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Maccast 2014.01.16

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast


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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 474. In this episode of the Maccast we catch up Ara Dererian of the HDTV Podcast to get the latest updates on his Mac Home Theater set-up and find out what’s new in the world of Mac home automation and other technologies.

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Maccast 2011.12.23 – Blu-ray and Mac Home Theater

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast


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HDTV PodcastA podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. A special episode of the Maccast. Ara Dererian of the HDTV Podcast is back and helps us follow up on how you can take your Blu-ray disks and get them into your Mac Home Theater set-up.

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Other World Computing (External Blu-ray Drive)

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Tutorial: Backing up your Blu-ray Discs
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Maccast 2011.12.06 – Mac Home Theater

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast


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HDTV PodcastA podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. A special episode of the Maccast where we catch up with Ara Dererian of the HDTV Podcast. It’s been a while since we chatted with Ara and his Mac Mini based Mac Home Theater set up has evolved. Now the system is Apple TV 2 based on the client side, so we’ll get an update on that and discuss how he makes all this stuff work.

Links:
HDTV Podcast
Apple TV 2
Mac Mini
Handbrake

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Maccast 2009.04.13 – New Mac Mini Home Theater Update

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center


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hdtvpodcast_100.gifA podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Special edition. A special episode of the Maccast with Ara Derderian from the HDTV & Home Theater Podcast (htguys.com). We see how the latest version of the Mac Mini stacks up against the prior generation for use as a home theater Mac. We also talk about Mac remote control options and a few other odds and ends including our hopes for future generation media based Macs.

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HDTV Podcast
Apple Mac Mini
HD Homerun
El Gato
Monoprice Cables
Logitech Remotes
Remote Buddy
Boxee
Simplify Media
Netflix
Apple Feedback

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Maccast 2008.11.16 – Mac Mini Home Theater Revisited

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Special edition. Interview with Ara Derderian from the HDTV & Home Theater Podcast. We discuss everything you need to know for integrating your Mac Mini into your home theater set-up. This show will help you understand the process and give you tips and tricks for making your media center Mac install a success. Enjoy.

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HDTV Podcast
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El Gato
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Xtreme Mac
Gefen
Belkin
Handbrake
Mac the Ripper
Flip 4 Mac
Turbo.264
Neuros
Remote Buddy
Media Central
Boxee
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Maccast 2008.03.04 – Apple TV Take 2 with Ara Derderian

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. An enhanced podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. A special episode of the Maccast looking in depth at the new Apple TV Take 2 with Ara Derderian from the HDTV podcast at htguys.com.

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Maccast 2007.11.21 – FrontRow Special

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. A special Thanksgiving edition of the Maccast. In this episode we take a look at the new version of FrontRow in Leopard with Ara Derderian from the HDTV Podcast. We talk about all the new features, our likes and dislikes, offer some helpful tips and software recommendations to turn your Mac into a full blown home media center. Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy.

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Maccast 2007.02.03 – AppleTV

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Special coverage of AppleTV. This show features a discussion with special guest Ara Derderian from the HDTV Podcast. We talk about Apple’s soon to be released AppleTV product. The show goes into the features offered by the first generation product and we discuss it’s benefits and it’s shortcomings, plus offer some alternatives. The goal was to answer many of the questions we have all had since Steve Jobs previewed the device at WWDC. Hopefully we did a good job.

Links:
HDTV Podcast
AppleTV
El Gato, eyeTV
Tiki Bar TV
Mac Mini
Remote Buddy
Newer Technology Mini Stack
Equinux Media Central

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MacCast 04.14.2006 – Mac Mini Home Theater Special

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Mac Media Center, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Special edition. Interview with Ara Derderian from the HDTV & Home Theater Podcast. We discuss everything you need to know for integrating your Mac Mini into your home theater set-up. This show will help you understand the process and give you tips and tricks for making your media center Mac install a success. Enjoy.

So I says to him, I said “Get your own monkey!”

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HDTV & Home Theater Podcast
Apple Mac Mini
La Cie
El Gato
Media Central

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