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Last update: 2012-05-19

TMUP 262: The Last Show

2012-05-19 :: Victor Cajiao

This is is the last Typical Mac User Podcast. Thank you all for your support and friendship throughout the years. Listen to the show for details and again. Thank you, for sharing this experience with me.   Victor Cajiao    …

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TMUP 261: Cloudy Skies

2012-05-12 :: Victor Cajiao

This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander     Show Notes *Update May 19, 2012* I was incorrect, you can change the MS Skydrive location. At install time. I had to clean out my ~/Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.skydrive.plist file from where I had first tested it. Then reinstalled and was able to change the location. [...]…

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TMUP 260: Trouble Shooting

2012-04-21 :: Victor Cajiao

Apologies. During this show there is about 30 seconds of silence that was reported. George is covering for Victor while he is ill and Victor did not edit it correctly.    This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander Show Notes: Using TextExpander with MacOSKen Live Call in Show Using Automator to [...]…

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Using Automator to Gather Troubleshooting Information

2012-04-20 :: Victor Cajiao

Associate Editor George Starcher shows us some fantastic ways to use Automator to troubleshoot. Please visit for the exact script http://tinyurl.com/93dnny for scripting information…

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TMUP 259: Lion from Scratch- Quick look and creating OS X disks

2012-03-30 :: Victor Cajiao

This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander     Show Notes Eight Tips for QuickLook (from Macworld)  How to make a bootable disk image of OS X Lion (Macworld)…

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TMUP 258: Roger Roger- George Starcher and I cover all things Airport Interface and networking

2012-03-18 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander     Show Notes Cloud Pull Airport Extreme Apple Airport support website Extending Range of Airport Base Stations…

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TMUP 257: Terminal in Lion Tips and Tricks

2012-03-04 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I do a screencast where I show you sole Lion Terminal application tricks and tips. This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander         Show Notes: Bart Busschots web site  Mac OS Daily article on Terminal tricks OS X Terminal in Wikipedia  Scottevest…

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TMUP256: Focus on Spotlight

2012-02-12 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I give you a screencast (apologies for the screen size) of the Spotlight presentation I did last year at Macworld.   This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander         Show Notes: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301562 More About Spotlight Shortcuts for Spotlight How To Specify Criteria in Spotlight Using the Spotlight [...]…

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TMUP 255:MacworldiWorld Day 2 Interviews

2012-01-27 :: Victor Cajiao

This is our day two of interview with vendors on the floor of Macworld|iWorld Show Notes: Adonit  Audio Engine i4Software Video Camera iCookbook iKeyboard iKlear Itouch Canvas Kanex KB Covers Larry Jordan LifstiCases Polk Audio Fujitsy Scan Snap Smile Software (show sponsors) snugbuds…

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TMUP 254: Live from MacWorld | iWorld Day One

2012-01-26 :: Victor Cajiao

This is part one of the interviews I did today at Macworld|iWorld. I wanted to get these out as soon as possible. Pictures from Today Show Notes: MicroCone Nomad Brush (Best of show) iPro Lens (Best of show) Crimsom Cases Hub Innovations iBallz LaFeada Mail Plane Neat Rokform…

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TMUP 253: Activity Monitor from Scratch

2012-01-20 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I talk about all aspects of Activity Monitor .   This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander Show Notes: Macworld|iWorld   Wikipedia on Activity Monitor List of OS x common processes  Reading system memory in Activity Monitor app What is Activity Monitor and how to take your Mac’s Pulse  good article  by Giles Turnbull…

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TMUP 252: Lion From Scratch Auto Save-Versions and Lion Server VPN Setup

2012-01-07 :: Victor Cajiao

Today in the Lion from Scratch series. I cover the Auto Save and Versions features. George Starcher and I talk about Lion Server and how to set up VPN. I also review a wonderful Blu-Ray player recorder for your mac. This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander Show Notes: Blue Ray [...]…

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TMUP 251: A 2011 Look back at Apple

2011-12-26 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

  Today I speak with Adam Christianson, Scott McNulty, Ken Ray and George Starcher about many of the notable Apple 2011 events. A long show, but a very informative show. Happy New Year. This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of  Text Expander Show Notes: Scott McNulty Blog  Adam Christianson and the Mac Cast [...]…

