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MacVoices #20241: MacVoices Live! with Peter Cohen (1)

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Release Date: 10/23/2020

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Part 2 of our MacVoices Live! panel of David Ginsburg, Kelly Guimont, Brittany Smith, Andrew Orr, Frank Petrie, Guy Serle, and Mark Fuccio continued their discussion of past and present macOS/chip transitions, then shift to Apple’s decision to reduce their commission on app store developers from 30% to 15% for developers earning less than $1 million per year. The issue is more complex than you might think. (Part 2 of 2)

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In the November 2020 Update, Chuck talks about the new MacVoices Alert newsletter option, the evolution of MacVoices Live!, and delivers the monthly Support Report.

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This MacVoices Live! session featured the panel of David Ginsburg, Kelly Guimont, Brittany Smith, Andrew Orr, Frank Petrie, Guy Serle, and Mark Fuccio took on a number of topics. In Part 1, we find out who got which M1 Macs and their initial experiences and impressions. That led to the start of a discussion of past OS/chip transitions vs. the one that is upon us. (Part 1)

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Part 2 of our second Holiday Gift Guide with Jeff Gamet and Josh Centers wraps up with some solid picks from Jeff, some off-the-wall picks from Josh, and a small debate over Chuck’s picks. (Part 2 of 2) 

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The second of our Holiday Gift Guide shows feature picks by Jeff Gamet, Josh Centers, and host Chuck Joiner. Josh explains the theme for his picks, Jeff’s are versatile, and Chuck explains the practicality of his. (Part 1 of 2)

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Part 2 of our MacVoices Live! panel of David Ginsburg, Britany Smith, Andrew Orr, Kelly Guimont, and Frank Petrie continued with our assessments of the iPhones 12, and then switches to the first HomePod mini impressions and why it shines works as a speaker, a smart speaker, and as part of the Apple ecosystem. (Part 2 of 2)

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The MacVoices Live! panel of David Ginsburg, Britany Smith, Andrew Orr, Kelly Guimont, and Frank Petrie started out by discussing which iPhone 12 models they selected and their experiences with them. Some had them for a couple weeks, others only for a weekend, depending on the model. Was the iPhone 12 Pro Max too big? Was the iPhone 12 mini too small? How heavy is too heavy? Which one was just right? Find out in Part 1, and look for Part 2 where the discussion includes the HomePod mini. (Part 1)

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Our first holiday Gift Guide concludes with some outrageous picks from the panel of Brett Terpstra, David Ginsburg, and Kelly Guimont, including one unprecedented selection.

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The holidays are here, even though they may look a little different this year. That means we are all on the hunt for unique, fun, and functional gifts for our family, friends, and ourselves. Our holiday gift guides are here to help take that stress off your plate. The first part of Gift Guide #1 has unique gifts selected by Brett Terpstra, David Ginsburg, and Kelly Guimont.

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Chris Allen, CEO of iCleanse, details how their devices disinfect your iPhone through the use of ultraviolet light. COVID-19, the flu virus, and many more can’t hold up to the iCleanse treatment for iPhones, iPads, and many other devices. Chris talks about why they are primarily B2B, but will be getting into the consumer market shortly, and why we should all be concerned about the cleanliness of our devices.

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<p>After too long an absence, <strong>Peter Cohen</strong> joined us for a recent <strong>MacVoices Live!</strong>, along with <strong>Jeff Gamet</strong>, <strong>Mark Fuccio</strong>, <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>, and <strong>Brittany Smith</strong>. Peter social media posts are always thought-provoking, even if you don’t agree with his position. He discusses the inspiration for his insights and provides some guidance on what not to do, then dissects the controversy stirred up (or not) by the <strong><a href="https://appfairness.org">Coalition for App Fairness</a></strong>. The panel looks at the group’s agenda and intent, and the implications for end users. (Part 1 of 2)</p>
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<h3>Show Notes:</h3>
<p><strong>Guests:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Peter Cohen</strong> is a freelance tech journalist who has written for Macworld, iMore, Tom’s Guide and many other sites. You can find his dead Twitter account at <a href="http://twitter.com/flargh"><strong>@flargh</strong></a> and read more of his ruminations on tech and other stuff at his personal web site, <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://peter-cohen.com">peter-cohen.com</a>.</p>
<p><strong>Mark Fuccio</strong> 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 <a href="http://twitter.com/markfuccio"><strong>Twitter</strong></a> on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-t-fuccio/"><strong>LinkedIn</strong></a>.</p>
<p><strong>Jeff Gamet</strong> is the author of <a title="Fresh Brewed Tales" href="http://www.freshbrewedtales.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Fresh Brewed Tales</strong></a>, a chronicle of Jeff's strange adventures at coffee shops. You can find his regular updates on<strong> <a title="Jeff Gamet" href="http://www.twitter.com/jgamet" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Twitter</a></strong>. </p>
<p><strong>David Ginsburg</strong> is the President of the<strong> <a href="http://nwou.com">Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group</a></strong>, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as <a href="http://twitter.com/daveg65"><strong>@daveg65</strong></a>. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, <a href="http://intouchwithios.com/"><strong>In Touch With iOS</strong></a>.</p>
<p><strong>Brittany Smith</strong> is a cognitive neuroscientist who provides a variety of consulting services through her business, <strong><a href="http://conquer.consulting/">Devise and Conquer</a></strong> that includes ADD/ADHD coaching, technology coaching, productivity consulting, and more. She is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”, and holds a M.S. degree in Cognitive Neuroscience. She can be found on Twitter as<strong> <a href="http://twitter.com/addliverator">@addliberator</a></strong>. Check out her latest project, a <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDJBaH1Zjm292urWMM56hBOW_2fe0race"><strong>YouTube channel of tech tips</strong></a>.</p>
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