April 19, 2012


Mac Roundtable 2012.04.18 Episode #111

Filed under: Podcast — ChuckJoiner @ 8:08 am

The panel for this edition includes:

Chuck Joiner – The MacVoices Group @chuckjoiner
Jeff Gamet – The Mac Observer
John F. Braun – Mac Geek Gab @johnfbraun @macgeekgab
Bart Busschots – www.bartb.ie @bbusschots

Topics Discussed:

  • Apple Stock Price Swings – what’s behind them?
  • Facebook buy Instagram for one biiiiiiiillion dollars:
  • what are people worried about?
  • was it worth a billion dollars?
  • a discussion on the rights you give away and don’t when you upload content to social media services
  • Tangent – social media: Facebook -v- Google+ -v- Twitter
  • The new Security Reality
  • time to re-assess your situation
  • we discuss Apple’s schizophrenic attitude to security
  • what can people do to protect themselves (ALWAYS patch, consider disabling Java & Flash, consider free AV, or even paid AV)
  • free AV from ClamXav – (AVOID the crippled Mac App Store version)
  • Little Snitch is another tool people may find useful for watching what their computer is at