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 2015-04-20: Apple Watch Inventory Theories, Playing the Innovation Game 1:14 PM, Apr. 20th, 2015

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…

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Apr. 10th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-10: Apple Watch Pre-order Wrap Up

    Apple Watch pre-orders kicked off at 12:01AM pacific time this morning, and the TMO crew was up to see how it played out. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about the pre-order process and how it played out for them, plus they debate whether or not Apple should've started try-on appointments a week ahead of pre-order sales.

  8. Apr. 9th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-09: Apple Watch Sales Online Only, Spock’s Vulcan Salute Emoji

    Good luck buying an Apple Watch in stores because Apple says that isn't going to happen. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer their take on Apple's decision to limit Apple Watch sales to their online store, plus Kelly tells you how to get Spock's Vulcan salute emoji on your iPhone and Mac.

  9. Apr. 8th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-08: Apple Watch Reviews, iTunes Sync Alternatives

    We're only a couple days away from Apple Watch pre-orders, and the early reviews are coming in. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the first Apple Watch reviews, plus Kelly has some great alternatives to iTunes for syncing your iPhone or iPad with your Mac.

  10. Apr. 7th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-07: Better Buy Your Apple Watch Online

    Apple is changing up how it deals with demand for the Apple Watch launch, and it may not make all of the company's customers happy. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's plan to push in-store customers to buy Apple Watch online, plus Jeff and John explain their very different views on how the expect Apple Watch will fit into their lives.