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The Dalrymple Report

Jim Dalrymple

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Jim Dalrymple and Merlin Mann talk about, you know, life and stuff.
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Episode 111: Apple Card, Yelp, and Time Machine

1:03:21 | Aug 10th

The Apple Card starting arriving for some people this week. Dave is still upset about Apple using Yelp, especially with news about the company this week and we talk about Time machine backups. Brought to you by: Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an...Show More
Episode 110: Apple doom, and Maps in iOS 13

53:29 | Aug 2nd

Apple has always been doomed, even when they're not. The media always finds a way to report the bad about Apple, and sometimes the bad is really hard to find. We also take a look at the improvements to Apple Maps in iOS 13.
Episode 109: DOJ investigation, Walkie-Talkie, and the first iPhone call

54:32 | Jul 26th

Dave and I looked at the recently announced DOJ investigation into tech companies, as well as the return of Walkie-Talkie on the Apple Watch, and the first ever iPhone call. Brought to you by: Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the ...Show More
Episode 108: Snoopy and 3D Touch

51:12 | Jul 19th

Snoopy is coming to Apple TV+, so Dave and I spend some time talking about some of the TVs on Apple's upcoming service. We also discussed the elimination of 3D Touch in the upcoming release of iOS. Brought to you by: OmniFocus: OmniFocus is a profess...Show More
Episode 107: MacBooks, an old iPhone, and Apple Watch

58:06 | Jul 12th

Dave and I wrapped up our thoughts on the new MacBook updates this week, and talked about an old iPhone Dave found in a drawer. We also looked at things Apple could do with the Apple Watch and iPad to help people with disabilities, which is a very pe...Show More
Episode 106: Apple batteries, Apple TV remote and Amazon counterfeits

56:59 | Jun 28th

Dave and I talked about some fun topics today including battery life in Apple products and counterfeit products at Amazon, but we went off topic a lot and just had a blast talking about everything. Brought to you by: Linode: Instantly deploy and mana...Show More
Episode 105: Siri and Wolfram, and product strategy

59:03 | Jun 21st

Dave had a nice little surprise today as he explained about using Siri with Wolfram to get better answers. We also talked about Apple gaming and the overall companies product strategy. Brought to you by: iMazing: iMazing is the Swiss Army Knife of iP...Show More
Episode 103: AirPods at work, Apple Arcade and WWDC

1:09:09 | Jun 14th

Dave and I talked about how people are using AirPods at work these days, as well as what Apple Arcade means for gamers. We ended with a wrap-up of WWDC and our thoughts on some of the announcements. Brought to you by: Linode: Instantly deploy and man...Show More
Episode 103: WWDC with John Gruber and Matt Drance

56:05 | Jun 7th

John Gruber and Matt Drance joined me again this year to discuss WWDC and all of the announcements from the conference. From coding to the Mac Pro, we give our thoughts on what we saw at WWDC. Brought to you by: iMazing: iMazing is the Swiss Army Kni...Show More
Episode 102: iPod Touch, bats, and another disagreement

47:01 | May 31st

Dave and I talk about the new iPod Touch released this week, as well as how a bat got into an iPad. Finally, we disagree on the wording of Apple's App Store page the company posted defending it's position against a lawsuit. Brought to you by: Linode:...Show More
Episode 101: MacBook Pros and The Loop Bash at WWDC

49:11 | May 24th

Dave and I take a look at Apple's newly released MacBook Pros and we talk about The Loop Bash that we're holding at WWDC 2019. We also get into a bit of an argument over the iOS keyboard. Brought to you by: iMazing: iMazing is the Swiss Army Knife o...Show More
Episode 100: App Store and Portrait vs Landscape video

58:12 | May 17th

Dave and I had some fun today talking about The Supreme Court's decision to allow a lawsuit to go ahead against Apple. We also talked about how we shoot video, portrait or landscape. Brought to you by: Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD serve...Show More
Episode 99: Potatoes and Google Privacy

52:26 | May 10th

Yes, you read that right, Dave and I kicked off this week's episode talking about potatoes. We also talked about Google's privacy stance. Brought to you by: iMazing: iMazing is the Swiss Army Knife of iPhone management. It’s a desktop app for macOS o...Show More
Episode 98: Parental Controls and Voice Assistants

