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Chuck La Tournous Joins Your Mac Life for Steve Jobs Tribute

1:55 PM, Oct. 11th, 2011 · Chuck La Tournous · TMO Appearances

Following the passing of Steve Jobs last week, Your Mac Life host Shawn King gathered up his friends and colleagues in the tech community to share their thoughts and stories about Apple’s co-founder. The Mac Observer columnist Chuck La Tournous was among the people Shawn spoke with for the special “Tell Me a Steve Jobs Story” show.

Ruminations on Apple’s Second ‘Post-Jobs’ Era

5:53 PM, Aug. 25th, 2011 · Chuck La Tournous · Analysis

“Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life or come with me and change the world?” Thirty-some years after he asked the question it’s clear Steve Jobs didn’t just change it once, but several times: computing, music, movies, mobile phones and now the tablet are all vastly different because of one adopted kid from the orchards of Silicon Valley. Now that Jobs is stepping down from his role as CEO of Apple, Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous posits that Apple’s success in a “post-Jobs” era all comes down to one question: Is Steve Jobs Apple or has Apple suceeded in becoming Steve Jobs?

AmpliTube iRig Puts a Recording Studio in Your Pocket

2:30 PM, Jun. 27th, 2011 · Chuck La Tournous · Quick Look Review

Is that a recording studio in your pocket or are you just happy that IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube iRig means no more lugging the amp up from the basement? Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous finds the iRig and its companion app makes playing so convenient, it just may be time to get the old band back together.

Mac Defender: Mostly Harmless

12:15 PM, May. 26th, 2011 · Chuck La Tournous · TMO Quick Tip

On the heels of  “Towel Day,” it seemed fitting to title an article on Mac malware after one of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy books. Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous takes a brief look at the recent outbreak of Mac malware and concludes that it’s still the user connected to the keyboard that poses the greatest vulnerability to the Mac.