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macOS Sierra Release Show

Date: 20th September 2016

Duration: 39:14

Show ref: SCOM0576

OS X 10.12 is now available and has been rebranded macOS Sierra.



In this special release show, I walk you through some of the critical elements in making sure your installation goes well. From creating a bootable backup to doing either a fresh install or an in-situ upgrade.



Once installed, I take a look at some of the new features of macOS Sierra including the new integration with iCloud that allows you to store your Documents and Desktop in iCloud Drive, as well as some of the new features inlcuding Storage Management, Safari Picture in Picture, Application Tabs, Music & Messages.



I’ll cover Auto Lock, Universal Clipboard and Siri in next week’s episode.

iOS 10 Release Show

Date: 13th September 2016

Duration: 46:30

Show ref: SCOM0575

It’s iOS 10 release day and to celebrate, we’re releasing our first iOS10 video a few days earlier than usual.

iOS10 is a huge release from Apple and includes many new features as well as a bold visual redesign for many of your favourite apps.

One of the problems of keeping on top of the latest developments in Mac and iOS is the sheer number of updates to apps over time. These can range from minor to major updates, and are designed to fix issues or introduce brand new functionality. So for this week, I’m going to take a look at a number apps that I’ve previously covered on ScreenCastsOnline, and bring you up to speed with the latest updates. 

The three apps are Hazel, Ulysses & Garageband Live Loops

The third and final Plex instalment. Following on from the previous Plex episodes, I take a further look at some of the benefits of a full Plex Pass subscription.

Plex - Photos, Music & Plex Pass - Part 2

Date: 4th December 2015

Duration: 41:51

Show ref: SCOM0533

Following on from the previous Plex episode [SCOM0531] I take a look at the Photos and Music Libraries in the free versions of Plex.

Whilst Plex is more commonly known for allowing you to manage and view Movies and TV Shows, it's also very capable of managing Photo collections and Music libraries.

I also take a look at some of the benefits of a full Plex Pass subscription.

With the advent of the Plex Apple TV app, Plex has suddenly become hugely popular with the Mac community.

Use Plex to organise, play and share your local media library.

Apple Music - Under The Hood

Date: 7th August 2015

Duration: 31:40

Show ref: SCOM0515

Apple Music has now been out for a couple of months, and it’s still the cause of much frustration for some people.

There seems to be a deep misunderstanding of some of the core concepts, as well as a feeling that Apple is perhaps expecting too much of iTunes, by shoehorning too many features into this very old application.

In this show I’m going to try and dispel some of the FUD - that’s Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, that seems to be prevalent, and try and explain in detail what Apple Music is, and how the various components work together.

Musixmatch Lyrics Finder

Date: 24th July 2015

Duration: 14:24

Show ref: SCOI0227

Musixmatch Lyrics Finder is a great free app to enable you to view lyrics for the currently playing Apple Music track. It’s actually three components - an iOS App, a Today Widget plus and an Apple Watch app.

Apple Music & iTunes 12.2

Date: 3rd July 2015

Duration: 31:42

Show ref: SCOM0510

Apple Music is here! 

Apple Music is is the latest offering from Apple combining three new services - a new music streaming service, a new global Radio channel and Connect - a new way for fans to follow and interact with artists.

Launched just a few short days ago, this episode brings you up to speed with installing and configuring this new service. 

MUSIC for iOS

Date: 3rd July 2015

Duration: 28:20

Show ref: SCOI0224

MUSIC is here and it’s made for iOS!

MUSIC is the latest offering from Apple combining three new services - a new music streaming service, a new global Radio channel and Connect - a new way for fans to follow and interact with artists. Whilst MUSIC is great on the Mac, it’s even better on iOS.

Launched just a few short days ago, this episode brings you up to speed with installing and configuring this new service on iOS.

The third tutorial taking a look at the new Apple Watch, in which I delve more deeply into some of the new features, namely Email, Photos and Music .

Garageband on the Mac - Part 3

Date: 13th March 2015

Duration: 28:35

Show ref: SCOM0494

The third and final episode covering the new features of GarageBand for the Mac.

In this episode, I take a look at using the built in keyboards and connecting external keyboard controllers. I also cover organising your tracks and using track automation to control volume, pans and much more. Finishing off with a look at the various ways you can export your finished masterpiece.

As a special bonus, I also include a section on using your iPad to control Garageband on your Mac - pretty cool!

Audio Hijack 3

Date: 6th March 2015

Duration: 30:08

Show ref: SCOM0493

Take a great application and make it even better! That's what Rogue Amoeba have done with their flagship Audio application - Audio Hijack 3.

Now renamed as simply Audio Hijack, the "Pro" label has been dropped as the application should really be considered as an all purpose tool, rather than a Pro tool. Further to this, they've simplified the user interface and included a number of presets for different project types to get you up and running quickly.

Garageband on the Mac - Part 2

Date: 27th February 2015

Duration: 35:54

Show ref: SCOM0492

Continuing on from last week, I take a look at some of the new features of GarageBand for the Mac.

This episode explores the brand new Drummer feature, as well as recording live instruments such as Guitar and Bass. I also take a look at how you can fix sloppy or problematic recordings using Flex Time and Groove Matching.

