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 2015-07-01: Apple Music Day 1, Loving the MacBook 1:44 PM, Jul. 1st, 2015

With a full day of Apple Music behind us Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts on how the…

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  1. Jun. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-03: Thunderbolt 3, Preserving Digital Privacy

    Turns out Thunderbolt still has some life in it, and even looks like it's about to get a serious boost. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at Intel's Thunderbolt 3 announcement, and they get on their soapbox about protecting our digital privacy, too.

  2. Jun. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-02: Copying Apple Watch Features, Hands on with Google Photos

    Apple Watch is barely a month old and already the feature knock-offs are showing up. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the new Asus ZenWatch 2 "crown" and how Apple designs show up in competitor's products. Kelly went hands on with Google Photos and shares her experience, too.

  3. Jun. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-01: John’s WWDC Expectations, Recycling Your Apple I Computer

    With Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference just a few days away, John Martellaro has some thoughts on what he'd like to see at next week's keynote presentation. Along with John, Kelly Guimont joins Jeff Gamet to talk about WWDC, the state of OS X Yosemite, Apple Watch developers, and more. They also talk about the Apple I computer left at a recycling facility and the US$100,000 that's waiting for the person who didn't realize what they were dropping off.

  4. May. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-29: The Big iCloud Photos Alternatives Show

    Apple is pushing its iCloud Photo Library for online photo storage, but it isn't the only option available. Adam Christianson from The MacCast and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at alternatives to Apple's offering including Google Photos, Flickr, and more.

  5. May. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-28: Target Says Yes to Apple Pay, Hiding Pics in Photos

    Target's commitment to CurrentC isn't as strong as it was because the retailer is now ready to support Apple Pay. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about CurrentC's dwindling backers, and they explain why Photos isn't as good at hiding images as you might think.

  6. May. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-27: Apple’s Big Discoveryd and Messages Bugs

    It's big Apple Bug Day on Daily Observations thanks to discoveryd and Messages. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to sort out what Apple is doing to deal with OS X Yosemite networking issues, and they look at the bug that crashes your iPhone when you receive a specific text message.

  7. May. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-26: Jony Ive’s Promotion, Cortana Coming to iPhone

    Apple's Jony Ive is being promoted to Chief Design Officer, and that has some people worried about his future with the company. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at whether or not his new job is a sign that he's planning on retiring soon, plus they dive into what Microsoft's plan to bring Cortana voice commands to the iPhone means for Apple.

  8. May. 22nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-22: Fingerprints to Google and Apple Watch Heartrate Monitoring

    Google wants to offer Android M users the convenience of Touch ID's fingerprint unlocking... will users want to offer Google their fingerprints? Also, do you care if Apple Watch checks your resting heart rate less than every ten minutes, because it seems like that's what's happening with this week's Watch OS update. Bryan and Dave talk through all of this today on TDO.

  9. May. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-21: Orthogonal Watch Complications FTW

    John Martellaro finally received his stainless steel Apple Watch last week and, true to form, has some thoughts about exactly what is and isn't great with this first iteration of Apple's newest product line. John will take you there ... and we'll take you back home when you're finished.

  10. May. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-20: Discovering Podcasts with Spotify & Watch OS 1.0.1

    Spotify plans to bring their discovery engine to podcasts this summer, and Apple releases Watch OS 1.0.1. Hear what Bryan Chaffin, Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton have to say about all this and more. Plus, get your 10-days of Lynda free at Lynda.com/TDO.