Apple Context Machine Podcast
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.

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ACM 250: Apple’s iPhone Pricing, Samsung’s Fudging, Amazon’s Ambition 10:02 PM, Apr. 16th, 2014

Apple is rumored to want $100 more for a larger screen iPhone 6 than iPhones past. Bryan and Jeff say, "Well, duh!" They also take…

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  1. Sep. 26th, 2011 ACM 190: For the Love of Tablets & Smartphones

    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.

  2. Aug. 19th, 2011 ACM 189: The Mobile Market’s Crazy Roller Coaster Ride

    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.

  3. Mar. 30th, 2011 ACM188: IDC iPhone Projections & Fun With Dell

    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.

  4. Mar. 16th, 2011 ACM 187: iPad 2 & Xoom, Too

    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.

  5. Feb. 28th, 2011 ACM 186: MacBook Pros, Shareholders, and new iPads

    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.

  6. Jan. 31st, 2011 ACM 185: Macworld Expo 2011 Wrap Up - Products & People

    With Macworld Expo 2011 only days behind us, Jeff and Bryan take a look at some of the products they enjoyed seeing, and dive into their impressions on the show, vendors, and sessions.

  7. Dec. 26th, 2010 ACM 184: Jeff & Bryan’s Christmas Wish List for Apple

    In this special episode of The Apple Context Machine, Jeff and Bryan present Santa Claus with their Wish List for the holidays this year, including opening up the App Store (just a little), Light Peak for Macs, and a wish that Apple buy Dropbox.

  8. Dec. 14th, 2010 ACM 183: Microsoft & Mobile Gaming, Ping, Holiday Gifts

    Microsoft doesn’t want to lose the mobile gaming market without a fight, Ping gets a Context Machine checkup, and Jeff and Bryan have a few holiday gift ideas, too.

  9. Nov. 30th, 2010 ACM 182: iPads, Whole Widgets, & Loyal iPhone Owners

    In this episode of The Apple Context Machine podcast, Jeff and Bryan talk about the success of the iPad, analyst recognition of the Whole Widget business model, and a study that found that iPhone users were far more loyal to iOS than other smartphone users are about their own OS.

  10. Oct. 31st, 2010 ACM 181: The Five Spookiest Moments in Apple History

    In the special Halloween edition of the Apple Context Machine Jeff and Bryan count down the top five spookiest moments in Apple’s history.