Latest Episodes

Mobile Couch 43: I Made That Button, Mum

27 October 2014 • 1 hour, 4 minutes

Jane Abernethy — part of the iOS development team at the Commonwealth Bank in Sydney — joins the couch to fill in for the globetrotting Ben, and to talk about her work, her team and IBDesignables. Also, follow up. Lots and lots of follow up.

Silver Screen Queens 74: Dracula Untold

22 October 2014 • 39 minutes, 48 seconds

Mediaeval Transylvanian prince Vlad the Impaler makes a deal with the supernatural when invading Turkish forces threaten his kingdom and his family.

Silver Screen Queens 73: Gone Girl

15 October 2014 • 36 minutes, 12 seconds

On her fifth wedding anniversary, Amy Elliott Dunne disappears from the home she shares with her husband Nick. As Nick follows the clues she left behind, he becomes the main suspect in her disappearance.

Mobile Couch 42: It’ll Be Great… Next Year

13 October 2014 • 1 hour, 24 minutes

Jelly is working on a big update for GIFwrapped, which prompts discussion with Ben and Jake about getting validation from shipping something cool, designing for single handed use, iOS8 extensions and rotation based on size classes.

Silver Screen Queens 72: Step Up All In

8 October 2014 • 36 minutes, 32 seconds

Katie makes us watch a Step Up movie due to her obsession with So You Think You Can Dance. We enjoy some spectacularly bad acting and some spectacularly good dancing and totally make some clever intellectual points.

Silver Screen Queens 71: The Boxtrolls

1 October 2014 • 31 minutes, 36 seconds

A boy called Eggs is raised by creatures called Boxtrolls who live under the streets of Cheesebridge. Social climbing local Archibald Snatcher tries to exterminate the Boxtrolls in return for a prestigious white hat.

Mobile Couch 41: The Pinnacle of Adulthood

29 September 2014 • 1 hour, 6 minutes

Jake deliberates on purchasing an unwanted iPhone 6 plus from a friend, while Ben talks about his first impressions and the bugs in the recently released iOS8, and Jelly gets shirty about the whole watch thing.

Silver Screen Queens 70: The Maze Runner

24 September 2014 • 37 minutes, 56 seconds

Thomas finds himself deposited in a glade full of teenage boys surrounded by a mysterious and apparently dangerous maze. Finding himself having mysterious flashbacks, his instinct is to fight the prevailing leadership structures and escape.

Silver Screen Queens 69: Locke

17 September 2014 • 33 minutes, 3 seconds

Ivan Locke, a father and construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest job of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his apparently secure and happy existence.

Mobile Couch 40: Tapping on Their Wrists in Morse Code

15 September 2014 • 1 hour, 24 minutes

Ben is back, and the couch dives into the September Apple event to try and determine what the future of development is going to be like with bigger screens, extensions that live on your wrist and the idea of connected devices.