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MacVoices #20141: Rosemary Orchard Takes Over WhenWorks And Talks OmniFocus

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Release Date: 05/23/2020

MacVoices #20183: Andrew Gould of Squirrels on AirParrot, Reflector, and Ditto (1) show art MacVoices #20183: Andrew Gould of Squirrels on AirParrot, Reflector, and Ditto (1)

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Andrew Gould, the Co-Creator and CEO of Squirrels explains how their apps, AirParrot, Reflector, and Ditto, allow you to share your screen and content from your Mac, iPad, or Windows PC to other devices like Apple TV, Chromecast, Google Chromecast, or many other devices. In the first part of our conversation, Andrew explains why COVID-19 caused them to push up the release of their latest version, the extra features that AirParrot offers beyond normal Apple TV screen sharing...(Part 1)

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In the July update, Chuck talks about MacVoices Live!, MacVoices Magazine, and the MacVoices Blog, along with the Support Report.

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We wrap up our MacVoices Live! discussion with Terri Morgan and Chris Demiris of Luma Touch with Chris demonstrating why real app builds work when betas don’t. A discussion of editing on the iPad vs. on your Mac, why the newest capabilities of Luma Fusion are free, and Luma Touch’s participation in and support of the education market are covered as covered, along with some thoughts on changes in storytelling and editing styles, and our our visual literacy has changed when it comes to video. (2)

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The first part of our MacVoices Live! discussion with Terri Morgan and Chris Demiris of Luma Touch starts with the newest features of LumaFusion, then veers off into questions of Apple Silicon Macs, touchscreen interfaces and what the ability to run apps on both the iPad and Mac platforms might mean for them. Chris then starts us on a demo of LumaFusion and how they are integrating with Frame.io to facilitate collaboration on video projects. (Part 1 of 2)

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MacVoices #20179: SVMUG - Adam Engst on App Clips, Touch Screen Macs, Virtualization, Virtual WWDC show art MacVoices #20179: SVMUG - Adam Engst on App Clips, Touch Screen Macs, Virtualization, Virtual WWDC

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Our live virtual discussion with the Silicon Valley Mac User Group, Adam Engst and host Chuck Joiner wraps up with Adam’s comments on App Clips and iOS 14, and questions from the audience on touch screen Macs, virtualization on Apple Silicon, and the success of virtual WWDC.

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In a live virtual discussion with the Silicon Valley Mac User Group, Adam Engst and host Chuck Joiner review some of the announcements from Apple’s WWDC. The first part focuses on the importance of the “Apple Silicon” announcement…what it means for the future of the Mac platform, the motivations behind it, and how it may impact the future development of macOS, iOS, and iPadOS.

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The second half of our discussion with cognitive scientist Brittany Smith gets a bit more specific on the issue of interfaces with an example of an iPhone home screen that is distracting at best, how Apple tries to help you not create that distraction, why some people jailbreak phone for interface modifications (please don’t do that), and why the options in iOS 14 help address some of that distraction. She also shares some of her preferences and why when it comes to her Mac’s Finder arrangement.

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In our most recent MacVoices Live, Brittany Smith gives us a look at the macOS, iOS, and iPadOS interfaces from the perspective of a cognitive neuroscientist. The first part of our conversation delves into what our choices about preferred interface elements and how we organize our workspaces says about us, using host Chuck Joiner as an example. (1)

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In the second part of our discussion with Rachel and Mike Schmitz of The Intentional Family podcast, our guests dig deeper into the idea of “creators not consumers” as a central theme of their efforts, address the issues of living in today’s world, with today’s devices and challenges as opposed to the ones that they grew up with, and why the podcast started with the idea of a book, and how it might still turn into that. (Part 2)

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The first part of our conversation with Rachel and Mike Schmitz of The Intentional Family podcast starts with why this new show, what gives them the credibility to talk about it, and their desire to share what has worked for their family. From tech-oriented issues such as screen time and non-tech issues such as family chores, Mike and Rachel discuss some of the methods they have used, how they have modified them as they went along, and why everyone in the family gets a vote…to a point. (1)

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<p><strong>Rosemary Orchard</strong> returns to talk about her most recent project: taking over <a href="http://when.works"><strong>WhenWorks</strong></a>, the service that helps you schedule your appointments with others at times of mutual convenience without revealing your entire calendar. Rosemary explains how she came to WhenWorks, why she didn’t want to see it go away, some of the things under development. Then, we talk about getting started with OmniFocus, and her book, <strong><a href="https://omnifocusbook.com/home/">Build Your OmniFocus Workflow</a></strong>, and how to break down those big tasks into smaller, more manageable chunks.</p>
<p>This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by<strong> <a title="Smile" href="http://www.smilesoftware.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Smile</a></strong>, the makers of <a href="http://smilesoftware.com/PDFpen/index.html"><strong>PDFpen</strong> </a>and <a href="http://smilesoftware.com/PDFpenPro/index.html"><strong>PDFpenPro</strong></a>,<strong> <a target="itunes_store" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pdfpen-for-ipad/id490774625?mt=8&uo=4&at=11ldw7">PDFpen for iPad</a></strong>,<strong> <a target="itunes_store" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pdfpen-for-iphone/id557705455?mt=8&uo=4&at=11ldw7">PDFpen for iPhone</a></strong>,<strong> <a target="itunes_store" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pdfpen-scan+-ocr-pdf-text/id685513192?mt=8&uo=4&at=11ldw7">PDFpen Scan+</a></strong>, as well as <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/textexpander-for-mac/id405274824?mt=12&at=11ldw7"><strong>TextExpander for Mac</strong></a> and<strong> <a target="itunes_store" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/textexpander/id326180690?mt=8&uo=4&at=11ldw7">TextExpander for iPhone and iPad</a></strong>, as well as the new <a href="https://smilesoftware.com/textexpander"><strong>TextExpander for Windows</strong></a>. Great software to help you get more done.</p>
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<h3>Show Notes:</h3>
<p><strong>Guests:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Rosemary Orchard</strong> is a nerd, automator, and chocaholic. When she’s not making Shortcuts or podcasting about them, you’ll frequently find her discussing her love of iPads and other Apple technology on <strong><a href="http://rosemaryorchard.com/">RosemaryOrchard.com</a></strong>, <strong><a href="https://www.relay.fm/automators">Automators</a></strong>, <a href="https://nestedfolderspodcast.com/"><strong>Nested Folders</strong></a>, <a href="https://thesweetsetup.com/"><strong>The Sweet Setup</strong></a>, and <strong><a href="http://screencastsonline.com">ScreenCastsOnline</a></strong>. She is runs <a href="http://when.works"><strong>WhenWorks</strong></a> to help you schedule appointments more efficiently. Originally from the UK she now calls Vienna, Austria, home…until she returns to the U.K. Follow her on <a href="http://twitter.com/RosemaryOrchard"><strong>Twitter</strong></a>. </p>
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