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Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent.

Episode Date
Clockwise 253: Creepy Beating Heart
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Most of us use Low Power mode on iOS occasionally, but one of us doesn't. Plus, how much we would pay for a calendar app, Microsoft walking back its decision to drop old Skype, and indie games we have played.
Aug 07, 2018
Clockwise 252: I'm Not Alone in My Monsterdom
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How we organize (or don't organize) our files, whether it's time to jump into the 3D printer market, the tech accessories that impress us, and which batteries we carry around.
Aug 01, 2018
Clockwise 251: That's Literally the Thing That I Want
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How many of iMessage's bells and whistles we use, Memoji's balancing between incredible or silly, what colors we'd like to see iPhones in, and non-earbud competitors to AirPods.
Jul 25, 2018
Clockwise 250: Bring Us The Dogmoji
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Our unplugging strategies, what to do when you run out of space for physical media, whether we'd let UPS delivery people into our homes, and our favorite and most wished-for emoji.
Jul 18, 2018
Clockwise 249: Six Years from Today
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Surprisingly smart (or dumb) home gadgets, how we discover apps, what we use to print out photos and photo books, and how much of our work we do on the iPad.
Jul 11, 2018
Clockwise 248: Six Filters Was All We Needed in My Day
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Apple's Maps overhaul, Instagram's "you're caught up!" feature, e-commerce via social media, and Apple Pay for public transit.
Jul 03, 2018
Clockwise 247: It's What the Kids Want
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Instagram's new IGTV, our biggest tech blunders, the Fortnite and free-to-play craze, and smart home gadgets being used in domestic abuse cases.
Jun 27, 2018
Clockwise 246: Things That Control Other Things
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How Apple will sell its TV service, our favorite announcements from E3, using smart speakers to control smart home devices, and whether AMC's MoviePass competitor appeals.
Jun 20, 2018
Clockwise 245: Guinea Pig Hate Mail
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The WWDC announcements that delighted us, whether Memoji will stand the test of time, the Apple news that didn't happen, and the appeal of attending a conference like WWDC.
Jun 13, 2018
Clockwise 244: The Smooshing of Everything
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Live from WWDC at San Jose, California: Apple's AR ambitions, tracking your Screen Time on iOS, mobile apps on the Mac, and Siri's new Shortcuts.
Jun 05, 2018
Clockwise 243: Under the Steps of a Drunken Giant
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How we edit our photos for sharing, Snapchat's platform play, the macOS features we'd like to see at WWDC, and whether or not we still use that crazy little thing called email.
May 30, 2018
Clockwise 242: A Sock For Everything
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How we consume music these days, why people are grumpy about Apple, Apple's privacy download tool, and what we'd like to see across platforms at WWDC.
May 23, 2018
Clockwise 241: I'm a Mostly Terrible Person
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DirecTV's new cloud DVR feature, iPhone SE 2 features we'd like to see, Microsoft's iPad competitor, and how we'd like Apple to improve notifications in iOS 12.
May 16, 2018
Clockwise 240: Just the Downfall of Humanity
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Google's nifty/creepy AI phone calls, the iMac turns 20, Apple's security feature that disables USB on the iPhone, and the state of developer's percentage on app sales.
May 09, 2018
Clockwise 239: Clippy Wearing a Stethoscope
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Add-on lens solutions for smartphones, Facebook using AI to detect hate speech, how tech can improve our medical lives, and the tricky ethics of video doorbells.
May 02, 2018
Clockwise 238: A Much Larger and Possibly Stupider World
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Our obsessive tech hobbies and pastimes, the attraction of clicky keyboards, what SmugMug's Flickr acquisition means, and whether a faux analogue digital camera appeals to us.
Apr 25, 2018
Clockwise 237: We Call Those Features
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Our worries over Twitter's third-party API restrictions, favorite Mac menu bar apps, Apple's subscription news service, and how Facebook's new privacy controls change our feelings, if at all.
Apr 18, 2018
Clockwise 236: Audible Cringe
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Our email setups, whether we think there are viable Facebook alternatives, our feelings on Uber expanding into other forms of transportation, and will there ever be a social media platform we can trust completely?
Apr 11, 2018
Clockwise 235: Scientific Cannibalism
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Cashierless stores of the future, what we'd like to see added to HomeKit, our current ebook purchasing strategies, and the question of lab-grown meat.
Apr 04, 2018
Clockwise 234: All The Great Blasphemous Shows
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Our Facebook and Google privacy concerns, interest (or lack thereof) in the Oculus Go and VR, thoughts on the Logitech Crayon stylus announced yesterday, and whether Apple's streaming service is too late to the party.
Mar 28, 2018
Clockwise 233: Betray Me as a Consumerist Fool
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The latest Facebook privacy hoopla, Amnesty International says Twitter violates women's rights, Apple's upcoming education event, and questions about the future of self-driving car technology.
Mar 21, 2018
Clockwise 232: I Already Don't Think Money is Real
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Cryptocurrencies, tech devices we don't want to upgrade, our favorite smart gadgets, and the contentious issue of whether we use our phones in the shower.
Mar 14, 2018
Clockwise 231: Digital Okies
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Our smart and dumb home thermostats, the fractured state of net neutrality laws, the potential resurrection of the MacBook Air, and AI technology in military hands.
