Mac Snac 005 – iPad Unboxing

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Cool Stuff, Mac Snac

In case you missed it on my YouTube or Facebook pages here’s my video unboxing the iPad WiFi 32 GB

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Maccast 2009.05.01

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. iPhone and Verizon rumors continue. Snow Leopard adds YouTube spots. Latest iPhone beta requires new iTunes. Mobile Me now offers 24/7 chat support. Apple goes on hiring spree. What’s up next for Apple hardware? WWDC is sold out, again. Don’t forget Automator. Snitch on Mac connections. Converting audio in iTunes. Keeping Macs in Sync. Fox News Gadgets & Games appearance.

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New music, HeavensaLie by Lacuna Coil (iTunes)

EOL: Lego Luxo Jr. iMac G4 (Link)

When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it. — Bernard Bailey

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Maccast 2009.04.26

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 264. Apple’s Q2 results. Not too shabby. Vendors vie for Apple Netbook. More next gen iPhone stuff. 1 Billionth app downloaded from App store. Feedback on online backup services. Formatting USB drives, another tip. Correction on iPod recycle credit. Shortcuts for display sleep. Review of MAXPower 802.11 USB 2.0 Stick Adapter. Challanges of getting ‘Back to your Mac’. Managing ‘remembered’ Wi-fi networks.

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New music, She’s Changing My Mind by John Hoskinson (iTunes)

EOL: One Image to Rule Them All (Link)

Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.. — George Iles

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Maccast 2009.03.30

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 261. Apple AT&T 3G hard sell. 10.5.7 appears near completion. Snow Leopard set to show it’s spots? Macs without borders. Dubious duplicators dupe developers. Apple update roundup. Macworld 2010 dates announced. Migrating Appleworks database files. MySQL or Filemaker. AirPhones review. Beware of using partitions for redundant backups Macbook cases cracking. Anatomy of your iTunes folder. Microsoft’s new Mac price attack ad

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New music, All of My Idols are Dead by Killola

EOL: Sit on it Steve! (Link)

I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing. — Johnny Carson (1925 – 2005)

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Maccast 2009.03.16

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 259. Mac netbook rumors gaining strength. Apple release talking iPod Shuffle. iTunes 8.1 released. Pre iPhone 3.0 announcement. More on DIY Mini upgrades. A case for in-bag Macbook protection. Trouble on the Universal Magic Bus. Macworld 2009: Iomega. Using iWork to open Appleworks docs. Removing duplicates in iPhoto.

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New music, Rosie by Young Dubliners (iTunes)

EOL: When you gotta go, ya gotta… (Link)

Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places. — E. Joseph Cossman

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Maccast 2009.03.07

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 258. Airport Extreme and Time Capsule updates. New Mac Minis. New iMacs. New Mac Pro. Macbook Pro update. Hinges failing on Macbook Airs. Apple keeps inventory low. Improving fuzzy external monitors. GUI for Safari 4 hidden preferences. Kindle Book Reader for iPhone and iPod Touch. Review: EOS Wireless Speaker System. Macworld 2009: Filemaker. Pricey Apple RAM, why? Sharing files in Leopard.

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New music, No Excuses by We Are The Audience

EOL: iScream, you scream…

In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.— Paul Harvey

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Maccast 2009.02.01

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 254. Apple awarded iPhone Multitouch patent. iPhone 2.2.1 update. iPhone sales impact AT&T’s Q4 results. Apple mysteriously pulls NVIDIA update. Papermaster starts at Apple in the Spring. Flash on iPhone. Adobe’s got the ball. Rumors of new iMacs. Apple promises to give your money back. First impressions of iLife ’09. No iDVD update in iLife ’09. Add multitouch zoom in Places. Greening of Apple isn’t in shipping. Slow down Core Animation effects. System Preferences shortcuts. Mixed up album art on iPod or iPhone. Is your backup portfolio diversified?

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New music, No Truth Anymore by Justin Winokur

EOL: Macintosh Software Dating Game

I’m kind of jealous of the life I’m supposedly leading — Zach Braff

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Maccast 2008.12.31

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Mobile Me updates continue. 10.5.6 issues and fixes. MiniDisplay port issues surface. Bargain iPhones aren’t at Walmart. Apple’s holiday sales look jolly. Case makers bet on iPhone Nano. Mobile GPU battle heats up. Macworld rumor roundup. Time Machine fix after 10.5.6 update. Review of Incipio Lloyd recorder. Customizing the Services menu. Power PC and iMovie HD with AVCHD cameras. Fresh Apps taste better. The many ways to delete on a Mac. My Macworld schedule

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New music, Auld Lang Syne by Friction Bailey

EOL: Mac vs. PC Transformers Style

I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. — Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

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Maccast 2008.12.20

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 248. Activate your iPhone at home again. App Store news abounds. Apple releases 10.5.6 update. Apple releases Holiday spun Mac vs. PC ads. No Macworld Stevenote and Apple won’t be back next year. Speculation on Macworld Apple announcements. Apple buy in to iPhone GFX chip maker. A few final software updates. Follow-up on iPhone file storage options. Auto-tagging MP3 files in iTunes. No sound on Apple TV after 2.3 upgrade. Review of Ped 3 Auto. Manually migrating from PPC to Intel. Fixing finicky fonts. A photo screensaver that displays filenames.

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New music, Carol of the Bells by Winzenried a.k.a. Hollywood Drunks

EOL: Mac Papercraft Ornaments (Link)

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live — Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900)

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Maccast 2008.12.11

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 247. Maccast one of the iTunes Best of 2008. Thank You. Developers say Snow Leopard still needs work. $99 dollar Walmart iPhone. iTunes didn’t go all DRM free, yet? Apple’s OpenCL specification ratified. New Macbook issues continue, but some fixes arrive. Correction on how to say fresnel. Apple retracts anti-virus article. Apple vs. Microsoft on font rendering. Are non-Apple wireless Time Machine backups, possible? Stop iPod Touch from launching iPhoto. Using iPhone/iPod Touch as storage. Extreme cleaning you Mac. Macworld is coming

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New music, Here Comes Santa Claus by basic (iTunes)

EOL: Jobs IS Apple

Only one thing in the world could’ve dragged me away from the soft glow of electric sex gleaming in the window — A Christmas Story (1983)

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