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Audio Hijack 3: Easily Record Any Audio on a Mac

Rogue Amoeba software has just released an update to its excellent audio recording app: Audio Hijack 3 maintains the app’s position as the best audio recorder for Mac, and its new design makes it easier to use, and more efficient. I’ve long used Audio Hijack to record streamed content, as well as podcasts, and seeing […]

The Committed Podcast Looks at Minimal Computing Needs

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths, and I look at what we need to do our work. We discuss how little we can get by with in terms of hardware and software. Listen to The Committed, Episode 66: “Using Word Just for 2-Up”.

The Committed Podcast Looks at Mac Security

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray and Rob Griffiths (I couldn’t make the show this week) welcome Graham Cluley, security expert, to discuss the general state of security in iOS and OS X, as well as the upcoming promise of the Apple Watch and the security questions it raises. Listen to […]

The Committed Podcast Looks at the Year to Come

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I make some forecasts for the coming year in technology, and particularly Apple products. Will there be three sizes of iPhone in the next upgrade? Will the iPad line be extended to include an iPad plus? And what about the MacBook Air? […]

The Committed Podcast Discusses Nerd Year Resolutions

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I discuss our resolutions for the new year, and look back on Ian and Rob’s resolutions from last year, before I was on the show. Some of the resolutions are weird, in an interesting way… Listen to The Committed, Episode 63: “Daddy, […]

The Committed Podcast Does a Year-End Round-Up

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I look back at the year that was. We discuss Apple’s bumpy year, with new products, but also unreliable software; we chat about the demise of Macworld Expo, and the downsizing at Macworld magazine; and we offer our final Picks of the […]

The Committed Podcast Suggests Some Geeky Gifts for Non-Geeks

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I look at geeky gifts for non-geeks; you know, the spouses, parents or otherwise not technically proficient people you know. We also discuss Rob’s cunning investment in a new, limited-edition PlayStation 4, my new Fitbit Charge, and notifications on iOS. Listen to […]

The Committed Podcast Discusses Black Friday, Obsolescence and Unplugging

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I chatted about Black Friday, that curious shopping phenomenon that is spreading across the world. We also look at planned obsolescence in tech and audio devices, and Ian shares a story of doing something without using technology to help. Listen to The […]

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