Mar 07, 2018
Clockwise 230: An Adult With a Credit Card
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Apple's foray into healthcare, the one thing we think Siri needs to improve, where we stream most of our content, and our feelings on the latest social network, Vero.
Feb 28, 2018
Clockwise 229: Nine Different News Apps
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Our book-reading (or listening) habits, how we use tech to get our news, Twitter's abandonment of the Mac desktop, and our feelings on fingerprint readers vs. facial recognition.
Feb 21, 2018
Clockwise 228: Wrong Robot Name
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Our essential travel tech, most romantic uses of technology, biggest technology disappointments, and thoughts about the HomePod.
Feb 14, 2018
Clockwise 227: The Oprah of Apps
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How we listen to audio, what problems we want technology to solve, whether we buy apps as gifts for other people, and if we plan on getting the HomePod.
Feb 07, 2018
Clockwise 226: Where Are My Little Ears?!
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Where we'd like to see Apple focus its software quality attentions, our feelings about the iPhone X and its sales, home theater lighting, and our favorite tech of last year.
Jan 31, 2018
Clockwise 225: Every Feeling Has Been Felt Already
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Whether drones are here to stay, how we're doing with our New Year's tech resolutions, the affect of missing features on the HomePod, and our paper vs. digital note-taking thoughts.
Jan 24, 2018
Clockwise 224: Hypothetical Hoarding
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How to deal with hoarding old tech, our biggest tech disappointments, the VR and AR experiences that have us excited, and the state of dictation and voice assistant software.
Jan 17, 2018
Clockwise 223: Self-Driving Toilet
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Smart toilets: brilliant or ridiculous? Plus, the state of Twitter, what to watch for at CES 2018, and whether cryptocurrencies are here to stay.
Jan 10, 2018
Clockwise 222: Big Banana Fingers
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Changes we'd like to see Apple make in 2018, our best personal tech stories from the holidays, our most delightful apps and games of 2017, and how best to run Windows on your Mac.
Jan 03, 2018
Clockwise 221: I'm Calling HR
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Our favorite (or most challenging) tech support jobs of the holidays or year, the tech items we wish we'd gotten as gifts, the biggest tech blunders of 2017, and our wishlists for tech for 2018.
Dec 27, 2017
Clockwise 220: What Is Wrong With Everyone?
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Apple's possibly unified app platform, the Essential Phone and "iPhone killers," activity and health tracking, and have iOS's Settings gotten too complicated?
Dec 20, 2017
Clockwise 219: Access to Tim Cook's Checkbook
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A wireless charging retrospective, companies or technologies Apple should invest in, the future of the desktop computer, and the potential of AR in education.
Dec 13, 2017
Clockwise 218: The World is Our Oyster
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Apple Pay Cash experiences, Google and Amazon's YouTube tiff, increasingly complex emoji, and what we'll think of the iPhone in another ten years.
Dec 06, 2017
Clockwise 217: I Live in a Robot Shop of Horrors
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Robots we'd invite into our houses, Nintendo's approach to mobile gaming, gestured-based computing, and what's the responsibility for reporting critical software vulnerabilities.
Nov 29, 2017
Clockwise 216: Patience and Bourbon
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Holiday tech support tips, kitchen smart gadgets, what we do with our photos, and whether we could get by with a simple phone.
Nov 22, 2017
Clockwise 215: Exactly What A Spy Would Say
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Face ID spoofing, Facebook wants your nude pictures, whether we'd leave Twitter, and what we'd like to see Apple change for the iPhone X.
Nov 15, 2017
Clockwise 214: The Table is Totally Irrelevant
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Online payment services and Apple Pay Cash, tech workarounds we love, whether wearables will work, and AR's killer apps—or lack thereof.
Nov 08, 2017
Clockwise 213: Case by Case Basis
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Animoji: passing fad or important new technology? Also, whether or not we use a case on our smartphones, how Face ID's one-face limit affects us (if at all), and why iPhone users and Android users seem to clash so much.
Nov 01, 2017
Clockwise 212: The Leaks are Coming From Inside the House
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Would you let Amazon into your house? What happened to Apple doubling down on secrecy? Are you lining up for an iPhone X—and is it the ultimate form of Apple's smartphone?
Oct 25, 2017
Clockwise 211: Don't Want People to See All My Trees
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Machine learning for sensitive photos, our dalliances with other desktop platforms, whether anyone still needs real cameras, and the walled garden of voice assistants.
Oct 18, 2017
Clockwise 210: Sweet, Sweet Caffeine
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Tim Cook talks AR glasses, some thoughts on diversity and inclusion in tech, what we do for ergonomics, and how we cope with social media in our everyday life.
Oct 11, 2017
Clockwise 209: Fancy Carbs
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Google's notch-less Pixel design vs. the iPhone X, justification for Apple TV's high price (or lack thereof), our can't-live-with-'em-can't-live-without-'em technology choices, and iOS 11's Notes app.
Oct 04, 2017
Clockwise 208: Even Mantis Shrimps Can't See It
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Resurrected Apple television arguments, explaining quantum computing, Apple's Bing-for-Google swap, and our favorite games that iOS 11 leaves by the wayside.
Sep 26, 2017
Clockwise 207: The 'C' Stands for Caveman
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iPhone buying decisions, anonymous apps, our opinion on augmented reality, and the biggest missing features from our favorite tech products.
