This week, Dan and Merlin talk about living in a world of hardware choices.
How do you decide which device is best suited to a given task? Which ones do you find yourself preferring to use because they're friction-free—or just fun?
And, in what ways do our previous behaviors, habits, and expectations end up unconsciously coloring our future decisions?
445: Hipster DMV
This week, Dan and Merlin talk about Apple's OS rollouts, changes in Apple retail, and week two with the new Apple Watch.
444: Seasoned Horologist
This week, Dan and Merlin focus on the new Apple Watch.
443: Immediate Electric Smugness
DISCUSSED: Merlin has a cool new voice from talking to friends late last night; Dan has an automotive collision anecdote, while Merlin has thoughts on how preparation fails us in extreme moments; in follow-up, Listener Steve has terrific advice on dealing with bad hotel room technology; your hosts love insider information from pilots and other category pros; Dan ordered a watch, and Merlin is apparently not actually wrecking a plane; the guys respond to listener letters about ages of people in movies, Dan's world-destroying Disney fact (that he can't remember), plus a listener's concern about company password hygiene; and finally, Dan has great news about refreshing an iMac, but less great news about household password hygiene.
442: Dog Eating Chair Digestion
Dan and Merlin discuss the upcoming big Apple event and why this one's potentially interesting. Also, dog anecdotes.