iOSDocked - EP070 - Failure to Communicate

iOSDocked Show Notes

Episode #: 70

Date: 08/12/14

Hosts: Joseph Lombardo, Clay Russell & 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 preorder 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 70 episodes and we look forward to partnering with you for years to come.

We thank Joe, Leslie, Terry, William, Bill, Rob, Ellyn & J. Doss 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:


Last week’s rankings among the crew:

  • 1st Place -  Jerry - 516

  • 2nd Place -  Clay - 362

  • 3rd Place -  Danny - 273

  • 4th Place -  Joe - 178

Honorable Mentions:

  • Joe Hanna - 650

  • Chris Brown - 638

  • George Williams Jr - 400

  • Tim Broder - 337

This week’s showdown features the game:

Super Crossfighter $1.99 - Blast alien invaders while warping between the top and bottom of the screen in this heart-pumping adventure from Radiangames. Unlock upgrades and acquire special power-ups as you obliterate wave after wave of enemies.

With a massive campaign, intense action, and eye-popping visuals, Super Crossfighter sets a new standard for arcade action.


• High intensity action + stylish graphics and music

• 150+ waves of alien-exterminating mayhem spread across 5 chapters

• Survival mode and Dark chapters extend the life of the game even further

• Upgrade your ship in 10 distinct areas using skill points

• Collect Victory Points and unlock even more bonuses and upgrades

• GameCenter Achievements and Leaderboards

• Slider, tilt, or virtual button control options, along with iOS7 MFi controller support!

Dont forget to tweet your score with #GameCenterShowdown so we can see how you are doing.  


App-etizers (High Profile App Releases & Updates) (brought to you by our Patron J. Christopher Doss)


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


  • @rockerchick - @iOSDocked Can you talk about the significance and the (iDream) possibilities of Apple building out their own CDN?


Last weeks listener feedback question:

What are your favorite 3 shows of all time?

@mario512: @iOSDocked Stargate SG-1, Supernatual and Arrow.

@roCkerChick: @iOSDocked #24, #Charmed and #Dexter

@MisterHijinx: The Last Ship, Falling Skies and The Strain.... DVR

@timothybroder: @iOSDocked favorite shows of all time: The Shield, Battlestar Galactica, Dr. Who. In that order :)


This Week’s Roundtable/Listener Feedback Question

  • With all the rumors going around about iPhone 6 specs and just a few weeks left before Apple’s next event, we would like for you to describe your perfect iPhone 6.  We want all of the details possible.  


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 friends George Williams and J. Christopher Doss 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!