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 2015-05-04: Apple’s Strong Arm Negotiations, Apple Watch Calibration 1:02 PM, May. 4th, 2015

The DOJ is looking into claims that Apple is pressuring record labels to end free streaming music through Spotify. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join…

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  1. Apr. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-06: Getting Ready for Apple Watch Pre-orders

    Are you ready for Apple Watch? Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's new quickie videos showing how to use Apple Watch features, plus they share some insight on what to expect for the pre-order experience as well as first-day buying. They also offer up some perspective on the news that construction workers with felony convictions lost their jobs at the new space ship campus.

  2. Apr. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-03: Fitness Tracking with Apple Watch, AppleCare Pricing

    AppleCare for Apple Watch isn't too expensive for the Sport and stainless steel model, but it'll set you back $999 for the Edition. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on AppleCare for Apple Watch pricing, plus they discuss how Apple Watch will fit in to their health and fitness tracking routine.

  3. Apr. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-02: Apple MacBook Expectations, iPhone 6s Wish List

    What can the Intel Core M processor in the new MacBook handle? John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to looks at what we can expect from the MacBook's performance and they share their thoughts on who makes a good fit for the new laptop. They also share their thoughts on what would make compelling new features in the iPhone 6's successor.

  4. Apr. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-01: Understanding the Apple Watch In-store Purchase System

    Apple's system for dealing with Apple Watch try-ons and purchases is pretty slick, and TMO found out how it's going to work. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explain how the Apple Watch try-on and purchase appointment system will work, and talk about how this is good for customers, Apple, and other shops in the area of your local Apple Store.

  5. Mar. 31st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-31: Tidal’s Entry into the Streaming Music Game

    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 their impressions on Tidal and its audio quality claims as well as its curated playlists. Dave also shares his album of choice for comparing audio quality.

  6. Mar. 30th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-30: Tim Cook and Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Law

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is speaking out against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act and against other laws that support discrimination. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Mr. Cook's public position and businesses speaking out against discrimination, plus they offer up their thoughts on word that Apple Watch purchases will require a reservation.

  7. Mar. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-27: Tim Cook is the Top Leader, Leshi TV says Apple is Hitler

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named the world's greatest leader, which is really saying something. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share some interesting facts they learned about Mr. Cook following Fortune's proclamation of his superior leadership skills. They also take a look at a new marketing campaign out of China from Leshi TV comparing Apple to Adolph Hitler.

  8. Mar. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-26: Apple’s Revamped iTunes Radio Plans, Amazon’s Big Cloud Storage

    Word on the street says Apple wants to be a big player in the streaming music market. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple's plans, and offer their take on brining DJs to iTunes Radio. They also dive into Amazon's new unlimited cloud storage options and what that means for their competitors.

  9. Mar. 25th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-25: Apple’s Tech Trend Setting, Recycling Old Gear

    You don't have to like Apple to see how the company is changing the consumer electronics world. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple sets trends and impacts how we use and what we expect from our tech gear even if we don't use their products. Kelly also has some great tips on recycling all of those extra cables that pile up.

  10. Mar. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-24: Apple Executives on ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’

    Turns out there's more to say about how Apple is reacting to the new Steve Jobs biography that's out today, so Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton are back with Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts. The look at how this is different from anything else the company has done before, and what may be behind Apple executives choosing to endorse "Becoming Steve Jobs."