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The Mac OS X Lion Project Book: Stuff you can do with your Mac by Scott McNulty

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6. Additional Hardware Required

No Mac is an island, and some projects require a little extra hardware to make them possible. Everything in this chapter requires you lay out a little cash for a piece, or two, of additional hardware.

Podcasting, backing up your Mac, and signing digital documents are all covered in this chapter.

Audio Podcasting Project

Difficulty level: Moderate

Additional software: GarageBand

Additional hardware: Microphone

Gone are the days when only those with access to a radio station could have a radio show. Now all you need are a Mac, a microphone, a copy of GarageBand, and an Internet connection and you have all the components for your very own radio show.

Technically, of course, what we’re talking about here isn’t a radio ...

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