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Space Javelin

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Insight and analysis of Apple-centric topics of the week from the previous MacNN team, published weekly. Space Javelin's team has well over a century of Mac and Apple experience divided between them.

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SJ Special Report - WWDC June 2022

June 7th, 2022

45:46

We're back from our tour of the multiverse of madness, and ready to head out to the metaverses of mediocrity, but before all that -- a quick stop at …

SJ275: Liberty Hall! Apple #1 in sales worldwide, Alexa sells out, Dr. Dre self-owns, & much more!

May 9th, 2022

49:54

What a long strange trip it has been ... but at long last, the good ship Space Javelin has been recalled back to base, at least for a while. We salute all those who sailed her alongside us over these (total of) seven …

SJ274 EXTRA: Bonus track! EU cries foul, webcam ... fixed? Epic, Google, Bandcamp, Ireland, & more!

May 8th, 2022

16:37

It's not just when Alan and Charles get together that the gabbing goes on into extra innings, cadets! Last week's guest Stephen Robles stuck around for a few more topics, and here's our take on 'em! Enjoy!

SJ274: AAPL's Q2, self-repair starts, 2022 malware stats, Elon-gated, Mac Studio specs, & much more!

May 2nd, 2022

59:42

Special guest Stephen Robles of the AppleInsider Podcast joins us as we head back to home port, cadets, for an episode that is loaded with mind-blowing facts such as: Apple still making money, Google still copying …

SJ273 EXTRA: MOAR NOOZ! Apple Pay good & bad, CSAM, Contra-Chrome, scams, & Steve Jobs saves Disney!

April 28th, 2022

34:41

Special guest Alan Perry and Charles return with even more news and stories (including a horrifying scam attempt that was thankfully thwarted right …

SJ273: EU shenanigans, NFLX tanks, Google exposed, Inste-OFF, Apple owes Brazilian dollars, & more!

April 25th, 2022

1:08:28

Special guest Alan Perry and Charles go over the wildly careening array of news stories from Apple and the other big tech players as usual, but watch out, cadets -- the gravitron is on the fritz, making things …

SJ272: Elon Musk-rat, Tim talks privacy, the FTC awakes, new Macs (maybe), Meta is two-faced, & more

April 18th, 2022

40:25

We start off with some big news, but then we get straight on into the regular-sized news! Privacy, pro video, crime and punishment, crazy …

SJ271: WWDC comes around, a Google shakedown, myths and rumor smackdowns, and a snowboarder rescue!

April 11th, 2022

1:06:49

The dates for the Worldwide Developer Conference unveiled, a study debunks Apple's App Store monopoly myth, Apple TV+ is so hot right now, plus …

SJ270: A big bugfix, a golden award, a serious standoff, & the greatest Hackintosh of all, and more!

April 4th, 2022

1:00:43

A brand new recruit aboard the ship, cadets, and plenty of both good and bad news for him to digest! From Oscars to Hackintoshes and back, you might get space whiplash from this one!

SJ269: US tells Kaspersky nyet, Netherlands says nee to Apple! But Arizona and Canada say OK, more!

March 28th, 2022

48:29

Reminisce about when macOS X was the new kid while you uninstall any Kaspersky software you see (anywhere), and just TRY to make sense of the forthcoming (someday) new MacBook (Airs)? All this and Google being evil! …

SJ267: Samsung, Russia, iPhone SE benchmarks, rumors, nonsense, the return of Pundit Wars, and more!

March 14th, 2022

33:35

We tie up a few loose ends from last week's big Apple event, and some new shenanigans have taken place since then, cadets -- so we're here to bring you another short episode to round it all up!

SJ Special Report - Apple Event March 2022

March 9th, 2022

28:24

Spend a half-hour with us as we go over the Peek Performance event, our thoughts on the new gear, and some tidbits that didn't get stage time, cadets! Meet us in the stu-stu-studio!

SJ266: Apple Event Tuesday, Samsung copies Throttle-gate, Mavis Fakin', Fitbit burns, and much more!

March 7th, 2022

44:18

Time to gear up for an announcement from the mothership, cadets, with -- depending on who you believe -- either handful of goodies or Santa's own …

SJ265: Intel's hollow threat, happy birthday Steve Jobs, the world's most hacked man, more!

February 28th, 2022

47:44

Remember back when we thought 2022 would have to be a better year than 2021? We were so young and naive then, cadets ... let's dive straight into the …

SJ264: Amazon annoys, bugs abound, M2 and T2 shocks, Tim Cook want to be paid, and Kanye goes Kan-no

February 21st, 2022

44:02

Whilst Charles is away, the ship gets a class upgrade from William Gallagher hosting alongside Cap'n Mike, and a downgrade in terms of the low quality of BS and shenanigans this week. All this and Donda 2, cadets, so …

SJ263 EXTRA: Too! Much! News ... blacking ... out! Must ... publish ... bonus mini-episode!

February 16th, 2022

27:26

All the stories we had to cut for time on Monday, cadets, back from the wormhole with Charles and CFAX's Alan Perry! Enjoy!

SJ263: iPhone 13 vs Galaxy S22, AirTags get smarter, Oscar noms, Apple gear saves lives, and more!

February 14th, 2022

1:00:58

Special guest Alan Perry and Cap'n Charles got to chatting and left out some stories, cadets, we're not gonna lie -- but we think it is still an entertaining hour! New features, bug fixes, market dominance, Oscar …

SJ262: Apple plays hardball, Spotify steps in it, Microsoft squeals, N. Korea gets a time out, more!

February 7th, 2022

1:03:47

The slow news cycle is over, cadets, and it's all thanks to "Spot(ify) the new gaffe Joe Rogan has to clumsily apologize for!" Congress wants …

SJ261: Apple makes bank, the M1 vs Alder Lake, Google sued, Spotify flails, and Linux fixes a bug!

January 31st, 2022

45:54

Mike bleeps his way through the latest quarterly earnings, Charles debunks bad Intel, AirTags help find stuff, airlines agree to stop exaggerating, and there are birthdays to celebrate! Don you silly hats, cadets, we're …

SJ260: AirTag you're it, Microsoft's big play, Pelaton fail, airlines freak out, Tesla CarPlay, more

January 24th, 2022

40:21

Although it's been a slow orbit this week, cadets, we've still managed to mine those all-important nuggets of juicy tech news that powers the ship, …

SJ259: Fortnite GeForces its way to iOS, Google in really hot water, rumor walkbacks, REvil, & more!

January 17th, 2022

35:38

It might be a slow news week, cadets, but there's more than enough bombshells going off! A report on Google gets unredacted, rumormongets contradict themselves, third-party payments in the big app stores aren't going to …

SJ258: We're back! CES reports, an ITC bombshell, new gadgets, Alexa and Norton go rogue, and more!

January 10th, 2022

47:39

Despite all the risks, CES happened and gave us ... cat tech and smart faucets! The ITC threatens Google, a little trouble in Big India for Apple, teens still loving the iPhone, and so much more! Welcome back, cadets, …

SJ257: 2021 wraps up with lawsuits, menaces, updates, rumors, shams, gadgets, and chips ahoy!

December 20th, 2021

51:28

It's our final episode for the year, cadets, but we'll be back from shore leave on January 10th with CES coverage! Take a trip into the archives and …

SJ256: Apple says "stay," Paddle gets spanked, FB & Snap cheat, rumors, Doctor Who: Flux, and more!

December 13th, 2021

47:23

Apple scores a win in court, but finds problems in its own backyard. There's a new "Apple Car" fantasy to explore, Razer is a fan of Magsafe, and it's rumor season, cadets! Hang on tight, gang ... there's a clusterflux …

SJ255: It is NSO on, Gomer Tile, Dorsey fin, annual pun-ditz amnesia, Epic's masterplan, and more

December 6th, 2021

52:38

Back from shore leave and oddly there's a lot of big news for this normally quiet period, from Nvidia taking in a performance of ARM and The Man, to AirTag media hysteria, to Prince William, and more! Take your protein …

SJ254: Apple's "self repair," 4K galore, Qualcomm, Claris, Amazon, Instagram, & of course lawsuits!

November 22nd, 2021

1:02:15

We're warping the ship away from Astroworld as fast as we can. cadets, but there's a whole fleet of lawsuits swarming this week, plus Apple decides …

SJ253: Robinhood, REvil, China, Apple, Google, Business Essentials, vets, iPad multitasking, & more!

November 15th, 2021

56:14

Visiting dignitary Aitan Roubini is on board this week, cadets, so look lively! Lots of court shenanigans, a new service from Apple, big crimes, and some great news too!

SJ252: More Mac comparisons, Beats, Peloton, Notability, Meta misleads, lives saved, and Doctor Who!

November 8th, 2021

56:30

Mike and Charles ponder who the 14-inch MacBook Pro is for, take sides on side-loading, Notability and new Doctor Who, and of course bring you up to warp speed on all the latest gear and news, cadets, so strap in for …

SJ251: Mike's 16-inch M1 Max MBP (+ teardown!), AAPL's Q3, the Zuckerverse, polishing cloths, more!

November 1st, 2021

49:11

It's our semi-annual "check your subscriptions" reminder, cadets, plus a deep dive into the M1 Max MacBook Pro, many bleeps, and all the tech tricks and treats of the season!

SJ250: M1 Max benchmarks, Apple anniversaries, Facebook fakes it, REvil hacked, & a sci-fi geekout!

October 25th, 2021

58:15

Come for the tech news and commentary, cadets, but stay for the sheer fanboy-ishness on display as we save the end of the episode for Doctor Who, Star Trek(s), Foudation and Dune ... it's a geekout freakout this week!

Special Report: New MacBook Pros, AirPods, and M1 Pro - Apple's 'Unleashed' event

October 19th, 2021

28:42

Our unique overage of Apple's "Unleashed" event, which saw the introduction of the AirPods 3, color options for the HomePod mini, a new Apple Music …

SJ249: The One Just Before Apple’s Unleashed Event; Google hates Epic too, Florida, Tile, and more!

October 18th, 2021

32:40

Of course we'll have a Special Report on Apple's October Event available for your debriefing later today/early tomorrow, cadets, but we can't resist our chance to be wrong (just like the big-time pundits!) PLUS all the …

SJ248: Facebook's whistleblown, Apple vs Epic redux, SMS & Twitch hacked, Peanuts, and a new guest!

October 11th, 2021

1:03:57

Steven Robles of the AppleInsider podcast joins us this week, cadets, for news, remembering Steve Jobs, big hacks, and much more! See what happens …

SJ247: The latest iPads & Surfaces compared, Office 2021, Amazon's rogue robot, Apple Watch, more!

October 4th, 2021

59:45

Cap'n Mike has had to take a quick shore leave, cadets, but never fear -- Aitan Roubini is here! We've got showdowns, evil robots, flaws and updates, camera compares, hackery, and much more! Prepare for …

SJ246: New iPhones and iPads reviewed, iOS 15 bugs, Epic still out, EU butts in, Foundation, & more!

September 27th, 2021

42:45

SJ246: New iPhones and iPads reviewed, iOS 15 bugs, Epic still out, EU butts in, Foundation, & more! by The Space Javelin crew

SJ245: Upgrade day! Or ... is it? Plus: Wrong rumors, fake news, fresh lawsuits, and sausage-making!

September 20th, 2021

46:20

It's a pretty free-wheeling and inside-baseball episode for you this week, cadets, but that's not to say we don't cover the bases -- from tech news to TV shows to lawsuits (naturally), we've got you covered!

SJ Special Report: iPhone 13, new iPad mini, and more!

September 15th, 2021

20:05

Checking our predictions, making fun of the pundits, rounding up the actual announcements (and what didn't get announced), plus some tidbits unearthed after the event, plus some other relevant news!

SJ244: Epic fail, Apple "Car," Facebook spyglasses, bug bounties, and our Apple Event forecast!

September 13th, 2021

47:14

Apple beats Epic on nine out of 10 counts, some big but unconfirmed stories, some deception and lies, and the rest of what's happening in tech news this week, plus: Mike's and Charles' predictions on the Tuesday event …

SJ243: Apple tweaks stuff, Korea & Germany pull stunts, Google & WhatsApp fight fines, Win11, & more

September 6th, 2021

42:00

It's Labor Day in some countries, cadets, so Mike and Charles had to labor on a bunch of silly and/or concerning and/or irritating stories while you take a break! Don't mind us -- we're just donning our Hazmat suits for …

SJ242: Lawsuits, settlements, shenanigans, Pixels, classic games, T-Mob hacked, and broken hearts

August 30th, 2021

47:19

Another (but better) message from Cap'n Mike, cadets, so look sharp! Apple and a lot of other industry news, some game classics return, Samsung flexes its muscles, Google tries to have it both ways, and more!

SJ241: A message from Mike, Corellium, Congress, Parallels, AirPods, Samsung, Arlo, the EU, and more

August 16th, 2021

1:02:01

All hands on deck for a ship announcement, cadets, so break out your dress uniforms. Admiral William Gallagher is back, we lead with the story nobody ever wants to hear, and we've also got the usual news and views. …

SJ240: The shocking truth about Apple's new CSAM policy, plus Spotify, PMC, Zoom, Canada, and more!

August 9th, 2021

54:01

Batten down the space hatches, cadets, it's a poopstorm of galactic proportions as the mothership comes under misguided fire and clickbait torpedoes! We launch probes and uncover the reality of it all, along with the …

SJ239: We called Q3 first, NAB oops, LG goes iPhone, Elon Musk, Dell & Google in trouble, and more!

August 2nd, 2021

59:55

Special guest Aitan Roubini joins us again to dissect a pretty weird week, cadets, so hunker down and go find your space helmet ... we're gonna go back to all breathing our own private air supplies for a while until the …

SJ238: AAPL Q3 crystal ball, Pegasus, right to repair, Section 230, rumors, no-69 explained, & more!

July 26th, 2021

1:00:36

From Kanye to runway, we've got you covered for this week's news, cadets -- including some we read in tomorrow's Times! The Pegasus blowback, the right to repair, the revisionist plans for mini-LED from the …

SJ237: Too much fake, some really real, two guests (sorta), shenanigans, Mike makes the news, & more

July 19th, 2021

1:04:05

We've got some extra Michelle stories, cadets along with Alan Perry's return. We've got a banged-up shuttlecraft but no injuries, just a butt-load of great stories -- some heartwarming, some fake, some dumb! Pick out …

SJ236: Various bug reports, the ad wars continue, My Book Live Fail, Google in trouble, and more!

July 12th, 2021

57:50

All the way from the old MacNN Podcast, Michelle joins Charles and quickly gets back into the swing of things! Shenanigans and hooligans await, …

SJ235: My Book hacks, RIP John McAfee, Windows 11, the US House vs tech, Mike wears a watch, & more!

June 28th, 2021

1:01:10

Mike and Charles are back on board, cadets, only to find that nobody emptied the tech-news litter box at all last week, so there's twice as much news to scoop up! It's a literal poopdeck on the ship, so everyone bring …

SJ234: WWDC & beyond, DOJ dirty tricks, Congress v Big Tech, Vybe-bye, HBO Max, Pi-Mate 300, & more!

June 14th, 2021

43:30

Our picks for the best new stuff to come out of the WWDC feature-fest, making fun of bad predictions, calling out political skullduggery and crappy …

SJ233: WWDC kicks off, AirTags get updates, tech corps get taxes, and Intel can't handle the truth!

June 7th, 2021

34:24

Get out your double-rainbows-all-the-way gear, cadets ... it's Pride Month *and* a top-secret WWDC, so the sky is going to look like Skittles for a while yet! We'll see what comes out of the keynote, but there's plenty …

SJ231: Epic trial winds down, HomePods & new Apple TVs level up, privacy is the new hotness, & more!

May 24th, 2021

1:02:07

Congress gets back on anti-track, cadets, and while the Epic trial winds down, HomePods and the new Apple TV level up! Plus: the Canadian Prime …

SJ230: Scandals at Apple, Wired, and Tesla; Epic trial drags on; rumors, good news, & magnetic sand!

