The Mac show

The Mac show. We discuss everything Apple, Mac, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone and iPod. Will Green, Dr Happy Mac, Don McAllister, Kyle Swager and Ewen Rankin shoot the breeze on Apple.

Hanging by a Thread


Chris Breen joins us to tell us why he’s joined Apple and as we suspected its the play the piano in the centre of the new spaceship. All the weeks Apple News with the usual suspects and some newbies

Posted by on Sunday, 01 March 2015

iWatch. Now with FREE Extra Bicep


Tom Merritt and Bob LeVitus join Doc Rock, Will Green and Ewen Rankin to talk the week in Apple News.

Doc References iPhone productions with HUGE Production teams -

Chris Breen heads to Macworld -


Cool Thingys -

Bob – Nova Lightsauce -

Tom – Mission Pic -

Will – Sorcery 2 -

Doc – Typed -

Ewen – Jimi Cable Extender -

Posted by on Sunday, 22 February 2015

These are not the Shrimp you’re looking for


Steve Sande comes along to tell us about AppleWorld.Today and Bryan Chaffin from Mac Observer comes to join us.

Posted by on Monday, 16 February 2015

Only One Glowing Knob


A welcome return to Dr William Green again this week and a cast of impeccable opinions think ‘Fuck AOL’

Posted by on Monday, 09 February 2015

My 11 Inch Gets a Lot of Abuse


Hi and sorry for the delay in posting these shows. Life took over. We welcome Andrew Zarian to the Panel for the first and definitely not the last time and we wade through some decent apple news

Posted by on Thursday, 29 January 2015

Dr Strangelove Hand


This week, we answer listeners questions and try hard not to get deflated by the Watch Rumours.

Posted by on Sunday, 18 January 2015

The Mac Show Christmas Quiz


Santa rolls by the studio to take over from Ewen for the now traditional, BTN Christmas Quizzes

Posted by on Friday, 26 December 2014

Why not try The BIG Show – Sorry No Mac Show this week


Sorry, but The Mac Show didnt happen this week for many reasons. Please have a watch/listen to The BIG Show and let us know what you think

Posted by on Sunday, 14 December 2014

Postcode Lottery


This week, I get THE most random call from a firm telling me that my postcode is invalid and Greenie is savaged by a cat and may have superpowers

Posted by on Friday, 05 December 2014



We talk about the lows of Black Friday, the ‘deals’ available and Greenie finds a new and cutting edge operating system for his Mac

Posted by on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Uri Green and The Phantom Vibrations


A HUGE panel join Ewen Rankin to discuss the week in Apple. Tom Merritt, Will Green, Steve Sande, Kelly Guimont, Kyle Swager & of course Adam Christianson get the party started.

Posted by on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Ignoring Mike Rose


Andy Ihnatko & TJ Manotoc swing by and eventually, BTN gets around to inviting Mike Rose on a Mac Show. We are aghast that its taken us this long to ask him!

The week’s Mac News with Andy Ihnatko, Mike Rose, Adam Christianson, TJ Manotoc & Kyle Swager.

Posted by on Sunday, 16 November 2014

The Marmite Show


This week, Adam’s ‘care package’ of Marmite from the UK has arrived and he is forced to eat it on the show. I’m also forced to eat Vegemite from some Aussie listeners. Enjoy

Posted by on Monday, 10 November 2014

Will The Apple Watch Get You Laid?


We have a look through the Apple news that did manage to make it through the rigourous journalistic process for BTN with Lee Garrett, Shawn King, Kelly G, Will Green & Ewen.

Posted by on Friday, 24 October 2014

RIP Macworld


Paul Kent joins the panel this week to give us the lowdown and why Macworld is on ‘hiatus’ for the foreseeable future.

Chris Breen, Adam Engst and Adam Christianson round out the Panel to review the Apple Keynote from the day before.

Posted by on Sunday, 19 October 2014

The Apple Keynote


Ewen, Wrighty, Doc & Charlotte cover and review the goings on at The Apple Keynote from October 2014

Posted by on Saturday, 18 October 2014



Will Green divulges his night-time wardrobe, Chuck shows his true class once again with a Tie and perfect camera technique, John F battles to defend his clean office and Adam is still in the closet. All the Apple News of the week and a look forward to the Keynote.

Posted by on Tuesday, 14 October 2014

We Got The News By Swager


It nearly turns into a Swager v Rankin bout but in the end Adam comes to referee the Mac News

Posted by on Monday, 06 October 2014

When I was Holding it in Bed


In the very week where we talk about the audio, we have a little trouble with Michael’s. Sorry. The Week in Apple and one week on with the iPhone

Posted by on Sunday, 28 September 2014

Ihnatko Rubs it in


Andy I joins us for a review of iPhone 6 and The Watch and Steve Sande makes a debut. Lee Garret bought a Gold iPhone and Ewen sits and waits and waits and waits for his to appear.

Posted by on Saturday, 20 September 2014