Gary Rosenzweig looks at alternatives for casual users to Microsoft Word. These include Pages, Nisus, Papyrus, OpenOffice, ThinkFree, AbiWord, Google Docs and others.
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at the new Mac Pro with 8 processor cores, a 1.5gb video card and RAID drive.
Gary Rosenzweig looks at two books about Mac OS X Leopard for beginners: Easy Mac OS X Leopard and Mac OS X Leopard On Demand.
Gary Rosenzweig looks at all the cool news features in Dictionary with Leopard. You can look up definitions, thesaurus entries, a special Apple dictionary, Wikipedia and Japanese dictionaries. You can also see dictionary front matter and look up words while in other applications.
Gary Rosenzweig shows you how to use GarageBand to make ringtones for the iPhone.
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at Apple news in 2007, including the release of the iPhone, Leopard and the high stock price.
Gary Rosenzweig shows the Keychain access application and how you can control which passwords are stored and how.
Gary Rosenzweig shows you some places where you can find cool Web sites. Suggestions include Stumble Upon, Del.icio.us and the net@nite podcast. Also, the free online games at http://gamescene.com.
Gary Rosenzweig lists 5 items he'd like Apple to give the community as gifts in 2008.
Gary Rosenzweig looks at the iSkin Revo and the Otterbox Defender, two iPhone cases that work well to protect your iPhone.
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at backup procedures, including Apple's Backup program that comes with .Mac, and Leopard Time Machine. He also talks about archiving and backing up off-site. Some 3rd party backup applications we found were Data Backup 3.0, Retrospect Desktop, Synk Backup and BackityMac.
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at using Google iPhone apps such as gMail, Picasa, Google Reader, Google Calendar, Notebook and local search.
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at the Mac OS X Leopard Phrasebook by Biran Tiemann. The book features the Terminal application and shows you the basics of using Linux directly on your Mac.
Gary Rosenzweig answers viewer mail: Using KVM switches with Macs, extracting audio from video, Time Machine over Airport Extreme, and Time Machine zoom.
Gary Rosenzweig gives some basic tips for being safe while shopping online. Look for secure checkout pages, use a credit card, have good passwords, and trust your instincts.
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at rumors of lightweight ultra-portable MacBooks possibly coming out in January. He talks about Flash NAND memory replacing hard drives, and which machines use them now. He also looks at Sony and Toshiba ultra-portables and speculates on what Apple might come out with.
Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at iPhone cases and why they all have issues. He reviews cases from Monster and Speck.
On this episode of MacMost we report on Steve Jobs as keynote speaker for Macworld, Operating System marketshare up, no support for Boot Camp Tiger users, and NBC shows pulled from iTunes. In our Podcast Salad segment, we feature the Cinema Psychic. Heavens-Above.com is our Must Bookmark and Handbrake is our Must Download. Check out MacMost.com for up to date news, tips, tutorials, and much more!
Gary Rosenzweig talks to artist William Follett about how to create a custom Leopard Dock with custom icons. They use Candy Bar from Panic (http://panic.com/candybar) , and icons from IconFactory (http://iconfactory.com).
Gary Rosenzweig answers some viewer questions: Using Airport Extreme and Express, Mac viruses, inkjet printers, and upgrading memory.