Monthly Archives: August 2012

Whoa, Technology Woes!
Pocket Sized Podcast #77

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Even Apple products sometimes are capable of eliciting frustration from their owners. Peter and Scott talk about some recent issues they’ve had with their iOS devices and apps.

Links from the show:

Smart playlists have wrong sorting order on iPhone – Mac Rumors Forums
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1246305

Dealing with the two most annoying bugs in iOS 5
http://cnx.com/?p=1612

Peter’s iOS keyboard shortcuts
http://blog.nikolaidis.com/2012/07/31/type-like-a-teenager-communicate-like-a-professional/

Creating Journals in iPhoto for iOS
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-photo-journals-ios-iphoto/

Sharing journals in iPhoto for iOS
http://support.apple.com/kb/PH3156?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

Publish an iPhoto Journal on your personal site instead of iCloud
http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57396729-285/publish-an-iphoto-journal-on-your-personal-web-site-instead-of-icloud/

How to Create and Publish a Journal with iPhoto for iOS
http://www.maclife.com/article/features/how_create_and_publish_journal_iphoto_ios

Troubleshoot Journals in iPhoto for iOS
http://www.macworld.com/article/1165907/troubleshoot_iphoto_journals.html

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Secure Your Belongings
Pocket Sized Podcast #76

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In the wake of recent events involving Wired Journalist Mat Honan having all his accounts hacked, Peter and Scott take an episode to cover some basic security considerations for your iOS devices and all your online accounts and cloud services.

Suzé Gilbert never glazes over her app reviews, even when the product is named Glaze.

John Nemo and David Weeks go safety with the KENU Highline safety leash attached to their dock connectors.

Links from the show:

Kenu Highline
http://www.kenu.com/products/highline

Glaze universal iOS app
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/glaze/id521573656?mt=8

1Password
https://agilebits.com/onepassword

Password Management App Shootout
http://www.imore.com/1password-vs-lastpass-vs-msecure-iphone-password-management-app-shootout

How to configure Google two-factor authentication
http://www.macworld.com/article/1168054/how_to_configure_googles_two_step_authentication.html

Apple ID support page
http://www.apple.com/support/appleid/welcome/

Time Machine
http://www.apple.com/osx/apps/#time-machine

Mac 101: Time Machine
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1427

Time Capsule
http://www.apple.com/timecapsule/

Dropbox
https://www.dropbox.com

Evernote
https://evernote.com

iCloud
http://www.apple.com/icloud/features/

What type of encryption does Evernote use
https://support.evernote.com/link/portal/16051/16058/Article/1652/What-type-of-encryption-does-Evernote-use

Seven Deadly Sins: Evernote tips you should avoid
http://antivirus.about.com/od/securitytips/a/evernotetip.htm

Wickr Secure IM and multimedia sharing
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wickr-secure-im-multimedia/id528962154?mt=8

Security in the iCloud age
http://www.macworld.com/article/1168035/security_in_the_icloud_age.html#lsrc.wrap_081112

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/

How I Got My Digital Life Back Again After An Epic Hacking
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/mat-honan-data-recovery/

Honan Hacked! Macworld Podcast
http://www.macworld.com/article/1168070/honan_hacked.html

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A More Personal Cloud
Pocket Sized Podcast #75

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Scott and Peter talk about a more personal cloud named Polkast. The World’s Shortest Review Cast features a Scosche of John Nemo.

Links from the show:

Polkcast Personal Cloud
http://www.polkast.com

Scosche RH656md
http://www.scosche.com/consumer-tech/product/2319

Scosche RH656md headphones on Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Scosche-rh656md-Realm-Headphones-Packaging/dp/B0087CV3TA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1344040951&sr=8-1&keywords=scosche+rh656md

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