The TSA announced that electronic devices must be powered up during screening
    • Is this really necessary? A credible threat or an overreaction?
    • What do they do if you forgot to charge your device?
    • The TSA's less than flawless track record in stealing passenger items
  • Online tracking
    • Is it a big deal?
    • How could it be made more transparent
    • What can you really do to limit it?

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Episode 41: I Used To Love Potato Salad

In this week's freestyle episode of The Technically Correct Podcast "topics" include:

  • Using your phone as a sat-nav in your car
    • Simon's London travel woes
    • The downsides of dedicated sat-navs
    • Offline mapping
  • The UK plan to force carriers to share cell towers in remote areas
    • A picture of the UK telecoms landscape
    • The pros and cons
    • Why isn't there a government-owned carrier? (Potentially with Amazon-like behavior)
  • A kickstarter for potato salad
    • It's stupid
    • Nobody made money this easy since million dollar home page
  • Facebook tries to alter people's moods in the name of "science"
    • Would it be as bad if they had only tried to make people happy?
    • The culture of Facebook and their employees
    • It's fucked up, seriously fucked up

Meanwhile: Mark used to be cooler, Simon gets fake-racist, Richard doesn't care about the facts, and potato salad never brought so much rage.

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