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TMUP 250: Lion Finder Toolbar and Scott McNulty is on Fire

2011-12-10 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I talk about the Lion Finder Toolbar. Also Scott McNulty and I discuss the Kindle Fire.   This show is brought to you by SmileSoftware . Makers of   Show Notes: Scott McNulty  Scott’s Blog Pre Order Scott’s Kindle Book “The Kindle Fire Pocket Guide”…

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TMJUP 249: George Starcher and Victor talk Macs and More

2011-11-27 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

Tonight’s show is brought to you by: Smile Software    Crash Plan YouTube 5 Safari extension to play YouTube with Safari Mike Rose TUAW article about iTunes Match TUAW rocks   Air Foil   Waze   VPN for IOS devices (pfSense) External Mail Certificates   Amazon Cloud Service  …

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TMUP 248: Lion Dock from Scratch, Macworld | iWorld Paul Kent Interview

2011-11-18 :: Victor Cajiao

Tonight’s show is brought to you by: Smile Software Show Notes Audio Engine USA A5 Plus Speakers Macworld|iWorld Web site  …

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TMUP 247: iCal Lion from Scratch and Don Mc Allister talks Mac tutorials and his app

2011-10-22 :: Victor Cajiao

Don Mc Allister joins me and we talk about his screencasts and his new Mac store app SCOtutor for Lion . I also discuss iCal in Mac OS X Lion.,   Show Notes Don Mc Allister Screencasts on line SCOtutor for Lion    Apple’s iCal web page…

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TMUP 246: Victor and George talk iOS 5

2011-10-13 :: Victor Cajiao

George Starcher and I talk iOS 5   Show Notes Apple ID page iOS 5 Apple page        …

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Thank you Steve

2011-10-05

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TMUP 245: Kelly Guimont talks fonts and David Sparks talks iPad At Work

2011-10-01 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

Today, Kelly Guimont and David Sparks join me to teach you about font management and iPad At Work. Show Notes: iPad At Work (Get it today)  MacSparky website Mac Power users Podcast  Kelly Guimont is @Verso on Twitter The Bannaverse (Kelly Guimont’s web site) TUAW        …

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TMUP244: Victor and George Starcher talk Automator and Scripting

2011-09-25 :: Victor Cajiao

Today, George Starcher and I totally geek out on using Automator in a real world situation, as well as using some great tools on the net to do automated and scripting functions. Put your propeller hats on for this one.   Show Notes: Good Morning Automator script that George wrote so you can follow along [...]…

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TMUP 243: Lion From Scratch Part 2: LaunchPad, Text Edit, Safari

2011-09-18 :: Victor Cajiao

Today we discuss Lion and I talk about Launch Pad , Text Edit and Safari.   Show Notes: Launchpad   Safari   …

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TMUP 242: Lion From Scratch Part 1

2011-09-05 :: Victor Cajiao

Today we discuss the finder and gesture in Lion.   Show Notes:  Multi Touch Gestures  Watch The Lion Video at the Apple web site  Sidebar use Video from Apple Finder Basic Video     Lion Recovery Disk Assistant           …

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TMUP 241: Promise Pegasus R6 Thunderbolt Hard Drive Review – Zoom Zoom Zoom

2011-08-13 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I review the only Thunderbolt hard drive available today. This is an in-depth review of the Promise Pegasus R6 Raid hard drive. Enjoy.   Show Notes Promise Pegasus R4 and R6 …

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TMUP 240: iPhoto 11 Slideshow and George and Victor talk geek

2011-07-30 :: Victor Cajiao

In this show, I talk about making simple slideshows in iPhoto 11 and George Starcher and I provide and update on Full Disk Encrypting external drives as well as how to stream music wirelessly via your network.   Show Notes: George Starchers’ YouTube Channel  Rouge Amoeba Audio Hijack Pro Airfoil  …

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TMUP 239: Victor and George talk about FCPX, Lion and new Macs

2011-07-23 :: Victor Cajiao

Show Notes: Ripple Training Lion Final Cut Pro X Mac Book Air John Siracusa’s Lion Review on Ars Technica            …

