The Talk Show With John Gruber

The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball.

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      211: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Holiday Spectacular, With Special Guests Guy English and John Siracusa


      As per holiday tradition at The Talk Show, a brief chat about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, with a cavalcade of special guests, including Guy English and John Siracusa.

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      2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens Holiday Spectacular.

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      210: ‘Australian Battery Scam’, With Special Guest Jason Snell


      Special guest Jason Snell returns for the penultimate episode of 2017. Topics include the iPhone battery performance-throttling saga, Google Maps vs. Apple Maps, new versions of iOS running slow on older iPhones, the new iMac Pro, iOS file management, and more.

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      209: ‘Blaming a Platypus’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino


      Matthew Panzarino returns to the show to talk about Apple's new iMac Pro lineup: gaming, VR, medical use, software development video, and more. Also: a spoiler-free preamble on Star Wars Ep. 8: The Last Jedi.

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      2h7m
       

      208: ‘Disgusting Inception’, With Special Guest John Moltz


      John “With an H” Moltz returns to the show. Topics include the ongoing deluge of sexual harassment scandals, our beloved SodaStreams, the Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra root login fiasco, App: The Human Story, and more.

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      1h33m
       2017-12-01

      207: ‘Christmas Mitzvah’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann


      Merlin Mann returns to the show for a Thanksgiving-week holiday spectacular. Topics include the history of Markdown, nerding out with Keyboard Maestro, kids today and the computers they want to use, caring about idiomatic native UI design, a look back at last year's election, and more.

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      2h24m
       2017-11-18

      206: ‘Bed Is Where My Problems Are’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson


      Ben Thompson returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X.

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      2h13m
       2017-11-10

      205: ‘If You Trust Your Twin’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple


      Jim Dalrymple returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X, which is now in the hands of reviewers and just days away from the hands of customers.

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      Matthew Panzarino’s iPHone X re...


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      1h39m
       2017-11-01

      204: ‘Flaunting That Notch’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie


      Rene Ritchie returns to the show on the eve of iPhone X pre-orders opening. Topics include iPhone X (duh), Google’s Pixel 2 and the goofy OLED display on the “XL” version, Face ID FUD, and more.

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      1h43m
       2017-10-27

      203: ‘Unused VIPs’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell


      Serenity Caldwell returns to the show. Topics include watches, the problems with the current MacBook keyboards, iOS 11 battery life, my massive windfall from the iBooks antitrust settlement, and more.

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      Serenity on the 38mm...


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      2h2m
       2017-10-21

      202: ‘You Tell Me If It’s a Dongle’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern


      Special guest Joanna Stern returns to the show. Topics include Apple Watch Series 3, our mutual fear of heights, Velcro, and more.

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      1h37m
       2017-09-30