Episode 13: Flashy Flash

On this week’s holiday Simply Apple episode, Eugene and Mark discuss wireless router recommendations, ways to find new applications, small & fun iOS apps, and whether you should install a solid state drive in your Mac.

This week we’ll be giving away a great app that we discussed in Episode 12 of the show: Watts! The guys at Binary Tricks have generously provided three Watts promo codes!

To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is subscribe to the Simply Apple Podcast and tweet the following message:

The @SimplyApplePod cast is giving away 3 promo codes for Watts from @binarytricks! Get more info @ http://bit.ly/SimplyAppleGiveaway5

Be sure to tweet before Tuesday, December 27 (EXTENDED!) Friday, December 30 at 11:59pm PST and follow @SimplyApplePod on Twitter so that we can direct message the winners. We will search for the tweets and randomly pick the winners.

As always let us know what you think of the show, structure, or content using our Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website or follow us on twitter @simplyapplepod.

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Episode 12: The S is for Steve

This week’s Simply Apple episode is jam-packed with all sorts of apps, tips, and tricks. From Lion’s Auto Save feature to the best of Mac maintenance, we’ve got you covered.

We also have not one but two giveaways this week! First we’re giving away 5 promo codes for the highly-useful Blast app which we discussed at length in Episode 11’s Apps & Applications chapter.

To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is subscribe to the Simply Apple Podcast and tweet the following message:

Win one of 5 Mac App Store promo codes for Blast from @apparentsoft  from the @SimplyApplePod cast! More info at http://bit.ly/SimplyAppleGiveaway4

Be sure to tweet before Friday, December 16 at 11:59pm PST and follow @SimplyApplePod on Twitter so that we can direct message the winners. We will search for the tweets and randomly pick the winners!

We want to thank the folks at Apparent Software for for generously providing promo codes for Blast!

The second giveaway will be for the both beautiful and useful Watts from Binary Tricks, but we’ll have more details on Friday night for that giveaway. Stay tuned!

As always let us know what you think of the show, structure, or content using our Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website or follow us on twitter @simplyapplepod.

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The Moom Giveaway

In Episode 9, we praised the excellent Moom app from Many Tricks while reviewing a few window management tools. Moom is a highly useful app that we use on a regular basis, and highly recommend it if you’re looking to improve your productivity on your Mac.

The guys from Many Tricks graciously donated three Moom licenses for Simply Apple listeners, and as always, its quite easy to win. All you have to do to enter is fill out the form on the sidebar our homepage and let us know what you’d like to hear about on a future Simply Apple show. It can be:

  • a topic to cover
  • an app to review
  • an interview to have
  • a Simply Solution you need
  • a way for us to improve the show
  • …or anything else as long as its Simply Apple & Apple related!

You can enter as many times as you like between now and Sunday, December 11th at 11:59pm PST. The winners will be chosen at random from the entries we receive.

We would love to hear from all of you so please let us know what you think! Good luck!

Episode 11: On the Red Couch

We’re mixing it up here on the Simply Apple podcast, recording this week’s show live from Las Vegas (where Mark lives). In this week’s show, Eugene and Mark talk about wireless data usage, the iTether drama, the Xtreme Mac inCharge Duo (a hardware review), and Blast App. If all goes well, we will also be posting the video from today’s show later in the week!

The Simply Apple Reeder giveaways continue this week with giveaway 5 Reeder for iPad promo codes up for grabs!

To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is subscribe to the Simply Apple Podcast and tweet the following message:

Win a copy of @ReederApp for iPad from the @SimplyApplePod cast! More info at http://bit.ly/SimplyAppleGiveaway3

Be sure to tweet before Wednesday, December 7 at 11:59pm PST and follow @SimplyApplePod on Twitter so that we can direct message the winners. We will search for the tweets and randomly pick the winners!

We again want to thank Silvio Rizzi for not only developing the best RSS reader for all of your Apple products, but also for generously providing promo codes for all of his great applications!

Let us know what you think of the show, structure, or content using our new Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website or follow us on twitter @simplyapplepod.

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Episode 10: Dipping Our Toes

This week’s Simply Apple podcast features Eugene and Mark discussing the future of free Mac apps, dictation as the future, home security, protecting your Apple gear, and much more.

The Simply Apple giveaway continues this week with giveaway 5 more Reeder for Mac promo codes up for grabs!

