Daily Observations Podcast
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TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-31: New Apple TV Rumors, Google Defies France 1:49 PM, Jul. 31st, 2015

Reports that there's a new Apple TV coming are back, and they say we'll see the new hardware in September. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton…

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Jul. 15th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-15: iPod touch gets a Big Update

    Apple hasn't forgotten about the iPod line and showed that today by updating the iPod touch. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus and The Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to see how the sixth generation iPod touch fits into Apple's media player lineup, plus they have some thoughts on the sort of updated iPod nano and iPod shuffle not supporting Apple Music.

  4. Jul. 14th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-14: Here Comes the iPad Pro

    The 12.9-inch iPad Pro isn't a rumor and will be on store shelves this fall, or so say Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro. Bryan and John join Jeff Gamet to explain why they're sure the iPad Pro is coming soon, how it will impact Apple's business, and why DigiTimes has become a source we should be watching.

  5. Jul. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-13: Comcast’s Stream, Apple Watch’s Unsung Feature

    Comcast wants to get its foot in the streaming TV market, but looks like it's going only half way. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to talk about Comcast's new Stream service, and share his thoughts on the killer Apple Watch feature people are missing.

  6. Jul. 10th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-10: Listeners Respond to Apple Watch Sales Reports

    Our listeners had plenty to say about reports that Apple Watch sales are declining, so Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro are back joining Jeff Gamet to offer up their responses to your comments. They also share their reactions to Apple's latest iPhone 6 commercials.

  7. Jul. 9th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-09: What’s Up with Declining Apple Watch Sales?

    Apple Watch sales seem to be on the decline, and there are a few theories behind that drop. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to debate their views on why people aren't buying now like they did when Apple Watch was first introduced.

  8. Jul. 8th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-08: Fixing Siri’s Beatles Problem, Apple Music DRM Compatibility

    Earlier this week Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus couldn't get Siri to play anything from The Beatles on his iPhone, but now we have a fix. Bob, along with Kelly Guimont, join Jeff Gamet to share the fix that got Siri back on track, plus they explain which devices support Apple Music's copy protection on downloaded songs.

  9. Jul. 7th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-07: Apple’s Product Packaging Rules, iOS 8.4 Home Sharing

    Product packaging in Apple's stores is about to undergo a big redesign. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's plans to homogenize third-party packaging and explain why he thinks it's a bad idea. They also talk about Home Sharing and iOS 8.4, Eddy Cue's Twitter presence, and media outlets jumping to conclusions.

  10. Jul. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-06: Dr. Mac’s Apple Music and Siri Problems

    Apple Music is pretty cool overall, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about an issue that's keeping Siri from finding some of Bob's music, share some Apple Music tips, and let John explain why he hasn't signed up for the free trial yet.