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 2015-11-25: Apple’s Plans for Faceshift 1:40 PM, Nov. 25th, 2015

Apple bought Faceshift, a company that specializes in facial recognition and tracking technology. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the…

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  1. Oct. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-28: AAPL Q4 2015 Earnings Wrap Up

    Apple announced record breaking numbers for its 2015 fiscale fourth quarter yesterday afternoon. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their take on Apple's quarterly numbers, the company's move into the enterprise market, iPad sales, and more.

  2. Oct. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-27: Unraveling Wi-Fi Assist with Alf Watt

    The iPhone's Wi-Fi assist feature has some users up in arms over how their cellular data plans are being used without their knowledge. iStumbler developer and former Apple Wi-Fi developer Alf Watt, along with Dave Hamilton, join Jeff Gamet to talk about Wi-Fi Assist, Apple's take on networking, and more.

  3. Oct. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-26: Say Hello to Our New Podcast, Background Mode

    The Mac Observer is launching a new podcast called Background Mode where we interview cool and interesting people from the tech world. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the interviews he's hosting on the show, and Jeff gets him to share some of his past, too.

  4. Oct. 23rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-23: Steve Jobs Movie, Listener Comments

    Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie opens nation wide today, and it's getting love or hate it reactions from people-even if they haven't seen it yet. Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to look at the resistance the movie is getting, and to talk about their reactions after seeing it.

  5. Oct. 22nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-22: Apple TV Apps, Instagram’s Boomerang

    Apple is ready for developers to submit their Apple TV apps. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple TV apps and what we may see come launch day. They also have some thoughts on Instagram's new Boomerang looping video app.

  6. Oct. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-21: Apple’s Big Gift Card Theft, Pining for Force Touch

    Crime doesn't pay, and one Apple Store employee is learning that the hard way. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the bad life choices Rubin Profit made as he scammed his employer out of nearly $1 million in Apple gift cards. They also talk about developers adding Force Touch support to their apps, and give a nod to Back to the Future Day.

  7. Oct. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-20: Adding Perspective to Apple Music Subscriber Numbers

    Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Music has 6.5 million paid subscribers and another 8.5 million in the three-month free trial phase. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple Music's numbers and add some perspective to the service's place in the streaming music market.

  8. Oct. 19th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-19: iPhone Ads and Personal Data, Microsoft’s MacBook Rebate

    Apple is pulling titles from the App Store that are using private APIs to gather identifying information for advertisers. Bryan Chaffin joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the issue and the App Store screening process. They also take a look at Microsoft's unintentional admission that Macs are worth more than PCs.

  9. Oct. 16th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-16: State of the iPad, Tesla’s Autopilot Mode

    John Martellaro thinks it's time for Apple to make some big changes to the iPad. John, along with Adam Christianson from The Maccast, join Jeff Gamet talk about the state of the iPad, how Microsoft's Surface compares, and what could make for good iPad improvements. They also look at Tesla's automated driving feature, and Jeff wants a ride.

  10. Oct. 15th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-15: Facebook the Battery Killer, Listener Comments

    It's listener comment time, and you had plenty to say about our thoughts on the state of the Mac Pro. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to respond to your comments, and offer up their thoughts on Facebook's iPhone app ignoring your background app refresh settings.