Archive for June, 2015

Where Do Apple Pay Evangelists Shop?

Friday, June 19th, 2015

I’ve heard a lot of comments lately saying something along the lines of, “Coin, Plastc and Wocket are too late! Apple Pay is the way of the future!” To anyone who shares this sentiment I ask a simple question: Where do you shop?  I have yet to be able to buy gasoline with Apple Pay […]

Ten Years of Answering Questions on Mac Geek Gab

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Today John and I celebrated our tenth anniversary of publishing Mac Geek Gab. The show has both changed quite a bit over the years and also stayed true to the goal of having fun while helping and informing our listeners.  We’ve had so many wins over the past decade I couldn’t possibly begin to count […]

The Isolation Tank is One of Our Greatest Tools Ever

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Joe Rogan arguing why everyone should float in an isolation tank: If the tank was something where it was a machine an you would have to strap yourself in and you had to take a course where you would learn how to get to the center of yur consciousness where your body and your mind […]

10 Lessons From 10 Years of Podcasting

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

This morning I gave the keynote speech at the Podcast New England conference. It also happens that today is exactly the 10th anniversary of us recording the very first Mac Geek Gab episode (listen if you must to that first show, but consider yourself warned: it was our first!). Thus, “10 Lessons from 10 years of Podcasting” seemed […]

Can YOU Hear the Difference between 128kbps MP3 and Uncompressed Audio?

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Curious how many of you can reliably hear any difference here? It’s interesting taking listening tests using tracks with which I’m not intimately familiar, even testing with an Audioengine D1 DAC and either great speakers or great headphones. Using this same setup I certainly occasionally notice a difference between 128kbps MP3 and lossless audio when listening at my […]