The second part of our MacVoices Live panel discussion of Apple’s WWDC keynote featuring Jeff Gamet, Marina Epelman, Mark Fuccio, Frank Petrie, Jim Rea, Michael T. Rose, Brittany Smith, Brett Terpstra, and Frederick Van Johnson covered more of the announcements. This time, the topics covered AirPods Pro spatial audio and how it works, automatic routing between devices, critical information if you want to install the Big Sur beta, , widgets on iOS14, the hand washing timer, Scribble, taping the back of the iPhone, new Apple Watch faces and dance workouts. And we’re not done yet! (Part 2)
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By day, Marina Epelman is a professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan. By night, she shoots the breeze about using Apple devices, Soviet throwbacks, and other subjects on social media at @marinaepelman.
Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as an 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.
Jim Rea has been a Mac developer since 1984, founder of ProVUE Development, author of OverVUE, Panorama, SiteWarrior & Power Team.
Michael T. Rose began his Mac-centric career with a decade-plus stint in editorial technology at Entertainment Weekly & LIFE magazines, starting as a college intern right around when the Mac IIx was launched. After leaving the print publishing world, Mike worked as an IT lead and creative director for an NYC events and marketing agency. In 2013 he switched trains once again, and now enjoys his #dreamjob at Salesforce as a lead solution engineer. From 2006 to early 2015, Mike was a proud editor and contributor at The Unofficial Apple Web Log (TUAW), now folded into Engadget. Mike & his family live in Brooklyn, NY. You can find him on Twitter.
Brittany Smith is a cognitive neuroscientist who provides a variety of consulting services through her business, Devise and Conquer that includes ADD/ADHD coaching, technology coaching, productivity consulting, and more. She is a self-designated “well-rounded geek” who can be found on Twitter as @addliberator. Her latest project is Jedi Yoga.
Brett Terpstra is a coder, writer and web developer. He works behind the scenes at blogs including Engadget, Joystiq and The Unofficial Apple Weblog. He also writes for The Unofficial Apple Weblog, and contributes to Macworld. Brett develops Marked for Mac and recently co-authored “60 Mountain Lion Tips” with David Sparks for the iBookstore. He discusses all things “nerd” on his podcasts, Systematic and Overtired.You can find Brett as “ttscoff” on Twitter, and at his website, brettterpstra.com.
Frederick Van Johnson is a professional photographer host of This Week in Photo, and founder of the TWiP Network – one of the world’s most popular photography-related podcast media properties. Frederick began his career as a Combat Photojournalist in the United States Air Force, where he served for 8 years, and was decorated many times for photography. Frederick’s unit was among the first in the military to receive, and put into daily action early digital imaging hardware and software. As a result, he was awarded the Air Force Commendation medal for his key role in facilitating the US Air Force transition from film to digital. Frederick was also a key member of team responsible for the development of iPhoto, Apple’s award-winning photo management application. You can follow him on Twitter.
Apple WWDC 2020 Keynote
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