Maccast 2011.08.19

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 362. Lion USB thumb drives now available. iPhone 5 date: Tale of two months. OS X Lion 10.7.1 Update. Apple reportedly spends a Billion with Sharp. Apple and Samsung patent ping pong in the EU. Death of the iPad killer. Re-install iLife ’11 on new Lion Macs, a follow-up. Lion bugs may not be Lion. Please sir may I have some more (data)? NO. Restoring an apps window position. Using a backup Mac from bootable clone. Different face for your space. Finding math symbols in Lion. Hide items in System Preferences pane, fool your friends.

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  1. Jerry Krinock | Aug 21 2011 - 02:47

    Thanks for the tip explaining how to insert characters from the Character Viewer. Prior to Lion, there was an “Insert” button that I’d always used. Couldn’t figure out how to do it in Lion.

    Mostly, though, I appreciated your rant on patents. You or other listeners might be interested in Mike Lee’s Brown Ribbon Campaign on Software Patents –

  2. Chris | Aug 23 2011 - 11:14

    I’m running into the problem of the close tab “X” intermittently disappearing from Safari tabs in fullscreen mode as well. I’d be interested if you come up with any sort of solution for that. In the meantime, I’ve just been right-clicking on the tab and choosing ‘Close Tab’.