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MacVoices #22239: Adam Engst Talks Elon Musk, Twitter, and New iPads at Apple CIDER

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Release Date: 11/25/2022

MacVoices #23072: CES - Ohsnap's New Phone Grip Is Super Thin and MagSafe Transparent  show art MacVoices #23072: CES - Ohsnap's New Phone Grip Is Super Thin and MagSafe Transparent

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, <a href="http://ohsnap.com"><strong>Ohsnap</strong></a> was back with a new phone grip that can be applied to any cas and is super-thin when not in use. It provides a secure grip when in use, and doesn’t interfere with MagSafe charging. Founder and CEO <strong>Dale Backus</strong> explains how it can be moved from phone to phone easily. </p> <p><a href="http://kolide.com/macvoices"><img height="112" alt="Kolide"...

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MacVoices #23073: CES - Familink's Smart Photo Frame Makes It Simple To Share Photos show art MacVoices #23073: CES - Familink's Smart Photo Frame Makes It Simple To Share Photos

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, The focus of the smart photo frame from <a href="http://familink.io"><strong>Familink</strong></a> is simplicity. <strong>Alex Le Goff</strong>, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder explained how, using 4G connectivity, a photo taken anywhere can be only seconds away from it appearing in the frame (and did exactly that during the interview). Alex discussed the costs of the subscription and how the initial set-up can be accomplished even by those...

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MacVoices #23071: CES - Power1 Combines AirPod and iPhone Charging in a Removable MagSafe Case show art MacVoices #23071: CES - Power1 Combines AirPod and iPhone Charging in a Removable MagSafe Case

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, <a href="http://gopower1.com"><strong>Power1</strong></a> introduced a new product category, combining AirPod, iPhone, and MagSafe charging into a convenient device that can be used with any MagSafe-compatible case or with just the iPhone itself. <strong>John Merenda</strong> shows us the options, and give pre-order information. </p> <p><a href="http://kolide.com/macvoices"><img height="112" alt="Kolide" class="aligncenter...

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MacVoices #23070: CES - Soundskrit's Microphone is Tiny and Directional show art MacVoices #23070: CES - Soundskrit's Microphone is Tiny and Directional

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, <strong>Nevine Ishak</strong> and <strong>Susan Armstrong</strong> of <strong><a href="http://soundskrit.ca">Soundskrit</a> </strong>provided both an explanation and an impressive demonstration of exactly how directional and how effective their new microphone. And is tiny! </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 #23069: CES - Rolling Square's Products Focus on Quality and Sustainability show art MacVoices #23069: CES - Rolling Square's Products Focus on Quality and Sustainability

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, <strong>Laura Ragazzi,</strong> PR & Influencer Marketing Manager for<a href="http://rollingsquare.com"><strong> Rolling Square</strong></a> explains how their products are not only focused on getting the job done, but also on being responsible from a sustainability standpoint. They include a card-sized tracker, a cable that boasts all the modern connections that is also extra durable, and battery pack that is designed to get you out of a dead...

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MacVoices #23068: CES - Zens Line of Device Chargers Has Something For Everyone show art MacVoices #23068: CES - Zens Line of Device Chargers Has Something For Everyone

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, we received a tour of the newest offerings from <a href="http://makezens.com"><strong>Zens</strong></a> by CEO <strong>Johan Plasmans</strong>. They include a new 4-in-1 charging doc, a modular dock that allows you to pick what additions you want to make, and a compact travel charger for your iPhone and Apple Watch. </p> <p><a href="http://kolide.com/macvoices"><img height="112" alt="Kolide" class="aligncenter...

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MacVoices #23067: CES - Matias Introduces New Keyboards and Mice show art MacVoices #23067: CES - Matias Introduces New Keyboards and Mice

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, <a href="http://matias.ca"><strong>Matias</strong></a> surprised everyone by introducing mice to match their product lines. <strong>Steve McGowan</strong>, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, explains why they introduced this line, and how customer demand influenced the their new keyboards. </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 #23066: CES - Car Mate Specializes in 360-Degree Dash Cams show art MacVoices #23066: CES - Car Mate Specializes in 360-Degree Dash Cams

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, <a href="http://razo-usa.com"><strong>Car Mate by Razo</strong></a> was displaying their d’Action360 Dash Cam that not only sees in front and behind your car, but all around it as well. <strong>Scott Luk</strong> talked about the set-up, resolution, and how it achieves the view with only three cameras. </p> <p><a href="http://kolide.com/macvoices"><img height="112" alt="Kolide" class="aligncenter wp-image-12736...

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MacVoices #23065: MacVoices Update - 2023-01 show art MacVoices #23065: MacVoices Update - 2023-01

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<p>In the January 2023 Update, Chuck talks about what you have been seeing and why in the extensive MacVoices coverage of CES (and it isn't over yet). Some ideas of what’s coming up next and the month’s Support Report wrap things up. </p> <h3>Show Notes:</h3> <p><strong>Support:</strong></p> <p>     Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon<br />     <a href="http://macvoices.com">http://patreon.com/macvoices</a></p> <p>     Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time...

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MacVoices #23064: CES - Shokz OpenComm UC Bone Conduction Headset Was Inspired by Truckers show art MacVoices #23064: CES - Shokz OpenComm UC Bone Conduction Headset Was Inspired by Truckers

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<p>At <a href="http://ces.tech"><strong>CES</strong></a> in Las Vegas, we found out how the <strong><a href="http://shokz.com">Shokz</a></strong> OpenComm UC bone conduction headset that was recommended in our Holiday Gift Guide came to be. <strong>Fay Fu </strong>explained how it was inspired by truckers and then adopted during the pandemic by those who needed to spend extended time on phone or zoom calls. We also talked about their models for those engaged in athletic activities. </p> <p><a...

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<h3>Show Notes:</h3>
<p><strong>Guests:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Adam C. Engst</strong> is the publisher of <strong><a title="TidBITS" href="http://www.tidbits.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">TidBITS</a> </strong>and the <strong><a href="http://tcn.tidbits.com/">TidBITS Content Network</a></strong>. He has written numerous books, including the best-selling Internet Starter Kit series, and many magazine articles - thanks to Contributing Editor positions at MacUser, MacWEEK, and now Macworld. His innovations include the creation of the first advertising program to support an Internet publication in 1992, the first flat-rate accounts for graphical Internet access in 1993, and the Take Control electronic book series. His awards include the MDJ Power 25 ranking as the most influential person in the Macintosh industry outside of Apple every year since 2000, inclusion on the MacTech 25 list of influential people in the Macintosh technical community, and being named one of MacDirectory's top ten visionaries. And yes, he has been turned into an action figure. Want more? Follow Adam on <a title="Adam Engst on Twitter" href="https://twitter.com/adamengst" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Twitter</strong></a> for 140-character musings on a variety of topics.</p>
<p><strong>Support:</strong></p>
<p>     Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon<br />     <a href="http://macvoices.com">http://patreon.com/macvoices</a></p>
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<p>     Twitter:<br />     <a href="http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner">http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner</a><br />     <a href="http://www.twitter.com/macvoices">http://www.twitter.com/macvoices</a></p>
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