Mac Geek Gab #159: MobileMe, Battery Backups, iPhone 3G, and Tales of Woe

Mac Geek GabMobileMe's out, so Dave and John will discuss what's different (and what's the same). Plus it's summer season in the USA, and that means thunderstorms for a lot of folks, so protecting yourself against lightening is another topic. Listener questions and tips round out the show and, oh yeah, Dave went and got an iPhone 3G, so he talks about that, too!

Mac Geek Gab #159: MobileMe, Battery Backups, iPhone 3G, and Tales of Woe

Jul. 14, 2008 — Download: MP3 Version or AAC Version

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Show notes for Mac Geek Gab Podcast For July 14, 2008

MobileMe's out, so Dave and John will discuss what's different (and what's the same). Plus it's summer season in the USA, and that means thunderstorms for a lot of folks, so protecting yourself against lightening is another topic. Listener questions and tips round out the show and, oh yeah, Dave went and got an iPhone 3G, so he talks about that, too!

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This podcast is recorded on a Mac using Audio Hijack Pro. As for equipment, John is using a Heil PR-40 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 also 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 Westone ES2 custom-fit 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 Johnston from iPhone Alley 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.

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