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Its the Macbreak Weekly Year Ender!
- Merlin is back! (note, Merlin may return to e-darkness until February with the exception of Macworld)
- The Ical whine returns! Merlins trademark mac whine returns for a cameo….
- Did i mention this is one of the longest MBW’s ever, almot 2 hours! You really get what you pay for here at Macbreak Weekly (In fact, i have not been able to eat for days, writing shownotes for this show was impossible, its the first time i had to DRAFT shownotes)
- DO NOT! REPEAT NOT! Email leo to get MBW’s present to you this holiday season. If you wan’t to get the PDF of Merlins Mannerisms, a date book with quotes from Merlin Mann, just click here
- Merlin mentions the one thing George Lucas has spend all his money trying to destroy: the star wars holiday special
- Andy actually cut a mildly entertaining movie from it in the pre-imovie days! (Andy Ihnatko: If there was a checkbox on life that said “stop sucking”, i would be able to click it, my examples include Comic Sans and the Star wars Holiday Special)
- Happy Life Day! For all wookies and star wars geeks everywhere!
- Shash: Thank god i was not alive when the Star Wars Holiday Special was released
- Merlin: Things were different in 1978, i would watch Darth Vader make Hashbrowns
- Macworld Predictions!
- The big-iPhone, small-macbook, tablet, touch, sub-notebook, thing! The Apple Rumour mill builds a rumour aggregator!
- Nobody has any idea what is going to happen, face it, but we do know one thing:
- It will be cool! (but we don’t know how cool, it might be leopard
cool, tiger-when-it-came-out cool, iPhone cool, Newton cool,
1995-called-again cool, we don’t know, but it WILL be cool)
Picks, Due to the length of this episode the picks section has
temporarily been renamed: things people mentioned which you will
- From Alex Lindsay ProCable iPhone Headphone Adapter at Radtech for $7.95
- From Scott Bournehttp://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww… “> iPhone Fully Loaded by Andy Ihantko for $19.99
- from Scott Bournehttp://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww… “> iPhone Pocket Guide by Chris Breen for $9.99
- From Andy Ihantko Black Ink at Red Sweater Software for $24.95
- From Alex Lindsay Caffeine at Lighthead Software for FREE
- From Leo Laporte MoodBlast at http://blog.circlesixdesign.com/download/moodswing/ for FREE from Leo Laporte
- From Scott Bourne Monster iCableLink Headphone Adapter for iPhone (link provided to apple store, also available is the Shure iPhone adapter, which also has the special headset features) for $9.95
- From Andy Ihantko ecto at infinie-sushi for $17.95
- From Chris Breen http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww… “>MicPort Pro at Centrance for $124.95
- Patrick Stewart’s A Christmas Carol at Audible for FREE with special offer from Andy Ihantko
- MenuCalendarClock at Objectpark Software for $19.95 (orginally picked by Leo, when Leo picked it, Merlin hated it, but hey, when its Merlins pick its….Merlins pick?)
- Remote Buddy at http://www.iospirit.com/index.php?mode=view&obj_type=infogroup&obj_id=24… “>IOspirit.com for 19.99 EUROS (Please check your local exhange rates)
- FlexTime at Red Sweater Software for $18.95
- Perpetuate the bad content! The Star Wars Holiday Special (YouTube)
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