MyMac Podcast 523: Sad Face

On September 23, 2014, in Podcast, by Tim Robertson

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The sound is good, the time is right, but it’s still the same GMen. Messages somehow confuses my son Peter AND Dave Hamilton for Apple. Yeah, I don’t get it either. The GMen are back to using Google Docs because Apple’s Pages and iCloud is completely hosed and they have a discussion about the many missteps lately from everyone’s (or maybe a few people anyway) favorite electronics company.

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Guy’s App Pick: Time Machine. For probably the first time ever, a file got lost for me. It was a Canon MTS MPEG file that I tried to convert using a different program. Not only did it NOT convert, it made the file disappear. Time Machine went back in time (without those pesky morlocks) and put it back.
Gaz’s App Pick: ANTI PICK DON’T USE ICLOUD IT’S BIG FAIL :( OK that was because I’m upset I recently bought a pinball game for the iPad called PINBALL HD costs £1.49 and there are further in app purchases for more boards, this gives you 3 open boards but does give you access to a restricted board where you’ll need to buy the inApp purchase to access full functionality

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Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100
Review

On January 6, 2011, in Review, Scanner, by Elisa Pacelli

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100
Company: Fujitsu
Price: $199
Product Page
Requires Mac 10.4 or higher; Mac 10.5.8 if using Evernote

Last year I had the pleasure of reviewing the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300 Color Image Scanner . To start 2011, I’m reviewing the recently released Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100. In a nutshell, it’s another winner.

If you’re already familiar with the ScanSnap S1300, then using the S1100 will feel very comfortable. If not, you’ll be an old pro in minutes.

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Review – Doxie Scanner

On July 13, 2010, in Macintosh, Review, Scanner, by Elisa Pacelli

Doxie Scanner
Company: Apparent Corporation
MSRP: $129 US
http://www.getdoxie.com/index.html

Scanners aren’t pretty. They’re not cute or sexy. Sometimes they’re not even easy to use. And they’re definitely not fun. But with Doxie, all that has changed.

Doxie is a small, portable scanner that’s incredibly simple to set-up and use. Download the appropriate software from Doxie’s web site, launch the Doxie application, plug the scanner into a USB port on your Mac, and after calibrating Doxie before the first use you’re ready to let the fun begin.

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