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A technology podcast with an EVER so slight Macintosh bias. We cover gadgets and software, freeware, shareware, photography, security and we get pretty geeky at times. We welcome listener contributions and have a strong community who have named themselves the NosillaCastaways.

A technology podcast with an EVER so slight Macintosh bias. We cover gadgets and software, freeware, shareware, photography, security and we get pretty geeky at times. We welcome listener contributions and have a strong community who have named themselves the NosillaCastaways.
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United States

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A technology podcast with an EVER so slight Macintosh bias. We cover gadgets and software, freeware, shareware, photography, security and we get pretty geeky at times. We welcome listener contributions and have a strong community who have named themselves the NosillaCastaways.

Twitter:

@podfeet

Language:

English


Episodes

NC #649 Cloud Outliner, Apple TV Remote Case, Selling Apple Gear, Security Bits

10/15/2017
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Barry Porter tells us about another way to address Bluetooth problems by resetting the Bluetooth hardware module. I'll tell you why I like Setapp and how it helped me find Cloud Outliner Pro from xwavesoft.com/.... In a Tiny Tip I tell you how to solve the problem of your Apple TV remote always being upside down. Then I'll tell you the process of how I sell my Apple products so I can afford new toys. We've got Bart Busschots with Security Bits.

Duration: 01:37:44


NC #648 DTNS Live, Excel Replacements, Bluetooth Dropout Fixed, Previous Recipients

10/8/2017
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Fun with the Cool Blind Tech Podcast guys, My ScreenCasts Online tutorial is up about Parallels Toolbox. I was on DTNS Live and Steve captured some funny moments on video. I walk through all of the options for when you go to High Sierra and Office 2011 won't work any more, centered around my love for Excel. I'll explain my Bluetooth dropout problem and how I got it fixed. Then we'll have a Tiny Tip about Previous Recipients in Mail.

Duration: 00:36:28


NC #647 Dumb Equation Error, iOS 11 & watchOS 4 Delight Me, Security Bits

10/1/2017
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In this mammoth show, I'll tell you how I'm an idiot, then I'll talk about what surprises and delights me in iOS 11 and watchOS 4. Then Bart is back with Security Bits that includes a giant tutorial about cookies, and why third-party cookies are a bad thing.

Duration: 01:52:39


NC #646 Clarify, NIST on Two-Factor Authentication, Duplicating DVDs, iPhone X vs 8 Plus Screensizes

9/24/2017
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This week we'll talk about some sad news from the makers of my beloved Clarify, then I'll do a crazy deep dive into the National Institute of Standards and Technology about two-factor authentication. I do this to help you understand what your bank needs to know about using SMS or email or a phone call for authentication (spoiler, they shouldn't). Then I'll tell you about how much fun Sandy Foster and I had figuring out how to rip a (non-copy-protected) DVD in a modern version of macOS. In...

Duration: 00:42:57


NC #645 Clockwise, Systematic, Face ID Security, Different View on Apple Announcements, Security Bits: Equifax, AT&T U-verse

9/17/2017
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This week I was on the Clockwise Podcast (Clockwise #205: Candy-Coated Vegetables on relay.fm) and on Brett Terpstra's Systematic podcast (201: Not the Man I Thought He Was with Allison Sheridan on esn.fm). I interview Bart about the security implications of Face ID on the new iPhone X. I give you what I hope is a different view on the Apple announcement. Security Bits is really huge this week with three Security Mediums thanks to companies like AT&T and Equifax.

Duration: 01:48:38


NC #644 MiX16 Pro, Snapchat Spectacles, Strategies to Introduce Someone to a Smart Phone, Backup Strategies

9/10/2017
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Remember to join us in the live chartroom for the Apple announcement on Tuesday at podfeet.com/live. Allister Jenks brings us his journey as a podcaster going from Castblaster to MiX16 Pro, and Denise Crone gives us her first-hand review of Snapchat Spectacles. Steve and I convinced his mom to get her first smartphone and I'll talk through the strategy we employed to hopefully make it a success. Joop joins us from the Netherlands to tell us about his really advanced and automated backup...

