MacVoices #20190: MacVoices Live! with Andrew Orr (2)

Our MacVoices Live! discussion with Andrew Orr of The Mac Observer and David Ginsburg shifts to the release of the new driver for ScanSnap scanners, hardware lifespan expectations, and how developers might get paid to continue supporting older, legacy hardware. We also touch on the announcement that CES is going virtual this year, and a few Apple TV+ and Netflix picks.

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MacVoices #20189: MacVoices Live! with Andrew Orr (1)

Andrew Orr of The Mac Observer was the featured guest on a recent MacVoices Live!, and joined David Ginsburg and host Chuck Joiner to discuss his recommendation fo the Jumbo Privacy + Security app, and why looking beyond the app’s capabilities to the company that makes it is so important. Andrew shares what email services he uses, and the group cover why free services or offers for things like VPNs are just not a good idea. (1)

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MacVoices #20188: Jeff Carlson Takes Control of Your Digital Storage Again (Part 2)

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Our conversation with Jeff Carlson, the author of Take Control of Your Digital Storage, continues with a focus on whether or not you should consider a fusion drive, the benefits and drawbacks of those big, cheap hard drive, the rainbow color designations of various types of drives and more. (Part 2 of 2)

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MacVoices #20187: Jeff Carlson Takes Control of Your Digital Storage Again (Part 1)

Storage might not be the first thing on your mind but it is where you store your data, so it is important to understand it. That’s why Jeff Carlson has updated his  Take Control of Your Digital Storage to further address APFS (Apple File System) features, functions, and issues that you might run into as you dig further into macOS Catalina and move (eventually) to Big Sur. In the first part of the conversation, Jeff talks about snapshots and their relationship to Time Machine, why some concepts are different when referencing spinning drives vs. SSDs, and some things to understand about buying storage. (Part 1 of 2)

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MacVoices #20186: Mark Fuccio on The Meanings of Apple’s Quarterly Earnings (2)

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Our conversation with Mark Fuccio on Apple’s quarterly financial results continues with discussions of what the results mean, Tim Cook’s appearance before Congress, and the ongoing debate over Apple’s 30% take on the App Store, and a different way to look at it. (Part 2 of 2)

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