R-09 will set the standard against which other portable recorders are judged, until a unit comes along with improved interface, better port access, and a lower price.Read More
I gotta tell you right now I was sure I wasn’t going to like this. Too small. Gimmicky. Looks like all plastic. Bass woofer in the rear??? Ha! I wasn’t impressed, yet, with the fact that this product won the CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award in November.
What holds your iPhone very safely and rotates 360 degrees? The Ped3. I had meant to do a video review of the Ped3 iPhone rotating stand but this product is too cool that I have to at least get a written review posted for it!
The lack of a SuperDrive on the Macbook Air has turned many people I’ve talked to about the computer off from ever buying one. But in reality the lack of an optical drive is smaller to Apple’s steps to phase out the Floppy Disk in 1998, and fits in with their business plan. Read new writer Scott Spaziani’s take on the Macbook Air here
Mac OSX Leopard introduced email templates to Mail. There are templates for sending photos, sending notes on Stationery, and more. If the standard Leopard templates are not enough for your emailing thirst equinux’s Stationary Pack is for you. For $29.95 you get an additional 111 templates for your email. Yes, I said 111 times!
David Pogue’s latest endeavor, Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual has built upon all of his previous versions and his experience in working with Macs. This is what should come in the box with your Mac. Everything you need to know or would like to know about Leopard is in this book.
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New weekly cohost David Cohen makes his regular debut, and Sam Levin helps us kick off the show with his Cool Mac Picks from the Macworld Expo.
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Chestnut Hill Sound George
Cambridge SoundWorks i765
Gizmobies Pocketable iPod Protection
Logitech Squeezebox Duet
Keyspan TuneView for iPod
Presentation Remote Pro
Plasq’s Skitch & ComicLife
Automator For Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard covers all the basics plus a little more. If you have never cracked open Automator, it would probably be a good idea to simply follow one of my tutorials. Have no fear, testing out and playing around with the program will not break or crash your computer. You might discover just how useful Automator and other similar programs can be in saving your time and stress.
Recently I reviewed, and loved, the Wacom Bamboo Fun tablet. For those that want a more professional tablet, the Intuos3 is the model you want. I’ve been using the Graphire line of tablets for years and never new what I was missing until I tried the Intuos tablet.
Why upgrade an older computer? Macs are expensive. Especially if you’re talking about replacing one older tower with another. So is it worth upgrading an older G4? Guy takes a look at the 1.4GHz upgrade from FastMac to find out.
“During its quarterly conference call Tuesday, Apple outlined a new vision for the iPod touch, saying it hopes the product will mark the beginningRead More
Since MYOB has a new version of the software, I thought this would be a good time to take a look at what other accounting programs for Macintosh were being offered. I was surprised to see three other robust programs available. I know that MYOB maintains a commitment to continue to develop for the Macintosh platform.
Creating an illustrated timeline on your computer, or even by hand, can be a very time consuming process. Timeline, by Bee Documents is a program that aims to simplify this process and save you a lot of time. (No pun intended.)
When I think drawing tablets, I think Wacom. I have been using the Graphire series of tablets for many years. This past fall Wacom replaced the Graphire tablet line with the Bamboo Fun line of tablets. (The Graphire BT, or Bluetooth, is still made). Before trying the Bamboo Fun tablet I expected the same user experience in a different package. I was wrong.Read More
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MyMac ends our week of Macworld Expo podcasting coverage with a bang. Booth visits, a get together with the remaining staff members, and we are still meeting new people at the end of the show. Hope you enjoy our last episode from Macworld Expo 08.
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Our longest podcast of the week is one of our best yet. Tim and Nemo look at the days event, and talk about some of the booths and events of the day. Nemo interviews New York Times technology writer David Pogue, while Tim does an on the spot interview with Sinbad. (yes, we know the audio is bad for the Sinbad interview, but what the heck.) More Apple Quiz from the Prosoft Engineering, and Guy and Nemo pay some Booth visits.
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