42:36 | May 2nd

Dave and I talk about the story that broke last weekend about Apple's stance on Parental Controls on iOS, as well as a new poll on voice assistant usage.
Episode 97: 4K video, iCloud, and Apple News with Dave Mark

59:02 | Apr 26th

It was a sad day for Dave as his beloved Washington Capitals were beat out of the NHL playoffs, but we got past that and talked about where to get 4K video content, iCloud and AWS, and how Apple News+ is being displayed.
Episode 96: An Apple Music rant and Dave buys a new TV

58:44 | Apr 19th

I took a few minutes at the start of this week's podcast to rant a little about some of the mistakes Apple Music is making lately, and then I talk to Dave about all the things he considered before buying a new TV. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to L...Show More
Episode 95: iPad, The Met's display of rock instruments, and Netflix

51:46 | Apr 12th

Imagine having your iPad locked for 25 million minutes—it happened! Apple added an Air Quality Index to Apple Maps and The Met has an exhibit of some really cool rock instruments.
Episode 94: Dave plays piano

57:39 | Apr 5th

Dave has been talking about how he is learning to play piano lately, so in addition to talking about counterfeit iPhones, BBEdit returning to the Mac App Store, and Apple News, we get to hear him play a little for us.
Episode 93: Video, Apple News+, and the new AirPods

57:20 | Mar 29th

Dave and I talk about my sudden change of heart regarding Apple News+ and why I'm liking the service. We also look at the new AirPods we picked up this week and delve into the Apple's new video service.
Episode 92: Apple's new products and a sports room

50:23 | Mar 22nd

This week Dave and I look at Apple's new iMac, iPad and AirPod announcements, as well as a look at the company's sports surveillance room. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn.com/DALRYMPLE and get $50 off your first job post!
Episode 91: WWDC19 and an Apple event with Dave Mark

1:00:38 | Mar 15th

It was a big week for Apple. First they announced an event for March 25 where they are widely expected to announce a video and news service. Then they officially announced the dates for WWDC19. Lots to discuss this week! Brought to you by: Peter Mill...Show More
Episode 90: Dave gets riled up

52:30 | Mar 8th

I got Dave a little riled up this week talking about AirPods. We also talked about the future of foldable devices and learning to paint on an iPad using Bob Ross videos. Brought to you by: Peter Millar: Head over to PeterMillar.com/dalrymple today an...Show More
Episode 89: Shot on iPhone, hacking, and learning Piano

1:06:34 | Feb 28th

The NHL has started a new "Shot on iPhone" campaign with Apple that is just amazing. You can purchase iPhone hacking boxes on eBay, and Dave is learning to play piano using his iPad. Brought to you by: Ridge Wallet: The Ridge is a minimal, front pock...Show More
Episode 88: Dave makes me sad

1:02:27 | Feb 22nd

Between AI music and what the signal bars mean on your phone, Dave did everything he could to make me sad in this week's show. We did have a lot of fun doing it though—I hope you enjoy. Brough to you by: Peter Millar: Head over to PeterMillar.com/dal...Show More
Episode 87: Apple News, Amazon and stealing Dave's notes

53:14 | Feb 14th

There are reports this week that Apple is getting close to launching a news service on its platform, allowing users an "all-you-can-eat" type of experience. Also Amazon purchased Eero, which has all kinds of people upset. And I stole Dave's notes on ...Show More
Episode 86: Apple Retail and a tinfoil hat with Dave Mark

59:17 | Feb 8th

Dave and I talked about the recent changes in Apple's retail executives and whether or not you should put tape over the camera on your computer. Brought to you by: EXPRESSVPN: Take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can get 3 month...Show More
Episode 85: FaceTime, Google, Facebook with Dave Mark

49:03 | Feb 1st

It was a busy week in the Apple world. Dave and I talk about Apple's FaceTime bug and how Google and Facebook handled their problems with Apple differently. Brought to you by: EXPRESSVPN: Take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can...Show More
Episode 84: 35th Anniversary of Macintosh with Dave Mark

51:34 | Jan 25th

Dave and I talk a lot about the Macintosh and what it was like in the early days for developers. I also talk to Dave about what it was like to write books about programming on the Mac back in the day. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn.com/D...Show More
Episode 83: Apple Watch, Netflix and Facebook with Dave Mark

