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Apple Context Machine Podcast

Hosted by Jeff Gamet & Bryan Chaffin.

Apple Context Machine Podcast

The Apple Context Machine is Mac, iPhone, and iPod news and analysis that puts the facts in perspective, brought to you with a sense of humor. Hosts Jeff Gamet and Bryan Chaffin put the Apple world into context.

Daily Observations Podcast

Hosted by The Mac Observer.

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!

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Hosted by Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun.

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come together weekly to discuss things of interest to Mac geeks, yet present them in a way that's both entertaining and informative for the average listener.

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TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-06: The Fight Over Steve Jobs’s History 1:28 PM, Oct. 6th, 2015

A dividing line is forming in the Steve Jobs world thanks to the books and movies about his life. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join…

Podcast Archives

  1. Oct. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-06: The Fight Over Steve Jobs’s History

    A dividing line is forming in the Steve Jobs world thanks to the books and movies about his life. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the Steve Jobs history factions and what some people who knew him think about the various accounts of his life.

  2. Oct. 5th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-05: Apple and the NSA, Samsung Pay

    Apple CEO Tim Cook says the NSA isn't going to be pushing for backdoors into our tech gear, and the FBI is most likely coming around, too. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the state of ongoing government to get easy access to private files and other content, plus they offer up their take on Samsung's latest efforts in the mobile payment game.

  3. Oct. 4th, 2015 MGG 573: I Yell At Sites That Use Flash

    Clicking and Clacking is what your two Mac Geeks do when they're not answering questions. Or maybe that's how they answer your questions. Regardless, this is what they do and today is no different. Sharing your El Capitan and iOS 9 tips and questions, this week's episode is sure to inform and entertain!

  4. Oct. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-02: Amazon Blocks Apple TV, iFixit Tears One Down

    Amazon doesn't want you to buy an Apple TV, and iFixit wants you to know what's inside before the new model ships. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Amazon blocking Apple TV and Google Chromecast sales because they don't include Prime Video support, and on iFixit posting a tear down of the unreleased next generation Apple TV.

  5. Oct. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-01: OS X El Capitan First Impressions

    Apple released OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, so today Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about their upgrade experience and first thoughts on using Apple's latest Mac operating system. They also talk about app and device driver compatibility, and respond to listener comments.

  6. Sep. 30th, 2015 ACM 326: iPhone Sizes, Content Blockers, Streaming Music Cut

    Adam Christianson joins Bryan Chaffin to discuss why he's happy he downsized to the iPhone 6s, content blockers and ad-blocking, and Apple's in-app purchase cut when it comes to streaming music. Plus, Adam commits-with all of you as witness-to only using the iPad Pro instead of his laptop when he leaves his office to work. Check it out!

  7. Sep. 30th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-30: iPhone 6s Live Photos

    There's plenty to look at in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, so today Kelly Guimont joins Jeff Gamet to talk about Live Photos, Apple's new cameras, making the move from the iPhone 5s, and using 3D touch.

  8. Sep. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-29: iPhone 6s 3D Touch, Listener Comments

    Today Jeff takes a closer look at 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with Bryan Chaffin. Yesterday's iPhone 6s first look got a lot of feedback, so we respond to listener comments, too.

  9. Sep. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-28: iPhone 6s First Impressions

    Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus launched this weekend, so it's time to look at which features are standing out. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet talk about which features they're liking the most, and offer up a couple suggestions for improvements along with some tips on using Siri.

  10. Sep. 27th, 2015 MGG 572: Cool Stuff Found, El Capitan Tips, Networks & More

    Cool Stuff Found returns for a segment, but that still leaves time to prep you for El Capitan's release this week. What are your geek's favorite features in the upcoming OS update? Listen to find out that and some tips for installing, too. Then it's on to your questions, including diagnosing some connection dropouts and advice for a new drive. Listen today!