I appreciate MacSparky’s take here. This update, and the longer piece before it, are legit looks at the audience for the latest MacBook. Tech press tends to go overboard on wishing every product is for them, but he (along with a few others) seem to get it.
A new machine doesn’t mean it’s for everyone. Sorry, power users.
This machine would be perfect for someone like me. The only problem is I don’t have this kind of money to throw around for what would essentially be a secondary computer. Thus, I’m weighing the cost/benefit of something like this compared to one of the better Chromebooks.
I currently host my one launched podcast directly on Squarespace with FeedPress handling the syndication. Once I launch more, however, it’ll be done here. One price with multiple feeds is an awesome feature.
I’ve recommended FeedPress at Enjoy These, and I’ll continue to do so whenever I can. It’s incredibly simple to use with best-in-class features. The podcast hosting only adds to that.
Workflow is awesome. If it seems daunting to you, David Sparks offers up a Video Field Guide to learn. It’s worth a look, and only $9.99.
Workflow has over 200 available actions that you can mix and match to make your iPhone and iPad dance for you. Don’t you want to see that? This screencast is fully bookmarked, an hour long, and engineered to make you a Workflow master.
He’s also provided an 11-minute sample to check out before purchasing.
This has been shared by pretty much everyone by now, but IFTTT brought simplicity to its process by adding three “Do” apps today. This should help more basic users warm up to the service.
Two apps I use everyday were purchased this week. That could be good, but it’s oftentimes bad, news.
I assume I’ll have a future post with how these two acquisitions played out and whether or not I’m still using the apps.