Sign in for the Google Plus Hangout during the NosillaCastaways party by following the ScreenSteps tutorial on how to sign in around 6pm on Friday night. AT&T/Samsung rant, then Dorothy, aka @maclurker brings us a review of the Boostcase Battery Case for iPhone 4/4S. Next we’ll get geeky with a discussion of the Escrow Keybag. George from Tulsa telling us about his experience with one of Google’s Chromebooks. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart regales us with his tale of adventure building his own home Network Attached Storage device from scratch!
First we’ll talk a little bit about Hangouts on Air in Google Plus and how we’ll use it for the NosillaCastaways party at Macworld, we have the latest video release from Mac Mania 15 – Intro to Podcasting, and then I’ll tell you my story of woe about my MacBook Pro not charging. Allister Jenks tells the story of how he solved the problem of scanning in his office in a country where the Scansnap scanners are not available. I’m going to review a sweet little piece of software called DropShadow from Del Sol Software, and then Captain Caleb returns with a review of a utility called Divvy to tame your windows. In Chit Chat Across the Pond we’re joined by Jamie Thompson to talk about the importance of social collaboration in businesses, large and small.
Review of iGlasses 3 from Ecamm, and Sight Control and Webcam Settings from Mactaris. Then Donald Burr will join us for a review of the m48 and m48+ calculator apps for iOS that the true geeks amongst us will appreciate. After that I’ll tell you the tale of how I had to resort to calling AppleCare to figure out why my fans wouldn’t stop spinning away. Ian Douglas is back with a combo review of the Creative D200 Bluetooth wireless speakers and the iHome iHM79 Rechargeable mini speakers. In Chit Chat Across the Pond we have LOTS of fun security news – some of which you should take action on right away! then we cleanse our palate with Bart attempting to teach me how to use Layer Masks in Pixelmator.
400th Episode celebration! Professor Albert gives us his “unique” review of the iPad Mini. I do reviews of the Flashmate LED video light panel and the Velbon CX mini tripod I got from Steve and Lindsay to enhance the video for the live show. Follow that with a review of the BlackRapid RS-7 Sling camera strap Steve got me for traveling with my Digital SLR camera, and in Chit Chat Across the Pond we’re joined by long time good friend Tim Verpoorten of surfbits.com with his freeware segment.