52:11 | Jan 18th

Dave and I discuss the Apple Watch and health, more disastrous news for Facebook, and Netflix's blockbuster numbers. Brought to you by: EXPRESSVPN: Take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to EXPRESSVPN.com...Show More
Episode 82: Dave's back from surgery

51:57 | Jan 11th

Dave Mark is a trooper. Just days after having surgery, he's back on the podcast to discuss cord cutting and what's going on with the iPhone. Brought to you by: Peter Millar: Head over to PeterMillar.com/dalrymple today and experience quality, comfor...Show More
Episode 81: Pole Dancing for Mark Zuckerberg with Rene Ritchie

52:18 | Dec 28th, 2018

Rene and I had a great conversation today that went from Apple's triumphs of 2018 to how it could improve Siri while keeping its commitment to privacy. Brought to you by: Opsgenie by Atlassian: Incidents are inevitable, and it all comes down to how ...Show More
Episode 80: AirPods, Glitter bomb, and iPads with Dave Mark

56:41 | Dec 20th, 2018

Multiple AirPods sharing audio on the same device, getting back at package thieves, and the bend of the new iPad Pro are among the topics Dave and I tackle on this week's show. Brought to you by: Opsgenie by Atlassian: Incidents are inevitable, a...Show More
Episode 79: Apple Music Connect with Dave Mark

51:07 | Dec 14th, 2018

Dave and I talk about Apple's recent decision to discontinue Apple Music Connect, as well as talking about if we could give up our iPhones for a year. Brought to you by: Opsgenie by Atlassian: Incidents are inevitable, and it all comes down to ho...Show More
Episode 78: Alexa, Queen, iPhone Wifi with Dave Mark

53:38 | Nov 30th, 2018

Apple Music will be available with Alexa next month, but is that a smart decision for Amazon. Q new video of Queen surfaced playing "We are the Champions" in the studio, and Dave and I look at the problem of the iPhone trying to stay connected to you...Show More
Episode 77: iPad Pro, Amazon's social responsibility with Dave Mark

1:01:22 | Nov 16th, 2018

Dave and I discuss the iPad Pro magnets, Stan Lee, and Amazon's, or any companies social responsibility, when moving into a new town. Brought to you by: Hopsy: To get the SUB home draft machine, 2 mini-kegs of beer (equivalent to 2 six packs), 2 HOPS...Show More
Episode 76: iPad Pro and Floop Floop with Dave Mark

53:47 | Nov 9th, 2018

Dave and I spent all of our time this week discussing the new iPad Pro and what it means for users. Dave also came up with a new way to mention Siri without turning on everyone's iPhone during the podcast. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn....Show More
Episode 75: Apple's Mac and iPad event with Dave Mark

51:58 | Oct 30th, 2018

Apple introduced a new Mac mini, MacBook Air and two new iPad Pros earlier today in New York. Dave and I talk about all the new products and the event.
Episode 74: The iPhone XR is amazing with Dave Mark

55:03 | Oct 26th, 2018

I received my iPhone XR this week and it is a fascinating device. Apple loaded it with advanced features with very little compromise. Dave and I talk about my first impressions. Brought to you by: iMazing: The ultimate Mac app to manage your iPhone. ...Show More
Episode 73: iPhone XR and Apple's event with Rene Ritchie

50:36 | Oct 19th, 2018

Rene Ritchie joins me this week to talk about the iPhone XR, which is available for pre-order today, and Apple's upcoming special event on October 30. Brought to you by:  LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn.com/DALRYMPLE and get $50 off your first job post!
Episode 72: Apple TV content, a rocket, and Ozzy with Dave Mark

42:25 | Oct 12th, 2018

Dave Mark and I explore the latest rumors surrounding Apple's foray into video content, and talk about a failed rocket launch and Ozzy cancelling his concert. Brought to you by: ZipRecruiter: You know what’s NOT SMART? 
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Episode 71: The new iPhones and Apple Watch with Rene Ritchie

46:25 | Sep 28th, 2018

Rene Ritchie joins me this week to talk about the new iPhone XS, XS Max, and the Apple Watch Series. We have both been using them for a week or so and have some thoughts on what we've seen so far. Brought to you by: iMazing: The ultimate Mac app to m...Show More
Episode 70: Unpacking the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch with Dave Mark

