The Next Track, Episode #173 – Pianist Angela Hewitt

In the first of a number of out-of-band episodes that we’re planning to release in the coming weeks, we talk with pianist Angela Hewitt, best known for her extraordinary recordings of all of Bach’s keyboard works.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #128: Medical ID, Apple Updates, Intel Vulnerabilities, and More

Josh and Kirk discuss how to set up a medical ID on an iPhone and Apple Watch, we cover this week’s Apple updates, we look at a new Intel CPU bug, and more.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

The Next Track, Episode #172 – Social Isolation and Music

These are difficult times for many people, who are now required to stay at home. Music can help us get through this. In this “two guys not in a pub” episode, Doug and Kirk reflect on social isolation and music.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #127: How to Adapt to Working From Home

Many people are required to work from home for the foreseeable future, so Josh and Kirk have decided to give some tips about working from home, something they both do.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

PhotoActive Podcast, Episode 64: Creativity Is Problem Solving, with David duChemin

A few months ago when we invited David duChemin to return as a PhotoActive guest to talk about his new book The Heart of the Photograph, we had no idea it would be at the disruptive beginning of a global pandemic. We talk with David about being creative in this new situation, and how creativity can translate into resiliency. Then we focus on his book, and the questions it raises for how we approach making and working with photographs.

Find out more, and subscribe to the podcast, at the PhotoActive website. You can follow The PhotoActive on Twitter at @PhotoActiveCast to keep up to date with new episodes, and join our Facebook group to chat with other listeners and participate in photo challenges and more.

The PhotoActive Podcast, Episode #63: Sharing Photos

Photos are meant to be shared, but with digital photos the options multiply. In this episode, Kirk McElhearn and Jeff Carlson look at several ways to share photos with friends and family.

Find out more, and subscribe to the podcast, at the PhotoActive website. You can follow The PhotoActive on Twitter at @PhotoActiveCast to keep up to date with new episodes, and join our Facebook group to chat with other listeners and participate in photo challenges and more.

Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #126: The History of Apple Malware, with Guest John McAfee

Malware has affected Apple computers since even before the release of the Macintosh. In fact, the very first computer virus that spread in the wild affected the Apple II. We discus the history of Apple malware, and we talk with John McAfee, creator of the first commercial antivirus, about how he created the software.

Check out the latest episode of The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

The Next Track, Episode #171 – Vintage Audio Gear

While there are lots of reasons to opt for minimal audio equipment, for some people there is an enduring allure for vintage stereo amps and receivers from the hi-fi heydays of the 1970s. The time when audio gear had knobs and dials and VU meters, like the fins and grilles on 1950s cars. We discuss our lust for those baroque audio devices of yore.

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