MacNotables #517: Hardware Profit and Loss, the Future of the iPod and Mac mini and more

The MacNotables discuss who’s making money and who’s losing money on holiday hardware, where the iPod goes from here, where they buy their Apple hardware and more.


Ted
Landau
Bob
Bob “Dr. Mac”
LeVitus
Chuck Joiner
Chuck
Joiner

MacVoices #514: Michael Horton on Final Cut Pro User Group Events at DV Expo West and Macworld Expo

Michael HortonMichael Horton of the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group talks about the FCP events coming up at both DV Expo West on December 7 and Macworld Conference & Expo in January. Mike covers the impressive speakers scheduled for both events, delivers an exclusive annoucement about the special guest for the San Francisco FCPUG gathering, gives an overview of HD vs HD Video, discusses some of the challenges involved in editing HD video and more in an informative first appearance as a MacVoices regular.

MacNotables #516: iPod Speaker and Car Connection Options

Want to listen to your iPod without the earphones? The Playlistmag.com editors go in-depth about the best iPod speaker options available in several categories, how to connect your iPod to your existing home stereo system, the options for integrating your iPod into your car stereo system and more.

This edition’s panel includes:

Christopher Breen
Christopher
Breen

Dan
Frakes
Chuck Joiner
Chuck
Joiner

MacVoices #513: Jason Trenary on Certified Apple Training and The Art Institute of Atlanta

Jason TrenaryLooking for training on the Macintosh or related topics? There are plenty of choices available, including professional-level, Apple-certified options, but what do all those acronnyms and titles mean? Jason Trenary, who works with the Art Institute of Atlanta to provide Apple-certified courses, explains the certifications, what they mean to you as a potential consumer of training and what the Art Institute of Atlanta delivers to their local Mac community.

MacNotables #515: The State of Tiger, More Thoughts on Sony and How We Should Be Able To Use Purchased Media

Did you install Tiger the day it came out? Are you still waiting? The MacNotables team talk about why they didn’t suggest immediate adoption for everyone, how they consider their audiences when making recommendations, more reasons to backup, the results of Sony’s copy protection scheme, a discussion of where we would like to see media distribution go, and why it is good to be a Mac user.

This edition includes commentary from:

Andy Ihnatko
Andy
Ihnatko

Ted
Landau
Bob
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus
Chuck Joiner
Chuck
Joiner