MacVoices #22108: MacVoices Live! – An Echo Show Competitor; Video Music Picks (3)

This MacVoices Live! panel wraps up with some discussion of a possible Apple challenger to the Echo Show and Google Nest Hub. Could a dedicated iPad be just as effective? Then, we have a little fun in follow-up to a previous discussion as the panel of Jeff ButtsDavid GinsburgBrittany SmithJeff GametWarren SklarFrank Petrie, and Jim Rea pick one music video to share. There are some serious surprises in those picks. (Part 3) 


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Show Notes:


Stop Selling the AirTag Immediately, Privacy Advocate Urges Apple by Jeff Butts on The Mac Observer

Tile’s trackers will work with Amazon’s Sidewalk network starting June 14th on The Verge

Video picks:

Jeff Butts: Holocene – Devil Inside Me

Brittany Smith – SONGIFY STAR WARS, but everything goes wrong because Luke is obsessed with Tosche Station

Jeff Gamet – Nirvana vs Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give Your Teen Spirit up

Dave Ginsburg – Van Halen – Hot For Teacher (Official Music Video)

Warren Sklar – Elton John – Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Legacy (VR360)

Jim Rea – Native American Flute – Scott August – Buffalo Dance – Song for Three Native American Flutes

Frank Petrie – R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts

Chuck – KIX “Wheels in Motion” Official Music Video


Jeff Gamet
is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, and jeffgamet on LinkedIn., and on his YouTube Channel at

David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65.

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

Jim Rea has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE’s ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. Follow Jim at and via @provuejim on Twitter.

Warren Sklar helps host the Mac to The Future Group on Facebook, and is the co-host of In Touch With iOS with David Ginsburg.

Brittany Smith is a trained cognitive neuroscientist who provides ADD/ADHD, technology, and productivity coaching through her business, Devise and Conquer, along with companion video courses for folks with ADHD. She’s also the cofounder of The ADHD Guild, a community for nerdy folks with ADHD. She, herself, is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator and on YouTube with tech tips.



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