For Mac Eyes Only – Getting a Charge Outta Your Mac

Season 9, Episode 4 (#310)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric tackle listener Stephen’s email concerning MacBook battery life and which Mac (or Macs!) might be the right one to replace Stephen’s aging 2007 MacBook Pro.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: WWDC 2014 Keynote

Episode #304

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric provide first-hand reactions* to Apple’s announcements during the WWDC 2014 Keynote where Apple launched OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, a variety of new APIs for app developers to latch on to in iOS, an all new programming language, and a new graphics technology to improve gaming performance in iOS called Metal.


> OS X Yosemite
> iOS 8
> Mac and iOS Integration
> Family Sharing
> iCloud Drive
> Health
> Swift
> iOS 8 SDK

With Special Thanks to the live-blogging skills of:
> Engadget
> The Verge
> Ars Technica
> TechCrunch
> Macworld


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Running Time: 2:27:09

* Though this episode was recorded live as the keynote progressed, some portions of the recording have been edited for time and/or content.

For Mac Eyes Only – Another Bicycle for the Mind

Episode #302

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined once again by Eric and Barry to discuss what it means to innovate, Apple’s role as innovator in the marketplace, and how Apple’s innovations of the past as well as innovations yet-to-come will continue to lead the industry well into the future.
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For Mac Eyes Only – The Mac’s Pretty Good Too

Episode #300

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric share some of their favorite Little Known apps that ship with the Mac, explore some tips for improving Spotlight and Finder searches, and answer Ralph’s question: Essential Apps to … Whom?
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FMEO.TV – Build an OS X / macOS (up to 11.0!) 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, Mojave, Catalina & Big Sur UPDATE: Great news! This command works just as well for versions of OS X and macOS up through Big Sur! Simply substitute the correct file name in the Terminal command below and away you go!

Note the slight change with 10.13 – 10.15 & 11.0. The –applicationpath switch has been deprecated (no longer needed).

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For Mac Eyes Only – A Journey Back to the Mac

Episode #299

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric are joined by former MacBook Podcast host and For Mac Eyes Only segment producer Jason Whitener who shares his round-trip journey from the Mac to Windows and how he found his way back to the Mac again. We discuss Apple’s famed halo effect, the value of the Mac App Store to switchers, virtualizing Windows for Jason’s hobby, and forgotten apps Jason re-discovered as he immersed himself back into the Mac community.
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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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Macintosh 30th: How Did I Get Here?

Barry_1InfiniteLoopI found myself in Cupertino attending the Mac 30th bash recently at the Flint Center. How did I get there? Well besides my peculiar penchant for driving everywhere, I have to step back and look at the community that got me here. [Read more…]

For Mac Eyes Only – Happy Birthday Macintosh!

Episode #297

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Barry who gives us a wrap up of the Macintosh’s 30th Birthday event held in Cupertino CA January 25th, 2014. Mike and Barry also share their first experiences with the Mac, discuss old Macs they’ve owned, and how Apple’s revolutionary device unveiled 30 years ago helped to shape their lives.
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FMEO.TV – Holiday Gift Guide: Power & Desktop Gear

FMEO.TV Episode #019

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike and Barry offer up some Last Minute Gift ideas for the Apple lover in your life. This time, Barry shares some gift ideas for keeping your gadgets powered on the go as well as a few desktop accessories for the Mac.

Power and Desktop Gift Suggestions

> POWERLITE by Macally
> HyperJuice Plug
> PlugBug Charger by Twelve South
> BookBook for MacBook Air/Pro
> Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop by Microsoft
> Microsoft Arc Wireless Mouse
> Apple Magic Mouse
> Apple Wireless Keyboard
> Logitech Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac
> Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard K811
> Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini.

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Running Time: 16m 15s