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TMUP 238: Publishing iWeb website to Dropbox or a local drive

2011-07-16 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I have a special screencast to show you how we can published iWeb web-sites to Drobox or to a local folder.   Update: Mark from the  Every Day Mac Podcast and website wrote to me and clarified that Apple has said it’s going to discontinue the service .Here is what Mark Said… I just wanted [...]…

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TMUP 237: Lion FDE, Dropbox, PadPivot and Denoising Audio

2011-07-02 :: Victor Cajiao

In this episode we touch on the upcoming Full Disc Encryption in Lion, comment on the Dropbox current events, review the PadPivot and discuss the art of denoising audio. Links Mentioned: Dropbox Terms of Service PadPivot TMU Show 230 -PadPivot Interview SoundSoap 2 MR Noise Video – YouTube – Removing Hum – GarageBand Video – [...]…

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TMUP 236: Personal Security Tips and Changes for the show

2011-06-16 :: Victor Cajiao

On this show I talk about different aspects of personal security and I give you an update on my health and some changes that have to be made for the show. Show Sponsor:      …

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TMUP 235: Keynote image tricks and Cloud backup alternatives

2011-05-14 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I show you some neat image handling tricks and tips within Keynote. Also George Starcher and I discuss cloud backup solutions. Show Sponsor: Show notes using instant Alpha BackBlaze CrashPlan Correction: Thanks to listener Lisa who pointed out the following error I made during the show. “ I wanted to let you know about an [...]…

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TMUP 234: iTunes Tricks – Targus 360 iPad case review

2011-05-01 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I discuss some tips about iTunes preferences and playlists, I also review the Targus 360 iPad caser Show Sponsor: Show notes iTunes Tutorials Targus 360 iPad Case    …

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TMUP 233: Hard Drive Master Class with George Starcher and Scott Moulton

2011-04-19 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

Today George Starcher speacks with Scott Mouton of MyHardDriveDied.com  Scott is a Computer Forensic and Data Recovery expert with over 20 years experience. You don’t want to miss this show. Show Notes: Scott Moulton presentations Twitter for Scott Scott’s Cyberspeak interview My Harddrive Died Web site…

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TMUP 232: Address Book Deep Dive and Things I Like

2011-04-10 :: Victor Cajiao

For today’s show we take a close look at the Apple Address Book app as well as some things that I currently have bought or gotten a review item that I really like. Support my Sponsor for this show Drobo Show Notes MagicWand for Keyboard and TrackPad DiskRadar Western Digital 1.5 TB Green Hard Drive [...]…

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TMUP 231: how to re-install, iPhone for Verizon by Julie, and Lion Preview

2011-03-25 :: Victor Cajiao

    Show Sponsor: Show Notes Snow Leopard erase and install Lion Preview  …

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Apple Homepage helping Japan earthquake victims – You can too

2011-03-13

As you all know Japan has suffered a terrible earthquake. Apple has posted on thier home page a way to donate to the Red Cross and help the victims of this tragedy. Do your part as an Apple enthusiast, and help when help is needed. Thanks Victor Cajiao…

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TMUP 230: Make Garage Band Skinny,PadPivot and Gmail 2 factor authentication

2011-02-25 :: Victor Cajiao

Today , I cover via audio how to trim down the amount of space that Garage Band files take on your hard drive. I also interview the founder of PadPivot a unique iPad stand, and finally George Starcher and I talk about Gmail’s new two factor authentication. Enjoy the show. Show Notes: PadPivot Kickstarter Project [...]…

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Using Symbolic Links to move your Garage Band Loops to an external drive

2011-02-19

I’m getting ready for a new MacPro that is coming in next week. One of the things that I’m going to do with this MacPro is run an OWC 128GB SSD as the start up volume for OS X. While preparing for this tasks  I needed to clean up my current 300GB HD and get [...]…

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OWC Mercury Elite-ALPro mini offers a Good Portable Hard Drive in a small Package

2011-02-16

When it comes to data reliability, being portable,  efficient, and having high availability is paramount. OWC sent me their Mercury Elite-ALPro 1.5TB portable hard drive to test out and do some benchmarking. Below are my results. The Mercury Elite-ALPro is a portable storage solutions that you can buy with either as an enclosure or with  a [...]…

