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  • 93: ‘Toner-Perfect Design’, With Craig Hockenberry

    29 August 2014, 4:28 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Speculation on the purportedly-imminent new 4.7- and 5.5-inch iPhones, and the rise of adaptive user interface layout and design on iOS. @3x, here we come.
  • 92: ‘That New Laptop Smell’, With Joanna Stern

    21 August 2014, 10:00 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include Joanna’s recent review of over 20 laptops; the HTC One M8 for Windows Phone; why Windows Phone is still struggling to gain traction; the role of Microsoft Office in today’s world; and speculation on Apple’s upcoming iPhone event.
  • 91: ‘BlackBerry Is Still Technically in Business’, With Dan Frommer

    12 August 2014, 6:55 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include speculation — seriously, just speculation — on Apple’s purported upcoming wrist wearable thing, Apple’s fall event schedule, polarized sunglasses, market share in the post-PC era, and Beats’s integration into Apple (including a clever…
  • 90: ‘Jamming More RAM in for Free’, With John Moltz

    28 July 2014, 12:20 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include Apple's quarterly results, how much Apple's cable and peripheral prices contribute to the popular conception that their products are "expensive", presbyopia and large-screen phones, and more.
  • 89: ‘Cat Pictures’, With Marco Arment (Side 2)

    19 July 2014, 8:00 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include the design and development of Marco’s new iOS podcast player, Overcast, custom UI fonts, the difficulty of low-level audio programming, and pricing strategy — with digressions on U.S. politics and other non-controversial subjects.
  • 88: ‘Cat Pictures’, With Marco Arment (Side 1)

    19 July 2014, 8:00 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include the design and development of Marco’s new iOS podcast player, Overcast, custom UI fonts, the difficulty of low-level audio programming, and pricing strategy — with digressions on U.S. politics and other non-controversial subjects.
  • 87: ‘Free Alcoholic Beverages’, With Ben Thompson

    11 July 2014, 11:40 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include Samsung getting pinched from Apple on the high end and Xiaomi (at least in China) on the low end, Android and the importance of software differentiation, wearable devices, and more.
  • 86: ‘Diddling Your Feeds’, With Dave Wiskus

    30 June 2014, 10:44 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include the new look and feel in OS X Yosemite (10.10), Google’s new “Material Design” look and feel for Android, smartwatches (including the new ones Google showed at I/O last week), and Dave’s new behind-the-scenes role at The Talk Show.
  • 85: ‘Oh Man, Soccer’, With Paul Kafasis

    25 June 2014, 10:26 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Topics include the ongoing World Cup and the sport of soccer, Google Glass, mockups of devices in rumor reports, Amazon's Fire Phone, the New York Times's profile of Tim Cook last week, Apple's growth, and the agonizingly slow death of Blackberry. Lastly, Paul…
  • 84: ‘Doctoring the Ball’, With Guy English

    16 June 2014, 11:30 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Guy English. Topics center on WWDC 2014, particularly how XPC — interapplication communication — is playing a fundamental but largely behind-the-scenes role in many of the new features for iOS and OS X. The new much-improved WebKit API (which…
  • 83: Live From WWDC 2014, With Marco Arment, Casey Liss, John Siracusa, and Scott Simpson

    6 June 2014, 9:30 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Recorded in front of a live audience of 500 people on Tuesday, 2 June 2014 at Mezzanine in San Francisco. John Gruber is joined by the ATP trio -- Marco Arment, Casey Liss, and John Siracusa -- to discuss the news from WWDC: OS X 10.10 Yosemite, iOS 8, Swift,…
  • 82: ‘We're Allowed to Make Stuff Up; It's a Podcast’, With Dan Frommer

    27 May 2014, 11:59 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Dan Frommer. Topics include Dan’s new gig as senior tech editor at Quartz, tablets as a form factor for full-featured PCs (and the now-aging design of the MacBook Air), WWDC rumors, the rumored iOS-style redesign of Mac OS X, previous Mac OS…
  • 81: ‘Bring Back Jerry Yang’, With John Moltz

    22 May 2014, 6:00 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest John Moltz joins the show for a discussion regarding Apple's still-only-rumored acquisition of Beats, WWDC rumors, the ringer switch on the iPhone, the ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone (spoiler: it's a turd), and the transition of The Talk Show from…
  • 80: Beats by Tim

