MacVoices #13192: The MacJury on the First Weekend with the iPad Air

After spending a weekend with Apple’s new iPad Air, The MacJury convened to discuss their experiences. Buying, configuration choices, initial impressions of speed, camera improvements, size, charging and more are covered by the panel of Jeff Carlson, David Chartier  and host Chuck Joiner.

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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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Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson on Twitter and, [email protected]) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a senior editor at TidBITS (, and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The iPad for Photographers, Second Edition, The OS X Mavericks Pocket Guide, The iPad Air & iPad mini Pocket Guide, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there’s never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.

David Chartier is the 1Password Herald, contributor to Macworld and The Mac Observer, wrangler of Finer Things in Tech, and purveyor of