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MacVoices #24066: MVL - MacVoices Live! Panel Members' Apple Vision Pro Updates

After a week off, the members of the MacVoices Live! panel who purchased an Apple Vision Pro share their updated experiences, and others who have completed the demo chimed in with their impressions. The discussion by CHUCK JOINER, DAVID GINSBURG, MARTY JENCIUS, ERIC BOLDEN, BEN ROETHIG, JEFF GAMET, JIM REA, and MARK FUCCIO includes using the Apple Vision Pro on an plane, how one owner is solving the problem of justifying the expense, and one panel member who “cheated” to qualify for the demo.  img http://patreon.com/macvoices This edition of MacVoices is supported by The MacVoices Slack. Available all Patrons of MacVoices. Sign up at PATREON.COM/MACVOICES. SHOW NOTES: CHAPTERS: 0:05:55 Catching up with Apple Vision Pro Users 0:10:52 The Marshmallow Dilemma 0:16:05 Shared Vision Pro Ownership Challenges 0:25:06 Precision in Vision Pro Calibration 0:27:34 Future Value of Apple Vision Pro 0:29:08 Progressive Lenses and Vision Pro LINKS: SPIGEN KLASDEN POUCH DESIGNED FOR APPLE VISION PRO CASE https://amzn.to/4bMs1UU CARRYING CASE COMPATIBLE WITH OCULUS META QUEST 2, QUEST 3, APPLE VISION PRO VR HEADSETS https://amzn.to/3OQoE5q GUESTS: 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 embolden@mac.com, on MASTODON at @eabolden@techhub.social, and on his blog, TRENDING AT WORK. piqsure.com, or as a 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 TWITTER, LINKEDIN https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-t-fuccio/, or on MASTODON. JEFF GAMET is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on TWITTER and INSTAGRAM, jeffgamet on LINKEDIN., @jgamet@mastodon.social on MASTODON, and on his YOUTUBE CHANNEL AT YOUTUBE.COM/JGAMET http://youtube.com/jgamet. DAVID GINSBURG is the host of the weekly podcast IN TOUCH WITH IOS https://intouchwithios.com/ 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 @daveg65@mastodon.cloud DR. MARTY JENCIUS has been an Associate Professor of Counseling at Kent State University since 2000. He has over 120 publications in books, chapters, journal articles, and others, along with 200 podcasts related to counseling, counselor education, and faculty life. His technology interest led him to develop the counseling profession ‘firsts,’ including listservs, a web-based peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Technology in Counseling, teaching and conferencing in virtual worlds as the founder of Counselor Education in Second Life, and podcast founder/producer of COUNSELORAUDIOSOURCE.NET and THEPODTALK.NET. Currently, he produces a podcast about counseling and life questions, the CIRCULAR FIRING SQUAD, and digital video interviews with legacies capturing the history of the counseling field. Generally, Marty is chasing the newest tech trends, which explains his interest in A.I. for teaching, research, and productivity. Marty is an active presenter and past president of the NorthEast Ohio Apple Corp (NEOAC). 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 http://provue.com and via @PROVUEJIM@TECHHUB.SOCIAL 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. SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss 00:00:00 Introduction 00:05:54 Catching up with Apple Vision Pro Users 00:10:51 The Marshmallow Dilemma 00:16:05 Shared Vision Pro Ownership Challenges 00:25:05 Precision in Vision Pro Calibration 00:27:34 Future Value of Apple Vision Pro 00:29:08 Progressive Lenses and Vision Pro

32m
Feb 23
MacVoices #24065: CES - GatorGrip Is A Simple, Effective Stand for iPhone or iPad

In Eureka Park at CES in Las Vegas, we caught up with the makers of the GODONUT, who introduced the new GATORGRIP, a simple but very useful and effective iPad or iPhone stand. DAVID KELLY talks about how it is made, how it orients for portrait or landscape modes, and why the material it is made of holds up so well. We also revisit the GoDonut and why it is another type of iPad or iPhone stand that can be used in a different way from the GatorGrip.  SHOW NOTES: LINKS: GATORGRIP https://amzn.to/4bJ4cgG (IPAD) GATORGRIP https://amzn.to/4bLxxqD (IPHONE) GODONUT https://amzn.to/3T7M9tq - IPHONE OR IPAD   SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

7m
Feb 22
MacVoices #24064: CES - Flic Gives Your Smart Home Analog Dials and Buttons

