For Mac Eyes Only - A Podcast About Macs for Mac Users

  1. For Mac Eyes Only 434 – Reaction Time: WWDC 2024 Keynote2024/06/11
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Eric, Darren, and Dave to provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s WWDC 2024 Keynote Presentation where Apple announced macOS Sequoia, iOS 18, watchOS 11, and VisionOS 2, plus a peek at the new AI initiative called Apple Intelligence!
  2. For Mac Eyes Only 433 – The Death of Desktop2024/06/01
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Are desktop Macs dead? Mike and Eric discuss Macworld’s suggestion that Apple Silicon has left the future of the desktop Mac in doubt. Nick wonders the best way to get pics from his cellular security cam. And we wrap with Eric’s Essential App pick this week: Tot.
  3. For Mac Eyes Only 432 – Reaction Time: Apple’s Let Loose Event2024/05/07
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Eric, Dave, Chuck, and Gazmaz to provide their first-hand reactions to Apple’s Let Loose iPad Event where Apple announced the new M4-powered iPad Pro, the 13″ iPad Air, and the all-new Apple Pencil Pro.
  4. For Mac Eyes Only 431 – Mac Mythconceptions2024/05/01
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by special guest Darren Davies to discuss myths and misconceptions about the Mac and Apple products including batterygate, availability of business apps for the Mac, Macs and malware, file management on iOS, and the ever popular myth that Macs are more expensive than PCs. Darren’s Essential App pick this week: Handbrake.
  5. For Mac Eyes Only 430 – Two Guys, a Problem, and a Shortcut Action2024/04/24
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric continue their discussion on Shortcuts when Mike sets out to solve a problem using Shortcuts, but runs into problems of his own. In news this week, Eric laments the loss of his flying car while Mike laments the sale of Affinity to Canva. Mike's Essential App pick this week: Reminders MenuBar.
  6. For Mac Eyes Only 429 – Automate This!2024/03/28
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric cover the basics of automating tasks on the Mac with an overview of Shortcuts, Automator, Keyboard Maestro, and AppleScript as well as a couple “helper apps” to make Shortcuts more powerful. Eric steps us through a real-world example of a time-saving workflow created in Shortcuts. Mike’s Essential App pick this week: Free Ruler.
  7. For Mac Eyes Only 428 – Feeling News-y2024/03/21
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss some of the latest stories happening in the World of Mac including the release of macOS 14.4 and problems encountered with it, Apple’s new Windows Migration Assistant, Nikon’s acquisition of RED, and playing movies on your Atari 2600. Eric’s Essential App pick: JPEGmini
  8. For Mac Eyes Only 427 – Ready Player Darren?2024/02/28
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric are joined by special guest Darren Davies to discuss the state of gaming on the Mac. They discuss porting games with GPTK, running native Windows games on Apple Silicon, Classic Computing on the Mac, gaming remotely, and the cost differences between Windows gaming rigs vs a new Mac. Darren picks this week’s Essential App: CleanMyMac X.
  9. For Mac Eyes Only 426 – Drobo Data Decampment2024/02/18
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric continue their migration series with a discussion for those who might have an old or dying Drobo and are wondering how to migrate to something newer like a Synology NAS. And Eric wraps the episode with another bonus Essential App for 2024: Soulver!
  10. For Mac Eyes Only 425 – A Vision for the Future2024/02/10
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  11. For Mac Eyes Only 424 – The Great Notes Migration2024/01/30
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike shares some of the headlines of the week including the release of Sonoma 14.3, an update to Firefox, 12 Years of Ubuntu LTS, and an 18×18 Digital Camera. Mike and Eric begin a new migration series with a discussion on migration away from Evernote. And they wrap up with the first bonus Essential App of 2024: PopChar.
  12. For Mac Eyes Only 423 – The Temple of Essential Apps2024/01/15
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric present FMEO’s 11th list of Essential Apps for Mac users and announce a new Essential Apps segment for 2024! Delving into the news, Eric shares thoughts on the AirDrop crack, Apple’s case for selling the Apple Watch 9, and checks out Apple’s new patent for using light to secure AirDrop.
  13. For Mac Eyes Only 422 – Get Your Tweak On2023/12/31
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss some of the headlines of the week including a new open source Finder replacement, the Apple watch 9 oxygen sensor issue, plus another look at the Apple Silicon memory controversy. They then wrap up the year with some favorite Finder and Settings tweaks they like to make to macOS whenever setting up a new Mac.
  14. For Mac Eyes Only – We Wish You A Merry Unboxing2023/12/12
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss the 8GB vs 16GB debate that resurfaced last week, then kick off the holiday season by sharing their last minute gift picks for the Apple user in your life.
  15. For Mac Eyes Only – A Mac To Be Thankful For2023/12/03
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  16. For Mac Eyes Only – 3 Metric Foot Mac2023/11/14
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric are joined by special guest Guy Serle to discuss Apple’s decision to not move forward with a 27″ iMac, and whether 8GB of memory is enough on today’s Macs. They wrap things up by asking if M1 and M2-series Macs are obsolete (they’re not) and what might push someone who owns one to upgrade to an M3.
  17. For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Apple’s Scary Fast Event2023/10/31
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Dave and Eric to provide their first-hand reactions to Apple’s Scary Fast Mac Event where Apple announced the new M3-powered MacBook Pros and iMac.
  18. For Mac Eyes Only – In Touch with iOS 172023/09/30
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  19. For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: Wonderlust2023/09/12
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Dave, Chuck, Gaz, and Eric to provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s Wonderlust iPhone Event where Apple announced the new Apple Watch 9, Apple Watch Ultra 2, the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, plus an all new initiative to make Apple carbon neutral by 2030.
  20. For Mac Eyes Only – Apps in the Spotlight2023/09/02
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric revisit last episode with news of a new XLoader variant and listener feedback from Darren. Then, inspired by a talk at Macstock VII, Mike & Eric dig into their Applications folder to uncover seven “hidden” apps in macOS that you should be using!
  21. For Mac Eyes Only – Welcome to Macatraz2023/08/19
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  22. For Mac Eyes Only – A Mac Voice Among Us2023/07/27
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  23. For Mac Eyes Only – A 21st Century HyperCard2023/07/01
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike and Eric discuss some of the top headlines in the weeks since WWDC including a whether Siri is a “disaster”, Apple’s new Game Porting Toolkit, other new features coming to macOS Sonoma, the end of Photo Stream, and a new linking feature coming to Apple Notes. In “Listener” Feedback: Mike asks how to share select information in your contact card.
  24. For Mac Eyes Only – Reaction Time: WWDC 20232023/06/06
    On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Dave, Chuck, Jeff, and Eric to provide their first-hand reactions* to Apple’s WWDC 2023 Keynote Presentation where Apple announced the new 15″ MacBook Air, an updated Mac Studio, the first Apple Silicon Mac Pro, previews of macOS Sonoma & iOS 17, plus a glimpse at the new Vision Pro headset coming our way in 2024!
  25. For Mac Eyes Only – Mac Legacy2023/05/31
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