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.

#97: No Second Chances

May 20, 2014 at 10:30AM • 1 hour 5 minutes

Jim and Dan return to have a deep analysis of beats, music subscription technology, music discovery, a list of people Jim will destroy, Apple settling with Samsung and Google, iMessages SMS issues, and more.

#96: The Loop Guitar

April 22, 2014 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin talk about Ull 2014, Apple's jab at Samsung, Objective-C programming, trading down to the Galaxy S5, the Aero lawsuit, the Atelier playing cards, the Loop Guitar, and more.

#95: Unemployable

April 16, 2014 at 10:15AM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin are joined once again by Zak Holder. They talk about the just-leaked Amazon phone, the purported iPhone 6 screen and case leaks, and Windows Phone 8.1's appropriation of Passbook. Jim also talks about The Loop's upcoming 5th year anniversary, and recounts his journey covering Apple for 20 years.

#94: Sitting on Jim's Lap

April 8, 2014 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Jim and Dan are joined by Zak Holder, 5by5 engineer and so much more to discuss the Amazon Fire, the Heartbleed security flaw, WWDC lottery, and delve in again to the world of emulated amplifiers.

#93: Doc Oc Arms

April 1, 2014 at 11:15AM • 1 hour 22 minutes

Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin talk about the evolution of a small business, making things you like instead of what the audience wants, wearable tech, guitar modeling vs. the real thing, and more.

#92: Glass, Charge Thyself

March 25, 2014 at 11:15AM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about Google Glass and its myths, escaped water buffalos, Peter Gabriel and his flute, Pandora, Spotify, and iTunes Radio (now with NPR), “The Techtopus”, wage supression, and more.

#91: NDA'd Brown Paper Bag

March 18, 2014 at 11:15AM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Jim Dalrymple and Dan Benjamin talk about Jim's visit to Austin for SXSW and his interviews at the iTunes Music Festival, buying and listening to albums vs. songs, the new iPads, the 8GB iPhone 5c, Steve Jobs and Apple making televisions, iOS 7.1, CarPlay availability, and more.

#90: I'm Not Allowed to Have Tools

February 18, 2014 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 23 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the Pirates of Silicon Valley, Apple, Microsoft, the heart of innovation, Guns n Roses, and more.

#89: Butt-Glazed

February 4, 2014 at 2:15PM • 1 hour 28 minutes

Microsoft's new CEO, Lenovo's future, international markets, smartwatches, innovation you can't see, Dan's new iMacs, and more.

#88: The Analysts Are Stupid

January 28, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 14 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about profiling amps, Apple's first quarter results, Samsung and patent settlements, Bitcoin, and 30 years of Mac.