June 13, 2016

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Mac Roundtable #233 WWDC 2016

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This week’s show is hosted by:

Bart Busschots – Let’s Talk Apple at http://lets-talk.ie @bbusschots
Allison Sheridan – NosillaCast and Chit Chat Across the Pond at http://podfeet.com @podfeet
Jeff Gamet – The Mac Observer and TMO Daily http://macobserver.com @jgamet

New watchOS, new tvOS, new macOS, and new iOS! We’ll tell you what we think about all the terrific announcements out of WWDC.

 

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March 21, 2016

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Mac Roundtable 2016-03-21 #232 Apple Event – March, 2016

Filed under: Podcast — ChuckJoiner @ 9:25 pm

Panelists:
John F Braun – Mac Geek Gab at macgeekgab.com @johnfbraun
Bart Busschots –  Let’s Talk Podcasts  @bbusschots
Katie Floyd – katiefloyd.com Mac Power Users  @katiefloyd
Steve Stanger – stevestanger.com @tmasteve
Chuck Joiner –  MacVoices @chuckjoiner

The Mac Roundtable found it’s way back together to discuss Apple’s March 2016 event that included the new 9.7″ iPad Pro, the iPhone SE and a price drop to the Apple Watch, among other items.

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November 13, 2015

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Mac Roundtable 2015-11-13 #231 iPad Pro

Filed under: Podcast — podfeet @ 6:42 pm

In this episode we talk about what we like about the iPad Pro (a lot!) and what maybe isn’t ready for prime time.

Links to things we mentioned in the show:

Belikin 90 degree Lightning Cables on Amazon

OWC Lightning cable

Victor’s app list:

Victor’s audio recording by the iPad

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October 21, 2015

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Mac Roundtable 2015-10-21 #230 Big or Small?

Filed under: Podcast — podfeet @ 6:23 pm

Allison Sheridan – NosillaCast Mac Podcast http://podfeet.com @podfeet
Chuck Joiner – MacVoices http://macvoices.com @chuckjoiner
Bart Busschots – Let’s Talk Podcasts http://lets-talk.ie @bbusschots 
Don McAllister – ScreenCasts Online http://screencastsonline.com http://twitter.com/donmcallister

Big or Small? How do we make the decisions?

Picks:

Chuck: Party Snapper – Boinx Software  http://boinx.com/partysnapper
Bart: Atom programmers text editor: http://atom.io
Don: Final Cut Library Manager –  http://www.arcticwhiteness.com/finalcutlibrarymanager/
Allison – Taming the Terminal http://bartb.ie/ttt

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September 9, 2015

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Mac Roundtable 2015-09-09 #229

Filed under: Podcast — podfeet @ 6:35 pm

Hosts this week are:

Allison Sheridan NosillaCast Mac Podcast podfeet.com @podfeet
Katie Floyd katiefloyd.com Mac Power Users macpowerusers.com @katiefloyd
John F Braun Mac Geek Gab at macgeekgab.com @johnfbraun
Dave Hamilton davehamilton.com Mac Geek Gab macgeekgab.com @davehamilton
Bart Busschots Let’s Talk Podcasts at lets-talk.ie @bbusschots

In this episode we cover Apple Announcement from today about new Apple Watches & Bands, the iPad Pro, the barely-mentioned iPad Mini 4 upgrade, the new AppleTV and of course the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

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July 22, 2015

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Mac Roundtable 2015-07-22 #228

Filed under: Podcast — podfeet @ 10:29 pm

Hosts this week:

Allison Sheridan of the NosillaCast at http://podfeet.com http://twitter.com/podfeet
Chuck Joiner of MacVoices http://www.macvoices.com http://twitter.com/chuckjoiner
Victor Cajaio of Artechulate http://www.artechulate.info/ http://twitter.com/victorcajiao
Don McAllister of ScreenCasts Online at http://screencastsonline.com http://twitter.com/donmcallister

Earnings Call: As Horace Dediu says, “Apple is like an object in orbit: the maths suggests it is constantly falling, yet it never hits the earth” (source: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jul/22/apple-leaves-wall-street-hungry-for-more-can-it-deliver)

New iPods – who are they for?

Office 2016 – Exciting product or too little too late?

