Episode #11


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Elisa and Suze´ talk about the good, bad, and ugly of the iOS 6 update. Unfortunately, Vicki’s work and personal schedule got in the way of recording this week.

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Passbook
Maps
Mail
Siri Update
Do Not Disturb
YouTube
Calendar Share
PhotoStream
FaceTime over cellular
Safari tabs

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Episode 10 – Books and Reading Apps


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The Ladies talk about various reading apps for books and magazines on the iPad, and compare it to reading on the Kindle and Kindle Fire. Sorry for the sound quality in the second half; the Skype gods attacked Suze´once again.

Shameless self promotion
Donny Yankellow’s new book on iTunes store Looking For A Dinosaur $.99
Preschool-grade 2. Need iBooks 1.2 or later to read. On sale for $.99 for a limited time.
Shane Pacelli The Teacher That Didn’t Teach $.99 Kindle ebook. Cover by Donny
Shane’s latest book, The Teacher That Taught Too Much was just released yesterday as a paperback. eBook should be available sometime in October
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Links:
Yellow Submarine – The Beatles. FREE in iBooks 
Bluefire Reader by Bluefire Productions FREE
CampusBooks for iPad by CampusBooks.com Inc. FREE
IDW Comics by IDW Publishing FREE
Zinio by Zinio LLC FREE
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by Moonbot Studios, LLC  iPad only $4.99
Nighty Night! HD by Gmb, iPad Only On Sale in AppStore, Free, Regular Price $2.99
Nook App by Barnes and Nobles, Compatible with iPhone, iPod, and iPad, Free **not recommended by Suzé for art or photography books as app is not graphically optimized for iDevices.
Newsstand Bundled with iOS
Stanza by Lexcycle, Compatible with iPhone, iPod, and iPad, Free

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Food and Drink-Episode 9


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The Ladies talk about their favorite Food and Wine apps. Suze´ loves the French and Italian recipes, Vicki is the resident wine connoisseur, and Elisa, well, her cooking skills are questionable.

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Free or Low Cost Software Substitutions – Episode 8


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The Ladies share free or low cost software alternatives for higher priced programs.

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Back to School-Episode 7


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The Ladies suggest various apps, web sites, and items to help students heading back to school or college.

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Macworld article
Plain Text  Free-universal app for iPhone and iPad. Requires iOS 4 or greater
PDF Expert  $9.99 iPad only. Requires iOS 4.3 or greater
Bento 4  $49.99 Mac app. Requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or higher
Bento for iPhone $4.99. Requires iOS 5.0 or later
Bento for iPad  $9.99. Requires iOS 5.0 or later
Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 Scanner  $199
MyMac.com review
DropBox -Free for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Mobile
Notability $0.99 iPad only. Requires iOS 4.0 or later
Apple Back to School Campaign Save $50 – $100
Dell Free Xbox 360 with laptop purchase
Amazon Student App free available for iPhone and iPhone Touch
Stanza Free for iPhone and iPad
Scanner Pro $6.99 iOS Universal App
Adonit Jot Classic Stylus $19.99
Adonit Writer Plus Bluetooth Keyboard for the New iPad $99.99
Dexim iBlueK Wireless Keyboard and Folio for the iPad $99.99
Penultimate $.99 for iPad only
Keynote $9.99 iOS Universal App
Pages $9.99 iOS Universal App

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Mac and iOS Maintenance – Episode 6


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The Ladies talk about ways they keep their Macs and iOS devices running clean, and Vicki tells us what she likes and dislikes about Mountain Lion. Sorry for the scratchy noises-the Skype gods were against us during recording!

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OmniDiskSweeper  Free for Mac
iStat Pro  Free for Mac
Super Duper  $27.95
Sophos  Free for Mac
Onyx Free for Mac
Disk Utility Included with Mac OS
Activity Monitor Included with Mac OS
Hazel   $25 (14 day trial)
Time Machine Included with Mac OS
iStat Menu   iPhone/iPod Touch $.99, Mac $16

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Our Fav. Games – Episode 5


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The Ladies talk about their favorite games, with a little help from the MyMac.com writers. They also mention the release of Mountain Lion, and why Google is stopping production of the 16GB Nexus 7.

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Abble Dabble HD
$3.99 iPad
$3.99 iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. Both require iOS 3.0 or higher
250+ Solitaire Collection Free, Android 1.6 or higher. Only available in Amazon Android Store in US
Tetris for iPad by Electronic Arts $2.99
Cut the Rope by Chillingo LTD $0.99
Plants vs Zombies by PopCap $6.99
Diablo 3 Blizzard Software $59.99 Mac OS X 10.6.8, 10.7 or newer Intel Core 2 Duo
Machinarium $4.99
Myst $4.99
Broken Sword: Director’s Cut $2.99
Crow $.99
Contre Jour $.99

Recommendations from MyMac.com crew:
Owen Rubin-Tiny Wings .99 for iPhone  $2.99 iPad
Tim Robertson-Emergency $3.99 iPad and the App Minute review
Donny Yankellow-Outwitters free for both iPhone and iPad
Beth Lock-Angry Birds .99 for both iPhone and iPad (many different versions of Angry Birds)

Nexus 7 article

Tech Gadgets – Episode 4


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The Ladies share some of their favorite tech gear. Tell us what techie gear YOU like to use. Leave a comment on our Facebook page, or send us an email or audio comment at one of the addresses below. Also, we’d love an iTunes review or rating!

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Logitech M305 wireless mouse
NewerTech NuScribe Stylus
Macally Powerlite 3 Outlet Power Strip
Macally MyMac.com review
Kindle 2nd Gen
Apple Wireless Keyboard
Apple Magic Mouse
Apple Time Capsule
Sprint MiFi 2200
Dexim iBlueK Wireless Keyboard
DiffCase
STM Scout 2 Case for iPad
Sensubrush Stylus

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