MacVoicesTV #12128: Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus Talks About Tablet Choices, the iPad mini, and Teaching Tech

Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus shares some unique perspectives on the iPad mini and how it compares to other tablet options. There are more than a few overlooked aspects of choosing a tablet device, and many people overlook them in their quest to spend the least money. Bob outlines some of them, and why he believes the iPad mini is in it for the long haul. Bob also talks about why his experiences as a college professor make him a better tech author, looks forward to what he will be doing at Macworld | iWorld 2013, and why he’s looking forward to it more than the shows from “the old days.”

The audio-only version of this episode is available on MacNotables.

This edition of MacNotables is sponsored by Smile, the makers of the new PDFpen for iPad.

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Bob LeVitus, often referred to as “Dr. Mac,” has been considered one of the world’s leading authorities on the Macintosh and Mac OS for nearly twenty years. A prolific author, Bob has sold millions of books worldwide in a dozen languages. His recent titles include: iPad 2 For Dummies, Incredible iPad Apps For Dummies, iPhone 4S For Dummies, and Mac OS X Lion For Dummies. He’s been a tech columnist for the Houston Chronicle since 1996 and writes regularly for The Mac Observer web site. His hobbies include playing guitar with the infamous Macworld All-Star Band, engineering audio recordings (mostly of classic rock songs), and budget video-making. Bob also has a Macintosh computing consultancy that offers expert technical help, training, and pre-purchase advice to Mac users via phone, e-mail, and/or Internet-enabled remote control software. You can fine him on Twitter and Google+.

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