Garageband on the Mac - Part 1

Date: 20th February 2015

Duration: 28:31

Show ref: SCOM0491

A long overdue show, this week I return to Garageband on the Mac.

It's been quite a while (can you believe 2008!) since I looked at Garageband on the Mac and since then the app has had a complete re-write.

It may have lost Podcast support, but with a new user interface and some stunning new features, it's still an extremely powerful and impressive application.

GarageBand for iOS - Part 3

Date: 2nd January 2015

Duration: 16:20

Show ref: SCOI0198

GarageBand for iOS was one of the first applications to be released as a fully touch enabled application for the iPad and iPhone.

Elevating the iPad and iPhone from just a device for consumption of content to a true creative platform, GarageBand has some unique features and is an incredibly powerful application.

In this third and final part, I take a look at how easy it is to create multitrack songs with no musical experience.

GarageBand for iOS - Part 2

Date: 26th December 2014

Duration: 14:43

Show ref: SCOI0197

GarageBand for iOS was one of the first applications to be released as a fully touch enabled application for the iPad and iPhone.

Elevating the iPad and iPhone from just a device for consumption of content to a true creative platform, GarageBand has some unique features and is an incredibly powerful application.

In this second of a three part series, I take a look at some of the "Smart Instruments" - it's really easy to create songs without any musical knowledge. A good ear does help however!

GarageBand for iOS - Part 1

Date: 19th December 2014

Duration: 17:19

Show ref: SCOI0196

GarageBand for iOS was one of the first applications to be released as a fully touch enabled application for the iPad and iPhone.

Elevating the iPad and iPhone from just a device for consumption of content to a true creative platform, GarageBand has some unique features and is an incredibly powerful application.

iOS7 - Part 6 - Music App, Siri and more

Date: 9th November 2013

Duration: 20:45

Show ref: SCOI0136

A final look at some of the new features in iOS7.

I take a look at the revisions to the Music App and Todd takes a look at iTunes Radio. Finishing off with changes to the App Store, Siri, Downloadable Dictionaries and some new accessibility features.

Plex Media Server

Date: 24th August 2013

Duration: 41:32

Show ref: SCOM0414

Plex is a complete solution for local and online media. It's been a couple of years since I abandoned Plex and stuck with a rigid 100% Apple solution for my media playback, the main issue being playing content on the AppleTV.

However, recent developments in the Plex ecosystem has caused my to re-evaluate my stance and convinced me to return to Plex. Boy, has it changed and improved! Plus, it's now possible to configure your Apple TV to access your Plex Library, along with virtually every other device.

In this show, I take you through digitising personal media such as DVDs and Blu-Rays in preparation for creating your digital media library in Plex. I also demonstrate installing the Plex Media Server, and take a brief look at configuring your Plex Media Server and using various clients for playback.

Plex for iOS

Date: 24th August 2013

Duration: 17:01

Show ref: SCOI0125

Plex is a complete solution for local and online media. Following on from this week's Mac show, I demonstrate the capabilities of the Plex App for iOS.

As a universal app, it works on the iPad, iiPhone and iPod touch, allowing you to access and stream media from your pled Media Library. With the addition of a PlexPass subscription, you can even sync media from your Plex Media Library, direct to your iOS device for offline viewing.

Add in a free myPlex account, and access your Plex Media Library remotely across Wifi or Cellular.

It also acts as a remote for your Desktop media player.

OnCue, The Music Player

Date: 6th April 2012

Duration: 23:24

Show ref: SCOI0052

The iOS Music player sucks, especially on the iPad!

OnCue comes to the rescue and allows us to play our music in a flexible and fluid way. No longer restricted to rigid playlists, OnCue allows us to create a dynamic playlist on the fly. Listen to a track and add additional tracks to your queue as it plays. See what's coming next and re-adjust the queue by tap, hold and drag. It's a brilliant way to control your music.

How many times have you listened to a random track, wanted to play more from that album but not bothered because of the hassle? OnCue makes it simple to queue up tracks from the same artist or Album currently playing, even find and play YouTube videos of the song. Want to create "Smart Queues" directly on you iOS device - OnCue can do that too!

iTunes Match on the Mac

Date: 20th January 2012

Duration: 43:08

Show ref: SCOM0330

iTunes Match is Apple's unique service that allows you to access your iTunes music collection in the cloud, from any supported device - Mac, iOS or Apple TV.

This tutorial takes you through the intricacies of setting up your iTunes music collection with iTunes Match.

Music, Video & iTunes Store

Date: 1st January 2012

Duration: 03:55

Show ref: SCOI0033

All about Music, Video & iTunes Store

Making Music - GarageBand '08

Date: 16th May 2008

Duration: 30:29

Show ref: SCOM0149

Time for some creativity & fun. GarageBand '08 is the latest version of the amazing music creation software included in the iLife '08 suite - free with all new Macs.

Can't play an instrument? Never had the time to learn?

Well don't be disheartened as GarageBand '08 is suitable for all levels of musicians, from complete novices to accomplished players.

What's even better is that you don't need an instrument or even any musical skills to create polished music tracks.