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 2016-05-31: EU Social Network Censorship, VocalIQ and Siri 1:38 PM, May. 31st, 2016

The big social networks have agreed to work with the European Union to censor hate speech. Adam Christianson from the Maccast Bryan Chaffin join Jeff…

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  1. May. 16th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-16: Apple Car and Didi, iPhone Upgrade Burnout

    Apple's car plans may not be exactly what we're expecting. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about shared cars and Didi, plus they debate whether or not iPhone users are tired of annual upgrades.

  2. May. 13th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-13: The App Store’s 1 Percent Developers

    Most all of the App Store revenue is going to the top 1 percent of developers. John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at how the numbers break down and discuss whether or not there's a problem, or if this is just the market's natural progression.

  3. May. 12th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-12: Apple and the End of Music Download Sales

    Insiders say iTunes music sales are coming to an end, but Apple says that's not so. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their take on the future of iTunes music purchases and whether or not we really will see an end to music download sales.

  4. May. 11th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-11: Declining iPhone Parts Orders, Goodbye Disney Infinity

    Parts suppliers say they're seeing fewer orders, so does that mean the iPhone is doomed? Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to offer their take on iPhone sales and parts orders, plus they look at Disney's decision to scrap its Infinity game platform.

  5. May. 10th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-10: Apple’s Big Car Challenges, Smart Device Security

    Apple may have an uphill battle coming over meeting production for its electric car project. John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at how the Apple Car may fare against Tesla and other car makers who have a head start in the business. They also offer their take on whether or not we need to be concerned about smart home device security.

  6. May. 9th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-09: Apple’s Neglected Products

    Apple has a long history of releasing, then neglecting, services and products, and Apple Music's Connect is the latest to join that list. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Connect, HomeKit, and other other products Apple doesn't seem to be paying attention to. Bonus: Bryan goes Apple-plectic in his rant.

  7. May. 6th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-06: Apple’s Online Retail Experience, Listener Comments

    Apple's online retail VP left the company for another job, and that got Jeff Gamet and Bryan Chaffin talking about how they feel about the company's integrated website and store experience. Bryan also helps our listeners reality check Jeff on HomeKit and the possibility of Apple making networked smoke detectors.

  8. May. 5th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-05: Dave’s iPhone SE Surprise, LAPD iPhone Hack

    The iPhone SE may be small, but it packs a lot of power in its tiny case. John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to discuss why the small screen iPhone still fits into Apple's lineup, and Dave explains why he likes it more than his iPhone 6s Plus. They also look at why the LAPD iPhone hack isn't as big a deal as some make it out to be.

  9. May. 4th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-04: The Big HomeKit and Apple Smoke Detector Rant

    Apple may have plans to make its own networked smoke detector of sorts for our homes. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about their HomeKit headaches and whether or not they'd buy a smoke detector from Apple.

  10. May. 3rd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-03: Privacy Criminals, Cheap iTunes Gift Cards

    The Department of Justice will soon be able to target computers using a VPN or TOR Web browsers with search warrants. Bryan Chaffin joins Jeff Gamet to discuss the implications of the changes, and has a tip on how to save money on iTunes gift cards.