MacVoices #22165: MacVoices Live! – Apple, Games, & Money; Are M1 Laptops Being Ignored? (2)

Our discussion of the revenue earned by Apple in games, and why it is so surprising, continues with Chuck JoinerJeff ButtsDavid GinsburgWarren SklarJeff GametJim Rea, and Andrew Orr. Then, the MacVocies Live! panel focuses on whether the power of the M series-based laptops is being overlooked by those who create all of those “best laptop” lists that are all over the Internet, and if so, why. (Part 2) 


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Jeff Butts writes for The Mac Observer, HowToGeek, and more. He is a tech advocate who can be reached on Twitter as @clefmeister.

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.

Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer and Contributing Editor at AppleInsider. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Follow him on Twitter or sample his musical tastes on Apple Music…if you dare.

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.


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