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May 20, 2020

In the beleaguered era, developing for the Macintosh was radically different than today. But one project of Apple’s stood out from the rest. OpenDoc wasn’t just a way to link data, but aimed to redefine how we interact with documents and applications. With partners like IBM, Novell, and WordPerfect, how could it...


May 13, 2020

More than meets the eye.

We are joined by special guest and friend of the show Geoff Farinha for a discussion on the ins and outs of using the iPad as a full-time, and in Geoff’s case ONLY, computer! Can it be done? What are the irritations and limitations? What do we want to see improved? This is living at the edge...


Apr 29, 2020

I live to xServe, sir.

Special guest Bradley Chambers from 9to5mac stops by the garden for a discussion of the current state of Apple in the enterprise in general and education in particular. Dan and Jake share initial impressions of the new iPad Pro Magic Keyboard, and Bradley and Jake compare HomeKit homes. All that...


Apr 22, 2020

In the eighties, our arms ached from lugging around big, heavy portable computers everywhere. Some companies started making laptops, but the real game changer were notebooks made by NEC and Compaq. Where was Apple in all of this? They stumbled with the Mac Portable, but a resourceful team had a plan: make the...


Apr 15, 2020

They call it a cursor because it makes you curse.

For our thirty-sixth regular show, after spending a couple of weeks with it, Jake shares his impressions of the new iPads Pro and iOS 13.4. Does it live up to the hype? Is it worth the upgrade? Can Jake live with an 11 inch screen? The HomeKit chronicles continues the...