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MacVoices #16201: The MacJury's Holiday Gift Guide #3  

The third installment in the MacJury’s holiday gift guide series includes some stocking stuffers, some big ticket items, and, as usual, some unexpected gems. From music to fitness, backups to video production, and how to be popular late at night at tech conferences, the panel of Jean MacDonald, Bart Busschots and host Chuck Joiner deliver the picks with wit and wisdom.

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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Jean MacDonald is the Founder and Executive Director of App Camp For Girls, a program to encourage more girls to pursue software development, as well as an active member of the tech community. Jean also publishes a weekly newsletter, Well-Tempered. A would-be rock 'n roll star, you can follow all of Jean's exploits on her Twitter stream.

By day Bart Busschots is a Linux sysadmin and Perl programmer, and a keen amateur photographer when ever he gets the time. Bart hosts and produces the Let's Talk podcast series - a monthly Apple show that takes a big-picture look at the last month in Apple news, and a monthly photography show focusing on the art and craft of photography. Every second week Bart is the guest for the Chit Chat Across the Pond segment on Allison Sheridan's NosillaCast. You can get links to everything Bart gets up including a link to his photography and his personal blog.
 

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Jean’s Picks

 elago® W2 Stand for Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 

iOgrapher Filmmaking Kit For iPhone 6S Plus & 6 Plus – Telephoto Lens and Wide Angle Lens

iOgrapher Filmmaking Case for iPad Mini 4th Gen

Anker PowerCore 13000 Portable Charger - Compact 13000mAh 2-Port Ultra Portable Phone Charger Power Bank

Jackery Mini Premium 3350mAh Portable Charger - External Battery Pack, Power Bank, & Portable iPhone Charger

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MacVoices #16200: The MacJury's Holiday Gift Guide #2  

The second holiday gift pick MacJury got together to select some of the best presents to give and to get for the geek in your life. There are many different kinds of geeks…video geeks, travel geeks, even cooking and yoga geeks. This show covers them all, with the panel of Brett Terpstra, Victor Cajiao, Ewen Rankin and host Chuck Joiner.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.


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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Brett Terpstra is a coder, writer and web developer. He works behind the scenes at blogs including Engadget, Joystiq and The Unofficial Apple Weblog. He also writes for The Unofficial Apple Weblog, and contributes to Macworld. Brett develops Marked for Mac and recently co-authored “60 Mountain Lion Tips” with David Sparks for the iBookstore. He discusses all things “nerd” on his podcast, Systematic. You can find Brett as “ttscoff” on Twitter and App.net, and at his website, brettterpstra.com.  

Ewen Rankin of the British Tech Network. They, “…host broadcasts which are for those who like their Technology, and other subjects, but not taken to seriously. We aim for a fun, free flowing format of shows which will inform, provoke and entertain our many listeners. Its more like ‘Friends at the pub’ than a panel of highly qualified pundits.’ Follow Ewen on Twitter.

Victor Cajiao is a notorious podcaster who is starting a new show with Kelly Guimont in December, 3NerdThings. Follow him on Twitter.   

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Brett’s Picks:

MicFlip Reversible Micro USB Cable

Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi

Paprika Recipe Manager for iOS

The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion

YOGA Accessories Natural Rubber Yoga Mat

MacVoices #16199: The MacJury on Discontinued Airports, Pro Support and Missing Information  

The MacJury convened a special session to contemplate the long-term implications of several happenings within Apple in the last week or so. Topics of discussion included the report that Apple will discontinue the Airport series of wireless routers, the elimination of Sal Soghoian’s position, pro hardware and software support and the impact of Apple’s secrecy on their public perception. The panel includes Jeff Gamet, Mark Fuccio and host Chuck Joiner.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Jeff Gamet is the Managing Editor for The Mac Observer, and the author of Fresh Brewed Tales, a chronicle of Jeff's strange adventures at coffee shops. He also is the host of the Daily Observations podcast and co-host of The Apple Context Machine. You can find his regular updates on Twitter.

Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as an marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990's selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through his web site or through Twitter

Links:

eero Home WiFi System (Pack of 3) - Blanket Your Home in WiFi, Replaces Wireless Router and Range Extender

MacVoices #16198: The MacJury's Holiday Gift Guide #1  

The holiday season is officially here with the first of our annual MacJury holiday gift guide panels. From iOS apps to audio gear, Apple products to legos, over sixteen terrific great recommendations for products to give or get some from the panel of Dr. Robert Carter, Peter Cohen, Kelly Guimont and host Chuck Joiner.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7PDFpen for iPadPDFpen for iPhonePDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Dr. Robert Carter is a university psychologist where he provide psychological services to students and trains pre-doctoral interns in the practice of psychology. In his other life, he is an Apple podcaster, producing and co-hosting the Tech Doctor podcast. The podcast is devoted to helping people get the most from their Apple devices. They are particularly interested in interviewing users and developers who incorporate Apple’s VoiceOver accessibility technology into their work-flow and apps. The Tech Doctor crew embraces Apple’s idea that Apple products are for everyone.  

Peter Cohen is the Managing Editor at Backblaze.com. He’s had a long career as a tech journalist writing for Macworld, iMore, Tom’s Guide and many other sites. You can find him on Twitter at @flargh and read more of his ruminations on tech and other stuff at http://www.peter-cohen.com

Kelly Guimont is a longtime Apple geek, sitting down (on a telephone book) in front of an Apple IIe in 1983. She can still hear the ticking of the ImageWriter. Thanks to the miracle of the adjustable leg desk, she no longer needs the phonebook. Kelly writes for The Mac Observer, is co-host of The Aftershow, makes regular appearances on the Daily Observations Podcast<

MacVoices #16197: Shelly Brisbin On iOS 10, Siri, and The Fourth Edition of iOS Access For All  

Shelly Brisbin has updated iOS Access For All to the fourth edition to cover the changes in accessibility in iOS 10 for iPhone and iPad. She gives us her reaction to accessibility having a prime spot in the most recent Apple event and why iOS 10 represents an incremental but welcome upgrade to accessibility features. How the camera and Siri figure in to those features, some interesting accessibility apps that aren’t what you might expect, and how iOS compares and contrasts to the Mac, Windows and Android are all part of the discussion.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7PDFpen for iPadPDFpen for iPhonePDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Shelly Brisbin is a writer, editor, podcaster, and cocktail enthusiast. Her current project is iOS Access for All, a comprehensive guide to accessibility for Apple’s iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. The ebook will be published in the spring of 2014. Shelly’s career in tech journalism spans 25 years, 13 books,hundreds of articles and blog posts for leading tech publications, and several stints on the editorial staffs of leading trade publications and Web sites. She served as editor-in-chief of Blogger & Podcaster Magazine, networking editor for MacUser Magazine, and an editor for online learning company, Powered, Inc. and two Hoover’s Web sites. Her podcasts include the award-winning Shelly’s Podcast, and App Store Pundit, an iOS app review show. Her cocktail writing appears on this blog, and at the sadly departed The Spirit World. When she’s not working, Shelly spends time with her husband and cats in Austin, Texas, watches ancient movies, and reads books, many of which are made

MacVoices #16196: Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Discusses The Touch Bar Simulator, Touché  

Red Sweater Software has released Touché, a free application that simulates the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pros. Daniel Jalkut talks about his how and why he created it, what it offers to both users and developers, and his analysis of Apple’s implementation of this new interface option.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7PDFpen for iPadPDFpen for iPhonePDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Daniel Jalkut is the founder of Red Sweater, where he develops MarsEdit, the popular blog editing software for the Mac. He has been an active participant in the Mac and iOS communities, sharing bits of wisdom on his company blog, the Bitsplitting blog, and on Twitter. He is also one of the familiar voices from the popular indie-developer podcast Core Intuition."

MacVoices #16195: Bryan Chaffin's Thoughts on Macintosh Refreshes, Tim Cook, and Touching Things  

Bryan Chaffin makes up for lost time with discussions of what the new MacBook Pro does and doesn’t offer,  and the need for Force Touch/3D Touch, Touch ID and the Touch Bar to be consistent across Apple products. Tim Cook’s performance as Apple CEO, Apple product placement in the media, the demand for the new MacBook Pro and the need for Macintosh refreshes across the line are among the topics Bryan touches on.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7PDFpen for iPadPDFpen for iPhonePDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Bryan Chaffin began using Apple computers in 1983 in a high school BASIC programming class. He started using Macs in 1990 when the Kinko’s guy taught him how to use Aldus PageMaker, finally buying a Power Computing Power 100 in 1995. Bryan is the cofounder of The Mac Observer and currently serves as Afternoon Editor. He has contributed to MacAddict and MacFormat magazines, and coauthored Incredible iPad Apps for Dummies with Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus. You can find out more about Bryan at his personal site, GeekTells. You can follow him on Twitter if you dare.