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TMUP 229: Using Console and advice on buying a new Mac

2011-02-13 :: Victor Cajiao

Today we learn how to use the console to help us troubleshoot. George Starcher talks to us about using multiple Macs with Final Cut Studio, and I tell you about my decision on a new desktop and different ways you can decide on your next Mac. Show Notes: New Mac Pro OWC MacPro memory OWC [...]…

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TMUP 228: Macworld 2011 Coverage #2

2011-02-05 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

This is the last of the Macworld 2011 show floor coverage. Hope you enjoyed it. Show notes: Product Pictures taken by George Dr. Bott Art Authority Busy Cal iBirds Kanex Smile Software Paul Kafasis blog and  Rouge Amoeba Software Kensington Schlage Home security Gadget Track L5 Remote Sound Matters H Squared TenOne Design PDP mobile [...]…

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TMUP 227: Macworld Expo Wrap-up Carcast with George Starcher

2011-02-02 :: Victor Cajiao

George Starcher and I turned on the recorder on the way home from San Francisco and talked about our Macworld 2011 experience.…

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TMUP 226: Macworld 2011 Coverage #1

2011-01-29 :: Victor Cajiao

This is the first of the interviews from this years Macworld. Enjoy Show Notes: Blue Mic Yeti Pro OWC Mercury Aura Pro upgrade for the MacBook Air Monitors in Motion Hyper Juice Battery for Macs Dolly Drive…

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TMUP 225: Quicktime X , Disk Fragmentation and LogmeIn security

2011-01-22 :: Victor Cajiao

Today we discuss Quicktime X in Snow Leopard. I tell you about a fragmentation incident I had on my MacPro , and George Starcher talks about Logmein security while traveling. Show Notes: Logmein Quicktime X Two Factor Authentication Introduction Carrier SMS Email Gateways Darusha Whem’s new book Act of Will…

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TMUP 224: Mac At Work with David Sparks, GoodSync review, and iChat screen sharing

2011-01-03 :: Victor Cajiao

Today , David Sparks of MacSparky.com and Mac Power Users joins me to talk about his new book Mac At Work. Also George Starcher and I talk about Mac OS Ken Live, audio and screening workflow, I give a review of an application called GoodSync, and I cover iChat Screen sharing. Show Notes GoodSync Mac [...]…

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TMUP 223: File-Folder Sharing and Skitch Interview

2010-12-19 :: Victor Cajiao

This week, I discuss how we can share files and folder on our Macs. Also I  interview Keith Lang Chief Operating officer Skitch inc. Show Notes Skitch App File Sharing 101…

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I’m Speaking at Macworld 2011

2010-12-16

On Tuesday Paul Kent from Macworld Conference and Expo tweeted that they were looking for a few more speakers for the User Conference at Macworld 2011. I replied to Paul’s tweet, and I am happy and honored to announce that I will be a speaker at this year’s Macworld Conference and Expo . I am [...]…

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TMUP 222: Neat Terminal Tricks and TuneLink Bluetooth Review

2010-12-04 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I cover some very handy Terminal tricks and George Starcher does a review on the TuneLink Bluetooth device. Show Notes: New Potato Technologies TuneLink Bluetooth You can get 19 out of the 21 Bart Busschots Terminal episodes here at his web-site Syntax for terminal future Shutdown command Example: sudo shutdown -h 1012052345 [last two [...]…

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TMUP 221: Bluetooth A2DP and Soundboard audio player

2010-11-20 :: Victor Cajiao

Show Notes: Errata: I know I misspelled Bluetooth on the Album art. Kensington Liquid AUX Bluetooth Car Kit Bluetooth A2DP info Bluetooth A2DP Devices Ambrosia Soundboard Ambrosia Software…

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TMUP Alert – PGP FDE and 10.6.5 Update

2010-11-10 :: Victor Cajiao

Please listen to this alert before updating to 10.6.5 if you use PGP FDE on your OS Boot Drive.  If you do apply the update and your mac no longer reboots you will need this document from PGP. https://supportimg.pgp.com/guides/Tech_Note_PGP_WDE_Recovering_Data_Mac_OS_X.pdf Carbon Copy Cloner…