To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is subscribe to the Simply Apple Podcast and tweet the following message:

Win a copy of @ReederApp for Mac from the @SimplyApplePod cast! More info at http://bit.ly/SimplyAppleGiveaway2

Be sure to tweet before Monday, November 28 at 11:59pm PST and follow @SimplyApplePod on Twitter so that we can direct message the winners. Also, to increase your chances of winning, we mentioned a special word in the this week’s episode and if you include that word in your tweet (somehow!), you will be entered in the drawing twice! We will search for the tweets and randomly pick the winners!

We again want to thank Silvio Rizzi for not only developing the best RSS reader for all of your Apple products, but also for generously providing promo codes for all of his great applications!

Let us know what you think of the show, structure, or content using our new Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website or follow us on twitter @simplyapplepod.

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Episode 9: Never Spun That Fast

This week on the Simply Apple podcast, Eugene and Mark announce the Simply Apple Reeder giveaway (more on that in a moment)! They also discuss the death of Adobe Flash for Mobile, new MacBook Pro releases and rumors, customizing your Apple hardware, and much much more.

To celebrate our discussion of different ways to read news & articles on your Apple devices in Episode 8 last week, we are having a our first Simply Apple Giveaway where we will be giving out promo codes for Reeder for iPhone, iPad, and the Mac each week for three weeks! This week we are giving away 5 promo codes for Reeder for iPhone/iPod Touch. To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is subscribe to the Simply Apple Podcast and tweet the following message:

Win a copy of @ReederApp for iPhone & iPod touch from the @SimplyApplePod cast! More info at http://bit.ly/sWgt88

Be sure to tweet before Sunday, November 20 at 11:59pm PST and follow @SimplyApplePod on Twitter so that we can direct message the winners. Also, to increase your chances of winning, we mentioned a special word in the this week’s episode and if you include that word in your tweet (somehow!), you will be entered in the drawing twice! We will search for the tweets and randomly pick the winners!

We want to thank Silvio Rizzi for not only developing the best RSS reader for all of your Apple products, but also for generously providing promo codes for all of his great applications!

Let us know what you think of the show, structure, or content using our new Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website or follow us on twitter @simplyapplepod.

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Episode 8: The Reverse Pinch

This week on the Simply Apple podcast, Eugene and Mark discuss tips on using different Apple IDs with iOS 5 & iCloud, AppleCare+, the best ways to read articles and news on your Apple products, and app-cessories for your iOS devices.

As always, this episode is divided into 3 chapters (News and Views, Apps & Applications, and Simply Solutions), so you can skip between them at any time using your favorite podcast app (ours is Instacast from Vemedio). Let us know what you think of the show, structure, or content using our new Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website or follow us on twitter @simplyapplepod.

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Episode 7: The Legend of Simply Apple

After a two week break, the Simply Apple podcast is back in full force! Eugene and Mark discuss Apple’s failed Dropbox purchase, iPhone backup tips, secure password management, the right time to upgrade your Apple products and much more.

As always, this episode is divided into 3 chapters (News and Views, Apps & Applications, and Simply Solutions), so you can skip between them at any time using your favorite podcast app (ours is Instacast from Vemedio). Let us know what you think of the show, structure, or content using our new Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website or follow us on twitter @simplyapplepod.

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Episode 6: From Zero Dollars

It’s been a big week of updates in the Apple world, and this week’s Simply Apple episode has you covered. From the iPhone 4S and iCloud releases to great apps like TextExpander and TotalFinder, we talk about it all, including the best way to share files and calendars with friends and family.

We also added a bit more structure to the show by simply (see what I did there) dividing it into three chapters:

  1. News and Views – covering the latest developments in the Apple community
  2. Apps and Applications – bringing you our favorite and most useful Mac and iOS apps
  3. Simply Solutions – solving one particular issue, one week at a time

This and all future episodes are actually divided into those chapters, so you can skip between them at any time using your favorite podcast app (ours is Instacast from Vemedio). Let us know what you think of the new structure using our new Tip/Feedback form on the Simply Apple website.

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Episode 5: Steve Jobs and Beyond

It’s been quite a week in the Apple world, so we use this week’s Simply Apple episode to discuss the passing of Steve Jobs, the unparalleled impact he had on the world, the brand new iPhone 4S, and Dropbox.

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