Essential Apple Podcast 012: #Piehorse..

This week it’s all about iOS 10, the year of only 2 iPhones, Apple doing good for the music industry, problems in Tehran and of course…. Pokémon Go.

 

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Show Notes

  • From the article
  • Mail filtering
  • Mac style mail view
  • Easy ubsub from mailing lists (yes there are webservices out there)
  • Close many tabs at once in safari
  • Mark up images in iOS
  • Touch id, press the button to unlock
  • Per person read receipts
  • Prioritise downloads
  • Remove stock apps
  • Add to iCloud Drive.
  • New alarms for waking up in the morning, love them!

iPhone bug allows hackers to steal passwords with just a text message – update now to protect yourself – The Telegraph

A prominent gadget leaker says Apple will only release 2 new iPhones this year, not 3 – Business Insider (Wait, the SE was already released this year??)

Tehran threatens to ban iPhones unless Apple officially registers in Iran – japantimes.co.jp

Apple Music and iTunes Match matching methods now match – SixColors

Apple’s song royalty rate proposal would hit Spotify right in the wallet Macworld 

Nemos Hardware Store

This weeks Johns rocking the summer wear with a set of goggles and zippers for your summer fun. Jump straight in at 41:11 if you use Overcast.

The Giggly Goggles, swim goggles, are the most fun and comfortable goggles! Kids can put these goggles on by themselves with no need for any adjustments – the special bungee band on the side makes for an easy fit for most sizes.

FixnZip isn’t your average zipper repair kit. It’s a replacement zipper slider that you can install without tools or sewing.

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Worth A Chirp

Barry : Micro Machines
Karl : Scrivener for Mac / iOS
Mark : MusicBrainz Picard – If you have have songs without artwork, dodgy file names etc this is the one you need. Not the best UI but works a treat.

Essential Apple Podcast 011 : So 6 Months Later after becoming a developer…

So you release an app and it goes to the top of the app store charts world wide.  You leave your job to become a full time developer and what happens next. This happened to Dean Murphy the developer of the content blocking app Crystal. In this episode of the Essential Apple podcast we catch up with him to see how interesting life has been since the release of his app.

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Essential Apple Podcast 008 : GazMaz was our first choice… honestly.

With one of our regulars working out the best placement for a lawn chair and the other riding around southern France looking for property we put together a list for guests to come on the show and ended up calling GazMaz from the MyMac show. We discuss the week after WWDC and a whole lot of other tangents as well.

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This Weeks Talking Points

  • Apple to begin paying out $400M to customers tomorrow in ebook price-fixing settlement
  • RUMOUR: iPhone 7 may include EarPods w/ headphone jack + Lightning to 3.5mm adapter
  • Spotify now has 100M users, but only twice as many paid customers as Apple Music
  • Apple pulls legacy non-Retina MacBook Pro from retail store displays
  • Now you can withdraw money from ATM using Apple Pay

Nemos Hardware Store.

Topdon TP550 Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Stereo Headphones with Over-Ear Design and Built-In Microphone Lightweight Wired + Wireless Headset for Hands free Calling Music Streaming High Fidelity Audio – Amazon

Feedback

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Worth A Chirp

Karl : WeMo Insight Switch – £36.99 Smart Home Remote Insight Switch with Energy Monitoring for Apple iPhone and Android Devices (App Controlled)

Gaz Maz: The bloody Compass App on the iPhone a multitude of uses.

Mark : Memrise: learn languages freeiTunes. explore over 100 languages and hop on board a learning journey that is fuelled by memory Science. Our adaptive engine tracks your progress and helps you review just at the right time: it’s rocket fuel for your mind!

Social Stuff

Pop along to our FacebookTwitterGoogle PlusYouTube and say hello. We don’t bite but we do a fine line of sarcasm and wit.

Finally thanks for GazMaz for being our super sub so go listen to the my mac podcast. 

p.s. There might have been a small issue during editing when some audio overlaps. Sorry about that.

Essential Apple Podcast 008 : GazMaz was our first choice… honestly.

