Maccast 2017.03.28

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 607. New iPad, but not Pro. What about “new” iPads? Hackers claim to have your iCloud password. Apple acquires Workflow. Apple Pay coming to ATMs. Apple’s latest OS and software updates. Password reset, needs new keychain. In defense of CarPlay. iTunes 12.6 may have gone too far (for me). What your Mac tells Apple. Text message forwarding to Mac. Running Mac anti-virus.

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Maccast 2017.03.20

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 606. New iPad Pros this week? More expensive iPhone, blame the parts. Apple hires security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski. More 5th Gen Apple TV evidence. International news. You now have more time to buy AppleCare+. Apple’s AR timeline gets some clarity. “The” wake from sleep monitor fix. How secure is your macOS user account? Apple Car play disappointment. Do more with your Live Photos.

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Maccast 2017.03.12

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 605. iPhone 8 ports, screens, and more. Apple’s has “thousands” working on AR. Tim Cook says Apple will “do more in the pro area”. Apple Pay expands to more countries. Apple Watch shipments continue growth. Apple looking for “original content” partners. iPad event predicted for early April. Apple already patched many CIA exploits. Have you tried Swift Playgrounds? About the AirPods sound quality. Restart a Mac from the keyboard. Quick Tip Join CD tracks in iTunes. Thing of the Moment: Bumpr.

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Maccast 2017.02.28

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 604. iPad Event when and what? Next iPhone may see in 3D. Apple dubs new ‘spaceship’ Apple Park. Apple OKs 3rd party iPhone screen repairs. Feedback on Paste and Match Style. A couple of listener tips. The Apple Car exists (or did). Interview with Scott Johnson.

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Maccast Members 203 – Multi Factor Authentication

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 203. Security and privacy is becoming more of a common topic in our community. You’ve probably heard that using multi-factor authentication is a good way to ensure that you’re better protected, but what does that mean? Is any form of multi-factor fine or are some methods better than others? Our friend George Starcher joins me to help explain the different types of multi-factor authentication and how they work. We’ll also talk about some new and exciting methods you can use to make sure you’re better protected.

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Maccast 2017.02.15

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 603. Apple’s Apple Pay fight in Australia. Apple’s interest in AR continues. Another ‘new’ Apple connector? Apple’s new campus as detailed as it’s products. Software and Mac updates. Apple TV news. Apple Watch leads the market. Having the ‘next’ iPhone will cost you. Apple suspends sales of LG UltraFine 5K Display. Apple’s ‘record breaking’ quarter. More alternatives to Time Capsule backups. Understanding Apple File System. Paste as plain text. Importing Photos on an older Mac. Thing of the Moment: Hidden Folks.

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Maccast 2017.02.05

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 602. Apple rocks their Q1 2017 earnings. Apple Watch power bands. Apple’s new beta have some nice surprises. Apple continues manufacturing deals. Apple moves International iTunes to Ireland. LG 5K displays have wi-fi issue. Rumors of ARM based Macs are back. TV app limited without wi-fi. Mail.app Drafts folder duplicates. Question about Siri and Apple Maps. How to hobble your Touch Bar.

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Maccast 2017.01.28 – The Amigos

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Download today’s show here! podcast-mini2.gif MC20170128.mp3 [49.9 01:18:41 64kbps]A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 601. This week, a special “The Amigos” episode with David Sparks (MacSparky), Ken Ray (Mac OS Ken) and Victor Cajiao (3 Nerd Things). This time we discuss Apple’s Apple Music and media content strategy, how we think Apple did in 2016 and what we hope to see from Apple in 2017, and the future for Apple’s Siri technology in the next version of iOS. Plus we get a “Thing of the Moment” from each of the Amigos.

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Maccast 2017.01.23

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 600. How AirPods pair automagically. Foxconn considers US LCD plant. Apple increases Apple TV app size limit. Next iPhone more waterproofier. Apple Music will be more than Music. More rumors of MacBook Pro updates. Qualcomm accused of bullying Apple. Ready for Apple Pencil 2? Software updates for all the things. Using SD cards to expand laptop storage. Network backups after Time Capsule. Sending Messages with Apple Watch. Thing of the Moment: LittleBits.

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Maccast 2017.01.13

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 599. Apple Watch 3, more of the same. MacBook Pro refresh is possible. Biggest month ever for App Store. Apple execs miss bonus. Did Apple consider a ‘Click-wheel’ iPhone? Revised predictions for iPads. Scoble claims Apple working on AR glasses. iPhone 8 may have steel frame. Apple finds bug via Consumer Reports testing. Easy AirPod removal. Suggestions for “authorized” devices while traveling. Comments on Apple ‘TV’ app. macOS Sierra PDF death trap. Let’s talk about small SSDs.

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