Duration: 00:48:14


NC NC #643 Episode 500 of Chit Chat, Galileo Offline Maps, TechMatte MagGrip Phone Mount, Security Bits

9/3/2017
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We celebrate the 500th episode of Chit Chat Across the Pond with Bart Busschots so I do a little retrospective on the origin of the show. Steve and I will be in the live chat room during the Apple announcement on September 12th at podfeet.com/live, so we hope you'll join us. I've got a review of Galileo Offline Maps and one of the TechMatte MagGrip phone car mount.

Duration: 01:28:47


NC #642 B2 Storage from Backblaze, Capturing a Total Eclipse, iPhone Forerunners, Parallels Toolbox

8/27/2017
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In what can only be considered prescient, Allister Jenks has a review of Backblaze's B2 log-term storage solutions right as CrashPlan bails on home customers. I'll walk you through how Steve managed to capture video and create an awesome photo of the total solar eclipse, while still enjoying the experience with minimal camera fiddling. Ryan Winkler joins us for the first time about two products I've recommended, Webcam Settings and the ATR2100 microphone. Allister comes back in with a talk...

Duration: 00:56:18


NC #641 Automation Madness, Podfeet iMessage Stickers, Security Bits

8/16/2017
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Allister Jenks has created new and improved Podfeet stickers for iMessage. I'll tell you how obsessed I've become with automation from AppleScript to Workflow to Keyboard Maestro. Then Bart is back with Security Bits where he'll regale us with news and things to watch out for, and tell us whether we're at the end of times because of recent research into DNA and computer code.

Duration: 01:24:35


NC #640 Nightshift and Invert Colors, CMD-D Conference, Split Screen on iPad for Books

8/13/2017
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In this week's show I start by playing you a VERY silly recording from Joe Dugandzic of http://smarterhomelife.com. Then I'll read you a rant by Chris Eschweiler about Night Shift and Invert Colors and I'll give him some good news. After that I'll regale you with tales of adventure about the CMD-D Conference hosted by Sal Soghoian. It was a blast and I can't wait to do more automation. Then I'll play you a question from Knightwise of knightwise.com about how to use both a mind mapping app...

Duration: 00:45:39


NC #639 Two Catastrophic Apple Problems Challenge Me, Security Bits

8/6/2017
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This is a bit of a different show - it's primarily the four part story of my saga dealing with two catastrophic failures with Apple in a single week. It's quite a tech story with a lot to interesting angles. After that Bart joins us with Security Bits.

Duration: 01:15:17


NC #638 Due for Mac, Tencro Boom Arm, Unsharp Mask, Byword, Memo, Apple Photos Alternatives, FoodStuff, RAV 4 Hybrid, Security Bits

7/30/2017
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In this special show guest-hosted by me, Bart Busschots, we'll start with some quick first impressions of Due for Mac from listener Helma, then I'll give you a quick review of my new Tenro mic boom, then we get to enjoy a conversation Allison had with Rob Wood about Unsharp Masks at MacStock, then I tell you about two Mac Apps I've recently started using, the Markdown editor Byword and the stickies app Memo, next listener Shai tells us about some of them alternatives to the Photos app and...

Duration: 00:58:20


NC #637 Macstock, Stump Stand, Apple IIe, Numbers for Meds, Security Bits

7/21/2017
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In this early show, I'll give you an out brief on Macstock 2017. I'll talk about the people and the presentations (and maybe a little bit about the parties). Then Sandy Foster joins us for a review of the Stump Stand for iPad and iPhone. Trevor Drover joins us with a fantastic tale of how he figured out how to hook an Apple IIe up to a current MacBook Pro to transfer disk images between the two for the National Library. Very cool story. Then Terry Austin tells us how he figured out that by...

