Macstock Road Trip: Other World Computing

Join Mike on this Macstock Road Trip to Other World Computing’s corporate headquarters in Woodstock, IL where he speaks with OWC’s president, Jennifer Soulé, about their environmental initiatives including how they harness the power of wind, solar, and geothermal energies to allow their corporate headquarters and other locations to operate in an environmentally sustainable way.

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Automating the Road to Macstock with Kirschen Seah

Chuck Joiner once again treats us to a behind the scenes look at Macstock, it’s presenters, and sponsors in his special MacVoices video series, The Road to Macstock! In this installment of The Road to Macstock 2017 Chuck speaks with Macstock presenter Kirschen Seah about Automator and how it can help you easily solve every day problems on the Mac.

The Road to Macstock is almost at an end, but not before Kirschen Seah of Free Range Coder tells us how she will be getting us excited about Apple’s Automator in both a main stage presentation, as well as a Deeper Dive session. Kirschen provides some examples of what Automator can do, and why you don’t have to know a single line of code to start automating your own activities.

source: http://www.macvoices.com/macvoices-17157-road-macstock-kirschen-seah-ease-approach-automator/

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Mesh Networking on the Road to Macstock with Dave Hamilton

Chuck Joiner once again treats us to a behind the scenes look at Macstock, it’s presenters, and sponsors in his special MacVoices video series, The Road to Macstock! In this installment of The Road to Macstock 2017 Chuck and two-time Macstock presenter Dave Hamilton discuss mesh networking and bringing ubiquitous WiFi to your home or office.

The Road to Macstock starts to close down as the event itself draws near, but we aren’t done yet. This time, Dave Hamilton of The Mac Observer and Mac Geek Gab gives us a preview of some of the information he will be delivering when he takes the stage to discuss mesh network routers. Dave talks about the problems mesh routers solve, some of the features you need to be aware of, and when it is appropriate to jump on the mesh network bandwagon.

source: http://www.macvoices.com/macvoices-17155-road-macstock-dave-hamilton-talks-whys-mesh-networking/

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Bringing Context to the Road to Macstock with Bryan Chaffin

Chuck Joiner once again treats us to a behind the scenes look at Macstock, it’s presenters, and sponsors in his special MacVoices video series, The Road to Macstock! In this installment of The Road to Macstock 2017 Chuck chats with Macstock presenter Bryan Chaffin about Apple’s future projects and what it might mean for its users.

On the  Road to Macstock, Bryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer gives us a taste of the kind of timely analysis of events that he will deliver to the audience in Woodstock IL in July. This time, Bryan provides his thoughts on Project Titan, Apple’s automotive project, and what Tim Cook’s comments really mean. Bryan has a reputation for strong opinions, and this conversation is no exception.

source: http://www.macvoices.com/macvoices-17151-road-macstock-bryan-chaffin-apples-changing-times/

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Remotely Traveling the Road to Macstock with Melissa Davis and Jodi Spangler

Chuck Joiner once again treats us to a behind the scenes look at Macstock, it’s presenters, and sponsors in his special MacVoices video series, The Road to Macstock! In this installment of The Road to Macstock 2017 Chuck meets up with two returning Macstock presenters, Jodi Spangler and Melissa Davis, to explore remote support solutions.

The Road to Macstock gets a little perspective on delivering tech support from Melissa Davis and Jodi Spangler, but not just tech support. Melissa and Jodi discuss the challenges of delivering that support remotely the tools for Mac support they use, and their work-arounds for dealing with iPads and iPhones. Support can take some interesting twists; the ladies discuss some of the end-of-life technology challenges that often come their way.

source: http://www.macvoices.com/macvoices-17142-road-macstock-melissa-davis-jodi-spangler-delivering-remote-support/

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Kirschen Seah: Fitness with your Apple Watch and iPhone

The Apple Watch has been around for over a year and we’re continually discovering new ways to make use of its capabilities. At Macstock Conference 2016, Kirschen Seah looks at the hardware in the Apple Watch and how it relates to fitness. She’ll also consider both indoor and outdoor fitness activities and how we can use the Apple Watch the iPhone and some additional accessories to better enjoy our workouts and track progress towards our fitness goals!

Wally Cherwinski: Video to Go

As video cameras today’s iPhones pack a powerful punch. With add-on lenses accessories and some video savvy you can take iPhone videography to a new level. At Macstock Conference 2016, Wally Cherwinski teaches you how to shoot video as naturally as you take stills and tap the full potential of your iPhone camera.

On The Road to Macstock (at AltConf) with Jeff Gamet

Chuck Joiner once again treats us to a behind the scenes look at Macstock, it’s presenters, and sponsors in his special MacVoices video series, The Road to Macstock! In this installment of The Road to Macstock 2017 Chuck meets up with first-time Macstock presenter Jeff Gamet about his talk on home automation.

The Road to Macstock takes a turn through AltConf in San Jose, where Jeff Gamet of The Mac Observer offers his thoughts on what makes both AltConf and WWDC such great events…characteristics they both have in common with Macstock. Jeff’s session will focus on smart home tech, and he shares how he will approach the topic, as well as some of the specific recommendations he will be making. He talks about what devices he likes, what he is staying away from, and why he wanted to be a Macstock presenter this year.

source: http://www.macvoices.com/macvoices-17134-road-macstock-jeff-gamet-smart-home-tech/

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IF MacVoices THEN Road to Macstock with Matt Hillyer

Chuck Joiner once again treats us to a behind the scenes look at Macstock, it’s presenters, and sponsors in his special MacVoices video series, The Road to Macstock! In this installment of The Road to Macstock 2017 Chuck talks with presenter Matt Hillyer about his Macstock session on IFTTT.

The Road to Macstock continues in a conversation with Matt Hillyer about his session on the power of If This Then That (IFTTT). We start  with how IFTTT works and what you can do with it, and end with what you need and how Matt’s presentation will help you get started. In the middle we discuss the many Internet of Things (IoT) devices that IFTTT can control, which ones Matt has experience with, and which ones he prefers.

source: http://www.macvoices.com/macvoices-17127-road-macstock-matt-hillyer-connects/

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