NC #568 2.4GHz Network Restored, Dijifi Photo Scanning Service Review, Paprika Recipe Manager, Plex, DO-IT

I’ve got an update on my 2.4GHz network and how it’s living in peace with my USB 3 hub, a review from Dorothy of a slide scanning service she recommends called Dijifi, a review from me of Paprika Recipe Manager, and Steven Goetz joins us to talk about how he uses Plex to entertain himself while his baby eats. We’ll have our first interview from CSUN International Technology and Person’s with Disabilities Conference an interview with Cindy Bennet from DO-IT: Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology at washington.edu/doit.


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#360 TravelEyes, Trunknotes, Notability, Color Calibration

We learn about TravelEyes, a unique travel agency that pairs up sighted and blind travelers in group tours, giving the blind access to travel and the sighted a discount on amazing vacations from traveleyes-international.com. Trunk Notes from Apps on the Move to take type written notes on the iPad using wiki technology and using the Markdown language. The best note taking app on the iPad for handwriting I’ve used to date is Notability from Ginger Labs. Jeff Gamet of The Mac Observer joins us in Chit Chat Across the Pond to try and teach me the value of color calibration.

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#359 Lumin, Art Text 2, LookTell Recognizer, Osfoora

Verizon LTE rocks but I can’t use it. Thoughts on how school districts could evaluate the idea of iPads for books in our schools. Professor Albert reviews Lumin from iTunes. Lens cap holders and more from >photojojo.com. Art Text 2 review from Belight Software and in the Mac App Store. Todd McCann asks in Dumb Question Corner whether iLife ’11 actually comes with Lion or not. Another interview from CSUN Persons With Disabilities Expo – LookTell Recognizer in the iTunes store for $9.99. in Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart reviews the Twitter client Osfoora in the Mac App Store.

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#357 Kernel Panics, Quicken for Lion, My Talk Tools, Capti, FlyGrip, Home Networking

We had a kernel panic during the live show last week, and four tech mavens helped me figure out what caused it, George from Tulsa tells us about the new Quicken for Lion: Lion Compatible Quicken FAQ, Import Quicken Essentials Data into Quicken, Buy Lion Compatible Quicken from Intuit for $14.99. Two more reviews from the CSUN Persons With Disabilities Expo, My Talk Tools from mytalktools.com and Charm Tech Capti for a more accessible and enjoyable access to Firefox. Professor asks if there isn’t some way to protect his PowerPC Macs. FlyGrip iPhone and Android accessory from flygrip.com. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Bart goes on a rant about 3rd party cookies, and then gives us the higher division course on home networking, and the advantages of building your own network router.


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#356 CSUN Disability Expo, HP Folio 13, Windows 8 Customer Preview, Apps Gone free, ABiSEee EyePal Reader, Future of OSX

CSUN Persons With Disabilities Expo, Hype 1.5 update to last week’s review from tumultco.com. HP Folio 13 Review from hp.com compared to the current Macbook Air from Apple. More Windows fun with a first look at Windows 8 Consumer Preview from windows.microsoft.com. Knightwise gives us a review of Apps Gone Free from the iTunes store. Eyepal Reader from ABiSee at abisee.com. In Chit Chat Across the Pond Guy Serle from mymac.com and I talk about the future of OSX.


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#338 Time Machine, Blindfolded, Photography and the Mac, Quit All Apps, 3 in 1 Camera Lens, Apple Sandboxing

Time Machine review, Blindfolded accessibility update, Photography and the Mac Podcast Promo find it in iTunes. In Dumb Question Corner Professor Albert joins us again asking how to quit all running applications and gets a surprising answer. 3 in 1 Camera Lens review from Rod Simmons. George from Tulsa says some nice things about Podfeet.com and explains that you have to turn off Ad Block to see my Amazon Affiliate link, and then throws down the gauntlet about a lively discussion he and Bart had about Apple’s move towards Sandboxing. Bart comes back with a full Chit Chat Across the Pond explaining Sandboxing and why it’s a good, not scary thing.

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#259 Mom Digital Book Reader, Video Podcasts, Sheepshaver Running OS 8.5, OverDrive Media, Audiobook Builder, Don McAllister

My Mother’s Day present: Porter Cable 7424XP Dual Action Orbital Polisher, Mom tells us about her Digital Book Reader, courtesy of the Library of Congress, and I walk through each of the video podcasts I like in answer to a listener request: The Apple Byte, Diggnation, The Digg Reel, Circuits with David Pogue, Onion News Network, Prize Fight HD, Real Deal, Screencasts Online with Don McAllister, Cranky Geeks, . Fun with running Mac OS 8.5 using Sheepshaver from sheepshaver.cebix.net. George from Tulsa reviews Audiobook Builder from www.Splasm.com, and how IMDB is better on the iPad than any other device. Don McAllister of ScreenCasts Online steps in for the ill Bart Busschots on Chit Chat Across the Pond and tells us about his process for learning new tools.

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