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MacVoices #20260: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #1 (1)

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Release Date: 11/18/2020

MacVoices #21016: MacVoices Live! - CES Wrap-Up and Mac Redesigns (1) show art MacVoices #21016: MacVoices Live! - CES Wrap-Up and Mac Redesigns (1)

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In the first part of this MacVoices Live! conversation, the panel of David Ginsburg, Jim Rea, Jeff Gamet, Kelly Guimont, Brittany Smith and Mark Fuccio wrap up CES 2021 with a discussion of what worked and what didn’t for the first virtual version of the big event. Organizers, exhibitors, buyers, distributers, press, and all the other categories of attendees were trying to figure it out. Lessons learned, improvements needed, and whether we prefer the in-person or virtual versions are all...

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MacVoices #21015: Michael E. Cohen Revises His Take Control of Pages show art MacVoices #21015: Michael E. Cohen Revises His Take Control of Pages

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Michael E. Cohen has updated his Take Control of Pages to the Third Edition as you continues to educate us on the changes, updates, and improvements to Apple’s word processing/page layout program. Michael talks about both of those capabilities, how to switch between them, some of the newest updates, and how he revised the book  with the iPad and iPadOS in mind.

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MacVoices #21014: CES - Speck Introduces the Presidio Clickflip AirPods Pro Case show art MacVoices #21014: CES - Speck Introduces the Presidio Clickflip AirPods Pro Case

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Speck introduced the new Presidio Clickflip locking AirPods Pro case at CES, and Brandi Licciardo gave us a quick run-through of the features that it offers.

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MacVoices #21013: CES - IOGEAR Intros New Gaming, Streaming, and Remote Working Gear show art MacVoices #21013: CES - IOGEAR Intros New Gaming, Streaming, and Remote Working Gear

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IOGEAR introduced some intriguing new products for gamers, some powerful new options for video streaming, and some gear that can help make working from home just a little easier. Marketing Manager Mike Volpe takes us through it all.

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MacVoices #21012: MacVoices Live! - Virtual CES...So Far (3) show art MacVoices #21012: MacVoices Live! - Virtual CES...So Far (3)

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Our first MacVoices Live! discussion of CES 2021 wraps up as our panel of David Ginsburg, Mark Fuccio, Guy Serle, Andrew Orr, Jeff Gamet, Frank Petrie, and Kelly Guimont continue with examinations of interesting products they found and new technologies that we may be seeing in the future. (Part 3 of 3) 

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Our discussion of CES 2021 continued with the panel of David Ginsburg, Mark Fuccio, Guy Serle, Andrew Orr, Jeff Gamet, Frank Petrie, and Kelly Guimont  as we get away from the higher-end tech, and start to examine products that are more likely to actually make it to market, and that you are more likely to buy. (Part 2 of 3)

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MacVoices #21010: MacVoices Live! - Virtual CES...So Far (1) show art MacVoices #21010: MacVoices Live! - Virtual CES...So Far (1)

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After two days of virtual CES 2021, the MacVoices Live! panel of David Ginsburg, Mark Fuccio, Guy Serle, Andrew Orr, Jeff Gamet, Frank Peetrie, and Kelly Guimont start a discussion of what they’ve seen that was interesting and new. Find out what the trends were, what caught the group’s eye, and how the virtual event compares with the physical one. (Part 1 of 3) 

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MacVoices #21009: Jeff Carlson on Webcams (2) show art MacVoices #21009: Jeff Carlson on Webcams (2)

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Jeff Carlson wraps up his look at the hits and misses of webcams with two more examples, an unintentional example of good and not-so-good audio, and thoughts on matching your needs and expectations with what is available in your laptop, in the dedicated webcam devices, and whether using an iPhone is for you.

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MacVoices #21008: Jeff Carlson on Webcams (1) show art MacVoices #21008: Jeff Carlson on Webcams (1)

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Jeff Carlson recently took a look at several different webcams, and joins us to do a live demo with what are considered some of the best web cams on the market vs. an iPhone and webcam software. Jeff and Chuck discuss and debate the results from the photographer vs. average user perspectives, and note how different cameras deliver different results in quality, field of view, light handling, and color grading. (Part 1 of 2)

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MacVoices #21007: CES - NextBase's Dash Cams Get More Features show art MacVoices #21007: CES - NextBase's Dash Cams Get More Features

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CES is happening this week, but in the first-ever virtual format, so everyone is figuring out to do what we used to do in person. NextBase was our first stop for an informal conversation with Jeff Chuh, VP of Marketing, about what their focus has been, and an overview of their top-of-the-line dash cam, which includes the ability to be expanded to a front- and rear-view camera, Alexa compatibility, and why that is important. 

