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App Review: Overcast, a New Podcast Player for iOS

07/21/2014

As a podcaster, and a podcast listener, it’s important that I have an easy-to-use app for managing, downloading and listening to podcasts. iTunes used to work for me, but with the changes that Apple made to iTunes 11, and the quirky Podcasts app for iOS, I’ve pretty much given up on using that solution. The […]

The Committed Podcast Looks at Tim Cook’s Apple

07/17/2014

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I discuss Tim Cook’s Apple. How has Apple changed since Steve Jobs has gone? What is Tim Cook doing to prepare Apple for the future? We also deal with some technical problems, discuss customer service, Apple and IBM, and we take a […]

The Committed Podcast Discusses Favorite Apps

07/08/2014

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Rob is back from his three-week vacation, and Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I discuss the Facebook mind experiment, Photos vs. Aperture, Google vs. privacy, and we do a round-robin of some of our favorite apps. We focus on apps that the others are not likely to […]

The Committed Podcast Talks about Photos

07/06/2014

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Rob is still away, so Ian Schray and I welcome Tom Penberthy of Avatron. We talk about photos, and Photos – the new Apple app that will replace iPhoto and Aperture. I give an update on my new Mac Pro, and Tom tells us about his new […]

The Committed Looks at Amazon’s Phone and More

06/28/2014

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Rob is away, so Ian Schray and I welcome the “super chatty” (her words!) Kelly Guimont to the show to talk about Amazon, Nokia, Apple TV, and why the food replicators on Star Trek: The Next Generation aren’t all that smart. Listen to The Committed, Episode 39: […]

The Committed Podcast Talks about Tim Cook’s Apple

06/18/2014

In this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I discuss Tim Cook’s Apple. We talk about the various periods in Apple’s history from the return of Steve Jobs to the present. We also discuss news: Samsung’s reported interest in purchasing Nuance; Spotify’s reported For Sale sign; Amazon Prime Music; and […]

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