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#15: Scrivener

December 12th, 2009 · 69 minutes

We got a lot of feedback about episode 5 Word Processing and Writing, apparently people just keep looking for better word processors. So, we decided to do another show on a single application, Scrivener. Scrivener is a word processor and project management tool …

#14: Buying and Selling Macs

November 21st, 2009 · 90 minutes

In this episode we talk about tips and tricks when buying and selling Macs. Whether you're a switcher buying your very first Mac, or a seasoned Mac user looking to sell an old machine, we've got your covered. We'll help you figure out what accessories you need to complete your new Mac purchase, and where to get the most bang for your buck. We also…

#13: Task Management Smackdown

November 3rd, 2009 · 83 minutes

We've gotten a lot of requests for this episode, so here it is, our Task Management Smackdown. In one corner, David and The Omni Group's Omni Focus. In another, Katie and Cultured Code's Things. The duo discuss their system for managing tasks and how their preferred application helps to get things done. The verdict: the Mac has two excellent progr…

#12: Troubleshooting Your Mac

October 15th, 2009 · 90 minutes

Macs are typically very reliable machines, but from time to time they can cause you trouble. In this episode, we discuss recommendations for identifying and fixing problems. We also discuss tips for keeping your Mac running smoothly and discuss more listener feedback on our security episode.

#11: Services and Macworld 2010

September 29th, 2009 · 70 minutes

This episode provides an introduction to automation. Subjects include Applescript, Automator, and Snow Leopard Services. We also had Macworld Expo Director Paul Kent on to talk about Macworld Expo and Conference 2010.

#10: Mac Security

September 14th, 2009 · 85 minutes

This episode includes a survey of security issues for Mac owners. Subjects include virus and trojans, phishing and web security, and physical security and insurance.

#9: Getting Ready for Snow Leopard

August 16th, 2009 · 32 minutes

We know, we were supposed to do a show about security this week. But with all the news coming out about Snow Leopard we just couldn't help ourselves. In this episode we talk about how to get your Mac ready for Snow Leopard and our tips for a smooth install process.

#8: Backup!

August 9th, 2009 · 36 minutes

In this episode, David and Katie discuss backup tools, strategies and plans.

#7: LaunchBar Blackbelt

July 26th, 2009 · 69 minutes

In this episode we cover popular application launcher, LaunchBar. This episode goes beyond the basics and includes are several power user tips. We recommend you listen to this one in front of a Mac equipped with LaunchBar. Enjoy.

#6: Setting Up A New Mac

July 10th, 2009 · 34 minutes

In this episode we talk all about setting up a new Mac. Do you want to migrate your data or start from scratch? What are the options for getting your old data on your new Mac? Katie and David explore the options and share their tips and tricks.