Maccast 2008.08.28

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Podcast

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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 2008.08.09

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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Maccast 2008.08.02

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 234. Next iPhone OS Update gets to developers. iPhone 3G starting to crack under pressure? Apple makes it easier to get your iPhone 3G. Mobile Me is finally fixed, maybe? AirPort Extreme Update 2008-002. Rumors of new Macbooks, chipsets, etc. iPhone ripples generating smartphone tsunami. iTunes 7.7.1 update. Leopard 10.5.5 shows up for developers. Apple finally patches DNS flaw, kind of. iPhone security using Wi-Fi. Finding and removing hidden files. Nullriver NetShare iPhone App. Removing 3rd party apps from sync list. Adjusting podcast auto delete settings. Flagging Mail.app email for follow-up. How-to disable iPhone backups.

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New music, FCC by Bullethead

EOL: John Mayer Apple Genius

Don’t touch it! It could get infected… — Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

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Maccast 2008.07.09

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 232. Line forms at NYC Apple Store. No iPhones at Apple Stores outside the US. Preparing for the iPhone 3G launch. Early iPhone 3G reviews are in. Segway exec scoots over to Apple. 10,000 new switchers in Europe. Mobile Me makes it’s appearance. Macbook Pro case redesign rumor. 3G iPhone, what we aren’t talking about. 1 iPhoto Library multiple user caveats. Don’t disconnect Super Duper drive in middle of backing up. A little protection (power-wise) goes a long way. Firmware, it’s not just for Macs. Review: NewerTech NuPower Replacement iPod Battery. Lost iTunes files in Media Library. Change the mouse cursor in OS X

New music, Free as Air by Reel [ iTunes ]

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Let’s turn on the juice and see what shakes loose. — Beetle Juice (1988)

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Maccast 2008.05.30

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 228. 3G iPhone news and rumors continue. iTunes movies and TV shows in France, UK and Canada. Macbook updates may be delayed. 10.5.3 Update. More Apple Software Updates. Apple readies Back to School Promo. Apple filming at NYC store. Safari Exploit could give you a cluttered desktop. Is .Mac due for a name change?. Sun offers Open Source VM Solution for Mac. Safari bookmark printing. Rebuild your Address Book search index. Re-installing apps after a OS X re-install. Auto backup a Flash Drive. The amazing disappearing hard drive. Building a bridge to solve drive issues. Slow mouse, curves ahead. Mail image attachments as icons, not inline. No Maccast Loop this Sunday 6/3.

EOL: Lux, multitouch OS X

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New muisc, One by Shawn Z

I hate kids. They’re barely human. — Mighty Ducks, The (1992)

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Maccast 2008.04.26

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 224. Euro iPhone news abounds. Apple has best 2nd quarter ever. Apple acquires chip designing prowess. Changes made to Apple Software update for Windows. iPhone SDK Beta 4 released. Bootcamp update adds SP3 support. AT&T wi-fi making it’s Starbuck appearance. My thoughts on OS X Security. What’s the deal with “Open with…”. Roll your own Intel Mac Mini upgrades. Speech to text from audio file. Exploring the mysteries of MAMP. Mac fans blazing with high CPU? Blame Windows. Get rid of nagging system updates.

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New music, Weapon of Choice by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

I’ll never look like Barbie. Barbie doesn’t have bruises. — Sid and Nancy (1986)

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Maccast 2008.03.31

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 221. Case of the missing iPhones. Apple sales up in down market. Safari 3.1 and Webkit rocked the ACID test. Macbook Air hacked. Apple releases v2 of iPhone SDK. Apple TV Update 2.0.1. Some follow-up on music sharing. Google map hack for older iPods. CDs with labels are unreliable. Automator and iCal, the perfect auto scheduling pair. Mac log file maintenance. My experience hacking the AppleTV. My thoughts on Apple refurbished products

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New music, Routine and Dollar Signs by Goodnight Sunrise

These humans are dangerous, don’t you understand that? They think that they’re as good as we are!” — Planet of the Apes (1974)

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Maccast 2008.03.20 – Macworld 2008 Marketcircle

Written by: Adam Christianson

Categories: Macworld 2008, Podcast

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. A special episode of the Maccast from Macworld 2008. I talk with AJ from Marketcircle about the fallout from his now infamous “Apple should keep out of the enterprise” blog post. We discuss how it was sensationalized by the blogs and online community and get to the real intent behind the piece. We also discuss Marketcircle’s latest product updates to Daylite and Billings, plus touch on AJ’s thoughts on Apple’s new Macbook Air.

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Maccast 2008.03.20 – Macworld 2008 Netgear

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 from Macworld 2008. I speak with Sam from Netgear about some of their new offerings in storage. The ReadyNAS Duo is a new two drive version of the popular ReadyNAS NV+ line which Netgear acquired from Infrant Technologies last year.

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Maccast 2007.11.30

Written by: Adam Christianson

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A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Show 208. Apple’s expanding retail empire. More security chinks in Leopard armor. Apple acknowledges MacBook drive failures. Orange brings iPhone to France. AT&T exec says 3G iPhone in 2008. Malcor hack is a Hoax. I finally got Back to My Mac working! Applications to “tinker” with OS X. Finding QuickTime for Windows from a Mac. Syncing notes from the iPhone, sort of. Putting the hierarchy back in the Leopard Dock. Stop iPhone from launching iPhoto. Accessing menubar items, file menus, and Dock from keyboard. Fixing QuickLook folder deficiency. Decorate your Dashboard for the Holidays.

New music, Cool Collected Calm by One:Day:Life [iTunes]

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Your French relatives are bathing in the toilet. — Just Visiting (2001)

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