Recorded 8th June 2020
This week another unstructured show as Mark, Nick, Jim and I are joined by Jeff Gamet. To be honest we didn’t so much record a show as just start chatting and went with it – and actually quite a lot of it isn’t about tech at all. In this first part it is mostly about music (hence the title).
GIVEAWAYS & OFFERS
- Glenn Fleishman’s Working From Home book is completely FREE and can be downloaded here and now he has also released Take Control of Zoom too.
- Steve at Geeks Corner will be having more giveaways in the near future. Keep an eye on the site or follow him on Twitter @GeekCorner_uk
- Serif have expanded their sale to everything in the Affinity store until June 20th
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On this week’s show:
- @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram
- Itinerant podcast guest…
- The most powerful Raspberry Pi now has 8GB of RAM – The Verge
- There’s a new 64-bit OS to take advantage of it
NEMO’S HARDWARE STORE
- ZVOX AV50 Noise Cancelling Headphones – Currently on sale for $70 US, (usually $150)
- Nemo says “the user manual for those new headphones is particularly lucid and helpful. The best concise headphone user manual ever…”
Essential Apple Recommended Services:
- Pixel Privacy – a fabulous resource full of excellent articles and advice on how to protect yourself online.
- Doug.ee Blog for Andy J’s security tips.
- Ghostery – protect yourself from trackers, scripts and ads while browsing.
- 33mail.com – Never give out your real email address online again.
- Sudo – get up to 9 “avatars” with email addresses, phone numbers and more to mask your online identity. Free for the first year and priced from $0.99 US / £2.50 UK per month thereafter… You get to keep 2 free avatars though.
- ProtonMail – end to end encrypted, open source, based in Switzerland. Prices start from FREE… what more can you ask?
- ProtonVPN – a VPN to go with it perhaps? Prices also starting from nothing!
- Comparitech DNS Leak Test – simple to use and understand VPN leak test.
- Fake Name Generator – so much more than names! Create whole identities (for free) with all the information you could ever need.
- Wire – free for personal use, open source and end to end encryted messenger and VoIP.
- Pinecast – a fabulous podcast hosting service with costs that start from nothing.
Essential Apple is not affiliated with or paid to promote any of these services… We recommend services that we use ourselves and feel are either unique or outstanding in their field, or in some cases are just the best value for money in our opinion.
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