From CES in Las Vegas, our conversation with Head of Marketing for FLIC, PER-GUSTAF HEDBERG focused how their latest, the Flic Twist gives you a wireless dial-type control for your smart home devices. Don’t just turn the lights or music on or off…control the brightness or volume as well. The Flic Hub Mini connects it all together if you or your phone aren’t at home. Per-Gustaf also talks about their upcoming Matter support and what that will mean to your smart home. SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

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Feb 21
MacVoices #24063: CES - Ohsnap Introduces Their Best Phone Grip Yet

From CES in Las Vegas, during our our annual visit to OHSNAP, Industrial Designer JAMES STONE showed off the newest iteration of their iPhone grip, the SNAP 4 LUXE. James shows off both the grip stand features, as well as the fact that the MagSafe feature doesn’t interfere with charging, but opens up the use of other MagSafe accessories.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

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Feb 20
MacVoices #24062: CES - Linxura Offers A Different Kind of Hardware Remote For The Smart Home

At CES in Las Vegas, we got to see a different kind of smart home device controller when GERRY KOSER, Marketing Manager for LINXURA, gave us a briefing on their hardware  device that lets you control up to 52 of your devices in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-use hockey puck-size and shape that fits in the palm of your hand.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

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Feb 19
MacVoices #24061: CES - Matias Makes Wireless USB-C Keyboards & Mice Even Better

At CES in Las Vegas, we learned about the latest keyboard and mouse options from MATIAS from CO-FOUNDER AND CEO STEVE MCGOWAN. As everything moves to USB connectivity, Matias has improved on the USB-C dongle by making it even smaller and less obtrusive, and then built it into their newest keyboards and mice, including a new ergonomic model that fills a gap left in the market by Microsoft.  SHOW NOTES: CHAPTERS: LINKS: GUESTS: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

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Feb 17
MacVoices #24060: CES - Sway Premium Audio Shows Off A Diverse Line of Personal Speakers

  In the SWAY PREMIUM AUDIO https://swayshop.com suite at CES in Las Vegas, CHRIS PUSATERI walked us through a few models in the broad range of their speaker products including a portable karaoke speaker, magnetic iPhone speaker, and different models of waterproof speakers. We also discussed the advantages of using a competitively priced speaker for various use situations.  SHOW NOTES: LINKS: SWAY MINIOKE LED GO MINI-KARAOKE 5 WATT PORTABLE MULTI AMBIENT LED MUSIC SPEAKER WITH WIRELESS MICROPHONE https://amzn.to/3I7Z9bS SWAY MAGBOOM MAGNETIC PORTABLE BLUETOOTH MUSIC SPEAKER https://amzn.to/3T369gO SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

6m
Feb 17
MacVoices #24059: CES - SOUNDBOKS Shows Off Powerful Bluetooth Speakers For Your Next Party

Outside at CES in Las Vegas we had a chilly conversation with LISA MATHIS, Head of Marketing, North America for SOUNDBOKS. Representing themselves as the best "speaker brand you haven’t heard of yet”, Lisa explained their origins at a music festival and how they are now coming to the U.S. Unlike some larger concert speakers ( 126 dB maximum output), these are Bluetooth and can be connected together wirelessly, and run off swappable batteries, so placement and movement is simplified. The grills can also be customized for you, your company, or your brand. Crank it up!  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

6m
Feb 16
MacVoices #24058: CES - Spigen Adds New Products For iPhones, iPads, More

In the SPIGEN suite at CES in Las Vegas, SAMUEL HAN, Specialist, Retail Enterprise Development, showed us some of their latest products that include a new gaming keyboard, GaN power products, and new iPhone cases that range from stylish to practical, and more.  SHOW NOTES: LINKS: ARCPLAY REAL DUAL 8K MECHANICAL GAMING KEYBOARD https://amzn.to/3wfxovv SPIGEN GAN III 652 65W 2 PORTS COMPACT FOLDABLE DUAL USB C WALL CHARGER https://amzn.to/49hI0sv SPIGEN MAGNETIC STYLE ARMOR MAGFIT DESIGNED FOR IPHONE 15 PRO CASE https://amzn.to/3UD5sfh SPIGEN MAGNETIC ULTRA HYBRID MAGFIT DESIGNED FOR IPHONE 15 CASE https://amzn.to/3UGWIEY SPIGEN VALENTINUS MAGNETIC WALLET CARD HOLDER FOR IPHONE https://amzn.to/3SZXBXK CASEOLOGY UNIVERSAL WATERPROOF PHONE POUCH [VACUUM SEAL TECHNOLOGY/BUILT-IN PUMP] https://amzn.to/3V059eP SPIGEN MAGNETIC ENZO ARAMID DESIGNED FOR IPHONE 15 PRO MAX CASE https://amzn.to/3SyTqkc SPIGEN THIN FIT PRO DESIGNED FOR IPAD PRO 12.9 INCH CASE https://amzn.to/49yYPie   SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

