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MacVoices # 20209: MacVoices Live! with Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus (2)

Our MacVoices Live! conversation with the guest in question Bob “Dr. Mac ”LeVitus and panel members Dave Ginsburg, Brittany Smith, Frank Petrie, and Warren Sklar continues with more about Bob’s new book, GarageBand For Dummies, Second Edition. That part of the discussion includes comparisons of GarageBand and Logic Pro, which are each for, and learning curves. At the time, the panel simply could not stay away from the Apple / Epic Games battle, but this time we approached it with the copycat version of Apple̵

7;s “1984” commercial and director Ridley Scott’s comments about it. (Part 2 of 2)

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Bob LeVitus, often referred to as “Dr. Mac, ”has been considered one of the world’s leading Macintosh and Mac OS authorities for almost twenty years. A prolific author, Bob has sold millions of books worldwide in a dozen languages. His recent titles include: iPad 2 For Dummies, Amazing iPad Apps For Dummies, iPhone 4S For Dummies, and Mac OS X Lion For Dummies. He has been a technical columnist for the Houston Chronicle since 1996 and writes regularly for Mac Observer website. His hobbies include playing guitar with the infamous Macworld All-Star Band, constructing audio recordings (mostly of classic rock songs) and making budget videos. Bob also has one Macintosh computing offering technical expert assistance, training, and pre-purchase advice to Mac users by phone, email, and / or Internet-enabled remote control software. You can find him Twitter and watch his latest project WorkingSmarterForMacUsers.com.

David Ginsburg is president of Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional that supports 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.

Brittany Smith is a cognitive neurologist who offers a range of consulting services through his business, Currency and Conquer which includes ADD / ADHD coaching, technology coaching, productivity consulting and more. She is a self-proclaimed “well-rounded geek”, and has an MS degree in cognitive neuroscience. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator.

Frank Petrie is the author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his website, ympnow.com.

Warren Sklar helps host Mac for The Future Group on Facebook, and is a co-host of In touch with iOS with David Ginsburg.


Bonus content for GarageBand For Dummies, included House of the Rising Sun files

The director of Apple’s classic 1984 ad is not impressed with the Epic Games parody on the Cult of Mac


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