MacVoices #17072: Kirk McElhearn Updates iTunes 12: The FAQ and Answers Your iTunes Questions

Kirk McElhearn takes up the challenge of informing you about the changes and enhancements to the latest revision to iTunes in iTunes 12: The FAQ. Various interface elements have come, gone, come back again and been updated, as well as new capabilities added. Kirk talks about some of the most used, gives perhaps the most compelling reason that iTune shouldn’t be broken down into separate apps. How and why to make a simplified iTunes interface, why it is important to dislike as well as like tracks, and the new tags specifically for classical music are just part of what Kirk discusses.

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MacVoices #17071: Adam Engst Explains What The TidBITS Content Network Offers to Consultants

MacNotable Adam Engst outlines what their new TidBITS Content Network brings to Apple Consultants who are interested in providing their customers with quality information, but who don’t have the time or skills to compile. A subscription service with both articles and images, The TidBITS Content Network delivers tips and in-depth coverage of information created specifically for the service that are written and edited by experts. Adam talks about how the articles are received by subscribers, what rights they have to use both the articles and images, and why this was the perfect time to launch such a service.

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MacVoices #17070: Bryan Chaffin on Millennials, Apple, Politics, and The Truth According To Bryan


MacNotable Bryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer books a little time in therapy to talk about CES and Millennials before diving into a lively discussion of why Apple needs to be involved in politics. Using examples both obvious and surprising, Bryan makes his case and debates the performance of Apple as a company and and Tim Cook as CEO in an environment that is radically different that anything Steve Jobs had to deal with. Listen and consider “the truth according to Bryan”.

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MacVoices #17069: Mike Potter Kicks Off The Road To Macstock with Event Details

Mike Potter, the organizer of Macstock Conference and Expo, announces the speaker and topic line-up as the kick-off to our Road to Macstock series. This year’s event has expanded to two full days of sessions, will include more networking time, and even a game show. Mike takes us through the changes that were audience-request driven, profiles some of the presenters both new and returning, and covers some new components of the conference. Finally, Mike notes early bird pricing that ends soon, so sign up quickly!

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MacVoices #17068: Chris Bobotis of Mettle Discusses 360/VR Editing with Their Skybox Software

360-Degree and Virtual Reality represents some amazing opportunities and challenges for video editors, who need new tools and new techniques for production. Chris Bobotis, Founder of Mettle, talks about some of the issues in this new world of communication and how their SkyBox suite of software helps creators tell their stories in a whole new way.

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