A A The Apple Blog IRC Channel. Dan Lurie Nov. 27, 2004 - 4:41 PM PDT Nov. 27, 2004 - 4:41 PM PDT 3 Comments The Apple Blog has its own IRC channel! Join us in #theappleblog on irc.freenode.net. If you are unfamiliar with IRC, click here for a short introduction. If you are in need of an IRC program, check out Colloquy for Mac, and mIRC for Windows.