MacVoices #16074: The MacJury Discusses What Apple Needs To Improve

The first MacJury of 2016 takes on a broad topic: what Apple needs to do better. Do they pay too much attention to the analysts and Wall Street? Are they spreading themselves too thin? Making too many mistakes? Is iTunes indicative of the problem? The many criticisms that have been directed at Apple, and some suggestions for improvements, are addressed by the panel of Peter Cohen, Mark  Fuccio, Chuck La Tournous  and host Chuck Joiner.

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Peter Cohen is technology writer at He’s had a long career as a tech journalist writing for Macworld, iMore, Tom’s Guide and many other sites. You can find him on Twitter at @flargh and read more of his ruminations on tech and other stuff at

Mark Fuccio  is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at, or as an marketing advisor through his consulting practice  Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc.  Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through his web site or through  Twitter.

Chuck La Tournous  (Twitter) is a writer, marketer, musician, speaker, podcaster, pundit, art director, web developer and all-around geek. In addition to appearing as a regular panelist on The MacJury, Chuck speaks about technology, camping and marketing issues, and is a contributing editor for  The Mac Observer. Once a year or so, he dusts off his bass guitar to play in the Macworld All-Star Band. His new site —  — is in open beta, covering the intersection of high tech and high adventure.