Sat, 4 November 2023
<p><strong>Michael E. Cohen</strong> has updated his <a href="https://www.takecontrolbooks.com/pages/"><strong>Take Control of Pages</strong></a> to the fourth edition to reflect the latest additions and changes to Apple’s word processing and page layout program. Michael discusses explore like renaming features for better usability and cultural sensitivity, and the success of Apple's efforts to unify app features and integrate with iCloud for enhanced productivity. Some of Pages’ newest and most useful features are highlighted. (Part 1)</p>
Sat, 4 November 2023
We wrap up the MacVoices Live! analysis of Apple’s “Scary Fast” event by looking at a transition to smaller screens and using external displays for increased workspace efficiency. The panel of Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Jim Rea, Eric Bolden, Patrice Brend’amour, Ben Roethig, Jeff Gamet, Mark Fuccio, and Kelly Guimont. expresses satisfaction with the compactness and power of the 14-inch MacBook Pro and applauds the performance of the FaceTime camera in spite of it only being 1080p. We also talk about Apple's latest chips vs. Intel’s offerings, and the potential for gaming and developer opportunities. The episode concludes with a fun and timely discussion about panel members' favorite Halloween candy. (Part 3)
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0:01:20 Transitioning to a smaller screen: Adaptation and alternatives
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@example.com, on Mastodon at @firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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@example.com 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 @firstname.lastname@example.org
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 @email@example.com 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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