6m
Feb 16
MacVoices #24057: Twinkly Adds New Options To Their Decorative Light Selection

At CES in Las Vegas, we talked to ANDREA TELLATIN, Co-Founder and CEO of TWINKLY, about the latest additions to their many options for addressable lights. Best known for their holiday options, they are introducing a broader range of options at accessible price points for a wider range of uses. Andrea shows off the new CANDIES string lights and the MATRIX LIGHT CURTAIN https://amzn.to/4bBRkca as examples of their broader product range, both of which are customizable via the built-in addressable function.  SHOW NOTES: LINKS: TWINKLY MATRIX LIGHT CURTAIN https://amzn.to/4bBRkca TWINKLY CANDIES APP-CONTROLLED PEARL-SHAPED LED LIGHT STRING https://amzn.to/48yMWbn TWINKLY CANDIES APP-CONTROLLED CANDLE-SHAPED LED LIGHT STRING https://amzn.to/49dfSH1 SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

9m
Feb 15
MacVoices #24056: Showstoppers - Wacom Introduces Wacom Bridge for Remote Artists

At SHOWSTOPPERS at CES in Las Vegas, WACOM https://www.wacom.com/ introduced the new Wacom Bridge, a solution for artists who work remotely or away from their desks. With Wacom Bridge, they don’t need to lug heavy laptops or travel with the files. ARVIND ARUMBAKKAM, Technology & Industry Partnerships, talks about how their system eliminates the lag typical from the more mainstream remote work apps. Then, artist SARAJEAN CHUNG gives us a demo in the most challenging of environments: a CES exhibit hall.  SHOW NOTES:SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

8m
Feb 15
MacVoices #24055: Showstoppers - SoundFun Delivers The Mirai Directional Speaker

In Las Vegas at SHOWSTOPPERS at CES, we saw and heard a demo of the technology behind the MIARI SPEAKER https://amzn.to/3OIDpY7 from SOUNDFUN that was more than surprising. KAI KITAYAMA talked us through the demo that provided a wider and longer field of sound than you would expect, and how it can enhance the dialog from your TV. (Host’s Note: Audio demos are always difficult in a conference environment, which made this one that much more impressive. Please understand that the in-person experience was truly impressive and worth exploring.)  SHOW NOTES: LINKS: SOUNDFUN MIRAI SPEAKER TV DIALOGUE ENHANCING SPEAKER https://amzn.to/3OIDpY7 (Amazon) SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

5m
Feb 14
MacVoices #24054: Showstoppers - Clicks Adds A Hardware Keyboard To Your iPhone

At SHOWSTOPPERS at CES, we talked to JEFF GADWAY, Senior Vice President of CLICKS TECHNOLOGY about not only their keyboard case for the iPhone, but also about the strong emotional product the release of their product elicited from some users. Jeff covers the thinking behind why Steve Jobs was right about the iPhone, but why also why the time is right for a hardware iPhone keyboard case based on what we are doing with our phones now.  SHOW NOTES: CHAPTERS: LINKS: GUESTS: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

8m
Feb 13
MacVoices #24053: Showstoppers - The Newest Unistellar Smart Telescope Makes Astronomy Even Better

At SHOWSTOPPERS at CES in Las Vegas, we learned about the latest edition of the UNISTELLAR telescope that makes astronomy even easier and more automatic. CEO LAURENT MARFISI took us through the new features, the eyepiece option, and more.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

5m
Feb 13
MacVoices #24052: Showstoppers - ViXion Introduces Automatically Adjusting Eyeglasses

At SHOWSTOPPERS at CES in Las Vegas, VIXION http://vixion.jp gave us a look at their autofocus eyewear. TAKUYA NONAKA, Senior Manager, Corporate Planning explained the tech behind their innovation, the roadmap for development, and why they are looking for partners in the U.S. Chuck tried them on and was blown away by how well they function.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

4m
Feb 13
MacVoices #24051: Showstoppers - Mousetrap Is A Fresh Take On An Ergonomic Mouse

