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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.

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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.

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    MacVoices #22169: MacVoices Live! - More Apple Pay; The Secret Service, iMessage, Encryption (2)

    MacVoices #22169: MacVoices Live! - More Apple Pay; The Secret Service, iMessage, Encryption (2)

    Chuck Joiner, Jim Rea, David Ginsburg, Warren Sklar, Mark Fuccio, and Jeff Gamet continue their discussion of Apple Pay and who is making money from it. Then, things get a little intense as the MacVoices Live! panel considers the reports that the Secret Service lost important messages, allegedly due to Apple’s encryption. (Part 2)

    MacVoices Slack
    This edition of MacVoices is supported by The MacVoices Slack. Available to silver, gold, and platinum Patrons of MacVoices. Sign up at Patreon.com/macvoices.

    Show Notes:

    Links:

    Complaint: Apple Pay charges card companies monopoly rents by Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Apple 3.0:
    https://www.ped30.com/2022/07/19/apple-pay-monopoly-rents/

    iMessage encryption was one reason why Secret Service lost January 6 texts, may prevent employees from using iMessage in future:
    https://9to5mac.com/2022/07/30/imessage-encryption-january-6-riots/

    About Managed Apple IDs for business:
    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210737

    About Managed Apple IDs for education:
    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205918

    Apple Business Essentials
    https://www.apple.com/business/essentials/

    Guests:

    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 on LinkedIn.

    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, and jeffgamet on LinkedIn., 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.

    Jim Rea 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. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.

    Warren Sklar helps host the Mac to The Future Group on Facebook, and is the co-host of In Touch With iOS with David Ginsburg.


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    http://www.twitter.com/macvoices

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    http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner

    MacVoices Page on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/

    MacVoices Group on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice

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    https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/

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    • 32 min
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    MacVoices #22168: MacVoices Live! - Spotify's Attention Span, Apple Pay Making Money (1)

    MacVoices #22168: MacVoices Live! - Spotify's Attention Span, Apple Pay Making Money (1)

    The MacVoices Live! panel of Chuck Joiner, Jim Rea, David Ginsburg, Warren Sklar, Mark Fuccio, and Jeff Gamet take a look at the cancellation of Spotify’s Car Thing, and whether it is a symptom of what seems to be their “quick hit” mentality. The discussion then turns to Apple Pay, and a claim that they are overcharging the banks and credit card companies. (Part 1)

    This edition of MacVoices is brought to you by the MacVoices Dispatch, our weekly newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on any and all MacVoices-related information. Subscribe today and don’t miss a thing.
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    Show Notes:

    Links:

    Spotify’s weird ‘Car Thing’ CarPlay rival is now a discontinued thing on iMore:
    https://www.imore.com/accessories/spotifys-weird-car-thing-carplay-rival-is-now-a-discontinued-thing

    Pandora
    http://pandora.com

    Complaint: Apple Pay charges card companies monopoly rents by Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Apple 3.0:
    https://www.ped30.com/2022/07/19/apple-pay-monopoly-rents/


    Guests:

    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 on LinkedIn.

    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, and jeffgamet on LinkedIn., 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.

    Jim Rea 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. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.

    Warren Sklar helps host the Mac to The Future Group on Facebook, and is the co-host of In Touch With iOS with David Ginsburg.


    Support:

    Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon
    http://patreon.com/macvoices

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    Connect:

    Web:
    http://macvoices.com

    Twitter:
    http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner
    http://www.twitter.com/macvoices

    Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner

    MacVoices Page on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/

    MacVoices Group on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice

    LinkedIn:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/

    Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/

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    • 35 min
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    MacVoices #22167: Select Tech - Overcast and Voice Dream Reader

    MacVoices #22167: Select Tech - Overcast and Voice Dream Reader

    In this edition of Select Tech, Chuck talks about two apps that will help you “read” more, regardless of what format your content is in. Want to listen to an audiobook or podcast faster? Overcast should be your first choice, for four key reasons. Need to have a web article or lengthy document read to you? Voice Dream Reader is the application of choice. Find out more about both programs and how they can help you do more faster and better when it comes to consuming content.

    Show Notes:

    Links:

    Overcast

    Voice Dream Reader (iOS)

    Voice Dream Reader (Mac)

    Audible

    Chirp

    MacVoices #20139: Winston Chen Discusses Voice Dream, The eBook Reader That Does It All (Part 1)

    MacVoices #20140: Winston Chen Discusses Voice Dream, The eBook Reader That Does It All (Part 2)



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    Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon
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    Connect:

    Web:
    http://macvoices.com

    Twitter:
    http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner
    http://www.twitter.com/macvoices

    Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner

    MacVoices Page on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/

    MacVoices Group on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice

    LinkedIn:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/

    Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/

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    • 9 min
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    MacVoices #22166: MacVoices Live! - Who Needs Virtualization; Window for ARM (3)

    MacVoices #22166: MacVoices Live! - Who Needs Virtualization; Window for ARM (3)

    Some final thoughts by the MacVoices Live! panel on virtualization are offered by Chuck Joiner, Jeff Butts, David Ginsburg, Warren Sklar, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, and Andrew Orr, as the discussion turns to the availability of an ARM-based version of Windows, how to get it, and how to install it. The chat room, again, offers input in use cases and the benefits of being able to run various versions of different operating systems on one machine. (Part 3)


    MacVoices After Dark
    This edition of MacVoices is supported by MacVoices After Dark, available to all Patreon supporters. Uncensored, off-topic, and always off the wall.
    http://patreon.com/macvoices

    Show Notes:

    Links:

    A Burger Without Heinz on Worms & Viruses
    https://wormsandviruses.com/2022/07/a-burger-without-heinz/

    Install Windows on a Mac with Apple M-series chip on the Parallels web site:
    https://kb.parallels.com/125375


    Guests:

    Jeff Butts writes for The Mac Observer, HowToGeek, and more. He is a tech advocate who can be reached on Twitter as @clefmeister.