May 17th, 2021

50:00

It's been a week of slip-ups and triumphs, cadets, with Apple (and Tesla) falling into both categories! The Mothership smacks down Congress and gains …

SJ229: Epic vs Apple, AirTags vs Tile, Roku vs Google, Google, anti-tracking, and a baby on board!

May 10th, 2021

52:47

Coverage of the Epic vs Apple trial, AirTags beat Tile nine ways to Sunday, the Roku-Google fight is getting ugly, but app tracking transparency has scored a huge win in its first week! AOL looks to be dead, an analyst …

SJ228: Lickety-Zoom! APPL's fiscal Q2, Signal hacks back, Symphonisk RIP, Roku vs Google, & ninjas!

May 3rd, 2021

51:28

Chi-chow, cadets! Apple ninjas made an extortion attempt disappear! In more shocking news, Apple made all the monies, and pundits were surprised by this! Rumors of lossless Apple Music, a spat over YouTube, and Sigfried …

SJ227: More new-gear secrets, AirTags a hit, Signal hacks crackers, AppleCare4ever, & FLoC Google!

April 26th, 2021

1:03:03

AppleInsider's William Gallagher joins Cap’n Charles for another spelunk into what they didn't tell us at the Spring Loaded event, the egg on the face of Discord and Parler, gaming news from xCloud and EA, Brydge & …

Special Report: Apple's "Spring Loaded" Event, 20-April-2021

April 21st, 2021

57:05

The main portion of this extra-length Special Report covers yesterday's event, cadets, but we also sneak in some bonus Malcolm alongside special …

SJ226: Apple event speculation, Windows on M1 (sorta), Google's Waterloo, RCS RIP, & BONUS ODDNESS!

April 19th, 2021

1:04:44

Malcolm Owen from the AppleInsider colony joins us this week, cadets, just ahead of the April 20th Apple Event! He and Charles go over the latest …

SJ225: Tim talks, LG quits, iPhones rule, Google wins, LinkedIn leaks, & one more Steve Jobs thing!

April 12th, 2021

59:36

It's another hectic pass through the Kessel Run, cadets, but we'll cut past the Maw and shave some parsecs off if we don't die! iPhones are still a hit with teens, Tim says he'll retire someday, Find My gets some …

SJ224: 45 years of Apple, WWDC 2021 goes free, a really bad Facebook breach, AT&T being AT&T, more!

April 5th, 2021

55:10

Buckle up, cadets, this week is going to be a bumpy ride! There's all kinds of good news, from the upcoming iOS 14.5, new Siri voices and the Apple Arcade game-splosion, but there's also some notable bad news: Facebook, …

SJ223: OS X turns 20, ships cause slips, rumors abound, Facebook faces the music, & hackers hacked!

March 29th, 2021

49:13

The big tech CEOs testified before Congress, cadets, but Congress didn't seem to actually want to hear from them! They should have talked to Intel -- …

SJ222: Pundits miss the mark, Facebook sees the light, Intel panics, Acer hacked, M1 iMac, and more!

March 22nd, 2021

1:00:21

A week of epic fails, cadets, and we're not just talking about the makers of Fortnite! Intel reeks of fear, the pundit gallery got played by Apple, some big devs are being lazy about M1 compatibility, and Zuckerberg …

SJ221: OG HomePod RIP, new iPhone scams, FB lies, Octane arrives, T-Mob earns its nickname, & more!

March 15th, 2021

1:04:02

Mike had to run outside for a spacewalk of the ship's K9 unit, cadets, so Alan Perry has stepped in to help handle plenty of news, from the original HomePod being discontinued (boo) to what to do if you fall through the …

SJ220: iMac Pro RIP, Google says stuff, MLB.tv is out, Tidal's ship comes in, and a few good deals!

March 8th, 2021

53:35

It's been a weird week, cadets, with a lot of storm clouds on the horizon. But the Google updates are finally rolling in, some bipartisan proposals …

SJ219: Rumor roundup, Target, Paramount+, Facebook shenanigans, the return of the "dumb" TV, & more!

March 1st, 2021

55:09

Too much news and tight on time, cadets, so we'll bust out the Improbability Drive and cover everything noteworthy, everywhere, all at once (maybe)! Keep a tight grip on your mind -- here we go!

SJ218: Australia fights back, Epic plays dirty, Maryland gets greedy, and Victoria Man saves iPhone!

February 22nd, 2021

47:02

This week, cadets, your co-Cap'ns reversed the polarity of the neutron flow because we've got excess shenanigans, new gadgets, and much more! Sit …

SJ217: Bloomberg blows it, Hyundai toots its horn, Epic throws its own case, Prepear to settle, more

February 15th, 2021

52:31

We're in orbit around an ice world this week, cadets, so stay close to the ... wait for it ... space-heater! Hyundai and Kia blow their chance to build a car with Apple, Bloomberg steps back into their own fiasco, …

SJ216: "Apple Car" vindication, Facebook lies, Dev Kit-gate, "nutrition" fables, Airway Pods, & more

February 8th, 2021

44:52

Cap’n Mike is on the bridge, cadets, so heave ho! We were right about the “Apple Car,” Homebrew and Homepod get upgrades, Bezos gives up being Amazon's CEO, Microsoft is copying Apple again, and we're writing the latest …

SJ215: Apple's fiscal Q1, Zuckerberg's hissy fit, Chrome gets Keychain, Time to Walk, Flash, & more

February 1st, 2021

55:01

Cap'n Mike's away, cadets, and you know what that means ... financial talk galore! Not really, but we do touch on Apple's amazeballs Q1, how wrong the pundits were (us included), Facebook's hissy fit, some interesting …

SJ214: Amazon goofs up, LG gets out, Google throws a fit, M1 Ubuntu, Apple TV+, smart perfume, more!

January 25th, 2021

1:03:16

With CES behind us, it's time to start getting back to whatever passes for normal around the ship, cadets! William Gallagher from AppleInsider joins us to talk about LG, the AirPods Max, TV+, Paramount+, Ring and …

SJ213: CES roundup, rules are rules, rumors, Samsung stuff, Belkin recall, Magsafe, and reader mail!

January 18th, 2021

43:51

CES had a lot of products to flog as usual, cadets, but being on video only and in linear order, plus you had to BYOB? Not the same. We round up our best and worst and mention a few Apple-specific things, Cook talks …

SJ212: Parler games, Apple "Car," iPad rumors, Galaxy S21, TSMC, TB4 gear, KFC WTF, Doctor Who, more

January 11th, 2021

1:01:56

We're having to kick off our first episode of 2021 with a 16-minute divergence from our usual agenda, cadets, but after that beep-riddled loserpalooza, we get right back into the things we love: Apple stuff, other tech …

SJ211: S888 cellphone self-own, Facebook vs Apple, lawsuits abounding, Stadia, Ecosia, & g'bye 2020!

December 21st, 2020

48:01

Our last episode of the year features a special surprise: our (mercifully brief) podcast karaoke debut! Of course there's some nice things in the …

SJ210: AirPods Max, Fitness+, lawsuita-palooza, Samsung goes full hypocrite, Disney+ plus, & more!

December 14th, 2020

45:02

It's starting to get to be a real mixed bag as we head into the Holiday Neutral Zone, cadets, but Santa Tim is still delivering! You'd have to have …

SJ209: M1 rules (everyone else drools), Warner takes it to the max, Apple drops some balls, & more

December 7th, 2020

42:50

We're back from our Turkey Day marathon, cadets, and ready to tackle the big news! Oh wait, it's mostly Black Friday sales! Oh wait, here's some teething issues with some M1 Macs and Big Sur, a possible December …

SJ208: M1 Mac, HomePod mini & more thoughts, millionaires are mad, Peanuts & PBS, crime sprees, mor

November 23rd, 2020

43:16

As promised, cadets, we've got new Apple gear for Mike to play with and he's got some thoughts! All this and big developer news, a rare two Steves artifact, and much more! Next week we celebrate Thanksgiving, but today …

SJ207: M1 benchmarks & apps, iPhone 12 Max, TikTok off the clock, PS5, 6G, & assorted SF TV nerdery!

November 16th, 2020

42:02

The ship is hurtling headlong into the holiday buying season, cadets, and Mike's already started getting his presents -- beginning with the iPhone 12 …

Special Report: Apple's "One More Thing" Event, 10-Nov-2020

November 11th, 2020

25:07

Just like Lord of the Rings, cadets, this trilogy of special events is concluded with the last piece of the puzzle: not one, not two, but THREE new Apple Silicon Macs up for pre-order now and shipping soon, plus the …

SJ206: Apple's fiscal Q4, streaming game services galore, November 10 event, Xbox X vs PS5, & more!

November 9th, 2020

48:36

Apple has proven once again that record-breaking quarters are possible even without a new iPhone in the mix, but wait! Apple's got yet another Special Event (and our subsequent Special Report) in the wings! the HomePod …

SJ205: O Canada! A brand-new guest host, iPhone 12 news, a Jony quest, MTV redux, Quibi RIP, & more!

October 26th, 2020

1:02:36

Mike's away, cadets, but we welcome an all-new guest to the command deck -- Apple expert Aitan Roubini of MacZen.ca -- as we go over new discoveries about the iPhone 12, streaming gaming services, a fix for the Apple …

SJ204: iPad Air 4 & iPhones ship, Beats goes cheap, the FCC and DOJ go rogue, power options, & more!

October 19th, 2020

47:53

Vive la révolution, cadets! Cap'ns Mike and Charles fly the skull and crossbones on the FCC, the DOJ, the US carriers, Samsung, Mark Zuckerberg, …

Special Report: Apple's "Hi, Speed" Event, 13-Oct-2020

October 14th, 2020

14:09

Apple brought out the very expected iPhone 12 family, the somewhat unexpected (at least by us) HomePod mini (get three, they're smol!), and a few new …

SJ203: Rumor roundup, DC doings, free TV+, game streaming, CarPlay, Quibi, new stuff, TuneIn, & more

October 12th, 2020

1:00:10

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving, cadets! We'll have another special report on the Apple Event arriving early Wednesday! Get comfy and strap in, cadets -- it's double-duty week for the Space Javelin crew!

SJ202: A14 leaks, iPhone 12 chatter, rumors run rampant, Google gets gear, & Thunderbolt goes forth!

October 5th, 2020

1:00:19

It's been a wild week back on planet earth as well as out here in the newsphere, cadets, with loads of rumors, possible leaks, and sneak peeks for …

SJ201: iPhone 12 & gaming news, court shenanigans, quibi, girl power, & the secret word is Microsoft

September 28th, 2020

47:11

The ByteDance/TikTok/WeChat maelstrom continues, cadets, but with some new folds in the (waste of) space/time continuum! There's also some …

SJ200: Pundit prognostications probed, beta-blocking botherations, & our retro recollections, rated!

September 21st, 2020

46:26

Congrats, cadets, 200 missions accomplished! That's a whole lot of brave new (tech) worlds, and we couldn't have done it without you! In addition to …

Space Javelin Special Report: Sept 2020 Apple Event

September 16th, 2020

35:08

The first half of what would have otherwise been an unwieldy reveal-fest is behind us, cadets, and there's enough there to brief you on that …

SJ199: Time flies, Epic sued, Bytedances as fast as it can, expansive new phones, WinDOHs, and more!

September 14th, 2020

1:01:57

It's gonna be a week full of Space Javelin, cadets! Mike, Charles, and holographic Alan (preserved from episode 198) cover a ton of recent news, and …

SJ198: A boatload of fails, Epic complains about self-harm, LG reneges, Canada moves on, and more!

September 7th, 2020

1:00:59

Surprise Labor/Labour Day Weekend episode, cadets! We thought things would quiet down a bit for the holiday, but to borrow some CB slang, "negatory, …

SJ197: Here come de judge, TikTok, WeChat, Galaxy Fold 2, Final Cut, Tesla, iPods, and ... CompUSA?!

August 31st, 2020

48:22

The theory that we have slipped into an alternate dimensions is the only explanation our Science Officer can come up with to explain this bizarro world of weird news, cadets. We've got court dates, bad actors, failing …

SJ196: The Empire Strikes Back, WeChat, TikTok, TV+ news, Beats Out, secret iPods, & Fortnite phones

August 24th, 2020

46:06

The manufactured crisis of Epic proportions continues, cadets, with Fortnite-equipped iPhones selling for thousands on Ebay (with a treasure trove of the previous owner's data thrown in free!), while TikTok finds …

SJ195: TikTok gains time, Epic fails, Apple returns fire (in stereo!) at Koss, SetApp goes iOS, more

August 17th, 2020

1:01:33

Kanye loses time, TikTok gets some extra, Koss stirred a hornet's nest, Apple angers publishers, bundle rumors are in the air, the Apple-Google COVID-19 API gets adopted, and there's a new set of Hot Wheels ... for your …

SJ194: It's ranting men! Updated iMacs, Qualcomm flaws, TikTok socked, Joz moves up, Pixel 4a, more

August 10th, 2020

45:16

It's BLEEPAPALOOZA on the good ship Space Javelin this week, cadets, as special guest Peter Cohen and Cap'n Mike double team to bleach the last bones of the Q3 financials, trash talk the TikTok shock, and (in the words …

SJ193: AAPL's fiscal Q3 surprise, CES goes virtual, Big Tech meets Big Nothing, Emmys for TV+, more!

August 3rd, 2020

50:25

Bleepity-bleep, cadets! Cap'n Mike had to cover both Apple's fiscal Q3 financial results and the Big Tech congressional hearing, so the ol' beep …

SJ192: VoLTE for the exits, Woz on the warpath, rumors, & a bunch of tech giants in legal trouble!

July 27th, 2020

45:43

There wasn't a great deal of news this week, cadets, but what there was ... was mostly bad! Instacart, Twitter, AT&T, Verizon, Apple, Intel, Microsoft, and YouTube are all under the scope of scrutiny -- plus your …

SJ191: An EU victory, a Google lawsuit, system updates, Apple News+ gets audio, & Greyhound's a hit

July 20th, 2020

42:12

The mothership has scored a surprise rout over the forces of taxes, cadets, so we've reopened the Astro Arcade on deck six! We'll also be watching Tom Hanks in the Viewing Dome, listening to our audio news updates, and …

SJ190: Public betas, iPhone 12 rumors, Warren Buffett, Tom Hanks, Wink blinks, Thunderbolt 4, & more

July 13th, 2020

59:04

We're back, cadets, and we hope you missed us! Actually you can carry on missing Co-Cap'n Mike, as nobody's had the heart to jump into the …

SJ189: Dub-Dub deets, TikTok gets caught, Microsoft gives up, COVID closures, & Skylake is to blame!

June 29th, 2020

37:05

The big keynote we covered last week had a lot of big changes, cadets, but the devil is in the details ... so Cap'ns Mike and Charles go spelunking …

SJ188: WWDC news & analysis, Hey gets a "ya," other news, Back to School, a special guest, and more!

June 23rd, 2020

1:10:14

Well, we made you wait an extra day, cadets, but the Mothership's second-biggest event of the year happened on Monday, and there was so much beyond …

SJ187: WWDC guesses, AAPL@$1.5T, tech catfights, Tom Hanks, a perfectly priceless lawsuit, and more

June 15th, 2020

53:01

We swear, the mentality of some people get us down sometimes, cadets, but silly WWDC season is upon us, and thus we must phaser our way through leaks and predictions, a new Sonos spat, beetle-brained analysts, nefarious …

SJ186: Pride in spaaace, Samsung & Google & Bloomberg fails, Inc spills, sweet deals, and … bundles?

June 8th, 2020

35:48

Welcome to a weird episode -- even by our standards, cadets! Cap'n Mike had to deal with some lower-deck nonsense, leaving Cap'n Charles to handle the second half of the show alone! That said, they bring you (as usual) …

SJ185: Apple stores, jailbreaks, bugs, Beats, HBOMax, Synology, Moshi, Cadet Corner, & Fraggle Rock!

June 1st, 2020

51:53

This week is action packed with bug squashing, legal fails, summer colors, jailbreaks, stores re-opening (with a twist), another streaming service, …

SJ184: COVID detectors, Apple Glass, 5G, the iPhone SE vs Android, HBO Go-ing, privacy wars, & more

May 25th, 2020

52:02

Per listener request, we're going to try to include links to some of the news we cover to provide for further reading -- since we've all got more time off-duty than we did before! Get comfy, cadets ... we cram more …

SJ183: Rumors get serious, lawsuits get settled, bugs get fixed, Apple TV+ gets busy, and much more!