Sep 20, 2017
Clockwise 206: The Safari Bandwagon
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Apple's huge smartphone line-up, our most anticipated High Sierra features, how we feel about wireless charging our iPhones, and how much is too much to pay for a smartphone?
Sep 13, 2017
Clockwise 205: Candy-Coated Vegetables
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Paying attention to what apps ask for, our biggest speculation blunders, Apple event anticipation, and what type of content we take when we go offline.
Sep 06, 2017
Clockwise 204: I'm Having an Existential Crisis Over Here
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What we'd like to see on a new Apple TV (if not 4K/HDR), whether or not we've cut the cord, our thoughts on Alexa and Cortana becoming besties, and what it takes for Apple to feature your photo on Instagram.
Aug 30, 2017
Clockwise 203: Spacetastic
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How our feelings have changed (or not) on HomePod, the security risks of robots, dealing with online backup services, and whether iOS releases should have nicknames.
Aug 23, 2017
Clockwise 202: Explode a Knee
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Alternative messaging apps, rumors of an LTE Apple Watch, our primary news sources, and the surprising apps that we use on our phones.
Aug 16, 2017
Clockwise 201: We Hate Boredom but Don't Like Change
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Social media routines, what print-focused media companies are doing wrong and right in their transition to the digital age, apps we want on iPad, and iPhone rumors and the stress they cause.
Aug 09, 2017
Clockwise 200: Inbox Infinite
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Will voice-based interfaces really catch on, what we think of the "leaked" iPhone 8 icon, does anybody really want a smart watch, and what we use to keep ourselves organized.
Aug 02, 2017
Clockwise 199: I Don't Really Want to Find My Friends
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How our desks are set up, will Apple build more products in the U.S., Google's Find My Friends competitor, and advanced medical devices that work with our smartphones.
Jul 26, 2017
Clockwise 198: Fire Bad, Trees Good
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3D Touch and Force Touch, Google Glass in factories, iMessage apps and stickers, and how social media has changed our news consumption.
Jul 19, 2017
Clockwise 197: So Much of Your Life is a Lie
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Net neutrality, brain-training games, wireless charging, and our camera-filled future.
Jul 12, 2017
Clockwise 196: I'm Taking My Face Off the Internet
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Backup strategies, how Amazon has changed our shopping habits, QR codes and NFC tags, and rumors of Touch ID's demise.
Jul 05, 2017
Clockwise 195: Clearly You're Both Wrong
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Working on laptops vs. iPads, having tech empathy, installing iOS 11 betas, and how Amazon acquiring Whole Foods could affect grocery delivery.
Jun 28, 2017
Clockwise 194: Full-Time Icon Designer
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The watchOS 4 features we'd hoped for, Lenovo's PC-as-a-Service push, new Live Photo improvements, and how we feel about leaks of unannounced Apple products.
Jun 21, 2017
Clockwise 193: Just Say No to Cash
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How we think Apple Pay will stack up against competing person-to-person payment services, our favorite conference cities, impressions of the Apple Pencil, and who should take over as Uber's CEO.
Jun 14, 2017
Clockwise 192: This is Why I Left
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It's WWDC week, so we talk Apple's HomePod, the new iMac Pro, iPad improvements, and what was missing from the keynote.
Jun 06, 2017
Clockwise 191: So Many Dusty Shelves
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The Essential Home, add-on camera lenses for smartphones, mobile camera apps, and our verdict on the Nintendo Switch.
May 31, 2017
Clockwise 190: McGruff the Password Dog
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Ikea's foray into smart home tech, tech disruption we'd like to see, what Android features we want on iOS and vice versa, and the tech story the masses need to know.
May 24, 2017
Clockwise 189: Her Cuneiform is Top Notch
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Apple Watch smart bands, old tech we'd resurrect, the fate of the iPad mini, and why more tech companies don't focus on accessibility.
May 17, 2017
Clockwise 188: Also Called a Phone Call
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Amazon's new Echo Show (it's not a podcast), the new Echo messaging and calling features, how we listen to our audio, and the importance of security updates.
May 10, 2017
Clockwise 187: On the Phone I'm a Monster
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The Microsoft's Surface Laptop as a MacBook Air alternative, addictive Internet technologies, Hulu's play for cord cutters, and our nerdy enthusiasms. Plus there's a momentous announcement at the very end of the episode!
May 03, 2017
Clockwise 186: Project Me on a Hologram
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Ride the Clockwise roller coaster as we discuss the breaking announcement of the Amazon Echo Look, deconstruct Uber's latest bad news, marvel at Samsung's record Galaxy S8 orders, and cower in fear at tech companies taking personal data and selling it to other tech companies.
Apr 26, 2017
Clockwise 185: Add Things to Things
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Facebook tackles VR, Nintendo's emulator shenanigans, moving the Touch ID sensor, and leaving ourselves digital reminders.
Apr 19, 2017
Clockwise 184: My Hands Smell Delightful
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Live from Ireland, it's travel tech we wish would die, embarrassing tech fads we've bought, Apple products we want to bring back from the dead, and dream features for Siri and Alexa.