MacVoices #16194: Five Questions with Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba  

Paul Kafasis, the head man at Rogue Amoeba, gives us a brief update on the new version of their AirFoil application that lets you send audio from your Mac to Google Chromecast before settling in to answer five probing questions. Paul talks about how he listens to music and what gear he prefers, why his Apple Watch is important to him, why email isn’t dead, the surprising way he uses one particular social network that we can all learn from, and what he would do if he were Apple CEO for a day…or two.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7PDFpen for iPadPDFpen for iPhonePDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Paul Kafasis is the CEO/Lackey of Rogue Amoeba, the makers of award-winning audio software, including Audio Hijack Pro and Airfoil. You can see what he's thinking on his blog, One Foot Tsunami, and follow him on Twitter.  

Links:

AirFoil by Rogue Amoeba

Paul Kafasis on Instagram

Chuck Joiner on Instagram

MacVoices #16193: Nick Mattingly Introduces Switcher Studio’s New Switcher Go  

Switcher Studio continues to advance the cause of iOS video streaming with the release of their new Switcher Go. Nick Mattingly, the CEO and co-founder of Switcher Studio, is back to talk about how their new iOS app makes it even easier to broadcast to YouTube Live and Facebook Live. More advanced camera controls, the ability to add pre-prepared content to your streams, and even add a remote camera make Switcher Go a groundbreaking app. Nick provides all the details, along with some Switcher Studio business news.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Nick Mattingly is the Co-Founder and CEO of Switcher Studio in Louisville KY. You can follow them on Twitter, and keep up with Switcher Studio on Twitter.

MacVoices #16192: Joe Kissell Takes Control of the latest version of DEVONthink  

Joe Kissell has released the third edition of Take Control of DEVONthink 2 to help you get the most out of this sophisticated information management tool. Joe starts out by reviewing what DEVONthink is, how it can be widely used for many tasks, and why it defines its own category of software. Some of the new and improved capabilities in the revision include greatly expanded and revised syncing options, a totally re-written DEVONthink To Go iOS app, and many more. Joe talks about the “thousand tiny things and two big things” that make up the update, and why you need it.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by ScreenCastsOnline. Your source for new Mac and iOS tutorials every week, and publisher of ScreenCastsOnline Monthly.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Joe Kissell is the author of over two dozen Take Control ebooks, as well as a host of print books, and his very on Joe On Tech guides to technology. He is a senior editor for TidBITS, and a Senior Contributor to Macworld. Keep up with him if you can on his personal blog, JoeKissell.com, and on Twitter.

 

MacVoices #16191: Ted Landau's Concerns Over The Future of Desktop Macs  

Ted Landau wasn’t exactly happy about the “Hello Again” event last week, seeing it as a possible Requiem for Desktop Macs. He shares his reactions, why he won’t be purchasing a new laptop, and some of his questions on Apple’s product choices. Is a future that includes only Mac laptops and iDevices a realistic one? Ted contemplates that possibility, how laptops are used as desktop alternatives, why Apple isn’t making monitors, and more.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by ScreenCastsOnline. Your source for new Mac and iOS tutorials every week, and publisher of ScreenCastsOnline Monthly.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.


Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Ted Landau pens Ted Landau' User Friendly View column at The Mac Observer, is a Senior Contributor for Macworld, is the author of several Mac and iPhone help books, and is the founder of MacFixIt. He blogs on Ted Landau's Slanted Viewpoint, and you can follow him on Twitter

MacVoices #16190: Jim Tierney of Digital Anarchy Introduces Samurai Sharpen  

Jim Tierney, Chief Anarchist at Digital Anarchy, talks about their new video production plug-in Samurai Sharpen. Making it easier to sharpen just what you want, Samurai Sharpen lets you isolate just the parts that need work, leaving the others untouched. Jim talks about how it works and  profiles the other Digital Anarchy products, including one of their more unusual free plug-ins.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by ScreenCastsOnline. Your source for new Mac and iOS tutorials every week, and publisher of ScreenCastsOnline Monthly.

