Maccast 2014.11.20

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast


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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 506. Mythical iPad Pro has production delays. iOS 8 adoption nears 60 percent. Digging deeper into the A8X. Reports of delays in Retina iMac Shipments. iOS 8.1.1 and OS X 10.10.1. HomeKit devices coming. Apple Watch details come with WatchKit. Odds and ends. Peer to Peer AirPlay. Clearing up Handoff vs. Continuity. Is AppleCare worth it for iOS devices? OS X Yosemite, SSD, and TRIM. Using Grab for Screenshots. Shutdown your Mac with Spotlight.

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Maccast 2014.11.09

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 505. Apple’s Beats work goes on. Rumors of iPad Pro continue. Getting closer to an Apple Watch. OS X sends unsaved docs to iCloud. iOS 8.1.1 beta out to devs. Apple numbers up for Phones and macs. Camera Roll crashing bug. iPhone 6 glass. iOS photo filter effects don’t transfer. Interview: Developing iPhone apps with Ditty Labs makers of Top Word. OS X Yosemite Quick Tip.

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Maccast Members 182 – OS X Yosemite Tips & Tricks

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Maccast Members, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 182. With OS X Yosemite hitting the streets last month you may or may not have made the leap. If you you’re like me you haven’t yet and might want some advice on when to jump and how to prepare. If you have upgraded you may still be finding your way around and want to learn about the new features along with tips and tricks. In this episode we are going to dive into Yosemite and hopefully cover both these areas.

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Maccast 2014.10.30

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast


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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 504. Apple rocks the quarterly results. New iMac and Mac mini torn down and benchmarked. iOS 8.1 better, but still some rough edges. The battle over Apple Pay begins. iPad Air 2 specs revealed. That GT Advanced thing. Hacking Continuity on older Macs. Fix for iTunes 12 manual music sync. OS X Mavericks gone from App Store. iOS Keyboards not allowed for Safari passwords. Startup Items not working in OS X Yosemite. OS X Yosemite’s batch re-name feature. Managing OS X Mail Attachments.

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Maccast 2014.10.17 – Apple’s 10.16.2014 Event

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 503. Apple’s next event 10.16.2014. Updates on Apple Pay and the Apple Watch. Brand new iPads in the form of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. An awesome new Retina 5K iMac and the updated Mac mini. Plus, Kelly Guimont from The Mac Observer stops in to share her thoughts and the latest new tech from Apple.

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Maccast Apple 10.16.2014 Event Live Chat

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Cool Stuff, Live Event

If you’d like to hang out and chat with other members of the Maccast community during today’s live streaming of Apple’s 10.16.2014 ‘It’s been way too long’ live event, we’ve set up a live chat here.

The official stream starts October 16th at 10 a.m. PDT, but we’ll be hanging out before hand (and likely after), so feel free to come join us.

The system is an IRC based chat and uses a Flash based embedded client (which may take some time to load), so it requires Flash to be installed. If you prefer, you can also connect using an IRC client of your choice to irc.geekshed.net port 6667. I use Colloquy on my Mac and they have an iOS version available. The channel(room) to use is #maccast.

Maccast 2014.10.06

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast


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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 502. Mac.BackDoor.iWorm. Next Apple Event this month. Details on the iPhone 6. Apple’s plans for Beats. Case for a $15K Apple Watch. Explaining the “Shellshock” vulnerability. Managing iOS 8 bugs. Removing photos from ‘Recently Added’. Use Speak Screen in iOS 8. Limiting Apple Mail storage.

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Maccast Members 181 – iOS 8 Tips & Tricks

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Maccast Members, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 181. iOS 8 has been out for a couple weeks now and while on the surface there aren’t a ton of changes, the update has some significant updates worth noting. In this episode I dig into Apple’s latest mobile OS and try and uncover some of the best new features and enhancements you may have missed.

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Maccast 2014.09.24 – Three Amigos

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 501. This week a special Three Amigos episode. I’m joined by David Sparks (MacSparky) and Ken Ray (Mac OS Ken) as we discuss the latest happenings in the world of Apple. In this episode we cover the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, Bendgate, Apple Pay, and the upcoming Apple Watch.

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Maccast 2014.09.18 – Show 500!

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 500. Pre-ordering the iPhone. Same old experience. iPhone 6 in more countries soon. iOS 8 is out. Cools stuff and warnings. New iCloud pricing. In wake of ‘nudegate’ Apple beefs up iCloud security. Learning more about Apple Watch. U2 deal and fallout. What’s next for Apple? Your thoughts on Apple the Apple. Not all iPhone 6’s seem to have 20 LTE bands. What happened to the Camera Roll? How will Apple Pay work? Battery, fan, or display issues? Reset your SMC.

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