MacCast - For Mac Geeks, by Mac Geeks

by Adam Christianson (Mac Geek)

A show for Mac geeks by Mac geeks. Covers everything Apple, macOS, iOS, and more. Keep up to date on the latest Apple rumors, commentary, and news. Throw in technology tips and tricks for your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, and more. Plus listener questions with helpful feedback and general technology geekery and you have the Maccast. Enjoy!

  

Latest Episodes

Maccast 2018.06.19

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 661. USB-C iPhone? Apple tightens Contacts rules for Apps. Apple acknowledges USB lockout. Apple's worldwide video continues growth. International news roundup. iWork gets audio annotations. Notability for Mac. State of gaming on the Mac. iCal always wants password, ugh.

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Posted on 20 June 2018 | 6:40 am


Maccast 2018.06.12

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 660. Lower cost for 2018 iPhones? iOS 12 'evidence' of TrueDepth iPad. More details on Mac iOS porting. Apple orders J.J. Abrams and Sara Bareilles show. Apple Watch Face-off lawsuit. Proof FaceID sucks. Open FaceTime. What happened? Backing up apps, updated apps, and stuff. Thing of the Moment: Notability.

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Posted on 13 June 2018 | 2:31 am


Maccast 2018.06.04 - WWDC 2018

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 659. WWDC 2018 coverage. iOS 12. watchOS 5 tvOS 12. macOS Mojave.

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Posted on 5 June 2018 | 6:08 am


Maccast 2018.05.28 - Apple Music with Brian Ibbott

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 658. A special episode of the Maccast. We cover all the latest Apple music related news with out friend Brian Ibbott (Coverville). Apple added 2M Apple Music subscribers in two months. Apple Music's popularity and growth. Changes to Spotify's free tier, will they impact on Apple Music? Apple wants to be a little bit more country. Thoughts on the debate about HomePod's success.

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Posted on 28 May 2018 | 10:57 pm


Maccast 2018.05.21

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 657. PGP and S/MIME security flaw. iPhone could get 'Fall' colors. Cook acknowledges Apple's 'interest' in original content. Apple is selling Home Pods. Your thoughts on MacBook Pro Keyboard. Spring Cleaning your Mac. Seeing "Website Not Secure" more frequently. Home Pod wonkiness.

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Posted on 22 May 2018 | 10:26 am


Maccast 2018.05.13

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 656. New 'black dot' unicode text bug. Apple seeks FAA approval for drones. Apple TV streaming service subscriptions. Apple cancels Irish data center plans. iPhone SE 2 rumors continue. A quick keyboard lawsuit comment. Family members can't stream in TV app. A few from the Slack. Thing of the Moment: Yoink.

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Posted on 14 May 2018 | 6:24 am


Maccast 2018.05.08

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 655. Apple met with the California DMV. 2018 iPhones could feature USB-C chargers. Apple expands News content. iMac turns 20. HomePod may finally do scheduling. Death of Airport follow-up. A cloned backup fail. Sort of. Upgrading my 2014 Mac Mini. Battery health confusion. Apple Watch not logging in.

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Posted on 9 May 2018 | 8:14 am


Maccast 2018.05.02

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 654. Apple outperforms in Q2 earnings. The 2018 iPhones. Will the 'Air' attend WWDC? Kuo calls it Kuits. Apple working on VR. The death of AirPort. Non-Touchbar 13-inch iMac Battery Replacement program. Rockin' the Cheese Grater. Replacing an Airport. A couple quick questions. Steaming limits on Apple Music. Controlling HomePod Music from Apple Watch.

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Posted on 2 May 2018 | 7:09 pm


Maccast 2018.04.22

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 653. A special episode of the Maccast where I'm joined by David Sparks (MacSparky) and we look back at the iPhone and how it changed technology and our lives. David and I discuss key milestones in the development of the iPhone and iOS and even have a laugh at the kinds of apps we installed in the "old" days. David also lets us in on the details of his new book, the iPhone Field Guide and shares his knowledge on creating and publishing with iBooks Author and ePub 3.

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Posted on 23 April 2018 | 7:10 am