November 24, 2012 — Ted Landau, Jakob Nielsen, and Avram Piltch

We focus on the latest tech news and views from Apple and other companies with a special emphasis on Windows 8, and the tepid early reaction to Microsoft’s efforts to establish what they call the PC+ era.

You’ll hear from veteran tech columnist Ted Landau, who writes for The Mac Observer and Macworld, usability guru Jakob Nielsen, who has actually put Windows 8 through a series of intense tests with a panel of experienced PC users, and Avram Piltch, the Online Editorial Director of Laptop magazine.

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November 17, 2012 — Daniel Eran Dilger, Adrian Hoppel, and Jeff Baudin

Cutting-edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger, of Roughly Drafted Magazine and AppleInsider, discusses the recent departure of Steve Sinofsky, the President of the Windows Division at Microsoft, and the problems the company may be facing with Windows 8 and the Surface tablet.

Adrian Hoppel, who writes a weekly column for Mac|Life called “Law & Apple,” discusses Apple’s recent patent licensing settlement with HTC and how that deal might impact ongoing lawsuits involving Samsung and other companies.

You’ll also be introduced to a powerful new Mac diagnostic app, Checkmate, in a special interview with Micromat’s Jeff Baudin.

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November 10, 2012 — Stephen Baker, and Michael Prospero

On this week’s all-star episode, we’ll focus on some of the great new tech gadgets introduced for the holiday season, including Apple’s iPad mini and the fourth generation iPad, the Windows Surface RT tablet, Windows 8, and gear from Amazon and Google.

Along with their forthright opinions on these and other topics will be Stephen Baker, Vice President for Industry Analysis at the NPD Group, and Michael Prospero, Reviews Editor for Laptop magazine.

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November 3, 2012 — Kirk McElhearn, Jim Galbraith and Adrian Hoppel

We bring on board Kirk McElhearn, Macworld’s “iTunes Guy,” to discuss the rapid disappearance of optical drives from new Macs. He’ll also talk briefly about Apple’s recent executive shakeup.

Jim Galbraith, the Lab Director for Macworld, details the benchmarks of the recent Apple products that he’s tested, and his plans for evaluating the latest mobile gadgets.

From Adrian Hoppel, who writes a weekly column for Mac|Life called “Law & Apple,” presents his unfiltered opinion about the impending departure of Apple VP Scott Forstall, the latest news about Apple’s legal wrangling with Google and other companies. During this session, you’ll also hear Gene’s early observations after installing Windows 8.

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