May 18th, 2020

56:13

The ship hasn't been able to dock into port for nearly three months, cadets, and it's starting to show on both your command crew and the tech universe they cover! Adobe and Edison let really dumb bugs slip by, iOS …

SJ182: Jinkies! Some stores re-opening, new gadgets, smarthubs held hostage, AR Lamborghinis, & more

May 11th, 2020

57:23

Some Apple Stores are re-opening on far-flung spaceports, cadets, but to quote David Bowie, there's gonna be some ch-ch-ch-ch-changes in the way they do business! New AirPods and an Apple TV may be waiting in the wings, …

SJ181: Apple's fiscal Q2, some stores re-opening, iPhone SE, a full-on rant, & an Apple Car 4 $ale!

May 4th, 2020

1:00:31

Special guest Peter Cohen (now our Senior "helping Mike avoid the quarterly financials report" Correspondent) and Cap'n Charles take apart the fiscal Q2 numbers from Apple, which are pretty far from terrible; pore over …

SJ180: Rumors abounding, shenanigans confounding, sales stats astounding, special guests resounding

April 27th, 2020

59:39

Co-cap'n Mike is away, cadets, so the show features not only regular guest co-host William Gallagher of AppleInsider.com, but also an interview with …

SJ179: SE-lab 2020, iPad Pro Magic Keyboard, Peacock launches, Mac Pro wheels, Foxconn, TikTok, more

April 20th, 2020

39:02

The concept of a 4-inch screen on an iPhone is dead, but the iPhone SE name lives on in a sweet iPhone 8-like package, cadets, so dry your tears and pony up $400 to get one, and while you're at it -- maybe you can …

SJ178: COVID-19th nervous breakdown, good and bad news, coping resources, shenanigans, & much more!

April 13th, 2020

44:14

The space plague quarantine continues, cadets, but it's starting to make strange bedfellows! Google and Apple are working on projects together, more data comes pouring in from sickbay, Apple throws a little of its money …

SJ177: My darling quaran-time, happy birthday Apple (& iPad), iPhone SE, T-Merger, FB & Zoom, & more

April 6th, 2020

43:44

This week, co-Capn's Mike and Charles celebrate the birthdays of Apple and iPad, and offer up a bucket of free and cheap resources to help you cope, cadets (including Sirius XM, Curiosity Stream, your library's …

SJ176: Staying safe, staying busy, staying put, Apple news, Zoom goes boom, iPads bend, & much more

March 30th, 2020

59:53

Apple has launched an official website and app to deal with the space plague, cadets, so quarantine will continue for the foreseeable future, we're afraid. After a short interstellar hello from Cap'n Mike, Charles and …

SJ175: New iPad Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini and PowerBeats 4; free stuff; Sonos, shenanigans, & more

March 23rd, 2020

1:01:12

It's a brave new and ... kind of boring ... world we're exploring, cadets, but the mothership has sensed our ennui and sent a care package of new …

SJ174: March is basically cancelled, upcoming OS leaks, Bill Gates steps back, shenanigans, & more

March 16th, 2020

50:10

Well, we guess its not a hoax after all, cadets, and as a result not only is all shore leave for March a non-starter but you're all confined to …

SJ173: Cancel-palooza, iPhone "SE 2" now "delayed," Intel flaws, the Galaxy S20, Doctor Who, & more!

March 9th, 2020

45:40

The coronavirus continues to spread like Bloomberg commercials, cadets, and remember -- only handshakes with holograms until further notice! This …

SJ172: COVID-19 ops crashing all the parties, Laurene Powell Jobs, Bob Iger, Warren Buffett, & more

March 2nd, 2020

57:03

COVID-19 continues to rain on various parades and is spreading across the Earth, cadets, so shore leave is right out -- just like Bob Iger! Cap'ns Mike and Charles grapple with the latest on this non-computer virus, …

SJ171: COVID-19 woes, new gear rumors, the Galaxy Flip flops, FCC forced to do job, Neil Old, & more

February 24th, 2020

1:02:24

The disease formerly known as Coronavirus continues to dominate the tech news, but there are far more than biological ills to deal with, cadets. Mike …

SJ170: Mike's back, BlackBerry's out, GeForce is now, Apple makes moves, security stumbles, & more

February 10th, 2020

1:01:05

This week -- just before we take a short holiday for Valentine's and President's Days -- Charles thought he'd do something really different, cadets, …

SJ169: AAPL's Q1, iPad turns 10, Doctor Who, Ring & Avast fail hard, Apple TV+, Coronavirus, & more

February 3rd, 2020

1:01:17

The things Cap'n Mike will do to get out of discussing Apple's (or anyone's) quarterly financial results, cadets, continues to astound, cadets. This …

SJ168: Mac birthday, Foxconn-job, Flash deathwatch, AppleTV+ beats the odds, Sonos reverses, & more

January 27th, 2020

59:26

While we wish the Mac a happy 36th birthday, cadets, we also wish Foxconn would stop jerking Wisconsin taxpayers around, we wish Flash would just …

SJ167: More CES picks, the encryption "debate," AccountEdge's huge fail, rack mount Mac Pros, & more

January 20th, 2020

59:06

We finally got the holo-crew machine working for the first time this year, cadets, so in addition to special guest Malcolm Owen from the good ship …

SJ166: CES and desist -- some finds and fails, plus new lawsuits, recalls, Intel Firefox, Tivo, more

January 13th, 2020

1:01:55

Our survey of Planet CES (stardate 2020) reveals some rich promising potential, cadets, but also a lot of wannabe fool's gold trying to get funding, …

SJ165: New year, new news, new crap, new Maps, new deals, new toys, & eating AirPods ... that's new!

January 6th, 2020

1:04:04

The mothership finished last year on a great note, cadets, and climbed to an all-time high stock price on the back of some bold moves -- including …

SJ164: Mac Pro accessories, Facebook and newspaper fails, Apple TV+, year-end Apple deals, and more!

December 23rd, 2019

1:03:34

It's our final new episode of the year, cadets -- barring momentous events and/or hilarious fails, of course -- and Cap'ns Mike and Charles cover both the hands-on with the new Mac Pro (and XDR display), as well as the …

SJ163: Ellen DeGenerous, the 2019 Mac Pro ships, China reprieve, idiots pontificate, 5G hype & more

December 16th, 2019

58:22

The penultimate episode of Space Javelin for 2019 is before you, cadets, and it finds co-Cap'ns Mike and Charles in a bit of a grouchy mood, owing …

SJ162: Jony Ive, Sundar Pichai, Disney World, 5G lies, rumors milled, Crimea & Punishment, & more

December 9th, 2019

1:01:33

Charles and Mike are back from shore leave, cadets, and the Appleverse decided that was the perfect moment to pull some serious mischief and folderol …

SJ161: Surprise Thanksgiving leftovers from previous episodes!

December 2nd, 2019

47:17

What can we say, cadets -- even after promising to take the week off, we couldn't resist the allure of Thanksgiving leftovers, so we rounded up a few …

SJ160: Tesla, Virnet X, factory “openings,” another Ring scandal, Russia, “5G,” AirPods Pro, & more

November 25th, 2019

52:43

While the Co-Cap’ns are gone this week, cadets, the kindly crew of William and Malcolm (formerly of MacNN’s One More Thing podcast) root around for …

SJ159: MacBook Pro supersized, Chromebooks get dissed, IBM hearts Apple, another Watch win, and more

November 18th, 2019

1:00:04

The crew welcome back Malcolm Owen from the good ship AppleInsider onboard to cover for Cap'n Mike, who has taken our new shuttlecraft -- nicknamed …

SJ158: AAPL juiced, Ring breached, updates galore, Disney+ and TV+ a hit, and Livin' Sou Vide Loca!

November 11th, 2019

1:01:46

Straight from his appearance on CFAX 1070's "Tech Talk" show with Alan Perry*, cadets, Cap'n Charles shuttles back to the Space Javelin where he and Mike celebrate another listener milestone, and take apart the highs …

SJ157: Apple makes cash, AirPods go Pro, predictions go bad, TV+ goes live, and we go retroactive!

November 4th, 2019

51:30

The 60-second Apple Earnings Summary returns, cadets, and because we didn't waste time on pundit pontifications this week's crew briefing is a little on the spare side -- but our erstwhile co-cap'ns still hit on all …

SJ156: iPhones in North America rule, Pixel 4 and Samsung drool, lawyers/crimes/money, and much more

October 28th, 2019

57:06

The HammerCast is back on Soundcloud, cadets, after a weird black hole in that quadrant ate episodes 96 and 97 (but we'll see if we can't get the …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 98: All The Foot-Guns

October 25th, 2019

34:03

Fallout 76 gets a subscription. The Switch gets a cut-rate Overwatch port. Blizzard gets a letter from Congress. Fortnite gets a whole new chapter.

SJ155: Google stuff, face (& finger) fail, Disney+, Apple TV+, rumors, travel tech, & Frankea-Fyrtur

October 21st, 2019

1:01:15

Cap'ns (plural) on the bridge, cadets, and they've come loaded with Google and Apple news and more! Disney and Apple streaming TV stuff, biometric boondoggles, boisterous bugs, Apple Arcade adventures, Ikea's furtive …

SJ154: Fold-gate 2, streamer-box-gate, beta-gate, AAPL win, teen market win, tech travel tips & more

October 14th, 2019

1:02:09

One week of Mike and we're back to substitute co-hosts, cadets, but we got another good one who has loads of great tips for your own intergalactic wanderings! Despite some lo-fi comm issues that give us some AM …

SJ153: Mike returns, lawsuits abound, CheckM8, Bloomberg, rumors, Apple Arcade, Russia, & much more

October 7th, 2019

1:04:21

In honor of next week's Canadian Thanksgiving, cadets, the ship hosts its two regular turkeys (Mike and Charles) with all the news, gear, and …

SJ152: Peter Cohen returns, Apple updates stuff, Facebook & Nintendo fail, Amazon goes meh, & more

September 30th, 2019

1:00:30

It's another week without Co-Cap'n Mike, cadets, but we got very special guest Peter Cohen to fill in for him, and he just might be **even more …

SJ151: The iPhones 11, upgraded OSes, Apple Arcade, AppleCare 4evah, Bob Iger, Slofies and more!

September 23rd, 2019

1:00:19

The week we opted for some shore leave was a good one to skip, but now we're up to our astro-jockeys in hot new releases, cadets -- and Cap'n Mike didn't make the return shuttlecraft in time, meaning we brought back The …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 95: Let It Die

September 21st, 2019

49:24

GameStop shutters stores, Twitch confounds partners, Nintendo keeps winning, Bethesda keeps losing, and Kickstarter pisses creators off.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/95/

Special Report: Apple event September 2019

September 11th, 2019

30:53

The September Apple event introducing the new iPhone 11 family, a single new iPad model, the Series 5 Apple Watch, and announced dates and costs for Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade confirmed some rumors and a couple of our …

SJ150: Apple events, Google and Facebook get caught, Samsung sputters, 2020 rumors, & more on USB4

September 9th, 2019

53:58

It’s New Goodies Eve, cadets, when we traditionally sit around the holographic fire, drink our Tang and tell tales of great speculation and foul …

SJ149: Siri privacy, tracking options, industry espionage, trade wars, intrigue, & terrible punditry

September 2nd, 2019

1:02:15

Surprise Labor Day episode, cadets, despite the absence of co-Cap'n Mike and our usual tendency to take off holiday weekends. There was just a lot of …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 94: The Portland Cone

August 30th, 2019

43:56

Telltale returns from the dead, WoW Classic has queues for their queues, Disney remasters some classics, and Atomicrops… is a thing.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/94/

SJ148: November events, Disney+ deets, Apple Card care, hardware hog heaven, & Samsung goes “green”

August 26th, 2019

1:02:41

The last couple of episodes have run a bit short due to a dearth of quality news, cadets, but this week we're making up for that with one that runs just a couple minutes long. We've got interesting new details on …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 93: The Best Ganking Time

August 23rd, 2019

37:51

Sega's HUMANKIND is coming for Civilization. Kerbal Space Program is getting a sequel. WoW Classic to get enormous login queues.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/93/

SJ147: Assault on batteries, Pro- & con-fessionals, Huawei folds again, & "who's in *your* wallet?"

August 19th, 2019

50:09

We're finally orbiting around a planet with less drama, cadets, but don't expect shore leave to last for terribly long. Cap'ns Mike and Charles have time to rant about the further abuse (by Apple *and* consumers) of the …

SJ146: Pro and/or folding iPhones, Disney bundles, Apple bounties, Samsung Notes, and Ring’s a fink

August 12th, 2019

54:25

It's been a bit of a slow news week this orbit, cadets, but there's still a lot of news and shenanigans to track down -- including rumors of an …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 92: Wooloo Wololo

August 10th, 2019

31:02

What we know of Pokémon Sword & Shield expands, the main storyline of Final Fantasy XIV condenses, and in The Outer Worlds anyone can die.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/92/

SJ145: A farrago of fail, Apple's fiscal fitness, Fitbit falters, FCC fights fraud, & a fun finale!

August 5th, 2019

1:00:05

Alliteration is a weakness, cadets, but the sheer bulk of stupid, obnoxious, silly, or irritating fails this week managed to obscure some of the …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 91: Fire Emblem Hogwarts

August 3rd, 2019

24:06

Joe and Duane briefly on D&D dominance, Discord server folders, Warhammer video game licenses, and… cat vomit?

Show notes:

SJ144: Apple makes a lotta moves, SprinTMob may happen, the Galaxy Fold returns, Rumor Report, more

July 29th, 2019

1:00:59

Apple releases a basket full of updates (and even some for owners of older equipment), buys Intel's 5G modem business, turns on ECG for Apple Watch …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 90: Space Stations, Tentacles & Bears

July 27th, 2019

32:52

Fallout & Anthem woes persist. EVE Online shakes up PvP. Destiny 2 revamps armor. Plants vs. Zombies 3 is coming!

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/90/

SJ143: 5G a hot mess, Apple Card, MacBooks reviewed, assault on batteries, Linus’ Mac Faux, more

July 24th, 2019

1:04:35

Sorry about the 40-hour delay, cadets, but we accidentally divided by zero or something in plotting our latest course and time folded in itself, so …

SJ142: Apple giveth and taketh away, Google eavesdrops, Facebook gets fined, & even Stranger Things!

July 15th, 2019

53:38

We’re back from shore leave, and the Canada/USA holiday weekend turned out to be a great time to take a little break, but of course the shenanigans …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 89: Some People Juggle Geese

July 12th, 2019

35:59

A short one this week as Duane, Joe, and Todd discuss the Switch Lite, game studio crunch, and a missing Pokémon card worth more than your car!

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/89/

SJ141: Jony Ive heads out, acqui-hires are in, Intel throws a fit, Facebook pouts, & we take off eh!

July 1st, 2019

48:20

It's now liberty hall for the crew of the good ship Space Javelin, thanks to the double-header of Canada Day and the Fourth of July, so there won't …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 88: Emergent Weirdness

June 28th, 2019

48:34

Epic Games insists exclusivity is all that matters, D&D Beyond dishes on alignments, and TaleSpire might reinvent virtual tabletop.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/88/

SJ140: Tablet wars, phablet bores, Adobe under attack, batteries under recall, new games & much more

June 24th, 2019

53:02

The forthcoming iPadOS isn't even out yet, and it has already claimed its first victim, cadets -- Google is jettisoning its attempts to compete and leaving the USS iPad and the CCCP Surface to battle it out for …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 87: Too Many Diglets

June 21st, 2019

41:37

We wave goodbye to ThinkGeek, raise eyebrows at Twitch's lawsuit against Artifact trolls, and consider Starbase and other games with programming …

SJ139: Child privacy, USB4, Pixel 4, RX5700, Goldman Sachs, PBS, Sprint/TMob, & Folding Phone fail

June 17th, 2019

59:55

Some nice surprises this week, cadets, such as news on the distant-but-foreseeable USB4 standard; expansions for Apple Pay, Apple Wallet, and Apple Card; deets on the Radeon RX5700; a possible Mac Pro and Pro Display …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 86: E3 2019

June 14th, 2019

1:17:40

It's E3 2019! Mike, Todd and Duane talk about all the things...

