How To Record a Podcast Remotely Using Skype and GarageBand FOR FREE in Mac OS X

How To Record a Podcast Remotely Using Skype and GarageBand FOR FREE in Mac OS X

Here is the best, cheapest and easiest way to record a podcast in Mac OS X. This will be using GarageBand, LineIn, Skype and Soundflower – all free software! The only thing you’ll need to purchase is a quality microphone. This post is about how to set up your Mac in order to record remotely over Skype. That is, this is about recording a podcast with a remote caller via Skype and getting the audio from both sides of the conversation – something that has a history of being fairly...

How do I fix the “App.pkg can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer” error in OS X Mavericks?

Apple in it’s infinite goodness and holy wisdom has decided to protect us from ourselves, and in OS X 10.9 Mavericks introduced a feature called GateKeeper. GateKeeper prevents apps from “unknown” sources to not be installed and that’s why you get the message: Soundflower.pkg can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer (Of course the “.pkg” portion will change to whatever app you’re trying to install. One of those things that goes without saying but we needed to say 😉 So here’s the fix… – Simply right-click (or control click) on the application you’re trying to install and choose...

How to disable annoying automatic updates in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

OS X Mavericks is pretty slick in most regards, but one thing we don’t like is the super annoying automatic updates reminder. If you’ve ever seen the image below, you know what we’re talking about. For some, it might be welcomed, but when the only options are “Install” or “Later“, you know that OS X is going to continually remind you to install updates. This just seems a little too in your face and actually kind of Windows-like for...