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-This week we welcome back Adam Engst of TidBITS Content Network.
-The supply chain issues are hitting many areas hard.
-Finding people to hire is no easy task of late. Adam gives us his thoughts based on recent research.
-Quality of life is affecting people’s decisions to go back to work.
-Sam is seeing customers that would rather pick up in store, even if the specifications are not exactly what they want, rather than wait for the supply chain delays.
-Joe & Jerry were comparing new models but didn’t quite pull the trigger.
-Not just increased processing power and unified memory, but faster SSDs.
-The 1080p HD FaceTime camera is still weak but better than the 720p camera in previous models.
-Adam talks about ergonomics like desktop height and keyboard/trackpads.
-He recommends a roller mouse from Contour Designs: https://www.contourdesign.com
-Does virtualization change anything for people on Apple Silicon?
-Gamers are still staying away from the Mac platform.
-Monterey appears to be an easier upgrade process in comparison to the issues that have plagued Big Sur.
-Upgrading from Mojave is still troublesome: https://mrmacintosh.com/macos-upgrade-to-big-sur-failed-stuck-progress-bar-fix-prevention/
-Get your Apple gifts on the early side as supply chain issues could affect timing.
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