MacVoices #16195: Bryan Chaffin’s Thoughts on Macintosh Refreshes, Tim Cook, and Touching Things

Bryan Chaffin  makes up for lost time with discussions of what the new MacBook Pro does and doesn’t offer,  and the need for Force Touch/3D Touch, Touch ID and the Touch Bar to be consistent across Apple products. Tim Cook’s performance as Apple CEO, Apple product placement in the media, the demand for the new MacBook Pro and the need for Macintosh refreshes across the line are among the topics Bryan touches on.

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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.