Duration: 01:29:19


NC #636 - Password Playdate at MacStock 2017

7/18/2017
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I brag a bit about being a speaker at the CMD-D Conference, and then you'll get to hear the talk I did at Macstock Conference and Expo in Woodstock, Illinois last weekend. Password Playdate on Youtube: youtu.be/..., *Keynote* version of the charts, click here and Download *Powerpoint* version here.

Duration: 00:49:03


NC #635 Conversation of Things, Photo Albums People Want to See, Subscription Models for Software, Security Bits

7/9/2017
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I was on the inaugural episode of the Conversations of Things podcast with Joe Dugandzic. I'll explain how to make photo albums with Apple Photos that people actually want to see (spoiler, it's about keywords). I'll challenge some assumptions Bart Busschots made in his Let's Talk Photography podcast about subscription models for software. And Bart is back with another fine edition of Security Bits.

Duration: 01:05:37


NC #634 Ring Doorbell Mirror Mod, MacTracker for Resale Price, Mouse User Confession, New New 12.9" iPad Pro

7/2/2017
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Steve and I put our engineering heads together to modify the Ring Video Doorbell so we can actually see the doorstep. In another Tiny Tip, I explain how you can use Mactracker with bidvoy to figure out how at what price your Apple device might sell. Steve Sheridan comes in with a confession of how he actually likes the Magic Trackpad better than his mouse (and says I was right). I talk about the new new 12.9" iPad Pro and how happy I am to have it back in my life.

Duration: 00:25:04


NC #633 macOS Too New, Tiny Tip Delete Me, Affinity Photo for iPad Type 2, Security Bits

6/25/2017
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David Ginsburg of the In Touch with iOS podcast sent in a recording describing the unusual problem he had where Apple shipped him with an operating system actually newer than the one you can download. I've started a series called Tiny Tips, and the first one is why you should create a folder called Delete Me. I've got part 2 of my Affinity Photo for iPad review/walk through and then we've got Security Bits with Bart Busschots.

Duration: 01:10:00


NC #632 iPad Pro Saga Continues, Eyecatcher, Amp vs Receiver, Affinity Photo for iPad

6/18/2017
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Why I'm getting a FOURTH 12.9" iPad Pro (a story of AppleCare), Maria demonstrates iCatcher as a blind podcast listener, Steve answer's Jill's Dumb Question asking the difference between an amp and a receiver. I give you part one of my (hopefully two-part) review of the new Affinity Photo for iPad from Serif.

Duration: 00:47:25


NC #631 Blind Podcast Subscriptions, What You Can't Do Without Data, IT is Waste, Security Bits

6/11/2017
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Update on Ring and they're problematic app and website, Daniel Semro demonstrates how a blind person subscribes to a podcast. It's surprising what things you can't do without data (as I learned in the national parks last week). In response to Tim Jahr's question, I'll explain why I said during Chit Chat Across the Pond with Bruce Wilson that IT is waste. Claus Wolf asks for a change to the Amazon Affiliate Links and I grant that wish. Bart Busschots is back with another fabulous Security...

Duration: 01:30:56


NC #630 PowerBeats3 vs Jabra Sport Headphones, Yi 4K+ Action Camera, Sleep Tracking is Dumb, Anker USB Charger, Ikea Smart Lighting Plantronics Headset, Is it Safe to Click a Link?

5/31/2017
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Steve Sheridan compares two Bluetooth headphones, the new PowerBeats 3 against the older Jabra Sports, not as much on sound quality but on fit and Bluetooth connectivity. We've got our last interview from NAB 2017, with Yi about their 4K+ Action Camera (the guy called it a GoPro killler). I'll tell you why I think sleep tracking is dumb and Bart will tell you how an Anker 2 port USB charger solved his problem. Joe Dugandzic of Smarter Home Life will tell us about the new offerings from...

Duration: 00:54:56

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