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 2015-09-03: Apple TV’s Missing Universal Search 1:49 PM, Sep. 3rd, 2015

Apple TV may be getting a universal search feature, and Dave Hamilton says that's exactly what it needs. Dave, along with Kelly Guimont, join Jeff…

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  1. Sep. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-03: Apple TV’s Missing Universal Search

    Apple TV may be getting a universal search feature, and Dave Hamilton says that's exactly what it needs. Dave, along with Kelly Guimont, join Jeff Gamet to discuss universal searches for shows and why it's so important for Apple TV. Kelly also explains why she wants to see Apple keep the iPod touch alive.

  2. Sep. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-02: Listeners Respond to El Capitan Debate

    Last week we debated Apple's decision to exclude Repair Permissions in OS X El Capitan, and this week we look at your responses. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to revisit their arguments, and to respond to your comments, too. Listen in to see what our listeners think about Apple's system changes.

  3. Sep. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-01: The Big Apple TV Studio Debate

    It looks like Apple may want to start offering its own original TV shows and movies on Apple TV. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple getting into original content, or more accurately, they lock horns with diametrically opposed views.

  4. Aug. 31st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-31: Apple’s Content Blockers

    Apple is including third-party content blockers in iOS 9, which equates to blocking ads. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to offer up his perspective on Apple's plans as the owner of TMO and the ad management company BackBeat Media. His take: This can be a good thing for sites and readers.

  5. Aug. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-28: Apple’s in-store iPod, um, Shuffle

    Apple moved iPods from its front-end store displays to the shelves along side AirPort Basestations, but that doesn't mean the iPod is doomed. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to look at the changes in Apple's iPod retail strategy and why we won't be seeing the end of the iPod touch, nano, or shuffle any time soon.

  6. Aug. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-27: Apple’s Sept 9 Media Event, Amazon’s Defunct Smartphone

    Apple officially announced it's September 9 media event by saying, "Hey Siri, give us a hint." John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the just announced media event and what they hope Apple announces, plus they offer up their take on the demise of Amazon's Fire Phone.

  7. Aug. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-26: Best Buy’s Apple Watch Sales, OS X El Capitan Permissions

    Apple Watch sales in Best Buy are going so well that the retailer is accelerating its rollout program to include all of its stores before October. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple Watch sales and the smartwatch market, plus they share their very different thoughts on the lack of a Repair Permissions option in OS X El Capitan.

  8. Aug. 25th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-25: Parallels Desktop 11 versus VMware Fusion 8

    Parallels Desktop 11 came out last week, and VMware Fusion 8 hit store shelves today. TekRevue's Jim Tanous and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to compare the two virtual machine environments, plus John has a tip on fixing the missing sunrise and sunset display on your Apple Watch.

  9. Aug. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-24: Google’s OnHub Disappointment, Swatch’s Smartwatch Plans

    Google's OnHub sounds great, but it may not be able to live up to expectations. John Martellaro and Jim Tanous from TekRevue join Jeff Gamet to discuss how Google may have unintentionally set up customers to be disappointed. They also offer up their thoughts on Swatch's smartwatch plans and on calling Apple Watch a toy.

  10. Aug. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-21: Apple’s Neglected Products, Swatch’s One More Thing

    Apple has been sleeping at the wheel, according to TMO's John Martellaro. John joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the products he thinks Apple has neglected, plus they offer up their thoughts on Swatch trademarking Apple's "one more thing" line.