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  • 01:02:34

    The Mac & Forth Show 143 - Apple in 2018

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    It’s the start of a brand new year and this week, Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and new lad, Steven Leach (Twilight Zone Engineering Ltd), join Karl Madden to discuss what they think 2018 might hold in store for Apple. They also turn their attention to the recent CES to see if anything has caught their interest. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leech, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson, Paul Beattie, Jane, Alan and David. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or join our Facebook group. or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:53:11

    The Mac & Forth Show 142 - iMac Lust

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    As Apple releases the iMac Pro to the world Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden look over the machine lustfully (they obviously need to get out more). Users get a sneak peak at the upcoming Final Cut Pro update. Airport units get an update too. Spotify wants the EU to make Apple play fair, again and Apple hires another two TV executives for it’s upcoming video service. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson, Paul Beattie, Jane, Alan and David. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:    iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or join our Facebook group. or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:02:31

    The Mac & Forth Show 141 - Prime Time

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    We have a full house this week as not only do the regulars Dean Murphy and Karl Madden look over the week’s Apple and tech related stories, but also Guy Serle (MyMac Podcast and Mac to the Future Show) and Brian Monroe (Mac to the Future) come along for the ride. Amazon’s Prime long awaited Apple TV app finally arrives but was it wroth the wait? The ATV also get updated to and the Apple TV App comes to the UK. Google and Amazon and now having a media related hissy fit. Apple is paying it’s taxes and Jony Ive is back at the wheel. All this and slightly more and this week’s episode. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson, Paul Beattie, Jane, Alan and David. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or join our Facebook group. or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:58:20

    The Mac & Forth Show 140 - I am Root

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    On this week’s show Dean Murphy and Alan Vickers join Karl Madden to pour over the week’s Apple related news. It wasn’t a very good week for Apple in regards to discovered bugs and possible exploits. Google could be facing a bit of a fine. The first FDA cleared add-on for the Apple Watch appears along with the release of the Stanford Heart study…for the US. The guys also look ahead to possible gift ideas as Christmas approaches. Money is no object List:Karl: 27inch iMac 5KAlan: iMac ProDean: LG OLED HDR TV   Sensible Gift List:Karl: Amazon EchoAlan: AirPodsDean: Nintendo Switch   Stocking Stuffers List:Karl: iTunes Gift CardsAlan: Case/Strap for Apple TV Remote or Carcassonne iOS gameDean: Seneo SWC2 Wireless Charger stand   CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or join our Facebook group. or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:57:16

    The Mac & Forth Show 139 - Middle Class: Model B

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    On this week’s episode Alan Vickers and Karl Madden discuss the latest Apple and technology related news. The HomePod delay is revisited following a report that Apple was caught out by the Echo. US citizens get a new Thanksgiving Apple Watch Challenge, but what about the rest of us? An old Lisa goes up for sale. Law enforcement want access to another iPhone. The UK Government looks at Gig Economy Workers. Uber bets on Autonomous vehicles but Jeremy Clarkson is far from impressed by them, all this and slightly more on this week’s episode. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or join our Facebook group. or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:56:50

    The Mac & Forth Show 138 - Pressure

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    This week Don McAllister of ScreenCasts Online makes a welcome return and joins Alan Vickers and Karl Madden to go through the week’s Apple related news. A London Apple store gets gang raided, the Apple Watch could help identify high blood pressure, a man is rescued from shark infested waters tanks to his Watch, FaceID challenges, an entire movie shot on an iPhone and Amazon is heading for Middle Earth. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.    Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or join our Facebook group. or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:58:05

    The Mac & Forth Show 137 - My Precious

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    This week Dean Murphy has had his phone for just over a week. Karl Madden's has finally arrived and Alan Vickers decides the fate of his device. Also this week, phones made of glass can crack if dropped, component costs, Paradise Papers, Visitors Centre set to open and Apple Pay Cash is almost finally here. All this and slightly more on this week’s episode. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:00:24

    The Mac & Forth Show 136 - It's Here

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    With the new iPhone X’s arriving into peoples clammy little hands  Alan Vickers and Karl Madden have to live vicariously through Dean Murphy as he guides us through how his new Apple device handles. Will Alan’s fears of Face ID be laid to rest or will he be vindicated? We find out on this week’s episode. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:58:13

    The Mac & Forth Show 135 - 2-3 Weeks

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    This week the iPhone X orders went life and Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden have their tales to tell. Who managed to get their orders for day one and who has to wait 2-3 weeks? They also take a look at some of the Apple-related news that has hit the web over the last week and share their thoughts. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:13:27

    The Mac & Forth Show 134 - Popped Off

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden return after their unscheduled break to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news. Dean has a Watch related issue, Alan has treated himself and Karl’s finally joined EE.  After a few possible exploits are discovered that could wreak our days at least there’s a new candle to calm us down again.  CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:58:59

