DOES Apple need to release an actual Apple TV?

On March 19, 2014, in Features, by Guy Serle

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The quick answer is no. The longer answer is HELL no! However that rarely stops bloggers with little else to do (apparently) from talking incessantly about how Apple should not only release an actual Apple-branded Television set, but it should be 4K! And sparkly! With rainbows shooting out of its butt!

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About Guy Serle

Guy is a long-time Mac user (since 1987) and insists on inflicting his opinions on technology even when others around him wishes he wouldn't. He's married and the father of two sons. He used to take Tae Kwon Do until the shame of being beaten up by teenagers became too great.

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Always On – Techfan Podcast #114

On April 5, 2013, in TechFan, by Tim Robertson

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Tim Robertson and David Cohen discus the closure of LucasArts, the new Facebook phone, april fools jokes, always on video games systems, the third anniversary of the iPad, the Microsoft Surface, and much more.

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Founder MyMac.com. Podcast Host of TechFan. Owner Stoplight Network. Father of four, husband to one. Loves reading, podcasting, music, video games, the 1980s, and all things electronic and Apple.

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Flashback – TechFan Podcast #113

On March 30, 2013, in TechFan, by Tim Robertson

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Tim and David discuss Carbon Copy Cloner, Atari Flashback 4, Apple Game Controllers, Apple TV, getting back to work, Sleeping Dogs, iPods, FiiO Headphone Amplifier, and much more!

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Atari Flashback
OWC Radio interview with Mike Bombich
FiiO E5 Headphone Amplifier

About Tim Robertson

Founder MyMac.com. Podcast Host of TechFan. Owner Stoplight Network. Father of four, husband to one. Loves reading, podcasting, music, video games, the 1980s, and all things electronic and Apple.

Our Favorite Things – 3 Geeky Ladies 15

On December 9, 2012, in Three Geeky Ladies, by Tim Robertson


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The Ladies, along with their guest, 4th Geeky Person Tom Schmidt, share their favorite things.

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Founder MyMac.com. Podcast Host of TechFan. Owner Stoplight Network. Father of four, husband to one. Loves reading, podcasting, music, video games, the 1980s, and all things electronic and Apple.

Whoops!

On August 27, 2012, in Features, How-To, by Rich Lefko

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Some of us who write reviews and articles here at MyMac like to think we’ve got this whole Mac computer, iPad, iPhone, iStuff thing pretty well nailed down, but the truth is many of us fly by the seat of our pants with this tech stuff.

For instance, I have been ripping the DVDs I own for quite a while now so I can play the content on my Apple TV. I was getting pretty smug about it. I’d tell people that watching DVDs at my house was a thing of the past. No more DVD boxes laying about from my kids. Nope, we just flip on the Apple TV and there it all is just waiting for you. Well, that was before last Friday.

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About Rich Lefko

Rich Lefko has been a Mac enthusiast for many years and is always seeking out the most innovative applications, Apps, gadgets and hardware to tell us about. He uses his Mac expertise for video editing, record-keeping, business needs and in the management of a weather website (RichLefko.com) his true passion in life. A native New Yorker, Rich lives in New Hampshire with his exceptionally beautiful wife and three perfect sons. Rich joined MyMac.com as a writer after winning a contest he heard on the podcast. As a result, Rich no longer enters contests. Rich accepts email at richardlefko@mac.com.

Turbo.264 HD
Review

On October 17, 2011, in Apple, Apps, Review, Video, by Elisa Pacelli

Turbo.264 HD
Company: Elgato
Version: 1.2
Requires: 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later, QuickTime 7.6 or later
Price: $49.99
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Turbo.264 HD Software Edition is a simple application that can convert almost any type of video on your Mac to a high quality H.264 file in standard or HD format. The resulting video can be played on iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, Sony PSP, or sent to YouTube.

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About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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Things that are WRONG
Pocket Sized Podcast #33

On September 13, 2011, in Pocket Sized Podcast, Podcast, by Scott Willsey


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Scott hates when things go wrong with his iPhone and iPad, but he’s not afraid to talk about it. Sam Negri finds a new use for the iPad Camera Connection Kit. John Nemo speaks into the mic (the Samson Meteor Mic, no less), and Suzé Gilbert helps us Visualize what idea sharing can be on the iPad.

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About Scott Willsey

Scott is a long time Apple enthusiast whose first personally owned computer was the original 128k Macintosh introduced in 1984. He has 20 years of experience working with OS X, Windows, and a variety of flavors of Unix and Linux. Scott is host of the Pocket Sized Podcast, a short pocketable podcast about Apple's iOS devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and the Apple TV. You can find it at PocketSizedPodcast.com. Scott can be reached on Twitter at @scottaw or on his podcast Twitter account at @pocketpodcast.

Memoirs of an Apple TV addict

On March 7, 2011, in Opinion, by Scott Willsey

Hello, my name is Scott, and I’m an Apple TV addict. I haven’t been one for long — only since a couple days after Christmas. But unlike some addictions, this one was instantaneous.

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About Scott Willsey

Scott is a long time Apple enthusiast whose first personally owned computer was the original 128k Macintosh introduced in 1984. He has 20 years of experience working with OS X, Windows, and a variety of flavors of Unix and Linux. Scott is host of the Pocket Sized Podcast, a short pocketable podcast about Apple's iOS devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and the Apple TV. You can find it at PocketSizedPodcast.com. Scott can be reached on Twitter at @scottaw or on his podcast Twitter account at @pocketpodcast.

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