Monday, November 03, 2008

For Mac Eyes Only - "Another Look at MobileMe"

Episode #098

This week on For Mac Eyes Only: Mike compares "MobileMe Killers" to the real thing, LaCie offers free storage, Box.net on iPhone, AT&T Wi-Fi set free, New iMacs next week?, Gloves for iPhones, Gary's News and Views from Across the Pond, Jason's MacBook Podcast tip, More on locking the screen, Get out a stuck DVD and looking for iPhone developer info.

News:
> LaCie Offers Free Storage
> Box.net for iPhone
> Opt-in to Streaming Netflix for Macs
> AT&T Offers Free Wi-Fi to iPhone Users
> Apple's 2008 Insomnia Film Festival
> UPDATE: Late-September MobileMe Updates
> UPDATE: Office 2008 12.1.4
> RUMOR: New iMacs on November 10th?
> FUN NEWS: Freehands - Gloves for iPhone Users


Features:

Gary Malpas' News and Views from Across the Pond - UK and EU News
> EU Bans 3 Strikes
> France goes for 3 strikes
> Touchscreen RSI!
> Snow Patrol and Pink Get Personal
> I’m a PC - Microsoft's Booth
> Filemaker Job
> Speedtester User a Mac
> The Beatles "not again"
> Orange: No Phorm for Us
> Quiet PC
> £700K TAXI BILL!
> iPhone Conference
> Jean Michel Jarre Speaker

For Mac Eyes Only Listener Quick Tip: Wayne Recommends MacLoc for Screen Locking
> MacLoc
> LaunchBar

MacBook Podcast Tip with Jason Whitener: Gaming in Terminal.app


Listener E-mails:

Question: Brian and Bob both ask for help ejecting discs
Steps to Try:
> Use Disk Utility to eject
> Terminal: drutil eject
> Terminal: sudo umount -f /Volumes/name\ of\ CD
> Log out and back in
> Reboot - hold down mouse button to force eject the disc on boot

Question: Bob looking for iPhone developer resources.
> http://developer.apple.com/iphone/


Links to Know:
> Apple's MobileMe
> Box.net
> DropBox
> Amazon's S3
> Flickr
> Google's Picasa Web Albums
> LogMeIn Free
> Microsoft's LiveMesh
> Visit The MacBook Podcast
> ESC!Cast now on Pownce
> macCompanion Magazine

Contact Us:
> mike AT formaceyesonly.com
> dan AT formaceyesonly.com
> gazmaz AT formaceyesonly.com
> jason AT macbookpodcast.com
> ESC!Casts Hotline - 1 (815) 981-4224

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FMEO-098-110308 (47'21, 21.75mb, 64kbps)

1 comment:

rednicolas said...

I don't remember exactly but did you say that there's no way to sync your files from MobileMe to your iPhone or iPod Touch?

Well, actually you can! There's an App that takes care of this...and the best about it...it's free!

The App is called MobileFiles and can be found in the AppStore.