The New 13-Inch MacBook Pro – Buh-bye Butterfly

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I’ve been a longtime fan of Apple’s design ethos and build. From my first Apple computer, the Power Mac G4 Cube, to my current workhorse, a mid-2017 MacBook Pro (no TouchID) I’ve been using Apple products for nearly two decades and have enjoyed them – mostly. With the announcement of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020), we can finally say good riddance to my least favorite Apple design choice – the Butterfly Switch keyboard.  

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Under Quarantine

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Welcome to the latest installment of The Noisecast. In this episode, Alberto and Paul deal with what we’re all dealing with – life in the time of COVID-19. We talk some tech, like various tech companies trying to fight disinformation online and the importance of social distancing. But more importantly, we’re just trying to make sense of the uncertainty and being an ear for one another.

Also, Alberto loves video games but isn’t too good at them. We’re looking for suggestions on how we can all come together and enjoy some time together as we all stay tf home. Send us your tips and suggestions: noisecast (at) thenoisecast (dot) com

The Noisecast Episode 18 – Failure to Launch

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Paul and Alberto are back on the mic and they’ve come to a realization – launching a new product is tough. In this episode, they discuss day-one issues with the Google Stadia and Disney Plus. From issues with connectivity, lack of options, and in Disney’s case – compromised user data it appeared everyone experienced a failure to launch. 

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Episode 16 – Like Cable But Worse

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Originally recorded in mid-September, this episode was originally a recap of Apple’s iPhone Event but quickly turned to streaming services. It’s like cable! (But, you know, worse.) So while Paul and Alberto gripe about having to subscribe to ten different services to watch a handful of shows, they did manage to talk about all things iPhone and Apple Watch, Google Pixel 4, and the new Fujifilm X-Pro 3. 

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Noisecast Episode 12 – The Endgame Episode

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Originally published on May 15, 2019

It’s been two full weeks and some change – here’s our spoiler-filled review/commentary on Avengers: Endgame. We waited 11 years and over 20 movies to get to this point – Alberto and Paul go over why they loved the movie, but more importantly the universe that the MCU was able to cohesively put together. You’ve had more than enough time to prep – Let’s talk Endgame. 

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The Noisecast Episode 11 – No Cameras Allowed

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No Cameras Allowed with Julian David Stone

Welcome to another episode of The Noisecast. It’s another off week and Alberto is flying solo and bringing you another photographer interview, this time we got a chance to speak with filmmaker, photographer, and author Julian David Stone. We got a chance to talk about his latest book, No Cameras Allowed: My Career As An Outlaw Rock & Roll Photographer and discussed what it was like to photograph some of the most influential bands in Rock & Roll history. 

Be sure to check out the book by visiting Julian’s website or on Amazon.

For some excerpts of the book, check out Julian’s Instagram page.