August 27, 2011 — Stephen Baker, Daniel Eran Dilger, and Peter Cohen

We discuss the surprise resignation of Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple Inc. with industry analyst Stephen Baker of the NPD Group. We also explore Google’s decision to buy Motorola Mobility, and HP’s decision to ditch its WebOS products with Daniel Eran Dilger, from Roughly Drafted Magazine and AppleInsider and Peter Cohen, of the “Angry Mac Bastards” radio show and Executive Editor for The Loop.

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August 20, 2011 — Jim Dalrymple, John Martellaro, and Karen Sohl

We cover the controversial decision of Google to purchase Motorola Mobility, a handset maker, and how it will impact the smartphone industry, with Jim Dalrymple, Editor in Chief of The Loop, and John Martellaro, Senior Editor of The Mac Observer. Karen Sohl, Communications Manager from the Linksys division of Cisco, covers home networking.

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August 13, 2011 — Lex Friedman and Avram Piltch

Macworld writer Lex Friedman discusses an online method used by some developers to bypass Apple’s “walled garden” approach. Laptop magazine’s Online Editorial Director, Avram Piltch, makes a pitch for changing or eliminating current patent laws, which he says allow large companies and so-called patent trolls to restrict innovation.

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August 6, 2011 — Daniel Eran Dilger, Paul Wagenseil, Jim Galbraith, and Ted Landau

Cutting-edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger, from Roughly Drafted Magazine and AppleInsider; security reporter Paul Wagenseil, of Security News Daily, details the known security issues for personal computers, mobile gadgets, and your car; Macworld lab director Jim Galbraith brings you up to date on Mac test results; commentator Ted Landau addresses such issues as the alleged dumbing down of OS X Lion.

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