MacVoices #21171: MacVoices Live! Personal Devices For Business, Tim Cook’s Successor (1)

The MacVoices Live! panel of Jeff Gamet, Kelly GuimontJim ReaDave GinsburgJay MillerBrittany Smith, and Frank Petrie address a report that Apple is “requiring” employees to use personal devices for company business. The panel evaluates the truth of the report (which, at recording time, was coming from only one source), why it doesn’t make sense given Apple’s privacy positions, and why is just a bad idea for anyone working for any company, Apple or not. Then, we start a discussion our obsession with Tim Cook’s replacement, whoever that is. The inevitable discussion of Tim vs. Steve Jobs as CEO rears its ugly head, along with a discussion of how the role of CEO has been redefined by Apple. (Part 1) 

 

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MacVoices #21170: MacVoices Live! – What Apple Announcements Will Make A Buying Difference?

As the Apple “California streaming” event approaches, the MacVoices Live! panel of Kelly GuimontDavid GinsburgJay Miller,Warren SklarJeff GametFrank PetrieGuy SerleJim Rea, and Brittany Smith talk about what we might see that would make them whip out their credit cards. Before that, host Chuck Joiner talks about a credit card hack and why more retailers implementing Apple Pay might have prevented it. Oh, and a spirited discussion about, of all things, mouse design.

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MacVoices #21169 – PlexiCam’s Dan Keldsen On Their Webcam Mounting Device and Looking Good On Camera

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Dan Keldsen, a co-founder at PlexiCam, combines an introduction to their device that holds your web cam with a discussion of the benefits and importance of developing your video conferencing skills. The PlexiCam holds both normal sized, dedicated webcams as well as the big, heavy DSLRs at exactly the right height to help you look your audience in the eye. Dan explains how it came to be, the features of the various models, and how to get the best results so you look great in your next meeting on Zoom, Ecamm, Teams, or Skype.

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MacVoices #21168: MacVoices Live! – Being Productive and Happy With Pen(s) and Paper(s) (3)

The MacVoices Live! discussion of pen(s), paper(s), concludes as the panel of Jeff GametDavid GinsburgMike SchmitzJim ReaJay MillerKelly Guimont, and Brittany Smith give more picks of those two productivity tools, identify a problem with Task Managers, and discuss why being happy is more important than being productive when it comes to creativity. (Part 3)

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MacVoices #21167: MacVoices Live! – More Digital Identification Issues, Writing Tools of Choice (2)


Our MacVoices Live! discussion of the implications of relying on digital identification methods continues as Jeff GametDavid GinsburgJay MillerMike SchmitzBrittany Smith, and Jim Rea consider the goods and bags, what has been done so far, and why it isn’t likely to occur anytime soon. The conversation then shifts to favorite writing tools and how they can fuel the pleasure of working, and thus productivity and creativity. (Part 2)

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