Adam Engst and Chuck Joiner paid a virtual visit to the Diablo Valley Mac User Group, and the discussion was wide-ranging from start to finish. We started off talking about some changes at TidBITS, the challenges of covering Apple news and how it has changed through the years. Next, Adam discusses why his visit to an Apple Store after a 3-year gap altered his impressions of some of Apple’s products, including iMacs, Apple Watches, iPads, and iPad accessories. (Part 1)
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Adam C. Engst is the publisher of TidBITS and the TidBITS Content Network. He has written numerous books, including the best-selling Internet Starter Kit series, and many magazine articles – thanks to Contributing Editor positions at MacUser, MacWEEK, and now Macworld. His innovations include the creation of the first advertising program to support an Internet publication in 1992, the first flat-rate accounts for graphical Internet access in 1993, and the Take Control electronic book series. His awards include the MDJ Power 25 ranking as the most influential person in the Macintosh industry outside of Apple every year since 2000, inclusion on the MacTech 25 list of influential people in the Macintosh technical community, and being named one of MacDirectory’s top ten visionaries. And yes, he has been turned into an action figure. Want more? Follow Adam on Twitter for 140-character musings on a variety of topics.
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