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  • For Mac Eyes Only – The All-Star Music Review

    Aug 17, 2015, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Barry, Brian, Dave, and Chuck to debate the merits of Apple Music and its services, explore where Apple’s competition might give it a run for the money, and discuss how the "idiosyncratic way" we listen…
  • FMEO After Show – No Affinity for Adobe

    Aug 10, 2015, 4:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    After Show Episode #5 In this lightly edited supplement to Episode 323, Eric and I discuss the new Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator replacements: Affinty Designer and Affinity Photo, the value of subscription software, why Mike is done with Adobe, and…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Climbing to the Summit

    Aug 1, 2015, 1:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric dig a little deeper into "El Cap" and discuss OS X's new System Integrity Protection, Metal, the updated Two-Factor Authentication and more.
  • For Mac Eyes Only – It Goes by the Name “El Cap”

    Jul 13, 2015, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Brian and Dave to discuss the Apple Watch sales numbers, the release of El Cap's public beta and safe ways to test the latest OS on your Mac, and we attempt to find a solution to Brian's Apple ID split…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: WWDC 2015 Keynote

    Jun 8, 2015, 8:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary and Eric to provide first-hand reactions to Apple’s announcements during the WWDC 2015 Keynote where Apple debuted OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, WatchOS 2, and their new streaming music, radio, and…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Planet of the Essential Apps

    May 18, 2015, 6:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Brian present our 9th Annual list of Essential Apps for Mac users plus a few bonus essential apps that just missed landing on this year's list. Plus an update on Macstock 2015!
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Apple Watch and a BBQ Too!

    May 2, 2015, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Barry share the story behind the Midwest MacBBQ, reveal some new details about Macstock 2015, and recap Barry's first week with the Apple Watch including his impressions of Apple's new device, the challenges he's…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Macstock Special: Guy and Gaz

    Apr 25, 2015, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gaz & Guy of the MyMac.com podcast to debut Macstock Conference & Expo 2015, take a quick peek at Guy's session at the conference, and discuss the Mac's longevity and value to its users.
  • FMEO After Show – The Seismometer Mac

    Apr 9, 2015, 1:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    In this lightly edited supplement to episode 317, Eric and I discuss screen capture tools for the Mac, Gatekeeper and Mac security, running DOS games on your Mac, bringing apps BACK to the Mac, OneNote vs Evernote, and we take a walk down PC History Lane.
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Productively Portable Mac

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss the hay being made over the new MacBook and its single USB-C port, delve down memory lane with the eMac, and share thoughts on the new Microsoft Office for Mac Preview. Also this episode: a Time…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Spring Forward Special Event

    Mar 9, 2015, 8:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary, Barry, Eric and Brian to provide first-hand reactions to Apple's announcements during the March 9th Special Event during which Apple unveils a new HBO exclusive, lowers the Apple TV's price point,…
  • FMEO After Show – The Flying Car

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    In this lightly edited supplement to Episode 315, Eric and I debate the merits of Apple’s iCloud vs Google’s cloud, the importance of questioning the status quo, Apple’s hardware longevity, bringing Skype 2.8 back from the grave, and we broach the topic…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – XOXO 4 U MAC

    Feb 14, 2015, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric respond to a LinkedIn article on Apple and Google compatibility, follow-up on a couple Yosemite woes (with happy endings!), and share some feedback from Brian on our last FMEO After Show.
  • FMEO After Show – The Maker Mac?

    Feb 2, 2015, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    In this lightly edited supplement to Episode 314, Eric and I briefly discuss alternative broadband options, the artificial hardware limitations found in the current Macintosh lineup, if my current MacBook Pro will be the last portable Mac I’ll ever own, what…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – ListenerPalooza ’15

    Jan 24, 2015, 6:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss the recent dust-up over Apple's software quality it's ListenerPalooza '15! We tackle listener questions on switching iPhones, copying DVDs to the Mac, using Apple TV "in the wild", Configuring the…
  • FMEO On the Road with Barry – Grip & Shoot

    Jan 12, 2015, 4:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    In this episode of FMEO On the Road, Barry speaks with Ben Zaleski of Grip & Shoot.
  • FMEO After Show – Clarus Chats On

    Jan 4, 2015, 6:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    In this lightly edited supplement to Episode 313, we include bit and pieces of the conversations that we had long after the show was over and this time out, Eric, Barry and I continue talking Mac history, alternative SSD options, digital movie distribution,…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Clarus the Red-Nosed Dogcow

    Dec 22, 2014, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike, Barry, and Eric share their last minute gift idea picks for the Mac user in your life. With special "Across the Pond" appearance by Gary Malpas.
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Mactastrophe! (Part Two)

    Dec 7, 2014, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric pick things up at the end of last episode's discussion with an entirely different kind of Mactastrophe: What can you do to protect your Mac -- and the stuff on it -- in case of theft. Plus: Stay tuned for a…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Mactastrophe! (Part One)

    Nov 24, 2014, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: After an uneventful installation of Yosemite Public Beta on his MacBook Pro, Mike shares the troubles he had with the Yosemite final release on his iMac and the lessons learned as he set things right again.
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Getting a Charge Outta Your Mac

    Oct 30, 2014, 6:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric tackle listener Stephen's email concerning MacBook battery life and which Mac (or Macs!) might be the right one to replace Stephen's aging 2007 MacBook Pro.
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: It’s Been Too Long

    Oct 17, 2014, 10:00 am By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Barry hosts this special Reaction Time episode and is joined by Gary and Mike to provide first-hand reactions* to Apple's announcements during the October "It's been too long" event where the new iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3,…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Ask-a-palooza!

    Oct 12, 2014, 7:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Brian to talk Finder tabs, Alfred vs. Spotlight, Private Browsing modes, Convenience Apps, Deleting old document Versions, ripping discs with Handbrake, Skype 2.8, and more!
  • For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Fall iPhone Event…and iWrist Too?

    Sep 9, 2014, 10:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Gary, Barry and Eric to provide first-hand reactions to Apple's announcements during the September Special Event during which Apple debuted the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Announced Apple Pay, and…
  • For Mac Eyes Only – The Backwoods of Yosemite

    Jul 20, 2014, 1:00 pm By formaceyesonly@gmail.com (Michael Potter)
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: In a continuing series of specials on OS X Yosemite, Mike and Eric hike into the backwoods of Yosemite to give a brief overview of the new tools for developers found within Xcode 6, email: Migration Assistant woes, email:…
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