As usual we start with the weather and special discussion of our thoughts for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Apple has already posted a link to allow you to contribute through them to help the victims. Next Kevin regales us with how stupidity fixed his Mac mini. Followed by MacOS Sierra oddities. Next Mike brings us to a discussion on the end of CrashPlan for consumers and Apple’s move away from 32-bit Pro app support. We then move on to our last topic from Melissa about how we each experienced the eclipse.
We round out the show with our picks. First is Melissa with her choice of Swanwick Sleep Blue light blocking glasses. Next up is Mike’s choice of an AC Portable Charger from RAV. This tickles both Melissa and Kevin’s fancy.Lastly is Kevin’s choice for another retro gaming pick of a Nintendo N64 in Jungle Green.
This week we have a focus on some house keeping and gaming. First off we have an announcement that GSE is moving to an every other week schedule for the show and discuss some of the reasons why and what to expect going forward.Next up is some sad news, great friend of the show and of our’s personally has passed away, Dorothy Yamamoto. She was great artist and a huge supporter and will be greatly missed. We share a few stories and anecdotes of Dorothy. On a lighter note we move on to our main topic and that is an article Mike found on a device that let’s you turn your smart phone into a Gameboy. Even letting you play your Gameboy and Gameboy Color cartridges. We discuss some of the other things coming in retro gaming in the near future.
We round out the show with our picks. First is Elisa with her choice of a piece of software to make podcast editing a bit easier, it is Apple’s Logic X. Next, Mike tries to share his pick until Skype decides to kick him out. He gets a chance to give a basic description of his choice of the WORX Ultimate AeroCart Combo. Lastly, Kevin shares his choice of a Refurbished 6th generation iPod touch.That is as Elisa says, is to accommodate his vast music collection.
We lead off with the weather and tails of torrential down pours and flooded classrooms. Then up is our talk of visiting historic battlefields and seeing these battles reenacted. We also discuss our camping experiences and our distaste for doing it. Kevin regales us with his tale of finally getting MacOS Sierra installed. Next up we have a discussion on updating to Windows 10 and a teaser of a Windows 10 tablet that Mike should buy. Lastly we discuss the demise of some popular Apple devices and what Mike should buy before they are all gone.
We round out the show with our picks. Mike is first up with his choice of an LG Android Wear watch to keep up with the rest of us.Then Kevin chooses a new 55” TV with ultimate plans of expanding his current wall of monitors.