MacVoices
The talk of the Apple community

The panel of Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgBrian Flanigan-ArthursJim ReaEric BoldenWeb BixbyMark Fuccio, and Ben Roethig wrap up this MacVoices Live! session by looking at the latest in the Epic Games and Apple dispute, Apple's potential entry into Formula One racing, and the challenges faced by Apple. We highlight the dominance of Apple in the smartphone market and speculate on the future of Epic Games. We also explore Apple's interest in sports and their potential to revolutionize the viewing experience. (Part 3) 

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Show Notes:

Chapters:

0:02:20 Android's development and competition with Apple
0:03:23 The Rise and Fall of Palm OS and WebOS
0:07:30 Epic's Layoffs and Struggles in the Gaming Industry
0:09:57 Epic's Importance Beyond Fortnite
0:11:30 Investor Excitement Behind Unity's Growth
0:14:50 Enhancing Formula One Broadcasts for More Intrigue
0:16:58 Exploring Innovative Broadcast Features for Formula One
0:19:20 American Teams in Formula One: Haas Racing and Andretti Cadillac Racing
0:21:05 Apple's Strategy: Cultivating Relationships and Developing Technology
0:22:14 MacVoices Audience and Sports Fans
0:23:24 Frustration with technology, anticipation for Apple's advancements

Links:

Epic cut: Fortnite games maker culls 16% of staff
https://www.theregister.com/2023/09/28/epic_fortnite_layoffs/

Apple May Enter Race for Formula 1 Rights 
https://theaddition.net/news/apple-may-enter-race-for-formula-1-rights/

Guests:

Web Bixby has been in the insurance business for 40 years and has been an Apple user for longer than that.You can catch up with him on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitterby email at embolden@mac.com, on Mastodon at @eabolden@techhub.social, 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 @brian8944@mastodon.cloud.

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.

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 @daveg65@mastodon.cloud

Jim Rea built his own computer from scratch in 1975, started programming in 1977, and 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. He’s been a speaker at MacTech, MacWorld Expo and other industry conferences. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim@techhub.social on Mastodon.

Ben Roethig has been in the Apple Ecosystem since the System 7 Days. He is the a former Associate Editor with Geek Beat, Co-Founder of The Tech Hangout and Deconstruct and currently shares his thoughts on RoethigTech. Contact him on  Twitter and Mastodon.

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00:00:37 CEOs blaming Apple for their problems 00:02:19 Android's development and competition with Apple 00:03:22 The Rise and Fall of Palm OS and WebOS 00:07:30 Epic's Layoffs and Struggles in the Gaming Industry 00:09:56 Epic's Importance Beyond Fortnite 00:11:29 Investor Excitement Behind Unity's Growth 00:14:50 Enhancing Formula One Broadcasts for More Intrigue 00:16:57 Exploring Innovative Broadcast Features for Formula One 00:19:19 American Teams in Formula One: Haas Racing and Andretti Cadillac Racing 00:21:04 Apple's Strategy: Cultivating Relationships and Developing Technology 00:22:13 MacVoices Audience and Sports Fans 00:23:24 Frustration with technology, anticipation for Apple's advancements
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