MacVoices #20166: MacVoices Live – More Big Sur Beta, Publishing Benchmarks, and Rumor Handling (2)

Jeff Gamet, David Ginsburg, Frank Petrie, and host Chuck Joiner continue their MacVoices Live discussion of how to safely run the Big Sur developer (or public) beta by making an external SSD recommendation, and dig in to the violation of Apple’s NDA by developers publishing benchmarks of the developer Mac mini units. Some of the other topics covered include the upsides and downsides of rumors and how they are handled by the media, Apple’s new openness, and how iPad Pro uses are and will affect future Mac design. (Part 2)


This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen and PDFpenPro, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad, as well as the new TextExpander for Windows. Great software to help you get more done.

Show Notes:


Jeff Gamet is the author of Fresh Brewed Tales, a chronicle of Jeff’s strange adventures at coffee shops. You can find his regular updates on Twitter

David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS.

Frank Petrie is an author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his web site,


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