The apps you choose to run on your MacBook can have a significant impact on your battery life; learn which ones pass John and Dave's muster. Then learn what they have to say about listeners' questions about a dirty Mail sandbox, router recommendations, firewalls and more. Cool Stuff Found starts the episode, too, folks!
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- HazeOver (2:09)
- DriveDx (3:03)
- OS X SMART Driver
- Belkin’s Screen-Shield Machine in Apple Stores (5:14)
- ABBYY FineReader Pro
- ScanSnap Goes Mobile with the S1100
- WD’s new Helium-Sealed Hard Drives (9:27)
- Bauer’s Woodpecker-inspired neckband to prevent brain injury (10:37)
- Public key cryptography - Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange (full version) (14:38)
- Public Key Cryptography: RSA Encryption Algorithm
- Which services hold the keys to your data? (17:38)
- Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Router (22:08)
- Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi Router
- LINKSYS EA7500 MAX-STREAM AC1900 MU-MIMO GIGABIT ROUTER
- Synology RT1900ac Router
- TP-LINK AC1900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (Archer C9) (32:02)
- TP-LINK AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (Archer C7)
- Use Activity Monitor on your Mac (pay attention to CPU and Energy) (47:13)
- iStat Menus 5
- ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail (Mail.app sandbox, may be dirty and need cleaning) (1:00:02)
- Apple’s Application Level Firewall (1:06:59)
- Using pf on OS X and ‘sudo pfctl -s info’ to see info about pf
- Murus OS X Firewall
- OS X Server
- The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app
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