    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, and jeffgamet on LinkedIn., 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.

    Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer and Contributing Editor at AppleInsider. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Follow him on Twitter or sample his musical tastes on Apple Music…if you dare.

    Jim Rea 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. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.

    Warren Sklar helps host the Mac to The Future Group on Facebook, and is the co-host of In Touch With iOS with David Ginsburg.


    Support:

    Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon
    http://patreon.com/macvoices

    Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal

    Connect:

    Web:
    http://macvoices.com

    Twitter:
    http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner
    http://www.twitter.com/macvoices

    Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner

    MacVoices Page on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/

    MacVoices Group on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice

    LinkedIn:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/

    Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/

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    • 30 min
    • video
    MacVoices #22165: MacVoices Live! - Apple, Games, & Money; Are M1 Laptops Being Ignored? (2)

    MacVoices #22165: MacVoices Live! - Apple, Games, & Money; Are M1 Laptops Being Ignored? (2)

    Our discussion of the revenue earned by Apple in games, and why it is so surprising, continues with Chuck Joiner, Jeff Butts, David Ginsburg, Warren Sklar, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, and Andrew Orr. Then, the MacVocies Live! panel focuses on whether the power of the M series-based laptops is being overlooked by those who create all of those “best laptop” lists that are all over the Internet, and if so, why. (Part 2)

    Kolide
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    http://kolide.com/macvoices

    Show Notes:

    Links:

    Macstock Digital Pass
    https://macstockconferenceandexpo.com/product-category/digital-pass/

    Apple Made More Money on Games Than Xbox, Sony, Nintendo and Activision Combined in 2019 on IGN:
    https://www.ign.com/articles/apple-made-more-than-nintendo-sony-xbox

    Setapp:
    http://setapp.com

    A Burger Without Heinz on Worms & Viruses:
    https://wormsandviruses.com/2022/07/a-burger-without-heinz/

    Guests:

    Jeff Butts writes for The Mac Observer, HowToGeek, and more. He is a tech advocate who can be reached on Twitter as @clefmeister.

    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, and jeffgamet on LinkedIn., 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.

    Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer and Contributing Editor at AppleInsider. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Follow him on Twitter or sample his musical tastes on Apple Music…if you dare.

    Jim Rea 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. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.

    Warren Sklar helps host the Mac to The Future Group on Facebook, and is the co-host of In Touch With iOS with David Ginsburg.


    Support:

    Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon
    http://patreon.com/macvoices

    Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal

    Connect:

    Web:
    http://macvoices.com

    Twitter:
    http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner
    http://www.twitter.com/macvoices

    Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner

    MacVoices Page on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/

    MacVoices Group on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice

    LinkedIn:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/

    Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/

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    • 33 min
    • video
    MacVoices #22164: MacVoices Live! - Macstock Report, Apple's Gaming Revenue (1)

    MacVoices #22164: MacVoices Live! - Macstock Report, Apple's Gaming Revenue (1)

    The MacVoices Live! panel of Chuck Joiner, Jeff Butts, David Ginsburg, Warren Sklar, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, and Andrew Orr start off with a report on Macstock Conference & Expo by those who were able to attend, and covered how, even if you weren’t there, you will be able to benefit from the presentations. The group’s attention turned to the surprising amount of revenue Apple generates from games, even though it doesn’t seem to be among the company’s top priorities. (Part 1)

    Kolide
    Kolide is an endpoint security solution for teams that want to meet their compliance goals without sacrificing privacy. Learn more here:
    http://kolide.com/macvoices

    Show Notes:

    Links:

    Macstock Digital Pass
    https://macstockconferenceandexpo.com/product-category/digital-pass/

    Apple Made More Money on Games Than Xbox, Sony, Nintendo and Activision Combined in 2019 on IGN:
    https://www.ign.com/articles/apple-made-more-than-nintendo-sony-xbox


    Guests:

    Jeff Butts writes for The Mac Observer, HowToGeek, and more. He is a tech advocate who can be reached on Twitter as @clefmeister.

    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, and jeffgamet on LinkedIn., 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.

    Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer and Contributing Editor at AppleInsider. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Follow him on Twitter or sample his musical tastes on Apple Music…if you dare.

    Jim Rea 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. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.

    Warren Sklar helps host the Mac to The Future Group on Facebook, and is the co-host of In Touch With iOS with David Ginsburg.


    Support:

    Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon
    http://patreon.com/macvoices

    Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal

    Connect:

    Web:
    http://macvoices.com

    Twitter:
    http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoiner
    http://www.twitter.com/macvoices

    Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner

    MacVoices Page on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/

    MacVoices Group on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice

    LinkedIn:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/

    Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/

    Subscribe:

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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

DudemanLA ,

Great Apple Podcast

Really like this podcast. The host of the show Chuck is great.
I really like the interviews with the take control authors especially.
Looking forward to more holiday gift guides too.

dfs83 ,

Excellent interviews, interesting guests

Chuck Joiner is that rarest of podcast hosts: He asks his guests intelligent questions, AND he lets them answer. Thanks for all your years of service to the Mac community, Chuck.

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