The Apple Context Machine is Mac, iPhone, and iPod news and analysis that puts the facts in perspective, brought to you with a sense of humor. Hosts Jeff Gamet and Bryan Chaffin put the Apple world into context.
Google Now is a compelling example of how our smartphones can take an active role today in organizing our lives, but Apple's Siri shows the potential to be a big player, too. In this episode of The Apple Context Machine, Jeff and Bryan take a look at both, talk about who has the clear lead today, and what the future holds for our pocket-sized personal assistants.
Microsoft is investing over $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook ebook reader business, Apple’s iPad snagged nearly 70 percent of the tablet market, and Amazon wants you to watch its TV shows. Jeff and Bryan are back with their thoughts on all those topics — plus a few random ideas thrown in for good measure — on yet another Apple Context Machine.
Jeff and Bryan are back with a new Apple Context Machine where they talk about Apple’s record breaking second quarter earnings report, Tim Cook’s take on combination refrigerator toasters, and the just announced — and already sold out — Worldwide Developers Conference.
In the special Halloween edition of the Apple Context Machine Jeff and Bryan jump into an alternate timeline where Apple never existed to take a look at what our lives might be like without the computing revolution that Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak started over 30 years ago.
Amazon looks ready to get into the tablet game, Verizon risks Apple’s wrath by throwing Samsung a little legal love — and speaking of love, it seems Android users don’t have much for their phones. As always, Jeff and Bryan have their own thoughts on what it all means.
The mobile marketspace shifted dramatically around Apple this week with two surprise announcements: Google bought Morotola Mobility, and HP is killing the TouchPad and throwing the future of webOS into doubt. That’s plenty to keep Bryan and Jeff busy for this week’s podcast.
IDC is projecting that Windows Phone 7 is going to become bigger than iPhone by 2015, but Jeff and Bryan don’t think so. They also have some fun at Dell’s expense with some comments from the company about the iPad failing in the enterprise space.
Apple released the iPad 2 just a few days ago, so this week we’re going to talk about the new tablet, launch day lines, and more. Motorola is hoping to Xoom up and take some tablet market share from Apple, so we just have to talk about that, too.
Apple’s new MacBook Pros are out, the company seems to be opening up to security experts, it’s annual shareholder meeting time again, and we’re just days away from the second generation iPad introduction.