MacVoices Audio

Chuck Joiner talks with the most interesting and influential people in the Mac industry, as well as the individuals who are out there making it happen on the front lines of the global Mac community.



      episode 78: MacVoices #18078: Michael E. Cohen Helps You Take Control Of Pages On The Mac, On iOS, And On The Web

      Michael E. Cohen and Take Control Books have released a new edition of Take Control of Pages, to bring it up to date with all new functions and capabilities that Apple has been bringing to the Mac, iOS, and online versions of the word processing/page layout program. Michael talks us through the re-write of Pages, some of his favorite features, and how it compares to other the components of other productivity suites. Looking for a feature that was moved or modified? Michael's book contains a...



      episode 77: MacVoices #18077: The MacJury - Education, Apple, Google, and How Much Security Is Too Much

      Apple has an education-focused event coming up in Chicago, so it was perfect timing that The MacJury convened to discuss the topic of education from a tech perspective. Apple’s performance in the market, questions over Google’s entry and intentions with their push into school tech, and whether students need more or less security/privacy were all covered in lively fashion by the panel of Jeff Gamet, Kelly Guimont, and host Chuck Joiner. This edition of MacVoices is supported by our new Pat...



      episode 76: MacVoices #18076: Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus Announces New Online Productivity Course

      MacVoices #18076: Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus Announces New Online Productivity Course Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has taken his push for productivity to another level, announcing his new Working Smarter for Mac Users online course. Bob talks about what you can learn in the course, why he advocates trying lots of different tips to see what works for you, and offers an amazing MacVoices-only discount. He also talk about his upcoming Macstock 2018 keynote, a new piece of gear, and more. This edition of Ma...



      episode 75: MacVoices #18175: Noted Brings Audio Recording and Controls To Your Business or School Notes

      There’s a new note-taking app on the scene, and it comes with some unique features. Vincent Loi of Digital Workroom discusses where the idea of Noted came, why audio is the basis for helping you get more out of your note-taking, and the controls they build in that you usually don’t find in note apps. He also explains their affordable subscription model. talks about some features are planned, and why Apple’s Marzipan project could make Noted even better. MacVoices Magazine, our free magaz...



      episode 74: MacVoices #18074: Josh Centers Takes Control of Apple Home Automation

      Internet of Things devices and automation are hot topics, and we’ve got the man who wrote the book. Josh Centers newest release is Take Control of Apple Home Automation, and he has plenty of tips and tricks for both beginners and those who have already started controlling their homes. Focusing on Apple’s HomeKit, Josh explains the advantages of making it the basis for your devices, what he recommends you start with, and delivers his Ten Commandments of Home Automation. This edition of Mac...



      episode 73: MacVoices #18073: Jeff Carlson Updates Take Control of Lightroom CC

      Jeff Carlson is back to discuss an update to his Take Control of Lightroom that helps us not only understand the differences between the flavors of the program, but also talks about some of the newly added features. Lightroom is the basis for so much of the Adobe photo product line, but some of their decisions have left users confused. Jeff makes sense of it, discussing date-and-time stamping, machine learning, and what Adobe is doing with the photos you trust to their cloud-based service,...



      episode 72: MacVoices #18072: Mark Fuccio on iPhone Sales, Spotify and Apple Music Subscriptions, and Dropbox

      Mark Fuccio likes to dig into the facts behind the tech headlines, and joins us for our first Facebook Live show. Mark reveals his thoughts about the sales of iPhone iPhone X, what Spotify’s financials say about the long-term viability of the music streaming service, and why Apple Music is in a better position to be a long-term player. He also turns his attention to Dropbox, and what the changes they have made in their focus mean to the company. This edition of MacVoices is supported by o...



      episode 71: MacVoices #18071: Josh Centers Takes Control of Apple TV Again

      While Josh Centers has updated his Take Control of Apple TV to cover the latest hardware and software releases, that doesn’t mean that he isn’t paying attention to the competing devices. He shares his thoughts on what Apple has done right and not-so-right, but also talks about Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and the Google offerings. Whether Apple should produce an actual television, what the Apple TV remote is lacking, and Josh’s top picks for streaming video entertainment all get discu...



      episode 70: MacVoices # 18070: Jeff Carlson Takes Control of Your Digital Photos

      In Take Control of Your Digital Photos, Jeff Carlson not only updates his existing Take Control book with a new title, but expands on his coverage of the topic by including both the Mac and Windows in the mix. Before explaining why, Jeff and host Chuck Joiner talk about the world of wedding photographers, but quickly move on to what’s new in this book, why digital photos represent a unique organizational challenge, and some of his recommended utilities to help you meet the challenge. This e...



      episode 69: MacVoices #18069: Update - 2018-03

      In the March 2018 Update, Chuck updates the Patreon campaign, discusses the February schedule, and retires a long-standing piece of hardware. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. Subscribe to the show: iTunes: - Audio in iTunes - Video in iTunes - HD Video in iTunes Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher: - Audio: - Video:...