Podcast - Mac Geek Gab #75: Syncing, Sleeping, Spindown and Skype
by , 9:50 PM EDT, October 23rd, 2006
Show notes for TMO To Go: Mac Geek Gab For October 23rd, 2006
This week, it's all about you! Answering your questions and sharing your tips on Syncing, Sleep, Spindown, and Skype, this one's just... succulent!
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Note: Shownotes are complete.
- The Wizard of Oz
- Happy Birthday, iPod!
- Podcasts Resetting Your iPod?
- How to Reset iPod
- Putting iPod into Disk Mode
- iPod Diagnostic Mode
- Western Digital Support Article on Spindown "Feature"
- Cocktail (Can Set Disk Spindown Time)
- Enable Safe Sleep on Older Macs
- Mr. X
- Connector Conspiracy
- Montgomery Burns
- Use a cron job to thwart hard drive spindown
- Deep Sleep Widget
- Speck SeeThru Hard Shell for 15" MBPro
- NationStates - Come join the "Geeks Unite" region. Learn more from Wikipedia.
- Podcast/Portable Media Expo
- Mac Networkers Retreat
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- BackBeat Media Podcast Network
- MacGeekGab AAC Enhanced Feed - Thanks to Michael, aka Computernap!
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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-5c 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.
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