Apr 11, 2017
Clockwise 183: The Mystery Machine
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This week we discuss our thoughts on Apple's professional Mac announcement, how often we replace our Apple devices, what tech we take with us on vacation, and which features we're surprised to see less tech-savvy folks use (or not).
Apr 05, 2017
Clockwise 182: Sorry, My Brain Crashed
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This week we freak out about tech failures, internet privacy, and brain interfaces, but also take a soothing break by proposing some new acquisitions for tech giants.
Mar 29, 2017
Clockwise 181: A List of Things That Don't Happen
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Reading it later, replacing Uber, finding significance in minor Apple updates, and subscribing to YouTube channels.
Mar 22, 2017
Clockwise 180: Stargate Problem
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Games we're playing, anticipating new iPads, video streaming and sharing, and greener grass on other platforms.
Mar 15, 2017
Clockwise 179: So Many People Are Bad
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Tech companies we try to avoid, the Internet of Home Spying, our personal finance choices, and barriers to better smart home tech.
Mar 08, 2017
Clockwise 178: Artisanal Pickle
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Lightning versus USB-C, the return of the Feature Phone, space tourism, and unlimited wireless data.
Mar 01, 2017
Clockwise 177: Burn It Down and Start Over
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Our favorite workspaces, fresh tech for the cornfield, the gender of voice assistants, and a Touch Bar check-in.
Feb 22, 2017
Clockwise 176: Cool But Also Creepy
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Wireless charging, voice assistants, bad Kickstarter projects, and stretching your brain technically.
Feb 15, 2017
Clockwise 175: Same As It Ever Was
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YouTube goes live, Twitter fights abuse (again), Apple TV gets a new manager, and your old photos get a little less real.
Feb 08, 2017
Clockwise 174: Irrational Exuberance
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This week's release of Apple's financial results prompts us to ponder the future of the iPad, iTunes, Apple's video strategy, and the wearables market.
Feb 01, 2017
Clockwise 173: Old Tech Dies Hard
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Apple makes surprising App Store changes, the Mac turns 33, the value of time tracking, and screens that turn orange when it gets dark.
Jan 25, 2017
Clockwise 172: Serial iPhone Killer
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The Nintendo Switch, Twitter security challenges, the death of Vine, and the changing face of Apple support.
Jan 18, 2017
Clockwise 171: Built-In Babel Fish
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This week we discuss how the iPhone has changed our lives, whether the Apple Watch has met our initial expectations, how we rely on product testing and recommendations, and a possible brain drain at Apple.
Jan 11, 2017
Clockwise 170: The Internet of Garbage
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We kick off 2017 by talking CES gadgets like a robot butler and a smart trash can, then move on to our feelings on AirPods and our resolutions for Apple in 2017.
Jan 04, 2017
Clockwise 169: All the Great Dongles
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In our final episode of 2016 we review the best and worst and dumbest and most life-changing things of the year, and then look ahead to 2017.
Dec 28, 2016
Clockwise 168: Giant Pyramid of Coal
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Mario vs. piracy, Mac desktops, a tech Naughty List, and last-minute gift ideas.
Dec 21, 2016
Clockwise 167: Paper Form Wizard
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How we estimate mobile-device battery life, the wisdom of delaying Apple's AirPods, apps for the Apple Pencil, and sharing-economy guilt.
Dec 14, 2016
Clockwise 166: Walk-In Vending Machine
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Amazon's high-tech convenience store, tech trends we just don't understand, gauging our home-tech paranoia threshold, and using our tech superpowers to give back.
Dec 07, 2016
Clockwise 165: Orgy of Consumer Spending
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The holidays (and holiday sales) are in full swing, but do we partake? We also consider detoxing from social media, ponder the contradictions of cord-cutting, and get a visit from a Mysterious Benefactor.
Nov 30, 2016
Clockwise 164: Voiceovers and Aluminiums
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Go-to travel gear, Apple's mysterious Mac and Wi-Fi strategies, and the future of Jony Ive.
Nov 23, 2016
Clockwise 163: The Ultimate Dongle
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This week we offer a panoply of adapters and horror stories about bad password etiquette, then discuss Apple's new self-publishing venture and the utility of pressure-sensitive computer interfaces.
Nov 16, 2016
Clockwise 162: Privacy is a Feature
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The future of laptop keyboards, whether VR can be good at anything beyond entertainment, the growing importance of encryption, and a watchOS 3 check-in.
Nov 10, 2016
Clockwise 161: Emotional Life Preserver
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Live from Ireland, we discuss Apple and the Mac, our tech passions, keyboards, and VR prospects.
Nov 02, 2016
Clockwise 160: There's No Escape
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Finding lost items via technology, Apple's Magic Toolbar, Microsoft's new playbook, and revisiting CarPlay.
Oct 26, 2016
Clockwise 159: A Cow Episode
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This week we rebrand Samsung, eat meat grown in a lab, watch the Apple Car make a U-turn, and change all our passwords.
Oct 19, 2016
Clockwise 158: Business Carpeting Service
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Amazon's Echo music subscription, the Internet of Things gets infected with malware, preferred methods of paying for software, and excitement for virtual and augmented reality.
Oct 12, 2016
Clockwise 157: Plotting Together
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Google's new stuff, including Google Home; Apple's new Spoken Editions of print articles; and imagining the Next Big Thing.
Oct 05, 2016
Clockwise 156: Right, That's Still Going On!