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/86/

SJ138: iTunes not killed, Mac Pro in-depth, fave new OS features, and Samsung copies Apple (again!)

June 10th, 2019

1:02:08

The big media sites (bigger than us Apple-specialist sites, we mean) often get stories about the tech world wrong, cadets, but this time they really blew it: iTunes isn't dead, it's just been rearranged and feng shui'd …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 85: The D'Fashion 2

June 8th, 2019

43:37

Pokémon, Baldur's Gate, The Division 2, Minecraft and more keep us busy as we warm up the E3 engines for takeoff!

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/85/

SJ Special Report - WWDC 2019 and beyond!

June 4th, 2019

30:36

We're officially in orbit around Planet Dub Dub, cadets, and Monday was a big day for the Mothership! In this Special Report, Mike and Charles focus (almost) exclusively on the big announcements from the WWDC keynote, …

SJ137: OMG AirPort (?!), RIP Back to My Mac, LOL Qualcomm, new MBP & iPod Touch r0x, Flipboard sux0r

June 2nd, 2019

32:33

So we could better focus on Monday's WWDC keynote announcements with a Special Report, cadets, we've opted to give you the rest of the notable news …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 84: Strap In/On

May 31st, 2019

55:55

We start ramping up to E3 2019. Pokémon made us GO, now they want us to Sleep. Twitch battles a hive of scum and villainy. Old Man Wuerthele tears into Intel over the 10nm saga.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/84/

SJ136: Huawei, Qualcomm, Instagram, Snap, new MBPs, Canada gets an ECG, Playdate, Tesla, & much more

May 27th, 2019

1:00:46

We appear to be in orbit around the planet Loser-palooza this week, cadets, despite the surprise update of the MacBook Pro line, a delightful new …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 83: Fluffer Nutter

May 24th, 2019

55:42

WoW Classic proves the past is more complex than our nostalgia. Sony and Microsoft team up to take on Google Stadia. Minecraft Earth, Destiny nerfs, Division 2's raid, and Todd starts running D&D.

Show notes:

SJ135: To the moon! The missing (Steam) link, a parade of fail, Space Pirates, zombieloads, and more

May 20th, 2019

1:00:47

The astro-glide must be flying the ship too close to the sun, cadets, because it is getting kinda Steam-y in here! Monopoly overreactions, the FTC, …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 82: First-Person Shooter Roulette

May 17th, 2019

37:37

The trade war threatens tabletop gaming. Monster Hunter's expansion gets a release date. Casual vs. Hardcore is sooo 2014. KFC throws shade and gets fried.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/82/

SJ134: WWDC leaks, Intel 10nm peeks, Pixel 3a ain't so cool, Google must think we're fools, & more

May 13th, 2019

59:21

What the Fail returns for its second installment, cadets, because wherever there’s some wool, there’s Facebook and Google trying to pull it over our …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 81: Dad Jokes With My Dentist

May 10th, 2019

43:16

We say goodbye to Peter Mayhew, cackle at China's Game for Peace, chide Bethesda's TTRPG plagiarism, and marvel at CRYTEK's software ray tracing.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/81/

SJ133: Apple’$ earning$, What the Fail w/IDC, GT Advanced, and Adobe, Samsung, 5G vs mmWave & more!

May 6th, 2019

59:43

There was so much fail this week, cadets, that even a space whale is inadequate to convey the amount. Oh sure, Apple did pretty well -- but IDC and other analysts, Facebook, GT Advanced, Samsung, Qualcomm's caving (as …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 80: Rebelling Space Monkeys

May 3rd, 2019

1:40:38

Duane, Brian and Old Man Wuerthele hold court on Borderlands 3, the Valve Index, Chinese game censorship, the Epic Games Store, the TTRPG …

SJ132: Facebook, Galaxy Fold is terrible, 5G gotchas, Amazon, Apple, Intel, Beyonce & more

April 29th, 2019

59:44

We toyed with just calling this episode "the (JC) penny drops," cadets, because of the sheer amount of "oh, didn't we tell you?" going around in the news this cycle. Facebook's in hot water with both the FTC and …

SJ131: News overload! Apple-Qualcomm truce, Fold-gate, Insta-FAIL, Wisconsin wants out, & much more

April 22nd, 2019

1:00:15

So much news, cadets ... blacking ... out! The Apple vs Qualcomm trial and war is over, and Charles and Mike go over the chain of events and the deal they worked out, as well as Intel's exit (stage left) from the 5G …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 79: Weird Flex, But Okay

April 19th, 2019

57:48

Black holes, real and digital. Sony teases the next PlayStation. The Minecraft movie, Division 2 patches, and ATLAS' long-delayed 1.5 update.

Show …

SJ130: Foxconn-job, Alexa spies, iTunes splits, YouTube TV hikes, lawsuit crap, & a Space Grey Hole

April 15th, 2019

57:57

Co-Cap'n Mike is back from sickbay, and that means the return of the Engineering Report to this all-new episode, cadets, along with a slew of rather remarkable stories! Amazon owns up to what we've all suspected -- …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 78: A Soup Sandwich

April 13th, 2019

52:48

Borderlands 3 is coming in the fall. EverQuest turns 20. EVE Online accomplishment and intrigue. BioWare goes astray.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/78/

SJ129: Spring forward, FAIL back! A week of wins, Air-Lexa-Pods, iPhone scams, older-user tips, more

April 8th, 2019

1:00:53

It's springtime on the Space Javelin, cadets, and there are two ways you can tell: a visit to the blooms in the hydropods, and the sounds of sneezing and general misery from the allergy victims in sickbay, which once …

SJ128: AirPower-Down, ECG Europe, Swift 5 released, Qualcomm, FTC, Apple Card, Roku, Samsung, & more

April 1st, 2019

1:01:28

If the ship seems a little wobbly this week, cadets, it's because we lost our AirPower superiority as well as Cap'n Mike to sickbay, but happily Admiral William Gallagher answered our distress call with aplomb and a …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 77: A Chorus of Clapping

March 29th, 2019

1:04:49

EA continues the layoff waves. Gearbox is going back to the Borderlands. China burns Cthulhu RPG rulebooks. Jeremy and Joe get their Overwatch on.

SJ127-b: Apple Week 2: Eclectic Boogaloo! Apple TV+, Apple News+, Apple Card, Huawei ❤️s Apple, more

March 26th, 2019

45:45

So late Saturday night the crew put out the first half of this special two-part episode, cadets, detailing everything that came out during Apple's Hardware Week (and the one thing that still didn't -- …

SJ127-a: Santa Cook and Apple-mas came early! New Macs, iPads, AirPods, a preview of Monday, & more

March 24th, 2019

34:24

Because Apple is doing a big event on Monday, your trusty Space Javelin co-captains decided to throw you cadets a curveball -- which is especially tricky to do in zero-gravity -- and do a shortened "Part 1" version of …

Space Javelin Hammercast ep 76: Battle Clowns

March 22nd, 2019

40:38

Google gets into game streaming. Oculus announces a new VR headset. Nvidia to shoehorn ray tracing onto old cards, and Old Man Wuerthele gets …

SJ126: Apple wins/losses, new events, mo money, mo problems, tech breakups, Maxell, Corel Draw, more

March 18th, 2019

1:01:05

It's a bit of a whacky week as Cap'n Mike returns to the bridge, cadets: a very mixed bag of tech news, wins, losses, price hikes, exciting new events, Spotify whines, and the return of a couple of names you haven't …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 75: A Tritium Tangent

March 15th, 2019

49:46

Microsoft brings Halo to the PC once again. PC memory prices are dropping. Fortnite enables cross-play by default.

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SJ125: The score stands at USB 4–Thunderbolt 3, plus Qualcomm-edy, The Purrs, Tim Apple and more

March 11th, 2019

58:56

A rather unusual episode this week, cadets, and not just because Co-Cap'n Mike is confined to quarters with the Space Sinus! Cap'n Charles and Admiral William Gallagher from AppleInsider fall into a bizarre alternate …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 74: Fix A Lot of Early Sins

March 8th, 2019

46:01

Early Access comes to bite ATLAS players. Fortnite players beware the Fork Knife. Games should probably stop dropping non-delta patches. Gearbox is …

SJ124: USB 3.2 Live Crew, gotta know when to fold ‘em, Cellbrite-shun, dial 0000 for Comcast, & more

March 4th, 2019

58:45

There wasn't that much news this week, cadets, but what there was was mind-numbingly dumb. The USB overlords have lost their minds, phone-hacking boxes were found on Ebay, New York is investigating apps that leak data …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 73: Such An Enduring Cathedral

March 1st, 2019

51:26

Pokémon's Generation 8 is coming in 2019. The Division 2 is weeks away. Destiny 2's next season brings big changes. Bowser now runs Nintendo of America!

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/73/

SJ123: Shamebook and scandals, Samsung's S10 line, Apple's roadmap, Intel, Adobe, a Grammy, & more

February 25th, 2019

59:43

Thanks for coming back from shore leave, cadets, but this may be our last one for a while: you turn your back for *one second* and every tech company out there gets into legal hot water! Facebook, already trying to …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 72: Demand More

February 22nd, 2019

56:26

Game industry workers flirt with unionizing. Star Citizen throws shade on ray-tracing. Jeff Kaplan didn't foresee "maining." Old-man Wuerthele has opinions.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/72/

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 71: The Cantakerous Weirdo

February 15th, 2019

50:52

Activision Blizzard makes layoffs while posting record revenues. The Steam Award winners are weird. Abuse allegations roil TTRPGs. Todd builds a new computer.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/71/

SJ122: Arrivederci Angela, Glassbox scandal, GAFA, the FCC, Roku, the Galaxy S10, iPhone X, & more

February 11th, 2019

1:00:17

The Group FaceTime bug is fixed and the finders got a reward, Apple throws stones at developers who live in Glassboxes, the company loses a Dame but gains a Dierdre, France to levy special taxes at the big tech …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 70: All These Games I Don't Play

February 8th, 2019

42:54

Anthem's public demo sucked a little less. Apex Legends makes a splash. Machinima closes its doors. Duane gushes about WarGroove.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/70/

SJ121: FaceTime! Facebook! Google! Apple! Apple's Q1! Aetna! Huawei! Industrial espionage, and more!

February 4th, 2019

59:19

It was a real shenaniga-looza fest this week, cadets, with plenty of bad news adjacent to or directly involving Apple and most of the other big tech …

Space Javelin Hammercast ep 69: A Very Nice Show

February 1st, 2019

43:53

Nintendo restarts Metroid Prime 4 development. Anthem has a rocky private demo weekend. Metro: Exodus defects to Epic. Todd builds an ATLAS server.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/69/

SJ120: New iPads & AirPods? Plus iPhone XR rules, red (faced) Apple, & now you SE them now you don't

January 28th, 2019

1:00:49

It’s the Mac’s 35th birthday (and the iPad’s 9th!), cadets, so we light some candles and curse the darkness of possible new iPads, AirPods, and maybe even a new iPod Touch on the way. AirPower and the long-awaited …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 68: Grind For Your Wood

January 25th, 2019

47:40

ATLAS mania continues. Farming Simulator gets an esports league. Google is training Skynet on StarCraft 2. The Division 2's Dark Zones look …

SJ119: AirPower lives, Win Mobile dies, NHL goes iPad, DDG gets Maps, RAZR redux, S10 slow, & more

January 21st, 2019

59:22

The ship's phase-shift stabilizer is a little off-kilter this week, cadets, owing both to the absence this week of Co-Captain Mike and our encounter with the enormous improbability field that was caused when the …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 67: A Pirate Bard

January 18th, 2019

57:32

Bungie leaves Activision and takes Destiny indie. Rocket League goes cross-platform. Intel price-gouges on downmarket CPUs. Todd and Joe have ATLAS on the brain...

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/67/

SJ118: China broken, AirPlay soars, HomeKit all the things, CES, and we're flush with smart toilets!

January 14th, 2019

1:00:55

This week the ship was in orbit around planet CES, cadets -- the Thunderdome of Gadgety Tech Goodness! Charles and Mike give you the lowdown on the latest AirPlay 2 developments, bask in the glory of being right about …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 66: Blizzard's Gay Daddy Forever

January 11th, 2019

1:05:49

CES is in full swing. GAMA drama roils. Soldier 76. PS4 is winning the console war. The Division 2 snubs Steam.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/66/

SJ 117: Apple Q1 earnings, AirPlay 2 unleashed, Qualcomm, Netflix, Spectrum, lawsuits, CES, and more

January 7th, 2019

1:01:38

And so begins another orbit around the sun, cadets, as the good ship Space Javelin starts Earth year 2019 with big news both good and bad. Although Apple's surprise earnings warning wasn't good news, there is actually a …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 65: Helicopter Slimes

January 4th, 2019

40:49

ATLAS has a rocky launch. Fallout 76's woes continue. Blizzard is beleaguered. There is less Duane than usual.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/65/

SJ Special Report: Qualcomm, Glitterbombs, iPad bends, it never ends ...

December 23rd, 2018

19:30

Surprise, cadets! We've turned off the cryogenic chambers for your long winter's nap to bring you up to speed on some breaking news that happened just as we were shutting down the ship's life support systems. There was …

Space Javelin Hammercast ep 64: Fizzy Liverzapper

December 21st, 2018

53:00

ATLAS gets delayed again. Blizzard walks away from Heroes of the Storm. Fortnite dances may get a day in court. Games and gaming things we're …

SJ116: SuperMicro clear, Austin campus, Qualcomm sputters, 5G myths, dumb speakers, Sunny Cove, more

December 17th, 2018

1:00:07

It's our last episode before the Winter Solstice/Saturnalia shore leave, cadets, and it looks like we're going to initiate our annual hibernation …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 63: Taunts From The Edge

December 14th, 2018

45:13

The guys restart 7 Days to Die. The Game Awards happened. Epic makes a lot of moves. Nintendo's netcode still sucks.

Show notes: https://hammercast.fm/63/

SJ115: Apple Watches save lives, Beddit saves marriages, iPhones are the best, pundits are the worst

December 10th, 2018

59:23

We warned Mike not to overstuff his quarters with relatives, but sure enough he caught the space plague and so he's back in sickbay for this week's command briefing, but Housekeeping Admiral William Gallagher stops by …

SJ114: Analyst Thunderdome! Target cries uncle! Smartphone pee tests! Plus iPhone XR & dumb lawsuits

December 3rd, 2018

1:01:18

Welcome back from Thanksgiving shore leave, cadets! Co-captains Mike and Charles have realigned the solar panels to instead gather outrage, and let’s …

Space Javelin Hammercast ep 61: Edgy alt-future

November 30th, 2018

1:08:14

White Wolf's last straw, Bethesda's sorry about Fallout 76, The US Army gets into eSports, and Space Javelin's Mike Wuerthele gets (expectedly) …

SJ113: RIP AirPort, the iPhone XR is the new X, confusing cables, Mac mini thermals & YouTube morons

November 19th, 2018

1:00:41

SJ113: RIP AirPort, the iPhone XR is the new X, confusing cables, Mac mini thermals & YouTube morons

This week, Mike and Charles finally say ther last goodbyes to AirPort devices at retail, long after Apple stopped …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 60: My Frozen Withered Corpse

November 16th, 2018

1:49:53

We say goodbye to Stan Lee. Microsoft makes big RPG moves. We talk Dungeons & Dragons, games of shame and more with special guest Brian Patterson.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/60/

SJ112: The iPhone XR, iPad mini, & MacBook Air! Yellow urBeats 3! Flex displays, eGPUs, and more!

November 12th, 2018

1:00:16

From manipulating the Billboard charts to pulling special guests out of the statis chamber, there’s nothing your loyal Space Javelin crew won’t do to …

Space Javelin Hammercast ep 59: Easily Worth The Money

November 11th, 2018

37:21

BlizzCon! Diablo Immortal disappoints. Riot sued for gender discrimination. Scum gets virtual male enhancement. Todd launches a rocket.