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MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Jim Tierney is a pioneer in the development of plugins for motion graphics, animation and video editing. During the 1990's, Jim worked for software companies like MetaTools, Atomic Power and Cycore. He helped create graphics products like Bryce, Evolution and Final Effects. After working on After Effects plugins for six years, Jim thought it was finally time to get out there and do some of his own. So he did, and Digital Anarchy was born in 2001. Connect with them on Facebook and Twitter, and follow Jim himself on Twitter.

MacVoices #16189: Christopher Breen Talks About Creativity, Music and Photography  

Christopher Breen is back to follow up on a previous conversation about the nature of creativity and why we can all consider ourselves creative by the right measurement. From rebuilding his piano and the difference between physical and digital instruments to his efforts to become a better photographer, Chris examines what it means to be creative and why it doesn’t have to mean creating something from scratch.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.


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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Christopher Breen has been writing about Apple and its technology since the latter days of the Reagan administration for such publication as MacUser, MacWEEK, and Macworld Until recently, he was a Macworld senior editor and host of the Macworld Podcast, is author of The iPhone Pocket Guide, Sixth Edition (6th Edition) (Peachpit Press), and offers lynda.com software tutorials on such subjects as OS X Lion, the iPad, and screen casting. He is a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has a third career with an unidentified tech company headquartered in Cupertino. 

Links:

MacSparky.com

MacVoices #16188: The MacJury Deliberates on The Issue of Subscription Software  

Subscription software has been a hot topic, and promises to be a hotter topic in the future. The MacJury takes on the questions surrounding the matter, examining it from both the customer and developer perspectives. The panel shares their personal reactions to the various subscription models, what makes them acceptable or detrimental, and how they individually value software. Proposing some new models and identifying new challenges faced by both the buyers and sellers of software are the panel of Jeff Gamet, Michael E. Cohen, Michael Potter and host Chuck Joiner.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.



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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Jeff Gamet is the Managing Editor for The Mac Observer, and the author of Fresh Brewed Tales, a chronicle of Jeff's strange adventures at coffee shops. He also is the host of the Daily Observations podcast and co-host of The Apple Context Machine. You can find his regular updates on Twitter

Michael E. Cohen has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including The iPad Project BookApple Training Series: iLife (iLife '09 Edition)Take Control of Syncing Data in Snow Leopard, and Take Control of PDFpen 8.

Michael Potter is the Executive Producer of For Mac Eyes Only. Mike’s love-affair for all things Apple began in his Junior High’s Library playing Lemonade Stand on a pair of brand new Apple ][+ computers. His penchant for Apple gear continued to be nurtured by the public school system when, in High School, he was hired as a lab supervisor to help run the Apple ][e lab for his fellow students and their Print Shop needs. Then, further still, in college he often opted to help a friend with her Computer Graphics coursework instead of focusing on his own studies … but only because it helped get him closer to the Mac-lab.

The first Macintosh that Mike could truly call his own, was a s

MacVoices #16187: Joe Kissell Takes Control of iCloud...Again  

Joe Kissell’s latest accomplishment is the 5th edition of Take Control of iCloud, and he takes us through what’s changed and why a whole new edition was needed. Joe starts with the benefits and possible consequences of using Optimized Storage, and how iCloud’s performance is involved, then moves on to discuss changes and enhancements to iCloud’s many services. Included in the discussion are Universal Clipboard, the new 2TB level of iCloud storage, iTunes Match, MailDrop, the new two-factor authentication, iCloud backup and lots more. Apple keep’s adding and re-defining iCloud features, and you need Joe’s help to keep up.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

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This edition of MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.
Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Joe Kissell is the author of over two dozen Take Control ebooks, as well as a host of print books, and his very on Joe On Tech guides to technology. He is a senior editor for TidBITS, and a Senior Contributor to Macworld. Keep up with him if you can on his personal blog, JoeKissell.com, and on Twitter.

 

MacVoices #16186: MacVoices Briefing on the Garmin Dash Cam 10  

The Garmin Dash Cam 10 is a minimalist but competent dashboard camera that does all you really need a dash cam to do. Chuck talks about why the feature set is just what you need, why a dash cam is so important in today’s driving and litigation-filled world, and what makes this his favorite in the field.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad. Great software to help you get more done.

Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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MacVoices #16185: Jason Snell's Updated Crash Course on Apple's Photos  

Jason Snell has authored the new version of Photos: Take Control Crash Course to help you do more with Apple’s digital photography app. Jason talks about how Photos has been implemented across the many Apple platforms, how powerful they all are, and why some have lagged behind others. Getting the most out of the new machine learning tools takes a little understanding; Jason discusses what it can and can’t do, the privacy aspects of Photos and more.

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Jason Snell is the founder and editor of SixColors. He was the lead editor for Macworld for more than a decade. For a couple of years he also oversaw editorial operations for PCWorld, and launched TechHive and Greenbot. All told he worked for IDG for 17 years and Ziff-Davis for three before that. That adds up to two decades of doing technology journalism and covering Apple at close range. During his time at Macworld, he covered every major Apple product release, including every version of OS X, the iPod, iPhone, and iPad, and much more. He has written breaking news, interviewed executives (including Steve Jobs), reviewed major products, written how-to articles, penned award-winning editorials, shot and edited videos, produced podcasts… you name it. He left IDG in 2014 to start SixColors. He also hosts The IncomparableClockwise and Upgrade. You can follow him on 

MacVoices #16184: Jamie Siminoff of Ring On Their WiFi Doorbells and Camera  

Jamie Siminoff, the CEO and inventor of the Ring Video Doorbell, discusses the convenience and security aspects of his company’s products that go from your front door to your back porch and beyond. Ring let’s you answer the door remotely, and even talk with whoever is there, whether you are home or not. Their Stick Up Cam lets you see other locations outside your house, and their wireless Chime means you don’t even have to have your phone on you when the doorbell rings. Jamie talks what led him to create this market, and how the information generated goes beyond your home to help secure your neighborhood.

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In 2000 Jamie Siminoff founded Your First Step, the company developed global wholesale Voice over IP networks in developing countries including, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Africa, the company later merged with Nobel Ltd. Becoming the world’s largest online phone card seller. In 2005 Jamie was inspired by the archaic nature of voicemail to found the world's first voicemail-to-text company, PhoneTag. In September of 2009 PhoneTag was acquired by Ditech Networks for $17 million. Jamie currently is the CEO and Chief Inventor of Ring, the doorbell for the smartphone which has raised $100 million from Kleiner Perkins, Sir Richard Branson and other distinguished investors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in entrepreneurship from Babson College. You can follow Jamie on Twitter, and Ring on Twitter as well.

 

Links:

Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell

Ring Video Doorbell Pro

Ring Stick Up Cam - Outdoor security camera with 2-way audio

Ring Chime - A Wi-Fi-Enabled Speaker for Your Ring Video Doorbell

MacVoices #16183: Mark Fuccio Introduces The New Drobo 5C  

Drobo has a brand new storage option for those who are running out of space. Mark Fuccio introduces the Drobo 5C, the “first 64TB USB-C Storage Solution.” We’re all gathering up more photos, videos and other forms of data, it is increasingly difficult to store and backup all that information. With five drive bays, the Drobo 5C offers plenty of expandability along with the BeyondRAID redundancy that can protect you from up to two hard drive failures. Mark gives us the tour, talks about why the USB-C interface was selected, and what the Drobo 5C brings to the Drobo product line.

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Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as an marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990's selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through his web site or through Twitter

Links:

The Drobo Store

MacVoices #16182: Five Questions with Philip Goward of Smile  

Philip Goward of Smile is the second guest in our “Five Questions” series that helps us get to know how some of our friends use their technology. Philip talks about his unusual choice of entertainment apps, which browser he uses and why that choice is affected by Smile’s customers. He explains the surprising way he organizes his apps on his iOS devices, how he listens to music, and why electric car apps are part of his app collection.

This edition of MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on Flipboard that helps you do more with your Apple tech.

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Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Philip Goward is a co-founder of Smile, developers of PDFpen for MacTextExpander and more. He lives in San Francisco and has a passion for opera. You can find him on Twitter.   

Links:

BBC News

Viki - TV Dramas and Movies (Korean TV app)

Words With Friends

1Password

LaunchBar by Objective Development

Dropbox

HD 1080P AnyCast Airplay TV Dongle

AllCast in the iOS App Store

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