    The Mac & Forth Show 133 - EERROR

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    This week Alan Vickers, Dean Murphy and Karl Madden are back to cast their beady eyes over the weeks Apple and technology related news. Karl has finally joined EE and now we know why the Apple Watch cellular is only available on their service...if you can get it activated. Google announced a number of new products and Sonos just one and Amazon expands it’s messaging service on Alexa.  CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:02:59

    The Mac & Forth Show 132 - Wrist Radio

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    After the recent deluge of new Apple hardware and software, we return to a more regular news week. Alan Vickers and Dean Murphy join Karl Madden as they peruse their way through the week’s Apple and tech-related news, including radio coming to the Apple Watch and Amazon announcing some new Alexa related devices. Also, the first rumours for the iPhone 9...sigh.  CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:00:17

    The Mac & Forth Show 131 - Updates

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    This week Apple has released iOS11 and a number of new shiny devices that have been dispatched to eager customers, among them our very own Dean Murphy and Karl Madden.  They are also joined by Ben Kinnaird from the Something Inventive Podcast to discuss their new purchases and the rest of the week’s Apple related news.  CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher   Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News   Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:05:44

    The Mac & Forth Show 130 - A Little Bit Poorer

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    Apple has once again unveiled what they have been working on and have introduced the iPhone 8, iPhone 8+, iPhone X, Apple TV 4K and the new Apple Watch 3. Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden discuss the announcement. Alan is a little dubious that FaceID will be better than TouchID. Karl’s very happy with the upgraded 4K movies and Dean is a little poorer. An unofficial list of the current 4K movies appearing on iTunes.  CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:01:32

    The Mac & Forth Show 129 - Our Place

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    With just a few days to go until Apple is unveiling its new iPhones, a possible new Apple Watch and Apple TV, along with the official releases of iOS11 and MacOS  Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden are joined by Don McAllister (of ScreenCastsOnline) to discuss what might be in store come Tuesday. They also discuss the Gold Master leak that appears to confirm a few items but keep that discussion separate if case you want to avoid any spoilers. CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:04:12

    The Mac & Forth Show 128 - SIRI Says No

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    With only a few more weeks until Apple finally introduce their new hardware Dean Murphy, Alan Vickers and Karl Madden return to share their opinions regarding the last week of Apple related news…and what passes for news. A stir regarding Tim’s Trousers. Sonos about to come out swinging? NYPD trashes WinPhones. It may soon be ‘Hail Apple’. SIRI Can’t do what it can’t do. How much for 4K? and more… CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:59:48

    The Mac & Forth Show 127 - Under The Weather

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    On this week’s show Dean Murphy returns to the fold and joins Alan Vickers and Karl Madden as they look at a little of the week’s Apple related news before turning their attention to Apple’s media plans as they plan to spend $1,000,000,000 on original content.  New iOS11 ads, even though it’s not out. Accuweather under a possible storm cloud. No one wants to spend £1,000 on a new iPhone, expect those that do. Apple is investing a ‘little’ in future original content. and more… CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 00:59:45

    The Mac & Forth Show 126 - Lolly Sticks

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    As the clock ticks down to the new release of the new iPhone Alan Vickers joins Karl Madden to discuss the week’s Apple and tech related news.  iOS11 Beta 6 is released with a controversial icon. Homekit has some improvements coming. What’s with the iPad Pro Smart Connector? Google wants to stay Apple’s search of choice. Tipping Uber Drivers. HomePods in short demand. and more… CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:00:14

    The Mac & Forth Show 125 - Back To School Kit 1980's

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    The rumours just keep on coming so this week Alan Vickers and Simon Parnell (Essential Apple Podcast) join Karl Madden to sort through the weeks revelations as well as look over the week’s other Apple related news. More Beta’s than you can shake a stick at. Apple’s Instagram. Back to School Promos. HomeKit’s Future. Rumour Roundup. and more…   CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. Thank you to Paul Beattie for his recent Patreon Donation.  This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte, Gordon Jackson & Paul Beattie. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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  • 01:00:13

    The Mac & Forth Show 124 - HomeBlab

    · The Mac & Forth Show

    Despite promising you Alan Vickers would be hosting this week's show Karl Madden was available after all, so, sorry about that. However, the guys soon get down to their regular discussion of the weeks Apple related news and some interesting rumours from an unusual source.  iPod shuffles away. Apple Makes More Loads of Money.A Leaky HopePod.4K HDR Soon?Drag and Drop Madness.CarPool Karaoke Coming Soon.Looking at Apple Glasses.and more… CONTACT THE SHOW: I really would appreciate it if you could take a few moments and submit a review in iTunes. I won’t ply you with adverts, just a little review is all I ask…go on, you know you want to really, don't ya? The Mac & Forth Show Patreon Page. This Month's Wonderful 'The One with the Shout Out' Funders: Teresa Hummel, Steven Leach, Matt Barton, Ron Poyotte & Gordon Jackson. Thank you for our contributors of smaller donations. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Subscribe to us on:  iTunes Overcast Pocketcast TuneIn Radio Stitcher Visit our Google+ Community, or like our Facebook page. or contact us via Twitter or our Website or via Apple News Theme Music by: Russ Clewett

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