For Mac Eyes Only – Essential Apps Strikes Back

Episode #194

This week on For Mac Eyes Only: Our 5th Annual Essential Apps for New Mac Users, Beatles Land in iTunes Store, Java Support via OpenJDK, Tech Books Hit iBookstore, iOS Edges Toward Release, AirPrint Solutions, Google Voice for iPhone, Original Apple I to Bring Big Bucks, Gary’s News and Views from Across the Pond, PDFs Not Opening in Safari.

Essential Mac Apps for New Mac Users 2010: we go back to basics this year for our 5th Annual list of Top 10 apps that everyone should consider loading on their new Mac.

This Year’s List:
10) MobileMe
9) VMware Fusion
8) iWork ’09
7) 1Password
6) HandBrake / VLC
5) Dropbox
4) Perian / Windows Media Components for QuickTime (Flip4Mac)
3) Adium
2) Growl
1) Carbon Copy Cloner

> Apple and the Day We’ll Never Forget
> Apple Contributes to OpenJDK Project
> Amazon Studios Launches for Aspiring Filmmakers
> NVIDIA’s Quadro 4000 for Mac Pro
> Apple Store Youth Workshops
> Pearson and Peachpit eBooks in iBookstore
> Apple Banning White iPhone 4s on eBay?
> Trouble for White iPhone 4 Conversion Kit Seller
> iNEWS: iOS 4.2.1 GM Released
> iNEWS: Printopia Brings AirPrint to all Printers
> iNEWS: Google Voice for iPhone
> UPDATE: Safari 5.0.3
> UPDATE: Safari 4.1.3 for Tiger
> UPDATE: EFI Firmware Update 2 for MacBook and MacBook Pro
> UPDATE: Boot Camp Software Update 3.2
> UPDATE: iTunes 10.1
> UPDATE: OS X Server 10.6.5 Re-Released
> UPDATE: Wirecast 4
> GAMING: Grand Theft Auto Comes to Mac via Cider
> FUN NEWS: Original Apple I at Auction

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Gary’s News and Views from Across the Pond – UK and EU News
> iTunes VOD No 1 in France
> Movies spreading over EU, well…nearly
> Apple TV in more EU countries
> French Apple Jobs
> French Universities like Macs also ?
> Apple selling everywhere in France
> Exciting App? Not really.
> Lithuanian Protesters
> Me Thinks it’s Actually Black Friday Week
> Apple I for Sale

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Running Time: 54:56