Sponsor: PDFPenPro 6 from Smile

11:43 AM, May. 1st, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

Once again I'd like to thank Smile for sponsoring us here at TMO, and this week I get to tell you about PDFPenPro 6. You've likely previously read my stuff about PDFPen, and PDFPenPro builds on that with a few key features, including document permission settings and a new automatic form field creation tool.

Sponsor: CrashPlan

3:21 PM, Apr. 16th, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

It is with great pleasure that I announce this week's returning sponsor, Crashplan. We all know we're supposed to back up, and we even have some easy ways to do that locally now thanks to Apple building Time Machine into the OS. And that's good, but what happens if your Time Machine disk gets corrupted or, worse, what happens if it's stolen or damaged at the same time as your main Mac? CrashPlan can help.

Sponsor: MacPaw’s CleanMyMac 2

2:46 PM, Apr. 1st, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

I'm happy to welcome MacPaw to TMO as our sponsor this week. MacPaw are the makers of many great Mac utilities, including CleanMyMac 2, our focus for this week's sponsorship. CleanMyMac 2 is a suite of Mac cleanup tools, some of which have analogs elsewhere, but many of which are only available here or have features that are otherwise unavailable without lots of time and Terminal knowledge.

Sponsor: Smile’s PDFpen 6

12:23 PM, Mar. 25th, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

This week I have the pleasure of not only welcoming Smile back as our sponsor here at TMO, but also talking about a new version of their fantastic product, PDFpen. For those of you who don't know, PDFpen allows you to edit and modify your PDFs in many different ways. Need to add a signature to a PDF you've been sent? PDFpen can do it. Need to edit the text in an existing PDF? Yep, PDFpen can do that, too. There's more, plus all the new features in PDFpen 6. Click the link and read on. wink

Sponsor: CrashPlan

2:30 PM, Mar. 19th, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

I am happy to welcome back online backup service CrashPlan as this week's sponsor here at TMO. CrashPlan is something I have personally used for years, and I always happily recommended on our Mac Geek Gab podcast, too.

Sponsor: Go Daddy

11:18 AM, Mar. 12th, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

We'd like to thank Go Daddy for sponsoring us here at TMO this week. Go Daddy has long sold domain names at discount prices, as you probably know, but what you may not realize is that they also can be your web host. And they're not just a web host for geeks who know how to code HTML (though they certainly are OK with that, too), Go Daddy has their own Website Builder that makes it easy for anyone to create a site.

Sponsor: TextExpander from Smile

11:48 AM, Feb. 25th, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

This week I'm happy to welcome Smile back as our sponsor here at TMO. Smile makes a several fantastic software packages for us Mac users, and this week our focus is on one of my personal favorites, TextExpander. For those of you who don't know, TextExpander lets you take chunks of text that you might wind up typing over and over again and assign each of those to a small snippet of just a few characters.

Sponsor: CrashPlan

5:15 PM, Feb. 19th, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

This week's sponsor here at TMO is CrashPlan, a company I'm thrilled to write about because I use them and love their service (and yes, I pay for it!). In a nutshell, CrashPlan is an online backup service for your Mac (and other machines). You run a client application on your Mac, set it up with your account, and then it packs up your data, encrypts it, and securely ships a copy off to CrashPlan's servers over the Internet for … that day when you need it.

Sponsor: Smile’s PDFPen for iPhone

10:30 AM, Jan. 29th, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

I am very happy to welcome Smile as this week's sponsor here at TMO. Smile this week will celebrate their 10th year in business, and that is something for which all of us Mac and iOS users can be thankful. Our focus this week is on PDFPen for the iPhone, winner of a recent Macworld App Gem award. This is the mobile version of the software that we all know and love (and use!) on the Mac.

Designing the New Mac Pro: An Awesome Design Concept

3:10 PM, Jan. 23rd, 2013 · · Weekly Sponsorship

Mac Pro Design Concept

Many people have great hopes and aspirations for Apple's forthcoming Mac Pro, promised by CEO Tim Cook.  We tend to express our very best hopes for the spirit of Apple in the Mac Pro, and recently TMO explored that topic.  In Part 2, John Martellaro looks at an amazing concept by Peter Zigich that brilliantly expresses those hopes.