PowerPage Podcast Episode 118

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Date: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009, 21:19
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Episode 118 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (38.3 MB, MP3).

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

Topics: When I’m 64 (GB), Snow Leopard software compatibility, 640GB notebook hard drives, more tablet conspiracies and “What’s on your Mac?”

Here’s what’s on our Macs this week:

Jason

Rob

  • RampChamp (skee-ball game) from Ambrosia Software (iPhone $1.99)
  • SixtyFourSwitcher – free GUI for toggling the 64-bit kernel in Snow Leopard

Tom

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 117

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Date: Thursday, August 20th, 2009, 07:48
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Episode 117 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (27.6 MB, MP3).

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

Topics: Apple’s September 9 event, Snow Leopard and 64-bit, two tablets? fix released for MacBook Pro hard drive issue, GPS iPhone apps and “What’s on your Mac?”

Here’s what’s on our Macs this week:

Jason

  • Camera Genius ($1) – iPhone camera app with zoom, image stabilization, timers with voice.

Rob

Tom

  • Art ($1) – Artist factbook, gallery, and quiz game for the iPhone.

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PowerPage Podcast Episode 116

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Date: Monday, August 17th, 2009, 07:32
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Episode 116 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (27.6 MB, MP3).

Panel: Jason D. O’Grady and Rob Parker..

Topics: Apple testing iPhone MMS in Washington, Apple’s September Keynote, no tablet in 2009?, anti-glare comes back to the MBP15 and “What’s on your Mac?” Featuring: Jason D. O’Grady and Rob Parker.

Here’s what’s on our Macs this week:

Jason

  • MobileMe iDisk (free) – Email links and open files from your iDisk (or other’s public folders)
  • Summizer (free and $3) – Awesome Twitter trend search
  • Road Trip ($5) – killer iPhone fuel economy tracker with import/export features

Rob

  • EveryMac.com – Online guide to every Mac, iPod and Mac clone in the world
  • MacTracker (free) – iPhone app with detailed information on every Mac made
  • Final Cut Studio upgrade ($299) – no likey

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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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