Tuesday, November 03, 2009

For Mac Eyes Only - "The Day a Mouse Beat a Mac"

Episode #145

This week on For Mac Eyes Only: Mike's FMEO updates, Apple to Drop Atom Support?, EasyPay Off Windows, Full Health Benefits for All, Apple Store in Paris, 27" iMac Flash Issues, TomTom and iPod Touch, VMware Fusion 3, Apple TV 3.0, iTunes TV Subscriptions?, Macopoly Mock Up, Barry's Best of Blog World Expo, Web Travels with Dan, Jason's MacBook Podcast Tip, QuickTip 76 Doesn't work?, Deleting Pages from PDFs, DR Recommends aTVFlash.

> RUMOR: OS X 10.6.2 to Drop Atom Processor Support?
> EasyPay No Longer Windows Based
> Apple Extends Fulls Health Benefits to Part-time Employees
> First Apple Store in France
> 27" iMac Performance Issues?
> Lee Clow Not Going Anywhere
> TomTom Car Kit Doesn't Support iPod Touch
> UPDATE: VMware Fusion 3.0
> UPDATE: 1Password 3 Public Beta
> UPDATE: MS Remote Desktop Client 2.0.1
> UPDATE: Wireless Mouse Software Update for Leopard and Snow Leopard
> UPDATE: Apple TV 3.0
> UPDATE: iTunes 9.0.2
> UPDATE: Plex 0.8.3
> RUMOR: iTunes TV Subscription Plans Coming?
> Fake Steve Says: DST Issues? It's not a bug, it's a feature!
> FUN NEWS: Macopoly - An Affordable Way to Own Every Mac

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Barry's Best of Blog World Expo 2009
> Guy Kawasaki's Alltop
> Welcome to Macintosh
> Blog World Expo
> Fatburger

Web Travels With Dan:
> i use this
> Dan's FMEO Facebook Group

Jason's MacBook Podcast Tip: Play audio files from the command line.
> To play an audio file: afplay /path/to/audiofile.mp3

> To play audio in the background: afplay /path/to/audiofile.mp3 &

> To stop the song playing in the background: killall afplay

Listener E-mails:

Question: Travis' trouble with Quick Tip 76 on combining PDFs

Question: Robert asks for help deleting pages from a PDF

Feedback: DR Suggests aTVFlash for Apple TV owners to get the most from their devices.
> aTVFlash

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Running Time: 48:56


rednicolas said...

Guess the Mac Community loves the show How I Met your Mother :-)

rednicolas said...

I was looking for an tool to manage some of my DB needs without always opening my browser and connection to phpMyAdmin.

These are the two "best" options I found. 1. Navicat http://www.navicat.com/ (paid) and 2. Sequel Pro http://www.sequelpro.com/ (OpenSource and thus free).

First off, trying to download a demo version on to the Navicat website I was already overwhelmed by the multiple version available. And then the process of actually getting to the download link was just a blur. Also when I was looking at the different versions and price tags, I got only more confused.

On the other hand, the Sequel Pro website is easy. Big button that says download and once you get there it also says Free!

So in the end I stayed with the Sequel Pro app. And once I'll be done playing around and doing my testing and get some benefit from it ... I will go ahead and make a donation.

There seems to be a active development going on and what I saw until know from the app is great. To me there is everything that the over expensive premium version from Navicat will do for you for free.

Maybe you could add this app to the list.