SJ111: Apple financials, eye-opening benchmarks, all the new gear examined, OS updates, and more

November 5th, 2018

1:01:01

We finally hit the black hole of so much news in one week that the shields couldn't take it, cadets, so we had to split the news atom into two parts …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 58: Service Tech In My Kitchen

November 2nd, 2018

1:11:20

A special Halloween episode! WalMart dives into gaming PCs. Red Dead Redemption 2 breaks records. D&D may become an eSport?

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/58/

SJ Special Report: 2018 iPad Pro, Mac Mini, and MacBook Air Event

October 31st, 2018

26:31

Ahoy, cadets -- the mothership hosted a big event on planet Brooklyn yesterday, so co-captains Mike and Charles headed to the command deck to bring this special mini-briefing on what was announced, what wasn't, who's …

SJ110: Doctor Who, the iPhone XR, iPad Pro predictions, XS benchmarks, IBM, OSU, Samsung fail, more

October 29th, 2018

59:32

The sheer amount of tech news and upcoming events are a bit overwhelming, cadets, but Mike and Charles are on the command deck and the burnout …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 57: What The Magic Gods Gave You

October 26th, 2018

1:03:45

Blizzard pours water on the Diablo 4 fire. Oculus loses another founding executive. Steam's fall and winter sale dates leaked. Joe plays more Beat …

SJ109: iPhone XR & iPad Pros, Google sued, Pixel 3 fail, Facebook waffles, and Bloomberg still wrong

October 22nd, 2018

1:00:40

"In with the new and cool, out with the new and dumb" seems to be the motto of the week, cadets, with the iPhone XR debuting, the iPhone XS line …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 56: Soviet-Era GameBoy Plays You!

October 19th, 2018

51:08

Tabletop gaming loses a giant. We learn a bunch of new details about Fallout 76. D&D is getting updated rulebooks this fall. Todd is punchy when …

SJ108: Google+ cut, Dialog bought, Note 9 smoked, Macs down, CVS surrenders, CBC wrong, Kanye & more

October 15th, 2018

1:00:52

Even as long as Mike and Charles been exploring the techspace frontier, cadets, they still get surprised at how weird things can get. Apple let the …

SJ107: Benchmarks slayed, Samsung dismayed, Bloomberg played, Boot Camp delayed, & Surface 2 flayed

October 8th, 2018

1:00:15

Another rich vein of news ore has been discovered on the mining colony Technopolis, cadets, but there's at least one strike that turned out to be …

Space Javelin Hammercast ep 55: Prime Citizen

October 6th, 2018

44:53

Blizzard's president moves on, Chinese game experiments with face recognition, Toys R Us may come back, and Fallout 76 skipping cross-play.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/55/

SJ106: Android 9 vs iOS 12, Qualcomm loses again, Facebook breach, FCC overreach, Office 2019, more

October 1st, 2018

1:01:27

This week was so full of news, we almost didn't have time for our promised Android 9 and iOS 12 analysis (via Ars Technica), but never fear, cadets …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 54: There's always Confetti

September 28th, 2018

1:21:15

Telltale & PS Vita shutting down, Pathfinder playtest moving on, Sony's resistance to cross-platform caving in, and Roll20 blowing up.

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SJ105: Mike's iPhone XS Max, iPads Pro predictions, Apple Watch, our Upgrade Guide & more

September 24th, 2018

59:56

Last week we promised a summary of Ars Technica’s extensive reviews of Android 9 (“Pie”) and iOS 12, cadets, but we ran out of time for it this week due to the flood of reviews and benchmarks on the latest new iPhones — …

Space Javelin HammerCast 53: Thiccc & Fluffy

September 21st, 2018

48:00

Fortnite's ruining marriages, Nvidia is disappointing reviewers, and Nintendo is eating everyone's lunch.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/53/

SJ104: ECG Whiz, iPhone Tennis and Tenor, Apple Watch 4, SprinTMob on hold, the Apple Slur-Pay, more

September 17th, 2018

1:01:00

This was a great week to be Apple, or an Apple-centric news site, cadets. From the new iPhones and Apple Watch (with the latter's surprise ECG ability) to the fact that Apple is about to pass the two billion iOS devices …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 52: Powered By Chickens

September 14th, 2018

53:53

MMO aquisitions and shutdowns. Tabletop RPG releases and playtests. National Video Game Day... maybe?

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/52/

SJ103: Major fails, Xs-ive rumors, Pixel 3 "notch" yet, celebrity shaming, new gear, pulsars, more

September 10th, 2018

53:18

After over 100 episodes named after fury rained down from orbit, this week our special guest star is the weather, hurling thunderbolts and lightning …

Space Javelin Hammercast ep 51: On The Massage Table

September 7th, 2018

49:03

PAX West Recap, Generation Zero Accused of Art Plagiarism, and Destiny 2 Forsaken Impressions.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/51/

SJ102: Apple's big event gets lit, AAPL gets high, AX gets AirPlay 2, Engineering goes long, & more

September 4th, 2018

59:52

Any week that winds up with another all-time record high for AAPL and an invite to their latest house party in the mail is a good week aboard the good ship Space Javelin, cadets, but there's still plenty of other news …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 50: All Your Money On A Chair

August 31st, 2018

52:43

Cyberpunk 2077 looks legit. Warcraft perverts the gear treadmill. In Nomine is getting republished. Featuring Tabletop Gaming correspondent Jeremy Morgan.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/50/

SJ101: Disaster time! Huawei & Google get caught, Verizon gets burned, Facebook gets pulled, & more

August 27th, 2018

1:01:09

It may be the end times, cadets -- at least that's the impression you'd get if you took a look at planet Earth these days: some places are on fire, …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 49: Let's Go End Some Friendships

August 24th, 2018

45:03

Description: Nvidia's RTX 20 Series GPUs bring realtime ray-tracing to games, Discord returns Steam's compliments by selling games, and Amazon & Netflix ruin the glorious cord-cutting future.

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SJ100: The iMac at 20, Turkey & Australia go mad, betas & Twitter & Google go bad, plus Mac-Donald's

August 20th, 2018

1:01:15

Our 100th regular Space Javelin episode kinda snuck up on us while we were repairing the quantum drive, cadets, so there's nothing but VR carrot cake …

SJ099: Hardware Wars! The S9 Note, Pixel 3, Galaxy Home, Magic Leap, eGPUs, & the return of … Palm?!

August 13th, 2018

59:47

It's the one before our big 100th Space Javelin episode, cadets, and the command deck is all abuzz with a supply shuttle's worth of new gear to play with! The Galaxy Note 9 and the Google Pixel 3 Plus both lose out to …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 48: Now Hiring Diablo

August 10th, 2018

43:04

Gaming on the go, Fallout 76 snubs Steam, and Master Chief is returning to the small screen.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/48/

SJ098: Apple's $1 trillion Q3, the Newton’s 25th, Logitech gets Blue, Samsung, Time Bandits and more

August 6th, 2018

1:02:02

A record quarter, a new stock market high, and a historical milestone for Apple and the US -- and that's just for starters, cadets! Mike and Charles dig into the interesting bits of Apple's just-renewed license to print …

Space Javelin HammerCast ep 47: Massively Small

August 3rd, 2018

56:10

Steam tries to be Discord, Nintendo sells 20 million Switches, Google's making a console, and Logitech is seeing Blue.

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SJ097: Star Wars, talkin’ bout Star Wars, plus text & presentation tools, the MBP, future Macs, more

July 30th, 2018

50:17

While co-captain Charles is away, Mike and special guest William Gallagher … nerd out pretty hardcore on Star Wars past, present, and future, cadets (yes, possible spoilers about Episode IX based on publicly-available …

Space Javelin HammerCast episode 46: We're All Gonna Have Robot Parts

July 27th, 2018

57:45

No Man's Sky rockets to relevance. A Destiny 2 news roundup. eGPUs ad you. Iron Edda Accelerated hits Kickstarter. Are updates the new releases?

SJ096: MacBook Pros (and cons), 100K listens, Google fined, Roku sells out, Comcast moves on, & more

July 23rd, 2018

59:52

Most of you cadets will be listening to this on Charles' birthday, and this year Mike's present is ... next episode off, and 100K listens! This time, though, Mike and Charles welcome a new class of Space Javelin academy …

Space Javelin HammerCast episode 45: Literally Blow Minds

July 20th, 2018

1:07:56

Multi-Function Displays and Second-Screen Gaming. A New VR connection standard. No Man’s Sky finally gets multiplayer. And Joe’s back!

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SJ095: A spy thriller! New MacBook Pros! Adobe goes iPad! Sonos! More! So much news … blacking out!

July 16th, 2018

1:00:47

What th--! Someone must have turned off the gravitron, cadets, because the tech universe is pretty topsy-turvy this week, and we're not sure the navi-bot knows which way is up anymore! Mike and Charles start off with a …

Space Javelin HammerCast episode 44: Your Own Mans An' Dem

July 13th, 2018

41:08

Monster Hunter PC is a month away, Fortnite’s Season 5 reveal gets real, and charitable Destiny players put ink on butts.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/44/

SJ094: App Store@10, major Samsung/Google fails, the iPhone 8 shines, price hikes, "hey Syria," more

July 9th, 2018

1:00:48

Co-captain Mike is out for the week, planes are taking off in the harbor next to Charles' studio, and Admiral William Gallagher has come on board to help comment on the tech week that was. The App Store turns 10 years …

Space Javelin HammerCast Ep 43: Stroke of Genius

July 6th, 2018

50:46

Sony gets called out for not playing nice with others, Star Citizen releases an update, and the guys nerd out about PC parts. WRUP Todd.

Full episode …

SJ093: Apple/Samsung over, Maps redux, "unlimited" plans, the Fire Cube, and our second anniversary

July 2nd, 2018

1:00:07

Sunday was our second anniversary in the good ship Space Javelin, you guys, and while Mike and Charles didn't make a big deal about this in light of all the big news this week, our small but loyal crew of MacNN refugees …

Space Javelin HammerCast Ep 42: An Autobot Rolling Out

June 29th, 2018

54:31

Join Duane, Todd, and Joe for discussions about PUBG dropping Its beef With Fortnite, Pokémon GO getting Social, news about Overwatch and more…

SJ092: Intel & Apple's bad week, merger mania, MBP fixes, SCOTUS, AirPower, AirPlay 2 Airport, more

June 25th, 2018

59:49

There was a surprising amount of turbulence on the journey through the week's tech news this time, cadets, and we're sorry it happened to come just …

SJ091: Hammer(cast) time! plus lawsuits, state of the Mac, a new definition of “unlimited,” and more

June 18th, 2018

1:01:10

So hopefully everyone checked out the return of The HammerCast, a fun gaming show now part of the Space Javelin podcast family! Meanwhile, back on …

Space Javelin HammerCast Ep 41: E3 2018

June 16th, 2018

1:05:47

Join Mike (very briefly), Duane, Todd, and Joe for coverage of of the E3 2018 press conferences, new announcements, ship dates, and who we think "won" E3 2018.

Show notes: http://hammergaming.com/hammercast/41

SJ090: a decade since Snow Leopard, nuisance lawsuits, hidden OS gems, ARM-wrestling, Memoji & more

June 11th, 2018

59:54

This week's episode is a little bit all over the place, cadets, but we have an explanation: co-Captain Charles is also all over the place, due to a …

SJ089: WWDC, AirPlay 2, Telegram. RIP Groove, VESA not accepted, reboot your router, and lots more

June 5th, 2018

1:00:49

Your trusty co-captains are bathed in glory once again, cadets, as our predictions on the content of the WWDC keynote (for which we held this episode until Tuesday) proved spot-on. We weren't the only ones to call it, …

SJ088: Apple wins, WWDC picks, Alexa freaks, Consumer Reports, Ossis goes broke, FBI fibs, and more

May 29th, 2018

1:01:02

Normally we don't record episodes on holiday weekends, cadets, but this time there was just too much news, but we waited till Tuesday to release it. …

SJ087: Net neutrality, Cannon Lake, lotsa lawsuits, music news, rumors, new gear, Nintendo, and more

May 21st, 2018

1:01:52

It's been a bit of Mr. Space Javelin's Wild Ride through this asteroid belt of tech news, cadets, with a crazy mix of good news, bad news, weird news, and a few orbits around the planet Mondo Bizarro for extra hijinx! …

SJ086: the iMac at 20, the Mac mini, Google Duplex, rumors, Intel, security, iPhone rumors and more

May 14th, 2018

1:00:23

A little catching up and a whole lot of new shenanigans, cadets -- that's what's in store for you this week! Mike and Charles reminisce about last …

SJ085: Analysts wrong again; Apple’s Q2; T-Mob/Sprint merger; MBP KBs; Spotify, Oculus Go, and more

May 7th, 2018

59:33

This may shock you, cadets, but this week we're not going to spend a lot of time going over Apple's record-breaking numbers for the company's fiscal Q2, because there's no time once we get done naming (and shaming!) the …

SJ084: AirPort departure, Intel delays, Grayshift karma, armchair punditry, Florida Man and more

April 30th, 2018

59:41

Technically it was kind of a slow news week, cadets, but that just gives the trusty crew of the Space Javelin more time to dig in deep and pick fights with the locals! Grayshift discovers that payback's a ... um, bear …

SJ083: iPhone X wins and loses, iPhone SE 2, Linus Tech Tips, pundit punting, Castlevania, and more

April 23rd, 2018

1:01:54

This week, the crew of the Space Javelin managed to land the ship straight into a volcano we call Hell & Sebastian, as we pointed out on our …

SJ082: CarPlay rules, HomePod drools, rumors flying, 32-bit dying, Nvidia hack and Foundation's back

April 16th, 2018

1:01:01

Eyes straight ahead, cadets, for the day of recording for the latest episode of Space Javelin coincides with both co-Captain Mike's birthday and a traditional day of bad luck and weird happenings! While there was plenty …

SJ081: Apple’s ARM race, Mac Pro freak outs, streaming wars, tech poaching, Facebook, lawsuits, more

April 9th, 2018

1:00:14

Last week was quite a trip for us, cadets, complete with a secret mission: Mike and Charles once again boarded and took over the good ship AppleInsider podcast for their episode 157! Having looted and pillaged the …

SJ080: Space Gray FTW, new iPad, iOS 11.3, iCloud, HomePod, Dropbox, Foxconn, Facebook, rumors, more

April 2nd, 2018

1:01:25

Normally the crew take off for shore leave on holiday weekends like the rest of you, cadets, but dagnabbit Apple had other plans for us. Last week, …

SJ079: Apple's March events, WWDC, Facebook data, Peter Cohen, TV, Calendar 2, rumors, the S9, more

March 26th, 2018

1:04:51

We're running a wee bit long this week, cadets, but that's only because we're as jam-packed full of good stuff as the Millennium Falcon on a …

SJ078: Peter Cohen, Stephen Hawking, iPad & MBAir talk, Theranos, Amazon recall, Pwn to Own, more

March 19th, 2018

59:06

A very special episode this week, cadets, as Mike has had to go below decks for the first time in a very long time -- leaving Charles in charge (you've waited 78 episodes for that joke, haven't you) with only his …

SJ077: Samsung and Amazon creepiness, Right to Repair, Android P, Omnistuff, MoviePass, more

March 12th, 2018

1:01:00

Oh cadets, this may be one of the crew's finest episodes yet. First Mike and Charles take a moment to let you cult-cool-stuff lovers know about a new …

SJ076: Bomb Cyclones, Rogue Amoeba, the Galaxy S9, Spotify, good deals, new gear, and Bonus Notches

March 5th, 2018

59:27

Of the four people you will hear on this week's transmission, cadets, every one of them is battling extreme weather. Both our co-captain Mike and …

SJ075: 200 shows, Mike's nickname, the Write stuff, Apple 911, Swype is wiped, Intel, Nokia, & more

February 26th, 2018

59:50

How can this be both episode 75 and episode 200? Well the former number is how many Space Javelin episodes we've put out, and the latter is the total number of podcasts we've done since our MacNN days (including our …

SJ074: Mike vs. Consumer Reports, Apple's "other" money mill, Samsung copies, Essential flops, more

February 19th, 2018

56:34

Having recently schooled a New York Times columnist, Mike quickly shows off his scrappy side again, calling out Consumer Reports for their odd change …

SJ073: Exploding AirPods, Samsung mischief, Waymo wins, HomePod reviews, Mike vs. the NYT, more

February 12th, 2018

59:11

There was quite a lot going on in the tech week that was, cadets, but your co-captains are up to the task, and even make time to call out people who …

SJ072: Apple's Q1, iPhone X flop debunked, mo money mo problems, latest betas, rumors, myths & more

February 5th, 2018

59:48

The big story of the tech week that was this time was Apple's astonishingly great (again) fiscal Q1 financials, in which the company made enough in revenue to match more than half of the $160 billion they plan on …

SJ071: The Smart Speaker Wars, Security Updates, Rumors, iMac Pro Benchmarks, Battery Biting & More

January 29th, 2018

1:01:39

Finally the HomePod has arrived on the scene, showing up quite late to the party and missing the entire Christmas season like the perpetually-tardy hipster it is. Mike and Charles take a look at Apple's latest all-new …

SJ070: MBA@10, Intel's NUC, Apple's tax-n-spend, the “right” to repair, BMW’s Car(Play)jacking, more

January 22nd, 2018

1:02:12

Mike and Charles go rogue and throw out the usual show outline to wander aimlessly through this week's tech minefield. Rather than get to the big headlines right away (because that's just what you'd *expect* they'd do), …

SJ069: All the CES stuff that's wild, weird, and wonderful; Apple gets grief from everyone; more

January 15th, 2018

1:00:15

Our geologic survey of Planet CES is done for another year, cadets, and this week Charles and Mike issue their reports on what was really big and …

SJ068: The Last Jedi, Doctor Who, an Intel-gate update, the T2, Spotify, the iMac Pro and more

January 8th, 2018

1:05:01

We’re back, and we only hijacked one other podcast while we were away! Welcome to Space Javelin’s third season, though we’re never going to call it that again — just going with episode numbers from now on (Specials and …

SJ Special Report: Apple degrades iPhone performance because of chemically depleted batteries?