Apple Music
http://www.imore.com/siri-commands-apple-music
http://www.imore.com/no-apple-not-adding-drm-songs-your-mac-you-already-own

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June 8, 2015

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Mac Roundtable 2015-06-08 #227 WWDC

Filed under: Podcast — podfeet @ 9:26 pm

Hosts:

Bart Busschots: Let’s Talk Apple lets-talk.ie @bbusschots
Allison Sheridan: NosillaCast Mac Podcast podfeet.com @podfeet
Victor Cajaio: Artechulate artechulate.info/ @victorcajiao
John F. Braun: Mac Geek Gab macgeekgab.com @johnfbraun

In this episode we discuss our impressions of the Apple World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) including:

  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • iOS 9
  • Apple Pay
  • HomeKit
  • Swift programming language
  • watchOS 2
  • Apple Music
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May 14, 2015

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Mac Roundtable 2015-05-14 #226

Filed under: Podcast — podfeet @ 6:58 pm

Panel:

Chuck Joiner – MacVoices, ChuckJoiner
Victor Cajiao –artechulate.info on Twitter @victorcajiao
John F. Braun macgeekgab.com @macgeekgab @johnfbraun
Allison Sheridan –  NosillaCast at podfeet.com @podfeet
Steve Stanger – stevestanger.com @tmasteve

Topics:

Apple Watch – who has one, who hasn’t and why
– expectations
– what it is
– what it will be

Everyone is invited to two cool events on June 20th in Chicago:

Midwest Mac BBQ http://midwestmacbbq.com
Macstock Conference and Expo http://macstockconferenceandexpo.com

OS X 10.3 and Photos

Features, does it work for you? Varied opinions included:
– Personally, for my workflow, I’m OK with it. I really used Aperture more for organization than heavy-duty editing, do most of my editing beforehand (barting) so what pics I do have leftover I feel don’t often need much if any editing
– Maintains integration with services I like to share with, primarily Flickr (I noticed that I had to add Flickr to my Internet Accounts, which isn’t a bad thing, but I think this data was stored in Aperture before) and the sharing now looks to be OS-level rather than part of App, which is nice.
– The whole migration this is both clever (using hard links so not to take up space) but can be a train wreck if you don’t have your existing library in the default Pictures folder. Also, per Allison and others, most backup apps will see this as new data and do full backup.
– Really digging having all my photos everywhere
– Got me to buy a 12″ Macbook
– I’m a Light Room user and love it. I see what Apple has done with Photos and overall think it’s a good move. It’s going to more than satisfy 99% of people who use Macs. For those who want laternatives the Photoshop\Lighroom subscription at Adobe for $10 a month is hard to beat. (yep)
– What about those who don’t want to store all their photos in iCloud? Other options? Me, I really like Flickr(yep)

 

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September 9, 2014

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Mac Roundtable 2014-09-09 #225 iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Announcement

Filed under: Podcast — podfeet @ 8:42 pm

A mega panel for this mega announcement:

Bart Busschots – http://www.lets-talk.ie @bbusschots
Katie Floyd – http://www.katiefloyd.me @katiefloyd
Steve Stanger – http://stevestanger.com @tmasteve
John F. Braun – http://www.macgeekgab.com @johnfbraun @macgeekgab
Don McAllister – http://screencastsonline.com @donmcallister
Allison Sheridan – http://podfeet.com @podfeet
Chuck Joiner – http://macvoices.com @chuckjoiner

Couple of links we referenced:

Compare the different iPhone models:
http://www.apple.com/iphone/compare/

iPhone 6 Display:
http://www.apple.com/iphone-6/display/

Want scale drawings of iPhone models:
http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/iphone-scale.pdf

Apple Watch Features:
http://www.apple.com/watch/features/

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June 2, 2014

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Mac Roundtable 2014-06-01 Episode #224 WWDC

Filed under: Podcast — take2 @ 9:20 pm

The panel for this edition includes:

Allison Sheridan – NosillaCast Mac Podcast (http://podfeet.com) @podfeet
Katie Floyd – Mac Power Users Podcast (http://macpowerusers.com) @katiefloyd
John F. Braun – Mac Geek Gab Podcast (http://macgeekgab.com) @johnfbraun
Bart Busschots – Let’s Talk Apple (http://lets-talk.ie) @bbusschots

In this episode we talk about all of the amazing announcements out of WWDC. It was hard to narrow it down because there was so much to talk about but we covered both OSX Yosemite enhancements and iOS 8 improvements, and even made time to talk about changes to the developer’s SDK and the new programming language Swift.

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