While I often talk on Mac podcasts, this was a first. I did an interview for the Sports-Casters podcast yesterday, discussing Apple and Lion (at the time of the recording, we didn’t know that Lion would be released today, and being under NDA, I couldn’t say much), as well as the Tour de France, which comes about 5 km from my home today. Check it out to hear me, and two writers from Sports illustrated who talk only about sports.Posted: 7/20/2011 by kirk | Filed under: Apple & Mac OS X Tags: Apple, podcast, Tour de France | 3 Comments »
Chris Breen invited me on this week’s Macworld podcast to talk about iTunes. We spent a nice half-hour discussing good, bad and annoying points about the program. Check it out to hear some ideas about working with iTunes, what its future will be, and what could be improved.
And if you need more iTunes info, my Take Control of iTunes 10: The FAQ ebook will give you tricks and tips and help you work with the program more efficiently.Posted: 4/20/2011 by kirk | Filed under: iPod & iTunes Tags: iTunes, Macworld, podcast | No Comments »
On this week’s all-star episode of the Tech Night Owl, hosted by Gene Steinber, we will examine the ins and outs of iTunes 10 for the Mac and PC with author and commentator Kirk McElhearn. Learn why Kirk doesn’t like Apple’s new Ping social networking feature.
In the next segment, commentator Joe Wilcox, a former tech industry analyst, explains what’s wrong with the recent market share tains recorded for Microsoft’s Bing search engine, and why estimates of smartphone OS market share may be incorrect.
You’ll also hear from Jim Dalrymple, of The Loop, on the changes Apple made to the App Store, which appears to loosen the requirements for new apps, and lets you use third-party development tools, such as Adobe Flash, to create those apps.kirk | Filed under: iPod & iTunes, Miscellanea Tags: iTunes, podcast | No Comments »
The latest version of iTunes 10 is barely out of the gate, and Kirk McElhearn has already delivered Take Control of iTunes 10: The FAQ. Designed to help everyone, from novice to expert, get the most out of Apple’s media manager, Kirk’s book covers all the things you know how to do and a whole lot you probably don’t. Kirk discusses the new features of iTunes 10, including the new use of cover art, and the limitations of the Ping social network. Kirk also talks about some of the features of iTunes that are often unknown but are very useful, new ways to manage and organize your music for your enjoyment, and more.
Learn more about iTunes 10 in my ebook Take Control of iTunes 10: The FAQ.Posted: 9/16/2010 by kirk | Filed under: iPod & iTunes Tags: iTunes, podcast | No Comments »