MacVoices #23159: Nathan Dyck of Nanoleaf Explains Matter and Why You Should Care

If you’re confused by Matter and what it means for your home automation, Nathan Dyck , Chief Product Officer for Nanoleaf helps us understand how it works. What it is in relation to Thread, how it works with HomeKit, and how devices you already will (or might not) work with these new technologies. Why all this creates differentiation issues for manufacturers and new questions for consumers, and Nathan’s advice for future purchases wrap up the conversation.


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MacVoices #23158: TV+ Talk – Shrinking, Ted Lasso, Killers of the Flower Moon with Charlotte Henry


On the latest edition of TV+ Talk, co-hosts Charlotte Henry and Chuck Joiner finish off a discussion of Shrinking that started last show and inevitably touch on Ted Lasso.  Then they dive deep on Killers off the Flower Moon…where and how it is being distributed, and what that says about Apple TV+’s approach to getting the most out of their movies and shows. 

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Charlotte Henry is a media junkie, covering how Apple is not just a revolutionary tech firm, but a revolutionary media firm. She is based in London, writes and broadcasts for various outlets, and is the author of Not Buying It, an examination of fake news. You can find her on her The Addition blog, her podcast, in her The Addition newsletter on substack, and on Twitter, FacebookInstagram and TikTok.



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MacVoices #23157: Leaning In To ChatGPT, Conflicting Hallmark Movie Opinions (3)

How some are, and some are not, leaning in to what ChatGPT offers wrap up this MacVoices Live! panel. From music to screenwriters to the rest of us, the panel of Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgBrian Flanigan-ArthursJim ReaJeff GametMark Fuccio, and Eric Bolden has differing views on what is and isn’t desirable. Speaking of differing views, Hallmark movies are a polarizing topic. Find out why one panel member likes them and another holds a contrary view. (Part 3) 


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MacVoices #23156: MacVoices Live! – Joining Mastodon, Fake AirPods, ChatGPT Impact (2)

Have you been hesitating to join Mastodon because of the confusing nature of its federated model? Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgBrian Flanigan-ArthursJim ReaJeff GametMark Fuccio, and Eric Bolden consider the new option that provides a default instance to ease the process. The seizure of a shipment of counterfeit AirPods and what jobs are already being impacted by ChatGPT round out the discussion. (2) 


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MacVoices #23155: MacVoices Live! – What Browser You Use and Why It Matters (1)

The MacVoices Live! panel takes a look at reports that Safari is still in there pitching as a top browser, though there is disagreement over exactly where it stands against the competition. Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgBrian Flanigan-ArthursJim ReaJeff GametMark Fuccio and Eric Bolden discuss their choices on both desktop and mobile, and debate the use of Safari on the iPhone. (Part 1) 

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