51:19 | Sep 21st, 2018

On Thursday morning, I picked up two new iPhones and an Apple Watch Series 4 to test out. Dave and I go through some of my thoughts after opening up the boxes. Brought to you by: iMazing: The ultimate Mac app to manage your iPhone. Get a 30% discount...Show More
Episode 69: Attending Apple's iPhone Xs event

54:43 | Sep 12th, 2018

I just got out of Apple's iPhone Xs event, so Dave and I got together and recorded a podcast with my thoughts on all the new products. Brought to you by: ZipRecruiter: You know what’s NOT SMART? 
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Episode 68: iPhone names, Apple Store robberies with Dave Mark

57:36 | Sep 7th, 2018

Dave and I had a great time this week, talking about everything from growing a beard to the rash of Apple Store robberies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn.com/DALRYMPLE and get $50 off your first job post! RX...Show More
Episode 67: Hacking Apple, Twitter, and Apple Watch with Dave Mark

47:05 | Aug 17th, 2018

A teenager hacked Apple, Twitter killed the APIs that developers use for their apps, Dave found a cool new feature on the Apple Watch, and—surprise— Google tracks you, even when you don't want them to.
Episode 66: A Rome street musician and Apple Music with Dave Mark

51:01 | Aug 10th, 2018

Dave and I kicked off the show talking about a street musician playing Pink Floyd in Rome and then went right into Apple Music and the service's new Friend's Mix playlist, which is rolling out to customers. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn...Show More
Episode 65: Dave Mark's new MacBook Pro

51:02 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Dave and I had a lot of fun today as we talked about his new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. We also took a look at Mac sales and iCloud storage limits. Brought to you by: Setapp: Setapp is a new way to discover over 120 best-in-class Mac apps from high-...Show More
Episode 64: Apple trade secrets, Maps, and cameras with Shawn King

48:42 | Jul 12th, 2018

Shawn and I discuss the ex-Apple employee that was arrested and charged with stealing trade secrets from the company, Apple and Google Maps, and the iPhone camera. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn.com/DALRYMPLE and get a $50 credit toward ...Show More
Episode 63: Apple's original content and vinyl albums with Dave Mark

57:00 | Jun 20th, 2018

Dave Mark and I had so much fun today talking about music and videos. Specifically we talked about Apple's foray into original video content and how there is a resurgence of interest in vinyl albums these days. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to Link...Show More
Episode 62: WWDC, Siri Shortcuts, and hockey with Dave Mark

56:56 | Jun 14th, 2018

Dave and I wrapped up some discussions on WWDC and talked about our overall thoughts on the conference, including some of our favorite features. Brought to you by: LinkedIn: Go to LinkedIn.com/DALRYMPLE and get a $50 credit toward your first job post...Show More
Episode 61: Prince, Elvis and Google Photos with Dave Mark

49:22 | May 24th, 2018

Dave and I had a great time during this show talking about Prince, and a new HBO documentary on Elvis. We also talk about how Google Photos uploads your pictures to its service and whether the process should be clearer. Brought to you by: RXBAR: For ...Show More
Episode 60: iMac and Rock 'n Roll with Dave Mark

1:03:31 | May 8th, 2018

Dave and I take a look at the the iMac's introduction and what it meant for Apple, even today. We also talk about this year's Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductees and guitar players. Brought to you by: Simple Contacts: Renew your prescription and take...Show More
Episode 59: AirPort and Siri with Dave Mark

50:52 | Apr 30th, 2018

Dave and I spent the first few minutes recounting our playoff hockey triumphs before moving on to talk about Apple's decision to discontinue its AirPort product line, and an interesting Siri hiccup. Brought to you by: Nutrafol: Nutrafol is a new, saf...Show More
Episode 58: Apple Music and hockey with Dave Mark

1:02:26 | Apr 26th, 2018

Dave and I kicked off our podcast this week with some hockey talk, as both of our teams advanced in the playoffs. However, we quickly moved to talk of bug bounties, Apple Music, and Spotify's new free tier. Brought to you by: iMazing: iMazing is simp...Show More
Episode 57: Apple's Education event with Dave Mark

51:06 | Mar 27th, 2018

Dave Mark joins me this week to talk about all of Apple's announcements at its education event held this morning in Chicago. Brought to you by: iMazing: iMazing is simply an amazing app that gives you access to all of the files and data on your iPhon...Show More
Episode 56: Apple Home Automation with Josh Centers

