Monday, August 03, 2009

For Mac Eyes Only - "Community Compilation"

Episode #132

This week on For Mac Eyes Only: Mike opens floor to FMEO community, iPhone OS Update, iDisk from iPhone, FCC Questions Apple, Danger of Keyboard Hack?, 2TB Time Capsule, Eye-Fi worth it?, Free Pebbles, Gary's News and Views from Across the Pond, Web Travels with Dan, Jason's Mac Tip, and a slew of listener e-mails.

News:
> UPDATE: iPhone OS 3.0.1
> UPDATE: MobileMe iDisk App
> UK ASA Rules in Apple's Favor
> MS Office 2008 for Mac Cross Platform Problems
> FCC Asks Apple and AT&T for Explanation of App Store Approval Process
> Apple Keyboards Hacked?
> GV Mobile Dev Goes to Cydia
> Apple Adds Keywords to iTunes App Store
> UPDATE: New 2TB Time Capsule
> UPDATE: Eye-Fi Geo for Mac
> UPDATE: Growl 1.1.6
> FUN NEWS: Pebbles for OS X and iPhone


Features:

Gary Malpas' News and Views from Across the Pond - UK and EU News
> Comic Life
> iTunes for Mac
> Doug's AppleScripts for iTunes

Web Travels With Dan:
> Goriya
> Dan's FMEO Facebook Group

Jason's MacBook Podcast Tip: Turn off the Caps Lock key (and others)


Listener E-mails:

Question: Ray's quest for terminal app with automatic logging
> iTerm
> iTerm Scripting Guide

Question: Dom trying to find graphical disk space usage tool
> Disk Inventory X

Question: Kirk asks about Quicken alternatives
> GnuCash
> Quicken Online
> iWork 09's Numbers
> Jumsoft Money
> Cha-Ching
> iBank

Question: Bob wonders about the optical digital / analog jacks on his Mac Mini
> Mini-TOSLink (Wikipedia)
> Griffin Technologies iMic

Question: Glenn's Apple TV streaming missing album tracks

Question: Dom has gigantic ASL files
> To run system maintenance scripts manually from Terminal.app enter the following
sudo periodic daily
sudo periodic weekly
sudo periodic monthly

> Use OnyX to run the same tasks more easily

Question: Bhuvana's Audio Books show as Music in iTunes
> Splasm's Audiobook Builder

Question: Tyler looking for help running Windows apps - without Windows.
> WINE for OS X
> CrossOver Mac
> Codeweaver's Compatibility Guide
> VirtualBox

Question: Mauricio wants to sync more than one Apple TV

Question: Daniel's MacBook Pro PRAM Problems
> iFixit's MacBook Pro Repair Guides

Feedback: Jesse and Jim share their reasons for loving OS X over Windows


Links to Know:
> Visit The MacBook Podcast
> The FMEO Apple Store Gallery

Contact Us:
> mike AT formaceyesonly.com
> dan AT formaceyesonly.com
> gazmaz AT formaceyesonly.com
> barry AT formaceyesonly.com
> jason AT macbookpodcast.com
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>> @formaceyesonly
>> @gazmaz
>> @danv
>> @macbookpodcast
>> @fulkb
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FMEO-132-080309 (1:02'07, 36.9MB)

3 comments:

rednicolas said...

Finally, we were waiting way too long for the iDisk App. Love it!

rednicolas said...

iTunes is one of my favorite Apps on the Mac as well. I really enjoy iTunes U and of course the FMEO Podcast.

Mike, ESC!Cast Network said...

Thanks rednicolas! iTunes U came up again in this week's show (#133).