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TMUP 220: Paul Kent Talks Macworld 2011, We cover Airplay and Migrating data using an SSD

2010-11-03 :: Victor Cajiao

Today we talk to Paul Kent General Manager of the Macworld 2011. Also George Starcher and Tim Chatten of the iPad Possibilities Podcast chime in on AirPlay. I also explain my migration strategy when I went to an SSD drive on my MacBook Pro 13″ Show Notes: Macworld 2011 iPad Possibilities Podcast iTunes AirPlay Switching [...]…

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TMUP 219: Audio Workflow and Creating Music on iPhone and iPad

2010-10-23 :: Victor Cajiao

This show is brought to you by me! If you haven’t done a review for the show please consider it it’s easy, just use this link. If you have already done a review, I thank you. Show Notes Fantastocrats where you can get StudioMini and StudioMini XL Audio Setup Show notes Victor’s Setup Mic Shure SM7  Retail [...]…

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TMUP 218: Mac Maintenance Primer-Permission, Routine script maintenance and more

2010-10-09 :: Victor Cajiao

This show is brought to you by me! If you haven’t done a review for the show please consider it it’s easy, just use this link. If you have already done a review, I thank you. Show Notes Cocktail Onyx Super Duper Carbon Copy Cloner launchd Repair Permissions Cache Unix Commands I spoke about: Running [...]…

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NewerTech iFolio my new iPad Case reviewed

2010-09-22

We all know that when it comes to iPad cases there are many choices we can make. It’s no secret that I have been a long time consumer of the Newer Tech products found at Other World Computing (OWC) .I recently went to Photoshop World and I did NOT want to bring a laptop. I [...]…

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TMUP Drobo Contest Winner

2010-09-16 :: Victor Cajiao

This is a short show to announce the winner of the Drobo contest. The winner will be contacted by Drobo and will get to choose between a Drobo S and Drobo FS. The Winner is Norman Hollyn Also as a part of this contest Drobo has set up these special deals for TMUP listeners. To [...]…

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TMUP 217: Text Edit Explored and Terminal Preferences Explained

2010-09-14 :: Victor Cajiao

Smilesoftware.com and Drobo Enter the Drobo Contest here Last day for contest is 9/15/2010 Show Notes Text Edit Terminal App…

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TMUP 216: Mac Mini Servers and MailSteward

2010-09-01 :: Victor Cajiao

Smilesoftware.com and Drobo Enter the Drobo Contest here Show Notes MailSteward Apple MacMini server…

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TMUP 215 Special: Three Amigos Ride again

2010-08-20 :: Victor Cajiao

Ken Ray from Mac OS Ken , Adam Christianson from the Maccast and I have one of our Three Amigos talks about the next 18 months of Apple. Check out Ken’s Mac OS Ken’s Day 6 subscription show. This has already been played there and it gives us all a great example of the quality [...]…

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TMUP 214: Interview with Cali Lewis and I cover folder and file permissions

2010-08-18 :: Victor Cajiao

In this show I interview Cali Lewis from Geekbeat.tv and I cover file and folder permissions with all of you Smilesoftware.com and Drobo Enter the Drobo Contest here Today’s Featured Application MacKeeper I have been using MacKeeper and it is a fantastic solution for your Mac. Check them out at MacKeeper and try it for free. [...]…

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Another point of view on the Zomm.

2010-08-16

by: George Starcher, Associate Editor I picked up a zomm after Victor told me it was not as large as I thought it would be.  Now Victor has a few years on me.  So I do not have an issue misplacing my iPhone.  It is like my Binky after all, I take it everywhere and it [...]…

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The new Zomm Wireless Leash – Alarm. A neat gadget for an older guy like me

2010-08-15

As I was cruising Twitter yesterday my friend Cali Lewis (@calilewis) tweeted that John Pozadzides (@johnpoz) was “showing off the Zomm at dinner.” Ok, what the heck is a Zomm?  I was intrigued and went the their web site www.zomm.comto look at this gadget I’d never heard of.  You see it seems that since I turned about 45 [...]…

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TMUP 213: Mac OS X Snow Leopard – more System Preferences