1:15:30 | Mar 8th, 2018

Josh Centers joins me this week to talk about home automation and all the different things you can do with. We also discuss some of the limitations and the products he's using in his home with Apple's iOS. Take Control of Apple Home Automation Brough...Show More
Episode 55: Cord Cutting with Josh Centers

59:57 | Feb 26th, 2018

Josh Centers has looked at all of the options we have to cut the cord from traditional cable and satellite TV companies, so I had him on the show to talk about what he likes and doesn't like about the choices. We talk about Hulu, Direct TV, YouTube T...Show More
Episode 54: HomePod thoughts with Dave Mark

58:21 | Feb 20th, 2018

I have known Dave Mark for a few years and I have never seen him so excited about a product as he is about HomePod. It made sense to get him on the show and talk about what he feels are the good and bad points about HomePod. Brought to you by: Jamf N...Show More
Episode 53: Music and drummer jokes with Dave Hamilton

40:43 | Feb 12th, 2018

I had so much fun with Dave Hamilton this week. Dave is a gigging drummer and really knows his music. We talked about live setups, different bands, recording, and tell a couple of drummer jokes.
Episode 52: Talking HomePod with Rene Ritchie

1:03:22 | Feb 8th, 2018

This week Rene Ritchie and I talk about our experiences with Apple's HomePod, due to be released this week. Brought to you by: RXBAR: Whole food protein bars with simple, real ingredients. This is the best protein bar I've ever tasted. Get 25% off yo...Show More
Episode 51: Rene Ritchie on iPhone sales, FBI, TV shows

1:05:38 | Jan 18th, 2018

Rene Ritchie joins me this week to talk about a variety of topics including iPhone sales this quarter, reports on television shows that Apple wants to produce, and Apple's relationship with the FBI, among other things. Brought to you by: Bombfell: Th...Show More
Episode 50: iPhone X cameras with Shawn King

1:00:45 | Nov 28th, 2017

Shawn joins me this week to discuss the iPhone X cameras and how it compares to traditional cameras on the market. Brought to you by: eero WiFi System: eero's mesh network is simply the best WiFi system in the industry. It's simple to set up and cove...Show More
Episode 49: iPhone X with Rene Ritchie

49:43 | Nov 3rd, 2017

Rene Ritchie and I discuss our thoughts of the iPhone X after having it for a few days to do reviews. Brought to you by: Shaker & Spoon: A monthly cocktail subscription box that delivers the craft cocktail experience to your home. Sign up and save $2...Show More
Episode 48: With guest Jason Snell

1:12:36 | Sep 2nd, 2017

Jason Snell joins me this week to discuss the Apple event scheduled for September 12 and what could be released.  Brought to you by: Bombfell: “Bombfell. Open and clothes.” Bombfell is an easier way for men to get better clothes. You pay nothing to s...Show More
Episode 47: iPhone photography with Shawn King

1:03:53 | Aug 18th, 2017

This week I chat with Shawn King about photography and how people can take better pictures using their iPhone. Brought to by: Rover: The nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Go to Rover.com/beard to find someone who cares a...Show More
Episode 46: With Guest Rene Ritchie

1:05:48 | Jul 22nd, 2017

Rene joins me this week to talk about all of the iPhone 8 rumors that have been swirling around lately and what they mean for the consumer and Apple. Brought to by: Rover: The nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Go to Rove...Show More
Episode 45: With guests John Gruber, Matt Drance, and lots of Heineken

1:00:19 | Jun 13th, 2017

What do you get when you put John Gruber, Matt Drance, and Jim Dalrymple in a room together with 24 Heineken? A podcast!  Sponsor: Backblaze: Unlimited Online Backup Made Easy Peasy. Backup your Mac for just $5/month.
Episode 44: With James Dempsey

42:40 | May 24th, 2017

James Dempsey joins me this week to talk about his event happening during the week of WWDC. James shares some stories about his time attending WWDC, from singing his first song on stage during the conference, to what it's like being a developer and a...Show More
Episode 43: With Layers Conference founder Jessie Char

55:28 | May 5th, 2017

Jessie Char joins me this week to talk about Apple's WWDC, the preparations she's making for The Layers Conference being held the same week, and how she goes about finding compelling speakers for the conference. Layers Conference
Episode 42: With TechCrunch's Matthew Panzarino

