Daily Observations Podcast
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TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-28: Apple’s in-store iPod, um, Shuffle 1:24 PM, Aug. 28th, 2015

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…

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Aug. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-20: Amazon Dumps Flash, More iPad Pro Evidence

    Amazon is the latest company to turn it's back on Adobe Flash. John Martellaro and Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to offer up their take on the pending demise of Flash, plus they look at new information that supports the release of the rumored iPad Pro later this year.

  8. Aug. 19th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-19: Google’s OnHub, AshleyMadison’s Data Breach

    Google has a new Wi-Fi router and smart home bridge called OnHub and it looks pretty cool, at least on paper. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to look at what OnHub brings to the table and how it compares to Apple's AirPort Extreme Base Station. They also offer up their thoughts on hackers dumping AshleyMadison.com's 32 million user database onto the Internet.

  9. Aug. 18th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-18: Apple Music Festival, OS X tpwn Security Flaw

    iTunes Festival is now Apple Music Festival, and it's only 10 days instead of a month long. Dave Hamilton and Bob LeVitus join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the changes and talk about how Apple can improve iTunes. They also offer up some perspective on the new tpwn security flaw targeting OS X Yosemite.

  10. Aug. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-17: Apple Products Begging for an Update

    Apple has a few products that feel way overdue for a refresh. Today John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the Apple gear he sees as surprisingly beyond when they should've seen an update long ago, like Apple TV and the Cinema Display.