Daily Observations Podcast
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TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-27: Apple’s Car Charging Plans, Eddy Cue’s Time Warner Deal 1:49 PM, May. 27th, 2016

Apple needs to make sure there's a way to charge its electric car when drivers are out and about. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join…

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  1. Apr. 29th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-29: Kicking Off a New Apple Conference

    Starting a new conference can be intimidating, but it can be exciting, too. Indie DevStock's Tammy Coron joins Jeff Gamet to talk about jumping into the conference organizer world, the excitement and camaraderie she's seeing, and her experience in the conference and developer world.

  2. Apr. 28th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-28: The Developer Side of Apple Conferences

    With Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference coming in June, today we look at how other developer-related events fit in. John Wilker from 360|iDev joins Jeff Gamet to talk about dev-focused conferences, meeting developer needs outside of WWDC, the openness between event organizers, and more.

  3. Apr. 27th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-27: Apple’s Conference Community

    Apple conferences are about more than traveling to a different city to learn something new. Today Mike Potter from Mac Stock and Barry Fulk from the Midwest Mac BBQ join Jeff Gamet to talk about the community experience we get from conferences and why that makes smaller events more appealing to some attendees.

  4. Apr. 26th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-26: The Evolution of Apple Conferences

    The conference and tradeshow market is evolving, and we're seeing changes in the offerings for Apple-related content. Today Neil Ticktin from MacTech joins Jeff Gamet to talk about where we've come from and where we're headed with Apple conferences, what's working, and why some events fail.

  5. Apr. 25th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-25: Behind the Scenes Starting an Apple Conference

    The conference world is changing and the number of mega-events is declining. Today Justin Esgar from ACES Conference joins Jeff Gamet to talk about starting up a new event for Apple professionals, the stresses involved, and why he almost didn't bring the event back for a second year.

  6. Apr. 22nd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-22: Apple’s iTunes Trouble in China, a Year with Apple Watch

    China shut down Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks stores after six months. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's relationship with China and what may have led to the government's decision to block the content. They also offer up their experiences with Apple Watch ahead of this Sunday's one year anniversary.

  7. Apr. 21st, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-21: Apple’s Electric Car Balancing Act

    With Apple reportedly getting into the electric car market, the company could grow even larger than it is now. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on what impact the Apple Car could have on other products, including the Mac and iPhone, and they debate whether or not the company's executive team is big enough to handle that growth.

  8. Apr. 20th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-20: Why People are Bagging on the New MacBook

    It seems not everyone is happy with the updated MacBook Apple announced yesterday. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at the complaints about the MacBook refresh, why some people aren't happy, who this model is good for, where the MacBook Air fits into Apple's computer line up, and more.

  9. Apr. 19th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-19: New MacBooks, Apple’s Latest Tesla Hire

    Apple refreshed the MacBook today, and it may be telegraphing what to expect in the next MacBook Pro update. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's laptop lineup, USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, and more. They also have some thoughts on the Apple's rumored car plans and the company's latest car-related hire from Tesla.

  10. Apr. 18th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-18: Amazon Prime Video Goes Standalone, Apple Music Is Serious

    Amazon just broke Prime Video out as a standalone service, just as Netflix raised its price. It costs more than buying a year of Amazon Prime as a whole, but Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin, and Adam Christianson say it still might be a great move for Amazon. They also talk about Apple Music and the fact that Apple appears to be investing significant resources in original content.