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Blocking spam calls, other uses for a Galaxy Note 7, the prospect (again) of Google-built phones, and Blackberry's body hits the floor.
Sep 28, 2016
Clockwise 155: Old Slippery Six
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When we trust and distrust the cloud with our files, features future smartphones should strive for, Google's launch of Allo, and unsung features of new smartphone toys.
Sep 21, 2016
Clockwise 154: Others of Us Will Be Sad
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iMessage apps, anticipated macOS Sierra features, iPhone pre-orders, and Swift Playgrounds.
Sep 14, 2016
Clockwise 153: I Don't Swim
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Breaking down Apple's media event, from iPhone to AirPods to dual cameras to Apple Watch Series 2.
Sep 08, 2016
Clockwise 152: Dad, Play This
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Sonos gets cozy with Amazon Echo, our many terabytes of cloud storage, the promise of AI software, and Aleen searches for a birthday present for her husband.
Aug 31, 2016
Clockwise 151: Maybe They'll Update GarageBand
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The value of music subscriptions, Bloomberg's weird Apple Watch story, old software we still cling to, and our personal beta-testing policies.
Aug 24, 2016
Clockwise 150: Find My Enemies
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Geolocating friends and family, the appeal of Chromebooks, using keyboards with tablets, and favorite Mac menu-bar items.
Aug 18, 2016
Clockwise 149: Watching an Alien Sunset
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Wired versus wireless headphones, No Man's Sky and the games of our dreams, hopes for iPad improvements, and the future of the enormous smartphone.
Aug 10, 2016
Clockwise 148: Everything's a Remix
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The ethics of copying in tech, buying an Apple car, a pox on Smart TVs, and the problem of Emoji fragmentation.
Aug 03, 2016
Clockwise 147: It's All Zubats Around Here
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The rise of biometrics, retail therapy to offset the end of the world, AR and Poke Mans, and Adobe's relationship with Apple.
Jul 27, 2016
Clockwise 146: Marvel Has Killed Me
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Reading comics digitally, smart home confusion, Twitter verification, and teaching programming.
Jul 20, 2016
Clockwise 145: I’ve Always Wanted to Have a French Accent
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Apple considers an app reality show, unsung app heroes, Pokémon Go, and embracing the cloud.
Jul 13, 2016
Clockwise 144: Rock Music and Short Pants
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Email policies, the threats of VR, two-factor authentication, and privacy versus convenience.
Jul 06, 2016
Clockwise 143: A Whole New Watch
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The prospects of a new Apple Watch, upgrading old hardware (or not), requiem for the Thunderbolt Display, and chatbots.
Jun 29, 2016
Clockwise 142: Spare Device or No Dice
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Robots analyzing photos, the real chances for VR success, smart home frustration, and the opening of beta season.
Jun 22, 2016
Clockwise 141: Not Even in the Rotator
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Live from San Francisco, we're joined by Relay FM founders Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett to discuss all four platforms discussed during Apple's WWDC keynote.
Jun 14, 2016
Clockwise 140: Check Under Your Seat
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Technology giveaways, freshening up Apple Music, expanding Apple Pay, and iOS dream features.
Jun 08, 2016
Clockwise 139: You've Got to Feed Those Chickens
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Upgrading old hardware, the relevance of Amazon Prime Video, passing the tip jar for free stuff, and the peril and promise of wireless charging.
Jun 01, 2016
Clockwise 138: You Know What You're Signing Up For
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Siri API integrations, no Overwatch on Mac, Apple missing the AI wave, and the MacBook Pro's rumored OLED touchbar.
May 25, 2016
Clockwise 137: You're All American
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Google I/O keynote reaction! Google Home v. Amazon Echo, Google Assistant v. Siri, Allo and Duo, and Android Wear 2 v. Apple Watch.
May 18, 2016
Clockwise 136: A Pox On Both Their Houses
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Oracle versus Google in the rematch nobody wanted to see, strategies for buying a smartphone in a world without phone subsidies, Instagram's icon and our fears of change, and a revisiting of the new Apple TV app platform.
May 11, 2016
Clockwise 135: Angst in Appleville
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Potential Apple Music fixes, concerns about iPhone sales, the value of tech unitaskers, and the future of digital cameras.
May 04, 2016
Clockwise 134: My Deepest Condolences 😢
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The meaning of emoji, nerdy t-shirts, what Apple can learn from Apple Music, and a near-term wish list for Alexa and Siri.
Apr 27, 2016
Clockwise 133: Talk Candidly About Ladies' Pants
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People who are sad about the MacBook and iPhone SE, imagining an Apple Car, and embracing our cyborg futures.
Apr 20, 2016
Clockwise 132: Person or Not
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Facebook's chat-bot future, popular tech misconceptions, Apple Watch 2's killer features, and the strange case of AirPlay on Android.
Apr 13, 2016
Clockwise 131: The Dream of the Early 2000s
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Anticipating a new Kindle, conversations with robots, hanging out at Internet cafés, and living the iPad lifestyle.
Apr 06, 2016
Clockwise 130: The Stephen Hackett Approach
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What to do with old technology, the merits of phone cases, VR's impact on society, and our feelings about Microsoft.
