Special guest Dan Moren joins the show to talk about the new M2 MacBook Pros and Mac Minis, the state of Mac gaming, and the triumphant return of the full-sized HomePod. Sponsored by: Kolide: The cross-platform endpoint security solution for teams that value privacy and transparency. Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code talkshow for 10% off your first order. Links: New M2 Pro/Max MacBook Pros and Mac MinisTechmeme’s review roundup Dan, at Six Colors, on the M2 Mac Mini Jason Snell on the M2 16-inch MBP AppleInsider: “Entry Level M2 Mac Mini, 2023 MacBook Pro Have Slower SSD Than Predecessors”. 2nd-gen HomePod review roundup. Dan’s “The Galactic Cold War” series of novels and short stories. This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.