The Mumbly Hour

Welcome to The Mumbly Hour. A podcast where two nerds discuss where geek interests meet mainstream pop culture and some other stuff along the way.


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Andrew Lowson
(The Scottish one)


Episode 20: Siri API, Great or Garbage

July 12, 2016 · 35 minutes

Topic - We discuss the Siri API, the future of Siri and what we are working on this summer.

Download: Episode 20

Episode 19: San Francisco

June 19, 2016 · 40 minutes

Topic - WWDC week, meeting people, The Talk Show live and Andrew gets sad about Messages.

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Episode 18: WWDC Wishlist

June 08, 2016 · 30 minutes

Topic - Our WWDC Wishlist.

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Episode 17: My Weekly Run

June 02, 2016 · 34 minutes

Topic - More on Google Assisstant, Twitter's recent changes, Gawker v Hulk Hogan and Andrew goes for a jog.

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Episode 16: Life in Incognito mode

May 24, 2016 · 36 minutes

Topic - Google IO, the future of intelligent assistants, and what that means for privacy.

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Episode 15: Am I a truck?

May 11, 2016 · 37 minutes

Topic - Lowson goes to Germany, Andrew buys an iMac and we discuss if the iPad could ever be a desktop replacement.

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Episode 14: Siri, get me an Uber.

April 27, 2016 · 34 minutes

Topic - Andrew moves to London, Lowson reactivates his Twitter account and some news and wishlists for WWDC.

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Episode 13: CTO of the United States

April 20, 2016 · 31 minutes

Topic - What would a world without advertising look like?

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Episode 12: Selling Things On The Internet

April 13, 2016 · 35 minutes

Topic - Subscription models for software and services; when do they work and how sustainable are they?

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Episode 11: Twitter Quitter

April 6, 2016 · 34 minutes

Topic - FBI v Apple case dropped, rebranding Mac OS X and the Tesla 3.

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Episode 10: Apple March Event

March 22, 2016 · 56 minutes

Topic - Apple held their March event this week, we discuss iPhone branding problems, the new iPad Pro and the Apple FBI case.

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Episode 9: House of Cards Season 4

March 15, 2016 · 45 minutes

Topic - We discuss the highlights of the latest season of Netflix's flagship property.

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Episode 8: Best Apple Keynotes

March 8, 2016 · 40 minutes

Topic - Of all the significant and lesser talked about keynotes, what are our favourites?

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Episode 7: Best Movie Trilogies

March 1, 2016 · 44 minutes

Topic - Movie trilogies.
What makes a good trilogy? What are some examples of trilogies that are perfect beginning to end, what ones shouldn't have been trilogies at all and more.

Download: Episode 7

Episode 6: But He Murdered His Cat

February 16, 2016 · 57 minutes

Topics - Deadpool, Making a Murderer and Gravitational Waves.
Follow up from Episode 5, a brief spoiler-free reaction of Deadpool, a spoiler-filled overview of Making a Murderer and a painful discussion about Science.

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Episode 5: That's Another Human

February 2, 2016 · 55 minutes

Topic - Online Behaviour.
How people use Social Networking and how people disagree on the internet.

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Episode 4: Would you add me on Facebook?

January 19, 2016 · 58 minutes

Topic - Fanboyism.
What is it to be seen as a fanboy and what are the downsides of that label? From Apple vs. Google to Facebook vs. Twitter, people generalise and dismiss enthusiasts.

Download: Episode 4

Episode 3: I Haven’t Filled My Daily Friend Requirement

January 4, 2016 · 57 minutes

Topic - Resolutions.
Are New Year resolutions nonsense? Some useful productivity and time tracking tools and what Andrew Hart's goals are for 2016. Also, how to pronounce Lowson.

Download: Episode 3

Episode 2: Star Wars - The Force Awakens

December 22, 2015 · 1 hour 5 minutes

Topic - Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens.
We conclude part two of our Star Wars special. We give our general impressions on the new film, our rating before discussing some of the major plot points, Tina Fey and The Dark Knight Rises.

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Episode 1: Star Wars - Lost Hope

December 15, 2015 · 1 hour 58 minutes

Topic - Star Wars Episode I - VI
In our inaugural episode, to coincide with the build up to the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, we chose to discuss what we love and loathe about the series. We discuss each of the 6 movies briefly before ranking them to the best of our ability.

Download: Episode 1