MacJury #1213: The First Weekend With The iPhone 5
After spending a couple days with the bright, shiny new iPhone 5, members of The MacJury convened to share and compare experiences with each other and you. Discussing the new size and form factor, the new Lightning connector, the new EarPod headphones, the speed of the processor and how it affects real-world use, battery life, the new camera and panorama capability, and a whole lot more are the panel of Adam Engst, Katie Floyd, Mark Fuccio, Chuck La Tournous and host Chuck Joiner.
Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices, MacVoicesTV, MacNotables and The MacJury, a group of shows and web sites that make up The MacVoices Group, and is part ofMacLevelTen . You can catch up with what he’s doing by following him on Twitter, friending him on Facebook, or circling him on Google+.
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Adam C. Engst is the publisher of TidBITS and Take Control Books. He has written numerous books, including the best-selling Internet Starter Kit series, and many magazine articles – thanks to Contributing Editor positions at MacUser, MacWEEK, and now Macworld. His innovations include the creation of the first advertising program to support an Internet publication in 1992, the first flat-rate accounts for graphical Internet access in 1993, and the Take Control electronic book series. His awards include the MDJ Power 25 ranking as the most influential person in the Macintosh industry outside of Apple every year since 2000, inclusion on the MacTech 25 list of influential people in the Macintosh technical community, and being named one of MacDirectory’s top ten visionaries. And yes, he has been turned into an action figure. Want more? Follow Adam on Twitter for 140-character musings on a variety of topics.
Katie Floyd is a litigation attorney and the co-creator and host of the acclaimed Mac Power Users Podcast distributed through the 5by5 Network. Mac Power Users teaches listeners how to get the most from their Apple technology with focused topics and workflow guests. The show was ranked the number two technology podcast in iTunes and routinely featured featured by Apple. Katie is a regular speaker at Macworld Expo, a member of the influential Mac Roundtable Podcast featuring a panel of Mac luminaries and frequent speaker and consultant on all things Apple and technology related. Katie serves as the President of her local Macintosh Users Group.
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 his web site or through Twitter.
Chuck La Tournous (follow him on Twitter) is a writer, marketer, musician, speaker, podcaster, pundit, art director, web developer and all-around geek. Chuck is a Contributing Editor for The Mac Observer, speaks about technology and marketing issues at places like Macworld Conference and Expo and appears on podcasts like The MacJury and Your Mac Life. Once a year or so, he dusts off his bass guitar to play with the Macworld All-Star Band.