For Mac Eyes Only
Summary: A podcast about Macs for Mac users offering fresh perspectives on Apple news and events. On For Mac Eyes Only, Mike shares his thoughts on the most interesting news and rumors of the week, presents Mac How-Tos and Quick Tips, and answers listener questions about the Macintosh and other Apple related hardware.
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric pick things up at the end of last episode's discussion with an entirely different kind of Mactastrophe: What can you do to protect your Mac -- and the stuff on it -- in case of theft. Plus: Stay tuned for a preview of the FMEO After Show!
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: After an uneventful installation of Yosemite Public Beta on his MacBook Pro, Mike shares the troubles he had with the Yosemite final release on his iMac and the lessons learned as he set things right again.
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.
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Barry hosts this special Reaction Time episode and is joined by Gary and Mike to provide first-hand reactions* to Apple's announcements during the October "It's been too long" event where the new iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and 27" Retina iMac are debuted.
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Brian to talk Finder tabs, Alfred vs. Spotlight, Private Browsing modes, Convenience Apps, Deleting old document Versions, ripping discs with Handbrake, Skype 2.8, and more!
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary, Barry and Eric to provide first-hand reactions to Apple's announcements during the September Special Event during which Apple debuted the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Announced Apple Pay, and launched the all-new Apple Watch!
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: In a continuing series of specials on OS X Yosemite, Mike and Eric hike into the backwoods of Yosemite to give a brief overview of the new tools for developers found within Xcode 6, email: Migration Assistant woes, email: Yellow flashing screen on boot up?
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: In Part One of a series of specials on OS X Yosemite, Mike and Eric take a peek at what's new in Yosemite's System Preferences, give a first look at Notification Center's new Today feature, investigate iCloud's Family Sharing option, and begin to explore the updated interface of both Finder and Spotlight.
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.
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss the state of Mac security. What do modern Mac users need to concern themselves with and, more importantly , how can folks running older Macs stay secure on today's modern web without upgrading to a new Mac or, worse, switching to an alternative OS?
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.
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Barry and Eric for a look back at Barry's trip to Macworld, the vibe of this year's show, iBeacon and the Internet of Things, and where things might be heading for Mac fans this year. Mike shares a few listener favs for Little Known apps found on the Mac.
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?
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.
On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike, Gary and Eric present our 8th Annual list of Essential Apps for Mac users, a short list of "Gimme" essential apps, plus a few bonus essential apps that just missed landing on this year's list.