Daily Observations Podcast
Join Jeff Gamet each weekday as he assembles a panel of TMO staffers and contributors to talk through the stories and news of the day. Quick, informative, and entertaining. Make Daily Observations a part of your day!

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TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-24: Getting Inside Apple Watch 1:22 PM, Apr. 24th, 2015

It's Apple Watch delivery day, which means we finally get to see what's inside Apple's brand new smartwatch. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff…

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  1. Apr. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-24: Getting Inside Apple Watch

    It's Apple Watch delivery day, which means we finally get to see what's inside Apple's brand new smartwatch. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet talk about how Apple designed the insides of the Apple Watch, and debunk the idea that Apple designed an internal-upgradable device. They also explain how to navigate the Apple Watch interface, and Bryan gives us a great musical interlude.

  2. Apr. 23rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-23: Apple Watch Order Status, Google’s MVNO Plan

    The first wave of Apple Watch shipments are set to arrive at customer's doors tomorrow, and there will be very limited availability is a small handful of stores after all. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet talk about the current status of Apple Watch shipments, tell you where to buy an Apple Watch in stores, and look at Google's just announced plans to offer its own cell phone and wireless data service.

  3. Apr. 22nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-22: Apple, James Bond, and Cool Watches

    There's a cool factor that goes along with the watches James Bond wears, and John Martellaro explored how that fits in with the Apple Watch. Along with Kelly Guimont, John joins Jeff Gamet to look at the tech that makes the watches we like so cool, plus they share some apps they want on their own Apple Watch.

  4. Apr. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-21: The Real Scoop on Twitter’s DM Changes

    Twitter put the social networking world in a tizzy yesterday when it said that Direct Messaging was opening up to people who aren't following each other. Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to help explain what's really happening, and why you aren't going to get overloaded with spam messages. Kelly also shows why OS X's Network Locations feature is so handy.

  5. Apr. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-20: Apple Watch Inventory Theories, Playing the Innovation Game

    With Apple Watch deliveries stretching out into June, theories as to why inventory is so tight are popping up. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple Watch production issues and the idea that Apple is using a build-to-order system for initial production.

  6. Apr. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-17: Don’t Hold Your Breath for In-store Apple Watch Sales

    Apple seems to be teaching consumers patience, at least as far as the Apple Watch is concerned. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about the news that in-store sales for Apple Watches may not happen until June, plus they look at how Apple has become more open with journalists and bloggers since Tim Cook became CEO.

  7. Apr. 16th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-16: Apple Stores as Showrooms and Changing Retail Strategies

    Apple's latest products, Apple Watch and the new MacBook, aren't available in the company's retail stores, which has Kelly Guimont wondering if this is the beginning of big changes. Kelly and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's online-only sales tactic, and offer up their thoughts on why the company is using its stores as a show room instead of a sale point for its latest products.

  8. Apr. 15th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-15: Apple’s Move into Super Computing, Singing Siri

    Apple's partnership with IBM's Watson Health Cloud opens the door to new super computing possibilities. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about why Apple getting cozy with IBM's super computing efforts is a smart move, plus the look at how someone turned Siri into a musical artist.

  9. Apr. 14th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-14: Watson Health Cloud, Hoping for Apple Watch Failure

    IBM and Apple are teaming up to change how doctors and researchers deal with medical and health data. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at IBM's Watson Health Cloud and how it will impact medical research, plus they look at just what it takes to convince yourself the Apple Watch is a failure no matter how successful it may be.

  10. Apr. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-13: Apple Watch Try-ons, MacBook First Impressions

    We visited our local Apple Stores over the weekend to get the full Apple Watch try-on experience. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share how their try-ons went, offer their thoughts on the Apple Watch after finally getting to try one on, and say whether or not they made the right decision when they placed their pre-orders. John also shares his first impressions on the new super-thin MacBook.