1:07:30 | Apr 25th, 2017

This week TechCrunch's Editor-In-Chief, Matthew Panzarino, joins me to talk about his many sneakers and the incredible aftermarket for them. We also delve into what it's like writing, planning articles, and covering Apple in today's world.
Episode 41: With special guest Shawn Blanc

1:04:11 | Apr 7th, 2017

This week I'm joined by Shawn Blanc, who has built a business through blogging, setting up speciality web sites, and designing courses for people to purchase. He is a really interesting guy and has some valuable opinions on efficiency in your life.  ...Show More
Episode 40: With special guest Rene Ritchie

1:06:29 | Mar 27th, 2017

This week I'm joined by iMore's Rene Ritchie to talk about WWDC and its move to San Jose; Tim Cook's assertion that creative pros are important to Apple; The MacBook Pro and Mac Pro; iPad sales; and Pandora Premium. Brought to you by Squarespace. Lin...Show More
Episode 39: With Special Guest Marco Arment

1:28:42 | Oct 4th, 2016

Marco Arment joins Jim to talk about Apple's trajectory and his fancy car.     • BarkBox — A monthly box of dog goodies. Visit barkbox.com/beard for a bonus month. • Casper — An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price.
Episode 38: With Special Guest Christina Warren

1:22:34 | Jul 31st, 2016

The singular Christina Warren joins Jim to talk about the Apple earnings call, analyst expectations, and the future of streaming music.     • BarkBox — A monthly box of dog goodies. Visit barkbox.com/beard for a bonus month. • Casper — An obsessively...Show More
Episode 37: How Am I Going to Top That?

1:07:05 | Jul 1st, 2016

Jonathan Mann (no relation) joins Jim to talk about writing a new song every day, the recording process, and what it’s like to have Steve Jobs play your video at a keynote.     • Hover — The best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code ONEMOREBE...Show More
Episode 36: Airplane Mode

59:35 | May 4th, 2016

Jim talks to Dave Wiskus and Joe Cieplinski of the indie rock band Airplane Mode about their stage setup, the perils of performing live, and their appearance at the upcoming WWDC 2016 Beard Bash.   Brought to you by our amazing sponsors Casper — An ...Show More
Episode 35: With Special Guest John Gruber

1:10:57 | Apr 27th, 2016

Jim and Merlin... wait, no, Gruber. Jim and John Gruber talk about the iPhone SE, iPad Pro, and Apple Watch.   Brought to you by FreshBooks — Online invoicing made easy.  Backblaze — Cloud storage that's astonishingly easy and low-cost.
Episode 34: The Saddest Sentence

1:02:12 | Apr 10th, 2016

Jim and Merlin talk about TextExpander's new business model, Apple Watch vs Fitbit, and more on voice UI.   links Michael Tsai - Blog - TextExpander 6 and TextExpander.com Under the Radar - Relay FM Jim Dalrymple on Twitter: “Like I said yest...Show More
Episode 33: Yak-Friendly

1:27:40 | Mar 26th, 2016

This week, Jim and Merlin talk about the recent Apple event, including Apple's messaging on environmental improvements and user privacy. Also, some talk about the evolution of Apple's Health initiatives, why Merlin's wearing two watches, and why your...Show More
Episode 32: You Hacked My Matrix!

1:46:07 | Mar 11th, 2016

Jim and Merlin are back this week, talking about George Martin and the importance of collaboration, the highs and lows of Apple Pay, and voice user-interfaces.    Brought to you by: Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like. Links: George Ma...Show More
Episode 31: Lamborghini of VR

1:21:46 | Feb 29th, 2016

Jim and Merlin talk about how automated technology can benefit or harm daily life, the Apple v. FBI case, and a slew of great #HeyTDR.  Brought to you by: Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like. Wealthfront: A simple, low-cost, automated invest...Show More
Episode 30: At the Mountains of Beardness

1:12:58 | Feb 13th, 2016

Jim and Merlin talk about guitar amps, TaskPaper, and Metallica’s “Too Heavy for Halftime” show. sponsor Brought to you by Braintree. The Dalrymple Report listeners get their first $50,000 in transactions fee-free. links Marshall JCM800 - Wikip...Show More
Episode 29: Settle Down

