Glympse from glympse.com to let your friends know when you’ll arrive. In Dumb Question Corner, Peter Boots asks (and gets his answers) how to assign commands to function keys, and if there’s a way to use the iOS functionality for keyboard shortcuts in Mavericks. StopKnot from radtech.us to prevent headphone earbud tangles. Review of four iPhone cases from Dr. Bott: RokForm Rokbed case for the rugged look, Di Alcantara for the suede classy style, Adopted Leather Wrap Case for a real leather case, and the Incipio Stashback case to carry your credit cards and driver’s license. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart reviews three geeky weather apps with Dark Skies for iOS, Meteo Earth for iPhone, iPad and OSX, and finally WeatherPro for iPhone and iPad.
Who knows more, AppleCare or Allison? netchimp.co.uk if you can’t delete email on your iOS device. Unlocking fun fighting with AT&T but joy with Verizon. WordPress.com interview from New Media Expo. How I got my own IP address blacklisted from my own website with ScreenSteps! In Taming the Terminal part 16 of n, we talk about “Crossing the Streams”.
Steve and I went to the Mac 30th Event – check out the pictures of the Macworld All Star Band. Correction to last week’s show with Knightwise – you CAN use iCloud with Android! Check out Stefaan Lesage’s post over at iTutorPodcast.com to learn how to sync your contacts and calendar! I discovered a flaw in Apple’s implementation of Safari Keychain Syncing to iOS – your super secret good strong passwords are only as secure as your 4 digit code. Check out the Spibelt to carry your phone and keys while you exercise. Trello at trello.com might help you keep a small team organized. Paul Kent from IDG who runs Macworld | iWorld joins us in Chit Chat Across the Pond to get us all excited! Be sure to listen for a secret code to cut $100 off the price of a conference pass!
Sarah Lane on iPad Today was talking to Leo about how she can’t get Apple Maps to talk to her via Bluetooth to her car stereo, even though Google Maps can do it. Steve and I created this short video to demonstrate why it might not have been working for her and how to make it work for you.
If you’re trying to decide whether to make the trek to San Francisco for Macworld | iWorld on March 27th of this year, I thought watching Steve’s fabulous montage video from 2013 might push you over the edge! Paul Kent from IDG who runs Macworld | iWorld is my guest on Chit Chat Across the Pond this week, and if you listen you’ll get a coupon code for $100 off the price of the conference or $15 off the price of the exhibit hall pass. The pass will only be good for 48 hours after the show airs so be sure to listen on Monday or Tuesday!
Learn the differences between WordPress.org (self hosted) and WordPress.com that lets you leave all the security updating and such from WordPress.com’s Code Wrangler Joey Kudish as he explains their hosted content management system.
How to start someone on their first Mac, BBM Interview from New Media Expo, and Kevin from Connecticut tells us how he can finally stop paying for Microsoft Office because Libre Office from libreoffice.org is that good and finally has all the features he needs. Check out Stefaan’ Lesage’s great article bout the DJI Phantom Quadcopter at itutorpodcast.com. In Chit Chat Across the Pond, Knightwise from Knightwise.com joins us to help NosillaCastaway Sandy Foster learn how to help her husband use his new Android phone in their Mac household.