Maccast 2008.10.31

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast

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Show 243. More features revealed in iPhone 2.2 beta. iPhone 3G makes a big impact outside the US. More on new Macbooks. Updated Macbook Airs land ahead of schedule. Free AT&T Wi-fi for iPhones. No, really this time. Lots of UK pricing followup Save money with Educational pricing. Reinstall left out Leopard print drivers and languages. Getting smart with iPhone syncing. Rotate pictures in iPhone Photo app. Hide external Volumes from users

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New music, I Hate Your Guts by Marcela

EOL: Mac-O-Lantern

I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too! — The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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Maccast 2008.10.28

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 242. Apple continues to shine in Q4. New Mac vs PC ads jab Microsoft’s ad strategy. What do Mac Mini and Jobs have in common? New Macbook and Macbook Pro reports. Is GPU support for H.264 making an early appearance? Quicktime 7.6 seeded to developers. Subsidized Macbooks in the UK? Aperture 2.1.2 and iPhoto 7.1.5 updates. Off again, on again Airport Extreme update. New iPod Shuffles show their colors. iPod turns 7 years old. First seeds of 10.5.6 show up. Second Snow Leopard build. iPhone 2.2 beta 2 release to developers. A follow-up on archive backups. New Macbooks battery indicator codes. Listener Macbook Questions. Free Codeweavers software on 10/28. OS X keeps asking for your wi-fi password. Unlearn words added to the Dictionary. Listen to iPhone audio via Bluetooth.

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New music, Cities of Refuge by Matthew Blake

EOL: 1st Gen iPod Review (Link)

There is a war coming. Are you sure you’re on the right side? — X-Men (2000)

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Maccast 2008.10.19

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 241. Strong Mac market share. An Ive for design. $999 White Macbook. The new 13″ Macbook. The new 15″ Macbook Pros. The 17″ Macbook Pro refresh. Macbook Air updates. New 24″ LCD Cinema Display. What did I like? What did I dislike? NVIDIA GeForce graphics details. Mini DisplayPort details. Other details not mentioned. Macbook and Macbook Pro software update 1.2. Apple offers fixes for NVIDIA flaws in older Macbooks. New Snow Leopard features detailed. USB Webcam follow-up. Don’t discount Emoji. Time Machine resets on restore to new Mac

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New music, Sore Dog by Montgomery A Thousand (iTunes)

EOL: Lego Apple Store

There is no spoon. — The Matrix (1999)

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Maccast Chat: Apple Notebook Event

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Cool Stuff, News

Join us for live Maccast Skype chat starting right now. We’ll have the conversation going now until the end of Apple’s live “Notebook” event which starts today (10/14) at 10:00 AM PT. We are using Skype this time because iChat rooms have a 35 person limit. If you have Skype already installed, use the link below to join If you don’t have Skype you can download it and use it for free at Skype.com. The Skype room limit is 150, so it will still be first come first served. See you there.

Maccast 2008.10.10

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 240. Royalty rate unchanged, iTunes saved. Replacement iPhone 3G adapters shipping. Apple invites press to notebook event on October 14th. LED displays for new Macbooks. More Macbook spec speculation. iTunes 8.0.1 Update. Apple TV 2.2 released. Steve Jobs has died, again. Apple’s sales position. iPhone 2.2 software shaping up. iPhone eBooks burn the Kindle. EU rules might force removable iPod/iPhone batteries. Apple wins 5 British Technology Awards. The Dock is now patented. Apple Security Update 2008-007. 2.5″ Drive sizes. Review: NewerTech USB 2.0 Universal Drive Adapter. The difference between ‘new’ and ‘unplayed’ in iTunes. Why don’t we know Automator? Making iTunes purchases away from home. Buying a 2nd hand Mac. Webcams for non-iSight Macs. Managing preferred wi-fi networks. Backups vs archives.

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New music, Good Days by Joe Purdy

EOL: Microsoft’s “I’m a PC” Clone Behind the Scenes

My philosophy: a hundred-dollar shine on a three-dollar pair of shoes. — Stripes (1981)

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