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The Icon Garden

Oct 2, 2019

If only they had released it on Friday the Thirteenth.

For our twenty-second regular show, our main topic is iOS 13 in all it’s mobile glory! In the fortnight, we talk new iPhones and Watches in the wild, Apple not letting “slofie” die, initial impressions of what Apple is getting right and wrong with...


Sep 25, 2019

Join us for the second episode of Macinography, where we look at influential hardware, software, and ephemera of Apple and Apple-related subjects. Our topic this time is the classic Mac OS, specifically System 7. This operating system saw the transition of four CEOs and years of tumult at Apple. For most of the...


Sep 18, 2019

We could be independent together.

For our twenty-first regular show, we have to start off on a somber note as we say goodbye to friend of the show and our first guest, Clark Goble. Clark was a wonderful guest, a terrific human being, and we send our sincere condolences to his friends and family. A link to support his...


Sep 12, 2019

Bonus Episode 3: September 10 Apple Event

What, you were expecting the obvious joke?

For this special edition of the Icon Garden, we spend some time discussing the September 10, 2019 Apple Special Event. New iPhones, check. New Watches, check. New iPad, check. $4.99 for Apple TV+...wait, what?! We grouse, celebrate, and...


Sep 4, 2019

Episode 20: Mobile Payments for Fun and Profit

And I made it Square.

For our twentieth regular show, our main topic is mobile payments…Apple Pay, Venmo, PayPal, etc. Where have we come from and where are we headed? We talk about the mobile payment revolution that has taken over the world (and drags the USA kicking...