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.
Live show will be at 2pm on Saturday 23 February next week. Send in your audio reviews for Allister, Bart and Katie for the shows while we’re gone. Go here to sign up for the NosillaCastaways Party at Macworld. If you can’t come to Macworld, make sure you circle up Kevin Allder in G+ and join our NosillaCast Google Plus community so you can chat with party goers (and each other!) during the party. Paul Thurrott wrote a critical article about Windows at Supersite for Windows wrote a really interesting article criticizing Windows and talked about it on What the Tech with Andrew Zarian. We tell the tale of Lisa’s laptop and decide if her friends are idiots or not. Review of the TYLT Energi 5K+ battery pack. In Chit Chat Across the Pond, Chris Ashley of WinGadgetNews.com and the SMR Podcast joins us to talk about home automation. He tells us about the Insteon system from insteon.com.
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”.
Switch to the Shure Digital x2u XLR to USB interface to improve my audio. NosillaCast is now on Stitcher Radio at stitcher.com. Terry Austin of IntelligentElectrons.com teases us with a partial review of Voice Dream Reader which works with OCR apps to read documents to you in fabulous voices. Dr. Bott sent me a box of tech goodies and I started reviewing some of the products this week. I really liked the Skech Rise iPhone case and the Airframe Portable Car Mount, also available at Amazon. Kirschen Seah of FreeRangeCoder.com reviews the iOS Mail application Dispatch. Clarify 2 goes into public beta, get it at clarify-it.com and Clarify is in a cool bundle at paddle.com. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal Part 15 – Plumbing.