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MacVoices #22198: MacVoices Update - 2022-09

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Release Date: 09/28/2022

MacVoices #22249: Adam Engst at the Diablo Valley Mac User Group (1) show art MacVoices #22249: Adam Engst at the Diablo Valley Mac User Group (1)

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<p><strong>Adam Engst </strong>and <strong>Chuck Joiner </strong>paid a virtual visit to the <strong>Diablo Valley Mac User Group</strong>, and the discussion was wide-ranging from start to finish. We started off talking about some changes at <a href="http://tidbits.com"><strong>TidBITS</strong></a>, the challenges of covering Apple news and how it has changed through the years. Next, Adam discusses why his visit to an Apple Store after a 3-year gap altered his impressions of some of Apple’s products,...

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MacVoices #22248: MacVoices Live! - Voice Assistant Expectations and FCC ISP Guidelines (2) show art MacVoices #22248: MacVoices Live! - Voice Assistant Expectations and FCC ISP Guidelines (2)

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<p><strong>Chuck Joiner, Eric Bolden</strong>, <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>, <strong>Jim Rea</strong>, <strong>Mark Fuccio</strong>, <strong>Web Bixby</strong>, and <strong>Jeff Gamet </strong>finish off an intense discussion of Alexa, Siri, and our expectations for voice assistant performance. The MacVoices Live! panel also touches on some new ISP regulations that are long overdue. (Part 2) </p> <p><a href="http://patreon.com/macvoices"><img height="152" alt="MacVoices...

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MacVoices #22247: MacVoices Live! - Amazon's Alexa Loses Millions (1) show art MacVoices #22247: MacVoices Live! - Amazon's Alexa Loses Millions (1)

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<p>The MacVoices panel of <strong>Chuck Joiner, Eric Bolden</strong>, <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>, <strong>Jim Rea</strong>, <strong>Mark Fuccio</strong>, <strong>Web Bixby</strong>, and <strong>Jeff Gamet </strong>start the session by examining a report on the failure, and cost, of Amazon’s Alexa. The discussion evolves into an intense examination of voice assistants and how they do (or don’t) meet our expectations. (Part 1) </p> <p><a...

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MacVoices #22246: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5 w/ Rosemary Orchard, Peter Cohen, David Ginsburg (2) show art MacVoices #22246: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5 w/ Rosemary Orchard, Peter Cohen, David Ginsburg (2)

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Rosemary Orchard, Peter Cohen, and David Ginsburg finish off their picks for MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5 with items for the home, items for hair, items for your iPad, and items to keep you organized. (Part 2) Kolide This edition of MacVoices is supported by <p><strong>Rosemary Orchard</strong>, <strong>Peter Cohen</strong>, and <strong>David Ginsburg </strong>finish off their picks for MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5 with items for the home, items for hair, items for your iPad, and items to keep you organized. (Part 2)</p>...

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MacVoices #22245: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5 w/ Rosemary Orchard, Peter Cohen, David Ginsburg (1) show art MacVoices #22245: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5 w/ Rosemary Orchard, Peter Cohen, David Ginsburg (1)

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<p>The holiday spirit rolls on with MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5, featuring <strong>Rosemary Orchard</strong>, <strong>Peter Cohen</strong>, and <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>. The picks range from the expensive to the affordable, health to tech, comfort to power tools. (Yes, power tools.) (Part 1) </p> <p><a href="http://kolide.com/macvoices"><img height="112" alt="Kolide" class="aligncenter wp-image-12736 size-medium"...

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MacVoices #22244: MacVoices Live! - Who's At The Top of the Social Media Heap and Why? (3) show art MacVoices #22244: MacVoices Live! - Who's At The Top of the Social Media Heap and Why? (3)

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<p>The MacVoices Live! panel continues to discuss and debate social media alternatives to Twitter. <strong>Chuck Joiner</strong>, <strong>Eric Bolden</strong>, <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>, <strong>Brittany Smith</strong>, <strong>Web Bixby</strong>, and <strong>Kelly Guimont </strong>also examine which social media properties are the most important ones, especially as each of the major players take turns being demonized by the tech press. (Part 3) </p> <p><a...

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MacVoices #22243: MacVoices Live! - The Slingbox Shutdown, Cord-Cutting, Alternate Social Media (2) show art MacVoices #22243: MacVoices Live! - The Slingbox Shutdown, Cord-Cutting, Alternate Social Media (2)

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<p><strong>Chuck Joiner</strong>, <strong>Eric Bolden</strong>, <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>, <strong>Jeff Gamet</strong>, <strong>Brittany Smith</strong>, <strong>Web Bixby</strong>, and <strong>Kelly Guimont </strong>discuss the Slingbox shut-down, how it affects cord-cutters, and some alternatives. Then, this MacVoices Live! panel talks about the migration to Twitter-alternative social media platforms, who is moving, and why. (Part 2) </p> <p>This...

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MacVoices #22242: MacVoices Live! - Adobe, Pantone, and Your Projects (1) show art MacVoices #22242: MacVoices Live! - Adobe, Pantone, and Your Projects (1)

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<p>The MacVoices Live! panel of <strong>Chuck Joiner</strong>, <strong>Eric Bolden</strong>, <strong>David Ginsburg</strong>, <strong>Jeff Gamet</strong>, <strong>Brittany Smith</strong>, <strong>Web Bixby</strong>, and <strong>Kelly Guimont </strong>started of this session with an examination of the loss of Pantone color support that was part of Adobe Creative Cloud. Why it happened, how to get it back, and some work-arounds are all part of understanding that your...

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MacVoices #22241: Rosemary Orchard Takes Control of Shortcuts (2) show art MacVoices #22241: Rosemary Orchard Takes Control of Shortcuts (2)

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<p>Our conversation with <strong>Rosemary Orchard</strong>, the author of <a href="https://www.takecontrolbooks.com/shortcuts/"><strong>Take Control of Shortcuts, Second Edition</strong></a>, continues with some examples of how Shortcuts has improved Reminders in macOS Ventura, and how to find what Shortcuts are available for what apps. Rosemary also shares some thoughts on Focus Modes’ integration with Shortcuts, and how Shortcuts does syncing right. (Part 2) </p>...

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MacVoices #22240 - Rosemary Orchard Takes Control of Shortcuts (1) show art MacVoices #22240 - Rosemary Orchard Takes Control of Shortcuts (1)

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<p><strong>Rosemary Orchard</strong>, the author of <a href="https://www.takecontrolbooks.com/shortcuts/"><strong>Take Control of Shortcuts, Second Edition</strong></a>, brings us up-to-date on one of the most powerful utilities that Apple provides She provides some concrete examples of why you should use Shortcuts, and gives examples of how Shortcuts support in Apple’s Notes has greatly expanded. (Part 1)</p> <p><a href="http://zocdoc.com/macvoices"><img height="108" alt="Zocdoc.com/macvoices" class=" wp-image-12535...

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