Latest Episodes

Silver Screen Queens 1: Star Trek Into Darkness

16 May 2013 • 39 minutes, 58 seconds

This week we boldly go into darkness by reviewing the most recent Star Trek film. Spoilers abound as we talk about Chris Pine’s blue eyes, misleading trailers and decide that Shatner is definitely a verb.

Mobile Couch 8: But the Users Don’t Know About It

14 May 2013 • 57 minutes, 43 seconds

The top 25 apps of all time, and what can be learned from them; skeuomorphic design vs. flat design, choosing the correct icons, and what good design really means when it comes to building your apps; guided access, the system feature that nobody knows about; a handy method for using vector icons in your app by utilising PDFs; and some tools to help you prototype and test your apps: Heatma.ps and Briefs 2.

Wez Wanders 8: Reminiscing About South East Asia

11 May 2013 • 1 hour, 11 minutes

On this episode of the podcast I was joined by my good friend Jimmy, who accompanied me on a trip we made to South East Asia in 2011. We reminisced about our journeys through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore, chatting about the experiences we had, the places we liked, and our travel adventures.

Jelly and Bean 24: Still Doing What We Said We We’re Doing

11 May 2013 • 54 minutes, 13 seconds

Some corrections for the discussion we had about the alternate NBN plan being offered by the Coalition; it turns out that the next Xbox is not going to require an always-on connection, at least according to a leaked memo from Microsoft; EA gets an exclusive deal to produce Star Wars games; David Tennant is rumoured to be playing Rocket Raccoon in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’; and the ‘Ender’s Game’ trailer drops.

Jelly and Bean 23: You Could See Real Life in 3D

4 May 2013 • 55 minutes, 49 seconds

Microsoft makes Skype available as part of Outlook.com; a new trailer for Pacific Rim drops at WonderCon that gives us new insights into the movie; IMAX announces that it’s getting into private theatre installations; a new video is released that demonstrates the full potential of Microsoft’s Illumiroom tech; Google Glass is rooted, and turned into a surveillance system, with some serious privacy consequences.

Mobile Couch 7: I Wrote My Own C String Library

30 April 2013 • 54 minutes, 13 seconds

Why you would go to WWDC (assuming you manage to get a ticket); a new plugin manager for Xcode, Alcatraz, is released; techniques for debugging your apps, including a discussion about profiling using Instruments and how it helps you track down issues. Also this week, we”re joined by Ben Trengrove, who is taking over hosting from Caleb.

Jelly and Bean 22: He’s Not Don Cheadle, So It Doesn’t Matter

27 April 2013 • 1 hour, 14 minutes

Microsoft announces the announcement date for the next generation Xbox; NBNCo announces gigabit plans that will drop around December; Razer accidentally offer 90% off and then honour it; the first trailer for Thor 2 hits the internet; and Iron Man 3 is released in Australia.

Wez Wanders 7: The Buses Feel Like You Are Going to Die

24 April 2013 • 1 hour, 8 minutes

On this episode of the Wez Wanders Podcast we are joined by Michael Tieso from Art of Backpacking, and Jeremy and Angie Jones from Living the Dream RTW, and we talk about the TBU travel bloggers book, a tourist briefly going missing in South America, and some weird foods we’ve eaten around the world.

Jelly and Bean 21: It Has a Goatee, So We Know It’s the Evil One

20 April 2013 • 1 hour, 1 minute

Raven takes back the source code for Jedi Knight II; Google adds a feature to help you delete your data when you die; the Google Glass specs are finally revealed; Funny or Die releases the first Steve Jobs movie: iSteve; new trailers for Star Trek Into Darkness and Man of Steel drop; an Jelly gives his thoughts on Oblivion, the new Tom Cruise sci-fi movie.

Mobile Couch 6: Commander Riker is in Ten Forward

16 April 2013 • 57 minutes, 29 seconds

The importance of user-testing apps and some techniques for testing with users; making apps accessible for vision-impared users; using plugins with Xcode; and the team behind CocoaPods releases CocoaDocs: a single source for open-source library documentation.