Allison Sheridan of the NosillaCast Podcast hosted at http://podfeet.com, Twitter @podfeet
Katie Floyd of Mac Power Users http://macpowerusers.com Twitter: @maccore
Don McAllister of ScreenCastsOnline – http://www.screencastsonline.com Twitter @donmcallister
John F Braun of the Mac Observer’s Mac Geek Gab Podcast at http://www.macgeekgab.com, Twitter @johnfbraun
Is it worth Buying an Apple Display?
- Allison is still using a 17″ Apple Studio flat panel and a 22″ Apple Cinema Display (8-9 yrs) and now a 24″ Cinema
- Katie has an old Cinema Display (gray and white) that just won’t die. It’s nearly 10 years old. Thought it was the best monitor ever – till I saw the new LED screen on my MacBook Pro.
- John uses Samsung
- Don uses Dell Monitors (some are rebranded Samsung)
Why doesn’t Apple take ergonomics seriously on the ACD
Handling multiple monitors
AppleCare for Display – http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB590LL/A ($99)
Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2
Team Viewer from http://www.teamviewer.com/index.aspx
iChat Screen Sharing
Can do remote with MobileMe “Back to My Mac”
HP vs. Canon vs. Epson
All-in-ones? Laser Printers?
Katie uses Canon – MP530 – Printer, scanner, fax – gripe – scanner doesn’t work via Airport
Don uses Canon – MP600 – Scanner is sooooo slooooow
Allison – HP all the way – HP4480
John – HP Deskjet 990Cse & GCC Elite 12/1200 Laser!
Kensington Expert Mouse http://us.kensington.com/html/2200.html
Kensington Orbit® Optical Trackball http://us.kensington.com/html/4771.html
Katie likes the Logitec Mice – Have an MX Laser (older model) now looking at Revolution – http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/devices/130&cl=US,EN Works great without any drivers.
Don uses MX Revolution and Nano VX Revolution
Al likes MacAlly and even a crappy little HP mouse!
Allison – The BT-1 Bluetooth camera from http://www.bt-1.com/ $149
John – Snapz Pro and Hector Cam http://www.ambrosiasw.com/cam/
Katie – MacSpeech Dictate 1.5 http://www.macspeech.com/
Don – Matrox CompressHD – http://www.matrox.com/video/en/products/compresshd/
Please make comments on iTunes – in the US store the 2nd to most recent comment says “no longer available for free. This is a great podcast but the guy that does it no longer offers it for free.” Even if you don’t put a FAVORABLE review up there (of course that would be our preference) we’d sure like factual reviews to come up under most recent!
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