MacVoices #18212: Yev Pusin on Backblaze, macOS Mojave, and Security

Yev Pusin, the Director of Marketing for Backblaze, addresses some of the changes in Mojave that have required user intervention with their online backup service. Apple upped their game on security in the newest version of macOS, and that means that users need to be sure their software is up-to-date with the latest version, and that they understand what permissions they are giving. Yev talks about how Backblaze addressed the issue, give us a behind-the-scenes look at how their processes, and explains why he was visiting from the show floor of the JAMF Nation User Conference.

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MacVoices #18211: Briefing – Five Holiday Shopping Tips

In this Briefing, Chuck Joiner provides five things you can do to help you stay focused and get the best value for your dollar as the holiday shopping season approaches. Yes, there is some homework involved, but it pays off in the end.

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MacVoices #18210: Bradley Olsen Discusses The Final Cut X Documentary, Off The Tracks

Off The Tracks is the documentary about the creation, release, and early days of Final Cut X. Bradley Olsen, the Director and Producer of the film discusses what motivated him to take on the project, how it evolved, and some of the people he interviewed along the way. Brad talks about how Final Cut X was a huge step forward, one that some other editing software is only now trying to emulate, why those advancements were resisted, and some of the story behind the story of the program’s controversial introduction.

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MacVoices #18209: Adam and Tonya Engst and Chuck Joiner Talk Apple Watch at the Long Island Mac User Group

Adam EngstTonya Engst, and Chuck Joiner made a virtual visit to the Long Island Mac User Group to discuss the Apple Watch. The new health features are among the most important improvements to the Series 4.  The panel discusses their uses, how they use their Apple Watches, and answer audience questions.

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MacVoices #18208: Bryan Chaffin Discusses Privacy, Security, Siri, and Who To Trust

Bryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer provides some thoughts on the state of privacy and security, who is gathering what information on you, and what they are doing with it. Explaining “differential privacy”, Bryan talks about the uses to which Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook put the profiles they build on you, who he trusts, and who he doesn’t. He also discusses the demise of Google+, why it failed, and what social media he uses.

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