Ask The Techies (iPod -Smaller Version)
By D.Lee Beard
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Videos explaining the latest in cool technology from iPods and iPads to Photoshop and MS Office.
|1||VideoOverlaying Images Over Google Maps & Satellite Images Using Google Earth: Ep. 150||D.Lee shows how to overlay an image onto Google Maps using Google Earth. For an example, he shows how to overlay a neighborhood plat map overtop of a Google satellite view to determine exactly where the property boundaries are. Overlaying images can be u||7/27/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoMeasuring Distances with Google Earth: Ep. 149||How far is it? D.Lee Beard shows how Google Earth can measure the distance between two objects and a distance with multiple turning points such as a walking or jogging route. Just how far do you walk? Watch and fine out. Click Here to Play Episode 149||7/13/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoViewing Cities in 3-D Using Google Earth: Ep. 148||Want to know how to view maps in 3-D? In this episode, D.Lee explains how to view buildings and even trees overlaid on maps with Google Earth. He also shows how to change from "street view" to "ground level view" for smoother navigating through city stre||7/6/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoGoogle Earth Intro & Viewing Historical Maps & Aerial Photos Ep. 147||D.Lee Beard presents a basic introductory tutorial in how to use the Google Earth application which is available for Mac OS X and Windows. He explains how to download it for free, navigate within it, view different layers, and how to change viewing angle||6/29/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoChecking Road Traffic Conditions: Ep. 146||D.Lee Beard explains how you can check road traffic using Google Maps in a web browser and on the Apple iPad. Use this tip to avoid unnecessary delays on the highways this summer. Click Here to Play Episode 146||6/23/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoFree Music Sites to Use as Soundtracks: Ep. 145||D.Lee Beard reviews several websites that offer free music that can be used in other creative projects such as soundtracks for videos you produce. (10min 56sec) Click here to play Episode 145||5/17/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoCreating Time Lapse Videos and Converting for PowerPoint Ep.144||D.Lee Beard answers a viewer question about converting videos for PowerPoint using iSkysoft's Video Converter. He also shows a free way to take time lapse videos with a webcam using Gawker. 4min. 13sec. Click Here to Play Episode 144||5/3/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoFree Phone Calls This Holiday Season w/Google Voice: Ep. 143||Click her to download and play Episode 143 Watch and learn how to make free phone calls within the USA and Canada via your Google account and a computer and/or iPhone. Recorded December 12, 2010. (3min 10sec)||12/17/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoExploring Interactive Books on iPad with PopOut! Peter Rabbit: Ep. 142||Click Here to Download and Play D.Lee Beard explores the interactive features and educational potential of the PopOut! Peter Rabbit book and the what these types of books can bring to the future of book publishing. D.Lee also explains how to "reboot" you||12/14/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoCases for iPads, iPhones & even Kindles: Episode 141||Click Here to Play Episode 141 D.Lee Beard review the ZeroChroma cases for the iPad and iPhone (cases also available for Kindle). ZeroChroma cases are a made of a protective hardshell case and allow for propping the device at detailed angles). He also ex||12/9/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoiOS 4.2 Find an iPad if Lost: Episode 140||Click Here to Play Episode 140 D.Lee Beard demonstrates how to use the new "Find my iPad" feature in iOS 4.2 including setting up a free MobileMe account. A valuable tool if you should ever lose your iPad, and now this feature is free. (4min)||12/3/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoiOS 4.2 AirPrint and AirPlay on the iPad: Episode 139||Click Here to Play Episode 139 D.Lee Beard briefly discusses the new AirPlay and AirPrint features of the iOS 4.2 operating system for Apple's mobile devices. (2min 7sec)||12/3/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoiOS 4.2 Managing Folders on the iPad: Episode 138||Click Here to Play Episode 138 In this episode, D.Lee Beard uses iOS 4.2 to demonstrate how to create folders to group apps, how to name those folders, and how to add/remove apps from these folders on the iPad. (2min 42sec)||12/2/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoiOS 4.2 Multitasking on the iPad: Episode 137||Click Here to Play In this episode, D.Lee Beard demonstrates the multitasking capabilities of the new iOS 4.2 for the iPad.