At SHOWSTOPPERS at CES, ANDREW FEDERICI, the Founder of MOUSETRAP, explained their new take on an ergonomic pointing device that has a distinctive look and feel. Andrew gives us the backstory on the team that designed it, why some of the design choices were, made, and the good news is that it can accommodate left-handers.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

6m
Feb 12
MacVoices #24050: TV+Talk - A Deep Dive Into Apple TV+ Strategy

In this edition of TV+ TALK, CHARLOTTE HENRY and CHUCK JOINER look at the strategies streaming services, Apple TV+ in particular, are using in choosing their programming. Sports, original content, major video franchises, and back catalogs are all in the mix as our viewing options and habits evolve. With only so much time to watch and so many dollars to pay, how are (and should) viewers choose? Charlotte and Chuck discuss their decisions. SHOW NOTES: CHAPTERS: 0:00:18 New Year Greetings and Catching Up 0:02:11 Importance of catalog vs. new content on streaming platforms 0:04:08 Comfort TV and the popularity of catalog shows 0:11:22 Shifting Viewing Habits: YouTube on Smart TVs 0:13:18 Apple TV+ vs. Other Platforms: Pros and Cons 0:16:33 Apple's Documentary on Lionel Messi and MLS Coverage 0:19:49 Leveraging Resources: Investing in Expansion 0:20:36 Apple's strategic position and the future of streaming services 0:23:13 Challenges of discoverability and awareness in streaming platforms 0:25:40 Apple's unexpected success with the Lionel Messi documentary 0:26:29 The need for effective advertising and promotion of Apple TV Plus content 0:28:28 Noel Fielding and British Humor on Apple TV Plus 0:34:09 Apple's Success in Awards Season 0:37:17 Killers of the Flower Moon's Impressive Academy Award Nominations 0:42:53 Apple's Potential Content for Vision Pro 0:44:37 Where to Find Chuck and Charlotte Online GUESTS: CHARLOTTE HENRY is a media junkie, covering how Apple is not just a revolutionary tech firm, but a revolutionary media firm. She is based in London, writes and broadcasts for various outlets, and is the author of NOT BUYING IT, an examination of fake news. You can find her on her The Addition blog https://theaddition.net, her podcast, in her THE ADDITION newsletter on SUBSTACK, and on TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/charlotteahenry/ and TIKTOK. LINKS: FlixPatrol - TOP 10 on Streaming in the United States on February 6, 2024 https://flixpatrol.com/top10/streaming/united-states/ Most Popular Lists - Most Popular TV (English) - February 4, 2024  https://www.netflix.com/tudum/top10/most-popular/tv Netflix: Users spent 812 million hours watching The Night Agent  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67688722 GUESTS: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss 00:00:00 Introduction to Apple TV Plus strategy on Mac Voices. 00:00:18 New Year Greetings and Catching Up 00:02:10 Importance of catalog vs. new content on streaming platforms 00:04:07 Comfort TV and the popularity of catalog shows 00:11:21 Shifting Viewing Habits: YouTube on Smart TVs 00:13:17 Apple TV+ vs. Other Platforms: Pros and Cons 00:16:33 Apple's Documentary on Lionel Messi and MLS Coverage 00:19:49 Leveraging Resources: Investing in Expansion 00:20:36 Apple's strategic position and the future of streaming services 00:23:12 Challenges of discoverability and awareness in streaming platforms 00:25:40 Apple's unexpected success with the Lionel Messi documentary 00:26:29 The need for effective advertising and promotion of Apple TV Plus content 00:28:28 Noel Fielding and British Humor on Apple TV Plus 00:34:08 Apple's Success in Awards Season 00:37:16 Killers of the Flower Moon's Impressive Academy Award Nominations 00:42:53 Apple's Potential Content for Vision Pro 00:44:36 Where to Find Chuck and Charlotte Online 00:46:02 Introduction to Advertising handled by BackBeat Media

46m
Feb 11
MacVoices #24049 - The First Few Days With The Apple Vision Pro (3)

