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 2016-02-12: 5G Wireless Speed Tests, Apple’s Growing Patent Infringement Mess 1:35 PM, Feb. 12th, 2016

AT&T is conducting preliminary 5G wireless data tests even though the new standard is a couple years out. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff…

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  1. Jan. 29th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-28: Goodbye CableCards, Apple Pay at ATMs

    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

  2. Jan. 28th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-28: Goodbye Java, FCC’s Plan to Open Cable Set Top Boxes

    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.

  3. Jan. 27th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-27: AAPL Q1 2016 Earnings, iPhone 7 Plus Dual Cameras

    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.

  4. Jan. 26th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-26: No, Apple’s Car Project isn’t Doomed

    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.

  5. Jan. 25th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-25: Apple Loses its Car Boss, Apple Watch 2 Wish List

    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.

  6. Jan. 22nd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-22: Apple’s 2016 Roadmap and Virtual Reality

    John Martellaro has some new ideas on what may be in store from Apple this year. John, along with Dave Hamilton, join Jeff Gamet to talk about John's ideas, plus they look at Apple's recent VR hire and what that may mean for future products.

  7. Jan. 21st, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-21: Apple’s Slow Security Updates, Quantum Dot Displays

    Apple patched a security flaw in iOS 9.2.1 that it first knew about over two years ago, so does that mean Apple is dropping the ball? Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss Apple's updates and how security fits in, plus John dives into the future of display technology.

  8. Jan. 20th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-20: Apple Television and ESPN, Listener Comments

    Apple is working on a deal with ESPN for its rumored streaming television service. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at why including sports is critical for Apple's plans, plus they follow up on listener comments on dealing with passwords after we've passed away.

  9. Jan. 19th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-19: Donald Trump’s Plans for Apple, Email Phishing Scams

    Donald Trump wants to force Apple to make its products in the United States if he's elected president. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to sort out his plan and whether or not it makes sense, plus they look at a fairly sophisticated email phishing scam that landed in Bryan's email.

  10. Jan. 18th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-18: Swift and the Apple Car, Deceased Family Member’s Passwords

    Apple's Swift coding language is most likely making it easier for the company to develop the software that controls its rumored car. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at why that is, and to discuss why John's idea that Apple had its car in mind when developing Swift may be a little off base. They also offer up their thoughts on the troubles one woman has had in getting her deceased husband's Apple ID password.