iOSDocked - EP068 - Comfortably Numb

iOSDocked Show Notes

Episode #: 68

Date: 07/07/14

Hosts: Clay Russell, Jerry Goldbaum, Sam Strickland and Danny Tammaro


Site News and Giveaways

The TEKSide store is now open and we are happy to announce we have a couple of products already available and more will be added at a later date. You can pre-order an iOSDocked t-shirt right now. We also have some high quality iOSDocked stickers available. Stick ‘em on your Mac, stick ‘em on your car or stick ‘em on a friend. And to sweeten things up a bit, order your t-shirt and we will throw a sticker in on us! Visit and go crazy.

We have officially announced our Patreon page. This gives our dedicated and loyal listeners an opportunity to support the podcast for as little as $1 a month. We are not advertising this on our site or on Twitter or anywhere else but the podcast and in our show notes. We know that those that listen on a regular basis will get this message and this message is directed to you. If you would like to support us, visit our support page at The iOSDocked crew thanks you for keeping us alive and well for 68 episodes and we look forward to partnering with you for years to come.

We thank Joe, Leslie, Terry, William, Bill, Rob and Ellyn for being the first to show their support.

Speaking of patrons, did you know that all patrons get a 20% discount off any order in the TEKSide store? You can save $4 on your iOSDocked T-Shirt by simply becoming a patron for $1 a month. Become a patron today and I will send you a coupon code to apply to any purchase.

Game Center Showdown

Last week’s showdown featured the game:

Piano Tiles

Last week’s rankings among the crew:

  • 1st: Clay 504 points

  • 2nd:Danny 236 points

  • 3rd: Joe 209

  • Last: Jerry 151 points

Honorable Mentions:

  • @SyzGoss 741

  • etiennovski 713

  • MrBeerHunter 603

  • MarioRocks87 238

This week’s showdown features this game:

...and then it rained ($2.99 and Universal)

Goal 1: Complete as many of the 48 normal play levels as possible.

Goal 2: Compete for the High Score in the Unlocked “Hurricane” Mode


App-etizers (High Profile App Releases & Updates)


Top Stories (brought to you by our Patron George Williams Jr.)


How to Reach Us:

Where you can reach the iOSDocked crew


The Rumor Roundup (iDream Segment)


Hails, Stales and Fails (Rapid-Fire Segment)




Listener Feedback


  • @iOSDocked anyone using Duck Duck Go as your search engine? It's pretty freaking great. It finds what I need better than Bing! — Ellyn

  • @iOSDocked guys, anyone get a third party keyboard in beta yet? — Ellyn


Last Week’s Listener Feedback Question

  • @roCkerChick - besides @iOSDocked I listen to Your Mac Life, Mac Os Ken, iMore, Today in iOS. here are some I listen to semi-frequently iFive for the iPhone, Vector, Zen & Tech, Iterate, and The Mac Cast.  Don't judge me.

  • @mario512 -  @iOSDocked iOSDocked, tektok, and pocketnow weekly

  • @jmhanna75 - @iOSDocked 1. Gilmore gang 2. Clockwise 3. Cult Cast. But this new one you should check out @TEKTOKpodcast is climbing my list fast. :)


This Week’s Roundtable/Listener Feedback Question

Will Apple's commitment to consumer privacy help or hinder Apple moving forward?


In Closing

Please subscribe to the show in iTunes and take the time to leave us a review and comment. Please show your support for as little as $1 a month or become a listener sponsor on the show for $15 a month like our good friend George Williams did. Find out how on our Patreon page at And once again, we thank those that have already made a commitment. You can leave us a voicemail with your comments or questions at (708) 620-4737 (iPDP). Leave us a comment on Twitter @iOSDocked or email us at: out our website at Also be sure to check out all our other content on the TEKSide website and also be sure to check out our sister podcast TEKTOK in iTunes.We thank you all for listening! Goodbye!