Tag Archives: MacBook Pro

Episode 54, Using Apple hardware to create a home theater system



In this episode, we will be interviewing Jim Dube about using Apple devices and associated software for your home theater system.  The software we talked about in today’s show include the media players:Air Video HD: https://airvideo.app;  Plex: https://www.plex.tv; Kodi: https://kodi.tv/download/851; InFuse: https://firecore.com/infuse.  Software to rip DVDs includes: RipIt: http://thelittleappfactory.com/ripit/; Handbrake: https://handbrake.fr; MacX DVD Ripper Pro:https://www.macxdvd.com/landing/mac-dvd-ripper.htm?Rgclid=EAIaIQobChMInrC67pX_5QIVjyCtBh26Kg58EAAYASAAEgIJF_D_BwE.  A tool to help rename ripped files: FileBot: https://www.filebot.net.  You can reach Jim at dubej@mac.com. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)

The all-new, 16-inch MacBook Pro is just one of the devices you can use to create your home theater system.

Episode 37, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro updated; MacBook ends; and Refurbished Device options



In this episode, we are going to talk about Apple’s recent update to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro along with back-to-school purchase incentives, and as an alternative to new, purchasing a device from the Apple Refurbished Store.

Updated 13-inch MacBook Pro now features the latest processors for twice the performance, Touch Bar and Touch ID, and a True Tone Retina display
RefurbMe.Com is a place where interested buyers can seek refurbished devices.

Episode 32, Techtool Pro 11 Application Review; New life for your used MacBook



In this episode, I’ll be talking about Techtool Pro 11 for macOS with my guest, Gary Miller, from the Alaskan Apple Users Group, who has reviewed the application after his in-depth use.  I’ll also be telling you about how to get a few more years out of your Mac Book devices by replacing your battery, replacing your disk-drive with an SSD, or upgrading your SSD storage capacity.

Micromat’s Techtool Pro 11 is a diagnostic asset to your macOS.
Techtool’s Configuration Page where user’s start checking their computer status

Episode 31, Apple introduces first 8-core MacBook Pro; third-party retailers discount previous models



In this episode, I’ll be discussing Apple’s introduction of the first 8-core MacBook Pro, what many were expecting to be announced at the World Wide Developers Conference, or WWDC, coming June 3. Also, the price reductions on older models have begun and will be continuing as the new MacBook Pro launch continues.  I’ll tell you how to stay abreast of these deals from third-party retailers using the MacHash News application.

Now with an 8-core processor, the 15-inch MacBook Pro is the fastest Mac notebook ever (Photo courtesy of Apple Inc.)
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