Topics included in the third and final part of our MacVoices Live! discussion about first impressions of the Apple Vision Pro include third party productivity apps, use cases, the demo experience, and comparisons to other Apple product launches. CHUCK JOINER, DAVID GINSBURG, BRIAN FLANAGAN-ARTHURS, MARTY JENCIUS, MARK FUCCIO, JIM REA, GUY SERLE, and ERIC BOLDEN conclude with optimism about the future of the device, and the fact that it will only get better. http://patreon.com/macvoices This edition of MacVoices is supported by The MacVoices Slack. Available all Patrons of MacVoices. Sign up at PATREON.COM/MACVOICES. SHOW NOTES: CHAPTERS: 0:00:00 Panel's initial impressions of the Apple Vision Pro 0:00:29 Exploring Third-Party Apps for Productivity 0:01:55 Third-Party Apps for Mastodon and Navigation 0:03:40 Issues with Photos App and Syncing 0:07:13 Fantastical: A Great Calendar App for the Device 0:08:16 Enthusiasm and Positive Feedback on Mastodon 0:09:53 Comparisons to Early iPhone Launch Challenges 0:10:55 Mixed Reactions from Tech Press and Social Media 0:14:50 Enhanced Movie Experience with VR 0:16:44 Quietly Watch Videos with AirPods and VR Headset 0:18:42 Personal Experience with Splitting the Device 0:20:16 Waiting for Software Updates and Patched Versions 0:23:18 A Calm Experience at the Apple Store 0:25:31 Demo Units and Cleaning Process 0:27:22 Panelists wrap up and express excitement for future advancements GUESTS: 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 embolden@mac.com, on MASTODON at @eabolden@techhub.social, 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 @BRIAN8944@MASTODON.CLOUD. MARK FUCCIO is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as a 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 TWITTER, LINKEDIN https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-t-fuccio/, or on MASTODON. DAVID GINSBURG is the host of the weekly podcast IN TOUCH WITH IOS https://intouchwithios.com/ 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 @daveg65@mastodon.cloud. DR. MARTY JENCIUS has been an Associate Professor of Counseling at Kent State University since 2000. He has over 120 publications in books, chapters, journal articles, and others, along with 200 podcasts related to counseling, counselor education, and faculty life. His technology interest led him to develop the counseling profession ‘firsts,’ including listservs, a web-based peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Technology in Counseling, teaching and conferencing in virtual worlds as the founder of Counselor Education in Second Life, and podcast founder/producer of COUNSELORAUDIOSOURCE.NET and THEPODTALK.NET. Currently, he produces a podcast about counseling and life questions, the CIRCULAR FIRING SQUAD, and digital video interviews with legacies capturing the history of the counseling field. Generally, Marty is chasing the newest tech trends, which explains his interest in A.I. for teaching, research, and productivity. Marty is an active presenter and past president of the NorthEast Ohio Apple Corp (NEOAC). 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 @PROVUEJIM@TECHHUB.SOCIAL on Mastodon. GUY SERLE, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MYMAC PODCAST http://mymac.com, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he's probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, THE MALTESE CUBE. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on MAC TO THE FUTURE on Facebook, at @MACPARROT@MASTODON.SOCIAL, and find everything at VERTSHARK.COM. SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss 00:00:28 Exploring Third-Party Apps for Productivity 00:01:55 Third-Party Apps for Mastodon and Navigation 00:03:40 Issues with Photos App and Syncing 00:07:13 Fantastical: A Great Calendar App for the Device 00:08:16 Enthusiasm and Positive Feedback on Mastodon 00:09:52 Comparisons to Early iPhone Launch Challenges 00:10:54 Mixed Reactions from Tech Press and Social Media 00:14:49 Enhanced Movie Experience with VR 00:16:43 Quietly Watch Videos with AirPods and VR Headset 00:18:41 Personal Experience with Splitting the Device 00:20:15 Waiting for Software Updates and Patched Versions 00:23:17 A Calm Experience at the Apple Store 00:25:30 Demo Units and Cleaning Process 00:27:22 Panelists wrap up and express excitement for future advancements

35m
Feb 10
MacVoices #24048: CES - STM Goods' Latest Bag, Case, and Travel Innovations

At CES in Las Vegas, we made our annual stop to see what STM GOODS has added to their already outstanding line of tech gear. TRACY SMITH, ChiefBrand Officer/Chief Marketing Officer, introduces us to the new BagPack that gives you a collapsable-yet-protective backpack when you need it, the Focus Collection of iPhone cases that do more than just protect your phone, and the ChargeTree Mag that charges three devices and collapses for travel.    SHOW NOTES: LINKS: STM RELAX SAND MAGSAFE CASE FOR IPHONE 15 https://amzn.to/3UAvJe6 STM REAWAKEN RIPPLE MAGSAFE CASE FOR IPHONE 15 https://amzn.to/48gXFqp SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

