IOGEAR TuneTap Wireless Audio Receiver
Price: $50 U. S.
IOGEAR

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This happy little Bluetooth device is, as far as I can tell, magic. It does not have secure pairing, so there is no need for entering numbers as with a lot of headsets. Right out of the box there is a stereo audio cable with standard red/white RCA ends on one side and a 3.5mm plug on the other.

For some reason I was hoping HDMI but that stems from judging a book by its cover as the box has a picture of a TV in the background on the front of the box. Also included is a standard, generic, USB-to-micro-USB cable, and the power adapter to plug the USB into. Also on the reverse of the unit is a digital optical port.

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Fired Up – TechFan Podcast #123

On June 22, 2013, in TechFan, by Tim Robertson

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Tim gets fired up about the XBOX 180. David gets his hands on a Windows 8 tablet after a horror story about Dell. Tim picks up a new Pioneer car stereo, Downcast is discussed, new shows in the Stoplight Network, iOS 7 and hands on experience, and how Staples ripped off some friends of Tim’s and how he made it right.

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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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Battery BANG!
MyMac Podcast #412

On July 19, 2012, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

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Gaz’s daughter’s 3GS almost goes POP, so her pop gets her a new battery for it. Guy rediscovers music from the 70s that he had (unsurprisingly) almost forgotten about. They give some thought to a potential smaller iPad that so many seem in a tither about and ask the question, “Are iOS devices ready to become your only computer?”

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Guy’s App Pick: Templates for iBooks Author from Graphic Node FREE!
Gaz’s App Pick: Bartender from MacBartender free right now while in Beta
A bonus Gaz Pick!: Diptic from Peak Systems Currently free

People’s Pick: From Macnatico it’s DownCast from Jamawkinaw Enterprises $1.99


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Scott has an iPhone 4S, and he wants to talk about his feelings about it. Sam Negri Booms along with the Scoshe boomCAN. John Nemo points out the interesting Griffin Stylus + Pen + Laser Pointer. Scott also has a new way of listening to podcasts on his iPhone, and it will leave you Downcast.

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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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