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.
How to protect Chrome on OS X from POODLE vulnerability using Dorothy’s Tutorial. Capturing imagery of a partial solar eclipse – Steve’s video, my photo. A little rocky trying to use ApplePay for the first time, but it worked in the end. Unprotected wifi fun thanks to Andy sending in the link to medium.com and another reason to use Cloak from getcloak.com. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through the first half of Taming the Terminal Part 23a of N explaining Network protocols and layers.
Correction from Security Lite last week – it was UPS not USPS that got compromised. My AppleTV continues to fail…sort of. Donald Burr reviews the $23 Roker®Sound Cube Portable Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Speaker and gives it a thumbs up. I created a tutorial on how to turn OFF auto-play on Facebook videos. In Dumb Question Corner Arthur asks me how I know if people have opened the NosillaCast News (via Mailchimp). In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal Part 20 of n where he teaches us how to find files by different criteria.
First I’m going to tell you how I made fire, or how I fixed Pat’s WordPress installation (instructions at instructions over at wordpress.org. Then Dorothy tells us about PiCAT, an iPad app to let your cat paint from the App Store. Next up I talk to Linda Decker, aka NYLinda, aka “normal person” on the phone about her experience upgrading Microsoft Office. In Chit Chat Across the Pond we have an extended version of Security Light with Bart along with a bite-sized episode of Taming the Terminal Part 19 of n.
Ralph gives me some great advice on how to approach password management for unsophisticated users. I ask the question why Microsoft would choose to compare the Surface Pro 3 to the 13″ Macbook Air. Fun challenges with learning to screencast using Screenflow on the Mac, using SwitchResX from madrau.com as I work with Home Inventory from Binary Formations. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart takes us through Taming the Terminal Part 18b of n – more Regular Expressions.
9 year anniversary of the NosillaCast, Cloak Giveaway complete, should unsophisticated users be pointed to 1Password or LastPass? Can OneNote from Microsoft replace Evernote? Add Apple Remote Functions to any headphones with the Belkin Headphone Adapter with Remote for Apple iPod shuffle, and the iLuv iPod Remote with 3rd-Party Headphone Adapter, or Scoche. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart and I make it through the first half of Taming the Terminal Part 18 so we’re calling it 18a, and you’ll get 18b in two weeks.