All Mac friends – register for the MidwestMacBBQ.com and macstockconferenceandexpo.com on June 20th in Chicago! Donald Burr needs more beta testers for the new version of the NosillaCast Live app so send him your Apple ID email addresses. I feel all Dick Tracy using the Apple Watch to dictate messages and make phone calls. Two NAB interviews, the first about GoPro Studio for editing your GoPro videos from http://gopro.com, and the Audio-Technica System 10 – Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System from Audio Technica. Next up I answer the question, “How Well do 58,820 Photos do in iCloud Photo Library?” In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart is back with Taming the Terminal Part 33 of n – SSH Bookmarks.
Steve and I went to NAB and NMX this week so I give you a few thoughts on how fun that was (audio interviews to start next week, but video interviews are already starting to go up on podfeet.com). I try to answer the question of whether it’s time to jump to the new Photos App from Apple by going through how I answered that question for myself. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart covers the latest in Security Light, Medium and suggested reading as always followed by Taming the Terminal part 32 of n. It’s a marathon show!
This week I was on the Daily Tech News Show with Tom Merritt at Daily Tech News Show and the SMR Podcast at smrpodcast.com. I tell the story of how Politics Stopped my iPhone, and then I give you a review of Vert from calumaa.com/vert. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal Part 31 of n: Securely Copying Files Across the Network over SSH.
In this first episode back after being in the United Arab Emirates, India and Nepal for nearly a month, I tell you about the trip but through the lens of technology. Internet access limitations, planning tools, fun apps I used along the way, something for everyone. Check out Touchnote for Postcards for a fun way to send personalized cards on travel. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal Part 30 of n, SSHing more secure.
Send your audio reviews for the while I’m gone in March to firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out my appearances on The Productive Woman Podcast at theproductivewoman.com and Tech’s Message at natelanxon.com/podcast. An interview at CES with Fujitsu followed by an in depth review of their ScanSnap iX100 mobile scanner. In Dumb Question Corner Eric asks how to speed up an aging Mac for the least amount of money. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal part 29 of n – Introducing SSH.
I attempt to give you a way to grasp the enormity of the Apple earnings. Listen to the Live NosillaCast on your Roku, AppleTV, Windows Phone and more by clicking on Help over at alphageekradio.com. In Dumb Question Corner, I attempt to find a tolerable answer to James Staple’s question from Twitter: is there a Clarify-Like App for iOS? Next up I explain why you might want a phone number on your lock screen and a couple of ways to accomplish that using Over for iOS or Skitch. A fantastic story about fixing a dead MacBook Pro for only $30. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal part 28 of n – Network Troubleshooting.
A better way to reduce file size in Preview with a tutorial at podfeet.com/blog/how-to-reduce-the-file-size-of-a-pdf-using-preview/. Interviews from CES: Tobii from tobii.com with assistive technology for people with communication an mobility disabilities, Black Box Biometrics shows us the Linx Impact Assessment to track head impacts in youth sports from b3inc.com, the AmpStrip heart sensor from Fitlinxx learn more at ampstrip.com and Synaptics talks about their touch screens and fingerprint scanners over at synaptics.com. in Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart and I talk about David Cameron’s brilliant plan to try to stop secure communications in Britain and we get into a heated debate on whether Google did the wrong thing exposing a vulnerability in Windows when Microsoft missed their deadline. Finally we get to do the second half of Taming the Terminal part 27 of n, all about DNS.
How much you really walk at CES, and the many faces of CES. We start playing our CES interviews with Mophie announcing their new Juice Packs for the iPhone 6 and 6+. Next we talked to the Lowes Innovation Labs about their OSHBot Robot and their virtual reality home improvement system using the Oculus Rift. I give my view on how maybe the Z-Wave Alliance could make home automation all play together. Allister Jenks gives us a tutorial (made with Clarify) on how to add Flickr to your WordPress website at http://zkarj.clarify-it.com/d/9g4rwa. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart starts explaining DNS to us in Taming the Terminal Part 27 of n.
Steven Goetz (aka Goatman) sent in a review of Gas Cubby Free, Allister came through with an unsolicited testimonial for Hover, Knightwise reviews the inventive and interesting Yota-Phone, Door tells about the CuBox-i2ex and in Dumb Question Corner, Steve answers Timo from Finland’s question about 1s and 0s. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal Part 26 of n all about DHCP.
This show is filled with THIRTEEN wonderful listener contributions. From the sweet to the silly to the artistic to the snarky, they’re all fabulous. I tell you the story of how we ended up with 200 Volts AC in our house and what that does to unprotected devices (spoiler, it’s a BAD thing). In Chit Chat Across the Pond, Bart gives us the first half of his IP Subnet explanation in Taming the Terminal part 25 of n, where he unravels the mystery of subnet masks.