December 22nd, 2017

18:25

We should have known that something would come up after saying last episode was our final one for the year ... wouldn't you know it, Apple gets …

S02E039: net neutrality dead, iMac Pro, Disney buys Fox, lots more, and a truly heart-warming story

December 18th, 2017

57:17

Well, that's a wrap on solar year 2017 from your Space Javelin crew -- we'll be back with Season 3 and maybe a warp core engine if Santa thinks we've …

S02E038: Google fights Amazon, Shazam, Prime Video, the iMac Pro, abusing hard drives, Target & more

December 11th, 2017

51:51

Next week is our last podcast for 2017 (and Season Two), but we'll be back after New Years. In the meantime, another fight has broken out in …

S02E037: a tough week for Apple, Uber, the net, & others; Mike's new iPhone X, iOS Edge, Coco, more

December 4th, 2017

58:54

Has Neptune broken up with Venus and moved into the 7th house of the ram or something, because this past week was one that everyone -- from Charles …

S02E036: Mike & Chas return, Tesla wows, HomePod delay, Pixel Buds, iPhone Xtreme, Apple Watch, more

November 20th, 2017

53:32

This week, Charles is back from New York but it's Mike that's broadcasting from different quarters; however, this will not stop them going over the big tech news of the week as usual. There was actually not a lot usual …

S02E035: Guest hosts, we're in the Navy, Walmart, iPhone X, new deals, and App of the Week returns

November 13th, 2017

55:48

Charles is away in various bits of New York, and Mike is otherwise occupied, so this week sees the escape from the airlock of intrepid reporter …

S02E034: Pundits wrong, Apple prints money; more Pixel XL issues; iMac Pros; a special guest + more

November 6th, 2017

1:01:13

To the surprise of only the highly-paid "analysts" on Wall Street, Apple beat expectations again, had no problems selling lots and lots of iPhone 8s, …

S02E033: iPhones X and 8, Worst Buy, Apple v. Samsung 4ever, media gaffes, Key mistakes, and more

October 30th, 2017

1:02:02

Mike and Charles are back in their command seats with a big bag of brickbats to deliver to all and sundry, from bad headline writers, to stock pundits, to phone sellers, and beyond. The tour of the tech news galaxy …

S02E032: KRACK attack, China & VPNs, Surface Book 2 claims, the Mac mini lives, rumor busting, more

October 23rd, 2017

49:58

With Charles in Wichita and Mike right where we left him, a very slightly shorter episode to cover all that's shady, suspicious, or make us snarky in the past week, cadets. Of course the first discussion is give you the …

S02E031: OnePlus spyware, GeForce Now, FireWire history, RIP Win 10 Mobile, and more Amazing Stories

October 16th, 2017

59:11

We're traversing both space AND time this week, cadets, starting in the present with the latest news on the Qualcomm saga (it's not going well), and the discovery of OnePlus phones spying on their users. We revisit the …

S02E030: Yah-oops!, Google's new toys, Microsoft news, the FBI, MLB, FCP X, RIP AIM, irony, and more

October 8th, 2017

57:39

This week, the crew of the Space Javelin have to start off with some scary news regarding security issues, and they put it right up front to stress how important it is. Yet *again,* it is time to change your Yahoo (and …

S02E029: Flipping FM switches, Discovery vs. Orville, Apple 4K vs. FireTV, eGPU news, Twitter, more

October 2nd, 2017

59:00

Still yet more about the Apple TV 4K this week, in the context of comparing it to the FireTV 4K (and why it's not an obvious win for either device), but before all that Charles and Mike rant about the terrible reporting …

S02E028: The iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, Acorn TV, Intel, HTC, Qualcomm, and more

September 25th, 2017

1:00:08

There's a lot of detail out now about the Apple TV 4K and of course the iPhone 8, so Mike and Charles wade into the thick of it and pull out all the …

S02E027: Pre-order madness, more iPhone 8 and X minutia, a buyer's guide, the A11, 4K and more

September 18th, 2017

55:36

This week, Charles and Mike cover the pre-order and imminent arrival of all the shiny new baubles, dig into the fine print on the new iPhones (take note, pundits: all THREE models!), get into the metric system, lambast …

S02E026: Shiny things! New iPhones, Apple TV and Apple Watch, plus details and changes

September 13th, 2017

39:43

SPECIAL REPORT! Apple held its big event on Tuesday and we just couldn't wait until Monday for you to hear about it, so we rounded up all the big …

S02E025: Destiny 2, Qualcomm, Equifax fail, Disney, Bond, Spotify, RIP Apple Music Festival & more

September 11th, 2017

1:00:43

Captain Mike is back, cadets, and just in time to help us cover a ton of news. We start off with some PSAs for how to help the hurricane victims as well as a reminder that -- contrary to internet myth -- the Zello …

S02E024: The Apple Event is on, Microsoft fails, Houston help, Intel chips, Golden Axe, more

September 4th, 2017

1:01:09

It's the return of anarchy from the UK on Space Javelin this week, cadets, as Malcolm and William climb up from the lower decks to join Charles for …

S02E023: The Samsung episode - the Note 8, iPhone 8, Crashplan B, AccuWeather, iPad v. MacBook, more

August 28th, 2017

59:48

Captain Mike turns his back for two minutes, and suddenly we're all Samsung, all the time! After weeks of Apple leading the news, this time it's about Samsung: the introduction of the Galaxy Note 8, including an …

S02E022: iPhone alarms, free Apple TVs (not HDTVs), Ireland v. EU, Apple Watch 3?, and much more

August 21st, 2017

1:01:23

More than just recapping and analyzing the big tech stories of the week, we here on the good ship Space Javelin strive to bring you 60 minutes worth …

S02E021: Consumer Reports, Ulysses subscription, Disney vs Netflix, DIY subs, more

August 14th, 2017

57:53

We start off this time with Mike's crankiness about missing a three-game sportsball series between the Red Sox and the Yankees due to podcast recording, before heading head-first into a sizable tech news week. Microsoft …

S02E020: Apple's Q3, Echo eavesdropping, cool USB-C stuff, Rumor Roundup, Air(plane)Drop and more

August 7th, 2017

1:00:55

Naturally, the tech week that was last week was dominated by news of Apple's surprisingly strong June quarter -- another record-breaker in nearly every respect. Charles and Mike also take a hammer to some of the iPhone …

S02E019: RIP iPod, 4K shenanigans, do the PR Roomba, USB 3.2, and ARKit has an "a-ha!" moment

July 31st, 2017

1:00:44

Well, that's more like it! A nice beefy news week -- so chock-full of interesting items that we frankly didn't get to everything we wanted to, …

S02E018: Verizon, Netflix, Intel, Qualcomm, Destiny 2, Amazon, Mesh BT, lawsuits, and the airlock

July 24th, 2017

59:36

This week, Mike and Charles welcome back newswriter Malcolm Owen, "accidentally" trapped in the airlock for quite some time. Among the discussions …

S02E017: Doctor Who! Star Wars! Baby Driver! Oculus! Net Neutrality! Rumors! KFC! Exclamation marks!

July 17th, 2017

1:03:02

It is now the dog days of summer, cadets, and the trusty crew of the Space Javelin is having to scrape out the bottom of the barrel and look behind the couch for news stories we can really get excited about. This week, …

S02E016: Beats 1 at 2, Doctor Who, Lawsuits aplenty, a Red (flag) phone, and OtherSpace turns 19

July 10th, 2017

1:00:58

Lots on our plate this week, ranging from finding Beats 1 programs we like to mourning the end of this season of Doctor Who (it's SO GOOD you guys). We cover the spate of recent lawsuits (Qualcomm vs Apple, the war of …

SJ Special: The IPhone turns 10, and our celebratory leftovers

June 30th, 2017

50:33

A special episode with two main parts to it: first, Charles and special guest William Gallagher discuss their mutual experience with first-day-of -availability buying the original iPhone, 10 years ago to the day of …

S02E015: Submarine Life, Star Trek Discovery, Tesla tunes, iPadified Deloreans, & Shotgun Messiah

June 26th, 2017

1:04:30

Welcome to a very slightly extended (by four minutes) episode of Space Javelin, where (as it turns out) we not only dissect the week that was in tech, we also share interesting aspects of your humble co-pilots' lives. …

S02E014: Amazon & Whole Foods, eGPUs, 2017 iMacs, the X.B.O.X, and the CIA-proof AirPort

June 19th, 2017

1:03:05

Both Charles and Mike are back at their respective home bases, and that means it's time for a really meaty, in-depth argument -- er, discussion. Along with more news about eGPU support in macOS High Sierra, a lack of …

S02E013: the iMac Pro in-depth, teardowns, new betas, more eGPUs, and WWDC minutia

June 12th, 2017

1:01:20

Mike and Charles, now back on the regular schedule again, go over a few loose ends from WWDC, caution users on the latest betas, get into some iMac …

S02E012: The WWDC Keynote, and what we got right and wrong

June 7th, 2017

44:46

Charles and Mike, having made fearless predictions, now have to lick some wounds (but some historical reason for thinking there wouldn't be a lot of …

S02E011: The WWDC Predictions and Preview episode

June 5th, 2017

41:20

In the first of two episodes this week, Charles and Mike will discuss what to *realistically* expect from WWDC today (hint: it's a developer conference, not an Apple Event), and what might surprise us (potentially a …

Space Javelin Special: WWDC week update

May 29th, 2017

0:40

Because of the holiday weekend, there will be no regular episode this week, but stay tuned -- Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference is right around …

S02E010: Beats, Google, Panic, laptop bans, Rumor Roundup, and more

May 22nd, 2017

1:02:41

Before the Memorial Day Weekend break, Charles and Mike tackle all the drama in a very busy news week. Apple investigates a Beats battery explosion! …

S02E009: AAPL, Windows 10 S, Amazon and Apple, Mike's devices, more

May 15th, 2017

59:50

Mike and Charles cover a lot of ground this week, including the AAPL streak; the iPhone 7 family being the most popular brand of smartphone on the …

S02E008: Fight Club! Apple vs. Analysts, MBPs vs. Surface Laptops, Hulu vs. Cable, more

May 8th, 2017

1:01:42

This week, Mike and Charles are in a feisty mood: they warn users how to avoid the latest viral malware, a Mac port of the Windows bug Snake; take a …

S02E007: Listener questions, Apple vs Qualcomm, Foxconn USA, Rumors, and Unicorn Frapps

May 1st, 2017

1:01:01

It's not every week that a cutting-edge, that-was-the-week-that-was-in-tech podcast like ours spends precious minutes on the sugar ratio of a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino, but we do. Fear not, however, for before you …

S02E006: Listener questions, free stuff, new chips, yak poo, and Prince

April 24th, 2017

59:53

Charles and Mike got reader questions about the Mac Pro, so they answered them! They also talk about Apple's iWork and iLife giveaway, Apple's self-driving software/hardware platform, and the latest chips from Intel -- …

S02E005: Rumors, nerdTV, security, and the paradigm stick shift

April 17th, 2017

1:02:38

This week, Mike and Charles mix it up a little with the Lightning (not Micro USB, thanks) Round! We talk a little (okay, a lot) about our favorite …

S02E004: New life for all Mac Pros, more Apple news, and bad science

April 10th, 2017

54:51

Our fixation on the revival of the Mac Pro continues, but with plenty of other goodness as well. There's a new video card from Nvidia that offers Mac …

S02E003: Long live the Mac Pro, new iMacs coming soon, more!

April 5th, 2017

28:20

Tuesday was a surprisingly big day for Apple news, as the company did something it almost never does -- reveal future plans for some of its products. In this case, it was the desktop Mac line that got the love, with …

S02E002: Mike's new iPad, and a website from Ikea

April 3rd, 2017

55:58

They're back in their separate studios, and ready to talk all about the latest 9.7-inch iPad, which Mike has just gotten. While Charles oohs and aaahs, Mike dissects the strengths and weaknesses. Also on deck for this …

Season 2, episode 001: We're back with big news!

March 28th, 2017

53:25

We've returned to a regular schedule, though the website still isn't quite finished ("nobody knew web coding could be so complicated!"). Mike and …

Space Javelin Special: New website update #2

March 16th, 2017

2:31

A short but important update on the progress of our new Space Javelin website. We decided to add an upstairs bathroom and a space patio, so that's pushed us back a bit longer than we intended, but we are still here and, …

Space Javelin Special: Update on a Space Javelin website!

February 15th, 2017

2:52

We have had an idea (uh oh ...) which has resulted in a change of plans (UH oh ...), and we wanted to let our listeners know. Instead of taking one …

Episode 028: The Internet of Things that are smarter than us

February 12th, 2017

58:07

This week, Charles and Mike delve into the meat of the technology week with a closer look at Apple's latest headphones, the pure-wireless AirPods and …

Episode 027: A podcast of unfortunate events

February 6th, 2017

59:57

[The following should be read in character as Lemony Snicket] At best, dear listeners, all we can say is that this episode starts off on some very …

Episode 026: That's not how any of this works

January 30th, 2017

52:42

Mike and Charles take on some of the top tech stories this week, but start off with a look at a cool (but pricey) add-on for the Mac (anything with …

Episode 025: Cut short due to plague

January 23rd, 2017

31:50

Welcome to an unusual half-hour episode of Space Javelin, necessitated by Charles' manflu (which is way, way worse than your flu). We still cover a lot of ground, though, staring with the tangled web of lawsuits and …

Episode 024: All the news that's fit to fake

January 16th, 2017

1:02:45

Once again, so much going on, so much of it not fake! Charles and Mike tackle a really ridiculously wide range of topics, including (but not limited …

Episode 023: The good, the bad, and the ugly from our CES-ta

January 9th, 2017

1:06:36

We're back, it's 2017, and that means lots of CES news to cover. We get to most of the things coming out of Vegas that we planned to, but the …

Episode 022: The Star Wars Holiday "Special"

December 19th, 2016

1:08:58

It's our last episode of the year (but you'll hear more from us in 2017, we promise), and we decided to give you a little bit more: an XL version of the podcast that runs 15 percent longer than usual, but includes a …

Episode 021: A week's worth of hot garbage

December 12th, 2016

59:39

There's a suspiciously high amount of news for December, and a surprising amount of it isn't particularly good. From people holding out on turning in …

Episode 020: Now is the winter of our dissed content

December 5th, 2016

1:00:39

And we're back from our US Thanksgiving break in more ways than one! Mike rejoins the podcast -- and he's sporting both a new, slightly more underground bunker as well as a brand spankin' new pimped-out 2016 MacBook Pro …

Episode 019: It's not a coding error ... it's a plot twist!

