Amplified Retired


Amplified is an award winning talk show about Apple, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iOS, guitars, amps, music, and recording. Get ready to rock.

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin.

#157: A Three Year Cold

July 29, 2019 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about 5G, secret Siri recordings, Apple's acquisition of Intel's smartphone modem business, laptops new and old, Audio Hijack, UA Apollo and Arrow, and more.

#156: That's Gravy

June 9, 2016 at 1:15PM • 1 hour 27 minutes

Jim, Dan, and Haddie talk about WWDC, Apple's developer focus, the pre-announcements, Search Ads, Siri on the Mac, no hardware, security features, dark mode, update to Siri, Apple Music, the return of the categories tab, the app review process, and more!

#155: Sitting Beside the Genius

May 25, 2016 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the MacBook Pro rumors, WWDC, Dan's iPhone SE, dual clutch barrel cavity antennas, the new Apple Store opening, Siri, and the Amazon Echo.

#154: The Hump

December 11, 2015 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the new Apple Smart Battery Case for iPhone and more Apple news.

#153: Episode 153

November 18, 2015 at 9:00AM • 53 minutes

Dan and Jim talk about the Australian Apple Store incident, a converged iPad/Mac, the iPad Pro, setting up an iMac for guitar jams, and more.

#152: There Is No Door

November 4, 2015 at 3:15PM • 58 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the impending release of the iPad Pro, the iPad Pro keyboard (and other keyboards), the latest security exploit, Apple security and a governmental back-door, and more.

#151: The Steel Is The Real

October 22, 2015 at 3:00PM • 49 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the latest Apple news.

#150: I'll Be Hanging Out With The Cars!

October 14, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about Apple's brand new Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad 2, Magic Mouse 2, and the new 5k and 4k iMacs.

#149: Dynamic Fulcrum Hinge

October 7, 2015 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the Microsoft event as it relates to Microsoft's goal of one OS on every device and computer. They also discuss Dan's new iPad Air 2 and how he's using it for code, Jim's copycat rage, and more.

#148: Running Stock

September 30, 2015 at 3:45PM • 52 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about today's release of Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan!), iOS 9.0.2, Dan's new iPhone 6s, 3D Touch, the awesomeness of Siri, and a new age of computing.