MacVoices #23239: MacVoices Live! - Spotify Charges For Lyrics, The USB-C Transition (Part 2)
Release Date: 09/21/2023
In this MacVoices Live! session, David Ginsburg, Brittany Smith, Eric Bolden, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, and Ben Roethig touch briefly on the developing OpenAI drama, then shift to the emergence of Bluesy as a social media platform. The panel also discusses the uses and evolution (or devolution) of various other options. (Part 1) : The Answers You Need Now, From Leading Experts. Show Notes: Chapters: 0:00:00 Introduction and software testing 0:01:44 Mac Voices Live session begins 0:07:37 Priorities and the Evolving Open AI Situation...info_outline MacVoices #23298: MacVoices Update - 2023-11
The MacVoices Update for 2023-11 is a quick update about what we delivered in November, including MacVoices Live! sessions, Holiday Gift Guide sessions, and even some weekend releases. The month’s Support Report wraps things up. Show Notes: Support: Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with Connect: Web: Twitter: Mastodon: ...info_outline MacVoices #23297: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #4 (2)
MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #4 wraps up as Wally Cherwinski, Bart Busschots, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, and host Chuck Joiner compete for the most endorsements from other panel members. (Part 2) This edition of MacVoices is brought to you by the MacVoices Dispatch, our weekly newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on any and all MacVoices-related information. today and don't miss a thing. Show Notes: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide 2023 on Flipboard Chapters: 0:01:51 Micro SD Cards: A Versatile and Affordable Flash Drive Alternative 0:03:57 The Long-lasting and...info_outline MacVoices #23296: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #4 (1)
The MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide Series rolls on to #4 with picks from Wally Cherwinski, Bart Busschots, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, and host Chuck Joiner. This time, everyone cost everyone else money as picks were cross-endorsed. (Part 1) This edition of MacVoices is brought to you by the MacVoices Dispatch, our weekly newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on any and all MacVoices-related information. today and don't miss a thing. Show Notes: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide 2023 on Flipboard Chapters: 0:00:28 Gift Guide #4: The Challenge of Finding Unique Gifts...info_outline MacVoices #23295: MacVoices Live! - Google Looks For Help; Chamberlain Alienates HomeKit Users (3)
In the final part of this MacVoices Live! session, Chuck Joiner, Dave Ginsburg, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Web Bixby, Ben Roethig, Eric Bolden, and Jim Rea cover: Google Looking For Help Against Apple Chamberlain Closes The Garage Door On HomeKit Users (Part 3) This edition of MacVoices is supported by . What happens before and after the shows is uncensored, on-topic, off-topic, and always off the wall. Sign up as a MacVoices Patron and get access! http://patreon.com/macvoices Show Notes: Chapters: 0:01:46 Google's Unlikely Success with RCS 0:02:33...info_outline MacVoices #23294: MacVoices Live! - How Far Does "Right to Repair" Go; The Humane Pin (2)
The second part of this MacVoices Live! conversation finds Chuck Joiner, Dave Ginsburg, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Web Bixby, Ben Roethig, Eric Bolden, and Jim Rea discussing: More on Microsoft’s OneDrive Misstep More Right to Repair discussion: hardware pairing and locks The Humane Pin - Who Will Buy It? (Part 2) This edition of MacVoices is supported by , our free magazine on Flipboard. Updated daily with the best articles on the web to help you do more with your Apple gear and adjacent tech, access MacVoices Magazine content on , on the web, or...info_outline MacVoices #23293: MacVoices Live! - Apple's Cut; SAG-AFTRA and AI; Quitting OneDrive (1)
The MacVoices Panel of Chuck Joiner, Dave Ginsburg, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Web Bixby, Ben Roethig, Eric Bolden, and Jim Rea look at: Apple’s cut of Google’s Search Engine Revenue How SAG-AFTRA is handling the issue of actors and AI Why it is so hard to quit Microsoft’s OneDrive (and an update) (Part 1) : The Answers You Need Now, From Leading Experts. Show Notes: Chapters: 0:00:00 Apple vs. Google: The Battle for Search Supremacy 0:00:34 Mac Voices Live - Join the Apple community discussion 0:03:49 Apple's Revenue from Google Search...info_outline MacVoices #23292 - MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #3 (2)
