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 2008.08.09

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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