Every fortnight, hosts Andrew Hathaway, Julian Kay and Jordan Appleson discuss topics from pencils and paper, and each-others “weird quirks“ to the current and future of technology and whatever else they like.
September 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 32 mins
26, andrew hathaway, andromeda, apple, arm, cbs, desks, episode 26, go, intel, iphone, jordan appleson, julian kay, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, ollin, september 12, surface, teams, vesa arm, watch
Andrew has taken the simple approach to his desk as the corner-extension arrives soon, oh and we have Mavis stickers! Julian has a new Surface Go device and found his iPhone to be helpful for staying in touch with work-things. Lastly, we discuss designing software with a colour-filter active, Andrew rages at Teams and the upcoming Apple & Surface events!
August 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
In the news of Atlassian folding HipChat customers in to Slack, we complain about how Slack isn’t responsive and how Microsoft Teams’ notifications aren’t native yet, again.
Following Andrews recent investment in his office we discuss how we like our workspaces to be, what we need and like including lighting conditions, the arm-status of chairs, the troubles of charging and so much much more.
July 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
24, andrew hathaway, andromeda, bugs, episode 24, high sierra, jordan appleson, julian kay, macos, macrumours, mavis, mavispodcast, mojave, review, summer, system, the verge, window server
Andrew experiences High Sierra’s & Mojave’s Window Server bugs and Microsoft’s Andromeda device was featured on The Verge & Mac Rumours. Jules’ currently performing his summer review in which he has made some interesting changes to his devices! We also discuss how the Read Later problem is not solved yet.
June 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 30 mins
23, andrew hathaway, episode 23, gtd, ios, ipad, iphone, iphone x, jordan appleson, journalling, julian kay, macos, mavis, mavispodcast, mojave, nock co, notebooking, omnifocus, omnigroup, product red, productivity, system, toty, workflow
We now know Siri Shortcuts is better than Workflow! Jordan has a new phone, Andrews is scratched to hell. After Andrews Theme of the Year wasn’t going so well, and had to be adjusted, he’s turned it around and made some changes, including a migration to OmniFocus and major changes in “The System”.
June 6th, 2018 | 1 hr 17 mins
2018, 22, acquire, andrew hathaway, apple, bash, buyout, episode 22, github, ios, ios12, jordan appleson, julian kay, macos, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, mojave, terminal, tvos, watchos, watchos5, windows, wsltty, wwdc
Microsoft buys GitHub and appoints Xamarin CEO. Moving swiftly past tvOS, we discuss the changes in iOS12, watchOS 5 and macOS that matter to us and Jules and Jordan discuss WSLtty and terminal emulators in Windows.
May 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 39 mins
apple, email, iphone, life, lists, microsoft, onenote, plan, productivity, routines, to do, trello, watch
Back in to the swing of things, we catch up on our Theme for the Year’s, and how it’s affecting our productivity, routines and life overall. Julian goes all in on iPhone and loves his new Apple Watch.
May 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 10 mins
20, andrew hathaway, episode 20, jordan appleson, julian kay, mavis, mavispodcast, special, star trek
Following the finale of Star Trek Discovery, Jordan & Julian talk Star Trek. All of Star Trek.
Warning: Discovery spoilers!
March 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 37 mins
19, andrew hathaway, automation, episode 19, ergodox ez, face id, headspace, ios, ipad, iphone, jordan appleson, julian kay, keyboards, lumosity, mavis, mavispodcast, podcasts, power, productivity, surface book, usb c, windows phone, workflow
Andrew receives his ErgoDox EZ and can no longer compute. Julian takes the iPhone onboard as a device in his life, but has a few more itches to scratch alongside a realisation. Julian also got a Surface Book 2, we discuss how Windows power management, the USB-C life and new iPads with Face ID. Finally, a chat about our favourite podcasts and when we listen to them, with a public announcement and a special after show clip.
February 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 25 mins
18, andrew hathaway, arm, bacon, chips, crackdown, digital, emoji, episode 18, ergodox ez, field notes, fork, haxley, homepod, ios, iphone, jordan appleson, julian kay, lumia, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, onenote, review, rings, windows, windows phone, workflow
The HomePod causes marks yet Andrew still considers one. Did Jordan create workflow yet? Apple’s emoji decision is causing issues not just on Apple platforms, Jordan eats chips with a fork and unhappiness with a Field Notes addition. In a bold move, Julian tries an iPhone for the first time and gives iOS a big review, from a Windows Phone users point of view.