    13 May 2014, 2:03 am by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Mule Radio honcho Mike Monteiro joins John Gruber for a very special episode. Topics include the nature of podcasting and the future of The Talk Show; design legend Massimo Vignelli; ComiXology's abandonment of in-app purchasing now that they're owned by…
  • 79: Whatever Jobs Had His Pants on Fire For

    22 April 2014, 12:14 am by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac joins John Gruber for a discussion of Mac journalism, rumors surrounding upcoming Apple products, and UI design chief Greg Christie’s retirement from Apple later this year.
  • 78: Live From Build 2014

    8 April 2014, 4:57 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Ed Bott joins John Gruber in an episode recorded in front of a live audience at Microsoft’s Build developer conference in San Francisco. Topics include last week’s news out of the conference — including Windows Phone 8.1 — and a broader…
  • 77: Stampy in the Hunger Games

    31 March 2014, 9:17 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest John Moltz joins John Gruber to discuss the just-completed Macworld/iWorld conference and expo, Microsoft Office for iPad, and more.
  • 76: Here’s a Frickin’ Pipe Dream

    21 March 2014, 7:44 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Craig Hockenberry joins John Gruber to discuss wearable devices in general, smart watches in particular, and orange juice.
  • 75: We Used to Finger Each Other

    17 March 2014, 3:37 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest star Brent Simmons joins John Gruber to talk about the past and future of Apple programming languages, how to make coffee and popcorn (albeit not together), whether links should be underlined on web pages, and Brent's new podcast (co-hosted by…
  • 74: Heart of a Gambler

    7 March 2014, 3:57 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Glenn Fleishman joins John Gruber to discuss Bitcoin -- how it works, the problems it solves, where it's going, and more. Also, Apple's "goto fail" security bug, and some Jeopardy and Blackjack game theory.
  • 73: Do Not Retweet the Band-Aid

    28 February 2014, 2:59 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Joanna Stern joins John Gruber to discuss tablets as laptop replacements, the appeal of large-screen smartphones, wearables, and more.
  • 72: Go To The Mat On Stickers

    21 February 2014, 9:54 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Ben Thompson joins John Gruber to discuss Facebook's blockbuster acquisition of WhatsApp, the wide world of mobile messaging in general, the no-win scenario Microsoft has seemingly fallen into with Windows Phone and mobile computing, and more.
  • 71: Construction Kit Food

    14 February 2014, 12:15 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Jason Fried joins John Gruber; topics include 37signals’ decision to rebrand as Basecamp and focus on just one product, aligning customer interests with your business interests, the future of sports broadcasting, and more.
  • 70: Ken Turns Effect

    10 February 2014, 3:26 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest MG Siegler returns to the show to discuss Microsoft’s future under new CEO Satya Nadella, Facebook’s new Paper app for the iPhone, and more.
  • 69: Peter's Going To Want His Money Back

    31 January 2014, 5:49 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Marco Arment returns for the second half of a two-part episode. Topics include the new Mac Pro, retina Macs, hard drives vs. SSDs, and a thorough examination of the implications of a big screen iPhone.
  • 68: We're Gonna Get Email

    28 January 2014, 5:04 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Marco Arment joins John Gruber for part one of a two part episode. Topics include the history of the Mac, the differences between programming for the web and native apps, the recent iPhone sales numbers, and the supremacy of Fahrenheit over…
  • 67: The Floppy 2: The Zip Disk

    18 January 2014, 3:31 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest John Moltz joins John Gruber; topics include A-Rod's suspension, Google's acquisition of Nest and the meaning of "innovation", Tim Cook’s public speaking, larger iPads, full screen mode on Mac OS X, and Moltz's new show.
  • 66: Geared Up For CES

    10 January 2014, 9:02 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Dan Frommer joins John Gruber to discuss the news from CES this week — 4K TV sets, wearables, phone integration with car dashboards, and more. Also: Pappy Van Winkle.
  • 65: 2013 Holiday Spectacular

    24 December 2013, 4:34 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Guy English and a cavalcade of surprise guests join John Gruber for conversation, singing, dancing, and holiday cheer.
  • 64: One Star

    13 December 2013, 9:17 pm by: Daring Fireball / John Gruber

    Special guest Daniel Jalkut joins John Gruber to discuss podcast transcription, coerced App Store reviews, and the iRate project.

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