MacVoices #18189: The MacJury Discusses Their Desires for the Next iPhone

As we approach an anticipated September Apple announcement of new iPhones, the MacJury panel of Shelly BrisbinPeter Cohen, and Rob Walsh join host Chuck Joiner to contemplate their slate of desired features. Forget the rumors, the group discuss real-world possibilities and probabilities, from price to size, camera to processor. Find out what they think will happen to the existing models, and what would make them upgrade their current phones.

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Shelly Brisbin  is a writer, editor, podcaster, and cocktail enthusiast. Her current project is iOS Access for All, a comprehensive guide to accessibility for Apple’s iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. The ebook will be published in the spring of 2014. Shelly’s career in tech journalism spans 25 years, 13 books,hundreds of articles and blog posts for leading tech publications, and several stints on the editorial staffs of leading trade publications and Web sites. She served as editor-in-chief of  Blogger & Podcaster Magazine, networking editor for  MacUser Magazine, and an editor for online learning company,  Powered, Inc.  and two  Hoover’s  Web sites. Her podcasts include the award-winning Shelly’s Podcast, and App Store Pundit, an iOS app review show, as well as Parallel, “A tech podcast with accessibility sprinkles”. Her cocktail writing appears on this blog, and at the sadly departed The Spirit World. When she’s not working, Shelly spends time with her husband and cats in Austin, Texas, watches ancient movies, and reads books, many of which are made of paper.  

Peter Cohen is a freelance tech journalist who has written for Macworld, iMore, Tom’s Guide and many other sites. You can find his dead Twitter account at @flargh and read more of his ruminations on tech and other stuff at his personal web site,

Rob Walsh is the Vice President of Podcaster Relations with Libsyn, and the host of Today in iOS. He co-authored “Tricks of the Podcasting Masters” and has been the podcasting consultant to Gov. Bill Richardson, Senator John Edwards, Dr. Mark Hyman, Tim Ferriss, Jack Welch and many others. His writing credits include being a monthly columnist for Blogger and Podcaster Magazine as well as App Developer Magazine, and has organized the Kansas City Podcaster Meetup. You can follow him on Twitter.