Latest Episodes

Mobile Couch 20: We Used to Grind Pixels Every Day

29 October 2013 • 1 hour, 32 seconds

With Jelly’s need for a new Macbook Pro and the recent Apple event, now is as good a time as any to discuss the fallout, including new hardware and the consumer expectation of free software; Jake presents an idea for another app involving iBeacons; and Ben announces some news that gets the couch talking about making the choice to go freelance.

Jelly and Bean 48: Cash, Card or Organ Transplant?

26 October 2013 • 59 minutes, 41 seconds

A trailer drops for the 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Special, featuring lots of little hidden gems for you to find; Apple releases OS X Mavericks and new Macbook Pros, and announces the Mac Pro and iPad lineup at it’s October event; and Microsoft launches Windows 8.1, which is pretty much what Windows 8 should’ve been in the first place.

Silver Screen Queens 24: Labyrinth

24 October 2013 • 33 minutes, 57 seconds

Whiny teen Jennifer Connelly learns to be responsible with the help of some Jim Henson creatures. David Bowie prances about wearing some fabulous makeup and an infamous codpiece. It’s time to enjoy the cult classic Labyrinth.

Jelly and Bean 47: OS X Joe’s Bar and Grill

19 October 2013 • 47 minutes, 34 seconds

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. gets a full season order which spells good news for the other four shows Marvel has committed to; Apple announces an event on 22 October, and there’s little information on what we’ll see (but we’re hoping for iPads, Mavericks and new Macs); Google creepifies it’s advertising by linking your Google+ recommendations and reviews to ads; New York Comic Con tweets from attendees’ twitter accounts without their permission; and the BBC discover long lost episodes of Doctor Who in Nigeria of all places.

Silver Screen Queens 23: Gravity

17 October 2013 • 31 minutes, 41 seconds

A doctor on her first space voyage and a veteran astronaut are left floating in space after a catastrophic accident. Melissa and Katie worry that it’s going to be like 2001: A Space Odyssey. It’s not.

Mobile Couch 19: Say a Teacher Has Lots of iPhones

15 October 2013 • 55 minutes, 52 seconds

Jake’s excited about iBeacons, and so he discusses use cases, implementation and where to get actual beacons from; and we follow it up with a discussion about Core Data: what it is, what it’s useful for and some of the useful tools and add-ons that will help you manage your Core Data app.

Jelly and Bean 46: Heads up, Your House is Burning Down

12 October 2013 • 1 hour, 22 seconds

EA announces that it’s “looking into” offline mode for SimCity, and announces the first expansion pack, Cities of the Future featuring maglev trains… and drugs; Samsung announces the Galaxy Gear and the Galaxy Round, and they rip off Apple’s original iPhone ad in the process; and Nest announces the Nest Protect, a smart smoke and CO alarm that talks and responds to motion.

Silver Screen Queens 22: Rush

10 October 2013 • 36 minutes, 20 seconds

Rush tells the true story of the 1976 Formula One racing season, and the rivalry between British driver James Hunt and Austrian Niki Lauda, who was horrifically injured part way through the season but made an astonishing comeback.

Jelly and Bean 45: When He Was Bat-Teen

5 October 2013 • 58 minutes

The ABC confirms that Doctor Who will air in Australia at the same time as the UK; Valve announces the Steam Controller, which is not like any controller you’ve seen before, but can a Steam console even succeed; Warner Brothers and Fox team up to bring us a TV show about Gotham City… without Batman; and now that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has aired, does this new show from Whedon and Co. have any potential?

Silver Screen Queens 21: I Am a Girl

3 October 2013 • 32 minutes, 26 seconds

In a break from the usual format, the girls interview director Rebecca Barry about her new film I Am A Girl, a documentary which tells the stories of the lives, loves and struggles of six teenage girls living very different lives around the world.