MacVoices #17077: The MacJury Goes In Depth on the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

After having an opportunity to work with the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for a few months, the MacJury panel of Jeff CarlsonDr. Robert Carter, and Jeff Gamet convened to discuss their experiences. The panel examines the many controversies surrounding this machine and determine any of them were justified, including the choice of only USB-C ports, the keyboard, the RAM limitations, and more. Judgement is rendered on the MacBook Pro’s capabilities and viability as a productivity machine.

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MacVoices #17076: Road to Macstock – Allison Sheridan on Wunderlist

Allison Sheridan talks about her presentation on Wunderlist on The Road to Macstock. There are lots of to-do utilities out there; Allison talks about the characteristics of those programs, the different types of uses for them, and why it can make a huge difference in your productivity to select the right one. She explains the key features of Wunderlist that make it essential, and why it isn’t the only solution she uses. How she will demonstrate it to the Macstock audience, how the prefers to migrate between Macs and more are all covered in the discussion.

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MacVoices #17075: Road to Macstock – Tom Piper on Pages

Tom Piper is our latest conversation on The Road to Macstock 2017. Tom will be giving pointers on the power of Apple’s Pages word processor/page layout program, and talks about the evolution of Apple-authored software, and how databases disappeared from the equation. Pages packs plenty of power into a deceptively approachable package and Tom explains how and why he uses it for everything, including some things that might surprise you.

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MacVoices #17074: Five Questions With Kelly Guimont – IoT, Note-Taking, Backups, Upgrades, and iOS Apps

Kelly Guimont is our latest “Five Questions” guest, and shares her thoughts on how to get started with home automation and The Internet of Things and how moving into a new house figured in her decision on what note-taking apps to adopt. She also discusses her personal philosophy on when it is time to upgrade your hardware, what hardware and software she uses to back up, and how she cheats on keeping her favorite iOS apps at her fingertips.

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MacVoices #17073: Road to Macstock – David Ginsburg on Being Efficient with iOS

The Road to Macstock 2017 takes us to David Ginsburg of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users. David’s topic will be, “iOS: What you can do to be more organized and efficient in your life”, something everyone can benefit from. As iOS has become more powerful, many users miss features and options that would make it even more valuable. David outlines some of the things he will cover, how they apply to all iOS devices , and his views on the current crop of iPads.

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