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Thanks for checking out MacBites. We're a podcast covering all things Apple, Mac, OS X, iPhone, iPad, iPod and anything else Apple may tempt us with.

In addition to all that we have tips, tricks and reviews for hardware, software, apps and more. We also have a fantastic community of MacBites listeners ... the MacBiters!

Hosted by Elaine Giles, Mike Thomas, MacBites Siri and Lady Siri we take a rather irreverent look at the Apple world and the tech world in general.

To catch up on what fun you've missed so far check out The Newbies Guide to MacBites at http://macbites.co.uk/the-newbies-guide-to-macbites/

We hope you decide to come and join the MacBites family, see you there!

MacBites Elaine Giles and Mike Thomas

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Hello there!

Thanks for checking out MacBites. We're a podcast covering all things Apple, Mac, OS X, iPhone, iPad, iPod and anything else Apple may tempt us with.

In addition to all that we have tips, tricks and reviews for hardware, software, apps and more. We also have a fantastic community of MacBites listeners ... the MacBiters!

Hosted by Elaine Giles, Mike Thomas, MacBites Siri and Lady Siri we take a rather irreverent look at the Apple world and the tech world in general.

To catch up on what fun you've missed so far check out The Newbies Guide to MacBites at http://macbites.co.uk/the-newbies-guide-to-macbites/

We hope you decide to come and join the MacBites family, see you there!

    MacBites - Episode 0133

    MacBites - Episode 0133

    In this episode, we’re Playing Scrabble with Big Brother in the Bubble Boutique

    BackBites
    - Adobe Sign
    - GoodNotes
    - Fortnite for iOS and Mac is now officially blocked from receiving updates
    - Apple kicks every app from Epic Games out of App Store
    - Rethinking the App Store

    ChatBites
    - 'Creepy men' message women on Scrabble Go app
    - Singapore: Apple set to premiere 1st floating store in the world
    - New Singapore store may be Apple’s most spectacular retail venue yet
    - Apple apologizes to WordPress, no longer requires free app to add purchases
    - Matt Mullenweg’s series of Tweets
    - Developers highlight more anomalies in Apple’s 30% cut
    - Apple brings in kinder, gentler App Store policies
    - Mac malware slips through Apple notarization process
    - Yoga app accuses Apple of pushing subscription auto-renewals
    - Antitrust 101: Why everyone is probing Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
    - Facebook Launches Paid Online Events for Creators, Complains That Apple Will Take 30% of Payments Made Through iOS App
    - Why is Facebook not Paying the Apple Tax?
    - Apple’s Final Cut Pro X video software gets new tools, better performance
    - Apple Releases Updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor with Workflow and Other Enhancements

    App Review
    - Camtasia
    - Camtasia Pricing
    - Camtasia Package Files
    - ScreenFlow
    - Camtasia Demonstrations in MacBites After Hours 0016
    - MacBites After Hours 0092

    Reality Bites
    - ASUS USB Portable Monitor
    - MacBites Episode 112
    - Over Door Organizers

    MacBites After Hours
    - MacBites After Hours 0093

    Marooned at MacBites HQ
    - MacBites.fm

    Contact Us
    - Mail Us
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    - MacBites Mail
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    - Elaine on Twitter
    - Mike on Twitter
    - MacBites Siri on Twitter

    • 1 hr 15 min
    MacBites - Episode 0132

    MacBites - Episode 0132

    In this episode, we're gazumping and gazundering with mask wearing chicken McNuggets

    BackBites
    - Definition of Gazunder
    - Gazunder on Wiktionary
    - Definition of Gazump
    - MacBites 0131 - An Unexpected Resurrection on Apple's Stairway to Heaven
    - MacBites.fm
    - McDonald's: 'Face mask' found inside Aldershot store's chicken nugget

    ChatBites
    - Apple vs. Fortnite: Tech battle means old iPhones are valuable on eBay
    - Flappy Bird clones flood App Store, now with in-app purchases
    - PlayStation with P.T. Installed on eBay
    - What's going on between Fortnite developer Epic Games and Apple?
    - Microsoft backs Fortnite developer Epic Games in legal battle with Apple
    - Microsoft joins court battle between Apple and Fortnite maker Epic
    - Fortnite Apple row: Microsoft backs Epic in court filing
    - Adobe Accidentally Deleted People's Photos in Latest Lightroom Update
    - iOS: Missing Pictures, Presets, and Watermark Data after 5.4 Update
    - Lightroom for mobile (5.4.0) on iOS and iPadOS