||11/30/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoiOS 4.2 and Screen Locking: Episode 136||Click Here to Play D.Lee launches a series of videos on the new iOS 4.2 for Apple devices like the iPad. In this episode he discusses how Apple turned the "screen lock" switch on the side of the iPad into a mute button and a work around for still locking||11/29/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoWolfram Alpha Review: Episode 135||Click Here to Play Episode 135 D.Lee Beard review the Wolfram Alpha iPad app. Wolfram Alpha is an application for the iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch that collects information from the internet to answer user questions. For example, it lets you easily compare||11/19/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoAlternative iPad/iPhone Web Browser - Atomic Web Browser (Ep. 134)||D.Lee Beard presents an alternative to the default Safari web browser with a review of the Atomic Web Browser which includes tabs, private mode, increase/decrease font size, ad block and more. (7min 37sec) Click Here to Play Episode 134||11/10/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoHow to Download & Convert Videos: Ep. 133||In this video, D.Lee Beard demonstrates how to convert various video files into more standard formats that can be played on portable devices and the AppleTV (including .flv, .ogg, .wmv, and .mp4). He also shows how to download streaming flash videos off||10/6/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|19||VideoSpeech Recognition on Mac, Windows, iPad and iPhone: Ep. 132||D.Lee Beard reviews and demonstrates the software options for speech recognition where you can stop typing and let the computer type what you say. Nuance speech recognition software MacSpeech for computers and Dragon Dictate for mobile devices like the i||6/24/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|20||VideoReview of iPad Apps: Photos and Maps - Episode 131||In this video, D.Lee Beard reviews the Photos and Maps applications on the iPad and how they can work together. He also demonstrates how to take a screen capture of image of what you see on your iPad. (12min 57sec). Click Here to Play Episode 131||6/10/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|21||VideoVideo Options on the iPad - Ep. 130||In this episode, D.Lee Beard explains the options for playing video on the iPad, including, podcasts, synching from your computer, YouTube, ABC.com, Netflix, news sites, and streaming video, even Flash video, from your own personal computer to your iPad||5/27/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|22||VideoHow to Run Windows7 and Mac OS X on an iPad - Ep. 129||In this video, D.Lee Beard shows how to run Windows 7 and Mac OS X on an iPad via remote desktop with the LogMeIn iPad app. In this LogMeIn for iPad review, D.Lee demonstrates how it works, the limitations of LogMeIn, it's ability to connect behind wirel||5/5/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|23||VideoBooks on the iPad: Ep. 128||D.Lee demos the various options for reading books on the iPad including iBooks, Kindle books, many free Gutenberg Project books, and book apps such as Disney's Toy Story book app. Click Here to Play Episode 128||4/27/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|24||VideoiPad In-Depth Review - Ep. 127||D.Lee Beard reviews the new Apple iPad including physical features, the Apple iPad black case, and compares it to the Amazon Kindle, and iPod Touch. (21min 4sec) Click Here to Play Episode 127||4/14/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|25||VideoiPad: To Buy or Not to Buy? Ep. 126||After a week of playing with the new WiFi iPad, D.Lee Beard looks at the pros and cons of the new iPad -- what it can do and not do -- and helps you decide whether you should buy one or not. Upcoming videos will go into more details on it's features and||4/12/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
I found this podcast very informative and the guys (especially the host) appear to be very comfortable and knowledgeable about the topics they discuss. I feel very comfortable getting and using the info I get from this podcast! You guys rock!
Very informative, and unbiased.
I just watched the epsiode where the Mac & PC are compared. Great episode, now I've got to decide wether to run PARALLELS or BOOTCAMP on my iMac.
askthetechies podcast series
This is the first podcast series I have ever accessed. I am blown away with the amount of information that is presented in such a compact and user friendly fashion. These podcasts have done more to advance my use of computers and hand held devices than years worth of magazine articles etc. I am hooked and look forward to more podcasts by D. Lee