1:27:23 | Feb 6th, 2016

This week, Jim and Merlin talk about Apple's software struggles and their wish list for Apple Watch updates. Also, some fun #heytdr, including listener questions about iOS text editors and easy songs to learn on guitar.    Brought to you by: Ca...Show More
Episode 28: Rat on a Stick

1:28:09 | Jan 29th, 2016

Jim and Merlin talk about the highlights from NAMM, Sherlocking, and the blues.   sponsors Brought to you by Braintree. The Dalrymple Report listeners get their first $50,000 in transactions fee-free. links Best of Delta Blues 8 Companies App...Show More
Episode 27: Complex and Loud

1:14:07 | Jan 21st, 2016

This week, Jim and Merlin are joined by special guest, Ira Cary Blanco to talk about Ira’s work with Samson Technologies, including some great tips on choosing a microphone—as well as diving into how Ira uses technology to train for Ironman Triathlon...Show More
Episode 26: Ziggy Played Guitar

1:10:25 | Jan 16th, 2016

This week, Jim and Merlin talk David Bowie. Also, Jim tries Windows 10. links Windows 10 – Microsoft Windows Boot Camp - Apple Support David Bowie: Influences Scott Walker: 30 Century Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Episode 25: Power Nipple

1:07:27 | Jan 12th, 2016

Jim an Merlin discuss finding new music, using an iPad for 'real work', and rock star cameos.   Links: Yo La Tengo - Fakebook Canvas Podcast from RelayFM Yo la Tengo - Fakebook (1990) Full album - YouTube The Plimsouls - A Million Miles Away ...Show More
Episode 24: Super Eastern Time

1:20:31 | Jan 3rd, 2016

Jim and Merlin talk New Years and what they hope to see in the year ahead. Also, Motörhead and preparing for presentations. Brought to you by: Casper: An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Use code ENTERSANDMAN to save $5...Show More
Episode 23: I Don't Need Books on Here

1:16:09 | Dec 29th, 2015

This week, Jim and Merlin talk Apple nostalgia. Brought to you by: Wealthfront: The Dalrymple Report listeners get their first $15,000 managed free for life. Braintree: The Dalrymple Report listeners get their first $50,000 in transactions fee-f...Show More
Episode 22: That’s Not Very Canadian of You

1:20:18 | Dec 10th, 2015

This week, Merlin and Jim talk haircuts, computer peripherals, and weird bands. Also, Merlin shares his obsession with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs song "Maps". links Accidental Tech Podcast: 146: Control + Money + Smallness Track Apple refurb deals with...Show More
21: A Bag of Pucks and a Water Bottle

1:26:27 | Dec 3rd, 2015

This week, the boys cover reading, writing, and Don Henley. Links: The Hold Steady - “Stuck Between Stations” - YouTube The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America The Hold Steady - Almost Killed Me (2004) The Hold Steady - “Most People Are DJ...Show More
Episode 20: Wednesday is Murder Day

1:39:29 | Nov 20th, 2015

Jim and Merlin talk about who the iPad Pro is for, their favorite cover songs, and the best apps for making music. Also, Jim gives an out-of-character recommendation. Brought to you by: Wealthfront: The Dalrymple Report listeners get their first ...Show More
Episode 19: Old Man Uncle Grandpa Merlin

56:29 | Nov 12th, 2015

A sleepy Jim talks to Merlin talk all about the iPad Pro: Jim's review and Merlin's impulse purchase of it.  Links: Review: iPad Pro iPad Pro Review: A New Canvas – MacStories Daring Fireball: The iPad Pro Logitech’s iPad Pro keyboard case is ...Show More
Episode 18: That's Not Fair to Dogs

1:03:10 | Nov 8th, 2015

This week, Jim and Merlin talk about the new Apple TV’s apps — and the occasional crisis of confidence that occurs whenever stuff doesn’t “just work.” Also, some nerdy talk on Mac input devices and maybe why iPhone’s camera keeps turning off your aud...Show More
Episode 17: Avoid the Dingus

1:08:18 | Oct 30th, 2015

This week, Jim and Merlin talk about fast food, Jim's Release Notes talk, running your own business, and what they each look forward to with the new Apple TV.   Brought to you by: Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like. Wealthfront: A simple, ...Show More
Episode 16: Another Level

1:17:47 | Oct 23rd, 2015

Jim and Merlin talk about presentations, Apple Watch apps, and the maritime Canadian provinces.   Brought to you by: Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like. Wealthfront: A simple, low-cost, automated investment service that makes it easy to in...Show More
Episode 15: Just Like My Men

1:16:24 | Oct 15th, 2015

Jim and Merlin talk Apple Watch workouts, playing guitar at parties, and break the fourth wall. Brought to you by: Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like. Wealthfront: A simple, low-cost, automated investment service that makes it easy to inves...Show More
Episode 14: Hey Dingus!