    Focus
    - Find Empty Folders website
    - How to access hidden files on a Mac

    Shopping with Elaine
    - Audible.co.uk
    - What are the different membership plans Audible offers?
    - Audible.com
    - Whispersync
    - Free Amazon Kindle Books
    - Amazon Movers and Shakers Kindle Books
    - Cost of Extra Credits

    Reality Bites
    - Setapp website
    - DEVONtechnologies

    BiteBack
    - Jane on Slack
    - 17 August
    - Jane on Slack
    - 20 August
    - Storm Garelli Tweet

    MacBites After Hours
    - MacBites After Hours 0091

    Marooned at MacBites HQ
    - MacBites.fm

    Contact Us
    - Mail Us
    - Contact Us
    - MacBites Mail
    - MacBites on Twitter
    - Elaine on Twitter
    - Mike on Twitter
    - MacBites Siri on Twitter

    • 1 hr 15 min
    MacBites - Episode 0131

    MacBites - Episode 0131

    In this episode, we're growing magic wooden mushrooms in a Swedish sauna while getting down with the cool kids

    BackBites
    - Coronavirus: Greencore staff self-isolate after outbreak

    ChatBites
    - Microsoft's Surface Duo arrives on September 10th for $1,399
    - Fortnite: Apple ban sparks court action from Epic Games
    - Epic files suit against Apple after Fortnite pulled from iOS App Store
    - ‘Fortnite' mobile app drama: Can you still play on iOS and Android?
    - Fortnite vs Apple vs Google: A Brief and Very Incomplete Timeline
    - Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says Apple fight is about 'basic freedoms of all consumers and developers'
    - Epic rallies Fortnite players against Apple with a warning that they'll miss the next season
    - Fortnite Translation Guide
    - Microsoft condemns Apple's App Store policies
    - Apple confirms cloud gaming services like xCloud and Stadia violate App Store guidelines
    - Facebook Claims Apple is Damaging Small Businesses by Collecting Fees From Paid Facebook Events
    - Tree-like column is centrepiece of Apple Central World

    Focus
    - Fujitsu Press Release
    - 25 June 2020
    - Models for ScanSnap Manager V7 Download
    - S510M Driver for Mac
    - ScanSnap Online Manual
    - Fujitsu iX1500 ScanSnap Document Scanner
    - Surprise! Fujitsu Releases 64-Bit ScanSnap Manager for Older Scanners
    - VueScan
    - ExactScan Pro

    MacBites After Hours
    - MacBites After Hours 0090
    - MacBites.fm

    Contact Us
    - Mail Us
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    - MacBites Mail
    - MacBites on Twitter
    - Elaine on Twitter
    - Mike on Twitter
    - MacBites Siri on Twitter

    • 40 min
    MacBites - Episode 0130

    MacBites - Episode 0130

    In this episode, It's Lights, Camera, Action at the Big Boys Billionaire's Club

    BackBites
    - Tell Us Just How Surprised You Are at Two MacBites in Two Days!
    - Halley's Comet
    - Parallels Website
    - Mr Memory RAM for 2020 iMac

    ChatBites
    - Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club
    - Apple Believes This German Cycling Path Logo Infringes on Its Own Logo
    - Apple takes legal action against meal planning service with a pear-shaped logo
    - Voice Recorder Pro
    - Recording
    - Griffin iTalk Recorder Hardware Review
    - AboveTEK Tablet Stand
    - Alfort Selfie Stick Tripod
    - MacBites Episode 102
    - Alarming Undulations
    - Sony ZV-1 Vlogging Camera
    - Sony GP-VPT2BT Handgrip
    - Sony ZV-1 Unboxing on MacBites After Hours 0088

    Focus
    - PDF Expert
    - Spark

    MacBites After Hours
    - DEVONthink Part 1: Configuration and Capture
    - DEVONthink Part 2: Organizing and Creating Structure
    - DEVONthink Part 3: Effectively Retrieving Stored Information
    - DEVONthink Part 4: Maintenance and System Management

    Marooned at MacBites HQ
    - MacBites.fm

    Events
    - How to Create a Newsletter in Affinity Publisher

    Contact Us
    - MacBites Mail
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    - Elaine on Twitter
    - Mike on Twitter
    - MacBites Siri on Twitter

    • 48 min
    MacBites - Episode 0129

    MacBites - Episode 0129

    In this episode, it's Money, Money, Money!