With one of our regulars working out the best placement for a lawn chair and the other riding around southern France looking for property we put together a list for guests to come on the show and ended up calling GazMaz from the MyMac show. We discuss the week after WWDC and a whole lot of other tangents as well.

Listen Via…
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This Weeks Talking Points

  • Apple to begin paying out $400M to customers tomorrow in ebook price-fixing settlement
  • RUMOUR: iPhone 7 may include EarPods w/ headphone jack + Lightning to 3.5mm adapter
  • Spotify now has 100M users, but only twice as many paid customers as Apple Music
  • Apple pulls legacy non-Retina MacBook Pro from retail store displays
  • Now you can withdraw money from ATM using Apple Pay

Nemos Hardware Store.

Topdon TP550 Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Stereo Headphones with Over-Ear Design and Built-In Microphone Lightweight Wired + Wireless Headset for Hands free Calling Music Streaming High Fidelity Audio – Amazon

Feedback

Thanks to all of you for leaving feedback for us on iTunes, we love it and it makes us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. For those of you on iOS devices but don’t know how to leave feedback via podcasts, here’s a guide and a video to help. You can also help us out by shopping at Amazon using our Affiliate link or maybe you’d like Patreon

Worth A Chirp

Karl : WeMo Insight Switch – £36.99 Smart Home Remote Insight Switch with Energy Monitoring for Apple iPhone and Android Devices (App Controlled)

Gaz Maz: The bloody Compass App on the iPhone a multitude of uses.

Mark : Memrise: learn languages freeiTunes. explore over 100 languages and hop on board a learning journey that is fuelled by memory Science. Our adaptive engine tracks your progress and helps you review just at the right time: it’s rocket fuel for your mind!

Social Stuff

Pop along to our FacebookTwitterGoogle PlusYouTube and say hello. We don’t bite but we do a fine line of sarcasm and wit.

Finally thanks for GazMaz for being our super sub so go listen to the my mac podcast. 

p.s. There might have been a small issue during editing when some audio overlaps. Sorry about that.

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Essential Apple Podcast 007 : WWDC Special “Rock Paper Scissors Coffee Tea Beer”

No one could complain that WWDC wasn’t packed to the rafters with new features. With so much to discuss instead of our usual episode we’ve gone ahead and done a 2 parter Barry, Karl and myself discuss the points of WWDC whilst going decidedly off topic in places.  Spectrum vs C64 and alternative uses for a hot tub amongst others.

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Essential Apple PodCast 006 : Mark’s 1Revelation.

We were going to go WWDC prediction bonkers but just before going live Apple announced the subscription plans for the App store. So we talk about that, Mark Gurman, press expectations, our expectations, worth a chirp and some interesting listener comments.

After yet another password breach where some lucky soul thought they bagged themselves a Amazon Prime subscription, it was finally time to put 1Password through it’s paces. The end result.. Just get it because it turns out I’m not the only fan of it on the show.

  • Thanks to the TechFan and MyMac Podcast for the mention.
  • Marking Gurman on a grade. We discuss (sort of) his past and present predictions.
  • WWDC what are we most looking forward to and hoping for.

Nemos Hardware Store takes a look at the Adata i-Memory SDXC card which adds some serious storage to those Macbook Airs (and other Macs). If you’re interested in this or anything else on Amazon please consider using our affiliate link.

Thanks to all of the listeners from our Facebook, Google + and Twitter accounts who gave us some feedback and some challenging stories to get through. Check out Karls YouTube video on how to leave iTunes feedback.

Worth A Chirp

Barry : istopmotion3 by Boinx – Mac App Store£39.99

Karl : DeadPool £9.99 in iTunes

Matt: Pythonista – £7.99 http://omz-software.com/pythonista/Mac App Store

Mark : 1Password for iPhone / iPad / Mac / Windows.
Prodigy Medley: Jericho / Out of Space / No Good –
Hackney Colliery Ban
 


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Essential Apple PodCast 006 – Marks 1Revalation

We were going to go WWDC prediction bonkers but just before going live Apple announced the subscription plans for the App store. So we talk about that, Mark Gurman, press expectations, our expectations, worth a chirp and some interesting listener comments.

