#152: Back to School
August 26th, 2013 · 81 minutes
Katie and David talk back to school gear and apps for iOS and Mac.
Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
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Links and Show Notes
Links for this episode:
- Synapse 19 - iPad Backpack - Made in USA - TOM BIHN
The Synapse 19 is a carefully calculated, supremely organized backpack, designed for day hiking, everyday carry, and ultralight travel.
- Synapse 25 - Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Backpack - TOM BIHN
- Tuff-'N'-Tiny USB Drive - 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16Gb, 32GB - Strong / Indestructible USB Drives
Penny-thin, travel-tough and water-impermeable, the Verbatim TUFF-‘N’-TINY™ USB Drives offers secure storage in one of the most compact, durable USB flash drives in the world…
- Dual Formatting a Hard Drive — KatieFloyd.me
- Password Protect an External Drive in Mac OS X with Encrypted Partitions
- 5by5 | Mac Power Users #145: Keyboard Maestro Turns 6
- CrashPlan Backup Software | Online Data Backup - Offsite, Onsite, & Cloud
- Backblaze | Online Backup & Data Backup Software
- Apple - Support - Time Machine
- OS X: About FileVault 2
- Apple - Support - iCloud - Find My iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac
- 5by5 | Mac Power Users #148: Security Audit
- Amazon.com: Hewlett Packard 1102W Laserjet Wireless Monochrome Printer
- Fujitsu Scansnap S1300 Scanners | Portable PDF Scanners
- Fujitsu Scansnap S1100 Scanners | Mobile PDF Scanners
- K760 Wireless Solar Keyboard for Mac, iPad or iPhone - Logitech
- Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard K811
- Amazon.com : UPPERCASE Ultra Thin Clear Soft TPU Keyboard Cover Skin for Macbook Pro 13 15 17 Inch
ClamXav is a free virus scanner for Mac OS X. It uses the very popular ClamAV open source antivirus engine as a back end and has the ability to detect both Windows and Mac threats.
- Jawbone JAMBOX Wireless Speaker | Hi-Fi Audio, Speakerphone & more
- Fitbit® Official Site: Flex, One & Zip Wireless Activity & Sleep Trackers
- Send Money, Make Online Payments and Receive Money with PayPal
The Uber App connects you with a driver at the tap of a button
- Mint - Personal Finance, Budgeting, Money Management, Financial Management, Money Manager, Budget Planner, Free Budget Software, Online Banking
- Quicken Essentials for Mac - Personal Finance Software for Mac
- Apple - iWork - Pages - Create beautiful documents in minutes.
- Editorial for iPad
- MacDrifter | Editorial for iPad: A Landmark in iOS Text Editors
- MacStories | Reinventing iOS Automation: Editorial Review
- Office2 HD for iPad
- Byword • Simple and efficient text editor for Mac, iPhone and iPad.
- Notability | Note everything, everywhere.
- Livescribe :: Never Miss A Word
- Studio Neat — Cosmonaut
- Jot Classic Fine Point Stylus for iPad and Android
- OmniOutliner for Mac - The Omni Group
- iThoughts HD | Mindmapping for the iPhone & iPad
- Evernote | Remember everything with Evernote, Skitch and our other great apps.
- nvALT - BrettTerpstra.com
- Scanner Pro by Readdle
- iStudiez Pro for your Mac, iPhone, iPad
- Evernote Peek | Evernote
Turn your notes, audio and image in Evernote into study materials with Evernote Peek. Prepare for a quiz or brush up on a language by simply lifting your iPad’s Smart Cover, or by using our virtual smart cover.
- Flashcards Deluxe
Flashcards Deluxe is an easy to use, yet powerful flashcard app which you can use to study just about anything you want.
- Google Docs
- XVision - We Invent Apps
Your superweapon against overage.
- Monoprice | External Battery Pack and Charger for iOS and other devices
- TextExpander Snippets — MacSparky
- App Camp For Girls
- Microsoft Office for Mac | Office For Mac
- OpenOffice - The Free and Open Productivity Suite
- Sente Academic Reference Manager for Mac OS X
Sente 6 will change the way you think about academic reference management.
- Scrivener Writing Software | Mac OS X | Windows
- Ulysses III
All your texts. In one place. Always.
- Yojimbo | Bare Bones Software
Yojimbo makes keeping all the small (or even large) bits of information that pour in every day organized and accessible.
- Yep : Ironic Software
Photos have iPhoto. Music has iTunes. But when it comes to PDFs and other office documents, you’re on your own. That is, until now. Now there is Yep and there’s no looking back.
- OmniFocus for Mac - The Omni Group
- Finding the best app for lists | Macworld
David's Macworld article on Lists apps
- 5by5 | After Dark #401
David's Bratwurst Recipe
- Weber Grills and Accessories
- Emailing Into Evernote Just Got Better | Evernote Blog
- Pocket (Formerly Read It Later)
- Transporter | Data Redefined
- Stump - The Portable Tablet Stand, iPad Holder