    BackBites
    - White Noise Pro

    ChatBites
    - watchOS 7: How to Use the New Apple Watch Hand-washing Feature
    - Amazon takes on supermarkets with free food delivery
    - Apple Store App Now Offers iPhone Comparisons, New ‘For You' Tab
    - The Morning Show leads Apple TV+ to 19 Emmy nominations
    - The Morning Show curse? Apple TV+ show's second season gets a rewrite.
    - Spotify hits 138 million paying subscribers
    - Apple Store badges are back with Memoji, here's how to make your own
    - Phil Schiller advances to Apple Fellow
    - Congress may scrutinize Apple's ‘copy-acquire-kill' strategy
    - Read Tim Cook's opening remarks for his antitrust testimony Wednesday
    - Emails revealed in antitrust hearing show Apple has considered increasing App Store fees to 40%
    - Apple once considered increasing App Store commissions to 40%
    - Apple says all developers treated equally, yet documents show Amazon Prime Video pays half the usual App Store commission
    - Apple Offered to Halve App Store Fee to Get Amazon Prime Video on iOS and Apple TV
    - Eddy Cue emails confirm Apple's deal to cut Amazon's App Store fees
    - Apple in 2011 Considered Collecting a 40% Fee From Some Subscription Apps
    - Tim Cook says Apple treats devs fairly in ‘street fight for market share'
    - Tim Cook mostly avoids grilling during historic congressional antitrust hearing
    - What to expect from Apple's pandemic-afflicted Q3 2020 earnings report
    - Today's earnings call won't tell us the usual things about AAPL, say analysts
    - Apple stock will split 4-to-1
    - Apple says new iPhones likely won't land until October this year
    - How Apple made money in the middle of a crushing pandemic
    - Apple's new Thunderbolt 3 cable costs a mere $129
    - Apple's nano-texture Pro Display XDR requires a special cloth to clean it
    - How to clean your Apple Pro Display XDR
    - Apple's 27-inch iMac gets Comet Lake, T2 chip, a better camera, and more
    - 27-inch iMac gets a major update
    - Automated Mistake by Apple Kills All Mac Developer's App
    - A Day Without Business

    Focus
    - Parallels Configuration KB
    - Parallels Homepage
    - ZoomIt for Windows Annotation

    App Review
    - Due on the Mac App Store
    - Due on the iOS App Store

    MacBites After Hours
    - DEVONthink Part 1: Configuration and Capture
    - DEVONthink Part 2: Organizing and Creating Structure
    - DEVONthink Part 3: Effectively Retrieving Stored Information
    - DEVONthink Part 4: Maintenance and System Management

    Marooned at MacBites HQ
    - MacBites.fm

    Events
    - How to Create a Newsletter in Affinity Publisher

    Contact Us
    - Mail Us
    - Contact Us
    - MacBites Mail
    - MacBites on Twitter
    - Elaine on Twitter
    - Mike on Twitter
    - MacBites Siri on Twitter

    • 1 hr 3 min
    MacBites - Episode 0128

    MacBites - Episode 0128

    In this episode, the Covid Cat Collective prove tricky for the Track and Trace Turkeys

    ChatBites
    - “iPhone 12 Introducing Trailer - Apple”
    - Amazing iPhone 12 concept video shows all Apple's upcoming smartphones
    - Coronavirus: ‘Almost half' of Blackburn Covid-19 contacts not reached
    - Coronavirus: Outbreak investigated at Motherwell contact tracing centre
    - Coronavirus: The inside story of how government failed to develop a contact-tracing app
    - Coronavirus: Government admits its Test and Trace programme is unlawful
    - Coronavirus: Pet cat becomes first animal to test positive for COVID-19 in UK
    - Amazon Finally Confirms Prime Day Is Delayed
    - Helpful and human: G Suite's vision for your future workspace
    - Norman Collier - The Faulty Microphone

    App Review
    - Meeter on the MAS
    - Dark Noise at Charlie Chapman
    - Dark Noise on iOS App Store
    - Dark Noise 2 Launch Video
    - GOOJODOQ Sleeping Bluetooth Headphones

    After Hours
    - MacBites After Hours 0087
    - DEVONthink Part 1: Configuration and Capture
    - DEVONthink Part 2: Organizing and Creating Structure

    Marooned at MacBites HQ
    - Marooned at MacBites HQ on MacBites.fm

    Contact Us
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    • 57 min

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Always lots of fun!

I really enjoyed listening to you both, definitely entertaining and informational about my favorite computer.

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