November 21st, 2016

1:05:42

We're almost back to normal following last week's special edition, with Charles back but Mike still MIA, so we recruit best-selling tech author …

Space Javelin Special: Still Life by William Gallagher

November 13th, 2016

16:43

A special mini-episode this week, as Charles is in New York working on another podcast and other stuff, and Mike is taking care of some sick kids. We present a terrific short story, written and performed by our own …

Episode 018: Samsung's not the only one with dirty laundry

November 7th, 2016

50:25

Just when we thought we were out of the Samsung Fiasco scandal hole, they just drag us back in -- this time with a US recall of Samsung's washing …

Episode 017: The new MacBook Pro -- Thunderbolts are GO!

October 31st, 2016

55:14

This one is short and jam-packed. Charles returns from his most recent gallivant to team up with Mike in Virginia, and of course the main topic is the new MacBook Pro (which, for the record, hasn't exploded thus far -- …

Episode 016: R U (Doctor Who) Experienced?

October 24th, 2016

1:01:27

This week, Malcolm Owen hosts the podcast for the first time ever, with special guest William Gallagher. As the title implies, there is also a …

Episode 015: Anarchy in the UK -- specifically Cardiff

October 17th, 2016

1:01:27

A very special episode of the Javelin this week, as Charles, Malcolm and William (from the late lamented One More Thing), and special guest Heather …

Episode 014: Squeegee that Face Condom!

October 10th, 2016

49:17

While Charles is away, Mike and Jordan will play ... mostly Destiny: Rise of Iron, apparently. But before all that, there's yet more bad news for Samsung on the battery front, the new Google Pixel (and Pixel XL -- why …

Episode 013: Spontaneous unplanned disassembly

October 3rd, 2016

1:01:54

What's the magical audio podcast where you can hear more about the Samsung washing machine saga, Apple Store vandalism, a consensus review of Star Trek: Beyond and some news on the not-as-forthcoming-as-it-once-was new …

Episode 012: From Yahoo! to Uh-Oh!

September 25th, 2016

52:23

Welcome aboard, cadets! This week's journey is a little shorter than usual, but we still manage to pack in a whole bunch of news into 52 minutes, …

Episode 011: When you're a Jet, you're a Jet all the way

September 19th, 2016

59:04

This week, we sadly have to continue covering the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle. We don't call it that because of the dangerous defect in the phone …

Episode 010: What's the half-life of butthurt?

September 13th, 2016

1:00:20

The two big stories are the obvious ones this week -- Apple announced the iPhone 7 line and some other goodies (including one in particular we're a …

Episode 009: It's all blowing up in our faces

September 5th, 2016

59:01

Try as we might, we couldn't take this holiday weekend off as we usually do around the ol' Space Javelin drydock -- there was just too much important …

Episode 008: Barbaric Strife Sand

August 29th, 2016

1:01:04

This week's episode welcomes special guests Malcolm and William from the previous "One More Thing" podcast to replace Managing Editor Mike this week. …

Episode 007: Transferring our material to your substrate

August 22nd, 2016

1:00:17

Rarely have we seen a summer so full of actual news and salicious rumors! If only we have some sort of blog or site where we could write about such …

Episode 006: Golden key leaks and Malik aforethought

August 15th, 2016

1:01:34

Man, it has been a bad week in tech for just about everyone: Samsung discovered some serious flaws in Samsung Pay and many Android Phones, Microsoft …

Episode 005: Meanwhile, Somewhere In Britain

August 8th, 2016

58:41

The Javelin lands about midway up and slightly to the left side of the UK where it can be seen by William Gallagher in England and Malcolm Owen in …

Episode 004: A politics-free zone by the numbers

August 1st, 2016

1:00:48

This week offers a very wide range of topics, starting with Apple's latest quarterly results and the implications of that (mostly okay-to-good), the …

Episode 003: Prose, and cons

July 25th, 2016

1:01:42

This week, co-pilot Mike and veteran recruit Jordan take a look at the criminal case of one of the proprietors of Kick-Ass Torrents, the ridiculous …

Space Javelin Special: Apollo 11 at 47

July 20th, 2016

5:47

This is a short, special Space Javelin minisode created to celebrate today's 47th anniversary of the day mankind landed on the first world other than our Earth. Special correspondent Duane Sibilly takes us through this …

Episode 002: Pokemon Go where no one has gone before

July 18th, 2016

59:55

Welcome back to Space Javelin episode two, the one we *almost* called "Pokémon are GO!" This week Charles and Mike spend some time looking at the new …

Episode 001: Thundernerds are GO!

July 11th, 2016

59:51

Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast. In this one we try to set a tone for Space Javelin, including a brief explanation of the name and of course tackling some serious issues before getting into something …

MacNN Podcast Episode 68

June 27th, 2016

1:01:40

Welcome to the final episode of The MacNN Podcast -- we regret to say that the site is shutting down after 21 years, but the good news is that we …

One More Thing Episode 044 - – 30 –

June 23rd, 2016

30:25

So it's episode 44 and we're calling it by the now obscure journalism term for the end of a piece – 30 – but it's about Error 53 and it's about 7.1mm thin. We don't think we can cram any more numbers in this, but that's …

MacNN Podcast Episode 67

June 20th, 2016

1:01:14

This week's episode is an unusual one: not only does Charles have a cold, but he and Managing Editor Mike are kind of the Oscar Madison and Felix …

One More Thing episode 43 - WWDC the Oooh and Ow Show

June 14th, 2016

30:01

You already know what was announced at this year's WWDC. True, if you didn't watch the keynote or read our analysis then there's likely to be a lot you didn't catch but overall, you know. So this week's One More Thing …

MacNN Podcast Episode 66

June 12th, 2016

1:00:55

We're putting this up a little early because this episode may have something of a short shelf life. Charles and Mike boldly (read: foolishly) talk …

One More Thing Episode 42 - Best And Worst Of WWDC

June 9th, 2016

30:04

Next week's Worldwide Developer Conference is not exactly Apple's first WWDC: it's actually the 33rd. In the latest MacNN One More Thing podcast, host William Gallagher takes you through the history of this event as it …

MacNN Podcast Episode 65

June 6th, 2016

59:43

This week, Mike and Charles (all rested up from the Memorial Day holiday) take note of new patches from Apple for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and iTunes, …

One More Thing Episode 41 - Baader - Meinhof Phenomenon

June 2nd, 2016

29:24

It's been pointed out to us that this may be the only Mac technology podcast that comes out of the UK. Maybe the UK is just smaller than it seems to …

One More Thing episode 40: IO, IO, it's off to work we go

May 26th, 2016

29:27

Not that you would, but you could shut up co-presenters Malcolm Owen and William Gallagher by just clicking cancel or maybe a close box, perhaps …

MacNN Podcast Episode 64

May 23rd, 2016

49:21

Chas is back, but the free-association drifting from topic to topic continues. A discussion about Tim Cook's visit to India turns into a talk about LTE, then about the 15th anniversary of the opening of the first two …

One More Thing Episode 39 - Listen And Lose Weight

May 19th, 2016

28:46

Since time began and chocolate was first invented, it has been a universal rule: everything that is bad for you tastes or looks or feels good. Now, …

MacNN Podcast Episode 63

May 16th, 2016

53:24

Charles is headed down south to Florida for the Orlando Fringe Festival, so Mike and Jordan again tackle the headlines of the week, including Apple's surprise investment in Didi Chuxing in China, Cyrus Vance's call for …

One More Thing Episode 38 - Viv La Difference

May 12th, 2016

30:06

Co-host William Gallagher is convinced that this week’s reveal of Viv, from the original makers of Siri, is a very big deal and Malcolm Owen isn’t. …

MacNN Podcast Episode 62

May 9th, 2016

54:42

Welcome back the "Off Topic" crew of Mike and Jordan for this week's MacNN Podcast, since Charles was literally "under the weather" due to allergies. As is typical for the pair, a wide range of topics is discussed, from …

One More Thing Episode 37 - Kimmy Mocks The Apple Store!

May 5th, 2016

30:10

In an unexpected plot twist, co-hosts William Gallagher and Malcolm Owen this week agree on something. They've still got very different opinions on …

MacNN Podcast Episode 61

May 2nd, 2016

53:09

This week it's a parade of bad news again, though some of the "bad" news is actually not all that bad (hint: Apple's financials). Some of the bad news is really bad news, though: a suicide at Apple headquarters, the …

OMT Episode 036 - One More MacNN Podcast Thing

April 28th, 2016

27:05

Definitely a very different episode. William Gallagher is out, Gilliam Wallagher is back, scones are bandied about, and MacNN Editor Charles Martin not only muscles his way into hosting, but brings along an outtake …

MacNN Podcast Episode 60

April 26th, 2016

58:46

It's the big 6-0 episode, and we celebrate by bringing in another great developer guest: this time, it's Joe Japes from Econ Technologies, makers of …

One More Thing Episode 035 - In The Pink

April 21st, 2016

30:16

Can we just mention that we were right last week? We said, we actually said that if you go down to an Apple Store and wait for an hour, you might get a new MacBook. Okay, we didn't phrase it quite so specifically and …

MacNN Podcast Episode 59

April 18th, 2016

1:00:26

A much better mix of straight news -- good and bad -- and crazy-bananas stories, ranging from bizarre patents to the worst design of a possible "Apple Car" you've ever seen. This week, Mike and Charles talk about what …

One More Thing Episode 34 - Muérdete La Lengua

April 14th, 2016

29:04

We were ready to go all profound – wait, that is different from profane, isn't it? –– over what's been happening with William Gallagher's beloved TextExpander. Before we'd opened our gobs, though, makers Smile Software …

MacNN Podcast Episode 58

April 11th, 2016

1:00:39

The bane of all true nerds, we start off this week talking a little bit (but only a tiny smidgen, we promise) about sportsball -- but this is only a cheery overture before we delve into the main news topics of the week, …

One More Thing Episode 033 - Beep

April 7th, 2016

29:20

You've done this, haven't you? You're sitting there in your kitchen, having a chat, and somehow you get someone's name wrong. You keep calling them by the wrong name and when you or your friends eventually realise …

MacNN Podcast Episode 57

April 4th, 2016

1:02:38

Unsurprisingly, a good chunk of this week's episode focuses on Apple's 40th anniversary, which happened last Friday ... unless they've been pranking us for the last four decades ... and a bit about our own 20th …

One More Thing MacNN One More Thing Episode 032 - IPad, You Pad, We All Pad

March 31st, 2016

29:35

We can tell you right up front what Malcolm Owen would like to make his Thingy of the Week – but can't. It would be a new iPad Pro but at the moment, …

MacNN Podcast Episode 56

March 28th, 2016

1:01:46

This week, Mike and Charles discuss the new products and minor (but pleasant) surprises to emerge from last week's "Loop You In" event, and the impact of the new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro. We also ramble over how …

MacNN One More Thing Podcast Episode 31 - Buying Apple And The FBI

March 23rd, 2016

32:49

Nobody predicted that the FBI would blink at this point in their dispute with Apple. Certainly Apple didn't: it broke a habit the day before by …

MacNN One More Thing - The Wonder Computer Of The 1980s

March 17th, 2016

33:45

There have been countless developments in Apple vs the FBI but they're going to remain uncounted because One More Thing is declaring a week off from all that. You know where you stand, whichever side you're on, and …

MacNN Podcast Episode 55

March 14th, 2016

54:55

Wow, this episode runs all over the map like a five-year-old high on sugar. Somehow we manage to get from the ongoing Apple-FBI dispute to Donald of …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 29 - Not A Sexy Tone Of Voice

March 10th, 2016

29:38

This week, a special guest takeover by MacNN Editor Charles Martin, who along with Malcolm chats about the latest developments in the ongoing …

MacNN Podcast Episode 54

March 7th, 2016

56:54

Well we did our best, spending a full half of this week's podcast NOT talking about the FBI-Apple dispute, but you can only put that off for so long. …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 28 - Windows Bugs Or Something

March 3rd, 2016

30:51

We've caved in and recorded a special new episode of One More Thing for the FBI but we assure you that this is not a slippery slope. We are convinced that no other Government agency will ever request this compliance, …

MacNN Podcast Episode 53

February 29th, 2016

1:00:39

This week, the big story in the mainstream media as well as the Apple world is the company's fight with the FBI over customer privacy, encryption, and where the line is when it comes to law enforcement. Charles, Mike, …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 27 - Contexts And Perspectives

February 25th, 2016

28:36

So Bill Gates says he's on the side of the FBI in their spat with Apple and then he says that's not quite correct, or something. Rather than assess …

MacNN Podcast Episode 52

February 23rd, 2016

1:01:01

That awkward moment when you plan for a guest because you think the week might be a bit slow news-wise and then the whole country explodes. While the …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 26 - I Thought The Law And The Law Won

February 18th, 2016

29:08

Before you've read to the end of this sentence, things will have moved on again in the case of Apple vs the FBI but One More Thing wants to take us …

MacNN Podcast Episode 51

February 15th, 2016

45:02

It's Monday, so it's time for another episode of the MacNN Podcast! Charles is off and about this week, so hosts Mike Wuerthele and Jordan Anderson take to the microphones like it's 2010 again! Join us for a …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 25 - Here's Looking Achoo

February 11th, 2016

30:23

This week William Gallagher has a cold but also an Apple Pencil. You're envious now, aren't you? But colds are going around, you'll get one. They're …

MacNN Podcast Episode 50

February 8th, 2016

58:32

We begin our second year of The MacNN Podcast by screwing up everything you knew and loved about the site (just kidding, it's a site redesign, please …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 024 - Grow Up, William

February 4th, 2016

30:22

Neither William Gallagher nor Malcolm Owen would describe themselves as corporate types or even really what you might call intense businessmen. …

MacNN Podcast Episode 49

February 1st, 2016

1:01:51

This week, we welcome back Managing Editor Mike, freshly dug out of the snow, and live in the virtual studio, One More Thing's William Gallagher. We …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 23 - Dollars And Nonsense

January 28th, 2016

28:47

Is Tim Cook happy? If you listen to analysts and financial experts then no, as Apple is doomed, but in One More Thing's simple, homespun way, we think he might be. There is the small matter of Apple making some …

MacNN Podcast Episode 48

January 26th, 2016

1:02:08

This week, we welcome special guest Terry Jarrell of MaxYourMacs.com and Udemy, where he is an instructor for webinars that teach you how to, well, max your use of your Macs! We talk about a great free offer from Udemy …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 22 - It'll Be Seamless

January 21st, 2016

30:33

Forget editor Charles Martin, forget managing editor Mike Wuerthele, he's back: Malcolm Owen returns to One More Thing with a song in his heart – and …

MacNN Podcast Episode 47

January 19th, 2016

59:51

Another week, and more rumors and tech news! This week, Mike and Charles take a look at some of the latest rumors -- including the alleged "iPhone …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 21 - Accent On The Positive

January 14th, 2016

30:43

Prepare for a clash of continents and vowel sounds as North American travelling man Charles Martin meets stay-at-home UK type William Gallagher. It …

MacNN Podcast Episode 46

January 12th, 2016

1:03:32

It's the first MacNN Podcast of 2016, and we're just back from CES with all the latest stuff that is going to make up your glorious future! We talk …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 20 - Strangely Compelling

January 7th, 2016

28:50

For the first One More Thing podcast of the year, we look forward a bit but unexpectedly look back an awful lot more. This week is 39 years Apple was …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 19: Talking Turkey