8m
Feb 09
MacVoices #24046: CES - Shokz Introduces New Swimming Bone Conduction Headphones

From CES in Las Vegas, we checked out the new OPEN SWIM PRO bone conduction headphones from SHOKZ that are designed for swimming. Product Manager FAY FU explains why this model has a built-in music player to keep you rocking even under water.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT: OPEN SWIM https://amzn.to/42B5x4X headphones  SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

7m
Feb 08
MacVoices #24047 - The First Few Days With The Apple Vision Pro (2)

The second part of our MacVoices Live! discussion about the Apple Vision Pro fins the panel of CHUCK JOINER, DAVID GINSBURG, BRIAN FLANAGAN-ARTHURS, MARTY JENCIUS, MARK FUCCIO, JIM REA, GUY SERLE, and ERIC BOLDEN talking about keyboard experience, using the device with the Mac, and audio options and performance. Accessibility, single loop vs. over-the-head straps, weight considerations, productivity, and even comparisons to Meta’s headsets are included. (Part 2) TAKE CONTROL BOOKS: The Answers You Need Now, From Leading Experts. SHOW NOTES: CHAPTERS: 0:02:02 Syncing Bluetooth Keyboard with Apple Vision Pro 0:04:39 Connecting Issues and Rebooting iMac 0:06:04 Using Vision Pro for Multitasking and Native Apps 0:08:02 Adjusting Window Sizes and Font Visibility 0:10:17 Placing Screens Anywhere and Customizing Window Placement 0:13:41 Using External Battery Packs to Power Vision Pro 0:15:23 Testing settings and guest mode compatibility 0:16:54 Panoramic pictures and personalized features 0:18:26 Experience with Juno app and potential issues 0:19:18 Camera Blurs When Covering Mouth or Nose 0:21:06 Traveling with AirPods on a plane 0:22:39 Alternatives to AirPods for noise cancellation and comfort 0:23:26 Dual Loop Band Comes with the Set 0:24:12 AirPods 2 and AirPods 2 with USB Charging Case Comparison 0:26:03 Controversy around Working with an iPad 0:28:44 Challenges with Facial Recognition and Unlocking Devices 0:29:42 Discussion on the Weight of the Apple Watch Bands 0:31:13 Adjusting the Solo Loop Band for Comfort 0:31:51 Comparison between Apple Vision Pro and Competitors 0:33:33 Different functionalities of Meta and Vision Pro GUESTS: 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 embolden@mac.com, on MASTODON at @eabolden@techhub.social, 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 @BRIAN8944@MASTODON.CLOUD. MARK FUCCIO is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as a 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 TWITTER, LINKEDIN https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-t-fuccio/, or on MASTODON. DAVID GINSBURG is the host of the weekly podcast IN TOUCH WITH IOS https://intouchwithios.com/ 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 @daveg65@mastodon.cloud. DR. MARTY JENCIUS has been an Associate Professor of Counseling at Kent State University since 2000. He has over 120 publications in books, chapters, journal articles, and others, along with 200 podcasts related to counseling, counselor education, and faculty life. His technology interest led him to develop the counseling profession ‘firsts,’ including listservs, a web-based peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Technology in Counseling, teaching and conferencing in virtual worlds as the founder of Counselor Education in Second Life, and podcast founder/producer of COUNSELORAUDIOSOURCE.NET and THEPODTALK.NET. Currently, he produces a podcast about counseling and life questions, the CIRCULAR FIRING SQUAD, and digital video interviews with legacies capturing the history of the counseling field. Generally, Marty is chasing the newest tech trends, which explains his interest in A.I. for teaching, research, and productivity. Marty is an active presenter and past president of the NorthEast Ohio Apple Corp (NEOAC). 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 @PROVUEJIM@TECHHUB.SOCIAL on Mastodon. GUY SERLE, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MYMAC PODCAST http://mymac.com, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he's probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, THE MALTESE CUBE. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on MAC TO THE FUTURE on Facebook, at @MACPARROT@MASTODON.SOCIAL, and find everything at VERTSHARK.COM. SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss 00:00:00 Apple Vision Pro: Immersive Mac Experience 00:02:01 Syncing Bluetooth Keyboard with Apple Vision Pro 00:04:38 Connecting Issues and Rebooting iMac 00:06:03 Using Vision Pro for Multitasking and Native Apps 00:08:01 Adjusting Window Sizes and Font Visibility 00:10:17 Placing Screens Anywhere and Customizing Window Placement 00:13:40 Using External Battery Packs to Power Vision Pro 00:15:22 Testing settings and guest mode compatibility 00:16:54 Panoramic pictures and personalized features 00:18:26 Experience with Juno app and potential issues 00:19:18 Camera Blurs When Covering Mouth or Nose 00:21:06 Traveling with AirPods on a plane 00:22:39 Alternatives to AirPods for noise cancellation and comfort 00:23:25 Dual Loop Band Comes with the Set 00:24:12 AirPods 2 and AirPods 2 with USB Charging Case Comparison 00:26:02 Controversy around Working with an iPad 00:28:44 Challenges with Facial Recognition and Unlocking Devices 00:29:41 Discussion on the Weight of the Apple Watch Bands 00:31:13 Adjusting the Solo Loop Band for Comfort 00:31:51 Comparison between Apple Vision Pro and Competitors 00:33:33 Different functionalities of Meta and Vision Pro 00:33:50 Wrapping up the conversation about Apple Vision Pro 00:34:44 Advertising partnership with BackBeat Media at BackBeatMedia.com.

