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Chuck Joiner talks with the most interesting and influential people in the Mac industry, as well as the individuals who are out there making it happen on the front lines of the global Mac community.

Chuck Joiner talks with the most interesting and influential people in the Mac industry, as well as the individuals who are out there making it happen on the front lines of the global Mac community.
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Chuck Joiner talks with the most interesting and influential people in the Mac industry, as well as the individuals who are out there making it happen on the front lines of the global Mac community.

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@macvoices

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English


Episodes

MacVoices #17201: A MacJury Review of The Apple Watch Series 3

10/18/2017
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The MacJury convened to discuss their experiences with the Apple Watch Series 3, and how it is holding up against their expectations. The ability to use the Apple Watch as a dedicated phone and the costs associated with them, Siri having a voice, and the superior battery life are among the benefits of the newest model of the most popular watch in the world. Discussing how they use their Apple Watches, some of their favorite Watch apps, and what they want next are the panel of Steve Sande,...

Duration: 00:54:58


MacVoices #17200: David Sparks and Brett Terpstra Deliver 60 Mac Tips Volume 2

10/13/2017
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David Sparks and Brett Terpstra have released 60 Mac Tips Volume 2, a “book” that is available as either an iBook or a series of videos that will show you things about your Mac you didn’t know were possible. David and Brett talk about why it took so long, how the new version can be had as either stand-alone or streaming, and what the differences are. With so much information to digest, they have some suggestions on how to get the most out of the tips, and provide some examples. Today’s...

Duration: 00:31:59


MacVoices #17199: Joe Kissell Takes Control of iCloud for the Sixth Time

10/11/2017
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Joe Kissell has completed the 6th edition of Take Control of iCloud, a status no other Take Control book has achieved. Joe tells us why the extra effort was worth it, since iCloud continues to evolve and be very important to the Apple ecosystem. From health data to why you miry have trouble deleting things from iCloud, Joe outlines its importance. He also discusses the iCloud KeyChain controversy, how it was blown out of proportion, and why all the inaccurate information that was...

Duration: 00:40:22


MacVoices #17198: Briefing - The IOGEAR Wireless HDMI Transmitter and Receiver

10/9/2017
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In this Briefing, Chuck talks about the set-up and performance of IOGEAR Wireless HDMI Transmitter and Receiver that transmits Full HD 1080p video and audio from a video source to a separate, unwired TV, monitor or projector. Today’s edition is brought to you by Jamf and their Jamf Now software that helps you manage your Apple devices from anywhere. Set up your first three devices free at Jamf.com/MacVoices. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch...

Duration: 00:07:35


MacVoices Update - 2017-10-06

10/6/2017
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An update on why the MacVoices Dispatch is offline, and why Chuck’s Twitter account is suddenly marked private. Hacked! 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. Subscribe to the show: iTunes: - Audio in iTunes - Video in iTunes - HD Video in iTunes Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher: - Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss - Video:...

Duration: 00:05:49


MacVoices #17197: Jeff Butts' Terminal Tinkering Goes Beyond The Terminal

10/3/2017
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Jeff Butts has a new podcast for The Mac Observer. The first episodes of Terminal Tinkering are out, and Jeff joins us to talk about the kinds of things he has covered, what is in store for viewers, and why the name might lead you to an incorrect conclusion. He gives us a look behind the scenes at how he records, edits, and produces the show, his plans for the future, and why his unique background makes him the perfect host for this subject matter. Today's edition of MacVoices is...

Duration: 00:36:24


MacVoices #17196: Jacob Gorban Makes Your Photos Better with ImageFramer

9/29/2017
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Apparent Software founder Jacob Gorban can help you improve the presentation of your photos and images with ImageFramer. Whether you are presenting them online or on your wall, ImageFramer gives you the option of customizing the sizes, colors and styles of frames and mats to enhance your photos. Jacob covers how it works for both amateur and professional photographers, how the frame designs are created, and how they are trying to improve your knowledge of the art of framing. This edition...

Duration: 00:39:27


MacVoices #17195: Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus Covers A Lot of Ground

9/27/2017
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Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has had a busy summer, and joins us to talk about a diverse set of topics that include productivity methods, his preferred writing tools, why the deletion of iTunes features is his fault, and taking photos with and without an iPhone. This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by CleanMyMac 3 from MacPaw. Clean, optimize, and declutter your Mac safely and easily. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on...

Duration: 01:02:27


MacVoices #17193: Briefing - The Apple AirPods

9/25/2017
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Chuck’s review of the Apple AirPods and their real-world usefulness for music, podcasts, and phone calls. 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. Subscribe to the show: iTunes: - Audio in iTunes - Video in iTunes - HD Video in iTunes Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher: - Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss - Video:...

Duration: 00:08:11


MacVoices #17194: Nick Mattingly On the Newest Capabilities of Switcher Studio

9/25/2017
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Nick Mattingly of Switcher Studio is back with another update to their video switching and broadcasting app for iOS. This time, features like in-app frame templates, editable titles and lower third templates are added, as well as exporting to KineMaster, an all-new Switcher dashboard, a new “My Videos” library, and more. Nick details it all, and gives a demo so you can see how easy it is. This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by CleanMyMac 3 from MacPaw. Clean, optimize, and declutter...

