A weekly talk show ruminating on exactly what is wrong in the world of Apple and related technologies and businesses. Nothing is so perfect that it can't be complained about. Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.
October 5th, 2012 | 1 hr 55 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss the latest events in the burgeoning App.net community, then explore the competing(?) Tent.io protocol for decentralized real-time social networking.
September 28th, 2012 | 1 hr 30 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin follow up on Apple's slippery little devices and Apple's mapping woes, then discuss the new iPod touch and iPod nano. John's hypothetical Ferrari is briefly mentioned.
September 21st, 2012 | 1 hr 25 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss thew new iPhone 5: its physical design, the case for cases, the new lightning connector, and Apple's trouble with maps. Let the iPhone 6 speculation begin?
September 12th, 2012 | 1 hr 41 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss all the things that went wrong during John's Mountain Lion ebook publishing experience. Please note that this episode was recorded before the September 12th Apple event.
September 7th, 2012 | 2 hrs 8 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss Amazon's new Kindle and Kindle Fire products and make their predictions for next week's Apple press event. Is Amazon Apple's most dangerous competitor? Who is Amazon's ideal customer?
August 31st, 2012 | 1 hr 29 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss the Apple v. Samsung court case, the rumors and leaks about the next iPhone, the possible internals of the rumored iPad mini, and which company we'd like to buy Twitter.
August 24th, 2012 | 2 hrs 6 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin complete their discussion of John's Mountain Lion review. Topics include power management, UI simplification, automatic termination, Facebook integration, and plagiarizing from yourself.
August 17th, 2012 | 2 hrs 3 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss the latest round of Twitter API changes and their effect on third-party clients, and inevitably follow up about App.Net.
August 10th, 2012 | 1 hr 39 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin continue to discuss John's review of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
August 3rd, 2012 | 1 hr 44 mins
John Siracusa is on vacation this week, so we instead present its ersatz replacement, 'Kindacritical', with Dan Benjamin, Marco Arment, and Merlin Mann.
July 27th, 2012 | 2 hrs 26 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss—what else?—John's review of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. There's so much to cover that this will have to be a multi-epsiode topic. On this episode: purchase and installation, interface and document model changes, and b
July 20th, 2012 | 1 hr 46 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin talk more about a potential smaller iPad, OUYA's challenges, what makes a successful Kickstarter project, how the Penny Arcade Kickstarter could have been more attractive to funders, and finally, the strange case of App.net.