We’re back from the MacMania cruise in Australia and New Caledonia, and I’m going to regale you with tales of bad Internets abroad and onboard, how much fun it was to meet friends of the show in Sydney, and how much fun taking classes from Sal Saghoian, Don McAllister, Wally Cherwinski and Leo LaPorte. In Chit Chat Across the Pond, we’re joined by Melissa Jenna, AKA MJ from iFixit.com to talk about product breakdowns and the ratings they give on repairability and recyclability.
This week Allister Jenks from New Zealand stands in for Allison. Allister tells the tale of podfeet encounters in Sydney and talk about travelling with an iPhone 5. Kirschen Seah reviews some OS X Dashboard widgets. Trevor Drover describes how to set up an operate a DropBox account for a community organisation. Bart does Security Light before Mark Greentree joins Allister to talk about how he got into writing and podcasting on Chit Chat Across the Pond.
This week Bart from the International Mac Podcast stands in for Allison, while next week it will be Allister Jenks. Please remember to send your audio reviews to Allister at firstname.lastname@example.org. BJ reviews Worms Revolution, we talk Java Security and safely nuking and paving in Dumb Question Corner, Ian Douglas reviews Palua, Bart does Security Light before Kevin Allder joins him to talk about life as a slider on Chit Chat Across the Pond.
Remember to send your audio reviews to both Bart at email@example.com and Allister at firstname.lastname@example.org starting tomorrow, Bart will be doing the show on November 11th, Allister will be doing the one on November 18th (maybe earlier). iOS augmented reality app JPL SpaceCraft 3D let’s you look at a bunch of different spacecraft as though they’re sitting right in front of you. Review of MacGourmet 3 and MacGourmet Deluxe recipe applications for the Mac. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Chris Ashley from the SMR Podcast and Windows Gadget News joins us to talk Windows 8, the Microsoft Surface and Windows Phone 8.