Mac Geek Gab #135: Manual Migration, Mail To-Do Management, Time Machine Explained

John and Dave take a tour through the Mac OS, discussing how to migrate manually, managing your To-Dos using Mail's Smart Mailboxes, changing Skype volume, and some fantastic listener feedback about how Time Machine works and what it's doing in the background. Plus, John and Dave might even share their Macworld Expo predictions! Don't miss it.


Mac Geek Gab #135: Manual Migration, Mail To-Do Management, Time Machine Explained

Jan. 7, 2008 — Download: MP3 Version or AAC Version

Show notes for Mac Geek Gab Podcast For January 7, 2008

Direct Links: MP3 Version or AAC Enhanced Version (courtesy of Michael Johnston of iPhone Alley).

John and Dave take a tour through the Mac OS, discussing how to migrate manually, managing your To-Dos using Mail's Smart Mailboxes, changing Skype volume, and some fantastic listener feedback about how Time Machine works and what it's doing in the background. Plus, John and Dave might even share their Macworld Expo predictions! Don't miss it.

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This podcast is recorded on a Mac using Audio Hijack Pro. As for equipment, John is using a Behringer C-1 microphone going through a Behringer Eurorack UB1222FX-PRO mixer, monitored with Etymotic ER-6i Isolator earphones, then straight in to his Mac. On Dave's end, a Heil PR-40 microphone is used, and the whole show is mixed "live" through a Mackie Onyx 1220 FireWire-enabled mixer before being pumped back into the Mac (via FireWire, of course), and is monitored with Ultimate Ears UE-7 Ambient earphones. Each microphone is run through a channel on a Behringer Autocom Pro-XL MDX1600 compressor, a touch of reverb is added with an ART FX-1 processor, and the whole thing is then compressed in software on the Mac. The show is recorded to AIFF, and then converted and uploaded with an Automator script. Michael, aka Computernap, then goes through and enhances the show to provide you with the AAC version. You can hear more details of the setup and how it's mixed on Episode #32.

Theme Music: "The Answer", written by Jeff Steblea and Brian Ayles, as performed by Go Figure. "Made On A Mac" bumper by Mark Fleser

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