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Mac Power Users #43: Back to Backup (Live from Macworld 2011)

February 13, 2011 at 9:19AM

This episode was recorded live on the Macworld Expo show floor. In it, David and Katie go back to backup and talk about their favorite strategies and tactics for backing up your Mac. Unfortunately, there was a problem with the live stream video so we don’t have the full session video but show friend, Steven [...]

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.


Boom, Outta Here #6: Own Your Team, Win the Super Bowl

February 11, 2011 at 4:00PM

After record-setting ratings for Super Bowl XLV, Dan Benton and Brandon Rosage dissect questions about Green Bay's greatness. Did the Packers stumble into a championship or are they among the NFL's greatest champions? Brandon argues that their ownership model edges the franchise into greatness, while Dan outlines their ability to overcome dropped passes, poor officiating and injuries. Plus, discussion continues about Michael Vick, Mark Sanchez and The Machine.

Hosted by Brandon Rosage & Dan Benton.


Hypercritical #5: Slippery Little Pill

February 11, 2011 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss Apple’s hardware blind spots: keyboards, dock connector, iPod/iPhone cases, laptop designs, and more.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.


The Dev Show #36: Dan Solo

February 11, 2011 at 1:00PM • Computer Video

Dan discusses the latest news in the world of software development alone, because Jason has the flu.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


Briefly Awesome #17: I Have a Hat

February 11, 2011 at 12:00PM • Computer Video

Dan and Christina talk about Microsoft and Nokia, the HP TouchPad and rumored iPad release cycles. Also, Christina breaks down the truth about 4G.

Hosted by Christina Warren & Dan Benjamin with special guest Christina Warren.


The Daily Edition #19: Fear is the Mind Killer

February 11, 2011 at 10:00AM

Dan Benjamin is joined by Jane Quigley to talk about the Super Bowl ads, ideal office environments and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Jane Quigley.


Write For Your Life #8: Libraries (our wonderful libraries) and the best rejection letter ever

February 10, 2011 at 6:15PM

On this week’s podcast Iain is joined by Kathryn White, widely published children’s author whose books include Here Comes The Crocodile and Ruby’s School Walk. They talk about the situation here in the UK, where great swathes of our wonderful libraries are faced with closure due to funding cuts. Also, a truly incredible rejection letter that was sent to Gertrude Stein. And writers think we have it tough these days? Pah!

Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.


The Big Web Show #38: Jason Snell

February 10, 2011 at 12:00PM • 47 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin are joined by Jason Snell of Macworld to discuss transitioning a print-focused publication into a web-focused publication, mixed models and “trying stuff,” ads and advertisers in multiple media, publishing a website, an App, and a Magazine, and why future of publishing means leaving things behind.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman with special guest Jason Snell.


The Daily Edition #18: 80's Thing

February 10, 2011 at 10:00AM

Dan Benjamin talks with 5by5 producer Candi about the iPhone 4, apps, and cases, tea, the 80's, the 5by5 app, and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Candi Ligutan.


The Talk Show #29: Spear in the Back

February 9, 2011 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss Dan’s switch to the Verizon iPhone, bars and reception, wifi hotspots and plans, the Superbowl and its ads, the Motorola Xoom, Nokia's burning platform, competition reinforcing Apple as the top monkey in the tree, and Thunderball, the next installment of #5bybond.

Hosted by John Gruber & Dan Benjamin.