#407 Mars on Your iPad, MyScript Calculator, AppleTV Off the Network, Belkin Wemo, Crashplan, Focal Lengths

How to Build Accessible iOS Apps now with audio! Hold Mars in your hand by going to 360cities.net on your iPad. MyScript Calculator from Vision Objects lets you scribble your equations on iOS and Android. Proving the Apple Genius wrong: you can create a local network to stream video to an AppleTV. Two more interviews from Macworld | iWorld: Belkin shows off the Wemo to control devices when you’re not home, and Crashplan convinces me finally to start some offsite backups. We’ve got Security Light, Security Medium, then we clean our palettes with a fun discussion of how changing focal lengths can change your photos dramatically.

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#406 Podmom, Apotop Wireless Reader, VO Calendar, Get Cloak, JPEG Mini, Mac OS Ken

This week we’ll start off with a sweet story about the Podmom, and then Knightwise responds to my question of why iOS is swamping web traffic even though Android is swamping sales. Next I’ll switch gears to go on a rant about how hard it is to watch TV these days. After that I’ve got a review of Carry Technology’s Apotop Wireless Reader, and then we’ll have three more interviews from Macworld. First we’ve got Davista’s VoiceOver Calendar app for iOS, then we’ll hear from Get Cloak about their personal VPN software, and finally we’ll hear from a company called Beamr and their magic photo compression software called JPEG Mini. And the we have the treat of hearing the wit and wisdom of Mr. Ken Ray from Macosken.com and the Mission Log Podcast.

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#405 Android v iOS, Corning Glass Fiber Cables, Double Robotics, PowerTrekk Fuel Cell Charger, M5 Headphones, NAS Server Software

This week I’ve got some thoughts on Android vs. iOS market share and a possible root cause of the confusion on that topic. We’ve got three really interesting product interviews from Macworld – Corning’s glass fiber cables, Double Robotics Wheels for your iPad and PowerTrekk’s fuel cell charger. George from Tulsa steps in with a 1 minute review of the Turtle Beach M5 stereo headphones. I’ll give you an update on my adventures trying to learn to program for iOS using Kevin McNeish’s book I told you about last week and I won’t answer a dumb question from Professor Albert on what new iMac to buy. In Chit Chat Across the Pond we’ll have the 2nd half of Bart’s build your own Network Attached Storage server adventure – now with software!

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#404 OWC, App Development for Non-Programmers, LiveCode Goes Open Source, Router Flaw, MacVoices

Macworld | iWorld interviews: Other World Computing about the New Guard KX military tough iPhone case, the Voyager Dock for bare 3.5 or 2.5″ disks, the NewerTech USB to DVI/HDMI/VGA Video Display Adapter and the MiniStack powered hub and external storage enclosure. iOS App Development for Non-Programmers book from iosappsfornonprogrammers.com: in iBooks or Kindle Books. Atech Power Solutions at 8Tec.com. RunRev wants to make LIveCode open source – help out at kickstarter.com. In Security Light Bart tells us about a very serious flaw in 40-50 Million routers – check yours by going here: http://upnp-check.rapid7.com/ and clicking Scan My Router. In Chit Chat Across the Pond I’m joined by Chuck Joiner of MacVoices.tv to talk about reading and what we found cool at Macworld.

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