The Mac turns 30 -- can it survive to 40? The iPod's sales figure suggest an iconic product that's about to pass into the great beyond. And Google's purchase of Nest brings up lots of questions about what Google's really up to.
As the year ends, our podcast panel looks forward to the tech of 2014 and imagines our 2003 selves reacting to 2013 tech. Plus Apple's new Mac Pro, Facebook's video ads, and where we'll be celebrating New Year's Eve.
Have we reached peak social media? Are serial entrepreneurs creepy? Will people on the Internet pay for anything? And what's on our tech holiday shopping lists? These questions may or may not be answered by Dan Moren, Jason Snell, Philip Michaels, and Susie Ochs.
Jason Snell is joined by Dan Frakes, Christopher Breen, and Leah Yamshon to talk tech in 30 minutes or less.
What Apple might do with the technology behind Kinect, choosing a tablet over a laptop, the office-software yard sale, and the relevance of new gaming consoles. Dan Moren and Jason Snell are joined by Dan Miller and Armando Rodriguez.
It's lighter, thinner, and twice as fast as the previous full-size iPad. What's not to like?
Apple's big announcements, the merits of free software, iPad mini versus iPad air, and tablets in education. With guests Susie Ochs and Roman Loyola.
Predictions of Apple's next event, the shame of bad in-car tech interfaces, smart smoke detectors, and international roaming
Tech misconceptions you've given up correcting, the rise of laziness in tech, Samsung's big week, Valve's Steam machines, and other steam machines.
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX, the merits of personal tech support, Steam moves toward releasing its own hardware, and Microsoft introduces the Surface 2.
The messed-up world of phone subsidies, the M7 processor on the iPhone 5s, the wisdom of waiting in lines, and what Surface 2 needs to do to succeed. With guests Serenity Caldwell and Brad Chacos.
Jason Snell takes a shadowy flight into the world of people... who do not exist.