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MacVoices #20210: Joe Kissell Takes Control of Big Sur (1)

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Release Date: 09/11/2020

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In Part 2 of our MacVoices Live! conversation with featured guest  Peter Cohen and the panel of Jeff Gamet, David Ginsburg, and Brittany Smith, we continue to discuss the attacks on Apple about its app store policies, and talk about what it will take for a foldable phone to become popular. One panel member even dares to speculate on exactly what is needed for that to happen. (Part 2 of 2)

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Our All-Star panel of MacVoices Live!, David Ginsburg, Mark Fuccio, Jeff Gamet, Kelly Guimont, Ken Ray, Brittany Smith, Frederick Van Johnson, continued our discussion of Apple’s “Hi, Speed” event, shifting over to the iPhone 12. Questions over who the audience is for which iPhone models, when it is time to upgrade, and whether the Pro version is appropriate for production work. We touch on the 5G capability, what the DSLR camera’s place is in an iPhone world, how to decide what to get.

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Jeff Carlson, Take Control Books’ resident Apple Watch expert, has updated Take Control of Apple Watch for both Apple Watch 6 and watchOS 7, and shares some new and important information. From sleep tracking and a more pleasant way to wake up using your Apple Watch to the many benefits of Family Setup.

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<p><strong>Joe Kissell</strong> helps you get up and running with Apple’s latest version of macOS in <a href="https://www.takecontrolbooks.com/big-sur/"><strong>Take Control of Big Sur</strong></a>. In the first part of our conversation, Joe explains how this book combines what could have been two books, and covers getting ready for the upgrade, and the upgrade itself. Joe takes us through some things that you should be aware of before, during, and after the upgrade, including a potential limitation on being able to boot from a backup, and a caveat regarding Time Machine.</p>
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<h3>Show Notes:</h3>
<p><strong>Guests:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Joe Kissell</strong> is the publisher of  <strong><a title="Take Control Books" href="http://www.takecontrolbooks.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Take Control ebooks</a></strong>, as well as the author of over 60 books on a wide variety of tech topics. Keep up with him if you can on his personal site, <a title="JoeKissell.com" href="http://www.joekissell.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>JoeKissell.com</strong></a>, and on <a title="Joe Kissell on Twitter" href="http://twitter.com/JoeKissell" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Twitter</strong></a>.</p>
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