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WWDC and iPhone 4

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac, Circus Ponies and PowerMax - "WWDC and iPhone 4"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
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You try Dropbox, I get more Space - Win/Win!

Hi Your Mac Life,

Did you know that you can earn up to 8 GB of extra space on Dropbox for free? All you need to do is invite people.

Every time one of your friends installs Dropbox, we'll give you both 250 MB of free space!

2nd Round of the YML "Words with Friends" World Championships!

We've started the 2nd Round of the YML "Words with Friends" World Championships - thanks to everyone who has played so far! I've heard from a lot of you that you enjoyed it - even if you lost. :)

For those of you who won't be moving on in the tournament, thanks for playing! We'll be announcing random prizes on next week's YML show so tune in to hear if you might still be a "winner". :)

For our 1st Round Winners, check your email for the name of your next opponent or go to this web page and find their name. The first name in each bracket is the beginning player.

Good luck to all our players!

On a side note, this was a lot of fun to set up, thanks to the (as always) invaluable help of xevio.us. If any of you know of other similar "internet capable" games, please let me know and maybe we can do other tourneys with other games.

BTW, check out "Strategery", a "Risk" like game that might be our next tourney. There are both free and paid versions and it's available for the iPhone and iPad.

Cannibals, Porn and the non-existent Fight over Flash

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac, Circus Ponies and PowerMax - "Cannibals, Porn and the non-existent Fight over Flash"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
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You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

YML "Words with Friends" World Championships!

Words with Friends is a great Scrabble knock-off game. The best part about it is that you can play over the internet against friends and even strangers.

Our friend Jean MacDonald and another listener suggested, seeing as we enjoyed the game so much, why not have a tournament? I thought it was a great idea so, here we are - the 1st YML "Words with Friends" World Championships!

Here's how it works:

Tonight's YML is cancelled! :(

Guess who forgot his ride to the new (temporary) Your Mac Life studios is presently sunning herself in beautiful Bermuda? :(

We'll be back on the air next Wednesday!

Gizmodo, WWDC and the Words with Friends Championship!

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Your Mac Life still in Portland, OR!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
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Your Mac Life still in Portland, OR!

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Your Mac Life still in Portland, OR!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://yml.me/x/4243

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

Your Mac Life Live from Portland, OR!

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "iPad Madness has Begun!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
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iPad Launch Day in Portland, OR

YML is hanging out with friends at the Apple Store Pioneer Square in Portland Oregon this Saturday for the iPad Launch!

We'll be there with Ian, Bill, Jean and whoever else shows up in line. And things have gotten weird on Twitter - @jearle started it with "Want to help a poor yet upstanding member of the Mac community get an iPad? Paypal $10 or so to @ShawnKing at shawn [at] yourmaclifeshow [dot] com" and it has kinda snowballed from there. Our friend, @MacGenie went so far as to say, I'm in. Anyone else? 'Cause I don't think I can bear to hang out with Shawn when he comes to PDX if he doesn't get an iPad! :)

So, here's what I promised my fellow Twitts. If I receive enough PayPal Funds (donating is easy - simply PayPal to shawn [at] yourmaclifeshow [dot] com or use the handy links on the left side of this page ) by Saturday morning at 8am (when we get in line), I promise to do my absolute best to get a iPad that very day! It may mean running around to various Best Buys and Apple Authorized Resellers to see if they have stock or it might mean standing in line at the Apple Store Pioneer Square until 3pm (when Apple will release all the pre-orders that haven't been picked up yet). But, I promise not to leave Portland until I get one! :)

Now, if the funds don't match the cost of an iPad, I will take whatever money has been donated and put it towards the bar tab - all the new iPad owners will be gathering in a bar to *completely* geek out!

iPad Madness has Begun!

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "iPad Madness has Begun!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
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You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

Kidneys, Acorn and iPodMeister!

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Kidneys, Acorn and iPodMeister!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://yml.me/x/4243

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

TextExpander 3, Hiking and "No Laptop, No Problem!"

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "TextExpander 3, Hiking and "No Laptop, No Problem!""

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://yml.me/x/4243

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

iTunes TV, Multitasking, Mophie and Wacom!

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "iTunes TV, Multitasking, Mophie and Wacom!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://yml.me/x/4243

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

Olympic Gold, Hype and the iPad!

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Olympic Gold, Hype and the iPad!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://yml.me/macosg

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://yml.me/x/4243

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

Naughty iPhone Apps and Tim Cook Speaks!

