The Tech Night Owl LIVE

The Tech Night Owl LIVE Oct 25, 2014

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The Tech Night Owl LIVE

Gene Steinberg

Scottsdale, AZ

Description: On The Tech Night Owl LIVE, best-selling author and columnist Gene Steinberg (the Owl himself) voices his thought-provoking views of the technology universe and interviews the movers and shakers of th

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The Tech Night Owl LIVE Oct 25, 2014

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On this week’s all-star episode, we welcome columnist Dan Frakes, a former Macworld editor, who discusses the decision to discontinue the print edition of the oldest Mac magazine, and to put the Macworld / iWorld conference on "hiatus." He'll also discuss current Apple issues, such as iOS 8 and Yosemite.

You'll also hear from security expert Alain Ghiai, CEO of DigitalSafe, who focuses on smartphone safety and whether Americans should be concerned over the government's claimed right to "break down the doors" to our digital privacy. He'll also discuss the company's encrypted cloud storage system, which is based in Switzerland.

Our final segment features commentator Jeff Gamet, Managing Editor for The Mac Observer. His bill of fare includes the possible reasons that iPad sales are flagging, the disconnected coverage of the goings on at Apple, the prospects for the Apple Watch and how it sucked the air out of the smartwatch market for this holiday season. He'll also comment briefly on Microsoft Windows 10, which is currently available as a Technical Preview.

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The Tech Night Owl LIVE Oct 18, 2014

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On this week's all-star episode, we welcome columnist Kirk McElhearn, Macworld's "iTunes Guy," who will explain why he's cut back on his Facebook activities. He'll also profile iTunes 12, the OS X Yosemite-savvy version, and consider whether he should replace his relatively new Mac Pro with a 27-inc...

The Tech Night Owl LIVE Oct 11, 2014

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On this week's all-star episode, we present Josh Centers, Managing Editor for TidBITS, and author of "Take Control of Apple TV" and other titles, who will discuss the trials and tribulations of updating to iOS 8, some of the keyboard options offered for the new mobile OS, and what might come from Ap...

The Tech Night Owl LIVE Oct 4, 2014

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On this week's all-star episode, commentator Kirk McElhearn, Macworld's "iTunes Guy," explains why he decided to return his new iPhone 6 and revert to his iPhone 5s. He also wonders whether Apple's recent highly-publicized missteps are caused by taking on too much too quickly...

The Tech Night Owl LIVE Sep 27, 2014

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We present columnist Jonny Evans, Computerworld's "Apple Holic," who holds forth on BendGate, reports triggered by a YouTube video claiming that the iPhone 6 Plus is prone to bending. He'll also talk about Apple's failed 8.0.1 update, which was pulled shortly after being posted because it caused the...

The Tech Night Owl LIVE Sep 20, 2014

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On this week's all-star episode, we cover one of Apple's most important weeks, including the introduction of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the launch of iOS 8. You'll also hear views about the media freakout over Apple's decision to introduce U2's latest album, "Age of Innocence," free to iTun...

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