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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
HD Homerun
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Monoprice Cables
Xtreme Mac
Gefen
Belkin
Handbrake
Mac the Ripper
Flip 4 Mac
Turbo.264
Neuros
Remote Buddy
Media Central
Boxee
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Maccast 2008.11.09

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 244. Rumors of new iMacs and Mac Minis on the way. Mac share down in October. Apple lowering iPhone production in the quarter. More new Macbook & Macbook Pro issues. Apple staff is going, coming, and told to go. Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 2.3. AT&T news might be good for iPhone owners. Correction to a story on Kensington locks. Another way of hiding external drives. Keeping iPod Touch iCal colors & iPhone word processing. Corrupt SyncServices crashes Mail. Get Netflix Streaming on your Mac. Hacking the Apple TV. Review: miniStack v3. MobileMe resetting assigned ringtones. Macbook wakes from sleep. Searching Spotlight for partial filenames.

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New music, Adoram Flores by Henrique Amorim

EOL: Reflections of your Mac self

Relax. You’ll live longer” — Total Recall (1990)

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Maccast 2008.10.31

Written by: Adam Christianson

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Show 243. More features revealed in iPhone 2.2 beta. iPhone 3G makes a big impact outside the US. More on new Macbooks. Updated Macbook Airs land ahead of schedule. Free AT&T Wi-fi for iPhones. No, really this time. Lots of UK pricing followup Save money with Educational pricing. Reinstall left out Leopard print drivers and languages. Getting smart with iPhone syncing. Rotate pictures in iPhone Photo app. Hide external Volumes from users

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New music, I Hate Your Guts by Marcela

EOL: Mac-O-Lantern

I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too! — The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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Maccast 2008.10.28

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 242. Apple continues to shine in Q4. New Mac vs PC ads jab Microsoft’s ad strategy. What do Mac Mini and Jobs have in common? New Macbook and Macbook Pro reports. Is GPU support for H.264 making an early appearance? Quicktime 7.6 seeded to developers. Subsidized Macbooks in the UK? Aperture 2.1.2 and iPhoto 7.1.5 updates. Off again, on again Airport Extreme update. New iPod Shuffles show their colors. iPod turns 7 years old. First seeds of 10.5.6 show up. Second Snow Leopard build. iPhone 2.2 beta 2 release to developers. A follow-up on archive backups. New Macbooks battery indicator codes. Listener Macbook Questions. Free Codeweavers software on 10/28. OS X keeps asking for your wi-fi password. Unlearn words added to the Dictionary. Listen to iPhone audio via Bluetooth.

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New music, Cities of Refuge by Matthew Blake

EOL: 1st Gen iPod Review (Link)

There is a war coming. Are you sure you’re on the right side? — X-Men (2000)

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Maccast 2008.10.19

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 241. Strong Mac market share. An Ive for design. $999 White Macbook. The new 13″ Macbook. The new 15″ Macbook Pros. The 17″ Macbook Pro refresh. Macbook Air updates. New 24″ LCD Cinema Display. What did I like? What did I dislike? NVIDIA GeForce graphics details. Mini DisplayPort details. Other details not mentioned. Macbook and Macbook Pro software update 1.2. Apple offers fixes for NVIDIA flaws in older Macbooks. New Snow Leopard features detailed. USB Webcam follow-up. Don’t discount Emoji. Time Machine resets on restore to new Mac

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New music, Sore Dog by Montgomery A Thousand (iTunes)

EOL: Lego Apple Store

There is no spoon. — The Matrix (1999)

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Maccast 2008.10.10

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 240. Royalty rate unchanged, iTunes saved. Replacement iPhone 3G adapters shipping. Apple invites press to notebook event on October 14th. LED displays for new Macbooks. More Macbook spec speculation. iTunes 8.0.1 Update. Apple TV 2.2 released. Steve Jobs has died, again. Apple’s sales position. iPhone 2.2 software shaping up. iPhone eBooks burn the Kindle. EU rules might force removable iPod/iPhone batteries. Apple wins 5 British Technology Awards. The Dock is now patented. Apple Security Update 2008-007. 2.5″ Drive sizes. Review: NewerTech USB 2.0 Universal Drive Adapter. The difference between ‘new’ and ‘unplayed’ in iTunes. Why don’t we know Automator? Making iTunes purchases away from home. Buying a 2nd hand Mac. Webcams for non-iSight Macs. Managing preferred wi-fi networks. Backups vs archives.

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New music, Good Days by Joe Purdy

EOL: Microsoft’s “I’m a PC” Clone Behind the Scenes

My philosophy: a hundred-dollar shine on a three-dollar pair of shoes. — Stripes (1981)

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Maccast 2008.09.30

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 239. As the App Store Turns. Apple updates Java. iTunes rocks unsigned artists. Would Apple shutter iTunes with royalty hikes? Macbook and Macbook Pro rumors linger. New iPhone software on the horizon. Apple stock takes a dive and rebounds. Immutable flag prevents changes. External hard drive and freeing up space at Home. Some simple Mac security. Is it time to finally move to Intel? Eject before disconnect? Living dangerously.

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New music, Fire Away by Kill the Alarm

EOL: Lego Mac Pro

I like toast. Its the muffins that must be stopped. — Duckman (1994)

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Maccast 2008.08.28

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 236. New iPhone ads spotlight App Store. MacBook Air Software Update 1.0 released. Apple looking to post a strong quarter. What is wrong with 3G? Rumors brew, possible Sept 9th iPod event? Psystar sues back. Bloomberg glitch kills Steve Jobs. Feedback to App Store and Apple comments from last show. Your Mac is smart, use it. Smart folders, playlists, and more. Phishing scams targeting more Mac owners. MobileMe not for all Me’s Review: Recorder for iPhone. iPhone Apps like rabbits in iTunes, cleaning up the dupes. Time Machine warnings can be confusing. iPhone lore: 9:42 AM. Keyboard navigation for Open Save dialogs.

EOL: Wings Over Wallstreet

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New music, Walk Right Over Me by The Gathering

Never lower your eyes to an enemy. — Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

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Maccast 2008.08.19 – New Media Expo 2008

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. A special episode of the Maccast recorded live from the show floor of the New Media Expo 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This show features special guests Victor Cajiao (Typical Mac User) and Ken Ray (Mac OS Ken).

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New music, Code Monkey by Jonathan Coulton, performed live during the Coverville 500 event

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Maccast 2008.08.09

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 235. Winners of Smile on My Mac contest announced. iPhone 3g shows strong results. Rumors of iPhone Nano are back. More apps disappearing from the App Store. iPhone phone home, iPhone phone home? NPD Group says Macs cost twice as much as PCs. Rumors of new Macbooks strengthen. Apple finally prepping new displays. To shutdown or not shutdown that is the question. Installing apps outside the Applications folder. iDisk, what is it good for? Open and Save dialog box trick. Has Apple spread itself too thin? Get more WiFi details from Airport menu bar item

New music, North Wind by The Pharaohs Of Rhythm

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Not to be rude or anything, but this isn’t a great time for me to have a house elf in my bedroom. — Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

EOL: Meet the iPhone Nano
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