1:29:02 | Sep 25th, 2015

Jim and Merlin talk about appreciating 'good enough' and how to start playing guitar, and Merlin gets really excited about his new Amazon Echo.   Sponsored by: Wealthfront — A simple, low-cost, automated investment service that makes it easy to ...Show More
Episode 13: Have You Thought About Not Being Sad?

1:23:53 | Aug 31st, 2015

Jim and Merlin talk about procrastination, software privacy, and swap live-performance horror-stories.   Sponsored by Casper — An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Use code 'entersandman' to save $50. Hover — The best ...Show More
Episode 12: Don't Provoke the Crow

1:23:01 | Aug 27th, 2015

Jim and Merlin talk about beta software, bass players, and how to minimize stress when traveling.   Sponsored by Casper — An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Use code 'entersandman' to save $50. Hover — The best way t...Show More
Episode 11: I Haven't Heard Salad Dressing in Years

1:26:38 | Aug 13th, 2015

Jim and Merlin talk about amps, their Apple wish lists, and how they choose who to listen to on the internet.   Sponsored by Casper — An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Use code 'entersandman' to save $50. Hover — Th...Show More
Special Guest: John Gruber

1:30:18 | Jul 25th, 2015

Jim talks to a blogger named John Gruber about remastered music, Apple's earnings report, and respect from readers.   Brought to you by: Backblaze — Unlimited online backups.  Automatic —  An adapter that plugs into your car’s diagnostic port. 20...Show More
Episode 9: 17 Surprising Reasons Your Hair May Be on Fire

1:19:13 | Jul 20th, 2015

Merlin and Jim talk about the future, whether we're happy with the direction Apple is going, non-technical things that give us joy, David Gilmore, and underrated guitarists.
Episode 7: 👊💩

1:26:42 | Jul 1st, 2015

Merlin and Jim talk about Taylor Swift and heavy metal.   Hover — Hover is the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code FRETNOISE for 10% off. Casper — An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Harry’s — Go to Harrys...Show More
Episode 6: It Started With a Walk

1:18:58 | Jun 24th, 2015

Essential apps, what makes a great app, and some stuff about KISS.   Hover — Hover is the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code FRETNOISE for 10% off. Casper — An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Harry's — G...Show More
Episode 5: The Pointy Part

1:17:39 | Jun 16th, 2015

Jim and Merlin recap WWDC and talk rock.   Casper — An obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Warby Parker — Premium quality, affordable eyewear.
Episode 4: Mistaken for Duck Dynasty

1:18:01 | Jun 9th, 2015

Merlin and Jim talk about TV.   Hover — Hover is the best way to buy and manage domain names. Use code GREENBOTTLE for 10% off. Harry's — Go to Harrys.com and use the promo code BEARDLESS to save $5 off your first purchase!
Episode 3: Hogshead of Lard

1:27:02 | Jun 1st, 2015

Jim and Merlin cover all of the exciting news from this year's Google IO conference. MyFitnessPal.com — Free Calorie Counter, Diet & Exercise Journal Withings PACO DE LUCIA , John McLaughlin , AL DI MEOLA — YouTube   Mapbox — Mapbox lets iOS...Show More
Episode 2: The Least Friendly Canadian

1:19:39 | May 25th, 2015

Merlin and Jim have some fun with reader questions, talk about Apple's MacBook lineup, look at the benefits of sleep tracking, and give some advice on guitar software for beginners. The Dalrymple Report Home Page The Dalrymple Report RSS Feed Th...Show More
Episode 1: Fish and Lumber

1:39:03 | May 18th, 2015

Jim Dalrymple and Merlin Mann talk about firsts, staying healthy and active, and the virtues of consistent beer.   Sponsored by:   Cards Against Humanity — A party game for horrible people. Hover — The best way to buy and manage domain names. Us...Show More