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MacVoices #21015: Michael E. Cohen Revises His Take Control of Pages

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Michael E. Cohen has updated his Take Control of Pages to the Third Edition as you continues to educate us on the changes, updates, and improvements to Apple’s word processing/page layout program. Michael talks about both of those capabilities, how to switch between them, some of the newest updates, and how he revised the book  with the iPad and iPadOS in mind. This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of world-class software like PDFpen, PDFpen Pro, and TextExpander. Find out more at TextExpander.com/podcast and SmileSoftware.com/podcast. Show Notes: Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond. Links: Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreonhttp://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:http://macvoices.com      Twitter:http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://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: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

43mins

22 Jan 2021

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MacVoices #21015: Michael E. Cohen Revises His Take Control of Pages

MacVoices

Michael E. Cohen has updated his Take Control of Pages to the Third Edition as you continues to educate us on the changes, updates, and improvements to Apple’s word processing/page layout program. Michael talks about both of those capabilities, how to switch between them, some of the newest updates, and how he revised the book  with the iPad and iPadOS in mind.This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of world-class software like PDFpen, PDFpen Pro, and TextExpander. Find out more at TextExpander.com/podcast and SmileSoftware.com/podcast. Show Notes: Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond. Links: 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/chuckjoinerhttp://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: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

43mins

22 Jan 2021

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MacVoices #20205: MacVoices Live! - Michael E. Cohen of TidBITS and Take Control (2)

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The second part of our MacVoices Live! conversation with featured guest Michael E. Cohen and the panel of Mark Fuccio, David Ginsburg, Frank Petrie, and host Chuck Joiner wrapped up our discussion of the on-going App Store saga with some interesting parallels to other industries. Then, we turn to the history of eBooks, and Michael’s history with their predecessors such as HyperCard and CD-ROMs, how hardware changes have affected ebooks, and what some of the unappreciated details it takes to make them look “right”. This edition of MacVoices is supported by LinkedIn Jobs. Find the right personfor your business today with LinkedIn Jobs. Visit LinkedIn.com/MacVoices to pay what you want and get the first $50 off. Show Notes: Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond. 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. David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS. Frank Petrie is an author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his web site, ympnow.com. Links: Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc. (4:20-cv-05640) District Court, N.D. California Macbeth: An Expanded Book, demonstrated by Michael E. Cohen Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreonhttp://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:http://macvoices.com      Twitter:http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://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: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

37mins

1 Sep 2020

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MacVoices #20205: MacVoices Live! - Michael E. Cohen of TidBITS and Take Control (2)

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The second part of our MacVoices Live! conversation with featured guest Michael E. Cohen and the panel of Mark Fuccio, David Ginsburg, Frank Petrie, and host Chuck Joiner wrapped up our discussion of the on-going App Store saga with some interesting parallels to other industries. Then, we turn to the history of eBooks, and Michael’s history with their predecessors such as HyperCard and CD-ROMs, how hardware changes have affected ebooks, and what some of the unappreciated details it takes to make them look “right”.This edition of MacVoices is supported by LinkedIn Jobs. Find the right personfor your business today with LinkedIn Jobs. Visit LinkedIn.com/MacVoices to pay what you want and get the first $50 off.  Show Notes: Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond. 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. David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS. Frank Petrie is an author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his web site, ympnow.com. Links:  Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc. (4:20-cv-05640) District Court, N.D. California Macbeth: An Expanded Book, demonstrated by Michael E. Cohen 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/chuckjoinerhttp://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: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

37mins

1 Sep 2020

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MacVoices #20204: MacVoices Live! - Michael E. Cohen of TidBITS and Take Control (1)

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Michael E. Cohen was the latest featured guest on MacVoices Live!, heading up the panel of Mark Fuccio, David Ginsburg, Frank Petrie, and host Chuck Joiner. We started off having Michael explain why his Take Control of Pages book has so many revisions and is such a challenge, Apple’s (and Michael’s) history with word processing, and the recent developments in the Apple/Epic Games battle.  This edition of MacVoices is supported by LinkedIn Jobs. Find the right person for your business today with LinkedIn Jobs. Visit LinkedIn.com/MacVoices to pay what you want and get the first $50 off. Show Notes: Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond. 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. David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS. Frank Petrie is an author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his web site, ympnow.com. 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/chuckjoinerhttp://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: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

