MacVoices #21168: MacVoices Live! – Being Productive and Happy With Pen(s) and Paper(s) (3)

The MacVoices Live! discussion of pen(s), paper(s), concludes as the panel of Jeff GametDavid GinsburgMike SchmitzJim ReaJay MillerKelly Guimont, and Brittany Smith give more picks of those two productivity tools, identify a problem with Task Managers, and discuss why being happy is more important than being productive when it comes to creativity. (Part 3)

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MacVoices #21167: MacVoices Live! – More Digital Identification Issues, Writing Tools of Choice (2)


Our MacVoices Live! discussion of the implications of relying on digital identification methods continues as Jeff GametDavid GinsburgJay MillerMike SchmitzBrittany Smith, and Jim Rea consider the goods and bags, what has been done so far, and why it isn’t likely to occur anytime soon. The conversation then shifts to favorite writing tools and how they can fuel the pleasure of working, and thus productivity and creativity. (Part 2)

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MacVoices #21166: MacVoices Live! The Implications of Carrying Digital Identification (1)

Should you depend on your iPhone for your identification, credit cards, vaccination status, etc.? That’s where the MacVoices panel of Jeff GametDavid GinsburgJay MillerMike SchmitzBrittany Smith, and Jim Rea starts off this discussion, and there are mixed feelings about both the status of things now and where it could lead. A wide-ranging and spirited discussion looks at the implications now and later. (Part 1)

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MacVoices #21165: Joe Kissell Takes Control of Monterey (2)

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The second part of our conversation with Joe Kissell about his latest  book, Take Control of Monterey, turns to his thoughts on the redesign of Safari, tab groups, Apple Mail, and Shortcuts. Joe also ponders a different method of feature roll-outs, and how and why some features may still work on release day. (Ironically, as we were recording this, Apple released another version of the Monterey beta.) (Part 2) 

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MacVoices #21164: Joe Kissell Takes Control of Monterey (1)

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Joe Kissell has released his latest Take Control book, Take Control of Monterey, to help both those running the beta release of the new macOS, as well as those who will want to install it right away upon its release. We start off with the overall impressions of Monterey, then move on to some of the features that reportedly won’t be available or fully functioning on Day One. Those include SharePlay, Focus, and more. (Part 1)

 

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