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 2015-03-31: Tidal’s Entry into the Streaming Music Game 1:35 PM, Mar. 31st, 2015

There's a new streaming music service in town, and this time it's run by artists. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share…

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  1. Mar. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-17: Apple on your TV and in Space

    Word on the street says Apple is working on its own streaming TV network, and wants its own satellite, too. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer up their take on Apple as a television content provider and what that could mean for cable TV subscribers looking to cut their cord. They also have some thoughts on how Apple could use its own satellite.

  2. Mar. 16th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-16: Adding Up Cable TV Cord Cutting Costs, Blackberry’s Secutablet

    Just because you have an Apple TV and cancel your cable TV subscription doesn't necessarily mean you'll save money. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at the costs you face when buying access to your favorite shows online, plus they have some thoughts on Blackberry's planned move back into the tablet computer market. All that, and John is trying out a new podcasting mic and wants your feedback.

  3. Mar. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-13: Why Apple Watch and Apple Car are both Good Moves

    Apple is carving out a place for itself in the fashion industry with its new Apple Watch, but not everyone seems happy about that. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at why some people think Apple Watch is a bad move for Apple, the perception of Apple fans, and why they thing smartwatches are a natural extension of the company's product lines. They also have some thoughts on why an Apple car makes sense for users and the automotive industry.

  4. Mar. 12th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-12: Intel gets some iPhone Action, Apple’s iTunes Store Downtime

    Intel is getting in on the iPhone action at Qualcomm's expense. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple's LTE modem chip plans with Intel and how that impacts Qualcomm, plus they take a look at yesterday's iTunes Store and App Store outage and how much money consumers didn't get to spend. Dave also offers up a fantastic explanation about how DNS works and why it's a big deal when it doesn't.

  5. Mar. 11th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-11: Apple’s Port-free MacBook and John gets to Gloat

    Apple brought back the MacBook line on Monday, and did away with every connection port we're familiar with. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts on Apple's new laptop, who it's good for, whether or not they'll buy one, the future of Thunderbolt, and more. All that, and John gets to gloat over the fact that the new MacBook is available in gold.

  6. Mar. 10th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-10: Apple Watch Reactions from TMO’s Watch Pros

    Is Apple Watch a smart buy? Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple Watch pricing, whether or not it makes sense to buy into Apple's smartwatch platform, what could happen when new models come in the future, and more.

  7. Mar. 9th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-09: Apple’s Spring Forward Media Event Wrap Up

    Apple's "Spring forward" media event was loaded with announcements including more details about Apple Watch and the brand new super-thin MacBook. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer up their first impressions on Apple's announcements, share which Apple Watch model their most interested in, and let John gloat over the fact that he predicted Apple would release a gold colored laptop.

  8. Mar. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-06: Mac GateKeeper Security Flaw, Apple’s Same-sex Marriage Support

    Sometimes the Internet is a dangerous place, and Apple's Gatekeeper may not be doing as much to protect your Mac as you think. Bryan Chaffin and John F. Braun join Jeff Gamet to look at a security weekness in Gatekeeper that could let hackers sidestep some installer safety precautions and what you can do to protect yourself. They also offer up their take on Apple and other big companies urging the Supreme Court to shut down state laws banning same-sex marriage.

  9. Mar. 5th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-05: iPad Pro Design Rumors, HBO Now for Apple TV

    Word on the street is that Apple may include USB ports on the rumored 12-inch iPad. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to debate whether or not that makes sense, and why Apple would considering changing up its iPad design. They also look at HBO's plan to offer its content through a subscription outside of cable and satellite TV packages.

  10. Mar. 4th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-04: Apple’s Pro-worker Stance in Silicon Valley

    Apple is making a positive move with contract workers in Silicon Valley by hiring its own security staff. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's decision to bring its contract security staff in house and how that fits in with the Silicon Valley economy. They also have some thoughts on Nissan-Renault's praise for Apple's plans for electric cars.