Mar 30, 2016
Clockwise 129: Flop Thunderdome
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The FBI backs off, the iPad gets a name change, the iPhone gets a blast from the past, and we pick Apple's greatest flops.
Mar 23, 2016
Clockwise 128: Non-Virtual Nausea
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The appeal of Apple News (or lack thereof), how social media and forensics could have changed the O.J. Simpson trial, our favorite ways to mix devices and the real world, and technology hoarding habits.
Mar 16, 2016
Clockwise 127: The Great Inbox in the Sky
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The rise of the AIs, the appeal of premium smartphones, how we're reading books these days, and the death (or not) of email.
Mar 09, 2016
Clockwise 126: Go into Space with Jerks
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Choosing between convenience and security, our virtual-reality future, the viability of voice interfaces, and spending time in outer space.
Mar 02, 2016
Clockwise 125: You're a Four Right Now
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Apple's venture into public betas, worst-case Apple/FBI scenarios, stealing good Android phone features, and the ethics of rating people.
Feb 24, 2016
Clockwise 124: Church of Beyoncé
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Kanye pushes Tidal, Apple pushes back on the FBI, what we do with home videos, and the eternal Mac/iPad dichotomy.
Feb 17, 2016
Clockwise 123: I Could Probably Live Without the Sandwich
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Broken phone horror stories, talking to our computers, chronological Twitter order up gives on, and clicky keyboards.
Feb 10, 2016
Clockwise 122: It Always Comes Back to Robot Butlers
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Streaming services we rely on, home automation we're proud of, Apple's rumored move toward exclusive video, and shiny happy customer service stories.
Feb 03, 2016
Clockwise 121: Customer Sad
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The chances for VR, Apple's best/worst quarter ever, iPad's continuing slump, and podcasts come to Apple TV.
Jan 27, 2016
Clockwise 120: The Las Vegas of Weather
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Things get a bit dark as we ponder a technological Sophie's Choice, prepare for our inevitable doom, and embrace terrible software, all before finally escaping to the paradise of the iPad.
Jan 20, 2016
Clockwise 119: Freaking out the Neighbors
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How we use cameras, the smartness of our houses, headphones we have loved, and tech news sources.
Jan 13, 2016
Clockwise 118: Bright and Bushy Tailed
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Our panel of people who aren't at CES this week discuss smartening home devices, the right age for a first iPhone, and 2016 tech resolutions.
Jan 06, 2016
Clockwise 117: Sunset My Brain
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Listener submitted topics look back at 2015 and ahead at new year's resolutions, tech in 2016, and the far future. Plus, the first Clockwise Secret Santa gift exchange.
Dec 16, 2015
Clockwise 116: You Can't Fight City Hall
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Apple's rumored TV service stalls, bulging iPhone battery cases, products that were bought and ruined, and the iOS map battle heats up.
Dec 09, 2015
Clockwise 115: I Don't Believe in Unlimited
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Holiday shopping, Cortana comes to iOS, the value of the headphone jack, and the rising cost of (grandfathered) unlimited iPhone data.
Dec 02, 2015
Clockwise 114: That's So Canadian of You
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Holiday tech support, the benefits and costs of social media, tech we're thankful for, and the market for professional iPad apps.
Nov 25, 2015
Clockwise 113: A Bit of a Fatalist
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iPad Pro size and productivity, a requiem for Rdio, and the Mac App Store goes boom.
Nov 18, 2015
Clockwise 112: I'm Leaving the Internet Now
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The iPad Pro arrives, the threat of Ransomware, Android gets Apple Music, and Apple TV week two.
Nov 11, 2015
Clockwise 111: If You Wish upon a Heart
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Apple TV apps and remotes, Twitter reaches for the stars and comes up with hearts, and yet more rumors about a new 4-inch iPhone.
Nov 04, 2015
Clockwise 110: AirPlay Express
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The post-post-PC era, Apple TV apps versus smartphones, Google gets into podcasting, and South By Southwest steps in it.
Oct 28, 2015
Clockwise 109: Muggle Keyboard
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Anticipating Apple TV, Google's new YouTube Red service, iOS stability and bug fixes, and a Magic Devices shopping list.
Oct 22, 2015
Clockwise 108: Mysteriously Concealed Peas
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Apple technology in need of some love, surviving Apple's high season, Apple's newest product announcements, and dumb tech trends.
Oct 14, 2015
Clockwise 107: None of Them Do Everything
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Dreaming of new Macs, favorite El Capitan features, Amazon bans Apple TV, and Microsoft puts on an Apple costume.
Oct 07, 2015
Clockwise 106: Don't Go to the Tree
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Faster in-flight Wi-Fi, Apple's loss of focus on iWork, Google's new stuff, and Elon Musk's mission to Mars.
Sep 30, 2015
Clockwise 105: Opposite of Schadenfreude
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Amazon's hardware line-up, Volkswagen cheats on a test, OS upgrade strategies, and evaluating watchOS 2.
Sep 23, 2015
Clockwise 104: Mrs Weasley's Clock
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The future of smartphone upgrades, Apple TV app dreams, upgrading to iOS 9 (or not), and thinking big about the iPad Pro.
Sep 16, 2015
Clockwise 103: TV Sandwich
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Live from San Francisco--seriously, this episode was recorded standing under some trees in Civic Center Plaza--we're reviewing the Sept. 9 Apple event! A new iPad pro! The new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus! An entirely different Apple TV! We've got the details.