34m
Feb 08
MacVoices #24045: MVL - The First Few Days With The Apple Vision Pro (1)

With only a few days of Apple Vision Pro under their belts, the MacVoices Live! panel of CHUCK JOINER, DAVID GINSBURG, BRIAN FLANAGAN-ARTHURS, MARTY JENCIUS, MARK FUCCIO, JIM REA, GUY SERLE, and ERIC BOLDEN discuss the first experiences with two panel members who made the leap. Topics covered in this part of the discussion include interacting in Zoom and Teams, setting up your persona, the demo process, and the panoramic picture experience. (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. Subscribe http://macvoices.com/newsletter/ today and don't miss a thing. img SHOW NOTES: CHAPTERS: 0:05:04 Introduction to the Vision Pro and installation troubles 0:06:13 The Experience of Seeing Eric's Appearance on Video Calls 0:06:57 Audio Issues and Eric's Persona Projection 0:08:16 Comfort and Boundaries in Video Conferencing 0:10:40 Wi-Fi Connectivity Issues and Audio Dropout in Zoom 0:12:29 Tips for Creating a Virtual Image with Lighting Adjustments 0:13:58 Persona Options and Challenges with Virtual Glasses 0:14:19 Comfort and clarity with magnetic inserts 0:15:39 Frustrations with ordering and understanding prescriptions 0:18:08 Clarifying the use of readers with virtual glasses 0:21:33 Unclear store process for demo reservations 0:22:59 Software error leads to sold-out item mishap 0:25:57 Enjoying the Entertainment Value of the 3D Movies 0:29:15 Immersive Panoramic Pictures with the Apple Vision Pro GUESTS: 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 embolden@mac.com, on MASTODON at @eabolden@techhub.social, 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 @BRIAN8944@MASTODON.CLOUD. MARK FUCCIO is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as a 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 TWITTER, LINKEDIN https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-t-fuccio/, or on MASTODON. DAVID GINSBURG is the host of the weekly podcast IN TOUCH WITH IOS https://intouchwithios.com/ 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 @daveg65@mastodon.cloud. DR. MARTY JENCIUS has been an Associate Professor of Counseling at Kent State University since 2000. He has over 120 publications in books, chapters, journal articles, and others, along with 200 podcasts related to counseling, counselor education, and faculty life. His technology interest led him to develop the counseling profession ‘firsts,’ including listservs, a web-based peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Technology in Counseling, teaching and conferencing in virtual worlds as the founder of Counselor Education in Second Life, and podcast founder/producer of COUNSELORAUDIOSOURCE.NET and THEPODTALK.NET. Currently, he produces a podcast about counseling and life questions, the CIRCULAR FIRING SQUAD, and digital video interviews with legacies capturing the history of the counseling field. Generally, Marty is chasing the newest tech trends, which explains his interest in A.I. for teaching, research, and productivity. Marty is an active presenter and past president of the NorthEast Ohio Apple Corp (NEOAC). 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 @PROVUEJIM@TECHHUB.SOCIAL on Mastodon. GUY SERLE, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MYMAC PODCAST http://mymac.com, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he's probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, THE MALTESE CUBE. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on MAC TO THE FUTURE on Facebook, at @MACPARROT@MASTODON.SOCIAL, and find everything at VERTSHARK.COM. SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? 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33m
Feb 08
MacVoices #24044: CES - Nextbase Delivers The iQ Smart Dash Cam

