September 29, 2012 — Daniel Eran Dilger and Avram Piltch

We present cutting-edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger, of Roughly Drafted Magazine and AppleInsider, to make sense of the “Mapgate” controversy that involves problems with Apple’s home-built mapping service.

Avram Piltch, the Online Editorial Director of Laptop magazine, gives you his take on Mapgate, explains the reasons why he feels Android smartphones beat the iPhone in some areas, and gives you his first impressions of the latest generation of Nook tablets from Barnes & Noble.

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September 22, 2012 — Alexander Adam, Adrian Hoppel, and John Martellaro

We present software developer Alexander Adam, from Quasado, who is one of the people behind StageStack, a project to create a new graphics app in the tradition of Macromedia FreeHand.

You’ll also hear from Adrian Hoppel, who writes a weekly column for Mac|Life called “Law & Apple,” where he tries to make some sense of the Apple’s legal adventures.

John Martellaro, Senior Editor, Analysis & Reviews for The Mac Observer, will explain why every “geeky smartphone feature doesn’t matter,” list the iPhone 5 features that Apple didn’t offer and why, and dissect Samsung’s anti-iPhone 5 ad campaign.

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September 15, 2012 — Michael Phipps, Kirk McElhearn, and Daniel Eran Dilger

On this week’s all-star episode, we introduce Michael Phipps, founder of the Haiku project, an effort to develop a new open source operating system that’s inspired by the BeOS of the 1990s.

You’ll also hear from Kirk McElhearn, Macworld’s “iTunes Guy,” who describes some of the promised features of the forthcoming iTunes upgrade and whether they will, so to speak, make the grade.

Cutting-edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger, of Roughly Drafted Magazine and AppleInsider, is on board to refute what he regards as unfounded criticisms of the iPhone 5.

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September 8, 2012 — Rob Pegoraro and Avram Piltch

Tech commentator Rob Pegoraro reviews the recent IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited show, which took place in Berlin, and some of the most fascinating gadgets he checked out. He’ll also comment on the current developments in the tech universe.

You’ll also hear from Avram Piltch, Online Editorial Director of Laptop magazine, who will also discuss some compelling gear presented at the IFA trade show, along with the newest Windows Phone handsets from Nokia, Amazon’s updated Kindle lineup, and the possibilities for a smaller version of Apple’s iPad.

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September 1, 2012 — Daniel Eran Dilger, and Michael Prospero

Cutting edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger, of Roughly Drafted Magazine and AppleInsider, presents detailed comments about the fallout from the Apple/Samsung trial, where Apple was awarded over a billion dollars.

Michael Prospero, Reviews Editor for Laptop magazine, talks about some of the latest developments in Windows 8 tablet-oriented computers and smartphones, and also covers the results of the Apple/Samsung trial.

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