MacVoices #17002: Unveiled – SmartBeings Shows Off Smart Home Hub WooHoo

At CES Unveiled in Las Vegas, Andy Sitison, Chief Innovation Officer for SmartBeings, talks about WooHoo, their new smart home hub that sports a video screen and relies on artificial intelligence to offer both simplicity and sophistication to the home automation market.

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MacVoices #17001: Unveiled – Coy Christmas of Fasetto Introduces Link, A Personal, Portable Cloud

At CES Unveiled, Coy Christmas, the Founder and CEO of Fasetto, introduces Link, a small device that acts as a personal, portable cloud. Link supports streaming and sharing to multiple devices vial native Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and can even be used to capture video on-the-go.

 

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MacVoices #16209: Jeff Carlson On The Best 360-Degree Camera

Jeff Carlson has done the research and picked The Best 360-Degree Camera for The Wirecutter, and joins us to talk about why his selection rose to the top. Jeff explains the many uses of this new type of camera, and how one goes about sharing the unique images captured, then covers what characteristics were evaluated to make the choice, and why the best specs don’t always win.

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MacVoices #16208: Josh Centers Takes Control of the Latest Developments in Apple TV

Josh Centers and Take Control Books have a new version of Take Control of Apple TV that covers the latest developments and improvements of Apple’s set-top box. TV, the newest Apple TV app to help you find and manage what you want to watch, is the centerpiece of the current Apple TV experience, but only if you want it to be. Josh discusses how Apple TV stacks up to the competition from Google, Amazon and Roku, why Hulu is worth another look, and the best way (currently) to watch football without cable.

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MacVoices #16207: Joe Kissell and Jeff Carlson’s Updated Apple Watch Crash Course

Jeff Carlson and Joe Kissell have an interesting story to tell about the newly updated version of Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course. Their collaboration is both unprecedented in Take Control history, and also provides a unique take on the latest updates to Apple Watch, since they both came at the device from different perspectives. Favorite features, how the Apple Watch affects their lives, and why there is so much more to it now that watchOS 3 is out are part of this discussion on the book you need to give if you’re giving anyone an Apple Watch this holiday.

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Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple FamilyThe iPad for Photographers, Third EditioniPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there’s never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   

Joe Kissell is the author of over 50 Take Control ebooks, as well as a host of print books and his very own Joe On Tech guides to technology. He is a Contributing Editor to TidBITS, and a Senior Contributor to Macworld. Keep up with him if you can on his personal site, JoeKissell.com, and on Twitter.