Essential Apple Podcast 120: The Bob is back in town
Recorded 20th January 2019
This week Slackers everywhere lost their collective cool over a new Slack logo, Apple put some iPhone SE's on clearance for $249 and they sold out almost instantly, a huge cache of email addresses and passwords got put online and Duck Duck Go moved over to Apple Maps. Here to talk with me about all of that, plus woodworking, a great computer cutting machine he discovered and much more is the always effervescent Bob “Dr Mac” LeVitus.
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On this week’s show:
BOB “DR MAC” LEVITUS
- Bob LeVitus, often referred to as “Dr. Mac,” is a well-known authority on all things Macintosh, OS X, and Apple devices including the iPad and iPhone. One of the Apple community’s most trusted advisors for almost thirty years.
- Author of over 80 books including Working Smarter for Mac Users and macOS Mojave for Dummies
- Visit https://www.workingsmarterformacusers.com (https://www.workingsmarterformacusers.com/)
- @LeVitus on Twitter
- Amadine Beta: Vector Graphic Design Software for Mac and iOS from BeLight – https://amadine.com (https://amadine.com/)
- Popular VLC video player is getting AirPlay support – Cult of Mac
- DuckDuckGo Moves to Apple Maps for Mapping-Related Queries – iPad Insight
- Watch Apple’s $249 iPhone SE clearance stock evaporate – Apple 3.0
- 2FA codes can be phished by new pentest tool – Naked Security
- Computer scientist David Magerman wants to build a more ethical internet - CBC News
- The father of the Internet, Tim Berners-Lee, has been trying to do the same with his Solid project
- Troy Hunt: The 773 Million Record "Collection #1" Data Breach – Troy Hunt
WORTH A CHIRP
- Keychron K1 Mechanical Keyboard – Keychron
- Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard – Amazon.com / Amazon.co.uk
JUST A SNIPPET
For things that are not worth more than a flypast
- Louis Vuitton wireless earbuds will cost you almost $1,000 – Engadget
Nemo’s Hardware Store ()
- No hardware store this week as John is off travelling
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