36mins

31 Aug 2020

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MacVoices #20204: MacVoices Live! - Michael E. Cohen of TidBITS and Take Control (1)

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Michael E. Cohen was the latest featured guest on MacVoices Live!, heading up the panel of Mark Fuccio, David Ginsburg, Frank Petrie, and host Chuck Joiner. We started off having Michael explain why his Take Control of Pages book has so many revisions and is such a challenge, Apple’s (and Michael’s) history with word processing, and the recent developments in the Apple/Epic Games battle.  This edition of MacVoices is supported by LinkedIn Jobs. Find the right person for your business today with LinkedIn Jobs. Visit LinkedIn.com/MacVoices to pay what you want and get the first $50 off. Show Notes: Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond. 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. David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS. Frank Petrie is an author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his web site, ympnow.com. Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreonhttp://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:http://macvoices.com      Twitter:http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://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: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

36mins

31 Aug 2020

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MacVoices #20119: Michael E. Cohen Explores Apple Interface Mysteries (Part 2)

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Michael E. Cohen digs deeper into some of the concepts in his new Take Control book, Apple Interface Mysteries in the second half of our conversation. Again, he draws on past experience to explain how some of the interface elements we all know came about, and why they aren’t always as intuitive as we would like. Be sure to watch past the end credits for some bonus material that might just give you a new perspective on interfaces and how to learn them. This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen and PDFpenPro, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad, as well as the new TextExpander for Windows. Great software to help you get more done. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, 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: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss  - Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss Donate to MacVoices via Paypal or become a MacVoices Patron. Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond.

27mins

20 Apr 2020

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MacVoices #20119: Michael E. Cohen Explores Apple Interface Mysteries (Part 2)

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Michael E. Cohen digs deeper into some of the concepts in his new Take Control book, Apple Interface Mysteries in the second half of our conversation. Again, he draws on past experience to explain how some of the interface elements we all know came about, and why they aren’t always as intuitive as we would like. Be sure to watch past the end credits for some bonus material that might just give you a new perspective on interfaces and how to learn them.This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen and PDFpenPro, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad, as well as the new TextExpander for Windows. Great software to help you get more done. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, 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: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss  - Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss Donate to MacVoices via Paypal or become a MacVoices Patron. Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond.

27mins

20 Apr 2020

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MacVoices #20118: Michael E. Cohen Explores Apple Interface Mysteries (Part 1)

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The latest offering from Take Control Books is a bit unusual for them. Michael E. Cohen explains why he has wanted to write Apple Interface Mysteries for a long time, and why now was the right time. Rather than digging into perform different functions in macOS and iOS, Michael explores the “why” behind the way they work, and how they evolved into what we know as the modern version of this operating systems. Part history, part technical explanation, this is a fun discussion and book for any Apple enthusiast. This edition of MacVoices is supported by LinkedIn Jobs. Find the right person for your business today with LinkedIn Jobs. Visit LinkedIn.com/MacVoices to pay what you want and get the first $50 off. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, 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: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss  - Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss Donate to MacVoices via Paypal or become a MacVoices Patron. Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond.

34mins

18 Apr 2020

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MacVoices #20118: Michael E. Cohen Explores Apple Interface Mysteries (Part 1)

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The latest offering from Take Control Books is a bit unusual for them. Michael E. Cohen explains why he has wanted to write Apple Interface Mysteries for a long time, and why now was the right time. Rather than digging into perform different functions in macOS and iOS, Michael explores the “why” behind the way they work, and how they evolved into what we know as the modern version of this operating systems. Part history, part technical explanation, this is a fun discussion and book for any Apple enthusiast. This edition of MacVoices is supported by LinkedIn Jobs. Find the right person for your business today with LinkedIn Jobs. Visit LinkedIn.com/MacVoices to pay what you want and get the first $50 off. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, 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: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss  - Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss Donate to MacVoices via Paypal or become a MacVoices Patron. Guests: Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He's the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond.

34mins

18 Apr 2020

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