MacVoices #20166: MacVoices Live – More Big Sur Beta, Publishing Benchmarks, and Rumor Handling (2)

Jeff Gamet, David Ginsburg, Frank Petrie, and host Chuck Joiner continue their MacVoices Live discussion of how to safely run the Big Sur developer (or public) beta by making an external SSD recommendation, and dig in to the violation of Apple’s NDA by developers publishing benchmarks of the developer Mac mini units. Some of the other topics covered include the upsides and downsides of rumors and how they are handled by the media, Apple’s new openness, and how iPad Pro uses are and will affect future Mac design. (Part 2)

 

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MacVoices #20165: MacVoices Live – iPhone at 13, Big Sur Beta, Peanut Butter (1)

Jeff Gamet, David Ginsburg, and Frank Petrie showed up for the most recent edition of MacVoices Live. Jeff started us out by sharing his “free agent” status and teases a new podcast that is in the works. Next, the panel looks back on the original iPhone announcement on its 13th anniversary, talks gourmet peanut butter, and starts a discussion of running the Big Sur developer beta.

This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen and PDFpenPro, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad, as well as the new TextExpander for Windows. Great software to help you get more done.

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MacVoices #20164: Mike Potter Gets In-Depth on WordPress (3)

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Mike Potter of ESC! Technologies wraps up our discussion of WordPress with a discussion of Plugins and how they bring functionality to your web site, and offers  more thoughts on whether you need a developer or whether you want do run your website yourself. He covers why some businesses think that a Facebook page is enough (it isn’t), why you need to plan and budget for your web site like your business depends on it (because it just might), and talks about the benefits of a working with a local developer. Finally, Mike teases us with some details of a virtual Macstock this year.

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MacVoices #20163: Mike Potter Gets In-Depth on WordPress (2)

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Mike Potter of ESC! Technologies starts to dig into the details in the second part of our conversation about using WordPress for publishing your web site. The conversation starts with why the their community is both an important asset and an important factor in choosing WordPress as your web site platform, then covers where to start, the “5-Minute Install” of WordPress ,and the difference between “cheap” and “inexpensive” hosting and how to tell the difference. What is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org? How easy is it to move your site? What do I look for in a theme, and where do I look? All this in more as our series continues.

Clean My Mac X

This edition of MacVoices is supported by MacPaw, the makers of CleanMyMac XYour Mac. Good as new. Find out more and get your copy at MacPaw.com/podcast, and use the code “MACVOICES” to take 5% off the purchase price.

 

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MacVoices #20162: Mike Potter Gets In-Depth on WordPress (1)

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In the first in a series of discussions on WordPress with Mike Potter of ESC! Technologies (and Macstock Conference & Expo), we start with why your website is so important no matter what business or organization you represent. Security matters, the popularity of WordPress, and why the Open Source nature of WordPress is important to the end user get us started.