2010-08-03 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I cover some of the great features found in Mac OS X System Preference. This is part 1 of a multi-part series. Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac and Drobo TMUP Drobo Deals Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store Show Notes…

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The X-Band for iPad reviewed

2010-08-01

The folks who make X-Band for iPad sent me a free trial unit to test out on my iPad. The idea behind X-Band is simple. Take some elastic material and build a nifty holder for your iPad. All you do is slide your hand into the flexible neoprene glove. There is no doubt that this [...]…

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TMUP 212: A UPS can save your butt! with George Starcher

2010-07-20 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

Today George Starcher and I talk about power management and my disaster that provided the lesson I needed.   Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac and Drobo TMUP Drobo Deals Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store   Show Notes Wikipedia UPS APC 1500VA Battery Backup with LCD $175.00 [...]…

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Andrew Darlow shows us how to send images to film and then print them

2010-07-19

Listener Eric wrote to me and asked the following question. “When you had guest speaker Andrew Darlow he mentioned during the interview that his friend was able to put his digital images on film and then print them.  He also noted that he was able to get huge prints by doing this.  I checked the [...]…

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TMUP 211: Time Machine Primer and George Starcher gives tips too

2010-07-06 :: Victor Cajiao

Tonight I do a primer for Time Machine. This is specially good for new users of Time Machine. George Starcher gives a great GMail Tip as well as a review of a very cool iPhone-iPad GPS like application called Motion X GPS Drive   The show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac and Drobo Show Notes: [...]…

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TMUP 210: VoIP from A to Z for OS X

2010-06-22 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

Tonight I get together with lister Rand “Randulo” and he takes into the world of Voice Over IP (VoIP). You will love this hour long discussion on all things VoIP and Macs.   The show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac and Drobo Show Notes: Granddaddy of all voip sites for info on everything VoIP dslreports [...]…

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Mac OSX Remote Login Access Screencast Part 5

2010-06-17

Here is Part 5. This video had been lost on the web so please pardon that this page does not look the same as the others…

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TMUP 209: Security Preferences with George Starcher

2010-06-08 :: Victor Cajiao

Tonight George Starcher and I talk about the Mac OSX Security preference panel.   The show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac and Drobo Show Notes: About File Vault About Firewall and OS X PGP  Whole Disk Encryption for Mac Knox Encryption…

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TMUP Video: Installation of the OptiBay for 13″ MacBook Pro

2010-05-21 :: Victor Cajiao

I visited the guys at mcetech.com and we will show you how to install their OptiBay which is a great alternative to having your DVD drive on a laptop. I promise I made the video size as small as I could without sacrificing quality.…

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Drobo FS kicks it up a notch with seamless Time Machine integration

2010-05-20

*full disclosure Drobo is a sponsor of the podcast   Data Robotics has just announce some new features to the already capable Drobo FS. Being able to anticipate and deliver on their customers needs, Drobo has added many of the things that Mac users want from a device such as the Drobo FS.  The new [...]…

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TMUP 208: It’s time for Quicktime X

2010-05-18 :: Victor Cajiao

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series. Today we talk about Quicktime. We also have a review of the Pico Projector, and an interview with Global Delight software. Makers of Viola   My apologies if you were one of the few people that got a partly unedited version of the show this week. There [...]…

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE and making the switch to SSD Keynote Presentation

2010-05-14 :: Victor Cajiao

This is a keynote presentation where I give the reasons for me making the switch to SSD and I also review and benchmark, the OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE 200GB SSD drive. I compare it to the Hitachi 320GB 7200 RMP I had in my mid 2009 13″ MBP. A couple of post show observations. [...]…

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TMUP 207: iPad use cases with George Starcher

2010-05-12 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

George Starcher and I talk about how we are using our Ipad, applications, issues and more.   Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store   Show Notes:  …

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is iPad cannibalizing sales of iPhones and iPhone apps?

