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TMO Daily Observations 2016-02-05: Streaming the Super Bowl, Time Machine’s Failure 1:16 PM, Feb. 5th, 2016
CBS is making it easy-and free-for anyone to watch the Super Bowl without needing a cable TV subscription or antenna. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro…
CBS is making it easy-and free-for anyone to watch the Super Bowl without needing a cable TV subscription or antenna. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about streaming the big game through the CBS Sports app for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, plus they dive into why John thinks Apple has failed with Time Machine.
Apple bought the security research company behind the Thunderstrike 2 Mac exploit. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's commitment to software and hardware security, and how putting the people who find exploits on its payroll plays into that. They also look at Foxconn's winning bid to buy Sharp.
Apple has a patent for no-touch proximity-based gesture sensing, which sounds pretty impressive, and it could find its way into our iPhones and Macs. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about how they'd like to see this technology used, plus they look at the state of security for the fitness trackers we're wearing every day.
Google is now valued higher than Apple in the stock market, but that doesn't mean Apple is doomed. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to sort out the math that shows Google's valuation above Apple's, plus they worth through the different types of Google stock, and dig into a little Wall Street logic, too.
Apple Maps may not always show the search results you're expecting, but that doesn't mean the company is pushing an agenda. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look into reports about Maps abortion-related search results, plus they offer up their thoughts on the secret virtual reality team tucked away in Apple's offices.
Today we follow up on the FCC's plan to open up set top cable and satellite TV boxes and give Bryan Chaffin a pat on the back for being right. Along with Bryan, Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to explain what the FCC's proposal really means, and they look at banks adding Apple Pay support to their ATMs
Oracle announced the demise of the Java Web browser plug-in, which means big changes are in store for sites relying on the platform to deliver content. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the demise of Java in Web browsers, and the FCC's proposal to unlock cable set top boxes.
Apple announced its 2016 first fiscal quarter earnings yesterday and it was another record breaker. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's revenue and earnings, along with iPhone sales numbers. They also have some thoughts on a report that the iPhone 7 Plus will include dual rear-facing cameras.
Apple put a freeze on hiring for its electric car team, so does that mean the project is doomed? Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explain why Project Titan isn't dead in the water, and even predict when we might see Apple's car unveiled.
There's a new job opening at Apple because Apple Car project lead is resigning. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the state of the Apple Car project, and to share their thoughts on what they'd like to see change for Apple Watch 2.