MacCast - For Mac Geeks, by Mac Geeks

by Adam Christianson (Mac Geek)

A podcast for Mac geeks by Mac geeks

  

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Maccast 2018.04.17

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 652. Third-party screen repairs "bricking" iPhones. Apple posting some pretty good numbers. Apple 'doubles down' to stop employee leaks. Apple grabs Asimov Series. macOS 10.13.4 adds 32-bit app warning. Time for longer passcodes. Mac crashing, move your hard drive? A Pro on waiting for a Mac Pro. Where Apple gets Map data. Safari's "Websites' panel. Apple Watch "fence-sitters", a message. Thing of the Moment: iOttie Easy One Touch

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Posted on 17 April 2018 | 7:59 pm


Maccast 2018.04.09

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 651. Macs with Apple CPUs in 2020. Working to make Siri "smarter". New iPhones to have features no one wants. Mac Pro won't be here this year. Does HomePod sound different? Does Apple push updates too quickly? Before you nuke and pave. Not Back to My Mac. Backups are not "Archives". Using Podcast "Stations".

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Posted on 10 April 2018 | 4:52 am


Maccast 2018.03.28 - A Correction

An important correction to some incorrrect geographic information shared on the last episode.


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Posted on 29 March 2018 | 4:49 pm


Maccast 2018.03.28

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 650. Apple's Education Event. Is Apple making their own displays? Apple ordering a LOT of displays. Apple still heavily testing self driving vehicles. Apple business slowly moving to services. The next Apple Watch. Another HomePod feature. Apple and AppleCare service. Using OpenDNS to secure your network. Undoing autocorrect. Using Home Sharing in the TV App.

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Posted on 29 March 2018 | 6:35 am


Maccast 2018.03.18

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 649. Next announcements from Apple. Apple buys Texture magazine service. Apple updates MFi program. iPhone 'upgrade' cycle likely to stay flat. Quick follow-up stuff. Apple's parental controls. Don't use Markup to cover up. Understanding your Mac's sleep modes.

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Posted on 19 March 2018 | 6:20 am


Maccast 2018.03.12

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 648. Face ID iPad Pro possible at WWDC. Smaller cheaper Home Pod in the works? More reports that iPhone X sales disappoint. California next state to introduce a "Right to Repair" bill. Apple in talks for new show with the Obamas. Feedback on iPad Pro as laptop replacements. TouchID vs FaceID. Creating and loading a ringtone on iOS. Thing of the Moment: LIFX Bulb.

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Posted on 12 March 2018 | 7:18 pm


Maccast 2018.03.07

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 647. iCloud on Google servers, not a surprise. More iPhone X Plus details. Two security firms claim to have iOS 11 cracks. Apple's audio products are doing well. Apple Video adds M. Night Shyamalan series. Battery replacement times get longer. Avoid "Apple" phishing emails. Apple Watch track winter activities. A 'lower priced' Macbook Air? FileVault 2 clarification. Dealing with finicky FaceID. Sharing purchases with Family Sharing. Will iPads replace laptops?

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Posted on 7 March 2018 | 9:51 pm


Maccast 2018.02.25

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 646. Apple fixes Telugu character bug. Nikkei still on about iPhone X cuts. Iffy reports of iPhone SE 2. Apple "most innovative" company of 2017. Apple Pay Cash hits Europe, maybe? Smart speaker owners don't use those smarts. Inside battery replacement scoop. Albums in Apple Music. iMac Pro updates are confused. APFS Disk Image bug. Using FileVault 2.

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Posted on 26 February 2018 | 6:28 am


Maccast 2018.02.18

A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 645. You CAN remove HomePod cable. Don’t. Apple’s changing OS release policy. Apple moves up in global laptop shipments. Apple developing TV show based on NBA’s Kevin Durant. Apple working on fix for Indian character bug. Another option for remote iOS support. How to reset a HomePod. Apple needs to fix album categorization. When Apple won't replace your battery.

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Posted on 19 February 2018 | 7:30 am