Brett Terpstra, Mark Fuccio, and Patrice Brend’amour and host Chuck Joiner finish off MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #3 with suggestions that are tech-oriented, health-oriented, and protection-oriented. (Part 2) This edition of MacVoices is supported by The MacVoices Slack. Available all Patrons of MacVoices. Sign up at . Show Notes: Chapters: 0:03:02 Price update: OWC enclosure now $249 on Amazon 0:05:01 USB-C Hub: A Solution for Port Challenged Devices 0:07:10 Compact and Portable: Perfect for Traveling and Remote Work 0:07:45 Introducing Ubiquiti - Professional...info_outline MacVoices #23291 - MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #3 (1)
The MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide Panel #3 of Brett Terpstra, Mark Fuccio, and Patrice Brend’amour offer up some unusual picks that range from geeky to practical. (Part 1) MacVoices Live! This MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Live!, our live show on Tuesday nights at 8 PM ET, 5 PM PT, whatever time that is wherever you are. Join in the discussions in the chat on our YouTube channel at YouTube.com/MacVoicesTV and share your opinions on the topics of the hour. Show Notes: Chapters: 0:00:41 Introduction to MacVoices Gift Guide 0:07:28 Flume Smart Home Water Meter: Monitor and conserve...info_outline MacVoices #23290: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #2 (2)
Rosemary Orchard, Mike Schmitz, and Joe Kissell finish off their picks as MacVoices Holiday Gift guide #2 closes out with iPhone-oriented picks, a photography pick, and something to tote your gear in. (Part 2) Today’s MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Featured Gear like the . This 6-in one lets you connect almost anything to anything for both data transfer and charging, and is designed to have on your key ring, ready anywhere, any time. Find the links at . Show Notes: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide 2023 on Flipboard Chapters: 0:02:08 Compact and travel-friendly...info_outline
Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Jim Rea, Web Bixby, Eric Bolden, and Ben Roethig shift to a new topic on MacVoices Live!, examining Spotify's decision to put song lyrics behind a paywall weighing the pros and cons. We also delve into Apple's challenges, including subscription services and the transition to USB-C cables. Lastly, we touch on Amazon's changes to their streaming music service and the risks associated with uncertified cables for the new iPhone. (Part 2)
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0:01:01 Spotify's Decision: Lyrics Only for Paid Accounts
0:02:21 Copyrighted Lyrics and Fake Lyrics Websites
0:03:27 Spotify's move to devalue the free version
0:06:04 The impact of a generous free version on premium subscriptions
0:06:24 Spotify vs Apple Music: Disparity in Artist Royalties
0:09:23 Amazon's Limited Music Catalog and Competition with Other Platforms
0:15:19 Apple Stock: Not Always Up, But Still Promising
0:17:18 Apple's Brilliant Move: Continual Revenue through Subscription Model
0:19:09 Uncertainty Surrounding iPhone Upgrade Cycle
0:20:10 Transition from Lightning cable to USB-C discussed
0:21:28 Commonality across Apple product line with USB-C interface
0:22:17 Licensing revenue and ecosystem concerns arise
0:23:19 The Importance of Certified Cables and Data Transfer
0:25:29 Discussion on Capital Allocation and Share Repurchases
0:29:21 Uncertainty Surrounding Apple's Economic Conditions
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Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter, by email at [email protected], on Mastodon at @[email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @[email protected].
David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/daveg65 and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @[email protected]
Jim Rea built his own computer from scratch in 1975, started programming in 1977, and has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE's ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. He’s been a speaker at MacTech, MacWorld Expo and other industry conferences. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @[email protected] on Mastodon.
Ben Roethig has been in the Apple Ecosystem since the System 7 Days. He is the a former Associate Editor with Geek Beat, Co-Founder of The Tech Hangout and Deconstruct and currently shares his thoughts on RoethigTech. Contact him on Twitter and Mastodon.
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