2010-05-11

Based on my own use of iPad since I got it on the first day, I made an observation on Twitter today. I said “I’m using iPad 90% more of the time than iPhone. How about you?” The responses came quickly, and often. You can see some of them below. The consensus seems to be [...]…

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iPad Overheats – tells me it needs to cool down

2010-05-08

I got a big surprise today when I was outside waiting for my wife to come out of a store. I decided to read on the iPad. I live in Southern California and it was about 86 degrees. After eight minutes of use, I got an error. It would not let me escape or go [...]…

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TMUP 200: Snow Leopard from Scratch Part 9 – Spotlight

2010-02-24
Length: 34m 44s

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series today with Spotlight. We also talk to Greg Scown, one of founders of SmileOn My Mac about their company and products. Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac Help Victor and the show [...]…

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TMUP 199: Special Macworld Expo Interviews Part 1

2010-02-17
Length: 52m 24s

This is part 1 of a two part episode where I bring you interviews I did at Macworld Expo   Show Notes Blue Mics Boinx Buffalo Technology BusyMac Car MD BEST OF SHOW Eye-Fi BEST OF SHOW FastMac BEST OF SHOW ,jobyHard Candy Cases HyperMac Joby Camera [...]…

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TMUP 198: Snow Leopard from Scratch Part 8 – Spaces

2010-02-09
Length: 32m 13s

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series today with Spaces Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store This show is a member of Friends In Tech Sh[...]…

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TMUP 197: Snow Leopard From Scratch Part 7 Expose

2010-01-26
Length: 31m 40s

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series today with Expose. Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store This show is a member of Friends In Tech S[...]…

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TMUP 196: Snow Leopard From Scratch Part 6 and Terminal Series continues

2010-01-12
Length: 35m 24s

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series. Today we talk menu bar. Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store This show is a member of Friends In[...]…

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Could your Fire Wire 400 Devices be degrading your Fire Wire 800 Devices? I WAS WRONG

2010-01-02
Length: 3m 49s

UDATE: I was wrong in what I’ve said on this post. I tested this with a FW400 iSight external camera and my results for that are right. However today I restested this using two external hard drives (one FW400 and one FW800). I did no have any [...]…

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TMUP 195: Snow Leopard From Scratch Part 5

2009-12-30
Length: 32m 31s

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series. Today we talk Dock and customizing tools menu in finder. Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store Th[...]…

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TMUP 194: Special All about the Drobo with Mark Fuccio from Drobo.com

2009-12-21
Length: 45m 10s

In this special episode Mark Fuccio Sr. Director Products & Markets and I go over the Drobo including my review of the Drobo Pro. This is NOT a paid show and Drobo is NOT a current advertiser with me. Show Notes Drobo Website In-depth review and[...]…

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TMUP 193: Snow Leopard From Scratch Part 4

2009-12-16
Length: 45m 29s

We continue our OS X Leopard primer with part 4. I also review Band In a Box and play my sax at the end of ...…

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TMUP 192: Snow Leopard From Scratch Part 3

2009-12-01
Length: 45m 12s

We continue our OS X Leopard primer with part 3. Tonight's show is brought by: SmileOnMyMac Great screencast by Don McAllister on DiskLabel Show Notes:…

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TMUP 191: Snow Leopard From Scratch Part 2

2009-11-18
Length: 52m 7s

We continue our OS X Leopard primer with part 2. Today we cover the different ways to view the finder. Tonight's show is brought by: SmileOnMyMac Great screencast ...…

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TMUP 190: Snow Leopard From Scratch Part 1

2009-11-03
Length: 42m 28s

Today we start from scratch on our OS X Snow Leopard journey. In the coming months this series will continue. If you are new to ...…

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TMUP 189: It’s Joseph Nilo Time

2009-10-20
Length: 1h 8m 45s

Today we talk to long time friend of the show, Joseph Nilo Tonight's show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac This show is a member of Friends ...…

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TMUP SMS Phishing Alert special podcast

2009-10-09
Length: 3m 48s

George Starcher warns us of a current Phishing scam that could impact you. Internet Storm Center - AT&T Cell Phone Phish…

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TMUP 188 – BusyCal Interview and Many Reviews and Terminal part 21

2009-10-07
Length: 1h 4m 25s

We talk to the CEO of BusyCal, Bart covers Terminal part 21, George and I discuss encryption with a caller, and we review some hardware ...…

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TMUP 187: Three Amigos Return to talk Mac OS X Snow Leopard