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<p>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 <strong>Brett Terpstra</strong>, <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>, and <strong>Kelly Guimont</strong>.</p>
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<h3>Show Notes:</h3>
<p><strong>Guests:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Brett Terpstra</strong> 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 <a href="http://markedapp.com/">Marked</a> for Mac and recently co-authored<strong> <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/60-mountain-lion-tips/id565956630">“60 Mountain Lion Tips”</a></strong> with David Sparks for the iBookstore. He discusses all things “nerd” on his podcasts,<strong> <a href="http://5by5.tv/systematic">Systematic</a> </strong>and <a href="http://esn.fm/overtired/"><strong>Overtired</strong></a>.You can find Brett as “ttscoff” on <a href="http://twitter.com/ttscoff"><strong>Twitter</strong></a>, and at his website,<strong> <a href="http://brettterpstra.com/">brettterpstra.com</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>Kelly Guimont</strong> 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 <a href="http://macobserver.com"><strong>The Mac Observer</strong></a>, is the host of the <a href="http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/features/daily_observations_podcast/"><strong>Daily Observations Podcast</strong></a>, is co-host of<strong> <a href="http://www.aftershowpodcast.com/">The Aftershow</a></strong>, and yet still has more to say which she saves for <a href="http://twitter.com/verso"><strong>Twitter</strong></a> and <a href="https://micro.blog/verso"><strong>Micro.blog</strong></a>.</p>
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<p><strong>Links:</strong></p>
<p>Kelly Guimont’s picks:</p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/2TWpC3o">Selfie Stick & Tripod Fugetek</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.tombihn.com/collections/organizer-pouches/products/3d-organizer-cube-fabric-mesh?variant=20937938759">Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/3esGpob">Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Cardioid Dynamic Microphone</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.musiciansfriend.com/accessories/musicians-gear-tripod-microphone-stand-with-telescoping-boom/k40836000001000">Musician's Gear Tripod Microphone Stand with Telescoping Boom Black</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/3oSlTSF">Wireless Charger,3 in 1 Qi-Certified Fast Wireless Charging Station Dock</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.apple.com/macbook-air/">MacBook with Apple Silicon</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.apple.com/macbook-pro-13/">MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon</a></p>
<p>David Ginsburg’s picks:</p>
<p><a href="https://function101.com/products/button-remote-for-apple-tv">Function101 Apple TV Remote</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.apple.com/homepod-mini/">Apple HomePod mini</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/32cRg0z">AUKEY Omnia 90W 3-Port MacBook Pro Charger with GaNFast Technology</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/32gjGqj">TiVo Stream 4</a><br /><br />Brett Terpstra’s picks:</p>
<p><a href="https://ohsnap.com/products/deskpower">ohsnap  Desk Power Bundle</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/3epFtAT">Webaround Big Shot Gen2 Portable Webcam Background</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/38crSM7">Binti: The Complete Trilogy</a> by Nnedi Okorafor (paperback)</p>
<p><a href="https://www.audible.com/pd/Binti-Audiobook/B010HEGGO2?qid=1604539675&sr=1-1&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=YTRB851GJD63PYDXDDSS">Binti</a> by Nnedi Okorafor (Book 1 on <a href="https://amzn.to/2JCmZSm">Audible</a>)</p>
<p><a href="https://www.audible.com/pd/Binti-Home-Audiobook/B078J4JSQR?qid=1604539675&sr=1-3&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_3&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=YTRB851GJD63PYDXDDSS">Binti: Home</a> by Nnedi Okorafor (Book 2 on <a href="https://amzn.to/2JCmZSm">Audible</a>)</p>
<p><a href="https://www.audible.com/pd/Binti-The-Night-Masquerade-Audiobook/B07C62SD23?qid=1604539675&sr=1-2&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=YTRB851GJD63PYDXDDSS">Binti: The Night Masquerade</a> by Nnedi Okorafor (Book 3 on <a href="https://amzn.to/2JCmZSm">Audible</a>)</p>
<p>Zoom movie night (Zoom/Jitsi, Messages, Plex Watch Together et al)<br /><br /></p>
<p>Chuck Joiner’s picks:</p>
<p>A domain name and email package from <a href="https://hover.com/gg9S2MmO">Hover.com</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/3p1Czr0">JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Hardshell Protective Case</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/38958N7">HP 345495 Business Z27n G2 27" LED LCD Monitor</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/2I987u6">Dell UltraSharp U2720Q 27 Inch 4K UHD</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/38gIEtt">Blue Yeti USB Mic for Recording & Streaming on PC and Mac</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/2JCpaFw">Blue Yeti Nano Premium USB Mic for Recording and Streaming</a></p>
<p><a href="https://amzn.to/3l0ixKP">Microphone Stand for Blue Yeti and Blue Yeti Pro with Mic Windscreen and Double layered screen Pop Filter Heavy Duty Boom Scissor Arm Stands</a></p>
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