For Mac Eyes Only – Getting to the Core of the Apple

Season 16, Episode 11 (#398)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric continue the discussion on bringing new life to older Macs no longer supported by Apple through the use of an open source tool called OpenCore Legacy Patcher. They cover supported models, the required research and prep work, grey areas of using tools like OpenCore to install macOS on older Apple manufactured hardware, as well as the pitfalls (aka Here Be Dragons!), benefits, and potential consequences of doing so.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Surf’s Up for Ventura!

Season 16, Episode 10 (#397)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric battle through power and internet outages to discuss marquee features of the upcoming macOS Ventura, checking your Mac and apps for compatibility with the new OS, how to back up your Mac for recovery (if needed), and stuff to have handy during the upgrade.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Literally Virtual!

Season 16, Episode 9 (#396)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike, Eric and special guest Darren Davies discuss virtualization vs emulation, how to run Windows and Linux on your Intel or Apple Silicon Mac, and using a “headless” Windows (or Linux) PC as a Remote Desktop solution. They wrap things up with a run-down of alternative options for running older operating systems, stand-alone apps, and games on your Mac. Plus Darren gives us a peek into his quest for the perfect Linux Desktop!
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For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Apple’s Far Out iPhone Event

Season 16, Episode 8 (#395)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gaz, Dave, and Eric to provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s Far Out Event where Apple announced the Apple Watch 8 and Watch Ultra, the updated AirPods Pro 2, the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus, and the all new iPhone 14 Pro with Dynamic Island!
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For Mac Eyes Only – Rise of the Macintosh

Season 16, Episode 7 (#394)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike, Eric and special guest Nick Bequet present the first in a series of episodes on bringing new life to older Macs including hardware and software upgrades, software alternatives to help stay safe on older hardware, other uses for an old Mac, and knowing when to retire the Mac and purchase new. Plus a bonus use of old Mac Pros to make Nick’s wife happy!
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For Mac Eyes Only – The Tip of the Mac-berg

Season 16, Episode 6 (#393)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss the history of For Mac Eyes Only and Macstock, plus future plans for the show including FMEO Live! They then dive into a few of their favorite macOS tips for the Finder, Spotlight, Shortcuts, Photos, and System Preferences.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: WWDC 2022

Season 16, Episode 5 (#392)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary to provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s WWDC 2022 Keynote where Apple announced what’s coming in iOS & iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS “Ventura”, PLUS the M2 and an all-new MacBook Air.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Apple’s Peek Performance Event

Season 16, Episode 4 (#391)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gaz, Chuck, Dave, and Eric to provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s Peek Performance Event where Apple announced an updated iPhone SE, the iPad Air, and an all new Mac Studio desktop and Studio Display featuring Apple’s M1 Max and the new M1 Ultra!
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For Mac Eyes Only – Private Relay Reporting for Duty!

Season 16, Episode 3 (#390)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Eric to answer a listener question about Apple’s new Private Relay service compared to VPNs. Mike and Eric also discuss the security of Internet traffic in general as well as a privacy focused web browser that Mike thinks everyone should be using.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Apple Unleashed

Season 16, Episode 2 (#389)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Chuck, Dave, and Eric to provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s Unleashed Event where Apple announced an updated and colorful HomePod mini, the new 3rd generation AirPods with adaptive EQ, and the 14 & 16″ MacBook Pros sporting the Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max chips!
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