MacBreak Weekly 156

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MacBreak Weekly
Episode 156

MacBreak Weekly 156: Snow Job



Picks of the Week

Scott Kurtz
  • Dropbox; Cloud-based storage and file synchronization - Free (2GB Storage); Larger paid options available
Alex Lindsay
Andy Ihnatko
  • PvP Laptop Skin; Apple parody of 'The Creation of Adam' painting by Michelangelo - $19.99
Leo Laporte
  • MCE OptiBay; Hard Drive replacement for MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook G4. Replaces SuperDrive with additional internal 2.5" hard drive. - Pricing starts at $129 for Unibody MacBook Pro

Notable Quotes


At 1:24:24 Alex tells developers how to make augmented reality "stick" instead of "floating". It sounded like he said "seagraph, 2d realtime tracking" it means that all the stuff you're posting there will stick. There won't be any floaty, there won't be anything else. It's all open technology and it hasn't made to these apps yet.

I think he was talking about: Changing the Way Computers See Humans and the Way Humans see Motion Capture

Significant Products

  • Link URL and optional brief description




Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy by Peter S. Canellos (ABRIDGED)
Narrated by Skipp Sudduth

ad time: 0:39-0:47 and 1:10:00-1:16:23

Production Information

  • Recorded Date: September 1, 2009
  • Release Date: September 1, 2009
  • Duration: 1:34:52
  • Log line:
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes:
  • Omnia 8x Prog 2 had the same popping noise as last Tuesday's recording. It's constant and through out the whole track. It's also the only track that had the noise
  • This show was edited with individual track recordings mixed down.
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