Latest Episodes

Mobile Couch 62: Google Your Problem

27 July 2015 • 50 minutes, 42 seconds

After touching on some Core Data follow-up, Jake proposes that the couch talk about Frameworks. Apple’s Cocoa includes a lot of things, and arguably more than most other first-party SDK, but there’s alway a need for additional frameworks to solve common issues.

Topical 20: Emotions

24 July 2015 • 22 minutes, 37 seconds

Humans are emotional beings, and when you give them an outlet like the internet, there’s bound to be some emotional carnage. When a sneaky visitor attempts to subvert Jelly’s hosting chair, the three decide to explore how emotions affect life on the internet, and what happens when you log off.

Silver Screen Queens 113: Ant-Man

22 July 2015 • 44 minutes, 54 seconds

Because there aren’t enough charming white guys with their own superhero franchise, Marvel has once again mined their archives for Scott Lang, played by long-time SSQ favourite Paul Rudd. Ex-con Lang is recruited by reclusive millionaire scientist Dr. Hank Pam to steal technology from Pym’s former company.

Topical 19: Business Models

17 July 2015 • 27 minutes, 19 seconds

In making products, and software in particular, at what point can you call your venture a success? Jelly and Russell take a look at their own ventures and try to determine the best model for creating and selling apps, and how to make such a thing sustainable.

Silver Screen Queens 112: Magic Mike XXL

15 July 2015 • 42 minutes, 35 seconds

Look, it’s two hours of attractive shirtless men who treat women really well. Plot and character development do not feature heavily, but with that premise, who cares? A wonderful way to spend a couple of hours, especially when enhanced by good company and good booze.

Mobile Couch 61: A Lower Priority

13 July 2015 • 40 minutes, 55 seconds

Following-up from the last episode, Jelly tries to recover from his failed attempts to explain why he believes that opening up Radar isn’t the solution to all of Apple’s issues with bug reporting.

Topical 18: Birthdays

10 July 2015 • 17 minutes, 55 seconds

It’s Jelly’s birthday, so Russell breaks out the helium balloons and the two get to the bottom of what birthdays are all about. Along the way they talk about what their ideal birthdays would be, buying gifts and the change that social media has brought to the party.

Topical 17: Jet Lag

3 July 2015 • 21 minutes, 13 seconds

Having just gotten back from his trip to San Francisco, Russell has just a touch of jet lag. He and Jelly talk about what they’re each like when they’re tired and how easily they can each push through. They then move on to talking their strategies for beating jet lag, from setting their clocks to the destination timezone, to some crazy Australian invention that shines light in your eyes…?

Silver Screen Queens 110: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

1 July 2015 • 34 minutes, 36 seconds

We finally get to see the Iranian Spaghetti Western Vampire flick everyone is talking about. Ana Lily Amirpour’s gorgeous debut feature is attention-grabbing, intelligent and subversive, and a welcome departure from the more formulaic fare we are used to.