February 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 25 mins
17, amazon, andrew hathaway, apple, awareness, echo dot, episode 17, homepod, ifttt, jordan appleson, julian kay, kickstarter, klingon blood, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, mindnode, productivity, star trek, trello, turn touch, whiteboard, wunderlist
What colour is a Klingon’s blood? Andrew’s Turn Touch arrives, Jordan is using MindNode and Andrew is trying to be aware using Trello. Jordan finally takes the plunge on an Amazon Echo Dot, and the HomePod goes in to preorder!
January 31st, 2018 | 1 hr 17 mins
16, andrew hathaway, andromeda, apple, arm, atlassian, episode 16, ergodox ez, ergonomic, jira, jordan appleson, julian kay, keyboards, labo, macbook pro, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, nintendo, nintendo labo, slack, surface phone, teams, usb c, visual studio, wasd, wasdkeyboards, windows
Follow up with Surface Phone and Windows on ARM, ergonomic keyboards and the Surface Ergonomic keyboards leading on to productive desk setups and Andrew’s new 13” MacBook Pro. Nintendo’s Labo cardboard awesomeness and Microsofts failings with buggy applications.
January 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 25 mins
15, andrew hathaway, andromeda, apple, authorities, cursor, episode 15, ios, ipad, jordan appleson, julian kay, mavis, mavispodcast, meltdown, memes, react native, spectre, surface mobile, twitter, universal applications, uwp, windows
Excusing the tricky recording for the first 7 minutes, we discuss last weeks Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, universal apps on iOS, what this means for Apple’s platforms and some further Andromeda renders. Rounding out the episode with a discussion on authority-Twitter-accounts trying to meme.
January 3rd, 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins
14, 2018, andrew hathaway, apple, doxie, doxie flip, doxie q, dvorak, episode 14, ergonomic, face id, field notes, imac, imac pro, jordan appleson, julian kay, keyboard, macbook, macbook pro, matias, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, new years, scanning, sculpt, shredding, surface, wasd, wasdkeyboards
It’s Andrew’s turn to be ill! Will the next generation of MacBooks have Face ID? Scanning documents and going paperless with the Doxie. Shredding techniques included. Jordan has a new wallet. Julian has a new keyboard. Rounding out the first 2018 episode with our “Themes for the Year”.
December 20th, 2017 | 1 hr 22 mins
13, aibo, aibo dog, aibo robot, amazon, andrew hathaway, apple, battery tech, cars, date bug, dogs, electric cars, episode 13, i am root, jordan appleson, julian kay, kindle, kindle oasis, mavis, mavispodcast, month 13, oasis, roadster, roadster 2, robot dog, sony, telsa, tesla roadster 2, vulnerabilities
The Tesla Roadster 2 boasts impressive numbers. Jules gets a new Kindle. Apple has a terrible couple of weeks with vulnerabilities, bugs, and some awkward design choices in the past. Andrew heavily dislikes like the Aibo Robot Dog.
December 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 50 mins
12, 2018, andrew hathaway, apple, automation, developer, episode 12, field notes, field notes brand, gaming, hacks, iphone x, jordan appleson, julian kay, mavis, mavispodcast, minecraft, notebooking, productivity, runescape, tips, tricks
Julian continues to be in love with Minecraft. Meanwhile, Jordan and Andrew have lost their appetite. “Reviews” for all of the new Field Notes we’ve got, alongside some plans for 2018 notebooking setups. Finishing off with a listener question about Tips, Tools and “Hacks” for developers.
November 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 56 mins
11, 950 xl, andrew hathaway, apple, battery cases, courier, cshell, episode 11, fast charging, iphone, iphone 8, iphone x, jordan appleson, julian kay, lumia, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, mugen, productivity, samsung, surface, surface mobile
We’re back and kicking off the episode with follow up, batteries during travel and a discussion of US plugs and why Andrew doesn’t get along with them. Andrew gets an iPhone X and falls in love. Jules’ thoughts on the Surface Mobile. What is it? How will it fit in to the world? Closing with talks about the Apple tax, would you pay it? We would.