Daily Observations Podcast
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TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-04: The Big HomeKit and Apple Smoke Detector Rant 2:47 PM, May. 4th, 2016

Apple may have plans to make its own networked smoke detector of sorts for our homes. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to…

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  1. May. 4th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-04: The Big HomeKit and Apple Smoke Detector Rant

    Apple may have plans to make its own networked smoke detector of sorts for our homes. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about their HomeKit headaches and whether or not they'd buy a smoke detector from Apple.

  2. May. 3rd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-03: Privacy Criminals, Cheap iTunes Gift Cards

    The Department of Justice will soon be able to target computers using a VPN or TOR Web browsers with search warrants. Bryan Chaffin joins Jeff Gamet to discuss the implications of the changes, and has a tip on how to save money on iTunes gift cards.

  3. May. 2nd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-02: Apple’s Next Big Thing, Icahn’s $AAPL Selloff

    An electric car isn't the only new thing Apple is working on. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explore what Apple may be developing next, and Bryan helps sort out why Carl Icahn sold his bucket loads of Apple stock.

  4. Apr. 29th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-29: Kicking Off a New Apple Conference

    Starting a new conference can be intimidating, but it can be exciting, too. Indie DevStock's Tammy Coron joins Jeff Gamet to talk about jumping into the conference organizer world, the excitement and camaraderie she's seeing, and her experience in the conference and developer world.

  5. Apr. 28th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-28: The Developer Side of Apple Conferences

    With Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference coming in June, today we look at how other developer-related events fit in. John Wilker from 360|iDev joins Jeff Gamet to talk about dev-focused conferences, meeting developer needs outside of WWDC, the openness between event organizers, and more.

  6. Apr. 27th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-27: Apple’s Conference Community

    Apple conferences are about more than traveling to a different city to learn something new. Today Mike Potter from Mac Stock and Barry Fulk from the Midwest Mac BBQ join Jeff Gamet to talk about the community experience we get from conferences and why that makes smaller events more appealing to some attendees.

  7. Apr. 26th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-26: The Evolution of Apple Conferences

    The conference and tradeshow market is evolving, and we're seeing changes in the offerings for Apple-related content. Today Neil Ticktin from MacTech joins Jeff Gamet to talk about where we've come from and where we're headed with Apple conferences, what's working, and why some events fail.

  8. Apr. 25th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-25: Behind the Scenes Starting an Apple Conference

    The conference world is changing and the number of mega-events is declining. Today Justin Esgar from ACES Conference joins Jeff Gamet to talk about starting up a new event for Apple professionals, the stresses involved, and why he almost didn't bring the event back for a second year.

  9. Apr. 22nd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-22: Apple’s iTunes Trouble in China, a Year with Apple Watch

    China shut down Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks stores after six months. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's relationship with China and what may have led to the government's decision to block the content. They also offer up their experiences with Apple Watch ahead of this Sunday's one year anniversary.

  10. Apr. 21st, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-21: Apple’s Electric Car Balancing Act

    With Apple reportedly getting into the electric car market, the company could grow even larger than it is now. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on what impact the Apple Car could have on other products, including the Mac and iPhone, and they debate whether or not the company's executive team is big enough to handle that growth.