Sep 09, 2015
Clockwise 102: You Failed Them
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Dreaming of Siri and Apple TV improvements, fearing an Apple-programmed video service, and dealing with being the IT manager for our friends and family.
Sep 02, 2015
Clockwise 101: Maybe We Should Call AppleCare
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Choosing a single device, calling for help, traveling with technology, and mourning Apple's One to One training.
Aug 26, 2015
Clockwise 100: The Speed of Your Voice
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An introspective, touchy-feely edition of Clockwise as we celebrate our 100th episode with special guest hosts and special guest guests.
Aug 21, 2015
Clockwise 99: I Wear Amber Goggles at Night
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Alphabetizing Google, blocking web ads, navigating with map apps, and improving iOS.
Aug 12, 2015
Clockwise 98: Robot-Kicking Problem
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Apple's cell service plans (or lack thereof), HitchBot's demise, Windows 10's privacy snafu, and the end of removable batteries and SD cards in phones.
Aug 05, 2015
Clockwise 97: Given Phones and Sent into the World
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T-Mobile's crazy iPhone deal, the arrival of Windows 10, when advertisements are actually worth seeing, and buying a kid a Kindle.
Jul 29, 2015
Clockwise 96: Faraday Cave
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Special dystopian future edition! We envision the Apple of 2020, fear ever getting in a car again after the latest car hack, complain about autocorrect, and take the measure of the need for Apple Watch apps.
Jul 22, 2015
Clockwise 95: The Only iPod Touch Fangirl
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Comcast's streaming TV plan, Reddit's supernova of problems, the promise of smaller iPhones, and a shining iBeacon of hope.
Jul 15, 2015
Clockwise 94: Defend the Indefensible
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Apple's role as Safari steward, the best Apple hardware ever, anticipating a new iPod, and the next big thing for smartphone technology.
Jul 08, 2015
Clockwise 93: Double Down on Corn
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Apple unleashes the executives, paying attention to accessibility, dream of a Mac Nano, and what's the deal with Amazon hardware?
Jun 24, 2015
Clockwise 92: Betas are for Chumps
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Apple Music's future prospects, whether anyone should use OS betas, the reality of iPad productivity features actually being used, and the merits of maintenance OS upgrades.
Jun 17, 2015
Clockwise 91: Next to Compass
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Live from San Francisco! An update for the Apple Watch, the iPad gets some respect, the power of preinstalled apps, and Apple's Phil Schiller goes on a podcast.
Jun 10, 2015
Clockwise 90: Cord Nevers
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Renaming the iPhone, dreams of cord-cutting nirvana, WWDC wishcasting, and Tim Cook's EPIC rant.
Jun 03, 2015
Clockwise 89: A Bunch of Dopes
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Quick reactions to the Google I/O keynote, including Google Photos, a focus on bug fixes, contextual machine intelligence, and searching for the next billion Internet users.
May 28, 2015
Clockwise 88: A Hot Mess
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We predict this episode is about Google I/O predictions, Apple TV WWDC predictions, our predictions about the future of human interface design, and the predictions we've made that failed spectacularly.
May 20, 2015
Clockwise 87: Creeped Out By Robots
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How we use product reviews, mediocre Apple Watch apps, self-driving cars, and Facebook's Instant Articles.
May 13, 2015
Clockwise 86: Buzzing My Wrist
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The Apple TV might get a new remote control, Apple Watch faces and utility, and how we're making our homes into smart homes (or not).
May 06, 2015
Clockwise 85: Squeals of Joy and Pain
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Apple Watch first impressions, sympathy for Microsoft, iPad sales on the wane, and Dropbox gets social-ish.
Apr 29, 2015
Clockwise 84: The Amazon Echosystem
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Amazon Echo and intelligent assistants, Apple's declining 'onboarding' experience, the furor over Twitter's direct message changes, and what other sensors we'd like to see on the Apple Watch.
Apr 22, 2015
Clockwise 83: Giant Pyramid
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Comparing Apple Watch purchases, WWDC expectations, the future of Beats Music, and a week with Photos for Mac.
Apr 15, 2015
Clockwise 82: Stunt Queuing
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No more sleeping outside of Apple stores, the future of Periscope, whether Star Wars on iTunes matters, and our review of the early Apple Watch reviews.
Apr 08, 2015
Clockwise 81: Little Tiny Terrycloth Robes
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Live from Ireland: Books about Apple, Tim Cook's pronouncements, terrible hotel wi-fi, and why we go to conferences.
Apr 01, 2015
Clockwise 80: We're All Dying Slowly
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Excitement over a new Apple TV box, what wearables may come, whether today's wearables incur health risks, and what service or piece of software we first paid for.
Mar 25, 2015
Clockwise 79: The Next Free Noms
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Apple TV and the future of cord cutting, the risky world of iOS public betas, how we use desktops and laptops, and our Austin correspondent provides us with facts about South By Southwest.
Mar 18, 2015
Clockwise 78: MacBook Nothing
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Apple Watch value and pricing, MacBook sacrifices, Apple TV deals, and Uber's latest crisis.
Mar 11, 2015
Clockwise 77: A Computer for Ants
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Predicting the Apple Watch and hoping for a Retina MacBook air, encryption and paranoia, and the latest in curved screens.