After yet another password breach where some lucky soul thought they bagged themselves a Amazon Prime subscription, it was finally time to put 1Password through it’s paces. The end result.. Just get it because it turns out I’m not the only fan of it on the show.

More show notes at EssentialApple.com

  • Thanks to the TechFan and MyMac Podcast for the mention.
  • Marking Gurman on a grade. We discuss (sort of) his past and present predictions.
  • WWDC what are we most looking forward to and hoping for.

Nemos Hardware Store takes a look at the Adata i-Memory SDXC card which adds some serious storage to those Macbook Airs (and other Macs). If you’re interested in this or anything else on Amazon please consider using our affiliate link.

Thanks to all of the listeners from our Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter accounts who gave us some feedback and some challenging stories to get through. Check out Karls YouTube video on how to leave iTunes feedback.

Worth A ChirpBarry : istopmotion3 by Boinx – Mac App Store£39.99
Karl : DeadPool £9.99 in iTunes
Matt: Pythonista – £7.99 http://omz-software.com/pythonista/Mac App StoreMark : 1Password for iPhone / iPad / Mac / Windows.
Prodigy Medley: Jericho / Out of Space / No Good –
Hackney Colliery Band

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How to increase the recording time in Garageband for iPad or iPhone

I had this problem when recording “the essential apple show” on my iOS device when using Garageband. When you start to record anything in Garageband you can only record for 8 seconds. For the musical types this might make sense but for those like me who pick up and fiddle about with things, its confusing. Here’s how you increase the recording time in Garageband.

Ready to record your first Podcast in Garage Band that’s longer than 8 seconds? Right then, fire up garageband and get the recording screen. On the top bar where the slider moves along at the top, tap the nicely hidden + button. This brings up the song sections dialogue.

The guide has been updated for the latest versions of Garageband for iPad and it applies to the Mac version of GarageBand as well.

And before we get into the HOW TO if you use GarageBand, produce a podcast or anything at all (within reason) let us know and we’ll be happy to share your creations with the world. Hit the contact us link at the top and go from there.

Garageband Song Sections How to increase the recording time in Garageband for iPad or iPhone

Garageband Increase Recording Time Step 2 How to increase the recording time in Garageband for iPad or iPhone

Slide Automatic toggle to the right and Garageband should look like this.

Garageband Increase Recording Time Step 3 How to increase the recording time in Garageband for iPad or iPhone

Now all you have to do is go back to the recording screen and start recording and you can now record for more than 8 seconds in Garageband for iOS.

Essential Apple PodCast 005 – ‘Dodgy Bluetooth Vans…’

A strange week of Apple news from rumoured thunderbolt displays, rumoured iPhone release cycles, rumoured rumours and sources familiar with the matter. Yet we still manage to pack over an 1h 20 mins with something..

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This Week’s Talking Points

  • Cold Call Opt-Out Now Available By TextSky
  • TeamViewer compromised, users reporting emptied bank accountsTrustedReviews
  • T-Mobile offers visitors to the U.S. a new $30 calling and data planT-Mobile
  • Apple fights call to block Facetime and iMessageEssentialMac
  • Apple is said to be extending iPhone refreshes to once every three yearsNikkei
  • THUNDERBOLT DISPLAY STOCK LIMITED AT APPLE STORESMac Rumours
  • Poll: Would you rather a friend use your toothbrush or your mobile? – Evening Express

Nemos Hardware Store

For travelers, whose on-the-go routine includes time on-the-bike, the SCOUT 11 Handlebar Duffle is the perfect match. http://northstbags.com/

Amazon and Patreon Support

Amazon Affiliate link
Patreon LinkWorth A ChirpBarry : Apple Pay being linked to account and automagically updated card numbers.
Karl : Tom Read
Serenak: Mekorama : is a mobile puzzle game that can be endlessly expanded through user-created miniature game QR code
Mark : Clear protective cover for Apple Magic keyboard From macally €16,95 link to follow

The Social Stuff

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