PowerPage Podcast Episode 114

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Date: Thursday, July 9th, 2009, 21:35
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Episode 114 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (36.5 MB, MP3).

Panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker and Tom Hesser.

Topics: Is Mail.app crashy?, the new 3GHz MBP and 8+ hours of battery life, how to “properly” use your MBP battery, the most under-publicized new feature in the iPhone 3GS and we wrap it up with “What’s on your Mac?”

Here’s what’s on our Macs this week:

Jason

  • Tab Mix Plus – Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox’s tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.
  • Splash ID 5.0 for iPhone ($10) and for the desktop ($20)
  • Runcore Pro IV SSD – if your time is valuable, you need one in your ride.

Rob

Tom

  • 1Password Pro for iPhone ($5.99) – Store passwords and serials on your iPhone.

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 113

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Date: Thursday, July 2nd, 2009, 18:09
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Episode 113 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (35.1MB, MP3).

Panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker and Tom Hesser.

Topics: iPhone, 3GS, overheating, shortages, OS 3.1, Firefox 3.5′s hidden trackpad gestures, gdgt.com launch and the re-design of the PowerPage and out transition to WordPress. We wrap it all up with “What’s on your Mac?”

Here’s what’s on our Macs this week:

Jason

Rob

  • Xmarks – Keeps all your bookmarks sync’d
  • iPhone profile to enable tethering (iPhonealley)

Tom

  • SugarSync – Backup data, share files, photos, and music between computers and iPhones (2GB free)

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 112

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Date: Thursday, June 4th, 2009, 12:33
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Episode 112 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1’02:52, 35MB, MP3). PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008

Panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Tom Hesser and Chris Barylick.

Topics: Chris and company give us a live update from the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, we talk about WWDC 2009 and the imminent arrival of the third-generation iPhone and the latest raft of software updates for iTunes and QuickTime.We wrap it all up with "What’s on your Mac?"

Here’s what’s on our Macs this week:

  • Tom:

    • Ego by Garret Murray – $1.99 in the App Store

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 111

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Date: Thursday, April 23rd, 2009, 09:18
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PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008Episode 111 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1’40:37, 46.81MB, MP3).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Tom Hesser and Chuck Freedman.
Topics include: This week we discuss iPhone OS 3.0 and we play “What’s on your Mac?”
What’s on your Mac?:

  • Jason:

    • TuneUp ($20 1 yr/$30 lifetime) Automatically cleans your mislabeled music.
    • iStubz ($8 for 2″, $9 for 7″) USB to dock connector cables.
  • Tom:

    • Tweetie for Mac (free w/ads or $14.95 for ad-free) Twitter client for Mac OS X.
  • Chuck:

    • CBS Sports Mobile for iPhone (Free) Online sports updates, video highlights (on Wi-Fi), even monitor your personal Fantasy sports’ teams
    • Ripit App ($18.99) Copy nearly all DVDs to .DVDMEDIA files. Then point DVD Player or theater app to .dvdmedia file and Mac plays it just like a DVD inserted in the Mac.

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 109

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Date: Wednesday, March 18th, 2009, 20:32
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PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008Episode 109 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1’25:06, 34.4 MB, MP3).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim, and Tom Hesser.
Topics include: This week we discuss iPhone OS 3.0 and we play “What’s on your Mac?”
What’s on your Mac?:

  • Tom:

    • Choosy (beta, free) – Allows you to pick which browser your link opens in, not just the default.
  • Jason:

    • TweetDeck_0_24 (free) – Includes the first elements of Facebook integration into TweetDeck.

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 108

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Date: Wednesday, March 11th, 2009, 23:04
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PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008Episode 108 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (56:23, 22.43 MB, MP3).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim, and Tom Hesser.
Topics include: This week we discuss iTunes 8.1, the new iPod shuffle and the recent raft of next-gen iPhone specs and we play “What’s on your Mac?”
What’s on your Mac?:

  • Youngmoo:

    • EasyWiFi AT&T ($3) – Simple connection app to access WiFi hotspots.
  • Tom:

    • Iconic – Creates custom embossed Leopard folders (free)
    • Distant Shore game for iPhone ($0.99)

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 107

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Date: Thursday, March 5th, 2009, 18:48
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PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008Episode 107 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1’32:43, 38.3 MB, MP3).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Youngmoo Kim, Chuck Freedman and Tom Hesser.
Topics include: This week we discuss the new desktop Macs, AirPort hardware, Kindle on iPhone, Jason’s netbook fetish and we play “What’s on your Mac?”
What’s on your Mac?:

  • Youngmoo:

    • Tom Bihn ID – Shoulder bag for the MacBook Air ($140)
  • Chuck:

    • Youmail.com – Visual voice mail via the Web. (Free or Pro $20/yr)
  • Tom:

    • HyperSpaces – Add custom features like space names to Spaces. ($13)

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 106

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Date: Friday, February 27th, 2009, 00:02
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PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008Episode 106 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1’28:39, 35.56 MB, MP3).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim and Tom Hesser.
Topics include: This week we have a netbook death match between the Acer Aspire One and the Dell Mini 9 and we discuss the leaked Mac mini video, Safari 4, iTunes Pass, free Omni apps, Apple TV 2.3.1, the MobileMe update and we play “What’s on your Mac?” Featuring: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim and Tom Hesser. (2009-022618)
What’s on your Mac?:

  • Rob:

    • TickerMenu ($9) – Stock quotes in your menu bar.
  • Tom:

    • DropBox – Seamlessly sync your files between your computers and the Web.
  • Youngmoo:

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 105

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Date: Wednesday, February 18th, 2009, 23:45
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PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008Episode 105 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1’14:09, 25.86 MB, AAC).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim, Tom Hesser and special guest Travis Yates, developer of A Blackjack Card Counter.
Topics include: We interview Travis Yates, developer of A Blackjack Card Counter and discuss Apple outlawing jailbreaking, Hulu’s fantastic suicide and we play “What’s on your Mac?” Featuring: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim and Tom Hesser.
What’s on your Mac?:

  • Youngmoo:

    • MacGourmet – Recipe software for the desktop ($25) and iPhone ($5).
  • Jason:

    • Billings – Time billing and invoicing software – $40

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 104

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Date: Sunday, February 15th, 2009, 20:44
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PowerPage Podcast Logo 2008Episode 104 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1’21:48, 28.79 MB, AAC).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim and Tom Hesser.
Topics include: 20,000 apps, $99 iPhone (sans 3G and GPS), iPhone v.3 at WWDC, iTunes Replay, Kindle 2, MatteBook Pro, 7200 RPM notebook drive and we play “What’s on your Mac?”
What’s on your Mac?:

  • Tom:

    • Twhirl (free) – Twitter client for Mac OS X.
  • Jason:

    • Tweetdeck (free) – Twitter client for Mac OS X.
    • Xumii (free) – A social address book for iPhone that lets you chat with friends, share photos and get status updates across all your networks (video).

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