In this episode, we review the new version of Firefox and Mike reveals how Bill Gates crashed his computer. We also discuss how to keep your Mac up to date and how to make sure your documents can be read in years to come.
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- Spotlight as an application launcher
- Spotlight as a calculator
- Mike’s Dock goes minimal
- Firefox 3 creates a world record for downloads.
- Features include Personas and the AwesomeBar
- Opera has a new look too
- Elaine lists her 10 browsers – without the need for a script!
- The Fox Gets More Fire
- The future of Firefox – Fennec, Prism and Weave
- Bill Gates crashes Mike’s browser (nothing new there then 😉 )
- Downloading and troubleshooting Apple Updates
Switchers Corner and Software Review
- Keeping track of the latest versions of all your installed applications
- MacUpdate and VersionTracker offer paid-for services
- AppFresh and Logicielmacupdate are free apps
- Elaine explained how to future-proof your documents
Comments and Feedback
- Thanks to Jack at MacFever
- Jack lives near Brighton where Mike once interviewed and Elaine photographed Eric Cantona
- Thanks also to GazMaz – who now has his own spot on the For Mac Eyes Only podcast
- NWAG – Mission Control – Lightroom and Bridge
- Upcoming GeekUp Events in Liverpool, Sheffield and Manchester