Maccast Members 084 – Special Characters

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 084. Ever need to type an accented word or use a different currency symbol in OS X? Want to add bullets, flourishes, dingbats, or wingdings to a OS X document? How do you type accented characters in iOS? In this show I cover what to do when you need to access those extend characters on your Macs and iDevices.

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Maccast 2011.05.29

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 351. 80% of mobile video on iOS. Italy says Applecare doesn’t cut it. Rumors of A5 powered Macbook Air. iOS 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 at WWDC? Apple and Samsung play peek-a-boo. Creative use for Find My iPhone. Layers support in Preview. Time for the safe Mac talk again. Omni Outliner and Notebook. iMac keeps waking up on it’s own. Extending the record length on GarageBand for iPad. Controlling dialogs from the keyboard.

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EOL: Shred the iPad (via YouTube)

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Maccast Members 083 – Thunderbolt

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 083. Thunderbolt is Apple’s new wonder connector for attaching everything from displays to hard drives. Apple recently came out with new Macbook Pros and iMacs supporting the technology and Thunderbolt should find it’s way into future iProducts including possibly iOS devices. For all the hype, what exactly is Thunderbolt and what are it’s benefits for Mac Geeks?

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Maccast 2011.05.20 – Three Amigos

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 350. The Three Amigos are back. My good friends Victor (Typical Mac User) and Ken (Mac OS Ken) join me to discuss the 10th anniversary of Apple’s retail stores, Apple’s success in the “Post PC” era, the iCloud and Apple’s rumored Music Locker service. Plus a bunch of great Apple and Mac picks.

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Maccast Members 082 – Function Keys

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 082. Out of the box in OS X Apple has assigned some cool controls to the function keys on your keyboard, but what if you need them for something else? Find out how to take back control of the F-keys and discover a couple of cool apps that can help.

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Maccast 2011.05.15

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 349. Mac OS X Lion developer preview 3. iPhone 5 arriving in September. New iMac HD not user replaceable. iPhoto 9.1.3. iOS 4.3.3 update issues reported. OS X Lion/iCloud release soon? Patent trolls trolling indie app developers. Evom, alternative video converter. OmniOutliner for iPad review. Alternate use for Find my iPhone. Alternative graphic creation apps. Geekin’ out with Geek Tool

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New music, Fallen Down by Derek Clegg (Buy in iTunes)

EOL: iBookstore Analog Edition

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Maccast 2011.05.10

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 348. Apple patches location tracking bugs. Apple reiterates stance on location to Congress. iOS 5 focus on voice. Details on new iMacs. MACDefender malware in disguise. Smash and Grab a new Apple Store Trend? Apple’s Customer Pulse survey system. Adding AVI files to iTunes. Battery Guesstimating. Quick switching audio sources. Using Spaces with multiple monitors.

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EOL: AppleCrate II: Apple II-Based Parallel Computer

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Maccast Members 081 – Safari’s Develop Menu

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 081. Find out why Safari’s Develop menu isn’t just for developers.

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Maccast Members 080 – Mail Tricks

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 080. Mail is one of those essential OS X apps that many of us rely on daily. I go through some tips and tricks that I’ve found useful and fun when working in Mail.

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