MacCast 2013.04.22

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Maccast Members 174 – I am Fanboi hear my lore

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 174. – The news of Greg Christie’s pending retirement from Apple sparked off a debate this past week. 9to5 Mac broke the story and very quickly other stories surfaced to refute some of the “facts” from 9to5′s sources. So, that got me thinking about how Apple’s history gets shaped, formed, and molded. How much is fact and how much is pure storytelling? Does it matter? Ken Ray (Mac OS Ken & Mission Log) joins me to talk about the history, fact, fiction, lore, and legends we create about Apple.

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Maccast Members 173 – Once a Mac User…

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 173. David Morgenstern over at ZDNet wrote this piece pointing to this post on ReadWriteWeb from a former Apple executive who has moved to Windows. Needless to say Mac-fans have responded in droves with varied reactions, including fanboi outrage. This isn’t a new thing and I wish I could say the reaction wasn’t common. The question I have is, aren’t we past this yet?

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Maccast Members 172 – iTunes Tips & Tricks

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 172. Like it or not, if you’re Apple user and you want to deal with media on your devices and Mac at some point you may likely need to deal with iTunes. It began life as a simple MP3 audio player, but is now the hub of the digital media eco-system on the Mac. It’s a beast of a program and one that Apple arguably needs to tame better at some point. Until then I figured I’d look into and share some tips, tricks, and techniques to make using iTunes a bit more bearable.

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Maccast Members 171 – Prepping the Show

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 171. I’m often asked about the process I go through each week to produce the Maccast. I think I’ve covered the topic at a high level in the past, but I’ve never gone too deep into the workflow. It’s time to change that. This week I share with you the tools, apps, tips and tricks that I use to get the show ready for production each week.

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Maccast Members 170 – The Mac

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 170. The Mac turns 30 tmorrow and I realized I’ve been a Mac Geek for 28 of those thirty years. Also, I have been hosting a Mac Apple podcast now for 10 years. To do that I think you can’t be considered anything other than a fanatic. But how did I get here? Today I’ll share my journey.

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Maccast Members 169 – Plex

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 169. I have been loading more and more content into my iTunes Library using iVI Pro, but tech geeks I know who are really into this home theater stuff all seem to be big fans of Plex. Plex is more open and available on many platforms, built into NAS devices, and even on set top boxes like the Roku and Chromecast. I thought I should at least give it a try, so this episode dives into my experience and thoughts on setting up a Plex Home Media Server.

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Maccast Members 168 – Mail Signatures

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 168. With all the great email and feedback I get from you I have had many ask the same question. If you’ve ever emailed me you’ve probably seen my HTML mail signature. Since so many have asked, I will finally reveal how I created that HTML signature and made it work in Apple Mail.

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Maccast Members 167 – Let’s Talk

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 167. Today we’ll talk about three things: Has Apple killed the digital magazine with Newsstand in iOS? Is it time for Apple to merge their notebook lineups? A new iOS app I discovered that let’s you create cell animation on your iPad.

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Maccast Members 166 – New Pages

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 166. – When Apple released the first major update to their iWork suite in over four year I like many of you applauded. During the announcement and demo at Apple’s iPad event the emphasis seems to be on brining feature parity between the Mac, iOS, and iCloud versions of the apps. We now know this was achieved in a big way by reducing the features that many relied on in the current versions of the apps. Because community reaction to the changes has been so strong I thought we should talk about the changes and reactions starting with Pages.

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Maccast Members 165 – OS X Mavericks Tricks

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 165. – Apple’s latest operating system, OS X Mavericks, is out and available for free. Many of us have now updated and I thought it would be helpful to go over some of the latest tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Macs new OS.

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