Daily Observations Podcast
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TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-29: Fitness Tracker Accuracy, Logitech’s new Mouse 12:58 PM, Jul. 29th, 2015

Nike's FuelBand lawsuit settlement serves as a reminder that fitness trackers aren't necessarily accurate. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their…

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  1. Jul. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-29: Fitness Tracker Accuracy, Logitech’s new Mouse

    Nike's FuelBand lawsuit settlement serves as a reminder that fitness trackers aren't necessarily accurate. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on fitness tracker data, what works for them, and why you shouldn't give up on using yours. John also fills us in on why he likes Logitech's MX Anywhere 2 mouse.

  2. Jul. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-28: Google+ gets Smaller, Apple gets Bigger

    Google learned the hard way that you need more than a big company to make a successful social network. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet look at Google's downscaling of Google+, and John explains why we need to stop treating Apple like a small company.

  3. Jul. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-27: Apple’s Brilliant Marketing Message, Apple Watch in Best Buy

    Apple has a special gift for using plain words pull at our emotions and deliver product messages. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet share their perspective on Apple's latest iPhone marketing campaign, plus they share their thoughts on Apple Watch coming to Best Buy's stores.

  4. Jul. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-24: Nest Leaves the Apple Store

    Nest's smart thermostats aren't available in Apple's retail and online stores any more, but that doesn't necessarily mean there's been a falling out between the two companies. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet with their thoughts on Nest and the word that new products are coming soon. They also respond to listener's comments on Apple Music and App Store pricing.

  5. Jul. 23rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-23: Apple Music and FTC Antitrust Probes

    Apple Music it taking some heat from Senator Al Franken and The Loop's Jim Dalrymple. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer their take on Senator Franken's call for an FTC probe into what he thinks may be an unfair pricing advantage, and they also look at the problems that are pushing some people away from Apple Music.

  6. Jul. 22nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-22: AAPL Q3 Earnings, Jeff gets Excited About Home Automation

    Apple reported its third fiscal quarter earnings yesterday and the numbers were big. Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their reactions to Apple's revenue and earnings, iPhone and Mac sales figures, and the lack of numbers for Apple Watch sales. Jeff also shares how he now controls his simple window air conditioner over the Internet.

  7. Jul. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-21: Lots of Love for Apple Watch

    Despite the complaints about Apple Watch, it looks like most people really like theirs. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer their perspective on why people love their Apple Watch even if they aren't completely satisfied with every feature. They also look at Apple's latest hire from the automotive industry and what that means for the secret Apple Car project.

  8. Jul. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-20: AshleyMadison Data Breach, Jeb Bush’s Tech Ad

    Data theft took an awkward turn when hackers made off with the complete customer database from the dating site AshleyMadison. Bryan Chaffin and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the data theft and potential repercussions, plus they look at Jeb Bush's commercial that feels like it's catering to Apple product users.

  9. Jul. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-17: New Apple Watch Ads, Apple IIgs gets an Update

    Apple has some new ads showing off Apple Watch, so Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the latest editions to the company's smartwatch marketing campaign. They also get a little nostalgic over the first update for the Apple IIgs operating system in 22 years.

  10. Jul. 16th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-16: Listener’s iPod nanos, iPhone Battery Life Tips

    Yesterday I asked listeners how they use their iPod nanos, and got some great responses. Today John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to see what you had to say, plus they have some tips for getting the most out of your iPhone's battery.