The discussion over the percentage of iPhones that get upgraded to the latest version, and why that is important, continues with Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Eric Bolden, Brittany Smith, Jeff Gamet, Mark Fuccio, Andrew Orr, and Jim Rea. It isn’t just customers who make that decision; there are aspects of developers’ support of new system software version that you may not be aware of. The panel then starts a spirited discussion of why App Clips seem to have gone out of favor, and whether the use of QR codes represents a user-level threat. (Part 2)
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Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter by email at [email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as a marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through Twitter on LinkedIn.
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 YouTube.com/jgamet.
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 https://youtube.com/daveg65 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 provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.
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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