For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Apple’s Hello Again Mac Event

Season 11, Episode 4 (#346)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike, Eric, & Gary provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s announcements during Apple’s “Hello Again” Mac Event featuring the redesigned MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and Touch ID, an overhaul to Final Cut Pro, Apple TV tweaks and thoughts on what we might expect from Apple when they update their line of Mac desktops in 2017.

NEWS:

> Apple TV Receives Update
> Thinner MacBook Pro with Touch Bar & Touch ID
> Final Cut Pro 10.3 Released with Updated Interface

Additional Links to Know

> Fairphone
> First Macintosh Portable
> PowerBook 170
> Vine Shut Down by Twitter
> Affinity Photo & Designer
> Pixelmator
> Acorn
> Jony Ive Collaborates on … Christmas Tree?

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Running Time: 2:03:35

* Though this episode was recorded live as the keynote progressed, some portions of the recording have been edited for time and/or content.

For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Apple’s Let Us Loop You In Event

Season 10, Episode 10 (#334)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary and Dave to provide first-hand reactions* to Apple’s announcements during the “Let Us Loop You In” event where Apple … loops us in on what’s new with the Apple Watch, the Apple TV, the new 4″ iPhone SE, a smaller iPad Pro, as well as some updates on ResearchKit, iOS, CarPlay, and Apple’s environmental program, Apple Renew.

NEWS:

> Apple Watch with New “Spring Collection” Bands
> Apple TV Updates Coming
> ResearchKit and CareKit
> iOS 9.3 Update Released Today
> New iPhone SE
> New Smaller iPad Pro
> Apple Renew and “Liam” the Robot

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> The Verge
> TechCrunch
> Wired
> MacRumors
> The Mac Observer
> TechRadar

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Running Time: 1:38:07

* Though this episode was recorded live as the keynote progressed, some portions of the recording have been edited for time and/or content.

For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Apple’s Hey Siri Event

Season 10, Episode 1 (#325)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary and Dave to provide first-hand reactions* to Apple’s announcements during the “Hey Siri, Give Us a Hint” event where Apple gives a quick recap of the Apple Watch and watchOS 2, announces the iPad Pro, the all new Apple TV, and the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

NEWS:

> Apple Watch
> watchOS 2
> iPad Pro
> Apple TV
> iPhone 6s
> 4K Video, Live Photos, and more in new camera.
> iPhone Upgrade Program
> New Reduced iCloud Storage Pricing
> New Move to iOS app Coming for Android
> OS X El Capitan coming Sept. 30th!
> The Recreated ZX Spectrum

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Running Time: 2:24:47

* Though this episode was recorded live as the keynote progressed, some portions of the recording have been edited for time and/or content.

For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: WWDC 2015 Keynote

Season 9, Episode 15 (#321)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary and Eric to provide first-hand reactions* to Apple’s announcements during the WWDC 2015 Keynote where Apple debuted OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, WatchOS 2, and their new streaming music, radio, and social service called Apple Music.

NEWS:

> OS X El Capitan
> iOS 9
> watchOS 2
> Apple Music

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> Engadget
> The Verge
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Running Time: 2:14:47

* Though this episode was recorded live as the keynote progressed, some portions of the recording have been edited for time and/or content.

For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Fall iPhone Event…and iWrist Too?

Season 9, Episode 1 (#307)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary, Barry and Eric to provide first-hand reactions* to Apple’s announcements during the September Special Event during which Apple debuted the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Announced Apple Pay, and launched the all-new Apple Watch!

NEWS:

> iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus
> Apple Pay
> Apple Watch
> Free U2 Album to All iTunes Store Customers

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> The Verge
> TechCrunch
> Wired
> Macworld

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Running Time: 2:14:00

* Though this episode was recorded live as the keynote progressed, some portions of the recording have been edited for time and/or content.

For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: WWDC 2014 Keynote

Episode #304

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric provide first-hand reactions* to Apple’s announcements during the WWDC 2014 Keynote where Apple launched OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, a variety of new APIs for app developers to latch on to in iOS, an all new programming language, and a new graphics technology to improve gaming performance in iOS called Metal.

NEWS:

> OS X Yosemite
> iOS 8
> Mac and iOS Integration
> Family Sharing
> iCloud Drive
> Health
> Swift
> iOS 8 SDK

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> Ars Technica
> TechCrunch
> Macworld

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Running Time: 2:27:09

* Though this episode was recorded live as the keynote progressed, some portions of the recording have been edited for time and/or content.

For Mac Eyes Only – Happy Birthday Macintosh!

Episode #297

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Barry who gives us a wrap up of the Macintosh’s 30th Birthday event held in Cupertino CA January 25th, 2014. Mike and Barry also share their first experiences with the Mac, discuss old Macs they’ve owned, and how Apple’s revolutionary device unveiled 30 years ago helped to shape their lives.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: We Still Have a Lot to Cover

Episode #293

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike, Gary and Eric provide first-hand reactions to Apple’s last big event of 2013 where Apple launches OS X Mavericks, new MacBook Pros, all-new iLife and iWork apps for both OS X and iOS, as well as the new ultra-thin iPad Air and it’s little cousin the Retina iPad mini. And they finally told us we can look for that new Mac Pro in December!

NEWS:

> OS X Mavericks Released as Free Upgrade (Mac App Store Link)
> New MacBook Pro
> Mac Pro
> New iLife and iWork Apps for OS X
> iPad Air
> iPad mini
> iOS 7 Lawsuit Filed
> RUMOR: Gold iPhone Referred to as “Kardashian” Within Apple?
> FUN NEWS: Imperial March Played by Floppy Drives

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Running Time: 1:32:00

For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: WWDC 2013 Keynote

Episode #289

This week on For Mac Eyes Only: Join Mike, Gary and Eric as they provide first-hand reactions to Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote where Apple introduced OS X Mavericks, the new Mac Pro, updated AirPort routers, iWork for iCloud, iOS 7 and Apple’s iTunes Radio.

NEWS:

> OS X Mavericks
> Wow, now THAT’s a cool new Mac Pro!
> New MacBook Air
> New AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule
> iWork for iCloud
> iOS 7
> iTunes Radio

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> Engadget
> Wired
> Gizmodo
> TechCrunch
> MacRumors
> Macworld
> The Verge

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Running Time: 2:09:21

For Mac Eyes Only – Meandering Macworld

Episode #285

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Barry for a report from the floor of Macworld/iWorld 2013 to discuss the vibe of this year’s show as well as the overall feel from vendors and attendees for the future of Apple and, more importantly, for the Mac. Barry also highlights interesting software, peripherals and vendors discovered while wandering the show floor.
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