December 31st, 2015

24:36

We keep saying that you're joining us in the kitchen: finally we're going to make you a mug of tea. There's some cans in the fridge, too, we won't judge. Just get yourself something, do not under any circumstances take …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 18 - Christmas Eve LaGrange Point

December 24th, 2015

20:50

Get your coat, it's cold out there. But while regular co-host Malcolm Owen is off working, you and I are going to take a little drive. It's a very …

MacNN Podcast Episode 45

December 22nd, 2015

55:42

This week, we start off with a bit of a departure ... to a galaxy far, far away ... but don't worry, we don't spoil anything. Then, back in the Apple news world, we discuss the topics of the week, including encryption, …

MacNN Off Topic Episode 06 - Spoil Everything

December 20th, 2015

1:02:05

Look, here's the deal. This episode is full to the brim with spoilers for the end of the Doctor Who season as well as The Force Awakens, so if you …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 17 - The Hard Tinsel

December 17th, 2015

26:58

Sometimes when you want something new, you just have to take inspiration from wherever you can. Ask Samsung. In this penultimate One More Thing of …

MacNN Podcast Episode 44

December 15th, 2015

57:42

This week, we talked a bit about Mystery Science Theatre 3000's comeback, the new Apple Smart Battery Case, the slew of system updates, how Apple Watch prices have dropped, the newly-announced "Walmart Pay" (um, sure) …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 16 - Held Together By Duct Tape

December 10th, 2015

30:41

Listen very carefully. Hopefully you won't spot this because William Gallagher and Malcolm Owen are professionals, but there is a moment when Malcolm …

MacNN Podcast Episode 43

December 8th, 2015

1:03:01

This week, Mike and Charles discuss several of the new rumors that are starting to swirl around, the coming of CarPlay (finally) to actual cars you can buy, Consumer Reports' recommendation of the MacBook line (more …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 15 - Five Pints Please

December 3rd, 2015

30:12

While you were eating turkey, holidaying with family or simply not looking, there was news. Malcolm Owen was here and this week fills in William …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 14 - Except In Nebraska

November 25th, 2015

29:44

We've been checking our lists twice, chiefly because of syncing issues, and you know how it is. Christmas expands to fill the space you have and nature abhors a news vacuum so in what continues to be a quiet week, One …

MacNN Podcast Episode 42

November 24th, 2015

52:52

Charles and Mike wander through the various features MacNN has run this week, ranging from the "Five Reasons to Switch to Windows" and the corresponding "Five Reasons to Switch to Mac" as well as some analysis on the …

MacNN Off Topic Episode 05 - Burning Ewoks

November 23rd, 2015

32:27

Where else in a half an hour can you get a discussion about Jessica Jones, ecological holocaust on Endor, and an editorial by a gaming site, amongst …

One More Thing Episode 13 - Chew Your Food

November 19th, 2015

30:12

What Christmas, Black Friday or Thanksgiving presents do you get for your family? We don't care. Partly because William Gallagher and Malcolm Owen …

MacNN Podcast Episode 41

November 16th, 2015

47:11

Join William and Mike in this special "man down" episode of the MacNN podcast. After a spirited discussion about the possible slipping of attention to detail by programmers in Cupertino, the pair discussed Apple's …

MacNN Off Topic Episode 04 - Old Guy Sci - Fi

November 15th, 2015

36:01

Join Mike, Charles, and Jordan for a half an hour, jamming on topics that grabbed our attention outside of work this week. We talk about Fallout 4, hit on the Nintendo live event (and who thought of Linkle?). Charles …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 12 - Total, Total Steveness

November 12th, 2015

29:28

It's the week of the iPad Pro so of course One More Thing has to look at 1997. There's plenty to say about 2015's iPad Pro but a new story has emerged about what it was like at Apple when Steve Jobs returned. Plus …

MacNN Podcast Episode 40

November 10th, 2015

1:02:01

Join Charles and Malcolm this week as they explore the new Disk Utility in OS X 10.11 El Capitan (and find a shocking omission), comment on the …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 11 - Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa

November 5th, 2015

30:00

Of course there's a Santa Claus: how else are we going to get our iPad Pro and Apple Pencil for Christmas? Do find out in this One More Thing why there's even a question about this clear and obvious truth but then also …

MacNN Podcast Episode 39

November 2nd, 2015

1:09:03

Episode 39 is ready for your listening pleasure! Join an acoustically challenged Charles, and Malcolm, as they chat for a bit over an hour about …

MacNN Off Topic Episode 03 - I Want To Like It!

November 1st, 2015

37:44

Mike and Jordan are at it again! Join the pair on MacNN's Off Topic podcast, and listen to the pair talk about Nintendo and the new Mii chat app for mobile, Sony's decision to not make any more first party games, Halo 5 …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 10 - The Na No NaNoWriMo Edition

October 29th, 2015

30:12

Yes, yes, Apple made billions of dollars –– and for the first time you'll be able to hear Tim Cook talking hard cash right here in One More Thing – …

MacNN Podcast Episode 38

October 26th, 2015

1:11:49

Got an hour to kill and nothing to fill it with? Good -- because its tilme for this week's episode of The MacNN Podcast! We toss it up a bit as one of our staff is out gallivanting, so instead of Charles doing hosting …

MacNN Off Topic Episode 02 - Game Development Is Hard

October 25th, 2015

34:55

Mike and Jordan are back, with their normal patter. Join us for 30 minutes as we talk about the new Star Wars trailer, and the very quiet X-Files one, a God of War lawsuit, Destiny King's Fall raid, and more!

MacNN One More Thing Episode 09 - PC Does Whatever

October 22nd, 2015

30:14

This is a world premiere: One More Thing becomes the first-ever MacNN podcast to do a live link-up via satellite to another podcast. Oh, yes. It's possibly not worth all the effort and the transatlantic cost but we've …

MacNN Podcast Episode 37

October 20th, 2015

1:05:01

This week we start off about the new iMacs, and how they are replacing -- for most users -- the Mac Pro. Which leads us to wonder about the future of the Mac Pro, and where all those Mac Pro users went. We take time to …

MacNN Off Topic Episode 01 - Harebrained Schemes

October 18th, 2015

47:48

Apple technology is fascinating, but has its ups and downs. There's a big, wide world out there, that we barely touch on -- until now. Enclosed …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 08 - Who Was That Masked Man

October 15th, 2015

25:21

We call him the Black Rider, though he isn't actually riding anything. Nonetheless, he is the Stranger of Reason, he is the Masked Man of Information and he's come along for this week's installment of the MacNN One More …

MacNN Podcast Episode 36

October 13th, 2015

59:15

Finally a special guest! In addition to weighing in on some of the big tech topics of the week, we talk to Macphun about the company's great line of photo-editing apps and their new abilities in Photos. Also on the …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 07 - The Name's Thing

October 8th, 2015

29:41

Nobody has ever thought this before when they typed a filename ending in 007. Nobody. Please join the roguishly handsome William Gallagher –– oh, …

MacNN Podcast Episode 35

October 5th, 2015

59:46

Hosts Charles and Mike talk more about El Capitan, and the reasons why you should -- or should not -- upgrade right now. Also discussed is the new …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 06 - El Capitan, My Capitan

October 1st, 2015

26:13

Hand on heart, we started with the episode title and tried to work backwards but failed. This week's episode does indeed feature the new OS X with the daft name but it also features some Android thing with a sillier …

MacNN Podcast Episode 34

September 28th, 2015

1:01:44

This week, Mike, Charles, and guest reviewer William cover a wide range of topics, from big things like "what is the future of Apple's ARM-based A-series of processors? Will they someday be used to run Macs?" to "is …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 05 - Apple Space Station

September 23rd, 2015

30:22

Sources have told MacNN that Apple is going to build a space station. Okay, no sources have told us this, other than the voices in our head, but …

MacNN Podcast Episode 33

September 21st, 2015

1:01:58

This week, Managing Editor Mike and your host, Editor Charles take a look at the release of iOS 9, the Amazon Fire TV revamp, two of Apple's biggest court cases, the Move to iOS app on Google Play and the uselessness of …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 04 - How Do You Pronounce That?

September 16th, 2015

30:17

MacNN's other podcast continues with the return of Malcolm Owen. He's the one who knows things while William Gallagher just pretends he does. This …

MacNN Podcast Episode 32

September 14th, 2015

54:55

This week on the MacNN podcast we have nearly a full complement of regulars, and its nice -- Charles brought the energy, Malcolm brought the energy …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 03 - The Secret of My 6S

September 10th, 2015

30:30

You heard it here first... or possibly second... maybe third... How many articles has MacNN written about this week's Apple announcements? This isn't another one. MacNN's extra, other, second news podcast One More Thing …

MacNN Podcast Episode 31

September 8th, 2015

1:06:10

This week on the show, Charles and Mike (with a cameo from William) talk about, yes, the latest predictions for the Wednesday event (which is handy, since Labor Day knocked the show's debut into Tuesday!). We also …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 02 - Downton Apple

September 2nd, 2015

24:59

All the news that's fit to say plus a lot that really isn't because it's just speculation. We'd say this has been the worst week for people guessing …

MacNN Podcast Episode 30

August 31st, 2015

59:21

Driving across 770 miles of breathtaking Canadian landscape, Editor Charles returns from the Edmonton Fringe Festival with accolades and a shiny new …

MacNN One More Thing Episode 01 - Formerly Known As

August 26th, 2015

31:57

Bless Swatch for giving us the idea for the title and bless Apple for creating enough news that we need a second podcast. MacNN: One More thing is your generally bite-sized midweek podcast with William Gallagher and …

MacNN Podcast Episode 29

August 24th, 2015

1:03:30

The regular crew is off having fun without us, so Jordan and Mike hit the air for their own brand of mayhem! Join the seasoned pair as they discuss …

MacNN Podcast Episode 28

August 17th, 2015

48:56

This week, Charles, Malcolm, and Bradley discuss our fearless (translation = safe) predictions for the alleged September iPhone event while spilling …

MacNN Podcast Episode 27

August 10th, 2015

46:37

This week, the usual suspects -- MacNN Editor Charles Martin, Managing Editor Mike Wuerthele, and staff writer Malcolm Owen -- deliver a lighter, …

MacNN Podcast Episode 26

August 4th, 2015

59:50

If it wasn't for our new books (have we mentioned them?), this would be a strangely all-Microsoft episode of The MacNN Podcast, but luckily the …

MacNN Podcast Episode 25

July 27th, 2015

1:00:25

Another week, more tech headlines to dissect. Join host Charles Martin, along with Managing Editor Mike and staffers William, Malcolm and Sanjiv as …

MacNN Podcast Episode 24

July 19th, 2015

59:18

This week, MacNN Editor Charles Martin, along with Managing Editor Mike, and staffers Malcolm, William, and Sanjiv celebrate a decade of the Podcast, …

MacNN Podcast Episode 23

July 13th, 2015

1:00:41

This week, as usual, we cover a range of topics from around the Apple and general tech world, and we throw in a cruel experiment in Apple Watch deprivation, mercilessly conducted on one of our staffers. Editor and host …

MacNN Podcast Episode 22

July 6th, 2015

1:05:46

This week, Charles Martin leads staffers Michelle, Bradley, and Managing Editor Mike through a discussion of Apple Music's debut, a few of the associated teething issues, new support of TRIM for third-party drives in OS …

MacNN Podcast Episode 21

June 29th, 2015

1:00:36

This week we have a great contest -- we're giving away a 5K Retina 27-inch iMac! Host Charles Martin and writers William Gallagher and Malcolm Owen …

MacNN Podcast Episode 20

June 22nd, 2015

1:01:00

Episode 20 of The MacNN Podcast finds the crew spreading the word about an Apple 3TB drive recall, AT&T's big fine, Nest's new Cam home security camera, our usual "App of the Week," and an in-depth look at the big …

MacNN Podcast Episode 19

June 15th, 2015

1:00:38

Episode 19 of the MacNN Podcast is on the air! Join MacNN editor Charles and Managing Editor Mike as they chat about revelations in last week's WWDC, including highlights of iOS 9. Did you know that DiscoveryD is gone …

MacNN Podcast Episode 18

June 8th, 2015

49:40

Today, many of our readers will be trying to watch the live stream from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, or following our coverage of the main …

MacNN Podcast Episode 17

June 2nd, 2015

1:00:23

It's been a big week here at MacNN, covering all the announcements from Google's I/O conference. You might think this wouldn't have much of interest …

MacNN Podcast Episode 16

May 28th, 2015

57:59

Thanks to a combination of the Memorial Day weekend in the US (and bank holiday long weekend in the UK) along with continent-spanning long travel …

Macnn Podcast Episode 15

May 18th, 2015

56:03

Join Mike and Jordan in this special two-man episode of the MacNN Podcast! Discussion topics include the Verizon purchase of AOL, Microsoft bricking …

MacNN Podcast Episode 14

May 11th, 2015

58:16

Episode 14, in which your intrepid crew of Charles, Michelle, and Mike discusses the launch of MacNN Deals, Bradley brings up his Origin Millennium review, Apple's terrible discoveryd flaw is discussed, and much, much …

MacNN Podcast Episode 13

May 4th, 2015

1:00:05

Join Charles, Mike, Michelle, and William for a discussion of Apple’s fiscal Q2 and how it's not the end of the world, as Wall Street thinks it is. As expected, we discussed the Apple Watch including the taptic engine …

MacNN Podcast Episode 12

April 27th, 2015

1:00:02

Join the regular MacNN crew for this week's discussion of all that's hot in Apple and Tech. The Trio of Charles, Michelle, and Mike talk about the …

MacNN Podcast Episode 11

April 21st, 2015

59:49

Another week, another roundup on the week in tech through the eyes of our MacNN and Electronista staffers! This week, The MacNN Podcast takes a poll …

MacNN Podcast Episode 10

April 13th, 2015

1:00:13

Presenting episode ten of The MacNN Podcast, which this week features a report about purchasing an Apple Watch, a patch for a nasty OS X exploit and how bad (or not) it is living with Apple's iBooks application on OS X, …

MacNN Podcast Episode 09

April 6th, 2015

1:00:13

Episode 9 of the MacNN podcast. Covered topics include the MacBook Pro 13-inch with force feedback trackpad review, The Doctor Who BitTorrent bundle, the iPad's fifth anniversary, and Microsoft's Surface 3.

MacNN Podcast Episode 08

March 31st, 2015

58:00

Episode 8 of the MacNN podcast - we discuss the new Apple gaming column on http://www.macnn.com, the new Steve Jobs biography, and more!

MacNN Podcast Episode 07

March 22nd, 2015

57:27

Episode 7 of the MacNN podcast reborn is on the air!

MacNN Podcast Episode 06

March 16th, 2015

1:00:49

The MacNN Podcast is now up to episode five, and this week we looked at who the new MacBook is for, how interested Apple is genuinely in its customers and being nice, and details about the Apple watch. Also, we discuss …

MacNN Podcast Episode 05

March 9th, 2015

1:02:01

The MacNN Podcast is now up to episode five, and this week we looked at the new Microsoft Office 2016 preview; the disturbing trend of legitimate app makers inserting adware (or worse) into their apps to make a few …

MacNN Podcast Episode 04

March 2nd, 2015

1:01:10

Episode 4 of the MacNN and Electronista podcast. Topics covered include the passing of Leonard Nimoy, Tim Cook's world jaunts, the Apple Watch, the FCC Net Neutrality Debate, and some recent software reviews.

MacNN Podcast Episode 03

February 19th, 2015

1:08:32

Episode 3 of the MacNN podcast, originally published on February 22. We discuss the MacBook Pro REA, Apple Car rumors, Lenovo adware, the new "Living …

MacNN Podcast Episode 02

February 14th, 2015

1:03:07

The MacNN Podcast hits its second episode and engages on a wide variety of topics! Join this week's hosts, MacNN Editor Charles Martin, alongside staff writer Michelle Elbert, reviewer William Gallagher, and news writer …

MacNN Podcast Episode 01

February 7th, 2015

54:54

Charles and Michelle from MacNN discuss the FCC Net Neutrality proposal, the Radio Shack bankruptcy, Backblaze's hard drive reliability data, the Silk Road trial, and Typo's contempt of court trial.

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