For Mac Eyes Only – Mobile Malfunctions

Season 10, Episode 11 (#335)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Dave who gives some tips and tricks to help keep iOS running smoothly when your mobile device malfunctions. Plus: Celebrating Apple’s 40th birthday with a new iPad Pro and a freshly converted Windows user!
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For Mac Eyes Only – Taming Mac Emergencies

Season 10, Episode 9 (#333)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike’s presentation to the Suburban Chicago Apple User Group on Mac Emergencies*. In this talk, Mike discusses things that can go wrong with a Mac that can be easily solved by the user. This talk was given on March 12, 2006.
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For Mac Eyes Only – ListenerPalooza ’15

Season 9, Episode 8 (#314)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss the recent dust-up over Apple’s software quality and…it’s ListenerPalooza ’15! We tackle listener questions on switching iPhones, copying DVDs to the Mac, using Apple TV “in the wild”, Configuring the Mac’s auto-updates by location, and how to schedule iTunes to launch during peak download hours.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Ask-a-palooza!

Season 9, Episode 2 (#308)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Brian to talk Finder tabs, Alfred vs. Spotlight, Private Browsing modes, Convenience Apps, Deleting old document Versions, ripping discs with Handbrake, Skype 2.8, and more!
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FMEO.TV – Securing Data in the Cloud

FMEO.TV Episode #024

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike shows how to add a little extra security to your cloud-based files using utilities built into your Mac.

Running Time: 14m 29s

FMEO.TV – Build an OS X Mavericks (or later!) Boot Disk

FMEO.TV Episode #023

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike shows how to build Mavericks USB boot media using OS X’s built-in createinstallmedia command.

Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra & High Sierra UPDATE: Great news! This command works just as well for OS X Yosemite, OS X El Capitan, and macOS Sierra & High Sierra! Simply substitute the correct file name in the Terminal command below and away you go!

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How-To: Use the 30th Anniversary Mac Font

Lisa wrote to ask how to type the Macs found in Apple’s 30th Anniversary Font:

I thought (the 30th anniversary font) was really cute … but I don’t know how to use them! Any ideas? I clicked on MAC ICON font in Pages but I couldn’t get the images to come out.

So you’ve downloaded the “hidden” 30th Anniversary Font Apple’s using on their website to celebrate the Mac’s birthday this month, and now you’d like to use it in your documents?

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FMEO.TV – Mac Maintenance: Mike’s Quick Tips

FMEO.TV Episode #017

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike and Brian conclude their series of segments on maintaining your Mac. In part five, Mike presents 4 simple tasks every Mac user can do to keep their Mac running smoothly.

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FMEO.TV – Mac Maintenance: Cloud Backup Q&A

FMEO.TV Episode #016

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike and Brian continue a series of segments on maintaining your Mac. In part four, Mike answers Brian’s questions about backing up to the cloud from your Mac including privacy and securing your data.

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FMEO.TV – Mac Maintenance: Local Backups

FMEO.TV Episode #015

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike and Brian continue a series of segments on maintaining your Mac. In part three, they give an overview of Time Machine backups, when you might want to use a drive clone, as well as the importance of maintaining offsite backups for your critical data.

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