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This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Naughty iPhone apps and Tim Cook Speaks!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://www.macosg.com/group/yml.html

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://www.yourmaclifeshow.com/QT/stream.mov

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

TUAW Talkcast 2010-02-21: Talking Macworld & more with Shawn King

The silly people at TUAW.com invited me to appear on the TalkCast last night. We had a very interesting discussion about Macworld Expo that degenerated into talking about boobs....actually...pretty typical stuff, coming from me. :)

Mike Rose of TUAW talks to YML during Expo

2010 Macworld Expo Day 6 Photos

Today's pics - Muir Woods and City Lights BookstoreQ

Thanks to:

Your Mac Life at San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

2010 Macworld Expo Day 5 Photos

Today's pics - Straight razor shaves and one last pass through the show floor!

Thanks to:

Your Mac Life at San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

Saturday's YML Show Floor Interviews

We've got interviews from the show floor posted to the iTunes store. Today, We talked to Ian Schray of Softpress, David Kyle of Police Scanner 2 and Tom Scharfeld of iBone!

You can go to the podcast section of the store and listen in!

Your Mac Life at San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

2010 Macworld Expo Day 4 Photos

Show floor, Mac Celebs and the MacBlast Party!

Thanks to:

Your Mac Life at San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

Friday's YML Show Floor Interviews

We've got three interviews from the show floor posted to the iTunes store. We talked to Chris Breen of Macworld.com, Chris Bross of Drivesavers.com and Uwe Maurer of ArtRage.com!

You can go to the podcast section of the store and listen in!

Your Mac Life at San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

Thursday's YML Show Floor Interviews

We've got four interviews from the show floor posted to the iTunes store. We talked to Jonathan Bradley, Mophie, Jennifer Lynn of HyperMac, Jeff Holove of Eye-Fi and Jeff Ganyard, of Macspeech!

You can go to the podcast section of the store and listen in!

Thanks to:

Your Mac Life at San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

Prelim (Video) Thoughts on Macworld Expo

What can you expect from this week's Macworld Expo? Watch this video to see YML's thoughts.

Thanks to:

Your Mac Life will be off to San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

iPad and Macworld Expo!

(If you're getting last week's show when you tune in live, you click on Quicktime Preferences in your Quicktime Menu, then click on browser and then click on Empty Download Cache (or uncheck the "Save Movies" in disk cache")

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, Ambrosia Software, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Apple Event and Macworld Expo News!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://www.macosg.com/group/yml.html

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://www.yourmaclifeshow.com/QT/stream.mov

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

YML Party at Macworld Expo!

Three more sleeps to go - are you getting excited for Macworld Expo!?

We certainly are - if only because, while Your Mac Life isn't doing the "YML Rocks Expo!" Party this year, we still found an excuse to get together with friends and colleagues.

Thanks to Boinx Software, Smile on My Mac, SoftPress and Rogue Amoeba, YML will host a (very) informal party on the Wednesday (February 10th) evening before the show floor!

There will be prizes, drink specials, a trivia contest and lots more. Pictures will be taken, interviews will be done and much frivolity will be had!

Apple Event, Earnings and Expo!

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This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, Ambrosia Software, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Apple Event and Macworld Expo News!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://www.macosg.com/group/yml.html

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://www.yourmaclifeshow.com/QT/stream.mov

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.

YML @ Macworld Expo thanks to MacSpeech, Twelve South and our Listeners!

Thanks to:

Your Mac Life will be off to San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo February 9th-13th!

MacSpeech has been on this ride before and we thank them very much for their support on this trip and Twelve South is a relatively new Mac focused company and we are thrilled to have them with us!

And thanks to the generous support of these listeners:
David Martin
Daniel Neal
Adolfo Escobedo
Jerimy Carroll
Secret Santa

Sly will be at Expo, too!

We'll be taking lots of great pictures thanks to:

for the loan of the Nikon D3s!

Apple Event and Macworld Expo News!

(If you're getting last week's show when you tune in live, you click on Quicktime Preferences in your Quicktime Menu, then click on browser and then click on Empty Download Cache (or uncheck the "Save Movies" in disk cache")

This week on Your Mac Life, sponsored by 1Password, Ambrosia Software, SmileOnMyMac and Circus Ponies - "Apple Event and Macworld Expo News!"

Live Video is on Your Mac Life thanks to MacOSG.com! You can watch the show live at this URL:
http://www.macosg.com/group/yml.html

Or you can listen in to the plain old audio feed at:
http://www.yourmaclifeshow.com/QT/stream.mov

You can also join the Chat Room that runs during the live show - on the Live Video Feed itself or on the dedicated IRC Server at irc.chat-solutions.org in the #yourmaclife Channel.

Make sure you listen in this and every Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 8pm PT or from 8:30pm to 11pm ET, for the most fun you'll have listening to your Mac.