This week the gang is all here and we are ready to talk books. We compare the different services for buying and renting e-books and audio books. We also discuss loans vs recommendations. Then we move on to talk about goodreads to get reviews and recommendations from other people.
Having survived Black Friday, the gang regales each other with their hard-fought online purchases and price victories. Then Elisa tells us her tale of woe and —ultimately success— of purchasing her father’s new iMac and her own new MacBook Pro 16-inch. What an adventure!
We start out with Mike’s impressions of Apple TV and The Morning Show followed by a discussion of Apple’s services and some possible predictions for the future. From there we talk about some of our apps we use.
After a discussion about the weather (of course) we compare notes about online banking and e-bills. From there we move on to Mike and Melissa expound on their adventure to cut the cord. Next Mike tells about his new iPhone 11 Max Pro and his ordeal of upgrading his one Mac Mini to Catalina.
It’s just Mike and Melissa this time around. First Mike complains about his sudden snow storm that he had. Next Melissa discusses her AT&T iPhone buying experience and Mike gives his first impressions of the new iPhone 11 Pro Max that he got. Melissa gives her experiences with Apple Arcade, then Mike tells of his ordeal of upgrading 2 of his Mac Minis to Catalina. He’s at a 50% success rate. Finally Mike gives a short plug for Megan Phelps Roper’s new book “Unfollow”.
In this episode we start out talking about the newest hardware from Amazon. From some Alex wearables to new or improved Echo hardware there was lots to talk about. From there we moved on to discussing IOS 13/iPadOS. We listed some of the pluses and minuses of the new release along with a little on podcast testing.