Chuck Joiner, Dave Ginsburg, Brittany Smith, Eric Bolden, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Ben Roethig

MacVoices #23300: MacVoices Live! – Fighting Apple Music Fraud; John Stewart & China (2)

David Ginsburg, Brittany Smith, Eric Bolden, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, and Ben Roethig discuss the issue of music fraud on Apple Music and Spotify's approach to royalties. Also covered are Apple's Satellite SOS feature and its connection...
Chuck Joiner, Guy Serle, Ben Roethig, Jim Rea, Mark Fuccio, Web Bixby

MacVoices #23262: MacVoices Live! – Spotify and Audiobooks; Samsung and Texts (3)

This MacVoices Live! session concludes with a discussion of Spotify's new audiobook library and Samsung's pursuit of blue bubbles in messaging. The appeal and limitations of Spotify's 15-hour monthly allowance for audiobooks is debated...
Chuck Joiner, Guy Serle, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Ben Roethig, Jim Rea, Mark Fuccio, Web Bixby

MacVoices #23260: MacVoices Live! – Amazon Shopping; Old iPads (1)

The MacVoices Live! panel of Chuck Joiner, Guy Serle, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Ben Roethig, Jim Rea, Mark Fuccio, and Web Bixby discuss recent purchases during the autumn Amazon shopping event, including security cameras, accessories, surge protectors, beach sandals, and upgraded Apple...
Chuck Joiner, Dave Ginsburg, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Jim Rea, Eric Bolden, Web Bixby, Mark Fuccio, Ben Roethig

MacVoices #23254: MacVoices Live! – Apple Watch, Beta Features, and Spotify At It Again (1)

A new MacVoices Live! panel kicks off with discussions of the now-unsupported original Apple Watch, new Apple gear, beta versions of Apple software, AirPods issues, charger problems with the NFC chip on the iPhone...
Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Jim Rea, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Web Bixby, Eric Bolden, Ben Roethig

MacVoices #23239: MacVoices Live! – Spotify Charges For Lyrics, The USB-C Transition (Part 2)

Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Jim Rea, Web Bixby, Eric Bolden, and Ben Roethig shift to a new topic on MacVoices Live!, examining  Spotify's decision to put song lyrics behind a paywall weighing the pros and cons. We also...