Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Brian Flanagan-Arthurs, Eric Bolden, Brittany Smith, Guy Serle, Jeff Gamet, Web Bixby, Kelly Guimont, and Mark Fuccio discuss the rumors of a 30-inch iMac release by Apple. Our panelists express skepticism about the usage survey data and question its relevance amid the transition to Apple Silicon. The feasibility of a larger iMac is examined, with concerns about usability and price point. (2)
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0:01:37 Sloppy Reporting and Lack of Data Transparency at CIRP
0:03:23 Mac Owners’ Perspectives on Popular Models
0:08:33 Is a 30-inch iMac Realistic?
0:11:38 The Shift in Monitor Preferences: Mini vs iMac
0:12:55 Lack of excitement for a consumer-oriented device
0:13:22 Considering More Screen Real Estate
0:14:23 Reasons for separating iMac and display for flexibility
0:16:08 Possible refinement in iMac line with larger screens
0:18:26 Speculation on a 32-inch iMac Pro and Apple Studio display
0:21:07 Comparing Mac Studio Display and 4K Monitors
0:22:12 The Sweet Spot: 27-inch Monitors
0:24:23 The Shift in Apple’s Product Lineup
0:27:12 Multiple Monitors: 27-inch vs 24-inch
0:29:00 The Appeal of Macs in Corporate Settings
0:32:03 Speculating on Apple’s Future Product Announcements
Apple is planning to launch its biggest iMac ever
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], on Mastodon at @[email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @[email protected].
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, LinkedIn, or on Mastodon.
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, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @[email protected] on Mastodon, 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 and on Mastodon at @[email protected]
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.
Guy Serle, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MyMac Podcast, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he’s probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, The Maltese Cube. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on Mac to the Future on Facebook, at @[email protected], and find everything at VertShark.com.
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, on Mastodon as @[email protected], and on YouTube with tech tips.
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