Mar 04, 2015
Clockwise 76: The Darkness
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What's attached to our TVs, the prospects for an Apple stylus, Kickstarter as a store, and if the future of artificial intelligence threatens all humanity or is just another pipe dream.
Feb 25, 2015
Clockwise 75: Aluminum Foil Everything
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The Apple Car can't be real, right? Plus NSA and Samsung TV spying and Apple's greatest threats.
Feb 18, 2015
Clockwise 74: 😱
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Organizing your digital photos, managing your money, third-party iOS keyboards, and our desert-island games and podcasts. Plus some emojis.
Feb 11, 2015
Clockwise 73: I Prefer My Cars With Backdoors
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Converting paper books to ebooks, a requiem for The Shack, Apple's worst product, and self-driving Ubers.
Feb 04, 2015
Clockwise 72: Robot Butler
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Apple's huge quarterly results, the psychology of Kickstarter, Microsoft's holograms, and technology that cures life's annoyances.
Jan 28, 2015
Clockwise 71: ToasterPen
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Wireless charging, the future of hybrid devices, getting stuck in a tech rut, and pondering the humble stylus.
Jan 21, 2015
Clockwise 70: Little Crab Hands
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Apple's endless quest for thinner and lighter devices, Faux Apple Watches at CES and the rise of Apple Watch fever, the final destination of the iPod touch, and an era ends at the iTunes Store.
Jan 14, 2015
Clockwise 69: Quantum Dots and Kooky Segways
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12-inch MacBook rumors, why tech hipsters hate on Facebook, selling you a new TV, and the relevance of CES.
Jan 07, 2015
Clockwise 68: Genuine Frontier Gibberish
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In this plus-sized year-end edition, Philip Michaels returns to steal the show from Dan and Jason. Topics include the top tech news of 2014, press apologies, dead technology, job security, crisis management, app regrets, top 2014 tech, anticipation, app rejection, and tech talk shows.
Dec 30, 2014
Clockwise 67: Disapproving Record Clerk
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Excitement for 2015 technology, Apple OS features we don't use, a requiem for old media, and the Sony leaks.
Dec 17, 2014
Clockwise 66: Driving Through Magic
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Apple's App Store rejections, early video game memories, Siri on the desktop, and why we should care about Net Neutrality.
Dec 10, 2014
Clockwise 65: The Slovenian Perspective
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Automating boring tasks, holiday shopping lists, favorite subscription services, and buying cheap tech accessories.
Dec 03, 2014
Clockwise 64: Disposable Electric Car
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Our backup strategies, subscription services for apps, the death of the tablet, and electric cars.
Nov 26, 2014
Clockwise 63: Uber, What's Up With It?
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Apple's future plans for Beats, Uber everything awful somebody do something, Apple Watch as seen from a distance, and the future of encryption.
Nov 20, 2014
Clockwise 62: Light at the End of the Pipe
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Workplace ergonomics, Microsoft's entrance into wearable tech, the eternal virtual reality pipe dream, and the Uncanny Valley of personal digital assistants.
Nov 13, 2014
Clockwise 61: Chancellor of Burberry
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Taking stock of iCloud Drive, the Apple Watch gets "delayed," Christian Bale bails, and singing the praises of old technology. With guests John Moltz and Dan Frakes.
Nov 05, 2014
Clockwise 60: Spite Corporation
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How we read e-books, the future prospects of the Apple SIM, Apple Pay versus CurrentC, and the (now resolved?) PCalc widget controversy. With guests Christina Warren and Serenity Caldwell.
Oct 30, 2014
Clockwise 59: Everything's Weird
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Flat iPad sales, accelerating Apple OS updates, Retina displays on the desktop, and room for improvement at the Apple Store. With guests Jessie Char and Paul Kafasis.
Oct 23, 2014
Clockwise 58: All My Money Is Gone
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Live from Montreal: Expectations of Yosemite, dreaming of Macs with color selections, the Mac App Store, iOS 8, and keeping up with the Cardassians. With special Canadian guests Rene Ritchie and Georgia Dow.
Oct 13, 2014
Clockwise 57: Piegate
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Our dreams of new iPads, Google's responsibility to patrol the Internet, a hail of technology scandals, and iOS 8's slow adoption rate. And be sure to leave room for pie!
Oct 08, 2014
Clockwise 56: Niche of Awesomeness
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The prospects for Apple Pay, Apple and software quality, adapting apps to the iPhone 6 Plus, and our nostalgia for unloved old tech.
Oct 02, 2014
Clockwise 55: Extreme Physical Butt Force
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Our favorite iOS 8 apps, loving and hating third-party keyboards, the first week with new iPhones (except for Lex), and Dan explains how many different objects can be bent if you put your mind to it. With guests Lex Friedman and Rene Ritchie.
Sep 24, 2014
Clockwise 54: Government in Exile
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We've all left IDG but we're still here! This week we talk iPhone 6, compare the 6 to the 6 Plus, ponder an overabundance of apps, and talk about our favorite iOS 8 features. With guests Dan Frakes and Philip Michaels!
Sep 17, 2014
Clockwise 0: Tamagotchi Plays You
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In this test episode of Clockwise, we discuss Prism, the ebook trial, home audio, and wearables.
Jun 07, 2013