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The Rebound

The Rebound

A technology podcast from Apple geeks Dan Moren, John Moltz, and Lex Friedman

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168: It Is You Who Sucks
49:08 | 34 MB
It's our post-holiday TV show and games extravaganza!

Check out this cool "Caledonian Gambit" shirt: http://reboundcast.com/shirts

All the cool people are rage-quitting Twitter: https://medium.com/@monteiro/jack-dorseys-resignation-letter-to-twitter-b04e8a63b0a9

You've probably heard about the Apple battery thing already: https://www.kirkville.com/why-apple-is-replacing-the-battery-on-my-iphone-se/

We all like the show Travelers: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5651844/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Black Mirror is pretty bleak but has some good episodes: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2085059/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Also good is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5788792/?ref_=nv_sr_1

And Halt and Catch Fire: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2543312/?ref_=nv_sr_1

The Sphero R2-D2 is terrific: https://store.sphero.com/products/r2-d2

Dan likes Battlegrounds: http://www.playbattlegrounds.com/main.pu

Someone please buy Moltz this Tempest arcade console: https://www.ebay.com/i/122848348541?chn=ps

Moltz said he had a Sinclair gaming system but that was wrong. It was the Fairchild: http://www.infobarrel.com/Video_Game_Systems_from_the_70s

Strategic Conquest was a great game: https://www.deltatao.com/stratcon/

Dan liked Bolo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolo_(1987_video_game)

We liked Rescue!: http://www.macgamefiles.com/detail.php?item=14030

Missions of the Reliant was very Star Trek game that had to get de-Star Trekked over copyright issues as I recall: https://www.macintoshrepository.org/5042-missions-of-the-reliant

Netrek is another ancient Trek game: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netrek

Lex owes Jordan Mechner some money for Prince of Persia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_of_Persia

Escape Velocity was yet another good game: https://www.ambrosiasw.com/games/ev/

Dan says Endless Sky is a good homage that runs on modern Macs: https://endless-sky.github.io