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 2015-08-28: Apple’s in-store iPod, um, Shuffle 1:24 PM, Aug. 28th, 2015

Apple moved iPods from its front-end store displays to the shelves along side AirPort Basestations, but that doesn't mean the iPod is doomed. John Martellaro…

Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 14th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-14: Apple TV and Streaming TV, Cool iPhone Tips

    Word on the street says Apple TV is getting and update along with a streaming TV service, but not at the same time. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about their thoughts on launching the TV service after releasing new hardware and what features they think will be important for consumers. They also look at some cool iPhone tips.

  2. Aug. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-13: CurrentC’s Market Fail, Restting HomeKit

    CurrentC is getting a lot of hype, at least from its CEO, despite the fact that it's probably not launching until 2016. Kelly Guimont and Bob LeVitus join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on CurrentC and mobile payment systems, plus Kelly has a tip on resetting HomeKit when things go awry.

  3. Aug. 12th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-12: Data Backups, Part 2

    Today we're following up on last week's data backup episode. Bob LeVitus and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk more about backing up your Mac, online backup options, apps you can use to backup locally, and more.

  4. Aug. 11th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-11: Google’s Alphabet, IFTTT Smarthome Tips

    Google surprised everyone with its big Alphabet announcement yesterday. Bob LeVitus and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Google's new parent company, plus they share how IFTTT's Do Button app is helping with their smarthome setups.

  5. Aug. 10th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-10: Verizon’s New Phone Deals, iTunes Alternative Wish List

    Verizon is getting on the no contract smartphone plan, just like T-Mobile. Kelly Guimont joins Jeff Gamet to talk about smartphone plans and the competition between T-Mobile and the big carriers. They also talk about which apps they'd like to see come back from the grave to replace iTunes on their Macs.

  6. Aug. 7th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-07: OS X El Capitan Features, Apple’s New Website

    OS X El Capitan has lots of new features for you to like (or hate). John Martellaro and Bob LeVitus join Jeff Gamet to talk about what John likes and what he thinks is just silly in El Capitan. They also share their first impressions on Apple's freshly designs-and store-free-website.

  7. Aug. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-06: Apple Music’s 11M Users, Evolution of Mac OS

    Apple says it already has 11 million Apple Music users, but wants a lot more. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their perspective on Apple's streaming music service and offer their predictions on how long it'll take to hit 100 million subscribers. They also look at the evolution of the Mac's operating system and how the growth of the Internet has shaped how we use our computers today.

  8. Aug. 5th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-05: Data Backup, DYDL Security Flaw

    Backing up your Mac's data saves you from losing files. Bob LeVitus and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their backup strategies, plus they offer a warning about the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE security flaw.

  9. Aug. 4th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-04: Apple’s MVNO Plans, Thunderstrike 2

    Reports have been circulating for years that Apple wants to start its own virtual cell service provider platform and this time it may really happen. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explain why Apple may be getting on the MVNO bandwagon and why it makes sense, plus they explain why you don't need to freak out over the Thunderstrike 2 malware threat.

  10. Aug. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-03: Apple, BMW and Cars, Plus an iPhone Hologram Projector

    Apple may be looking to BMW to help bring its rumored electric car to market. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to sort out what they think this report means for Apple's car plans, plus they check out a cool setup that turns your iPhone into a hologram projector.