2009-09-23
Length: 1h 28m 45s

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Ken Ray from MacOS Ken and I got together a few weeks ago to talk about the Apple announcements. ...…

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TMUP 186 – Security for Macs -where are we? Part 20 of Terminal Series

2009-09-08
Length: 56m 25s

George Starcher and I talk about the state of Mac security. Bart does part 20 of the terminal series and George and I review TextExpander ...…

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TMUP 185: Snow Leopard Prep Part 2, Tee Morris is All A Twitter

2009-08-25
Length: 1h 10m 24s

Steve Stanger from  The Mac Attack and I do part two of getting ready for Snow Leopard. Tee Morris and I discuss his new book ...…

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TMUP 184: Getting Ready For Snow Leopard – With Steve Stanger

2009-08-11
Length: 1h 6m 30s

Tonight Steve Stanger from The Mac Attack and I discuss everything you should know to get ready for Snow Leopard. I'm sure you will enjoy ...…

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TMUP183: Benchmarking – Terminal Part 19 – Ped3-Auto Form

2009-07-28
Length: 35m 34s

David Sparks, George and I talk benchmarking. Then terminal part 19 and review of the Ped3-Auto Form. Tonight's show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac This show is ...…

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TMUP 182-HD Migration, iPhone 3GS and booting to MBP with SD card

2009-07-14
Length: 1h 5m 26s

George and I talk 3GS phone, migration of hard drives from one Mac to another, and I discuss how to use an SD card to ...…

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TMUP 181: Katie & Victor talk MBP 13″ – J.C. Hutchins Geek Interview

2009-06-25
Length: 1h 26m 5s

This show as suppose to come out June 30th. I made a mistake and pushed the publish button early. Enjoy it. Tonight I talk to Katie ...…

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TMUP 180: Craig Syverson Talks Keynote

2009-06-16
Length: 55m 55s

Tonight's show is all about Keynote where Craig Syverson gives us a great primer Show Notes: Craig Syverson Keynote '09 Essential Training Tonight's show is brought by: SmileOnMyMac Get 20% of ...…

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TMUP205: Rip It – Rip It Good: DVD Ripping how to with Steve Stanger

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

Today Steve Stanger from The MacAttack and I talk all about the process and workflow for DVD ripping.   Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac and Drobo TMUP Drobo Deals Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac U…

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iPad Camera Connection Kit as a Digital Audio Interface

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao

I have been experimenting with the new iPad Camera Connection Kit and today I hit the mother load as an audio geek.  I wanted a way to be able to put clean high quality audio into my iPad with more than just a 1/8 inch jack headphone\mic combination. Tod…

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TMUP 205: Snow Leopard-Networking-Wireless and more

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao
Length: 1s

Today George Starcher and I talk deeply and for more than an hour about OS X, Neworking, Wireless networks and we also review the PogoPlug, PogoSketch as well as the HyperMac Mini and HyperMac Nano   Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMa…

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TMUP 204: Snow Leopard from Scratch – Parental Controls

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series. Today we talk about parental controls Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac and Drobo Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store This show is a memb…

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Tmup 203: Snow Leopard From Scratch – Accounts Part 1

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao

We continue our Snow Leopard from scratch series. Today we talk about Account management. Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store This show is a member of Fr…

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Monitors in Motion Articulating Arm installation

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao

While at Macworld 2010, I met the guys from Monitors in Motion. I bought two of their arms (at a discount (full disclosure) so that I could try them out. Here is a video of the process to install the VESA mounts and arms on my Apple 23″ Cinema Disp…

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TMUP 202: Snow Leopard from scratch – Spotlight Part 2

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao

Tonight’s show is brought to you by: SmileOnMyMac Help Victor and the show by purchasing items at the Typical Mac User Amazon Store This show is a member of Friends In Tech Show Notes: More About Spotlight Shortcuts for Spotlight How To Specify Cr…

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TMUP 201: Macworld Vendor Interviews Part 2

0000-00-00 :: Victor Cajiao

Today I do the last nine of the vendor interviews I did while on the floor at Macworld Expo. Support the show buy from my Amazon Store Show Notes: snuggbuds earphones Macworld Expo Flatscreen Arms Shure Shure SM58 and X2u Combo Canson Papershow Livescribe…

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