From CES in Las Vegas, we discussed the latest and greatest from NEXTBASE, the IQ 4G, 4K DASH CAM. Features like Roadwatch AI and Witness Mode and all the recording capabilities are outlined by SAM LEWIS, Lead Software Engineer, along with the upcoming Guardian. Sam also discusses how Nextbase not only offers this high-end model, but quality dash cams for every budget, and how one incident can more than pay for the device.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

10m
Feb 07
MacVoices #24043: CES - An Update On What what3words Can Do For You

At CES in Las Vegas, we received an update on WHAT3WORDS http://what3words.com from FRANKIE COWAN, Senior PR Manager. Frankie covers what what3words is and how it works, then discusses how awareness has been increasing as different companies and emergency services recognize the benefits of utilizing their precise location method. She shares some success stories with car companies, some use cases, and encourages everyone to help spread the word.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

11m
Feb 06
MacVoices #24042: CES - Mudra's Apple Watch Bands Gives Gesture Control of Apple Devices

At CES in Las Vegas, we came across MUDRA by Wearable Devices Ltd, an Apple Watch band that translates neural signs into digital actions. BARRY KAPLAN, Executive Vice President of Wearable Devices LTD, the makers of Mudra, explains how that gives you gesture control of your Apple devices in  fashion, how he thinks that type of interface will develop, and how you can get their product right now.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

15m
Feb 06
MacVoices #24041: CES - MyRadar Comes to CarPlay...and More

At CES in Las Vegas, we found out that MYRADAR, already a MacVoices favorite on my iPhone, is coming to CarPlay. MICHAEL LINDEN, Director of Video & Social Media Content/Meteorologist, talks about that, how MyRadar is leveraging their weather data both past, present, and future, and more.  SHOW NOTES: LINKS: MYRADAR IN THE APP STORE SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

8m
Feb 05
MacVoices #24040: CES - ShiftCam Has New Lights, Lenses, and Workflow Camera BagsUntitled Project

At CES in Las Vegas, SHIFTCAM showed off a series of new products that turn your iPhone into a fully-featured video production tool. Founder and CEO BENSON KL CHIU talks about how their ProGrip and SnapGrip are enhanced by the new SnapLight and series of lenses that range from wide angle to anamorphic. To carry it all, ShiftCam introduced the  new Workflow series of camera bags that are designed with iPhone photography and ShiftCam products in mind.  SHOW NOTES: LINKS: SHIFTCAM SNAPGRIP https://amzn.to/3uo6T6y SHIFTCAM PROGRIP https://amzn.to/483PgGQ SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

19m
Feb 05
MacVoices #24039: CES - Catalyst's New AirTag Case For Dogs, Lanyards That Float, More

In the CATALYST suite at CES in LAS VEGAS, Founder and CEO JUNE LAI discusses the latest addition to their line of cases and accessories. They include a new dog collar with an AirTag case that your dog can’t destroy, colorful lanyards that fit right in with their iPhone cases, a lanyard that floats with an iPhone attached if it goes overboard, and AirPod cases. June talks about not just the form but also the protection afforded by all the products.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

7m
Feb 04
MacVoices #24038: CES - Oclean's Toothbrush Connects to Apple Health

At CES in Las Vegas, we had an impressive introduction to the OCLEAN line of sonic toothbrushes and oral care accessories. MARK HONEYCUTT takes us through the available product line that features an on-device screen, as well as the upcoming X Ultra, the industry’s first WiFi toothbrush that stores your brushing information in the cloud, bone conduction messages during brushing and more. Best of all. Oclean’s products integrate with the Apple Health app to give you even more information about your health.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

10m
Feb 03
MacVoices #24037: Pepcom - Meater Introduces A New Cooking Tool

From PEPCOM at CES in Las Vegas, we got a look at a new cooking “tool” from MEATER. KEYE CHEN, who handles Content Creation, Logistics, Office Management, Product Testing and Sales talks about how the latest iteration of their meat thermometer works, the surprisingly long battery life, the unusual charging mechanism, and how their app interacts with it to give you a perfect meat result every time.  SHOW NOTES: SUPPORT:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon      http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal CONNECT:      Web:      http://macvoices.com      Twitter:      http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner      http://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Mastodon:      https://mastodon.cloud/@chuckjoiner      Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ SUBSCRIBE:      Audio in iTunes      Video in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

5m
Feb 03