MacVoices #699: Password Management with Joe Kissell

Joe Kissell

Take Control author Joe Kissell provides some wisdom on managing your passwords from his latest book Take Control of Passwords in Mac OS X. The Mac operating system and related utilities provide tools to help you manage, access and protect the passwords to your system, to the web sites you frequent, your bank account, and more, but are they the best option? How do you make your password storage even more secure? Joe answers these questions, reveals some tips for selecting more secure passwords, explains how some web browsers store passwords on their own and more in this show that should be required listening for anyone interested in maintaining a more secure computing environment.

MacNotables #691- Ted Landau’s Tech Tour of Apple Hardware Specs, Part 2


Ted Landau

The second part of the MacNotables’ first Tech Tour features Ted Landau covering the specifications of Apple’s Macintosh hardware line. This time, Ted discusses the top of the line, Apple’s Mac Pro desktops, why the build-to-order option is best when it comes to this level of hardware and what choices you should make. Apple’s laptops, both MacBook and MacBook Pro are also examined, the differences highlighted and how to choose the best model for you, including whether your screen should be glossy or matte. Whether you’re buying a Mac next week or in six months, you’ll want to to take the Tech Tour of the Mac hardware specifications to help you decide what’s right for you.

Macvoices #698 – The Road to Macworld 2007: Grant Dahlke of Newer Technology On Their New Products for Expo

Grant Dahlke

Grant Dahlke, the Marketing Manager for Newer Technology gives us a look at the products they have introduced in anticipation of January’s big Mac event, as MacVoices continues “On The Road to Macworld.” Grant explains how NewerTech has solutions for every Apple user, whether you’re looking to set up a home theater system in your living room, need power for your laptop or iPod on the road, or want expanded storage in your office or tech room. NewerTech will be in Booth #S1338-23 at Macworld Expo, and you need to hear what Grant has to say so you can plan your visit…and your budget.

The Road to Macworld

The Road to Macworld is a special MacVoices series produced in partnership with IDG World Exp to preview some of the exhibitors and presentations at Macworld Conference & Expo 2007 in San Francisco from January 8 – 12 at the Moscone Convention Center.

MacNotables #690 – Ted Landau’s Tech Tour of Apple Hardware Specs, Part 1


Ted Landau
In the first of the MacNotables’ Tech Tours, Ted Landau reviews the specifications of Apple’s Macintosh hardware line, explaining what each one means and how it should affect your purchasing decisions. Part 1 has Ted examining the iMac and the Mac mini, as well as offering some buying advice in relation to the upcoming Macworld Conference & Expo. Screen size, hard drive speeds and the true impact of processor speeds are all included in the discussion.

MacVoices #697 – The Road To Macworld 2007: Lynda Weinman on Flashforward at Expo


MacVoices is launching a series of special shows in partnership with IDG World Expo, The Road to Macworld 2007. We’ll be talking with exhibitors, presenters and more to give you a taste of what you have to look forward to at Macworld Conference & Expo 2007 in San Francisco.

Lynda WeinmanOur first show features a conversation with Lynda Weinman of, and the founder of the Flashforward conference. This year, Flashforward is part of Macworld Conference & Expo as part of the Pro Tools II Conference Track. Lynda discusses the agenda for the two-day FlashForward event including the instructors, topics, and why anyone, from novices to experts, will benefit from the experience. Lynda also spills the beans on an exclusive party that is an extra special benefit of attending FlashForward, and talks about why will have their biggest presence ever on the show floor at Expo.