MacVoices #16151: The MacJury Contemplates The Question of Apple Urgency

The MacJury convened at the request of one of its members to discuss the question of whether Apple has lost its sense of urgency. Entered into evidence were the matters of the Mac Pro, Apple Watch Apple Pencil support in productivity apps, the Mac mini, iPhone feature sets and much more. Considering the matter were panel members Bryan Chaffin, Mark Fuccio, Steve Sande  and host Chuck Joiner.

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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Bryan Chaffin  began using Apple computers in 1983 in a high school BASIC programming class. He started using Macs in 1990 when the Kinko’s guy taught him how to use Aldus PageMaker, finally buying a Power Computing Power 100 in 1995. Bryan is the cofounder of  The Mac Observer  and currently serves as Afternoon Editor. He has contributed to MacAddict and MacFormat magazines, and coauthored Incredible iPad Apps for Dummies with Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus. You can find out more about Bryan at his personal site,  GeekTells. You can follow him on  Twitter  if you dare.

Mark Fuccio  is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at  piqsure.com, or as an marketing advisor through his consulting practice  Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc.  Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through his web site or through  Twitter.

Steve Sande  also writes way too much. He’s the head guy at  Apple World Today, writes for  Rocket Yard, and recently logged over one million words written in just over three years. He’s written a number of books for  Take Control Books  and  Apress, is married to a rocket scientist, and spends his days being bossed by a cat. You can watch what he says on  Twitter.