About the Show
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.
Episode 10: That’s When I Stopped Doing Birthday Cards
October 11th, 2017
1 hr 24 mins
10.5”, andrew hathaway, annoying, apple, big bang theory, dime novel, discovery, episodaversary, facebook, field notes, field notes brand, gm, ios 11, ios 11.1, ipad, ipad pro, jordan appleson, julian kay, mavis, mavispodcast, notifications, star trek
Welcome to the 10th Episode of the Mavis podcast! After the celebrations, we turn to hating on Facebook and discussing our issues with their stupid notifications. We also discuss the social ethics of birthday messages. Jordan picked up a new iPad Pro 10.5”, In which we then hate on iOS 11, or at least Jordan does. Initial thoughts for the first 2 episodes of Star Trek Discovery and finishing up with a surprise Field Notes review!
Episode 9: The Functionality? Stupid.
September 27th, 2017
1 hr 26 mins
andrew hathaway, apple, apple tv, baron fig, code, coding, engineering, gm, hard cover, ios 11, iphone 10, iphone 8, iphone x, jordan appleson, julian kay, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, notebook, pen, series 3, software engineer, stationery, tv, watch, watchos 4
New Apple TV, Apple Watch, iPhone 8 and iPhone X. Issues with iOS 11 GM. Jordans new Baron Fig notebook set. Finishing up with some stories on how we got in to software engineering.
Episode 8: I’m Actually Daredevil
September 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 25 mins
Follow up with RuneScape, did the hosts play it? Take a guess. What’s the difference between Redstone in Windows and Minecraft? Given the news of Microsoft and Amazons collaboration, how will Alexa and Cortana mingle? What are the pain points and how we’d prefer to interact with them. Jordan and Andrew are having sleeping problems, what’s good for sleep and what’s bad for sleep? How can we resolve our sleeping problems?
Episode 7: The Notch
August 30th, 2017
1 hr 27 mins
950 xl, andrew hathaway, cop button, ds, essential, essential phone, flat tyre, gameboy, homepod, ios, ios 11, iphone 8, jailbreak, jordan appleson, julian kay, leak, lumia, mavis, mavispodcast, mcdonalds, microsoft, minecraft, moto 360, nintendo, playstation, runescape, secure enclave hack, the notch, touch id, windows, windows mobile, world of warcraft, wow, xbox
Julian fixes his Lumia 950 XL in a “smart” way. The iPhone 8 finally gets it’s discussion, back to Touch ID nightmares and more importantly, how will The Notch turn out?! Ending the show with a good old chat about gaming histories, feeling nostalgic and getting stupidly close to relapsing our addictions with games.
Episode 6: Money Plus Sunset Deluxe
August 16th, 2017
1 hr 25 mins
2017, andrew hathaway, apple, apple magic trackpad, artificial intelligence, banking, campfire, field notes, field notes brand, high frequency trading, hot drinks, imac, jordan appleson, julian kay, lemsip, lt3, macos, management, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, notebooking, notebooks, personal financing, safari, scripting setup, sharbo, sharbo lt3, stationery, tabs
Recapping the Lemsip & hot drink discussion following Andrews brief illness, before moving on to follow up with the use of tabs, Jordans new Sharbo LT3 and the new Campfire Field Notes. Andrew then discusses his new iMac, the setup process and how he’s finding the trackpad. Finishing up with some casual talk about personal financial management, modern banking and how AI’s could help with management and investments.
Episode 5: It’s Not a Problem If You like It
August 2nd, 2017
1 hr 40 mins
2017, andrew hathaway, apfs, apple, chromium, developers, edge, firefox, fusion drive, high sierra, imac, jordan appleson, julian kay, macos, mavis, mavispodcast, microsoft, safari, slack, software engineering, tabs, teams, window server
Why wouldn’t someone clean out their tabs, and why would you use a handful of browsers at once?! Jordan and Julian try to explain. Andrew gets a new machine, but finds himself in a predicament. Slack vs Teams, why both and how do they compare?
Episode 4: Emojay
July 19th, 2017
1 hr 31 mins
andrew hathaway, apple, courier, essential, field notes, google, iphone, jordan appleson, julian kay, kin, kuru toga, kuru toga advance, mavis, mavis podcast, microsoft, notebooking, pixel, release cycle, rt, samsung, sidekick, stationery, surface mini, surface phone, surface tablet, windows, windows phone
After clearing up some stationery follow up, including a revised review on the Kuru Toga Advance from Jordan, the guys discuss Windows Phones, Julian considering a temporary iPhone and a heated discussion on iPhone’s and Samsung Phones vs their release cycles.
Episode 3: Package Full of Mess
July 5th, 2017
1 hr 44 mins
43 folders, advance, andrew hathaway, bing, brad dowdy, calendars, code complete 2, fantastical, food plan, fountain pens, getting things done, ink, japanese, jordan appleson, julian kay, kuru toga, lead, logos, mavis, mavis podcast, mechanical, messy, microsoft, microsoft to-do, notebook, outlook, penaddict, pencils, productivity, rotring, todo, todoist
Messy fountain pens, a Bing notebook, a review on the Kuru Toga Advance pencil and a discussion on how the hosts stay productive day in and day out.
Episode 2: A Coke Problem
June 28th, 2017
1 hr 40 mins
coke vs coffee, daily carry, debate, field notes, heated, hobonichi, hot drinks, jetpens, jetstream, kuru toga, lamy, lead holder, lemsip, mavis, mavis podcast, midori, mildliner, notebooking, paper, pen, pencils, safari, sharbo x, stationery, techo, travelers notebook, uni, zebra
Does a Lemsip count as a hot drink? The ongoing debate is sparked again, in a discussion of why Andrew doesn’t drink hot drinks. Then moving on to an introduction in to the hosts stationery, notebooks and daily-carries.
Episode 1: I Hope I Won’t Be Dead in 5 Years
June 17th, 2017
1 hr 44 mins
alphabet, amazon, apple, bing, echo, essential, facebook, forecast, future technology, google, mavis, microsoft, podcast, revenue shares, siri, technology, touch id, wwdc2017
Starting with why Jules says “bing it” and doesn’t like Google, it doesn’t take long for the guys to discuss device authentication and Essential phone. Swiftly moving on to where the big-5 tech companies get their revenue from, and where it could go in the future.