Duration: 00:32:09


MacVoices #17192: Kirk McElhearn on the Changes in iTunes 12.7

9/21/2017
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New versions of macOS and iOS always bring changes, and this one is no exception. iTunes 12.7 is out in anticipation of High Sierra, and brings with it significant changes. iTunes expert Kirk McElhearn talks us through what you can and no longer can do with iTunes. Ringtones and app syncing are out, an Apple Music social networking option is in, and backing up your iDevices has changed. Find out what Kirk likes, what he doesn’t, and why bandwidth is even more important than ever. This...

Duration: 00:52:41


MacVoices #17191: Scholle McFarland Takes Control of High Sierra

9/18/2017
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In Take Control of High Sierra, Scholle McFarland helps us get up and running and take best advantage of all the new features provided by Apple’s latest version of macOS. A new way to use Siri, a much-needed feature in Safari, and improved family sharing are among the topics Scholle digs into. She also shares her experiences using iCloud to store her documents, and why that has facilitated her using the High Sierra beta on her production Mac. MacVoices Magazine, our free magazine on...

Duration: 00:46:04


MacVoices #17190: John Martellaro On the Apple TV 4K

9/15/2017
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John Martellaro, Senior Editor at The Mac Observer, is well versed in the tech of TVs, and delivers some insight into Apple’s new Apple TV 4K. Citing both technical details and practical considerations, John explains what Apple got right and the opportunities they left on the table with both the Apple TV and the Siri remote. John is going to upgrade, and explains why now is a great time to get in on the 4K evolution. This edition of MacVoices is supported by Care.com, the easy and...

Duration: 00:54:55


MacVoices #17189: The MacJury on Apple's September 12 Announcements

9/13/2017
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Shortly after things wrapped up at Apple’s September 12 event, The MacJury convened to provide some thoughts on the many announcements, and the event itself. The first event at the new Steve Jobs Theater delivered some interesting changes in the presentation style along with new products. The panel discusses the Apple Watch Series 3 and questions over cellular data plans, whether the automatic 4K upgrades change the value of the Apple TV 4K, and how the upgrades to the iPhone 8, iPhone 8...

Duration: 01:17:06


MacVoices #17188: Josh Centers on The Challenges of the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

9/12/2017
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TidBITS’ Managing Editor Josh Centers shares some strong opinions as we discuss his article, What’s Wrong with the Touch Bar. He reviews how the Touch Bar has been implemented, how Apple’s Interface Guidelines have affected that implementation, and the importance of third-party developer adoption. There are reasons the Touch Bar hasn’t taken off. Josh covers some of those reasons, and offers some possible ways that you can make better of the Touch Bar as it exists now. This edition of...

Duration: 00:39:44


MacVoices #17187: Digital Anarchy's Jim Tierney Unveils Transcriptive

9/11/2017
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Jim Tierney, Chief Anarchist at Digital Anarchy, is back to go in-depth on Transcriptive, their new speech-to-text plug-in for Adobe Premier Pro. Jim details how transcriptions can be useful as part of the editing process, not just as documentation of a video or a caption. The magic is done through IBM’s Watson or Speechmatics processing, and Jim gives us the details of what works well and what still needs improvement in speech technology. What his future plans are for Transcriptive, and...

Duration: 00:34:41


MacVoices #17186: Five Questions with John F. Braun

9/7/2017
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John F. Braun of Mac Geek Gab sits down for a Five Questions discussion that yield some surprising answers. John talks about his background in both the Mac and PC worlds, how he spends his computing day, his pay-for entertainment services, and his thoughts on the upcoming operating system upgrades. He isn’t happy with Home Kit, would like a new MacBook Pro (with certain caveats), and frequents his local library to tap their media resources. Find out about all this and more as John provides...

Duration: 00:44:46


MacVoices #17185: Phil Holmes Discusses the Production of Scared and His Other Shows

9/5/2017
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Podcaster Phil Holmes talks about how he creates Scared, a paranormal show that features serious production values along with real-world experiences from his listeners. How he got started after a long time on the sidelines, why he opts for sound effects to enhance the show, and how he obtains his content gets the discussion started. Phil has also launched two other new shows, and explains how they fit into his grand plan. This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of...

Duration: 00:44:39


MacVoices #17184: Josh Centers Takes Control of iOS 11

9/1/2017
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In anticipation of the next version of iOS, Josh Centers gives us early access to Take Control of iOS 11. With new productivity features, iOS 11 is a progression with both cosmetic and functional differences. Some apply to the iPad, some to the iPhone, some to both. Josh discusses how developer’s adoption will be key to some of those, the promise of Drag and Drop, and why you need to screen your mission-critical apps before you upgrade. This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the...

Duration: 00:40:12


MacVoices #17183: Joe Kissell Takes Control of Upgrading to High Sierra

8/30/2017
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Joe Kissell talks about why you should and shouldn’t buy his latest book, Take Control of Upgrading to High Sierra. The process should be easy, but as with all OS upgrades, there are a few pitfalls that could bite if you’re not careful. Joe discusses a few of those pitfalls that include a lack of backups, and the new APFS file system. Whether you should upgrade in place or “nuke and pave”, what features Joe is looking forward to, and a book bundle to make sure you are ready for all of the...

Duration: 00:37:09

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