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The conversation of Apple’s Wonderlust event continues with an examination of Apple's environmental initiatives and their targeting of a younger generation.Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgPatrice Brend’Amour,Jim ReaBrian Flanigan-ArthursWeb BixbyEric BoldenJeff GametMark FuccioKelly GuimontBen Roethig, and Guy Serle discuss Apple's transparency and ongoing efforts to improve their green story and tackle questions about Apple's sustainability efforts. The topic then shifts to the new iPhone models and upgrading considerations. Some members share our plans for pre-ordering and highlight the impressive camera upgrades. (Part 2) 

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Show Notes:

Chapters:

0:00:00 Introduction to Apple's Wanderlust event analysis
0:01:45 Hidden messages targeting a demographic interested in Android devices
0:04:28 Apple's opportunity to showcase their progress and efforts.
0:06:55 Discussion on Apple's annual events and special permissions obtained.
0:07:58 Apple TV screensavers and one-off arrangements
0:12:03 Apple's stand on leather and their efforts on shipping methods
0:16:53 Apple's Engineering Expertise and iPhone Spec Comparison
0:19:31 Considerations for Upgrading iPhone and MVNOs as Service Providers
0:23:42 Camera and Titanium Appeal for iPhone 15 Pro Max
0:26:03 Excitement for Stereo Recording and Headset Possibilities
0:27:11 Loss of Silent Switch and Addition of Action Button
0:30:44 Apple's Identity Crisis: Computers, Phones, or Cameras?
0:33:57 The Appeal of Spatial Photographs and Light
0:35:01 Curiosity about Utilizing Spatial Photos
0:37:19 The Value of Capturing Moments with Vision Pro

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.

Patrice Brend’amour is the creator, advocate and Product Manager of a global healthcare software initiative, which is not only pushing the industry to provide user-centered solutions using the latest advances in UX and technology, but also advancing the sharing of medical information between healthcare providers across the world. She is also an avid podcaster, mainly in the technology space, as well as a maintainer and contributor to a number of open source projects. Everything she does can be linked to from The Patrice, You can follow her on Twitter, and engage with her on the podcast, Foodie Flashback.

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.

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., @jgamet@mastodon.social 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 @daveg65@mastodon.cloud

Kelly Guimont is a podcaster and friend of the Rebel Alliance. You can also hear her on The Aftershow with Mike Rose, and she still has more to say which she saves for Twitter and Mastodon

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.

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 @Macparrot@mastodon.social, and find everything at VertShark.com.

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00:04:28 Apple's opportunity to showcase their progress and efforts. 00:06:55 Discussion on Apple's annual events and special permissions obtained. 00:07:58 Apple TV screensavers and one-off arrangements 00:12:02 Apple's stand on leather and their efforts on shipping methods 00:16:52 Apple's Engineering Expertise and iPhone Spec Comparison 00:19:31 Considerations for Upgrading iPhone and MVNOs as Service Providers 00:23:41 Camera and Titanium Appeal for iPhone 15 Pro Max 00:26:03 Excitement for Stereo Recording and Headset Possibilities 00:27:10 Loss of Silent Switch and Addition of Action Button 00:30:43 Apple's Identity Crisis: Computers, Phones, or Cameras? 00:33:56 The Appeal of Spatial Photographs and Light 00:35:00 Curiosity about Utilizing Spatial Photos 00:37:19 The Value of Capturing Moments with Vision Pro 00:38:05 Conclusion and Analysis of Apple's Wanderlust Event
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